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TexQuest Tips & Tricks: Sharing Digital Resources

Discover ways to promote and integrate TexQuest in your school/district.  Review the TexQuest resources, as you create links to share via emails, websites, or library/learning management systems. Bring a laptop with access to your email, and find appropriate classroom materials as you learn. A review of the new TexQuest college and career resources will be […]

Digital Resource Training

Discovery Education subscribers are invited to attend a FREE session on Discovery Education, STEM & the 4Cs on October 23, 2017. In this BYOD session attendees will explore the 4Cs  and discover ways to use them, along with high quality digital resources from Discovery Education to enhance STEM educational practices. Participants will: Make STEM connections through the 4Cs and […]

TexasSUCCESS Spring Training

If you missed any of the TexasSUCCESS training sessions this fall, you have another opportunity to attend during the spring semester. Mark your calendars for the following FREE sessions, and click here to register.

TexasSUCCESS Fall Training Schedule

TEA’s TexasSUCCESS program supports students in the SSI areas of reading, English, and math. Training is available this fall for the vendor-based programs designed to address the critical areas specified below. These trainings will be repeated in the spring semester for anyone who is unable to attend this fall. For more information or to register […]

Exciting FREE Spring Technology Events

Mark your calendar this spring for two FREE events taking place in support of technology integration and coding in education. See the links below for more information about each event.   Texas State University EdTech Conference Saturday, April 23, 2016 San Marcos, Texas   Del Valle ISD Code Con Saturday, April 30, 2016 Del Valle […]

Fall Opportunities

Check out these opportunities to learn more about infographics, digital writing, flipped learning, and digital storytelling.  

Digital Writing

We all know that our students should be writing frequently and in all classes — not just in English. Giving students the opportunity to write in class helps them to clarify thinking about what they have learned. deepen understanding about a topic. explore, extend, and cement ideas. There are more and more exciting ways to […]

Digital Writing Fosters Content Connections and Deeper Learning

When students compose, collaborate, and publish online they are more engaged in the process. Providing opportunities for students to share their writing with an authentic public audience creates a motivating and meaningful learning experience. Whether you utilize social media such as twitter or Google+, have students write collaboratively using a Google doc, or get students […]

Technology Lending Program Grant Funds Available

Grant funding is now available via TEA  to support students in their use of instructional electronic resources by ensuring access and equipment availability.  Eligible recipients are from Texas K-12 public and open enrollment charter schools that meet the following requirements: 1.  40% (or more) economically disadvantaged students 2.  approved district Technology Plan (SY 2013-2014) is […]

Tech App Instructional Materials Showcase

This Friday, February 21st, is your opportunity to visit with the publishers at the Technology Applications Instructional Materials Showcase! This event is come-and-go from 9 am – 4 pm and allows participants time to visit with representatives, review material, and have team discussions while considering adoption materials for the Technology Applications TEKS. You do not […]

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