Schuylerville Summer Workshops Summer 2017

Summer Offerings

Scroll down to see a description of each class and a journey for independent review. Once the classes are complete, check back for links to all of the resources used during the sessions.

Become one for 2017!

Apple Teacher Boot Camp

June 26-27 from 8-2

Spend June 26-27 learning all about the iPad apps that make up a powerful suite of tools. Spend these two days learning about the Apple Teacher program. The mornings will be spent learning about the different apps and in the afternoon you will take the quizzes to earn your badges. By the end of the second day you will be an Apple Teacher!

Learn how to become one too!

G Suite on the iPad

July 12 8-10:30 and 11:30-2

Spend the morning learning the basics of the G Suite and how it works on the iPad. Learn some advanced ways to use Google on the iPad.

Spend the afternoon learning advanced ways to App Smash with Google

Come learn some of my favorites for the classroom!

ABC's of Apps

July 20 8-10:30 and 11:30-2:00

Spend the morning learning about over 26 apps that work great on your iPad. Then choose the optional deep dive afternoon to apply an app or two that you learned to build curriculum and lessons.

Let's create together!

Reader's and Writer's Workshop Gone Tech

July 27 8 -10:30 and 11:30 - 2:00

This course is for any teacher who uses the Units of Study in their classroom. We will discuss ways to integrate technology into your lessons and how to use the iPad as a document camera. Spend the morning learning the tools and stay for the optional deep dive for the afternoon to build your lessons with me.

This book is extremely thought provoking. Come and learn all about it!

Innovator's Mindset and Formative Assessments

August 22 8-10:30

Want to add more student voice and choice into your classroom? Give students the opportunity to be creative, ask questions, explore, and wonder. This workshop will discuss information from the book by the same name by George Couros. The workshop will also show ways to add more formative assessment to your classroom. We will cover gaming apps, Breakout EDU, apps that give students a voice, and digital portfolios.

Using Social Media in the Classroom

August 23 8-10:30

Interested in Twitter, confused about Google +, or want to learn SnapChat? Come to this session as we get social together. We will learn how to use these tools to build your Personal Learning Network (#PLN), and we will even hold a mini Twitter Chat. By the end of the workshop you will know how to use these tools to create things like #BookSnaps, #Shelfies, and #MathSnaps.

Learn the NEW Google Earth - Coming soon to the iPad!

Creative Ways to Teach Science and Social Studies

August 24th

The morning session will run from 8-10:30 with a focus on Elementary students. Come to this session to learn apps and websites that will engage your students, get them using their critical thinking skills, and create some amazing projects.

The afternoon session will run from 12:30-2 with a Middle and High School focus. This session will look at creative ways to add critical thinking, collaboration, and communication to your lessons.

Hacking English

August 29 from 8-10:30

From using the iPad as a document camera, to shelfies, and book snaps, this course will offer new ways to add student voice to your classroom. The focus of this course is on middle and high school, but can be applied for the elementary as well. Come learn apps like Padlet, Seesaw, and Shadow Puppet for student engagement.

Learn ways to leverage apps to teach math with the iPad.

Hacking Math

August 29th 12:30-2:00

Math can be incredibly engaging for students. This class is for all grade levels and will feature some of the newest ways to use technology and math in your classroom.

Presentation day does not need to be boring! Teach your students fun ways to present.

Making Presentations Pop

August 31 8:00-11:30 with optional 12:30-2 deep dive

Spend the morning learning some of the best strategies for creating and presenting with apps like Buncee, Nearpod, and Google Slides. We will cover student research tips and tricks, visuals, and video making in the morning. Spend the afternoon creating lessons that you can use the first week of school.

Drop In Days

Come on in on the following dates to get personalized training on anything you would like.

Drop in days are from 12:30 - 2:00 on August 22 and August 23rd. Come on in!


Session Resources:

App Smashing with the G Suite - August 15, 22, 29 Sign up at My Learning Plan

Come learn about any of these badges!

Happy Summer of Learning


Created By
Laurie Guyon


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