Tech Talk

The DPS Ed Tech Newsletter

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We strive to enlighten educators aspiring to effectively use technology in the classroom.
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Volume 2, Issue 7 (17-18)

In this edition...

You're Invited! The DPS 3D Printer Open House

Curious about 3D printers? Have you ever wanted to compare several options side-by-side and try them out? Interested in helping DPS select a recommended 3D printer solution? If so, this opportunity is just for you!

Please join us for a self-serve open house where you can compare 3D printers side-by-side. More Information Here!

Schoology Corner

Did you know that just one click can change the way you or your students view your courses in Schoology! Check out the new course dashboard view which you can also set as your default view in Schoology. Additionally, this Interview with DPS Schoology Star Alissa Warren is a real treat if you want to see Schoology used to its full potential in a DPS classroom. Enjoy!

Announcing Newline Panels

The District Hardware Standards Committee reviewed seven interactive flat panel vendors and unanimously selected Newline TruTouch panels as the District-recommended standard for interactive flat panels effective February 28th, 2018.

If you'd like to compare your options for Newline panel models, or if you'd like information about installation and support of this exciting new hardware, click here to learn more.

If you would like additional information about other types of interactive technology available in the district, please reference this document.

DPS Tech Summit - Get Paid for Participating!

The DPS Tech Summit is coming, Saturday April 28th, 2018! Join us and other teachers from across DPS for a day of professional learning around the impactful use of technology in the classroom. Enjoy lunch on us, and take home lots of valuable ideas and resources to use in your own classrooms. Certified attendees will be paid for every session they attend.

We're still looking for teachers who would like to present sessions about their own successes with technology in the classroom. Certified presenters will be paid for their sessions, as well as for prep time. Sessions are due by this Friday, 3/16, so submit your ideas today!

Registration information will be coming just before Spring Break, so stay tuned!

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About Your Ed Tech Team

The Educational Technology department of Denver Public Schools is dedicated to ensuring student success through collaboration with all DPS educators and the community to personalize learning and use digital resources effectively, responsibly, and creatively.