Date Course Title
7/6/2017 T001a-17 Making a Mix in PowerPoint 2016
7/6/2017 T002-17 Tech Tools for Special Ed
7/10/2017 T003-17 Assessment Apps for Education
7/11/2017 T004-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level I
7/12/2017 T007-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level II
7/17/2017 T005-17 Beginners Guide to YouTube
7/17/2017 T006-17 SeeSaw An Introduction
7/20/2017 T008-17 Cell Phones in the Classroom
7/28/2017 T001b-17 Making a Mix in PowerPoint 2016
7/28/2017 T029-17 Word 2016 - Hyperdocs & Guided Notes
8/1/2017 T009-17 Exploring Educational Uses of QR Codes
8/1/2017 T010-17 Google Draw, Docs and Slides
8/8/2017 T011-17 Google Apps for Education and Google Classroom
8/8/2017 T004b-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level I
8/21/2017 T013a-17 Teacher Connect  and Parent Portal Training
8/9/2017 T007b-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level II
8/28/2017 T013b-17 Teacher Connect and Parent Portal Training
8/16/2017 T004a-17 SMARTBoard Training Level I for Alt. Ed
8/17/2017 T014-17 SMARTBoard Training Level II for Alt. Ed
8/20/2017 T015-17 The Flipped Classroom
9/10/2017 T016-17 Integrating Technology into Your Classroom
9/20/2017 T017-17 Writing and Researching with Google
10/2/2017 T019-17 The Path to Digital Citizenship
10/18/2017 T020-17 Using Social Media in the Classroom
10/30/2017 T021-17 Google Docs and Drives
11/1/2017 T022-17 Screencasting and the Flipped Classroom
11/2/2017 T023-17 Sway
11/8/2017 T024-17 Introduction to Google Sites
11/15/2017 T025a-17 Creating Multimedia in Microsoft Sway
11/16/2017 T026a-17 Breakout EDU
11/21/2017 T033-17 Windows 10, Displays, Printers and WiFi
11/27/2017 T027-17 Creative Writing with G-Suite (K-12)
11/30/2017 T028-17 Social Media in the Classroom with Schoology
12/10/2017 T030-17 Increasing Student Collaboration by Going Paperless
2/7/2018 T025b-17 Creating Multimedia in Microsoft Sway
2/21/2018 T031-17 Getting Wise with SMART Notebook 
2/22/2018 T032-17 Formative Assessment Resources 
4/24/2018 T026b-17 Breakout EDU
5/16/2018 T025c-17 Creating Multimedia in Microsoft Sway
Course Title Course Description Course Information
T001a-17 Making a Mix in PowerPoint 2016 Mix is an Add On to PowerPoint that will allow you or your students to make an interactive presentation that includes video, questions and annotations. Please bring your phone with the OneDrive app installed. Also have any pictures, graphs or content that you would want to use in a presentation to your students saved to OneDrive, your phone or on a flash drive. If you can use your phone to take video of you doing a demo of a skill or process before class we will use that in creating your less Date(s): 7/6/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-1 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Tracy Bramwell
T001b-17 Making a Mix in PowerPoint 2016 Mix is an Add On to PowerPoint that will allow you or your students to make an interactive presentation that includes video, questions and annotations. Please bring your phone with the OneDrive app installed. Also have any pictures, graphs or content that you would want to use in a presentation to your students saved to OneDrive, your phone or on a flash drive. If you can use your phone to take video of you doing a demo of a skill or process before class we will use that in creating your less Date(s): 7/28/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Tracy Bramwell
T002-17 Tech Tools for Special Ed This workshop will focus on the Learning Tools in Word and OneNote 2016 which were designed for students with dyslexia. Also some Chrome extensions that will simplify text, read websites and tools to help with notetaking. Date(s): 7/6/17 Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-1 Audience: Educators working with Special Needs Students Instructor: Tracy Bramwell
T003-17 Assessment Apps for Education There are five great apps that are simple to use and essential to your teacher toolkit. Socrative and Kahoot are a great way to quickly assess students, Quizlet can be used in a variety of ways to help students prepare for assessments. EdPuzzle is great way to assess, review and engage your students with video and lastly Quizizz is a gaming assessment. During this ten-hour workshop you will learn to use, practice and create assignments and tasks using each application. Collaboration and idea sha Date(s): 7/10/17 -7/24/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kathy Halter
T004-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level I This session provides an introductory overview of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. Participants will learn various lesson creation techniques ,d gain an understanding of the software�s user interface and basic functionality, and look at other resources. Participants will be given work time to create interactive lessons for classroom instruction. Date(s): 7/11/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: E1B Learning Center Audience: Special Ed Teachers Instructor: Val Ess
T004b-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level I This session provides an introductory overview of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. Participants will learn various lesson creation techniques ,d gain an understanding of the software�s user interface and basic functionality, and look at other resources. Participants will be given work time to create interactive lessons for classroom instruction. Date(s): 8/8/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: E1B Learning Center Audience: Special Ed Teachers Instructor: Val Ess
T005-17 Beginners Guide to YouTube Setting up a YouTube account is the first step towards utilizing this great classroom tool. This class will teach you how to create and set up homepages, channels, playlist and subscriptions. Date(s): 7/17/17 - 7/22/17 Time: Online Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mark Hanes
T006-17 SeeSaw An Introduction Seesaw is a great way for students to collect and organize their work for presentation for teachers, parents and colleges. During this 3 hour workshop we will explore how SeeSaw works for every classroom. We will look at various classroom activities, management as well as create a lesson integrating SeeSaw. Date(s): 7/17/17 - 7/28/17 Time: Online Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kathy Halter
T007-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level II In this training, special education teachers will build upon the basic SMART notebook skills they learned or know from Level 1 training. Participants will learn about advanced software features, explore and create interactive content-specific lessons content-specific lessons. Date(s): 7/12/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: E1B Learning Center Audience: Special Ed Teachers Instructor: Val Ess
T007b-17 SMARTBoard for the Special Ed Classroom - Level II In this training, special education teachers will build upon the basic SMART notebook skills they learned or know from Level 1 training. Participants will learn about advanced software features, explore and create interactive content-specific lessons content-specific lessons Date(s): 8/9/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: E1B Learning Center Audience: Special Ed Teachers Instructor: Val Ess
T008-17 Cell Phones in the Classroom Are you getting frustrated with students texting in class and using their chromebooks, cell phones and tablets rather than paying attention? It is time to embrace this technology as an instructional tool rather than an instructional foe. Participants will learn how to use web based tools such as Polleverywhere, Socrative, and Quizlet to create quizzes, review games, interactive polls and discussions that engage students? attention while using their own cell phones and tablets for constructive ac Date(s): 7/20/17 - 8/3/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Ron Kotlik
T009-17 Exploring Educational Uses of QR Codes QR (quick response) codes are becoming a great educational tool for both teachers and students to use in the classroom. This unique piece of technology allows for anyone to access information, assignments, and assessments though their smart phone or tablet. Date(s): 8/1/17 - 8/10/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mark Hanes
T010-17 Google Draw, Docs and Slides This introductory workshop will take you on a tour of the most popular Google products including Docs, Draw, Sheets, and Slides. We will explore and use the many templates and classroom applications available to educators. You will learn how to format, share, collaborate and create within each product. This is a great place to start in a 1:1 classroom if you are new to the world of Google. Date(s): 8/1/17 - 8/15/17 Time: Online Hours: 12 Cost: $84 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kathy Halter
T011-17 Google Apps for Education and Google Classroom This course will give participants an overview of the free digital tools associated with Google Drive. Participants will learn how to create documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and forms using Google products that allow students to work collaboratively on documents and presentations in real time from any location. The course will also introduce the variety of free Google Apps and Extensions that can be added to your Chrome browser. Finally, the course will introduce how to use Google Classro Date(s): 8/8/17 - 8/22/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Ron Kotlik
T012-17 SMARTBoard Training Level I for Alt. Ed This session provides an introductory overview of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. Participants will learn various lesson creation techniques ,d gain an understanding of the software�s user interface and basic functionality, and look at other resources. Participants will be given work time to create interactive lessons for classroom instruction. Date(s): 8/16/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: E1B Learning Center Audience: Alternative Ed Teachers Instructor: Val Ess
T013a-17 Teacher Connect and Parent Portal Training The training will include an introduction to Teacher Connect features such as Gradebook, Reports, Class Rosters, Messaging, Report Cards, Progress Reports and Taking Attendance. Date(s): 8/21/17 Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Hours: 2 Cost: $14 Location: Potter Career Center Room 213 Audience: CTE, Twilight and Northtowns Academy Teachers Instructor: Jennifer Domingues
T013b-17 Teacher Connect and Parent Portal Training The training will include an introduction to Teacher Connect features such as Gradebook, Reports, Class Rosters, Messaging, Report Cards, Progress Reports and Taking Attendance. Date(s): 8/28/17 Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Hours: 2 Cost: $14 Location: Potter Career Center Room 213 Audience: CTE, Twilight and Northtowns Academy Teachers Instructor: Jennifer Domingues
T014-17 SMARTBoard Training Level II for Alt. Ed In this training, special education teachers will build upon the basic SMART notebook skills they learned or know from Level 1 training. Participants will learn about advanced software features, explore and create interactive content-specific lessons content-specific lessons. Date(s): 8/17/17 Time: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: E1B Learning Center Audience: Alternative Ed Teachers Instructor: Val Ess
T015-17 The Flipped Classroom One of the hottest buzz phrases in education today is the ?flipped classroom.? The premise behind the flipped classroom is to create an environment where the lecture and homework aspects of a course are reversed. Today?s student, who is more tech savvy than ever before, is equipped to access content at home, replacing the traditional in-class lecture. This then allows for class time to be spent applying concepts and completing guided practice activity with an increased opportunity for student qu Date(s): 8/20/17 - 9/2/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mike DeMario
T016-17 Integrating Technology into Your Classroom This course will allow educators to build a repertoire of tools for integrating technology into the classroom. Utilizing technology in your content area is more than letting students ?use computers? or going to a computer lab. This course will allow educators to explore online tools and other strategies for integrating technology into their daily lesson plans. Course participants will research and develop classroom strategies for surrounding blended learning, flipped classroom, QR Codes, instruc Date(s): 9/10/17 - 9/23/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mike DeMario
T017-17 Writing and Researching with Google Teaching our students to use a computer as a tool for education is always a challenge. During this 15 hour workshop we will focus on research and writing in the classroom. We will begin by reviewing and exploring Google Research Tools. Many of the recent additions make research efficient and safe for students. We will learn to use Evernote for organizing and sharing information. Lastly, we will use Google Docs to create, collaborate and share writing formatted in MLA format. A final lesson Date(s): 9/20/17 - 10/4/17 Time: Online Hours: 15 Cost: $105 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kathy Halter
T019-17 The Path to Digital Citizenship Today's networked world gives everyone a voice, a digital space, a bullhorn to be heard. While this freedom of expression is nothing new to our society, the medium is taking us into uncharted territory in our classroom as well as everyday life. So how do we integrate standards and skillsets that prepare our K-12 students for an interconnected, digital world that can often end up hurtful? Based on the publication from Mike Ribbel, Digital Citizenship in Schools, Second Edition, we will explore t Date(s): 10/2/17 - 10/16/17 Time: Online Hours: 15 Cost: $105 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kathy Halter
T020-17 Using Social Media in the Classroom Is there any escaping social media in today�s society? �Especially in education, we hear a great amount about the harm and dangers of social media for our students. �This course will help teachers move past the negative aspects of social media and allow for a focus on using social media in the classroom to help motivate students to learn. �Teachers will examine how they can utilize tools such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to modernize their lessons. Teachers will also research and implemen Date(s): 10/18/17 - 11/1/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mike DeMario
T021-17 Google Docs and Drives Google Docs and Drive is a user friendly and free suite of online collaborative tools that bring tremendous potential for use in the classroom. These two programs provide the ability to enhance online interaction between teachers, parents, and students.� Date(s): 10/30/17 - 11/13/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mark Hanes
T022-17 Screencasting and the Flipped Classroom This course will focus on using Snagit for Chrome, Camtasia, and Google Drive to create digital stories in any content area. Digital Storytelling involves using digital tools to create documentaries, computer-based narratives, digital essays, electronic memoirs, interactive storytelling, etc. Participants will learn how to integrate Google Drive into both Snagit for Chrome and Camtasia to collect digital media through screen capturing and screencasting, craft digital storyboard in Google Docs, a Date(s): 11/1/17 - 11/15/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Ron Kotlik
T023-17 Sway Sway is part of the Office 365 suite. It lets teachers or students tell a story or make a presentation with multimedia. Date(s): 11/2/17 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Hours: 2 Cost: $14 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Tracy Bramwell
T024-17 Introduction to Google Sites Google Sites is one of the best products that google has to offer educators. It is now easy to use and has applications for every classroom. During this 6-hour workshop you will set up a sample site, learn to add text, images/video, links and upload documents from G-Suite. Date(s): 11/8/17 - 11/17/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kathy Halter
T025a-17 Creating Multimedia in Microsoft Sway Microsoft Sway allows users to present information in a dynamic way by integrating images, video, and unique presentation styles. Bring your teaching materials in order to put together a presentation with pizzazz. Date(s): 11/15/17 Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Hours: 2 Cost: $14 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mel Kitchen
T025b-17 Creating Multimedia in Microsoft Sway Microsoft Sway allows users to present information in a dynamic way by integrating images, video, and unique presentation styles. Bring your teaching materials in order to put together a presentation with pizzazz. Date(s): 2/7/18 Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Hours: 2 Cost: $14 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mel Kitchen
T025c-17 Creating Multimedia in Microsoft Sway Microsoft Sway allows users to present information in a dynamic way by integrating images, video, and unique presentation styles. Bring your teaching materials in order to put together a presentation with pizzazz. Date(s): 5/16/18 Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Hours: 2 Cost: $14 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mel Kitchen
T026a-17 Breakout EDU Participants will learn about the immersive learning game platform, Breakout EDU, by engaging in an escape room style experience in which they not only need to apply content knowledge to succeed in the game, but they will also be required to collaborate, communicate, think critically and creatively. Participants will also be given the opportunity to brainstorm and develop a game to implement with their students. Date(s): 11/16/17 Time: 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kim Louttit
T026b-17 Breakout EDU Participants will learn about the immersive learning game platform, Breakout EDU, by engaging in an escape room style experience in which they not only need to apply content knowledge to succeed in the game, but they will also be required to collaborate, communicate, think critically and creatively. Participants will also be given the opportunity to brainstorm and develop a game to implement with their students. Date(s): 4/24/18 Time: 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kim Louttit
T027-17 Creative Writing with G-Suite (K-12) Now that we have the basics of Google down, it's time to bring in creativity. Using Google Docs we will see how current authors use collaborative writing to engage and write. We will also learn how to take short stories and covert them in into an e-book format. Next we be using Google Forms to write a "choose your own adventure". Finally, using Google Slides we will learn to write an interactive notebook. A final project is required. Date(s): 11/27/17 - 12/11/17 Time: Online Hours: 15 Cost: $105 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Kathy Halter
T028-17 Social Media in the Classroom with Schoology Do you want to expose your students to an online learning management system and streamline your workflow? Do you want to give them a similiar experience thay will have in college working with Blackboard? Have you ever wanted to use Facebook as a classroom tool but were afraid of all the problems associated with using social media with students? Schoology eliminates those problems and allows teachers to use social media in a responsible fashion and teach students important digital literacy skills Date(s): 11/30/17 - 12/14/17Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Ron Kotlik
T029-17 Word 2016 - Hyperdocs & Guided Notes Teachers will use Word 2016 to create guided notes for their students or a document they will share with students that contains hyperlinks to websites, videos, etc as an independent lesson. The document will contain a graphic organizer also. Teachers should come with an idea of what they want to create. Date(s): 7/28/17 Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-2 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Tracy Bramwell
T030-17 Increasing Student Collaboration by Going Paperless Can my classroom function the same way going paperless? Is it possible? How much work is it? This course will examine the ins and outs of utilizing Google Drive and Documents to foster student collaboration and rich learning opportunities. Participants will familiarize themselves with Google Drive, Docs, Sheet, Forms and Slides. Each participant will create worksheets, presentations, quizzes and activities that exist ?sans paper? and allow their students to work collaboratively around essential Date(s): 12/10/17 - 12/22/17 Time: Online Hours: 10 Cost: $70 Location: Online Audience: All Educators Instructor: Mike DeMario
T031-17 Getting Wise with SMART Notebook SMART Notebook is one of the most under utilized softwares in the classroom. This class is designed to demonstrate how to not only use the newer versions on the software, but to take you through how to manage your digital classroom life. The focus will be on utilizing the SMART Document Viewer, SMART Notebook and tools within such as the recorder and how you can integrate them with Google Classroom, OneDrive and Schoology. Date(s): 2/21/18 Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-1 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Brian Blaszak
T032-17 Formative Assessment Resources We will go over a number of Formative Assessment Apps and Resources for everyday use in the classroom. Some resources will include The Answer Pad, Quizlet and Socrative (just to name a few). Date(s): 2/22/18 Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Hours: 3 Cost: $21 Location: E1B Education Campus Room A-TechLab-1 Audience: All Educators Instructor: Brian Blaszak
T033-17 Windows 10, Displays, Printers and WiFi. This course will be more in depth using computers with Windows 10 and the various web browsers, accessing printers/devices, iPads and connecting to WiFi. We will go over some helpful hits using Microsoft Office, and Smart boards/Dell interactive boards. Dates: 11/21/17 & 11/28/17 Time: 4:00 Pm - 7:00 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: Harkness CTE Room 201. Audience: All educators Instructor: Joy Moultrup Dates: 11/21/17 & 11/28/17 Time: 4:00 Pm - 7:00 PM Hours: 6 Cost: $42 Location: Harkness CTE Room 201. Audience: All educators Instructor: Joy Moultrup
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