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Jul
31
2014
Thu
POSTPONED - Minecraft I - More Power Through Programming with Minecraftedu ($100)
 Description
Minecraftedu provides exceptional control in the classroom when designing projects with students to promote their 21st Century Digital Skills.  Take those skills further and prepare students for college and career readiness as you engage in learning the power of programming with Minecraftedu.  In the morning participants will be introduced to the basics of programming within this collaborative environment.  The afternoon will allow participants to build projects and worlds that connect with curriculum and Common Core Standards.

Event Date Jul 31, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
30
2014
Wed
Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu ($250)
 Description
Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft promotes Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program.  The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections can stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections:  Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vetting Projects

Event Date(s) Jul 28, 2014 - Jul 30, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Identifying Keywords in your Shared Vision with Word Clouds - WOW LECFTA Prep
 Description
Using a simple tool like Wordle you will be able to analyze your school or district vision to determine keywords that your community can support. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Administrator.

Event Date Jul 30, 2014
Location Online
Cancelled
Jul
29
2014
Tue
Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu ($250)
 Description
Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft promotes Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program.  The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections can stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections:  Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vetting Projects

Event Date(s) Jul 28, 2014 - Jul 30, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Scratch Programming Language
 Description
Scratch can be used to teach foundational programming concepts to middle and high school students and is fun and easy to use. Scratch is a multimedia authoring tool that can be used by students, scholars, teachers, and parents for a range of educational and entertainment purposes from math and science projects, simulations and visualizations of experiments, recording lectures with animated presentations, social science animated stories, and interactive art and music. Simple games can be created, as well. You will understand foundational programming concepts, Scratch building / programming blocks, and complete a basic application that can be used in a lesson.

Event Date Jul 29, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Weebly Web Hosting for Educators
 Description
Weebly for Education is a free website hosting provider for academics. Weebly for Education provides a graphical user interface (GUI) that allows a teacher who is not familiar with HTML or CSS to quickly and easily create a website and/or blog by dragging and dropping website components. Component options include the ability to post course updates, share a calendar, assign and accept homework, communicate with parents and manage student accounts, privacy settings and access rights. Teachers can create and manage up to 40 student accounts for free. Learn how to build a live website with all the features available in Weebly’s site building tools. Emphasis will be placed on layout, graphic sizes, font sizes, color and other design concepts. Advanced users, will learn how to edit the HTML, CSS and embed third party code. In addition, we’ll focus on mashups of social media, tracking software, SEO, and URL redirects with Edmodo and Schoology.

Event Date Jul 29, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
28
2014
Mon
Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu ($250)
 Description
Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft promotes Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program.  The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections can stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections:  Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vetting Projects

Event Date(s) Jul 28, 2014 - Jul 30, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
INTERNAL: Cal MSP Grant Testing
 Description
Susan Walker, x4379 Maureen Allen 

Event Date Jul 28, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
25
2014
Fri
Haiku LMS 101
 Description
A Learning Management system can be the tool that pulls your digital curriculum together while providing an excellent tool for monitoring progress and communication with students. Participants in this course will be given a basic understanding of an LMS for cloud-based content creation and sharing. You will learn how to get started with the easy to use Haiku for interactive, engaging online content. Learn how to create classroom pages, add and organize content blocks, build class rosters, provide and evaluate assignments, manage calendars, change layouts, and publish whenever you’re ready. Embed content from YouTube, Google Docs, Maps, Skype and dozens of other third-party services. Come and learn how to make your content accessible for all students and parents.

Event Date Jul 25, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Minecraft I Camp
 Description
**NEW DATES AVAILABLE** Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu - July 28-30, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-83944 Minecraft I - More Power Through Programming with Minecraftedu - July 31 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86389 Minecraft I - Creating 3D Renderings from the Virtual World - August 1, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86391 Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program. The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections should be able to stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections: Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vett Projects Gather programs and information to deliver These sections are a prerequisite to Minecraft II Camp.

Event Date(s) Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
24
2014
Thu
LECFTA Tier II Class
 Description
This class is designed to bring together the administrators in the Tier II program to look at curriculum for the online course.  We will be working on the following items: 9–10     Overview of Module V 10-11    Building Portfolio 11-12    Assistance on Portfolio Completion 12-1      Lunch 1-3        Open Lab for Completion of Portfolio and past assignments

Event Date Jul 24, 2014
Location
Closed
Minecraft I Camp
 Description
**NEW DATES AVAILABLE** Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu - July 28-30, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-83944 Minecraft I - More Power Through Programming with Minecraftedu - July 31 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86389 Minecraft I - Creating 3D Renderings from the Virtual World - August 1, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86391 Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program. The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections should be able to stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections: Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vett Projects Gather programs and information to deliver These sections are a prerequisite to Minecraft II Camp.

Event Date(s) Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Scratch Programming Language
 Description
Scratch can be used to teach foundational programming concepts to middle and high school students and is fun and easy to use. Scratch is a multimedia authoring tool that can be used by students, scholars, teachers, and parents for a range of educational and entertainment purposes from math and science projects, simulations and visualizations of experiments, recording lectures with animated presentations, social science animated stories, and interactive art and music. Simple games can be created, as well. You will understand foundational programming concepts, Scratch building / programming blocks, and complete a basic application that can be used in a lesson.

Event Date Jul 24, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Weebly Web Hosting for Educators
 Description
Weebly for Education is a free website hosting provider for academics. Weebly for Education provides a graphical user interface (GUI) that allows a teacher who is not familiar with HTML or CSS to quickly and easily create a website and/or blog by dragging and dropping website components. Component options include the ability to post course updates, share a calendar, assign and accept homework, communicate with parents and manage student accounts, privacy settings and access rights. Teachers can create and manage up to 40 student accounts for free. Learn how to build a live website with all the features available in Weebly’s site building tools. Emphasis will be placed on layout, graphic sizes, font sizes, color and other design concepts. Advanced users, will learn how to edit the HTML, CSS and embed third party code. In addition, we’ll focus on mashups of social media, tracking software, SEO, and URL redirects with Edmodo and Schoology.

Event Date Jul 24, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
23
2014
Wed
Minecraft I Camp
 Description
**NEW DATES AVAILABLE** Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu - July 28-30, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-83944 Minecraft I - More Power Through Programming with Minecraftedu - July 31 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86389 Minecraft I - Creating 3D Renderings from the Virtual World - August 1, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86391 Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program. The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections should be able to stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections: Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vett Projects Gather programs and information to deliver These sections are a prerequisite to Minecraft II Camp.

Event Date(s) Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Schools in the Year 2020 with Timetoast - WOW LECFTA Prep
 Description
What does your school look like in the year 2020? What does your school look like in two years? What new tools, programs, and environment will you be leading in? Using a TimeLine Creator software such as timetoast, you will create a visual timeline with 5-8 significant items that will be new to your organization between now and 2020 predicting when they will be implemented. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Administrator.

Event Date Jul 23, 2014
Location Online
Cancelled
Jul
22
2014
Tue
Minecraft I Camp
 Description
**NEW DATES AVAILABLE** Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu - July 28-30, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-83944 Minecraft I - More Power Through Programming with Minecraftedu - July 31 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86389 Minecraft I - Creating 3D Renderings from the Virtual World - August 1, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86391 Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program. The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections should be able to stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections: Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vett Projects Gather programs and information to deliver These sections are a prerequisite to Minecraft II Camp.

Event Date(s) Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
21
2014
Mon
Minecraft I Camp
 Description
**NEW DATES AVAILABLE** Minecraft I - The Basics of Minecraftedu - July 28-30, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-83944 Minecraft I - More Power Through Programming with Minecraftedu - July 31 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86389 Minecraft I - Creating 3D Renderings from the Virtual World - August 1, 2014 http://ocde.k12oms.org/1296-86391 Minecraft is an engaging game that provides educators the versatility to create learning projects that allow students to explore problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity. Through it’s popularity, Minecraft to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Art concepts to a large number of students that are already comfortable utilizing the program. The concept for this professional development course will include distinct sections that will walk a teacher through each of the academic concepts that Minecraft can support. Each of these sections should be able to stand alone or allow a teacher to build a cumulative project by progressing through the following Minecraft I Camp sections: Minecraft Tutorials Minecraft in the Curriculum Common Core Project Based Learning Curricular Areas such as Social Studies and Language Arts Assessment Vett Projects Gather programs and information to deliver These sections are a prerequisite to Minecraft II Camp.

Event Date(s) Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
18
2014
Fri
Film School for Teachers - Post Production Editing with iLife
 Description
Creating the story, forming production teams, and planning the shoot to get the right shots is the first and second step in film production. The third step is editing the film to deliver and present the desired message. Now you are ready to edit with iLife: iPhoto, iMovie, Garageband, iTunes, and iDVD, or posting to Youtube, Vimeo, or your school website. Learn how to import your footage to your computer, edit in iMovie, edit sound, compose music, and combine digital images into your film. Then learn how to present your films to your community. Bring your iPad and learn how to edit with iLife on your computer. (This course will focus on Apple computers. If you bring iPad, you must install iMovie and Garageband prior to class.)

Event Date Jul 18, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Film School for Teachers - Production Shoot
 Description
You want better filmed stories from great student ideas? Or perhaps you want to create a school PSA for the community or movie trailer announcing the next lesson or project? If you have a camera and an iPad, and perhaps a green screen and a computer to edit films then you will want to learn some quick tips on preproduction and production of films for language arts, social studies, math, science, or any elective. Learn some basic principles of photography and videography to bring your audience into the story you or your students are trying to tell. You will learn to better equip students with skills that will engage them in communication and collaboration as they plan the details of the story through camera production techniques. You will learn basic camera set up for color balance, exposure, and shot compostion for focal length, angles, and subject focus with your camera or iPad. Learn about basic lighting techniques and sound and how you can make your own lighting tools. You will also learn about best apps for the film production shoot that will assist your production teams. Go from amateur to experienced filmmaker. Bring your camera, or iPad/Tablets, or both and a tripod to experience film making for teachers!

Event Date Jul 18, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
17
2014
Thu
Introduction to Edmodo
 Description
Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate; share content and educational applications; and access homework, grades, class discussions, and notifications. Edmodo is designed to help educators harness the power of social media to reach out to one another and connect by sharing ideas, problems, and helpful tips. Edmodo is also great for professional learning networks so educators can learn to customize the classroom for every learner. Learn how to set up an account, explore features, and create a class to share with students or colleagues.

Event Date Jul 17, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
iTunes U Course Manager and iTunes U for your iBooks Author Publications
 Description
Bring your best lessons, teaching materials, and iBooks into one customizable place: iTunes U. Learn how to use the web-based iTunes U course manager to create a custom learning experience on the iTunes U app for iOS devices. Teaching with iTunes U courses allows you to teach students to keep track of assignments, access class materials, organize notes, and even receive push notifications. And best of all you can give students access to your iBooks for engaged learning. Then deliver the course content to your students' iPads and iPhones. Help keep students organized for class. (Recommended prerequisite: Apple Digital Authoring w/iBooks for iTunesU-Part 1 (3 Hour Class)

Event Date Jul 17, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
16
2014
Wed
Common Core Technology Institute Delving Deeper - Day 3
 Description
Now that you have designed your lessons with Common Core State Standards that are connected to technology, investigate the spiral supports for building common core lessons. This process will help you refine your lessons across a single grade as well as develop lessons that increase in complexity with technology across grade levels to support all learners. Participants will walk away with a deeper understanding of how to design lessons that create a school or district-wide impact.

Event Date Jul 16, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Designing School Reform with Padlet - WOW LECFTA Prep
 Description
Utilizing tools such as padlet allows you to begin gathering ideas and concepts that can help an administrator begin to design changes in their school that guide them into the future. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Administrator.

Event Date Jul 16, 2014
Location Online
SketchUp - Paper Models, 3D Printing, and Augmented Reality
 Description
The highest order of thinking is found in the ability to create. Level four in the Depths of Knowledge require students to extend their thinking by conducting projects that require specifying a problem, designing and conducting an experiment, analyzing its data, and reporting results/solutions or apply mathematical models to illuminate a problem or situation. SketchUp provides limitless opportunities for students to engage in extended thinking skills through your Project Based Learning lessons. In this workshop, you will create 3D models on the desktop. Print and build paper models, create augmented reality models and see them in a real space through mobile devices, and Print in 3D with our 3D printer in order to analyze and test your designs. This workshop is great for recreating historical towns for social studies or language arts, set designs for drama performances, and mathematical applications to design of architectural and engineering structures, or product manufacturing.

Event Date Jul 16, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Using iLife and iWork Apps to Create Integrated Learning
 Description
Engaged learning comes from relevant topics students can relate to. By providing Project Based Learning opportunities, students can engage in increasingly complex thinking skills that require the use of technology for efficient and effective use of data collection, writing, and presenting with style. Combined with digital media applications from iLife and iWork, learn how to match applications to core content and build colorful styled presentations that tell the story you want through integrated subjects. You will learn how the iLife suite of applications interacts with the iWork suite and learn how to combine products created from one application into another for unique animated presentations of data collection, reports, multimedia storytelling, and even graphic design. This course is great for iBook Authors, flip teachers, or anyone wanting to match great applications to core content for integrated learning with style!

Event Date Jul 16, 2014
Location
Cancelled
Visualizing your Pedagogical Approach with Mindmaps and the Web-Based Tool bubbl.us - WOW LECDE Prep
 Description
Each learning environment comes with its own unique challenges. These challenges could be as simple as overcoming logistical constraints or go so far as to require a complete reworking of your pedagogical approach. Utilizing the mindmapping tool bubbl.us you will take part in a discussion on items that should be considered for a pedagogical approach, mindmapping creating a bubbl.us chart to visualize your ideas. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Digital Educator.

Event Date Jul 16, 2014
Location Online
Cancelled
Jul
15
2014
Tue
3D Modeling Across the Curriculum with SketchUp
 Description
Bring lesson plans to life! Activate creative thinking in your students! Discover how 3D modeling in the classroom can inspire creative instruction. Learn from lessons on how you can model the world around you whether you teach Geometry, History, Literature, Set Design, Storyboarding, Science, Architecture, or almost anything that can help you communicate ideas in a 3 dimensional way. Create instructional animations and help students to interact critically with technology with this FREE application from desktop, to tablet, to augmented reality! (Recommended prerequisite: SketchUp in the Classroom for Conceptual Thinking). See how you can add 3D modeling to your teaching practice.

Event Date Jul 15, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Apple iBooks Author: Create and Publish Dynamic Interactive Digital Books
 Description
Interactive Digital books provide a dynamic learning experience for teachers and students. This workshop will teach you how to take your students' writing to a wider audience with ease. Learn how you can publish your course content for all of your students' iPads. You will learn how to create multitouch textbooks with powerful page layouts that allow you to integrate text, photos, slideshows, video, audio, and even quizzes into your books. You will start with basics like adding photos and video, flowing text around objects, inserting new chapters, and previewing your creation on an iPad. Then you’ll learn how to customize layouts, use master objects, add slideshows and quizzes, and custom widgets to enrich the learning experience for your audience. Publishing made easy with iBooks Author!

Event Date Jul 15, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Common Core, DOK, & Technology - Day 2
 Description
After acquiring the foundational knowledge of how Technology connects with Common Core, spend Day 2 diving into creating 21st Century Common Core Lessons. Using the Depths of Knowledge, ELA Capacities, Mathematical Practices and the TPACK framework, participants will walk away with an understanding on how to deliver lessons directly connected to Common Core and Technology. This is a suggested prerequisite to Common Core Technology Institute, Delving Deeper - Day 3

Event Date Jul 15, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
14
2014
Mon
Apple Bootcamp - iPad Basics
 Description
Get your Apple mobile device up and runnning in this hands-on workshop designed to stimulate, motivate, and activate mobile learning in your classroom. In this workshop, you will learn how to operate your iPad or iPod and explore all of the interactive gestures design for mobile instruction and learning. Learn how the iPad/iPod becomes a personal assitant for planning, instruction, and learning. Explore apps, websites, and mobile learning activities using iDevices. Throughout the session, participants will be customizing their iDevice for personal use.

Event Date Jul 14, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Common Core Technology Institute Day 1
 Description
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) include basic technology skills to help students succeed; but located throughout the standards is an understanding for students to use technology to help them learn in all areas. Whether it is using tools to solve math problems, to access information, or to promote literacy and communication skills; technology is part of the learning solution. Technology is an integral part in supporting these Standards. The Common Core Technology Institute will be broken into three separate days. Day 1 will cover the foundations to Common Core and the direct connections to technology, the standards and digital skills. This is a suggested prerequisite to all courses.

Event Date Jul 14, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
SketchUp in the Classroom for Conceptual Thinking
 Description
SketchUp is a free 3D modeling application that is cross platform. If you have ever wanted to demonstrate an object in 3D to communicate a better conceptual undestanding of an idea then this application will make it happen. In this workshop learn how to use Sketchup tools to understand the basics of 2D and 3D models, how to scale models for real life application, and add texture and color to simple 3D objects that you can annotate, animate, and print. Come, learn, create and see how you can instruct with your own 3D models and teach students to communicate the mental models that lie dormant in their minds. 

Event Date Jul 14, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
10
2014
Thu
Autocrat & Flubaroo Scripts for Google Forms and Spreadsheets
 Description
Google Spreadsheets is an online application that lets you create and format spreadsheets, charts, and gadgets, while simultaneously working with other people in the same document. Combining the power of a spreadsheet with the power of a data collection tool such as Google Forms gives you the ability to instantly gather and distribute information from nearly any device. This course will show you how to design, distribute, and edit spreadsheets while building a Google Form that is connected to popular scripts such as Autocrat and Flubaroo. AutoCrat is a script that was written to be a multi-purpose document merge tool. You will learn how to take any personalized, row-based spreadsheet data and create, save, attach to email, and share templated documents. No scripting ability required to use. Learn how to use it in the classroom to automatically create individualized feedback for students. You will also learn how to use Flubaroo, the free script that helps you quickly grade multiple-choice or fill-in-blank assignments automatically using Google Forms. This is a recommended prerequiste for Google Spreadsheets part 2.

Event Date Jul 10, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Doctopus, g-Classfolders, & Fusion Tables for Google Forms and Spreadsheets
 Description
Take your interactions and spreadsheet automations to the next level as you learn more scripts and extra features inside of spreadsheets that allow you further control over your data manipulation and collection. Participants will learn administrative and instructional connections for using Google Spreadsheets in education with Doctupus, gClassfolders, Fusion Tables, and more. Doctupus is a document management script for student projects in Google Docs.You will learn how to auto-generate, pre-share, and manage grading and feedback on templated Docs for group and individual projects. gClassfolders is a Google-Spreadsheet-based add-on for Google Apps for Education. You will learn how to create class folders for students or staff to simplify and streamline their experience of using Google's world class productivity and collaboration tools in the classroom or school site. Fusion Tables is a service for data management, integration and collaboration. Learn to easily upload data sets from CSV, KML and spreadsheets, and visualize the data using a variety of tools. 

Event Date Jul 10, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Learning can be Fun with QR Codes in the Classroom
 Description
Create Quick response codes, (QR) that have bring instant access to digital information in the classroom. Learn to post a QR code on an object, topic, and lesson activity sheets and lead students to information with the use of a their computer's or mobile device's camera. Learn to create your own QR codes with different data types. Discuss lesson ideas for using QR codes and then create your own QR Classroom lesson after seeing many recourse ideas. Build your own QR lesson and test it with others in the workshop.  

Event Date Jul 10, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
09
2014
Wed
Student Creativity with Three iPad Apps
 Description
Learn to create with Book Creator, Educreations and Notibility. Create a digital book with Book creator and learn how to share it in the Google Chrome Browser Extension Readium. You will learn many various lesson creation ideas for any subject with Educreations and see how you can share with parents. Notibility is not just for notes! Come learn how students can record their voices and how to back up Notibility files in your Google Drive on your iPad. Three great apps for three times the fun of engaged learning!

Event Date Jul 09, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Apple - iWork Suite for the iPad
 Description
More news! Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are also free with every Mac and iOS device purchased after October 1, 2013! All three apps are also better than ever. You will learn how to design documents, spreadsheets, and presentations with style on the iPad for student collaborative projects. Learn how to use iCloud to share documents with students and stay connected with student projects through your iPad. You will learn how to create stunning reports, with images and interactive charts. With Numbers, you will learn to create colorful tables and dramatic interactive charts. Then learn how to create visually stunning presentations with cinematic effects and transitions. This course is designed to walk you through basic projects with the iWork suite for iPad. Learn how to match Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to various project based learning activities.

Event Date Jul 09, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Designing an Online Discussion WOW - LECOBT Prep
 Description
Properly constructed discussions can produce higher order thinking and a positive classroom community. For this webinar you are to experience an introduction to designing a relevant discussion prompt that encourages students to think deeply and critically about a topic. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Online and Blended Teacher.

Event Date Jul 09, 2014
Location Online
Cancelled
Enhancing Collaboration and Communication with Google Hangouts - WOW LECDE Prep
 Description
Being able to communicate and collabroare effectively outside of our immediate networks is becoming more important than ever. This webinar will introduce to google hangouts that are educationally based. Then you will be given the opportunity to learn about this tool as you take your connections and instructions beyond the for walls of the classroom. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Digital Educator.

Event Date Jul 09, 2014
Location Online
Cancelled
Today, Tomorrow, and the Future of K-12 Education
 Description
Looking at a national report participants will be introduced to emerging technologies and their impact on the K-12 Educational field. You will see ideas and concepts from across the nation and see how these ideas are impacting schools in Orange County.

Event Date Jul 09, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
08
2014
Tue
Chrome Apps for Education - Across the Curriculum
 Description
Third party apps such as Videonot.es expands your google experience event farther. Participants in this course will learn some extra google chrome and GAFE applications that will build an even more robust classroom.

Event Date Jul 08, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Intro for NEW SMART Board Notebook 2014
 Description
This is a fast-paced basics workshop for the NEW SMART Board Notebook 2014. In this course you will learn what new features are available with NB 2014 and how to use them to create lessons: toolbars, tabs, menus, manipulating objects in the SMART Notebook software, gallery essentials such as teacher resources, and curriculum library, capturing information into the NEW SMART Board Notebook 2014 and writing in or over other applications such as a website. This course is part 1 of 2 in the SMART Power Series. For more information on the entire SMART Series, including testing out of courses, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/SMARTPowerSeries. This is a recommended prerequisite to SMART Board Level II.

Event Date Jul 08, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Refine Your Classroom with TPACK and SAMR
 Description
Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) is a framework to understand and describe the kinds of knowledge needed by a teacher for effective pedagogical practice in a technology enhanced learning environment. SAMR describes technology integration through four levels: substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition. TPACK and SAMR guides the educators to systematically design lessons and adjust technology skills to redefine instruction. In this course participants will learn how the framework and model work, explore examples of technology implementation in the classroom, and take time to assess a personal lesson plan for further development using the SAMR model. This is a suggested prerequisite to all courses.

Event Date Jul 08, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
07
2014
Mon
Apple - iLife Suite for the iPad
 Description
Have you heard? iLife, (iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand), are now free with every Mac and iOS device purchased after October 1, 2013. All three apps are better than ever. You will learn powerful editing techniques for your photos to use in classroom projects, open house presentations, or just turn your photos into beautiful photo books, cards, calendars, and prints. WIth iMovie, you will learn how to edit movies to share class moments, create movie trailers for assignments, or teach the art of storytelling through film combined with the recording and music composition capability of Gargeband. This course is designed to walk you through basic projects with the iLife suite for iPad. Learn how to match iPhoto, iMovie, and Garageband to various project based learning activities.

Event Date Jul 07, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Flip your Class - Lesson Design
 Description
Now that you have learned to use the tools for Flipping your Class let's start designing. This course will take you through designing lessons that can be powerful and functional in today's classroom. There will also be discussions on how to create the best possible solution for postitive results in a flipped environment. Participants will walk away with a lesson they can begin flipping immediately.

Event Date Jul 07, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Flip Your Class Tools
 Description
Simply placing your lectures online does not necessarily improve how your students will perform in class. It is the time they spend with their teacher solving complex problems that will change their learning. In this class, you will learn how to record your content using various tech tools to place your course content online such as Jing, Screenr, and Educreations. You will also be introduced to hosting locations such as Edmodo, Haiku, Screencast.com, etc. so that you can share your recordings with students You will develop effective projects that support students in your class. This is a recommended prerequiste to Flip your Class - Lesson Design

Event Date Jul 07, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Google Chrome & ChromeBook Bootcamp
 Description
The power of collaboration and creation can be harnessed if you understand the structure of Google Apps for Education. The first step to harnessing that power is understanding how the Chrome web browser and Chromebook connect to create limitless possiblities. You will start by finding educational applications, easy to use controls, and integration into Google Docs unleashing the power of Google Chrome and the Chromebook. Next you will be introduced to the world of Google Apps for Education where you will be given an overview of the core set of applications. Finally we will speed up as you are introduced to lesser known, but equally powerful, tools such as YouTube, Maps, Blogger, Picasa, and Google Earth. This is an introduction to individuals that are new to Google. FInd more information here: http://www.google.com/mail/help/tips.html. This course is a recommended prerequisite course for all following Google courses. You can “test out” of this course by understanding the basics of GMail or learning the skills of Gmail master at the following website: https://www.gmail.com/intl/en/mail/help/tips.html.    

Event Date Jul 07, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
02
2014
Wed
Creating an Online Portfolio, Google Site Templates WOW - LECOBT Prep
 Description
Attending this webinar will introduce you to the power of creating an online portfolio using Google Sites. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Online and Blended Teacher.

Event Date Jul 02, 2014
Location Online
Cancelled
Curation of Excellent Web2.0 Creation Tools utilizing Symbaloo - WOW LECDE Prep
 Description
With access to data being so easy, the ability to evaluate the quality and relevancy of information and media is perhaps more critical than for past generations. In addition to being gatherers of data, learners must develop the skills needed to curate this content in an organized and meaningful way. This webinar will explore web2.0 tools that can be utilized for creation and then curate those resources into a graphically based citing tool known as symbaloo to be shared collaboratively. Participants will be exposed to assignments that prepare them for the Leading Edge Certification for the Digital Educator.

Event Date Jul 02, 2014
Location Online
Cancelled
Digital Citizenship for the Educator Day 1
 Description
This course will start you off by asking you to watch an online video that supports your grade level on digital citizenship. After printing out your certificate you will attend a 3 hour workshop where you will learn the skills that prepare you to be a Certificed Educator in Digital Citizenship. Your experience in this course will take you through lessons that include Self Image and Identity, Relationships and Communication, Digital Footprint and Reputation, and also Cyberbullying. This is a recommended prerequisite to Digital Citizenship for the School, Day 2.

Event Date Jul 02, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Digital Citizenship for the School Day 2
 Description
After completeing Digital Citizenship for the Educator Day 1 you will continue to learn the skills that prepare you and your colleagues in becoming a Certified School in Digital Citizenship. Your experience in this course will take you through lessons that include Internet Safety, Information Literacy, Creative Credit and Copyright, and also Privacy/Security.

Event Date Jul 02, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled
Jul
01
2014
Tue
Introduction to Edmodo
 Description
Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate; share content and educational applications; and access homework, grades, class discussions, and notifications. Edmodo is designed to help educators harness the power of social media to reach out to one another and connect by sharing ideas, problems, and helpful tips. Edmodo is also great for professional learning networks so educators can learn to customize the classroom for every learner. Learn how to set up an account, explore features, and create a class to share with students or colleagues.

Event Date Jul 01, 2014
Location Orange County Department of Education
Cancelled

 
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