Crowne Plaza Dayton
33 East 5th Street
Dayton, OH 45402
8:00 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013
Air Force AssociationTeachers’ WorkshopSaturday, April 13, 2013 8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. atCrowne Plaza33 E. Fifth St. ~ Dayton, OH 45402 ~ Front Desk Phone (937) 224-0800 Schedule8:15 – 9:00 a.m. - Check in & Continental Breakfast9:00 -- 9:30 a.m. – Welcome Remarks, Instructions for the Day9:30 – 11:30 a.m. - Session 111:30 a.m. -- 1:00 p.m. – Buffet Lunch, Presentation of Local and State AFA Teacher of the Year; Restroom Break1:00 -- 3:00 p.m. - Session 23:00 – 3:30 p.m. – Distribution of CEU Certificates Online Registration Begins on Mar. 18, 2013 at 8:00 am and ends on Apr. 5, 2013 at 5:00 pmRegister at:http://afaspringworkshop.eventbrite.comFor questions call: Sharon Murner, 937-836-5248, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Cancellations must be received by April 5, 2013Due to the expense of the AFA Workshops, people who fail to attend without the courtesy of notification will be placed on the waiting list for future workshops. As many districts have requirements for professional development, AFA workshops have long waiting lists due to limited space.Walk-in registrations will not be accepted Continuing Education Units sponsored by Wright State UniversityA certificate for Professional hrs. will be granted at the conclusion of both sessionsFor information on qualifying CEU’s for your district, contact your LPDC
Session 1 Workshops 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.Choose 1 1A: SmartBoard Lessons for K-8 Teachers Presented by Linda OxenriderThis presentation will give participants the skills needed to develop powerful, interactive lessons designed to motivate their students. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with the SMARTBoard. You may not sign up for both SmartBoard sessions. 1B: Ready...Aim....Click! Presented by Bill McCuddyBasic Photography for Teachers will explore photography with a historical overview, a look at its uses, especially in the teaching environment and thoughts on where the technology is headed in the future. Participating teachers are encouraged to bring their own digital cameras to the class as we will be doing some "hands on" exercises in the second half. We will look at how to effectively do individual portraits, group shots, close-up photography and action shooting to name a few. In addition we will look at "digital darkroom work", the use of Photoshop type software to get the most out of your images. Bring your own laptop (fully charged and don’t forget the camera cords).
1C: Hand fishing with iPads Presented by Pam GayheartWe encourage you to bring your own iPad (fully charged) so you can learn the basics of getting around and moving things on your iPad. We will look at the basic software, talk about where to find Apps, what makes a good App and a few outstanding Apps you just need to catch for use in your classroom. Session 2 Workshops 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.Choose 1 2A: SmartBoard for High School Teachers Presented by Jason SkidmoreThis presentation will give participants the skills needed to develop powerful, interactive lessons designed to motivate their students. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with the SMARTBoard. You may not sign up for both SmartBoard sessions. 2B: Closing the Circuit Presented by Heidi SteinbrinkLooking for activities to help teach the basics of circuits and electricity? Than this is the session for you. With a focus on grades 5-9, you’ll learn effective ways to teach electrical basics through hands-on and inexpensive materials. All of the activities can build upon each other or can be stand-alone depending on your classroom needs. Walk away with a number of inquiry based activities that will allow your students to construct their understanding and complete the circuit!
2C: The Eeewww FactorLet us help you turn science from “Borrrring” to “Eeeewww, Cool”. We’ll take a look at science activities with the “eeewww” factor that you can use in your classroom. Bring your own gloves and apron!
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