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Friday, September 15, 2017

Edulastic Resources Available!

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With benchmark windows around the corner, take a moment to check out the resources available to teachers to provide smooth sailing into common assessments with Edulastic! The following pages have been added to the ITPDC District-Wide Info Notebook: Teacher Steps to Administer Common Assessment    Introduction Training & Resources Page   Tech Tidbit:  Blue and Underscored test usually indicates a link.  Access the online version of the ITPDC District-Wide Info...

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Sunday, September 03, 2017

District-Wide Training Schedules

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Links to District-Wide Training Schedules are available on the Professional Development Center Page.  This information is available to all Jefferson County Schools employees with your Office365 credentials.  District-Wide PD Leaders have editing access to to these pages.  The goal is to ensure that all employees have access to the most up-to-date information possible.  If you have trouble accessing the files, please reach out to Amy Sharp or Deedra Hillard for a quick review...

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Monday, August 07, 2017

Microsoft Teams: the Digital Hub for Teachers and Students

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You may have noticed the new Teams tile in your Microsoft app launcher, or waffle.  Teams is a digital hub brings the many Microsoft apps that we love together in one place.  Within Teams, there are several options for collaborating and sharing.  Class Teams will have all of the functionality of Classroom, and much more.  Additional teams will be available for staff collaboration as well.     Please be patient… We share your excitement about getting started...

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Tuesday, May 02, 2017

4th Quarter Grade Posting Window

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The 4th Quarter grade portal posting window will open for Grades K-12 on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8:00am and will remain open until Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 4:00pm for Elementary and Middle Schools.   NOTE TO HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS ONLY:  The Grade Posting Window remain open until Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 4:00pm for JCHS and PA ONLY.   Online support for posting and verifying grades are provided in the FAQ section of the Professional Development Center and Instructional...

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Sunday, April 09, 2017

Microsoft Innovative Educator Boot Camp (PD Opportunity)

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Microsoft Innovative Educators (MIEs) are educators that distinguish themselves as 21st Century Educators by using Microsoft tool in the classroom and by learning the the fundamentals of integrating technology into the classroom.   MIEs also enjoy the benefits of a professional network of enthusiastic educators who come together to learn, share, an grow.   JCS educators at all grade levels are invited to join me on Thursday, April 13th at the Professional Development Center to begin...

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Microsoft Classroom for All!

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April 9, 2017 Microsoft Classroom will soon be activated for all JCS teachers and students!  Be on the lookout for the new tile in your O365 Waffle.  Due to the high level of interest in this awesome Learning Management System, introductory sessions will be offered at the PDC for the next three weeks.  Please seen the Professional Development Opportunities page for session details.     No time to attend a session?  No worries!  Session resources and notes...

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Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Stay Connected

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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 success stories on Twitter using #JCSSpotlight

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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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Monday, February 27, 2017

Coming SOON: Edulastic Enterprise Version

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Many JCS Teachers are current users of Edulastic's free version.  Suggestions that the program be used for a formative and benchmark assessment solution resulted in a district-level pilot-subscription of the Enterprise version.  We wanted to share the following details with you:   Student and Teacher Accounts will be uploaded and rostered into classes automatically.  You do not need to create accounts or classes.    Access will be available through O365 on...

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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.  


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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January and February Professional Development Opportunities

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January and February Professional Development Opportunities are now available!  Be sure to check out the options for 1/2 Day sessions from 12:30 - 3:30 with substitutes provided for certified teachers.  After school session meet requirements for Self-Selected In-Service Hours and State Renewal Points!  Be sure to register quickly; with only 16 seats available, these sessions will fill up fast.  The nest session is scheduled for next Monday, so don't delay! If you know of PD...

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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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