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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: OD19000

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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Connecting Phonics First® to the Common Core E-LEARNING

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: ORC19N00

Dates:

From: to:

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

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly 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: OD19001

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: OD19005

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: OD19002

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® ORTON GILLINGHAM LEVEL I E-LEARNING

Description:

Description
Phonics First® Orton-Gillingham Level I E-Learning Course Content designed for:
K-3 General Education; K-5 Intervention, Resource, Special Education, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

The Phonics First® Level I E-Learning course covers all the content of the in-person course in an interactive and flexible online format. Phonics First® transforms beginning, struggling, dyslexic/LD readers into skilled learners through our effective, fun, multisensory approach to reading and spelling. Teachers will actively participate in learning modules and connect with Phonics First® Instructors as they learn how to effectively incorporate Orton-Gillingham instruction into their classrooms or small-groups.

Participants learn to teach:
• Alphabet and phonemic awareness strategies
• Basic and advanced phonetic concepts for decoding and encoding
• A Three-Part Drill for structured review
• Tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words
• Syllabication for multisyllabic words (8 Syllable Types/3 Syllable Patterns)
• Oral reading/connected text fluency
• Higher-level spelling skills

Additional Benefits:
• Guidance with lesson planning and classroom implementation
• Emphasis on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, and dyslexic/learning disabled readers using Orton-Gillingham methodology
• Complimentary Brainspring Members Area Access: reproducible lesson resources and activities

Upon completion, participants will:
• Receive a document of completion
• Be prepared to teach Phonics First® to K-5 students

Benefits of E-Learning
• Engage with the content. Specifically developed for the online learning environment, this course is much more than a series of video lectures. You’ll be actively involved in learning through built-in interactions, activities and practice assignments.
• Get guidance from an expert. Phonics First® Instructors are there to guide you through the course, answering questions and providing personalized feedback to assignments.
• Fit learning into your schedule. You can access course content and complete assignments when it’s convenient for you.
• Track your progress. With built-in activities like Knowledge Checks, discussions and quizzes, it’s easy to know that you’re on the right track to learning the lesson content, processes and strategies.
• Access a variety of resources. In addition to the standard course content, you’ll find a library of resources developed to support you during and after the course, as well as optional resources to dig deeper into topics of interest. Lesson notes, Checklists, video demonstrations and printable activities are just a few of the tools you’ll find throughout the course.
Prerequisite: None?

COURSE MATERIALS
The Starter Kit of course materials is necessary to participate in the course and work one-on-one with a single student.

Starter Kit Materials
• Phonics First® Curriculum Guide
• Phonics First® Course Manual
• Classroom Phonics First® Card Pack
• 1 lb. Magic Sand®
• Sand Tray with Sand Tray Bag
• Answer Board, Marker, Eraser
• 1 Box Red Crayons/Red Word Screen
• Syllable Division Cards

Where: Anywhere with an Internet connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length: 30-34 Hours
Audience: K-3 General Education Teachers; K-5 Intervention, Resource, Special Education, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.
Instructor: Brainspring (formerly RLAC)
Location: On-line

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

Workshop Code: ORC19N02

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 34 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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PHONICS FIRST® ORTON GILLINGHAM LEVEL II E-LEARNING (K-12)

Description:

Prerequisite: Completion of Phonics First® Orton Gillingham Level I three months or more prior to enrolling in Level II. Current teaching experience with Phonics First® is strongly recommended.

 

Phonics First® Orton-Gillingham Level II course content designed for: 
K-12 general education, intervention, resource, special education teachers who have taken Phonics First® Level I

This rigorous course emphasizes instruction of struggling readers at all grade levels and is critical for teachers working with dyslexic and learning disabled students.
Participants gain expertise in:

  • Instruction of skills taught in Level I
  • Customizing lessons for dyslexic and learning disabled students
  • Advanced concepts of decoding and encoding

Participants learn to customize instruction in:

  • Basic phonics through advanced morphology
  • Syllabication/multisyllable word attack strategies
  • The Reciprocal Teaching process
  • Multisensory comprehension
  • Multisensory syntax (grammar)

Additional benefits:

  • Guidance with lesson planning and classroom implementation
  • Emphasis on teaching reading to struggling, dyslexic and learning disabled student at all grade levels using Orton-Gillingham methodology
  • Complimentary Brainspring Members Area Access: reproducible lesson resources and activities

Upon completion, participants will:

  • Be prepared to teach Phonics First® to K-12 dyslexic and learning disabled students

Materials: Participants will need the materials from the Phonics First Level I course
Where:    Anywhere with an Internet connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   16.25 Hours
Audience: K-12 general education, intervention, resource, special education teachers who have taken Phonics First® Level I
Instructor: Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line

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

Workshop Code: ORC19N03

Dates:

From: to:

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

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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PHONICS FIRST® ORTON GILLINGHAM PRIMARY E LEARNING

Description:

Description:
Phonics First® Orton-Gillingham Primary E-Learning Course Content designed for:
K-1 General Education; K-2 Intervention, Resource, Special Education, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.

The Phonics First® Level I E-Learning course covers all the content of the in-person course in an interactive and flexible online format. Phonics First® transforms beginning, struggling, dyslexic/LD readers into skilled learners through our effective, fun, multisensory approach to reading and spelling. Teachers will actively participate in learning modules and connect with Phonics First® Instructors as they learn how to effectively incorporate beginning Orton-Gillingham instruction into their classrooms or small-groups.

Participants learn to teach: 
• Alphabet and phonological awareness strategies 
• Basic phonetic concepts for beginning decoding and encoding 
• A Three-Part Drill for structured review 
• Tactile/kinesthetic spelling techniques for phonetic and non-phonetic words 
• Beginning oral reading/connected text fluency 
• Introductory Syllabication for multisyllabic words

Additional benefits: 
• Guidance with lesson planning and classroom implementation 
• Emphasis on teaching reading to beginning, struggling, and dyslexic/learning disabled readers using
Orton- Gillingham methodology
• Complimentary Brainspring Members Area Access: reproducible lesson resources and activities

Upon completion, participants will: 
• Receive a document of completion 
• Be prepared to teach Phonics First® to K-2 students

Benefits of E-Learning

  • Engage with the content. Specifically developed for the online learning environment, this course is much more than a series of video lectures. You’ll be actively involved in learning through built-in interactions, activities and practice assignments.
  • Get guidance from an expert. Phonics First® Instructors are there to guide you through the course, answering questions and providing personalized feedback to assignments.
  • Fit learning into your schedule. You can access course content and complete assignments when it’s convenient for you.
  • Track your progress. With built-in activities like Knowledge Checks, discussions and quizzes, it’s easy to know that you’re on the right track to learning the lesson content, processes and strategies.
  • Access a variety of resources. In addition to the standard course content, you’ll find a library of resources developed to support you during and after the course, as well as optional resources to dig deeper into topics of interest. Lesson notes, Checklists, video demonstrations and printable activities are just a few of the tools you’ll find throughout the course.

Prerequisite: None

COURSE MATERIALS

The Starter Kit of course materials is necessary to participate in the course and work one-on-one with a single student.

                                     Starter Kit Materials

Where:    Anywhere with an Internet connection.
Speaker: Phonics First® Certified Instructor
Length:   23-25 Hours
Audience: K-1 General Education Teachers; K-2 Intervention, Resource, Special Education, Reading Intervention Specialists, Curriculum Directors, Administrators and Tutors.
Instructor: Brainspring (formerly RLAC)
Location: On-line

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

Workshop Code: ORC19N01

Dates:

From: to:

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

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Preparing Early Readers: Phonological Awareness E-LEARNING

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: ORC19N04

Dates:

From: to:

Cost: 5 ETTC Hour(s). Only ETTC Hours accepted. For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly RLAC)

Location: On-line
N/A

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Supporting Struggling Adolescent Readers - Greek & Latin Roots E-LEARNING

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: ORC19N05

Dates:

From: to:

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

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly 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: OD19003

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 E-LEARNING

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: ORC19N06

Dates:

From: to:

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

Instructor: Brainspring Brainspring (formerly 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: OD19004

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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Writing with Spice Online

Description:

This one hour webinar of the very successful and popular workshop will provide SPICE training demonstrating how to identify and apply skills needed to teach and enhance writing abilities at the elementary and middle school level. Language Arts teachers, special education teachers and ELL teachers will learn a variety of techniques designed through years of practical use. SPICE strategies have proven successful in improving state assessment scores.

After a review of numerous compositional risks, participants will learn and practice unique assessment tools, skill application strategies for all prompts, test timing awareness and encouragement tips. The focus will be on teaching students to simply “learn how to write” for any type of assignment or prompt. Writing with SPICE builds lifelong student skills,  makes both the teaching and learning of writing skills less stressful, and can immediately be implemented in the classroom.

The webinar is presented by Mike Devono
Mr. Devono is a former teacher and author of Teaching Writing with Spice, the definitive text to identify and apply the skills needed to track and enhance writing abilities.

Audience: Teachers Grades 2-5, Middle School ELA Teachers and ELA Coaches

Workshop Code: OD19006

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

Cost: $48 OR 2 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: Mike Devono

Location: On-line
N/A

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Mon - February 25, 2019
MakerSpace Monday with 3D Printing

Description:

What is possible with 3D printing in Makerspaces?  Come find out in our Makerspace session focusing on 3D Printing! Learn how to create functional items in easy to use CAD software, examine the materials schools use, the working and calibrating of a 3D Printer for successful prints, and the slicing of objects into G-code that the printer understands.  In this workshop participants will gain a solid foundation in 3D printing best practices and resources to get your students 3D designing and printing.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19021

Dates: Monday, February 25, 2019

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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Wed - February 27, 2019
Discipline Disparities: Problems and Potential Solutions

Description:

This workshop will explore disparities in discipline among racial/ethnic minority students.  Participants will understand several factors that lead to discipline disparities in classrooms at all levels.  Participants will work on discipline plans and classroom management plans that will alleviate racial disparities with regards to racial/ethnic minorities being disciplined in inordinate ways.

The workshop will be presented by George Guy
George is the principal of the Rosa International Middle School in Cherry Hill, NJ. He has presented various workshops and has acted as a consultant with school districts on equity issues including cultural proficiency and restorative practices.

Audience: All K-12 Educators

Workshop Code: W19013

Dates: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: George Guy

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 - February 28, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Scratch- Ready to Code

Description: Join us for this workshop where we will explore the ins and outs of Harvard/MITs easy-to-use, open source program called Scratch. You’ll learn to create in a simple drag and drop environment, and explore limitless resources to help you get closer to using Scratch in any learning environment. This workshop introduces you to Scratch and its advantages in your classroom, evaluates the features and functions of the Scratch interface, and introduces coding using the Scratch software application.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19013

Dates: Thursday, February 28, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Gary Schafer

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 - March 4, 2019
Makerspace Monday with Little Bits

Description:

In this workshop participants will learn to build prototypes and invent devices to solve real-world problems with technology. Participants will create elaborate moving animatronics that will teach your class to work together to communicate ideas, and give and receive constructive feedback about their inventions. Working with LittleBits can help students develop perseverance and creative confidence as they encounter a problem, struggle with it, and experiment with possible solutions.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19020

Dates: Monday, March 4, 2019

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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Wed - March 6, 2019
Digify your Universal Design for Learning (UDL) with Digital Media

Description:

Digital Media is not just for instructional hooks, we have strategies for ongoing engagement! Effectively use digital media resources to support multiple means of engagement, representation, and action/expression. Explore specific strategies for maximizing digital media in the context of UDL design. In this workshop participants will learn to use a variety of media and strategies to engage students’ unique combinations of interests and needs and build their domain knowledge.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: Educators, Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W19034

Dates: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

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 - March 7, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Have You Met Alice?

Description: Alice is a free, open-source 3-D animation software that requires coding to create the animations. It was developed by Carnegie Mellon as a means to teach coding and logic to beginning programmers and aspiring game developers. Strategic use of Alice can help to provide a foundation for concepts in programming including events, methods, functions, conditionals, loops etc. All packaged in a fun, drag-and-drop, interface where the end result is a 3-D interactive animation. This hands-on workshop will introduce Alice's potential uses for your coding classroom.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19020

Dates: Thursday, March 7, 2019

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 - March 12, 2019
Global Collaboration in the Middle School Classroom

Description:

Communication and Collaboration are skills all students need to be successful. Explore Global Collaborations between classrooms around the world that use a variety of social and collaborative platforms to co-produce action projects, host debates, and foster cultural awareness. Examine educators who have developed authentic networks and connections to real-world experts and other classrooms.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: Middle School Educators

Workshop Code: W19035

Dates: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Description:

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

What Will Participants Learn?
The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder. Participants do not learn to diagnose, nor how to provide any therapy or counseling – rather, participants learn to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core five-step action plan:

- Assess for risk of suicide or harm
- Listen nonjudgmentally
- Give reassurance and information
- Encourage appropriate professional help
- Encourage self-help and other support strategies

The Youth Mental Health First Aid USA curriculum is focused on information participants can use to help adolescents and transition-age youth, ages 12-18.

Who Should Take This Course?
The course is designed for adults who regularly interact with adolescents (teachers, administrators, staff, coaches). Since 2008, the Mental Health First Aid course has been successfully offered to more than a million people across the USA, including hospital staff, employers and business leaders, faith communities, law enforcement, and the general public.

A lite lunch is included on both days with your registration fee.

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Staff, Coaches

Workshop Code: W19015

Dates: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 2:00

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

Instructor: Amy Hassa

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 14, 2019
Fifth Annual SRI & ETTC Middle & High School Social Studies Conference-The Power of Information

Description:

Welcome to the 5th Annual SRI & ETTC Middle & High School Social Studies Conference. This year’s theme, “The Power of Information,” focuses on the importance of news literacy in social studies education. Using the news to teach social studies helps students become engaged and knowledgeable citizens. Peter Adams of the News Literacy Project is this year’s keynote speaker. In addition to our 2019 theme, an agenda with relevant topics for middle and high school social studies teachers will be offered. Strands will be available for a variety of social studies disciplines. The integration of technology, use of primary sources, and strategies for effective social studies teaching will be included. The conference is a great way to connect and network with social studies colleagues throughout the area.

The Keynote Speaker is Peter Adams, Senior Vice President, News Literacy Project.

Peter Adams is the News Literacy Project’s senior vice president for education. He began his career in education as a classroom teacher in the New York City schools through Teach For America. He has also taught in the Chicago public schools and at Roosevelt University and Chicago City Colleges’ Wilbur Wright campus. In addition, he has worked with the New York City Teaching Fellows Program, with After School Matters and as an independent education consultant.

Since joining NLP in 2009, he has coordinated classroom and after-school programs, served as Chicago program manager, worked on organizational strategy and developed NLP’s digital program. He has also provided news literacy training and workshops to educators and others throughout the area.

He was promoted to his current position in January 2014 and oversees NLP’s education team, which develops resources and training for teachers. He and the other team members are based in Chicago.

He is a graduate of Indiana University, where he majored in English and African-American studies and co-founded an independent monthly student newspaper, and has a master’s degree in the humanities from the University of Chicago.

Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Audience: All Social Studies Educators

Workshop Code: W19008

Dates: Thursday, March 14, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: For Instructors See Description

Location: SRI & ETTC - All Rooms
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 - March 15, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Raspberry Pi -Set up and Intro to Raspbian

Description: The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages such as Scratch and Python. Raspbian is a free operating system based on Debian optimized for the Raspberry Pi hardware. Participants will explore the steps to install Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi and review all the hardware settings.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19016

Dates: Friday, March 15, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Gary Schafer

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 - March 18, 2019
MakerSpace Monday-March 18, 2019

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 Educators

Workshop Code: W19017

Dates: Monday, March 18, 2019

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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Wed - March 20, 2019
Landscape Art: History & Creative Practice, An Intensive Look at the History & Practice of Landscape Art at The Noyes Museum of Art (full)

Description:

An information-rich workshop exploring the history and creative practice of landscape art. Offering a variety of methods for grade 1-12 educators and all levels of artists, the workshop is designed for art teachers but can be
useful for teachers across disciplines. Use simple and accessible processes that can be taught to students easily and inexpensively.

Presentations will include the history of landscape painting, the colors and materials of landscape art, and practical demonstrations of landscape art making. Participants will be encouraged to ask practical questions,
especially as to how landscape art making can be used in the classroom. In addition, participants will create landscape art of their own. This workshop includes examples of methods and projects as well as reference
materials. No experience in art making is necessary.

Topics will include:

- Visual presentation with lecture on the history and traditions of landscape painting
- The colors, materials and techniques of landscape art
- Practical drawing and painting demonstrations by the instructor
- Using examples of landscapes through history to teach
- Hands on studio work in basic landscape exercises useful for all students

Materials needed: notebook, drawing pad and pencil, photo(s) of landscape(s) for the hands-on exercises and preferred art materials (pencils, paint, pastels, paper, canvas, etc.).

Presenter: Al Gury is Chair of the Painting Department of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. A painter, educator, writer, and curator, Gury received his BA in Fine Arts and Humanities from Saint Louis University, a
Certificate of Art from PAFA, and an MFA from the University of Delaware. A painter of the figure, landscape, still life and portraits, he has exhibited at the National Academy of Design, NY, the Philadelphia Museum of Art,
the National Capitol, D.C., and in galleries across the country. He is a recipient of numerous grants and awards for painting and arts education. Gury contributes to international publications and has written books on the history of color in painting and painting techniques, and on the history and practice of drawing.

The content and activities of this workshop meet with national standards and are applicable through the grades 1-12 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 creative art activities, and meet other teachers.

Light morning refreshments & lunch included.

For more information go to www.noyesmuseum.org or call 609.652.8848.

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

Audience: Arts Educators, Grades 1-12

Workshop Code: W19031

Dates: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 2:30

Cost: 5 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
What Should the Next Generation of Science Teaching and Learning Look Like in the Classroom I’m Observing?

Description:

Are you responsible for conducting observations in classrooms where science is all or part of the curriculum?  If so, this interactive workshop is for you!  The Next Generation Science classroom is not like the one in which you learned about plants, animals, space, motion, atoms, and weather.  It’s the one where students make claims, support claims with evidence, construct science explanations and engage in scientific argumentation.  It’s the one where students develop and use models to explain scientific phenomena.  It’s the one where students engage in the iterative process of engineering design.  It’s the one where conducting an observation requires a paradigm shift.  District and school administrators attending this workshop will:

  • gain an awareness of the architecture, format and learning progressions of the Standards
  • actualize a strategy to deliberately teach students to ask the questions that drive their learning
  • realize what the NGSS science and engineering process look like in action
  • identify the instructional and conceptual shifts in science and engineering education
  • recognize the “must-sees” in an NGSS classroom
  • discuss the impact on your observational practice

The workshop will be presented by Barbara Mammen, Educational Consultant, and former science teacher, district Supervisor of Science and Technology, and STEM Project Manager at Stevens Institute of Technology and Rider University.

Audience: Principals, Assistant Principals, Curriculum Directors, Supervisors, Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents

Workshop Code: W19033

Dates: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Barbara Mammen

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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Fri - March 22, 2019
Classroom Journeys Using Google My Maps, Earth and Tour Builder

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.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators, Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W19036

Dates: Friday, March 22, 2019

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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Mon - March 25, 2019
MakerSpace Monday with Programmable Robots

Description:

Spend a day with our Robots! In this workshop participants will gain powerful knowledge in STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math). Participants can experiment with robots like Ozobots, Lego Mindstorms EV3, Finches and Ollies. These robots are machines that can do three things: sense, act and think. Robots are now accessible for students of all ages and abilities and are an engaging classroom tool to support STEAM. Participants will have the opportunity to develop ideas to engage students with robots that students can either build themselves or transform with maker materials.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19023

Dates: Monday, March 25, 2019

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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Wed - March 27, 2019
Promoting Higher Level Mathematics for Historically Underserved Students at the Middle Level

Description:

This workshop will explore the use of data, scheduling, professional development, math mindsets, adaptive leadership, access and equity frameworks, in moving historically underserved (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Special Education & Low SES) Grade six math students into a higher Grade seven math class. This acceleration model includes professional development supports for Grade seven math teachers.   This work in schools is ongoing. It is the hope that 7th grade students will get a strong pre-Algebra background in order to take Algebra in grade eight.  This math “trajectory” will set them up to take Calculus by their senior year.  Research shows that indicators of high school and postsecondary success can be achieved when students take Algebra in grade eight and Calculus in grade twelve. 

The workshop will be presented by George Guy
George is the principal of the Rosa International Middle School in Cherry Hill, NJ. He has presented various workshops and has acted as a consultant with school districts on equity issues including cultural proficiency and restorative practices.

Audience: Middle School Math Educators, Middle School Administrators and Curriculum Supervisors

Workshop Code: W19014

Dates: Wednesday, March 27, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: George Guy

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 - March 28, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Introduction to Python

Description: Python is a programming language used for many different applications. It is used in some high schools and colleges as an introductory programming language since it is relatively easy to learn. This programming language is also used by professional software developers at places such as Google, NASA, and Lucasfilm Ltd. This workshop will access Python installed on a Raspberry Pi. We will explore Python’s syntax and functions for both web development and controlling the Raspberry Pi hardware. Additionally, we will explore the use of MicroPython as well as Python 3.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19017

Dates: Thursday, March 28, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Gary Schafer

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 3, 2019
K-5 Technology Centers

Description:

Transform elementary classroom technology integration using centers. Students develop hands-on experience with powerful learning projects and activities. Attendees will have access to successful lesson templates and examples that address reading fluency, sequencing, cross-curricular research projects, writing skills and conventions. Projects and activities presented will help students develop critical thinking skills in math, science and Social Studies.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: K-5 Educators

Workshop Code: W19037

Dates: Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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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Mon - April 8, 2019
Makerspace Monday With Stop Motion Animation

Description:

Makerspaces easily lend themselves to Stop Motion creativity- in this session learn how educators have maximized their makerspaces to create rich learning experiences by combining techniques and tools that develop the 4 Cs. See what tools educators are using and learn some simple hacks to get you started!  We will explore making animations from found objects, sculptures, and more!  Learn how to make stop-motion animations with or without cameras to retell stories, illustrate original narratives, show the steps of  scientific processes and recreate historical events!

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19025

Dates: Monday, April 8, 2019

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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Tue - April 9, 2019
Using Hyperdocs in the Classroom

Description:

In this workshop participants will create inquiry based lessons which enable students to learn through exploration. A HyperDoc is a term used to describe a G Suite document that contains a lesson for students. It can have instructions, images, and hyperlinks, but it is much more than some links in a document. HyperDocs do more than just repackage lessons, they can inspire curiosity, collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. The inclusion of add-ons and web tools give students a voice and a chance to join forces with classmates. HyperDocs encourage students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills through linked tasks that ask for authentic products to be created and shared digitally. Let us ease you into the HyperDoc creation process by bringing your lesson plans with you, and you will leave with a HyperDoc lesson that promotes deeper engagement.

Please create a G Suite account before attending this session.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: Educators Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W19038

Dates: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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 11, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Intro to Arduino- Using Arduino IDE

Description: Arduino consists of both a physical programmable circuit board- often referred to as a microcontroller- and a piece of software, or IDE (Integrated Development Environment) that runs on your computer, and it is used to write and upload computer code to the physical board. This workshop will explain how to control hardware and sensors by using the IDE to program the arduino. The Arduino language is a set of C/C++ functions that can be called from your code. We will review the process of writing sketches and loading the code into the Arduino.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19018

Dates: Thursday, April 11, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Gary Schafer

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 16, 2019
Using Memes to Connect with Students and Curriculum

Description:

Leverage the popularity of memes by using them to inspire more imaginative student writing. The concise and generally witty nature of memes will require your students to think carefully about their subject and the visual nature of memes makes for colorful and captivating classroom displays. Using free and available apps, repurpose old shots or take new ones, and let students create the stories that go with them. Whether you are introducing a new topic or trying to add some life to an old one, a meme is a very quick and simple way to inject some fun into a discussion. Use Memes as creative writing activities, to set class rules, expectations, ice-breakers and/or procedures.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: Educators, Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W19039

Dates: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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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Mon - April 29, 2019
Makerspace Monday with 3D Printing

Description:

What is possible with 3D printing in Makerspaces?  Come find out in our Makerspace session focusing on 3D Printing! Learn how to create functional items in easy to use CAD software, examine the materials schools use, the working and calibrating of a 3D Printer for successful prints, and the slicing of objects into G-code that the printer understands.  In this workshop participants will gain a solid foundation in 3D printing best practices and resources to get your students 3D designing and printing.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19022

Dates: Monday, April 29, 2019

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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Tue - April 30, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Debugging Scratch

Description: Have you hit the wall coding in Scratch? This workshop will demonstrate how to troubleshoot your Scratch code projects and introduce you to advanced coding concepts such as: Variables, Arrays, Functions, Sequence, Events, Conditionals, Loops, Boolean Logic, Parallelism, Operators, Remixing, Modularizing, and Algorithms. Unleash these concepts to take your Scratch projects to the next level.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19015

Dates: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Gary Schafer

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 1, 2019
Google Draw and Google Slides - You don’t know what you are Missing!

Description:

Google Draw and Google Slides are FREE, powerful collaborative image creating and editing tools that can be integrated across the curriculum.

In this workshop participants will learn how to cover standards where students must explain, diagram, justify, develop, plan, and describe, using Google Draw.   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.

In this workshop we will also explore animation using Google Slides. 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. We will discuss various themes/story ideas for animation, problem solve, promote fluency of language and even encourage collaboration and cooperation for group animations.

Please create a G Suite account before attending this session.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: Educators, Grades 4-12

Workshop Code: W19041

Dates: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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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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: W19028

Dates: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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 - 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 6, 2019
2-Day Google Accelerated Test Preparation

Description: Google Accelerated Test Preparation

This exciting two-day workshop with Google Certified Trainer, Phil Polsinelli will cover the Google applications and the skills that are specific to the Google Educator Level 1 Certification exam. Participants will gain a higher level proficiency in the Google apps covered as well as being introduced to some classroom best practices and  integration concepts.

  1. Organizational concepts with Google Drive
  2. Class resources and collaboration concepts with Google Docs & Slides
  3. Conducting research with Google Docs
  4. Formative Assessment and data collection with Google Forms
  5. Data analysis with Google Sheets
  6. Task management and organizational strategies with Gmail
  7. Incorporating Google Groups for collaboration
  8. Classroom and personal calendars in Google Calendar
  9. Google Hangouts for communication and collaboration
  10. Putting it all together with with Google Sites
  11. Google Keep for classroom use
  12. Implementing and using Google Classroom
  13. Google Search: Using the advanced searching and filtering

Note: this is an introduction and overview of the necessary skills and resources that are available to prepare for the exam. Participants will still need to review the Google prep resources in order to pass the Level I certification. Completion of this workshop does not guarantee a passing grade.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19032

Dates: Monday, May 6, 2019 | Tuesday, May 7, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $250 OR 10 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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Makerspace Monday with Programmable Robots

Description:

Spend a day with our Robots! In this workshop participants will gain powerful knowledge in STEAM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math). Participants can experiment with robots like Ozobots, Lego Mindstorms EV3, Finches and Ollies. These robots are machines that can do three things: sense, act and think. Robots are now accessible for students of all ages and abilities and are an engaging classroom tool to support STEAM. Participants will have the opportunity to develop ideas to engage students with robots that students can either build themselves or transform with maker materials.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19024

Dates: Monday, May 6, 2019

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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Wed - May 8, 2019
Organize with Google – Mail, Calendar and Forms

Description:

Brand new to Google and want to know more? Want to get tech ready for back to school? This is the workshop for you! In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to learn how to organize using Gmail, Calendar and Forms. Participants will also have the opportunity to spend time exploring the Google products with the guidance of the instructor.

  • Gmail-Participants learn how to filter incoming messages to increase productivity and steal back valuable prep time.  Send emails with attachments, set up recurring, scheduled or self-destructing emails- manage contacts and contact groups.
  • Calendar-Participants will create a new calendar, set up mobile alerts, and create a new event that contains a link to a document to simulate how they can use Calendar to share their lesson plans
  • Forms-Participants will get an overview of examples of Google forms and learn to create custom templates and manage form responses.

Please create a Gmail account before attending this session.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators and School Staff

Workshop Code: W19042

Dates: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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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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: W19029

Dates: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

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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Fri - May 10, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Intro to Micro:bit with Intro to JavaScript programming concepts

Description: Learn how to write code that controls hardware! Plug the micro:bit into the USB port of your computer, save your code to the micro:bit and immediately see the results of your coding. Learn the basic structures of coding and quickly see the results. The Micro Bit was designed to encourage students to get actively involved in writing software for computers and build new things; encouraging students to become producers rather than consumers of media.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19012

Dates: Friday, May 10, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Gary Schafer

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 13, 2019
MakerSpace Monday-May 13, 2019

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 Educators

Workshop Code: W19018

Dates: Monday, May 13, 2019

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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Tue - May 14, 2019
Resiliency and Mindfulness Series

Description:

In this full day workshop that combines both “Mindfulness for Teachers” and “The Balanced Teacher & The Resilient Classroom” teachers are introduced to the concept of mindfulness, with a focus on how to build an effective practice and how to share those tools with students. In the morning session teachers will explore evidence pointing to the positive effects of mindfulness including increased lowered stress, greater ability to focus, self-awareness, as well as improvements in physical and mental health. Experiential activities include breathing, visualization and mindful moving techniques.  In the afternoon session teachers will learn about and practice evidence-based techniques from the field of mental health and positive psychology to plan for the inevitable challenges and successes they face. Teachers are also coached on how to incorporate these resiliency techniques into their classroom in order to encourage students’ emotional intelligence, problem-solving, self-regulation and resiliency. Teachers leave this workshop with personalized techniques to set and follow up on goals, as well as strategies to help students bounce back from adversity.

The Resiliency and Mindfulness Series will be presented by Joanna Schwartz
Ms. Schwartz is a family counselor and the founder of Toolbox for Teachers. Ms. Schwartz holds a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling with a concentration in holistic studies. Ms. Schwartz’s interest in professional development for educators comes from her experiences as a K-8 teacher in Philadelphia.

Audience: All K-8 Educators

Workshop Code: W19002

Dates: Tuesday, May 14, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Joanna Schwartz

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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Wed - May 15, 2019
Explore Google Apps- Drive, Docs, Sheets and Forms

Description:

Brand new to Google Apps and want to know more? Want to get tech ready for back to school? This is the workshop for you! In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to explore Drive, Docs, Sheets and Forms. Participants will also have the opportunity to spend time exploring the Google products with the guidance of the instructor.

  • Docs-Participants will create documents, share and work on a collaborative document, forms, slideshows and sheets.
  • Drive-Participants will set up their own site, select a theme, add a couple of pages, edit a page, insert a calendar and an item from their drive.
  • Sheets- Participants will explore ways to best utilize the grid-like format of the spreadsheet for creative tasks, like quick data visualizations, checklists and lesson plans.
  • Forms-Participants will see examples of exciting uses of forms and have the opportunity to create a form on their own, with the support of the instructor.

Please create a Gmail account before attending this session.

The workshop will be presented by Michelle Wendt, Instructional Technologist at the SRI&ETTC.

Audience: All Educators and School Staff

Workshop Code: W19040

Dates: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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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Tue - May 21, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Scratch- Ready to Code

Description: Join us for this workshop where we will explore the ins and outs of Harvard/MITs easy-to-use, open source program called Scratch. You’ll learn to create in a simple drag and drop environment, and explore limitless resources to help you get closer to using Scratch in any learning environment. This workshop introduces you to Scratch and its advantages in your classroom, evaluates the features and functions of the Scratch interface, and introduces coding using the Scratch software application.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19014

Dates: Tuesday, May 21, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: Gary Schafer

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 22, 2019
Anti-Bullying and School Climate Conference, Best Practices for Supporting Our Marginalized Students-Two Day Registration

Description:

The annual New Jersey School Climate  and Anti-Bullying Conference serves as a venue to gather the most knowledgeable scholars and practitioners on the topics of bullying and school climate. In addition to raising awareness and providing information about bullying and school climate, the Conference focuses on evidence-based strategies and solutions.  The Conference welcomes the participation of school personnel including anti-bullying coordinators, anti-bullying specialists, administrators, school psychologists, social workers, SAC’s, school resource officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

The theme this year is Best Practices for Supporting Our Marginalized Students, including immigrant students, sexual minority students, special education students and other targeted populations, so that all students can feel safe and welcome at school.

Conference attendees can expect to be exposed to the best research- based approaches to combating bullying in school and promoting positive school environments. Based on years of feedback from our participants, presenters make their workshops as interactive and experiential as possible.

This is a two-day conference. If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for both days, Wednesday, May 22nd and Thursday, May 23rd, 2019.

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: All 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.

Workshop Code: W19043

Dates: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | Thursday, May 23, 2019

From: 8:00 to: 4:00

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

Instructor: For Instructors See Description

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

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Anti-Bullying and School Climate Conference, Best Practices for Supporting Our Marginalized Students-Wednesday Only Registration

Description:

The annual New Jersey School Climate  and Anti-Bullying Conference serves as a venue to gather the most knowledgeable scholars and practitioners on the topics of bullying and school climate. In addition to raising awareness and providing information about bullying and school climate, the Conference focuses on evidence-based strategies and solutions.  The Conference welcomes the participation of school personnel including anti-bullying coordinators, anti-bullying specialists, administrators, school psychologists, social workers, SAC’s, school resource officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

The theme this year is Best Practices for Supporting Our Marginalized Students, including immigrant students, sexual minority students, special education students and other targeted populations, so that all students can feel safe and welcome at school.

Conference attendees can expect to be exposed to the best research- based approaches to combating bullying in school and promoting positive school environments. Based on years of feedback from our participants, presenters make their workshops as interactive and experiential as possible.

This is a two-day conference. If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for Wednesday, May 22nd 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: All 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.

Workshop Code: W19044

Dates: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

From: 8:00 to: 4:00

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
See workshop description for details about this location.

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Thu - May 23, 2019
Anti-Bullying and School Climate Conference, Best Practices for Supporting Our Marginalized Students-Thursday Only Registration

Description:

The annual New Jersey School Climate  and Anti-Bullying Conference serves as a venue to gather the most knowledgeable scholars and practitioners on the topics of bullying and school climate. In addition to raising awareness and providing information about bullying and school climate, the Conference focuses on evidence-based strategies and solutions.  The Conference welcomes the participation of school personnel including anti-bullying coordinators, anti-bullying specialists, administrators, school psychologists, social workers, SAC’s, school resource officers, and Public Safety as well as personnel from other organizations that work with youth.

The theme this year is Best Practices for Supporting Our Marginalized Students, including immigrant students, sexual minority students, special education students and other targeted populations, so that all students can feel safe and welcome at school.

Conference attendees can expect to be exposed to the best research- based approaches to combating bullying in school and promoting positive school environments. Based on years of feedback from our participants, presenters make their workshops as interactive and experiential as possible.

This is a two-day conference. If you are registering for this workshop you are registering for Thursday, May 23rd 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: All 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.

Workshop Code: W19045

Dates: Thursday, May 23, 2019

From: 8:00 to: 12:00

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
See workshop description for details about this location.

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Thu - June 6, 2019
The Coding Teacher Series: Rock your Code With Earsketch

Description: Earsketch is a free, online STEAM learning environment that was developed at Georgia Tech with the intent of teaching coding. Students will create Garageband style musical compositions using Python or Javascript. The environment is motivational because students are driven by the desire to create their own music. No musical experience is necessary but, after this session, you will walk away with music remixing and computer science skills such as functions, arguments, variables, integers, strings and loops. Bring your music teacher with you for a fun, cross-curricular STEAM project.

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: TCT19021

Dates: Thursday, June 6, 2019

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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Mon - July 15, 2019
Why The Humanities Matter Summer Institute for K-12 Teachers

Description:

** NOTICE ** This Workshop will be charged from the New 2019-2020 Allocated ETTC Hours.

Drawing on photography, literature, film and history, workshop leaders will explore the importance of the humanities to the social and political issues that shape our world. In addition to workshops on Stockton’s Atlantic City Campus, we will take a field trip to Philadelphia. Participants will come away from the 4-day institute with practical lesson plans, classroom activities and student project ideas that support the New Jersey Student Learning Standards. Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.

Session topics include:
-Red Summer: Race Riots in the U.S., 1917 to 1923 - Prof. Wendel White
-Oceania in the Popular Imagination: Myths and Realities - Prof. Adam Miyashiro
-The History and Cultures of African Diaspora Communities Throughout America - Prof. Patricia Reid-Merritt

Beachfront housing is available, $24/night
For more information, visit: blogs.stockton.edu/humanities or contact Adalaine Holton adalaine.holton@stockton.edu.

The Why the Humanities Matter Summer Institute is sponsored by the Office of the President, School of Arts and Humanities, and the Master of Arts in American Studies at Stockton University

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: S20002

Dates: Monday, July 15, 2019 | Tuesday, July 16, 2019 | Wednesday July 17, 2019 | Thursday, July 18, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

Cost: $200 OR 12 ETTC Hour(s). For info on membership, call the ETTC.

Instructor: For Instructors See Description

Location: Stockton University Atlantic City Campus
Academic Center 3711 Atlantic Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Main Phone: 609.761.1200

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Tue - July 30, 2019
Google Classroom Kickstart with John Sowash

Description:

** NOTICE ** This Workshop will be charged from the New 2019-2020 Allocated ETTC Hours.

Google Classroom Kickstart
During this hands-on workshop, participants will explore Google Classroom and develop a system to manage assignments, documents, assessment, and provide timely feedback to your students.

With so many amazing classroom tools at our fingertips, managing and organizing them can rapidly become an overwhelming task. Furthermore, our students can quickly become confused and overwhelmed by all of these resources. Cut through the confusion and clutter by making Google Classroom command central for you and your students, helping you organize and simplify all of your course content.

A highly experienced Google Certified Trainer will guide participants through various activities and classroom examples and will provide web-resources for future learning.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  1. Understand how to create and configure a new class in classroom
  2. Confidently post assignments and announcements.
  3. Use the question tool effectively
  4. Managing posts throughout the school year
  5. Using the “send to classroom” extension
  6. Understand how Classroom interacts with Google Drive.
  7. Explore Google Drive Add-Ons
  8. Explore ways to provide feedback to students.

Suggested Agenda

  1. Why every teacher needs Google Classroom
  2. Initial Classroom configuration and setup
    1. 2018 Classroom Updates
  3. Using Classroom with students
    1. Understanding assignment types
    2. Managing and evaluate student work
    3. Connecting with parents
  4. Advanced Classroom features and ideas
    1. Exploring Classroom Compatible Chrome Apps & Extensions
    2. Classroom mobile apps
  5. Lesson ideas
    1. Elementary lesson ideas
    2. Middle school lesson ideas
    1. High School lesson ideas

Audience:
All Educators looking for ways to streamline and improve digital classroom resources.

Individual participant requirements:
Computer with web access (Tablets not recommended)

Instructor: John Sowash is an experienced classroom teacher, former school administrator, author of The Chromebook Classroom, and founder of the Google Certification Academy. John inspires educators to use technology to connect with and challenge students. Schools around the world have invited John to come and share with them. 

John is a a Google Certified Administrator, Google Certified Trainer and a Google Certified Teacher.

 

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: S20000

Dates: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: John Sowash

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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Wed - July 31, 2019
G Suite for Professionals in the K-12 Front Office with John Sowash

Description:

** NOTICE ** This Workshop will be charged from the New 2019-2020 Allocated ETTC Hours.

This is a BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - Event. Laptops or Chomebooks. No Pads Recommended.

This is a BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - Event. Laptops or Chomebooks. No Pads Recommended.

G Suite for Professionals in the K-12 Front Office with John Sowash
During this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how Google Apps for education can be used as a platform for communication and collaboration by professionals serving in the front office.

A highly experienced Google Certified Trainer will guide participants through hands-on activities and examples to help them effectively transition to Google Apps for Education.

Learning outcomes for this workshop include:

  1. Understanding the 3 laws of Gmail
  2. Creating and managing calendars
  3. Using hangouts to collaborate and communicate
  4. Managing documents in Google Drive
  5. Creating and sharing documents in Google Drive
  6. Converting MS Office files into Drive documents.
  7. Using Add-ons to automate common tasks

Suggested Agenda

Getting Started with Google Apps

  1. Gmail - Email 2.0
    1. Basic configuration
    2. Customizing your inbox
    3. Using Hangouts and chat
  2. Google Calendar
    1. Configuring your personal calendar
    2. Events, invitations, and resource reservations
    3. Creating shared district calendars
  3. Google Drive Foundations
    1. Creating and sharing documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.
    2. Finding and organizing files
    3. Converting MS Office files
  4. Google Drive Productivity Tips
    1. Curating staff resources with shared folders
    2. Automating common tasks with Add-ons
    3. Using Forms to collect data

Audience:
All Front Office Professional Support Staff, All Educators and Administrators.

Individual participant requirements:
Computer with web access (Tablets not recommended)

Instructor: John Sowash is an experienced classroom teacher, former school administrator, author of The Chromebook Classroom, and founder of the Google Certification Academy. John inspires educators to use technology to connect with and challenge students. Schools around the world have invited John to come and share with them. 

John is a a Google Certified Administrator, Google Certified Trainer and a Google Certified Teacher.

 

Audience: All Front Office Professional Support Staff, All Educators and Administrators.

Workshop Code: S20001

Dates: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: John Sowash

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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Tue - August 6, 2019
All Things Google Conference 2019 "DISCOVER - LEARN - IMPLEMENT"

Description: CLICK THE LINK TO REGISTER: https://sites.google.com/stockton.edu/atg2019

Audience: All Educators

Workshop Code: W19046

Dates: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

From: 9:00 to: 3:00

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

Instructor: ETTC Staff

Location: SRI & ETTC - All Rooms
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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