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Edition 1.8                                           2/14/2019

Joke of the Week
Why couldn't the bicycle stand up?
The answer, in our next edition!

Announcements

Spring 2019 Ed Tech General PD Schedule
                                   

 

Click here for Complete PD Schedule & Registration

Ed Tech Resource of the Week: Hyperdocs

A multimedia tools that are interactive and collaborative which replaces the standard worksheet method of delivering instruction. A HyperDoc shifts the focus from the teacher-led lectures to student-driven inquiry-based learning. 

Students can collaborate with one another through links in the doc and/or sharing before, during or after. Empower all types of learners because the students control their pace through the content. 

Using Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Sites and Google Maps you can create and deliver multimedia-rich content. 

Using technology enhances the student experience and helps develop problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity skills. 

Click here for Tutorial and Support Page
Blended Learning Resources:
QR Codes

Use a QR Code to showcase students digital work, videos and/or digital portfolios. Create QR Code scavenger hunts for your classrooms! Click here to learn how to create your own QR Codes!
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Check out the STEAMFest 2018 Video

Tweet of the Week 

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

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:
Cue the lights! Cue the music! Picademy is kicking off another summer in North America. Please consider joining this free computer science and digital making professional development program!

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Last Edition Joke of the Week
Why do people say "break a leg" when you go on stage?
Answer: Because every play has a cast.
Compton Unified School District
Department of Educational Technology

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