CCSD Innovation & Digital Learning

CCSD Innovation & Digital Learning

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What to do with old, dry markers that we still use in the classroom? Crayola has an idea!
Don't forget about the great resources at our Promethean ActivPanel Support website! Lots of great tips and tricks!
"Freeing students from the confines of the school day, the walls of the classroom, the sole expertise of the teacher, and the pace of the rest of the class, blended learning could fundamentally change the system and structure of school, and provide students with a more personalized, active learning experience."

We believe 21st-century learners excel when dynamic, engaging and innovative practices are used to meet their diverse needs.

“The views expressed on this site do not reflect the views of the Charleston County School District. This site contains user-created content which is not endorsed by the District."

Mission: The CCSD Department of Innovation and Digital Learning provides leadership, professional development, and instructional support to teachers and leaders to maximize student learning.

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Canva for Education

Wow! Raise your hand if you’re excited about this news!

canva.com Discover creativity for the modern classroom. With our simple drag-and-drop design tools we help teachers and students explore and express their learning with ease.

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Optimizing Station Rotations in Blended Learning

Do you use station rotations or are you interested in getting started? Check out these great tips from Caitlin Tucker on how to keep your stations balanced, engaging and fresh!

edutopia.org Using three stations effectively—teacher-led, online, and offline—should provide your students with plenty of ways to collaborate.

Check out this great opportunity to work with fantastic CCSD teachers and the amazing @CCSDInnovation team!
#Promethean #charleston

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Google for Education

The long wait is over! Locked mode for quizzes in google forms is here!

Time to get focused! Locked mode for Quizzes in #GoogleForms is now available to all #GSuiteEdu users on managed #Chromebooks 🎉. goo.gle/2HeY6Id #BacktoSchool

ISTE

Digital citizenship is a critical skill for students of today and our leaders of tomorrow. These five competencies will shift the conversation from don'ts to do's → digcitcommit.org.

Innovation Summit exploratory playground

CCSD teachers, looking for summer PD opps? Check out our PD site: bit.ly/IDLpdSite!

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DreamBox Challenge Spring 2019.pdf

The CCSD Spring DreamBox Challenge starts today! One K-2 class and one 3-5 class will win a 🍕 party for the highest average number of lessons complete! See this flyer for more details. http://bit.ly/2UCRTyK

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Charleston Innovation Summit

Register now for the Charleston Innovation Summit! June 26-27. Free registration for the first 175 CCSD teachers and faculty!!!
Registration for friends and neighbors outside of CCSD will be $50 and will open May1st.
https://www.charlestoninnovation.com/

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Participate in Digital Learning Day 2019!

Are you participating in Digital Learning Day on February 28, 2019? Add your event to the #DLDay map today: digitallearningday.org/register-your-event/

digitallearningday.org Are you celebrating Digital Learning Day 2019 on February 28? Add your event to the DLDay map.

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Robots Are Not Taking Over Teachers' Jobs

Cannot say this loud enough! "A computer program can never replace a teacher." http://bit.ly/2Gv6BiL

edelements.com Technological innovation in the classroom coupled with the incredible pace of change can leave teachers questioning how their roles will shift in the future. Here's how we know that classrooms and students are always going to need real, human teachers, no matter what the future holds.

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IDL Courses Flyer.pdf

IDL has 3 grad credit opportunities coming up in February! http://bit.ly/2sUKk6a

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Charleston County School District - Frontline Recruitment

CCSD Department of Innovation and Digital Learning is hiring! http://bit.ly/2QYHFSn Masters and 5 years in the classroom required. Experience with adult learners preferred. #digitallearning #innovation #educationaltechnology #technologyintegration #IDLempowerslearners

applitrack.com Frontline Recruiting and Hiring, Applicant Tracking for Educators. Online Job Employment Applications, Web Based Employment Applications for School Districts and Educational Institutions.

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Ten Creative Alternatives to Showing Movies Before the Break

There are some great ideas on this list! http://www.spencerauthor.com/projectsbeforebreak/

spencerauthor.com Don't forget to scroll down to the bottom of this post to download the Ten Creative Ways to End the Semester Resource Pack. This is a post I first wrote a decade ago, when I was

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Get Started with Coding in Your Classroom | Common Sense Education

We know that Common Sense Media is a great resource for digital citizenship lessons, but did you know it also has videos, lesson plans, and product reviews? Watch this video then search the site for "coding" to see more tools! http://bit.ly/2QrcAL9

commonsense.org Common Sense Education provides educators and students with the resources they need to harness the power of technology for learning and life. Find a free K-12 Digital Citizenship curriculum, reviews of popular EdTech apps, and resources for protecting student privacy.

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Hour of Code

You don't have to be a computer science expert to teach an hour of code! Look at all these activities! We love that you can filter them by tech, topic, age group and more! https://csedweek.org/learn

csedweek.org The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students. One-hour tutorials are available in 45+ languages for all ages.

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Promote Computer Science

Wondering about the "why" for #CSEdWeek? Check out these stats on computer science education in SC. https://csedweek.org/promote/sc

csedweek.org What’s wrong with this picture? Share these stats.

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Teach the Hour of Code

Still looking for resources, tips, and how-tos for #CSEdWeek? We've got you covered. https://csedweek.org/educate/hoc

csedweek.org You can also teach the Hour of Code all year-round. Tutorials will work on browsers, tablets, smartphones, or "unplugged."

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Hour of Code

Hour of Code is here! Check out these teacher resources: http://bit.ly/2QtPHqp #CSEdWeek

code.org The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students. One-hour tutorials are available in 45+ languages for all ages.

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The Hour of Code is coming. What will you create?

It's almost time for Hour of Code! #CSEdWeek is December 3-9! https://hourofcode.com/us

hourofcode.com The #HourOfCode is about creativity. I’m in! Are you?

MindShift

What a cool opportunity!

Cool opportunity alert! NPR's education team is launching its first Student Podcast Challenge for students in 5th-12th grades. Turn your classroom into a studio!

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RtoS Flyer .pdf

Are you a 3rd-5th grade teacher in (or close to) CCSD? Do you need a Read to Succeed: Instructional Practices course for Read to Succeed endorsement? We're offering a really good one beginning later this month.
The format is a blend of online and face-to-face meetings with a focus on Balanced Literacy tools in the 3-5 classroom. Spots are limited so register soon!
bit.ly/2AGwokH

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Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Did you know there are NEW #DigCit Lessons available from Common Sense Education? http://bit.ly/2QVtyxz #ccsdDigCit

commonsense.org New and improved digital citizenship lesson plans from Common Sense Education. The research-backed approach educators know and trust, with expanded teaching tools and student activities. Engage students with learning games and navigate tough topics, including cyberbullying, online safety, privacy, a...

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5 doable goals for Digital Citizenship Week

Wondering where to start with Digital Citizenship in your classroom? Check out this 5 doable goals and related resources from ISTE! http://bit.ly/2RSjDdm #CCSDdigcit #DigCitWeek

iste.org Make digital citizenship part of your classroom culture by baking it into your daily routines, messages home to families, informal conversations in the halls and more.

Digital Citizenship Week is almost here! Use the hashtag #CCSDdigcit on social media during the week of Oct. 15-19 for a chance to win prizes for your classroom! http://goo.gl/BmrWLm

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IDL is looking for Super Digital Citizens!
Use the hashtag #CCSDdigcit on social media during the week of Oct. 15-19 for a chance to win prizes for your classroom! http://goo.gl/BmrWLm

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Research-Based Tech Integration Strategies | Edutopia

There are so many practical tips and classroom examples in this article!
One of the best points made here (in our humble opinion) is that “... social learning should not go away just because students have a personal device.”
Do any of these suggestions resonate with you?

edutopia.org Even when students are working with apps and devices, their learning should be social and connected to the world around them.

What would you add to this list of tips for a smooth station rotation?

10 tips for teachers using the station rotation model via @Catlin_Tucker https://bit.ly/2QCNzcU

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Relationships Matter More Than Rules | Edutopia

How do you plan to build community in your classroom on day one (and beyond)? There are some great ideas to ponder in this article from Edutopia!

edutopia.org Community building in the classroom starts on day one. Try these strategies to begin forging strong relationships.

We are so excited to welcome a new school year! We are looking forward to supporting innovative practices and digital learning with some of the best people in the world! (Teachers, that’s you!) What are you looking forward to this year?

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Starting August 5th: Post Your First Project... or Help a Colleague Down the Hall!

Big news for back to school from Donors Choose! http://bit.ly/2KykQ53

donorschoose.org DonorsChoose.org is the nonprofit classroom funding site for public school teachers. Educators from every corner of America create classroom project requests, and donors can give any amount to the project that inspires them. Since our founding by a history teacher in 2000, over 430,000 teachers have...

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New Google Classroom features make it harder to cheat

Has everyone read about this new feature in Forms/Classroom? What do you think? https://engt.co/2zBhZrD

engadget.com Google Classroom introduced its biggest set of new features since launch.

Common Sense Education

Thanks for the tool round up, Common Sense Education! Teachers, which of these are you most excited to learn more about?

Were you #NotAtISTE or unable to visit all the exhibitors you were hoping to? Not a problem! We've rounded up the most promising tools from the expo floor.

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Now Everyone Can Have #FllipgridFever for FREE – #Techquity

Holy WOW! This is amazing news! #flipgridfever

hollyclark.org The good news is out! Everyone knows that I am a Google aficionado. I think Google Apps is one of the most transformational things to happen to education in this century because its free and…

ISTE

This is exciting!

Love the ISTE Standards? We are thrilled to officially announce the launch of our first-ever teacher certification based on the ISTE Standards! Learn more about the ISTE Certification and how to sign up for workshops here!

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8 Epic Ideas for Ending the School Year | Edutopia

The time is drawing near. Here are some great ideas to maintain engagement and strengthen classroom community in the final days of the school year. https://goo.gl/59YjZo

edutopia.org Give your students a year-end sendoff that celebrates their learning.

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7 Tech Processes Every Teacher Should Know

Free Webinar alert! Jennifer Gonzalez of Cult of Pedagogy fame talks about how instead of the tech “...smart teachers focus on processes: things you can do with tools to make teaching and learning more robust.” Learn 7 of theses processes and then share with colleagues! #transformccsd

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Six New Features Coming to Google Forms

File this one under more reasons to ❤️ Google Forms!

freetech4teachers.com Google Forms has long been a go-to tool for teachers to create surveys and give quizzes online. Today, Google announced six new features th...

Happy May Day! We can't wait to see you show off your innovative practices in our #TransformCCSD challenge! http://bit.ly/2HhM1QL

Gerry Brooks

We’re definitely considering these new VR glasses as a prize for our #transformccsd challenge that starts tomorrow! 😉

EdTech - Share with your teammates that need to be taken away from all this!!!

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Computer programming in 4 steps

Still thinking about what you're going to do for the #TransformCCSD challenge? Here's a resource for teachers that have been curious about programming: https://goo.gl/JfvTdE.

iste.org No matter the discipline, creating computational artifacts is one of the core computer science practices students should consistently experience to become better problem solvers. Here are four steps to get them started.

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How to Create a Student-Run 'Genius Bar'

Here's another great idea for our #TransformCCSD challenge starting May 1st! Student-Run Genius Bar. Find some great tips on this innovative practice here: https://goo.gl/9to9cp

blogs.edweek.org If your school is in the process of creating a student-run "Genius Bar," you're in luck. This is one of the best ways to involve students in learning about how to use, diagnose, and repair common types of technology. Genius Bars like these allow students to interact with peers and faculty, allowing....

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(Almost) Paperless Literature Circles | Edutopia

Do your students participate in book clubs in your classroom? Have you thought about taking them online? Check out this teacher's experience with paperless book clubs here: https://goo.gl/9Hsq9V (Pssst, this would be great for the #TransformCCSD challenge!)

edutopia.org By giving students jobs like Passage Picker, Psychologist, and Wonderer within their literature circles, you can foster critical thinking in a clearly defined collaborative environment.

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Google Docs - create and edit documents online, for free.

May is quickly approaching! Do you know what you're doing for our #TransformCCSD challenge? Here are some ideas and resources including a video produced by our friends TwoTech Coaches: http://bit.ly/2HhM1QL.

accounts.google.com Create a new document and edit with others at the same time -- from your computer, phone or tablet. Get stuff done with or without an internet connection. Use Docs to edit Word files. Free from Google.

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