Digital Learning Team – CPD Opportunities

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30th August 2018 –  Introduction to G:Suite and Texthelp –  16:00 – 17:30

This session will introduce you to some of G:Suite’s applications (Drive, Docs, Slides and Classroom) and TextHelp’s Read and Write toolbar. The session will provide you with hands on time with all applications and ideas for how to incorporate these into your classroom.

Book using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-gsuite-and-texthelp-registration-48730413980

3rd September 2018 – Apple RTC – Introduction to Ipad – 16:00 – 17:30 

This workshop is part of the ‘Apple Teacher’ programme and is designed for people with limited experience in using iPads. iPads are intuitive, simple and fun. They can easily turn into a book, a camera, a lab assistant or sketch pad. This workshop will introduce you to the basic features of an iPad and will provide ideas of simple and engaging ways to use iPads to enhance learning and teaching.

Please book using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/apple-rtc-introduction-to-ipad-registration-48730496226

4th/ 5th September 2018 – Getting Started with Twitter – various times available.

This course will allow participants to:

  • Get set up on Twitter and find out how to start posting.
  • Find out how to follow key education twitter accounts and keep up to date with the latest developments
  • Learn how to use a hashtag and upload photos, videos and more!
  • Ensure you keep in line with GDPR guidelines and post appropriate content – keeping your professional & personal accounts separate.

12th September 2018 – Getting Started with a Code Club –  16:00 – 17:30

Looking to start a Code Club at your school? Wondering what a Code Club is? Led by Lorna Gibson from Code Club Scotland, you will learn how to set up a club, be introduced to the vast number of free resources created by Code Club for you to use.

Book using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/getting-started-with-a-code-club-registration-48694092341

17th September 2018 – Google Classroom – 16:00 – 17:30

Looking to use an online classroom space to develop digital literacy with your pupils? Google Classroom’s new update makes sharing work with pupils online easier, more timely and meaningful. This session will support you in navigating, creating and using Google Classroom alongside other G:Suite for Education applications to support and enhance digital learning experiences.

Book using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-classroom-registration-48728048906

27th Sep or 27th Nov 2018 –  Google Certified Educator Working Group – 16:00 – 17:30 

These sessions are aimed at those who are very familiar with G:Suite for Education and would like to receive recognition for their knowledge and skills.   These informal working group sessions are designed to support you with your work towards becoming a Google Level 1 or 2 Certified Educator. The sessions will support you as you work through the Google Educator Training Centre programme for each level and provide you with the opportunity to seek support from your colleagues/Digital Learning Team. You do not need to sign up to every session, but access the support as you require.

Link to book is: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-certified-educator-working-group-registration-48730211374

3rd October or 3rd December 2018 – G:Suite on iPad – 16:00 – 17:30

Discover how to utilise the G:Suite applications on iPad at this event.   You will discover how to make the most of the applications to enhance productivity within your classroom.   You will require your Google login.   Please contact learntechteam@aberdeencity.gov.uk if you require this information.

Link to book a place is: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gsuite-on-ipad-registration-48727949609

1st November 2018 – Augmented Reality on iPad – 16:00 – 17:30

Augmented reality (AR) adds digital elements to a live view often by using the camera on a smartphone. This session will introduce you to ways you can incorporate AR into your classroom to enhance pupils’ digital literacy using an iPad.

To book please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/augmented-reality-on-ipad-registration-48693919825

7th November 2018 – Tech for the Terrified Teacher – Session 1 – 16:00 – 17:30

Don’t know where to start with using technology in your classroom? Do you lack confidence with technology?   This 3 part course will support you as you develop your knowledge and understanding and skills in using technology.   You will be supported throughout the session. Session 1 will explore how to utilise your classroom laptops for learning and teaching.

To book please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tech-for-the-terrified-teacher-session-1-registration-48730565433

13th November 2018 – G:Suite for STEM – 16:00 – 17:30

This session will explore the use of G:Suite for Education (Forms, Sheets and Docs) with Equatio. Equatio can be used to support the use of digital technology within numeracy and science.

To book please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gsuite-for-stem-registration-48727915507

15th November 2018 – Computing Science in Early Years – 16:00 – 17:30

This hands-on session will develop your skills in providing engaging Computing Science experiences for pupils in the Early Years. Ideas and resources can be used to support learners up to P3.

To book a place please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/computing-science-in-early-years-registration-48695089323

16th November 2018 – Computing Science Network Inset Day

This inset day will provide the opportunity for members of the Computing Science Network to support the development of the Third and Fourth Level Digital Skills Progression. This day will focus around creating clear progressions within each level to support delivery of Computing Science lessons. It will also provide the opportunity to discuss expectations for pupils at each level with colleagues.

To book please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/computing-science-network-inset-day-registration-48727862348

19th November 2018 – Profiling with Google Sites – 16:00 – 17:30 

Discover how to use Google Sites to create pupil learning profiles.   This session, aimed at P6-S6 teachers and SMT, will explore how to learners can use Google Sites to create a profile to showcase their learning.

To book use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/profiling-with-google-sites-registration-48730315686

21st November 2018 – Computing Science in Primary – 16:00 – 17:30

A hands-on session with a focus on the Curriculum for Excellence Computing Science Benchmarks. This session is designed for practitioners with limited experience in delivering computing science as part of the curriculum. The session will explore how you can deliver these experiences and outcomes with or without technology, and will develop your skills in and understanding of computing science.

To book a place please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/computing-science-in-primary-registration-48695267857

29th November 2018 – Film and Animate with iPad – 16:00 – 17:30

This hands-on session will develop your skills in using iPads to capture film and create animations. You will use a variety of applications to capture and edit films and create animations.

To book a place please use the following link:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/film-and-animate-with-ipad-registration-48693683117

5th December 2018 – Merry Quizmas! – 16:00 – 17:30

This session will explore the use of Google Forms in the classroom. We will also explore other resources such as Kahoot! and Plickers to engage learners.

To book a place please use the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/merry-quizmas-registration-48730139158