Technology Integration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Does your school’s technology start with a purpose that grows student learning?

Our workshops help you get the most out of your technology integration by putting the learning first.
3D Printing/Authentic Design: Foundational - 1 Day Workshop

Starting a 3D Designing and Printing Program

  • “What will our students actually be doing?” – an introduction to the educational applications of 3D printing
  • How to create an effective 3D printing program – “Do’s and Don’ts”
  • Integrating 3D printing into your school’s programming
  • Learn to 3D design
  • Navigating the logistical challenges of a 3D printing programming

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3D Printing/Authentic Design: Foundational - 2 Day Workshop

Creating a Design Thinking and Engineering Based 3D Printing Program

Day 1 – Starting a 3D Designing and Printing Program

  • “What will our students actually be doing?” – an introduction to the educational applications of 3D printing
  • How to create an effective 3D printing program – “Do’s and Don’ts”
  • Integrating 3D printing into your school’s programming
  • Learn to 3D design
  • Navigating the logistical challenges of a 3D printing programming

Day 2 – “Supercharging” Your 3D Printing Program

  • Downloading vs engineering – the spectrum of student 3D printing experiences
  • “What’s out there?” – An overview of excellent web based 3D printing educational resources and files
  • The STEM applications of 3D printing
  • An overview of Design Thinking through 3D printing
  • 5 ways to “Supercharge” your 3D printing program
  • An introduction to authentic problem solving and designing through 3D printing

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3D Printing/Authentic Design: Intermediate to Advanced - 1 Day Workshop

“Supercharge” Your 3D Printing Program

  • Taking stock of your 3D printing program – What is working and what isn’t?
  • Streamlining your 3D printing logistics and integration
  • Downloading vs engineering – the spectrum of student 3D printing experiences
  • “What’s out there?” – An overview of excellent web based 3D printing educational resources and files
  • An overview of STEM and Design Thinking through 3D printing
  • 5 ways to “Supercharge” your 3D printing program
  • An introduction to authentic problem solving and designing through 3D printing

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3D Printing/Authentic Design: Intermediate to Advanced - 2 Day Workshop

An Introduction to Authentic Designing, Engineering and Problem Solving Through 3D Printing

Day 1 – Where is your 3D Printing Program and Where is it Headed?

  • Taking stock of your 3D printing program – What is working and what isn’t?
  • Streamlining your 3D printing logistics and integration
  • Downloading vs engineering – the spectrum of student 3D printing experiences
  • “What’s out there?” – An overview of excellent web based 3D printing educational resources and files
  • An overview of STEM and Design Thinking through 3D printing

Day 2 – Authentic Designing, Engineering, and Problem Solving Through 3D Printing

  • An introduction to authentic problem solving and designing through 3D printing
  • 5 ways to “Supercharge” your 3D printing program
  • Creating an Authentic 3D Printing Engineering and Design Program
    • 3D Printed Prosthetics – an introduction to “STEM-pathy”
    • 3D Printing Problem Bank – mobilizing your school community to provide authentic design and engineering opportunities for your students
    • “Creating Changemakers” – 3D Printing as a launch pad to empower your students to effect positive change in their lives, their communities, and their world.

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3D Printing/Authentic Design: Virtual Coaching for Individuals or Small Groups

Virtual Coaching – Individuals or Small Groups

A great option for schools looking to begin building individual or small group capacity in 3D printing educational programming.  Schedule an interactive hour or a block of several hours videoconferencing with a Specialist to learn best practices regarding starting and refining a 3D printing program, “supercharging” your existing 3D printing program, or creating a 3D printing program predicated upon authentic designing, engineering, and problem solving.

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The Creative Chromebook

One Day Workshop

Chromebooks can be used to target many 21st century skills such as connecting, critical thinking, and collaboration. However, one important skill that we don’t generally associate with Chromebooks is creativity. Have fun in this hands-on workshop as you learn how Chromebooks can stimulate student creativity across academic disciplines and age levels. We’ll explore media creation, storytelling, mapping, screencasting and more.

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Putting the Padagogy Wheel to Work

 3 day workshop, 2 day modified version also available.

Participants will be given an opportunity to try out the concepts of the Wheel in their own contexts. Each layer of the Wheel will be unpacked and participants will apply each of the five grids or mindsets to meet their own curriculum design and teaching practice needs. Participants will analyze and apply the five interconnected “gears” of Graduate Attributes and Capabilities, Motivations, Blooms Digital Taxonomy Cognitive Domains, Technology Enhancement and finally using the SAMR model to improve the use of educational technologies. This workshop utilizes flipped learning which requires approximately 3 hours of online work prior to meeting.

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Creating & Collaborating with Explain Everything

One Day Workshop

Explore the potential of visible thinking and learning on the premier iPad screencasting app, Explain Everything. Taking advantage of the new (iPad only) Collaborative Whiteboard feature, this workshop will provide concrete examples of how screencasting can be used to empower authentic student learning, self-assessment skills, and formative assessment practice for teachers. Learn workflows for importing and annotating custom files to create your very own screencasted videos for presentations, explanations, or directions. *Discounted site licenses also available with this workshop

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Integrating Apple Edtech Across Your School

One to Three Day Workshop

Apple technologies provide powerful opportunities for creativity in student learning and educator efficiency. Take a tour through your MacBook and get tips and tricks to set it up for ultimate teacher productivity. Learn how to utilize iCal, use Reminders, and streamline your cloud-based services through your Mac. Does your site have iPads too? Even better! Learn how to create unique student products on iPad through educator-acclaimed apps like Explain Everything, Popplet, iMovie, PicCollage, and more! You will also learn how to connect your Mac and iPad experiences through the power of AirDrop and QuickTime. This workshop can be combined with the Google Apps for Education workshop, where you will learn how to blend and combine Apple and Google technologies for amazing student learning opportunities.

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Using Google Apps to Transform Your School

One or Two Day Workshop

768px-Google_-G-_Logo.svgSchools around the world adopted Google Apps as their go-to set of tools for the creating, communicating and collaborating. Learn how to leverage Google Apps to grow greater communication, creativity and collaboration in your school using whichever devices you prefer.

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From Gutenberg to Spielberg: Alternative Ways to Demonstrate Knowledge

Half Day to Multi-Day Workshop

With a built-in camera and microphone, iPads are ideal for the creation, editing and blending of different media. You’ll have a hugely entertaining and engrossing time learning how to create compelling projects that help develop student communication and self expression skills using a variety of media across the curriculum. You’ll learn how to create effective video, animation, screencasts, interactive media and more. We’ll also discuss the importance of media literacy and the six step process to creating a successful media project. Come prepared to have fun because this is a workshop you won’t want to leave.

*Can be coupled with companion workshop “Create Powerful eBooks that Blend Text, Video, Audio and Interactivity” to better grow the use of technology to facilitate differentiated student communications.

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Create Powerful eBooks that Blend Text, Video, Audio and Interactivity

Half Day or Full Day Workshop

Developing the ability to communicate effectively is a fundamental skill that students need to develop. The increased availability of mobile devices now offers us the ability to communicate through a wide variety of media. Whether lower elementary or college, you can learn how to produce and blend compelling media with text into eBooks that you can create and share with others.

*Can be coupled with companion workshop “From Gutenberg to Spielberg: Alternative Ways to Demonstrate Knowledge” to better grow the use of technology to facilitate differentiated student communications.

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Integrating Technology with the SAMR/TPACK Matrix Model

One Day Workshop

This workshop shows how to implement technology integration through the lens of a four level process. The TPACK model shows how technology, pedagogy and content interact with each other to enhance the learning environment. The SAMR Technology Integration Matrix has levels of integration based up the learning environment. In this workshop, you will learn how to integrate laptops/iPads into classroom instruction using one of these models. You will develop a unit that can be implemented in the classroom immediately.

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