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1. St. Rita's School 1 - 1 Implementation

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 8/27/2019

Professional development to begin the 1-1 implementation of instructional technology. TPACK Framework, ISTE Standards, and modeling technology usage and instruction.

2. ELA Tech Tool Smashing Webinar

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 10/7/2019

New
Searching for Apps that will get students reading and writing? Many apps are focused on students consuming the information. This App Smashing will target apps that are interactive, engaging and students will produce products which illustrate their understand in order to share their knowledge.

Webinar link: https://zoom.us/j/784142586. All resources will be shared with attendees after webinar.

3. Minecraft Education

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

Dates: 10/11/2019

Hosted by BOCES, facilitated by NYSCATE.

Get Ready to Play, Craft, & Learn

Minecraft: Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. During this 1-day, in-person Teacher Academy, you will receive an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, learn to play the game, and create curriculum and classroom resources you can take back to your classroom and continue your journey.

Be Prepared to Explore a World of Learning

We provide resources to give you a foundation on Minecraft, game-based learning, and adapting curriculum to leverage this creative platform. Preparatory materials provided below should be obtained before workshop attendance to make sure you can take full advantage of the in-person workshop.

Game-based learning with Minecraft has taken off in schools around the globe. This workshop provides educators with an opportunity to learn about and experience the creativity, collaboration, and engagement Minecraft can provide for your students.

During this workshop, you will:

  • Learn about Minecraft: Education Edition, its place in learning, and unique features suited for teaching & learning with immersive games.
  • Become a Minecraft player.Learn the controls, crafting, and game features necessary to gain confidence and lower anxiety about game-based learning.
  • Learn strategies, tips, and tricks to integrate Minecraft into your classroom. Learn what's worked for educators successfully teaching with Minecraft, along with resources you can bring back to your own classroom.
  • Take a learner's role, and walk through a learning experience featuring Minecraft. Then, move through examples traversing grade span and subject area, demonstrating the global applicability of Minecraft in schools.
  • 4. Develop Creative Thinking and Collaboration with Breakout EDU

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: K - 12 Educators

    Dates: 10/17/2019

    Have you heard of BreakoutEDU? If not, this is the workshop for you! Come and explore the possibilities of creating an engaging, interactive learning experience for your classroom. Students will be excited to learn through discovery and an inquiry-based experiences. Come and learn how to shift learning into the 21st century!

    Attendees will:
  • Understand learner-centered learning experiences
  • Participate in an active learning experience
  • Create a project to use in their classroom the next day.

    Lunch will be 30 minutes

    ISTE Standards:
  • 1 Learner: 1c Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.
  • 5 Designer: 5a Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs/ 5b Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning/ 5c Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
  • 5. Apple: Everyone Can Create: Ignite Creativity with iPad

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: Superintendents, assistant superintendents, curriculum directors, instructional technology specialists,professional development coordiantors and principals.

    Dates: 11/19/2019

    New
    Facilitated by Apple, hosted by Monroe 1 BOCES:

    To succeed 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 event, 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.

    6. Student Presentations Tech Tool Smashing

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 12/2/2019

    New
    Searching for Apps that will get students creating artifacts that embed instructional technology? Many tech tools are focused on students consuming the information. This tech Smashing will target tools that are interactive, engaging and students will produce products which illustrate their understand in order to share their knowledge.

    Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/934195490. All resources will be shared with attendees after webinar.

    7. Digital Age Students - Creating a Culture of Digital Citizens

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 1/13/2020

    New
    Attendees will kick off their professional learning experience during a 1 hour Webinar and complete coursework (discussions, readings, and final artifact) in an Online Course. Course runs from January 13, 2020 - February 14, 2020.

    Create a classroom/building/district culture of digital citizens who can make critical decisions in the digital world.

    Objectives:
  • What is a digital citizen?
  • Create a vision
  • Supporting a digital citizen culture
  • Cultivating resources
  • Create lesson/unit/artifact to share with others

    Webinar and online link will be sent to attendees prior to start of workshop.
  • 8. Create Engaging Curriculum & Projects with the iPad

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 1/23/2020

    Support student producers of their knowledge with the iPad. The iPad is full of engaging apps out of the box ready to enrich student learning experiences. Come to this workshop to learning how to create engaging content and projects aligned to curriculum. Apple Certified Educators will lead the day to provide a hands-on experience and attendees will walk away with products ready to use day 1.

    Attendees will:
    Become Apple Teachers
    Interact with native Apple Apps
    Plan projects aligned to curriculum
    Create resources for ease of integration with students


    Lunch will be 30 minutes


    Please bring an iPad with the following apps downloaded:
    Garageband
    Numbers
    Pages
    Keynote
    Clips
    iMovie

    9. TPACK - Understanding the Curriculum and Instructional Technology Relationship Webinar

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 2/3/2020

    New
    In today's Digital Age Classrooms educators are challenged to integrate instructional technology in a meaningful way. During this webinar, attendees will be immersed in the TPACK Framework to learn how to purposefully integrate technology in the classroom.

    Webinar link: https://zoom.us/j/240410738.

    All resources will be shared with attendees after webinar.

    10. Computational Thinking through Coding

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 3/9/2020

    New
    Attendees will kick off their professional learning experience during a 1 hour Webinar and complete coursework (discussions, readings, and final artifact) in an Online Course. Course runs from March 9, 2020 - April 3, 2020

    Attendees will experience an immersive learning experience which will cultivate an understanding of Computational Thinking and how to enrich learning experience with Coding.

    Objectives:
  • What is Computational Thinking
  • Computational Thinking throughout the curriculum
  • Coding - The Basics to engage learners
  • Cultivating resources
  • Create lesson/unit/artifact to share with others

    Webinar and online link will be sent to attendees prior to start of workshop.
  • 11. STEAM and Curriculum Integration with Makey Makey (Free MakeyMakey Included)

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: K-12 teachers, Instructional Technology Specialists, Coaches

    Dates: 3/19/2020

    Students are constantly consuming content and using inventions that are created by others. Makey Makey allows students to create their own content on Scratch and use design thinking to create their own inventions. During this workshop participants will learn the basics of Scratch and using the Makey Makey. Participants will also get hands on examples on how they can integrate Makey Makey into their curriculum. ***All who attend will receive a free Makey Makey***

    12. Enhancing Curriculum through Meaningful Instructional Technology Integration

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 4/23/2020

    Attendees will experience the TPACK Framework and unpack the ISTE Standards in order to create engaging and enriching learning experiences. We will delve into theory and practice of creating digital-age learning experiences for students. Thoughtful instructional technology integration will be experienced, explored and implemented.

    Please bring a unit/lesson to adapt during facilitated work time.

    Attendees will:
  • Learn the theory of the TPACK Framework
  • Actively participate in TPACKified learning experiences
  • Unpack the ISTE Standards
  • Adapt unit/lesson to reflect the TPACK Framework
  • Align unit/less to the ISTE Standards

    Lunch will be 30 minutes