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Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts (Online Workshop)

Description:

When you and I were growing up, the words Trojans, worms, viruses and spam had considerably different meanings than they do today. We took a pole and went out fishing, but today we encounter phishing expeditions and electronic bait trying to hook us. We are victimized by spyware, adware, and malware of all types. These electronic parasites can be sucking your personal data and affecting the performance of your computer. This workshop will give you a better understanding of these dangers and introduce strategies on how you can deal with them.

 

Audience:

Workshop Code: OD17000

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Robert Heinrich

Location: On-line
N/A

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Child Abuse/Child Neglect

Description: New Jersey Administrative Code requires that all Boards of Education provide annual in-service training to all school personnel concerning child abuse/child neglect. This one hour in-service training can be delivered to you through this approved online, video-based workshop. Participants will receive professional development certificates upon completion of the workshop. Only ETTC member schools can register here for this on-line workshop.

Audience:

Workshop Code: OT17OLCH

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 1 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: ETTC Staff

Location: On-line
N/A

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Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core (Online Version)

Description:

Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core                           
Target Group: All teachers trained in the Phonics First® Foundations program.
Prerequisite:  Completion of Phonics First® Beginnings, Basic or Foundations Level I.

During the Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core workshop, teachers look at the decoding and fluency-related standards of the common core and determine the Phonics First® instructional components that ensure success for beginning, struggling, at-risk, ELL and LD students.

DESCRIPTION:
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) means schools must immediately and rapidly gear-up struggling readers. The demands of the CCSS' higher-level comprehension skills require students employ accurate decoding and fluent reading in order to be able to comprehend increasingly complex text. Consistent implementation of specific Phonics First® strategies in the classroom and intervention settings allows teachers to accurately target specific skill-deficits and to support and strengthen student decoding and fluency.

During the Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core workshop, teachers look at the decoding and fluency-related standards of the common core and determine the Phonics First® instructional components that ensure success for beginning, struggling, at-risk, ELL and LD students. Teachers will then review and practice strategy implementation for classroom and small-group instruction at the prevention, intervention and remediation levels. Workshop will also include an introduction to Reciprocal  Teaching, a powerful tool for deepening comprehension through a process of clarifying, questioning, summarizing and predicting.

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker:                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:                           Part One- 1 hour and 27 minutes       
                                       Part Two-1 hour and 17 minutes

Audience:

Workshop Code: ORC17000

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 2 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Reading and Language Arts Centers, Inc. RLAC

Location: On-line
N/A

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Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom Web-based Workshop

Description: This online workshop is intended for K-12 educators to provide an overview of Copyright Law and how it is applicable in the educational environment. The session will discuss best practices associated with using resources for your classroom to ensure compliance with all Copyright regulations. When evaluating material that you plan to use in your classroom, this workshop will also help in identifying if a work is subject to copyright law, and, if so, applying fair use for instructional purposes.

Audience:

Workshop Code: OD17001

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Robert Heinrich

Location: On-line
N/A

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Dyslexia 2: Building on What We Already Know

Description:

Dyslexia, the most recognized of reading problems, is a neurological disorder that is often characterized by difficulties in recognizing and decoding words, leading to lower comprehension and fluency. Although there is no exact count, it is estimated that one in ten people may be afflicted with some form of Dyslexia.

Legislation on Dyslexia signed in August 2014 prominently recognized Dyslexia in state statute and regulation, mandating a requirement for districts to pro-actively deal with this disability. A definition of Dyslexia is now written into Special Education code and a yearly 2-hour professional development requirement for Dyslexia is now mandated for all teachers in grades pre-K through grade 3, special education, reading and ESL teachers, reading specialists, learning disabilities teacher consultants, and speech-language specialists.

Participants should already have had a preliminary workshop on Dyslexia such that they have a general knowledge about the legislation, definition, warning signs, and characteristics of Dyslexia. This 2-hour training will provide participants with information about specific teaching strategies and techniques used to work with students with Dyslexia, as well as additional information about its characteristics, use of technology, and screening.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: OD17020

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Judy Feinberg

Location: On-line
N/A

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Dyslexia I, Online Course

Description:

This online workshop is intended for educators to provide an overview of Dyslexia.

Dyslexia, the most recognized of reading problems, is a neurological disorder that is often characterized by difficulties in recognizing and decoding words, leading to lower comprehension and fluency. Although there is no exact count, it is estimated that one in ten people may be afflicted with some form of dyslexia.

Governor Christie signed legislation that, for the first time, prominently recognizes dyslexia in state statute and regulation, making it a requirement for districts to deal with this disability. A definition of dyslexia must now be specifically written into special education code and a yearly 2-hour professional development requirement for dyslexia is now mandated for all teachers in grades pre-K through grade 3, special education, reading and ESL teachers, reading specialists, learning disabilities teacher consultants, and speech-language specialists.

This 2-hour (time varies per participant) webinar will provide participating administrators, pre-K to 3 educators, Special Education supervisors, and Child Study Team members with detailed information about this legislation, citing the specificity and requisites that impact the governance and operation of all school districts in New Jersey. The impact that the law will have on special education programs, as well as the specific components that must be included in the required training, will be reviewed during the online course.


Audience:

Workshop Code: OD17002

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Judy Feinberg

Location: On-line
N/A

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Phonics First® Foundations Basic (Online Version)

Description:

Phonics First® (based on Orton-Gillingham) provides teachers with a hands-on, multisensory approach to teaching reading skills to beginning, struggling, at-risk and learning disabled readers. 

This on-line version of our traditional introductory course provides teachers with a solid understanding of the basic elements of the Phonics First® multisensory reading and spelling approach (based on Orton-Gillingham methodology). Course content includes: alphabet and phonemic awareness strategies; the three-part drill for structured review; tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words and beginning syllabication for multisyllabic words. Emphasis is on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, learning disabled students including dyslexia or other specified learning disorders. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.


Where:    Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   Session A1- 2 hours and 11 minutes

Session A2- 2 hours and 26 minutes
Session B1- 2 hours and 16 minutes
Session B2- 2 hours and 22 minutes
Session C1- 2 hours and 9 minutes
Session C2- 2 hours and 16 minutes          

Total Length:  13 hours and 40 minutes

Includes a 30-minute individualized coaching call with a Phonics First® Instructor.

Audience: Teachers grades K-2; K-3 Resource and Special Education Teachers, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

Workshop Code: ORC17001

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 24 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Reading and Language Arts Centers, Inc. RLAC

Location: On-line
N/A

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Phonics First® Foundations Level I (Online Version)

Description:

Phonics First® (based on Orton-Gillingham) provides teachers with a hands-on, multisensory approach to teaching reading skills to beginning, struggling, at-risk and learning disabled readers. 

 
According to the International Dyslexia Association, the principles of instruction and content of a multisensory structured language (MSL) program are essential for effective teaching methodologies. This course meets the IDA standards as evidenced by our accreditation through the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC).  Based on Orton-Gillingham methodology, this highly comprehensive course provides teachers with the essential strategies and tools to deliver high-quality MSL lessons using the Phonics First® Foundations curriculum.  Because MSL is diagnostic in nature, teachers of reading have the ability to monitor student’s progress quickly in addition to using their own formal and informal assessment tools. Course content includes: alphabet and phonemic awareness strategies; tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words; syllabication for decoding multisyllable words; structured and systematic review of concepts; and guidance for lesson plans and classroom implementation.  Participants have opportunities for hands-on lesson practice with other participants.  Emphasis is on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, learning disabled students including dyslexia or other specified learning disorders. 


All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:    Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   Session A1- 2 hours and 11 minutes

Session A2- 2 hours and 26 minutes
Session B1- 2 hours and 16 minutes
Session B2- 2 hours and 22 minutes
Session C1- 2 hours and 9 minutes
Session C2- 2 hours and 16 minutes          
Session D1- 1 hour and 42 minutes
Session D2- 2 hours and 32 minutes
Session E1- 1 hour and 51 minutes
Session E2- 1 hour and 37 minutes

Total Length:  21 hours and 22 minutes

Includes a 30-minute individualized coaching call with a Phonics First® Instructor.

 

Audience: Teachers grades K-3; K-5 Resource and Special Education Teachers, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

Workshop Code: ORC17002

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 30 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Reading and Language Arts Centers, Inc. RLAC

Location: On-line
N/A

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Phonics First® Foundations Level II (Online Version)

Description:

PRE-REQUISITE:  Phonics First® Foundations Level I (PF210) must have been completed at least three months prior to enrolling in Level II. Required for those pursuing Phonics First® Specialist certification.


Phonics First® (based on Orton-Gillingham) provides teachers with a hands-on, multisensory approach to teaching reading skills to beginning, struggling, at-risk and learning disabled readers. This course emphasizes the advanced concepts of decoding and encoding through Greek and Latin roots and affixes and encompasses instruction in multisensory comprehension and grammar techniques.


This course emphasizes the advanced concepts of decoding and encoding through Greek and Latin roots and affixes and encompasses instruction in multisensory comprehension and grammar techniques. This class also provides extensive review and refinement of all Phonics First® Foundations Level I multisensory teaching skills and content knowledge. Level II course content is necessary for teachers working with special education students grades 4-12 and adults. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:    Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   Session A1- 2 hours and 11 minutes

Session A2- 1 hour and 59 minutes
Session B1- 1 hour and 44 minutes
Session B2- 2 hours and 8 minutes
Session C1- 1 hour and 58 minutes
Session C2- 1 hour and 32 minutes            
Session D1- 2 hours and 27 minutes
Session D2- 2 hours and 14 minutes

Total Length:  16 hours and 13 minutes

Includes a 30-minute individualized coaching call with a Phonics First® Instructor.

Audience: Teachers grades K-5, Special Education Teachers, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

Workshop Code: ORC17003

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 23 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Reading and Language Arts Centers, Inc. RLAC

Location: On-line
N/A

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Preparing Early Readers: Phonological Awareness (Online Version)

Description:

Preparing Early Readers: Phonological Awareness
Target Group: Classroom teachers K-1, K-2 Resource and Special Education teachers, Title I teachers, ELL teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors, Paraprofessionals and Parents.

Prepare beginning and young at-risk readers by providing a strong foundation of critical phonological awareness skills taught through fun and engaging games and activities

DESCRIPTION:
Research demonstrates a direct correlation between a child developing strong phonological awareness skills and becoming a highly-skilled reader. This workshop will       cover the background of knowledge for early reading development, the progressing levels of phonological awareness instruction critical in developing successful readers         and a range of targeted and purposeful activities to teach these critical foundational reading skills. The content corresponds to the English Language Arts focus areas in the Common Core State Standards Foundational Reading skills for Kindergarten and beginning of first grade.

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Materials Included:                   Phonemic Awareness; Phonemic Awareness in Young Children - A Classroom Curriculum; Getting Ready to Read
Speaker:                                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor

Length:                                           1 hour and 54 minutes

Audience: Classroom teachers K-1, K-2 Resource and Special Education teachers, Title I teachers, ELL teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors, Paraprofessionals and Parents. Classroom teachers K-1, K-2 Resource and Spec

Workshop Code: ORC17004

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 4 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Reading and Language Arts Centers, Inc. RLAC

Location: On-line
N/A

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Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers - Greek & Latin Roots (Online Version)

Description:

Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers- Greek & Latin Roots

Target Group:  Teachers grades 6-12, Special Education Teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors and Parents.

Learn engaging multisensory strategies to enhance reading, writing, spelling and fluency while expanding vocabulary, spelling, comprehension and preparedness for state standardized tests as well as the ACT and SAT. 

DESCRIPTION:

Learn how the study of prefixes, suffixes and Greek and Latin root morphology provides a sophisticated method of teaching decoding and encoding to middle and high school students. Approximately 65% of all reading done at these levels comes from the Greek and Latin layer of language. Learn engaging multisensory strategies to enhance reading, writing, spelling and fluency while expanding vocabulary, spelling, comprehension and preparedness for state standardized tests as well as the ACT and SAT. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.

Recommended Materials:       Word Roots A1 and B1

Speaker:                                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor

Length:                                           Part One-1 hour and 27 minutes

                                                          Part Two-1 hour and 31 minutes

             

 This class coupled with the Syllabication Strategies workshop provides teachers of struggling middle and high school readers with powerful intervention tools to meet a variety of needs.

Audience: Teachers grades 6-12, Special Education Teachers, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Tutors and Parents.

Workshop Code: ORC17005

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 2 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Reading and Language Arts Centers, Inc. RLAC

Location: On-line
N/A

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Teacher Effectiveness Institute--Web-based Workshop

Description:

The Teacher Effectiveness Institute is a series of four webinars designed to support the novice teacher on important topics that they will need to know throughout the school year. It is appropriate for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year teachers.

Participants will review the rudiments of educational practice and explore the many roles a teacher may be expected to play during a typical day as an educator in the school community. Practical suggestions and proven classroom strategies on varied topics will be discussed during each session.


Part 1: Preparing for the School Year
Part 2: Strategies for Increased Parent Support
Part 3: The "Good Kind" of Assessment
Part 4: Supporting Special Education Students in the Classroom

Audience:

Workshop Code: OD17003

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $87 OR 3 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Judy Feinberg

Location: On-line
N/A

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Unlocking Unfamiliar Words-Syllabication Strategies for Success (Online Version)

Description:

Unlocking Unfamiliar Words-Syllabication Strategies for Success
Target Group:  Teachers grades 2-12, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors and Parents.

Help students learn to systematically break a multisyllabic word into small, manageable syllables, identify the vowel sounds within each syllable and read the word.

             
DESCRIPTION:
Syllabication instruction teaches struggling readers strategies to decode multisyllable words quickly and accurately. Students learn to systematically break a multisyllabic word into small, manageable syllables, identify the vowel sounds within each syllable and read the word. This workshop provides teachers with an understanding of the syllabication process and in-depth instructions for teaching structured, sequential, and cumulative lessons to students. A packet containing documents pertinent to the workshop will be emailed once registration is complete. It is required to have 10 index cards, pen or pencil, and scissors. 

All RLAC ELearning courses contain proprietary information and are only made accessible with each per teacher purchase. Once registration is complete you will be emailed instructions on how to access the course.

Where:                                           Anywhere with an Internet and phone connection.
Materials Included:                        Phonics First® Foundations Syllabication Guide, Syllabication Reference Cards, Student Worksheets and Answer Key
Speaker:                                         Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:                                           Part One-1 hour and 27 minutes
Part Two-1 hour and 34 minutes

This class coupled with the Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers: Greek and Latin Roots workshop provides teachers of struggling middle and high school readers with powerful intervention tools to meet a variety of needs.

Audience: Teachers grades 2-12, Intervention Specialists, Reading Specialists, Curriculum Directors and Parents.

Workshop Code: ORC17006

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 3 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Reading and Language Arts Centers, Inc. RLAC

Location: On-line
N/A

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Windows Movie Maker, Online Course

Description:

In this online course participants will learn how to create movies and to tell stories with images and text using Windows Movie Maker. Movie Maker is a video editing software that comes standard with Windows 7 operating system. Create professional video projects with transitions and effects. The goal of the workshop is to make a simple video project and to understand the multiple publishing options included in Movie Maker (YouTube, HD Video, DVD)

Course Content:
Movie Maker (Windows Movie Maker in Microsoft Windows XP) is a movie and slide show creator. With Movie Maker, students can experiment with the best ways to arrange their photos to tell a story. In doing so, they learn which elements hold the viewer's attention and make for good storytelling. Students can add titles, effects, movement, transitions, and even a music track to create a finished product. After saving the final movie, students can upload their work to a site such as YouTube or their Windows Live Space and share it with you, their families, and others in their class.

Learning Objectives:
- Importing photos, video, and audio from a camera or other source
- Trimming and splitting video clips
- Adjusting music volume, fading, splitting, and timing options
- Adding and modifying titles
- Creating transitions between clips
- Panning and zooming photos
- Exporting/Saving You Video
- Posting Your Video to YouTube via Movie Maker

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: OD17004

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: On-line
N/A

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Wed - January 11, 2017
Sheltered English Instruction Institute-Integrating Language and Content for English Learners (full)

Description:

Educating students who still are acquiring English proficiency can be complex in an age of high stakes evaluations and assessments as well as college and career-ready standards. English learners (ELs) are not monolithic in their educational background, cultural experiences, and ability to adapt to learning environments. However, through well-planned instruction, ELs can attain challenging academic standards. There are many factors to consider when educators work to equip students with the skills for rigorous, academic learning.

· Some students come to class performing at or above grade level in their home language while others have interruptions in their education.

· Some students are close to reaching English proficiency while others are just beginning their quest toward fluency.

· Some students thrive in the culture of the classroom while others withdraw because they feel disorientated.

The Sheltered English Instruction Institute will integrate the FABRIC paradigm and Sheltered English Instruction which together enable teachers to provide diverse groups of English learners with access to classroom content while they acclimate to an English learning environment. The six threads of FABRIC are:

· Foundational Skills

· Academic Discussions

· Background Knowledge

· Resources

· Individualized Assessment

· Culture


This program is funded through the NJ Department of Education. There is no cost to school districts to register teachers for the program. However, registration and district approval are required in order to participate. Attendance at all 6 sessions is required.

The program is open to K-12 teachers of English Learners on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

All sessions will be held at the SRI&ETTC, 10 W. Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205.

Audience: K-12 Teachers

Workshop Code: W17010

Dates: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | Thursday, January 12, 2017 | Monday February 6, 2017 | Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Monday, March 13, 2017 | Monday April 10, 2017

From: 8:30 to: 2:30

Cost: Free and open to the general public.

Instructor: Elizabeth Franks

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

This Workshop is full


Mon - March 27, 2017
Google Educator Certification Boot Camp (2 Days) with Google Partner Rich Kiker

Description:

Audience: All K-20 educators interested in preparing for Google Educator certified status

Workshop Code: W17141

Dates: Monday, March 27, 2017 | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 4:00

Cost: $350 OR 13 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Richard Kiker

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - March 30, 2017
Stop Motion animation using Google Slides!

Description:

Learn to animate, one frame at a time! Stop-motion animation can be integrated across the curriculum in subjects as diverse as math, social studies and media literacy.  Participants will learn how to make & publish their own animation using Google Slides, while learning basic principles of stop-motion animation.  Discuss various themes/story ideas for animation, problem solve, promote fluency of language and even encourage collaboration and cooperation for group animations.
 

All participants should have a Google account prior to the workshop.

Audience: Educators Grades 3-12

Workshop Code: W17160

Dates: Thursday, March 30, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - April 3, 2017
Google and Web Based Tools for the Music Classroom

Description:

Turn your Google Chromebook (or any computer) into a musical learning tool. In this workshop participants will survey and explore a variety of apps that are useful for either General Music, Music History and Performance/Composition based music curriculums. All of the apps explored will be free and available either on the web or from the Google App Store.

Audience: All Music Educators

Workshop Code: W17165

Dates: Monday, April 3, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Tue - April 4, 2017
Project-Based Learning with G Suite

Description:

Project-Based Learning and G Suite are the perfect couple. Engage students in emerging issues through a crash course on project-based learning. Examine how the apps in G Suite streamline the process along with tips, tricks, and some inspiration for your future projects.

PBL encourages the use of higher order thinking skills and learning concepts as well as basic facts. Learn how students use G Suite to design, critique, and present project based learning products.

Audience: Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W17159

Dates: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

Register



Wed - April 5, 2017
Get Started with 3D Printing

Description:

3D printing is more than just buzz. It’s a transformative technology that’s reshaping the fields of design, architecture and engineering. Prepare your students for careers being reshaped by 3D printing technology. In this class we'll give you that basic understanding by putting some 3D printers into action. You'll gain exposure to the main facets of 3D Printing including 3D Scanning, 3D Modelling, preparing the file for print, and finally, 3D Printing.

The Basics:
- How does a 3D-printer work? What are the different types of printers and materials you can use? What can I print with a 3D-printer? Is it expensive to use a 3D Printer? and other FAQs

- A working knowledge of 3D Scanning for reverse engineering as well as 3D designing your own simple 3D object from scratch|

- Initialize and set up the 3D Printer with basic settings

- Introduce your elementary and Middle school classrooms to 3D printing! Even if you don’t yet have a printer, your students can develop the design mindset by creating 3D objects that can be sent to a printer at another location. Kids will learn to solve problems through physical prototyping in an early stage of their development.

Audience: Educators Grades 3-8

Workshop Code: W17153

Dates: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Fri - April 7, 2017
Drawing Challenge- Google Draw in the Classroom

Description:

Google draw is a FREE, powerful collaborative image creator and editor. The next time you need to cover standards where students must explain, diagram, justify, develop, plan, and describe, you can use Google Drawings.   This powerful stand-alone app in Google Drive is easily integrated into Google Docs, and Google Sheets presentations. It allows users to collaborate and work together in real-time to create flowcharts, organizational charts, concept maps, and many other types of diagrams. Come see how students are using Google draw to create graphic comic strips, posters, annotated images, timelines, tutorial graphics, infographics, word webs as well as stunning artistic vector graphics.

All participants should have a Google account prior to the workshop.

Audience: Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W17161

Dates: Friday, April 7, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Tue - April 11, 2017
Student Creations with Google: Increasing the 4Cs

Description:

G Suite offers limitless potential to help students move from consumers of information to creators. Through apps in Google Drive, extensions for the Chrome Browser, and other Google cloud-based resources, participants will discover innovative ways to enhance student Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking, and Creativity! This hands-on, learning opportunity will build off of Google’s popular suite of tools - Docs, Slides, Forms, and YouTube Editor- and will layer apps, extensions and other cloud-based resources to amplify the 4Cs in student creations. Participants will leave with a foundation in powerful and innovative Google integration.

Audience: All Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W17154

Dates: Tuesday, April 11, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - April 20, 2017
Advanced Slides and Drawings (Live Webinars)

Description: Slides and Drawing are two of the most useful products in the G Suite. In this webinar, we will learn to use Slides and Drawings as creation and publishing tools in exciting ways that help engage and motivate students.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: OD17018

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Chris Aviles

Location: On-line
N/A

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Mon - April 24, 2017
Makerspace Monday-April 2017 (full)

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W17014

Dates: Monday, April 24, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

This Workshop is full


Tue - April 25, 2017
Google Classroom for Beginners (Live Webinar)

Description: Google Classroom is a powerful tool for teachers to assign, collect, and grade student work in a paperless environment. This webinar will introduce participants to Google Classroom and how to best utilize it for assigning work and communicating with students.

Level: Beginner Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Google Drive and Docs helps but is not required.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: OD17013

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Frank Pileiro

Location: On-line
N/A

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Photo, Audio and Video Editing Apps: Free and Online

Description:

Want to enhance your classroom presentations and student projects with better photos, audio and video? Ever want to create a presentation but when it comes time to insert an audio or video clip you are in a quandary as to how to customize it to suit your pedagogical needs? This workshop is for you!  In this workshop we will examine a few free, yet robust, web-based apps that will allow you to edit your audio/visual media into useful and lesson-specific presentation enhancers. These apps can be used by you and/or your students for projects on any topic while utilizing 21st Century skills. 

Audience: Educators, Grades 4 to 12

Workshop Code: W17166

Dates: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - April 26, 2017
Classroom Journeys with Google My Maps

Description:

Flatten classroom walls using the most under-utilized tool your students have in their G Suite accounts. Learn how students are creating exploratory and student- constructed maps to create NEW content.

Maps can be extremely powerful tools to help students visualize real-world and fictional events and journeys.  With interactive tools like My Maps and Tour Builder, the days of projecting a static image are over.  Now you and your students can create custom maps and map tours that are interactive and engaging.

Audience: Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W17155

Dates: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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The Therapeutic Power of Art: Motivation, Pride, Success presented in collaboration with The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University (full)

Description:

The Therapeutic Power of Art: Motivation, Pride, Success
An intensive and information-rich workshop for art educators and artists

In this workshop, Abbie Kasoff, CEO and Founder of Say It With Clay, a therapeutic clay non-profit organization will discuss her knowledge, experiences, and projects using art as a therapeutic tool to work with children. The theme of the workshop aligns with the mission of Say It With Clay: create pride, build patience, improve social skills and enhance fine motor skills through the therapeutic power of clay. The process of making art creates pride, success, and motivation for healing and offers effective alternative channels for communication. This hands-on approach also creates a culture that meets diverse needs through inclusion and peer-to-peer encouragement.

Participants will take away a variety of methods for using art as a tool to promote motivation, pride, and success in the classroom. Workshop participants will work on their own projects and be guided in the process by the instructor. The work will be discussed with the group as the workshop progresses. This workshop is for teachers working at all levels and across disciplines. No previous experience with art making is necessary. Teachers will use simple and accessible art materials to work with productive and attractive exercises. The processes can be taught to school students easily and inexpensively.

The morning session consists of a visual presentation with lecture, examples of methods and materials, an ice-breaker exercise to promote discussion, and a hands-on art project followed by a “show & share.” During the afternoon session, there will be another hands-on project exploring ideas discussed during the workshop.

Workshop topics will include:

  • Visual presentation and talk about experiences, projects, tips, tools, and art materials used in therapeutic programs, discussion, Q & A
  • "Talk Tokens" ice breaker exercise (a.m.), discussion, Q & A
  • Demonstration, steps in making a clay tile, teachers will make a tile that reflects them as a person, "show & share"
  • 3D Memory Tile (p.m.): Make 3D tile that describes an obstacle that was overcome, "show & share"
  • Reference materials: Information, resources, lessons, and exercises for the classroom will be provided

   
The content and activities of this workshop meet with national standards and are widely applicable throughout the K-12 curriculum. The hands-on art activities will serve the needs of students of all levels. This is an enjoyable workshop and a great opportunity to gather new ideas for enriching the curriculum in the classroom, try some creative art activities, and meet other teachers. Light morning refreshments & lunch included.

Workshop will be presented Abbie Kasoff, CEO and Founder, Say It With Clay

Location of workshop:The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University, Stockton’s Kramer Hall, 30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037  609.626.3420

For more information go to www.noyesmuseum.org

ETTC Hours Accepted for ETTC Members only. Registrants using check, cash, credit card or Purchase Order should go through www.noyesmuseum.org.

Audience: All K-12 Art Educators

Workshop Code: W17162

Dates: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 2:30

Cost: 4 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: For Instructors See Description

Location: The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University
Stockton's Kramer Hall 30 Front Street Hammonton, NJ 08037 609.626.3420

This Workshop is full


Thu - April 27, 2017
Google Grading and Rubrics (Webinar)

Description: During this session, I will model a digital workflow using specific tools to provide feedback on a Google Doc, attach a rubric to a student document, and grade and return the document to the student. I will use a variety of tools such as the commenting tool in Google Docs, Google Add-ons, and Google Classroom. Level: Intermediate/Advanced Prerequisite: Google Docs, Google Add-ons, Google Classroom

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: OD17008

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Kimberly Mattina

Location: On-line
N/A

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Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training

Description:

Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) One Day Team Training is designed to provide schools which have new or reorganized (e.g, new members, new structure) school building I&RS teams with basic information, materials and skills to help them fulfill the regulatory requirements for the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of programs of I&RS (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8). Workshop focus will include identifying and addressing academic, behavior and health issues and developing effective intervention strategies and action plans.

Participants will be able to perform the following tasks as a result of their participation in this program:

1. Summarize the provisions of administrative code (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8) for the implementation of I&RS.

2. Explain the benefits and purposes of using the building-based multidisciplinary team model as a best practice for addressing academic, behavior and health issues for students in grades K-12.

3. Identify the theoretical and research underpinnings of the I&RS multidisciplinary team model.

4. Apply the procedures for identifying and assisting students with academic, behavior and health issues.

5. Employ a systematic problem-solving process for the creative and resourceful resolution of identified educational issues.

6. Provide effective consultations with students? parents and with school staff who request assistance for educational issues.

7. Review information gathered and the actions taken as a result of the building's system of I&RS and make recommendations to the principal for improving school programs and services.

8. Develop a plan of action for I&RS program implementation.

9. Apply research-based principles and practices to the planning, management and maintenance of building-based I&RS teams.

10. Describe the importance of developing collaborative relationships with diverse school and community resources in support of I&RS activities.

11. Describe applications of the I&RS program that support school-wide planning.

12. Describe the importance of collecting data and utilizing data-driven decision-making in the I&RS process.

Audience: I&RS Team Members, School Administrators, Social Workers or Guidance Counselors working with grades K-12

Workshop Code: W17023

Dates: Thursday, April 27, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Dennis Burd

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Fri - April 28, 2017
Implementing the Paperless Classroom with the Google Docs Suite

Description:

This workshop takes you beyond the basic uses of Google Drive and Docs. This full-day session focuses on the sharing aspects of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. Learn how to create folders for student access to assignments and how to monitor student work and give feedback to students on long term projects before they are completed. Create forms using Google Forms to quickly acquire data into a Google Sheet and even allow students to create links to their assignments in these sheets. We will also look at some “Add-ons” that enable automated grading of Google Forms and some others that augment the Google Docs Suite in a number of fun and useful ways.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W17167

Dates: Friday, April 28, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Tue - May 2, 2017
Create Meaningful Learning Experiences through Jigsaw Challenges

Description:

Introduce intimidating topics, reduce inhibition and inspire creativity using technology- enhanced Jigsaw challenges. Engage students by asking them to play with ideas in a limited, structured format. We will examine key elements of Jigsaw challenges including purpose, constraints and creativity, content creation and social sharing. Jigsaw learning supports blended learning environments using different tools and strategies for student engagement and leads to project-based learning environments to teach students to excel in collaborative settings. Student samples and lesson plans are adaptable for all content areas.

Audience: Educators Grades 3-12

Workshop Code: W17156

Dates: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - May 3, 2017
Meet the NEW Google Sites

Description:

Google has recently created a new “Sites” app that is easy to use and integrates beautifully with all gSuite apps. Use Sites to create a classroom web page or simply make a site anytime you want to provide an online presence for a lesson or topic. You can easily insert text, links and images or a embed Google Slides presentation as well as youTube videos to formulate a web-based, multi-media lesson. Additionally, students can create sites for projects. If you have been using the older version of Sites you will be amazed at the simplicity and functionality of the new version.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W17022

Dates: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - May 4, 2017
Chromebooks in the Classroom

Description:

Chromebooks are quickly becoming the standard devices used in the classroom and with good reason. They are affordable, durable and work well with multiple users. This workshop covers most of the techniques necessary for utilizing Chromebooks in the classroom. We will look extensively at the settings, log-in options, logging in multiple users at one time, and why or why not to use guest mode. We will discuss memory management concepts and how to reset a temperamental machine. We will look at the accessibility options and how to make the more accessible.  We will also explore a few generally useful apps and how to manage those apps on your student’s Chromebooks.

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Event! The SRI&ETTC will provide the secure wireless access.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W17171

Dates: Thursday, May 4, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Tue - May 9, 2017
Create Accessible YouTube Videos for Your Flipped Classroom

Description:

Support diverse learners and increase comprehension! The use of video and other prerecorded media puts lectures under the control of the students: they can watch, rewind, and fast-forward as needed. This ability is of particular value to students with accessibility concerns, especially where captions are provided for those with hearing impairments. Lectures that can be viewed more than once may also help those for whom English is not their first language.  Learn some tips and tricks on how to deliver accessible classroom content via YouTube. You will learn about various sharing options and some of the lesser known capabilities of YouTube such as captions, annotations, and video editing. Explore the planning, editing and publishing process. Further engage your students to add community captions to existing YouTube content.

Audience: Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W17157

Dates: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - May 11, 2017
Unlock the Power of Gmail

Description:

Sure… you know how to get email, even send attachments. But Gmail goes much further than just simple emailing. Learn how to control your settings, create labels, search mail, create contacts and groups and Explore Labs that will augment the functionality of your Gmail. Learn how to override network limitations by linking large attachments to your Google Drive. You will personalize your interface by using themes and create a signature plus learn how control specific messages using filters. This workshop streamline the workflow for teachers and administrators.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W17173

Dates: Thursday, May 11, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - May 15, 2017
Makerspace Monday-May 2017 (full)

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 educators

Workshop Code: W17015

Dates: Monday, May 15, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

This Workshop is full


Tue - May 16, 2017
Planning and Implementing a Successful I&RS Program for School Administrators

Description:

This training program is specifically designed to provide administrators of schools which have new or reorganized (e.g., new members, new structure) school building I&RS teams with basic information, materials and skills to help them support the effective implementation of N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8. Professional development credits will be offered to participants.

As a result of their participation in this technical support program participants will be able to:

1. Summarize the provisions of administrative code (N.J.A.C. 6A:16-8) for the implementation of I&RS.

2. Explain the benefits and purposes of using the building-based multidisciplinary team model as a best practice for addressing academic, behavior and health barriers for students in grades K-12.

3. Identify the theoretical and research underpinnings of the I&RS multidisciplinary team model.

4. Describe and identify the importance of each of the following components of the NJDOE?s best practice model for the implementation of I&RS:

a. Procedures for identifying and assisting students with academic, behavior and health problems.

b. A systematic problem-solving process for the creative and resourceful resolution of identified educational problems.

c. The characteristics of an effective consultation model.

d. The review of the building?s system of I&RS in order to make recommendations for improving school programs and services.

5. Develop a plan of action for I&RS program implementation.

6. Apply research-based principles and practices to the planning, management and maintenance of building-based I&RS teams.

7. Describe the importance of developing collaborative relationships with diverse school and community resources in support of I&RS activities.

8. Describe applications of the I&RS program that support school-wide planning.

 

Audience: I&RS Team Leaders and School Administrators

Workshop Code: W17024

Dates: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 1:00

Cost: $130 OR 5 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Dennis Burd

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Thu - May 18, 2017
Let's Go on a Tour - An overview of the Google Tour Builder (Webinar)

Description: During this session, the audience will learn how to navigate the Google Tour Builder interface, and create their own tour using images, text, and videos. Level: Beginner

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: OD17009

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Kimberly Mattina

Location: On-line
N/A

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So You Want to be an Administrator- An Interactive Situational Leadership Seminar

Description:

As enthusiastic new administrators transition into positions of leadership and decision making soon discover, theoretical perceptions of their duties as an administrator may be grossly underestimated.  Until you occupy the position, you operate from a theoretical perception of the duties and responsibilities of any job or position of power, influence, or leadership. 

This workshop forum will include exercises and discussions based upon school decision making scenarios and situational leadership decision making that are daily judgements at the building and central office administrative levels.

The interactive workshop shall also include discussions regarding when to include available personnel resources including law enforcement and legal counsel to assist in the daily decision making judgements that reactively or responsively direct the success or failures that a school system encounters every day. 

Suggestions for decision tree modeling that assist in navigating challenges of today’s public schools will be part of the workshop agenda as well.

This workshop is designed for new administrators, graduate students, interested teachers and professional support staff.

A light breakfast will be served.

Audience: New administrators, graduate students, interested teachers and professional support staff

Workshop Code: W17178

Dates: Thursday, May 18, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $58 OR 2 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Robert Previti

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 109A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - May 22, 2017
Screencasting with G Suite (Live Webinars)

Description: Blended Learning is a tool every teacher should have in their tool box. In this webinar, we will learn the easiest ways to make screencasts, how to edit and post them to YouTube, and how to deliver them to students in ways that makes them responsible and accountable to watching the videos.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: OD17019

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Chris Aviles

Location: On-line
N/A

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Tue - May 23, 2017
Using HyperDocs in the Classroom (Live Webinar)

Description: HyperDocs are Google Docs that are self-contained lessons or units. The idea was developed by Lisa Highfill, Kelly Hilton, and Sarah Landis, and has taken hold in modern education. They contain questions, with links to videos, infographics, websites, or other resources to help the students discover new information. HyperDocs also contain tasks for students to complete, such as creating a Google Drawing or a Google Slide deck.

Level: Intermediate Prerequisite: Knowledge of Google Docs, Drive and Classroom

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: OD17014

Dates:This is an Online Workshop - What does this mean?

Cost: $29 OR 1 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Frank Pileiro

Location: On-line
N/A

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What Every Teacher (and Student) Should Know About Coding

Description:

Do you teach coding or plan to? Want to do the Hour-of-Code with your students but you are not sure where to start? This workshop is for you. Weather you use drag-and-drop applications like code.org or straight coding with Javascript, the logic is the same in all languages. This workshop focuses on the traits that are common to all programming languages. We will discuss the uses and purposes of variables, parameters, conditionals, loops and functions. Knowing these basics will give you the foundation you need to emphasize what students need to learn from drag-and-drop apps and what they will need to apply to real coding.

Audience: Educators, Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W17169

Dates: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 12:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Philip Polsinelli

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - May 24, 2017
Anti-Bullying and School Safety Conference 2017- Promoting Safe and Supportive Schools for All Our Students -Two Day Registration

Description:

The SRI&ETTC and The Ceceilyn Miller Institute are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Anti-Bullying and School Safety Conference on the Stockton University campus. The theme of the conference this year is “Promoting Safe and Supportive Schools for All Our Students” with a focus on preventing peer mistreatment of our most vulnerable students, including special education students, sexual minority students, immigrant students and other targeted populations, so that all students feel safe and welcome at school.

The 2017 Anti-Bullying & School Safety Conference will serve as a venue for the most knowledgeable national scholars and practitioners to share their expertise on the prevention of bullying and the creation of safe, positive school climate and culture.

The Conference welcomes the participation of school personnel including Anti-Bullying Coordinators, Anti-Bullying Specialists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, SAC’s, School Resource Officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

What’s New at This Year’s Conferences?
- Brand New Workshops/ Presenters
- Youth Panel on Effective Bullying Strategies
- Round Table Discussions
- Two Full Days of Workshops
- More Opportunities to Connect with Colleagues and Presenters

This is a two-day conference. If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for both days, Wednesday, May 24th and Thursday, May 25th.


ETTC Hours Accepted for ETTC Members only. Registrants using check, cash or Purchase Order should go through The Ceceilyn Miller Institute (www.antibullyingconference.com) for registration and payment.

Audience: Anti-Bullying Coordinators, Anti-Bullying Specialists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, SAC's, School Resource Officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth

Workshop Code: W17175

Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | Thursday, May 25, 2017

From: 8:00 to: 4:00

Cost: 12 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: For Trainers See Description

Location: Stockton University, Campus Center
101 Vera King Farris Drive Galloway, NJ 08205 609.652.1776

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Anti-Bullying and School Safety Conference 2017- Promoting Safe and Supportive Schools for All Our Students -Wednesday Registration

Description:

The SRI&ETTC and The Ceceilyn Miller Institute are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Anti-Bullying and School Safety Conference on the Stockton University campus. The theme of the conference this year is “Promoting Safe and Supportive Schools for All Our Students” with a focus on preventing peer mistreatment of our most vulnerable students, including special education students, sexual minority students, immigrant students and other targeted populations, so that all students feel safe and welcome at school.

The 2017 Anti-Bullying & School Safety Conference will serve as a venue for the most knowledgeable national scholars and practitioners to share their expertise on the prevention of bullying and the creation of safe, positive school climate and culture.

The Conference welcomes the participation of school personnel including Anti-Bullying Coordinators, Anti-Bullying Specialists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, SAC’s, School Resource Officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

What’s New at This Year’s Conferences?
- Brand New Workshops/ Presenters
- Youth Panel on Effective Bullying Strategies
- Round Table Discussions
- Two Full Days of Workshops
- More Opportunities to Connect with Colleagues and Presenters

This is a two-day conference. If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for Wednesday, May 24th only.

ETTC Hours Accepted for ETTC Members only. Registrants using check, cash or Purchase Order should go through The Ceceilyn Miller Institute (www.antibullyingconference.com) for registration and payment.

Audience: Anti-Bullying Coordinators, Anti-Bullying Specialists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, SAC's, School Resource Officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

Workshop Code: W17176

Dates: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

From: 8:00 to: 4:00

Cost: 6 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: For Trainers See Description

Location: Stockton University, Campus Center
101 Vera King Farris Drive Galloway, NJ 08205 609.652.1776

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Thu - May 25, 2017
Anti-Bullying and School Safety Conference 2017- Promoting Safe and Supportive Schools for All Our Students -Thursday Registration

Description:

The SRI&ETTC and The Ceceilyn Miller Institute are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Anti-Bullying and School Safety Conference on the Stockton University campus. The theme of the conference this year is “Promoting Safe and Supportive Schools for All Our Students” with a focus on preventing peer mistreatment of our most vulnerable students, including special education students, sexual minority students, immigrant students and other targeted populations, so that all students feel safe and welcome at school.

The 2017 Anti-Bullying & School Safety Conference will serve as a venue for the most knowledgeable national scholars and practitioners to share their expertise on the prevention of bullying and the creation of safe, positive school climate and culture.

The Conference welcomes the participation of school personnel including Anti-Bullying Coordinators, Anti-Bullying Specialists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, SAC’s, School Resource Officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

What’s New at This Year’s Conference?
- Brand New Workshops/ Presenters
- Youth Panel on Effective Bullying Strategies
- Round Table Discussions
- Two Full Days of Workshops
- More Opportunities to Connect with Colleagues and Presenters

This is a two-day conference. If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for Thursday, May 25th only.

ETTC Hours Accepted for ETTC Members only. Registrants using check, cash or Purchase Order should go through The Ceceilyn Miller Institute (www.antibullyingconference.com) for registration and payment.

Audience: Anti-Bullying Coordinators, Anti-Bullying Specialists, School Psychologists, Social Workers, SAC's, School Resource Officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

Workshop Code: W17177

Dates: Thursday, May 25, 2017

From: 8:00 to: 1:00

Cost: 6 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: For Instructors See Description

Location: Stockton University, Campus Center
101 Vera King Farris Drive Galloway, NJ 08205 609.652.1776

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Mon - June 5, 2017
Effective and Beyond: Best Practices for Teachers of Students with ADHD

Description:

Students with ADHD want to do well and succeed in school. They don’t want to be consistently inconsistent in their daily performance. Yet, poor performance is a predictable result for students who struggle with inattention, impulsivity, hyperactivity, disorganization, forgetfulness, losing things, restlessness, and emotional reactivity. 
These challenges often impair the student’s motivation and the resiliency needed to keep trying through adversity.

As many teachers know, the challenges created by ADHD can impact the performance of an entire classroom. Fortunately, the educational interventions used for ADHD are best practices that have a positive effect on most classroom environments and student performance.

Participants will gain knowledge and skills in:

- Understanding ADHD and the “why” behind the performance problems.

- Recognizing the educator’s role in prevention and intervention.

- Working with strategies that manage ADHD-related problems.

- Managing reactions and other behavioral difficulties.

- Learn how to teach students to use “If-Then” goals.

Workshop will be presented by Mary Fowler
Ms. Fowler trains educational staff on effective strategies for working with students with behavioral, social, and emotional issues. She specializes in ADHD and related disorders, traumatic stress, and childhood adversity. She is the author of numerous books and articles on ADHD and related disorders.  She frequently contributes to the NJEA Review and the ASCD Express. A former NJ educator, Ms. Fowler has been training educators and parents for over twenty-five years.

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Social Workers, Guidance Counselors, Special Ed. Directors and School Administrators

Workshop Code: S17030

Dates: Monday, June 5, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Mary Fowler

Location: SRI & ETTC - Meeting Rooms 107A - 108A
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Makerspace Monday-June 2017 (full)

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: S17029

Dates: Monday, June 5, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

This Workshop is full


Mon - June 12, 2017
MakerSpace Monday-June 12, 2017

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: S17031

Dates: Monday, June 12, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - July 24, 2017
MakerSpace Monday-July 24, 2017

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: S18001

Dates: Monday, July 24, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Computer Lab #127
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Wed - August 2, 2017
All Things Google Summer Camp 2017 "Ideas That Transform..."

Description:

*** REGISTER TO ATTEND ***

**NOTICE** ETTC Hours will be charged against the district's 2017-2018 newly allocated hours.

The All Things Google Summer Camp “Ideas That Transform” A one-day conference presented by the SRI&ETTC at Stockton University. This event introduces participants to innovative ways Google Tools and Google Apps are being used in education. Using Google Apps in Education motivates students and increases learning. Participants will dive into a full day of exciting hand-on sessions.

LOCATION: This conference will take place on the Campus of Stockton University. Visit the website at http://www.ettc.net/AllGoogle, for conference details, directions, and parking.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: S18000

Dates: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

From: 8:00 to: 4:00

Cost: $178 OR 7 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: ETTC Staff

Location: Stockton University Campus
See workshop description for details about this location.

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Mon - August 7, 2017
MakerSpace Monday-August 7, 2017

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: S18002

Dates: Monday, August 7, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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Mon - August 21, 2017
MakerSpace Monday-August 21, 2017

Description:

Bring your imagination and creativity! In this exciting and interactive workshop participants will have the opportunity to discover how schools are integrating “making” into their classrooms and libraries by spending a Makerspace Monday exploring with us. Participants will have the opportunity to make, design, program and play while exploring the elements that comprise a makerspace. Participants will also learn how to foster innovation and creativity in all curricula, from STEM to the arts to humanities.

Want to know how to create or expand your own spaces? Are you on a tight budget? This workshop will provide a hands-on, interactive maker’s environment for attendees to explore some of the new digital, high tech and low-tech fabrication tools used in schools. Participants will leave full of ideas for affordable spaces AND curricular connections in all areas: Arts, STEM, Humanities, and Languages.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore:
- Fabrication
- Design Thinking
- Cardboard and More (MakeDo and Rolodex)
- 3D Printers and 3D Design
- 3D Scanning
- Claymation, greenscreening and Digital Storytelling
- Soft Circuits (eTextiles)
- Makey Makey
- Little Bits Circuits
- Drones
- Programming and Hour of Code using Scratch, Tynker, Bitsbox, Bloxels and more!
- K’NEX
- Legos
- Ozobots Bits Robots
- Finch Robots and Lego Mindstorms EV3
- Google Cardboard, Expeditions, and Virtual Reality in the Classroom
...And much more !

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: S18003

Dates: Monday, August 21, 2017

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $106 OR 4 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Michelle Wendt

Location: SRI & ETTC - Library
10 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway, NJ 08205. If you have any questions or concerns, send email to: ettc@stockton.edu.

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