Workshop Topics

  • ACT 31 Resources – Resources for Teaching about the 11 Sovereign Nations in Wisconsin
  • Interactive White Boards (SMART Boards/Promethean Boards) – Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Levels; Using Clickrs, Creating Lessons using SMART Notebook or ActiveInspire
  • Advanced Google – Diving Deep into Google Apps (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Hangouts)
  • Images in Instruction – How to Find, Create, Store, Attribute and Integrate Images in Your Teaching
  • Creating Online Tutorials in Adobe Captivate
  • Creating Posters for Your Classroom, Library, and School
  • Building a Better Handout – Integrating Screen Captures & Images into your Instructional Materials
  • Teaching with Tablets – How to Make the Most of 1 to 1 Devices
  • Best Educational Apps for _______________ (fill in your content area)
  • Make your own Music or Podcasts with Garage Band
  • Mapping Books – How to Use Google Earth & Google Maps to Create Unique Maps
  • Book Trailers – Creating Live Action, Stop Motion, and Slide Show Videos
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Collaborative Web Tools for Your Classroom – Twitter, Instagram, Ning, Weebly and More…
  • Staying On Top with Technology – Using Twitter to Connect Professionally
  • Research Assistance – Educational Databases (ERIC, Education Full Text)
  • Teaching Outside the Box: Building Makerspaces to Support Teaching, Research and Community Building
  • Personal Privacy in the Digital Age
  • Creating Teacher Observation Videos & the edTPA
  • The Flipped Classroom – What, Why and How
  • Guest Speakers in Your Classroom – Using Skype to Connect via Video
  • Software for Free – Using Pixlr, WeVideo, and Other
  • Education and Gaming – What Do Games Teach Us
  • Backchannels in Your Classroom – Tools for Discussing & Chatting Online (Twitter, Storify, Today’s Meet, CoverItLive and More)
  • Data Driven Visualization – Creating Infographics
  • Creating Your Own READ! Posters
  • Exploring Concept Maps for Teaching and Learning
  • Makerspaces to Support Teaching, Research & Community Building
  • Learn@UW Web Tools for Teaching & Learning
  • Designing Online Discussions for Critical and Creative Engagement