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1. Ed Tech Coaches Roundtable

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: EdTech Coaches

Dates: 1/25/2019 to 6/14/2019

Join local educational technology coaches as we share and discuss current initiatives, success, and challenges we are experiencing. Anyone who works with teachers to integrate technology into curriculum and instruction is welcome to attend! This includes (but is not limited to) teachers on special assignment, technology committee members, instructional coaches, librarians, and media specialists.

2. ISTE Certification Cohort Meet Ups - Saratoga Springs, NY 2019

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: ISTE Certification Cohort Attendees Only

Dates: 5/3/2019 to 6/14/2019

These meetings are for those that attended the ISTE Certification training March 25-26, 2019. These meet ups will include a Webex piece so you do not need to travel if you prefer to just video in. The meetings will be a chance to celebrate our successes, share resources, and ask questions.

3. Art and Music Tech Tools

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/10/2019

We all know that Arts and Music education fosters academic achievement, social, emotional, cultural development and civic engagement. Involvement in Art helps your students gain critical thinking and fosters stronger verbal skills. Arts learning can also improve motivation, concentration, confidence, and teamwork. These are all skills that we want our students to learn. Come to this session to learn about some amazing tools that are available for music and art education.

4. Intro to Code in Every Class

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 5/10/2019

Computer science skills are critical in today’s business market. But you don’t need to know anything about coding to expose your students to it. This workshop will teach you how to open up opportunities for students to try coding in any subject or topic. It will cover robotics and websites that you can bring back to the classroom right away. You don’t need to be the expert, and your students don’t need to be only consumers of technology. Coding will foster important skills like iteration, problem-solving, collaboration, communication, and creation. All of these skills are needed to open a world of opportunity for your students. Wait until you see your student who usually struggles, find success, and you will forever want to include coding in your curriculum.

5. Digital Literacy Conference

Program: Model Schools Program

Dates: 6/3/2019

There is a huge need to incorporate digital literacy, digital fluency, and digital citizenship lessons in our classrooms. This conference covers lessons, ideas, resources, and best practices for both teachers and administrators.

6. Augmented and Virtual Reality

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 6/7/2019

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality offer new and exciting ways to foster learning in our classrooms. This course will review many of the great options that are available for you to use to create, explore, and examine content. We will explore options for both the Chromebook and iPads including Co Spaces, Google Expeditions, and Tour creator. Other amazing VR/AR opportunities will be shared. Be prepared to create something that you can use in your classroom.

7. SketchUp for Schools

Program: Model Schools Program

Audience: Teachers Administrators and Paraprofessionals

Dates: 6/7/2019

To quote Google: "We live in 3D. Why shouldn't we start thinking and teaching that way?" SketchUp for school is the core SketchUp 3D modeler now available in a web browser for any Primary or Secondary School signed up with G Suite for Education. Sketchup for Schools is integrated with Google Drive and Classroom and works on Chromebooks or any device connected to the internet. SketchUp can be used with almost all subjects and grade levels. For example, you can visualize geometry and mathematical concepts, recreate a historical setting or perhaps design your dream energy efficient house. The models created with SketchUp can be printed with a 3D printer. If you would like to learn the basics of SketchUp and how it can be integrated into your lesson plan or 3D printing projects come to this half-day workshop.