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Instructional Technology Weekly News ~ Jennifer Downey, ITRT

Tech Tuesday Week of February 9, 2016

Tech Bytes

Feburary Tech Tak (GLM) : Planning for Digital Learning Day 2016

Wednesday Feb 10th in the Conference Room during your planning.

Please bring your laptop!

Google Tip

One of my favorite Instructional Technology Specialists to follow is Kasey Bell and I often highlight and link to her her tips in my newsletters. Well she has a Chrome Extension!! Get up-to-date instructional strategies right in your browser! Check it out and let me know what you think!


Shake Up Learning Chrome Extension!!

App of the Week - Slack!


Slack is a messaging app for teams that is on a mission to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.


Tired of lengthy email conversations searching through threads for the response you needed? Try slack! It is a free application that comes with a webversion, desktop app and mobiel app. We use it within the Instructional Technology Team love it!


Set up a planning or lunch date with Jen to get your team started!


Visit https://slack.com/

Download the iOS Slack App

Digital Learning Day is coming!

This video was created by Elementary School Digital Natives....in 2009. What can you learn from them and apply it to Digital Learning day 2016!
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Engage Me!

Jen's Schedule This Week of Feb 9th

Monday Elementary ITRT Meeting

Tuesday - AM

Wednesday GLM in the Conference Room

Thursday - AM

Friday - AM/Media Center Focus Friday


I am able to stay until NOON most days. Check my availability posted on my webpage: www.tinyurl.com/jdowneyITRT Reserve your time by clicking on my Appointment Calendar


Don't forget our Tech Effect Blog!

Check out what your colleagues are doing to make TES a techy place!