• Professional Development

    Professional Development

Professional Development

WGTE offers Professional Development courses for teachers and educators. Participants in these hands-on classes will receive contact hours and the opportunity to earn graduate credit from Lourdes University. 

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Makey Makey: Be a Digital Inventor

Makey Makey has been called the “Invention Kit for the 21st Century” and it allows beginner through experts to engineer everyday objects into touchpads. Makey Makey can also be programmed via Scratch for more interactive elements. Class cost is $125 per attendee and includes a starter kit. Participants should bring their own laptop or Chromebook, money for food or a packed lunch. There will be a one-hour break around 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Google Workshop for Educators

Google’s G Suite for Education provides a free toolkit but it can be hard for teachers to know where to start. This  workshop will provide an overview of G Suite for those new to Google's education tools and will allow you hands-on, guided time to design your courses in Google Classroom. Class cost is $125 per attendee. Participants should bring their own laptop or Chromebook, documents needed to design your course, money for food or a packed lunch. There will be a one-hour break around 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, February 03, 2018
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Finding Digital Resources for Your Classes

This course will give educators an overview of free resources available to bring technology into the classroom to enhance lessons, with some specific examples around the Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee. Educators are encouraged to bring their laptops or Chromebooks to explore the resources themselves.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
4:30 – 6 p.m.