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1. WNYRIC Online Academy: Book Study: 180 Days of Self-Care for Busy Educators

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/6/2020

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This course will explore a book (180 Days of Self-Care for Busy Educators by Tina H. Boogren) written for busy educators who need a framework for implementing their own self-care over the course of the school year. This course will facilitate each participant setting up their own self-care plan to implement over the school year. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from July 6, 2020, to August 23, 2020. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Self-Care-Educators-36-Week-Low-Cost-Teachers/dp/194953927X
This course will explore a book (Understanding Poverty in the Classroom: Changing Perceptions for Student Success by Beth Lindsay Templeton) about understanding poverty in the classroom. Children who come from poverty need and deserve the best that our education system can offer, too. To connect with children who live in poverty, educators need to understand the experiences, backgrounds, and realities of these students. This book study will facilitate each participant's understanding of poverty in the classroom and facilitate the success of students from poverty. This is an asynchronous course worth 10 credit hours. This course will run from July 6, 2020, to August 23, 2020. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Poverty-Classroom-Changing-Perceptions/dp/1610483642

3. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Classroom: Getting your Google Classroom Ready for the Fall

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/6/2020

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This course will explore features for Google Classroom, which will facilitate participants getting their Google Classroom ready for the fall. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from July 6, 2020, to August 23, 2020.

4. WNYRIC Online Academy: SEL Topic: Making School a Safe Place

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/6/2020

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School safety includes ensuring buildings and grounds are secure and safe for all students; it, also, includes each students' emotional safety, developmental well-being, and a sense of belonging and self-worth. This course will explore the idea of making school a safe place for all students in the context of their emotional safety, developmental well-being, and a sense of belonging and self-worth. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from July 6, 2020, to August 23, 2020.
This course will explore a book (Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar), which tackles the topic of educator stress and provides a practical framework to avoid burnout and keep great teachers teaching. This book study will span the entire school year in a series of 6 sessions. Participants must sign up for the first session, and the other 5 sessions are optional but highly recommended to gain the full value of the framework for cultivating emotional resilience in educators utilized within the book. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from July 6, 2020, to August 23, 2020. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Onward-Cultivating-Emotional-Resilience-Educators/dp/1119364892/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1588283342&sr=1-1

6. WNYRIC Online Academy WEBINAR: 10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google Classroom (Summer Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/14/2020

Live Webinar 7 14 20
Summer Google Webinar Series
Morning Session
Closed
This webinar will demonstrate 10 things you didn't know you could do with Google Classroom. This webinar may be attended by beginner or veteran users of Google Classroom. The end of the webinar will include a Q & A session for attendees to ask questions. This webinar will be worth 1.5 PD hours and will run from 9 am to 10:30 am.

7. WNYRIC Online Academy: How to Become a Tech Savvy Teacher in 10 Steps (Online Only)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/20/2020

Wait List
This online and self guided course will provide teachers with a variety of strategies and resources to enhance their educational technology best practices. All work will be completed online between 7/20/20 and 8/10/20.

8. WNYRIC Online Academy: Microsoft Stream and Forms Integration (O365 Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Office 365 for Education Accounts

Dates: 7/23/2020

Live Online Session 7 23 20
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Microsoft Stream is an Office 365 feature that allows teachers to upload videos and share them exclusively with students in their own district domain. In addition, teachers can embed Microsoft Forms into their videos to check for student understanding. Learn about these features of O365 that will help you to make your recorded videos more engaging. This webinar can be viewed live on 7/23/20, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and final project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

9. WNYRIC Online Academy WEBINAR: Lesser-Known Navigation Tips for Google Classroom (Summer Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 7/23/2020

Live Webinar 7 23 20
REGISTRATION CLOSED
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This webinar will demonstrate lesser-known navigation tips for Google Classroom. This webinar may be attended by beginner or veteran users of Google Classroom. The end of the webinar will include a Q & A session for attendees to ask questions. This webinar will be worth 1.5 PD hours and will run from 1 to 2:30 pm. This webinar will be done via WebEx. A link to the WebEx will be sent just before the live webinar date.
As commonly known, Google Slides may be used for presenting information to an audience. However, Google Slides may be used in other ways, too. This webinar will showcase 15 things you didn't know you could do with Google Slides. This webinar may be attended by beginner or veteran users of Google Slides. The end of the webinar will include a Q & A session for attendees to ask questions. This webinar will be worth 1.5 PD hours and will run from 9 am to 10:30 am. This webinar will be done via a WebEx. The link for the WebEx will be sent a few days ahead of the webinar date.

11. WNYRIC Online Academy: O365 Resources for English Language Learners

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Office 365 for Education Accounts

Dates: 8/7/2020

Class Opens 8 7 20
Class Ends 8 31 20
Worth 3 PD Hours
Starting Soon
This course will cover a variety of O365 apps, tools, and add-ins to support literacy for English language learners and all students. Topics in literacy will include vocabulary building, close reading, writing, speaking, and listening. This session is designed for educators with Office 365 educational accounts through their school district.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 8/7/20 - 8/31/20. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

12. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Classroom: Getting Ready for the Fall of 2020

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/10/2020

CASSADAGA School Only
Online Course ONLY
NewStarting Soon
This online Google Classroom course will explore the following topics: how to utilize Google Classroom to start the 20-21 school year, resources for Google Classroom at the participant's level such as new, basic knowledge, and expert at Google Classroom, resources for Google Classroom based on grade level participant teaches, tools for monitoring student progress in Google Classroom, research-based online learning best practices resources, differentiation of teaching and learning in a blended or virtual setting, and how to develop a classroom management plan for distance learning. This is an asynchronous course worth 8 credit hours. This course will run from August 10, 2020, to September 1, 2020.

13. WNYRIC Online Academy WEBINAR: 10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google Classroom (Summer Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/11/2020

Live Webinar 8 11 20
Summer Google Webinar Series
Afternoon Session
*NOTE: THIS SAME WEBINAR WAS DONE ON JULY 14, 2020. This webinar will demonstrate 10 things you didn't know you could do with Google Classroom. This webinar may be attended by beginner or veteran users of Google Classroom. The end of the webinar will include a Q & A session for attendees to ask questions. This webinar will be worth 1.5 PD hours and will run from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. This webinar will be done via a WebEx. The link for the WebEx will be sent a few days before the scheduled event.

14. WNYRIC Online Academy WEBINAR: Lesser-Known Navigation Tips for Google Classroom (Summer Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/12/2020

Live Webinar 8 12 20
Summer Google Webinar Series
Morning Session
*NOTE: THIS SAME WEBINAR WAS DONE ON JULY 23, 2020. This webinar will demonstrate lesser-known navigation tips for Google Classroom. This webinar may be attended by beginner or veteran users of Google Classroom. The end of the webinar will include a Q & A session for attendees to ask questions. This webinar will be worth 1.5 PD hours and will run from 9 to 10:30 am. This webinar will be done via a WebEx. A link for the WebEx will be sent out a few days before the scheduled event.

15. WNYRIC Online Academy WEBINAR: 15 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google Slides (Summer Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 8/13/2020

Live Webinar 8 13 20
Summer Google Webinar Series
Afternoon Session
*NOTE: THIS SAME WEBINAR WAS DONE ON JULY 29, 2020. As commonly known, Google Slides may be used for presenting information to an audience. However, Google Slides may be used in other ways, too. This webinar will showcase 15 things you didn't know you could do with Google Slides. This webinar may be attended by beginner or veteran users of Google Slides. The end of the webinar will include a Q & A session for attendees to ask questions. This webinar will be worth 1.5 PD hours and will run from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. This webinar will be done via a WebEx. The link for the WebEx will be sent out a few days before the scheduled event.

16. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Classroom Introduction and Updates (Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Google GSuite for Education Accounts

Dates: 8/19/2020

Live Online Session 8 19 20
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Are you new to Google Classroom? Are you an experienced user who would like to brush up on its features and explore what is new? This webinar will offer an overview of Google Classroom's main features, as well as discuss some of the more recent updates. This webinar can be viewed live on 8/19/20, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project..

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

17. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Certified Educator Level 2

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers who have taken Google Level 1 or who already have Google Level 1 Certification

Dates: 9/14/2020

Class Opens 9 14 20
Class Ends 10 26 20
Worth 9 PD Hours
If you liked the Google Level 1 Academy, you'll love getting ready to become a Google Certified Educator Level 2! This certification is intended for educators who have been actively using Google in their classroom and would like to prepare themselves for employing G Suite apps in more depth. This intensive online training will dive deeper into various areas of Google and will provide you with the next level of expertise to successfully complete the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Exam.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 9/14/20 - 10/26/20. We will NOT meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 9 PD Hours.

18. WNYRIC Online Academy: Introduction to Schoology

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/14/2020

Class Opens 9 14 20
Class Ends 10 5 20
Worth 3 PD Hours
In this course, participants will learn how to add learning materials, assignments, tests, and discussions to their classes in Schoology. Teachers can use their district-based accounts, or create their own to explore Schoology as a blended learning platform.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 9/14/20 - 10/5/20. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

19. WNYRIC Online Academy: Online Content Delivery, Assessment, and Communication

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/14/2020

Class Opens 9 14 20
Class Ends 10 5 20
Worth 3 PD Hours
This past year has taught us that the online classroom is not just a possibility, but a reality. This course will offer insight into resources such as Seesaw, Loom, PBS Learning Media, Nearpod, and Actively Learn. These tools can be used to deliver content online, as well as assess and communicate with students in an online environment, regardless of whether your district is using Google GSuite, Microsoft O365, or another platform. We will also discuss ways to use these tools so that they are Education Law 2-d compliant.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 9/14/20 - 10/5/20. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

20. WNYRIC Online Academy: Novel Engineering and Design Thinking (Creativity Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/16/2020

Live Online Session 9 16 20
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
This webinar will offer an introduction to the Design Thinking process for students and teachers. In addition, we will look at the learning experiences suggested by the Novel Engineering project, which involves Design Thinking based around popular educational works of literature. This webinar can be viewed live on 9/16/20, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

21. WNYRIC Online Academy: The Virtual Art Teacher (ONLINE)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: k-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/21/2020

This online workshop will showcase the powerful potential for learning within a virtual platform. Teachers will learn how to use online and virtual world based programs that will allow teachers to create videos. Course will require teachers to download free programs to their PC or Mac computers. All work will be completed online between 9/21/20 and 10/31/20.

22. WNYRIC Online Academy: Book Study: Discipline with Dignity

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/28/2020

Online Course Opens 9 28 20
Worth 10 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore a book (Discipline with Dignity, 4th edition by Curwin, Mendler, & Mendler). Quote from the book, which describes the premise of the book. "Discipline with Dignity is actually an aspirational vision of what schools ought to be. It is highly structured, yet flexible. We designed our approach to help every educator, regardless of philosophy, strengths, and style. Our goal is to produce more responsible students and an easier, more comfortable life for teachers." This is an asynchronous course worth 10 credit hours. This course will run from September 28, 2020, to November 7, 2020.Link for the book: http://www.ascd.org/Publications/Books/Overview/Discipline-with-Dignity-How-to-Build-Responsibility-Relationships-and-Respect-in-Your-Classroom-4th-Edition.aspx

23. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Classroom - Workflow with Assignments - From Creating to Grading Assignments

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/28/2020

Class Opens 9 28 20
Worth 6 PD Hours
ONLINE ONLY
This course will explore the workflow of student work within Google Classroom from the point of creating the assignment to sending feedback to the student about their submitted work. Participants will be expected to set up an assignment in their Google Classroom and take it from start to finish and submit a summary of how it went for them in their classroom. NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 9/28/20 - 11/7/20. The course will be completed entirely online. This course is equivalent to 6 PD Hours.

24. WNYRIC Online Academy: Making Videos for Your Educational Setting

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/28/2020

Online Course Opens 9 28 20
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore how to create and share videos with the students in your educational setting. Tips and best practices for creating and sharing the videos will be part of the course; the tools used will be free. This is a beginner level course and has no prerequisites. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from September 28, 2020, to November 7, 2020.

25. WNYRIC Online Academy: Measuring What Matters

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/28/2020

Online Course Opens 9 28 20
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will focus on the following question: Are we currently assessing everything that matters or only those things that are easiest to test and grade? This course will be designed to inspire participants to go deeper with their own expertness and explore new methods to perceive and meet students' learning needs by measuring what matters not just what is easy to measure. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from September 28, 2020, to November 7, 2020.

26. WNYRIC Online Academy: SESSION 2 OF 6: Book Study: Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 9/28/2020

Online Course Opens 9 28 20
Worth 4 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore chapters 4 and 5 (September and October) of the book, Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar, which tackles the topic of educator stress and provides a practical framework to avoid burnout and keep great teachers teaching. This is the second session of 6 for this book study This is an asynchronous course worth 4 credit hours. This course will run from September 28, 2020, to November 7, 2020. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Onward-Cultivating-Emotional-Resilience-Educators/dp/B07D5HYCR2/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=onward&qid=1588282910&s=books&sr=1-1
Teachers will leverage the power of Video Tutorial creation as well as simple audio creation to deliver content to their students in a way that is easily consumable and rewindable. This class will focus on extensions for video creation, podcasting, audio creation, embedding projects into many areas as well as website hosting and managing.

28. WNYRIC Online Academy: Leveraging The GSuite for Effective Online Instruction

Program: Online Academy

Dates: 10/9/2020 to 11/23/2020

This workshop will discuss online instruction strategies for teachers using tools within Google GSuite for Education. The course will start at a very beginner level and as it progresses, we will gradually increase the use of all products in the GSuite. We will cover Docs, Drive, Forms, Meet, Calendar, Mail, Go Video, and the list goes on. The goal is to have teachers have fully functioning, usable and relevant online instruction for students

29. WNYRIC Online Academy: Frame Animation in PowerPoint (O365 Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Office 365 for Education Accounts

Dates: 10/15/2020

Live Online Session 10 15 20
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Learning how to create animation takes creativity, perseverance, and planning. Help students develop these skills through PowerPoint! Students can use the built-in tools of PowerPoint to create illustrations, animate them, and then share them through OneDrive or as animated GIFs. This webinar can be viewed live on 10/15/20, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

30. WNYRIC Online Academy: Book Study: Help for Billy by Heather T. Forbes

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/10/2020

Online Course Opens 11 10 20
Worth 10 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This book study will explore the book, Help for Billy by Heather T. Forbes. Here is a summary of the book: This easy to read book, with tables, outlines, and lists, clears the way for a better understanding of the true nature regarding traumatic experiences affecting the brain and learning. It is a must-read for anyone working with a child in the classroom. This is an asynchronous course worth 10 credit hours. This course will run from November 10, 2020, to December 19, 2020. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Help-Billy-Consequences-Approaching-Challenging-ebook/dp/B00B5JQEW8

31. WNYRIC Online Academy: Designing a Lesson in the Context of SEL

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/10/2020

Online Course Opens 11 10 20
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will facilitate participants with designing classroom lessons with SEL (Social and Emotional Learning) components as parts of the lessons. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from November 10, 2020, to December 19, 2020.

32. WNYRIC Online Academy: Literacy in Every Classroom

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/10/2020

Online Course Opens 11 10 20
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore how to bring literacy to every classroom. Examples of some topics, which will be explored include the following: ways to promote a culture of literacy, tools to take literacy online, and critical thinking skills. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from November 10, 2020, to December 19, 2020.

33. WNYRIC Online Academy: SESSION 3 OF 6: Book Study: Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/10/2020

Online Course Opens 11 10 20
Worth 4 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore chapters 6 and 7 (November and December) of the book, Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar, which tackles the topic of educator stress and provides a practical framework to avoid burnout and keep great teachers teaching. This is the third session of 6 for this book study This is an asynchronous course worth 4 credit hours. This course will run from November 10, 2020, to December 19, 2020. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Onward-Cultivating-Emotional-Resilience-Educators/dp/B07D5HYCR2/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=onward&qid=1588282910&s=books&sr=1-1

34. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Certified Educator Level 1

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/12/2020

Class Opens 11 12 20
Class Ends 12 23 20
Worth 9 PD Hours
Do you love Google? Do you love telling other teachers all about Google? Become a Google Certified Educator! Explore various G Suite applications and strategies that will assist in transforming your classroom as well as other aspects of your professional life. This Google-intensive course will prepare you to apply for and take the Google Educator Level 1 Certification Exam.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 11/12/20 - 12/23/20. We will NOT meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 9 PD Hours.

35. WNYRIC Online Academy: Schoology 201 - Classroom Apps and Resources

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/12/2020

Class Opens 11 12 20
Class Ends 12 10 20
Worth 3 PD Hours
This course will serve as a "Part 2" to the Introduction to Schoology course, but teachers already familiar with the basics of Schoology are welcome to participate. The focus of this course will be on useful "Apps" or integrations with other online learning tools in Schoology, as well as how to create "Badges" for student motivation and rewards. NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 11/12/20 - 12/10/20. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

36. WNYRIC Online Academy: Tangible Coding and Design

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 11/12/2020

Class Opens 11 12 20
Class Ends 12 10 20
Worth 3 PD Hours
Many students are most engaged and learn best from tangible, hands-on learning experiences. This course will offer an overview of computer-based coding for a variety of projects, as well as tangible products that can be created using these tools. Topics will include 3D printing, circuit boards, and web-based applications that will make students' ideas come to life! Information about in-district follow-up options will also be shared.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 11/12/20 - 12/10/20. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

37. WNYRIC Online Academy: Frame Animation in Google Slides (Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Google GSuite for Education Accounts

Dates: 11/18/2020

Live Online Session 11 18 20
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Learning how to create animation takes creativity, perseverance, and planning. Help students develop these skills through Google Slides! Students can use the built-in tools of Slides to create illustrations, animate them, and then share them through Google Drive or as animated GIFs. This webinar can be viewed live on 11/18/20, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.
This workshop will provide teachers with ideas and resources that will enable them to create an engaging online site to enhance instruction. Topics covered: Easy Video Creation, Formative Assessment strategies, and feedback tools. All work will be completed online between 12/7/20 and 12/21/20.

39. WNYRIC Online Academy: Video Editing Online (Creativity Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 12/10/2020

Live Online Session 12 10 20
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Create meaningful educational videos ... no software installation needed! This webinar will review a number of online tools that students and teachers can use for free to create multimedia projects incorporating video, images, sound, and more. This webinar can be viewed live on 12/10/20, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

40. WNYRIC Online Academy: Book Study: Engaging Students with Poverty in MInd

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 1/4/2021

Online Course Opens 1 4 21
Worth 10 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore a book, Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind by Eric Jensen. This book draws from research, experience, and real school success stories and contains smart, purposeful engagement strategies that all teachers can use to expand students' cognitive capacity, increase motivation and effort, and build deep, enduring understanding of content with poverty in mind. This is an asynchronous course worth 10 credit hours. This course will run from January 4, 2021, to February 21, 2021. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Engaging-Students-Poverty-Mind-Achievement-ebook/dp/B00FEFVQ6I/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1FWGY3SV717YR&dchild=1&keywords=engaging+students+with+poverty+in+mind+by+eric+jensen&qid=1588865923&sprefix=engaging+stud%2Caps%2C193&sr=8-2

41. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Certified Educator Level 2

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers who have taken Google Level 1 or who already have Google Level 1 Certification

Dates: 1/4/2021

Class Opens 1 4 21
Class Ends 2 12 21
Worth 9 PD Hours
If you liked the Google Level 1 Academy, you'll love getting ready to become a Google Certified Educator Level 2! This certification is intended for educators who have been actively using Google in their classroom and would like to prepare themselves for employing G Suite apps in more depth. This intensive online training will dive deeper into various areas of Google and will provide you with the next level of expertise to successfully complete the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Exam.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 1/4/21 - 2/12/21. We will NOT meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 9 PD Hours.

42. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Slides - Using Features for Engagement and More

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 1/4/2021

Online Course Opens 1 4 21
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
Google Slides may be used for more than just presenting material. This course will explore how to use the features of Google Slides for engagement and more such as using Google Slides to make PDF's editable. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from January 4, 2021, to February 21, 2021.

43. WNYRIC Online Academy: SEL Topic: The Promise of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) in the Educational Setting

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 1/4/2021

Online Course Opens 1 4 21
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore the "promise of social-emotional learning (SEL)" within the educational setting. The following topics will be covered: research about SEL, dignity in the classroom, focus on the whole child, learning character from characters, and SEL for adults. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from January 4, 2021, to February 21, 2021.

44. WNYRIC Online Academy: SESSION 4 OF 6: Book Study: Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 1/4/2021

Online Course Opens 1 4 21
Worth 4 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore chapters 8 and 9 (January and February) of the book, Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar, which tackles the topic of educator stress and provides a practical framework to avoid burnout and keep great teachers teaching. This is the third session of 6 for this book study This is an asynchronous course worth 4 credit hours. This course will run from January 4, 2021, to February 21, 2021. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Onward-Cultivating-Emotional-Resilience-Educators/dp/B07D5HYCR2/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=onward&qid=1588282910&s=books&sr=1-1

45. WNYRIC Online Academy: Using PowerPoint to Create Interactive Whiteboard Activities (O365 Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Office 365 for Education Accounts

Dates: 1/13/2021

Live Online Session 1 13 21
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
This webinar will cover strategies for creating Interactive White Board/Interactive Panel activities ... no software installation needed! All you will need is an Office 365 account and an Internet connection, and these activities can be conducted as whole class, small group, or individual learning experiences. This webinar can be viewed live on 1/13/21, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

46. WNYRIC Online Academy: Using Google Drawings or Slides to Create Interactive Whiteboard Activities (Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Google Accounts

Dates: 2/10/2021

Live Online Session 2 10 21
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
This webinar will cover strategies for creating Interactive White Board/Interactive Panel activities ... no software installation needed! All you will need is a Google account and an Internet connection, and these activities can be conducted as whole class, small group, or individual learning experiences. This webinar can be viewed live on 2/10/21, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

47. WNYRIC Online Academy: Next Generation Math Standards - Building Capacity Through Technology

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 2/24/2021

Class Opens 2 24 21
Class Ends 3 17 21
Worth 3 PD Hours
This course will discuss some of the updates to the NYS (aka Next Generation) Math Standards, and offer a framework for sharing these with students. We will also explore technology tools to support various strategies in Math instruction.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 2/24/21 - 3/17/21. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

48. WNYRIC Online Academy: Resources to Support NYSLSA - A Framework for the Arts

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 2/24/2021

Class Opens 2 24 21
Class Ends 3 24 21
Worth 4 PD Hours
This course will explore the conceptual shifts of the updated New York State Arts Standards, which are largely influenced by the National Core Arts Standards Frameworks. Technology resources to support the Anchor Standards will also be presented. The course is equivalent to 4 PD hours.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 2/24/21 - 3/24/21. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 4 PD Hours.

49. WNYRIC Online Academy: Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2021

Online Course Opens 3 2 21
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will cover 4 big ideas, 12 strategies, and 1 self-care challenge related to trauma sensitivity in the classroom, which will facilitate raising awareness for the creation of a trauma-sensitive classroom for participants. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from March 2, 2021, to April 11, 2021.

50. WNYRIC Online Academy: Growth Mindset in the Classroom

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2021

Online Course Opens 3 2 21
Worth 4 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
Students with a growth mindset believe that intelligence can be developed. These students focus on learning over just looking smart, see effort as the key to success, and thrive in the face of a challenge. This course will explore strategies for creating a growth mindset for the students in an educational setting. This is an asynchronous course worth 4 credit hours. This course will run from March 2, 2021, to April 11, 2021.

51. WNYRIC Online Academy: SESSION 5 OF 6: Book Study: Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2021

Online Course Opens 3 2 21
Worth 4 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore chapters 10 and 11 (March and April) of the book, Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar, which tackles the topic of educator stress and provides a practical framework to avoid burnout and keep great teachers teaching. This is the fifth session of 6 for this book study This is an asynchronous course worth 4 credit hours. This course will run from March 2, 2021, to April 11, 2021. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Onward-Cultivating-Emotional-Resilience-Educators/dp/B07D5HYCR2/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=onward&qid=1588282910&s=books&sr=1-1

52. WNYRIC Online Academy: Using Google Accessibility Features to Make Lessons Accessible to All Students

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/2/2021

Online Course Opens 3 2 21
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore Google accessibility features such as live captions, built-in screen reader, accessibility features on a Chromebook, and accessibility features within Google apps. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from March 2, 2021, to April 11, 2021.

53. WNYRIC Online Academy: Storyboard That and Comic Strip Creation (Creativity Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/11/2021

Live Online Session 3 11 21
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Teach students to share their thinking process, content understanding, or creativity through the unique format of comic strips. This webinar will discuss the web site Storyboard That, as well as a few other resources and strategies for students to create comic strips. This webinar can be viewed live on 3/11/21, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

54. WNYRIC Online Academy: Tangible Coding and Design

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/18/2021

Class Opens 3 18 21
Class Ends 4 15 21
Worth 3 PD Hours
Many students are most engaged and learn best from tangible, hands-on learning experiences. This course will offer an overview of computer-based coding for a variety of projects, as well as tangible products that can be created using these tools. Topics will include 3D printing, circuit boards, and web-based applications that will make students' ideas come to life! Information about in-district follow-up options will also be shared.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 3/18/21 - 4/15/21. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

55. WNYRIC Online Academy: Online Content Delivery, Assessment, and Communication

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 3/25/2021

Class Opens 3 25 21
Class Ends 4 15 21
Worth 3 PD Hours
This past year has taught us that the online classroom is not just a possibility, but a reality. This course will offer insight into resources such as Seesaw, Loom, PBS Learning Media, Nearpod, and Actively Learn. These tools can be used to deliver content online, as well as assess and communicate with students in an online environment, regardless of whether your district is using Google GSuite, Microsoft O365, or another platform. We will also discuss ways to use these tools so that they are Education Law 2-d compliant.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 3/25/21 - 4/15/21. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

56. WNYRIC Online Academy: Choose Your Own Adventure in Microsoft Forms (O365 Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Office 365 for Education Accounts

Dates: 4/14/2021

Live Online Session 4 14 21
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Do you remember reading "Choose Your Own Adventure" books? They're back - and online! Learn how to create "Choose Your Own Adventure"-style learning experiences in Microsoft Forms, by using the "Branching" feature. Once students understand the concept, they can also create their own to reinforce classroom content and exercise their creativity and design skills. This webinar can be viewed live on 4/14/21, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

57. WNYRIC Online Academy: Accessibility Tools in Office 365

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Office 365 for Education Accounts

Dates: 4/21/2021

Class Opens 4 21 21
Class Ends 5 20 21
Worth 3 PD Hours
The Microsoft Office suite offer many tools for ensuring that your documents are accessible for those with disabilities. In this course, we look at these tools within Microsoft Word and explain what strategies can be incorporated to make documents more accessible. We will then look at how the accessibility tools translate to the Office 365 online environment. NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 4/21/21 - 5/20/21. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

58. WNYRIC Online Academy: Minecraft in Education

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/21/2021

Class Opens 4 21 21
Class Ends 5 20 21
Worth 3 PD Hours
This course will look at options to incorporate Minecraft into a variety of K-12 content areas. Resources discussed will include Minecraft coding through Code.org as well as Minecraft Education Edition through Microsoft.

NOTE: This is an asynchronous online course, meaning that participants may complete course assignments at any time during the course time frame of 4/21/21 - 5/20/21. We will not meet at any specific times or locations. This course is equivalent to 3 PD Hours.

59. WNYRIC Online Academy: Google Classroom: Getting it Ready for the End of the School Year

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/26/2021

Online Course Opens 4 26 21
Worth 4 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will facilitate what to do with your Google Classroom to get it ready for the end of the school year. This is an asynchronous course worth 4 credit hours. This course will run from April 26, 2021, to June 6, 2021.

60. WNYRIC Online Academy: SESSION 6 OF 6: Book Study: Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/26/2021

Online Course Opens 4 26 21
Worth 4 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore chapter 12 (May) of the book, Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar, which tackles the topic of educator stress and provides a practical framework to avoid burnout and keep great teachers teaching. This is the sixth session of 6 for this book study This is an asynchronous course worth 4 credit hours. This course will run from April 26, 2021, to June 6, 2021. Link for the book: https://www.amazon.com/Onward-Cultivating-Emotional-Resilience-Educators/dp/B07D5HYCR2/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=onward&qid=1588282910&s=books&sr=1-1

61. WNYRIC Online Academy: Using Data for Equity in the Classroom

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/26/2021

Online Course Opens 4 26 21
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore using data with a purpose (equity and excellence), meaningful ways to examine data, and using data for instructional differentiation. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from April 26, 2021, to June 6, 2021.

62. WNYRIC Online Academy: What is Digital Citizenship and Why is it Important?

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 4/26/2021

Online Course Opens 4 26 21
Worth 6 PD Hours
Online Course ONLY
This course will explore what digital citizenship is and why it is important to facilitate this with the students in your educational setting. This is an asynchronous course worth 6 credit hours. This course will run from April 26, 2021, to June 6, 2021.

63. WNYRIC Online Academy: Accessibility Tools in Google (Google Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers with Google Accounts

Dates: 5/13/2021

Live Online Session 5 13 21
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
As educators, we are always striving to meet the needs of all learners. Learn about resources within Google that will help your documents to reach ADA compliance, as well as resources that will support a number of student needs. This webinar can be viewed live on 5/13/21, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.

64. WNYRIC Online Academy: Graphic Design Online (Creativity Webinar Series)

Program: Online Academy

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Dates: 6/9/2021

Live Online Session 6 9 21
Recording Available Until 6 30 21
Worth 2 PD Hours
Create beautiful graphic designs - no software installation needed! This webinar will review a number of online tools that students and teachers can use for free to create project posters, infographics, artwork, and more. This webinar can be viewed live on 6/9/21, or as a recording after the fact. Participants will receive credit upon successful completion of the webinar quiz and project.

This course is equivalent to 2 PD Hours.