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1. Augmentative Communication Goals meet Classroom Goals-S. Haber

Program: Inservice Courses

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/23/2020 to 5/28/2020

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Many of our students are now coming to school with voice-output speech devices and custom picture communication books. In this course, we will learn how we can create stimulating and interactive language activities to support the augmentative communication skills of our students. In this course, educators will be introduced to a variety of voice-output apps and learn some basic programming for each. We will talk about a variety of available authoring softwares and how we can use them to create engaging activities that target the vocabulary students have in their communication systems. This course is meant for all educators and support staff.

2. Distance Learning - Jennifer Scamell

Program: Online In-service Courses

Audience: K-12

Dates: 4/29/2020 to 5/27/2020

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Participants in this course will learn practices to best utilize distance learning. The course will explore Google Classroom as a remote learning platform. We will also explore sites that support remote learning like Seasaw, Flipgrid and EdPuzzle as well as video conferencing tools zoom and google meet. This class will be completely online and you will receive an email the day before class begins with your login code. If you have any issue logging in please contact the instructor Jennifer Scamell

3. Using Boom Cards to Create Online Interactive Learning Activities A. Barragato

Program: Online In-service Courses

Audience: All

Dates: 4/30/2020 to 5/28/2020

Online learning requires educators to implement curriculum remotely. Boom Cards are digital, self-checking activities in which students can engage in course material through a variety of interactive exercises. Educators can create Boom Cards, differentiate content and are provided feedback on student performance. This course is beneficial for all educators, related services providers and psychologists

4. Introduction and Virtual Tour of The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Glen Cove - Online Only

Program: Professional Development

Audience: Educators

Dates: 4/30/2020

ONLINE ONLY 4:00 to 5:15 PM The program will include a VIRTUAL tour of the museum, video testimony of Holocaust survivors and a presentation that explores methodology, context, content, and an introduction to HMTC's myriad resources to be used in the classroom. Field trips with classes will also be discussed. Can be used to fulfill 3 CTLE professional development hours. The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center presents a detailed and comprehensive chronicle of the Holocaust, and utilizes multimedia displays, artifacts, archival footage, testimonies from local Survivors and Liberators, and encompasses a special gallery for changing exhibits. The Mission of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County is to teach the history of the Holocaust and its lessons through education and community outreach. HMTC teaches about the dangers of anti-semitism, racism, bullying and all other manifestations of intolerance. They promote resistance to prejudice and advocate respect for every human being. Learn about this great resource in Nassau County!