Digital Learning News Brief

March 24, 2015

Digital Learning Spotlights

Save the Date! Digital Learning Spring Conference

The Digital Learning Team will hold a Spring Technology Conference on Saturday, April 25 from 8 AM to 1 PM at Birdville HS. Join us for an opportunity to learn and collaborate with your colleagues. Earn tickets throughout the morning for prize drawings at the conclusion of the day to win classroom technology. The schedule with links to register for sessions will be posted in the next few weeks.

Username Changes for ALL BISD Staff

On April 6, ALL BISD Staff User IDs will change. The new username for ALL staff will be b + 5 digit employee ID (i.e. b12345). Your password WILL NOT change.

This change will effect systems such as: Computer / Laptop login, accessing Webmail, BISD Secure WiFi on iPads and Smartphones, mail settings on iPads and Smartphones, Eduphoria, and more!

Twitter Chat, Tonight at 8 PM

Every Tuesday evening the Digital Learning Twitter Chat is online at 8 PM. Please join us tonight to chat about current technology use and future Professional Learning. Be ready to share your thoughts and ideas on these questions!

  1. What is your favorite use of technology for teaching and learning right now?

  2. What sessions do you want to see offered at the April 25th Spring Digital Learning Conference?

  3. What ideas do you have for us to advertise the Digital Learning Conference?

  4. Would you like to teach a 1 hour session at the DL Conference? Yes? What?



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What's holding you back? Contact the Digital Learning Team to help you over the hurdles to achieve the next level.

Elementary: Jennifer Canizares & Jeff Samuelson

Middle School: Michael Hanson

High School: Karen Teeters

Project Coordinator: Cheryl McKnight

Director: Kelli Montgomery