Catalog: Monroe #1 BOCES WEBREG

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1. Library Maker-Mondays: Makey Makey Inventions

Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 2/25/2019

Makey Makey is an invention kit that uses the principles of circuitry to make regular items (like paperclips, bananas, and anything that can conduct electricity) act as the input devices for your computer. We will play and learn at the same time!

Library Maker-Mondays is a series of 1-hour workshops held on occasional Mondays taking place from 3:45 to 4:45 pm.

Spring semester sessions are not held in any order so you can pick and choose which to attend. This series is intended to teach skills that will increase confidence with coding and making. Participants can sign up for individual workshops and do not have to attend all of them.

This is intended for Librarians and library staff. Teachers can attend if they attend with their building librarian.

2. Western New York Digital Conversion Consortium – Kick-Off Workshop

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: District Digital Leadership Team, 4-8 representatives

Dates: 2/26/2019

Essential Question Informing the Workshop:

How can the consortium best support each district’s digital initiative (as in personalized learning, digital conversion, digital integration, etc.) journey?

Each district interested in joining the K-12 Digital Consortium will send their “digital leadership team” to this workshop, as a way to develop a common vision and begin the networking process.

3. What's New Follett Destiny - 16.5

Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Librarians and Library Staff

Dates: 3/4/2019

New
Explore the new Features in Follett Destiny! Genrefication Enhancements, Self Checkout Enhancements, Auto-Refresh Jobs and Reports, Search by Sublocation and more!

4. STEAM and Curriculum Integration with Makey Makey

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

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

Dates: 3/14/2019

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***

5. Library Maker-Mondays: Pop-Up Haiku

Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: Librarians

Dates: 3/25/2019

Fold up a paper.
Assemble and pull the tab;
Words jump out at you!

Here we will make paper interact with poetry using pop-up folding techniques.

Library Maker-Mondays is a series of 1-hour workshops held on occasional Mondays taking place from 3:45 to 4:45 pm.

Spring semester sessions are not held in any order so you can pick and choose which to attend. This series is intended to teach skills that will increase confidence with coding and making. Participants can sign up for individual workshops and do not have to attend all of them.

This is intended for Librarians and library staff. Teachers can attend if they attend with their building librarian.

6. Apple Education Trainer Program (2 Day)

Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 3/28/2019 to 3/29/2019

About the Certification
The Apple Education Trainer program authorizes select K-12 service centers to deliver select Apple Professional Learning Specialist content to their customers. Once authorized, Apple Education Trainers can help educators curate, create, and publish digital learning materials with Apple products. Lunch is included

During the two consecutive day event, you’ll experience how to:
  • Make the most effective use of iPad or Mac as a tool for learning and teaching.
  • Make learning and assessment more engaging by creating nonlinear interactive learning activities that foster critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity.
  • Explore the iBooks Store, iTunes Store, Mac App Store, and App Store, and learn how to select valuable resources appropriate to instructional needs, based on a quality rubric.
  • Personalize, manage, and share learning by creating custom iTunes U courses.
    Intended Audience and Prerequisites
    There are two prerequisites for participation in the Apple Education Trainer program. Applicants must:
  • MUST Provide proof of your recognition as an Apple Teacher in either iPad or Mac. Take a screen capture of your Apple Teacher Profile page showing that you’ve successfully completed all eight badges. Screenshot must be sent to apls@apple.com BEFORE the training
  • Be responsible for training educators in the use of Apple tools in their organization.
    For more information and full schedule of each day visit: http://www.nyscate.org/AET
  • 7. Instructional Technology Leadership Regional Team Meeting

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 4/3/2019

    Meeting for Monroe #1 BOCES Instructional Technology Leadership Regional Team. 21st Century Classroom

    8. Library Maker-Mondays: GamiBot

    Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: Librarians

    Dates: 4/22/2019

    Using a simple vibration motor and a battery, build your own bot, and bring story characters to life!

    Library Maker-Mondays is a series of 1-hour workshops held on occasional Mondays taking place from 3:45 to 4:45 pm.

    Spring semester sessions are not held in any order so you can pick and choose which to attend. This series is intended to teach skills that will increase confidence with coding and making. Participants can sign up for individual workshops and do not have to attend all of them.

    This is intended for Librarians and library staff. Teachers can attend if they attend with their building librarian.

    9. Introduction to Coding WEBINAR

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: K - 12 Educators

    Dates: 4/22/2019

    Join our webinar to be introduced to Coding in the classroom. We will explore coding sites, discuss best practices, and illustrate how to integrate coding into the classroom.

    Webinar join link: https://zoom.us/j/230646606

    10. 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: 4/25/2019

    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.

    11. Best New Children's Books for Grades K-5

    Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: School and Public Librarians, Teachers

    Dates: 5/2/2019

    New
    In this engaging workshop, Kathleen Odean will introduce outstanding books published during the last year for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. She will present excellent new picture books, easy readers, fiction, nonfiction, biography, and poetry. They will include read-alouds, independent reading titles, and books for reading clubs and discussion groups. The workshop will offer practical ideas for promoting the books and integrating them into classrooms. Participants will learn about resources, websites, display ideas, and extension activities to use with these and other books. Each participant will receive an extensive handout of resource lists and curriculum-related booklists. The day will also incorporate time to share ideas with each other. Registration is limited to school and public librarians and teachers in the Monroe One and Monroe 2- Orleans BOCES Regions.

    12. Best New Books for Young Adults (Grades 5-12)

    Program: Library Services - CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Audience: School and Public Librarians and Teachers

    Dates: 5/3/2019

    New
    In this popular workshop, Kathleen Odean highlights the very best recently published books for young adults, including a variety of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. She shares practical activities and proven tips for promoting the books and integrating them into the curriculum. This lively informative day gives participants a wealth of top new titles to share with students both in the curriculum and for independent reading. Participants will receive a comprehensive handout of related guides, resources, activities, and ideas aligned with the Common Core Standards and employing a variety of technology tools. Registration is limited to school and public librarians and teachers in the Monroe #1 and Monroe 2 BOCES service areas.

    13. STEAM Throughout The Curriculum

    Program: Model Schools - Instructional Specialist- CTLE Approved Sponsor

    Dates: 5/14/2019

    Curriculum + STEAM = Engaged Learners!

    Come and learn how to integrate STEAM activities throughout curriculum. During this workshop attendees will experience theory of STEAM education, participate in hands-on learning experiences, receive resources to use in their class, and facilitated work time to create lessons and explore STEAM technologies.

    Resources we will explore:

    Scratch and Scratch Jr
    Dash Robots
    Hummingbird Robotics