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Boise Schools Technology Integration 2013-2014

  • Two New Members of the IT Management Team

    Two New Members of the IT Management Team
  • DEN Virtual Conference 2013

    DEN Virtual Conference 2013
  • Critical Reading and Writing Class Revision

  • Critical Reading and Writing Teacher Training

    Critical Reading and Writing Teacher Training
    These teachers geared up to offer a blended learning class for 9th graders & some high school students. Chromebooks will be the hardware. Schoology will be used for the LMS (Learning Management System), Google Apps for Education will be used for workflow, and Discovery Education will provide them with content. The team has an outline, and a CRW collaborative group that will allow for lesson plan sharing and communication throughout the year.
  • iCivics Conference

    Collaboration with Montana teachers using a variety of Civics Education Web 2.0 tools, including www.icivics.org
  • BSD Invited to Join the DEN Star Ambassador Program

  • Administrators Training - Transfer vs. Transformation

    Transfer vs. TransformationTwo 45 minute sessions were shared with BSD Principals - IT Restructure & Philosophy & Google Apps for Education/Discovery Education
  • Rocky Mountain Google Summit

    Rocky Mountain Google Summit
  • CRW Training - Blended Learning Workflow

    CRW Training - Blended Learning Workflow
    Dan Gottlieb, from Schoology, joined us for a debriefing after a day of training for workflow between Google Apps for Education, Discovery Education, and Schoology.
  • A New Member to our IT Management Begins

  • SIS Team Completes Bulk Upload for all BSD into Discovery Ed.

    Teachers and students will now have a place to "meet" online. A place to share content that will allow for CCSS connections. A place to create using Board Builder, and a place to communicate through Writing Prompts
  • Discovery Education Training Kickoff - All Elementary Teachers

    Discovery Education Training Kickoff - All Elementary Teachers
    DE Road Map Presentation - August 2013Teachers met for a 1/2 day training, the Idaho DEN Star Presenters shared about the DE Road Map - Connection to Common Core State Standards
  • Discovery Education Kickoff for Secondary ELA & Social Studies

    Discovery Education Kickoff for Secondary ELA & Social Studies
  • CC Reps & Principals - Capital Quad - Elementary

    Time, Collaboration, and Tools were asked from a survey: Teachers and principals were offered all three. Discovery Education as a CCSS content tool, Google Apps for Education, as a work flow/collaboration tool, and the DEN Star Ambassador Edmodo group to have connections with 13 other districts around the nation.
  • Consulting Teachers Training for Google Apps for Education

    A focus for collaboration tools - using Google Drive and Calendar - Google Hangouts were also incorporated
  • Weekly Twitter Chats Begin - #edtechboise

    Twitter Chats start for #edtechboise - Each Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. we will be collaborating and sharing about educatonal topics, especially focusing on technology integration
  • Collaboration with Kuna IT and Ed Tech Team

    Shared about Chromebooks, GAFE, Discovery Education, SMART technology, and Mouse Squad
  • Ed Tech Support with Self-Help Tutorials Begins

    SIS Team, Help Desk, and Ed Tech Manager began work with creating self-help tutorials that allow for audio, video, and screencasting - Jings, Screenflows
  • Idaho Leads Conference

    Collaboration and training with other school districts from around the state - The 4 Cs - Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, and Critical Thinking were used in some interactive training stations.
  • CC Reps and Principals - Boise & Borah - Secondary

    Time, Collaboration, and Tools were asked from a survey: Teachers and principals were offered all three. Discovery Education as a CCSS content tool, Google Apps for Education, as a work flow/collaboration tool, and the DEN Star Ambassador Edmodo group to have connections with 13 other districts around the nation.
  • ISEE Collaborative Meeting

    Homedale, Meridian, Boise, and Kuna districts met with the State Dept. to troubleshoot and plan for state reporting. HR and IT Dept. were present
  • CC Reps & Principals - Timberline & Capital Quads - Secondary

    Time, Collaboration, and Tools were asked from a survey: Teachers and principals were offered all three. Discovery Education as a CCSS content tool, Google Apps for Education, as a work flow/collaboration tool, and the DEN Star Ambassador Edmodo group to have connections with 13 other districts around the nation.
  • CC Reps & Principals - Boise Quad - Elementary

    Time, Collaboration, and Tools were asked from a survey: Teachers and principals were offered all three. Discovery Education as a CCSS content tool, Google Apps for Education, as a work flow/collaboration tool, and the DEN Star Ambassador Edmodo group to have connections with 13 other districts around the nation.
  • IETA Collaboration Meeting

  • GAFE Training - West Junior High - PLC

    The staff is planning ot use GAFE for collaboration purpose, especially for using calendars.
  • Google Apps for Education Team Meetings Begin

    Google Apps for Education Team Meetings Begin
    Weekly or Bimonthly meetings will allow the team time to share the research and implementation plan for BSD's Google Apps for Education Trainings
  • IT Audit Update and Planning for Strategic Planning 2020

  • Mouse Squad Planning with Timberline & East Junior High

  • CC Reps & Principals, Borah Quad - Elementary

    Time, Collaboration, and Tools were asked from a survey: Teachers and principals were offered all three. Discovery Education as a CCSS content tool, Google Apps for Education, as a work flow/collaboration tool, and the DEN Star Ambassador Edmodo group to have connections with 13 other districts around the nation.
  • ELA Dept. Secondary Chairs Training for PLC Collaboration

    Google Apps for Education, Discovery Educaiton, and Google Hangouts were incorporated
  • CC Reps & Principals- Timberline Quad - Elementary

    Time, Collaboration, and Tools were asked from a survey: Teachers and principals were offered all three. Discovery Education as a CCSS content tool, Google Apps for Education, as a work flow/collaboration tool, and the DEN Star Ambassador Edmodo group to have connections with 13 other districts around the nation.
  • Art Dept. Chairs - Secondary - Training

    Google Apps for Education, Discovery Educaiton, and Google Hangouts were incorporated
  • Collaborative Meeting Ed Tech Boise and Meridian

    Meeting about best practices and tech integrations in Meridian and Boise School District
  • !st Google Apps for Education Training

    !st Google Apps for Education Training
    Google Drive Webquest
    Use the link to continue learning about Drive and Calendar and how you might implement this into lessons and workflow with your students.
    The Google Drive Webquest was introduced to about 160 educators. We used tutorials, collaboration, and play to discover all that Calendar and Drive can offer us.
    Thank you to Capital High School for hosting this!
  • Secondary Librarians GAFE, DE, & Schoology Training

    Secondary Librarians met for an incredible training of tools that will provide CCSS content, collaboration, and support. These teachers are masters at curating! We planned how Secondary Librarians can be support for tech needs at their buildings. Ongoing resources will allow for collaboration about this event!
  • Chromebooks & GAFE at Mountain View Elementary

    Curtis Anderson handed out Chromebooks to each teacher today. Teachers logged in to their Google Apps for Education account and learned some basics of Drive and Calendar.
  • Schoology & Prezi with Les Bois 7th Graders

    Michaelle Pollard is having her 7th graders collaborate within Google Drive, while creating a Prezi manual that will be shared out for others. This is a great way to have students practice 2nd person writing. These students joined Schoology today in a quick training, and are using this space to continue discussions for editing and revising in their writing.
  • iPad Training for Creativity Apps - 2nd graders

    Bobbie Telleria is creating workflow with her 2nd grade students. She has incorporated a variety of apps that allow for multimedia presentations. Today we collaborated about other apps and Discovery Education for her students, as well.
  • GAFE Training with Special Ed Leads

    GAFE Training with Special Ed Leads
    The Special Education team unveiled the first district Google Site! The Special Education Intranet! This will be used by staff to collaborate and share documents throughout the year. It is an invite only, so it will not be posted in this timeline.
  • DEN Virtual Conference at the Boise Capitol

    DEN Virtual Conference at the Boise Capitol
    Check out the Archived Presentations Boise, Nampa, and Emmett educators met on a Saturday to learn and collaborate about best practices for tech integration in education. We were especially challenged by Dr. Dalllas Dance and Kelly Hines during their Keyonte presentations. Each teacher had take aways that they could use immediately in their classrooms with students.