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BASD High School Instructional Technology News and Tips

2016 BFLEX Summer Edition

Get a Jump on Schoology For This Upcoming School Year

Do you like to learn new things during the summer? Come get started in using Schoology or learn specific ways to use this great new tool. New for Schoology workshops this year: participants have the ability to earn micro-credentials for mastery of each topic.


All sessions will be held in Liberty HS - 331 (Commons Building) OR Online (at your own pace)


Introduction to Schoology for Secondary Teachers - 8/1/2017- 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM - Register Here

Come to learn about BASD's own Learning Management System - Schoology! You'll learn about basic features and get started with the basics such as logging into Schoology, setting up your account, navigating Schoology and connecting Schoology to your Google Drive.


Creating Basic Content in Schoology - 8/1/2017- 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM - Register Here

Are you interested in…running a paperless classroom? streamlining content delivery for in class activities? running your classroom on the go from a mobile device? keeping students engaged when they are absent from school? …ALL from the same website? Attend this session to learn how you can organize and post digital content to the district's official learning management system: Schoology.


Schoology Assignments - 8/3/2017 - 8:45 AM - 10:45 AM - Register Here

Schoology Assignments are just one way that students can demonstrate their knowledge and skills to their teacher digitally. Come learn the basics and some of the advanced features of the assignment tool that make Schoology a powerful platform to use with all of your students. In addition, we'll take a look at the new Schoology/Google Drive integration that allows teachers to assist students throughout the creation of their document.


Increase Communication with Students in Schoology - 8/3/2017 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM - Register Here

Increase teacher/student communication with tools from Schoology. You'll learn how to utilize the updates/announcements tool, how to maximize the impact of notifications and how to leverage the built in calendar to keep everyone on track!


Learn How To Become a Trailblazer Coach! - 8/3/2017 - 12:30 - 2:00 PM - Register Here

Interested in helping other teachers (team, department) learn the basics of using Schoology? Earn the Trailblazer Coach credential and be recognized for your expertise! Please come to this session to get started and learn how you can earn the first official BASD credential!


Intermediate sessions are being scheduled for 8/15 and 8/16 and will be announced shortly.


See these and other BFLEX opportunities on the BASD Professional Learning Catalog.

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Eastern PA EduSummit 2017 - August 8th AND 9th, 2017

When: Tuesday August 8th and Wednesday August 9th from 8am-3pm each day

Where: Southern Lehigh High School in Coopersburg, PA

Did you like last year's Summer Technology Academy? The Eastern PA EduSummit is a collaboratively organized and facilitated two day professional learning experience coordinated by educators in school districts in the Bucks, Lehigh and Montgomery Counties. The purpose of the EduSummit is to collaborate, connect, share, and learn together for the benefit of our kids across the tri state area.


Attend one full day and receive 6 hours of BFLEX credit. Attend both and receive 12 hours! To attend, you must register at the EduSummit's website by July 31.


If you want to receive BFLEX hours for attending the event, register at these links for Day 1 and Day 2.


Find out more about the Eastern PA EduSummit here!

Questions? Contact Evon

High School Technology Integration Specialist

FHS - 126B, Ext. 53976

LHS - 308, Ext. 50976