We're kicking off our summer with the ISTE Conference 2018, which will take place June 24-27 in Chicago. We're looking forward to seeing old friends and making new ones -- we hope you'll be there too!
How are you supporting new educators in your district? CA districts are required to provide teacher induction programs for new educators - and an updated version of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing program standards mandates 'individualized, job-embedded system of mentoring, support and professional learning'.
Do you remember how excited you felt as a student when your teacher announced a field trip? Or how your students react when they have an opportunity to learn outside of the classroom? Embrace the field trip feeling this summer! Whether you're planning a vacation or an excursion as a tourist in your own city, there are so many ways you can learn while you're out and about.
Simi Valley USD educators are getting their heads in the PD game with For the Win. Learners start on the field with Practice and progress across the Playbook, League Play and and Playoff levels to become All-Stars. The district has over 1,000 teachers across 28 sites -- and 250 players are teaming up to learn more and competing to get on the leaderboard right now!
Pear Deck is an exciting assessment platform designed to "support proven pedagogy and active learning techniques" to increase student performance and improve interpersonal relationships and self-esteem. Their unique learning solutions include Pear Deck for Google Slides and Pear Deck Vocabulary. Learn more!