District Professional Learning Day

Morning Sessions
8:00- 11:00
Important Note: For all technology sessions that require laptops or iPads -it is essential that you bring
your device fully charged, since power strips will be limited. Be sure appropriate software is loaded. If
applicable, also be sure that you know your passwords.
Course: Using iPads to Enhance Instruction
Presenter: Lauren Fleming, FSSD Instructional Technology Specialist
Description: 1. Learn best practices for utilizing iPads in small group instruction

  1. Explore apps for students that allow them to: practice skills, explore and research content, and
    create multimedia products
  2. Explore apps for teachers that allow for: classroom management, interaction with students,
    assessment, creation of instructional materials, and identifying appropriate common core apps
    Audience: All Grade Levels
    Teachers and
    Paraprofessionals
    Location: PGMS Room 306 Capacity: 30
    Course: McGraw Hill Social Studies Text Online Resources
    Presenter: Cindy Cook, FSSD Instructional Technology Specialist and Jacob Habegger (FMS)
    Description: Explore resources and create customized lessons in Lesson Planner, assign and edit
    digital differentiated assignments, build eAssessments, and use Interactive Ready Lessons.
    Bring charged laptop, standards, and pacing guide.
    Audience: Grades 6-8
    Social Studies Teachers and
    Paraprofessionals
    Location: FIS Room 307 Capacity: 30
    Course: iPad 101 for New Users
    Presenter: Drew Bingham, FSSD Database Manager
    Description: Learn the basics of iPad. This course will cover basic device operations, settings, and
    built-in apps. It will also provide an introduction of the App Store. iPads will be provided for use at
    this session.
    Audience: Grades PreK-8
    Teachers and
    Paraprofessionals
    Location: PGMS Media
    Center
    Capacity : 30