Tag: Featured

2018 ISD Ed Tech Challenge

Back by popular demand, here is an updated Ed Tech Challenge to keep you organized and informed. Learn more about the resources available to you as you tackle one task a day for just 10 days. We kept some of of the same items as last year...because who doesn't need to unsubscribe to at least ...

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 ...

The New Tools – Fighting Fake News

This fortnight's edition of The New Tools takes a look at how teachers can support students in separating fact from fiction. We also visit a kindergarten classroom where iPads are being used for the first time. Check out our show page for links to all the resources mentioned in the show Enjoy. Want to listen ...

ISTE’s List of 10 Fact- and Bias-checking sites.

Continuing with November's Ed Tech theme of focusing on the ISTE student standard of Knowledge Constructor, indicator (3B) says that students should be able to "evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information media, data or other resources." In March, 2017, ISTE posted a list of its top ten sites to help students check facts ...

Actively Learn as an Adaptive Technology

How the Use of Actively Learn Can Help Differentiate Instruction and Assist Students with Learning Disabilities  Teachers are asked to differentiate their instruction to respond to the needs and differences represented by the student population in their classroom. Time constraints and large classroom sizes make the implementation of differentiated instruction very difficult, especially when considering that general education teachers are asked ...

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 ...

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Cougar Ridge Students Learn to Code Micro Bits

Hour of Code 2015 from Tech Tosa This week, many teachers (and their students) across the district participated in Hour of Code, an annual celebration of computer programming and the engineering/design process. One of those teachers is Julie Hembree, librarian at Cougar Ridge. Through her work participation in the Microsoft Innovative Educators program, she struck ...