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2017-2018 Workshops for Educators

Jan. 8, 2018 | 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Are you looking for videos that you have full rights to without the worries of blocking and filtering? You will have access to catalogs such as Discovery Education, NBC Learns, Learn 360, and PBS.
  Apps, Add-ons, and Extensions
March 6, 2018 | 2:30-3:30 p.m.
What is the difference between apps, add -ons, and extensions? Make sense of it all and find learning features to enhance your practice. Come and use our iPads, Chromebooks, touch screen micro-computers, and more to utilize these cool tools for teaching!
Virtual & Augmented Reality
Jan. 25, 2018 | 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Explore what Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are, and learn how to apply this technology to classroom learning.
  Technology Day
March 2, 2018 | 8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Join us for a day filled with innovative, educational technology. Participants will have an opportunity for hands-on experience with up and coming technology that will enhance teaching practices and provide a new approach to collaborative learning.
Creating Screencasts
Feb. 8, 2018 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Learn to create screencasts that can enhance student learning through the use of video-created tutorials and on-line instruction.
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Content Area Collaborative Communities
These interactive work days are designed specifically for teachers in the designated content areas to come together to discuss their craft, study best practices, and share and borrow ideas. These sessions will each be co-facilitated by a PDU team member and a regional practitioner. Registration deadline is a week prior to each event.
Technology - Oct. 13, 2017
ELA 5-8 - Oct. 25, 2017
Math 5-8 - Oct. 26, 2017
Global Studies - Oct. 26, 2017
ELA 9-12 - Oct. 27, 2017

For more information or to register, please contact Laura Torres.
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  World Languages - Nov. 1, 2017
Art K-12 - Nov. 1, 2017
PE K-12 - Nov. 2, 2017
Family and Consumer Science - Nov. 2, 2017
Music K-12 - Nov. 7, 2017
Chemistry - Dec. 5, 2017

New Teacher Academy
This series of workshops will offer teachers who are new to the profession an opportunity to build a supportive network, examine best practices, and apply research-based strategies to promote student growth.
• Feb. 15, 2018
• May 18, 2018

For more information or to register for the New Teacher Academy, please contact Laura Torres.
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Evaluator Training
These sessions are designed for leaders who have been participating in ongoing training to improve their skill and accuracy as observers. We will continue this work in the same format that has been used, with repeat sessions offered on each day. The morning session is scheduled from 8:30-11:00 and the afternoon session is scheduled from 12:30-3:00. Please choose the session that is most convenient for you!

Training Dates | 2018
  • Jan. 31
  • March 29
For more information or to register for Evaluator Training, please contact Laura Torres.
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Teacher Center Events
Formative Assessment using Plickers
Jan. 23, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to use this simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.
Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind Book Study
Jan. 24, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Come get your free book and learn how to use Edmodo as our online classroom platform for our rich discussions.
Breakout EDU - Game Design
Jan. 30, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Participants will exlore the many resources there are to help design their own Breakout EDU experience for their students.
Formative Assessment Using Flipgrid
Feb. 6, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Participants will explore Flipgrid and learn how to spark a discussion using video and dialogue.
Creating Augmented Reality experiences for your students
Feb. 13, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Teachers will use iPads to create an Augmented Reality experience for their students using HP Reveal
Creating Green Screen Videos with DoInk
Mar. 13, 2018 | 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Teachers will use iPads and the app DoInk to create their own Green Screen video to share with the class.
For more information or to register for any of the Teacher Center Events, please contact:
Brenda Aull-Klaben, Teacher Center Director
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Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Training for Educators
Daytime Class (9 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Monday, Apr. 9, 2018
Monday, Apr. 16, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Evening Class* (6-9 p.m.)
Monday, May 7, 2018
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Monday, May 14, 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Monday, May 21, 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

*Registration for evening classes ends Apr. 30
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Brian K. Hartwell, Ed.D.
District Superintendent of Schools

1879 West Genesee Street Rd.
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 253-0361

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