Edition 1.10                                         4/15/2019

Joke of the Week
What did the beach say as the tide came in?
The answer, in our next edition!


                                  Spring 2019 Ed Tech General PD Schedule                                   


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Ed Tech Resource:

Screencastify is the easiest way to capture your entire desktop, browser tab or webcam. Forget complicated screencasting software - now you can tell your story in just a couple of clicks.10-minute video length limit, 50 videos/month (FREE), Screencastify watermark, Videos are automatically saved to your Google Drive

Teachers create a more personalized learning environment for their blended and flipped classroom by recording: full and/or bite-sized lessons, assignment solutions and explanations, and verbal student feedback.

Screencastify helps students make their voices heard and their thinking visible through assessments and activities like: speech and language practice, comprehension and reflection exercises and interactive slide presentations.

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EdTech Resources

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View and download Nearpod Curriculum for FREE for the rest of the school year! 
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Every Educator at Compton Unified School District now has access to Discovery Education Resources.
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Bringing the Real World into the Classroom

Reimagine learning, ignite curiosity, and cultivate dynamic classrooms with Discovery Education Streaming Plus, the definitive collection of curated K-12 content collections and impactful instructional resources. This one-of-a-kind service has just what you’re looking for. With just one click, access 180,000+ vetted resources, McRel International-aligned instructional strategies, creation and collaboration space, and access to a worldwide professional learning community.
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Tweet of the Week 

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Have You Heard of Micro-Credentialing?

What is it? Learn More Here

Micro-credentials are competency-based, on-demand, personalized, and shareable. They empower educators to drive their professional learning and give administrators the tools they need to personalize learning for the educators and meet their broader goals. 

How You Can Earn a Micro-Credential!

Earn a micro credential badges for your Educational Technology program you use and be recognized! The Compton Unified School District’s Educational Technology Department will be hosting a series of PD sessions that will prepare you and guide you through the micro credentialing process.

Benefits of Micro-Credential

  • Be recognized by industry leaders in Educational Technology such as Apple and Google.

  • Build your Resume with new skill sets.

  • Recognized by school leaders, principals and the Compton School Board.

  • Earn a Poster with your picture and credential list for your classroom.

  • Enhance your Blended Learning skills.

  • Add on your social media accounts, such as LinkedIn, digital resumes and ePortfolio.

  • Add to your email signature.

  • Be recognized as an Ed Tech Leader for your PLCs.

 Micro Credentials being offered:
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Last Edition Joke of the Week
Why wouldn't the shrimp share his treasure? 
Answer: Because he is shellfish. 
Compton Unified School District
Department of Educational Technology

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