Live Sessions

This page contains the digital handouts or links to other resources for my live training sessions.  They are listed in order of the date, with the most recent events at the top of the list.  My upcoming sessions are listed as well, so you may have to scroll to find the date of the session you attended.

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June 21, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 8 iOS Device Academy

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

June 20, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 7 Blended Learning Academy

  • Blended Learning using Centra and Google Classroom – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Google Classroom for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

June 19, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 6 Smart Notebook Advanced Skills Academy

  • Smart Board Advanced Skills – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards highlights advanced features of the board. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

June 16, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 5 Smart Notebook Essentials Academy

  • Smart Notebook Essentials – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

June 15, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 4 PowerPoint in the Classroom Academy

  • PowerPoint – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation and advertising flyer, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

June 14, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 3 Word in the Classroom Academy

  • Word – Participants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

June 13, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 2 Windows 7 and Tech Standards Academy

  • Windows and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how these apply to their role in the classroom.

June 12, 2017

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 1 InterAct Academy

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

March 7, 2017

Title 1 Technology A A Carte

iOS Devices for the Classroom

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

December 10, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 8 iOS Device Academy

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

December 3, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 7 Blended Learning Academy

  • Blended Learning using Centra and Google Classroom – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Google Classroom for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

November 19, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 6 Smart Notebook Advanced Skills Academy

  • Smart Board Advanced Skills – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards highlights advanced features of the board. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

November 5, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 5 Smart Notebook Essentials Academy

  • Smart Notebook Essentials – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

October 22, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 4 PowerPoint in the Classroom Academy

  • PowerPoint – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation and advertising flyer, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

October 15, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 3 Word in the Classroom Academy

  • Word – Participants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

October 8, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 2 Windows 7 and Tech Standards Academy

  • Windows and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how these apply to their role in the classroom.

October 1, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 1 InterAct Academy

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

August 10, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 8 iOS Device Academy

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

 

August 9, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 7 Blended Learning Academy

  • Blended Learning using Centra and Google Classroom – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Google Classroom for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

 

August 8, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 6 Smart Notebook Advanced Skills Academy

  • Smart Board Advanced Skills – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards highlights advanced features of the board. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

 

August 5, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 5 Smart Notebook Essentials Academy

  • Smart Notebook Essentials – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

 

August 4, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 4 PowerPoint in the Classroom Academy

  • PowerPoint – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation and advertising flyer, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

August 3, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 3 Word in the Classroom Academy

  • Word – Participants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

August 2, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 2 Windows 7 and Tech Standards Academy

  • Windows and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how these apply to their role in the classroom.

 

August 1, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 1 InterAct Academy

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

 

June 15, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 8 iOS Device Academy

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

 

June 14, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 7 Blended Learning Academy

  • Blended Learning using Centra and Google Classroom – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Google Classroom for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

 

June 13, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 6 Smart Notebook Advanced Skills Academy

  • Smart Board Advanced Skills – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards highlights advanced features of the board. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

 

June 10, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 5 Smart Notebook Essentials Academy

  • Smart Notebook Essentials – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

 

June 9, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 4 PowerPoint in the Classroom Academy

  • PowerPoint – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation and advertising flyer, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

June 8, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 3 Word in the Classroom Academy

  • Word – Participants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

June 7, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 2 Windows 7 and Tech Standards Academy

  • Windows and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how these apply to their role in the classroom.

 

June 6, 2016

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 1 InterAct Academy

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

 

January 12, 2016

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Basic Tutorials

Lesson Activity Builder Tutorial

 

  • SMART Notebook Introduction – SMART recently released a new version of SMART Notebook 15, containing some powerful and easy-to-use features. Get practice using these features as you also practice using the tried and true tools for presenting and creating interactive lessons for your students.

 

January 6, 2016

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Google Apps for Education Training Center

Google Apps Learning Center

  • Google Apps for Education – CCSD has adopted Google Apps for Education for teachers and students. This suite of online software includes features such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, calendars, forms, and a classroom forum. In this session you will have a chance to explore these tools.

 

December 12, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 8 iOS Device Academy

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

 

December 5, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 7 Blended Learning

Module 7 Blended Learning Academy

Link to Centra Practice Session

  • Blended Learning using Centra and Edmodo – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Edmodo for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

 

December 3, 2015

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Attend the Practice Webinar

  • Centra & Webinars – Learn how you can attend online classes and lectures right from the comfort of your own home. Centra is the CCSD software for attending live online sessions. You will learn how to set up your workstation with the software and a headset, participate with voice and text communication, and use tools to interact with the instructor and other participants.

 

December 1, 2015

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Web 2.0 Symbaloo Webmix

  • Web 2.0 – Blended Learning Tools – This class will concentrate on web 2.0 tools that can be used by teachers and students. There are thousands of free interactive websites for content creation and collaboration. We will explore the top 100, as voted by educators. We will use our time to look at different web 2.0 tools such as Diigo, Jing, LibGuides, Poll Everywhere, Tagxedo, Glogster, Prezi, EverNote and Class Dojo. Be prepared to discuss your favorite web 2.0 tools with colleagues.

 

November 21, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 6 Smart Notebook Advanced Skills Academy

  • SMART Notebook Advanced Skills – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards highlights advanced features of the board. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery, Lesson Activity Builder, and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

 

November 14, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 5 Smart Notebook Essentials Academy

  • SMART Notebook Essentials – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Nevada Academic Content Standards and Nevada State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

 

November 7, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 4 PowerPoint in the Classroom Academy

  • PowerPoint in the Classroom – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation or science lab report, for learning with emphasis on connection to Nevada Academic Content Standards and Nevada State Technology Standards.

 

October 24, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 3 Word in the Classroom Academy

  • Word in the Classroom – Participants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

October 21, 2015

Title 1 Technology A La Carte

Windows Basics A La Carte

  • Windows Basics – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations.

 

October 17, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 2 Windows 7 and Tech Standards Academy

  • Windows and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how these apply to their role in the classroom.

 

October 10, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 1 InterAct Academy

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

 

June 17, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 8 Smart Notebook Advanced Skills

  • Smart Board Advanced Skills – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards highlights advanced features of the board. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

 

June 16, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 7 Blended Learning

  • Blended Learning using Centra and Edmodo – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Edmodo for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

 

June 15, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 6 Smart Notebook Essentials

  • Smart Notebook Essentials – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

 

June 12, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 5 iOS Devices

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

 

June 11, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 4 PowerPoint in the Classroom

  • PowerPoint – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation and advertising flyer, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

June 10, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 3 Word in the Classroom

  • Word – Participants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

June 9, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 2 Windows 7 and Tech Standards

  • Windows and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how these apply to their role in the classroom.

 

June 8, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Module 1 InterAct

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

 

March 17, 2015

CTE Mission Possible

Mission 5 Interactive White Boards

  • Interactive Whiteboards (Promethean, SMART, etc.) – Teachers will become proficient with interactive lesson design for the brand of interactive whiteboard available at their school. They will create a bank of lessons, warm-up, or independent practice activities to introduce, reinforce or assess student learning.

 

February 21, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 02-21-15

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

 

February 17, 2015

CTE Mission Possible

Mission 4 Google and Microsoft Tools

  • Google and Microsoft Tools – Use Google’s free online word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and online file storage or Microsoft’s Office Suite and other online tools to create lessons connected to NVACS.

 

February 7, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 02-07-15

  • Smart Board Part 2 – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards highlights advanced features of the board. Participants will also share a lesson they have created and used over the previous week with the class. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

 

January 31, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 01-31-15

  • Smart Board Part 1 – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

 

January 24, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 01-24-15

  • Blended Learning using Centra and Edmodo – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Edmodo for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

 

January 13, 2015

CTE Mission Possible

Mission 3 Maximizing Multimedia Resources

Video Link Form

  • Maximizing Multimedia Resources – Using multimedia resources such as Discovery Education, Teacher Tube, YouTube for Education, Merlot, TED, The Teaching Channel, and Edutopia can add the real life connections to career and technical education for students and provide rich professional development opportunities for teachers. Meets January 13, January 22, January 29, and February 5.

 

January 10, 2015

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 01-10-15

  • PowerPoint & Publisher – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint and Publisher as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation and advertising flyer, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

December 13, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 12-13-14

  • Word – Participants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

December 6, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Video Message from Carole Moreo

  • Team building – Participants will attend with their mentor teacher to learn about working styles based on the DISC assessment tool.

 

December 11, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Web 2.0 Symbaloo Webmix

  • Web 2.0 – Blended Learning Tools – This class will concentrate on web 2.0 tools that can be used by teachers and students. There are thousands of free interactive websites for content creation and collaboration. We will explore the top 100, as voted by educators. We will use our time to look at different web 2.0 tools such as Diigo, Jing, LibGuides, Poll Everywhere, Tagxedo, Glogster, Prezi, EverNote and Class Dojo. Be prepared to discuss your favorite web 2.0 tools with colleagues.

 

December 4, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Social Media Symbaloo Webmix

  • Social Networking for Professional Development – Social networking can be fun for personal use and it can also be a great way to connect with colleagues all over the world to create your own professional learning network. Learn about staying safe online and using popular tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to exchange ideas about best practices with educators near and far.

 

December 2, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

my.CCSD.net

  • Communication Made Easy with my.CCSD.net – It has never been so easy to communicate with students and parents online. Learn to create a personalized website to share links, lessons, assignment information, and more. Just point, click, and type. You can have your own site ready to share by the end of the session.

 

November 22, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 11-22-14

  • Windows and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows 7 as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create an efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also learn the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how these apply to their role in the classroom.

 

November 15, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda 11-15-14

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

 

November 13, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Link to Attend Practice Session

  • Centra & Webinars – Learn how you can attend online classes and lectures right from the comfort of your own home. Centra is the CCSD software for attending live online sessions. You will learn how to set up your workstation with the software and a headset, participate with voice and text communication, and use tools to interact with the instructor and other participants.

 

September 27, 2014

Interactive Whiteboard Mini-Conference

Marvelous Math Tools with Smart Notebook

Using your Document Camera with Any Interactive Whiteboard

  • Marvelous Math Tools with Smart Notebook – Learn how to make math come alive with your SMART Board using interactive tools like the ruler, protractor, GeoGebra, SMART Blocks and the variety of Flash interactive tools in the Gallery. Lesson design can be quick and easy when you use the right tools.
  • Using your Document Camera with Any Interactive Whiteboard – Use your SMART Board tools and your document camera at the same time. See how easy it is to set up and have your tools at your “finger” tips!

 

May 22, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

8 TED Talk You Need to Share with Your Students

Un-block YouTube Request

Why Use Video?

Pedagogical Benefits

  • Maximizing Multimedia Resources – Using multimedia resources such as Discovery Education, Teacher Tube, YouTube for Education, Merlot, TED, The Teaching Channel, and Edutopia can add the real life connections to career and technical education for students and provide rich professional development opportunities for teachers.

 

May 6, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Apple Podcast Resources

PhotoStory for Windows

my.CCSD.net Podcast Tutorial

Zamzar Video Conversion

  • Podcasting – A podcast is an audio, video, or text file the users can subscribe to over the Internet. Learn to create your own files and distribute them to students, parents, and colleagues quickly and easily.

 

April 26, 2014

Learning with Projects Mini-Conference

BIE Planning Forms

TED Talk: Alan November

  • Planning It Out – Alan Lakein said, “Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” We will discuss the key areas of planning that can drive a successful project experience for students and teachers. Time will be spent reviewing a variety of planning resources and discussing project ideas with colleagues.

 

April 24, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

Apple’s iPad User Guide for iOS 7

Apple’s iPhone User Guide for iOS 7

Apple’s iPod Touch User Guide for iOS 7

  • iPods, iPads & iPhones in the Classroom – The Basics and Beyond Part 2 – Small handheld devices are everywhere now. Learn about apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad that you can use for professional productivity or student learning. We will take time to explore a variety of apps for professional productivity and classroom learning. Bring your own device or use a demo device at the session.

 

April 1, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Edmodo Support for Teachers

  • Blogging in the Classroom with Edmodo – Edmodo is a blogging, communication tool, and learning management system all rolled into one easy to use package. It has a form factor similar to other online social networking tools, like Facebook, so teachers and students will find the transition easy. It has the safety of a closed network, giving teachers control of student communication.

 

March 29, 2014

iPads in Learning Mini-Conference at Southwest CTA

Register Here

  • 40 Apps in 40 Minutes – This fast-paced session will offer suggestions for useful apps in the areas of professional productivity, learning new content or skills, creativity, and experimentation. Each app will be explained and modeled for just one minute.
  • Trick my iPad! – Learn about how to make better use of your iPad by using some of the lesser known features and simple accessories to make presenting, learning, and working hassle free.
  • Every Student Every Day  Learn about formative assessment tools that you can use to call on every student to respond every day in class. Sample a variety of response tools such as Infuse Learning, Padlet, Google Forms, and Answer Garden. These are great tools to both assess student learning and create collaborative online class discussions.
  • Get it Done! Professional Productivity on the iPad – Most people use a laptop or desktop to do the heavy lifting of in-depth professional productivity. Learn how you can lighten your briefcase by doing all of your most important tasks on the go with an iPad and iPhone as you main tools. Save time by streamlining your workflow and record-keeping with the best in professional productivity and communication apps. This hands-on session will allow you to explore the best ways to schedule appointments, track tasks, communicate with parents, and more.

 

March 27, 2014

Educational Meetup Technology Demofest at the Downtown Learning Center followed by #brewCUE at the Container Park

#brewCUE

  • Blogging in the Classroom with Edmodo – Come join me in visiting CCSD and CUE of NV at the Technology Demofest at 4:00pm as teachers show us what they are doing in the classroom with technology.  I will be showing off my Google Glasses at the CUE of NV booth. Afterward join new friends next door at the Boozery in the Downtown Container Park for a snack or bevarage.

 

March 22, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda for 03-22-14

  • Blended Learning Using Centra and Edmodo – Participants will be introduced to the four blended learning models: rotation, flex, self-blend, and enriched virtual model. They will explore examples of each to see how they apply to the classroom they serve. Participants will explore Centra, for online synchronous learning, and Edmodo for flipping the classroom as examples of blended learning tools.

 

March 20, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

Formative Assessment Symbaloo Webmix

  • Quia – Quia is short for Quintessential Instructional Archive and is a web portal where the instructor has complete control of learning activities, online assessment, class pages, surveys, and a centralized classroom management system. Quia is a “one stop shop” for student-centered activities that are appropriate for the 21st century. We will explore Quia and show everyone how to use the major areas.

 

March 15, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda for 03-15-14

  • iOS Devices – Introduction to using iOS devices such as iPad. Participants will learn basics of built-in applications and will and be introduced to 3rd party applications for both professional productivity and student learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Assistive Technology features of iOS will be explored to ensure that participants are able to provide the best learning experience for students in the classroom.

 

March 8, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda for 03-08-14

  • SmartBoard Part 2 – This continued practice with interactive whiteboards will highlight advanced features of the board. Participants will also share a lesson they have created and used over the previous week with the class. Students will gain extra experience accessing content from the Smart Gallery and Smart Exchange online to create custom activities for student practice.

 

March 4, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

  • Communication Made Easy with my.CCSD.net – It has never been so easy to communicate with students and parents online. Learn to create a personalized website to share links, lessons, assignment information, and more. Just point, click, and type. You can have your own site ready to share by the end of the session.

 

March 1, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda from 03-01-14

  • SmartBoard Part 1 – Introduction to use of the interactive whiteboards and accompanying software in the classroom with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards. Participants will be able to create interactive templates for whole group, small group, or individual student practice to differentiate instruction.

 

 

February 20, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

Links to Standards

  • Focus on Standards for Lesson Design – The International Society for Technology Education, the Nevada Computer and Technology Standards, the Technology Integration Matrix, the TPACK Framework, and the iNACOL National Standards can be valuable resources for designing technology rich lessons.  This session will give you the opportunity to explore and discuss these resources with colleagues.

 

February 8, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda from 02-08-14

  • Microsoft PowerPoint and Publisher – Participants will become proficient in using PowerPoint and Publisher as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create an instructional document for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated book talk presentation and advertising flyer, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

February 4, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Link to Attend Practice Session

  • Centra & Webinars – Learn how you can attend online classes and lectures right from the comfort of your own home. Centra is the CCSD software for attending live online sessions. You will learn how to set up your workstation with the software and a headset, participate with voice and text communication, and use tools to interact with the instructor and other participants.

 

February 1, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda from 02-0114

  • Microsoft Word – Partcipants will become proficient in using Word as a professional tool to increase work efficiency, and create instructional documents for use with students. They will be able to guide students in the classroom in creating documents, such as a student generated class newsletter, for learning with emphasis on connection to Common Core Standards and NV State Technology Standards.

 

January 25, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda from 01-25-14

  • InterAct – Participants will become proficient in using InterAct as a professional communication tool to increase work efficiency and collaboration with colleagues. Participants will practice these skills as they create colleague connections with each other outside of class time.

 

January 23, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

Apple’s iPad User Guide for iOS 7

Apple’s iPhone User Guide for iOS 7

Apple’s iPod Touch User Guide for iOS 7

  • iPods, iPads & iPhones in the Classroom – The Basics and Beyond Part 1 – Small handheld devices are everywhere now. Learn about apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad that you can use for professional productivity or student learning. We will take time to explore a variety of apps for professional productivity and classroom learning. Bring your own device or use a demo device at the session.

 

January 21, 2014

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Symbaloo Webmix of Office Resources

  • Using Office 2010 – Office 2010 has some new features as well as your old favorites. Learn how to maximize their potential. The class will focus on using PowerPoint to make presentations that grab the attention of your audience.

 

January 11, 2014

Title 1 Technology Academy

Agenda from 01-11-14

  • Windows XP and Technology Standards – Participants will explore the features of Windows XP as it applies to professional productivity and classroom lesson delivery. Participants will be able to customize the work experience to create and efficient workflow and serve their own minor software troubleshooting needs. Participants will also practice the common hardware connections for student computers and teacher presentation stations. Participants will also be introduced to the NV State Technology Standards and discuss how they apply to their role in the classroom.

 

December 19, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

Symbaloo Webmix of Social Networking Sites

  • Social Networking for Professional Development – Social networking can be fun for personal use and it can also be a great way to connect with colleagues all over the world to create your own professional learning network. Learn about staying safe online and using popular tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest to exchange ideas about best practices with educators near and far.

 

December 14, 2013

Computer Using Educators of NV: iPad Mini-Conference

40 Apps in 40 Minutes

  • 40 Apps in 40 Minutes – I will share my favorite apps in the following categories:  professional productivity, learn something, get creative, and experiment.  This will be a fast-paced session to blast out quick ideas for using each app.  Links to each app will be shared so you can explore each app on your own after the session.

 

December 3, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

Google Tools Links

  • Google Tools in the Cloud – Google offers free online word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and online file storage so you can get work done on the go and easily collaborate with colleagues. Learn to use a variety of free tools for both professional productivity and student lessons.

 

November 21, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

Link to Blended Learning Tools

  • Web 2.0 – Blended Learning Tools – This class will concentrate on web 2.0 tools that can be used by teachers and students. There are thousands of free interactive websites for content creation and collaboration. We will explore the top 100, as voted by educators. We will use our time to look at different web 2.0 tools such as Diigo, Jing, LibGuides, Poll Everywhere, Tagxedo, Glogster, Prezi, EverNote and Class Dojo. Be prepared to discuss your favorite web 2.0 tools with colleagues.

 

November 18, 2013

Foothill High School Faculty Meeting

  • Quick and Simple Apps to Make Life Easier – This overview sessions highlights some of the features of QR Code Reader, QR Stuff, Wunderlist, Remind 101, First Class, Keeper, and Dropbox.

 

November 5, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

  • Strategies to Create a Blended Learning Classroom – Learn about the four models of blended learning and discuss with colleagues about the best practices for CTE teachers. Use the tools that you are mastering in the Smart Tech classes to flip CTE education on it’s side and create a personalized learning experience for all of your students.

 

November 2, 1013

Computer Using Educators of Nevada Annual Tech Event-Sowing the Seeds of Innovation

CUE-NV Tech Event 2013 Notes

  • Data for Everyone – Learn how to incorporate data analysis standards into any curriculum area with infographics. Everyone loves to look at infographics for both their visual appeal and their useful data. Not only can you find the best infographics with a web search but you can also use simple web 2.0 software for you and your students to create original infographics to meet content standards. It’s quick easy and free.
  • Dueling Apps – Two experienced iPad users match up their favorite apps for learning in a head to head match. The audience decides the winner of this battle for the best education apps for a variety of subject areas, grade levels, and technology standards. Visit my co-presenter, Sara Stewarts’, blog at edtechmuse.com.
  • Stem and Crime Scene Investigation! What’s the Connection? – Texas Instruments website features high-quality teacher created and tested STEM lessons using TI technology. Learn about one of the lessons posted using the TI-84 handheld and participate in a model of the lesson as though you are the student. Bring your TI-84 handheld if you have one. Several loaner devices will be available for use during the presentation.
  • Stem and Zombies! What’s the Connection? – Texas Instruments website features high-quality teacher created and tested STEM lessons using TI technology. Learn about one of the most recent lessons posted using the TI-Nspire handheld and participate in a model of the lesson as though you are the student. Bring your TI-Nspire handheld if you have one. Several loaner devices will be available for use during the presentation.

 

October 23, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

  • Edmodo – Blogging in the Classroom – Edmodo is a blogging, communication tool, and learning management system all rolled into one easy to use package. It has form factor similar to other online social networking tools, like Facebook, so teachers and students will find the transition easy. It has the safety of a closed network, giving teachers control of student communication.

 

October 8, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

iPod Touch User Guide for iOS 7 from Apple

iPhone User Guide for iOS 7 from Apple

iPad User Guide for iOS 7 from Apple

  • iPods, iPads & iPhones in the Classroom – Small handheld devices are everywhere now. Learn about apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad that you can use for professional productivity or student learning. Bring your own device or use a demo device at the session. The class will use Apple iOS devices as a model, but the strategies can be used with a variety of handheld devices.

 

September 18, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Advanced Users

  • Easy Grade Pro Tips & Tricks – Refresh and Renew – Participants will learn the basics for managing class lists, creating assignments, and exporting grades using Easy Grade Pro. Tips and tricks for using a variety for features, such as comments, seating charts, and filters will be discussed.

 

September 17, 2013

CTE Smart Tech Series for Beginners

  • Easy Grade Pro Tips & Tricks – Participants will learn the basics for importing class lists, creating assignments, and exporting grades using Easy Grade Pro. Tips and tricks for using a variety for features, such as comments, seating charts, and filters will be discussed.
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