Events

  • Virtual Self-paced Workshop

    The 1:1 Classroom: Now What?

    Now that most students have a device while in school, teachers face the challenge of how to leverage them successfully. In this 6-hour course, participants will be exposed to strategies that maximize the benefits of a 1:1 laptop classroom. This course will focus on strategies and instructional models that foster the use of these devices efficiently and effectively.

    Some topics to be addressed include:
    • classroom management (using technology) and use of the LMS
    • the 4 Cs (creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking)
    • overview of tools that work well in this setting, including content creation tools
    • instructional models such as HyperDocs, Choice Boards and playlists
    • digital citizenship The course will consist of readings, videos, and discussions, with plenty of examples that can be modified for your own use. An optional "live” session will be held each week for those interested.

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    NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 6 hours to complete. Optional "live” sessions will be held each week, at the request of participants. This course begins on July 5, 2022, and participants have until August 5, 2022 to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit. LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System. Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take to enroll.

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  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Vendor Spotlight: Nearpod and NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards

    Nearpod has recently developed content based on the new NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards. Explore this new content and how to engage learners while expanding teacher resources. Nearpod is a program that takes presentations and slideshows to the next educational level, promoting varied student responses and learning styles. Nearpod's extensive library of educational content for learning and life skills saves time and allows any lesson to be "digitized” and enhanced with opportunities for student feedback and interaction.

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    Registered participants will receive a Zoom link prior to session date.Registered participants will receive Zoom invite by email prior to session start

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Introduction to IXL

    This "Crash Course” is designed for anyone curious or new to IXL. Our session begins with a brief overview of functional information relevant to IXL, and then examines the Continuous Diagnostic feature of the program. Included are ways to use the Real Time Center, showing exactly what the students are working on at the moment and if they need assistance. Additional overview of the SmartScore (an algorithm-based assessment tool) and tips on what to look at after student practice will be addressed.

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    Registered participants will receive a Zoom invite prior to session start date.

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  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Vendor Spotlight: TYTO Online - Where Students "Do" Science

    Tyto Online helps empower students as they experience what it's like to "do" science, by setting up authentic, meaningful problems in a video game. For example, students work with a botanist to solve a food shortage while learning about genetics, or they investigate why a seal is sick to uncover a microplastics problem that must be addressed. Tyto Online is designed for middle school with the new three-dimensional science standards, and are designed with strategies to engage marginalized students in STEM.

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    Registered participants will receive webinar instructions prior to session start.

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Lumio Playground

    Join the fun! If you are new to Lumio or have used Lumio but have questions stop by our Lumio Playground! This will be an open forum for questions answers and structured play!

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    Connection information will be provided to participants prior to session.

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Strawbees Awareness Session (CS/DF Standards Series): Come Build With Us!

    Calling ALL makers! Strawbees is an award-winning Swedish Ed Tech company that inspires the next generation of inventors. They provide physical building and coding solutions supported by curriculum aligned, class ready resources. Join us for a "virtual build" series, demonstrating the power and engagement of linking physical building exercises with STEAM concepts. This is a four part series with four separate mini projects: "This is Not a Tetrahedron", "Create a Lesson from a Pocketful of Ideas", "The Sustainability Station", "Why Skyscrapers Are Not Built With Concrete." Participants will be invited to participate in each virtual build without the need for any elaborate materials or equipment.
    Meet our host: https://classroom.strawbees.com/for-schools/meet-fanny

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    Registered participants will receive webinar instructions prior to session start.
    This is a 4 session program: 7/13, 8/16, 8/18 & 10/11

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Lumio Playground

    Join the fun! If you are new to Lumio or have used Lumio but have questions stop by our Lumio Playground! This will be an open forum for questions answers and structured play!

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Connection information will be provided to participants prior to session.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual Self-paced Workshop

    Differentiation Through Choice

    According to Dr. Catlin Tucker, "student agency, or a students' ability to make key decisions about their learning experience, is an essential aspect of blended learning.” Choice boards and "playlists” are simply digital documents that outline specific resources and tasks, but they are also strategies for blended learning when we combine active, engaged learning online with active, engaged learning offline. This session will unpack some essentials of creating choice boards and playlists richly enhanced by digital technology tools. PD Your Way NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 18th, and participants have until July 29th to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit. LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

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  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Gizmos from Explore Learning (Math and Science)

    Gizmos are online simulations for math and science topics, grades 3-12. When students engage with simulations, they use their spatial reasoning to learn fundamental concepts, and are encouraged to explore and experiment and build conceptual understanding. Gizmos lend themselves to group work, independent work, and whole class instruction. This session will provide a fresh look at the Gizmos library of content and correlations to textbooks and standards. We'll also brainstorm ways to effectively incorporate Gizmos into daily classroom routines.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive Zoom invite by email prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Vendor Spotlight: Nearpod and NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards

    Nearpod has recently developed content based on the new NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards. Explore this new content and how to engage learners while expanding teacher resources. Nearpod is a program that takes presentations and slideshows to the next educational level, promoting varied student responses and learning styles. Nearpod's extensive library of educational content for learning and life skills saves time and allows any lesson to be "digitized” and enhanced with opportunities for student feedback and interaction.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive a Zoom link prior to session date.Registered participants will receive Zoom invite by email prior to session start

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY - Active Learning Center

    SGY Make-N-Take: Building Questions in Schoology Assessments

    Join us for this in-person, hands-on workshop to explore the ins-and-outs of building questions in Schoology Assessments. You'll get to try out each of the 18 available question types as a student, see examples from other teachers, and practice building questions using the provided ‘make-n-take' activities (or create your own)!

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Randy Hall.

    This workshop is designed for teachers and schools using PowerSchool's Schoology Learning LMS platform. Participants must already have an active Schoology account in their school/district.

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    NOTE: This is an in-person workshop at the LHRIC Active Learning Center @ 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY.

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  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY - Active Learning Center

    6 Tips to Organize & Optimize Materials for Learning w/SGY

    Need a few tips for maintaining an organized and optimized classroom in Schoology? Want to make it easier for students to navigate and locate content? Looking to minimize distraction and maximize focus for students and parents in your Schoology course and classroom? In this session, we'll practice six simple and effective methods for creating and building online instructional materials to support and enhance student learning.

    For questions regarding this activity, please contact Randy Hall.

    This workshop is designed for teachers and schools using PowerSchool's Schoology Learning LMS platform. Participants must already have an active Schoology account in their school/district.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    NOTE: This is an in-person workshop at the LHRIC Active Learning Center @ 450 Mamaroneck Avenue, Harrison, NY.

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  • Virtual Self-paced Workshop

    Sketchnoting in the Classroom-An Introduction

    You don't have to be an artist to sketchnote! Teach students how to doodle their way to building a visual connection from their existing background knowledge to the new material through sketchnoting. NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on July 25, and participants have until August 5, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit. LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Gizmos from Explore Learning (Math and Science)

    Gizmos are online simulations for math and science topics, grades 3-12. When students engage with simulations, they use their spatial reasoning to learn fundamental concepts, and are encouraged to explore and experiment and build conceptual understanding. Gizmos lend themselves to group work, independent work, and whole class instruction. This session will provide a fresh look at the Gizmos library of content and correlations to textbooks and standards. We'll also brainstorm ways to effectively incorporate Gizmos into daily classroom routines.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive Zoom invite by email prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY

    New York State CS/DF Standards: Train the Trainer Institute with NYSCATE

    NOTE: this is a NYSCATE event, co-hosted by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center. You are not registered for this session unless you register directly with NYSCATE! Please continue and click here: https://www.nyscate.org/page/csdf-train-the-trainer. Tuition for this event is $ 249 per participant, paid directly to NYSCATE.

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. Districts will fully implement the standards by 2024.

    Spend two days diving into the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards. In this workshop, you will be taken through all aspects of standard exploration, curriculum alignment, and curating resources. This is turnkey training to help you support your teachers within your districts. This is open to anyone who will be offering training on the new standards, or anyone who would like to learn more about them.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    NOTE: this is a NYSCATE event, co-hosted by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center. You are not registered for this session unless you register directly with NYSCATE! Please continue and click here: https://www.nyscate.org/page/csdf-train-the-trainer. Tuition for this event is $ 249 per participant, paid directly to NYSCATE.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY

    New York State CS/DF Standards: Train the Trainer Institute with NYSCATE

    NOTE: this is a NYSCATE event, co-hosted by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center. You are not registered for this session unless you register directly with NYSCATE! Please continue and click here: https://www.nyscate.org/page/csdf-train-the-trainer. Tuition for this event is $ 249 per participant, paid directly to NYSCATE.

    The New York State K12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards were adopted by the Board of Regents in December 2020 and beginning September 2021, all districts will be encouraged to focus on curriculum development, resource acquisition, and professional development. Districts will fully implement the standards by 2024.

    Spend two days diving into the new Computer Science and Digital Fluency standards. In this workshop, you will be taken through all aspects of standard exploration, curriculum alignment, and curating resources. This is turnkey training to help you support your teachers within your districts. This is open to anyone who will be offering training on the new standards, or anyone who would like to learn more about them.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    NOTE: this is a NYSCATE event, co-hosted by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center. You are not registered for this session unless you register directly with NYSCATE! Please continue and click here: https://www.nyscate.org/page/csdf-train-the-trainer. Tuition for this event is $ 249 per participant, paid directly to NYSCATE.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual Self-paced Workshop

    The Agile Classroom

    A student-centered approach, Agile classrooms emphasize collaboration, communication, self-organization, and social skills that will benefit them not only in the classroom, but through all areas of life. Agile Classrooms empowers you with an operating system for 21st Century Learning that provides structures to scaffold and adapt student choice and collaboration. Agile Classrooms are based on real-world approaches that the most innovative companies in the world use. In an Agile Classroom, your students are better able to meet the learning goals of today while being ready for the modern world of work they will enter. NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on August 1, and participants have until August 12, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit. LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Software Series: WeVideo

    Easy to use, and applicable for all grades and subject areas, WeVideo has the fun, creative tools that teachers and students love: video creator, screen & webcam capture, green screen, podcasting, slideshows, voice over, GIF maker, animation and more. WeVideo has the mission critical features required by district leaders in curriculum and IT: privacy and security compliances, cloud based, any device, integrations, collaboration, member management and account administration. It's a swiss army knife of creativity that allows for voice and choice, and allows your district to invest in one great platform for maximum utilization and ROI. The only digital media creativity platform built specifically for K12, WeVideo offers extensive educator-specific support and training. Find out why millions of students and teachers are creating with WeVideo for Schools! Check out this short video to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcYn2o0jmj0

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    Registered participants will receive Zoom connection information via email prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Gizmos from Explore Learning (Math and Science)

    Gizmos are online simulations for math and science topics, grades 3-12. When students engage with simulations, they use their spatial reasoning to learn fundamental concepts, and are encouraged to explore and experiment and build conceptual understanding. Gizmos lend themselves to group work, independent work, and whole class instruction. This session will provide a fresh look at the Gizmos library of content and correlations to textbooks and standards. We'll also brainstorm ways to effectively incorporate Gizmos into daily classroom routines.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive Zoom invite by email prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Vendor Spotlight: Nearpod and NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards

    Nearpod has recently developed content based on the new NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards. Explore this new content and how to engage learners while expanding teacher resources. Nearpod is a program that takes presentations and slideshows to the next educational level, promoting varied student responses and learning styles. Nearpod's extensive library of educational content for learning and life skills saves time and allows any lesson to be "digitized” and enhanced with opportunities for student feedback and interaction.

    REGISTER IN MLP >

    Registered participants will receive a Zoom link prior to session date.Registered participants will receive Zoom invite by email prior to session start

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
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