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Course Offerings

Science in 3D

Facilitator: LaToscha Evans
Dates: Self-Paced
Participants: District Personnel, Administrators, Teachers,
Course Description: Learn the components and expectations of the new science standards and 3D model.  See how to incorporate Crosscutting Concepts, Core Content, and Science and Engineering Practices through the lens of phenomena to making thinking and learning visible for your students. 
TKES Standards Addressed: 1, 8, 9, 10
 

Digital Citizenship and Safety Course by Google

Facilitator: Tyler Torek
Dates: Self-Paced
Participants: District Personnel, Administrators, Teachers, Media Specialists, Counselors, Paraprofessionals
Course Description: Learn how to stay safe online and equip students to become responsible digital citizens with this free and interactive course. Preview the course units by clicking here.
TKES Standards Addressed: 7, 9, 10
Registration: Click Here
 

Google Classroom: Square One

Facilitators: Tyler Torek & Latoscha Evans
Dates: TBA (Summer & Fall Rounds)
Participants: Certified Personnel
Course Description: This course is for educators who desire to get started using Google Classroom, a wonderfully simple learning management system used to facilitate digital or blended learning. Previous experience with Google Classroom is not necessary, as we will be starting from the beginning. Teachers will learn how to use the online platform to communicate with students, share resources, post instructional elements, and manage submission of digital work from students.
TKES Standards Addressed: 3, 5, 6, 7, 10
Registration: Click Here
 

Coding With Scratch

Facilitator: Tyler Torek
Dates: TBA (Summer & Fall Rounds)
Participants: Certified Personnel
Course Description: This course is for educators who desire to teach students how to code using a simple and fun programming language called, Scratch. With Scratch, users can program interactive stories, games, and animations — and share their creations with others. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. Though Scratch has an elementary look to it, students of all ages, including college, have enjoyed coding with it. Previous experience with coding will be useful, but is not necessary.
TKES Standards Addressed: 1, 3, 4, 8
Registration: Click Here
 

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