Summer Technology PD


Choose one two-day workshop from the menu below


Apple presenters and FiveTown technology staff


July 14-15


Camden Hills Regional High School


$100 for the two-day event


Registration available in early May.

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  1. Using Technology to Increase Student Engagement in the Classroom (Keynote/PowerPoint; Audience Response Systems; Interactive Slideshows; Backchannel Techniques)

How to create more effective presentations using Keynote / PowerPoint.

How to use software / applications to keep students engaged throughout the lesson including Audience Response Systems, Interactive Slideshows, and Backchannel Techniques.


  1. Create Blended or Flipped Classroom – Asynchronous (Apple)  (iBooks Author and iTunes University)

How to use your MLTI devices to create and deliver high quality digital content including  custom-made textbooks (iBooks Author) and online courses (iTunes University).

How to use iBooks Author, a quick way to publish your own textbooks. Learn features including: page composition, type & paragraph styles, interactive elements and dynamic content.

How to use iTunes University to create and manage your classes online.


  1. Create Blended or Flipped Classroom – Media rich (Ian)  (iMovie, GarageBand, iPhoto)
    Lights! Camera! Teach! Use a variety of multimedia tools  to create audio and visual content for your classroom. Create podcasts, shoot and edit video, create a virtual library of custom made demonstrations and tutorials.  Also, become more confident in assisting students with video projects in your classroom.


  1. Google Buffet (Sara)  (Google Apps for Educators)
    Google Apps for Education (GAFE) ~~ a wealth of tools and resources. Get to know your Gmail inbox, specifically customizing it to fit your needs. Use Sites to create your own web presence. Organize your life with Calendar. Take the wheel in Google Drive; collaboratively create documents, spreadsheets, forms/surveys and learn to organize it all!
  2. Google Gourmet (Iris) (Google Apps for Educators—Refine Your Practice)
    If you can create and move a document to a folder, make a shared folder and find a document that’s been shared with you—if you’re comfortable with some of the basics of Google Drive and Google Apps, then come refine your palate with Google Gourmet. In a flipped class format, you’ll be in the driver’s seat to make choices about what you want to explore: Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Sites, Add-Ons, and Classroom. Based on common interests, we’ll have group instructional time as well as time for you to develop and work on your own projects using Google Apps; we’ll share and discuss our work and explore applications for teaching and learning with Google.
  1. iPad in the Classroom (Apple)  (iPad Multimedia Features and Apps)
    Now that you know how iPads work, this workshop will bring you to the next level by honing your skills with multimedia features, unique instructional advantages, and a showcase of useful apps. This workshop will help you learn how to use iPads even more effectively in the classroom.



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Assistant Superintendent
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