Google in Corrections Education
Designed for teachers, principals and technology staff.
The Google in Oregon Corrections Education summit is being held at the Hillsboro Public Library in Hillsboro, OR on April 22, 2016 from 10:30am to 4:00pm. The address is 2850 Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro, OR 97124. This conference is expected to draw about 55 attendees from 5 states to discuss digital equity for all, including incarcerated individuals. Oregon Youth Authority and Cascade Technology Alliance are sponsoring the event. Key Note speaker James Waterman – Googles West Region Manager for State, Local and Education markets. (more…)
Webinar held 12/14/15 – 10am to 12pm PST
The Oregon Youth Authority started out with a few select RAHEL PI devices from World Possible. We quickly saw the potential for getting meaningful content on the living units for the young people to access. Conversations continued between Jeremy Schwartz from World Possible and OYA about another version of the Rachel server known as the RACHEL Plus. (more…)
Here is a great self-paced course on open educational resources (OER).
Like Moodle, Canvas is a learning management system that has both commercial and open source options. While it can be a little complicated to install it is an intuitive and easy to use LMS for faculty and students. Canvas can be used in off-line environments.
Information on the open source option is here: https://github.com/instructure/canvas-lms/wiki
This University of Colorado sponsored site contains thousands of interactive science simulations available for offline installation. Just click “Full Installation” and you are good to go.
This group is dedicated to changing how we think about schools in juvenile and adult prisons. It is at the forefront of improving our prison programs. Check it out at http://www.ceeas.org/