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Upcoming OTAN Activities - Week of June 17

Posted on 06/17/2024

(All times PST)

OTAN will be closed June 19th to celebrate Juneteenth - Freedom Day.

OTAN presentations at CASAS link. Find your favorite OTAN presenters and we look forward to seeing you!

Schedule professional learning today with the California Adult Education Professional Development Calendar.

Schedule your Professional Development with OTAN today. For more ideas consult What OTAN Offers webpage and then email support@otan.us for more information.

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This Upcoming Week’s Professional Development

Tuesday, June 18, 12-1:30 pm | Canvas: Integrating Apps - Google with Dana Thompson, OTAN SME | You do not need to throw away any of your Google classroom items with Canvas. Google & Canvas have seamlessly and now easily integrated so a student can type on a document and submit their work/form/create slides and more.

***Note for the Admin Cohort Institute, you do not need to register. Use the Instructure Zoom Link at the designated times. If you are new to Canvas or need an Admin refresher, these Institutes are planned to teach the essential “must knows” for creating the backend of your Instance.

June 20, 9-11:00 am | Admin Cohort Institute Part I Instructure Zoom Link

Coming Soon!

Monday, June 24, 10-12:00 pm | Put a Little MagicSchool in your Classroom with Audrey Dierdorff, OTAN SME | This online workshop will give an overview on how to use both MagicSchool as a teacher and as a student.

Tuesday, June 25, 12-1:30 pm | Advanced Canvas: Managing New Quizzes with Dana Thompson, OTAN SME | We will learn how to create customized quiz settings and explore innovative assessments that take your classic quizzes to new heights. New Quiz functions for better formative, check-ins, and summative assessments which can connect with the gradebook. Use New Quizzes for immediate feedback features and its ability to insert most media and attach a quiz for comprehension.

Thursday, June 27, 1-3:00 pm | PowerPoint Power-Up: Expert Tips and New Features - Part 2 with Farzana Cassim, OTAN SME | Topics in this second of a two-part series will include but are not precluded to: 1. creating transparent text overlays, 2. implementing rotating transitions, 3. crafting visually appealing bullet points to enhance content readability, 4. adding zoom focus effects to slides for

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.