Digital Tools for the Classroom

  • 301 Technology to Differentiate Lessons

    4/9/19   9:00am – 12:00pm    

    In today’s classroom, creating digital differentiated lessons and assignments is a must, but how do you know what technology to use?  This workshop will explore the latest technologies that lend themselves well to creating differentiated lessons. We will explore the features and capabilities of tools such as G Suite apps, student response tools, multimedia apps and more to create assignments that are leveled and provide choices for all learners.

    Presenter:  Louise Ortiz
    Cost: $75

    302 Assistive Technology Tools to Support Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities

    05/15/19   9:00am – 12:00pm

    Many of our students are struggling with learning disabilities and Dyslexia is one of the most common. Come see how to use web tools, the Google environment, apps, and extensions to support the learner’s reading and writing skills. There are many free supports available now!

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75

    303  Flipping out! An Introduction to the Flipped Classroom for Blended Learning

    06/13/19    9:00am – 12:00pm          $75 

    You’ve been hearing the buzzword for a few years now, but what is a Flipped Classroom? Join us for a morning of flipping out! Learn best practices, tips and tricks, and the easiest tools to use to “flip” your classroom and put your students in charge of their learning.

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75

    304 Multimedia Presentations: Going Beyond Powerpoint

    06/04/19  9:00am – 12:00pm

    Powerpoint has been the standard tool for creating presentations for nearly 30 years. However, it is by far not the only option. In this session, we will investigate alternative web-based and iPad based solutions for more engaging, and let’s face it, FUN ways to present content. Make your presentations more engaging and give your students other options for their projects as well!

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75

    305    S.T.E.A.M.  

    04/24/19    9:00am – 12:00pm          

    This workshop will discuss and demonstrate both digital & hands-on tools to implement STEAM lessons in the classroom. Participants will explore Google apps and programs for student assignments and assessment. There will be hands-on center-based activities to allow the exploration of various digital devices and manipulatives to implement STEAM based lessons. Join us for a fun, collaborative day!

    Presenter:  ETTC Team
    Cost: $75

    306     Art in the STEAM World - Elementary

    04/04/19     9:00am – 12:00pm          

    STEM is a hot topic these days. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are all included! However, Art has joined the party! Come join us for a morning of hands-on projects and ideas that turn our STEM lessons into STEAM lessons with the inclusion of Art and Design!

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75

    307   An Introduction to Project Based Learning

    05/01/19    9:00am – 12:00pm          

    Calling all Kindergarten through 5th-grade teachers! Come join us as we discover projects and apps to address the four C’s of the Core Curriculum Standards - creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration. It will be a fun, hands-on workshop to play and learn these apps and projects. This workshop is iPad centered. Please bring your own device.

    Presenter:  Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75

    308   Teaching Technology in the Distracted World - NEW

    03/04/19      4:15 - 5:45pm
    03/19/19      1:00 - 2:30pm

    When does technology become a negative or a distraction by having too much?  Are we able to learn properly when we become over-stimulated?  How do we know if too much technology is in front of us? Does technology have both positive and negative impacts on social interaction?  This workshop will provide answers to these and many other questions related to this important topic.

    Presenter:  Bryon Torsiello
    Cost: $50