Tutorials and How-Tos
Find district specific resources, tutorials and ‘how-tos’ in a variety of formats (web links, videos, downloadable documents) to assist teachers in the effective use of technology in the clasroom Don’t see something you need? Request it!.
Presenter Submission - District PD
Resources and Lots of Them
D7 Teacher Support Groups on Edmodo
Request to join our 7Ignites Instructional Technology Edmodo Group to ask questions, get helpful tips and collaborate with peers on all things instructional tech!
Request to join our Edmodo Teacher Support Group to learn all things, share resources and get answers to your questions regarding Edmodo in D7. (Thank you D7 educator Tally Pruett for running this group!)
Lesson Plan Database
Lesson Plan Spotlight
In this lesson from Melody Nease at Jesse Boyd Elementary, third grade students completed a short research project on animals and their habitats. They used a variety of print and digital resources to do the research and then used Prezi, a presentation app to create their final projects and share them with the class. You can link to and download the complete lesson, including more student samples, from our Lesson Plan Database.
Visit 7Ignite IT Blogspot
Visit the 7Ignite IT (Instructional Technology) blogspot to find short informative blogs related to innovation and inspiration in instructional technology.
SC ELearning Now Offering Technology Integration Courses
South Carolina’s Department of Education is now offering an “online professional growth program in technology integration. Completely virtual courses allow teachers to complete renewal or graduate credits from anywhere across the state. A variety of courses such as “Using Technology for Math Class” and “Facebook for Educators” will provide teachers with opportunities to learn how to effectively engage our 21st learners with technology. For more information visit the SC Education Department’s website.
FREE Online Course for Media Specialists and Teachers
A free course from Duke and Emory Universities. Check it out HERE
District 7 Future Ready
Dr. Booker signed the FUTURE READY PLEDGE, part of the White House ConnectEd initiative promising to create highly personalized and Internet connected environments for our students. Visit the FUTURE READY site to learn more.
The use of technology can enhance teaching and learning in EVERY classroom. Check out how McCracken Middle School choir teacher, Kim Colon, uses technology to engage and assess her students.
Become a D7 WiFi Hotspot Partner
Does your business offer free WiFi access for customers? Would you like to support district digital initiatives and student learning? Then become a D7 WiFi Hotspot Partner! It’s as easy as completing THIS ELECTRONIC FORM. Contact Christine Horowitz for more information on how you can help District 7 with their efforts to bridge the digital divide.
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