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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Professional Learning

Home Professional Learning
Book Open

Is It Right For Your District? #Go Education

The Department of Education has invested time, money and energy into creating an awareness of why would a school district consider becoming an Open...
Keyboard with programs

ADA Compliance in Online Education

Educational institutions are required by law to ensure that any digital media or materials they use for online or hybrid instruction and assessment meet...
3D printed head with helmet - Studying Concussions in Football

TPACK and 3D Printing

Last summer I spent a lot of time thinking about 3D printing and learning. This was spurred on by the #MakerEDChallenge2 on the Thingiverse....

Addressing the Media Craze

The current craze about "fake news" has unfortunately had people focus on the “what” more than the "how" of dealing with the overwhelming amount...
Social Media Tree

Get Ready for Digital Citizenship Week: October 16-20

Technology is a part of all of our lives. Our students use digital tools at home and at school for a variety of purposes--to...
Student Backpack with items

Digital Equity and Technology

Over the past decade a multitude of K-12 schools have implemented one-to-one mobile device programs. Many of these districts have carefully created structures around...
Unlocking Science

Unlocking the Next Level of Science Teaching

I’m not ashamed to admit it — I'm 34, married with three children and I still like to play video games. While the Sega...
ISTE 2017 - San Antonio

Coding, Programming, and Games: Oh, My! #ISTE17

ISTE was a whirlwind of ideas, products, and stories about making and STEAM initiatives that are taking place all over the country. Coding, making,...

Artificial Intelligence and the Future

Building computers with human-like thinking capacity has been a dream of experts for more than 50 years. The term "Artificial Intelligence" (AI) was first...
Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt App

Learning to Love Where You Live and Teach: Using Goose Chase to Explore our...

Each year, the Jackson County Intermediate School District offers first, second, and third-year teachers professional development through the New Teacher Academy. The group meets...