Surviving the DIGITAL NATIVES

Google Site, Sharp School, Google Drive, Mimio, and more

What skills do you need to keep up with the Digital Natives? Come learn new skills and join the Digital Natives in your 21st Century classroom.

Google Sites: Friday, August 16 and Monday, August 19th

Friday, August 16th 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, Computer Lab 602

Monday, August 19th, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Computer Lab 602


Teachers attending Google Sites training should prepare by studying the Google Sites Training Guide on the RRISD Google Training Site. Begin with Creating a New Site, Adding a Page, Creating, Saving and Editing a Page Template. We will cover others during the training.


Sharp School Teacher Web Page, Monday, August 19th

Monday, August 19th, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Computer Lab 601


Do you want to try the new Sharp School Teacher Pages. Join Jennifer Squires as she walks you through setting up Teacher Pages in Sharp School.


IMPORTANT: If you plan to attend this session, please email Irma at Irma_Bauer@roundrockisd.org, so I can set up your Teacher Page ahead of the training.


Mimio Training, Wednesday, August 21st

Wednesday, August 21st, 1:00 PM to 3:00 pm, Computer Lab 602


We have 14 new Mimio teach systems. Come to this Beginning Training and get started using Mimio. Come with ideas on an interactive lesson you would like to create using mimio. Bring your laptop and check for mimio software install.


Setting up Google Drive to use with Student GAFE accounts-Thursday, August 22nd,

We finally have Google Apps for Education (GAFE) for students. Are you ready to share docs with your students? They will be sharing them with you! Come learn how to organize your drive to share lessons, assignments and more with your students. Students will be trained on using GAFE when school starts. Every student will receive a Google account that includes gmail, drive, calendar and site.


Thursday, August 22nd, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Computer Lab 602


Teachers attending this training should prepare by reviewing the Google Drive Tutorials on the RRISD Google Training Site. We will cover the Google Drive Interface, Folder/File Management and Google Forms.

Using GAFE in the Classroom-Friday, August 23rd

Tips on how to effectively use GAFE in the classroom. From collecting assignments to collaborating on projects, you will learn shortcuts and get ideas for using the GAFE tools with your students.


Friday, August 23rd, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Computer Lab 602