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1. NERIC/Artcobell Learning Spaces Webinar Series

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 1/11/2017

Learning spaces matter! 21st Century learners need 21st Century classrooms. Join us with Artcobell for this 2 part webinar series where participants will walk away with an understanding of:

Why flexibility in classrooms can enhance the educational experience, increase student agency,influence behavior and better leverage 1:1 technology environments.

How the five learning landscapes with instructional supports creates a structure for re-configuring classroom furniture and leveraging instructional technology.

Explore ideas, applications and best practices for creating and designing agile spaces for teaching and learning.

The psychology of designing spaces and the high impact it has on teaching and learning.

This is an online two part webinar, January 11th at 1PM and February 28th at 1PM.

Register below and the link is WebEx

This is free to Model Schools subscribers.

Stay tuned for a third session on hacking your learning space!

2. Administrator Book Study: Lunch and Learn Renegade Leadership

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: School District Leadership

Dates: 1/25/2017 to 3/29/2017

Starting Soon
Carve out time for your own professional learning, join this supportive community of professional learners that want more for their students. Renegade Leadership: Creating Innovative Schools for Digital-Age Students by Brad Gustafson will inspire you to focus on student centered schools, with an emphasis on relationships and pedagogy. This is a must read for the 21st Century Leader!

Group will meet virtually via WebEx on Wednesdays at 12:45PM-1:15PM beginning January 25, 2017-March 29, 2017., bi-weekly, covering 2 chapters per meeting.

Participants must purchase their own text. We will use Google Classroom to post and comment and WebEx for our bi-weekly webinar.

Log into my personal WebEx Room https://neric.webex.com/meet/shannon.pitcherboyeaneric.org

Google Classroom code: nccbbem

All participants will need to provide their school's Google Domain name to course instructor shannon.pitcherboyea@neric.org so we can ensure that Classroom runs smoothly.

Meeting dates and reading assignments:

January 25: Chapters 1-2

February 8: Chapters 3-4

March 1: Chapters 5-6

March 15: Chapters 7-8

March 29: Chapters 9-10

This offering is free to any district leader that would like to participate.

This course is online only.

3. Google 102 for Administrators

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: School Administrators

Dates: 1/26/2017

Location: Large Conference Room

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Catching up and walking the talk is the name of the game. This Google 102 session will target school district administrators. Walk away knowing how to leverage youTube, Hangouts, Maps, Earth, Blogger, Classroom, Drawings, and Sites.

In person workshop at FEH BOCES Malone, large conference room.

FEE: Free to Model Schools subscribers, $75pp for all others

Bring your own device and Google login credentials.

email instructor at virginia.bond@neric.org

4. Google 102 for Teachers

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: School Administrators

Dates: 1/26/2017

Location: Large Conference Room

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Catching up and walking the talk is the name of the game. This Google 102 session will target teachers, AIS providers, and instructional support staff. Walk away knowing how to leverage youTube, Hangouts, Maps, Earth, Blogger, Classroom, Drawings, and Sites.

In person workshop at FEH BOCES Malone, large conference room.

FEE: Free to Model Schools subscribers, $75pp for all others

Bring your own device and Google login credentials.

email instructor at virginia.bond@neric.org

5. Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting

Program: NERIC: Special Events

Audience: DL Teachers, DL Teachers' Aides

Dates: 1/27/2017

Starting Soon

Happy New Year! It's time to come together and share Distance Learning (DL) experiences, in order to continue your growth as even more successful DL Practitioners!

We are holding the Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting on Friday, January 27th from 12:30 to 2:30 PM with lunch offered at 12 noon. Schalmont High School has agreed to host this meeting. The address for Schalmont High School is 1 Sabre Drive, Schenectady, NY 12306. We will be meeting in room 104 in the high school. Please register to hold your place, as your voices and experiences will drive this collaborative session.

A detailed agenda will follow, but your colleagues are very interested to hear specifically from you. If you have a DL best practices experience you would like to present or co-present at your January meeting, please be in touch with Mary Morris at mary.morris@neric.org. Topics could include:

* Use of learning management systems in the DL environment
* Effective teaching strategies in the DL classroom
* Leveraging online tools to engage DL learners
* Any topic you feel will add to the growth of DL Practitioners!

Please send any suggested topics you have, either to present or just to discuss as a group, to mary.morris@neric.org by January 16th.

Looking forward to seeing you and facilitating the DL conversation!

Thank you,
Mary Graham-Morris & Mike Sylofski

6. Introduction to Blue-Bots, Dash and Dot, and Sphero Robots

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/Administrators/All educators

Dates: 2/2/2017

Location: Marcy Room NERIC Plattsburgh 1523 Military Turnpik

New
Whether you have access to Bee-Bots,Blue-Bots, Dash and Dot or Sphero at your district, you may be thinking about a purchase, or want to borrow the robots through Model Schools, this course is for you!

Bee/Blue-Bot - This course is a focused look at Blue-Bot. We will work hands-on with the robots and talk about curriculum integration.

Blue-Bot is appropriate for grades Pre-K-3 for pre-programming activities and grades 4-8 for programming with Terrapin Logo and/or the Blue-Bot app.

Dash and Dot - This course is a focused look at Dash and Dot. We will work hands-on with the robots and talk about curriculum integration.

Dash and Dot are appropriate for grades K-5 with the Go, Path and Xylo apps, and grades 3+ with apps Wonder and block-based coding with Blockly.

Sphero - This course is a focused look at Sphero. We will work hands-on with the robots and talk about curriculum integration. Sphero is appropriate for grades 3-12.

Participants should bring a mobile device and pre-load the following apps: Sphero-Sphero app, Lightning Lab, Draw and Drive

Dash and Dot-Blockly, Path, Go

Blue Bots-Bee Bot, Blue Bot app

This is an in person workshop free for Model Schools subscribers, and is in the Marcy Room at NERIC in Plattsburgh.

There will be three one hour sessions for work with each type of robot, you can come for all three or pop into whatever session you would like Blue Bots 8:30-9:30, Dash and Dot 9:50-10:50, and Sphero 11:10-12:10.

7. Blackboard 9.1 - Create Your Own Online Course

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 2/3/2017

Are you interested in putting your class curriculum online or creating professional development materials for Web access? This session will cover the design of online courses to actual course creation using Blackboard 9.1. Topics covered include: online course design, using the interface, creating and importing content, online assessments and assignments, using interactive tools, user and site management, communication and site maintenance. Participants should bring curricular content in electronic format.

NOTE: This workshop is only open to the following districts that subscribe to the Blackboard service: Albany CSD, Broadalbin-Perth, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Cobleskill-Richmondville, Fort Plain, Johnstown, Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk, Salmon River, Schalmont, Scotia-Glenville, Shenendehowa, and Capreg BOCES CTE.

Platform: PC (applicable to Mac)
Fee: Blackboard 9.1 subscribers - FREE
Location: NERIC, SLL Room

8. Google 2 Certification Institute

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 2/10/2017

This institute is intended for educators who have been actively using Google in their classroom and would like to prepare themselves for employing Google Apps in more depth. If you are interested in becoming a Google Innovative Educator, you must take and pass the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Examination. Do you want to prove your expertise? This is the institute for you! This one-day training will dive deeper into Google content and will provide you with the next level expertise that you will need to successfully complete the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Examination. Exam vouchers will be provided at the end of the event.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - $125 includes exam voucher and lunch
Others: Register through NYSCATE directly at www.nyscate.org (registrations for non-Model Schools districts can only be processed by NYSCATE)
Location: NERIC Albany

9. Google Sheets for Educators - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 2/27/2017

New
This 15-hour online course introduces educators to Google Sheets. The focus is on standards-based exercises that can be easily integrated and adapted for educator use across the curriculum. Topics covered may include: making the transition from Excel, using spreadsheets in the classroom and school environment, gradebooks, conditional formatting and filters, graphing data, working with live Web-based data, and using add-ons. Participants who complete all the assignments will receive a 15 hour completion certificate. Registrants will be notified by email with course access information. Prerequisites: Must have Internet access and a Google Drive account. Prior knowledge of Excel is strongly recommended.

Prerequisites:Must have Internet access and a Google Drive/Gmail account.

Note: All participants must login and/or contact the course instructor within one week of the start of this course.

Platform: PC
Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $250
Location: Online

10. The Flipped Classroom - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 2/27/2017 to 4/10/2017

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This six-week course introduces educators to the Flipped Classroom concept whereby teachers deliver course content via digital media for homework, allowing time for the teacher to facilitate classroom activities that foster higher level thinking and differentiated instruction during class time. The Flipped Classroom is divided into several Modules that will take participants through the steps to flip one's instruction. For each Module, participants will read various documents and news articles, view brief video tutorials, and participate in social learning activities. They will practice using the tools needed to establish the infrastructure need to effectively flip one's instruction and will reflect on each skill, collaborate with colleagues, and share best practices. This course will require a commitment of at least 18 hours to successfully complete the various learning activities. There are no face-to-face meetings for this class. All interaction will take place on Schoology between February 27 and April 10. You will receive login instructions in your email prior to the course start date.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $250
Location: Online

11. Everyone Can Code

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 2/28/2017

New
At this event from Apple, you will learn about coding as an essential skill. Learning to code unlocks creativity, develops problem-solving skills, and opens career paths. We think everyone should have the opportunity to create something that can change the world.

Join us to learn about Everyone Can Code, a new approach to coding that gives everyone the power to learn, write, and teach code. You'll hear about the new Swift Playgrounds app that includes lessons for beginning coders. And you'll explore curriculum materials for middle and high school that make it easy to bring coding into your school.

Join us for an exclusive workshop where you will:
* Explore Swift Playgrounds, a new app for iPad that makes getting started with coding fun and interactive.
* Get a first look at the Swift Playgrounds Teacher Guide designed specifically for middle school and above.
* Hear about App Development with Swift, a high school and college curriculum for Mac that shows students how to create apps from start to finish.
* Learn why Swift is the best language for teaching and learning coding, as well as for developing apps.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Location: NERIC Albany

12. NERIC/Artcobell Learning Spaces Webinar Series

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 2/28/2017

Learning spaces matter! 21st Century learners need 21st Century classrooms. Join us with Artcobell for this 2 part webinar series where participants will walk away with an understanding of:

Why flexibility in classrooms can enhance the educational experience, increase student agency,influence behavior and better leverage 1:1 technology environments.

How the five learning landscapes with instructional supports creates a structure for re-configuring classroom furniture and leveraging instructional technology.

Explore ideas, applications and best practices for creating and designing agile spaces for teaching and learning.

The psychology of designing spaces and the high impact it has on teaching and learning.

This is an online two part webinar, January 11th at 1PM and February 28th at 1PM.

Register below and the link is WebEx.

This is free to Model Schools subscribers.

Stay tuned for a third session on hacking your learning space!

13. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 3/2/2017

Location: NERIC Plattsburgh 1523 Military Turnpike, Suite 10

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

14. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 3/2/2017

Location: NERIC Plattsburgh 1523 Military Turnpike, Suite 10

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

15. Google 101

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 3/3/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Are you being left behind by your students or your staff? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/admin workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Keep.

Please bring your own device and Google login credentials.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

16. Diving Deeper into Google Forms

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 3/3/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Interested in learning how to really wrangle Google Forms? This hands-on training will encourage the participant to create multiple types of forms. Some examples include:event registrations, whip up a quick opinion poll, collect email addresses for a newsletter, create a pop quiz, permission slips and much more. Attendees should bring gathered materials within their Google Drive that will allow them to create materials within their classroom or job.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools subscribers and $75pp for participants outside of the Model Schools network.

17. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 3/8/2017

Location: Location TBD

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

18. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 3/8/2017

Location: TBD Malone

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

19. Google Apps for Educators Webinar Series Part 1 - Using Google Docs - An Online Introduction

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/Administrators

Dates: 3/9/2017

New
This 4-part webinar series will introduce the user to the most frequently used Apps in the Google Educators' Suite.

Part 1 - Spend an hour learning how to engage students in using Google Docs to create & edit content, as well as collaborate online with peers and instructors. Some of the areas to be covered will include: creating, importing, & formatting a document; using a template; inserting images & hyperlinks; using the collaboration tools; adding comments; translating & using the voice typing. Ideas will be shared on best practices for using Google Docs with your students.

It is not required, although highly encouraged, that participants register for all sessions within the series. Information regarding accessing each webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Online Webinar

20. Google 101

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 3/15/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Are you being left behind by your students or your staff? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/admin workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Keep.

Please bring your own device and Google login credentials.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

21. Diving Deeper into Google Forms

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 3/15/2017

Location: Large Conference Room

New
Interested in learning how to really wrangle Google Forms? This hands-on training will encourage the participant to create multiple types of forms. Some examples include:event registrations, whip up a quick opinion poll, collect email addresses for a newsletter, create a pop quiz, permission slips and much more. Attendees should bring gathered materials within their Google Drive that will allow them to create materials within their classroom or job.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools subscribers and $75pp for participants outside of the Model Schools network.

22. Google Apps for Educators Webinar Series Part 2 - Using Google Gmail, Calendars, & Hangouts - An Online Introduction

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/Administrators

Dates: 3/15/2017

New
This 4-part webinar series will introduce the user to the most frequently used Apps in the Google Educators' Suite.

Part 2 - Spend an hour learning how to engage students using Google Gmail, Calendars, and Hangouts. Some areas to be covered will include: tricks for accessing, creating, formatting, & organizing emails; setting up & sharing calendar events; and using Google Hangouts for easy communication and collaboration. Ideas will be shared on best practices for using these Google Apps with your students.

It is not required, although highly encouraged, that participants register for all sessions within the series. Information regarding accessing each webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Online Webinar

23. Shared Learning Objectives Spring Meeting - 03/17/17

Program: NERIC: Special Events

Audience: Shared Learning Objectives district participants

Dates: 3/17/2017

New
AGENDA

Work Session (Optional)(9-12)
Meeting (1-3) SLO Home Page Navigation
Highlight of Current and Past Projects
Guest Presenter
New Applications and Sites to Share
Training Information

This workshop is only open to current participants of the NERIC's Shared Learning Objectives service.

24. Google Apps for Educators Webinar Series Part 3 - Using Google Sheets- An Online Introduction

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/Administrators

Dates: 3/22/2017

New
This 4-part webinar series will introduce the user to the most frequently used Apps in the Google Educators' Suite.

Part 3 - Spend an hour learning how to engage students in using Google Sheets. Some of the areas to be covered will include: access and navigation tools, conditional formatting, formulas and auto-fill, sorting, simple charts, and collaboration. Ideas will be shared on best practices for using Google Sheets with your students.

It is not required, although highly encouraged, that participants register for all sessions within the series. Information regarding accessing each webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Online Webinar

25. Google Apps for Educators Webinar Series Part 4 - Using Google Forms- An Online Introduction

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers/Administrators

Dates: 3/29/2017

New
This 4-part webinar series will introduce the user to the most frequently used Apps in the Google Educators' Suite.

Part 4 - Spend an hour learning how to engage students in using Google Forms. Some of the areas to be covered will include: creating forms, surveys, & quizzes, sharing forms with other educators and students, and collecting responses using Google Sheets for easy analysis. Ideas will be shared on best practices for using Google Forms with your students.

It is not required, although highly encouraged, that participants register for all sessions within the series. Information regarding accessing each webinar will be sent to all registrants for that session via email prior to the event.

Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Online Webinar

26. Leading the Way: Admin Tech Series Online Skills for Administrators

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: School District Leaders

Dates: 3/31/2017

Location: NERIC ALBANY

The students are digital natives,staff are getting pd in technology and your technology gaps keep getting bigger. This workshop will provide beginning to intermediate users with a solid base of online skills in the area of: G Suite (formerly known as GAFE-Drive, Docs, Slides, Classroom, hyperdocs, sharing) basic apps to bring back to your school that assist in going deeper in the 5Cs (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Curation),social bookmarking, video chatting, storing photos, web tools to receive information, chats, reading online content, writing reviews, blogging, commenting, and participation in webinars, online,blended learning, and digital citizenship.

Please bring your own device and your google sign in credentials.

This workshop is in person at NERIC in Albany, NY.

Fee: Free for Model Schools subscribers, non-Model Schools $75 per person

27. Using Technology to Explore Yardsticks: Developmental Stages from Age 4-14 - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 4/3/2017 to 5/22/2017

New
The book Yardsticks by Chip Wood is a must-read for educators, administrators, and parents of students ages 4-14. In this 21-hour online course, you will use the book as a tool to help you address the developmental needs of your students. The course is self-paced, with technology-based assignments corresponding to reading assignments and Discussion Board responses. You will gain experience using Excel, Word Cloud apps, Google Docs, Padlet, and explore other grade-appropriate technology for use in your classrooms. There will also be two Go To Meetings for opportunities to participate in real-time discussion on the topics in the book. Participants must choose one session to "attend" virtually (preferably online but can join by phone if necessary) on EITHER April 27 OR May 3 at 7pm.

You need access to Virtual Blackboard, word processing, and spreadsheet application. Your incoming class lists including dates of birth would be helpful! You will need to purchase or check out from the library a copy of Yardsticks by Chip Wood, available in paperback.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $250
Location: Online

28. Google Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 4/5/2017

Location: TBD Malone

New
Ever want to flip your classroom so your students were learning at home? Or maybe just have a safe environment that your students can comment and challenge each other? If so, then Google Classroom is for you. This half-day, hands-on training takes you from step one of creating a Google Classroom, to tips for getting the most effective use of your digital classroom. You'll learn about: Class setup, classroom use as a teacher, administrator or committee member, instructional tips, using classroom as a student, resources. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to be in a district that has a Google Domain in order to create a Google Classroom.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google classroom credentials.

This course is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75pp for participants outside of the Model Schools network.

29. Google 101

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 4/6/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Are you being left behind by your students or your staff? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/admin workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Keep.

Please bring your own device and Google login credentials.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

30. Diving Deeper into Google Forms

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 4/6/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Interested in learning how to really wrangle Google Forms? This hands-on training will encourage the participant to create multiple types of forms. Some examples include:event registrations, whip up a quick opinion poll, collect email addresses for a newsletter, create a pop quiz, permission slips and much more. Attendees should bring gathered materials within their Google Drive that will allow them to create materials within their classroom or job.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools subscribers and $75pp for participants outside of the Model Schools network.

31. Introduction to Pixlr - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 4/24/2017 to 5/22/2017

New
Pixlr is a free online cloud-based image editing tool that runs on both the PC and Mac platforms. It's a flash-based app that closely resembles Photoshop. Images may be opened from your workstation or URL, as well as from Facebook, Flickr, and Picasa. The course, focusing on Web image creation for the classroom, will include: interface navigation, selection tools and layers, manipulating your images, transforming and retouching photos, and filters. Participants who complete all the assignments, assessments and projects will receive a certificate of completion for 15 hours of participation. Registrants will be notified by email with course access information.

Prerequisites: Must have Internet access. Participants should also have access to a digital camera or digital images for final project completion.

Note: Priority registration for online courses will be given to NERIC Model Schools Service subscribers. All online participants must login and/or contact the course instructor within one week of the start of this course.

Platform: PC or Mac
Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $250
Location: Online

32. iPhoneography 101 - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 4/24/2017 to 5/22/2017

New
The best camera you have is the one you have with you. iPhoneography is the art of taking, editing, and sharing images with an Apple iPhone. This five week online course focuses on: photography techniques for the iPhone, using apps to edit and share your images, critiquing photos, and incorporating iPhones into the classroom. Participants who complete all the assignments, assessments and projects will receive a certificate of completion for 15 hours of participation.

Prerequisites: The course content is written for the iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6+, 6S, 6S+, 7 and 7+. Participants must be able to download several free apps and purchase one $1.99 app for their iPhone.

Note: Priority registration for online courses will be given to NERIC Model Schools Service subscribers. All online participants must login and/or contact the course instructor within one week of the start of this course.

Platform: PC or Mac and IOS
Fee: NERIC Model Schools Districts - FREE
Others: $250
Location: Online

33. Google 102

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 4/26/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Catching up and walking the talk is the name of the game. This Google 102 session will target school teachers and administrators. Walk away knowing how to leverage Forms, youTube, Hangouts, Maps, Earth, Blogger, Classroom, Drawings, and Sites.

FEE: Free to Model Schools subscribers, $75pp for all others

Bring your own device and Google login credentials.

email instructor at virginia.bond@neric.org

34. Google 101

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 4/27/2017

Location: FEH BOCES Malone

New
Are you being left behind by your students or your staff? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/admin workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Keep.

Please bring your own device and Google login credentials.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

35. Diving Deeper into Google Forms

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 4/27/2017

Location: Large Conference Room

New
Interested in learning how to really wrangle Google Forms? This hands-on training will encourage the participant to create multiple types of forms. Some examples include:event registrations, whip up a quick opinion poll, collect email addresses for a newsletter, create a pop quiz, permission slips and much more. Attendees should bring gathered materials within their Google Drive that will allow them to create materials within their classroom or job.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools subscribers and $75pp for participants outside of the Model Schools network.

36. Creating a Makerspace Culture in Your Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/9/2017

Location: Marcy Room NERIC Plattsburgh

New
Want to create a MakerSpace environment within your own classroom but worried about how to start? This hands-on maker presentation will explore the basic concepts of makerspaces, cover low-tech and inexpensive ways to begin your own classroom makerspace, and give you some simple pointers on how to start from scratch. Participants will understand the basics of maker environments and how to begin the process of creating such spaces within their classrooms.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

This workshop is free to participating Model Schools subscribers, and $75.00pp for participants outside of the Model Schools network.

37. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 5/10/2017

Location: Marcy Room NERIC Plattsburgh 1523 Military Turnpik

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

38. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 5/10/2017

Location: Marcy Room NERIC Plattsburgh 1523 Military Turnpik

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

39. Creating a Makerspace Culture in Your Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers and administrators

Dates: 5/16/2017

Location: Large Conference Room FEH Boces Malone

New
Want to create a MakerSpace environment within your own classroom but worried about how to start? This hands-on maker presentation will explore the basic concepts of makerspaces, cover low-tech and inexpensive ways to begin your own classroom makerspace, and give you some simple pointers on how to start from scratch. Participants will understand the basics of maker environments and how to begin the process of creating such spaces within their classrooms.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

This workshop is free to participating Model Schools subscribers, and $75.00pp for participants outside of the Model Schools network.

40. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 5/17/2017

Location: Large Conference Room

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

41. Introductory AT device training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Dates: 5/17/2017

Location: Large Conference Room

New
What are some of the accessibility features available to Special Education students, within the iPad, iPhone and Windows computers? What are the best Apps to use with Special Ed students and what Chrome extensions will be beneficial to these students and teachers within those classrooms? This hands-on workshop will cover all these questions and lots more too.

Appropriate for: Elementary Teacher/Staff, Middle Teacher/Staff, High School Teachers/ Staff, Librarian/Media Specialist, Technology Integration Coordinator, Administrators

Please bring your own device and google login credentials.

This workshop is free to Model Schools Subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

42. Google 101

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 6/7/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Are you being left behind by your students or your staff? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/admin workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Keep.

Please bring your own device and Google login credentials.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

43. Google 102

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 6/7/2017

Location: Marcy Room

New
Catching up and walking the talk is the name of the game. This Google 102 session will target school teachers and administrators. Walk away knowing how to leverage Forms, youTube, Hangouts, Maps, Earth, Blogger, Classroom, Drawings, and Sites.

FEE: Free to Model Schools subscribers, $75pp for all others

Bring your own device and Google login credentials.

email instructor at virginia.bond@neric.org

44. Google 101

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 6/9/2017

Location: Large Conference Room

New
Are you being left behind by your students or your staff? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/admin workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Keep.

Please bring your own device and Google login credentials.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $75 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

45. Google 102

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 6/9/2017

Location: Large Conference Room FEH BOCES

New
Catching up and walking the talk is the name of the game. This Google 102 session will target school teachers and administrators. Walk away knowing how to leverage Forms, youTube, Hangouts, Maps, Earth, Blogger, Classroom, Drawings, and Sites.

FEE: Free to Model Schools subscribers, $75pp for all others

Bring your own device and Google login credentials.

email instructor at virginia.bond@neric.org