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Professional Development   Tags: pd, professional development, training  

This guide will provide you with additional resources that complement PD sessions given by Mrs. Seymour.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Gina Seymour, MLS, M.Ed.
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    PD Offerings

    NoodleTools 2h
    NoodleTools is a comprehensive platform for the academic research process. It includes integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing for upper-elementary - university students.
    (ES only) 
    Online Databases (Introduction to Elementary School Resources on the Virtual Reference Collection) 2h
    How to access the databases and log in. What’s in it for teachers (Lesson Plans, Lexiles, etc.) and what’s in it for students (credible resources, age appropriate, citations/ethical use, etc.). Discover WorldBook, CultureGrams (countries & states), eBooks (Spotlight on NY), Amazing Animals and other databases at your disposable 24/7.
    Internet Safety 2h
    We’ll cover all aspects of Internet Safety, from passwords, threats (malware), scams & spam, financial transactions, social networking, cyber-harassment, addiction and wireless and mobile device safety.
    Computer 101    2h
    Computer basics from parts of a computer to how it all works. Learn how to maintain your computer. We’ll take apart a computer (CPU) and look inside! There will also be ample time to ask questions related to your specific needs.
    LinkedIn for Educators 2h
    LinkedIn is the world’s largest online professional network. Post your resume and connect with colleagues. Network with others in your field and look for employment opportunities. I will help you explore ways to utilize this powerful network.
    Google Search Strategies & Website Evaluation 2h
    Learn how Google works, search tips and techniques including advanced searches. Once you find what you’re looking for, we’ll learn to evaluate the source for authority and credibility.
     "Appy" Hour 2h
    Join us for a fun look at apps for education. Both IOS (ipod/ipad/iphone) and Android platforms will be discussed. BYOD (Bring your own device!)
    Facebook for Faculty 2h
     We’ll cover: Login/Logout/Passwords, Security Threats, Privacy Concerns, Our Students (Mentor/Model), FB as a PLE/PLN, Account Settings (Hands-on) and Privacy Settings (Hands-on).
    Digital File Management 2h
    Ever feel like an episode of Hoarders invaded your computer or email account? Too many files, not enough space for one more? Not able find needed files because they're buried? Let's get cleaning!

    Today's Digital Learners

    Pay Attention - "Digital Learners" (Darren Draper, Director of Technology - Canyons School District)


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