City Institute

Digital Portfolio with Google Sites (Virtual)

Teacher: Bryan Skelly
Dates: July 19  -  July 21 (10:00 a.m. -  12:00 a.m.)
Cost: $120; FREE TO FSS EMPLOYEES
Prerequisite: For educators

Using Google Sites allows students to take ownership in their own work.  It provides a more authentic audience, and it puts student growth in the center of learning.  Also, as a teacher, we are able to provide choice and creativity in how students express their understandings.

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Embedding Media Literacy Across the Curriculum (Blended)

Teacher: Mary Beth Hertz
Dates: July 13  -  July 14 In-person (1:00 p.m. -  3:00 p.m.)
July 21  -  July 22 Virtual (1:00 p.m. -  3:00 p.m.)
Cost: $120; FREE TO FSS EMPLOYEES
Prerequisite: For educators

Teachers will learn how to incorporate media literacy (i.e. analyzing digital sources for accuracy and bias) skills across various content areas and grade levels including specific ways to guide students through their own media creation

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Project Based Learning Workshop (Blended)

Teacher: Mary Beth Hertz
Dates: July 13  -  July 14 In-person (9:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.)
July 21  -  July 22 Virtual (9:00 a.m. -  12:00 p.m.)
Cost: $180; FREE TO FSS EMPLOYEES
Prerequisite: For educators

This would be a 2 day course guiding teachers through the basics of project/problem/inquiry based learning including what it is, how it works and the basics of unit planning and assessment. On the 2nd day teachers would dive into building a unit plan and assessment (project) through individual work, collaborative workshopping and presenting their plans.

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