Category: PD

ITP 2018-2019 Dates

It's not even December yet (barely) but it's time to start thinking about your summer plans. We hope those plans will include ITP. The Issaquah Technology Project (ITP) is an annual, year long immersion program designed to support teacher growth in the use of technology in the classroom. Each year we begin the program with ...

Family Engagement Twitter Chat

Looking for a great opportunity to engage in meaningful discussion with educators from across the country? And do it all from the comfort of your home or your favorite coffee shop? Then you need to check out twitter chats. Twitter chats are discussions held through Twitter by users who decide to meet in the Twitterverse ...

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Tech Kickoff Keynote

Look at all these teachers here to learn about supporting powerful learning with technology.

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Breaking up with ActivInspire? Meet your new match at Tech Kickoff!

Check out the Interactive Presentations with Nearpod class at Tech Kickoff and learn how to make your presentations truly engaging! Sign up here.

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STEM Credit for Tech Kickoff

We are very pleased to announce that this year's Tech Kickoff will provide up to six STEM clock hours. Teachers certified with K-8, secondary math and science, technology, and/or CTE endorsements must earn 15 STEM clock hours to renew their teaching credentials beginning in 2019. Additional information is available on the OSPI website,  http://www.k12.wa.us/STEM/ClockHours.aspx. Tech Kick ...

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Atomic Learning Is Going Away In June

ISD’s Atomic Learning Subscription Ending In June We are writing to let you know that the Educational Tech Department has decided to end our district’s subscription to Atomic Learning effective June 25, 2017. Consequently, staff will no longer be able to access Atomic Learning resources effective June 26, 2017. What Does This Mean for You? ...

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Have you checked out the PD Calendar?

Have you checked out the PD Calendar? We are curating ISD and other tech trainings on Bits & Pieces' PD Calendar Pages. This is a great place to find trainings and classes to help you with integrating technology to support powerful teaching and learning. Below you'll find a list of trainings coming up in November. Happy ...

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Atomic Learning Hold

   Atomic Learning has changed the way tutorials are logged and reported.  Unfortunately their new system does not accurately record time spent viewing the webinars and tutorials within the detailed activity log. Compensation for tutorials/webinars viewed on or after 3/29/16 is suspended until further notice. We hope to have this resolved soon.  We are working ...

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Twitter Next Up In Our Winter Tech Series

  Thank you to all who attended our class on OneDrive and Office 365 on Saturday. We have two more classes in our Winter Tech Series. The next is a class on engaging students and parents using Twitter. Check out the information below. Using Twitter To Engage Students and Parents February 11  4:15 - 5:15 ...

OneDrive & OneNote w/Office 365

Have you signed up for our upcoming class about Office 365? Come learn about using the powerful tools that Office 365 has to offer. The class will be taught by Becky Keene a Microsoft Expert Educator, and general tech extraordinaire. This class is eligible for tech pay. Sign up here. Details below. January 30  8 AM ...