ORVSD Google Apps Technical Series

ORVSD trainers

Are you a Google Apps for Education domain or technical administrator at an Oregon K-12 district or ESD? Are you interested in deploying Google Apps for your schools, but aren’t sure where to start? Are you a principal or teacher who supports the Google Apps domain in your building? Are you a systems administrator who set up a Google Apps domain for your district a few years ago and recently noticed all… Read More

Oregon School Boards Summer Camp 2014

Oregon School Boards Summer 2014 Welcome Poster

Dateline: 8:00 a.m. on a beautiful, if a little smoky, Sunday morning in July 2104. Bend, Oregon. Notice that 8:00 a.m. on a Sunday morning part. Who in the world would be awake and alert for an 8:00 a.m. Sunday conference session?!? As I drove from my house to the beautiful Riverhouse event center that morning, I was certain there would be 2-3 hearty souls in my presentation room. Once those hearty souls realized… Read More

Google Summit 2013

Mt Hood hike

The Google Summit is a **free** event taking place on Oregon’s Statewide Inservice Day. This year, the Google Summit will be at Westview High School in Beaverton, Oregon from 8:00am-3:30pm on October 11. This is a call for both presenters and participants. Please sign up with the following form: http://goo.gl/dwZ8o Visit http://googlesummit.org for relevant information. Sessions are meant to be informational and include hands-on practice or question time for participants. Photo credit: Boots… Read More

Have no fear! Google Docs is here!

Spiders, snakes, and heights might be something you fear, but technology should never be included in your list of nightmarish items. This is where ORVSD (Oregon Virtual School District) comes into play. We are a group of educators providing free technology training for teachers. With a focus on the Google Apps in Education platform, Moodle, WordPress, and Drupal, we can help you integrate meaningful technology into your classroom. There is a great… Read More

Google Apps to Flip your Classroom

Google Apps to Flip your Classroom April 9th 8-9pm on WebEx Go to ORVSD WebEx Meeting Page  Select attend a meeting Select:Google Apps to Flip your Classroom Use the following information to join the meeting Meeting number:   492 939 090 Meeting password:   llnickgoogle Access notes for this training in advance at the following link. You will have the best experience if you have a working microphone and speakers/headphones to interact,… Read More

Spring Roadshows 2013

Volkswagen Van

The ORVSD Training Team is loading up the party van (we wish) and traveling to your area for a day of tech sharing and learning. We’ll host sessions on the ORVSD suite of tools: Moodle, Drupal, WordPress, Google Apps, digital content, and more. We’ll also include sessions about social media, open education resources, and related topics. March 8—Northwest Oregon April 13—Central Oregon – at Ridgeview HS in Redmond April 19—Southern Oregon (EdTech Summit… Read More

ORVSD at #ipdx13

Jamie and Tim looking at their phones

Members of the ORVSD Training Team are leading, participating in, or sponsoring several sessions at IntegratED Portland. Making Connections ~ Supporting Technology Leadership in Schools Jamie Richardson and Tim Lauer, pictured above, join Tricia George to share their experiences bringing together a cadre of tech-leaning administrators in Oregon this past summer. Catch them Monday afternoon at 3:45. Manage Your Technology — Balance Your Life Jeremy Macdonald joins Julia Fallon and John Pederson… Read More

Google Calendar for Lesson Planning – Webinar

  Google Calendar for Lesson Planning Join us on WebEx Trainer : Laura Nickerson Sign up to receive a reminder and join us on WebEx   Starting date:   February 5, 2013   Starting time:   3:45 pm, Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, GMT-08:00)   Duration:   1 hour   Host’s name:   Laura Nickerson   Host’s Email:   wyomingviking@gmail.com   Meeting number:   490 836 563   Meeting password:   googlenickll   Host key:   813530   Audio conference:   Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-668-4493 Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 Show… Read More

Klamath Basin EdTech Conference

presenter during workshop

 2013 Klamath Basin EdTech Conference – Jan 25th, 2013 This conference is sponsored by ORVSD and has speakers from across the state coming to present in Klamath Falls. Registration is now open for this FREE event!  There will be a variety of sessions (Google, Moodle, WordPress, Ipad, Chromebook) at numerous comfort levels (Beginner thru advanced). Lunch is provided and there will be several prizes  to be given away! All session will be… Read More

Webinar Training Calendar Announced

The 2012- 2013 Google Apps Training Webinar Calendar has been announced and is ready for participant sign up. Go to bit.ly/orvsdgoogle to sign up! Trainings are free and last about 1 hour. Trainer : Laura Nickerson PDU : 1 hour per session