ERC class offerings are always changing so if you do not see a topic or technology to meet your needs, either check back (because it will likely be on our next schedule) or contact us for a full listing of classes. firstname.lastname@example.org 419-380-4633 Class offerings change throughout the year so if you do not see a topic on the current schedule, it is likely to be on the next one! Or, you can contact us directly so that we can design a PD program that aligns specifically to your school/district needs. Contact hour certificates provided for all classes. Graduate credit is available at a special rate through Lourdes University. For more information, contact the ERC at email@example.com 419-380-4634.
- Digital Citizenship
What is Digital Citizenship and how can we use it to improve student learning? We will explore a framework to access, analyze, evaluate, create and participate with technologies necessary for citizens of a digital era.
- Behavior Management Techniques for Challenging Students
No matter how well-honed your classroom management plan is, there are always one or two students who remain challenging. In this session, learn practical, hands-on techniques to work with difficult students of all age groups. In addition to what you'll learn from the instructor, we will have an "idea swap" time, so bring some ideas on what works for you!
- Emotional Problems in Children and Adolescents
Did you know that depression is often expressed very differently in teenagers than in adults? Did you know that school phobia can be caused by separation anxiety? This session will give you a basic overview of various emotional/behavioral difficulties and how they impact children and adolescents. Bring your questions; there will be a Q&A time.
- Google Sites for Teachers
Have you wanted to create a website for your classroom, but just aren’t sure where to start? Basic features of Google Sites will be covered with time to get your site up and going before the end of the day.
- Intro to iPad : Face-to-Face
Become a technology leader with the iPad! In this hands-on session you will learn the features of this mobile device and how it has become a versatile instructional tool. Learn the basic functions of the iPad, the app store, classroom techniques, and accessibility options.
- Google Forms and Sheets
Google Forms and Sheets are useful tools to help you plan events, send surveys, give quizzes, or collect other information in an efficient way. Learn about how to create forms and sheets and integrate their use into your classroom.
- Google Docs and Slides
Google Docs and Slides are free and easy to use online tools that make presentations and information sharing a snap. Learn how to create and collaborate using these simple but effective Google Tools.
- Internet Basics for Beginners
Have you been to a tech workshop and thought to yourself, why am I here when I don’t have a clue what they’re talking about? Need a primer on using the internet? This is the class for you! Find out about e-mail, browsers, web searching and more in this beginner class.
- Web 2.0 and Freesources
The internet is a wealth of riches for teachers who know where to find free tools for the classroom that can help manage a group of students, map an idea, survey and engage the class, create visually impressive reports and projects, and much more. This class will offer a small sampling of different tools in a hands-on environment with the goal of helping educators understand the massive world of web tools available and to better search for new tools in the future.
- iPad Apps for Everyone
Discover apps for every subject, explore, share, discuss, and develop new ways to integrate app technology into your curriculum.