PLUS Tech: Get Your Game On with Online PD

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The CPS PLUS Tech program provides quality technology-relate online professional development.

The CPS PLUS Tech program provides quality technology-relate online professional development.

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  • 1. Lisa Perez, Network Library Coordinator Chicago Public Schools Dept of Libraries 2013 Illinois Computing Educators Conference
  • 2. Why PLUS Tech?Move to online delivery Shifting priorities – Lessmethods time for face-to-face professional development Free resources – vendor Budget challenges partnerships Personalized Libraries to Uplift Students
  • 3. What is PLUS Tech?• Professional development CAN be fun!
  • 4. Quiz #1 – Illinois Facts
  • 5. Gamification ElementsDigitalBadges
  • 6. Vendor Partnerships
  • 7. Technologies support widerange of standards Acceptable Terms of ServiceShallow learning curve Which Technologies to Teach?Adaptable Free or low costto K-12 Staying power Safe
  • 8. Personalized Learninga menu of challenging learningrobust blended learning opportunitiesa method of tracking student progresswide variety of learning and assessment options
  • 9. MentorConnections
  • 10. The Site
  • 11. The Point System
  • 12. Quiz #2 – Black History
  • 13. Treat yourself to a… Video editorScreencast video! Videos can be a bit longer Upload to a common channel
  • 14.
  • 15. Personalize the learningexperience PDFs
  • 16. The Quizzes• Google Forms with notifications• 200 points per question• Multiple choice• Flubaroo script: No answer key provided• Email must entered correctly• Basic information collected• Three tries• Downloaded spreadsheets each time; stored in Google Docs• Regular, timed release of modules• Timestamp for “high-pressure” eventsMake the questions a bit hard!
  • 17. Watch a Video | Make a Google Form Google Forms 1 Google Forms 2
  • 18. Flubaroo: Google Form Script to MakeSelf-Grading QuizzesLearn how: the Flubaroo website:
  • 19. Offering CPDU creditMake it worth theirwhile…..
  • 20. Communicate EXCITEMENT
  • 21. Modify this for your school/district1. Design the game elements2. Select the technologies3. Secure prizes/partnership4. Build your site5. Create your learning objects6. Make your quizzes7. Promote the game regularly; update and build excitement
  • 22. Quiz #3
  • 23. Q&A Lisa Perez @leperez1