Tech Tidbits

Kearney Instructional Technology Department

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Remember to sign up on at least 24 hours in advance

January Site Sessions​
Four Essential Tools 45 min.
Presentation, Collaboration, Communication andCuration--In this session, you will explore one presentation, one collaboration, one communication and one curation tool that should be in your classroom bag of tricks! You will also be given an idea sheet on how to use them and a list of alternative tools that will help transform you into a techy teacher before you know it!
Sites explored: ThingLink, Today's Meet, Padlet and MindMeister

Specific room location TBA per building

Junior High-- January 27th 2:45pm
Middle School-- January 19th 2:45pm
Southview--January 27th 7:30am
Google Classrooms 45 min.
Hawthorne--January 14th 7:30am

Symbaloo 45 min.
Hawthorne--January 28th 7:30am


​January 23rd, 2016

​Saturday Session--Al About Assessments
Junior High Library 9am-12pm 3 hours

Collecting data is important. Formative and Summative assessments help teachers determine what students know.and it doesn't have to be a pain to collect. This session will explore sites made for teachers! Creative assessments and tracking to put a smile on your face. Sites we will check out: GoFormative, Socrative, Kahoot, Plickers, Flubaroo, Poll Everywhere in Google Slides, Quizzizz, Edueto and TestMoz

​​​January 19, 2016

Tuesday Tech Night--Creative Projects

Junior High Library 5-7pm 2 hours

Tired of PowerPoints and boring book reports? This session will focus on vamping up student projects! Rethink what you already do and learn how to step it up to the next level. your kids will thank you for it!!
Sites explored: ThingLink, Powtoons, Narrable, Infographics--several sites and Screencastify

Upcoming EdCamps--Space Still Available!!!

Camps are free but you must register because space is limited!

EdCampBV (Blue Valley) February 6, 2016 8-4pm (7 PD hours) Hilltop Conference Center

EdCamp Liberty March 12, 2016 8:30-12:30pm (4 PD house) @EPIC Elementary

Don't forget to fill out a PD Request form in PRIOR to attending so it can be added to your portfolio.