CIES Wednesday Envelope

for Elementary Staff--May 18th, 2016

In this issue:

  • Sharing Teaching Resources in Schoology - May Giveaway!
  • Word Mover App - Coming Soon!
  • Summer iPad Training Opportunities

Schoology Upload Challenge

Teachers often comment that we should "work smarter, not harder" and that "someone in the system has already done this work". The Schoology Curriculum Resource Groups were created this fall as a platform for teachers to share materials across the system.


Let's get started! Start uploading your great ideas and your name will be entered in a drawing. There will be a winner each week until the end of the year.


We would like to encourage you to upload some of the things you have used in your classroom this year. Think about this as our Osseo Pinterest board. Others will be able to use your work as a starting point and edit to meet their needs. Google Docs, Word documents, Smartboard lessons, all can be uploaded.


Want to learn how to upload files? Read the easy steps in Schoology. You may also choose to email the files to your SDAS and she will upload the files for you.


Would you like to be notified when items are added to your grade level group? Click here for instructions on how to change your notification settings in Schoology.

Word Mover App - Coming Soon!

This iPad app can be used in any content area to supplement classroom instruction, reinforce concepts taught in class, and offer increased student engagement. Two different uses may be to create "found poetry" or create word sorts in your literacy block. Look for this in Self Service later this week for student use or download on your iPad from the App Store. You can also access this tool on any browser.
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Summer iPad Learning Opportunities

Participants will receive CEU hours. These sessions are unpaid.

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