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Advanced PowerPoint: (Course #78014 - 1 PLU)
This class will extend the limits of basic PowerPoint applications by examining how to produce non-linear presentations, and incorporate web pages. Participants will also learn to polish their presentations by using internet resources, timing slide transitions, and printing slides in a variety of formats.

Movie Maker:  Creating Exciting Curriculum Based Projects:  (Course #51069 - 1 PLU)
This course provides hands-on training to classroom teachers on how to use on MS Windows Movie Maker software to produce movies.  With this knowledge these teachers are then prepared to train fellow teachers and students on how to use this product.

Movie Maker:  (Course #51069 - 1 PLU)
This course provides hands-on training to classroom teachers on how to use on MS Windows Movie Maker software to produce movies. Teachers create their own video using photos and images they bring or shoot in class.  Teachers also learn how to use this software with their students to create performance-based projects.

SMARTBoard Interactive Whiteboard:  (Course #21950 - 1 PLU)
This course will enable participants to acquire knowledge and confidence as they explore the basic features of the SMART Board interactive whiteboard. Participants will create beginner-level electronic pages using the Notebook software components of this interactive whiteboard system

Basic ACTIVBoard :  (Course #94126 - 1 PLU)
This course will enable participants to acquire knowledge and confidence as they explore the basic features of the ACTIVBoard system. Participants will create beginner-level electronic flipcharts using the ACTIVStudio software components of this interactive whiteboard system.  They will see how to create interactive lessons that will engage students.

Advanced ACTIVBoard:  (Course #21907 - 1 PLU)
This course will introduce participants to the advanced features of the ACTIVBoard and ACTIVStudio.  Participants will learn to create new and innovative interactive activities that they can incorporate into their ACTIVStudio flipcharts.

Interactive Curriculum in Environmental Science and Social Studies:  (Course #21980 - 2 PLUs)
This course will be held at the McDuffie Environment Education Center and Hickory Hill in Thompson GA. Teachers will complete all the EE experiences at both centers, one day at each center. The third day will be designed around implementing the new GPS strands for elementary and middle school classrooms with the intent of a return visit to the centers in the fall. The Watson Brown Foundation may offer a stipend for teachers and provide supplies for classroom activities that teachers design and create. Outside assignments may be included in this course as well as a teacher follow-up day in the fall.

Integrating Graphing Calculators into the Classroom / Basic:  (Course #82016 - 1 PLU)
This course is a hands-on introduction to the graphing calculator with strategies and activities that can be used by ALL grade levels in math and science.  This course is open to elementary, middle, and high school teachers that teach math and/or science.  Also see new and innovative graphing calculator software and equipment.

Cool Tools Modules:  (Course #22417,22418,22421 - 1, 2, or 3 PLUs)
Come learn about technologies and technology topics that you can use to reach today's students.  Topics and technologies include Web 2.0 tools, Interactive Whiteboards, Student Response Systems, Digital Cameras, Digital Video, free software, connecting hardware devices, GSO, GPS, and more.

Web 2.0: Blogging and Podcasting for Educators:  (Course #21630 - 1 PLU)
This ten-hour course introduces the fundamental concepts and operations necessary to effectively use Blogging and Podcasting to increase student achievement in the K-12 classroom. Participants will learn how to use blogging, an online writing method, with their students to progress them through the writing process (e.g., prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing) and subsequently post their writing to the World Wide Web. Teachers will also be introduced to social bookmarking, news aggragators, and photo-sharing services. Participants will learn how to use podcasting to communicate with their students and parents and also as an instructional resource for students.

 

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