• The Curation Station with Wakelet

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 2/26/2020

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    WHAT:  The Curation Station- Using Wakelet for Increased Productivity and Organization.

    WHERE:  HS Room 113

    Time:  3:20-4:20pm

    Intended Audience:  All Teachers

    Do you want to share information with students in an organized way for quick access?  Do you often find great websites for education, yet don’t have a good system to curate it?  Wakelet is a free and private way for teachers to create “Playlists” to share with students and/or organize their internet based world.

    Introduction to Wakelet: HERE

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  • The Office 365 Series

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 11/18/2019

    Coffee with a Geek Sessions with Andrew Wheelock

    Over the past year Microsoft has be busily updating its Apps and programs to become a powerhouse educational platform. While programs like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel have been around for years, they have had major modifications that will help your students learn and make you more productive as a teacher. Newer programs like Forms, Sway, and Teams are uniquely designed to help you more effectively get data and communicate with your students and parents.

    DATES:  

    Session 1: PowerPoint Revisited December 2nd

    Session 2: Online Assessments with Forms December 3rd

    Session 3: Using Teams to communicate and create assignments for students December 9th

    Session 4: Using Sway for Student and Teacher Presentations December 17th

     

    All Sessions will be held in the Elemntary Computer Lab

    TIMES:  3?20-4:20

     

     

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  • Using Video's to Enhance Engagement and Learning

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 11/4/2019

    Coffee with a Geek Session After Work

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    This session will explore how to use videos in more powerful ways to increase student learning and retention.  

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  • Email and Internet Privacy Issues for Educators

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 11/3/2019

    Coffee with a Geek Session on Email

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    This workshop will highlight practical ways that teachers can keep their email and computer safe from unwanted issues such as spam or viruses.  We will also showcase how to keep your computer safe when you walk away from it.

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  • Adding Custom Content to Teacher/Coach Webpages

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 10/28/2019

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  • Coffee with a Geek Session: Making Magic with your Teacher/ Coach Webpage

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 10/16/2019 5:00:00 AM

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    Description:  

    This session is for teachers/ Coaches that are new to the district or need a review of the basics of Website design and function. Participants will work with their new and existing webpage to provide quality information that will maximize their community/ parent engagement. Also, Accessibility Options will be showcased for people with special needs.

    Participants will be able to:

    -Create new pages

    -Add content blocks

    -Adjust their website for accessibility

    -Add images or Media Files

    Some Guidelines

    Tutorial 1:  Signing in and Navigatin the Site Manager Page

    Tutorial 2:  Creating a new page

    Tutorial 3:  Creating a Blank Page

      

     

     

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  • Digital Literacy Summer Session

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 7/30/2019

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    In today's fast paced technology world, it is often very difficult for parents and teachers to keep up.  These resources will provide you with some up-to-date ways to keep up with your students and children.

    Click here for our updated list.

     

     

     

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  • 2 Hour After School Session: Digitize You Lesson Using PowerPoint

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 5/22/2019

    Coffee with a Geek Session

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  • 2 Hour After School Session: The Paperless Classroom with OneNote

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 5/1/2019
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  • 2 Hour After School Session: Sprucing Up Your Teacher Webpage

    Posted by Andy Wheelock on 4/10/2019 4:05:00 AM

     

    Coffee with a Geek After Hours Session

    A good teacher webpage doesn't need to be time consuming.  It should be a helpful guide  for students and parents to let them know who you are as a teacher, what your classroom expectations are, and what students will be learning from you.  Consideration should also be given about what images and content are being shared and how accessible the site is for all visitors.  This session will give you pracitical guildines for a quality teacher webpage and provide time to create and update their site.  

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