Summer 2013 Workshops

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Workshops are limited to the first 25 who sign up.

Paperless Classroom

Instructors: Trish Dempsey, Beth Politz, Laura Tucker
June 11, 2013 9:00am - 11:00am
July 9, 2013 9:00am - 11:00am
*This workshop is offered twice
Are you tired of lugging all those papers home every night to grade? Free yourself from all that weight by learning how to provide feedback digitally.

Get Creative with Your Digital Content

Instructors: Trish Dempsey, Laura Tucker
June 19, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm
Are you tired of the students asking the same questions over and over? Design learning objects to answer these questions so you can be savoring your grande non-fat vanilla latte, extra hot! Learn "a latte" at this workshop.

Digital Storytelling

Instructors: Trish Dempsey, Laura Tucker, Scott Sweet
June 20, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm
Once upon a time...teachers and students turned their paper and pencil frog into a digital prince!

Video-Conferencing and Virtual Field Trips

Instructors: Scott Sweet and Trish Dempsey
June 24, 2013 9:00am-11:00am
Oh the places we will go and people we’ll meet, right from your classroom seat. You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your virtual field trip is waiting, so get on your way.

Dublin Google Apps Training

Instructors: Scott Sibberson, Scott Sweet
June 25, 2013 9:00am - 3:00pm
July 29, 2013 9:00am - 3:00pm
*This workshop is offered twice
Pre-registered attendees will obtain their Dublin Google account and receive training on Google Mail, Google Calendar and Google Drive. Attendees will also be trained in syncing their account with Apple Mail and iCal. By signing up for this account you are agreeing to use both FirstClass and Google.

Gone Screencasting

Instructors: Trish Dempsey, Laura Tucker (June 26), Beth Politz (July 10)
June 26, 2013 9:00am - 11:00am
July 10, 2013 9:00am - 11:00am
*This workshop is offered twice
Make time for fishing by casting your content to hook your students!

Open Tech Day

July 11, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm
July 17, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm
*This workshop is offered twice
Open Tech Day! Come one, come all!This is a day to come alone or to bring a group of fellow teachers and friends to work on anything you want. We will have the devices and support, you bring the content and creativity.

Utilizing Shared iPads in a Blended Classroom

Instructor: Rhonda Luetje
July 15-16 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm (note, this is a two-day workshop)
The first half of the workshop will immerse participants in Blended Classroom as though they are students. The second part of the workshop will focus on the design of lessons and creation of digital learning objects.

Using Wikispaces to Support a Blended Classroom Design

Instructor: Rhonda Luetje
July 22-23, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm (note, this is a two-day workshop)
This workshop will focus on web design, 1.0 elements, and 2.0 elements. Participants will learn how to use Wikispaces Projects, embed vBrick Videos, among other skills. By the end of the workshop, teachers will know how to navigate the Wikispaces tool and will have a framework and some content started for their own classroom.

Using Keynote to Create Digital Learning Objects

Instructor: Rhonda Luetje
July 24, 2013 9:00am - 12:00pm
Participants will learn the possibilities in Keynote beyond linear presentations. Keynote can be used to create: Digital Storybooks, Video Slideshows, Stop-Motion Movies, Graphic Designs, and Hyperlink Presentations. At the end of the workshop, teachers will have created an example of one project type of their choice. Check out the iWork 09 Projects wiki here.

Providing Project Choice

Instructor: Rhonda Luetje
July 30, 2013 9:00am - 11:00am
Participants will learn the benefits of providing student choice both in learning modalities as well as project types. Grading multiple project types can be achieved by writing a rubric to apply to all.