Smartboard: Hands-On Lesson Planning Part 2 - Orillia

This is an interactive workshop where participants will have an opportunity to use the software that they learned about in Smartboard Part 1. During this non-credit workshop, you will have an opportunity to explore pre-made lessons. Students will leave the workshop with a lesson that they have designed, created, and demonstrated to their classmates.

Please bring a resource or lesson that you would like to make into an interactive Smartboard lesson. Remember to bring a memory stick to save your completed lesson.

Date/Time:
  • February 28 (12:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Location:
  • OH03, OHO4, and OHO8

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Cost: 
$45.00
Course Start-End: 
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7085
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 27, 2015 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

iPad in the Classroom

This one day interactive, non-credit workshop provides teacher candidates with an overview of how to use iPads in education. This workshop will show you how to find and use educational content on the iPad as well as provide you with the opportunity to create your own content using iPad apps such as iWork and iMovie. During this course, participants will:

  • Create content that can be used in the classroom
  • Reflect how iPads can be integrated into the classroom
  • Experiment with the standard iPad applications and operating system
  • Share knowledge through class discussion and presentation of educational content found on the iPad

Note: Lakehead University will provide iPads; however, please feel free to bring your own if you have one.

Date/Time:
  • January 26, 10:30am - 1:00pm
Location:
  • BL 2036

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Cost: 
$45.00
Course Start-End: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7110
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

Teaching Students Digital Citizenship: A Cyber Bullying Initiative

This interactive, non-credit workshop provides all teachers, regardless of stream, with an overview of cyber bullying and criteria for embedding digital citizenship curriculum into his or her teaching praxis.

Participants will work together to create manifesto for their classrooms on Web 2.0 safe practices. This workshop involves the following activities:

  • Creating a safe classroom digital citizenry manifesto
  • Reflecting on how bullying has impacted their life and the lives of those close to them
  • Experimenting with activities that can be used in their classroom to promote diversity
  • Sharing knowledge through class discussion on strategies to protect oneself and others
  • Working against peer to peer bullying
Date/Time:
  • January 26, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Location:
  • BL 1022

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Cost: 
$45.00
Course Start-End: 
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7115
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
PD Course Type: 

Integrating Apple Technologies in the Classroom

By effectively integrating Pages and Garage Band into your teaching, you can improve student reading, writing, and oral language. This non-credit workshop will provide you with the following opportunities:

  • Learn about the instructor's experience with the growth and development in reading, writing, and oral language through Podcasting
  • Review student created samples of Podcasting
  • Observe how the instructor uses, with student created samples, Pages and Garage Band to effectively improve student reading, writing, and oral language in the classroom
  • Create simple and enhanced Podcasts
  • Learn about the instructor uses the ideal of the Growing Success document while integrating Apple technologies into the classroom
  • Take home great ideas for using Pages and Garage Band in your classroom
Date/Time:
  • October 5 (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Location:
  • BL 1024

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Cost: 
$45.00
Course Start-End: 
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7120
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 3, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

Developing Oral Proficiency in Core French

This non-credit workshop will provide teacher candidates with practical strategies, games, and activities that develop oral proficiency in the Core French classroom. All of the strategies are theoretically sound and work to improve student second language development in all language domains. During this course, you will discuss and practice language strategies involving literature, music, dance, games, and activities.

Teacher candidates who plan to teach junior/intermediate Core French would benefit most from this workshop.  It will include:

  • Overview of practical strategies 
  • Videos of students and teachers during lessons
  • Samples of student work and assessment
Date/Time:
  • October 18 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Location:
  • BL 2032

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Cost: 
$85.00
Course Start-End: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7135
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

Math Games for P/J

This non-credit, interactive workshop promotes the use of math games for a variety of purposes:

  • Focused observation and formative assessment of student reasoning
  • Scaffolding and challenging students' reasoning
  • Promoting positive social interaction
  • Promoting clear explanations of student reasoning and strategies
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Practice for automaticity

This workshop will include videos of math games in action in classrooms and will provide you with hands-on experience with introducing, playing, and modifying games. Participants will be given the material and instructions required to use math games in their classrooms.

Date/Time:
  • October 5
Location:
  • BL 2039

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Cost: 
$45.00
Course Start-End: 
Friday, September 5, 2014
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7087
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 3, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

Math Skills Development (P/J) - YBO - Orillia

This non-credit workshop is for Primary/Junior Division Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) students who are either concerned about their mathematical competency and/or wish to strengthen their mathematical understanding.

This twenty (20) hour workshop follows the principles of reform math, consistent with the 2005 revised Ontario curriculum. This course places emphasis on teaching for understanding rather than on rote application of rules. It will provide opportunities to increase your understanding of math concepts through hands-on activities, discussion, and problem solving. Basic mathematical concepts at grade levels four (4) through seven (7) will be addressed; however, you will not be taught algorithms in order to memorize and apply them.

Date/Time:
  • September 25;
  • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;
  • January 8, 15, 22, 29;
  • February 5, 12, 26 (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Location:
  • OH7

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Cost: 
$230.00
Course Start-End: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 to Thursday, February 26, 2015
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7033
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

Coaching in Ontario Schools - FBO - Orillia

OFSAA developed this course to give teacher-coaches and community volunteers the special skill-set that they need to coach effectively in the school environment. This non-credit workshop will assist in the development of core competencies that will increase your effectiveness as a coach of school sport and help you to have a meaningful impact on student-athletes.

Times/Dates:
  • September 24 (5:00 pm - 9:30 pm)
Location:
  • OH1O

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Cost: 
$40.00
Course Start-End: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7089
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

Creating Classroom Community

Creating classroom community and team building can make all the difference in the world

This non-credit workshop will discuss tried and true strategies that you can use in the classroom. Participants will have the chance to step into their students' shoes and try out some fun, hands-on games and activities. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes, as this is a very dynamic and interactive workshop.

Date/Time:
  • October 19 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Location:
  • BL 2039

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Cost: 
$45.00
Course Start-End: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7097
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

Math Skills Development (P/J) - YB

This non-credit workshop is for Primary/Junior Division Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) students who are either concerned about their mathematical competency and/or wish to strengthen their mathematical understanding.

This twenty (20) hour workshop follows the principles of reform math, consistent with the 2005 revised Ontario curriculum. This course places emphasis on teaching for understanding rather than on rote application of rules. It will provide opportunities to increase your understanding of math concepts through hands-on activities, discussion, and problem solving. Basic mathematical concepts at grade levels four (4) through seven (7) will be addressed; however, you will not be taught algorithms in order to memorize and apply them.

Date/Time:
  • September 25;
  • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;
  • January 8, 15, 22, 29;
  • February 5, 12, 26 (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, February 26 is a two hour session))
Location:
  • BL 1024

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Cost: 
$230.00
Course Start-End: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 to Thursday, February 26, 2015
Delivery Method: 
Course Code: 
EDUC 7033
Campus: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014 (All day)
PD Course Type: 

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