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NWOCA Instructional Services is pleased to announce our fall training catalog. Training will be held at two locations in NW Ohio. 

  • Archbold - NWOCA West Training Center (directions)
  • Sylvania - Sylvania Computer Services (directions)


Register for these classes by clicking the register links or by going to our training registration list
Registration is free for NWOCA member district staff, teachers and administrators. Others may register and pay a $25 per class fee (payable by check at time of class).
Cancellation notice is required within 3 days of the class. 

This is the list of currently scheduled classes. To see all the classes that may be offered see our full training list. (NWOCA INS Course Catalog)

Cool Tools for Teachers

Some things are just too good not to share—utilities, productivity tools, software, and web-based applications—that can make teaching and learning more effective and efficient. Create your own “tool box” of things that will make your life easier.

Archbold (Thurs Oct 2 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

Google Drive - Docs, Presentations, and Organization

This session will focus on getting started with Google Drive.  Learn how to create documents and presentations and share them out with other people for collaboration. Learn also how to organize your Google Drive account with colors, folders, and tricks to naming files. Come to this session with your school or personal google account already created.

Archbold (Thurs Sept 18 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

 

Google Chrome - Apps and Extensions

Are you using Google Chrome and looking to do more with it?  With your Google account, you have access to a whole library of Applications and Extensions.  We will discuss productivity apps/ extensions, time savers, photo editing, video editing, and many more.  Bring your Chromebook if you have one or you can use the Chrome browser on your own device.

Archbold (Thurs Oct 16 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

Sylvania (Wed Nov 12th from 4pm - 6pm) Register

Google Forms and Flubaroo

Do you want to collect information quickly from your students, staff members, and/or parents?  Google Forms allows you the ability to do this quickly, easily, and with an organized spreadsheet.  You can even create quizzes and tests in a Google Form. Flubaroo is an add on to Google that will grade the form for you.  Come to this session to learn more ways to use Google in the classroom. 

Archbold (Thurs Oct 9 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

Sylvania (Wed Nov 5th from 4pm - 6pm) Register

Google Doctopus, Goobric, and Spreadsheets....OH MY!

Do these terms sound greek to you?  They might, but these tools can be extremely beneficial in the classroom. Doctopus is an octopus for documents.  It allows teachers the ability to mass-copy, share, and manage grading and feedback.  Goobric will create a rubric for you to easily use, and spreadsheets keep it all organized.  Come to this session to see the magic of Google.  

Sylvania (Wed Oct 29 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

Google Goodies

Are you using your Google Drive or Gmail account, but know there is so much more to Google than just that? This session will focus on all the other Google Goodies that are out there. Some of the goodies covered include, but are not limited to, Google Groups, Google Hangouts, Google Calendar, Google Sites, and more!

Sylvania (Wed Dec 3 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

MyBigCampus Overview

My Big Campus offers access to your classroom inside and outside of the classroom walls. Students can log in to participate in discussion boards, take quizzes, and even go through a lesson bundle. Participants will explore all the features of MBC and walk away with a understanding of how to get started with it in the classroom.  Come to this session with your MBC school user name and password so that you can see how it works. 

Archbold (Thurs Sept 25 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

Sylvania (Thurs Oct 23 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

There's an App for that!

There are so many apps out there for iOS on your iPad or iPhone. Which ones are being used in schools. What’s your favorite app. We will share some favorites and hope you have some to share with us.

Archbold (Thurs Oct 23 from 4pm - 6pm) Register

 

Register for these classes by clicking the register links or by going to our training registration list.

You can also Download the catalog.

Fall2014.pdf

 

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