Thursday, October 20, 2016

Canisius Ed Tech Fall Webinar Series



Canisius College’s Education Technologies Program is offering a FREE webinar series that appeals to any K-12 teacher/administrator who wants to utilize these tools in the classroom.  Below is a description of each webinar presented by the Education Technologies Program which offers an online certificate program and a Master’s degree in Education Technology leading to New York State Certification as a Education Technology Specialist.  

Presented by Rob Zdrojewski & JC Montroy
Date:  Oct 26th at 3:00 PM
Learn the many benefits that GoGuardian provides for IT staff and School District Administrators to manage chromebooks.  We will dig into the administrative console to show you just how powerful and essential this management tool has become for the Oakfield-Alabama School District in NY State.  Technology Director Rob Zdrojewski and Assistant Principal JC Montroy will demonstrate how they track Chromebook locations, filter on and off campus, apply advanced YouTube filtering and much more.  If your district issues Chromebooks, you have to learn why GoGuardian is considered a must have tool!
Register for GoGuardian Webinar HERE




Presented by Jason Steinagle
Date:  Nov. 17th at  4:30 PM
This webinar will offer practical applications of Google Drive and Google Classroom for all grade levels and curriculum.  Creating, communicating, and sharing resources with colleagues and students is a critical component to design best teaching practices for your classes.  The session will also describe Flubaroo, a Forms add-on that allows teachers to create self-graded assessments to easily report and analyze student performance.
Register for Google Apps Webinar HERE




Presented by Ronald Kotlik, Ph.D.
Date: Dec. 8th at 4:00 PM
Now that we have a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy in our school, what can we do with these devices?  This presentation will guide participants in designing instructional materials that effectively use cell phones,tablets, and Chromebooks.  Participants will learn how to use web based tools such as Polleverywhere, Socrative, and Quizlet to create quizzes, review games, interactive polls and discussions that engage students’ attention while using their own cell phones for constructive activities.  Further, participants will learn how to create teacher and student podcasts and vodcasts (audio and video recordings) for various projects.  Finally, participants will learn how to create and scan QR codes that bring traditional learning materials (worksheets, books, etc.) into a more engaging digital atmosphere with student cell phones and tablets.
Register for BYOD Webinar HERE



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