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Tech Byte Technology Series Schedule

TechByte Technology Series 
Session Time: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
** Participants should bring a laptop. **


TechByte Series Un-Bundled  
Each of these sessions can be taken individual for PDPs or as a group for 1-In-Service Credit
Please note these workshops meet on Wednesday's, for bundled series see below

Google Classroom
This session will cover Google Classroom Basics. It will prepare you with a fundamental understanding of Google Classroom, its key features, and general benefits in the classroom. With a basic understanding of Google Classroom, you can set up a class, share assignments with students, and provide timely feedback.
Wednesday - 9/14/16, Location: Central Office, Conference Room A

Google Sites
Want to use an easy website builder for your class website? Google sites is your answer. As part of the Google Apps Suite, Google Sites is a free way to create and share webpages. All you need is a Google account to get started.
Wednesday - 9/28/16, Location: TBD

BaselineEdge
Need help navigating BaselineEdge, then this is the workshop for you. Learn the interface, where to find help, how to input information, uploading and tagging evidence.
Wednesday - 10/19/16, Location: TBD



TechByte Series Bundle #1 - Google Apps for Educator 101

Google Docs
Learn the power behind Google Docs. See integrate Google Docs in your classroom and to collaborate with colleagues.
Tuesday - 9/13/16Location: Central Office, Conference Room A

Google Slides
This session will prepare you with a fundamental understanding of Google Slides, its key features, and general benefits in the classroom. With a basic understanding of Slides, you can easily create, share, and edit online presentations.
Tuesday - 9/20/16, Location: TBD

Google Sheets
This session will prepare you with a fundamental understanding of Google Sheets. With a basic understanding of Google Sheets, you can create spreadsheets to take attendance, track student behavior, and create charts to display information. Google Sheets is a robust and powerful cloud based spreadsheet application that allows for collaboration and real time multi-user editing. 
Tuesday - 9/27/16, Location: TBD

Google Forms
Google Forms allows you to create forms, quizzes, surveys, etc., an information gathering source. Responses to Forms are automatically collected and organized into a spreadsheet. 
Tuesday - 10/04/16, Location: TBD

Google Power Search and Reference Tools 
This session will cover the power behind Google Search, learn how to create a custom search bar for your students. This session will also cover the research tool within Google Docs. 
Tuesday - 10/18/16, Location: TBD


TechByte Series Bundle #2 - Google Advanced

Advanced Google Docs Suite 
Google Docs Suite Advanced lessons will help prepare you with a deeper understanding of how Google Docs and other Google tools can be used in conjunction, to benefit teaching and learning. With a more advanced understanding of how these tools work together, you can begin to explore more ways to use Google Docs to deliver, support, and transform instruction.
  • Advanced Docs - Tuesday - 10/25/16, Location: Central Office, TDB
  • Advanced Sheets/Forms - Tuesday - 11/1/16, Location: TBD
Advanced Google Sites
This session will cover advanced features of Google Sites and prepare you with a deeper understanding of how they can benefit teaching and learning. With a more in-depth understanding of these tools, you can begin to explore more ways to customize classroom websites and incorporate other media into a site to stimulate discussion.
Tuesday - 11/15/16, Location: Central Office, Conference Room A, Second Floor

Google Drawing, Photos and My Map
Drawings: With a basic understanding of Drawings, you can enhance the effectiveness of any Docs, Sheets and Slides you create.
Photo: All your photos are backed up safely, organized and labeled automatically, so you can find them fast, and share them how you like.
My Maps makes it easy to create and share custom maps
Tuesday - 11/29/16, Location: Central Office, TBD

Google Add-Ons and Extensions
Chrome extensions are small software programs installed in the Chrome browser and give you added features and abilities to customize and personalize your Chrome browser. Chrome Extensions can make things simple and more convenient and make teaching and learning easier for you and your students. With Chrome extensions you can clip a web page to Evernote, cite a source and create a bibliography, capture your screen, create a QR code just to name a few. 
Tuesday - 12/6/16, Location: Central Office, TBD

*Updated - September 4, 2016