Bedford County Summer Tech Days

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Please note - if a session title is listed both in the AM and the PM, you can assume that this is a repeat session not a different session.

Morning Session: 8:30am - 11:00am

Basics of Photoshop/Photo Editing - this session is now full.

  • Learners will have the opportunity to edit photos using free online programs. Learners will be exposed to the basics of Photoshop and how to implement graphic arts into the classroom. Learners may/should bring photos with them. It would be helpful to have them on a flash drive.

Creating Webquests

  • Learners will then have the opportunity to create their own web quest. Learners are asked to come prepared with lesson ideas that they can change into a web quest.

Google Forms: Making Self Grading Quizzes

  • Click on the link above to find out how to save you time!

Publisher for Beginners

  • Geared truly for the beginner!! We will be introducing Microsoft Publisher and showing examples of student created work, and how you can incorporate Publisher in your classroom and personal life. Participants will have the opportunity to create a document themselves.(K-12)

Technology/Internet Resources for Elementary Teachers

  • During this session, we will examine a variety of websites and resources specifically geared toward elementary teachers. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore these resources and determine how to best use them in their own classrooms.

Afternoon Session: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Basics of Photoshop/Photo Editing

  • Learners will have the opportunity to edit photos using free online programs. Learners will be exposed to the basics of Photoshop and how to implement graphic arts into the classroom. Learners may/should bring photos with them. It would be helpful to have them on a flash drive.

Creating Webquests

  • Learners will then have the opportunity to create their own web quest. Learners are asked to come prepared with lesson ideas that they can change into a web quest.

Google Forms: Making Self Grading Quizzes

  • Click on the link above to find out how to save you time!

Publisher for Beginners

  • Geared truly for the beginner!! We will be introducing Microsoft Publisher and showing examples of student created work, and how you can incorporate Publisher in your classroom and personal life. Participants will have the opportunity to create a document themselves.(K-12)

Technology/Internet Resources for Elementary Teachers - this session is now full

  • During this session, we will examine a variety of websites and resources specifically geared toward elementary teachers. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore these resources and determine how to best use them in their own classrooms.



Sessions Canceled due to Lack of Registrants:

Advanced Uses of Moodle (KO)

Blogging

Creating and Designing a Moodle Course (TM)

E-Missions Simulations and other Project Based Activities

  • Join me for a session to learn more about some Project Based Activities I have used (purchased) and one or two I have developed myself. You will also learn about E-Missions Project-Based Simulations that will have your students using math and/or science skills with Video Conferencing Technology. We will be hooking up with E-Missions and taking a look at some of these exciting Problem-Based Simulations. If you like you can bring some Project-Based Activities to share.

Night: The Student Journey

  • Focusing on the memoir Night by Elie Wisel, the presenter will be demonstrating how the use of technology in working with literature can enhance the reading and interest of students.

Using Online Course Activities in Moodle 2.0 (BD)

Creating a Podcast for Lesson Review-canceled session due to lack of registrants