Transform Learning, Create ActivBoard Lessons, and Learn Best Practices with Promethean this Summer

The Virtual Learning Center of Cooperating School Districts is offering three workshops this summer on your Promethean ActivBoard. Take all three, or just select the single session that best suits your needs! Each session runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. is $149 for a CSD member and $189 for a non-member. For Level 2 and 3, one graduate credit is available for each workshop (at an additional cost). To register, click here.

Transforming Learning with a Promethean ActivBoard (Level 1) Learn how to use the Promethean ActivBoard and the ActivInspire software in your classroom- you’ll discover how to locate hundreds of lessons that have already been created for use on the ActivBoard and become familiar with features such as Focus tools, Power tools and the Resource Browser that make your lessons more interactive. This workshop is June 5.

Creating ActivBoard Lessons to Engage and Motivate Students (Level 2) Learn the advanced features of the ActivInspire and create flipcharts; develop lesson activities that organize lesson resources, make use of sound and images to motivate students and create a story or problem where your students demonstrate knowledge or creativity in a fun way. You’ll be able to create your own usable flipchart, either from scratch or by tweaking a downloaded lesson. PREREQUISITE: Level 1 training or equivalent; not a workshop for beginners. This workshop is July 2.

Best Practices in ActivBoard Flipchart Lessons (Level 3) Available for teachers with intermediate or advanced skills in ActivInspire software, this workshop will teach you how to create interactive lesson activities based on curriculum standards & best practices scoring guides. You’ll also collaborate with others to design & build lessons. Lessons created during class will then shared with other teachers through Promethean Planet. PREREQUISITE: Level 2 training or equivalent; not a workshop for beginners; You will be sent a survey of their skills before enrolling. This workshop is July 9. If you’d like to get a little taste as to what this kind of professional development offers you as an educator, take a some time to view this archived webinar, offered by the VLC, earlier in the 2011-2012 school year.

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