The DPS Ed Tech Newsletter
Volume 2, Issue 3 (17-18)
In this edition...
Schools Begin the Year Developing Digital Citizenship
Check Out eBooks on LION
With thousands of Chromebooks in thousands of student hands, ETLS is proud to share our vast ebook collection! Hundreds and hundreds of audio books, read-alongs, and just regular ol’ books are available for checkout from our DPS Lion page (lion.dpsk12.org.)
Simply log in with your DPS credentials and start your quest (students use their student ID number and 10-digit birthdate). You can sort books by reading level, grade level, topic, subject, author, or availability. Before you “check it out,” check it out using the “sample” icon-- listen to a few minutes of the audio book or browse a few pages of an ebook. Take every learner on an amazing reading journey!
Want to Become a Google Certified Educator? For Free?
The Google for Education team is covering the cost of the Google Educator Certifications for teachers who are interested in taking the exam(s) before the end of the year.
Exam vouchers will expire on 12/31/17.
To obtain a voucher for Level 1, Level 2, or the Trainer Skills Assessment, please fill out this form. Exam vouchers will be emailed out every Friday afternoon.
Trainings for the certifications are available at www.google.com/edu/training
CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant
Win up to $5,000 to fund programs that bring technology into the classroom and promote innovative learning. This annual CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grants program is only open to Colorado teachers.
Find more information on CenturyLink's site, here.
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