Category Archives: Learning Division programs
Today SMART Certified Trainer Martha Bogart is teaching SMARTBoard Level 2 in the tele at Cooperating School Districts. This week’s workshop filled so quickly, another session of Level 2 was added on the schedule for Tuesday, June 11. Note- today’s workshop and Tuesday’s are not a workshops for beginners.
Interactive whiteboard workshops start this week at Cooperating School Districts. If you haven’t enrolled yet, do so today- some have started to fill! To see a complete list of IWB workshops- on SMART and Promethean- visit our calendar of events. SMART workshops begin Thursday with Level 1 – for beginners with no prior knowledge; Promethean kicks off next week.
Submit a proposal for the 2014 Midwest Education Technology Conference this summer! As you can see from 2013 keynote Ken Shelton, you’ll jump for joy if your submission is accepted! The preconference proposal deadline is August 23, 2013 and the general session submissions deadline is September 15, 2013. The advisory committee will review all proposals in the fall and the presenters will be notified of their acceptance by October. To see all the information you need to submit a proposal for METC 2014, visit METCconference.org.
Learning & Collaborating with Google Drive (formerly Docs) is a full-day of educational technology professional development offered by the Learning Division of Cooperating School Districts this summer.
Come create using these free Google Tools, and open up your classroom for your staff and your students.
Did you know that you could use the basic abilities of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel in an online collaborative environment by logging onto Google- anywhere? Are you interested in creating a variety of online forms for assessment through surveys, quizzes, and questionnaires? Would you like to create classroom drawings or charts to access anytime or anywhere?
Come learn about the six tools in Google Drive from Google Certified Teacher Bill Bass and discover how these online collaborative environments can expand your classroom and save you time. You’ll learn how Google Drive and other Google Apps can support learning 24/7. PRE-REQUISITE: You must have a Google Account and/or Gmail. Learning & Collaborating with Google Drive is scheduled for Friday, June 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $145 for a CSD member; $185 for a non-member. For those interested, one graduate credit is available after completing additional coursework. Register online.
Learn from Julie Smith (who describes EdTech Evangelization as her new passion) how to use Web 2.0 applications to help your students create curriculum-based podcasts, infographics, screencasts, cartoons, online posters, illustrated timelines and videos. See how this type of creation on the part of students can help them meet Common Core State Standards. In addition, one graduate credit is available through Lindenwood University by taking this workshop. Requirements for graduate credit: attend class; develop a lesson plan that incorporates the technology learned; and write a reflection explaining how technology enhances your lesson plan.
Web 2.0 for the Common Core takes place Monday, June 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Cooperating School Districts. The cost is $145 for a CSD member and $185 for a non-member. For additional information, contact Joan Forrest. Register online.