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									                                                                   A dirondack   Technology Opportunities
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 ♦ Ft. Covington (Salmon River)                                                          Adirondack
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                Rt.	37            ♦ Chateaugay                                          Teacher Center
       Rt.	11
                   ♦ Malone (BOCES)                                                    April–June, 2010
    ♦ Brushton-Moira

♦ St. Regis Falls                                                                 •	Basic	Windows-Based	




                                                                 Tech Fest
                                       Rt.	3                                          Computing
     Rt.	458
                         Rt.	30                                                   •	Need	It?	Search	It,	Get	It?
                                                                                  •	iPod	Touch—Round	Two
                                                                                  •	Making	Books	Out	of	Graphic	
                              Rt.	86                                                  Organizers
                                                                                  •	Digital	Cameras	I
                                  ♦ Saranac Lake
                                                                                  •	Interactive	Posters	
                                                 ♦ Lake Placid
                                                                                  •	The	Answer	Man…Well	Hopefully
                ♦ Tupper Lake           Rt.	86                                    •	Digital	Cameras	II
                                                                                  •	 Scrapbooking	in	the	Classroom
          Rt.	30



               ♦ Long Lake
                                                                                          Adirondack	Teacher	Center
                 Rt.	11
                                                                                                90	Elm	Street
                                                                                             Malone,	NY	12953
                                                                                     (518)	481-6333,	fax:(518)	481-6296
                                                                                      info@adirondackteachercenter.org
                                                                                   Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm

                                                                                        Saturday and Evening Hours
                                                                                                 by request
            North End                                                                                      Call	481-6333	or	email	info@adirondackteachercenter.org	to	hold	a	place	in	the	
                                                                                                           workshop(s)	you	wish	to	register.	Payment must be received before registration


      Tech Fest Workshops
                                                                                                           will be confirmed.	Fill	out	the	registration	form	below	and	return	via	BOCES	
                                                                                                           courier	 or	 US	 Mail	 to:	 Adirondack	 Teacher	 Center,	 90	 Elm	 St.,	 Malone,	 NY	
                                                                                                           12953.	Please note: we need a separate check for each workshop.
                                                                                                           *Basic	computer	skills	prerequisite	entails	knowing	how	to	use	a	mouse,	keyboard,	and	save	files.
      Need It? Search It, Get It?                      Making Books Out of Graphic
Open to all                                                    Organizers
Prerequisite:	None                                  Open to all                                              Check
Instructor:	K.	Virginia	Bond                                                                                                                  Title                             Date            Fee ($)
                                                    Instructor:	Art	Trombley                                 Activity
Date:	Apr.	24	9:00	am-12:00	pm                      Date:	Apr.	27,	4:00-6:00	pm                                           Basic	Windows-Based	Computing                    April	21            $5
Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab                          Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab                                  p
Cost:	$5.00                                         Cost:	$5.00
Register by: Apr.	13                                                                                            p         Need	It?	Search	It,	Get	It?                      April	24            $5
                                                    Register by:	Apr.	20
Max. Number of Participants:	8                      Max. Number of Participants:	15
                                                    This	course	will	provide	participants	with	fresh	           p         iPod	Touch—Round	Two	(North	End)                 April	26            $5
Avoid	the	BLACKHOLE	of	searching	by	learning	 ideas	for	making	projects	to	organize	information	
simple	tricks	and	techniques	that	you	can	use	and	 or	even	create	take	home	projects	for	holidays	              p         Making	Books	Out	of	Graphic	                     April	27            $5
can	teach	to	your	students.	Use	NETS	and	explore	 and	 other	 special	 occasions.	 Participants	 will	                    Organizers
various	search	engines	to	get	the	results	you	want. learn	 to	 create	 simple	 books	 from	 readily	
                                                    available	 items	 that	 can	 be	 used	 for	 special	        p         iPod	Touch—Round	Two	(South	End)                 May	4               $5
             Interactive Posters                    projects	that	require	many	steps	or	collections.	
                                                    The	techniques	can	be	used	in	all	subject	areas	in	         p         Basic	Windows-Based	Computing                    May	5               $5
Open to all
Instructor:	Art	Trombley                            all	grades.	Participants	will	create	as	many	take	                    Digital	Cameras	I                                May	15              $5
                                                    home	samples	as	time	allows
                                                                                                                p
Date:	May	19,	4:00-6:00	pm
Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab
                                                                 Digital Cameras I                              p         Interactive	Posters                              May	19              $5
Cost:	$5.00
                                                    Open to all
Register by:	May	12
                                                    Prerequisite:	*Basic	Computer	Skills                        p         The	Answer	Man…	(North	End)                      May	25              $5
Max. Number of Participants:	15
                                                    Instructor:	K.	Virginia	Bond
Imagine	creating	a	poster	that	is	not	only	col-                                                                 p         The	Answer	Man…	(South	End)                      June	1              $5
                                                    Date:	May	15,	9:00	am-12:00	pm
orful	 and	 informative	 but	 one	 that	 includes	
                                                    Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab                                            Digital	Cameras	II                               June	5              $5
immediate	 feedback	 and	 can	 be	 utilized	 as	 a	
                                                    Cost:	$5.00
                                                                                                                p
tool	for	reviewing	material?	Imagine	creating	
                                                    Register by:	May	7
a	poster	for	any	subject	area	in	any	grade	that	                                                                p         Scrapbooking	in	the	Classroom	                   June	8              $5
                                                    Max. Number of Participants:	8
can	be	use	in	place	of	a	written	report	or	power	
                                                    Spring	is	such	a	beautiful	time	of	year	in	the	
point	 that	 uses	 some	 old	 school	 technology	                                                          Complete entire form and send to ATC.
                                                    North	 Country	 with	 its	 bright	 colors.	 This	
like	some	aluminum	foil	and	wire.	How	about	
                                                    workshop	 will	 give	 you	 an	 opportunity	 to	
a	light	or	a	buzzer	to	indicate	success?	Imagine	                                                          Name	                                                District
                                                    capture	 and	 share	 natures’	 bounty.	 Bring	
teaching	some	basic	wiring	and	electrical	skills	
                                                    your	digital	camera	and	learn	the	basics	of	           Bldg	
in	the	process?	Wonder	no	more.	Participants	
                                                    your	camera	and	how	to	take	great	photos!.
at	this	workshop	can	make	use	of	the	Adiron-                                                               Work	Phone	                                          Home	Phone
dack	Teacher’s	Center	Poster	maker	to	create	
                                                     Note: Please verify inservice credit approval
a	poster	and	then	learn	to	make	it	interactive.	     at your district office. The Adirondack Teacher       Email	Address
                                                      Center is not responsible for credit approval, but
                                                      will prepare reports of completion as requested.     Fees returned ONLY if a program is cancelled or enrollee cancels prior to registration
                                                                                                           deadline. Feel free to bring our offerings to the attention of others who may be interested.
 Other Etc… Workshops                                                 North End Workshops
                                                                               Digital Cameras II
                                                                     Open to all
                                                                                                                             Scrapbooking in the Classroom
                                                                                                                           Open to all
 Date          Description                   Location                Prerequisite:	*Basic	computer	skills,	                Instructor:	Art	Trombley
                                                                     	        	        digital	camera                      Date:	June	8,	4:00-6:00	pm
April	29 ELA	Scoring	Training      North	Franklin	Educational	       Instructor:	K.	Virginia	Bond
                                                                                                                           Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab
                                   Center,	Malone                    Date:	June	5,	9:00am-12:00	pm
                                                                                                                           Cost:	$5.00
                                                                     Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab
April	30 ELA	Scoring	Training      Adirondack	Educational	Center,	   Cost:	$5.00                                           Register by:	June	1
                                   Saranac	Lake                      Register by:	May	28                                   Max. Number of Participants:	15
                                                                     Max. Number of Participants:	8                        Spice	 up	 your	 projects,	 your	 notes	 home,	
May	10 Math	Scoring	Training       NFEC	and	AEC                      Learn	 some	 new	 tips	 and	 techniques	 for	         your	classroom	and	anything	else	that	needs	
May	13 Scoring	the	Global	History	 North	Franklin	Educational	       taking	 great	 digital	 photos	 as	 well	 as	         a	facelift	by	using	techniques	that	are	second	
                                                                     ways	 to	 manipulate	 your	 photos.	 In	 this	        nature	 to	 scrapbook	 enthusiasts.	 Go	 beyond	
         Exam                      Center,	Malone                                                                          glue	sticks	and	simple	cut	outs	and	dive	into	
                                                                     workshop	 we	 will	 be	 using	 MS	 Picture	
May	22 Focus	on	Solar              Adirondack	Teacher	Center,	       Manager,	 Powerpoint	 2007	 and	 some	                die	cutters,	cleaner	adhesives	and	more	with	
                                                                     online	photo	sites.	Please	come	with	your	            this	 class.	 Participants	 will	 have	 the	 chance	
                                   Malone                                                                                  to	 work	 with	 tools	 that	 will	 inspire	 them	 to	
                                                                     camera	fully	charged,	your	USB	Cable	or	a	
June	28- Making	Literacy	Centers	 Adirondack	Teacher	Center,	                                                              take	a	second	look	at	projects	they	make	with	
                                                                     USB	card	reader	and	at	least	20	photos	you	
                                                                                                                           their	students	and	see	how	some	of	the	tools	
30       Work                      Malone                            have	previously	taken.                                available	for	scrapbooking	may	make	projects	
June	29 NYSATAS	Test	Prep          North	Franklin	Educational	                                                             in	the	classroom	go	much	more	smoothly.
                                   Center,	Malone                          iPod Touch—Round Two
                                                                     Open to all
June	30 Best	Practices	for	        North	Franklin	Educational	       Prerequisite:	None
         Homework                  Center,	Malone                    Instructor:	Mark	Dalton                                          The Answer Man…
                                                                     Date:April	26,	4:00-6:00	pm                                        Well Hopefully


       Coming in the Fall
                                                                     Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab                            Open to all
                                                                     Cost:	$5.00                                           Instructor:	Mark	Dalton
                                                                     Register by:	April	19                                 Date:	May	25,	4:00-6:00	pm
                                                                     Max. Number of Participants:	8                        Location:	ATC	Computer	Lab
                                                                     This	session	is	meant	as	a	continuation	of	
                                                                                                                           Cost:	$5.00
                                                                     the	 iPod	Touch	 workshops	 offered	 earlier	
   Professional Development                  Location                this	year.		We	will	be	continuing	to	look	at	         Register by:	May	18
           Opportunity                                               the	connection	between	iTunes	and	iPods,	             Max. Number of Participants:	8
                                                                     but	 more	 of	 the	 focus	 will	 be	 on	 tips	 and	   If	you	have	attended	a	workshop	with	Mark	
Target	3	Strategies              Malone	Middle	School                                                                      Dalton	 before,	 and	 you’ve	 been	 left	 with	
                                                                     tricks	 for	 the	 iPod	 itself.	 	 Included	 will	
Biology	Mentor’s	Module          North	Franklin	Educational	Center   be	how	to	unify	 your	calendar,	email	and	            questions	or	run	into	problems	with	what	you	
                                                                                                                           were	 shown,	 this	 is	 the	 workshop	 for	 you.	
                                                                     contacts	on	your	iPod	and	computer.		You	
Chemistry	Mentor’s	Module        North	Franklin	Educational	Center   do	 not	 have	 to	 have	 attended	 the	 earlier	
                                                                                                                           Bring	all	of	your	questions	concerning	Gmail,	
                                                                                                                           Google	 Sites,	 Google	 Documents,	 Picasa,	
Earth	Science	Mentor’s	Module    North	Franklin	Educational	Center   workshop	 to	 attend	 this	 session.	 	 If	 you	
                                                                                                                           Calendar,	 PowerPoint,	 Simplifying	 Your	
                                                                     have	an	iPod	bring	it	along.		If	you	have	a	
Physics	Mentor’s	Module          North	Franklin	Educational	Center   laptop	that	you	sync	it	to,	bring	that	along	
                                                                                                                           eLife,	iTunes,	iPods,	etc.,	and	Mark	will	try	to	
                                                                                                                           give	you	answers.	He’s	pretty	forgetful,	truth	
Webcam	Introduction              Salmon	River	Central                as	well.                                              be	 told,	 which	 means	 your	 tech	 questions	
SAS	Curriculum	Pathways          Adirondack	Teacher	Center                                                                 could	 be	 completely	 unrelated	 to	 his	 earlier	
                                                                                                                           workshops	 and	 he	 probably	 wouldn’t	 know,	
Regional	Staff	Development	Day   October	22                                                                                so	bring	those	too.
          South End                                                                                      Summer Professional
     Tech Fest Workshops                                                                               Development Opportunities
       Basic Windows-Based                             iPod Touch—Round Two
                                                 Open to all                                           Date       Description                              Location
            Computing
Open to all                                      Prerequisite:	None                                    July	7-9   Administrators’	Leadership	Conference    Lake	Placid
                                                 Instructor:	Mark	Dalton
Prerequisite:	None
                                                 Date:May	4,	4:00-6:00	pm                              July	13    Dr.	Jekyll	&	Mr.	Hyde	(Child	Predators) North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
Instructor:	Seth	Putnam                          Location:	Petrova	Elem.	School	Library
Date:	Apr.	21,	4:00-6:00	pm                      Cost:	$5.00                                           July	14    Microsoft	Excel                          North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
Location:	Petrova	Elem.	School	Library	          Register by:	April	27                                 July	14    Microsoft	Word	2007                      North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
Cost:	$5.00                                      Max. Number of Participants:	10
Register by:	Apr.	14                             This	 session	 is	 meant	 as	 a	 continuation	 of	    July	27    MoneySkill                               North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
Max. Number of Participants:	15                  the	 iPod	 Touch	 workshops	 offered	 earlier	
                                                                                                       July	27    Web	2.0	Tools	for	the	Classroom          Adirondack	Teacher.	Ctr.,	Malone
Do	 you	 need	 a	 safe	 environment	 to	 ex-     this	year.		We	will	be	continuing	to	look	at	
plore	 basic	 windows-based	 computing	 at	      the	 connection	 between	 iTunes	 and	 iPods,	        July	27    Teacher	Certification                    North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
your	own	pace?		If	so,	join	us	for	a	BASIC	      but	 more	 of	 the	 focus	 will	 be	 on	 tips	 and	
                                                 tricks	 for	 the	 iPod	 itself.	 	 Included	 will	    July	29    Intro	to	the	SmartBoard	Notebook         North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
computing	workshop.		Participants	are	en-
                                                 be	 how	 to	 unify	 your	 calendar,	 email	 and	      Aug.	3     Implementation	of	Instructional	Resources North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
couraged	to	submit	computing	questions	in	
                                                 contacts	 on	 your	 iPod	 and	 computer.	 	You	
advance	of	the	session	in	order	to	tailor	the	   do	 not	 have	 to	 have	 attended	 the	 earlier	      Aug.	3     Next	Steps	with	the	Notebook             Adirondack	Teacher.	Ctr.,	Malone
workshop	to	specific	needs.		                    workshop	to	attend	this	session.		If	you	have	
                                                 an	iPod	bring	it	along.		If	you	have	a	laptop	        Aug.	5     Google	Earth	&	Sky	in	the	Classroom      Adirondack	Teacher.	Ctr.,	Malone
                                                 that	you	sync	it	to,	bring	that	along	as	well.
       Basic Windows-Based                                                                             Aug.	9     Digital	Photography                      Salmon	River	CS
            Computing                                      The Answer Man…                             Aug.	10    Desktop	Publishing                       Salmon	River	CS
Open to all
Prerequisite:	None
                                                             Well Hopefully                            Aug.	11    Fundamentals	of	Computers                Salmon	River	CS
                                                 Open to all
Instructor:	Seth	Putnam                                                                                Aug.	11    N95	Respirator	Fit-Testing               Adir.	Ed.	Ctr.,	Saranac	Lake
                                                 Instructor:	Mark	Dalton
Date:	May	5,	4:00-6:00	pm
                                                 Date:	June	1,	4:00-6:00	pm                            Aug.	12    Google	Tools                             Salmon	River	CS
Location:	Petrova	Elem.	School	Library	
                                                 Location:	Petrova	Elem.	School	Library
Cost:	$5.00                                                                                            Aug.	13    Web	Design                               Salmon	River	CS
                                                 Cost:	$5.00
Register by:	Apr.	31
                                                 Register by:	May	25                                   Aug.	16    Intro	to	the	SmartBoard	                 TBA
Max. Number of Participants:	15
                                                 Max. Number of Participants:	10
Do	 you	 need	 a	 safe	 environment	 to	 ex-     If	you	have	attended	a	workshop	with	Mark	            Aug.	17    N95	Respirator	Fit-Testing               North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
plore	 basic	 windows-based	 computing	 at	      Dalton	 before,	 and	 you’ve	 been	 left	 with	
your	own	pace?		If	so,	join	us	for	a	BASIC	                                                            Aug.	17    Next	Steps	with	the	SmartBoard	          TBA
                                                 questions	or	run	into	problems	with	what	you	
computing	workshop.		Participants	are	en-        were	 shown,	 this	 is	 the	 workshop	 for	 you.	     Aug.	18    Free	Teacher	Resources                   TBA
couraged	to	submit	computing	questions	in	       Bring	all	of	your	questions	concerning	Gmail,	
advance	of	the	session	in	order	to	tailor	the	   Google	 Sites,	 Google	 Documents,	 Picasa,	          Aug.	20    School	Library	Orientation               TBA
workshop	to	specific	needs.		                    Calendar,	 PowerPoint,	 Simplifying	 Your	            Aug.	24    NYSATAS	Test	Prep                        North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malonee
                                                 eLife,	iTunes,	iPods,	etc.,	and	Mark	will	try	to	
                                                 give	you	answers.	He’s	pretty	forgetful,	truth	       Aug.	25    Substitute	Teacher	Training              North	Franklin	Ed.	Ctr.,	Malone
                                                 be	 told,	 which	 means	 your	 tech	 questions	
                                                 could	 be	 completely	 unrelated	 to	 his	 earlier	
                                                 workshops	 and	 he	 probably	 wouldn’t	 know,	
                                                 so	bring	those	too.

								
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