Ben Franklin Agenda and Slides

Module 1 - Introduction to the School2Home Program

Objectives: Teachers will

  • become familiar with the School2Home project, the website, and resources available there.
  • learn about tools for implementing technology-rich learning.
  • learn to use various technology resources.


Participant  Agenda

Aug. 12, 2016 



Opening Activities:

●      Storytime for adults  


School2Home Teacher Pre-Survey

How it all starts-School2Home Video

  • Turn and Talk --

What questions did you have after watching the video?

“Empowering Students; Transforming Lives” video: 9 minutes

(Available at

Technology in your classroom


Introduction to the SAMR Model

Exploring the School2Home website

  • Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

Plan an activity to use in the first month of school.

Use the Frayer Lesson Planning sheet

Lesson Plan Template

Magic Moment - Wonderopolis



That Story—How does it connect to all of this?



Next Action Steps:

Teach the lesson prepared in this workshop.

Ask another teacher to observe and critique the lesson.

Use the Frayer Lesson Planning template for another lesson.


SAMR Resources

Ruben R. Puentedura's Weblog - Hippasus


SAMR - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything


8 Examples of Transforming Lessons Through the SAMR Cycle …


The SAMR Model of Technology Integration Article


Need help with Google Drive and Google Docs?          

52 Tips and Tricks for Google Docs in the Classroom


Google Docs: Grading Tips and Tricks


Just Show Me: How to Use Google Docs


Google Docs Tutorial


Using Google Docs for Collaborative Work


How To: Quick Tutorial for the New Google Drive (2015)     



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