Staying Connected

Instructional Technology Weekly News ~ Jennifer Downey, ITRT

Come hang out!

Come hang out in the Science Lab on Wednesdays after school and get techy! Set aside the time to work independently or get some 1:1 time with your lovable ITRT. Can't be here in person? We can use Google Hangout and even share our screens!

RSVP or just show up to the are totally invited!

Google Tip of the Week

Student Rubrics with Google Forms

Create your own digtial rubrics using Google Forms! Post the link on your webpage for students to evaluate themselves and even use the same link to score them yourselves. Merge the results to a form or just post the grade in your gradebook!

Teacher Tech's Step by Step Guide

80+ Samples of Google Forms to use in your Classroom!

Google GOORU's Video Tutorial 4:55

Like this? Come hangout Wednesday afterschool one week! We can explore Flubaroo too! Let's go paperless TES!

App of the Week: Bloomz Classroom

One App for All Your Parent Communication!

With Bloomz, teachers can safely communicate with parents, share class photos & updates, and coordinate through volunteer and conference signups!

Thanks to Caryn Wagner for sharing this tool! Hang out in the Science Lab Wednesdays after school to learn and practice 21st Century Learning and Teaching strategies!

Video of the Week: Discovery Education

Did you know we have a division wide subscription to Discovery Education? Check out the TES Subscription link on Downey's Tech Effect website for log-in info.

Subscribe to Discovery Education's You Tube Channel too for great resources!

Below is a quick overview from another school district just to give you a peek.

Discovery Education Overview

Please Note...

TES Teachers and STAFF are AWESOME!! Thank you for being 21st Century thinkers and learners! Check our family members in the Tech Effect Spotlight!

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Jen's Schedule This Week of 9/21

Monday-Thursday AM

Wednesday PM and Afterschool - Book some 1:1 time!

Reserve time with me on my Appointment Calendar