A selection of training opportunities found around the web and here at home. As always, if you'd like assistance with any of these or other technology, please don't hesitate to contact your building TLT. Invest a little time up front and it will serve you spectacularly down the road.

Additional training information is available for specific tech tools on FHPS Technology How to's share
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This monthly webinar has archived how-to's and classroom implementation ideas for Photostory, Audacity, Flickr, Glogster and QR codes. Stay tuned for more relevant webinars to come
21 Things for the 21st Century Educator (Michigan) | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
21 Things for the 21st Century Educator (Michigan) | 21st Century Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Blogging in the Classroom

Some resources to get you started with classroom blogging

Digital Storytelling Webinars

FHPS Professional Development

Schoolcenter main page

Learn NC Best Practices +

Excellent collection of resources "from simple articles to multimedia tutorials and entire books, our best practices provide teachers (and administrators) with a wide range of self-guided professional development."
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a summer blog learning series with a variety of workshops of interest.

Making Videos on the Web

A guide for teachers and students. Create videos without purchasing any software or camera equipment.
From our favorite Mr. Byrne who runs the blog, Free Technology for Teachers

Microsoft Office

A selection of training materials from our tech help team extraordinaire
Personal Learning Network Bootcamp
From the Daring Librarian

The Importance of having a web presence in 21st Century Technology Education - Paving a Positive Digital Footprint
SMART Technologies
SMART Technologies

Smartboard training opportunities
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Smartboard webinars
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Exceptional resource site collects outstanding classroom and professional resources in a supremely organized and effective fashion.
TeachersFirst is a free teacher resource web site offered as a service to teachers by The Source for Learning, a non-profit learning and technologies corporation. Our value-added reviews and teacher-friendly site sharing the best of the web and our own original content along with practical implementation ideas and best practices for effective integration of technology as a tool for teaching and learning. Provides and recommends high quality resources.
TL Virtual Cafe
TL Virtual Cafe



OK2Ask™ from TeachersFirst is a series of free, live, online "snack sessions" for self-directed teacher professional development and exploration (available both live and in archived format). Scheduled at convenient times for you to attend from any computer, OK2Ask helps you discover great ideas you can use in your classroom, courtesy of TeachersFirst's Thinking Teachers. You can access archived recordings to get a taste of OK2Ask™. The schedule for this school year is now posted.