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The DPS Ed Tech Newsletter

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We strive to enlighten educators aspiring to effectively use technology in the classroom.
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Volume 2, Issue 9 (17-18)

In this edition...

DPS Tech Summit Roundup

Thank you to everyone who helped make our DPS Tech Summit a huge success!


We had exciting sessions facilitated by DPS teachers, highlighting ways to highlight ways to integrate technology to enhance student engagement, rigor, and learning in the classroom. We had sessions on Schoology, Exit Tickets and Do Nows, Digital Tools to Empower Learners, Teaching Math with Schoology, Screencasting, Stop Motion Movie, Peardeck and more!


Thank you to all of those that attended the event! Please let us know how you are integrating what you learned into your classroom, or if you need any ongoing support from the ETLS team. Check out some of the great pics from our event.

Schoology Corner

Copy Your Courses for Next Year

As we near the end of the school-year you may be interested in finding out how to wrap up your Schoology Courses, save them to your resources, and then copy the content and gradebooks settings to your new Schoology courses, which will be assigned to you by Infinite Campus in July for the next academic year. Click here to learn from our Schoology Product Manager, Sarah Finizio, how to do this, giving you valuable skills as you begin to master our DPS Learning Management System!


Google Classroom OR Schoology?

Additionally, as you consider whether to use Schoology or Google Classroom with your students next year, refer to this comparison document so you are armed with the knowledge necessary to make the best decision for you.

Summer Reading with OverDrive eBooks and Audiobooks

Summer! The sun is out, the days are long, and it's the perfect time for you and your students to get some summer reading done. With our OverDrive eBook and audiobook collections, DPS students and staff have year-round free access to thousands of books of various interest levels, subjects, genres, and languages.


Want to see what's available? Log in with your DPS credentials at dpsk12.lib.overdrive.com


Want more information? Check out our OverDrive flyer, including login instructions and tutorials to share with staff.

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About Your Ed Tech Team

The Educational Technology department of Denver Public Schools is dedicated to ensuring student success through collaboration with all DPS educators and the community to personalize learning and use digital resources effectively, responsibly, and creatively.