Carthage ISD Technology Department April 2017
CISD Technology Training is Back!
Tuesday, April 4--Discovery Education
Thursday, April 6--Google Chrome, Gmail & Calendar
Tuesday, April 11--SmartBoard & Smart Notebook--location TBD
Thursday, April 13--Google Drive, Docs & Sheets
Tuesday, April 18--SeeSaw
Thursday, April 20--Google Forms, Sheets & Flubaroo
Tuesday, April 25--YouTube
Thursday, April 27--Google Classroom
Google Training Center Available
Google offers the Google for Education Training Center, an online hub of free PD resources to help us better understand and get comfortable with Google for Education tools. In it, you'll find:
Interactive lessons based around the classroom use case
Tips and ideas from other teachers
Differentiated pathways for different experience levels
You can take a single lesson to help with an immediate challenge, or start the path to completing an entire course and earn certifications online. You will not only develop professionally, you’ll learn how to use technology to make life easier and improve student learning.
Region 7 Offers FREE Online Courses
Courses available are:
1. iPad Apps for Creating 2.0
2. iPad Apps for Creating and Managing a Flipped Classroom
3. iPad and Google: Will It Work?
4. Turning in Digital Projects
5. Videos for Beginners: Anyone can make them!
April TCEA Webinars available
Remember, if the time listed below is not convenient for you, sign-up for the recording and they will email it to you. This allows you to pick a date and time that works with your schedule.
Lunch and Learn, Webinar
April 5 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Join us to learn about a wide variety of apps, websites, and peripherals that you can ues to support your students who have special needs. You’ll also have a chance to share your favorite support tools as well.
April 6 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Add-ons can greatly enhance what you can do in Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms. We’ll demo some of our favorites and how they can help you be more productive, as well as give you a chance to share your favorites.
April 12 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
We’ll share tools and ideas that you can use with your students so they can speak, sing, rap, and report learning in a 21st century way.
April 19 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Learn a variety of tips, tricks, and ideas to get more from your Windows computer so that you and your students can be more productive.
April 26 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Your kids don’t have to be in high school to code; we’ll prove it! Join us for easy-to-implement apps and strategies that can be used with elementary, middle, and junior high school students to get them coding.
Debby Simpson--Administrative Assistant
Terry Caudle--Systems Administrator
Richard Sullivan--Network Administrator
Mark Baisden--Technology Specialist
Penni Munroe--Technology Specialist
Message from the Director
Just a reminder to please put in technology tickets for any technology needs, including end-of-year events as soon as possible.
We will be on campuses helping with state-wide testing the first two full weeks in May. Once again, please be patient with us if you put in tickets. If you have a tech emergency, call Debby at the Tech shop.
Have a great April!