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Back to School Curriculum, Library, and Educational Technology TETN

Save the Date – August 13th Session: Curriculum, Library, and Educational Technology TETN Title: Back-to-School Ideas Audience: Texas Public School Districts/Charter Schools Host: TEA Educational Technology When: Wednesday, August 13th, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: TETN videoconferencing (Check in with our Region 13 Distance Learning Team for information) Special Guest: Julie Evans, Chief Executive […]

Changes to the Epsilen User Interface

  Changes to the Epsilen User Interface Hello everyone.  If you have not already noticed, there have been some significant changes to the interface (buttons, knobs and switches) in Project Share/Epsilen.  It appears at first that there are fewer options, but in fact, they simply nested the options into categories.  Other important changes are not […]

Librarians: A new website designed to self-motivate students to make choices and judgements about what is most useful for them as they read, search, watch and play

SlimeKids features an extensive collection of book trailers organized by year and by grade level as well as numerous language arts-related games in such categories as spelling, typing, vocabulary and grammar. Additionally, the website showcases an array of exceptional literacy-related resources such as author and book review websites as well as superb learning tools including reference works and search engines.

October Project Share updates for you…

Greetings readers! My apologies for the delay between posts recently.  Start of the year urgent work kept me away from this updates blog.  Some important Project Share news for you… There have been a few notable changes to the interface.  When you log in, you no longer see the scrolling list of visitors and faces […]

Project Share Groups – Quick and Helpful Tip for Sharing Links

I was asked today about the best way to share a link to a website in Groups in Epsilen/Project Share.  Try these strategies to make sharing links with your Groups. First, you have several options. When you want to share a link that is just a quick “hey, check out this link”, then just create a […]

Do You Use Rubrics? Find Them, Make Them, Share Them in Project Share

With Project Share, you may create as many Rubrics as you wish and use them in any Epsilen course Lessons or Epsilen Learning Matrix Templates that you create. You also control who has access to view and/or bookmark your Rubric by sharing it with no one, with specific certified faculty members, with members of your institution only, or with all Epsilen members

New Release: Fine Arts Teachers – This One’s For You. Project Share has Fine Arts Curriculum and Integration Resource

So to my great delight, I discovered that the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts provided a brand new, thirteen part video based PD series in iTunes U Texas. This content is free and very good.

The series started on March 29th of this year and already has eight topics published. There are four sections on assessment, two on drama, two on music, one on art curriculum, one on dance, one on music, one on theatre and one on fine arts for all students.

Project Share Student Accounts: Steps Forward

Hello everyone. As you patiently wait on more information to come down concerning the addition of your students to Project Share/Epsilen, I wanted to give you this update.  I was recently informed that TEA is hosting a session for those of us at the Service Centers to learn what we need to know to get […]

Creating Shared Book Collections Has Never Been Easier

As an educator with access to computers I am at a crossroads when it comes to providing my students with access to reading materials. As an administrator, I am challenged to promote book studies and reading lists to promote professional growth. As a librarian, I battle with shrinking book budgets and dwindling student interest in resources that are not interactive.

A New Look @ Old Books

While researching a project I am working on about technology and teaching literacy, I came across something you will want to check out. Digital reading – with a paper feel.

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