Educator Alexander's Newsletter

March NEWS

♥️💥SOOOO MANY UPCOMING EVENTS💥♥️

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📌 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Here are some things that you should know! Click on the pictures or words to find out more information about these new things that have been announced.

Join the Data Equity Cohort from Digital Promise Applications DUE March 22

Data is crucial to identifying inequities and developing solutions that can help close achievement and access gaps.


Join the Digital Promise Data Equity cohort to begin building a stronger data future. bit.ly/3aC9LQJ

The EDsay Project

The EDsay project is an international, scholarly project to learn and share educator perspectives during the pandemic. Some comments will be published, including posts to social media. If you are an educator working with primary through secondary school-aged students, you are invited to participate. This includes teachers and student teachers (e.g., mathematics, physical education, art, language, tutors, administrators, and related service providers).

Find more information and participate HERE.

Minecraft's Good Trouble Social Justice Lessons are HERE

You do not want to miss these social justice lessons taught and learned through Minecraft!


Check out more information HERE!


Check out the lessons HERE!

GOOGLE UPDATES RELEASED

UPDATED Distance Learning Help Page

Need practical help with distance learning?


This page is for you! It is constantly updated as GREAT things are shared!!!!! More sections than before. Check it out.


Click educatoralexander.com/distance-learning to learn more!

🎥 Webinars of the Month

What's Your "Why"? Building a Culture of Gratitude with Tanya C Griffin
Get Interactive with Google Slides with Dr. Desiree Alexander
Google Classroom Basics with Dr. Desiree Alexander

✔👀👌😘5 Minute Tips of the Month

3 Digital Equity Tips

😍 FREE Extension of the Month

This extension helps you leave audio comments instead of typing them!


Click on picture below for more information.

💻 📱 Tech Certification of the Month

Click on the image to find out how to get certified with the featured tech certification of the month.

💫MICROSOFT SUPPORT

Here is a great way to get support and tips from Microsoft and stay update by subscribing to their newsletter!

Office 365 You Can in :90 Video Series

Have questions about how to use Office 365 Education in the classroom?


You Can in :90 video series is here to help!

Educators Can Get Office 365 for FREE

Students and educators at eligible institutions can sign up for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. All you need is a valid school email address. It’s not a trial – so get started today. -- Microsoft Website


Sign up here!

Flipgrid Newest Newsletter with Updates

Click Here to find the newest information on Microsoft's Flipgrid!

🌈 Google Updates

Here are some updates from Google!

💡See Me Here

Here are all of the in-person trainings that are upcoming! Also, come see me at some of the following events.


Click on the pictures below for more information and to register and find more information such as dates, times, room numbers and links to register HERE.

💯 FREEBIES

Follow the directions for each Freebie!
A Bunch of Freebies from Companies for COVID19

Click Ctrl F to search the spreadsheet

✏️ Commenting to Educator Alexander

If you have taken any professional development from Educator Alexander and/or have taken the SLLA test after attending any of her test prep classes, please click the picture below to leave comments.

Dr. Desiree Alexander, Educator Alexander Consulting

Dr. Desiree Alexander is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator who has been in the educational field since 2002. She is the Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC and the Regional Director of North Louisiana for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana. She consults with members of several schools/businesses and presents at conferences globally.


Dr. Alexander is lifetime certified in Louisiana in Secondary English Education, as a Reading Specialist, as a School Librarian, as an Educational Technology Facilitator, as an Educational Technology Leader and in Educational Leadership 1. She is certified in Texas as a Principal, in English Language Arts and Reading for grades 4-8 and grades 8-12, as a Reading Specialist for grades EC-12, and as a School Librarian. She holds multiple technology certifications, including, but not limited to, IC3 certification, Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, Apple Teacher, and a Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer and Expert.


She holds a Bachelor, a Master + 30, and an Education Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Louisiana State University, a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of Educational Leadership with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership from Nicholls State University. She also holds a Doctorate in Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership from Lamar University.


She is a 2021 Texas Computer Education Association Featured Thought Leader, 2020 International Society for Technology in Education Featured Voice, 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference Featured Presenter, 2019 Customer Commitment Award Honoree from Better Business Bureau's Torch Awards for Ethics, a 2019 Shreveport National Pan-Hellenic Council Mover and Shaker, a 2017 Young Professional Initiative 40 Under 40 Awards Honoree, 2017 Center for Digital Education Top 30 Technologists, Transformers & Trailblazers, 2017 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator for Louisiana, 2016 Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Member of the Year, 2015 Librarian of the Year for Louisiana Librarian Association, 2015 Campus Teacher of the Year in the Zachary Community School District and 2014 Leader of the Year for Region 2 Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators.


Learn more at www.educatoralexander.com.