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October 2019

Drones in the Classroom

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$35

EVENT DESCRIPTION As drones continue to grow in both popularity and functionality, businesses are rapidly adopting the many uses of unmanned aerial vehicles. As educators prepare our students for the changing workforce economy, adding drones to curriculum is a forward-thinking idea. Drones in the classroom can provide an engaging opportunity to teach our students real-world skills. The workshop will be a hands-on experience as participants explore the set-up and operation of a drone. We will also explore ways that participants

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Google Educator Level 1 Workshop

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION The workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. It focuses on Google Tools at a foundational level but also gives educators insight into Digital Citizenship and Copyright. Level 1 is perfect for the educator who would like to learn how to integrate technology into the classroom. Individuals who have achieved this certification may publicize their status with their personalized certificate and badge. Certification is valid for 36 months. Participants will learn about: Tech integration with the 4 C’s

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November 2019

Take Your Classroom to Hyper Speed: Using the HyperDocs Concept with all Google for Education Tools

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Calhoun/Greene/Jersy/Macoupin Regional Office of Education #40, 225 E Nicholas St
Carlinville, Illinois 62626 1382 USA
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Event Description HyperDocs create an interactive learning experience for students, allowing them to explore content, create and curate digital artifacts that demonstrate what they know, think, feel, and understand. The misconception about HyperDocs is that they are simply Google documents with hyperlinks in them. However, when used appropriately, they can transform teaching and learning into interactive, engaging, student-centered environments. Similarly, a HyperDoc doesn’t have to be only a Google Document, in this session we will explore how to use the

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Creating Digital Textbooks with CK-12 Workshop

November 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
ROE #12 PD Training Center, 300 W Main St
Robinson, IL 62454
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$15

Event Description Would you like to integrate more meaningful digital resources into your STEM curriculum, but have no budget to do so? CK-12 is excellent Open Educational Resources that is free and easy to use. CK-12 FlexBooks are online platforms for assembling, authoring, and distributing interactive, multi-modal educational content. Content is searchable by subject, grade-level, and state and national education standards. FlexBooks can be downloaded and used as-is, or can be customized by teachers to match their students’ learning styles

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Ignite Creativity in Your Google Classroom

November 8 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$25

Event Description Unlock the creative potential of the Chromebook and move beyond using the device for word processing, productivity, and organization. The session will explore the creative potential of the Chromebook to give your students the ability to craft amazing multimedia masterpieces! Participants will explore various apps, web tools and extensions available for students to create multimedia such as interactive images, video, and audio. In addition, learning strategies and thoughtful approaches to Chromebook creation will be woven throughout. Participants should

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Springfield @ IETC)

November 14 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703 United States
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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Diving Deeper into Google Classroom

November 18 @ 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
IL United States + Google Map
$25

Event Description In this workshop, participants will learn the ins and outs of Google Classroom and best practices for integrating this amazing tool with their students! In this session, we will do more than just walk through Google Classroom. Participants will also deep dive into how Classroom integrates with other apps and extensions, and how teachers can successfully manage their digital workflow. Presenter Bio Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center

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Diving Deep into Google Classroom

November 18 @ 4:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Iroquois/Kankakee Regional Office of Education #32, 1 Stuart Dr
Kankakee, Illinois 60901 8947 USA
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Free

Event Description In this workshop, participants will learn the ins and outs of Google Classroom and best practices for integrating this amazing tool with their students! In this session, we will do more than just walk through Google Classroom. Participants will also deep dive into how Classroom integrates with other apps and extensions, and how teachers can successfully manage their digital workflow. Presenter Bio Lisa Schwartz - Regional Education Technology Coordinator, LTC

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Bringing Technology in the Math Classroom

November 19 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States
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$35

Event Description How can you leverage technology in your math classroom and engage your students in new and exciting ways? In the morning, we will explore how you can bring new strategies and activities to your math classroom sure to engage your students in new and exciting ways! In the afternoon, you will have time to build a lesson you can use in your classroom and test the new tools you found in the morning. Come and network with other

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Differentiation with Digital Tools

November 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Iroquois/Kankakee Regional Office of Education #32, 1 Stuart Dr
Kankakee, Illinois 60901 8947 USA
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$25

Event Description Educational Technology is vast and endless but how can teachers effectively use technology to differentiate students learning. Learn strategies and technology resources that will help you differentiate and increase student engagement in your classroom. Presenter Bio Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Carterville)

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
John A. Logan College, 700 Logan College Dr.
Carterville, IL 62918 United States
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Fairfield)

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frontier Community College, Foundation Hall, 2 Frontier Drive
Fairfield, IL 62837 United States
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Belleville)

November 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Clair Regional Office of Education #50, 1000 S Illinois St
Belleville, Illinois 62220 2537 USA
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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December 2019

E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Champaign)

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Champaign/Ford Regional Office of Education #9, 3358 Big Pine Trail
Champaign, Illinois 61822 1406 USA
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Charleston)

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
ROE #11, 730 7th Street
Charleston, IL 61920 United States
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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STEM for the non-STEM Content Area Teacher

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States
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$20

Event Description STEM or STEAM continues to be one of the most used buzz-words in education, but when looked at practically what does STEM actually mean? Teachers outside of science, technology, engineering, and math are often asked to bring STEM activities to their classroom but lack any ability to connect STEM to their curriculum. This workshop will work with those teachers on how the principles of STEM can be applied in their classrooms. While this will be designed for non-STEM

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The Google-Infused Classroom using G-Suite for Education

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Description Are you new to G Suite for Education? This workshop will dive into the ins-and-outs of this amazing platform and help get you on the road to success. From Google Drive to Docs to Forms to Sheets and everything in-between, we will explore how you can get the most out of your G Suite experience! Presenter Bio Joe Cipfl, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center

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Infusing Technology in the ELA Classroom

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$25

Event Description Specifically for ELA Teachers, this workshop will address meaningful, productive, creative and content specific uses of technology in the classroom. We will focus on a multitude of tools and resources that can transform learning in ELA classrooms by effectively leveraging technology. From transforming presentations to add-ons and extensions that extend the capabilities of writing, participants will know and be able to consider thoughtful approaches to technology integration in their ELA classroom. Participants should bring a chromebook or laptop

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Lansing)

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Heritage Middle School, 19250 Burnham Ave.
Lansing, IL 60438 United States
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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Google Classroom, Docs, Forms, Extensions and Add-ons

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
$20

Event Description Spend the day with colleagues taking a dive deeper into Google Classroom, Forms, Docs, and exploring various extensions and add-ons that you can use with Google Chrome and Apps. Presenter Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center

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Differentiating with Digital Tools

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$10

Event Description Educational technology is vast and endless but how can teachers effectively use technology to differentiate students learning? Come learn about technology resources that will help you differentiate in your classroom. Participants will explore and manipulate extensions to use with students and create and share artifacts using the extensions. Presenter Bio Lisa Schwartz, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Oglesby)

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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Google Level 2 Workshop

December 17 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Iroquois/Kankakee Regional Office of Education #32, 1 Stuart Dr
Kankakee, Illinois 60901 8947 USA
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$35

Event Description The Level 2 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 2 certification exam. The Google for Education site states: Level 2 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully integrate a wider range of Google for Education tools and other technologies in order to transform their teaching practice. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise their status with a personalized certificate and badge. Certification lasts 36 months Presenter Bio

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E-Rate Form 470 Workshop (Moline)

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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Free

Event Description This three-hour session will cover the basic requirements for planning and completing the first phase of your E-Rate application for the coming year. We will cover basic E-Rate program rules, eligible items, and the process required to complete the first E-Rate form of the year, the Form 470. We will also cover changes to the program for the coming year and provide tips and tools for making your E-Rate life easier. Please bring a wifi-enabled device and current student enrolment data

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Flipping How We Assess Students with Flipgrid!

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States
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$20

Event Description When technology is introduced into our classrooms, it opens up new and more meaningful ways to create engaging assessments of our student’s learning. It also allows us to leverage new ways to uncover what students know, think, feel, and understand about the content we are teaching. When looking at different tools that we can use in the assessing of student learning, Flipgrid stands out above the rest. Join us as we explore how you can leverage Flipgrid with

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January 2020

Teaching with Chromebooks Workshop

January 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Description Teaching with Chromebooks is a practical workshop that will help you unlock the potential of Chromebooks and web-based tools in your classroom. Are you using your Chromebooks to their full potential? This workshop will help you use them for more than just math games and Google Docs. You will learn useful Chromebook tips and implement strategies which will help you design better lessons and work more efficiently. Participants in this workshop will discover: Core features of your Chromebook.

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Apple Education Trainer

January 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 22, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Capital Area Career Center, 2201 Toronto Road
Springfield, IL 62712 United States
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$550

The Apple Education Trainer (AET) program prepares individuals from intermediate agencies and noncommercial education groups to use the Apple Teacher program resources to support the educators within their organization.

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Dive into Google Classroom

January 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ROE #12 PD Training Center, 300 W Main St
Robinson, IL 62454
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$25

Event Description In this workshop, participants will learn the ins and outs of Google Classroom and best practices for integrating this amazing tool with their students! In this session, we will do more than just walk through Google Classroom. Participants will also deep dive into how Classroom integrates with other apps and extensions, and how teachers can successfully manage their digital workflow. Presenter Joe Cipfl, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator for the LTC

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Your Littles Can Google Too!

January 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Rock Island Regional Office of Education #49, 3430 Avenue of The Cities
Moline, Illinois 61265 4417 USA
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$25

Event Description From recording reading fluency, to developing storytelling skills, to demonstrating , G Suite for Education can be used in a myriad of ways in the elementary classroom. This workshop will focus specifically on using G Suite for Edu at the PK-3 grade levels. We will explore apps and strategies specific to young learners to empower them as creators of their own learning artifacts. Participants should bring a Chromebook or laptop to the workshop. Presenter Bio Ben Sondgeroth, Regional

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Creative Ways to Utilize Google Tools with Google Classroom

January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States
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$35

EVENT DESCRIPTION The Google Suite of tools opens up so many possibilities for our students beyond word processing and creating slide shows. During this workshop, participants will look at new strategies for leveraging the full capacity of the Google Suite and other amazing digital tools, all while learning how to effectively distribute and manage these activities through Google Classroom. From hyperdocs to creating video with Adobe Spark, we will explore how to leverage Chrome and the Google tools effectively in

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February 2020

Google Level 1 Exam Prep Workshop

February 11, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Illinois Valley Community College, 815 N Orlando Smith Road
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States
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$35

Event Description The Level 1 Certification workshop will prepare participants to take the Google Educator Level 1 certification exam. Level 1 certification indicates a fundamental understanding of using Google Tools in the classroom and confirms standard technology implementation skills. This workshop is designed for teachers that have a solid base of implementing the Google tools in their classroom and is not designed as an introduction to the Google tools. Educators who pass the certification test will be able to advertise

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Flipping the Classroom

February 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Description The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model where the traditional lecture and homework elements are reversed. Prerecorded video lectures are viewed before class. In-class time is repurposed so students can inquire about lecture content, apply their knowledge, and participate in hands-on activities. By reversing the traditional lecture and homework elements and integrating engaged-learning activities, educators can transition their class from a teacher-centered to a learner-centered environment. Making this transition will completely change the dynamics of the classroom and

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