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October 27 Ed Tech Tools PD - Secondary

Ended Nov 3, 2020

Full course description

Course Description

  • These 1hr sessions are designed to support DCSD educators with learning and collaboration around a variety of EdTech Tools.
  • Recording for many of the sessions will be available to view afterward; however, staff will not get credit for watching these unless they work with their PLS/Building Rep to complete an “in-house” collaborative activity.  
  • Credit: 1hr relicensure
  • This Canvas course will drop from your Canvas dashboard 2 days after the scheduled time so please be sure to fill out attendance immediately after your session and bookmark/save any relevant materials needed.  



worldDate, Time & Virtual Webinar Link

Once the Google Meet is complete, please be sure to come back to this Canvas course to fill out the attendance form by pressing the start button at the bottom of this page. Thanks!


PD Date PD Time Grade Level(s)
10/27 3:15pm-4:15pm 6-12


Session Title Description Facilitator(s) Google Meet Link
Google Meet - New Features This session will show you the new features just rolled out to Google Meetings. Come explore Jamboard, Breakout Rooms, Q&A, and Polls. Other tips and tricks with using Google Meetings will be shared as well Jennifer Brant Enroll For Details
 (Links to an external site.)

STEMscopes 101 

(6-8 Teachers Only)

This session is designed to provide middle school educators an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how to use STEMscopes as a core curricular resource. Tammy Melanson Enroll For Details
 (Links to an external site.)

DE Experience - Content Collaboration

(6-8 Teachers Only)

This session is designed to give a quick overview of DE Experience and gain lesson activity ideas to support student inquiry in content areas. Ryan Gudmundson Enroll For Details
 (Links to an external site.)
CK12 101 CK12 Is a high quality free OER (Open Educational Resource) that integrates with Canvas.  In this session participants will see how to easily leverage this tool to support teaching and learning Jeff Mlsna Enroll For Details
 (Links to an external site.)
Deeper Dive into Classic Quizzes In this session participants will get an opportunity to develop a stronger understanding of how to leverage Classic Quizzes in Canvas. 

Sandy Sundine & Tari Gant

Enroll For Details
 (Links to an external site.)

Edgenuity - Collaborative Discussion 

**Come with questions/ideas to share**

This session will be an opportunity for teachers to participate in a collaborative discussion around Edgenuity and how to leverage it to support student learning.  

Mary Renton Enroll For Details
 (Links to an external site.)
Rocketbooks in the Classroom - Virtual and In-person Learning Are you interested in decreasing paper use in your classroom, incorporating new technology and providing content access in a new way?  If so, Rocketbook may be for you!  In this session we will describe what Rocketbooks are, explore classroom uses including Canvas integration, explore hacks and applications and show examples of Rocketbook in action in DCSD classrooms. Donna Goodwin & Heather Berry Enroll For Details
 (Links to an external site.)

STEMScopes Level 2:  Supporting Hybrid Learning - Leveraging Synchronous & Asynchronous Tools

(6-8 Teachers Only)

Session will provide participants an opportunity to develop a customized Scope to use with students.  

Required To-Do List: 

  • Review Planning Resources (linked below) 
  • Identify what SCOPE you want to work on during our Synchronous Meeting
  • Identify what other staff you may want/be able to collaborate with for your students 
    • Example: school librarian; SPED teacher; EA4; ELD teacher 

Frontloaded Planning Resources

Emily Hayes Enroll For Details