TECHNOLOGY IN-SERVICES - 2016-2017
To sign-up for in-services please email Michelle Mescher. At least five people need to sign-up, for the session to be held.
Super Screencastify Activities for Schools Online Webinar
January 12, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm HS Lab 400
Screencastify is a free Google Chrome web extension that lets you or your students record your computer screen, voice, and webcam. The recorded video can then be saved easily to Drive or downloaded. Learn how to install and use this tool, and then explore ways this can be used in schools including instructional videos, student projects, teacher feedback, narrating slideshows, giving speeches, dubbing videos, explaining solutions, and much more.
4 Fun Literacy Activities with Google Docs Online Webinar
January 26, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm HS Lab 400
Looking for ways to techify your literacy activities? In this session we will explore several engaging hands-on literacy activities that use features built right into Google Docs. These will include improving reading comprehension with Google Docs "Black Out", writing interactive "Choose Your Own Adventure" stories in Docs, summarization skills with the Word Count tool, and fun ways to use Emojis in Docs for reading and writing.
February 8, 2017 3:30 to 4:30 Elementary Computer lab 215
Come check out this free app where teachers can safely share photos, classroom updates and reach parents instantly through real-time messaging. Save time by having all the tools teachers need to communicate with today's parents in one easy-to-use app.
Nearpod: Getting Started
March 16, 2017 3:30 to 4:30 High School Computer lab 400
Nearpod is an interactive classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons. You can create presentations that can contain quiz's, polls, videos, images, drawing-boards, web content and more. Come see what Nearpod can do!
GMail Searching, Filtering & Labeling
April 12, 2017 3:30 to 4:30 Middle School Computer lab 330
How to use Google Mail's features to help find and organize your email. Focus will be on Searching, Filtering & Labeling. We will also take a look at a few user settings to make Google Mail work the way you would like.