Spring Technology Workshops 2016

CLIU 21 Educational Technology Workshops

Workshop General Information

  • All workshops are held at Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21 Main Office.
  • Workshops begin at 4:00 p.m.
  • Registration Fee: $15.00 (Free for CLIU Special Programs teachers)
  • Registration fee can be mailed to CLIU 21, Attn: Sandy Bowen, 4210 Independence Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078
  • For other questions or more information, call 610-769-4111 ext. 1201 or e-mail bowens@cliu.org.


March 15

Are you tapping into the power of graphic organizers and mind mapping to support students' conceptual understanding and thinking skills? Mindomo is a tool that is available both web-based and as an app. Learn how to use this tool to support synthesizing of information, problem solving, building claims and supporting evidence, and other higher-order thinking skills.


March 22

Families and community members have all seen regular letters, e-mails, and newsletters come from the school. In this session, you will learn a tool that will help you add variety to your communication with families and the community.

Chrome Extensions

April 5

Are you using the Chrome Browser? Learn how to make your browsing experience more interactive by using a variety of Chrome extensions. You will discover many extensions that will be helpful to you as a teacher as well as extensions that would be useful for students. You will leave with an understanding of many extensions and access to resources to explore even more extensions.

Digital Safety & Security

April 12

Learn about how to respond to student inquiries about internet safety, ethics in social media use, and other tough topics. We will talk about how to create a safe place to facilitate these conversations with students and address the concerns of an ever-growing digital world.

Zipgrade & Plickers

April 19

Turn your phone or tablet into an optical grading machine similar to a Scantron. It reads free-to-download answer sheets in multiple sizes. Provide instant feedback to students by grading exit tickets, quizzes, and formative assessments as soon as they finish.

Google Forms

April 26

Whether you are using a personal account or a Google Apps for Education account, Google Forms have a variety of great classroom applications. From formative assessment to collecting lab data in science, come to learn how to create, share, and use forms for your classroom. To participate in this session, you will need a Google account!

Computer Programming for Everyone

May 3

Critical thinking, problem solving, logic, and analysis are just some of the skills that students can develop through learning about computer science. This workshop will provide example computer programming activities for all grade levels with discussion of how they can be implemented in the classroom. Online and unplugged resources will be presented.


May 10

Already have your photos online? We can grab them from Facebook, Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa, SmugMug, or Instagram. Manage them on your computer? Animoto provides the simplest way to create the most beautiful videos online, whether for yourself, your friends, your family, or your business.

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