All students will graduate prepared and ready for college or career.
TFAR: Texas Formative Assessment Resource
Find out the newest tech tips to help your students prepare for online assessments. The Texas Formative Assessment Resource www.midlandisd.net/tfar allows teachers to build their own assessments on the Cambium platform to help students practice using the authentic format for STAAR testing.
STAAR Administration Tech Tips
Find out the newest tech tips to help you have a smooth and successful STAAR Online Administration this school year.
Flip - Video Discussion App
Flip allows teachers to create assignments where students can easily and quickly create video responses that can provide a more flexible and engaging formative assessment for students.
TexQuest - Resources for Every Classroom
Find out how you can use TexQuest to access free digital resources, ebooks, and audiobooks to support teaching and learning in grades K-12.
Find out how you can use the new Book Creator web-based program for K-12! Students are able to create their own ebooks and even publish them! Presented by Book Creator.
Book Creator: https://app.bookcreator.com
Learn from Canva how you can use this tool in your classroom!
Newest Technology Tips & Tricks for your classroom
In this session, teachers will learn about all the newest techy tools that can be used in the classroom.
Clever - Customize your Clever Dashboard
In this session, teachers learn how to create and customize their teacher pages, add apps or website links, and print QR badges.
Clever Info: https://www.midlandisd.net/clever
New to Google Classroom - Classroom Add-ons and Practice Sets
Learn some of the newest tools in Google Classroom including Classroom Add-ons and Practice Sets.
Google Classroom Info: https://www.midlandisd.net/google
New to Google Classroom - Images, Scheduling, and Chromebook Screencasting
Learn some of the newest tools in Google Classroom including posting with images, scheduling features, and Chromebook screencasting.
Seesaw - The Power of the Green Button
In this Seesaw beginner's session, learn how teachers and students capture learning in the classroom using the Green Add Button to make thinking and learning visible. Be sure to join us on January 17 to learn even more! All participants will receive full access to the Seesaw Activation Guide.
Seesaw Info: https://www.midlandisd.net/seesaw
Coding for K-12
Prepare your students for future careers by introducing them to coding and programming in an easy and fun way while teaching the required Technology Applications TEKS. We will share resources that can help you get started.
Coding Info: https://www.midlandisd.net/technewsletter
Everfi - Free Digital Lessons for K-12
Find out how you can use EVERFI to deliver engaging digital lessons about Financial Literacy, Social-Emotional Learning, College/Career Readiness, among others.
Canva for Teachers
Canva is a free graphic design tool that teachers and students can use to create presentations, posters, videos, logos, and more! It has recently been added on your Google waffle and Clever.
Schoolytics - Use this tool to measure, monitor, and manage student engagement in your Google Classroom
Schoolytics is a student data platform that effortlessly integrates with Google Classroom to measure, monitor, and manage student engagement. Analyze data on course and student trends, layering data by assignment types, topics, and tracking trends over time.
Google Arts and Culture
Find thousands of museum art, historical artifacts, and interactive games through Google Arts and Culture. Assignments, games, and artifacts can be assigned directly in Google Classroom!
Google Arts and Culture: https://artsandculture.google.com
New Google Classroom Practice Sets
Practice sets is a Google Classroom feature that lets teachers transform their existing content into engaging and interactive assignments. Educators can use practice sets to automate grading, identify concepts that need review, and provide students with built-in hints and resources to support them as they work.
Creating Tests in Eduphoria
You can create your own tests in Eduphoria to distribute to your students. Come learn tips and tricks to help you create these tests efficiently for your classroom.