Summer 2017 Website Staff Trainings

Summer 2017 Website Staff Trainings

The BISD Communications Department is hosting a variety of training sessions this summer. The training sessions will be offered for a variety of skill levels and topics. Each training has LIMITED seating so reserve your spot today in Eduphoria. Simply log into Eduphoria and select the date and training course that is best for you. Training locations are as follows: Technology Lab 109 is located at 3126 Carson Street, Haltom City, TX 76117 and BISD Old Boardroom is located at 6125 East Belknap Street, Haltom City, TX 76117.


Schoolwires BASIC Website Training (Credit: 3 hours)

During this session, participants will explore the fundamentals of creating and/or maintaining their BISD website. The session is designed to provide each participant with the basic skills needed to add content to their sites, and the ability to utilize shortcuts to keep students and families up-to-date on events/assignments as related to the classroom, campus or department. The goal is to empower participants with the tools and knowledge necessary to expand their technology competency. Recommendation:  If you are new to BISD or have not taken this course, it is STRONGLY recommended that this course be taken as a prerequisite before attending other sessions.

Tuesday, June 20

8:30 – 11:30 am

Old Board Room – Admin Building

 

Tuesday, August 1

8:30 – 11:30 am

Old Board Room – Admin Building


 

Schoolwires ADVANCED Website Training (Credit: 3 hours)

During this session, participants will explore advanced website features including page layouts, apps, embedded content, photo galleries and much more as they learn how to elevate their site to a completely new level. Afternoon open-lab sessions will be available to apply newly acquired webmaster skills.

Prerequisite:  Schoolwires BASIC Training

Wednesday, June 21

8:30 – 11:30 am

Old Board Room – Admin Building

 

Wednesday, August 2

8:30 – 11:30 am

Old Board Room – Admin Building

 


Open-Lab – Personalized Tech Support (Credit: 1 hour per registered hour)

Registrants will have the opportunity to work in a hands-on session with an onsite trainer. The goal of the open-lab is to increase knowledge and apply the skills/tools learned in the BASIC or ADVANCED Schoolwires training sessions, and/or to assist you in preparing/updating your website for the 2017–18 school year.

Note: you may schedule multiple one-hour sessions to extend your open-lab experience.

 

Tuesday, June 20

Location: Old Board Room – Admin Building

Session 1  1:30 – 2:30 pm

Session 2  2:30 – 3:30 pm

Session 3  3:30 – 4:30 pm

 

Wednesday, June 21

Location: Old Board Room – Admin Building

Session 1  1:30 – 2:30 pm

Session 2  2:30 – 3:30 pm

Session 3  3:30 – 4:30 pm

 

Tuesday, June 27
Location: Technology Lab 109 @ SHS

Session 1  1:30 – 2:30 pm

Session 2  2:30 – 3:30 pm

Session 3  3:30 – 4:30 pm

Tuesday, August 1

Location: Old Board Room – Admin Building

Session 1  1:30 – 2:30 pm

Session 2  2:30 – 3:30 pm

Session 3  3:30 – 4:30 pm

 

Wednesday, August 2
Location: Old Board Room – Admin Building

Session 1  1:30 – 2:30 pm

Session 2  2:30 – 3:30 pm

Session 3  3:30 – 4:30 pm

 

Tuesday, August 8

Location: Old Board Room – Admin Building

Session 1  1:30 – 2:30 pm

Session 2  2:30 – 3:30 pm

Session 3  3:30 – 4:30 pm


 

Video – YouTube Classroom (Credit: 2 hours)

During this session, participants will establish their classroom YouTube channel and learn to embed videos within Schoolwires websites as supporting resources for lessons and much more. Prerequisite: Schoolwires Basic Training.

Tuesday, June 27

8:30 – 11:30 am

Technology Lab 109 @ SHS

Tuesday, August 8

8:30 – 11:30 am

Old Board Room – Admin Building

 


REMIND (Text Message Communication tool) (Credit: 3 hours)

During this session, participants will be introduced to REMIND, a FREE, safe, easy-to-use communication tool that helps teachers connect instantly with students and parents via their mobile devices. Come and learn how to set up your account, and how to utilize and display content on classroom websites.

(Please Note: This tool can also be used internally with staff and co-workers.)
Wednesday, June 28

8:30 – 11:30 am

Technology Lab 109 @ SHS

 


Eduphoria Registration:

Visit https://www.birdvilleschools.net/site/Default.aspx?PageID=55195.

 

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