Fall 2020 Professional Development Offerings
Course 101 for District 108 - Instructor Len Ealey
This professional development academy course introduces participants to the district and school resources that support teacher professional development and improve student achievement.
Participants will learn about the different levels of support available to assist staff members in advancing their field of knowledge and in helping students to reach their full potential.
October 29, January 28, and March 25 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
April 15 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Google Sites - Instructor Joanna Carroll
Google Sites makes it easy to create a class website for your students and parents! The possibilities are endless!
In this session, you will:
- Design your own Google Site
- Learn how to insert a variety of digital content
- Create a Student Hub and Parent Hub
- Learn how to design your own backgrounds and buttons
October 20 and October 27 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Choice Boards - Instructor Joanna Carroll
Come learn how to create a Choice Board for your students that are aligned with your learning goals! A Choice Board is a perfect assignment for Google Classroom and gives the students choice. They are super easy to make and perfect for any grade level.
In this session, you will:
- Design a Choice Board using GSuite
- Be introduced to different styles of Choice Boards
- Learn how to bring Choice Boards to life with interactivity and creation
- How to assign the Choice Boards to Google Classroom
November 17 and December 7 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Welcome District Staff
School Calendar 2020 - 2021
The school calendar for the upcoming school year
Summer PD Signup
Registration for The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project - Writers Workshop
What is available for checkout?
Breakout Boxes - we have 12 total. This resource includes access to fully developed activities tied to curriculum.
Robots and Coding Items - follow this link for a full listing of what we have (incudes descriptions)
Complete this form to access these resources - https://forms.gle/saQzJqbZ2aY8tBRq8
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY UPDATES
Louie's Lessons Learned - Louie's YouTube Channel of Tutorials
Check out our newest YouTube Channel. The first tutorial is on how to sync your iPhone to your district email and calendar.
Check out the newest updates to Google Classroom - https://il01905155.schoolwires.net/Page/93
We have also added a page related to Communication Tools. Check out these easy to use resources! https://il01905155.schoolwires.net/Page/1468
You can follow our D108Tech Twitter feed for updates on the Instructional Technology Page. @tech_d108
Full Color Posters
Full Color Posters are Now Available!
We have 2 sizes and 2 paper qualities to choose from:
- Medium Size – Heavyweight White Paper (approx 17 x 24) $3.00 each
- Regular/Large Size – Heavyweight White Paper (approx 24 x 34) $4.00 each
- Medium Size – Regular White Paper (approx 17 x 24) $2.00 each
- Regular/Large Size – Regular White Paper (approx. 24 x 34) $3.00 each
NEW ORDER FORM - Color Poster Order Form
These posters can be laminated once you have them printed.
Contact the Tech Center with questions.
Social Media in District 108
Like us on Facebook and follow announcements and events on your timelineWe have two Twitter feeds:Follow us for informative tweets!
Ongoing Grant Opportunities
|ALA Association for Library Service for Children Professional Service||http://www.ala.org//alsc/awardsgrants/profawards|
|Farrell Family Foundation Grants||http://www.farrellfamilyfoundation.com/|
|Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation Toolbox for Education Grants||http://www.toolboxforeducation.com/|
|Reiman Foundation Grants Accepts proposals any time for education-focused projects.||http://www.reimanfoundation.org/|
|Toshiba America Foundation Accepts grades 6 - 12 science and math teacher applications for grants of $5000 or less.||http://www.toshiba.com/taf/612.jsp|
grants with deadlines
|NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants||http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/grants-to-educators/||Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 15.|
|Thank America's Teachers Grant Program||https://www.thankamericasteachers.com/submit-a-proposal/||August 30|
|National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Grants||http://www.nctm.org/Grants/||November 6|
|Kids in Need Foundation||http://www.kinf.org/grants/||September 30|