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Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME
July 22 - 25, 2013
Below will be a list of platform specific PD sessions running concurrent to the 2013 Summer Institute. These sessions are designed for educators who can't commit the 3 days to an Institute Cohort or are looking for a platform specific training.
Please note, those registering for these sessions will not pay a registration fee. No meals or overnight stays will be provided. If you are traveling from away and want to participate over a couple days, please contact Juanita Dickson for information on accommodations.
HP sessions will be held in Druckenmiller Hall, room 020.
Please check in in the Druckenmiller Lobby starting at 8:30am & 12:30pm.
Devices will be provided to attendees.
Windows in the Classroom
Monday July 22, 2013 from 9:00 - 12:00
This session will help educators explore the tools and technologies available to help educators teach 21st century skills and optimize the classroom for advanced student achievement. It's a great starting point for any school considering a 1-to-1 learning program, and it allows you to see the diversity of Microsoft software and devices applied to learning.
Monday July 22, 2013 from 1:00 - 4:00
In this session participants will learn to utilize Atomic Learning resources which will be provided through the HP device offering. Through hands on activities provided by this session, participants will be able to understand the Learning Path teachers in their school will take to access the Atomic Learning technology training and professional development tool as an on demand resource. Participants will review and gain an understanding of the following:
ClassLink LaunchPad Turnkey Training
Tuesday July 23, 2013 from 9:00 - 12:00
The LaunchPad Turnkey Training for Leaders is a hands-on training session, consisting of three modules that include activities and collaborative exercises. Module one provides an overview of LaunchPad’s cloud desktop, including an activity for setting up your auto log-in connectors and time to collaborate with your peers on personalizing your desktop experience. The second module covers ‘My Files’ where you will learn how to access and link your file storage locations/providers within LaunchPad, giving you instant access to your school network storage, LaunchPad storage, Google Drive, SkyDrive and DropBox accounts from one intuitive, easy to use interface. The third module covers collaborative features, a quick preview of LaunchPad’s LMS and outlines the ongoing professional development benefits available to LaunchPad users.
Tuesday July 23, 2013 from 1:00 - 3:00
Getting Started with Your New HP MLTI 1:1 Device: Support Portal, Asset Management System and Software Management
Participants will learn what is in their initial HP MLTI solution shipment and discus the support model in place to assist you and your staff as you implement your HP 1:1 devices. This 3-hour session will explore your device startup steps, share tips on distributing your devices, as well as how to easily add locally obtained software to your device.
Save the Trees, Set Your Mind at Ease with OneNote
Wednesday July 24 from 9:00 - 12:00
This workshop will uncover the multitude of ways that OneNote can complement and enhance the classroom experience. Administrators and teachers will explore how this digital notebook can be used for collaboration in planning and organizing among staff, how it can help every student get organized and demonstrate growth, and how it will transform assessment.
Digital Storytelling with Free Tools
Wednesday July 24, 2013 from 1:00 - 4:00
Digital tools allow us to take the age-old practice of storytelling and engage our students with text, narration, images, and music. Through the use of many free tools, including Live Movie Maker, Autocollage, Photostory, and Photosynth, we will explore ways in which teachers are effectively building digital storytelling into their instruction and students are evolving from consumers into creators.
Microsoft Windows 7 Tips and Tricks
Thursday July 25 from 9:00 -12:00
We will demonstrate how knowing a few shortcuts and keystrokes can save you precious moments. This workshop will focus on navigating Microsoft Office, Windows, and a few other time-saving tricks you will want to keep handy in your teacher toolbox.
Thursday July 25 from 1:00 - 4:00
Flip your classroom experience and empower students to take charge of their learning. This workshop will help support you in making the transition, with a plethora of free tools from Microsoft. We will also introduce you to the Partners in Learning Network, where you can join a supportive system of educators all over the world, exchanging ideas, lessons, and success stories.
Want to register for an HP session(s)? Use our online registration.
Apple Sessions will be held in Searles Hall.
We ask upon arrival you check in at Kresge Lobby as the day will begin in the Auditorium with a full group gathering.
Apple Curriculum Jump Start Workshop
Teachers from schools that have opted into the Apple Primary Solution will be able to attend a 2-day event and Teachers from schools that have opted into the Apple Alternate Solution will be able to attend a 1-day event.
Content will include refreshers of OS X, iLife, and iWork, coupled with an iOS introduction highlighting the use of the iPad for Apple Primary Solution Schools. Additionally, file conversion and software updates will be addressed during the Curriculum Jump Start.
This is the start to a regional schedule. Please check here for the complete schedule.
If your school chose the primary solution please register for both the iOS MLTI Jumpstart and OS X MLTI Jumpstart Workshops.
Dates/Times for Session I
7/22/2013 Day 1 9AM-3PM
7/23/2013 Day 2 9AM -3PM
Dates/Time for Session II (repeat of session I)
7/24/2013 Day 1 9AM-3PM
7/25/2013 Day 2 9AM-3PM
If your school chose the alternate solution please register for the OS X MLTI Jumpstart Workshop.
Date/Time for Session 1
7/23/2013 Day 1 9AM -3PM
Date/Time for Session 2 (repeat of Session I)
7/25/2013 Day 1 9AM -3PM
Looking for Apple Technical Training? Please check here for sessions starting July 22, 2013in Guilford, ME.