Tech Bytes

Carthage ISD Technology Department February 2018

Digital Learning Day--Feb. 22

Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instruction and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessment, opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere, and individualized instruction to ensure all students reach their full potential to succeed in college and a career. Watch the short video below to get ideas on how you can participate in Digital Learning Day.

TCEA February webinars--FREE to TCEA members

Using Google Cast for Education

February 1 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm

Join us to learn how easy it is to setup and use Google Cast for Education in your classroom. Your students will be able to present from their desk to the rest of the class!

Convention Gems

February 14 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Join us as we give a recap of some of the highlights of the 2018 TCEA Convention and Exposition.

Microsoft Office Tips and Tricks

February 21 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm

If you use the Microsoft Office suite, you’ll want to join us for tips and tricks in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint that will make you a more efficient and effective user.

Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

February 28 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Flipping your classroom doesn’t have to mean flipping your lid…not when you have the resources and strategies that we’ll share during today’s webinar.

Region 7 Feb. Online Courses--FREE for Carthage ISD Staff

Click here to register for Online Courses available Feb. 1-25. Topics for this month include:

*Personalized Technology training through Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning)

*Google Classroom - More than just Assignment Delivery

*Make a Picture Talk

*Google Forms: Collect and Organize Information (big and small)

*Twitter for Teachers

Technology Staff

Annette Johnson--Technology Director

Debby Simpson--Administrative Assistant

Terry Caudle--Systems Administrator

Richard Sullivan--Network Administrator

Mark Baisden--Technology Specialist

Austin Smith--Student Assistant

Dakota Plumlee--Student Assistant

Message from the Director

I think it's important to continue to share information about cybersecurity. My message this month is in the 5-minute video below.

Have a great Feb. and don't hesitate to email or call if you need anything.