Chris Hill, M.E.T., received his Master of Educational Technology from Boise State University and currently teaches Marketing, Leadership, and Digital Media at Lake Oswego High School. His diverse teaching experience includes teaching at The International School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. He is a Google Certified teacher, and is one of fifty educators from across the country who was chosen to participate in the 2011 STEM Institute in Washington D.C. He is a member of the NorthWest Council for Computer Education and the International Society for Technology in Education. He has served as the Technology Coordinator and Activities Director at various schools.
Course No. ED478d, ED578d
This course is designed for educators who want to explore various grading policies, approaches, and strategies that align with principles of equity and support student growth. Participants will critically evaluate their current grading policies, reflect on their impact, and explore alternatives. They will examine the role of communication, feedback, and transparency in promoting equitable grading practices. By the end of the course, participants will have developed a deeper understanding of equitable grading, identified biases in their own practices, and created an action plan to create grading policies that support student success.
Course No. CM403j, CM503j
This course is designed to help teachers to learn various ways to connect and support students virtually. Course participants will learn how to effectively create, facilitate, and distribute content to virtual learners. Educators will create motivational and relevant classroom activities, teacher support materials, and assessment tools.
(Ex. - Seesaw, Google Classroom, Epic!, Remind, Screencastify, and more)
Course No. CM401P, CM501P
Google is currently offering schools a hosted solution for their email, calendar, documents, websites, and chat through Google Apps for Education, an integrated communication and collaboration cloud-based network. Email storage and search tools that help find information fast.
Course No. ED446k, ED546k
Google Drive is a FREE, Web-based Microsoft Office alternative. It includes Word processor, Spreadsheet (excel),presentation (PowerPoint),form (quizzes/surveys), and data storage service, all offered by Google. It also allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users.
Course No. CM401J, CM501J
Google SketchUp is one of the many free computer applications programs that are taking the professional 3D design world by force. It is a design program that allows the users to create 2D and 3D models. Students can learn the principles of good design while using some of the most cutting edge applications being developed and used professionally.