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High Five the Learning Labs!

When was the last time you had the opportunity to turn and high-five a teacher friend about a student’s breakthrough in your classroom? We all know the moment. The moment when you’re trying something new with your kids in your classroom and it’s pure magic...or...

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 scam.

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...

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”...

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High Five the Learning Labs!

When was the last time you had the opportunity to turn and high-five a teacher friend about a student’s breakthrough in your classroom? We all know the moment. The moment when you’re trying something new with your kids in your classroom and it’s pure magic...or...

read more

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 scam.

read more
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