Embedding Technology Across the Curriculum
Saturday Morning, March 14, 2015 at SERESC
Who Should Attend:
Classroom Teachers, Curriculum Coordinators, Special Educators, Administrators
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About the Workshop:
The Common Core standards require that technology be embedded into the curriculum and that to be college and career ready, students need to possess a wide variety of technology skills and the ability to research, create, and present using technology.
This session will provide educators with ideas for integrating Web 2.0 tools in their classroom. Participants will learn new ways to use technology in their classrooms, including the the following from using Google Apps:
- How to make student blogs
- Collaborate on documents
- Create surveys
- Create Thinglinks to measure assessment and learning,
- Design Book trailers and Book Talks with iMovie,
Attendees will also discover online resources that will help meet the demands of the Common Core and to differentiate instruction.
Most tools and apps discussed in the presentation are available at no cost.
In order to participate in the conference, you will need to create a gmail account established ahead of time. Please bring your tablet or laptop.
8:30-9:00 Introduction- common core technology requirements and the need to embed technology into curriculum.
9:00-10:00 Introduce Google Apps for Education. Participants will have the chance to create a survey or set up a blog during this hour. Ideas, assignments and rubrics for using surveys and student blogging.
10:00-10:30 Thinglinks - an assessment and collaboration tool to transform your classroom.
10:30-11:30 Web 2.0 Tools- Overview of project ideas and ways to use technology in classroom. Wrap up and question period for final fifteen minutes.
About the Presenter:
Sara Casassa holds bachelors and masters degrees in English from Boston College and is certified as a grade 5-12 English Teacher in New Hampshire. She has had over fifteen years of experience in public and private schools. Sara has also taught at VLACS- the Virtual Learning Academy Charter School. Sara currently teaches in School Administrative Unit 21 on the New Hampshire seacoast as a middle school Language Arts teacher and K-8 Technology Integrator. She served on the New Hampshire Performance Assessment Network Cohort to begin developing statewide performance assessments in 2013-2014. Sara presented at the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference in 2012 and 2013, at the New Hampshire Society for Technology in Education (NHSTE) 2013 Spring Conference, and New Hampshire’s Annual Principals’ Conference in 2014. Sara enjoys the opportunity to share the ways she and her students integrate technology daily in the Language Arts classroom.
Saturday March 14, 2015
Check in starts at 8:00
Breakfast at SERESC
Certificate of Attendance available for 3 Contact Hours
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Bedford, NH 03110
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