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Edition 1.4                                         10/29/2018

Joke of the Week
Why do we tell actors to “break a leg?”
Answer, in our next edition!

Announcements

Fall 2018 Ed Tech General PD Schedule
   
 
Tackle the Common Core with Book Creator

                                                   
                                               Chromebook Focus
                                                        Thursday

  11/1/18

   3:00-4:30pm


The Walls are Talking! Using QR Codes

Tuesday        Thursday

11/6/18          11/15/18

3:00-4:30pm       3:00-4:30pm

Click here for Complete PD Schedule & Registration
Register to participate in the Hour of Code!
Happening on the week of December 3-7, 2018
Step 1. Click here to register your school for the Hour of Code website
Step 2. Click here to get CUSD 'I Coded' Stickers for your class!
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Ed Tech Resource of the Week:

Book Creator is open-ended, creative and cross curriculum. Create your own teaching resources or have your students take the reins.

Combine text, images, audio and video to create:
  • Interactive stories
  • Digital portfolios
  • Research journals
  • Poetry books
  • Science reports
  • Instruction manuals
  • 'About me’ books
  • Comic adventures
Click here for Tutorial and Support Page
Check out the NEW Digital Citizenship lessons, games and modules provided by Common Sense Media! Help your school become a Common Sense School by teaching your students about digital footprint, media balance, cyberbullying, online privacy, communication, news & media literacy. 
Blended Learning Resources:
Jamboard

visit: jamboard.google.com

A collaborative, digital whiteboard makes it easy to create without boundaries and share ideas in real time. Jamboard moves the whiteboard to your Google Drive. 
Blended Learning Toolkits
Blended Learning @ Dominguez High School

Tweet of the Week 

Tweet us using #comptonedtech
If selected, you will receive a $25 Amazon gift card!
 

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Science Teachers Take Advantage of this Opportunity

The Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy is beginning its fourth year and is nowaccepting applications for the 2018–2019 cohort. The program—designed specifically for middle school teachers (grades 5–8)—was established to help enhance teacher confidence and classroom excellence in science, engineering and technology, while increasing teacher understanding about the skills needed for a scientifically literate workforce. The Academy, which is directed by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), will support up to 29 teachers of physical science, engineering, and/or technology located in school districts in select Northrop Grumman communities in the United States, as well as from Australia. The teachers will be immersed throughout the year in a host of blended professional learning opportunities in science, technology, and engineering.

Click here for 1:1 Coaching Request
Last Edition Joke of the Week
Why is Peter Pan always flying?
Answer: He's in neverland.
Compton Unified School District
Department of Educational Technology

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