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Hour of Code…

In Mario Mintz's class learning to program begins with creating computer games through Scratch 3.0.  Scratch is a visual way to build code with color blocks.  Mario has the Scratch projects run parallel to traditional programming instruction.  The visual element of...

Internet Safety: Phishing

Recently many school districts in the area have been the target of email phishing scams. Google has created a short video that provides advice on how to avoid falling victim to this type of internet...

Starting the Year with Technology

This year, unlike years past, we have a device in every student’s hand by week one (or two). We can start the year doing many of the things we learned to do near the end of the year last year.  We can give students opportunities to create, use their voice, and...

Secondary Student Password Reset

Each August, before the start of the new school year, our Information Technology department resets secondary (Grades 6 - 12) student passwords. We have an established process for students to create a new password from a school district computer, but with the delay of...

Ed Tech at OneByOne

Instructional technology will be well represented at the upcoming Evergreen OneByOne Conference. In addition to our EdTech TOSA's leading several sessions, we wanted to highlight some additional sessions lead by notable edtech leaders from outside of Evergreen Public...

Microsoft Office on a Chromebook – Online and Offline

Working with Microsoft on a Chromebook    “For those who use it and rely on it for work or school, Microsoft Office is an important piece of the Chromebook puzzle. Perhaps now that it looks like all Chromebooks with Play Store access also have Microsoft Office, more...

EPS EdTech Summer Support Resources

I talk to many teachers who take part of summer break to plan or focus on learning something new.  If you have questions here are a few places with tips and tutorials. On the Evergreen Ed Tech & Library Support website is a page dedicated to EdTech Tutorials.  You can...

Learning at your own pace!

This is the time of year when we start feeling the shock of how fast the year has gone by and we also start making plans to learn more about all the things we hoped to try out this year.  As teachers, life can feel just as busy during the summer months as we “catch...

Where are “My Documents”? – Working with File Storage on a Chromebook

Accessing “My Documents”: Classlink, Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive.     The following  suggestions will help you make the transition to a Chromebook easier and allow you to get acquainted with your documents once again. Currently, access to your “My Documents”...

New Learning Spaces at Hearthwood!

New furniture for a 4th grade classroom at Hearthwood! But this is so much more than just furniture.... Evergreen believes that having flexible and agile spaces will encourage student engagement in learning and promote ownership in the learning...

Sharing Student Learning

There are a lot of ways students and teachers can share their thinking and learning. How are we telling the stories of what is happening in our classrooms with student learning and creativity? Authentic audience gives more meaning to the makes students are engaging in...

Adobe Spark Now Available to Evergreen Staff

We are happy to share with you that Adobe Spark for Education is now available to Evergreen staff. Adobe Spark consists of three tools, Spark Post, Spark Page, and Spark Video. To see what you can do with Adobe Spark, please visit the Adobe Spark for Education page....

Research made easier with Google Keep

A digital look at collecting information If you are planning a unit of research, consider teaching Google Keep to your students as a way of collecting and organizing information.  Google Keep is a note collecting app that allows you to collect and sort notes of all...

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Hour of Code…

In Mario Mintz's class learning to program begins with creating computer games through Scratch 3.0.  Scratch is a visual way to build code with color blocks.  Mario has the Scratch projects run parallel to traditional programming instruction.  The visual element of...

read more

Internet Safety: Phishing

Recently many school districts in the area have been the target of email phishing scams. Google has created a short video that provides advice on how to avoid falling victim to this type of internet...

read more

Starting the Year with Technology

This year, unlike years past, we have a device in every student’s hand by week one (or two). We can start the year doing many of the things we learned to do near the end of the year last year.  We can give students opportunities to create, use their voice, and...

read more

Secondary Student Password Reset

Each August, before the start of the new school year, our Information Technology department resets secondary (Grades 6 - 12) student passwords. We have an established process for students to create a new password from a school district computer, but with the delay of...

read more
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