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Our Mission

In our pursuit of educational excellence, Instructional Technology strives to prepare instructional staff to integrate technology into the curriculum in meaningful and appropriate ways to promote student success. While providing training and instructional support, we utilize technology to both improve instruction as well as increase efficiency in school operations.

Check out eduClipper!

More and more teachers are checking out the educational uses of Pinterest but have you checked out the new eduClipper? This great visual bookmarking tool has features that also allow you to add Powerpoint presentations, .pdf files, images, etc. One of the best features is the ability to create class boards that students can join.

Visit www.educlipper.com to learn more.

Share Videos from DE Streaming

We have access to a great collection of educational videos from Discovery Education. You can create your own account and use all the features available in the system. Use this handout to signup and learn more.

Create a Discover Education Account

Teacher & Student iPads Being Delivered (PreK-5)

The Technology Department will be on campus to deliver iPads on September 16th and 17th for both students and staff. We hope this wonderful tool will help your students excel and learn in new ways. Please remember to visit the Taylor ISD iPad Support site for resources.

We recommend you participate in the new iPad Basics Training eCourse provided in Eduphoria Workshop. You can register here. http://www.schoolobjects.com/wshop/default.aspx?cid=800

In this self-paced eCourse, participants will be taken through 6 modules of basic iPad instruction . You will be taught how to use the basic features of the iPad as well as be introduced to a few universal apps for any grade and subject via a video and handout. A short assessment and assignment after each module will be required to receive credit.

Learning.com Available for 1st -5th Grade

We are happy to announce that Learning.com is now ready for all 1st-5th grade teachers. This valuable resource is provided primarily for the Technology Applications curriculum but also has many interactive activities for which you can integrate with the core subject areas. You can login using your regular email address and the default password.

Learning.com Introduction.mp4
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Be sure to visit the Taylor ISD Instructional Technology site for more information.