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1. Summer Book Club- "Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum" by Chris Weber

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 6/26/2024 to 8/15/2024

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Join us for our summer book club as we work through chapters in the book "Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum" by Chris Weber. Kick-off will be on 6/26. The group will also meet on 7/10, 7/24, and 8/15.
In this course we will explore applications of the New York State Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards (NYSCSDF) as they reinforce and support New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS), a series of performance expectations that define what students should understand and be able to do as a result of their study of science.

This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn to apply the New York State Computer Science & Digital Fluency Standards (NYSCSDF) in science to support student learning as guided by the New York State Science Learning Standards (NYSSLS).
  • Objective 2: To build lessons and project activities that apply the NYSCSDF to enhance student learning in the science classroom..

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course we will review the basics of Computer Science and Digital Fluency in the arts. This in-depth course will explore creative, fun, project-based art projects and concepts that integrate technology and STEAM learning. We'll explore a range of emerging and classic tools and media that teach the fundamentals and are cost-effective. We will cover incorporating the principles of Computer Science, Digital Fluency, and the arts along with how to engage students with creative projects, and then sharing ways to elevate the learning to the next level by adding elements such as collaboration, connection, and community.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn what the Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards are and how they can be used in the art classroom.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to integrate CS & DF into projects for use in any classroom environment.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards. This course will explore how these standards can look in your ELA class from K-12. We will explore all 5 concept areas as well as the sub concept areas. Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement these standards into your ELA curriculum.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards and how these standards can look in your math class from Kindergarten to 12th grade. We will explore all 5 concept areas as well as the subconcept areas. Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement these standards into your Math curriculum.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course we will provide educators with the understanding on how to make content comprehensible for ELLs/MLLs.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: Participants will understand how to use home language supports in multiple ways, with students and/or with parents helping their children.
  • Objective 2: Participants will learn about resources available to content area teachers through NYSED.
  • Objective 3: Review the essential elements for creating mini-webinettes in content areas for ELLs.
  • Objective 4: Deepen understanding of scaffolds and supports shared in previous sessions, and explore effective means of implementation.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards in Grades 2-3 classrooms. Participants will embark on an in-depth exploration of these standards, guided by comprehensive reviews and engaging activities. By the course's conclusion, educators will be empowered to seamlessly integrate these standards into their classroom practices, fostering digital literacy and computational thinking skills among their students. This course transcends the traditional notion of standalone standards, emphasizing their integration as a cornerstone across all grade levels and subjects. Through collaborative exploration and practical application, educators will discover innovative strategies to seamlessly infuse these standards into their curriculum, ensuring a cohesive and enriching learning experience for their students.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Welcome to a dynamic course designed for educators navigating the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards within Grades 4-6 classrooms. Throughout this engaging program, participants will delve into a comprehensive exploration of these standards, guided by meticulous reviews and interactive activities. By the course's culmination, educators will be empowered to seamlessly infuse these standards into their classroom practices, nurturing digital literacy and computational thinking skills among their students. This course transcends conventional approaches by emphasizing the integration of these standards as fundamental elements across all grade levels and disciplines. Through collaborative exploration and hands-on application, educators will uncover innovative strategies to seamlessly embed these standards into their curriculum, fostering a cohesive and enriching learning environment for students as they progress through their academic journey.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Step into an enriching course crafted for educators navigating the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards within Grades 7-8 classrooms. Throughout this immersive program, participants will embark on a thorough exploration of these standards, guided by meticulous reviews and dynamic activities. By the course's conclusion, educators will be empowered to seamlessly integrate these standards into their teaching practices, fostering digital literacy and advanced computational thinking skills among their students. This course goes beyond conventional approaches by emphasizing the integration of these standards as essential components across all subject areas and grade levels. Through collaborative exploration and practical application, educators will discover innovative strategies to seamlessly embed these standards into their curriculum, creating a cohesive and stimulating learning environment that prepares students for success in an increasingly digital world.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Join us in this course designed to delve into the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards specifically tailored for Kindergarten and First Grade classrooms. Throughout the program, participants will meticulously examine these standards, gaining a comprehensive understanding through a thorough review and analysis of various activities. By the course's conclusion, educators will emerge equipped and empowered to seamlessly integrate these standards into their classroom environments. This course transcends the notion of isolated standards, emphasizing their integration as a fundamental component across all grade levels and subjects. Through exploration and discussion, educators will uncover practical strategies to incorporate these standards into their already bustling curriculum schedules, ensuring a seamless integration that enhances student learning and digital literacy.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    Join us for a comprehensive exploration of the New York State Education Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards within the context of Physical Education classes. This course is designed to empower educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively integrate these standards into their teaching practices. Through a meticulous review of the standards and hands-on exploration of various activities, participants will gain the confidence to seamlessly implement these standards in their classrooms. This course emphasizes the importance of integrating these standards across all grade levels and subject areas, recognizing their relevance in preparing students for success in a digitally-driven world. By the course's conclusion, educators will be equipped with practical strategies to incorporate these standards into their already busy schedules, ensuring a holistic approach to student development. Join us on this journey to enhance digital fluency in Physical Education classrooms.


    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
    In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Cybersecurity. This course will explore the three subconcept areas within Cybersecurity. These are:
  • Risks
  • Safeguards
  • Response

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Cybersecurity.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Digital Literacy. This course will explore the two subconcept areas within Digital Literacy. These are:
  • Digital Use
  • Digital Citizenship

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Digital Literacy.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Impacts of Computing. This course will explore the 4 subconcepts within Impacts of Computing. These are:
  • Society
  • Ethics
  • Accessibility
  • Career Paths

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Impacts of Computing.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Networks and System Design. This course will explore the two subconcept areas within Networks and Systems Design. These are:
  • Hardware and Software
  • Networks and the Internet

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Networks and System Design.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • The focus of this course is to provide educators with the understanding on how to make content comprehensible for ELLs/MLLs.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: Participants will understand key research and concepts that support instruction of ELLs, such as Comprehensible Input, Scaffolded Supports and Home Language Supports.
  • Objective 2: Participants will identify key strategies to support ELLs in Content Area classes.
  • Objective 3: Participants will have understanding of ways to increase student engagement and connections, thereby develop stronger relationships with ELLs online.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • In this course, we will review NYSED's computer science and digital fluency standards around the concept area of Computational Thinking. This course will explore the four subconcepts within Computational Thinking. These are:
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Abstraction and Decomposition
  • Algorithms and Programming

    Throughout this course, you will learn more about the standards, explore examples of the standards in action and be able to consider how you will implement these standards in your classroom.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn the NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards Concept Area: Computational Thinking.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to implement the standards into your classroom.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • 18. Supporting ELL/MLL Learners (Online Course Provided by NYSCATE)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/1/2024

    During this online course, learners will explore challenges and strategies to foster ELLs' access to content in learning environments such as virtual or hybrid environments. This course will be open from October 2,2023 to December 15,2023 and is worth 5 CTLE Hours.

    Course Purpose
    Participants will delve deeper into key strategies highlighted in previous modules.
    Participants will observe strategies modeled in the classroom and reflect on their implementation.

    Modules
    Module 1: Introduction
    Module #2: Key Strategies
    Module #3: Focus on Scaffolds
    Module #4: Example of Multi-Language Classroom
    Module #5: Final Course Assignment
    Resources for Continued Learning
    Final Module: Get Your Digital Badge and Certificate



    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on January 15, and participants have until March 15, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.

    19. Supporting Students with Unique Abilities: An Introduction Course (Online Course Provided by NYSCATE)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/1/2024

    In this course we will help teachers support students who have unique abilities by leveling the playing field and leveraging technology so that students can learn independently.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn strategies that support students with unique learning abilities.
  • Objective 2: To learn tools that will provide all students with equal access to knowledge.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • 20. Supporting Students' Self Confidence and Motivation: An Introduction Course (Online Course Provided by NYSCATE)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/1/2024

    In this course, we will explore ways to increase our students' confidence and intrinsic motivation. We will explore the vocabulary, resources, and activities that can be used to support our students. We will also take a look at the technology tools and resources that are available for you.

    This course is worth 3 CTLE Hours.
    Course Purpose
  • Objective 1: To learn ways to increase confidence and motivation.
  • Objective 2: To learn how to find and use the resources available to support student growth.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 1, and participants have until August 31, 2024, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.

    This course is designed and provided by NYSCATE and utilizes the Canvas Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive an email from NYSCATE with instructions on how to enroll in your course. This course is self-paced and upon successful completion, you will be marked complete in PLM. All NYSCATE courses have rolling enrollment. Registrants will be emailed on Wednesdays with confirmation of registration.
  • 21. Esports with Elite Gaming Live

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/8/2024

    Are you interested in bringing esports to your district? Join us to hear what EGL has to offer.

    Zoom connection information will be provided prior to the session.

    22. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] Differentiate Instruction with AI

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/8/2024

    Tailoring instruction to meet diverse learners in a classroom is challenging and time consuming but can yield results for students that are life altering and empowering. Finding the right mix of tools, strategies and resources will help teachers attain the goal of meeting the needs of all students in the classroom. Technology and Artificial Intelligence have done much to assist in this somewhat daunting task. In this course, participants will explore data-gathering tools to assess students' entry points to learning, explore instructional models and technology tools that foster differentiated instruction, and dive into AI tools that facilitate differentiation that help make the process much easier to accomplish.

    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 6 hours to complete. This course begins on July 8, 2024, and participants have until July 22, 2024 to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit.
    LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take to enroll.
    Join this webinar designed specifically for educators seeking to deepen their understanding of Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards. Our session will focus on exploring scenarios that bring these standards to life, making them more relatable and accessible in your day-to-day interactions with students. Drawing from real-life experiences in the classroom, we'll also address common uncertainties surrounding the standards. This opportunity provides practical insights and strategies for incorporating CS/DF standards into your curriculum in a meaningful and engaging way.
    Registrants will receive a Zoom link invite prior to the session.

    24. Unlock the Power of Canva for Engaging Classroom Experiences!

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/10/2024

    Join us for an in-person, immersive full-day workshop designed to equip educators with the skills to harness the full potential of Canva for Education.
    This comprehensive training will cover:
    -Mastering Canva's intuitive interface and tools for creating visually stunning educational content.
    -Exploring advanced features like AI text summarizers, background removers, and content planners to streamline your workflow.
    -Hands-on activities to create infographics, presentations, and lesson plans tailored to your subject area.
    -Collaborative mini project to integrate Canva's capabilities creatively for maximum student engagement.

    Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your teaching materials and captivate your students with Canva's cutting-edge tools.

    25. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] AI in the Classroom: Enhancing Digital Fluency Skills

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/10/2024

    Participants will explore how AI technologies can be effectively utilized to enhance digital fluency skills among students. Educators walk away with an overview of practical strategies to incorporate AI tools to easily implement digital learning while fostering critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity in their classrooms, preparing students to be life-long learners in a technology-driven world.

    Join us for this virtual webinar, a Zoom link will be provided to registrants prior to session.

    26. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] AI Adventures: An Elementary Educator's Expedition

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/15/2024 to 7/18/2024

    Join us this summer for "AI Adventures," a week-long workshop designed specifically for elementary educators interested in integrating AI into their classrooms. You will learn to create AI-enhanced lesson plans, develop detailed rubrics, and engage in activities that enhance student interaction. The program includes a mix of self-paced asynchronous activities and three live one-hour sessions for real-time support and peer discussions. Key Takeaways: -Craft captivating AI-enhanced lesson plans and activities. -Develop comprehensive rubrics for AI-driven projects. -Master the art of effective AI prompting. -Experience a dynamic blend of self-paced and collaborative learning. This professional development opportunity will equip you with the skills to incorporate AI into your teaching and inspire creativity in your classroom. Join us and prepare to lead your students into the future of education!
    Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to sessions.

    27. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] Teacher Productivity Boosted With AI

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/16/2024

    As districts develop and formalize policies related to the use of AI tools in the classroom, teachers can begin to familiarize themselves with ways that this emerging technology can help them to be more efficient and productive. This leads to more time available to meet the needs of their diverse student population. In this face-to-face workshop, teachers will become familiar with AI tools and strategies that streamline common classroom tasks and functions, thereby paving the way to provide more time for students. Participants will be encouraged to share best practices based on their own experience.

    28. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/17/2024

    New

    Please join us Wednesday, July 17 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    8:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    New to Finalsite? Or, are you a veteran Composer admin but could use a "refresh" of fundamentals? This session will review all of the fundamentals in Finalsite Composer including page building, use of Elements, Posts & Boards, Resources & Galleries, Calendars, & Forms. Come take advantage of this learning & work session to power up your Finalsite knowledge & skills in a relaxed and fun summer breeze style with our region's Finalsite guru, Randy Hall.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 7. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Wednesday, July 17 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!
    Wednesday, August 7 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    Wednesday, August 7 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    29. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/17/2024

    New

    Please join us Wednesday, July 17 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    12:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More.
    oin this "deep dive” into the creative and time-saving power of Finalsite's Posts module, Resource Galleries, and Shared Elements. We'll explore examples from other districts making board policies accessible and translatable online, providing interactive software inventories and visual art galleries, and saving time using ‘evergreen' style callouts and promos that are quick and easy to add when you just need that ‘extra something' on a page.

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an morning session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 7. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Wednesday, July 17 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    Wednesday, August 7 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    Wednesday, August 7 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    30. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/18/2024

    New

    Please join us Thursday, July 18 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Schoology Session at the LHRIC

    8:30 - 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Already been using Schoology Assessments and ready for more? In this deep dive session, we'll review lesser known question types that can expand the ways we ask students to demonstrate and apply their learning, see how to use media to enrich our question and response options, learn how to collaboratively create and use assessments and item banks, and get tips on how to differentiate and personalize assessments. If you have burning questions about Schoology Assessments, come ask Randy!

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)


    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 8. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Thursday, July 18 AM - 12:30 to 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats
    Thursday, August 8 PM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Thursday, August 8 AM - 12:30 to 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    31. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 7/18/2024

    New

    Please join us Thursday, July 18 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Schoology Session at the LHRIC.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Arrive early with your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    12:30 - 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats
    Come dive-in to some of Randy's favorite "tricks n' treats” in Schoology. We'll also review time-saving options using the SGY Gradebook, creative ways to use custom Grading Scales and rubrics, strategies to organize and optimize our materials for student learning, and explore all of the recent Schoology enhancements and use of Course Templates.


    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).

    PLEASE NOTE: - There is a morning session (see below) as well, and both sessions will be repeated on August 8. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule, or August is a better fit, or your only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional links below:

    Thursday, July 18 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Thursday, August 8 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Thursday, August 8 PM - 8:30 to 11:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    32. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] AI in the Classroom: Differentiating to Support All Learners

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/23/2024

    This workshop is to provide educators with innovative strategies to personalize instruction and cater to diverse learning needs using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. We will explore how AI tools can facilitate differentiated instruction, ensuring that students receive support and challenge to promote academic success. Participants will gain insights into leveraging AI for adaptive learning, personalized feedback, scaffolds and extensions, empowering them to create inclusive and engaging learning environments where all learners thrive.

    33. [Learning in the Age of AI: Apply To Practice] AI in the Classroom: Maintaining and Supporting Academic Integrity

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/23/2024

    AI technology has brought forth transformative possibilities for teaching and learning. However, along with its benefits, AI also presents new challenges in maintaining academic integrity. The workshop aims to equip teachers with the knowledge and resources needed to foster a culture of academic integrity in their classrooms while leveraging AI technologies effectively.
    Culturally Responsive Project-Based Learning (PBL) ,Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and STEAM are essential components of a well-rounded education system that values diversity and equity. By integrating culturally sensitive content and perspectives into project-based learning experiences, students can develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for different cultures and backgrounds. Additionally, emphasizing social-emotional skills such as self-awareness, empathy, and relationship-building in the educational curriculum nurtures student well-being and promotes positive social behaviors.This workshop will demonstrate how to integrate these teaching methods using many different forms of technology to enhance your existing curriculum. At the end of this workshop participants will have a well defined PBL/SEL/STEAM unit of study for implementation. Participants will be asked to bring a unit of study in a core subject area that you would like to develop into a Culturally Responsive PBL/SEL/STEAM unit.

    35. The Power of Interactive Learning with Promethean Active Panel 9

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/24/2024

    Join our hands-on training to master the Promethean Active Panel 9 and Explain Everything software.
    In this immersive 3-hour session, you will:
    - Discover the cutting-edge features of the Promethean Active Panel 9 interactive whiteboard
    - Learn to navigate the intuitive interface with confidence
    - Create dynamic multimedia presentations using Explain Everything
    - Explore instructional strategies to boost student engagement
    - Collaborate seamlessly and share resources across devices

    This session combines interactive demonstrations, hands-on practice, and group discussions. Walk away with the skills to transform your classroom into an interactive learning hub.

    36. Esports with Electronic Gaming Federation

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/25/2024

    Are you interested in bringing esports to your district? Join us to hear what EGF has to offer.

    Zoom connection information will be provided prior to the session.

    37. Unlock the Power of Canva for Engaging Classroom Experiences!

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/30/2024

    Join us for an in-person, immersive full-day workshop designed to equip educators with the skills to harness the full potential of Canva for Education.
    This comprehensive training will cover:
    -Mastering Canva's intuitive interface and tools for creating visually stunning educational content.
    -Exploring advanced features like AI text summarizers, background removers, and content planners to streamline your workflow.
    -Hands-on activities to create infographics, presentations, and lesson plans tailored to your subject area.
    -Collaborative mini project to integrate Canva's capabilities creatively for maximum student engagement.

    Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your teaching materials and captivate your students with Canva's cutting-edge tools.
    This session is geared specifically for faculty who may not have a formal programming or computer science background but are open to exploring how the thinking involved in coding can help enhance thinking across all disciplines. By the end of this course, you will: -understand the importance of K-12 students being exposed to CS concepts/ computational thinking; -become comfortable with popular coding platforms and key coding terminology and concepts; -successfully complete increasingly challenging coding exercises using the Scratch 3.0 platform; -learn how to create teacher and student accounts so that you can use Scratch 3.0 in your classroom.

    39. [Lifelong Practices for Digital Fluency/Literacy: Reflect and Collaborate] Nurturing the Future Coders

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/6/2024

    Join us for a collaborative workshop designed specifically for elementary educators seeking to enhance their instructional practices. This course aims to empower teachers with practical strategies for seamlessly integrating computational thinking into their daily lessons. Emphasizing simplicity, participants will be introduced to straightforward solutions that require no prior coding experience. Through engaging demonstrations, both plugged (using technology) and unplugged (offline) exercises will be showcased and shared, providing educators with valuable tools to enrich their teaching methods. Don't miss this opportunity to explore innovative ways to incorporate computational thinking into your K-12 classroom!

    40. The Future Classroom: Exploring BenQ EDLA Interactive Whiteboards

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/6/2024

    Are you curious about BenQ EDLA certified smartboards and their transformative potential in educational settings? Join us for an enlightening in-person session as we delve into the innovative world of BenQ EDLA Interactive Whiteboards.

    41. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/7/2024

    New

    Please join us Wednesday, August 7 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    8:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals
    New to Finalsite? Or, are you a veteran Composer admin but could use a "refresh" of fundamentals? This session will review all of the fundamentals in Finalsite Composer including page building, use of Elements, Posts & Boards, Resources & Galleries, Calendars, & Forms. Come take advantage of this learning & work session to power up your Finalsite knowledge & skills in a relaxed and fun summer breeze style with our region's Finalsite guru, Randy Hall.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Wednesday, August 7 PM - 12:30 to 3:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    42. Finalsite 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/7/2024

    New

    Please join us Wednesday, August 7 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Finalsite Session at the LHRIC.

    12:30 - 11:30 - Finalsite Booster: The Power of Posts, Resource Galleries, Shared Elements & More!
    oin this "deep dive” into the creative and time-saving power of Finalsite's Posts module, Resource Galleries, and Shared Elements. We'll explore examples from other districts making board policies accessible and translatable online, providing interactive software inventories and visual art galleries, and saving time using ‘evergreen' style callouts and promos that are quick and easy to add when you just need that ‘extra something' on a page.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).


    PLEASE NOTE: - There is a morning session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Wednesday, August 7 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Finalsite Composer Fundamentals



    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    43. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/8/2024

    New

    Please join us Thursday, August 8 2024 from 8:30 to 11:30 for an Engaging Schoology Sessions at the LHRIC.

    8:30 - 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments
    Already been using Schoology Assessments and ready for more? In this deep dive session, we'll review lesser known question types that can expand the ways we ask students to demonstrate and apply their learning, see how to use media to enrich our question and response options, learn how to collaboratively create and use assessments and item banks, and get tips on how to differentiate and personalize assessments. If you have burning questions about Schoology Assessments, come ask Randy!

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Bring your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).

    PLEASE NOTE: - There is an afternoon session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Thursday, August 8 AM - 12:30 to 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    44. Schoology 'Summer Breeze Sessions' - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: na

    Dates: 8/8/2024

    New

    Please join us Thursday, August 8 2024 from 12:30 to 3:30 for an Engaging Schoology Session at the LHRIC.

    11:30 - 12:30 - Lunch Time! Arrive early with your lunch and/or visit the cafeteria on the 4th floor. (optional)

    12:30 - 3:30 - SGY Course Refresh & Tricks n' Treats
    Come dive-in to some of Randy's favorite "tricks n' treats” in Schoology. We'll also review time-saving options using the SGY Gradebook, creative ways to use custom Grading Scales and rubrics, strategies to organize and optimize our materials for student learning, and explore all of the recent Schoology enhancements and use of Course Templates.

    Location:: LHRIC - 450 Mamaroneck Ave, Harrison NY 10528 in the ALC (Active Learning Center).

    PLEASE NOTE: - There is a morning session (see below) as well. Perhaps 1/2 day works better for your schedule or you are only interested in 1 of the topics.... Please sign up accordingly using the additional link below:

    Thursday, August 8 AM - 8:30 to 11:30 - Deep Dive with SGY Assessments


    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Cindy Taran.

    45. [Learning in the Age of AI: Build Your Knowledge] A Beginner's Look at Using Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/13/2024

    "AI is all the rage but I'm not sure how to apply it in my classroom or even if I should!" Classroom teachers will get a beginner's glimpse at using AI in the classroom.
    Technology is more than using your online textbook and taking assessments. How can you use technology to strengthen math skills, deepen thinking about texts, and collaborate within and across classes?

    47. Collaborating with English Language Learners (ELL) in the Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/21/2024

    Collaborating with English Language Learners (ELL) in the classroom ensures an inclusive educational environment that supports students from diverse linguistic backgrounds in achieving academic success.” This workshop will demonstrate technology strategies to easily implement for success when working in a multilingual classroom .