Monthly Tech Tidbits

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The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to provide you with quick information, tips, and technology hacks for the classroom.
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Skyward

By now, we are almost a month into the school year. If you are still having issues with Skyward, please let me know. While I cannot personally fix the issue, I can pass the information along.


The same goes for iReady, Clever & Thrivist.


I appreciate your patience so much! Trust me, I know how frustrating it has been. Hopefully, everything will be worked out soon.

Comprehensive Progress Reports

Click on the Loom link below to watch a short video about how to print a Comprehensive Progress Report from Skyward.

Are you Familiar with the Rigor & Relevance Framework?

The Rigor/Relevance Framework is a fresh approach to looking at college and career ready standards and assessment. It is based on traditional elements of education, yet encourages movement from acquisition of knowledge to application of knowledge.


What does this framework remind you of?

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Professional Development News

I'll be hosting 2 On-Site PDs this month.


The first will be on Sept. 9, from 3-4 at TFAA on Microsoft Forms.


The second will be on Sept. 24 from 3-4 at SPS on Edlio (Class Webpages).


Please log in to Performance Matters to register.


We do still plan to offer in-service credit of up to 3 hours for fully participating in the #RCSTechChat on Twitter. Dates & times will be released soon!

Have You Checked the Latest Version of Potty PD?

Thanks for taking time to read this newsletter!

Please let me know if you have suggestions or ideas you'd like featured in upcoming newsletters!


Are you doing amazing techy things in your classroom? I'd love to feature you!


~ Stephanie

Mrs. Smith's Tasty Tech Bytes

Click here to see a menu of offerings to tempt your taste buds!

Stephanie Smith, Instructional Technology Coach

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