Avra offers a wide variety of workshops for technology users of all kinds.  While most of her workshops are geared toward pre-service, in-service teachers, and home-school educators, Avra also gives community classes from time to time.   

Upcoming Workshops

  • June 11th:  Google Apps for Education at Whiteside Area Career Center in Sterling, Illinois
  • July 28-30:  Extend Your Capabilities with Google Apps Extensions Collaborating via Google & the Cloud at Navy Pier Chicago as part of the EdTech Teacher Summit

Additional Possible Workshop Topics

  • Common Core & Technology
  • Teaching writing using Google's collaborative tools 
  • Creating a Professional Learning Network 
  • Utilizing Social Media to build a foundation for personal learning and professional development
  • Google Apps for Education:
    • Google Docs
    • Google Forms
    • Google Sheets
    • Google Sites
    • G-mail for beginners
    • Advanced G-mail
  • Creating Student Digital Portfolios 
  • Creating Teacher Digital Portfolios 
  • Cloud-based file management using Google Drive or Dropbox
  • Creating online surveys for use with students (exit-surveys, online quizzes, etc.)
  • Technology Integration into the regular classroom
  • Creating interactive, online posters or images
  • Daily ways to utilize technology with students
  • Skills for 21st Century Learners 
  • Utilization of back-channeling and other Web 2.0 tools