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My January Schedule
Interact 2016 - Time to apply!
Now that you have settled in....take time to network with other staff members, form an INTERACT team, and complete your team’s Intent to Apply form (this takes no more than 1 min.)
- What is INTERACT?
- INTERACT 2016 will be held June 6th – 10th.
- Team Membership Guidelines
- Apply to Attend
Want to Re-Attend??
INTERACT participants who attended more than 5 years ago are now eligible to re-attend the academy!
Upcoming Spring Professional Development
Below is a list of upcoming professional development sessions that are being offered by the CITS Team for the spring semester. They are now available for sign up through Ascend.
- All of the sessions are 1.5 hours long
- The sessions run from 4:15-5:45.
- Check Ascend for locations.
Please be considerate of others. If you sign up for a session and then find you will not be able to attend, return to ASCEND and unregister.
Office 365 - Understanding the Power at your Fingertips
January 12, 2016
Why should working from home be any different than working in your classroom or office? With Office 365, work like a pro from wherever you are and on whatever device you have! This session will look at all the features in your district Office 365 account - Outlook email, OneDrive for Business, Sites, Skype for Business, and software downloads. Simplify your life and empower your students - use Office 365.
January 21, 2016
Why OneNote? OneNote is the ultimate tool allowing you to create digital notebooks. You now have a place to gather ALL of your notes and information with the added benefit of finding what you are looking for quickly, with powerful search capabilities. It also integrates with the other Office products. You can easily share notebooks to collaborate effectively with any group. OneNote can free up space on your desk, your bookshelf, and your filing cabinet as you begin to use this ultimate tool and move those many files and notebooks online.
Tips and Tricks for Office 2013
January 28, 2016
Explore productivity tips and tricks with Office 2013. You'll see new functionality Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Create and edit PDF files natively in Word. Insert images into the Office programs from Facebook, Flickr, and other online sources without opening the Internet. Insert YouTube videos into PowerPoint without embed code. See other levels of functionality of Office 2013 that will make your productivity better!
Office 365 with Students
February 9, 2016
Using Office365 has helped make your life easier. Your students have the same access to the same resources you do! Any student from 3rd grade up already has an Office365 account from the district. Come discover how introducing your students to this resource can make both your life and theirs easier.
INTERACT Video Assistance Open Lab
February 11, 2016
February 16, 2016
This session is for INTERACT Applicants only. Join members of the Technology Staff Development team to help you create, finalize, and upload your video application. You must bring prerecorded video files with you.
February 18, 2016
February 23. 2016
Come and play in a tech playground! This open session will allow you time to discover and experiment with technology resources that are available in the district and can be checked out from your CITS to use in your classroom. Play with the tools, and then take time to discuss how it can be used to help with instruction.