Thursday Tech Talk
Updates from Instructional Technology in Aldine 3/28/2019
Need Staff Development Hours?
Did you know that you can login to Professional Growth - Activity Catalogs - District Catalog and there are 22 videos waiting to be viewed? Simply find a video, watch the video, and receive a certificate for each video viewed! Staff Development hours vary for each video. You can get PD hours from school or from home!
Twitter for Educators
Aldine Film and Photography Festival
The deadline for all submissions is April 5th, but why wait until the last minute? All film submissions will be turned in online here. Photographs for the photo contest are due April 5th as well. Don’t forget! There is a category for Aldine Employee Photography, sign up here.
The Film and Photography Festival will be held Friday, May 3 at the M.O. Campbell Center.
On May 3-4, Aldine ISD STEM, in partnership with Apple, Microsoft, CDW, HP, Code.org, Rice University Mathematics Program, University of Houston will take over the Aldine ISD Staff Development & Resource Center for the first-ever STEM Festival. Elementary Coding/STEM Clubs and Middle school computer science students from around the district will convene under one roof to showcase their web, app, or computing device successes they have created during the school year.
Students, Teachers, District Leaders, influences, and the tech community will have the opportunity to learn from and alongside students as they explore a myriad of Computer Science projects showcasing apps, the web, and computing devices. They will have an opportunity to investigate the real-world applications of computer science and how CS bridges the gap between classroom and careers, beginning in middle school.
To sign up for STEM Fest or to learn more about it, click HERE