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1. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Google Classroom: Creating an Online Classroom in 60 Minutes or Less

Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

Dates: 3/30/2020

New
"Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
Skills covered:
  • Create a Google Class and Enroll Students
  • Create assignments that you can monitor, assess, and grade
  • Use the Stream for Classroom "discussions"
  • Add materials for additional learning (websites, videos, PDF documents, images).

    Use this link to join the meeting: https://lhric.webex.com/meet/lbrandon

    Join by phone

    +1-646-992-2010 United States Toll (New York City)

    Access code: 790 934 529

    Host PIN: 1704

  • 2. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Using What You Have in Office 365: Creating and Sharing Files and Content

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 3/30/2020

    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.

    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:

  • Office 365 uploading files & folders - what can you share?
  • Online version (Lite version) vs. Download to Desktop (has more features)
  • Understanding Sharing permissions (edit vs view)
  • Unique features of the shared with me folder (not like Google)

    CONTACT Mae Isaac with questions: misaac@lhric.org

    THIS WEBINAR USES ZOOM
    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/430039372?pwd=UlNkYW1jNStSV2p2VTBsWWVSM1NmZz09

    Meeting ID: 430 039 372
    Password: LHRIC2020

  • 3. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Using What You Have in Office 365: Creating and Sharing Files and Content

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 3/30/2020

    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:
  • Office 365 uploading files & folders - what can you share?
  • Online version (Lite version) vs. Download to Desktop (has more features)
  • Understanding Sharing permissions (edit vs view)
  • Unique features of the shared with me folder (not like Google)

    Please contact Mae Isaac misaac@lhric.org with questions regarding this webinar

    THIS WEBINAR USES ZOOM

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/962746445?pwd=aFV1VGd3ZXpoMTBwN21nck1sY3dQUT09

    Meeting ID: 962 746 445
    Password: LHRIC2020

  • 4. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Google Classroom: Creating an Online Classroom in 60 Minutes or Less

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 3/30/2020

    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:
  • Create a Google Class and Enroll Students
  • Create assignments that you can monitor, assess, and grade
  • Use the Stream for Classroom "discussions"
  • Add materials for additional learning (websites, videos, PDF documents, images).
  • 5. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Accessibility: Google Chrome and Chrome OS Accessibility Features

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 3/31/2020

    NewStarting Today
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    An overview of resources to take advantage of built in accessibility features for the Chrome Browser and Chrome Operating System (screen readers, voice typing, and Chromebook keyboard shortcuts) .

    Click Here to Join the Live Webinar @ 2 PM

    6. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Google Classroom: Creating an Online Classroom in 60 Minutes or Less

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 3/31/2020

    Starting Today
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:
  • Create a Google Class and Enroll Students
  • Create assignments that you can monitor, assess, and grade
  • Use the Stream for Classroom "discussions"
  • Add materials for additional learning (websites, videos, PDF documents, images).

    Use this link to join the meeting:

    https://lhric.webex.com/meet/lbrandon

    Join by phone+1-646-992-2010 United States Toll (New York City)

    Access code: 790 934 529

    Host PIN: 1704

  • 7. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Google Classroom: Creating an Online Classroom in 60 Minutes or Less

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/1/2020

    NewStarting Soon
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:
  • Create a Google Class and Enroll Students
  • Create assignments that you can monitor, assess, and grade
  • Use the Stream for Classroom "discussions"
  • Add materials for additional learning (websites, videos, PDF documents, images).

    Use this link to join the meeting:

    https://lhric.webex.com/meet/lbrandon

    Join by phone+1-646-992-2010 United States Toll (New York City)

    Access code: 790 934 529

    Host PIN: 1704

  • 8. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Accessibility: Using Microsoft Learning Tools (Immersive Reader and Translate)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/1/2020

    NewStarting Soon
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Develop an understanding of MS Learning Tools available for Office 365 Applications (Immersive Reader and Translate) .

    Click Here to Join the Live Webinar @ 2 PM

    9. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Google Classroom: Creating an Online Classroom in 60 Minutes or Less

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/2/2020

    NewStarting Soon
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:
  • Create a Google Class and Enroll Students
  • Create assignments that you can monitor, assess, and grade
  • Use the Stream for Classroom "discussions"
  • Add materials for additional learning (websites, videos, PDF documents, images).
  • 10. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Designing PowerPoints for Remote Learning

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/2/2020

    NewStarting Soon
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Develop an understanding of new features available in PowerPoint's online and desktop applications.

    Click Here to Join the Live Webinar @ 2 PM

    11. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Tips and Tricks in Microsoft Teams (REGISTER ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE IN DESCRIPTION)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/2/2020

    ClosedNewStarting Soon
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:
  • This webinar will show you all of those extras in Teams that will help you better manage your students and assign work in an online classroom.



    REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE ONLY.
    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
    You will not be able to register on My Learning Plan for this event at this time.

  • 12. [ONLINE] Universal Design for Learning: Using Educational Technology to Ensure Every Student Succeeds

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/6/2020

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    You're about to register for a 100% online course!

    Are you looking for new ways to provide your students with flexible, accessible, free tools that support diverse learning styles and ability levels in any content area? This co-taught workshop aims to address the growing need for flexible tools that allow students to share, gather and review information in a universally accessible way.

    During this session, you will:

    discover how UDL principles and practices impact learning gain hands-on experience with educational technology tools explore the connection between UDL and educational technologies experience the role co-teaching plays in UDL application

    We are excited to share some powerful learning tools that support the critical need to provide universally accessible content and experiences to students. Get ready to walk away with a toolkit filled with strategies, practices, websites, extensions, and apps that will aid you on your journey toward designing accessible content and experiences.

    IMPORTANT NOTES: This course is 100% online. LHRIC Model Schools Courses utilize 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 in order to enroll.

    This course begins on April 6. Participants will have until May 30 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.

    13. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Google Forms: Creating and Analyzing Quizzes

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/7/2020

    New
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Skills covered:
  • Create digital quizzes and assignments: multiple choice, true/false, short and extended responses
  • Use Google Form's "auto grade" option to analyze student response data
  • Explore other features of Google Forms: setup "locked" mode on Chromebooks, add feedback to responses in Quizzes
  • See webinar login information below



    Meeting link:
    https://lhric.webex.com/lhric/j.php?MTID=m1ef7fc7021b059ed073860243d48adbe

    Meeting number:791 648 545
    Password:dAdby2yT99K
  • 14. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Accessibility: Google Chrome and Chrome OS Accessibility Features

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/7/2020

    New
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    An overview of resources to take advantage of built in accessibility features for the Chrome Browser and Chrome Operating System (screen readers, voice typing, and Chromebook keyboard shortcuts) .

    Click Here to Join the Live Webinar @ 2 PM

    15. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Accessibility: Using Microsoft Learning Tools (Immersive Reader and Translate)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/8/2020

    New
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Develop an understanding of MS Learning Tools available for Office 365 Applications (Immersive Reader and Translate) .

    Click Here to Join the Live Webinar @ 2 PM

    16. [ELearning Pop Up Webinar] Designing PowerPoints for Remote Learning

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/9/2020

    New
    "Crash course" webinars focusing on essential skills for technology tools that can be utilized for remote learning, communication, and assessment.
    Format: essential skills, followed by Q and A.
    Develop an understanding of new features available in PowerPoint's online and desktop applications.

    Click Here to Join the Live Webinar @ 2 PM

    17. Bridging the Gap: Moving from Scratch to Python

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/16/2020

    If you are currently using Scratch with your students, and find that they may be ready to take their coding journey to the next level, you may want to consider Python! This diverse coding language is great for supporting students in their transition from block-based coding to text-based coding.

    During this session, you will explore:


    • Similarities between Scratch coding blocks and Python scripts.


    • Tools for supporting the transition from block-based coding to to textbased coding.


    • A variety of methods used by educators to teach Python to their students.

    Learning about Python will provide students with the incredible opportunity to grow their coding literacy. With just a few Python basics and identification of the right tools, you will have your own classroom toolkit, that will make the introduction of this new language both fun and simple for your students!

    Prerequisite: Experience using Scratch and an understanding of basic coding concepts.

    18. Blackboard Virtual Annual User Group

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/21/2020

    Please join the LHRIC and our partners at Blackboard for the 2020 Blackboard Virtual Annual User Group . This year, we will be joined by Vincent Gemayel,K12 Solutions & Sales Representative and Michael McGeady, Senior Customer Success Advocate. This is an exciting time to share experiences and best practices, as well hear about some of the new Web Community Manager (WCM) features and releases.

    A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar.

    19. Naviance Virtual User Group

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: Guidance Counselors

    Dates: 4/22/2020

    Join us for our virtual Naviance User Group Conference! By participating in this session, you will receive a detailed user engagement summary for your district which will highlight all aspects of the Naviance program. In addition, we will explore insight into increasing engagement for all students, developing a scope/sequence to help meet New York State mandates, as well as product updates. Reserve this time on your calendar to meet with other colleagues in our region who are using the product and share best practices.

    MLP- A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar.
    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Mary Lynn Collins.

    20. eChalk Annual Virtual User Group

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/23/2020

    Please join the LHRIC and our partners at eChalk for the 2020 eChalk Virtual Annual User Group. This year, we will be joined by Regional Sales Manager, Chris Conforti and the Lead of Product Development, Dave Milne. Topics to be covered will include eChalk's vision and upcoming product releases. This is an opportunity for our districts to come together and share best practices around the use of eChalk in our districts and in the classroom.

    A link will be forwarded to participants who register prior to the date of the webinar.

    21. Augmented Reality in the Everyday Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/28/2020

    Learn how to augment reality by adding digital content to the existing world around you! Augmented Reality (AR) technologies allow our students to experience digital enhancements and realities right from the comfort of the classroom using tools such as Aurasma, Panoform, QuiverVision, and others!

    During this session, you will take a deep dive into Augmented Reality (AR) and develop an understanding of how both students and educators can learn so much more about the world through immersive AR experiences.

    22. Accessibility Tools in O365

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/29/2020

    For most of us, technology makes things easier. For a person with a disability, it makes things possible." Judy Heumann, American Disability Rights Activist and Former Assistant Secretary, U.S Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

    Providing students with the right tools for learning and creation impacts student success and confidence significantly. Come and discover ways you can ensure that you are making the most out of what O365 has to offer.

    During this session you will"
    explore accessibility tools available within O365 discover teacher supports to assist you in expanding your understanding of O365 Tools connect strategies and practices to tools create a assistive tech learning menu of tools for your students

    Accessibility tools are always a great additional to any educators toolkit. Understanding what is available in half the battle. Join us on this journey to discover, experiment and share assistive tools in O365.

    23. Google Forms

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 4/30/2020

    Google Forms allows you to easily create forms, surveys, and assessments. Google Forms can be used innovatively in your classroom to formulate assessments, rubrics, assignment drop boxes, instant feedback, and much more! Form results connect with Google Sheets, allowing you to easily manage your data to impact instruction and learning.

    During this session, you will learn how to create a form, select a theme, add questions, add images and videos, share and manage your forms, select a response destination, view individual responses, and view response summaries.

    Prerequisite: Prior experience using Google Drive is required.

    24. Finalsite User Group

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/5/2020

    The annual Finalsite User Group event provides the perfect opportunity to:

    •Learn from each other about successes, challenges and strategies.

    •Review recent product updates, future plans and additional learning solutions available from our partners at Finalsite.

    •Update or formulate district and/or school goals as well as plans for support and assistance with LHRIC staff for the year.

    NOTE: If your district also has the AudioEye Accessibility toolbar in place, or would like to learn more about it, the annual AudioEye User Group is tentatively scheduled on this same day in the afternoon 1:00-3:00 PM. If interested, please note that you must register separately for each event.

    25. NWEA User Group

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: NWEA participating districts through LHRIC and surrounding BOCES

    Dates: 5/6/2020

    LHRIC and NWEA invite you to join us and other NWEA partners in your area for the NWEA Annual User Group. Get best practices, tips and practical support from NWEA staff and learn how districts in your neighborhood are using MAP® data to maximize growth for all students. This complimentary event is perfect for administrators, instructional leaders, teachers and coaches.


    • Connect with other partner schools and districts and find out what's new from NWEA


    • Learn about the new Student Profile report with data all in one place with a polished interface that is simple to use


    • Discover powerful new MAP enhancements and professional development offerings to help you maximize student growth

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact John Resanovich

    26. Assessing Maker Learning with MIT's Playful Journey Lab

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/8/2020

    How can you tell if students are learning in a Makerspace? That is the question that MIT's Playful Journey Lab is exploring. Come and learn of the research conducted by their team. We will discover how to utilize the Maker Assessment Design Principles in order to make assessments accessible and fun for your students.

    27. Achieve3000: Year End Data Reflection Session - AM

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/27/2020

    You have data, now what?

    This half-day session will help you make sense of the Achieve 3000 reports you need to track student progress and identify areas of mastery as well as target reinforcement strategies.
    We will provide hands-on access to your student data to help you make recommendations for summer and next school year placements.

    This session is intended for classroom teachers and curriculum specialists who work with Achieve3000 currently.

    To learn more about this opportunity or for questions regarding this activity, please contact Mae Isaac.

    28. Achieve3000: Year End Data Reflection Session - PM

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 5/27/2020

    You have data, now what?

    This half-day session will help you make sense of the Achieve 3000 reports you need to track student progress and identify areas of mastery as well as target reinforcement strategies.
    We will provide hands-on access to your student data to help you make recommendations for summer and next school year placements.

    This session is intended for classroom teachers and curriculum specialists who work with Achieve3000 currently.

    To learn more about this opportunity or for questions regarding this activity, please contact Mae Isaac.

    29. Orientation Session: Getting the Most out of Your Online Professional Development Workshop AM

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 6/11/2020

    Did you know that we've launched nine fully online professional development courses this year? "PD Your Way" Online Workshops are facilitated by LHRIC coaches, and are eligible for CTLE credits. The courses run approximately 4 weeks and take 3-6 hours to complete. If you are new to being a participant in an online course, this optional face to face orientation session will give you the confidence, skills and tools to make the most of your learning.

    Participants can expect the following:
    -A guided tour of the Schoology Learning Management System platform for accessing course content and completing required assignments;
    -Tips and tricks for time management;
    -Advice for making the most of your interactions with fellow participants.

    This orientation session will help prepare you for any Model Schools Online Course you wish to take this year, and is platform agnostic. Please note: multiple dates are available to select from in October and November.

    30. Incorporating Achieve3000 into your Curriculum (AM)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: current Achieve3000 users

    Dates: 7/7/2020

    This session is designed for teachers of subjects other than ELA who are using Achieve3000 with their students.

    This half-day session will show you how to search for lesson collections, save favorite articles and adjust the article calendar for your class to deliver articles to compliment your curriculum.
    You will be provided with grade and subject specific article lists to help prepare for this hands-on session.
    The best part of this workshop is that you can reuse & share created collections, adjusting as your curriculum does!

    For questions about this workshop, please contact Mae Isaac.

    31. Incorporating Achieve3000 into your Curriculum (PM)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: current Achieve3000 users

    Dates: 7/7/2020

    This session is designed for teachers of subjects other than ELA who are using Achieve3000 with their students.

    This half-day session will show you how to search for lesson collections, save favorite articles and adjust the article calendar for your class to deliver articles to compliment your curriculum.
    You will be provided with grade and subject specific article lists to help prepare for this hands-on session.
    The best part of this workshop is that you can reuse & share created collections, adjusting as your curriculum does!

    For questions about this workshop, please contact Mae Isaac.

    32. Crowdsourcing Science: Explore NASA's Citizen Science Projects

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/8/2020

    Todays world problems are too large for any one individual to solve. Crowdsourcing allows groups to contribute to a larger objective. NASA's Citizen Science Projects provide a way for teachers and students to contribute to real world studies.

    Learn how to harness the power of mobile devices and scientific instruments to unlock new scientific discoveries and enable teachers and students to become "citizen scientists".

    33. Make it From Scratch (beginner coding)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/9/2020

    Much like a recipe, coding is just a series of instructions. The end result will rely on the ingredients that you choose. Join us in creating music, art, games, tutorials, stories, and animations using the free online coding tool "Scratch".

    This is your chance to:
    - Learn how to teach the coding process without a computer.
    - Explore tutorials and resources related to Scratch.
    - Create a program that reflects your passion.

    Prerequisite: This session is geared for those that may not have a formal programming or computer science background, but are open to exploring how the thinking involved in coding can help to enhance thinking across all disciplines.

    34. Microsoft One Drive: The Basics

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/9/2020

    New to OneDrive? This workshop will provide you with an overview of OneDrive tools, what they are, and how they work. You will learn how to create, collaborate, and share "in the cloud." All you will need is internet connection so that you can collaborate in real-time without ever having to be in the same place at the same time.

    You will learn how to create, collaborate, and share through the office suite online. The morning session will work on these basic fundamentals within Word. In the afternoon, you will have the ability to apply this knowledge to your Office tool of choice: Powerpoint, Excel, etc.

    Prerequisite: An O365 account is required.

    35. iLit Apps and Documents

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/10/2020

    New iLit Apps and Documents: Please join us to acquire more about new pacing guides, scope and sequence as well as a new data and reporting guide.

    36. Microsoft OneNote and Class Notebook

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/10/2020

    Understanding how to create digital notebooks is essential for our students' success as we move towards a one-to-one classroom. Microsoft OneNote & Class Notebook are organizational tools allowing free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. OneNote gathers users' notes (handwritten and typed), drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries into one clean environment where they can be shared with other users in the cloud. Microsoft's Class Notebook provides the same functionalities, while also distributing class content to your students! This provides a simple and organized method for teachers to create an individualized and unique learning environment for every student.

    Plan to bring along your lesson content and begin to explore integration strategies that are sure to engage and inspire students!

    Prerequisite: An Office 365 account and prior OneDrive experience is required.

    37. Break Into Breakouts, the Digital Way

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/13/2020

    You have probably heard the buzz about Breakout EDU. But have you experienced a Digital Breakout? In some ways, this form of Breakout EDU is more conducive to the "average" school room. No classroom set-up is required, students work in collaborative teams on a shared device, and there are no issues with those pesky locks! In this workshop, you will learn how to create your own Digital Breakout based on your own curriculum. Digital breakouts may take some time and thought to create, but once you have done the legwork, they can be used over and over with students. They provide the same engaged learning experience for students that traditional Breakouts involve: critical thinking, teamwork and complex problem solving. Come with a colleague and create a Digital Breakout together!

    Prerequisites:
    working knowledge and experience with Google apps.

    38. DreamBox - Is Mathematics difficult for ELLs?

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Audience: DreamBox users

    Dates: 7/13/2020

    Today in the United States, English language learners (ELLs) are the quickest growing K-12 population, and this trend shows no sign of slowing down. Many ELLs are not meeting academic proficiency in mathematical standards. ELLs come to the elementary classroom with various levels of the English language, various levels of math proficiency, and a higher need for individualized support. Join us for this hands-on session to explore and experience how DreamBox can be used with your ELLs population.

    During this session, you will learn:

    • Why math is more difficult for ELLs.

    • How DreamBox targets mathematical proficiency for ELLs.

    • Best practices in ELLs elementary math instruction.

    Target Audience: DreamBox users/subscribers.

    39. Google Certified Educator - Level 1

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/14/2020 to 7/15/2020

    Become a Google Certified Educator. Show that prestigious badge in your signature file and on your website. Let your students, parents and administrators that you have the "stuff" to implement Google tools with fidelity in your classroom!

    This 2-day training session will prepare you for the Level 1 examination. You will understand how G-Suite can help you increase your personal and professional productivity while engaging your students with learning tools and lessons that foster creativity and critical thinking. Some of the topics that will be covered are: Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Gmail, Sites and Calendar. You will be given sample questions from the Level 1 test to prepare you for your exam, which you can take on the second day of the class, with your "support group" to cheer you on. You will register for the Level 1 Certification exam on Day 1 ($10 charge) and the exam must be taken within one week of the registration date.

    40. Google Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/14/2020

    Google Classroom is an integral component of G Suite, and is designed to help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly by automatically creating folders for each assignment in their Drive. This allows Classroom students to keep track of what assignments are due, while having the freedom to begin their work with just one click! We will also explore helpful tools such as research features, peer editing, commenting, and more!

    During this session, you will learn Google Classroom fundamentals including the setup and management of your Classroom, how to push assignments out to students, and how to provide real-time feedback and grades without ever leaving the application!

    Prerequisite: A Google account for you and your students within a G Suite domain and prior experience using Google Drive is required.

    41. An Introduction to Digital Accessibility: Awareness, Analysis and Action

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/15/2020

    Recent updates to Federal guidelines for "accessible" web content have focused greater attention on ensuring access to information and learning for all regardless of auditory, cognitive, physical, speech or visual disabilities. What impact does this have on schools and teachers, and where does one begin? What do school and district web administrators need to be mindful of? How might this impact the work of teachers who are creating more and more digital learning content?

    During this full-day session, we will decode the technical guidelines and examine several "getting started" strategies to help ensure that our digital information and learning materials are perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust for our school community at large, students, parents, and staff. Topics relevant for both school/district website administrators and teachers will include: defining alternative text for images and graphics, creating accessible PDFs (as well as alternative strategies), captions and transcripts for videos, and best practices for the use of contrast and color in digital materials.

    42. eChalk: Drop-in Working Session

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/17/2020

    Need some quiet time in your busy schedule to work toward your goals using eChalk? Join us for this small group session where you will have the time to work independently with support from the LHRIC staff to answer your questions, provide feedback, and offer ideas for new things to try.

    Please note: This is not a Facilitator-led session.
    Target Audience: eChalk users/subscribers.

    43. Gamify - Fortify - Learn

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/17/2020

    Consider the level of engagement you see when your students are playing games. Watch them collaborate, compete and search for strategies to win. See them persist in reaching the desired goal, no matter how difficult the task. How can you leverage that level of engagement and apply it to your own learning objectives? In this class you will explore some of the research done on gamification and game-based learning, you will learn the differences between the two, and you will explore ways to bring this practice into play in your classroom. Keep in mind that this workshop will not just cover computer or video games; we will explore role-playing games, scavenger hunts and games based on television shows such as Jeopardy. We'll also look at badging strategies and the outcomes that can result when you fortify learning through games. Come prepared to have fun!

    44. [ONLINE] Hyperdocs: Not Just Hype

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/20/2020

    You're about to register for a 100% online course!

    What's a HyperDoc? How can HyperDocs support a digital, student-centered classroom? In this class, participants will learn to distinguish between a HyperDoc and a Doc with hyperlinks and learn the skills needed to create one, while applying the principles of good instructional design. Through specific assignments and online dialogue, participants will create their own HyperDoc, or modify an existing one for their own curriculum. Instructor and peer feedback will help to ensure successful implementation in the classroom.

    Prerequisite: Intended for those with good skills in G-Suite applications, especially Docs and Slides.

    IMPORTANT NOTES: This course is 100% online. LHRIC Model Schools Courses utilize 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 in order to enroll.

    This course begins on July 20. Participants will have until August 10 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.

    45. Design Thinking Across the Discipline Areas

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/20/2020

    The term "design thinking" is often exclusively attached to makerspaces and STEAM labs. However, design thinking is a flexible framework for getting the most out of the creative process. It is used in the arts, in engineering, in the corporate world, and in social and civic spaces. It is a thinking process that assumes that designs can always be improved, and allows for all students to create their own meaning in learning.

    During our workshop, we will:
    - Develop a common frame of reference for design thinking; Discuss how to facilitate classroom experiences to help students practice design thinking across the grade levels;
    - Explore the role of technology in design thinking; Use current design thinking frameworks that can be easily utilized to nurture design thinking skills and habits of mind in students of all ages.

    46. iReady Data-Driven Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/20/2020

    Join us and learn how to get a good data that can help you drive your classroom instruction. i-Ready Diagnostic identifies students' strengths and weaknesses, measures growth, and supports data-driven differentiated instruction. It provides comprehensive insight into student learning across K-8 skills to help you meet the needs of all students.

    Target Audience: iReady users/subscribers that have an active iReady account

    For questions regarding this session, please contact: Raheela Baig at rbaig@lhric.org.

    47. Augmented Reality in the Everyday Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/21/2020

    Learn how to augment reality by adding digital content to the existing world around you! Augmented Reality (AR) technologies allow our students to experience digital enhancements and realities right from the comfort of the classroom using tools such as Aurasma, Panoform, QuiverVision, and others!

    During this session, you will take a deep dive into Augmented Reality (AR) and develop an understanding of how both students and educators can learn so much more about the world through immersive AR experiences.

    48. Digital Creativity for Wixie Users

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/21/2020

    Wixie is a powerful online authoring tool for students and teachers to create original work, collaborate with their peers, and demonstrate understanding.

    This half-day session is designed to provide you with dedicated and necessary work time in Wixie, where you can design materials for distribution to your students. We will begin with a demonstration of Wixie's content authoring tools, followed by supported working time for you to create your own lessons.


    During this session, you will:

    • Learn about Wixie's suite of content creation tools.nbh

    • Explore Wixie's new collaboration ability that allows students to team up for project work.

    • Dig into pre-designed activity templates

    • Design your own lessons for use in the classroom.

    Target Audience: Wixie users/subscribers that have an active Wixie account.

    49. NYSCATE Microsoft Innovative Trainer Academy 2-Day (REGISTER ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE IN DESCRIPTION)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/22/2020 to 7/23/2020

    REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE ONLY.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    You will not be able to register on My Learning Plan for this event at this time.

    50. NYSCATE: Google Professional Collaboration Engineer (REGISTER ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE IN DESCRIPTION)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/22/2020 to 7/23/2020

    REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE ONLY.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    You will not be able to register on My Learning Plan for this event at this time.

    51. [ONLINE] Digital Citizenship: Developing Digital Leaders Utilizing Common Sense Education

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/27/2020

    You're about to register for a 100% online course!

    This session is designed to help educators build a unique classroom culture that promotes the positive use of technology. We will explore simple strategies to address digital literacy, the social and emotional impacts of technology, and you will be provided with valuable resources to support family and community members. After a comprehensive hands-on tour of the Common Sense Media Education© portfolio, participants will map out a detailed path to digital literacy for your classroom.

    IMPORTANT NOTES: This course is 100% online. LHRIC Model Schools Courses utilize 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 in order to enroll.

    This course begins on July 27. Participants will have until August 17 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.

    52. Windows 10: An Overview of Microsoft's New Operating System

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/27/2020

    Windows 7, Windows 8, and now Windows 10... each operating system has its purpose. During this three-hour session, you will learn how and why Windows 10 took the absolute best from Windows 7 and Windows 8 to provide users with new and streamlined efficiency. Join us to learn how to harness the latest resources available in the new Windows 10.

    In this session you will explore the following Windows 10 features:

    • Start Menu

    • Personalized Start Menu

    • Cortana and Cortana Tools

    • Notification Window

    • Task Bar

    • Multiple Desktops

    Please Note: This is an introductory class. No prior Windows 10 experience is required.

    53. Instant Feedback: Response Systems for All

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/28/2020

    It started with clickers, and then moved to web-based tools - audience response systems have become a genre all of their own! Response systems are highly prevalent and effective in higher education. During this session, you will explore the profound implications of these tools in formative assessment for the K-12 classroom.

    With the prevalence of mobile devices in our classrooms, it is helpful to have a toolkit of options for capturing both student and group feedback. During this session, you will gain exposure to a host of different tools that are designed to help you to tap into your students' thinking at any time before, during or after class.

    54. A Thousand Words, Using Digital Imagery in The Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/29/2020

    Once a luxury item, pictures are everywhere in today's world. Still images and photos are powerful tools in the modern classroom. From primary source documents and historic photographs to cartoons and images of everyday life, teachers can use digital images to enhance their teaching and reach different learning styles.

    In this class, learners will explore free web resources to:
    - Find appropriate and relevant images on sites such as Pics4Learning and Google Images
    - Organize and store those images with cloud-based tools such as Google Photos
    - Crop Images to make them specific to your lesson
    - Edit the images to highlight important features using tools like Pixlr
    - Use all of these techniques to help build fun and exciting activities to reach all learners

    55. Google Certified Trainer

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/29/2020 to 7/30/2020

    Now that you have your Level 1 and Level 2 certifications, what's next? Trainer! This session will help you gain a better understanding of the trainer application process and help you prepare materials needed for your application.

    56. Microsoft Teams: Introduction

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 7/30/2020

    Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaboration tool that is part of the Office 365 suite of services. Teams enables students to work together and collaborate through a common workspace, using features such as discussion boards, document collaboration, and OneNote Class Notebooks. Microsoft Teams can empower your students' voices through discussion boards, save you time by electronically handing out and collecting assignments, and to create, organize, and collaborate with their classmates in their digital OneNote Class Notebook.

    In this introductory workshop, participants will:

    - Explore the Teams environment
    - Create classes
    - Add students and co-teachers to Teams
    - Create discussion boards
    - Distribute and collect assignments
    - Create a OneNote Class Notebook

    Prerequisite: A basic knowledge of Office 365( One Drive, OneNote) is helpful.

    57. [ONLINE] Universal Design for Learning: Using Educational Technology to Ensure Every Student Succeeds

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/3/2020

    You're about to register for a 100% online course!

    Are you looking for new ways to provide your students with flexible, accessible, free tools that support diverse learning styles and ability levels in any content area? This co-taught workshop aims to address the growing need for flexible tools that allow students to share, gather and review information in a universally accessible way.

    During this session, you will:

    discover how UDL principles and practices impact learning gain hands-on experience with educational technology tools explore the connection between UDL and educational technologies experience the role co-teaching plays in UDL application

    We are excited to share some powerful learning tools that support the critical need to provide universally accessible content and experiences to students. Get ready to walk away with a toolkit filled with strategies, practices, websites, extensions, and apps that will aid you on your journey toward designing accessible content and experiences.

    IMPORTANT NOTES: This course is 100% online. LHRIC Model Schools Courses utilize 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 in order to enroll.

    This course begins on August 3. Participants will have until August 31 to successfully complete all modules, assignments and activities.

    58. Orientation Session: Getting the Most out of Your Online Professional Development Workshop AM

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/3/2020

    Did you know that we've launched nine fully online professional development courses this year? "PD Your Way" Online Workshops are facilitated by LHRIC coaches, and are eligible for CTLE credits. The courses run approximately 4 weeks and take 3-6 hours to complete. If you are new to being a participant in an online course, this optional face to face orientation session will give you the confidence, skills and tools to make the most of your learning.

    Participants can expect the following:
    -A guided tour of the Schoology Learning Management System platform for accessing course content and completing required assignments;
    -Tips and tricks for time management;
    -Advice for making the most of your interactions with fellow participants.

    This orientation session will help prepare you for any Model Schools Online Course you wish to take this year, and is platform agnostic. Please note: multiple dates are available to select from in October and November.

    59. Google Certified Educator - Level 2

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/4/2020 to 8/5/2020

    Are you already certified as a Google Level 1 Educator? Are you ready for the next level? Add that new badge to your signature file and on your website. Let your students, parents and administrators know that you have advanced to the next level in the implementation of G-Suite in your classroom.

    This 2-day training session will prepare you for the more challenging Level 2 examination. You will be given sample questions from the Level 2 test to prepare you for your exam, which you can take on the second day of the class, with your "support group" to cheer you on. Some of the topics covered in Level 2 are: Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Gmail, Sites, Calendar, Hangouts, Maps, and Earth. You will register for the Level 2 Certification exam on Day 1 ($25 charge) and the exam must be taken within one week of the registration date.

    60. Google Drive: The Basics

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/4/2020

    Are you new to Google Drive? This session will provide you with an overview of G Suite's various apps (productivity tools), what they are, and how they work. Your documents can be opened and edited from any computer or device connected to the Internet, and shared with others so that you can collaborate in real-time across different locations and times.

    61. Coaching for Coaches PLN: Learning First, Technology Second (2020 Cohort)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/5/2020 to 8/6/2020

    New Cohort Forming for 2020-2021. Calling all instructional technology integration specialists! You spent the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of an annual community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert. Join us as we begin this journey together as a learning community to enhance our practice, informed by an anchor text: to be determined for 20-21.

    62. Unplugged Coding Activities for K-5 Classrooms

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/6/2020

    Do you want to learn how to locate resources, facilitate lessons, and tie best practices into unplugged activities that will empower your students to think critically, collaboratively, and flexibly about coding? There is no prior coding experience necessary!

    Throughout this session, you will not only act, but also think like a computer scientist. Oh, and please leave your computer at home! Coding without a computer keeps the focus on the true power of collaboration, growth mindsets, and computational thinking without the distraction of a screen or the confinement of a specific coding program. With technology changing just as quickly as programming environments, preparing young coders to think like computer scientists provides the necessary foundational skills that can be applied across a wide range of coding environments. Be ready to explore a wealth of unplugged activities and resources in this hands-on, low-tech session.

    63. Google Forms

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/10/2020

    Google Forms allows you to easily create forms, surveys, and assessments. Google Forms can be used innovatively in your classroom to formulate assessments, rubrics, assignment drop boxes, instant feedback, and much more! Form results connect with Google Sheets, allowing you to easily manage your data to impact instruction and learning.

    During this session, you will learn how to create a form, select a theme, add questions, add images and videos, share and manage your forms, select a response destination, view individual responses, and view response summaries.

    Prerequisite: Prior experience using Google Drive is required.

    64. Next Level Google Classroom Worksheets

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/11/2020

    Take your Google Classroom worksheets to the next level through the use of interactive websites and Google Drawings! Google Drawings allow you to create interactive lessons and activities that allow for hands-on manipulation. Think along the lines of SMART Notebook, except that every single student will have the ability to complete every single activity! From graphic organizers to drag-and-drop activities, the possibilities are endless! Samples used for multiple grade levels/subject areas will be provided.

    65. Virtual Reality in the Everyday Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/11/2020

    Learn how to take students on virtual journeys around the globe, and even view the inside of a human heart! With today's virtual reality technology, students can experience this right from the comfort of their classroom using tools such as Google Expeditions, Nearpod VR, CoSpaces, and many more!

    During this session, you will take a deep dive into Virtual Reality (VR) devices and apps, and will develop an understanding of how both educators and students can learn more about the world around them through immersive VR experiences.

    66. Blackboard Web Community Manager: Drop-in Working Session

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/12/2020

    Need some quiet time in your busy schedule to work toward your goals using Blackboard's Web Community Manager? Join us for this small group session, where you will have the time to work independently with support from the LHRIC staff to help answer your questions and provide feedback.

    Please Note: This is not a Facilitator-led session.
    Target Audience: Blackboard Web Community Manager users/subscribers.

    67. Breakout EDU

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/12/2020

    Breakout EDU is a revolutionary approach that brings gaming into the classroom in an entirely different and meaningful way. These powerful games teach students essential critical thinking skills, teamwork, and complex problem solving. The greatest part about Breakout EDU, is that this concept can be used in ALL content areas! During this session, you will be immersed in a Breakout EDU game, learn how to access pre-made games, facilitate a game of your own, set up a Breakout box, and more!

    68. NYSCATE: Microsoft Innovative Educator Teacher Academy (REGISTER ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE IN DESCRIPTION)

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/13/2020

    REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE NYSCATE WEBSITE ONLY.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    You will not be able to register on My Learning Plan for this event at this time.

    69. The NEW Google Sites

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/13/2020

    The new and modern Google Sites provides a simple, aesthetically pleasing, and straightforward method for website creation and collaboration! The new Google Sites is simply an updated and streamlined version of the original platform. If you are new to Google Sites, have no worries! There is no prior knowledge necessary from the original Google Sites. The updated Google Sites makes website creation simple!

    Participants in this workshop will learn about:

    • Basic web design principles

    • Creation & organization of pages

    • Aesthetic theme choice (color schemes, font styles)

    • Google Drive folders & files integration

    • Inclusion of media-rich content

    • Permission settings


    • Publishing

    Prerequisite: A Google account is required.

    70. Introduction to 3D Design in the Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/18/2020 to 8/19/2020

    Ignite imagination in your classroom- 3D design is truly the wave of the future! 3D printers are being used in highly diverse fields ranging from culinary to the medical profession, and now-are becoming increasingly popular within classrooms throughout our region!

    This introductory workshop will review the basics of 3D design in the classroom. We will review each step from design to production, and explore the pros and cons of integrating this technology into your curriculum. This workshop covers the use of an introductory web-based CAD program.

    71. Open your Mind to Google Sheets: Spreading the Good Word about Spreadsheets

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/18/2020

    Spreadsheets can be challenging. However, learning to embrace this technology will change the way you work and the way you interact with data. You'll learn how you can easily create rubrics, seating charts, games, certificates, flashcards, graphs, random name generators and much more. You'll learn how to analyze and track student data, and design classroom lessons that incorporate data. You'll learn about the Add-ons that simplify tasks that used to be accomplished only through complicated scripts. This class will guide you to successful use of Google Sheets in your classroom, both for yourself as a teacher and for your students. By the end of the day, you'll be a Google Sheets convert!

    72. Oh, the Places You'll Go with Google Drawings!

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/19/2020

    Do you take full advantage of this easy-to-use app to help elevate your practice? Attend this workshop to discover how this multifaceted tool can help you with interactive lessons and worksheets, graphic organizers and mind maps, flow charts and infographics. Create memes and personalized lessons. Have students demonstrate understanding through visual representation. If creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking are goals for your 4Cs classroom, then Google Draw should be a major part of the mix.

    73. Accessibility Tools in O365

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/20/2020

    For most of us, technology makes things easier. For a person with a disability, it makes things possible." Judy Heumann, American Disability Rights Activist and Former Assistant Secretary, U.S Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs

    Providing students with the right tools for learning and creation impacts student success and confidence significantly. Come and discover ways you can ensure that you are making the most out of what O365 has to offer.

    During this session you will"
    explore accessibility tools available within O365 discover teacher supports to assist you in expanding your understanding of O365 Tools connect strategies and practices to tools create a assistive tech learning menu of tools for your students

    Accessibility tools are always a great additional to any educators toolkit. Understanding what is available in half the battle. Join us on this journey to discover, experiment and share assistive tools in O365.

    74. Active Learning Center Tour and Open House AM

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/20/2020

    For four years, the LHRIC Active Learning Center (ALC) has served as a hub of discovery and exploration for those interested in active learning spaces and flexible learning environments.

    Join us for an "open house" style session designed exclusively for participating Model Schools districts. During these virtual tours, we will provide a brief introduction to the LHRIC ALC and the three critical factors for consideration when developing and designing 21st century learning spaces. You are encouraged to bring a colleague or a small team! You will have the opportunity to learn in an authentic and risk-free, hands-on active learning environment, and will leave with a toolkit of strategies to assist in your own journey, regardless of your starting point.

    Take a virtual tour of the LHRIC ALC at http://alc.lhric.org.

    75. HyperDocs and Choice Boards

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/21/2020

    This session has been designed to empower teachers with new and creative strategies for assessing prior knowledge, engaging the classroom, and encouraging students' "voice and choice" through a fresh approach to G Suite's tools.

    During this session, you will:
    - Learn the process of creating HyperDocs and Choice Boards.
    - Explore HyperDocs and Choice Boards that are being used by other teachers, and then adapt these samples for your students.
    - Learn strategies for ensuring that HyperDocs are accessible for all students.

    76. Global Citizenship: Experience the World from Your Classroom

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/25/2020

    What if you could easily bring subject matter experts from around the world into your classroom? How can you help to prepare students for the connected workplace of the future? Join us to explore how technology can be used as a resource for personal discovery, to cultivate exposure to rich cultural diversity, and to promote leadership building activities into your classroom.

    During this session, you will explore a variety of tools that can provide students with a simple solution for establishing global connections with subject matter experts and peers regardless of physical location. You will also be exposed to a host of virtual reality locations and communities. Participants will leave with a toolkit of applications and resources that will help inform tomorrow's global leaders.

    77. CS Language Exchange: Exploring Coding Languages &Platforms for K-5 Classrooms

    Program: LHRIC - Instructional Technology (Model Schools Courses)

    Dates: 8/27/2020

    Are you curious about additional coding languages and tools that you may be able to add to your computer science curriculum? This session will allow you to explore various coding languages and tools to learn their strengths, imitations, and unique device compatibilities. The ability for students to recognize language and coding concepts across different platforms is the key to coding as a literacy. Throughout this session, you will experience some of the greatest coding tools out there for use in your classroom!

    During this session, you will learn:


    • K-5 friendly coding languages.


    • Sites and applications that support computational thinking and coding as a literacy.


    • Device compatibility for apps and grade levels.


    • Basic scripts that will allow you to create projects and introduce coding concepts.

    Prerequisite: Current or planned inclusion of computer science in curriculum. Coding experience is helpful, but not required.