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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Prep Factory for ACT Prep

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Read Richard Byrne's article about the technology tool PrepFactory. This tool offers a personalized option for helping students prepare for the SAT and ACT with tools for easy teacher monitoring.  Read full article here. 

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Storing Your Files in OneDrive

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Learn more about storing your files in the JCBOE OneDrive for Business.  

What is OneDrive for Business?

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Do you feel as if you are still playing catch up regarding OneDrive?  This short video may help.  


Sunday, December 18, 2016

2nd Quarter Grade Posting Window Open

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The grade portal posting window was opened on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 8:00 am and will remain open through Friday, January 6, 2017 at 4:00 pm.  Support for posting and verifying grades are provided in the FAQ section of the Professional Development Center and Instructional Technology webpage.   Open lab support sessions are available on: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm.  This date is Administrative Day #2 and intended for provide teachers with much needed...

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Tuesday, October 04, 2016

1st Quarter Grade Posting Guidance and Information

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The end of the first quarter is quickly approaching!  The Grade Posting Portal will be open from October 7th until October 16th.  This provides a few days for verification and corrections to transcript in Aspen and to print grade cards.   It is essential that all teachers post grades correctly and by the deadline.  A step-by-step tutorial for 2016 Aspen Updates are coming soon.  Please DO NOT attempt to post until you review this tutorial.  The tutorial...

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Friday, September 30, 2016

Great Questions Result in New Resources!

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Following an email regarding interruptions to the JCS Website, this GREAT follow-up prompted a new resource: Request:  Can you send instructions on how to add these short cuts to the desk top? Response:  The page Bookmark Websites has been added to the Resources Section of the ITPDC District-Wide Info Notebook that provides answers and resources.  I also added two questions to the Technology FAQs on the district website.  One under General Internet and Web Usage and another...

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Friday, August 26, 2016

District-Wide Resource Notebook

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Check out the ITPDC District-Wide Info Notebook!  This resource is a collection of resources for Jefferson County Schools educators.  Sections of interest include: Resources:  A compilation of how-to guides; direct links to training and support resources for products provided by the district; account set-up steps; guides and notes from the JCS Technology Department, etc.  As this section grows, it may transition to a section group with many sections. PD Notes:  Unable...

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