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Visit Our Website | JANUARY 26, 2023
Volume 23, ISSUE 21

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Microsoft Power Automate | opens on Monday, February 6th
Learn all you need to know about Power Automate in this two-week online course. Power Automate is an online tool within Microsoft 365 that is used for the creation of automated workflows between apps and services to synchronize files, get notifications, and collect data. You will learn ways to automate repetitive tasks to be more efficient.  
Contact ashley.guillory@cpsb.org with any questions about this course.   

Getting Started with STEM | opens on Monday, February 27th
Have you always wanted to incorporate STEM activities in your classroom but are not sure where to start? This two-week online course will help you have a better understanding of the importance of integrating STEM into all content areas, explore the Design Process, and determine ways to implement these activities in your classroom.  
Contact ashley.guillory@cpsb.org with any questions about this course.

Empower & Engage Student Learning with Flip | opens on Monday, March 13th
Teachers will learn how to use Flip in the classroom to engage and empower students to take learning to new levels. This is an introductory course that will focus on how to set up the course with students, use the tools for engagement, and learn ideas for implementation in the classroom. 
Contact holly.doga@cpsb.org with any questions about this course. 

Maximize Teaching & Learning w/ClassLink LaunchPad | opens on Monday, March 27th
Learn how to organize and customize your teacher My Apps (LaunchPad Home Page) and set up to use the My Classes resource within your LaunchPad. This resource allows you to easily manage your classes and simplify how students access important apps and announcements from their LaunchPad backpack from any device.
Contact dana.mcgee@cpsb.org with any questions about this course.  

Introduction to Reading Progress | opens on Monday, April 17th
In this course, teachers will learn how to use Reading Progress to improve student fluency. Reading Progress is a tool built into Microsoft Teams that allows teachers to create assignments that focus on tracking and supporting reading fluency. 
Contact anissa.fontenot@cpsb.org with any questions about this course.

Digital Citizenship: An Online Course for Teachers | opens on Monday, April 24th
This course is designed to provide teachers with information, resources, and opportunities to collaborate with peers in order to develop ideas and curate resources for classroom integration to strengthen student digital citizenship skills. 
Contact meredith.boullion@cpsb.org with any questions about this course. 

Elevate Your Lessons with Pear Deck | opens on Wednesday, May 3rd
Are you a Pear Deck novice looking to take a bite out of Pear Deck or are you an experienced Pear Deck pro wanting to explore the orchard? This two-week online course, self-paced course is designed for educators at any level of Pear Deck Knowledge. You will be guided through transforming and enhancing your current PowerPoint presentations into Pear Deck enhanced, interactive activities; accessing and utilizing Pear Deck templates; infusing formative assessments seamlessly into your lessons; and how to provide timely guidance to help your learners. 
Contact marybeth.sonnier@cpsb.org with any questions about this course.
SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSES - EARN 8 Tech Points this spring only!
Online courses are facilitated over a 2-week period. Registrants are contacted by a facilitator prior to the start date with enrollment instructions. Participants are provided with support throughout the duration of the course. Click ANYWHERE TO REGISTER TODAY!
*NOTE: Tech Points only available to those who have not yet earned credit in the same course.
CPSB teachers can register and participate in Tech Classes facilitated by the CPSB Technology Training Center for educational technology professional development to support teaching and learning in their classrooms. Through participation, teachers earn Tech Points which can be traded in for classroom technology at the Tech Points Store. 
Visit www.cpsb.org/techpoints for more information about Tech Points.
Visit www.cpsb.org/techclasses or click ANYWHERE to register for any Tech Class.
Questions about Tech Classes or Tech Points?
 Email pam.nicholson@cpsb.org or call at extension 1040.

Book Me! is a program provided by the CPSB Technology Training Center. It allows teachers the opportunity to schedule 15-minute virtual meetings to gain support on any of the technological resources supported by the CPSB Technology Training Center.  To schedule a meeting with a trainer at your convenience, click the Book Me! button. WHEN YOU need A LITTLE ONE-ON-ONE HELP WITH TECH INTEGRATION... book me!

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Dana McGee Book me for support click here! Marybeth Sponnier Book me for support click here!

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