Hosp Appy Hour

November 29

Up for a challenge?

Join staff members across the district for 12 days in December to share #ourFISDstory on Twitter! It starts December 3rd and runs through December 16th (weekends not included).

Don't know what to tweet? No worries...go to this tweet calendar for help! Don't forget to include the hashtags #12DaysTwitter & #ourFISDstory!

It's a great way to grow your PLN, learn from others, and find new peeps to follow!

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Teach Like The Tonight Show: Great ideas from Kasey Bell (Shake Up Learning)

Curriculum Resources:

2nd: Arctic Animal Research

4th: Hyperdoc - Annexation

5th: Hyperdoc - Holidays Around the World

Next week, December 3-9, is Computer Science Education Week. Are you ready? See below all the resources available and ways your class can participate...

Please let me know if you plan to do any Hour of Code activities in your classes. I would love to come and be a part of it. Click HERE to put your class on my schedule. Any white space on the schedule is free for you to add your name.

1. 20 Ways to Celebrate Hour of Code in ANY Class
Ideas from Matt Miller (Ditch That Textbook)

2. K-5: Hour of Code Choice Board

3. The Hour of Code website has been added to the Chromebook bookmarks! It is also on the PC computers in the ELEM Links folder.

K-2 students can use the iPad apps - Box Island, Kodable, and Foos to code! All three apps have been added to the iPads!

4. Beginner's Guide to Hour of Code: Kasey Bell from Shake Up Learning shares simple ways to participate.

5. Seesaw Class Webinars: Sign your class up for a 20-minute webinar with the Seesaw Team on these topics:

  • How to Build an App: December 5
    PreK-2 (ages 4-8) Register HERE
    3-8 (ages 9-13) Register HERE
    Seesaw co-founders share how Seesaw started as an idea then grew into an app. Learn the basic steps involved in building an app!

  • Product Design 101: December 5
    All Ages Register HERE
    Join Emily and Tracy, Product Manager and Designer, for an inside view of how features are built, tested, and revised using Design Thinking.

  • Jobs in Computer Science: December 6
    PreK-2 (ages 4-8) Register HERE
    3-8 (ages 9-13) Register HERE
    A behind the scenes peek at Seesaw and types of jobs found at a startup. See how everyone works together and hear answers to students' questions!

  • Girls Who Code: December 6
    All Ages Register HERE
    Meet the awesome women who code at Seesaw! Hear about their experiences working in tech and get helpful #girlswhocode resources.
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Deanna Collins - Digital Learning Coach

What Can I Do For You?

  • Collaboratively plan lessons that integrates technology

  • Brainstorm & explore new tools

  • Co-teach & assist you during a lesson

  • Examine curriculum to determine how tech can help meet your learning objectives

  • Help you Learn a new tool

  • Model technology integration with students

  • Recommend technology tools to augment lessons or projects

  • Troubleshoot & problem-solve instructional issues

DLC Mission Statement

To coach all learners in the effective use of technology to promote collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, communication and digital citizenship for continuous learning.