Secondary Technology PD – District Wide

The following classes are offered at the Auxiliary Services Building (ASB) in the Professional Development Center (PDC).  On Tuesdays from 4-6 pm in rooms noted below.  These are available to all secondary teachers and administrators. Registration is required in JPLS (search for Secondary Tech).

Sept 2, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 103

iPad Basics - Starting from scratch for a new teacher. Basic setup and navigation of iPad, buying apps and using the apps store, 10 best apps to use in classroom.

Sept 9, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 103

iPadMore - Become more effective with your iPad and Apple TV.  Covered will be selecting apps for your curriculum area, accessibility settings, iTunesU and iBooks and more.

Sept 16, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 103

Google Apps for Education: Mail and Calendar - more tricks and tips for organizing and optimizing email and using calendars effectively. Will include using Mail and Calendars with students. This will be very useful to new teachers in the district.

Sept 23, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

Google Apps for Education: Basics - a two hour overview of what are the google apps and what can they do in a classroom or for a teacher.

Sept 30, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

Google Apps for Education: Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides and Drawing) - focus in on the four main apps in Google Drive.  How to use them to influence your teaching and students.

Oct 14, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 103

Google Apps for Education: Drive (Forms, Surveys and Flubaroo)  - create and use forms for surveys, quizzes and tests.  Use Flubaroo and other apps to grade, record and communicate those grades.

Oct 21, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

Google Apps for Education: Google Sites (Create) - create your own class, club or group website using Google Sites.

Oct 28, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

Google Apps for Education: Google Sites (Improve) - You already have a Google site but want to make it better.  In this class you will use additional features to Improve your own website using Google Sites.

Nov 11, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

Google Apps for Education: YouTube - More than watching viral cat videos you can create your own YouTube Channel where you can store your favorite vids for class and even do simple edits.  This can be private or shared… amazing resource.

Nov 18, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

Lucidcharts - is a diagramming tool, similar to Inspiration, that’s built for fast and easy diagram (brainstorming & mind maps) creation online. Documents can be easily shared among a group and edited simultaneously, making Lucidchart ideal for group projects and student-teacher collaboration.

Dec 2, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

Lucidpress - is a web-based layout and design application. Its premade templates and drag-and-drop editor make Lucidpress a simple alternative to more costly programs, like Adobe InDesign or Microsoft Publisher.

Dec 9, 4:00-6:00 pm, PDC 102

UEN Resources: Tools and Resources -  Discover the of tools and resources provided by Utah Education Network and great ways to use them in your classroom.


 

For more information contact

Middle Schools: Harrison Beckett (harrison.beckett@jordandistrict.org)

High Schools and Special Schools: Nancy Lagerberg (nancy.lagerberg@jordandistrict.org)