EES Technology Newsletter

Tina McKenzie


Debbe Brooks has created a great website with some links on using Gmail (and in the future also Google Drive).

Gmail Tricks To Keep You On Track
Gmail's new look
Meet Inbox by Gmail

CCRS Resources

CCRS Websites Every Teacher Should Explore!

Teachers of ALL grade levels and/or content areas should make sure they explore the Madison County Schools' College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) and Alabama State Department of Education's (ALSDE) CCRS websites. The school district's CCRS website has direct links to the ALSDE CCRS website (ALEX), The Alabama Insight Tool, online resources (Symbaloo), and a myriad of other instructional tools! To access the referenced website, simply go to

The ALSDE's CCRS website (ALEX) also contains a wide variety of resources that include teacher videos, games, lesson plan activities, high-impact strategies, and more! Additionally, handouts from each CCRS Implementation Team meeting can be accessed from the Resources tab. Simply go to to access the referenced site.