Tech Council Sept.

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Educational Technology Professional Development Series

I am proud to announce my new Bucks IU EdTech website and professional development series! I will be providing at least two PD per month at the IU and on the road. These professional developments are also available for any of the districts that make the request.


http://www3.bucksiu.org/Page/4127

Other Opportunities

Google Bootcamp - Nov. 8th and 15th at the BucksIU

Link for Google Bootcamp with Rich Kiker


PETE&C 2015

Tech Track Submission Link Due by this Friday


Personalized Learning Conference

Postponed until April 2015!

To make you aware...

PA Learns Initiatives from PDE

PDE has been working with Apple to create course in iTunes U. To take a look at the courses, click the link below.

PA Learns Courses


DecisionInsite: Enrollment Impact Specialist

The IU is working on a consortium deal with Decision Insite, please take a look at the link.

http://decisioninsite.com/


Soundzabound: Royalty free music library

Soundzabound has offered consortium pricing for Bucks County for their products. I wanted to know if there was any interest in pursuing this offer?

http://www.soundzabound.com/


PurpleMash by 2Simple

I have started to talk with Purplemash about their products and possible consortium pricing, please contact me if you would like a free trial. The program targets K-5 and has a lot of different creation tools including some very nice programing programs.


Let me know if you would like a trial account.

Assessment Tools

Plickers

Student response without student devices!

https://www.plickers.com


Kahoot.it

Online trivia game for the classroom.

https://getkahoot.com/

OSMO

Play on iPad with Real People and Real Objects. Osmo promotes social intelligence and creative thinking in kids.


Click here for more info about OSMO

WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU?

Any interest in a Microsoft 365 bootcamp?

Are there any things coming down the pike that need to be investigated?

Any upcoming training needs that I can address?

Consortium Deals

Nearpod Consortium Pricing

Pricing: $50 per teacher/per year (annual subscription) or $100 for a 3-year subscription. Go to http://nearpod.com/bciu with the promo code: PA-2014-001 for the discounted price.


If you need any training, please contact Brandon to setup a professional development session.

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