The focus on our morning professional development on February 20th will be instructional technology. Teachers will attend three technology sessions. The general topics include Presentation & A/V Basics, Everything Google Apps, Edgenuity, Flipped/Blended Learning, and PBL Student Products. 3 Sessions
NOTE: Please bring your device, fully charged
BASIC LEVEL: Teachers are required to have proficiency in 3 basic topics (self-evaluation through "I can" statements)
Edgenuity - What is it and how to use it
Google Apps Basics - AISD Google Drive, uploading/creating/sharing files, basic Google App programs
Presenter's Boot Camp - A/V basics for connecting devices, working with projectors, HEAT tickets and HELP Desk how to, Youtube basics
ADVANCED LEVEL: Teachers who already have proficiency in the basic topics (self-evaluation through "I can" statements) may choose an advanced session
Google Apps Advanced - Adding apps, tips and tricks, use for both instruction and student work products
Adobe Spark - Video creation for both instruction and student work products
Flipped Classroom using Class Website - tips and tricks for using your website to move towards a flipped classroom model
Edpuzzle - The easiest way to engage your students with videos. pick a video, add your magical touch and track your students' understanding. Leave the session with a lesson of your own.
Trello - A visual collaboration tool used for project management in both the workplace and in classrooms worldwide. In this session, we will explore how Trello can help you stary organized, and facilitate project based learning, collaboration, and discussion with students.
Canva/Piktochart/Smore - This mashup of tech tools makes design and digital communication simple for everyone. Learn how to create your own designs and facilitate student creations for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, social media, flyers, posters, book covers, infographics and so much more.
Photoshop and Pixlr - Photo editing presented by a student. See how to use Photoshop and Pixl in the classroom and with students (and maybe even learn how to edit your personal photos!)