Register online at www.rcet.net .

A complete listing of RCET-SW member school districts is available at the end of the workshop listing. For questions, contact the RCET-SW office at 417.523.5560 or email us at rcet@mindspring.com . HOW TO REGISTER: All registration is online at www.rcet.net . Just click on the Workshop tab at the top of the page to get started. Review the list of workshops and scroll down to “Click to Register” on the workshops of your choice. Enter your registration information.  Please be sure to include a phone number where you can be reached.  You will be notified if a session has been cancelled or is filled up.  If your school is not listed, choose Other and enter your district where indicated.  If you need to cancel your registration, contact the RCET-SW office at 417.523.5560 or email us at rcet@mindspring.com . Be sure to give your name, your district and the topic of the session you are canceling. You will receive confirmation of online registration within a few days of registering. CANCELLATION POLICY: If Springfield R-12 schools are closed, then all RCET workshops on that date are canceled. If Springfield R-12 schools are in session, then you will be notified if a workshop is canceled. DIRECTIONS TO WORKSHOP LOCATION: Get directions using MapQuest on the internet at www.mapquest.com . NON-MEMBERS: Non-members may register online, but will need to fax a PO to 417.523.5565. The non-member fee is $25 per hour:

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RCET is currently accepting Student Exhibit Applications. Just visit the RCET website at www.rcet.net and click on the Conference tab to get started!

DECEMBER 2011
Basic computer and internet skills are required for every workshop unless otherwise noted.

111201 Effectively Managing Online Projects
Thur., Dec. 1 4:30-6:00 p.m. *District Technology Center – 301 S. Main, Nixa Presenter: Tracy Harris Educators on social networks are beginning to see the impact of collaboration on projects. However, collaboration has its hiccups, such as dealing with decision-making, problem solving, and communication. How do we avoid these mistakes? We will cover various FREE web platforms that support effective collaboration as well as using QR codes for scavenger hunts. Join us as we take a look at Wiggio, Edmodo, Dropbox, Google+Handouts, Voki for Educators, Zoho and more!! (Limit 16) *The District Technology Center is located directly behind Faught Administration Center. Please park on the south side of the District Technology Center and then enter using the south or east door.

111202 Practical Podcasting
Mon., Dec. 5 4:00-5:30 p.m. Reeds Spring Middle School, Rm. #15 – 21016 Main St. Presenter: Josh Hill Interested in podcasting in your class, but don’t think you can make it work in the real world? Come check out “Practical Podcasting”, where we will explore how to make podcasting technology work for you in your classroom. Participants will explore web-based podcasting tools, video podcasting and even discuss using smart phones to podcast from the palm of your hand!! Please bring classroom topics and lessons to discuss as starting points for your broadcast! (Limit 20)

111203 Microsoft Freebies for Educators
Mon., Dec. 5 4:30-6:00 p.m. Strafford High School, Computer Lab - 201 W. McCabe Presenter: Tamara Pierce Microsoft has a host of new tools designed just for educators! Take your students on virtual field trips using the 3D panoramic tools of Photosynth. Or create a beautiful collage of class pictures with AutoCollage. Download the free Mouse Mischief program and make PowerPoint interactive with wireless mice as clickers. The Learning Essentials for Educators has some great templates and the Learning Essentials for Students is loaded with organizational tools. Make some music with Songsmith and so much more! Come and see what’s free! (Limit 20)

111204 SMART Board for Beginners
Tue., Dec. 6 4:00-6:00 p.m. Kickapoo High School, Rm. 126 - 3710 S. Jefferson (Park on the west side and enter through main entrance, go straight and room is on the right.) Presenter: Toni Palmer This class is designed to help new users learn how to “turn it on” and get started using the new technology in your classroom. I will help you find lessons that fit your MIGS and easy tricks you can use tomorrow! (Limit 15)

111205 Introduction to the iPad in Education
Tue., Dec. 6 4:30-6:00 p.m. Strafford High School, Computer Lab - 201 W. McCabe Presenter: Justin Foster Join us for this workshop which will showcase the capabilities of the iPad as a teaching and learning tool. We will cover the basic features of the iPad from both the teacher and students perspective. We will also be covering several of the popular iPad apps and their features, including Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Elements, MathBoard, Stack the States and more! Come with questions about all aspects of the iPad. (Limit 20)

111206 Online Presentation Tools
Wed., Dec. 7 4:15-5:45 p.m. Chadwick School, Library Media Center (in the main building) – 7090 State Highway 125 S Presenter: Angie Brill Looking for some new tools to use in the classroom for yourself and/or your students? Move past PowerPoint into interactive presentations!! This workshop will introduce you to Glogster, Prezi and Voicethread. Learn how these tools are capturing student interest and engaging them in learning like never before! (Limit 15)

111207 Basics of Excel 2007
Wed., Dec. 7 4:30-6:00 p.m. *District Technology Center – 301 S. Main, Nixa Presenter: David Liss This workshop explores the basics of creating and using a spreadsheet. We’ll cover basic formatting of cells, columns, and rows, inserting and deleting cells, columns and rows, and how to create simple formulas. If you are not comfortable with basic spreadsheet formatting and creating simple formulas, then this workshop is for you! (You will need to attend this workshop to learn the basics before attending any future Excel 2007 offerings.) (Limit 16) *The District Technology Center is located directly behind Faught Administration Center. Please park on the south side of the District Technology Center and then enter using the south or east door.

111208 Excite and Engage!
Mon., Dec. 12 4:30-6:00 p.m. *District Technology Center – 301 S. Main, Nixa Presenter: Tamara Pierce Digital learners are eager learners, especially when the tools are cool! This workshop takes a tour of some of the coolest tools on the net and gives you tips on using these tools in your classroom. We’ll create avatars and put them to work in creative ways. We’ll learn to compose music, edit photos to explain feelings, add content reinforcement games to a website, and so much more! Engage your students and deliver content in new and exciting ways! (Limit 16)

111209 LiveBinders
Tue., Dec. 13 4:00-5:30 p.m. Reeds Spring Intermediate, Computer Lab – 175 Elementary Rd. Presenter: Sonya Hohnstein Staying organized in a technology driven world can be difficult. There are many sites out there where you can store links and information, but you still have to click on it to see the information. Well, not anymore! LiveBinders is a FREE online organizational tool that can organize any data into an easyto-use binder system. The best part is you can see all of your information right there. Websites, worksheets, documents, presentations, videos and so much more! Stop using websites that just store links or clicking on ten folders to get to a document on a computer or jump-drive. Let me show you how to organize your materials in an easy-to-use labeled system. (Limit 28)

111210 Microsoft OneNote: Your Digital Briefcase!
Tue., Dec. 13 4:30-6:00 p.m. Strafford High School, Computer Lab - 201 W. McCabe Presenter: Tamara Pierce Organize your digital stuff with OneNote! Included with Microsoft Office, OneNote is a complete filing system, already set up and ready for you to customize! This versatile program serves as a great place to store clippings from the Internet, documents from Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and so much more! Tools include a recorder, calculator, tables, drawing tools and it’s even searchable! OneNote is the ideal place to gather, organize, search and share information! (Limit 20)

111211 Edmodo
Wed., Dec. 14 4:15-5:45 p.m. Chadwick School, Library Media Center (in the main building) – 7090 State Highway 125 S Presenter: Angie Brill Edmodo is one of the leading social learning networking tools for K-12 education. It provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, access homework, grades and school notices. In this workshop you will learn why Edmodo has radically changed learning by inspiring students to participate and take ownership of their own learning! (Limit 15)

Register online at www.rcet.net . RCET-SW Members are: Ava R-2, Bradleyville R-1, Branson R-4, Chadwick R-1, Clever R-5, Crane R-3, Dallas Co. R-1, Fair Grove R-10, Fordland R-3, Forsyth R-3, Galena R-2, Hickory Co. R-1, Hollister R-5, Hurley R-1, Marion C. Early R-5, Marionville R-9, Marshfield R-1, New Covenant Academy, Niangua R-5, Nixa R-2, Purdy R-2, Rogersville R-8, Sarcoxie R-2, Shell Knob 78, Spokane R-7, Springfield Catholic, St. Joseph Catholic Academy, Springfield R-12, Strafford R-6, Verona R-3. RCET-SW Associate Members are: Blue Eye R-5, McDonald Co. R-1, Reeds Spring R-4, Stockton R-1, Evangel College and Missouri State University.

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