Napoleon Elementary Grades PreK - 2 PD

Napoleon Area City Schools 2016 - 2017 Professional Development Training Grades PreK - 2

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 09.28.16Chrome Internet Browser / Apps & Extensions: Google Chrome is so much more than just a browser and a search engine. Learn how to customize your Chrome experience by creating your own profile, customizing searches, create and manage bookmarks, and search history. We will visit Google’s Web Store and search for free apps and extensions.3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11.09.16Kahoot! Make Learning Awesome: Kahoot!'s tagline says it all! Kahoot! is a collection of questions on a specific topic. Questions are asked in real-time to "players" who record answers on their own devices. It creates a fun, game-like experience for students. Teachers can create their own Kahoot! or use questions created by another Kahoot! user. 3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12.07.16Gmail / Google Drive: As you will discover, Gmail is much more than Email.  With unlimited storage, you can save EVERYTHING.  Because of this, it is even more important to keep your messages organized.  Today’s Gmail session centers around the theme of ORGANIZATION. We will discuss Gmail tools to help you stay organized and work more efficiently. At the center of Google Apps is your gDrive.  Drive is unlimited cloud-based storage that promotes sharing of files.  Learn how to upload, convert and organize your files. 3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 1.04.17Google Drive: We're going to dedicate this training to working more with your My Drive. We will focus on creating a folder and uploading files from your computer to your My Drive. We will also explore how to Share a folder / file and assigning privileges to each viewer.  3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  02.01.17Gmail: Let's have a refresher on Gmail. What issues are you having? What do you want to learn to do? Time permitting, we will look at the following topics: Labels vs. Folders, Archive vs. Delete, Creating Labels, Label Appearance, Signatures, Drag and Drop, Filters, Creating Events and Tasks, Adding files from/to Drive, Keyboard Shortcuts, Labs. 3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 03.01.17Google Docs: Docs is an online word processor.  The main feature of this application is being able to collaborate with others in real time.  During this class, we will focus on sharing, editing, commenting and collaborating.  We will explore how to add functionality to Docs by adding add-ons, tools designed by third-party developers.  3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  03.15.17Google Drawings: You do not need to be an artist or have a creative bone in your body to create a Google Drawing. Learn how to create graphic organizers, interactive posters, photo comic strips, timelines, and much, much more!  3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
04.05.17Google Sheets: Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet application that allows users to share data live online. Sheets is compatible with Microsoft Excel and CSV (Comma Separated Values) files. We will learn how to enter information, add basic formulas (sum, max, min, average), and create a compelling chart. We will explore how to add functionality to Sheets by adding add-ons, tools designed by third-party developers. 3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 04.19.17Google Slides: Slides is a presentation program that helps you create a digital presentation with ease. You can crate linear and nonlinear slides, publish to Web, and have access to Google's collaboration tools that we all love. 3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  05.10.17QR Codes: We will take a look at those funny square barcodes and learn how to use them in the classroom. We will create QR codes using Google URL Shortener and explore useful and fun ways to use them in the classroom environment.  3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.