Tech Director Advisory Council

January 2015

Internet Safety

I provided an Internet Safety lesson to 1200 students at Holicong Middle School in Central bucks this past week. All students in 7th, 8th and 9th grades had the same lesson. I can provide this same presentation in your districts. Check out the Nearpod presentation here.

Bucks County Computer Fair March 20th 2015

The Bucks County Computer Fair will be on March 20th, please tell you middle school and high schools teachers and students about the fair. We are also looking for judges for the fair if you are interested in participating please let me know.

Digital Story Telling

Check out the digital story telling PD I provided this week at the IU. There are a bunch of apps and web tools teachers and students can use to create digital stories. I can provide this presentation and many others for teachers in you district.

Upcoming Opportunities:

Feb. 3rd - Act 45: Leading and Learning in the Digital Age

Feb. 9-12 - PETE&C 2015

Google Bootcamp Scheduled:

Apr. 9th- Google Bootcamp Day 1

Apr. 10th - Google Bootcamp Day 2

Aug. 3rd - Google Bootcamp Day 1

Aug. 4th - Google Bootcamp Day 2

May 8th - Personalized Learning Conference

June 28th -ISTE 2015 in Philadelphia!

Aug. 6th - 60in60: The Conference!

Soon to be announced!

Microsoft Day

60in60 Conference

Tony Sinanis

and more!

Purplemash Consortium Pricing

The Bucks County IU has worked out special pricing with Purplemash. Click the link below to test drive purplemash and see if you elementary students might benefit from it. Stay tuned for a webinar in January!


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

Nearpod Consortium Pricing

Pricing: $50 per teacher/per year (annual subscription) or $100 for a 3-year subscription. Go to 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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