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Virtual Learning Strategies

Length:
1 hour

This course is designed to give educators strategies and resources for conducting virtual learning in a whole group and small group setting.

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Intro to Seesaw in the Classroom

Length:
1 hour

Seesaw (seesaw.me or seesaw.com) is a student engagement platform that empowers students to create, share, collaborate, and reflect on work online using photos, text, drawings, and links. Their work is compiled in one place and can be shared with their classmates, families, or in a blog. The teacher is in control of what is shared and who has access to the work. This course is an introduction on how to create a Seesaw classroom, student work using Seesaw's creative tools, classroom assignments, and a community of learners. ********* After going through this course, you will know how to do the following in Seesaw: set up an account and class with students and parents; Create, reflect on, and interact with work using the creative suite; Create and assign activities; Build and share a classroom blog.

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Google Classroom Basics

Length:
2 hours

Google Classroom is a Learning Management System (or LMS) that provides a space for students to access their classwork, interact with their class, and submit assignments all online. The teacher is able to send announcements and notifications through the Stream section, post assignments through the Classwork section, invite students and co-teachers in the People section, and give grades and feedback in the Grades section. This course is an introduction to how to create and manage a Google Classroom which can be accessed through "classroom.google.com".



After going through this course, you will be able to create a class, invite students and teachers, create an assignment, organize assignments using Google Calendar and Drive, communicate with students through the Stream, enter grades, and give feedback.


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Google Docs: Basics

Length:
1 hour

This course is designed to provide users new to Google Docs with the skills needed to begin using the application effectively. The course consists of a series of lessons and a short summative assessment. Each lesson includes a text-based tutorial as well as a video or interactive demonstration and a "Try It" formative assessment to practice skills covered in the lesson. Upon completion of this course, the user should be able to create a new document, use both the Menu Bar and the Toolbar to add content and adjust the appearance of the document, use the Explore feature to add content and cite the source, and share the document with different levels of access. To receive credit for this course, the user must complete each lesson and pass the summative assessment with a minimum score of 80%.

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Google Forms: Basics

Length:
1 hour

This course is designed to provide users new to Google Forms with the skills needed to begin using the application effectively. The course consists of a series of lessons and a short summative assessment. Each lesson includes a text-based tutorial as well as a video or interactive demonstration and a "Try It" formative assessment to practice skills covered in the lesson. Upon completion of this course, the user should be able to create a new form, add questions and select the desired answer type, adjust the appearance of the form, adjust the settings of the form, including change to an auto-graded quiz, send the form to users in a variety of ways, and access the data from forms users have submitted. To receive credit for this course, the user must complete each lesson and pass the summative assessment with a minimum score of 80%.

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Google Sheets: Basics

Length:
1 hour

A basic look at using Google Sheets designed for users new to using Sheets.

Each of the 5 lessons in this course includes text-based information, modeling using video or interactive tutorials, and a short "try it" formative assessment. Upon completion of the course, the user should be able to create a new sheet, add data to the new sheet, adjust the appearance of the sheet, perform simple manipulations of the data, create a chart from selected data, and share the sheet appropriately. To receive credit for this course, the user will need to complete each lesson and pass the summative quiz with a minimum score of 80%.

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Everything Esports

Length:
1 hour

This course is designed to give guidance and strategies to teachers who want to start an esports team or club.


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Google Slides: Basics

Length:
1 hour

This course is designed to support users who are new to using Google Slides. The course consists of a series of lessons that includes both tutorials and hands-on practice followed by a short summative quiz. Upon completed the course, the user should be able to create a new slide deck, add and change the layout of new slides, add and adjust objects, control transitions between slides and animation within slides, present the slide deck, and set share options. Completing the course for credit requires completing each lesson and a passing grade of at least 80% on the summative quiz.

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Show me the money! Tips & tricks for crowdfunding your classroom

Length:
1-2 hours

During this session, teachers will learn about using crowdfunding to support their classroom. We will compare the various platforms available and discuss best practices for writing and promotion that lead to successfully funded projects.

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SMART Suite: Using Interactive Whiteboards

Length:
2 hours +

Use the interactive board in your room more effectively. Content will vary based on audience experience using SMART Notebook - from locating and using basic tools to creating lessons with enhanced interactivity to using other SMART suite applications (depends on district license). (Other interactive device workshops may be available by special request.)

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Teachers/staff with access to SMART Boards.
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Integrating iPads Into Instruction

Length:
1 hour

Investigate the use of iPads for 1:1, small group or one-iPad classrooms while discovering new apps to reinforce your instruction.

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Integrating Chromebooks Into Instruction

Length:
1 hour

Become familiar with Chromebook keyboards, explore the use of Chromebooks in your classroom and discover new apps and add-ons to increase productivity.

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Classroom teachers new to Chromebooks.
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Google Suite

Length:
2-3 hours

Google Suite Training will focus on Google Forms, Google Slides, Google Docs and Google Sheets.  Participants will leave with knowledge on how to create and share Google Docs and Sheets, customize and create online quizzes and surveys and produce presentations while formatting animation and sharing options.

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Intermediate Google Users.
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Google Playground

Length:
2 hours

Explore Google Apps for Education while completing practical applications you can use in your classroom tomorrow! Activities for over 10 applications will be available and can be chosen based on need or interest.

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Intermediate Google Users.
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Google Classroom Intermediate

Length:
1 hour

Google Classroom is a Learning Management System (or LMS) that provides a space for students to access their classwork, interact with their class, and submit assignments all online. This intermediate course further explores the topics introduced in the "Google Classroom Basics" course and is recommended for instructors who are already familiar with basic navigation in Google Classroom.



After going through this course, you will be able to change course card settings and set up notifications from the Dashboard, enable Google Meet for virtual meetings, invite guardians to a course, create a quiz and rubrics from the Classwork section, and much more.

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Google Basics

Length:
1 hour

A brief overview of Google Apps for Education targeted for beginner users.  Just the basics about using Gmail, Google Drive and Google Search functions with a quick look at other apps in the Google Apps for Education Suite.

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Anybody who uses Google.
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App Smashing for All

Length:
2 hours

Tools for quick formative assessment, demonstration of student learning, or to make thinking visible. Most apps will be free for educators and can vary based on participant interests/available technology.

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