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Benchmark Universe for Beginners

Online

This course is designed for teachers who are new to Benchmark Universe. We will look at all the resources including interactive games, books, etc. Teachers will be assisted step-by-step to find and assign resources to students.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 16, 2020
Course ID: 542
Branding & Designing your Virtual Space (Círculos Professional Learning)

Online

In this asynchronous Canvas course, you will learn about various graphic design tools and websites you can use to design your virtual space, from creating custom-made Google classroom banners and beautiful social media posts to sprucing up your teacher webpage. Presented by: Deborah Park (Curator of Projects & Partnerships at Círculos, K12 Teaching & Learning) - Please view the \"Special Notes\" section below for information on accessing the course on Canvas.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 28, 2020
Course ID: 572
CAASPP/ELPAC Debrief Meeting (optional)

Online

This meeting is for site CAASPP/ELPAC Testing Coordinators to share their experiences with CAASPP/ELPAC testing with their fellow coordinators.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 13, 2020
Course ID: 179
Canvas Support

Online

Learn about how to use tools to support your Canvas course development and access for students.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 15, 2020
Course ID: 595
Creating a Canvas Course (Círculos Professional Learning)

Online

In this asynchronous Canvas course, you will learn how to create your own Canvas Course, where students can self-enroll. You will be given specific tools to achieve consistent design standards, which build predictability within the course so that students can successfully navigate through the course. All enrolled participants will be sent a Course Code to register for the Canvas course, as well as the zoom link for a separate Q&A session. Presented by Bryan Davis (Curator of Talent at Círculos, K12 Teaching & Learning)

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 28, 2020
Course ID: 574
Creating Educational Videos

Online

Having trouble finding a YouTube video that applies to your lesson or one that would be helpful with teaching a lesson? How about creating one! In this course participants will learn the basics of creating an educational video that they can use to present a variety of lessons to their students. Participants will examine the components of a video such as designing scenes, shooting footage using simple tools such as your phone or Screencastify, and using the video editing platform, WeVideo, to create educational videos.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 15, 2020
Course ID: 603
Cultivating Voice through Student Blogs (Círculos Professional Learning)

Online

In this asynchronous Canvas course, you will learn how to use sites such as Weebly or Google sites to cultivate students’ voices. Personal websites or blogs can serve as a portfolio for student work, as well as a platform in which students can express their thoughts and write for an authentic audience. All enrolled participants will be sent a code to register for the Canvas course, as well as a zoom link for a separate Q&A session. Presented by Deborah Park (Curator of Projects & Partnerships at Círculos, K12 Teaching & Learning)

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 28, 2020
Course ID: 575
DataHub Training

Online

Come get to know the Classroom Dashboard for teachers with this hands-on training. All sections require participants to use laptop. Laptops will be provided on a first come, first serve basis for those who do not bring one.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 15, 2020
Course ID: 352
Digital Readworks

Online

Participants will learn how to set up a class, assign articles and passages, and access student work to guide teaching. Recommended grade levels: 2nd-12th

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 10, 2020
Course ID: 584
Family and Community Engagement

Online

Family and Community Engagement professional development for FACE Specialists, FACE Liaisons & FACE Workers. This professional development opportunity will be lead by Jenni Brasington, FACE Coach from Scholastic.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 23, 2020
Course ID: 609
From Present Levels to Defensible Goals and Baselines

Online

This training will provide in depth, hands on training on how to develop solid present levels that lead to defensible goals and baselines. During the training we will do a brief overview of case law that impacts our current practice.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 22, 2020
Course ID: 596
Google Classroom

Online

Are you interested in learning about Google Classroom? Please consider attending this professional development for an overview of Google Classroom! Google Classroom brings the benefits of paperless sharing and digital collaboration to classrooms. Tens of millions of teachers and students use Google Classroom in thousands of schools around the world, making it one of the most popular edtech tools around. Reserve your space for this online PD today!\r\n

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 15, 2020
Course ID: 600
Google Classroom Tutoring for Educators (Círculos Professional Learning)

Online

In this small group tutoring session, members of the Círculos team will be available to meet with participants on Zoom, where screen sharing features will allow for educators to receive targeted help in creating their Google Classroom courses and sections. Tutors will walk through all the features of Google Classroom, from inviting students, setting up the course, and adding assignments in the course and announcements in the class stream. (1) Please enroll in this course on goPD so that you can get credit. (2) Please sign up for a tutoring session at bit.ly/googleclasstutoring -- you might need to copy and paste it into your browser. After you sign up for a time, you will be contacted directly by your tutor who will confirm the time/date of your session and provide you with the Zoom link and access code.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 16, 2020
Course ID: 593
Google Drive - Basic Overview

Online

Video tutorial on a basic overview of Google Drive. Learn how to upload, create, share files and navigate around Google Drive.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 1, 2020
Course ID: 591
Google Slides for Teachers and Presenters

Online

Participants will learn how to create eye-catching presentations including colorful backgrounds, links, videos, etc.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 4, 2020
Course ID: 597
Improvement Science for Teachers

Online

First in a series of Improvement Science for Teachers, this series focuses on the process of improvement science and how it can improve instruction. This course is asynchronous and can be done at your own pace!

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 31, 2020
Course ID: 592
Interactive Online Learning Tool (Seesaw) and Math

Online

Taking Number of the Day and CGI Math Problem Solving Online. Teachers will learn how to use this online tool to enhance student learning and understanding. Students will be able to explain their work/thinking via voice or self recording, and share it with their class and/or teacher.\r\n\r\n(1) Target audience is K-2nd (2) Access to technology (3) Already have created a FREE Seesaw Teacher Account prior to PD(4) Download attachment(s) to personal desktop prior to PD.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 20, 2020
Course ID: 586
Intro to Flipgrid

Online

Flipgrid for beginners: How to start a Flipgrid account, how to assign a Flipgrid question to students, how students answer and record a Flipgrid question, how you see their responses in your teacher grid. We will also discuss how to adjust the settings to the students ability to interact with each others videos.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 14, 2020
Course ID: 549
Just Breathe

Online

Now more than ever, we need to demonstrate to our students how to stay calm and breathe. As there are many apps and online resources available, this offering will provide a few introductory videos with examples of breathing techniques and a resource sheet with reviews and synopses of resources. Additionally, we will hold a short Google Meet which will allow for some practice and group Q & A as well as a discussion on how we might implement some of these ideas in distance education.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 13, 2020
Course ID: 561
Newsela 101: Newsela for Everyone!

Online

Every teacher in the district now has a Newsela Pro account. This course is your first step in understanding how to use it to support your students\' ongoing literacy needs during school closures. Teachers will leave prepared to utilize the key features of Newsela with students with mixed reading abilities to support content understanding, build background knowledge and improve literacy skills in all content areas from grades 2 through 12. Will also include Google Classroom integration, assigning work, and providing student feedback. This introductory course is asynchronous and independent. Participants will complete it at their own pace. They will receive feedback and personalized support in response to their completion of embedded prompts.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 31, 2020
Course ID: 552
NOT A COURSE - USED ONLY FOR TESTING GOPD

On-Ground

This is a course created simply to test features in GoPD. It has no actual meeting locations, times or dates although some may appear in the descriptions. Registering for it is only to demonstrate functionality with attendance and other features.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: December 31, 1969
Course ID: 510
NWEA - MAP Online Training

Online

Please join R&E staff online to learn how to utilize MAP Growth data to help support your instruction.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 13, 2020
Course ID: 568
Online Learning - Do you ZOOM?

Online

As we navigate this new world of online learning - please join us as we learn and explore together from the comfort and safety of our homes. Resources: Zoom, Building an Online Community, Asynchronous and Synchronous Instruction, Online Communication Strategies & Creating a Teacher Presence

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 13, 2020
Course ID: 558
Social Narratives

Online

Social narratives (SN) describe social situations for learners by providing relevant cues, explanation of the feelings and thoughts of others & descriptions of appropriate behavior expectations. This mini workshop will cover some of the basic principles of this evidence-based practice.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 24, 2020
Course ID: 604
Special Education: Mindfulness in the Classroom

On-Ground

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. This short training will provide you with tools in which to foster mindfulness in our special education classrooms.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 30, 2020
Course ID: 473
Student Choice & Voice to Engage All Learners

Online

This screencast, self-paced module will review what is at the root of engagement, and examines differences between student VOICE and CHOICE with a few tangible classroom examples. A directory of artifacts including videos, articles, and examples offers teachers a pathway for self-directed learning to broaden their scope of creating both digital and non-digital opportunities for student voice/choice.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 31, 2020
Course ID: 555
Teaching Via Google Hangouts

Online

Participants will learn the basics on setting up meetings and presenting lessons to students using the Google Hangout platform. This is a beginner\'s course best suited for teachers of grades 2-5.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 24, 2020
Course ID: 598
Tools for Screencasting your lessons! (Círculos Professional Learning)

Online

In this asynchronous Canvas course, we will cover best practices in creating screencasts using both QuickTime and Screencastify. The goal of a screencast is to deliver quality instruction for your students to access according to their best window of time. We’ll also cover some critical time saving tips for production that will save you more time for yourself and for connecting with students. Who wants to stare endlessly into those device screens? All enrolled participants will be sent a Course Code to register for the Canvas course, as well as the Zoom link for the separate Q&A section. Presented by Bryan Davis (Curator of Talent at Círculos, K12 Teaching & Learning)

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: May 28, 2020
Course ID: 576
Unique Learning System (ULS) Training for M/S Teachers

Online

This training is intended for M/S special education teachers Preschool- Adult Transition. Other service providers using n2y products (ULS, News-2-You, and SymbolStix). This training series will provide a general overview of Unique Learning System.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 13, 2020
Course ID: 274
Using Google Forms for student engagement and accountability

Online

This training will cover how to create forms for different purposes, how to create sections on forms, insert images, and create \"locks\" on forms so students cannot move on without completing questions in a section. This course will also demonstrate how to use these tools to create a digital escape room.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 14, 2020
Course ID: 557
Using Google Slides to Engage Students

Online

In this training you will learn how to use Google Slides to engage students in distance learning. You will learn how to create digital choice boards, fillable graphic organizers, and use slides to create flyers and other documents that you may have struggled to create in Google Docs.

No Fee

Next Registration Deadline: April 17, 2020
Course ID: 607
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