Virtual Event - WIDA Best Practices and Updates - (for members that are not part of the Title III consortium) - $75

Dec 10 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Virtual

This half day event reviews foundational WIDA practices and also provides timely updates including changes that schools will want to address by the Spring semester. Register here: https://forms.gle/QhprouQBhSGdMuNT9

Virtual Event - Differentiate with Google Classroom - $25 Presented by Five Star

Jan 5 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual

Learn what options are available for differentiation in Google Classroom. A Google Certified Trainer will guide participants as they explore and practice differentiation strategies. Session objectives include: creating small group assignments, promoting collaboration, duplicating classes and assignments, assisting ELL students. This virtual session is limited to 75 minutes and will use Google Meet. Approximately one (1) hour of content with up to an additional 15 minutes of pre and post connection and Q&A time with participants. Register here: https://forms.gle/j49r5J1HCwKwGCRS9

Virtual Event - Worksheets: From Paper to Google - $25 Presented by Five Star

Jan 7 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

In this hour long workshop, we will showcase how you can make your worksheets into a more interactive student experience. Through three different Google tolls, we will showcase how to upload your current worksheets and create new assignments using Docs, Slides and Forms. Session objectives include: Turning worksheets into Docs, Upload your worksheet to Slides, Use features of Slides to make a more interactive experience, and Turning worksheets into Forms. This virtual session connection is limited to 75 minutes and will use Google Meet. Approximately one (1) hour of content with up tp an an additional 15 minutes for pre and post connection and Q&A time with participants. Register here: https://forms.gle/NS6KtY5ipwGQUUJ4A

Virtual Event - Making Meaning of Learning (Connect and Collaborate) - $50 Presented by Five Star

Jan 13 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

How can I harness the power of technology to foster collaboration in my classroom? Teachers will walk away with: Strategies for partnering onsite students and virtual students on shared assignments, Tools and strategies that can help students complete assignments and tasks asynchronously, Online and asynchronous discussion tools and strategies for giving and receiving clarification of ideas, and evaluation of other's ideas. How can I help my students understand how to connect their learning to their individual story? Teachers will walk away with: Ideas for students to use technology (Google Apps, LMS, Feedback/Formative assessment tool) to explain what they've learned, Engaging ways for students to explore more deeply about what they've learned in the classroom and share with others, Protocols for feedback and insight into connections with self, others, & the global community. Register here: https://forms.gle/NS6KtY5ipwGQUUJ4A

Virtual Event - Diving Deeper with Learning (Explore & Think) - $50 Presented by Five Star

Jan 20 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Virtual

How can I help my students understand how to spark curiosity for exploration? Teachers will walk away with: Opportunities to be curious and develop solutions to gather, evaluate and use information, Questioning strategies to guide inquiry, and Strategies and templates for student-led learning. How can I help my students think critically and creatively? Teachers will walk away with: Critical thinking strategies and protocols to encourage more self-exploration and questioning, Problem Solving activities and strategies that support creative thoughts in students, Helpful tools that support critical thinking. Register here: https://forms.gle/NS6KtY5ipwGQUUJ4A

Virtual Event - Creating and Leading (Produce and Model) - $50 Presented by Five Star

Jan 27 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Virtual

How can I help my students understand how to Produce Authentic and Original Work? Teachers will walk away with: Strategies for self-directed opportunities for students to analyze and synthesize selected technology-based tools the need to help show evidence of learning, Digital Tools for student creation to apply existing knowledge to create new ideas, products, and processes. How an I help my students understand how to model good do=igital leadership? Teachers will walk away with: Programs and curriculum that will help address safety online, Strategies and Activities to implement with students. Register here: https://forms.gle/NS6KtY5ipwGQUUJ4A

Moving Forward in Learning (Reflect and Share) $50 Presented by Five Star

Feb 3 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Virtual

How can I help my students understand how to reflect Intentionally on their learning and growth? Teachers will walk away with: Strategies to help their students to reflect on their growth, identify gaps in their learning and create goals to monitor improvement, Protocols to encourage students to reflect on work, practice and effort using a variety of digital tools, Ideas for collaboration reflection, individual student and peer to peer reflection using collaborative tools such as Google App. How can I help my students voices be heard? Teachers will walk away with: Platforms that can be used to encourage the sharing of students' Ideas and work, Tools for Peer and Self Reflection, Strategies to encourage thoughtful responses and good digital leadership. Register here: https://forms.gle/NS6KtY5ipwGQUUJ4A

Google Certified Educator - Level 1 Bootcamp - $150 for entire series

Feb 3 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Four part mini-series (must attend all dates Feb. 3, Feb 10, Feb. 17, Feb. 24 from 4-6 PM) Level 1 Educator is the first of two certifications specifically for classroom teachers. It focuses on core G Suite Tools at a foundational level including Drive, Sheets, Classroom, and YouTube. Basic integration, functions, and classroom application will be demonstrated as well as classroom best practices . Test taking strategies and scenarios will be practiced through the sessions so participants are prepared to take the Google Educator Level 1 exam. Please note, this is not for G Suite beginners,. You will need to come to camp with a background in using G Suite for Education. It is a fast paced cap, designed to prepare for certification. Google Educator Level 1 exam. Participants will receive an exam voucher that can be used to take the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam, providing evidence of newly gained skills! The virtual four (4)-part series will break down the material using a variety of interactive methods to prepare for the certification exam. Sessions can be divided over time, allowing for additional individual practice time. Register here: https://forms.gle/SRvP69xeU42gGpSs6