Category: PD

Common Sense Education: A Curation of Digital Resources

Do you want to integrate more technology into your teaching, but aren’t sure where to find new resources? Common Sense, an incredible resource for teaching digital citizenship, also supports teachers in finding quality digital resources to support curriculum across content areas. In a “top picks” section, Common Sense outlines curated lists of instructional tech tools. ...

Getting Ready For Conferences With Seesaw

Parent/Student/Teacher conferences may be just around the corner.  Are you ready?  Do you want to unleash your superpowers this conference season?  Check out this post from Seesaw to help you save time in preparing for conferences, give students a voice in the process, and engage families throughout the year. Unleash Your Superpowers This Conference Season ...

Google Search Tricks for Research

  Google Search has become our go-to source for practically every question we have—from simple questions to the philosophical ones. But Google can also be a great starting point for student research projects. Understanding how to use the search engine’s targeted search features is the key to accessing a wealth of credible, accurate information. Common ...

Digital Citizenship Week – Secondary Edition

Digital Citizenship Week is October 15-19! Nicole Kreuger is a freelance writer and has a great piece on the ISTE blog right now titled It’s Time to Commit to Digital Citizenship. “Unfortunately, many educators still mistakenly conflate digital citizenship with online safety. While teaching kids to craft strong passwords and refrain from posting inappropriate pictures ...

Digital Citizenship in Action

Secondary teachers are invited to participate in a book study designed specifically with 6-12 educators in mind. Digital Citizenship in Action: Empowering Students to Engage in Online Communities by Kristen Mattson. In her book, Mattson creates a road map for moving from the traditional sense of  “don’t do this” and “marketing yourself for college” to ...

Elementary Computer Science Project

Through the integration of computational thinking learning experiences into core content areas, students will gain experience with the problem solving skills that are the underpinning of computer science – providing an opportunity for all students to see themselves in this ever-growing field. Preparations are being made for the second cohort of the Elementary Computer Science Project and ...

Ed Tech Summer Camp Options

We hope you will join us as we dive into summer learning! Every Tuesday this summer from July 10th to August 7th we will have optional camp sessions for teachers to learn more about ed tech tools. Both am and pm sessions are scheduled to cover a variety of widely used tools. Each of the ...

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 ...

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 ...