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Instructional Technology

Jason Sloan - Oakland High School Technology Coach
Phone: (615) 904-3780 Ext. 23982
Microsoft Innovative Educator Master Trainer
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Upcoming Professional Development Events
BYOD and Me! Motivate Students with Activities and Materials
The mobile device explosion has great opportunity to impact learning in our classrooms! Don't be afraid - harness the power! Engage your students safely using management strategies and device neutral apps.

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Oakland High School-A1 Computer Lab

Excel- Intermediate for Visual Representation and Data Analysis
Learn to use some of the more advanced features and functions in Excel in this hands-on workshop. TN Standards include data interpretation by students in a variety of ways. Objectives include the following tasks/functions: *Find and Replace, *Concatenate, *Text to Columns, *Conditional Formats, *Basic Functions (Average, Sum, etc.), *Protecting sheets and workbooks, *Mail merge, *Data Forms, *Creating a chart, *Inserting Leading zeroes, *Taking data from Excel and create charts in PowerPoint.

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Oakland High School A1 Computer Lab

Create a Collaborative Classroom with Microsoft TEAMS
Microsoft Teams is a digital hub for assigning and collecting student work, providing feedback, collaborating, and grading student work online. This is Microsoft’s answer to Google Classroom that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Create collaborative classrooms or connect in professional learnings communities– all from a single experience in Office 365. Teams also integrates with One Note Class Notebook. Teams is only available to use with students in grades 3-12.

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: Oakland High School A1 Computer Lab
Office Lens
Office Lens app for mobile devices from Microsoft adds Immersive Reader. It allows users to take a picture of a document and scan the content. The app will then read aloud the contents. Immersive reader will also allow users to change font size, space, and speaking rate.
Download the app for Android or iOS

Office Learning Tools Add-In for OneNote and Word

Instructional Technology Coach Job Description
Under the direction of the Instructional Technology Coordinator, the essential function of the technology coach is to facilitate the implementation and integration of technology in Pre-K-12 classrooms. The technology coach also provides ongoing job-embedded professional development for teachers, staff, and administration on infusing technology into the core curriculum areas, models effective instructional strategies using technology, and leads discussions with teachers on the latest research on technology integration. Technology coaches assist teachers in using technology for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction, and providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experiences for all students. 
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