Monthly Tech Tidbits

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The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to provide you with quick information, tips, and technology hacks for the classroom.

Create Your Own Nearpod!

With state testing on the horizon, many of you have asked how to create your own Nearpod Presentation. By creating your own Nearpods, you have full control over the content and standards delivered to your students, and your reports will reflect which standards have been mastered or need to be retaught.


I have linked a video below to show you a quick way to do that.


If you would like to experience the full tutorial, click on THIS LINK to open a Student Paced Nearpod Training presentation, where you can take an in-depth look at creating your own presentation. Code: AOREU


Let me know if you have questions!

https://youtu.be/714Ny0-h9Kw

EdCampBoro is Coming!

Calling all educators!


We would like to formally invite you to participate in EdCampBoro!


All EdCamps are a participant-driven "unconference" that provide a unique professional development opportunity for educators. It's completely free to attend, and highly engaging! All topics and conversations are entirely organic and determined that day.


To see an excellent explanation of how an EdCamp works, click on THIS LINK.


For more information or to register for your FREE ticket, please visit our website or scan the QR code in the flyer. There are a limited number of tickets available, so make sure you sign up early! We can't wait to see you there!


If you have any questions feel free to reach out to our organizers:


Christy Tibbs - tibbsc@rcschools.net

Stephanie Smith - smithst@rcschools.net

Clarissa Miles - milesc@rcschools.net

Tim Carey - careyt@rcschools.net

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Don't Forget!

On Tuesdays, from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm, the RCS Instructional Technology Department will be having a Live Twitter Chat! If you participate you will receive 1 hour of PD Credit! Make sure you use the hashtag #RCSTechChat to find us.


PD in your PJs!


Don't know what a Twitter Chat is... No Problem.


Watch This Video to See How It Works and How to Earn PD Credit

Thanks for taking time to read this newsletter!

Please let me know if you have suggestions or ideas you'd like featured in upcoming newsletters!


Are you doing amazing techy things in your classroom? Let me know - I'd love to feature you!


~ Stephanie

Stephanie Smith, Instructional Technology Coach

ClassDojo Ambassador

GoNoodle Ambassador

Nearpod Certified Educator

BrainPop Certified Educator

Microsoft Innovative Educator

Amazon Inspired Educator