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Youth Code Jam

5/5/18  9:00-12:00

Have you thought about hosting a family computer science night at your school to inspire computational thinking and programming skills but not sure you have the coding skills or staff to really do it up right? The Youth Code Jam is a FREE workshop that will show you how to uniquely engage youth, their parents and community volunteers and get them excited about computer programming in a proven, one-of-a-kind event that’s easily manageable and scalable.

For more information or to register for this session see our Region 13 eCampus description.

 

Edgenuity Pathblazer Training Session

5/30/18  9:00-4:00

Edgenuity is ready to help you make the most of your middle summer school program by incorporating Pathblazer tools provided through TEA’s Texas SUCCESS program. In this FREE session participants will discover the Edgenuity Pathblazer platform from both the student and teacher perspectives with depth and context to help you successfully implement Edgenuity Pathblazer into your grade 6, 7 or 8 classroom.

Participants will  

  • understand the Pathblazer Learning Acceleration process
  • participate in a simulation student experience
  • explore the teacher interface and set up classes if needed
  • access and schedule reports to monitor student progress
  • review best practices for successful implementation
  • access help and support resources
  • dive deeper into reporting and explore tools for progress monitoring
  • learn new strategies for ELL & struggling learners to help them succeed
  • explore activities to support Figure 19
  • learn how to disable the screener and unassign student assignments
  • gain knowledge on how to assign student assignments

For more information or to register for this session see our Region 13 eCampus description.

 

EdTech Tools & Statewide Tiered Pricing

There is power in numbers! The statewide consortium of ESCs is gauging district interest in creating an RFP and securing consortium tiered volume pricing for various digital tools. The current focus is on Canvas LMS and Clarity BrightBytes, but could expand to more tools if there is sufficient district participation.

If your district is interested in participating in consortium pricing for Canvas LMS and Bright Bytes (and potentially other tools) please let us know by completing this brief survey.

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