Level 1 MCSD Certification

Participants will be introduced to digital citizenship and how to keep your tech savvy students safe while using different components of technology in and out of the classroom. 

Citizenship and Digital Learning

Citizenship and Digital Learning

Participants will be introduced to digital citizenship and how to keep your tech savvy students safe while using different components of technology in and out of the classroom. 

Citizenship and Digital Learning

Participants will be introduced to digital citizenship and how to keep your tech savvy students safe while using different components of technology in and out of the classroom. 

This course is required for all certified teachers in MCSD

UEN Tech Tools (Elem)

This course is designed to help guide teachers through the multitude of offerings from Utah Education Network (UEN), such as research tools, multimedia resources, lesson plans, etc. This course provides support and ideas on how to implement these tools into their classrooms. 

UEN Tech Tools (Secondary)

This course is designed to help guide teachers through the multitude of offerings from Utah Education Network (UEN), such as research tools, multimedia resources, lesson plans, etc. This course provides support and ideas on how to implement these tools into their classrooms. 

Media Literacy

This ONLINE course will help teachers gain an understanding of how to be safe online and protect their privacy in the era of Big Data and the almost daily hacking of websites and databases.

Getting Started with

Canvas

Participants will develop their Canvas course by building a homepage, creating modules, and adding course content. Participants will leave with a course that meets MCSD's requirements and is designed to maximize student interaction with online course materials.

Assessing with Canvas

In this module, participants will learn how to assess student mastery by creating and scoring assignments, quizzes, and discussions.

Assessing with Canvas

In this module, participants will learn how to assess student mastery by creating and scoring assignments, quizzes, and discussions.

Pearson (Elementary)

Participants will focus on powerful tools and resources that are built into Pearson Realize for Reading Street.  Customizing tests, annotating and highlighting student readers are a few of the topics covered in this course.

Getting Started with Chromebooks

This module will introduce the basics of using Chromebooks in the classroom. The teachers will explore the basics of MCSD Drive/Google Apps For Education and how to integrate Chromebooks into their daily instruction.  

Find Everything

on your Computer

This course will focus on how to organize, name and find your data on your computer, whether that be lesson plans or pictures. 

Tips & Tricks Windows 10

This course will showcase the new features of Windows 10 and help participants to use the operating system efficiently. This course will also cover how to sign up for a Microsoft account, customize your desktop, take a screenshot, search for files and download an app from the app store.

No More Powerpoint!

In this module participants will cover presentation tools as an alternative to PowerPoint. Participants will explore PowToon, HaikuDeck, and Emaze and create a content-based presentation to be used in their classroom.

Introduction to Cloud Storage

Cloud storage involves storing data on multiple virtual servers. Google Drive, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft OneDrive  are just a few names you may have heard about that offer these services. Learn more about how cloud storage works.

Making Your Mac Work for You

In this module we will cover how to make your Mac more organized and how to use included tools to help you be more productive.

Nearpod

This module will introduce the basic features of Nearpod and how the interactive capabilities support our district instructional priorities. Teachers will be given a premium Nearpod account and the supports to immediately implement Nearpod in their classroom.

Intro to Computer Science

Participants will be introduced to computer science and how it relates to the classroom.  This course will cover equity in teh computer science classroom, and participants will be introduced to Code.org.

Google Guru Documents

In this workshop, teachers will learn how to use Google Docs with their students and colleagues to teach and learn.

Google Guru Forms

Google forms are a great way to collect data. Whether it is a parent survey or a quiz, Google forms has the answer.  Learn how to start a form, select different question options, build a quiz, and share your form via your website, blog, or Canvas course.

Google Guru Sheets

This module will introduce participants to use Google Sheets in the classroom. Participants will learn how to manipulate text and data using formulas and formatting. 

Google Guru Add-ons, Extensions and Apps

This module will cover the basics of how to search the Chrome Webstore for Apps, Extensions, and Add-Ons to that will enhance instruction and student learning.

Google Guru Slides

In this course, participants will learn how to create google slides to use as a presentation tool. They will also have the opportunity to plan a lesson where Google Slide creation is taught to students and used as a tool to share learning.

Google Guru Classroom

In this module, participants will learn how to use Google Classroom as a management tool in their classroom, and a source for students and teachers to provide feedback.

Grant Writing Tips and Tricks

Participants will explore grant opportunities and have the opportunity to write a grant narrative to help them acquire technology for their classroom. Participants will look at previously submitted grant applications and compare and contrast the effectiveness of those applications. 

Newsela

 

This course will provide you with the basic skills needed to navigate and use the Newsela reading platform.  Participants will explore an overview of the website, build a class and learn to use content with students. 

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Illuminate

In this module, participants will learn how to create three different types of assessments, how to administer an assessment online, how to grade constructed response items, and how to view reports. Participants will create, share, and use an assessment in their classroom and reflect on this process.

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