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Tech TOSAs work to support teachers and students in understanding how they can use technology to support powerful learning

Ed Tech Summer Camp Is Back

We're excited to announce that we will again be offering paid tech training this summer. Ed Tech Summer Camp runs every Tuesday starting July 10 with separate three-hour sessions in the morning and the afternoon. You will be paid for every session you attend. The final schedule and registration will be posted soon. Until then, if ...

Bluetooth’s Treasure Found

No, there isn't some unknown magical feature now available for the ubiquitous computer connection technology. Instead we're talking about coins and jewelry that belonged to the technology's namesake, Danish king Harald 'Bluetooth' Gormsson. Last weekend, archaeologists unearthed hundred's of coins, pearls, brooches and even a Thor's Hammer pendant on Rügen Island in Germany. They were ...

Check Out The King Institute

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. This of course was a dark day and taking time to reflect upon the impact of his life is more important than ever. And the King Institute's Liberation Curriculum is a great place to start if you are looking for ways to help students ...

The Final Countdown

ITP applications are due today at 11:59 PM.

Why ITP?

ITP applications are now open and will close on March 30. If you are looking to learn a little more about ITP, take a minute to watch the Flipgrid below. We also are hosting webinars tomorrow morning and afternoon to talk about ITP. Click on the links tomorrow to join us. Wednesday, March 21 at ...

Imagine ITP

  ITP 2018-19 is a year long program that starts this summer in Leavenworth, WA at the Sleeping Lady, July 29 - August 2. It then continues with five follow-ups throughout the school year. Participating teachers get equipment for their classrooms, along with training and support to integrate it their curriculums. This year we are ...

Tools of Mass Reflection

Check out the latest edition of The New Tools podcast. This fortnight we begin our exploration of the ISTE Standard Empowered Learner by looking at the first indicator: Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes. In particular we discuss tools ...

ITP Applications Now Open

Our ITP 2018-2019 application is now open. Want to know all the juicy details? Read about ITP here. Then apply here. Applications will close on March 30 and applicants will be notified on April 27.

ITP 2018-2019

The Educational Technology Department is pleased to announce details about the upcoming 2018-19 Issaquah Technology Project. As a program originally conceived to meet the growing technology needs of the 21st Century classroom, ITP has continually evolved to meet those changes. This year will be no different, and marks a dramatic change in the scope and ...

Build Tech Skills Through Peer Teaching

John Barry Elementary in Meriden, CT recently began using peer teaching to promote tech skills in there school. Watch the video below to learn how they did it and to see the results.