Training 1

8:00 – 9:30



Growth Mindset

T-Chart Activity – Personal Reflection

9:45 – 10:45

Defining Blended Learning

10:45 – 12:00

Getting Going with Google

Drive Challenge
Gmail Bingo
Chrome Extensions for students

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 2:00

Presentations Skills

Presentation Zen

Lecture as content delivery is dead

We remember 65% more when we attach an image to information (Rule #10)

We can’t listen and read at the same time (Rule #4)

K-12 Horizon Report Project

2015 K-12 Horizon Report
Increased Use of Blended Learning (Edit)
Create Authentic Learning Opportunities (Edit)
Rethinking the Roles of Teachers (Edit)
Shift from Students as Consumers to Creators (Edit)

2:00 – 2:30

Join the CCT216 Google+ Community

Write a reflection from today’s learning


Read Connectivism and come to class ready to discuss

Information Facts
Eric Schmidt
Wikipedia vs Textbooks
Let’s Search
A Google A Day

Building Search Understanding

Google for Educators – some great resources
Sign Up for Google’s Search Course
Search Lessons from Jeff
Search Lesson for K-2
Search Lesson for 3-5
Search Lesson for 6-8
Search Lesson for 9-12
Learn some basic search syntax, or use Google Advanced Search
Domain Extensions by Country
Use the Talk Page
Wikipedia’s Good Article criteria
Wikipedia’s Quality Scale
Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula
Wikipedia better than a history textbook
Is Wikipedia Really Such a Bad Research Tool for Students?

Wikipedia is arguably subject to more rigorous review practices than are many scholarly publications.

Wikipedia Infographic
WikiWand: Making Wiki more visually appealing

Training 2

8:30 – 9:30

Read Connectivism and come to class ready to discuss
Fishbowl Activity Blog posts
Fishbowl Notes

9:30 – 10:30

5 Gmail Tips for Teachers
Running your community
10 reasons to trash Word for Google Docs
Using Google Docs with Kinder to create an iPad book
Classroom Newspaper 3rd Grade
Classroom Newspaper 8th Grade Spanish
History Collaborative Notes
Digital Jigsaw with Draw
Google Doc Story Builder
Google Drive Add-Ons
Scripts/Add-ons used in Education
Script Developers Help Section
Form Emailer
gClass Folders
Organize your classroom with Doctopus and gClass Folders script
Sites as Science Notebooks – Middle School
Sites as textbook / lesson – High School
Class Website
Google Maps & My Maps
Where have you been?
Where are you from?
My Maps
Earth Picker
Smarty Pins
Sightseer Newsletter
IB Geography Lesson/Video

Training 3

Today’s Learning Goals:

ISTE Teacher Standards:
1. Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments.

2. Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
5. Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources.

8:00 – 8:45

Checkin – How are things going?

Creating your PLN
Find a social media client that works for you:
Find Your Hashtags
Education Hashtags list

8:45 – 9:15

What and Why SAMR

9:15 – 9:30

Search for your SAMR model image and share it within the Google+ Community and #esdimagine
In Google+ explain why this image speaks to you or makes the most sense to you
On Twitter “I #esdimagine ……..” statement

9:30 – 10:00

SAMR Scenarios activity

10:00 – 10:10


10:10 – 10:20

A Snapshot of Learning Innovation

10:20 – 10:45

SAMR Self-Assessment Activity

10:45 – 11:00

How to be creative

11:00 – 11:15

SAMR Reflection:
In the Google+ community what are you thinking at this point? Write a reflection on this morning’s learning to share with the group.
On Twitter use the #esdimage what is 140 characters that wraps up your learning so far?

11:15 – 11:45

SAMRize a Unit:
Click on the link above and go to File – Make a copy to create your own copy of the template. Think of a unit that you want to SAMRize this semester and use the form to start thinking about what your new unit looks like. Remember to link to resources or websites you might use.

11:45 – 12:30

Lunch/Incubation Stage

12:30 – 1:15

Finish up your “half baked SAMRize” idea. Change your share settings to “Anyone in the world can view” and then share the link to your document within the CCT Google+ Community. Write a reflection on where you are at with this new unit.

1:30 – 2:45

What do you need to learn?

Where can you learn it from?
How can we support you?
Share your big take away from today Google+ Community and #esdimagine

Training 4

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students and teachers advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.
  2. Students and teachers demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
  3. Students and teachers exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.

8:00 – 9:00

  • What have you been reading, learning, doing?
  • How have you used your PLN?
  • What things are you still “figuring out”?
  • Questions you have for Jeff about anything previously we’ve covered.

9:00 – 10:30

Digital Profile Activity:
In groups of about 4 people you will be give a name of a person to investigate online. You’ll have roughly 15 minutes to find out everything you can about that person.

  • What information did you find that is positive and professional?
  • What information did you find that is positive and personal?
  • What information did you find that is negative and professional?
  • What information did you find that is negative and personal?
  • Who owns this information?

10:30 – 12:00
Understanding Copyright and Fair Use

Copyright and Fair Use Pre-Assessment
Keri-Lee a blogger on U Tech Tips shared a student produced video on the website. The students, following the teachers directions used what has become known as the Common Craft style of creating videos.
Here’s an example of a Common Craft Video
Here is the one that the students in Singapore created

Does Common Craft have a right to ask the teacher to please remove the video from YouTube?
Are the teachers and students allowed to use the video format and share it with the world under “Fair Use” Law?
Read Understanding Copyright
Reflection of Understanding Copyright in small groups.
Essential Questions:

  • What is Fair Use?
  • What is the purpose of Copyright?

Critical Thinking Questions:

  • Why have copyright law expanded in recent years?
  • Explain why computer industry leaders believe that a robust interpretation of fair use will create new business opportunities.

Watch Lessig’s Ted Talk on Creative Commons

Understanding Creative Commons
Creative Commons Website
Creative Commons Search
Creative Commons in Education
Turnitin’s Infographic on Plagiarism
Places to get photos:
Stock Photos
Google CC Search

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00

Digital Citizenship Brainstorming activity

2:00 – 3:30

Cyber Bullying Case Studies

  • What is cyberbullying and what sort of technologies can be used for it?
  • Is cyberbullying any different to offline bullying? Do you think it is worse or just different?

Case Study 1
Case Study 2
Case Study 3
Case Study 4

  • Is Cyberbullying prevalent at your school? How do we know? How can we find out?
  • Does the school have any jurisdiction and the right to intervene in cyberbulling incidents created off the school campus?
  • Who has the responsibility to educate students how to respond to Cyberbullying incidents?
  • Do schools take an active or reactive approach to cyberbullying?
  • How can we as a school be proactive in preventing cyberbullying?
  • Cyberbullying Response

It’s Complicated – Dana Boyd
Bullying and Teens – Dana Boyd
A Teenager’s View on Social Media – By a teenager
Math Peeps to follow and connect with
Sean Beesley
Ange Molony

Training 5

Getting Going with Google

Drive Challenge
Gmail Bingo
10 Extensions for Students


Self-Reflection Blogging Rubric
Univ. Blogging Rubric
Observation Rubric
Commenting Rubric
Univ. Commenting Rubric

Training 6

Celebrating our Connected Journey and Looking Towards the Future

8:00 – 9:00
Opening Activity

  • Stickie Notes
    • One Classroom Management strategy that is working for me
    • One thing I’m still working on
  • Install Screencastify
    • Record a quick video (about 1 minute) for the next cohort on a classroom management strategy that is working with you in your new connected classroom. Share with Chris to share with the new CCT cohort.

9:00 – 9:30
What can people do to get better at learning?
Write down a quote from the video and discuss it at your table

9:30 – 11:00
Share our learning journey
Obvious to you amazing to others

11:00 – 12:00
Storyboard your journey to make into a presentation

12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch

12:45 – 2:00
Create your presentation and record a screencast to share with the next CCT cohort on what you learned through this journey. Tips and tricks you would recommend for them or any other useful information you think they should know. Share your video with Chris to be shared with the incoming cohorts over the next two days.

2:00 – 2:30
Wrap Up
Newsletter Signup

Math and Science Training 1

8:00 – 9:00



Collaborative Notes

9:00 – 10:00

Growth Mindset

T-Chart Activity – Personal Reflection

10:00 – 11:30

Defining Blended Learning

11:30 – 12:00

Getting Going with Google

Drive Challenge
Gmail Bingo
Chrome Extensions for students

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:15

Google Classroom

1:15 – 2:15

Forms, Flubaroo & Screencastify

2:00 – 2:30

Join the CCT216 Google+ Community
Write a reflection from today’s learning


Read Connectivism and come to class ready to discuss