ESC 18 - Taco Tech Tuesday

Minus the Tacos, Extra Tech!

June 9, 2020

Webinar Opportunities

ISTE's Summer Learning Academy

Enhance your online teaching skills!

3 weeks of learning for just $20!

July 13-31

Online learning support for K-12 educators in a flexible format that works for you! Whether you’re teaching online or in a blended setting, ISTE’s three-week Summer Learning Academy will prepare you for school this fall.

Flexible formats: Webinars, micro-courses, and a professional learning community.

Affordable price: $20 for three weeks, plus get a coupon to purchase ISTE membership for just $60 after registering

Professional credit: Eligible for continuing education units (CEUs) and graduate-level credit.

Register Here

Teach With Tech Conference

TWTCON (Teach with Tech Conference) is an entirely online professional development experience for K-12 educators using technology in their classrooms. Teachers participate in a wide range of sessions all online that focus on your classroom teaching strategies with technology. Learn cutting-edge technology integration techniques and lessons from experts delivered via video sessions. Sessions start on July 27th and videos of online sessions are available to watch until September 30th. Learn More here. Early Bird tickets are $19.99

Tech You Have To Try

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Bitmoji Classrooms

Create your own Bitmoji Virtual Classroom to share with your students. Centralize one location to house all your assignments, help resources, videos, and support by using pictures and features of your room to tie in links to documents. Provide a comfortable, safe, and homey place for your students to join when they aren't in school. Watch this video to give you a walkthrough example of how to create your own virtual classroom.

Dualless - Dual Monitor Chrome Extension

Wish you had the luxury of dual monitors? Working from home and miss your dual monitors from the office?

Download the Dualless Chrome Extension and it splits your browser windows into two with just 2 clicks. The ratio can be adjusted according to your needs. You may have a browser window showing on the right that occupies 30% of your screen. Want to know more? Click here.


Want a free way to video yourself, or just your screen, or a mixture of the two? Loom is a great tool to make videos, edit them, and share them. The best part is there is no 5 minute limit like many other free video recording software. The expressiveness of video with the convenience of messaging. Communicate more effectively wherever you work with Loom. Learn more about Loom by clicking here.

Remove BG

Photo editing can be a tedious and time-consuming endeavor. Have a great photo of yourself or an object, but wish you could just click one button and get rid of an annoying background? Remove BG can remove the background of an image with one-click in 5 seconds. Spend less time editing photos and more time creating products. Click here to learn more.

Blended Learning Session

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.

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.

Chris Enriquez

Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Analytics