Tuesday Tech Tips

A little tech goes a long way!

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Google Ninja Academy

As a reminder, the Google NInja Academy is undergoing updates. We will advise you in the Tuesday Tech Tips when the new and improved Academy is up and running.

Stay tuned!

Mystery Hangouts

With the beginning of another school year comes requests from teachers across the globe. They are looking for other classes in which to connect. Mystery Location Calls is a means for classes to connect via Skype or a Google Hangout. Teachers and students have the opportunity to talk with others about their culture. If this sounds like something you would like to do with your students, visit the Google+ Community Mystery Location Calls. This is where teachers post requests from other teachers when they would like to do a Mystery Location Call.
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Learning Opportunities? Free Breakfast? Free Lunch? Awesome Door Prizes? Why, YES!

We have already had many educators from Griffin-Spalding register for Edcamp Griffin as well as educators from surrounding counties.

Invite a friend, and come be a part of an exciting time for our educators to showcase the impactful learning taking place in our system.

Edcamp Website and App

Check out our Edcamp Griffin website and app.



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Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 8am-2pm

Griffin High School

EdCamp Griffin is a FREE conference that will allow like-minded educators to create, collaborate, and communicate on issues such as educational technology, best practices, social media in education, and innovation in education.

The conference will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 and is open to all interested educators. The structure of the conference, commonly called an "unconference," is very informal, with attendees signing up to facilitate and participate in sessions first thing in the morning.

This is our district's time to shine!! Come be a part of this great event!

You can register HERE or

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/edcamp-griffin-tickets-16974448031?aff=ehomecard. The event is free, but you must pre-register in order to attend. Breakfast and lunch are included AND there will be incredible door prizes given away at the end of the day!

Mitosis App

Mitosis app lets students go through the process of cell division. Students can usher cells through mitosis to learn about what happens in each phase of the process.

The Mitosis app is available in the iTunes store.

The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education

The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education sponsors science, technology, engineering and math projects for K-12 schools. Most of the projects are geared for middle and high school students, but some have been designed for elementary school students.