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September 16, 2011

posted Sep 1, 2011, 10:09 AM by Tom Borer   [ updated Sep 16, 2011, 4:04 PM ]
Friday Kickoff Workshop - Day 1 3:30-7:30

Sign in at the front entrance.  Meet in the Board Room.  
New iRead Teachers deliver computers to the Maple Room
Eventually, new iRead Teachers will be moving to the Pine Room
  1. Introduction (Jennifer)
  2. Expectations 
    1. assessment, attendance, focus on Reading Comprehension, use "treatments" regularly, development and use of routines, communication, completion of 3 projects (vets 2)
  3. 2011-12 Changes (Kathy)
  4. Divide into groups
New iRead Teachers (move to Pine Room)
  1. Learning theory (Kathy)
  2. Short break
  3. Edmodo Setup (Tom)
  4. iPod Overview (Kathy)
  5. Audio Recording
Veteran iRead Teachers (take short break - lounge; reconvene in Board Room)
  1. Making a difference (It Begins with Us) (Brad/Tom)
    1. All Vets are 1:1
    2. Best practices & curriculum (It's not about the Apps.)
    3. Set up
    4. Management
    5. Core activities
    6. Edmodo for all
  2. Curriculum Planning (Mentors)
    1. Brainstorm routines that can be done now that you are 1:1
      1. developing routines / management 
    2. Curriculum Integration 
      1. Things that can be done in the classroom that cannot be done without the iPods - e.g. voice recordings
      2. where do they fit in the curriculum
      3. brainstorm grade level units and eplacement Appitvities http://www.apptivities.org/
    3. Gather resources
Short Mentor meeting following iRead meeting

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