May 2016 Save the Dates-Summer PD Offerings Mark your calendars and save the dates; REMC1 is pleased to announce its summer professional development

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May 2016


Save the Dates-Summer PD Offerings

Mark your calendars and save the dates; REMC1 is pleased to announce its summer professional development offerings! All times are listed in EDT.


June 30 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.--CCISD
August 12 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.--GOISD

Combining our Noodles to Learn Moodle
Whether you a brand-new to Moodle or a veteran users, this session is perfect for you. Collectively, we’ll discuss best practices, explore sample courses and then begin to develop the framework for a course in Moodle which will support face-to-face instruction. This session will also double as our summer Copper Country Moodlers Group meeting.

Google PD

July 12 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.--CCISD
July 22 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.--GOISD

Get the Scoop on Emailing with Google Groups
Are you tired of digging through your inbox to find important messages and contact addresses? This session will show you how to use Google groups to streamline your mailing process. Contact groups, gmail organization and security tips will also be discussed in this session! You can count on Steve Kass, Google for Education Certified Trainer, to provide you with the scoop!

July 12 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.--CCISD
July 22 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.--GOISD

Exploring Google Drive
Save Brockway Mountain Drive for the fall; let’s take a ride up Google Drive instead! We will explore Google Drive and its integrated programs commonly known as Google Apps. This ride up the Drive will be no sightseeing trip but rather a hands-on adventure through Docs, Spreadsheet, Slides and Forms.

July 14 10 a.m.--12 p.m.--CCISD
July 29 10 a.m.--12 p.m.--GOISD

Maximizing Your Time with Google Calendar and Gmail
Most of us can say that we have used Calendar and gmail but can most of us say that we use them well? This session will teach you how to manage email inflow, create and share calendars, integrate gmail into Calendar and how to stay safe while using these tools.

July 14 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.--CCISD
July 29 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.--GOISD

Google Classroom and Sites
Good teachers know that the classroom, the physical learning environment, must be conducive to learning. That is why they spend time planning, organizing and furnishing their classrooms. These same preparations should also be done for your online/digital learning environment! This session will teach you how to use some of the Google for Education tools such as Classroom and Sites to create the digital face of your classroom!

August 5 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.--CCISD
August 16 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.--GOISD

Chromebooks in the Classroom
Chromebooks have become the most popular mobile device in our local schools. Join us in this session to learn how to get the most out of this fantastic computing device! We’ll start off with a general exploration of the Google Apps for Education tools and will then explore various web-based resources and lesson ideas.


August 2 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.--CCISD
August 18 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.--GOISD

21things4students Teacher Training
This workshop is perfect for any middle school teacher looking for ways to teach their students on using technology. We will explore the 21 must know “Things” and equip you with curriculum and resources that can be used with your students.


August 12 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.--GOISD
August 25 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.--CCISD

PowerTeacher Pro
PowerSchool is launching a brand new gradebook that offers more flexibility and anywhere/time access. Come to this session if you want to learn about the new features and how to get started with it.

All sessions are eligible for SCECH's


UP Kids - Read to Ride


It's that time of year once again. The Herman "Winks" gundlach Read to Ride program started May 16th. Follow the link to learn more...Read to Ride


Your REMC1 Staff

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We are proud to be a part of the Copper Country and Gogebic-Ontonagon ISDs and happy to serve our local school districts and community.


Teacher's Corner

This might be a good share for those teachers looking for "brain breaks". Techie Teachers' Tricks


Connection Corner

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Holiday Closures - The REMC1 office will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day

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