Edition 1.6                                     12/17/2018

Joke of the Week

Why does everybody like Frosty the Snowman?
Answer, in our next edition!



Our Spring PD Calendar will be coming out soon!
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Ed Tech Resource of the Week: Formative

Formative is a web-based tool that allows teachers to create and deliver assignments, assessments, receive results, and provide individualized feedback in real-time.

  • Create new assignments or assessments from scratch, or upload pre-existing documents and transform them into paperless documents.
  • Students can use any Internet connected device to complete their assignments, and their responses are immediately sent to the teacher
  • Teachers can grade assignments manually or automatically, then send students individualized feedback. 
  • The Teacher Dashboard also provides real-time analytics that teachers can use to track student growth across standards.
Click here for Tutorial and Support Page
Blended Learning Resources:

A screen recorder for Google Chrome Browser. 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. 50 free video recordings per month!
Click here for Screencastify Overview

Tweet(s) of the Week 

Hour of Code Edition

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

Computer Science Week was a huge success! Designed to expose students and their families to the world of computer technology, the district hosted several events and activities that engaged all grades and even parents across the district. Thank you to all of our partners, teachers, and staff who made the week exciting and fun.

CUSD Computer Science Expo 2018
CUSD Scratch Competition 2018
CUSD First LEGO League Robotics Kick Off 2018
Click here to 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. 
Last Edition Joke of the Week
What do zombies eat with their Christmas dinner? 
Answer: Grave-y
Compton Unified School District
Department of Educational Technology

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