PHASE 2 - INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY

Going further with your foundational technology knowledge and introducing these concepts to your peers/students with collaboration and productivity tools, Google Classroom, interactive whiteboard basics, digital media workflows, and more.

SKILLS

I can use technology to interact with my colleagues, students, and parents.

I can multitask with my technology tools, using multiple (when necessary) to complete the task at hand.

I integrate the HPS-provided Technology tools resources in my normal learning and practicing routines.

GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Create a Google Class and have students join
Add Materials to the Classwork tab
Utilize the Stream vs Classwork (Announcements, Assignments, Questions)
Manage preferences for communication (students and Parents/Guardians)
Respond to individual students in assignments
Digital assignment workflows

MULTIMEDIA BASICS

Identify different media file types (audio, photo, video)
Explain resolution/aspect ratios and its practical implications for showing on various screens
Identify the proper media workflow (Capture > Edit > Share) for the given application
Describe and use basic digital photo editing (Crop, Resize,
Lighting/Color Adjustments)
Create and Share a basic, completed multimedia project

INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD ESSENTIALS

Use the built-in digital whiteboard
Switch between the different modes (standalone vs. PC vs external device)
Navigate the built-in PC using the touch/pen controls
Use interactive whiteboard software to save/prep content
Create/curate templates and resources for your interactive whiteboard

USING DEVICES WITH STUDENTS

Look up student login information
Know the login process for your classroom devices
Describe essential workflows for students to create and share documents with you
Basic troubleshooting concepts
Begin to develop lessons/project with technology in mind

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP

Be aware of potential social and communicative pitfalls because of digital media
Host discussions and conversations with your students regarding responsibility, appropriate communication on a digital platform, and cyber-bullying
Take advantage of existing resources (such as Be Internet Awesome) to incorporate into classroom discussions/workflows

GOOGLE FORMS FOR ASSESSMENTS

Understand the Forms workflow from Create > Share > Analyze
Discuss best practices for collecting data/information
Know the different options for field types
Discuss various Settings for the entire form and for individual fields (including Quiz options)
Organize your Form into SectionsIncorporate Media into your Form
Discuss sharing workflows

DOCUMENT CAMERA WORKFLOWS

Understand the signal flow to connect the document camera to the projector/screen
Switch between showing your document camera and computer [when available]
Use common document camera buttons to enhance the visual, including zooming and auto-focus
Discuss practical examples and workflows for showcasing student work, physical resources, and more
Work with annotation tools [when available] to digitally add to your physical resources
Discuss saving/retrieving workflows of annotated images

COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

Communicating with EmailHPS Webmail SystemLooking Up Contact Information (in SchoolBrains)
Contact ManagementCommunicating in SchoolBrainsLooking up Contact InformationCommunications ModuleCommunicating in Google ClassroomCommunicating via AnnouncementsCommunicating via Assignments
Communicating with External ResourcesWebsites/BlogsSocial MediaNewslettersApp-based Communication

WEB APPS AND UTILITIES

Define a “web app” and its benefits and drawbacks
Discuss research tools and techniques to find appropriate web apps/utilities for your needs
Organize your apps into Bookmarks for easy retrieval
Discuss using web apps with Students and relevant considerations

MULTITASKING ON A COMPUTER

Discuss best practices for managing multiple windows/applications
Using Keyboard shortcuts for efficient workflows
Create and utilize shortcuts for quick access to files/folders/apps