Technology Steering Committee Application

  • The District Technology Steering Committee is adding new members.  Becoming a member of the Technology Steering Committee is a long term commitment.  Members will be meeting monthly, during after school hours, and occasionally during the summer.   Members of the committee will be expected to participate in professional development opportunities, including the ISTE conference from June 23 - 26, 2019.  In addition, you will be asked to pilot technology integration in your classroom and share your experiences with the group and beyond, including inside and outside the district.  Members will be asked to present information to other staff members and will be expected to become a member of the full Technology Committee when it is formed in the future.   

     

    If you are interested in becoming a member - please fill out the application by following the link below:

     

    https://goo.gl/forms/9I3NYaHvObpi1zbk1

     

    Once you have completed the application, a copy will be emailed to you.  Please print out the application and add your signature and ask your principal to sign it in the designated spot.  Once it has been signed - please send it in the pony to Karen Williams at the Tech Center. 

     

    All applications are due by Friday, March 15, 2019

     

    Please direct any questions to Angie Arnold. 

CLM Summer Institute

  • Registration for the 2019 Comprehensive Literacy Model Advanced Summer Institute is now open.  Please see the FLYER for more information and CLICK HERE to complete the registration form. 

PDA Classes This Winter/Spring - All Classes from 4:00 - 6:00 PM in Room 108 @ Washington School

  • 1.
    • Tuesday, February 5, 2019 and Tuesday, March 19, 2018
    • A Deeper Dive in to Responsive Classroom
    • Erin Heilman and Jenny Heath
    • A closer look at the Core Beliefs and Guiding Principles of Responsive Classroom in regards to social-emotional competencies and academic behaviors. We will spend time digging deeper into how Responsive Classroom influences academics and how it impacts your work with tricky students. If you attended a previous Responsive Classroom PDA class, or the 4-day Summer Institute, this class is for you!
  • 2.
    • Thursday, January 10, 2019 and Thursday, March 14, 2019
    • SMART Savvy
    • Mary Jo Sarff
    • Have you ever walked by another teacher’s classroom who is using their SMART BOARD in a fun and interactive way and thought to yourself I wish I knew how they developed, created, or found those tools? If the answer is yes, please join me as we cover the basics of SMART tools, places to find created lessons, and begin to investigate how to use your SMART BOARD as more than a presentation tool.
  • 3.
    • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 and Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    • Google Drive and Google Classroom
    • Sherry Harding
    • Are you interested in using Google Drive and Google Classroom with your students but aren’t sure where to start? In this class, we will learn about: • Creating Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, & Forms • Organizing your Google Drive • Sharing files through Google • Locating files shared with you • Using Google Classroom You will be given time to practice what you are learning and tips to make it fit your classroom. Come join us!
  • 4.
    • Monday, February 11, 2019 and Monday, March 25, 2019
    • Responsive Classroom for Junior High
    • Traci Peters and Cara Green
    • Just for junior high teachers! Responsive Advisory Meetings! Proactive discipline strategies and engaging academics! Come join us for two interactive sessions which will provide practical strategies to help you create a positive environment with a responsive approach to learning.

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Full Color Posters

  • Full Color Posters are Now Available!

    We have 2 sizes and 2 paper qualities to choose from:

    • Medium Size – Heavyweight White Paper (approx 17 x 24) $3.00 each
    • Regular/Large Size – Heavyweight White Paper (approx 24 x 34) $4.00 each
    • Medium Size – Regular White Paper (approx 17 x 24) $2.00 each
    • Regular/Large Size – Regular White Paper (approx. 24 x 34) $3.00 each

    NEW ORDER FORM - Color Poster Order Form

    These posters can be laminated once you have them printed.

    Contact the Tech Center with questions.

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Social Media in District 108

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    We have two Twitter feeds:
    • @Pekin108 is a general one with announcements from the District homepage
    • @tech_d108 is an Instructional Technology subject specific feed on the Instructional Technology page. 
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Ongoing Grant Opportunities

Group/Company Website
ALA Association for Library Service for Children Professional Service http://www.ala.org//alsc/awardsgrants/profawards
Awesome Foundation http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en
DonorsChoose.org http://www.donorschoose.org/
Farrell Family Foundation Grants http://www.farrellfamilyfoundation.com/
Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation Toolbox for Education Grants http://www.toolboxforeducation.com/
Reiman Foundation Grants Accepts proposals any time for education-focused projects. http://www.reimanfoundation.org/
Toshiba America Foundation Accepts grades 6 - 12 science and math teacher applications for grants of $5000 or less. http://www.toshiba.com/taf/612.jsp
GetEDFunding http://www.getedfunding.com/c/index.web?s@r.3G.Qvx7RZ7.

grants with deadlines

Company/Group: Website: Deadline:
NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grants http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/grants-to-educators/ Applications are due February 1, June 1, and October 15.
Thank America's Teachers Grant Program https://www.thankamericasteachers.com/submit-a-proposal/ August 30
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Grants http://www.nctm.org/Grants/ November 6
Kids in Need Foundation http://www.kinf.org/grants/ September 30

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