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Visit our website   |   SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
Volume 20, Issue 6
TNT Prize Winners

During the TnT conference last Saturday, participants were encouraged to tweet the things they learned and to include the #TNTCON21 in their tweet to be eligible to win a prize. Click here to check out some of the top tweets of the 150 posted by participants. The winner of the TnT Twitter contest is Elizabeth Moore from Nelson Elementary!  Her tweet was randomly selected to win an iPad from the tweets that were posted using the conference hashtag. Congratulations, Elizabeth!

Also during the conference, a digital scavenger hunt took place with GooseChase. Participants sought out information about the various vendors and shared things they learned to integrate into their classrooms. Over 120 people participated and 70 finished the hunt successfully. Congratulations to Holly Hayden from Henry Heights Elementary who was randomly selected from the 70 entries that finished the GooseChase to win an iPad!

Winners can pick up the prizes from the Technology Training Center located at 1724 Kirkman Street, Lake Charles anytime between 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday. Thanks to all who participated in both of the contests!

Highlights from TNT Conference 2019

The TnT (Teaching aNd Technology) Conference saw 500 educators gather at SJ Welsh Middle School for a day of invigorating sessions, opportunities for networking, discovering new technologies exhibited in the vendor area, participating in a conference-wide scavenger hunt, and opportunities to win some fabulous door prizes. Participants were able to select from 60 sessions that covered topics including Flipgrid, Microsoft 365, iPads in the Classroom, Minecraft and so much more. Thanks to all who attended, presented, and volunteered to help make this year's the best yet! Click here to watch a highlight video. 

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STEM Contest:
$3 Million Dollar Prize Pool!

This nationwide contest sponsored by Samsung is designed to boost interest and proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), and challenges public school teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local community. The entry period is now open -- register to start your application today and win like Sulphur High's Jeanne Lejeune whose submission was a 2017 state winner. Sulphur High received a $25,000 Samsung prize package for their science department. Learn more about the contest and register at www.samsung.com/us/solvefortomorrow.

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Microsoft Edge provides a built-in annotation tool and has the ability to Read aloud content on compatible websites. Both features are available with both desktop and mobile apps.

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Check out the Microsoft Educator Community to connect and learn more about the tools and resources Microsoft has to offer. Here, you can participate in free professional development designed specifically for educators on using Microsoft products. You can also connect and collaborate with other educators from around the world to discuss how they use technology in their classrooms.

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