Video technology at Westview
Synchronous learning: Students at home can see same lesson
Connecting with GEVA Theatre via video conferencing at SAB
Virtual classroom screen with avatar
Work based learning students at CaTS
Work based learning student cleaning
Student sharing a report on screen
Student programming a small robot in a library makerspace
Video conferencing at Terry Taylor Elementary
Student in a library makerspace using a digital printer

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2021 Flu Clinics

2021 Flu Clinics

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (18 AND OLDER)
WHEN: Thursday Sept. 30, Tuesday Oct. 12, Thursday Oct. 28, Wednesday Nov. 3, Thursday Dec. 2.
WHERE: CTE A116 off main lobby (WEMOCO building, 3589 Big Ridge Rd, Spencerport, NY 14559)
TIME: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
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School Libraries Meet Demands of the Pandemic

CaTS Coordinator of School Library Services Jim Belair recently participated in a presentation to the NYS Regents Advisory Council about the role of school librarians in remote and hybrid instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. The presentation was sponsored by the School Library Systems Association and the NYS Library.  
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Student cleaning at CaTS

WBL Students Make an Impact at CaTS

Work-Based Learning students from the Department for Exceptional Children are working in the CaTS building this year, performing many cleaning tasks, such as wiping down all the high-touch surfaces, vacuuming, emptying garbage cans and washing windows.
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Screen capture of virtual homeroom

Building a Better Classroom

Students at Ridgecrest Academy are used to starting the day with a peaceful routine: calming music, a mindfulness activity and getting in touch with their feelings. When they are prepared and ready to learn, classes get going. This year’s remote learning days disrupt that normal procedure.
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Instructional Technology PD Classes

Sep
30

Flu Clinic: Open to the Public

WHEN: Tuesday Sept. 14, Thursday Sept. 30, Tuesday Oct. 12, Thursday Oct. 28, Wednesday Nov. 3, Thursday Dec. 2.
WHERE: CTE A116 off main lobby (WEMOCO building, 3589 Big Ridge Rd, Spencerport, NY 14559)
TIME: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

 All COVID safety measures will be followed
• No Appointment Needed
• Open to the public (Ages 18 & up)
• Bring Insurance Card
• Fee (Payable by cash or check if non-participating insurance or without insurance $35)

Clinical Questions: Flu Prevention Partners of Workplace Vitality
Flu Prevention Partners Flu Immunizations & phone (585) 568-8340

Flu Immunizations — WPV Inc. provides additional information on Insurance matters. https://www.wpvinc.com/flu-immunizations-1

 BOCES 2 Contact Barb Swanson @ 352-2749
Sep
30

Virtually There: Microsoft 365

Drop in any time between 3:30 and 4:30 with your questions to learn along with an instructional technology specialist and other educators. Share your screen to talk through a project you're planning or learn from others how they're using the various tools in their classrooms.

TOOL: Microsoft 365

Microsoft Office 365 is a suite of cloud-based applications that integrates all Microsoft's existing online applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Sway, and Forms), allowing learning anytime, from anywhere. Bring your questions on how to utilize the tools to enhance your curriculum and your students' learning experience.
Please register to receive CTLE credit and registrants will be sent a Zoom (or Microsoft Teams) link before the session.

Oct
05

Creating Assessments within eDoctrina

There are a couple of ways to get an assessment into the eDoctrina system. From uploading PDFs to creating your tests/questions from scratch, attend this session to see all the options for how to present your questions as well as those for students to respond! Participants are encouraged to bring an assessment they are interested in converting.

Please note: Members of BOCES One or BOCES 2 school districts are subscribers to MAARS Services so there is no additional fee for members of these component districts.

Oct
12

Flu Clinic: Open to the Public

WHEN: Tuesday Sept. 14, Thursday Sept. 30, Tuesday Oct. 12, Thursday Oct. 28, Wednesday Nov. 3, Thursday Dec. 2.
WHERE: CTE A116 off main lobby (WEMOCO building, 3589 Big Ridge Rd, Spencerport, NY 14559)
TIME: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

 All COVID safety measures will be followed
• No Appointment Needed
• Open to the public (Ages 18 & up)
• Bring Insurance Card
• Fee (Payable by cash or check if non-participating insurance or without insurance $35)

Clinical Questions: Flu Prevention Partners of Workplace Vitality
Flu Prevention Partners Flu Immunizations & phone (585) 568-8340

Flu Immunizations — WPV Inc. provides additional information on Insurance matters. https://www.wpvinc.com/flu-immunizations-1

 BOCES 2 Contact Barb Swanson @ 352-2749
Oct
13

Virtually There: Microsoft Teams

Drop in any time between the hours listed with your questions to learn along with an instructional technology specialist and other educators. Share your screen to talk through a project you're planning or learn from others how they're using the various tools in their classrooms.

TOOL: Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is bringing conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Educators can create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with school staff - all from a single experience in Office 365 Education. You got questions; we have answers!
Please register to receive CTLE credit and registrants will be sent a Zoom (or Microsoft Teams) link before the session.

Oct
19

i-Ready: After the Diagnostic

Your students may have just taken the 1st i-Ready diagnostic. Great! That means there is a ton of data at your fingertips to discover what your students know and may be able to do. But where is that data? In this session, we will explore the most useful reports including the Class and Individual Diagnostic Report, the Instructional Groupings Report, and the new Math Prerequisites Report.

Please note: Members of BOCES One or BOCES 2 school districts are subscribers to MAARS Services so there is no additional fee for members of these component districts.

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Communication and Technology Services (CaTS) at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES focuses its resources to help districts optimize the management and delivery of information, a strategic resource of every organization, by providing expert assistance in technology, writing, design, printing, and multi-media.
 
Communication and Technology Services
Westview Commons Business Park
3625 Buffalo Road
Rochester, NY 14624
Ph: (585) 349-9000
Fax: (585) 349-9012