News and Happenings
Google Forms: An Introduction to Google Forms for Beginners Recorded Webinar
Just getting started with Google Apps? Beginner users, such as teachers, administrators, and board members, will learn how Google Forms can be utilized for assessments, surveys, evaluations, and feedback in an educational setting. Quickly and easily collect information from students, staff, colleagues, and the community. We will also introduce form and spreadsheet add-ons and what they can potentially do to automate grading and other daily workflows. To view our webinar, click here.
My Learning Plan & OASYS: MLP Team Talk
Join us on April 21, 2015 for the MyLearningPlan PDMS User Group Meeting. Engage in collegial dialogue with peers from throughout the region who are using the MyLearningPlan Professional Development Management System on a regular basis to manage all aspects of professional learning in the district. Learn about recent system updates, ask questions, provide feedback, and share ideas for expanding and maximizing your investment in the system. To register, click here.
SMART User Group: Supporting SMART
Join us on March 23, 2015 from 9:00AM - 3:00PM for our SMART User Group. With the popularity of SMART boards and Notebook software, Model Schools is pleased to provide you with a user group to support educators in utilizing these tools in the classroom. Each session will provide districts with the opportunity to not only share and collaborate on Notebook lessons, but they will also give insight on the latest tips and tricks to make your lessons become more interactive and innovative. To register, click here.
My Big Campus User Group: Safe Social Learning
Join us on May 4, 2015 from 3:00PM - 4:00PM via Adobe connect for our My Big
Campus User Group. My Big Campus is a unique Learning Management System/Safe Social Network that integrates with Lightspeed filtering. It creates an extension of the classroom through a safe, engaging learning environment. During this user group we will:
App n Play: Exploration of Apptivities
Join us on April 24, 2015 for our App n' Play workshop. So many apps, so little time! In this self-paced interactive session, participants will create content that can easily be used with students in the classroom. Come and explore a variety of cross-curricular iOS applications that can be used within your grade level or content area. We promise that you will walk away with apps, ideas and apptivities that you can't wait to use with your students! *This is for iPad Users* To register, click here.
Google Forms for the Classroom Online Course
Ready to use Google Forms in your classroom? Learn the necessary tools to get started with Google Forms, spreadsheets, and add-ons for collecting student data, automating your grading and workflow, and quickly analyzing data and information. Learn how to build a form, use Google spreadsheets and formulas more efficiently, automatically send response emails (such as communicating with parents), and more! Each module will build on the one before it and is geared toward beginner and intermediate level users. To register for this online course, click here.
Data Boot Camp
Workshops on data analysis best practices. Data teams analyze their own school/grade level data under the facilitation of data analysts. A significant portion of the day will be dedicated to District and School Inquiry Team planning. Districts should send a group or team of instructional leaders.