ESC 18 - Taco Tech Tuesday

Minus the Tacos, Extra Tech!

January 5, 2021

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Hope you had a restful, peaceful and re-energizing break!

Tech You Have To Try


Bubbl is a great way to organize your ideas visually in a way that makes sense to you and others. Our editor is designed to help you stay on task and capture your thoughts quickly. It's designed to keep users on task and collaborators focused on the topic and brainstorm. lets you share your mind maps easily with people or on social media. Collaborate with friends or colleagues in real-time in a classroom or a business meeting and see changes to the mind map immediately. Learn more or get started using Bubble here.


Tynker provides everything needed to learn computer programming in a fun way. Our interactive learning allows kids to progress at their own pace and seamlessly transition to text languages such as JavaScript and Python. Perhaps best of all, these coding games for kids make the learning process fun and engaging. There also are built-in tutorials and a range of hands-on projects that let learners put what they know into practice almost immediately. Learn more about Tynker by clicking here.


AWW App is an online tool that helps educators all around the world make a change and a real impact on education in the easiest way possible.

Use AWW app board to:

  • track students’ progress and help them with their struggles in real-time
  • give immediate and meaningful feedback
  • let absent students participate in the class
  • hold online lessons with the whole classroom from home
  • make and do engaging activities with your students
To learn more about Awwapp click here.

Webinar Opportunities

TCEA 2021 is now Virtual! February 1-6, 2021

The registration to the virtual 2021 TCEA Convention & Exposition provides campus and district-level administrators, teachers, librarians, and more with best practices and strategies for technology integration, implementation, and management. Take advantage of the six content-filled days, and with an on-demand component meant to enhance the event and make it even more accessible. To register or learn more click here.

Training Opportunities

Blended Learning

Blended Learning is a hot topic, and most districts claim to be utilizing it since COVID, but did you know actual Blended Learning processes rarely get utilized in the COVID virtual or in-person classrooms!?! Learn what Blended Learning actually looks like in the classroom and how to utilize it in your school/district. Blended Learning Made Easy sessions are given throughout the year, please see our PD calendar for info or see our more intensive Blended Learning Package below. Please contact me if you are interested or want to learn more!
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Google Training

Google Educator Certification Training or Google Suite training is available. Google Certification ensures teachers are well based and take full advantage of the wide-spread capabilities that the Google Suite offers to make teaching and learning more tech-friendly, accessible, and efficient.

We also offer training in Google Suite applications like Gmail, Drive, Slides, Calendar, and others to increase your staff/campus productivity. Feel free to contact me to learn more.


Technology Help Desk

Remember to submit a Technology Help Desk ticket for any technology needs or services. Email Technology at or call the Help Desk at (432)-561-4321.

Chris Enriquez

Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Analytics

Google Educator Level 1 and 2 Certification

Click on the image below to learn more about becoming certified as a Google Educator Certification Level 1 and Level 2.