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Come Learn about Seesaw on September 26th

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Are you interested in learning more about increasing student accountability in stations, centers, or on independent work?  Would you like to have a tool where your students can create video reflections and portfolios of their work for your class?  We have a session for you!   Shuford Elementary’s own Tech Team member and Seesaw Ambassador Jessica Fitzgerald will be leading a PD session on Seesaw, ... Read More »

Introducing the Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers and Administrators

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The Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers and Administrators are a new initiative in North Carolina this year.  The NC Department of Public Instruction has developed a set of standards for both teachers and leaders which will measure their mastery of digital-age learning mindsets and skills.  These standards can be reviewed for teachers and administrators on this website. Over the course ... Read More »

Digital Learning Facilitator Team Prepares for 2017-18 Professional Learning

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The Digital Learning Facilitator Team met on August 2nd and 3rd to plan for professional learning for teachers and administrators for the upcoming school year.  The newly established team discussed the instructional coaching process, digital and personalized learning approaches to instruction, the 2017-2021 Digital Learning Strategic Plan, Digital Learning Professional Learning Communities in N-CCS, and the Digital Learning Competencies for ... Read More »

Register by 8/14 for our 5-Steps to Personalized Learning Workshop! (Stipends Available!)

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Back to the Future: 5 Simple Steps to Creating Personalized, Technology-Enhanced Learning for Every Student Workshop Registration Link Have you ever wondered whether or not it was even possible to truly individualize learning for every student in your classroom, all while also ensuring that your students achieve content mastery and perform well on formative and summative assessments?  Look no further! ... Read More »

Effective Digital Strategies for Teaching and Learning in the K-12 Classroom: A PD MOOClet

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NCDPI is offering a free MOOClet to interested educators.  Check out some quick facts below! 6 Weeks (20 hours)course Credits:  2 CEUs Maximum registration: 250 Minimum registration 100 Please note that this participant-driven course is structured for active, collaborative learners who are self-driven, motivated, flexible and enjoy sharing information and resources. Description: Course focuses on using digital tools and strategies ... Read More »

Quizizz…The Next Big Thing!

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Are you in need of a new way for students to get instant feedback from live assessments, no matter the content area?  Then you are in luck! Quizizz allows teachers to create great formative and summative assessments in no time. While students are working, teachers are provided with detailed class and student-level data. Don’t make another lesson plan without checking out Quizizz.com, the ... Read More »

Check Out The Ultimate EdTech Chart for Teachers and Educators!

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This month, educatorstechnology.com published the first version of their Ultimate EdTech Chart for Teachers and Educators.  This chart features a list of quality instructional resources and repositories which have been curated by content area.  Content-areas range from core subjects to arts and Chemistry.  Best of all, these resources have been compiled by teachers, for teachers! Click here to download a ... Read More »

Check out our 2016-17 Tech Tuesday Session Schedule!

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Interested in learning more about how to advance your teaching and learning practices with technology?  Look no further than this year’s Tech Tuesday session line-up!  Click here to review the session line-up, also embedded below (use the scrollbar on the bottom to see all session details), along with descriptions for each session.  Check your e-mail for instructions on how to ... Read More »

New Professional Learning Initiative, NewConQuest, Launches in N-CCS

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13 members of the Newton-Conover City Schools community came together in February for the first meeting of the inaugural NewConQuest cohort.  NewConQuest is N-CCS’ Digital Teaching and Learning Academy, developed to extend the opportunity for individualized professional learning related to digital teaching and learning in N-CCS. Participants will complete four face-to-face meetings and participate in an online component between those meeting ... Read More »

“Send Messages to…” Feature in Canvas

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Send messages to … (A teacher favorite!) Drop a quick note to your students based on the submission status or assignment scores. Here is how it looks: You set-up the criteria, Canvas composes the mailing list, and you can add or subtract students as needed. It cuts teacher “nagging time” down dramatically, and makes everyone more efficient and far happier. ... Read More »