Secondary Technology PD – Local School

The following classes are available to be scheduled at your school.  These are for all secondary teachers and administrators. Click here to “Request a Presentation”.  Credit for pre approved classes available through registration in JPLS.

Chromebooks and the Chrome App Store – Chromebooks are coming in everywhere.  What is it? What does it do? What does it not do?  How to make this your best friend in the secondary classroom.

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

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

Google Apps for Education: Drive (Forms including Flubaroo etc.).  – Create and use forms for surveys, quizzes and tests.  Use Flubaroo and other apps to grade, record and communicate those grades.

Google Apps for Education: Google Groups — Google Groups can help you organize and communicate with your classes in a safe and effective way.

Google Apps for Education: Google+ and Hangouts – With Google+ you can collaborate and create circles that will assist you in sharing and communicating with others to find new ideas and resources.  Hangouts will allow you to have video or audio conversations with one or more.

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.

Google Apps for Education: Google Sites— create or improve your own website using Google Sites.

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.

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

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.

NetSafe Utah – Explore the resources available from NetSafe Utah that you can use in your classroom to safegaurd your students while on the internet.  Includes presentation materials, lesson plans, videos, etc to keep you CIPA compliant while teaching.

MasteryConnect  –  Use and improve use of MasteryConnect in the classroom. (Beginner and Intermediate levels, Q&A sessions)

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.

UEN Resources: Pioneer Library – Check out the many licensed products available to Utah teachers, students and their parents through Pioneer, Utah’s Online Library. With the New Utah Core there is more emphasis on non-fiction and reading and writing in all subject areas this brings a greater need to make the most of the resources in Pioneer. Make use of the maps, web-based interactives, encyclopedias, images, sound and video, lesson plans and more.

UEN Resources: eMedia – Explore what is available on eMedia. Learn how to download media and transfer to mobile devices. We will learn how most out of video and multimedia resources. Discover the great video and media resources available to Utah educators through eMedia.


For more information contact

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

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