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September PD







(Basic) Google Slides-  “Talk” (90 minutes)

Instructor: Faigy Ravitz Thursday, September 10,  4:00 p.m. EDT

Learn the basics of Google Slides create simple google slides presentations to help you teach remotely and face to face. (Prerequisite: basic knowledge google drive, how to access and create new documents.)


(Intermediate)  Google Slides- “Sing” (90 minutes)

Instructor: Faigy Ravitz  Wednesday, September 23, 4:00 p.m. EDT

Learn more things you can do with Google Slides to supercharge and engage your students. (Prerequisite: basic knowledge of slides, how to access and create new slides.)


My Place: Intersection of Classroom, Home & Community

Instructor: Dr. Barbara Gereboff Sunday, September 13, 4:00 PM EDT

My Place: Whether we're in school, online, or any combination of this, place-based education offers one way to fully engage students and teachers while maintaining high academic standards. For administrators and Teachers K-8


Remote Four (75 minutes)

Instructor: Faigy Ravitz Tue. September 15, 4:00 pm EDT 

Focus on Pedagogy!! Every effective online lesson will have four primary components. Learn how to design and deliver your student-centered lesson so that your students are engaged This lesson template will work for face to face instruction and online. Be prepared for every situation.  


(Intermediate)Teacher Toolbox: Flippity

Instructor: Faigy Ravitz Mon. September 14, 4:30 p.m. EDT

Flippity is an easy to use tool that helps teachers easily create interactive games and activities. (Prerequisite: basic knowledge of Google Drive, how to access and create new documents)


Intermediate-Bitmoji Shmitmoji (75 minutes)

Instructor: Faigy Ravitz Tue., September 22, 4:30 p.m EDT

Are you ready to join the Bitmoji Craze? Learn to create and use Bitmoji’s in virtual classrooms.  You need to have a Bitmoji  App and  Chrome extension prior to the session. (Prerequisite: basic knowledge of  google drive, google slides, and easily access and create new documents.)


Intermediate-Zooming is a Two Way Street (75 minutes)

Instructor: Faigy Ravitz Wednesday, September 9,4:30 p.m. EDT

Tips and Pedagogy. Practical tips to engage your students. Ideas for an interactive classroom while everyone is on mute.





When will I get a link to the class?

The link and instructions will be sent to you the day before the scheduled class. 


Can I join more than one class?

Because of great demand, we only allow participants to register for one class and to the waitlist for a second class, Multiple registrations are automatically canceled.


Which grade is the training geared to?

Unless otherwise noted we have participants from all grade levels join the same class. The instructor gives lots of examples so that everyone can learn together. 


Is there a fee to participate?  

Training is complimentary for staff employed at CIJE member schools. If you are not employed at a CIJE member school you are not able to attend.


Who can I contact if I have more questions? 

Please contact Bracha at


Are the classes recorded? 

No, the classes are not recorded.