This full-day PE workshop allows participants an opportunity to explore the use of G Suite and other technologies to enhance their physical education and coaching programs. Topics include using Google Forms to develop online, self-grading exams, creating detailed fitness testing spreadsheets that track improvement, publishing and printing tournament draws, brackets, and tournament promotional posters, using Google Classroom for team communication and feedback, and so much more.
Social Studies: Full Day or Multiple Workshops
This full-day workshop allows history teachers a deep-dive with instruction, modeling, and strategies for creating media-rich lessons. We focus on publishing templates with Google Slides including a variety of template samples for use with any age level (e.g. newspapers, newsletters, posters, trading cards, etc.); discover Google Geo Tools and VR to take virtual field trips, and explore some exciting web-based apps outside of the G Suite of tools to improve student research and creatively demonstrate student learning. Additionally, we have built-in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.
Science: Full Day or Multiple Workshop
This full-day science workshop allows participants to explore G Suite and web-based tools to create engaging science lessons using the NGSS 5E lesson organization. Topics covered include using Google Slides to create visual arguments, collecting and analyzing data on Google Sheets, using Google Docs for science simulations, and learning how Breakout EDU Digital games can be an engaging, inquiry source for science lessons. Additionally, we have built-in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.
Math: Full Day or Multiple Workshops
This full-day math session gives math educators confidence in using digital tools while providing students with strategies to make their thinking visible. Teachers are provided instruction, modeling, and workshop time with the following topics: digital math on Chromebooks, student engagement with KnowledgeHook, math portfolios, and screencasts to make student thinking and problem-solving visible. Additionally, we have built-in dedicated time to learn about ESL and assistive technology strategies.
English: Full Day or Multiple Workshops
This full-day ELA session provides instruction, modeling, and workshop time with the following topics: digital publishing using websites and many forms of collaborative lessons using Google Docs. ELA teachers leave the session with the confidence to use these tools and strategies in the classroom and a library of lesson templates to use in their classrooms immediately. The day ends with assistive technology and ESL strategies to allow for differentiation in lessons and communication in the classroom.