Workshops


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Turnitin on Moodle

Middle and High School teachers can use the "Turnitin" feature on Moodle to check students' writing assignments for plagiarism. More importantly, the tool can be used to help students improve their writing skills and better understand how to properly cite their research. Teachers can use the grademark, rubric, and comment tools to provide meaningful feedback with an efficient workflow. resources...





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Google Classroom: Getting Started

Our elementary classrooms are integrating technology more than ever. As access to devices increase, so will the need for teachers to manage students' digital projects and assignments. Moodle works well for middle and high school, but elementary students may need something more intuitive. Google Classroom has become a very popular tool, in a short amount of time, for this very reason. resources...



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Become a Twitter Lurker

Exchanging 140 characters on Twitter may seem like a useless task. I was skeptical when educators started claiming Twitter as the best professional development resource. But once you learn who to follow, Twitter can become a source of new ideas to explore. We will focus on the first stage of building a Personal Learning Network (PLN)... the observation stage (more commonly known as, a lurker). resources...



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Seesaw: Capture Learning (Part 1)

Seesaw is a simple way for students, as young as 5, to independently document what they are learning in your classroom. The free app allows teachers or students to take pictures, record audio, and capture video of learning activities. Artifacts are collected and safely shared with the student's parents. Part 1 of this series will introduce the basics of Seesaw. Participants will create their class rosters. resources...