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1. Technology Integration Specialist Roundtable

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 1/22/2019

Location: Conference Room 1, 2 & 3

Starting Today
This meeting will connect various in-district and Nassau BOCES professional developers who focus on instructional technologies. The afternoon will consist of discussions and training opportunities relevant to those who train educators on the use of instructional technologies.




•Agenda
12:30-12:40 Introductions, discussions and framework for the afternoon
12:45-1:20 Breakout 1
1:25-1:55 Breakout 2
2:00-2:30/3:00 Success/Failures Conversation & Networking

Please complete the following survey when registering: goo.gl/BUuno1

2. 3rd Annual Long Island Model Schools / DATE Forum

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 1/25/2019

Starting Soon
BEST PRACTICES FROM ACROSS LONG ISLAND

OYSTER BAY-EAST NORWICH SCHOOLS
“THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF GENIUS HOUR IN THE SECOND GRADE CLASSROOM”


• BRIAN AGOSTINI, JENNIFER PATTI, AND JESSICA PALADINO, CLASSROOM TEACHERS


• JANNA OSTROFF, K-12 SUPERVISOR OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR INSTRUCTION

PATCHOGUE MEDFORD UFSD
“OUR JOURNEY IN PATCHOGUE MEDFORD WITH AN INNOVATIVE DESIGN TOWARDS ACTIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT”


• DENNIS PETTAS, EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST


• STEPHEN QUINN, TEACHER INTEGRATION SPECIALIST

SMITHTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
“JUST BREATHE-TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING”


• MARIANNE SCHOEPFLIN, HIGH SCHOOL MATH TEACHER

DELL
“TRENDS AND EXAMPLES OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNING THAT FOCUSES ON DESIGNING FOR LEARNING”


• JEREMIAH OKAL-FRINK, PHD; MANAGER OF EDUCATION STRATEGY
Light morning refreshments provided by Dell.

3. Getting started with Google Expeditions

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 1/25/2019

Location: Lab 2

Starting Soon
In this hands on course, participants will experience the world of virtual reality through Google Expeditions.  Participants will learn the ins and outs of the platform and will have ample opportunity to explore areas of interest from around the world.  If your district has invested in iPads or devices with access to the Google Play Store, you can use this application to bring students on virtual field trip. Virtual reality headsets are optional.

4. Meet the new Google Classroom

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 1/28/2019

Location: Lab 1

Starting Soon
Google Classroom has become an essential tool among educators. Google Classroom helps teachers, keep organized and improve the communication with their students. In this hands on course participants will learn about all the new updates to Google Classroom and will cover everything needed to get started. Come join us to learn how to make the most out of this fantastic tool!

5. Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 1/29/2019

Location: Lab 1

Using Google Forms, you can create quizzes, questionnaires, registration forms, online surveys and much more all for free! In this class, you will learn how to create forms with several types of questions, share forms with others, collect data, grade assessments, and analyze and use the results.

6. Lights, camera, action! Use a green screen in the classroom using iPads

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 1/29/2019

Location: Lab 1

Teachers will learn the entire process of using a green screen in the classroom. They will learn what is needed, how to create the video clips, creating scripts and how to create a final product. (iPads- DoInk)

7. What is New at Apple?

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 2/5/2019

Location: LS2



Session 1: Tech Update

A brief update discussing Apple’s new operating systems, Mac OS X Mojave and iOS 12 as well as updates to Apple Classroom, Schoolwork and SIS integration.

Session 2: Everyone Can Create

To thrive in today’s world and to shape tomorrow’s, students need to tap into their creative potential and learn to express themselves in new and innovative ways. Creative skills help students become better problem solvers, communicators, and collaborators. They explore more and experiment more. They tell richer stories and find their own unique voices. And they carry all these skills through everything they’ll do in school and beyond. Join us to learn about Everyone Can Create, a new program from Apple designed to help unleash the creative potential in every student. Everyone Can Create includes a collection of free project guides that teach students how to develop and communicate ideas through video, photography, music, and drawing. And it gives teachers fun and meaningful ways to bring these skills into any lesson, topic, or assignment. At this session, you’ll:


• Discover firsthand the creative potential of iPad, now with Apple Pencil support.


• Experience engaging lessons that introduce fundamental skills and techniques in photography, video, music, and drawing using free apps available on iPad.


• Get hands-on with the Everyone Can Create teacher guide that includes materials to help teachers infuse creative skills into the subjects they teach every day.


• You’ll leave the event inspired to bring creative expression to every subject and every student.

Light refreshments supplied by Apple.

8. Codesters Breakfast Briefing

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Audience: Technology Leaders, School Building Administrator, School District Administrators & other Educational Technologists

Dates: 2/8/2019

Location: LS2

TEACHING CODING IN MIDDLE GRADES

Come join South Huntington and Codesters for an in depth look at what to consider when bringing a coding program to your district. Principals Stephen Toto of Silas Woods Sixth Grade Centers and Edwin Smith of Henry L. Stimson Middle School will be joined by teachers from their schools; some who have been teaching coding for 2 years and some who have just started this fall. The morning will include a panel discussion followed by a demonstration of the Codesters platform.

How coding can be fun for teachers and students
Where coding fits into students' schedule
What teachers need to do to prepare to teach coding
How coding ties into core subject areas
Common pitfalls for a new coding program and how to avoid them

All attendees will leave with a free pilot.

Light breakfast supplied by Codesters.

9. Google Classroom - Assignment Workshop

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 2/26/2019

Location: Lab 2

Are you looking for guidance on how to bring your Google Classroom assignments to the next level? In this half day workshop, participants will be provided with several ways to enhance their classroom assignments, no matter the content area or grade level. Desktop computers will be provided - BYOD optional.

10. Getting started with Google Expeditions

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 2/26/2019

Location: Lab 2

In this hands on course, participants will experience the world of virtual reality through Google Expeditions.  Participants will learn the ins and outs of the platform and will have ample opportunity to explore areas of interest from around the world.  If your district has invested in iPads or devices with access to the Google Play Store, you can use this application to bring students on virtual field trip. Virtual reality headsets are optional.

11. OneDrive and Office 365 (AOS Training)

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 2/27/2019

Location: Lab 1

In this hands on training, participants will explore the Microsoft Office 365 platform We will explore the file management features of the OneDrive and practice creating, sharing, and storing files. Participants will also learn about the online versions of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and how they connect to the version of Office installed on your work computer. Time will be provided for any additional Office 365-related questions you may have.

12. Moving Forward with Mixed Reality (D.A.T.E. Forum)

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Audience: Classroom Teachers, Technology Teachers, Library-Media Specialists, School Building Administrator, School District Administrators & any other Educational Technologists

Dates: 2/27/2019

Location: Conf. Rooms 1, 2 & 3

New

As we moving ahead with technology, there is a growing amount of Mixed Reality (Augmented and Virtual Reality) resources that can be used in academic settings.

Introduction to Mixed Reality
Brian O’Keefe Ph.D., specializes in peer-to-peer collaborative workshops and assessments in understanding the needs, goals and objectives of mixed reality in the classroom. He will showcase examples of his students benefiting from an interdisciplinary Mixed Reality education - from fifth grade to Masters level.

Mastery Coding
The shortage of qualified programmers and engineers in our country currently exceeds 1 million job openings. Alan Sitomer, California Teacher of the Year award winner, author of 20 books and CEO of Mastery Coding will share tools, resources and best practices in mixed-reality coding instruction that will put your students on a pathway for distinct college resume enhancement that amplifies university acceptance rates and/or provides career-ready job skills that will afford your students the opportunity to step into six-figure employment right out of high school. (Their choice!) Come explore the role that emerging technologies can have on student engagement and college/workforce readiness through our cross disciplinary, standards-based coding academies that tap the power of VR/AR and deliver students a pathway to industry accreditation in Unity Programming.

Lunch to be provide by Mastery Coding.

13. Use Science, Coding and Robotics in the Elementary Classroom to Solve Real-World Problems

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 2/28/2019

Location: LS2

During this hands-on workshop, participants will build and code robotic models as they explore exciting earth, space and life science lessons. Attendees will learn the importance of teaching coding and computational thinking at the elementary level and will walk away with concrete activities that will empower their students to solve real-world problems.

Lunch will be provided by Google for Education from 12:00-1:00.

14. Using Coding and Robotics in the Elementary Classroom to Solve Real-World Environmental Issues

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 2/28/2019

Location: LS2

Want to prepare your students for STEM-related fields as you bring more engineering and problem-based learning into the classroom? During this workshop, learn how to engage your students’ kinesthetic senses while teaching them the importance of renewable energy. This session is designed for educators looking to teach renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and hydro energy in an engaging, hands-on way.

Lunch will be provided by Google for Education from 12:00-1:00.

15. Flipgrid

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 3/12/2019

Location: LS1

In this hands on course, participants will learn about Flipgrid, a digital platform that allows you and your students to create short videos for online discussions, peer assessments, sharing group assignments, and other active learning approaches. By the end of the session, participants will have a better knowledge of how this application can enhance student voice, and have the opportunity to create their own grid.

16. Dynamic Collaborative Classroom Tools (Nearpod, Peardeck, EdPuzle)

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 3/12/2019

Location: LS1

In this hands on course, participants will explore different collaborative tools that they can bring into their classroom. These applications can be used in all content areas for all levels. By the end of the session, participants will have a better knowledge of how these applications can enhance collaboration in their classroom.

17. Using Microsoft Teams to increase engagement in your classroom!

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 3/19/2019

Location: LS1

In this 3 hour course participants will learn all about Microsoft Teams and how to implement it in a classroom setting. Participants will learn about adding students, using the discussions tab, channels and the assignments tab. Participants should have a Microsoft Office 365 account.

18. Using Social Media and the internet to build your PLC!

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 3/19/2019

Location: LS1

In this hands on course participants will explore ways incorporate Social Media such as Twitter and Facebook to increase their PLC involvement. We will look at people to follow and hashtags to use. We will also look at internet groups that are leading PLCs and sharing great teaching ideas!

19. Chromebooks in the Classroom

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 3/28/2019

Location: LS3

In this hands on course participants will explore many exciting ways to incorporate the Chromebook into their classroom. The tools covered will help to enhance instruction and increase student productivity and collaboration. This course will cover the following applications among others: DocHub, the newly enhanced ClassDojo, Google Cast for Education and Adobe Spark.

20. Meet the new Google Classroom

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 3/28/2019

Location: LS3

Google Classroom has become an essential tool among educators. Google Classroom helps teachers, keep organized and improve the communication with their students. In this hands on course participants will learn about all the new updates to Google Classroom and will cover everything needed to get started. Come join us to learn how to make the most out of this fantastic tool!

21. Google Sites

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 5/6/2019

Location: LS1

Come and create your own Google Site! In this session, participants will learn how to use Google Sites and create their own. Participants will walk away with the beginnings of a fully functional website.

22. Assesment Tools (ie. Kahoot!, Quizizz, Flipquiz)

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 5/6/2019

Location: LS1

Participants will learn how to use some of the wonderful assessment tools that are available online. We will cover sites like Kahoot!, Quizizz and Flipquiz.

23. Digital Storytelling Tools (Book Creator for Chrome, Storybird/Storyboard That (subject to change))

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 5/20/2019

Location: LS1

Come and learn about the online digital storytelling tools that are available and that are great to use with your class! We will cover Book Creator for Chrome amongst other applications.

24. Video Tools (PowToons, EdPuzzle, Screencastify)

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Dates: 5/20/2019

Location: LS1

Videos really bring content to life. In this sessions, participants will learn how to create screen recordings with Screencastify and how to use EdPuzzle which allows teachers to place questions into videos that their students can answer.

25. Title III Celebration of Learning Experiences: Exhibition and Presentation for Peers and Administrators

Program: Curriculum and Instruction: Model Schools

Audience: All Nassau Title III Consortium Districts

Dates: 6/7/2019

All ENL teacher participants will provide a mini-presentation of a learning experience/unit or a lesson focused on English literacy development in one or more content-areas with ELLs as a result of their participation in the 2018-2019 Consortium. Examples of student work from these learning experiences will be included. Note: Participants should come prepared with a back-up of their presentation materials. Continental breakfast & lunch will be provided onsite.