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Western Reserve Public Media Event List (17 events found) 
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$martPath Financial Literacy Training Grades 1-6 [Register] (more info)
Presenter: University of Cincinnati and Western Reserve Public Media
March 7th, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: FREE to all Ohio School Districts!!! *Attendees will receive a $75 gift card for participating and an additional $75 after implementing $martPath!*
*Attendees will receive a $75 gift card for participating and an additional $75 after implementing $martPath!* The University of Cincinnati's Economics Center will be hosting a workshop on $martPath, their new, online teaching resource for grades 1-6 geared towards economic and financial education. They will give a tutorial of the tool and discuss ways to implement $martPath in your classroom. Attendees will receive a $75 gift card for participating and an additional $75 after implementing $martPath! $martPath is an engaging, interactive and easy-to-use way for elementary school teachers to embed relevant and fun economic and financial education in their classrooms. All $martPath units of study: Are relevant and deliver on Ohio Learning Standards outcomes, include embedded assessment so you can track and report on student progress, are fun, simple-to-run and quick so they fit into your teaching program, AND are high-quality, interactive and engaging!!! This workshop is being held in partnership with Western Reserve Public Media. In addition to the $martPath training, this workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about teaching resources available to them through Western Reserve Public Media. *Attendees will receive a $75 gift card for participating and an additional $75 after implementing $martPath!*
"Make"ing it Possible **Scratch** [Register] (more info)
March 7th, 2017 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: $90.00 for all Ohio Educators
Originally developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab Scratch has stood the test of time as one of the best FREE online programming tools for students in grades 3-8. Scratch teaches block based programming which enables students to create a variety of media including interactive stories, art, simulations, games and more. Learn Scratch, and develop lessons for your class with this cross curricular innovative software. Scratch can also be used to create programs with Makey Makey.
"Make"ing Possible - Sketch Up [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Jeff Good and Laurie Green
March 9th, 2017 9:00 - 3:00
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
SketchUp is a 3-D modeling software with a wide variety range of applications. The PRO version is available FREE to Ohio schools Attend this introductory workshop, learn the basic features of SketchUp. Leave with your first 3-D model along with resources and ideas for use back at your school.
"MAKE"ing it Possible with a Makerspace Grades 6-8 [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Jeff Good and Laurie Green
March 10th, 2017 9:00 - 3:00
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
Keep hearing about Maker spaces but not sure exactly what one is or how you could create one in your classroom? Need ideas for your Maker Space? This workshop is designed for 6-8 educators who want to learn more about the Maker Movement and get ideas for their classroom. Spend time with colleagues trying different hands on activities, evaluate different products for your classroom, participate in discussions with fellow Maker Educators. Leave with ideas and resources to MAKE things possible in your classroom.
Ready, Set, GOogle **Google Classroom** [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Laurie Green - 21st Century Learning Consultant
March 14th, 2017 9:00am - 3:00PM
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, Ohio
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
Creating, distributing, collecting and grading assignments just got easier with Google Classroom. You will learn how to set up your classroom, and maximize the features ins Google Classroom resulting in less paper and more efficiency. Next learn how to design and create a digital lesson (hyperdoc) using Google . Participants will leave with digital lesson ready to be assigned in their Google Classroom.
Ready, Set, GOogle **VERY BEGINNER** NEW [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Laurie Green - 21st Century Learning Consultant
March 16th, 2017 9:00am - 3:00PM
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, Ohio
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
Has your district Gone Google? Maybe your district is planning to make the move later this year or next year. Not sure what this means or where to begin? Great! We will introduce you to Google Drive, Google Docs, Sheets, Presentations, and Forms. Along the way you will create a few make and takes to try out in your class when you are ready. Participants will leave with an overview of the different main features of Google Drive and how they can be utilized in the classroom. $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
The ONE iPad Classroom and beyond!! [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Laurie Green
March 21st, 2017 09:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts. iPad can be included for an additional cost. Please call for pricing.
One ipad for one classroom? No problem. One iPad combined with a simple App called Reflector will transform your classroom! Become more fluent on your iPad while learning how to turn your 1 iPad classroom into a tool for collaborative learning experiences, digital storytelling, and creating rich multimedia artifacts. You will have fun in this hands on, interactive workshop and leave with implementation ideas ready to go. Optional pricing available to include iPad with the workshop.
Ready, Set, GOogle **Google for the VERY Beginner** [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Laurie Green - 21st Century Learning Consultant
April 5th, 2017 9:00am - 3:00PM
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, Ohio
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
Has your district Gone Google? Maybe your district is planning to make the move later this year or next year. Not sure what this means or where to begin? Great! We will introduce you to Google Drive, Google Docs, Sheets, Presentations, and Forms. Along the way you will create a few make and takes to try out in your class when you are ready. Participants will leave with an overview of the different main features of Google Drive and how they can be utilized in the classroom.
Holy Holodeck! Experiencing the Immersive Holodeck classroom [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Jeff Kuhn - Educational Consultant Ohio University
April 5th, 2017 9:00am - 3:00PM
Kent 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, Ohio
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
Note**Previous technical experience not required. The Holodeck can be replicated at your school for minimal cost** You will have fun in this hands on workshop with Dr. Jeff Kuhn of Ohio University and co- creator of the Holodeck, who uses it himself with his students. Learn how you can take your curriculum to a "holo" new level with this easy to create immersion learning experience, Dr. Kuhn teaches a class that frequently uses the Holodeck. Kuhn says the biggest benefit of the Holodeck is that it allows one to not only teach about a particular place but to actually let students experience that place .With the ability to display nearly any image from the web, from traveling to Paris and practicing French, exploring the moon, or yes even dissecting a skull, the possibilities are endless. This is sure to fill quickly
"Make"ing it Possible **Makey Makey and Scratch** NEW [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Laurie Green
April 12th, 2017 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: $150.00 includes your own Makey Makey kit to take back to the classroom. Class only cost $90.00
Perfect for the K-8 classroom, This day-long workshop will show you the magic of MaKey MaKey Then learn the basics of Scratch coding and see how your students can use this to control their MaKey Makey. Incorporate circuits and programming into almost any lesson, as well as experiment by creating your own instrument, remixing a video game, and interactive poster. Cost includes a Makey Makey kit.
Northeast Ohio Maker User Group [Register] (more info)
April 18th, 2017 4:00 - 6:00
Western Reserve Public Media
Price: Free
The Cleveland Mobile Fab Lab will be here! Tour the Cleveland Mobile Fab Lab, learn about the programs they offer, and how you can bring it to your school! Please click on the following link to register http://tinyurl.com/zvx24ck
Intro to Spreadsheets Grades 3-8 [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Laurie Green - 21st Century Learning Consultant
April 26th, 2017 9:00 am - 03:00 am
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, Ohio
Price: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
PRICE: $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts. Spreadsheets are the most powerful tool you have never knew was there. Imagine sorting, graphing, averaging, programming and more! See how you can integrate spreadsheets across the curriculum. (this class is appropriate for any spreadsheet program you may be using). Grades 3-8 $90 per attendee for all Ohio school districts.
Code.org Workshop K-5 [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Gary Greenberg
May 11th, 2017 9:00am - 3:00pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: FREE to all Ohio School Districts!!!
High-quality, professional development workshops, free of charge Code.org and Western Reserve PBS are hosting a no cost, one-day workshop for K-5 educators interested in teaching computer science. Workshop will cover courses 1-3 and offer supplies needed to teach the courses. Why teach computer science in elementary school? Code.org has developed elementary school curriculum that allows even the youngest students to explore the limitless world of computing. Courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with “unplugged” classroom activities that require no computer. Each course consists of 20 lessons. FREE TO ALL OHIO DISTRICTS!!! *****YOU MUST REGISTER USING THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/1269/enroll*****
Scratch Symposium [Register] (more info)
May 12th, 2017 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Western Reserve Public Media 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, Ohio 44240
Price: FREE
Celebrate Global Scratch day with us! Attend this unique FREE event where there is something for everyone, beginner to advanced. From workshops to demonstrations, poster sessions and more, you will leave scratching your head full of new ideas . Click here to register Celebrate Global Scratch day with us! Attend this unique FREE event where there is something for everyone, beginner to advanced. From workshops to demonstrations, poster sessions and more, you will leave scratching your head full of new ideas . Use the following link to register http://tinyurl.com/hau2dfw
Google Certification Academy [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Geducator Staff
June 15th, 2017 - June 16th, 2017 8:30am - 4:00pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: 299.00 **Must register thru www.geducator.com**
***To Register for this training, go to www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.*** Are you using Google tools in your classroom? Have you been using Google Drive, Calendar, Classroom, or Chromebooks with your students? Do you believe that technology can enhance learning? Then the Google Certification Academy is for you! Learn advanced teaching strategies, practical time-saving tips, and connect with a dynamic community of technology using teachers. he Google Certification Academy is an intermediate/advanced learning opportunity. Participants should be current Google Apps users comfortable with Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, and Sites. Experience with Chromebooks is helpful, but not required. Teachers, technology integration specialists, technology directors, and administrators can all benefit from the training provided at the GCA. ***To Register for this training, go to www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.***
Google Admin BootCamp [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Geducator Staff
June 22nd, 2017 - June 23rd, 2017 8:30am - 4:00pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: 299.00 **Must register thru www.geducator.com**
***To Register for this training, go to www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.*** Have you secured your Domain, Users, and Devices? The Google Admin Bootcamp is specifically designed for district IT directors and administrators who want a better understanding of the management tools and feature of G Suite for Education and Chromebooks. This event will help you take the next step to lead your organization in their G Suite implementation. Who is the admin bootcamp for? The Admin bootcamp is for new and experienced system administrators, IT Directors and school administrators. This event will be helpful for individuals just getting started as well as those who are familiar with G Suite but would like to explore new features and best practices to ensure their users, data, and devices are being used to their fullest potential. ***To Register for this training, go to www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.***
Google Certification Academy [Register] (more info)
Presenter: Geducator Staff
August 8th, 2017 - August 9th, 2017 8:30am - 4:00pm
Western Reserve Public Media, 21st Century Learning Center, 1750 Campus Center Drive, Kent, OH 44240
Price: 299.00 **Must register thru www.geducator.com**
***To Register for this training, go to www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.*** Are you using Google tools in your classroom? Have you been using Google Drive, Calendar, Classroom, or Chromebooks with your students? Do you believe that technology can enhance learning? Then the Google Certification Academy is for you! Learn advanced teaching strategies, practical time-saving tips, and connect with a dynamic community of technology using teachers. he Google Certification Academy is an intermediate/advanced learning opportunity. Participants should be current Google Apps users comfortable with Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, and Sites. Experience with Chromebooks is helpful, but not required. Teachers, technology integration specialists, technology directors, and administrators can all benefit from the training provided at the GCA. ***To Register for this training, go to www.geducator.com and follow the link to the Ohio training.***