Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Two exciting workshops coming up at SERC!

Check out the two workshops below ----- to register for the The reading and writing connection for preschool and primary grades with Kathy Collins workshop on Tuesday, April 21st use this link http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-reading-and-writing-connection-for-preschool-and-primary-grades-with-kathy-collins-registration-12737326687 .  For the Let's Pretend! Using storybooks to encourage play and friendships workshop on Thursday, May 21st use this link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-date-lets-pretend-using-storybooks-to-encourage-play-and-friendships-registration-12192689663   ----- Hurry workshops fill quickly!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Webinars!


 




Amplifying Student Potential With Tablets & Chromebooks
In this webinar, hear about how Community Consolidated School District 59 in Illinois is preparing their students for the future. 
BenGrey, director of technology at the district, will discuss why they 
decided to use Android tablets with all grade levels, in addition to 
Chromebooks for grades 3 and up. CCSD 59 is committed to creating a 
learning environment where technology is leveraged to amplify student 
potential, as well as to foster collaboration and communication with staff 
and parents.
Discover the impact these devices are having on student learning, 
and some of the keys that have made their technology initiative so 
successful. 
Participants will:
  • Receive an overview of the Google for Education solution,
  • Hear the story of CCSD 59 from the perspective of both 
  • students and educator, and
  • Learn how Google tools are being used in the classroom and
  • how this is improving student learning, collaboration, and 
  • innovation.
Guest:
Benjamin Grey, assistant superintendent, innovative learning 
and communication, Community Consolidated School District 59, Ill.
This webinar will be moderated by James Leonard, Education Team, 
Google
Register now for this free live webinar.
The Top 5 iPad apps for Struggling 
Readers and Writer
Tuesday, December 16


This webinar will present the top 5 apps to help support your 
struggling student immediately. These apps support access to textbooks, 
research, and learning materials, including support for reading, writing,
and completing homework. You will learn realistic application and 
implementation to begin using in your classroom today! iPad accessibility 
features (built-in) will also be discussed.
• Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM CST
• Presenter: Diana Petschauer, M. Ed, ATP, CEO
• Level: Beginner/Intermediate


Limited space available. Register Today!
 
AT for Common Core College and Career Readiness for Students with Significant 
Cognitive Disabilities Part 4: Supporting 
Access Skills
Wednesday, December 17


Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) is a legislative right of our
students with disabilities. This workshop will explore how teachers
are supporting students with learning assistance seeking behaviors
through the use of AT to create opportunities of greater independence
and truly finding the least restrictive environment, so they can develop
self advocacy and self determine skills.
• Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM CST
• Presenter: Tana Donaghy, Ed. D.
• Level: Beginner/Intermediate



Limited space available. Register Today!