Technology in 60 Minutes
Professional Development that is brought to your campus by the Educational Technology Department.
Technology in 60 Minutes
T60#1: Let All Voices Be Heard with Blogging and Interactive Forms
Has the purpose of your teacher website been to get information out to students and parents? Have you wanted to learn more about using your website instructionally with your students? Join us for the first T60 of the year. You will learn strategies for using your website for small and whole group instruction
T60#2: ExamView... More Than Just a Test Generator
ExamView has traditionally been used to create assessments, but it's time to step outside the box. In this T60, you will learn how to incorporate ExamView with eInstruction activities and StarBoard documents.
T60#3: Web Browsers
T60#1: Gaggle, More Than Just email
T60#2: Starboard New Features
StarBoard has a new look! Come see some of the great new features of the StarBoard software and how it can work in your classroom.
*If you are bringing your own XP laptop, you will want to download StarBoard Version 9.4 from RAP
T60#3: Inspiring Instruction with Inspiration 9
Do you need a solution to tap into the learning style of visual thinking? Inspiration is the perfect tool for you and your students. Version 9 of Inspiration is now available! Come learn new ways for your students to use Inspiration to enhance their learning by creating interactive activities.
Inspiration Video – What’s new in version 9?
Activity Examples in Inspiration
T60#1 Visual Learning: Manipulating Graphics
During this T60 session teachers will learn skills to find, cite and edit graphics for instructional use. The one-hour session will include some research on the importance of teaching with the use of graphics.
T60#2: Visual Learning: Visual Communication of Data
During this T60 session teachers will have the opportunity to increase their spreadsheet skills to interpret data they use from Eduphoria Aware. During the one-hour session, teachers will learn how to use custom filters and conditional formatting, as well as how to incorporate various chart components to make data more visually comprehensible.
T60#3: Visual Learning: Graphics and Instruction
During this T60 session teachers will gain experience using graphics in various software applications used in Klein ISD classrooms K-12. This one-hour session will include information on best practices for using resources from the Library of Congress to facilitate more complex student reasoning.
T60#4 Movie Maker
T60#2: Using Multimedia in Inspiration
T60#1: Discovery Streaming as a Multimedia Resource
If you don't have a Discovery Streaming account, please see your librarian before the T60 to get your passcode.