Read & Write Gold v10 Training Sessions

With the recent upgrade of RWG from version 8.1, Learning Services is offering a variety of training sessions for any interested staff members. We will introduce some of the new features of RWG as well as some effective techniques and ideas in using this robust software program. A variety of training sessions have been posted to the PD Calendar. A.

 

Ensuring that staff and students make purposeful and intentional use of Read & Write Gold v10, the following professional development sessions are being offered:

  • RWG v10 Training Session 1 and 2 – this is an initial training for 1-2 members at your school site. We have recently added more seats to these half-day sessions. Dates and Times: Session 1 runs on February 16th at Centre for Ed – Board Room from 1-4pm, Session 2 runs on March 12th at Centre for Ed – Board Room from 1-4pm. Specifics on each session will be found on the PD links provided above.
  • RWG v10 VC Training Session 1 on February 29th from 3:30-4:30pm – these VC sessions are unique in that we will simultaneously be training 3 different sites within the school division. If you are in the Spruce Grove area and are interested in this session, please sign up HERE. If you are in Stony Plain, sign up HERE. If you are in the West End, sign up HERE. Judi Holton and Nicole Lakusta will be hosting this session via the Stony Plain site. Thanks to Gail and Shawn for collaborating in this opportunity! We will be looking at the new voices, speech controls, translation of languages and revealing the new picture dictionary.
  • RWG v10 VC Training Session 2 on March 22nd from 3:30 – 4:30pm – more simultaneous training in 3 different sites within the school division. If you are in the Spruce Grove area and are interested in this session, please sign up HERE. If you are in Stony Plain, sign up HERE. If you are in the West End, sign up HERE. We will be developing student vocabulary lists, producing study notes via highlighting and using Screen Reader to read text (on and offline).
  • RWG v10 VC Training Session 3 on April 5th from 3:30-4:30pm – training in 3 different sites within the school division. If you are in the Spruce Grove area and are interested in this session, please sign up HERE. If you are in Stony Plain, sign up HERE. If you are in the West End, sign up HERE. We will be reviewing and updating the process of scanning books and documents, downloading text to mp3 and editing scanned materials.

 

Other RWG training opportunities can be customized to fit your learning needs. Please contact Nicole Lakusta to set this up.

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