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Professional Development day focusing on technology held Monday.
Posted: Feb 25 2013 by ppowers

While students in three Hamilton County school districts enjoyed a day off from class,it was a time for teachers to receive training when it comes to technology.  Teachers and administrators from Webster City,Stratford and Northeast Hamilton attended a day long professional development event that focues on the changes in technology and how it will affect the classroom. There were several workshops during the day hosted by teachers, AEA officials and speakers including Scott McLeod (above). McLeod is a professor of school leadership from the University of Kentucky. He is spending this academic year as the director of innovation for the Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency in Pocahontas. McLeod was one of the keynote speakers at Webster City High School as he presented a topic entitled "Getting Beyond Fear and Control". The teachers in attendance learned about the usage of Ipads as they will be distributed later this year to students.

While students in three Hamilton County school districts enjoyed a day off from class,it was a time for teachers to receive training when it comes to technology.  Teachers and administrators from Webster City,Stratford and Northeast Hamilton attended a day long professional development event that focues on the changes in technology and how it will affect the classroom. There were several workshops during the day hosted by teachers, AEA officials and speakers including Scott McLeod (above). McLeod is a professor of school leadership from the University of Kentucky. He is spending this academic year as the director of innovation for the Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency in Pocahontas. McLeod was one of the keynote speakers at Webster City High School as he presented a topic entitled "Getting Beyond Fear and Control". The teachers in attendance learned about the usage of Ipads as they will be distributed later this year to students.

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