Schedule and Workshops Program Guide

June 17 - July 31, 2013

Schoology Calendar RSVP Dates Link Here

Room 185 and Room 186


All Summer Camp Hours 

9:00am - 12:00pm  

*Bring your Tablet PC to all Workshops and Curriculum Writing Sessions

*In regards to curriculum unit writing, time cards are recorded and held until the completion of a UbD unit. 


Please touch base with Fred or Doug at the start and upon completion of your unit.  
 
You may write or be a co-writer in more than one unit. All units have a maximum of 15 hours total per unit no matter if you are working individually or in a team.

Workshops Schedule (Monday - Thursday)

June 17 - 20

  • Mon,   June 17 - Room 185 - Cloud Catch: Using Web Apps in the Classroom
  • Tues,  June 18 - Room 185 - Google Cloud
  • Wed,  June 19 -  Room 185 - Digital Media as Text: Still Images as Text 
  • Thurs, June 20 - Room 185 - Google Drive Overview of Web-based Suite of Apps 
June 24 - 28
  • Mon,   June 24 - Room 185 - Back to Schoology: MBHS's Learning Management System 
  • Tues,  June 25 - Room 185 - Google Docs  and UbD Unit and Lesson Templates
  • Wed,  June 26 -  Room 185 - UbD Unit Planning Day 1 9am - 2:30pm
  • Thurs, June 27 - Room 185 - UbD Unit Planning Day 2 9am - 2:30pm
  • Fri,     June 28 -  Room 185 - UbD Unit Planning Day 3 9am - 2:30pm

July 1 - 3

  • Mon,   July 1 - Room 185 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 
  • Tues,  July 2 - Room 185 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 
  • Wed,  July 3 -  Room 185 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

July 8 - 11

  • Mon,   July 8 - Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 
                              
  • Tues,  July 9 -   Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 
                             

  • Wed,  July 10 - Room 185 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Thurs, July 11- Room 185 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time

July 15 - 18

  • Mon,   July 15 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time  

  • Tues,  July 16 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Wed,  July 17 -   Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Thurs, July 18 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

July 22 - 25

  • Mon,   July 22 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Tues,  July 23 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Wed,  July 24 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Thurs, July 25 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

July 29 - 31

  • Mon,   July 29 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Tues,  July 30 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

  • Wed,  July 31 -  Room 185/186 - UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 

Workshops Program Guide

Cloud Catch: Web Apps


and a little fun with...

Grooveshark

 

Cloud Catch: Using Web Apps in the Classroom
Workshop Agenda
Workshop Website - http://cloudcatch.net/ 

Monday, June 17 |

This workshop is designed for all staff

The Rolling Stones wrote Get Off Of My Cloud in 1965 but today we talk about Internet clouds and how people can collaborate online together. In this workshop we will look at how the world is moving to cloud computing where all your applications and files are stored in various clouds on the Internet. You will explore and have time to use many free web apps to enhance teaching and learning in your classroom. Doug will feature his cloud favorite tools for classroom teachers:


Google Apps are free web-based creative content tools students take with them after high school



Google Apps in Collaborative Learning Environments

Workshops Website - http://gafl.yolasite.com/ 

These workshops are designed for all staff

  1. Google Cloud - Workshop Agenda
    Tuesday, June 18 | Monday, July 8
    Learn how to set up a Google Account using Gmail as the keys to the castle for all Google applications. Then, download the Google Chrome web browser and learn how your Chrome bookmarks are automatically synced with all your computers and smartphone. And last, begin to learn about the Google+ Photos app that lets you load, sync and view an unlimited amount of photos on all your devices.
  2. Google Drive - Workshop Agenda
    Thursday, June 20 |
    Get an overview of  how Google Drive works in the cloud and the suite of apps including, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and Drawing. Learn how all of these Apps can shared with others for collaboration.

  3. Google Docs, UbD Unit and Lesson Templates and other Resources-  Workshop Agenda
    Tuesday, June 25 | Tuesday, July 9
    Learn the basics of Google Docs as the quintessential collaborative tool for teaching and learning today. Also, learn how to copy and use the UbD Unit Template created in a Google Doc. We will also explore other resources to help you with your lesson planning.


Digital
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Digital Media as Text Series

Workshops Website - http://digitalmediaastext.com/

Today, the terms Digital LiteracyVisual LiteracyLiteracy 2.0 and 21st Century Skills are used to articulate the ever expanding range of digital knowledge and skills in our world. Many educators now advocate that such media instruction be equally inclusive with traditional practices of text literacy. From this perspective, decoding single and mixed media forms is the now text of our times. 

Still Images as Text: If a picture is worth a thousand words...

Workshops Website - http://digitalmediaastext.com/1000_words.php  

Workshop Agenda

Wednesday, June 19 |

If a picture is worth a thousand words then imagine how we can teach our students to interpret images as they would a passage of text.It is important for all teachers to collect and/or create images that will optimize visual literacy with their students. Learn how to: 

  • take photos using your i21 classroom document camera;
  • collect and manipulate photos using Google+ Photos;
  • and use these custom photos in a variety of digital environments such as Schoology and Google Docs. 


Schoology

Back to Schoology: MBHS's Learning Management System 
Monday, June 24 |

Workshop Agenda

Schoology Summer Camp 2013 Site

This workshop is designed for all staff

Come learn how several MBHS teachers used Schoology last year in their various courses. Get tips and tricks from your peers in how to set up a course and implement the many cool and wonderful tools in Schoology.



MBHS Unit Planning as a 9-12 IB School with a pedagogical foundation integrating the Common Core Standards

Understanding by Design (UbD)  
Creating High-Quality Units: 
3 Day Workshops
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, June 26-28 9am-2:30pm

These workshops are designed for classroom teachers creating units and lesson plans

Consultant Specialist for Authentic Education:
Nicole Santora, Ed.D, Supervisor of Mathematics and Science K-12 in Verona Public Schools, New Jersey

MBHS will unify our 9-12 curriculum unit planning using Understanding by Design (UbD) backward design.
Teachers will learn:

  • Day 1 - An overview of UbD and differentiating between transfer, meaning making, and acquisition
  • Day 2 & 3 - A discussion of the stages of the UbD curricular model.  The teachers will transfer their understanding to create an original UbD unit in their subject matter.

 UbD Unit Curriculum Writing Time 9am-12pm in Room 185 or 186

Check the schedule above for days and room assignments.

*In regards to curriculum unit writing, time cards are recorded and held until the completion of a UbD unit. 

Please touch base with Fred or Doug at the start and upon completion of your unit.  
You may write or be a co-writer in more than one unit with an average unit being from 10-20 hours per individual.

?nquiry in the Classroom Series
Workshop Website - http://www.inquiryintheclassroom.com/ 

?nquiry in the Classroom™ is teaching students to observe, question and research by: reading for information, writing with purpose and accuracy and communicating this information to a community of learners.

These workshops are designed for all staff

Structured Inquiry: Hot on the Trail
Learn how to create Topic Hotlists using Edcanvas