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The DPS Ed Tech Newsletter

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We strive to enlighten educators aspiring to effectively use technology in the classroom.
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Volume 2, Issue 8 (17-18)

In this edition...

DPS Tech Summit - Register Today!

The DPS Tech Summit is quickly approaching! Join us on Saturday, April 28th, at North High School for a day celebrating tech integration in the classroom. Learn from DPS teachers sharing their own ideas and experiences about project-based learning, digital tools, resources, and more! Certified teachers will be paid for each session they attend, and lunch will be provided to all attendees.

Check out the schedule on our site here.

Register to let us know you're coming! After you've received your "RSVP" ticket, you will be directed to our Sched site to browse classes and personalize your schedule.

Please let us know if you have any questions, and we hope to see you at the Summit!

Schoology Corner

It is widely understood that the more attractive something is, the more people will flock to it, and be engaged by it, and this even applies to your Schoology courses! A Schoology course that is aesthetically pleasing to look at is more likely to draw your students in and excite them about the learning associated with it. Mattea Garcia, one of our DPS Schoology gurus, teaches you “How to Make Schoology Pretty” in this month’s edition of Schoology Corner!

Capstone Portfolios in DPS

As part of future graduation requirements, schools have the option to offer Capstone Portfolios. Please click here for DPS' student learning platform guidance in terms of which technology tools to use for student portfolios.

District BrainPOP Subscription Expires in July

The District subscriptions for BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr., BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL will end on July 15, 2018. School logins for BrainPOP sites will stop working after this date.

For full details and alternative video resources please read the formal announcement at

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About Your Ed Tech Team

The Educational Technology department of Denver Public Schools is dedicated to ensuring student success through collaboration with all DPS educators and the community to personalize learning and use digital resources effectively, responsibly, and creatively.