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PD Calendar 18-19

Title:  Windows 10 and Windows Inking Workspace
Where:  WBM Computer Lab 200
When: Tuesday September 4, 2017, 3:15pm-4:15pm

This session will begin by covering the basic layout and user interface of Windows 10, focusing on the desktop features as well as helpful shortcuts and gestures.  You will then explore the Workspace Inking featuresfocusing on its instructional use in the classroom. 

Title:  Basic Playposit: Make Video Interactive for Students
Where:  WBM Computer Lab 200
When: Tuesday September 11, 2017, 3:15pm-4:15pm

Learn how to use Playposit to engage studentscreate self-paced lessons, and place accountability on students for their own learningPlayposit allows you to embed video from YouTube and many other sites or upload your own and then insert multiple types of questions into the videoStudents can access the videos across any device, at their own pace, and you get the data. Perfect for teachers looking to develop blended and/or flipped lessons.  


Title:  Create a Collaborative Classroom with Microsoft TEAMS
Where:  WBM Computer Lab 200
When: Tuesday September 18, 2017, 3:15pm-4:15pm

Microsoft Teams is a digital hub for assigning and collecting student work, providing feedback, collaborating, and grading student work online. This is Microsoft’s answer to Google Classroom that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Create collaborative classrooms or connect in professional learnings communities– all from a single experience in Office 365. Teams also integrates with One Note Class Notebook. Teams is only available to use with students in grades 3-12.  

Title:  New Teacher Technology Orientation (NOT IN SCHOOLSTATION)
Where:  WBM Computer Lab 200
When: Tuesday August 22, 2017, 3:15pm-4:15pm

Learn how to use your school’s network and Office 365 features effectively.  This session will include access and login information to network and online programs.  Learn to access resources on the server from Teacher and Student Apps, save to your home directory, save and upload files to One Drive, and access essential content.  This is a must for all new teachers.


Title:  Edlio: Teacher Webpages Made Easy  (NOT IN SCHOOLSTATION)
Where:  WBM Computer Lab 200
When: Thursday August 23, 2017, 3:15pm-4:15pm

Rutherford County Schools is excited to announce that it is moving to an easy to use, consistent communication tool with Edlio webpages. Teachers can now update their webpage from any device. Parents and students have the option to subscribe to the teacher’s site and receive push notifications.  In this session, teachers will create a page, update their profile, add assignments to their class calendar, build picture or video galleries, and more.  Teachers will be amazed at how easy and fast this communication process can be.


Title:  Edlio Advanced
Where: WBM Computer Lab 200
When: Thursday August 23, 2017, 4:15pm-5:15pm
Ready to take your Edlio website to the next level?  This PD covers strategies for using your website with your studentsLinking collaborative documents, videos, twitter feeds, and more will be covered in this session.  


*Beginning Edlio webpage training is a prerequisite for this session