Code.org Workshop 2/4

Saturday, February 4th at Issaquah Valley Elementary from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm there is a FREE workshop for K-5 teachers to learn how to implement Code.org's elementary curriculum into their classrooms. Issaquah teachers are eligible for 6 clock hours and 6 hours of tech compensation. Sign up Here or on PD Place.       ...


You Requested…. Recap Delivered

Recap gives teachers a fun new way to collect video evidence of their students' learning. We mentioned this app in November's blog post Five Ways to Summarize Student Learning,  and would like to share some updates Recap made to improve your experience. First, how does Recap work? Teachers create written or video question(s),  for students ...


ISD EdTech Challenge

Try our 14 day Ed Tech challenge to get your technology organized, keep yourself informed, and try some tested Ed Tech tools with your students! https://magic.piktochart.com/embed/19129661-isd-edtech-challenge


The PE Geek Gives 3 Great Ways To Capture Student Achievments And Results

Whether you are a health and physical education specialist or a general education teacher you may be searching for ways to quickly track student results.  Technology integration in health and physical education has long been championed  by Australia's Jarrod Robinson, who is known throughout the online community as "The P.E. Geek".  In his blog http://www.thepegeek.com, Jarrod ...


ITP Dates

If you haven't checked out the ITP Application page yet, you might not know the dates for this outstanding program. As you head into break and begin to think about your summer plans, we hope you will consider ITP. Applications are due on January 17th, and we will begin notifying applicants on February 24th. If ...


Happy Star Wars Day



Disney’s Moana joins Hour of Code

This year Disney's Moana joins Hour of Code with a drag and drop visual tutorial great for ages 8 and up. The self-paced tutorial does require some reading, and is available in 23 languages. The introductory video sets the stage and challenges participants to help Moana and her team discover the new world of coding, and to help ...


ITP Applications Now Live

The Educational Technology Department is pleased to announce that applications for the Issaquah Technology Project (ITP) 2017-2018 are now being accepted. ITP has been reconfigured once again to meet the constant changes in classroom technology.  This year there will be one elementary session and one secondary session, to allow us to provide more technology for ...


Five Ways to Summarize Student Learning

We all know it is important to take time and summarize student's learning at the end of a lesson, but if your classroom is like many the time runs short and you scramble to fit it in...or put it off for later. Here are five fantastic tools that help students summarize their learning you will ...

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