Professional Development

The Instructional Technology Services Department (ITS) is presently creating classes for Andrean teachers on the following subjects. We will also post resources where you can learn online.  Let us know what you want to learn and we can tailor a class to meet your specific needs.

  • Do you want your own classroom website?  Classes are available now! Contact ITS to schedule a session.  Here are some ideas to put on your classroom website:
    1. Contact Information
    2. Homework Assignments
    3. Calendar of Events with Test Schedule
    4. Course Syllabus/Description/Objectives
    5. Links to Online Resources
    6. Interactive web based discussions and forums
    7. Handouts
    8. Book Lists
    9. Parent Page (Parental Resources/Where to turn for help)
    10. Welcome Message that states your purpose
    11. Classroom Rules and Policies
    12. Teacher Bio/Photograph
    13. Things that showcase your class
    14. Activities to Supplement Classroom Learning
    15. Recognize Accomplishments/Awards & Recognitions (note student achievements or parents that lend a helping hand).
    16. Supply Lists
  • Internet Safety - Do you know how to avoid Spam, Phishing, and Malware? Are you aware that your browser is tracking where you go? When you shop online are you being safe? Learn about these topics and more at LearnFree.org. Like the website says, it is all FREE! Explore the Internet Safety site at LearnFree.org.
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Take advantage of free tutorials at LearnFree.org. Learn about Microsoft 2010 at LearnFree.org
  • Introduction to Google apps and how to integrate Google Classroom into your curriculum - See the ITS webpage on Google Apps
  • How to use the Smartboard in your classroomUNDER DEVELOPMENT
  • Classes on the RDS Gradebook and how to navigate the Teacher ModuleUNDER DEVELOPMENT
Do you have any suggestions on instructional technology training that you think ITS should offer? Would you like to assist us in creating or presenting a class on a topic that you know a lot about? Let us know by filling out the form below.

Instructional Technology Training