Digital Tools for the Classroom

  • 301 Technology to Differentiate Lessons - NEW

    10/23/18   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

    12/18/18   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


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

    10/04/18    9:00am – 12:00pm          $75 
    02/26/19    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


    310 Multimedia Presentations: Going Beyond Powerpoint

    01/24/19  9:00am – 12:00pm

    Powerpoint has been the standard tool for creating presentations for nearly 30 years. However, it is by far 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


    312 Setting Up Your Digital Classroom: New Adventures in Teaching

    10/09/18   9:00am – 12:00pm          

    This is the generation of the digital learner! Therefore, you need a digital classroom. Solutions will be presented for managing devices such as interactive whiteboards, computers, iPads, and even mobile phones in the classroom setting! You will also learn about utilizing popular cloud-based tools your students are already using in their personal lives for creativity, collaboration, and communication.

    Presenter:  Rasheda Islam
    Cost: $75


    313    S.T.E.A.M.  

    10/24/18    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


    314     Art in the STEAM World - Elementary

    11/29/18     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


    315     QR, VR, and AR… OH MY!

    01/14/19     9:00am – 12:00pm    

    Quick Response Codes, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality may be terms you’ve heard in passing, but do you really know what they mean? These tools allow for immersive, engaging instructions that your students will love. Add digital content to your paper handouts with QR, , take your class on a field trip to the Louvre with VR, , and make their work literally come alive with AR! Come learn how to use these tools for your classroom. It’s easier than you think! Bring an iPad if you have one!

    Presenters:  Louise Ortiz & Farrah Rosenthal
    Cost: $75


    317   An Introduction to Project Based Learning

    12/06/18     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


    318   The “Write” Tools for Writing in the 21st Century Classroom

    11/06/18      9:00am – 12:00pm

    Today, students need  to communicate effectively in a digital environment and to a global audience.  This workshop will explore relevant writing tools and strategies that speak to the requirements and needs of today’s learners.  We will discuss options for computers and mobile devices.

    Presenter:  Louise Ortiz
    Cost: $75