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Tech Tidbits From Your ITS {2016-2017 v.19}

NEW! In Google Sheets!

Google continues to listen to ideas (especially from educators) about improving G Suite. The ability to rotate text in Google Sheets has just been released! Many people have been wanting this feature for some time, and now it is available. Check it out and enjoy Google Sheets!


You will find options to rotate your text under the format menu. There is also a rotate text icon in the toolbar. First click on a cell, or range of cells, and choose the text rotate icon then select your option.

Google Classroom Power User Badge Recipients

Congratulations to the following faculty members for earning their Google Classroom Power User Badges!


Tara StClair (WWES)

Michelle Rousselow (WWES)

Larry Burnsworth (MBES)

Jaime Tocco (MBES)

Erin Simeone (MBES)

Corinne Cornwell (MBES)

Google Forms Power User Badge

Congratulations to the following faculty members for earning their Google Forms Power User Badges!


Matt Orebaugh (WWES)

Tracee Brookover (MBES)

Google Drive Power Users Badge Recipients

Congratulations to the following faculty members for earning their Google Drive Power User Badges!


  • Matt Orebaugh (WWES)
  • Kristen Shuman (WWES)
  • Regina Hargrove (WWES)

What's Been Happening?

  • Ms. Wasilewski's 2nd graders collaborated on weather eBooks! The QR codes for the eBook can be found by her room. Check them out if you're at Malibu!
  • Mr. Cochrum's 4th grade students went on a South African Safari on Tuesday. Students were able to see ecosystems in action! @MalibuES
  • Ms. Troyan's 1st grade students did a mini-math breakout during small group. Answering the questions correctly to unlock the next question was so much fun! @MalibuES
  • 4th grade students loved using the Ecosystems Playlist to build their foundation for this science unit! Several said how they continued working on it at home. @WindsorWoodsES
  • Ms. Rousselow's 4th grade students went on a South African Safari. The saw animals and asked questions to enhance their ecosystem study. @WindsorWoodsES

Jamie Frederick

Instructional Technology Specialist

Malibu Elementary

Windsor Woods Elementary


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