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OPUSD is bringing professional learning opportunities into the 21st Century!

Our online training model offers you flexibility and convenience to learn at your own pace and based on your interests. Optional implementation components offer supported time to experiment with technology, as well as identify best-fit applications for your classroom to create a customized experience, both for yourself and for your students.

Online trainings are open to all staff, count towards Buy Back hours, and are accessible at any time throughout the year. In-person live trainings will continue to be offered as well.

One-Time Online Enrollment DirectionsClick Here!

 
 
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Getting to Know Google Classroom
Google Classroom is a tool in Google Apps for Education that helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes. Google Classroom helps students organize their work in Google Drive, complete and turn it in, and communicate directly with their teachers and peers.
 
EDpuzzle
EDpuzzle is an easy to use web-based tool that allows teachers to quickly turn videos into lessons. Find your content by searching videos from YouTube, Khan Academy, Vimeo, and other video hosting sites, or upload your own videos. Customize and remix the videos to engage and focus learning. Editing options include cropping, inserting audio notes or a voiceover, and embedding questions. “Share” the video with students using an easy code or URL link.
 
Notebook 101 Session 1
This is the first session of a series of Notebook tutorials. This training can only be completed for Buy Back if you are not already a 21st Century Teacher. You will be introduced to the basics of the SMART Board and the Notebook software. In addition, there is built-in time to "pause and practice" as you can apply and experiment while you learn.
 
Appetizers
A sampling of iPad apps that can be used at any grade level and for any content. Each app will be introduced, given suggested implementations, and include a video tutorial.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Modified on March 30, 2015