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Monday, March 27, 2017

3rd Quarter Grade Posting Window Deadline Reminder

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The 3rd Quarter grade portal posting window was opened on Wednesday March 15, 2017 at 8:00 am and will remain open through Monday March 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm.  Support for posting and verifying grades are provided in the FAQ section of the Professional Development Center and Instructional Technology webpage.   An open lab support sessions is available at the Professional Development Center on Monday, March 27, 2017 from 3:30 pm - 6:00pm.  Support will be available...

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Spotlight on Success

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Do you know JCS students, educators or stakeholders that are moving us toward the 20/20 Vision of Blended Learning?  If so, please share in any of the following ways: Share a News and Events with your School Webmaster. Follow and participate in the PDC Information and Updates Blog Post. Share an article for the PDC Spotlight on Success Page.  Please adhere to steps provided for News and Events articles, but send the documents to Amy Sharp. Share success...

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Month's End Review: February 2017

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Want to stay up to with JCS news, events, and information?  Check out these resources: PDC Information and Updates Keep an eye on this blog for information and updates for JCS busy educators!  This page is updated as events, opportunities, and information for teachers become available. Professional Development Opportunities Webpage Check out this page for upcoming PD opportunities! Get Social with Jefferson County Schools:  Alerts of news and blog updates are shared...

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Teacher Feedback Informs 20/20 Vision

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During January, the 20/20 vision team of JCS shared with teachers and staff the projected track for successfully guiding JCS to becoming a visionary district in blended learning. ---See what fellow teachers shared with our 20/20 team during this session..…. What percentage of your instructional time do students use technology?  What is your favorite go-to classroom tech tool? Is there a tech tool that you’d like to know more about?

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Friday, February 03, 2017

Month's End Review: January 2017

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Want to stay up to with JCS news, events, and information?  Check out these resources:   PDC Information and Updates: Keep an eye on this blog for information and updates for JCS busy educators!  This page is updated as events, opportunities, and information for teachers become available. Professional Development Opportunities Webpage Check out this page for upcoming PD opportunities!  Get Social with Jefferson County Schools:  Alerts of news and blog...

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Month's End Review: November/December

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January 18, 2017 Want to stay up to with JCS news, events, and information?  Check out these resources: PDC Information and Updates: Keep an eye on this blog for information and updates for JCS busy educators!  This page is updated as events, opportunities, and information for teachers become available. Professional Development Opportunities Webpage Check out this page for upcoming PD opportunities!  Get Social with Jefferson County Schools:  Alerts of news...

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Month's End Review: September

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Month’s End Review:  September Catch Up Quickly catch up on September news and information with the following links:   PDC Information and Updates Great Questions Result in New Resources October Professional Development Dates TETC… Registration Is Still Open! District-Wide Resource Notebook (ITPDC)     JCS District and School News Parent Survey: Safe and Supportive Schools JCRTA Grants Announced! Parent Survey:  2016—2017 Strategic Plan...

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TETC... Registration Is Still Open!

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While today is the last day to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate, registration for TETC will remain open through November 30th! TETC is a 3-day conference hosted by the Tennessee Educational Technology Association (TETA) for educators across the state.  The conference includes keynote addresses by national leaders in technology, spotlight sessions presented by educators and educational technology personnel, and a massive vendor exhibit hall with vendors sharing and demonstrating the...

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Friday, September 09, 2016

Month's End Review: August

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Stay up-to-date and in the know throughout the month by tuning into the following pages on the Jefferson County Schools Website: JCS District and School News: ·  Navigate to current district and school news articles by selecting NEWS from the Top Tab of the District Website. · Select the Archived Stories to catch up on articles that you missed. PDC Information and Updates: · Keep an eye on this blog for information and updates for JCS busy educators! ...

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Tennessee Educational Technology Conference (TETC 2016)

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TETC is a 3-day conference hosted by the Tennessee Educational Technology Association (TETA) for educators across the state.  The conference includes keynote addresses by national leaders in technology, spotlight sessions presented by educators and educational technology personnel, and a massive vendor exhibit hall with vendors sharing and demonstrating the latest technology tools and resources for schools and classrooms.  TETC is ideal for educators that want to learn more about using...

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