Tech & Media Newsletter

February 2023

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Black History Month Creativity Challenge

As we enter the month of February, we want to take a moment to celebrate and recognize the contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout history. In honor of Black History Month, Apple has created a creativity challenge that everyone can participate in!

Join us as we highlight prominent African Americans this February using @AppleEDU creativity apps! Each day students will have a new challenge. Click HERE to view a website created last year and get started. You can participate in this year's challenge on Twitter #BHMCreativityChallenge2023.

#AppleEDUChat #EveryoneCanCreate #BlackHistoryMonth

The Innovation Coach

Mrs. Luka is at your service all year round, offering assistance in designing creative lessons for your classroom. Book a session with the Innovation Coach to collaborate on lesson planning, co-teach, or reflect on lessons and incorporate technology for enhancing challenge and enhancing student learning. These sessions are tailored to meet your specific classroom needs. To schedule a time with Mrs. Luka, use the provided link to access her calendar.

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Media Spotlight: Southwest Elementary Global Academy

Southwest Elementary Global Academy is focused on combining academic standards with the iPad to boost student creativity. SWEGA has seen a major increase in using Apple Apps in the classroom. Mrs. Ralph devotes her flexible time in the afternoon to allow teachers to sign up for co-teaching. Teachers in all grade levels have participated in co-teaching sessions with Mrs. Ralph. The school is thrilled about the growing use of technology in the classroom and is eager to continue learning.

Click HERE to find out more information about the specific projects SWEGA is working on.

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Did You Know?

Lexington Middle School has a new Innovation Lab! This lab will provide students with access to cutting-edge technology, tools, and resources that allow them to explore and experiment with different ideas and concepts. By fostering a culture of creativity, problem-solving, and innovation, students can develop the skills they need to succeed in the rapidly changing digital world.

Lexington City Schools

Lexington City Schools - maximizing individual student potential and academic outcomes through Rigorous, Innovative Schools for Everyone (R.I.S.E.) as we build a community culture of hope and excellence.