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16 Feb 2016
Here's what's happening in tech integration! Last week students from Pearson 6th Grade Center and West Junior High and Kindergarten teachers from Jackson and Sun Path presented to parents, teachers, and community members at the Referendum Update Open House to demonstrate ways we are using technology to enhance student learning. Middle level students gave live demonstrations about using green screens, collecting data in science class, coding, programming, and using Notability and Canvas. K teachers presented Osmo, Book Creator, and Seesaw to illustrate creative and innovative uses of iPads in K-1 classrooms across the district. It was an exciting night for…
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16 Feb 2016
  This week the DLCs are excited to launch our first creativity contest! Teachers, classrooms, and students are encouraged to share what they love about Shakopee Schools. Pictographs, videos, presentations... there are no restrictions to the format, so let the creativity flow!  Email links of your complete work to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tweet us @shakopeedlc The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 26.
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01 Feb 2016
PD in your PJs! On January 18 many staff members explored how to use Twitter for professional development and to showcase the amazing work our kiddos do every day. It’s easy to make a Twitter account, but maintaining the habit of posting and reflecting is a bigger challenge. One great way to learn from other educators and share your knowledge with the world is to connect via a Twitter Chat. Chat moderators create a list of questions related to an education topic and you connect with other educators from around the world as you discuss these prompts. Go to this…
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29 Jan 2016
Here's what's happening in tech integration! Pearson students held an open house and showed families how they utilize their iPads to enhance learning through collaboration, communication, and creativity. Parents were able to visit several stations where students gave presentations highlighting the work they have done in their classes. Students presented examples of iMovie, Notability, MackinVia, Explain Everything, Canvas, and Google Drive.   Eagle Creek Kindergarten is working on a STEM lab. Their students are going to take pictures of their design for a house, the house after it is built, how the house held up to a wind test, and…
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