Friday, August 18, 2017

Learning in the Zone: Yearly Plan SY2017-18

Ready for year number two at CDS. After looking back over our faculty needs and using what I learned from last year, I came up with this tentative list of topics for presentations.

Session 1: August 28-September 1 -- Google Classroom
Session 2: September 4-8 -- Google Sites
Session 3: September 11-15 -- QR Codes, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality
Session 4: September 18-22 -- Google Tasks & Keep
Session 5: September 25-29 -- Virtual Field Trips (w/ Google Cardboard & Maps)
Session 6: October 23-27 -- Organizing Group Work -- Best Practices
Session 7: October 30-November 3 -- Intro to Design Thinking
Session 8: November 6-10 -- Advanced Search w/ Google & Google Scholar
Session 9: November 13-17 -- Google Hangouts & Google+
Session 10: November 27-December 1 -- Personal Learning Networks (PLN)
Session 11: January 15-19 -- Working with Video (WeVideo, Youtube, and Screencastify)
Session 12: January 22-26 -- Working with Audio
Session 13: January 29-February 2 -- Nearpod
Session 14: March 5-9 -- Newsela
Session 15: March 12-16 -- Blogger
Session 16: March 19-23 -- Google Forms & Google Sheets
Session 17: April 2-5 (6 is an in-service day) -- Gmail, Chat, & Google Calendar
Session 18: April 16-20 -- Google Docs, Doctopus, and Goobric
Session 19: April 23-27 -- Mobile Devices in Action
Session 20: May 21-25 or May 28-June 1 -- Backing Your Digital Suitcase (special session for departing teachers)