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1. LiveBinders - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/7/2018 to 1/27/2018

Location: Online

This course introduces teachers of all subjects and grade levels to LiveBinders, an Internet application that allows teachers to create classroom textbooks, ePortfolios, and more. Also, teachers can use it to provide parents with resources to help their children or showcase student work by sharing with parents and potential schools. Also, it can be used to help a substitute by providing everything they will need in one simple place. Upon completion of the course, teachers will receive a certificate for 15 hours of participation.

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

2. Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting (June 2018)

Program: NERIC: Special Events

Audience: Distance Learning Teachers and TAs

Dates: 6/15/2018

The Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting allows veteran DL Practitioners (teachers and TAs), those new to the DL environment, and even those thinking about entering the Distance Learning classroom for the first time to share knowledge, troubleshoot common issues, and meet other Practitioners face to face to improve the Distance Learning Program.

We are holding the Distance Learning Practitioners' Meeting on Friday, June 15th from 12:30 to 2:30pm 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 their Library at the high school. Please register to hold your place, as your feedback is the driving force for this collaborative forum.

If you have a DL best practice experience you would like to share, or a DL pain point you hope to get feedback from others about, please be in touch with Mary Morris at dl@neric.org. Once we hear from you, we will announce the topics used to launch the forum discussions.

Please send any suggested topics you have, either to present or just to discuss as a group, to dl@neric.org by June 6th.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Thank you,
Eileen Drescher, Mike Sylofski, & Mary Graham-Morris

NOTE: This meeting is open to DL Practitioners' from districts participating in the Full Distance Learning Program.

3. Google 101/Beginning Chromebook

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 10/10/2018

Do you sometime feel like you are being left behind by your students? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/administrator workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms and Keep. Time will be spent to become familiar with Chromebooks as well as discussion of instructional best practices for using with students in a 1:1 environment. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices, as there will be a limited number available.

Length: 6 hours
Date: October 10
Time: 8:30-3:30

Location/Room: NERIC Plattsburgh/Marcy Room

4. Google 101/Beginning Chromebook

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 10/17/2018

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Do you sometime feel like you are being left behind by your students? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/administrator workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms and Keep. Time will be spent to become familiar with Chromebooks as well as discussion of instructional best practices for using with students in a 1:1 environment. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices, as there will be a limited number available.

Length: 6 hours
Date: October 17
Time: 8:30-3:30

Location/Room: NERIC Plattsburgh/Marcy Room

5. Robotics, Engineering and Elementary Math

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/17/2018

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Elementary school teachers can learn how to use robotics to help students with their number facts, problem solving skills, number sense and other math concepts. Goals of this session are to provide teachers with training on how to use the robots, provide resources that can taken back to classrooms and build awareness of a unique and engaging tool that will motivate students of all ages.

Please bring a laptop or iPad.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Shenendehowa

6. Google for Secretaries: Saranac Lake

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 10/19/2018

Location: Saranac Lake

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This Google training is specifically for secretaries and support staff. The day will include time in each of the following apps: Drive, Mail, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar and well as sharing within Google and file management.

Please bring a device if possible and your Google login credentials. There will be Chromebooks available for use.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $125 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

7. Creating Model Schools and Distance Learning Online Courses in Schoology

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/19/2018

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This face-to-face class is explicitly designed for NERIC Model Schools and Distance Learning instructors. The focus will be on creating online professional development and Distance Learning content on the Schoology LMS platform. The following topics may be covered, but not limited to: Schoology overview and navigation, importing and creating new content, logon procedures for participants, and best practices in online instructional design. Prerequisites: You must be a current or prospective NERIC Model Schools or Distance Learning instructor.

8. Google Forms: In and Out of the Classroom - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/22/2018 to 11/30/2018

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This 15-hour online course introduces educators to Google Forms for classroom and personal use. Google Forms is a tool that is a part of the G-Suite. It allows users to create easy-to-use web forms, that are linked to a Google Sheet. The course focus is on standards-based exercises that can be easily integrated and adapted for educator use across the curriculum. Topics covered may include: form creation and formatting, using templates, creating surveys, quizzes, exit tickets, sharing and collaborating, 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/Gmail account. Prior knowledge of Google Drive is strongly recommended.

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

9. Google Sheets for Educators - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/22/2018 to 11/26/2018

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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.

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. Parental Communication in the Social Media Age

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/22/2018 to 11/11/2018

Location: Online

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The overall goal of this course will be to improve and strengthen 21st Century communication skills in order to improve effectiveness. We will focus on communication with parents and students using multiple applications. One primary topic will be how to write effective emails to parents regarding discipline/academic concerns, encouragement, and complimentary messages.

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

11. Young Adult Literature and Technology - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/22/2018 to 11/30/2018

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This course gives participants the opportunity to review articles related to technology in education, read young adult titles (of the participant's choosing), write and share reviews of those titles, and create a project that incorporates one of the books read and technology.

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

12. Coding with Robots in the Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/23/2018

Half Day Robot Orientation for Borrowers

This course will be an overview of Blue-Bot, Cubelets, Ozobot, Dash and Dot, and Sphero robots. Any teacher that attends this workshop will be approved to borrow robots for your classroom during the school year.

MS or HS teachers arrive at 9:30 and miss the Blue-Bot overview.

For NERIC Model Schools only.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $125
Location: NERIC Albany, HFM Room

13. Physical Education Network 101

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Physical Education Teachers, Administrators, and Athletic Directors

Dates: 10/24/2018

Location: Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk

Come learn how to use the Online Physical Education Network (OPEN)! Attendees will explore modules from OPEN such as Instant Activities, Badminton, and Social and Personal Responsibility. This workshop is hands-on, physically active, professionally engaging, and most of all FUN! Teachers/activity leaders will examine how OPEN fortifies and supports current strategies to ensure student learning and create a positive movement environment. Critical concepts include:

*Academic Language Tools
*Tiered Questioning Techniques
*Academic Rigor Standards
*Social and Emotional Learning
*Best Instructional Practices
*Infusion of Technology

This course is ideal for PE teachers. Please bring or wear clothes to play in!

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk

14. Google for Secretaries: Albany

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 10/26/2018

Location: NERIC Albany

This Google training is specifically for secretaries and support staff.The 4 hour training will include time in each of the following apps: Drive, Mail, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar and well as sharing within Google and file management.

Please bring a device if possible and your Google login credentials. There will be Chromebooks available for use.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $125 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

15. Google Classroom for Educators - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/29/2018 to 12/3/2018

Google Classroom is a free tool that allows teachers to create assignments, post announcements and start class discussions. As part of the G Suite, Google Classroom is suitable for a flipped classroom and blended learning experience. Classroom provides an easy-to-use interface that is accessible from all devices.

Topics covered in this 15 hour online course may include: the layout, setting up your classroom, adding students and co-teachers, documents, calendar, posting announcements, assignments and questions, using classroom as a student, exporting grades, and integrating other Google tools and add-ons.

Requirements: Participants will need to submit their school's Google domain to steven.janover@neric.org to facilitate optimal access to the Google Classroom.

16. Primary Source Connections - Online Resources for Teachers

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/29/2018 to 11/18/2018

Location: Online

This online course will introduce you to a plethora of online resources to use when developing your lessons and teaching with primary sources. Learn about digital collection resources, analysis tools, and picture books to enhance your lessons. Whether you are an elementary or secondary teacher, you’ll find valuable resources to enhance your primary source instruction.

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

17. Coding with Robots in the Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/30/2018

Half Day Robot Orientation for Borrowers

This course will be an overview of Blue-Bot, Cubelets, Ozobot, Dash and Dot, and Sphero robots. Any teacher that attends this workshop will be approved to borrow robots for your classroom during the school year.

For NERIC Model Schools only.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $125
Location: NERIC Malone, Active Learning Space ROom 149 @ Franklin Academy Malone

18. Robotics, Engineering and Elementary Math

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 10/30/2018

Elementary school teachers can learn how to use robotics to help students with their number facts, problem solving skills, number sense and other math concepts. Goals of this session are to provide teachers with training on how to use the robots, provide resources that can taken back to classrooms and build awareness of a unique and engaging tool that will motivate students of all ages.

Please bring a laptop or iPad.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Shenendehowa

Group projects, class participation, and presentations are particularly difficult for introverted students navigating an extrovert-centric school setting. In this class we will read the book Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverted Kids by Susan Cain, and learn how to use technology to reach our introverted students as we develop alternatives to the traditional presentations and group work that cause them undo stress and anxiety. The book is written for kids and teens, so it is a quick read and easy to use in your classroom, with chapters written especially for teachers and parents.

Participants will need access to a copy of the book.

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

20. BF Get & Go: Breakout, FlipGrid, Tour Builder and Google Expeditions: Plattsburgh

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 11/2/2018

Location: NERIC Plattsburgh: Marcy

Are you interested in some new tools for engaging your students differently? This full-day session will focus on Breakout Edu, FlipGrid, Tour Builder and Google Expeditions (VR), all tools that have been proven to engage students in all classrooms. The day will focus on training and instructional best practices with each tool. By taking this full day session, you will be able to sign out a NERIC Breakout Edu Kits and/or the Google Expeditions kits for use within your classroom.

Please bring a device if possible and your Google login credentials. There will be Chromebooks available for use.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $125 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

21. Boom Cards

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/5/2018 to 12/3/2018

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In this 15-hour online course, we will explore Boom Cards. Boom Cards are self-grading, paperless, interactive lessons. They are ideal for differentiation. The entire class can work on the same deck, or you can assign different topics to different students. Boom Cards are perfect for use in 1:1 classrooms, centers, or interactive whiteboards. Students can play on any device with a modern internet browser such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, iPads, and Chromebooks. Students work at their own pace. Students get immediate feedback. A correct answer moves them to the next question, but an incorrect answer requires the student to try again. Boom Cards are great for any grade level and any content area. During the course, you will learn how to select pre-made lessons from the site and make your own lessons.

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

22. LiveBinders - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/5/2018 to 11/25/2018

Location: Online

This course introduces teachers of all subjects and grade levels to LiveBinders, an Internet application that allows teachers to create classroom textbooks, ePortfolios, and more. Also, teachers can use it to provide parents with resources to help their children or showcase student work by sharing with parents and potential schools. Also, it can be used to help a substitute by providing everything they will need in one simple place. Upon completion of the course, teachers will receive a certificate for 15 hours of participation.

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

23. Padlet- A Multimedia Friendly, Free-Form, Real-Time Wiki - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/5/2018 to 11/25/2018

Location: Online

This course introduces teachers of all subjects and grade levels to Padlet, an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device. It is like a multimedia friendly, free-form, real-time wiki. Padlet is a great way to organize resources by subject or unit for students to view and/or edit or simply for personal use. It is an excellent tool for visual learners and for teachers who want to provide an easy way for students to access additional course materials. Upon completion of the course, teachers will receive a certificate for 15 hours of participation.

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

24. Screencastomatic and More! - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/5/2018 to 11/25/2018

This course is intended to introduce teachers of all subjects and grade levels to innovative internet tools to use in any classroom. Screencast-O-Matic will be the main tool explored. It gives you the ability to create and share screen recordings to engage your auditory and visual learners. We will also be sharing tools such as Chirbit, Jing, Fakebook, and more! Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 15 hours of participation.

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

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

25. Robotics, Engineering and Elementary Math

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/6/2018

Elementary school teachers can learn how to use robotics to help students with their number facts, problem solving skills, number sense and other math concepts. Goals of this session are to provide teachers with training on how to use the robots, provide resources that can taken back to classrooms and build awareness of a unique and engaging tool that will motivate students of all ages.

Please bring a laptop or iPad.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Shenendehowa

26. BF Get & Go: Breakout, FlipGrid, Tour Builder and Google Expeditions: Albany

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, all staff

Dates: 11/7/2018

Location: NERIC Albany: Active Learning Space

Are you interested in some new tools for engaging your students differently? This full-day session will focus on Breakout Edu, FlipGrid, Tour Builder and Google Expeditions (VR), all tools that have been proven to engage students in all classrooms. The day will focus on training and instructional best practices with each tool. By taking this full day session, you will be able to sign out a NERIC Breakout Edu Kits and/or the Google Expeditions kits for use within your classroom.

Please bring a device if possible and your Google login credentials. There will be Chromebooks available for use.

This workshop is free for Model Schools subscribers and $125 per person outside of the Model Schools network.

27. Using Technology to Explore Yardsticks: Developmental Stages from Ages 4-14 - Blended

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/7/2018 to 12/7/2018

The book Yardsticks by Chip Wood is a must-read for educators, administrators, and parents of students ages 4-14. In this 15-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 Google apps such as Slides, Docs and Sheets, Word Cloud apps, and Zoom virtual meetings, and explore other grade-appropriate technology for use in your classrooms.

This course will be presented on Schoology, with two in-person meetings after school on 11/7 and 11/28 at Radez Elementary in Cobleskill. Books will be available to look at during class, but to complete this course you must have additional access to the book. We will use our actual student information to build birthday charts and analyze the range of ages and corresponding developmental stages of our current students.

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

28. Lights! Camera! Action! WeVideo Training

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/8/2018

Do you love watching movie trailers and wish you could have your students create book trailers? You will learn how to use the tool WeVideo to create, edit and publish videos for any type of projects. WeVideo is for all grade levels and works seamlessly on devices as well. The possibilities are endless!

Free to NERIC Model Schools Districts
Others: $75
Location: NERIC Albany, HFM Room

29. Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Collaborating with Students using Google: Willsboro

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 11/13/2018

Are you looking for some new ideas, even next steps, on how to collaborate while using Google? This one-hour workshop will cover tips, tricks and techniques to make the process of collaborating simpler, faster, more efficient as well as adding a few new tools into the mix. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices, there will be a limited number available.

Length: 1 hours
Date: November 13
Time: 3:30-4:30

Location/Room: Willsboro Central School

30. Fact Fluency: Mining and Adapting Online Resources to Your K-5 Math Program - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/15/2018 to 12/15/2018

This course is for K-5 teachers and Math AIS. Learn to use collaborative tools online such as Google Slides, Google Forms and Google Docs to adapt the fluency resources and activities online at EngageNY and other sites to your classroom math program. We will look at the Key Fluencies and how they progress from grades K through 5. We will watch videos and share examples of fluency activities and discuss how to fit them into your busy day.

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

31. Taking Your Tech Plan To the Next Level

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/15/2018

Your district spent a lot of time this past year developing a technology plan to submit to NYSED for approval. What data did you include in your tech plan? How are you going to use that data to support the transformation of pedagogical practices to accommodate significant changes in the lived experiences of students? Join us for a half-day workshop to unpack one goal of your plan. You will brainstorm underlying assumptions of your selected goal, identify potential resources to support this goal, develop supporting data clusters to more strategically approach your goal, and design/redefine a set of concrete action steps.

Data from the BrightBytes Technology & Learning module is helpful but is in no way a must-have for this session. We strongly encourage you to bring a team to this session.

Fee: Model Schools and Tech Visioning and Planning Service Participants- FREE
Others: $75
Location: NERIC Albany

32. Shared Learning Objectives Fall Meeting (CSLO) - 11/15/18

Program: NERIC: Special Events

Audience: Shared Learning Objectives district participants

Dates: 11/15/2018

Location: HFM Room

Meeting (1pm -3pm)

   Agenda

Guest Speaker
CSLO Home Page Navigation
Highlight of Current and Past Projects
2018-2019 Project Options
New Technology and Apps of Interest
Sharing
Training Information

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

33. Flip Over Flipgrid for the Classroom!

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/15/2018

Come learn about the tech tool, Flipgrid, and how it can transform your students' experience! FlipGrid is an amazing technology tool that allows students to record short video responses to questions or prompts that a teacher posts. FlipGrid can be used by ALL grade levels, and is easy to integrate in any class or content area. It can help prompt discussion, build comprehension and be used to assess student learning! Come learn everything you need to know about FlipGrid and leave ready to use it in your classroom TOMORROW!

Please bring a laptop or Chromebook.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Guilderland

34. Shake Up Learning: A Book Study

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/19/2018 to 12/9/2018

Location: Online

Shake Up Learning is a guide to help educators of all grade levels use technology to create dynamic learning experiences. This book explores WHY it’s time to shake things up, WHAT changes need to happen, and HOW to plan dynamic learning opportunities for our students. You’ll find practical strategies, tips, tricks, and advice that will help you to shake up learning in your classroom.

The purpose of this book study is to create a culture of learning and sharing as we delve into the educational text Shake Up Learning by Kasey Bell. This online collaborative environment will enable you to interact with other educators, discover additional resources, and inspire you to think differently. The format of this book study allows you to participate at times that are most convenient for you and your schedule. Participants must have access to the book.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Location: Online

This face-to-face class is explicitly designed for NERIC Model Schools and Distance Learning instructors. The focus will be on creating online professional development and Distance Learning content on the Schoology LMS platform. The following topics may be covered, but not limited to: Schoology overview and navigation, importing and creating new content, logon procedures for participants, and best practices in online instructional design. Prerequisites: You must be a current or prospective NERIC Model Schools or Distance Learning instructor.

36. Robotics, Engineering and Elementary Math

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/20/2018

Elementary school teachers can learn how to use robotics to help students with their number facts, problem solving skills, number sense and other math concepts. Goals of this session are to provide teachers with training on how to use the robots, provide resources that can taken back to classrooms and build awareness of a unique and engaging tool that will motivate students of all ages.

Please bring a laptop or iPad.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Shenendehowa

37. 10 Ways to use Google Drawings in your Classroom

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/27/2018

Hidden away among your Google Apps for Education is Google Drawings. Drawings offers a platform for students and teachers alike to communicate, collaborate, and create. During this session the instructor will provide 10+ uses (and templates) for Drawings that you can use with your students.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $75
Location: Fonda-Fultonville

38. Introducing Cue! A New Robot Addition to the MS Lending Library

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/28/2018

Cue Orientation for Borrowers

This course will be an overview of Cue, a new robot addition to the Model Schools Lending Library. This robot is similar to Dash, but is geared more for Middle School. Students can chat with the robot using text-like messages, control the robot to navigate spaces, or program Cue using block-based code or JavaScript text mode. Any teacher that attends this workshop will be approved to borrow this robot for their classroom during the school year. Since newer iPads are required for this robot, they are included with the robots in the borrower package.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $125
Location: NERIC Albany and Malone

39. Introducing Bloxels! A New Addition to the MS Lending Library

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 11/28/2018

Bloxels Orientation for Borrowers

This course will be an overview of Bloxels, a new addition to the Model Schools Lending Library. Bloxels is a hands-on tool for students to create stories and turn them into video games that they can then actually play and share with classmates. They start with a Bloxels board where they will plan and design their story, characters, and boards. It is then scanned with a device and the game becomes digital. Bloxels encourages collaboration as students learn design thinking. Ideal for elementary grades 2-5.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Others: $125
Location: NERIC Albany and Malone

40. Office 365 101: Plattsburgh

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 11/29/2018

Do you sometime feel confused as you are using Office 365? Then this half day hands-on training will start at the beginning, and will work through One Drive, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as covering sharing effectively.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own device, as there will be a limited number available. Please also bring your Office 365 login credentials.

Length: 3 hours
Date: November 29
Time: 8:30-11:30

Location/Room: NERIC Plattsburgh/Marcy Room

41. Office 365 102: Plattsburgh

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 11/29/2018

This follow-up session to Office 365 101 will cover Forms, One Note, Class Notebook and Teams and will feature a collaborative exercise that can easily be replicated with students.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own device, as there will be a limited number available. Please also bring your Office 365 login credentials.

Length: 3 hours
Date: November 29
Time: 12:30-3:30

Location/Room: NERIC Plattsburgh/Marcy Room

42. Uncommon Learning - A Book Study

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 12/10/2018 to 12/30/2018

Location: Online

UnCommon Learning: Creating Schools that Work for Kids shows how to develop a learning culture that works for kids in the 21st century. This book offers examples of success and practical tips for implementing many innovative educational technology trends such as makerspaces, blended learning, badges, and more.

The purpose of this book study is to create a culture of learning and sharing as we delve into the educational text UnCommon Learning: Creating Schools That Work for Kids by Eric C. Sheninger. This online collaborative environment will enable you to interact with other educators, discover additional resources, and inspire you to think differently. The format of this book study allows you to participate at times that are most convenient for you and your schedule.Participants must have access to the book.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Location: Online

43. Google 101: Plattsburgh

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 12/11/2018

Do you sometime feel like you are being left behind by your students? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/administrator workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms and Keep. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices, as there will be a limited number available.

Length: 3 hours
Date: December 11
Time: 8:30-11:30

Location/Room: NERIC Plattsburgh/Marcy Room

44. Google 102: Plattsburgh

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 12/11/2018

Location: Marcy Room

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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 YouTube, Hangouts, Maps, Earth, Blogger, Classroom, Drawings, and Sites, all the fun stuff in Google. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices, there will be a limited number available.

Length: 3 hours
Date: December 11
Time: 12:30-3:30

Location: NERIC Plattsburgh/Marcy Room

45. Webinar: Learn How to Screen Capture with Ease!

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 12/12/2018

Do you feel like sometimes your repeating the same lesson or topic over and over again trying to catch everyone up to speed? What if you could record your lessons so students could use them when they need them and free up your class time? Do you wish you could be there on a important test day but you are home sick? Well, now you can be there with Screencastify. You will learn how to add this extension to Chrome and record yourself or just your voice while teaching lessons or topics. Screencastify creates recordings using a webcam, desktop, or tabbed browser. This is an excellent communication tool between you and your students and their parents. Screencastify safely integrates with Chromebooks and creates a folder in Google Drive. It is super easy to use and integrates technology seamlessly.

Participants will received Webex information prior to the event.

Free to NERIC Model Schools Districts
Length: 1 hour
Others: $75
Location: Webinar

46. Google 101:Malone

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 12/18/2018

Do you sometime feel like you are being left behind by your students? Come to this very hands-on Google 101 beginner teacher/administrator workshop and learn the basics of Mail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms and Keep. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices, there will be a limited number available.

Length: 3 hours
Date: December 18
Time: 8:30-11:30

Location/Room: NERIC Malone/Active Learning Space @ Franklin Academy

47. Google 102: Malone

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All educators

Dates: 12/18/2018

Location: Marcy Room

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 YouTube, Hangouts, Maps, Earth, Blogger, Classroom, Drawings, and Sites, all the fun stuff in Google. Participants are encouraged to bring their own devices, as there will be a limited number available.

Length: 3 hours
Date: December 18
Time: 12:30-3:30

Location: NERIC Malone/ Active Learning Space @ Franklin Academy

48. Tech-Infused Book Study: Students with Severe Behaviors - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/2/2019 to 1/30/2019

This course is an online asynchronous book study of the book Lost at School, by Ross W. Greene, PhD. We will use Google Slides to create mini-lessons for our students to develop and practice the skills they lack for responding to social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. We will develop surveys using Google Forms to use as an ongoing formative assessment, and help our students use Google Forms to create their own self-assessments to reflect on situations that challenge them.

Participants will need access to the book.

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

49. Illuminate: A Book Study

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/7/2019 to 1/27/2019

Location: Online

It’s not about the technology; it’s about how you use it to improve learning experiences for your students and meet their needs, making learning memorable. It’s time to illuminate learning! This book will help you to build your digital toolbox and figure out the best tool for the job whether you are creating, communicating, collaborating, assessing, reflecting, or motivating your students. You’ll learn about and explore QR codes, Book Snaps, virtual field trips, Digital Breakout EDU, and so much more.

The purpose of this book study is to create a culture of learning and sharing as we delve into the educational text Illuminate: Technology Enhanced Learning by Bethany J. Petty. This online collaborative environment will enable you to interact with other educators, discover additional resources, and inspire you to think differently. The format of this book study allows you to participate at times that are most convenient for you and your schedule. Participants must have access to the book.

Fee: Model Schools Participants - FREE
Location: Online

50. LiveBinders - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/7/2019 to 1/27/2019

Location: Online

This course introduces teachers of all subjects and grade levels to LiveBinders, an Internet application that allows teachers to create classroom textbooks, ePortfolios, and more. Also, teachers can use it to provide parents with resources to help their children or showcase student work by sharing with parents and potential schools. Also, it can be used to help a substitute by providing everything they will need in one simple place. Upon completion of the course, teachers will receive a certificate for 15 hours of participation.

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

51. Padlet- A Multimedia Friendly, Free-Form, Real-Time Wiki - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/7/2019 to 1/27/2019

Location: Online

This course introduces teachers of all subjects and grade levels to Padlet, an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device. It is like a multimedia friendly, free-form, real-time wiki. Padlet is a great way to organize resources by subject or unit for students to view and/or edit or simply for personal use. It is an excellent tool for visual learners and for teachers who want to provide an easy way for students to access additional course materials. Upon completion of the course, teachers will receive a certificate for 15 hours of participation.

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

52. Screencastomatic and More! - Online

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/7/2019 to 1/27/2019

This course is intended to introduce teachers of all subjects and grade levels to innovative internet tools to use in any classroom. Screencast-O-Matic will be the main tool explored. It gives you the ability to create and share screen recordings to engage your auditory and visual learners. We will also be sharing tools such as Chirbit, Jing, Fakebook, and more! Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 15 hours of participation.

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

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

53. Webinar: Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Collaborating with Students using Google

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 1/7/2019

Are you looking for some new ideas, even next steps, on how to collaborate while using Google? This one-hour webinar will cover tips, tricks and techniques to make the process of collaborating simpler, faster, more efficient as well as adding a few new tools into the mix.

Participants will be sent a link to the Webex session prior to the training.

Length: 1 hour
Date: January 7, 2019
Time: 3:00-4:00

Location/Room: Online via Webex

54. NERIC Regional Digital Citizenship Day

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Dates: 1/10/2019

This combined event will take place at NERIC Albany, NERIC Plattsburgh, and Franklin Academy in Malone. We will discuss digital citizenship in depth and allow opportunities for sharing and collaboration. Districts teams are encouraged.

Please bring a laptop or mobile device.

Free to NERIC Model Schools Districts
Others: $125
Location: NERIC Albany, NERIC Plattsburgh, and Franklin Academy

55. Webinar: Tips, Tricks & Techniques for Collaborating with Students using Office 365

Program: NERIC: Model Schools

Audience: All Educators

Dates: 1/14/2019

Are you looking for some new ideas, even next steps, on how to collaborate with students while using Office 365? This one-hour webinar will cover tips, tricks and techniques to make the process of collaborating simpler, faster, and more efficient.

Participants will be sent a link to the Webex session prior to the training.

Length: 1 hour
Date: January 14, 2019
Time: 3:00-4:00

Location/Room: Online via Webex