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Come to Summer Ed Tech Camp to learn new skills for integrating technology in your classroom!  Choose from a variety of teacher-led 3-hour session that feature ed tech tools, such as Kyte Learning, BreakoutEDU, Seesaw, Skype, Office 365, Actively Learn, GradeCam, and podcasting!

Morning sessions are from 8:30-11:30am and afternoon sessions are from 12-3pm.  All sessions take place in the Admin P6 Computer Lab.

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Space is limited, so be sure to sign up for the specific session/s you want to attend.  Technology compensation and clock hours are available.

 

 

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Kyte Learning Kick Off

June 27  8:30-11:30

Discover how to access the resources in Kyte Learning to drive your own professional development for ed tech. In this session you will have an hour of logistics about Kyte Learning (setting up your account, searching courses, bookmarking courses, compensation logistics) and then you will spend the additional two hours working on Kyte Learning course of your choice. Please bring your own headphones.

Immersive Learning Games with BreakoutEDU

June 27  12:00-3:00

Discover how to implement BreakoutEDU in your classroom. BreakoutEDU has many free materials online to create immersive game experiences for students. Our district also has kits available to check out and use in your classroom for games. In this session you will experience BreakoutEDU as a participant and then have time to reflect on how you could integrate a game into your curriculum. There are games created that span a variety of content and grade levels, as well as templates to help you design your own.

Student Portfolios with Seesaw

July 11  8:30-11:30

Seesaw empowers students to independently document their learning and provides an audience for their work—their peers, parents, or the world. Seesaw gives families an immediate and personalized window into their child’s school day, helping to answer: “What did you do at school today? Seesaw saves you time on organization and parent communication, makes formative assessment easy, and provides a safe place to teach 21st Century skills. Come learn how to use this tool in a workshop where you will experience the tool as a student and create activities that you may use in your classroom.

Skype in the Classroom

July 11  12:00-3:00

Come learn the details about Skype in the Classroom, what is it, how it works, and features such as Mystery Skype, Guest Speakers and Virtual Field trips. You will also be introduced to free Microsoft Innovative Educator resources online and have the opportunity to earn a badge as you learn!

Actively Learn Intro

July 18  8:30-11:30

Come learn about how to utilize Actively Learn in your classroom! This three-hour course will provide an introduction as well as time to develop resources for your classroom. Actively Learn is an online tool that allows both teachers and students to interact with texts and media in real-time. Teachers assign preexisting Actively Learn materials to students or upload their own content, then track student responses and activity using the company’s data tools. Students can digitally highlight and annotate, while responding to embedded questions and content, and leaving feedback and comments for peers.

Actively Learn Deep Dive

July 18  12:00-3:00

Come learn about how to take your use of Actively Learn in your classroom to the next level! This three-hour course will provide a deep dive into more advanced featured of this tool. Note: It is recommended that you attend Actively Learn Intro (offered during the earlier session that day) or have prior experience with Actively Learn if you choose to attend this session.

5-12 Teachers: Intro to Office 365, OneDrive, Video, Sway, and Forms

July 25  8:30-11:30

Come learn about the tools available to you within your Office 365 account, including OneDrive, Video, Sway, and Forms. OneDrive allows you to save and access your documents from any internet connection. Video offers a way for you to view and share videos through channels. Sway can be used for teacher and student presentations. Forms can provide a way to collect student/family information, including surveys, exit tickets, and quizzes. You can even embed Forms within Sway to create interactive presentations. Note: This course is recommended for 5-12 teachers, because students in grades 5-12 also have Office 365 accounts.

5-12 Teachers: Intro to OneNote and Classroom Notebook

July 25 12:00-3:00

With Microsoft OneNote, teachers can create notebooks that help them stay organized, deliver curriculum, and collaborate with students and colleagues. This session will introduce you to the basics of using OneNote and prepare you to take advantage of its many features. Teachers will also learn how to use Classroom Notebook to build interactive notebooks to share content with students and support student learning. Note: This course is recommended for 5-12 teachers, because students in grades 5-12 also have Office 365 accounts.

K-4 Teachers: Intro to Office 365, OneDrive, Video, Sway, and Forms

August 1  8:30-11:30

Come learn about the tools available to you within your Office 365 account, including OneDrive, Video, Sway, and Forms. OneDrive allows you to save and access your documents from any internet connection. Video offers a way for you to view and share videos through channels. Sway can be used for teacher and student presentations. Forms can provide a way to collect student/family information, including surveys, exit tickets, and quizzes. You can even embed Forms within Sway to create interactive presentations. Note: This course is recommended for K-4 teachers, because students in grades K-4 do not have Office 365 accounts.

K-4 Teachers: Intro to OneNote and Collaborative Documents

August 1 12:00-3:00

With Microsoft OneNote, teachers can create notebooks that help them stay organized, deliver curriculum, and collaborate with students and colleagues. This session will introduce you to the basics of using OneNote and prepare you to take advantage of its many features. Teachers will also learn how to develop collaborative documents to share with students in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and have time to start building classroom resources. Note: This course is recommended for K-4 teachers, because students in grades K-4 do not have Office 365 accounts.

GradeCam Basics and Beyond

August 8  8:30-11:30

Come and learn about question types and the improved standards alignment. Learn to print reports and give common assessments to your students. Introduction to the robust reporting features and learn how you can use the data to show student growth and evaluate the integrity of a test question using item analysis. Common assessments district wide use GradeCam, so you won’t want to miss out on this class.

Podcasting in the Classroom

August 8  12:00-3:00

Podcasting is a great way for teachers to share ideas with each other, make their voices heard and, when used with students, is a great way to encourage them to write, plan and be creative. ISD has recognized podcasting’s potential and has created a Podcast Kit that can be ordered by building tech committees. Come learn about the tools you need to get started, and how to bring this powerful medium to your classroom, school and community.

  1. Will the 6/27 Kyte training count for this year’s tech training?

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    1. Yes, the Kyte training will be paid out of 2016-2017 tech dollars

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