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!
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.
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.
Creative Ways to Teach Science and Social Studies
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.
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.
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.