Digital Learning News 5-9-2017

From the Birdville Digital Learning Team #BirdvilleLearns

In This Week's Issue

  • What's All the Buzz about "Breakout EDU"?
  • Summer Digital Learning Professional Development Opportunities
  • Reminder... How do I Log into my g.birdvilleschools.net Google Drive
  • Choosing the Right Summer Training for the New Curriulum and Lesson Planning Next Year
  • Social Media Connections


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Introducing Breakout EDU

Breakout EDU for Social Studies at Smithfield Middle

Mrs. Noonan's Social Studies class at Smithfield Middle with help from Mrs. Muirheid, SMS Librarian

6th Grade ELA STAAR Review Breakout EDU

Mrs. Zitzman's Classes at Watauga Middle

Smithfield MS Staff Breaking Out with Breakout EDU...

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Summer Digital Learning PD is just a few weeks away!

To see the courses we are offering click here!


Earn your flex credit for next year! Claim your spot, register now!


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Reminder...Logging into Google Drive

Next year, lesson plans will be completed in Google. You will need to get comfortable with logging into Google Drive. Check out this link for more information.
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Self- Paced Curriculum Access & Lesson Planning

Just what you need to know about creating and sharing lessons next year in BISD. Learn to use Google to Create Lessons and how to access curriculum documents. There will be more information on this self-paced course emailed to you this week from the Teaching and Learning Department.

Canvas

Learn best practices for creating and delivering instruction via Canvas LMS. There will time to create during the training. Bring, or have access to, the files, curriculum documents, lessons and other resources you might need to start building your Canvas course for Fall.

All session dates and times are already in Eduphoria!

Google Basics

In this session participants will learn to navigate, create, and share files in Google Suite. Suite includes: Drive, Docs, Slides, Forms, and Sheets. This session is for the beginner to intermediate Google users.

All session dates and times are already in Eduphoria!

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Kelli Montgomery Director of Digital Learning

Twitter @KelliM11

Cheryl McKnight Coordinator of Digital Learning

Twitter @cherylmck


ELEMENTARY TEAM MEMBERS:

Jennifer Canizares jennifer.canizares@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @canny72

Campuses: Birdville, WT Francisco, Binion, Mullendore, Snow Heights, Porter, Foster Village

Toni Hylander toni.hylander@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @technologytoni

Campuses: Smithfield, Cheney, Stowe, Watauga, North Ridge, Walker Creek, Green Valley

Jeff Samuelson jeff.samuelson@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @jeff_samuelson

Campuses: David E Smith, Richland, West Birdville, Holiday Heights, Hardeman, ACFT, J. D. Spicer

Jennifer Miller jennifer.r.miller@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @steamlearnlab

Learning Resources Specialist



SECONDARY TEAM MEMBERS:

Michael Hanson michael.hanson@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @Hansonits

Campuses: Haltom HS, Haltom MS, Richland MS, North Ridge MS, North Oaks MS

Rashel Larson rashel.larson@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @rashellarson

Campuses: BCTAL, Smithfield MS, North Richland MS, Central Office Administration

Tosh McGaughy tosh.mcgaughy@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @ToshMcGaughy

Campuses: Richland HS, Birdville HS, Watauga MS, Raising Blended Learners Support

Karen Teeters karen.teeters@birdvilleschools.net

Twitter @karenteeters222

Campuses: Online Learning Specialist, All Middle and High Schools, Shannon HS