August 20, 2013
Afternoon Session

5th Grade Teachers
Ryan Bookler
Valerie Brackett
Steve Elgeness
Erin McCarthy
Sara Pollock
Kurt Preble
Brian Trimmer
Amanda Turner
Amy Wright


12:30 - 12:45 Warm Up and What's Up?
12:45 - 1:30 Welcome to a Professional Learning Community and SAMR
1:30 - 2:15 Cool Tools for Schools!!!!
2:15 - 3:00 Edmodo: Brain Trimmer
3:00 - 3:30 Roll Out and other logistics

  • WARM UP - What's Up?
  • Our Professional Learning Community:
    • Tools/Skills Instruction - Online videos (Liz)
    • Coaching/Co-Teaching and Co-Planning (Paula)
    • Release Time/Small group meetings (Liz)
    • Observations- visit another teacher who is doing something special (Liz) Videos
    • Sharing and showcasing lessons and teachers - team and faculty meetings, newsletter, Edmodo? (Paula)

  • Find your partner: notecards - to make pairs (peanut butter & jelly, salt & pepper, etc.) (Liz)
  • Keynote: SAMR Model activity
  • SAMR Activity
    • Sit with your partner and watch this YouTube video video which introduces the SAMR Model. This video was shortened using YouTube Video Editor.
    • With your partner, view the video and take notes using the Cornell form provided to you.
    • Each pair comes back and shares with group through a Linoit SAMR
    • Each group (or as a whole group) -come up with examples of each of the four levels of technology integration and add them to the Linoit.

    • Internet Safety (D96 Internet Safety wiki)
    • Rollout Schedule
    • Liz's schedule
    • MacBook Airs: Smaller solid state drives. Much less storage. We will need to caution students about saving large numbers of movies and images.