Category: Announcements

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Sway it!

Sway is a digital presentation and storytelling tool that can be used as an alternative to PowerPoint. Since it is an app, it is available across platforms and we have free access to it with our Office 365 accounts! Sway is meant to make it easier and quicker to communicate information. Unlike PowerPoint, Sway is designed to be interactive and ...

Differentiating Instruction & Feedback through Classkick

Classkick allows students to receive work, complete, and turn in assignments completely online. Using the free app, students work at their own pace and get help instantly without interrupting the flow or having students wait for the teacher to assist them. Students access the Classkick assignments through a simple code. One elementary teacher who uses ...

Version Control in OneDrive

One of the benefits of saving everything to the cloud is the ability to go back and review or restore previous versions of a document or file. Read below to find out how. Restore a previous version of a file in OneDrive SharePoint Server 2016 SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise OneDrive for Business More… With online version history, you ...

Add Another Chance To Win a Laptop For Your Classroom

It’s the final week to sign-up to follow Bit’s and Pieces. We are eager to have everyone receiving email updates. So, as the end of the drive approaches, we are adding another incentive for people to sign-up. We will give three extra entries to the everyone from the building with the highest percentage of staff ...

ITP 19-20 Dates

Stay tuned for more info on ITP and the application process in the coming weeks. In the meantime, check out this promo video from last year to learn what ITP is like.

Copy Content Library to Multiple Class Notebooks

Made an awesome class notebook and want use the content and your architecture in another class notebook? Well, Microsoft makes that pretty easy. Use the directions below to copy and distribute a content library (or sections within) to other class notebooks.     Distribute Class Notebook Content Library OneNote 2016 OneNote 2013 OneNote 2016 for Mac Share ...

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Advantages of creating and using Office 365, OneDrive & Desktop Shortcuts

It is Sunday night and I just realize that I need to edit my slides for my presentation Monday morning. I already have a hectic morning schedule, dogs, kids; I am a general slowpoke, etc. I left my laptop at school so now I need to leave earlier so I can get to school and ...

Supporting ELL Students with Actively Learn

Ready to help your English Language Learners take the next step to independent reading, use Actively Learn’s embedded features to help support language development. Define and translate features are great for identifying new vocabulary. The define feature allows your ELL student to take the first step in decoding the word by seeing it used in other sentences and hear it spoken ...

Young Writers Program – National Novel Writing Month

November is National Novel Writing Month, which is an internet based effort to encourage and support writers in completing a 50000 word novel. The project has been an annual event since 1999 with billions of words written. NaNoWriMo has adapted its program to create a powerful web tool and curriculum for students and teachers to join ...

STEMposium: Apply Now to Showcase

Applications to showcase at ISD’s STEMposium are now being accepted. This exciting opportunity is a way to showcase STEM learning and application being done in our schools. This is NOT creating a massive project for students to design a new type of robot to cure the flu. It IS a place to have teachers and ...