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Professional Development: Ed Tech and CS


Professional Development

AI professional development and guidance
  • Do you need guidance on determining how AI "fits" into your school community?

  • Do you need training and professional development opportunities provided to your school/district?

CONTACT Mike Batali, ESD 105 Educational Technology Coordinator

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Computer Science

Professional Development

ESD 105 can provide Computer Science-related trainings for elementary, middle, or high school teachers. Through ESD 105 provided trainings, you can learn how to incorporate computational thinking and Computer Science into your lessons across multiple content areas. Trainings may be eligible for STEM clock hours.

CONTACT Mike Batali, ESD 105 Educational Technology Coordinator

Computer Science Lending Library

Professional Development Courses

Are you an educator in the ESD 105 region? Here are four courses exclusively for you, each offering 3 STEM clock hours, available from May 22 to June 13, 2024. These courses are designed to acquaint participants with the robots and devices available through ESD 105's NEW Computer Science and Ed Tech Lending Library.

➡️(registration is open until 1p on June 10)⬅️


Click the event number on the left to be taken to the course description

🚩169496: Ozobot: Getting acquainted with the Ozobot and its features

🚩169535: Makey Makey: Getting acquainted with the Makey Makey and its features

🚩169536: micro:bit - Getting acquainted with the micro:bit and its features

🚩169537: Edison robot - Getting acquainted with the Edison robot and its features

Technology as a tool in the classroom

  • Would you like to reflect on the use of technology in your classroom...what is working and what you'd like to improve?

  • Do you want to develop effective strategies for using technology to support teaching and learning?

  • Are you curious about refreshing your methods of teaching and learning using educational technology?

CONTACT Mike Batali, ESD 105 Educational Technology Coordinator

ESD 105 partnering with you...

We are here to help you as you navigate AI in the educational environment and hope that your schools are able to participate in the above opportunities. Additionally, please reach out to Mike Batali at ESD 105 if you would like assistance in exploring customized presentations/PD opportunities related to AI, Computer Science, and/or Educational Technology topics. Please visit our ESD 105 website for more information about Computer Science and Educational Technology.