After School Fall Technology Offerings

These offerings are now posted on the PPS Learning Campus. Register there and forward to any interested colleagues. PPS full-time and part-time school-based teachers have priority over substitutes. All classes will take place in the Wallowa Lab (floor L1) at the BESC from 4:30-6 pm, unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
Anytime, Anywhere Access to Student Work (And Your Own!)
Learn about the power of using a collaborative tool to transform classroom instruction. Google Drive includes docs, presentations, spreadsheets and forms. We will learn the very basics of Google Drive and Docs and explore features and sharing capabilities. This is a voluntary class.

Wednesday, Dec. 2
Efficient Ways to Collaborate with Students
Have students begin to use Google Classroom to complete assignments and turn them in. The teacher can then provide feedback on the assignment and return it to the student. Google Classroom is a new tool that allows you to shift to a digital assignment workflow. This is a voluntary course.

Thursday, Dec. 10
An Easy and Simple Way to Gather Data
Learn how easy it is to use Google Forms to create simple surveys that you can use with the school staff and community and assessments that you can use with students. We’ll also look at using a Google add-on to quickly and easily grade assessments that you create. This is a voluntary training.

Wednesday, Dec. 16 in IT Nehalem Conference Room (floor L1 at BESC)
Learning CAFÉ
The Learning CAFÉ is an informal drop-in time to meet up with other PPS teachers to get questions answered, create lessons infusing digital resources, seek assistance with technology integration strategies, learn about a new tool, work collaboratively or share ideas. Bring your device and come for as little as 15 minutes or stay the entire time. You may also join via Google Hangout. It’s personalized professional learning!

Author: mlimpdx

Education Technology at Portland Public Schools in Portland, OR

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