I.T. Monthly: March Issue
West Point Consolidated School District
BrightBytes spring technology survey is coming up soon. MDE requires teachers, students, and parents to complete and submit the survey. Please be on the look out for the link!
Have a most relaxing, rejuvenating, and restful spring break. You have all EARNED IT!
If the weather is warm enough, get outside and catch some rays. Get some fresh air, stretch your legs and take a walk. You need to refresh to finish out the school year strong!
As always, if you have comments or suggestions for improving this newsletter, or information you think needs to be included, please reach out to the IT Department.
Classroom Activities for March!
March is Reading Month! Celebrate & Advocate!
- Create a Book Cover. Have students digitally create a book cover. The project ideas could be adapted for a variety of activities. Book report, autobiographies, author's purpose activity, fiction vs. nonfiction activity.
- Add Color-Coding Informational Text Passages. Have students to digitally color-code answers for daily quick-reads.
- Incorporate Digital Literacy Choice Boards. Use digital choice boards with lots of literacy options.
- Use Mystery Pictures. Students read informational text passages on different topics. Each topic has a picture related to it that is scrambled. Students must answer comprehension questions in order to solve the mystery picture.
Fighting for Women's Health & Safety
Don't Take No for an Answer!
Learn more about women who were "firsts" here.
Who Runs the World?
Read here about the young women & girls changing the world today.
This is the teachers' page of the federal site for celebrating Women's History Month.
March 14th is National PI Day!!
West Point Consolidated Schools Cyber Safety Hub
Click below to explore resources to keep students safe online.
Click here to learn how to print to your school copier and how to access your document.
YouTube & Edpuzzle Videos
Click here to find out all the updates on what's live, what's new, and what you have to look forward to!
Kami by Subject
Click here to learn about the Waiting Room feature that allows the host to control when a participant joins the meeting.
Common Sense Education:
Digital Citizenship Video for Grade K-2:
Click Here to Subscribe to Canvas Youtube Channel:
CANVAS QUICK TIPS:
Click here to learn quickly on how to filter your Canvas gradebook by modules, sections, and assignment types.
Mississippi Department of Education Info (MDE):
MDE: Digital Learning Best Practices
Click below to learn how teachers must be consistent with their approach to using technology in the classroom.
Click here to see all of the Professional Development opportunities MDE has to offer.
Mississippi State University
Click here to learn more about MSU Center for Continuing Education offers online and in-person trainings for teachers to earn CEUs.