Session Information

The sessions listed below will be offered at GRITC this year. Once you register for the conference you will build an individualized schedule by selecting the sessions you want to attend each day. Register early because many sessions will fill up fast.

Compass Learning: Creation of Assignments and Single Standard Assignments
Single standard assignments will be introduced and shown as an additional resource teachers may use to address the needs of students. Attendees will learn how to assign these single standard assignments based on the identified student needs from the Performance Series Suggested Learning Objective Report and Class Standard Student Detail Report. In addition, attendees will learn how to build custom assignments in Compass Learning.
 
#ItTakesAVillage
Ideas for encouraging community support for your classroom
 
10 Easy but Effective Community Building Activities
Community building in the classroom is vital in creating a comfortable, safe, and supportive environment. These types of activities aid in building bonds, friendships, and mutual respect between classmates. In my presentation, I will introduce 10 easy but effective community building activities that teachers can implement on almost any grade level. Any directions or worksheets used will be provided for participants.
 
20 Years of eMINTS, What’s Next?
Are you one of the 50+ schools that recently joined with eMINTS to participate in our over 22 million dollars of grant-funded projects? Why not? Learn about our newest studies and see how we support teachers and trainers with understanding STEM, Technology, Inquiry, and Pro-Social Learning. Celebrate our 20 year history and visit with us about how your district can participate in the next phase of eMINTS!
 
2019-20 Project Jubilee Fine Arts Curriculum Workshop
This workshop is for Project Jubilee gifted education specialists in Baldwin County. The workshop will feature lessons and activities designed to be used with the 2019-20 Project Jubilee music and art curriculum units.
 
3D Printing in the Classroom
This session will focus on how 3D printing can be used to enhance build a whole new world for your students. We will look at how 3D printing can teach problem-solving and critical thinking skills, how it can be used to model and design, or how it can be used to enhance standards across subject areas. No prior experience necessary! No specific brand of printer will be endorsed.
 
A De-Light-ful Paper Circuits PD for Project Jubilee Teachers
This session is for Project Jubilee gifted specialists in Baldwin County. The session will focus on demonstration and practice using Chibitronics paper circuits as resources for the 2019-20 elementary gifted curriculum units on light and engineering.
 
A Desire to Teach S.P.I.R.E.
Have you been wondering about S.P.I.R.E.? If so, I invite you to this session! In this session, participants will learn how to score assessments, and place students on their correct level of instruction. You will learn how to use the resources/manipulatives that guides the instruction. Also, participants will understand each component of the 10- Step of lesson.
 
A Practical Guide for Organizing Guided Reading Centers
A practical guide for organizing the structure of your guided reading centers, from the first day to the last day.
 
Admin: Initiating Productive Conversation Between Your Special Education Staff and Your General Education Staff - Admin Only
Communication between your special education staff and general education staff is imperative when trying to balance meeting the needs of your special population. This presentation will assist in helping you develop appropriate conversation and planning among your staff that will lead to interventions that will foster growth with your students.
 
AdvancED STEM Certification - Admin Only
AdvancED STEM Certification - Admin Only
 
Always Write: Not Just for English Classes
This session will include introductions to free writing applications, such as No Red Ink, Grammarly, and other tools to help ease the effort of adding writing activities in any content classroom. The focus will be on easy-to-implement and easier-to-assess writing strategies and activities that any teacher can use, such as No Red Ink Peer Review Writing, Quick Writes, and more.
 
Anyone Can Build A Classroom Escape Room! (Like You or Your Students)
An Escape Room is an engaging way to learn new things! Students and Teachers can create their own escape rooms that include your standards and by following these simple design steps. Let’s get started!
 
Apple’s Accessibility Features on iPad
At Apple, we believe that every student has the right to a quality education—an education that’s creative, collaborative, engaging, and relevant. And we believe technology can enable and allow all students, with every type of learning style, to explore and open new doors to possibilities. Powerful assistive features are built into iPad to complement your vision, hearing, motor skills, learning, and literacy. So you can create, learn, work, play, and do pretty much anything you want to do, wherever you want to do it, more easily than ever.
 
Are you afraid of the dark....web
Come and learn about ways to protect yourself on the internet.
 
Aspiring Leaders
This presentation is for educators who are interested in moving into an educational leadership position or who have a leadership position but are considering earning an advanced degree. Part one is helping participants in preparing for the shift from classroom to administration. Part two is how you can earn your Administrative Certification, Master's degree, Educational Specialist degree or Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership from Auburn University.
 
Augmented Reality on the iPad - no Goggles Required!
Augmented reality (AR) lets students and teachers overlay information, visuals, and other content into the real world, providing new context and powerful connections to enhance learning and build understanding. Teachers can use AR apps in their existing lessons ? to turn a classroom into the cosmos, make a history lesson as vivid as the present, and let students peer inside everyday objects to understand how they’re put together.
 
Becoming Computational Thinkers and Computing Analysts: PLUACLD680 Part Two
This session is open for all teachers and administrators. Join us as we explore the new digital literacy and computer science COS and participate in hands-on activities that encourage our students to become computational thinkers and collect, analyze and create new solutions to real world problems. Participants will be using data to analyze current issues in our society today. We will be flying and coding drones and discussing what you need to get off the ground with drones in your classroom and how drones are relevant to so many content area standards. Facilitators will be sharing resources and lesson plan idea to get your students to become computational thinkers. * Interested participants who attend this session and Becoming Design Thinkers and Global Collaborators and complete online assignments are eligible to earn a PLU.
 
Becoming Design Thinkers and Global Collaborators: PLUACLD680 Part One
Join ATiM on an exploration of the new digital literacy and computer science COS and participate in hands-on activities that can be used to encourage your students to become design thinkers and global collaborators. Learn how to engage students using an incredibly creative, imaginative, and expressive form of media production. This innovative design session focuses on easy-to-use Stop-Motion techniques for the classroom and can be used in any subject area to bring any topic or theme alive. Plus, there will be LEGOs and Play-doh! ATiM Facilitators will be sharing resources and lesson plan ideas that encourage deeper levels of thinking as well as encouraging students to collaborate on a local and global level. This session is open for all teachers and administrators. * Interested participants who attend this session and Becoming Computational Thinkers and Computing Analysts and complete online assignments are eligible to earn an ACLD PLU.
 
Beyond Academics:Social & Emotional Learning Strategies
Learn about how you can integrate social-emotional learning into your classroom! This session will actively highlight strategies and technology tools to promote self-directed learning, student agency, self-management, mindfulness and social awareness. Be prepared to increase your social-emotional intelligence by the time you leave this session!
 
Blended Learning for Career & Technical Education
Come learn about best practices and strategies for integrating technology resources into your CTE classes. We'll discuss standards in career development, managing finances, technology skills application, and more. We will also explore trends in STEM Career Exploration and Preparedness, looking for what our students will need to know to be successful in their future careers. Please bring your laptop to get the most out of this session.
 
Brain Pop 101
Learn the basics of BrainPop. Movie making, tests, make a map. There are so many options. You will also be given information, if interested, on how to become a Certified BrainPop Educator.
 
Braincandy - Argumentation with Purpose
This free resource is guaranteed to get your students engaged in rich, authentic dialogue. Students will learn to talk through differences, hone their speaking and reasoning abilities, increase conceptual understanding, and improve social skills. All of this will be accomplished in a safe, interactive, environment. This program can be used with any content or in any venue. Let's get creative!
 
Broadcast for any Class
School-based broadcasting is often associated with daily morning announcement programs, but the skills students can learn in these project efforts have much greater implications beyond the usual classroom walls. This session will focus on student-led video activities that are designed to engage students in projects that can be used in any content area and for a variety of school and community endeavors. The best part is your students likely already have all the equipment they'll need to put these projects together ... and they already know how to use it!
 
Classroom Relay
Do you ever tell the white lie..."I can see everything that you are working on from my computer screen?" Well, now you really can!! Come join us as we learn to use this awesome site.
 
Classroom Relay from LightSpeed
Learn to use LightSpeed Classroom to monitor and manage students' Chromebook
 
Close Reading Strategies
ideas and activities for the guided reading classrooms, social studies, and science classrooms that can help encourage critical thinking!
 
Coding - It Starts with YOU!
As computer science instruction grows, it’s important for math, science, English and social studies teachers to encourage computational thinking and build coding skills into their instruction to strengthen their existing curriculum and to build bridges for those skills. Join us for this interacitve session as we explore strategies to incorporate computer science concepts and activities into core content areas in classrooms and school districts.
 
Coding and Rolling
Participants will be introduced to Sphero Bolts and Sphero Minis as well as activities that are adaptable for cross curriculum.
 
Coding in the classroom
how to implement coding into the classroom and incorporate standards for grades 4-6
 
Collaborate with Google Drive
This is an introduction to Google Drive and how it can be used by teachers and students to enhance collaboration.
 
Collaborative Session for Theatre Teachers
In this session, theatre teachers will bring best strategies, resources, and lessons to share! Please make sure to come prepared to collaborate during this work session.
 
Community Building
Learn ideas that will build community in your classroom. You will be able to implement things you like with little prep, but that will give big warm and fuzzies to your classroom community.
 
Community Building Activities for all grades
10 community building ideas/activities that are fun, engaging, and easy to implement.
 
Compass Learning Basics (new teachers and refresher):
Teachers will learn the basic steps to navigate through Compass Learning. Attendees will gain knowledge in the following actions: - Class Set-Up - Compass Learning Paths from Performance Series Benchmark - Class Progress View - Basic Report Set-Up
 
Compass Learning: Explore the Curriculum
There is more to Compass Learning than just the Compass Learning paths. Teachers will gain knowledge in using Compass Learning as an instructional resource. The presenter will discuss the various uses of Compass Learning including the following: Curriculum Index, Scope and Sequence, State Correlation, Whole Group and Small Group Use and Identity Code for student to enter and where to find the scores.
 
Compass Reports: How to Set-Up and Use for Instruction
Attendees will gain an understanding of the reporting system for Compass Learning and how to use the reports to drive instruction. Teachers will learn the following: Report Description and Set-Up, Instructional Use, and Progress Monitoring Use.
 
Create Engaging & Differentiated Professional Learning for Your Staff!
*Warning! This is not your typical sit-and-get PD session!* Whether you are full blown 1:1 or you’re easing into it, this session will explore fun and innovative ways to hook your teachers with exciting professional development that integrates Chromebooks in the K-12 classroom. This session is for teacher leaders, coaches, tech specialists, administrators, and anyone facilitating the use of technology in a school system. Topics include developing and implementing teacher cohorts, book studies, technology professional development sessions, and coaching with a bang!
 
Creating Scantron Achievement Series Class Tests and Using the Data
Scantron’s Achievement Series is a powerful, secure, web-based assessment platform that you can use to develop and administer tests, capture results, and produce standards-based reports. The Scantron Education Specialist will teach educators the ins and outs of the Achievement Series platform. Attendees will learn how to create Achievement Series assessments and how the test data can assist in driving instruction.
 
Creative Student Engagement: How flexible seating can increase student engagement and decrease student behavior issues
I will go over how to engage students with creative and fun activities. I will cover how student centered learning helps students take ownership in their learning and helps them stay engaged. I will go over flexible seating as an option for student environment and give grant opportunities to those who would like to get help funding.
 
Daunted by DBQs?
You don't have to be-and they don't have to be boring either. Encourage student engagement while increasing the rigor by using grouping strategies and alternative assessments. These strategies can be applied to any content.
 
Day by Day in Pre-K
Pre-K Teachers Participants will explore all aspects of the Pre-K day and ways to make the most of every moment. Ideas will be shared with participants to help with morning routines, small groups, and whole group lessons. Participants will see classroom pictures and videos of actual classroom lessons. Participants will also learn techniques for classroom organization and management that will make their year flow better. Each participant will leave with new ideas to help them have a great year in Pre-K!
 
Designing A Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy
Learn about the design and development process in creating culturally sensitive/responsive learning opportunities for students. Examine and participate in several key instructional outcome areas that are culturally relevant as well as identify several technology-rich integration strategies.
 
Differentiation in the K-12 Classroom: Strategies for Teaching All Students
Teachers during this session will investigate strategies for teaching all students. Hands-on learning experiences will allow teachers to investigate how content, process, product, and environment can be differentiated to meet the needs of all students in the K-12 classroom.
 
Digital Instruction: To Infinity and Beyond!
Tired of the glazed over eyes? The slumped posture? Gather ideas to get students actively engaged with new content. Create self-paced lessons where students are their own guides in learning. These steps will move your class from teacher-centered toward student-centered learning right away!
 
Digital Storytelling with Scratch Jr
Use ScratchJr, which is an introductory programming language for young children (ages 5-7), to create interactive stories and games. Address ELA and digital literacy standards by encouraging young children to become creators of digital content. Engaging children in these activities will develop 21st Century Skills such as higher order thinking and creativity skills through exploration, experimentation, expression, and sharing.
 
Digital Tools & Cool Web Tools
This session will include digital tools that allow students to demonstrate mastery of a skill or their newest acquired knowledge. These tools can be used for a presentation, to create a website, make a cartoon or timeline and much more. In this session, we will discover some of the best apps and websites that allow students to be creative and show the world what they know. All you need is a computer or device and an internet connection to transform your classroom. 
 
Digital Visual Storytelling with Google Photos
This fun-filled, interactive, and engaging presentation is designed to provide all attendees the strategies, techniques, and methodologies for producing effective presentations.
 
Digitize Leader in Me
Digitizing Leader in Me process will help you to work smarter not harder! Use Google Suites to help with collaboration, efficiency, data management, and more with Leader in Me. Learn and share ideas about Student Leadership, Clubs, and a digital Leadership Notebook that can be share through multiple classes and/or multiple year. (*Please note the presenter is a member of a Lighthouse Team but is not affiliated with the Leader in Me Corporation.)
 
Do you know Microsoft Sway?
Tired of the same ole' same Google slideshows you give to students AND receive from them? Want to "wow" your audience with something different? This presentation will teach you how easy Microsoft Sway is, for teachers AND students alike, You'll be able to build gorgeous, storytelling style presentations in no time. It's the ultimate Multimedia tool and the best part is, the end result looks nothing like a slideshow. Come join!
 
Documentation - Admin Only
Documentation - Admin Only
 
Don't Suspend Me! - Admin Only
Suspensions not working? Learn about alternative discipline methods that can create positive, meaningful long-term changes in the behavior of challenging students
 
Easy Makerspaces for Classroom & Library
Come and have fun exploring makerspaces that can be used in the classroom and library.
 
Education Foundation Leadership Sessions - Admin Only
Education Foundation Leadership Sessions - Admin Only
 
Engage and Assess with Pear Deck Interactive Lessons
**This is an intermediate Google course. Prior knowledge and experience with Google Tools is required.** Create interactive live and asynchronous lessons using Google Slides and the Pear Deck add-on. Pear Deck allows you immediate student responses to enhance engagement, voice, and student feedback. Lesson responses are saved for you and the students. Create questions mid-lesson for immediate formative assessment.
 
Engage in Digital Citizenship with Be Internet Awesome
**This is an intermediate Google course. Background knowledge and experience in Google tools is required.** Teach and gamify digital citizenship skills and safety with Google's Be Internet Awesome program. Access resources and the accompanying game to create an engaging environment. This curriculum is recommended for grades 3-5.
 
Engaging Lower Elementary Special Education Students
I will share some effective strategies, website resources, online freebies, and tech-toys (Beebot, Osmo).
 
Enhancing the Principal-School Counselor Relationship - Admin Only
Trust. Mutual value. Respect. Shared belief in interdependency. Awareness of the other's repertoire. Purposeful and focused collaboration. Open and reflective communication. Shared vision. Each of these characteristics is necessary in order to develop (and enhance) a strong counselor-principal relationship. Learn whether or not these dynamics exist between the counselor(s) and administrator(s) on your school campus. And if not, be open to receiving ideas as to how the principal and school counselor can develop a stronger relationship. In addition, learn about the school system's initiative to implement the ASCA (American School Counselor Association) National Model, as required by the Alabama State Department of Education.
 
eProve Stategies: The New Journey to the ACIP for Administrators and Leadership Teams for Secondary Schools - Admin Only
At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, schools will transition from AdvancED ASSIST platform to the eProve platform for the development of the school continuous improvement plans. With Baldwin County’s recent journey through the accreditation process, we are familiar with all parts except the last section which is Strategies. In this GRITC session, attendees will begin the journey down the road of Strategies. For the session, it is recommended that attendees include an administrator and one member from the leadership team who is familiar with the development of the school ACIP. Please have computer available as we will practice within Strategies.
 
eProve Stategies: The New ACIP Journey for Administrators and Leadership Teams for Elementary Schools - Admin Only
At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, schools will transition from AdvancED ASSIST platform to the eProve platform for the development of the school continuous improvement plans. With Baldwin County’s recent journey through the accreditation process, we are familiar with all parts except the last section which is Strategies. In this GRITC session, attendees will begin the journey down the road of Strategies. For the session, it is recommended that attendees include an administrator and one member from the leadership team who is familiar with the development of the school ACIP. Please have computer available as we will practice within Strategies.
 
Evaluation Setup - Admin Only
Evaluation Setup - Admin Only
 
Everyone Can Code - hands on with Robots
Coding is essential to help students thrive in a future driven by technology. We created the comprehensive Everyone Can Code curriculum with lessons on iPad and Mac, teacher guides, and apps to make it easy to teach coding in your classroom. Because we believe coding isn’t extracurricular — it’s part of the core curriculum. Apple has teaching guides for coding starting at the kindergarten level all the way through college level…all free. In this session we will present an overview of Swift Playgrounds, the free coding app for the iPad. Also demonstrated will be the use of robots with Swift Playgrounds. No prior coding experience is need to participate in this session.
 
Everyone Can Create - Making eBooks with Pages
Pages places in the perfect creative environment. It puts all the right tools in all the right placs, so it’s easy to choose a look, customize fonts, personalize text styles, and add beautiful graphics. From travel books to fairy tales, it’s easy to make beautiful, interactive books with image galleries, audio clips, and videos right inside Pages. Built-in tools let you collaborate with friends, editors, colleagues, or classmates. And when you’re done, easily share them with others or publish them to Apple Books for download or purchase. The key iPad apps for this session are Clips and Pages, all free apps. No prior experience with the session apps is required
 
Experience Dyslexia
Experience firsthand through tasks involving reading, writing, listening, processing, and spelling the struggles and feelings associated with having a learning difference.
 
Exploring the Alabama Virtual Library for Teachers & Librarians
Have you ever wanted your students to complete a research project, but you do not know where to begin? Come and learn how to use the Alabama Virtual Library for research projects and to differentiate instruction in the classroom and in the library.
 
Fairy Tales: Fact AND Fiction
Fairy tales are not just for elementary school students. This innovative approach to scaffolding will blend common fairy tales with core concepts. In this session, we will write content into a fairy tale. You will leave with the makings of a top-notch, engaging lesson.
 
FONT-astic Presentations
Learn how to install super cute fonts on your computer as well as publishing tips on PowerPoint. Make your handouts look amazing and learn the {power} of PowerPoint!
 
G Suite Apps for ELA
This session will provide ideas and strategies for G Suite Apps such as Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Drawing, Google Calendar, and Extensions. It is focused on Secondary Language Arts courses.
 
Get to know the Chromebook
This is an introductory class on the Google Chromebook, the student used device in the Baldwin County Public Schools. Get a tour of the device and its uses, as well as tips and tricks to better manage the devices in your classroom as well as troubleshooting.
 
Getting to Know Bridges Math Intervention
This session will provide an overview of the Bridges Intervention program and explore how it supports your work with students struggling with math concepts at or below grade level. We will discuss creating groups, implementing lessons, and progress monitoring students.
 
Good "Googly" Google-Sites
Take a look at a multitude of ways to use Google Sites in your classroom. You will learn how to easily organize your teaching units and materials. Examples will be given for fostering collaboration and organization in your student's presentations. Students will prepare for their futures as they create and maintain on-line portfolios holding their scantron assessment data, vision board, showcase tab, and easy access to other online resources that they commonly use.
 
Grading for Students With Program Modifications
This session will focus on how to effectively give grades to students who should be exposed to and graded on grade level material as well as receive modified work/grades.
 
Guided Math? How it works!
This session would provide an overview on strategies, resources, and materials needed to have a successful small group, Guided Math block daily. It would also look at how to differentiate math standards to fit the needs of all students- even the high ones!
 
Guided Reading Stations
Learn idea and activities to have at guided reading stations at the High School and Middle School levels
 
Guided Reading: Pre-A Lesson Planning
We will dive deeply into the components of the Pre-A lesson and how to use Appendix D for progress monitoring. Teachers will view ways to organize pre-A materials and assessments in order to streamline the instructional process.
 
Guided Reading-Fluent Lesson Planning 101
Comprehension takes center stage in the fluent level. We will explore comprehension modules in Jan Richardson's The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. Please bring your book.
 
Guided Writing (Transitional and Fluent Levels)
Planning your guided reading lessons to include writing will meet the rigor of our standards. We will explore guided writing for transitional and fluent readers.
 
HELP! I have a student with an IEP...now what?
This session is for general education teachers who might have a student with an IEP. This session will help guide the collaborative effort between the general education teacher and the special education case manager. Ideas will be shared to help keep track of data, IEP goals, etc.
 
Help! My iNow Gradebook is Possessd! - Q & A
We have an old priest and a young priest standing by to assist with any questions concerning iNow gradebook. There is no agenda for this class. It is the Q & A format.
 
How to Create Accessible Content for All Learners
Join Chris Northington, new Account Executive for Blackboard, to learn best practices and tools you can use to create accessible content for all users of your website.
 
How to Look at Comprehensive Data to Determine Eligibility - Admin Only
Eligibility is more than a student meeting AAC criteria and the disability affecting their educational performance. In this session, we will look at different scenarios for students being considered for Special Education eligibility. In addition, we will discuss whether or not the students need specially designed instruction in order to access and participate in the general education curriculum.
 
How To Make Your School Website More Informational and Eye Catching!
Website managers, teachers, and counselors will learn how to use the school wires website apps to improve website content and graphics. All participants will need to have access (user name/password) to their school website in order to participate.
 
How to Plan for Transitional Readers
What are transitional readers, and how do I plan for them? If you have these questions, please attend this session! Participants will learn how identify transitional readers, and how to plan effective lessons based on their specific needs. In this session, participants will be able to go through each component of a lesson plan template, and know what do for each specific part of the lesson.
 
How to Utilize Your Career Coach
With covering background & description of Career Coaches first, this presentation would hep administrators, counselors, and teachers explore ways to utilize their Career Coaches in their high schools and middle schools. It would also show how Career Coaches can enhance your counseling program. This presentation would give schools career focused resources, and cool ideas of career activities & events that your career coach could help coordinate at your school.
 
HR – Evaluations - Admin Only
HR – Evaluations - Admin Only
 
I got 365 problems but collaboration ain't one - Office 365
Come learn all the awesome things you can do with Office 365
 
I'm OKAY with DOK!
Is Webb's Depth of Knowledge a mystery? It's time to get acquainted in this lighthearted introduction to increasing complexity not just in assessments, but in our daily lesson delivery. This session is for teachers new to BCBE.
 
Incorporating Dyslexia into RTI
This session will give suggestions on: - how to structure the RtI process to address the needs of students screened for dyslexia, - ways to monitor student progress within the RtI framework, as well as - how to meet the requirements set out by state administrative code.
 
Incorporating technology in Guided Reading Workshop in Upper Elementary
During this class, educators will have the opportunity to learn about incorporating technology in their Guided Reading Rotations. We will explore effective ways to design Guided Reading rotations for upper elementary grades. We will discuss how to incorperate websites like Kami, Padlet, GoFormative, and Flipgrids in your centers.
 
Initiating Productive Conversation Between Special Education and General Education Staff
Communication between your special education staff and general education staff is imperative when trying to balance meeting the needs of your special population. This presentation will assist in helping you develop appropriate conversation and planning among your staff that will lead to interventions that will foster growth in your students.
 
Initiating Productive Conversation Between Special Education and General Education Staff
Communication between special education staff and general education staff is imperative when trying to balance meeting the needs of your special population. This presentation will assist in helping you develop appropriate conversation and planning that will lead to interventions that will foster growth with your students.
 
iNow to PowerSchool Transition Timeline Discussion
We will discuss the iNow to PowerSchool transition. This is not a PowerSchool training, but rather an informational class on the transition.
 
Instructing the Early Reader
This session dives deeply into the procedures and purposes of each lesson component of the Early Reader level. The Early Reader consists of levels D-I. This will also cover creating rich and meaningful differentiated lessons, as well as using NSGRA data to drive instruction for Word Study and Guided Writing.
 
Instructing the Emergent Reader
We will explore each component of the Emergent lesson, which spans multiple days. Participants will learn how to use the Behavior to Notice in the Teacher's Guide, as well as NSGRA data to guide lesson planning, Word Study, and Guided Writing for Emergent level readers.
 
Integrating Studies Weekly into your Literacy Block
In this session, we will talk about several researched based strategies and tools to integrate Studies Weekly into your literacy block
 
Interactive Classroom
Create active learning in the classroom with activities that encourage students to think, retain knowledge and strive to work better together in groups.
 
Interactive Read Aloud: How To Do It, And Why It Works
Read-aloud lessons engage children in strategic listening, speaking, reading and writing about text. This session will help teachers make the most of their interactive read alouds. Teachers will learn creative ways to use popular children's literature to teach specific standards and build fluency and comprehension by combining guided conversations with reflective thinking.
 
Interactive Student Notebooks
You will create your own interactive notebook with sample pages. Interactive notebooks are a great way to increase student engagement and keep students organized. You will come away with ideas and resources you can use in any content area.
 
I've Done a NSGRA Reading Record, What Does it Mean?
Have you every wondered what the columns marked M, S, V mean on the NSGRA Reading Record? This session will explore the three complex systems used by skillful readers and the interferences that prevent readers from making meaning from text. It is not enough to do a reading record, the power is in analyzing the miscues and making a plan. We will analyze reading records and learn where to go to develop a focus for the guided reading lesson.
 
Keeping Littles Engaged
Need help keeping your kids engaged? Come learn some strategies I use in my class that I have found effective. I will go over my daily schedule and how I incorporate music and movement into a lower elementary classroom.
 
Keeping Students Engaged
Tons of ideas to keep your students interested and engaged, especially in the middle/high school social studies classroom. However, these ideas can be designed to fit any subject/topic. Students will be looking forward to coming to your class to see what you have planned for them to participate in. Same objectives just different ways to deliver the information while engaging the students. How will they choose to apply their knowledge?
 
Kickoff Curriculum Leader Meeting
This session is for curriculum leaders only. Participants will collaboratively plan for the 2019-2020 school year.
 
Kronos HR - Admin Only
Kronos HR - Admin Only
 
Leading & Learning in the Digital Age - Admin Only
Understanding how to effectively lead in the Digital Age is essential for school and district leaders. During this interactive session, participants will be exploring four key areas to successful leadership in the digital age: Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences; Designing the Learning Environment; Moving Beyond Status Quo Instruction; and Knowing We are Successful. Participants will leave with a deeper understanding, resources to extend their learning, and a path forward for continued growth.
 
Learning about Literacy Pro
Comprehensive information on Literacy Pro, an independent reading program, will be presented. Participants will learn how Literacy Pro supports independent reading, how to set up Literacy Pro for classroom use, how to track students' reading progress with reports, and how to integrate the program into their classrooms.
 
Lemons to Lemonade
classroom climate and activities to encourage attendance and enjoyment for struggling students
 
Lesson Planning with the End in Mind
Presenter will share an ACIP Lesson Plan on the Ancient River Valley Civilizations. Using this project-based lesson, DOK questions are developed in advance of teaching the lesson, thereby teaching with the "end in mind". Session will include a copy of the lesson plan, as well as a copy of the project which the students will create.
 
Let’s Speed Geek!
Attend this fast-paced and exciting “Geeking” session! View useful online technology tools and hear about how they are used to enhance communication, collaboration, and cognitive thinking.
 
Let's Partner for Lasting Change-the Power of Mentoring
When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these challenges and reach their potential. Join us as we discuss ways in which educators can help be defenders of potential in Baldwin County.
 
Library Exchange
Come and get new ideas for the school library. We will also discuss some of the highlights from the American Library Association (ALA)'s annual conference.
 
Lifesaving Videos
What do you do if you are going to be out of the classroom, but you want to continue on with material? What do you do if a student needs a little extra help? How about creating a video? Learn how to create a video of a PowerPoint from your computer. Create a video from a hover cam or Elmo. Take video of yourself teaching with a swivel or straight from the computer. Hold your kids accountable and know if they've watched your video by using a free tool-- EdPuzzle.
 
Literacy Strategies for Grades 6-12
Purposeful lesson planning includes explicit instruction, connected literacy strategies, and targeted skills instruction in all content areas. Receive an outline of the five components of a strategic lesson and take strategies to apply to your content lessons.
 
Locked up! Experience this Escape Room and Then….
Can you find your way out? Visit this model escape room if you dare! Solve clues and puzzles that help show you the way. Come back later today to our escape design session and we will share the steps that you or your STUDENTS can use to design your very own escape room! (But first, you must find a way to “breakout” of this room.)
 
Love and Logic
Behavior Strategies for anyone and everyone
 
Maker Kitchen- Learner Edition
What happens when you combine active learning, carefully selected ingredients, a pantry full of other ingredients, a team, and a clock? Maker Kitchen- let's us have this type off active learning and fun! You will leave with great ideas and a smile!
 
Making and Explosion with Epic
Learning how to navigate and use the free resource EPIC.
 
Maximize STEM skills through Competitive Robotics
Learn how to start competitive robotics teams in elementary, middle school and high school. Find out how grants can help you get equipment.
 
MicroBit for K-2
Participants will be introduced to MicroBits as well as activities that are adaptable for cross curriculum. Rachel Horton and Terri Frank will also be presenting
 
Mission 200 Robotics - VEX - Invite Only
Mission 200 Robotics - VEX
 
MOH Lessons From Heroes
This presentation will motivate, ignite, and inspire audiences to grow personally and professionally. They will discover to not allow time to slip by without living it fully.
 
Narcon - Admin Only
Narcon - Admin Only
 
National Board Certification? Now is Your Time!
Considering National Board Certification? This informative session will provide participants will the basics of certifying under the new process. Discover resources, tips, and general information from a National Board Certified teacher and mentor.
 
Navigating Nearpod
Learn how to use Nearpod to engage your students through an interactive and fun, tech-friendly lesson. Students will love participating and connecting to instruction that tailors to their interests and needs.
 
Navigating the Water: Exploring the Challenges, Examing Resources, and Observing the Best Practices for Providing Homebound Services - Admin Only
Homebound services refer to temporary instruction outside of the school-based educational environment. Homebound services are meant as a short-term instruction and do not in any way supplant attendance in a regular school for an extended period of time. The goal is to always return the student to the school setting as soon as possible. However, navigating the needs of students who may need homebound services can sometimes be tricky. Questions such as the following often times plaque schools when trying to decide what is in the best interest of a student: For what length of time should these homebound services be provided? Am I obligated to provide these services because either a doctor or psychiatrist says that this is what I need to do? Can the length of time for the homebound services be extended from what the team originally decided? Who will teach the students requiring homebound services, and where will these students be educated?This in-depth, two-hour session will provide you with answers to these questions and many more.
 
New Board Policy Review - Admin Only
New Board Policy Review - Admin Only
 
New Teacher Academy - Monday
All new teachers must register for this session on Monday and Tuesday.
 
New Teacher Academy - Tuesday
All new teachers must register for this session on Monday and Tuesday.
 
New Tools and Updates from Blackboard
Join Chris Northington, new Account Executive for Blackboard, to learn about new updates and editing experiences for School / District Webmasters.
 
Next Step Guided Reading Assessment 3-6
NSGRA is a great diagnostic tool to use with your students. We will explore how to use the assessment and the results in our planning.
 
NSGRA K-2- "What to DO!"
In this session, we will discuss all the components of the NSGRA for K-2. Participants will go through step-by-step the directions for administering and scoring each assessment. Participants will understand the process that helps pinpoint students' guided reading levels for instruction.
 
Number & Letter Formation with STEAM Tools
Use STEAM tools such as Scratch Jr (coding), Ozobot, and Sphero to reinforce number and letter formation and verbal paths for writing. Kindergarten and First Grade.
 
On Task or Engaged? - Examining Student Engagement
Are your students on task or engaged? What is the difference? Learn about using the values, interests and needs of students to move them from simply being on task to being fully engaged. This session will explore strategies and online technology tools that promote high levels of student engagement.
 
OneDrive to rule them all - Microsoft OneDrive
Come learn about Microsoft OneDrive and why you should be using it.
 
Part 1:Understanding Dyslexia
Busting the myths surrounding dyslexia, Cricial characteristics of dyslexia, and recognizing the warning signs of dyslexia, how can we help
 
Part 2:Dyslexia in the Classroom
What Dyslexia Looks Like in the Classroom: Preschool, Kindergarten and First Grade, Second/Third Grade, Intermediate, Middle and High School. The Four Processing Systems that Support Reading, Phonemic Awareness, Spelling, Fluency and Written Language. Programming that works.
 
Pathways Program - Elementary - Admin Only
Understanding the goal of the Pathways program and the importance of the base school plays in helping our students become successful in their schools.
 
Phenomenon Based Teaching
Participants will experience phenomenon-based activities to use in the classroom. Phenomenon based teaching starts from asking quality questions or posing problems (e.g. Why does an airplane fly and stay up in the air?). The participants will learn how to pose the problems and questions together that are aligned to the ACAP test. Why use assessment questions that are different from what you use in the classroom?The information and skills that will be learned can be directly applied across borders between subjects and outside the classroom in situations where the information and skills are used (natural transfer).
 
PLTW and Career Technologies Pacing Guide
Aligning the pacing guide for the PLTW and Career Technologies career technical programs
 
Professionalism: What Every Educator Should Know
This session covers the basics of what every educator should know from knowledge of the law to Board policy. This is a crash course on how to practice professionalism and keep your job!
 
Reading Across the Content Areas
Participants will gain ideas for incorporating Science and Social Studies into the Reading and Literacy Block. We will discuss Whole Group and Small Group ideas, including options for using Guided Reading to support Science and Social Studies content. Handouts will be provided as well as a digital link to handouts and other resources.
 
Reading, Talking, and Writing Across Content-Area Sources
This session will give you practical instructional strategies for teaching students to analyze and synthesize information from multiple content-area sources (i.e. video/audio clips, articles, diagrams, maps, etc.) on a particular topic by connecting ideas, weighing viewpoints, and balancing different perspectives.
 
Red Carpet Premier of Scholastic Literacy (Grades K-3)
Be the one of the first,” Baldwin Proud Educators” to take a peek at Scholastic Literacy. You will take a walk on the red carpet and journey into an interactive classroom. Scholastic has combined the expertise of our best-selling supplemental instruction with the deep knowledge of broad literacy research to create this new, teacher-friendly curriculum. Scholastic Literacy is premiering in classrooms across the county don’t miss your chance to see how Scholastic Literacy creates Independent Readers, Thinkers and Writers. ACT ONE: Instructional Design The workshop session will address how the instruction is anchored within the whole-class, as it provides day-by-day, week-by-week, horizontal and vertically aligned instruction and is informed by the philosophy of “beginning with the end in mind.” ACT TWO: Virtual Classroom Explore how students are set up for success with a clear instructional path from the very beginning to become independent readers, learners, and thinkers. The program includes six thematic units for 30 weeks of instruction, plus a 3-week Getting Started Unit, which helps solidify routines and structure of the balanced literacy.
 
Red Carpet Premiere of Scholastic Literacy (Grades 4-6)
Be the one of the first,” Baldwin Proud Educators” to take a peek at Scholastic Literacy. You will take a walk on the red carpet and journey into an interactive classroom. Scholastic has combined the expertise of our best-selling supplemental instruction with the deep knowledge of broad literacy research to create this new, teacher-friendly curriculum. Scholastic Literacy is premiering in classrooms across the county don’t miss your chance to see how Scholastic Literacy creates Independent Readers, Thinkers and Writers. ACT ONE: Instructional Design The workshop session will address how the instruction is anchored within the whole-class, as it provides day-by-day, week-by-week, horizontal and vertically aligned instruction and is informed by the philosophy of “beginning with the end in mind.” ACT TWO: Virtual Classroom Explore how students are set up for success with a clear instructional path from the very beginning to become independent readers, learners, and thinkers. The program includes six thematic units for 30 weeks of instruction, plus a 3-week Getting Started Unit, which helps solidify routines and structure of the balanced literacy.
 
Rock Your Professional Learning Plan
What are administrators looking for in your professional learning plan submissions? From PLPs to Instructional Design, this session guides you through selecting the quality evidence that will make you an All-Star.
 
Scantron Analytics & Performance Series Overview for New Teachers
This session offers an overview of the Scantron Performance Series assessment platform and an overview of the Scantron Analytics program and its functionality. Participants will learn to navigate Scantron Analytics and use filters to drill down to find specific data elements. The session is available to new teachers only.
 
Scantron Analytics for School Counselors
Participants will have an opportunity to explore educational data and discover new connections and relationships between attendance, assessments, grades, and other data sources. The session is designed for School Counselors.
 
Scholastic Textbook Presentation (Elementary Admin and Reading Coaches)
Creating Independent THINKERS, READERS, and WRITERS with Scholastic Literacy
 
School Website Q&A
Learn about managing your school website and get your questions answered by experts. This session is for School Webmasters.
 
Secondary Guided Reading - Reading Mini-Lessons: Lesson Planning and Delivery
This session is for year two and three secondary Guided Reading teachers. In this session, participants will work to develop mini lessons for Guided Reading students. Teachers will design lessons and plan how to deliver the instruction with the guidance of Scholastic.

Registration is limited. Please contact tgoldschmidt@bcbe.org for approval.


 
Secondary Guided Reading: Differentiation in Secondary Classrooms and The First 32 Days
This session is for year one secondary Guided Reading teachers. In this session, participants will learn how to differentiate learning in the Guided Reading classroom. Teachers will be introduced to the First 32-Days of Guided Reading Manual that was developed locally.

Registration is limited. Please contact tgoldschmidt@bcbe.org for approval.


 
Secondary Guided Reading: NSGRA and Running Records
This session is for year one secondary Guided Reading teachers. Secondary Guided Reading teachers will learn how to conduct the Next Step Guided Reading Assessment and running records. This assessment is critical to evaluate the instructional level of Guided Reading students in order to form small groups and to make the best instructional decisions.

Registration is limited. Please contact tgoldschmidt@bcbe.org for approval.


 
Seesaw
A student driven digital portfolio
 
Set the Stage to Engage - Getting Started with Streaming PLUS
In this session, we will set the stage by defining engagement and noting, through an immersion as well as the exploration of key features, how Discovery Education Streaming Plus™ supports teachers in the engagement of their students. Participants will explore each of the different assets and then determine how to use them effectively to engage all students in rigorous and relevant instruction, leaving this session with actionable plans to use Streaming Plus assets in their classroom immediately
 
Shift Happens: 7 Habits Refresher
Join Rocky for this tongue in cheek, comic romp through the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. If you're ready make some shift happen in your classroom, this session's for you.
 
Snoozing Through School
Educators will learn how to assess for sleepy children in their classroom and the effect of poor sleep on academic performance and behavior. We will also learn about behaviors that promote restful, restorative sleep. Impulse control, risk-taking behaviors, emotional control problems, processing problems, low levels of motivation, poor time management, short term memory,
 
So, You Want to be Published?
Award-winning author Rocky Porch Moore shares the pros and cons of various publishing platforms, the different kinds of editing services, and your best bets for transforming your idea into The Great American Novel!
 
Spending a Fortune on TpT? You Don’t Have To!
Learn how to create the cute and fun things you usually buy from Teachers Pay Teachers. You'll know the basics on borders, fonts, and clipart to make your documents delightful to look at! You're bank account will thank you!
 
Spotlight on Strategies: Active Engagement for All Students
Spotlight on Strategies (SOS) has become a symbol of Discovery Education’s passion for supporting teachers. Our robust collection of ready-to-use strategies can be utilized at multiple points within an instructional cycle. In this session, learn how to find, save, and implement a variety of SOS.
 
STEM, STEAM, and Promethean: For the Love of Learning
At Promethean, we understand the importance of integrating STEM and STEAM disciplines into today’s classroom and support an environment that will inspire students to invent across all grade levels. We have brought together a suite of authentic tools that challenge today’s learners to craft solutions for real world problems, encourage critical thinking, and transform student engagement to create relevant learning connections. Come and visit our classroom of the future to see how you how easy STEM and STEAM can be.
 
Stop…..Collaborate and Listen - Microsoft Teams
Come learn about Microsoft Teams, Microsoft's collaboration and communication software.
 
Story Time with STEAM
Children's books are a great way to introduce STEAM projects. Come to this session to get ideas for STEAM lessons that integrate children's literature. This is perfect for PreK-6th grade teachers and librarians who want to make learning fun while covering multiple standards.
 
Storytelling, Creativity, and Design
This fun-filled, interactive, and engaging presentation is designed to provide all attendees the strategies, techniques, and methodologies for producing effective presentations.
 
Strategy Tasting
Enjoy four courses of various teaching strategies that can fit your instructional pallet. Each strategy can be tailored to any content or grade-level need.
 
Student Digital Portfolios
Learn how to have students create digital portfolio websites to showcase their work throughout the year. You will set up your own portfolio and see many examples of students' portfolios. Hear from teachers and students about how portfolios have impacted student ownership in their learning.
 
Student Led IEPs
This session will provide guidance for all high school teachers to support student led IEP meetings. Teachers will be provided handouts, links to resources, templates and guidance for successful IEPs.
 
Students as Creators: Using Discovery Education's Builder Tools
Learn about Discovery Education’s Builder Tools and how they can be leveraged by both teachers and students. This session will also help participants effectively determine which tools accelerates a student learning task.
 
Studies Weekly: Online Components
In this session, we will walk through the Studies Weekly website and show all of the different features and functions of the website. This is the 1 hour class.
 
Success Program for At Risk Students
Foley High School's Success Program for students at risk of dropping out
 
Take Kahoot! + Digital Formative Assessment to the Next Level
You may be familiar with Kahoot!, Quizizz and Quizlet Live. They’re GREAT formative assessment tools. Keynote Speaker, Matt Miller, will show you how can you take them to the next level? Learn about features and ideas for implementation that you may not have tried before!
 
Taking the Mystery out of Mystery Science
Overview of how to use Mystery Science in the K-5 classroom
 
Talk Moves: Getting students involved
Using Math Talk Moves to encourage productive academic discussions in the classroom.
 
Teaching Foundational Reading Skills Through Multi-Sensory Strategies
This session focuses on using a multi-sensory approach to teaching and practicing phonological awareness and phonemic awareness tasks. It introduces physical phonics and includes activities for allowing students to manipulate physical objects to make sense of letters. Educators will discuss innovative instructional strategies for engaging students in phonics tasks using hands-on manipulatives.
 
Tearless Tier II Interventions
In order to help students reach their highest academic potential, participants will learn how to utilize Scantron Analytics data to design Tier II intervention plans for struggling students.
 
Technology in K-1 Classrooms
This session will give a brief overview of Seesaw, then go into depth of teaching coding and robotics while incorporating core standards. Teachers will be shown Code.org, Scratch Jr, and Ozobots.
 
Technology Planning and Policies (Admin Only)
In this session we will cover the policies covering technology purchases and implementation, such as AUP, FERPA, CIPA, etc. Administrators will learn which federal laws in the education setting and how to make plans based on those policies.
 
The Digital Pirate: “TECH Like a PIRATE”
In “Teach Like a PIRATE,” author Dave Burgess shows teachers how to use passion and presentational skills to engage students and create memorable experiences. In this session, attendees will get lots of ideas for combining student engagement and technology to connect with students like never before. Matt will share specific tools in combination with PIRATE engagement hooks, giving teachers plenty of “use tomorrow” content.
 
The NEW Computer Science and Digital Literacy Course of Study
Take a deep dive into the new course of study of computer science and digital literacy that spans K-12 and how they can be integrated into the classroom.
 
The Voice: Encourage Student Voice with Podcasts, Video and More
Keynote Speaker, Matt Miller, believes that students can be world changers! Their ideas and the new things they learn deserve to be told. Learn easy ways to use podcasts, video and other tools to give student work an audience AND help them build speaking skills so they can go out and change the world!
 
Thinking Outside the Box for Family Engagement & Parental Involvement - Admin Only
Thinking Outside the Box for Family Engagement & Parental Involvement - Admin Only
 
This is Going to be Epic!
Learning to use Epic! in the classroom.
 
Transportation Tracking & Discipline - Admin Only
Objective to familiarize school administration on the tracking software available to them and demonstrate how to utilize ActSoft tracking. In addition, discuss policy and procedures for properly handling bus discipline.
 
True Learning: The Power of Learning in a Blended Self-directed PBL
Powerful learning: It exists and it can happen in your classroom! Using a blended learning environment to engage students in authentic community problems that they chose will meet standards and inspire learning through PBL experiences. Come learn how!
 
TSA - PLTW and Career Technologies
Incorporating TSA competitions into the PLTW and Career Technologies curriculum
 
Understanding Crossroads, Alternative and IMPACT Programs - Admin Only
Presenters will discuss Alternative Programs offered at C.F. Taylor. Audience will leave the presentation with a clear understanding about these programs.
 
Understanding the Law: An Overview of Section 504 and Persisting and Emerging Issues for Public Schools - Admin Only
Students with disabilities have the same right to a K-12 public education as students without disabilities. However, in order to receive and benefit from that education, students with disabilities may need special accommodations to help ensure that they have equal access to the same education as those students without disabilities. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires that every public school in the United States identify, evaluate, and provide appropriate services to disabled individuals. This two-hour session will first provide an in-depth overview of Section 504, an analysis of its purpose, and a stroll through the schools' non-discrimination and free appropriate public education (FAPE) duties under the law. The importance of following the process, as well as the role of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will be discussed.Continuous updates and changes, however, in regards to Section 504 and the Americans With Disabilities Act mean that new compliance dynamics continue to emerge. During the second hour of this presentation, school board attorney Sarah Young will share how best to address the ever emerging needs of students in the Baldwin County Public School System who are receiving Section 504 services. - Admin Only
 
Using Canva to Engage
Participants will learn how to use canva to create engaging material and beautiful designs for their classroom. Participants will also brainstorm ideas for using canva in their classrooms as a learning tool or presentation tool for students. Canva is a limitless tool that can help individuals that feel that they are not very artistic, become designers and creators of amazing resources and materials!
 
Using Interactive Notebooks in the Secondary Classroom
This session will walk through the basics using interactive notebooks in a secondary classroom. It will show educators how this can be an effective tool for students to track the content covered in their course, their growth, and their reflections on their learning throughout the school year.
 
Using Scantron Performance Series Data to Drive Instruction
Participants will explore data that can assist in the development of instructional decisions for classes and individual students. The focus will be on the use of the Suggested Learning Objectives Report, Class Profile, and the Class Standard Student Detail report. Participants will be able to do the following: o Identify small groups of students who are well behind, or well above, other students in the class and provide additional or alternative targeted instruction for these students. o Identify significant changes in the number of students attaining certain skills and consider remediation in these areas.
 
Using The Four Step Method of Graphical Analysis on Chromebooks
Teachers will be introduced to the four step method of analyzing graphs created from a set of measured data. Data will be entered into Vernier Graphical Analysis manually or through probeware for Chromebooks and evaluated.
 
Valic – Saving Matters - Admin Only
Valic – Saving Matters - Admin Only
 
Viewing with Virtual Reality
A comprehensive overview of Howard Technologies' Lenovo with Daydream Virtual Reality headsets will be presented. Participants will learn how to use the virtual reality headsets and learn how they can integrate them into curriculum.
 
Virtual Goggles
Virtual Goggles
 
Virtual Reality Tours Across the Curriculum
Learn how to take your students on expeditions that support your standards using virtual reality goggles. Also learn how to help students create their own virtual reality tours that can be viewed in VR goggles.
 
Wading into WAKELET!
Wakelet is a free platform that allows you to curate and organize content to save and share. You can save videos, articles, images, Tweets, links or even add your own text. Save this content in your bookmarks, or organize related items in to a collection. In this session teachers will learn to use the curation tool and how to use it with other apps like Flipgrid and Screencastify.
 
Web-Based Receipting
Electronic receipting process that will cover basic receipt entry and reporting features of software.
 
Wild About Writing!
Kindergarten teachers will share their journey about the connections between oral and written language based on the Balanced Literacy Curriculum: Interactive Writing, Guided Reading and Writing for young children. We will share our experiences about a variety of techniques that have enhanced the language and literacy development of kindergarten children.
 
You Can’t Do that in Math! – Oh Yeah, Hold my Calculator!
The days of straight rows and lectures from bell to bell are a thing of the past. Let's step outside the traditional box and move into a new world in our math classrooms. Learn to engage students through inquiry, ways to effectively use technology and bring community into your classroom. This session will be filled with ideas of how to get your student involved within your lesson and within your classroom.
 
Your Classroom Online with Google Classroom
This is an introduction to the Google Classroom CMS and how it can be used to not only enhance efficiency and organization to increase workflow, but how it can also be used to enhance communication between the teacher and students, creating a more close knit classroom community.
 
Zzish - Swish into Engaging Assessment
Engage your students and assess their skills with the innovative ZzishHub which includes the assessment tool Quizalize. Get instant insights into your classroom so that you can better differentiate instruction. Effortlessly assign the best follow-up resources to students with different levels of mastery and easily track their progress. Tons of data is instantly available in your Insights dashboard. This is a user friendly tool and is ALCOS and Common Core compatible.
 
computer