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Professional Development

RCET's Tech Flash for Teachers & Professionals

A professional development series focused on innovative tools for teaching, learning & living in a digital world


Participants may earn one graduate workshop credit hour for attending 6 sessions and an additional fee of $150. Click here for graduate credit registration information. 

Workshop Title:   Tools and Apps for Targeting 21st Century Skills Across the Curriculum

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times:  June 10, 2013; 9:00 - 11:30am

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:  Participants will focus on using a variety of web 2.0 tools and iOS apps to target the four "Cs" of 21st century skills — critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication—across the curriculum.

Some of the tools we will explore include: Glogster, Educreations, Eyejot, KidBlog, Padlet, Videolicous, Audacity, Portaportal, TagCloud, Tagxedo, and Wordle.  Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet

 

Workshop Title: Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times: June 11, 2013; 9:00 - 11:30am

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:  Digital storytelling provides a rich context for students to create and share content using a variety of media. Participants in this session will explore tools and apps that can be used for the creation of digital stories and projects for all content areas. Highlighted tools will include: Educreations, Kerpoof, PhotoStory, Pic Collage, PicView, Pixntell, Puppet Pals, Tiny Tap, Toontastics, and  iStopMotion.  Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet

 

Workshop Title:  Productivity Tools for Teachers & Professionals

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times: June 12, 2013; 9:00 - 11:30am

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:  This session will target web tools and apps that you can use to increase your productivity in both the classroom and beyond.  Participants will explore and discuss ideas for integrating the introduced tools into the work environment.  Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet



Workshop Title:  Social Media in the Classroom to Enhance Learning & Communication

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times: June 13, 2013; 9:00 - 11:30am

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:    Social media has become mainstreamed into our daily lives.  Learn how you can use various social media tools to improve teaching and learning, to facilitate home-school communication and to enhance your own professional growth.  Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet

 

Workshop Title:  Enter the 4th dimension: Using QR Codes in the Classroom and Beyond.

Cost: $25.00  

Target Audience: Educators and Professionals

Dates: June 14, 2013; 9am to 11:30am

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University  

Workshop Description: Step into the next dimension and give your students' work a voice by creating QR codes that link their work to audio files of them speaking. You can use these in the classroom, the halls and even on communications with your families.  Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet


Workshop Title:  Social Media in the Classroom to Enhance Learning & Communication

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times: June 28, 2013; 1:00 - 3:30pm

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:    Social media has become mainstreamed into our daily lives.  Learn how you can use various social media tools to improve teaching and learning, to facilitate home-school communication and to enhance your own professional growth.  Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet

 

Workshop Title:  Grant Writing 101 for Teachers & Professionals

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times: June 28, 2013; 9:00 - 11:30am

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:   This workshop was designed to provide tips and techniques for those new to the grant writing world to help navigate their way to success.  Participants will learn how to identify funding sources and develop a successful proposal.   Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet

 

Workshop Title:   iMovie for Professionals: Video Presentations

Cost: $20.00

Dates/Times:  July 24, 2013; 1:00 – 3:00pm

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:  Participants in this course will learn how to use iMovie to make video presentations using mobile idevices.  For this workshop participants are being asked to bring their own devices* with the iMovie app already installed.  This ensures the participant is comfortable with the device and they will get to keep the footage they make during the course. For those needing to borrow a device an additional $5.00 charge per device will apply.  Upon workshop registration directions to install the iMovie app on the device will be provided. Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet

*Device Requirements for iMovie: Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + 4G, iPad (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini and iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

 

Workshop Title:  Productivity Tools for Teachers & Professionals

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times: July 26, 2013; 9:00 - 11:30am

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:  This session will target web tools and apps that you can use to increase your productivity in both the classroom and beyond.  Participants will explore and discuss ideas for integrating the introduced tools into the work environment.  Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet

 

Workshop Title:  Leading with Technology

Cost: $25.00

Dates/Times: July 26, 2013; 1:00 - 3:30pm

Location: AT&T Classroom – Moulton Hall – Kent State University

Workshop Description:  Participants in this workshop will explore ways to use technology to become effective leaders. Topics will include tools for communication, implementing change, group collaboration, and addressing conflict in an Internet era.   Register Here:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/rcet