Oregon School Boards Association — Conference 2012

We presented information about ORVSD during the Hot Topics session at OSBA. The flyer for the session is available here. The slides used in the presentation are below:

2012 Google Summit

students at google summit

Registration is open for the 2012 Oregon Google Summit. We have a full agenda this year, with sessions for technical staff, school administrators, teachers, and district administrators. Stay tuned for more information about speakers and sessions. Reserve your spot early: http://googlesummit.org

An Introduction to Google Sites

Mid-Valley Google Apps Spring Roadshow ~ Willamette Room 10:45-12:00pm Michelle Doring, ORVSD Trainer   Good Morning! Please sign in using the following form: http://goo.gl/dnp9s Why Google Sites?  http://goo.gl/GzHCO What can I do with Google Sites? Getting Started  http://goo.gl/ic3dc Collaborating Come back after lunch for more!

Eastern Oregon Google Apps EdCamp

East Oregon EdCamp

Springtime is busy for the ORVSD team, as we travel across the state presenting on Google Apps for Education. This weekend, we’ll be at La Grande Middle School for the Eastern Oregon Google Summit. The summit is a full day of Google Apps goodness sponsored by Eastern Oregon University, La Grande School District, InterMountain ESD, and ORVSD.

May 11: Springfield Public Schools EdCamp

The Springfield Public Schools is hosting an ORVSD-sponsored edcamp event, based on the Central Oregon edcamp on 4.21,  at Agnes Stewart Middle School (map) on Friday, May 11, 2012.  A breakfast of dairy/fruit/carbs will be available from 8:15 to 8:45, and we need to begin organizing our day of sessions by 8:30.  Lunch will be provided. What are the goals of SPS edcamp 2012? Networking: Connect educators in the Lane County area Instructional Practices:… Read More

Using PhET Objects

PhET logo

Welcome! Oregon Virtual School District is now featuring the use of PhET Objects to spice up your online courses. Using a variety of resources will help all types of learners. One of the best things about putting content online is the ability to emphasize knowledge and skills and practice concepts using variety! We’d love t o know how you’re creatively employing these resources in your hybrid and online classes. These handouts are… Read More

ORVSD Trainers at Southern Oregon Ed Tech Summit 2012

Redmond Teachers at Chromebook Launch

One of my favorite spring edtech events is the Southern Oregon EdTech Summit. The SOU Ashland campus is gorgeous. (It’s especially so today — warm and sunny!) Virginia Petitt and her teams at Southern Oregon Education Service District and Southern Oregon University pull together a great day each year. I was excited to see new friends and old, like David Cosand, Ron Peck, Jeremy Macdonald. ORVSD Trainers were here to present on… Read More

QR for your class and school

Learn how to quickly make and use QR codes for learning in your classroom and functions around your school. Presenter : Laura Nickerson May 10th 3:45-4:45pm Web Ex Meeting # 920 065 737 Meeting Password llnickgoogle

April 2 Training Resources for North Marion School District

On Monday, April 2, 2012 I presented a series of workshops on Google Apps for Education in North Marion School District. Here are the links to the resources we used: Handout Document This is a LONG document! Use the table of contents on the first page to jump to the section you’re looking for. At the end of each section are training resources (including a link to the Common Craft video we… Read More

Mid-Valley Spring Google Apps Roadshow (WESD)

This session will include instructional breakout sessions about Drupal, Google Apps and Moodle. The second strand will be a technical, round table discussion about the Google Apps for Education Dashboard and anything relevant to deployment. When: May 23 Time: 8:30 am-3:30 pm Where: Willamette ESD Contacts: Cindy Etherton, Corin Richards, Michelle Doring Agenda: 8:30 Eat, meet, and greet in the Willamette Room 9:00 Announcements 9:15-10:30  Session 1 What are Google Apps for… Read More