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Volume 21, Issue 18


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Gale's eLibrary PD

Gale's Professional Development eLibrary contains a wide variety of ebooks for teachers. Topics include assessments, literacy, blended learning, STEM, and much more. Visit the Digital Media Resource page, accessible from CPSB's home page's Employees tab to locate. Beginning on April 22nd, the Technology Training Center is starting a Teaching with Tech Book Club to collaboratively explore select educational technology titles. Visit Tech Classes to learn more and register.

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Microsoft Teams Meetings

Microsoft Teams Meetings can be used to hold virtual meetings with anyone. Attendees don't need to be a member of an organization or even have a Teams account to join. This option is useful for meeting with those not able to make it to physical meetings. All that's needed is an email address. While there are several ways to schedule a Teams Meeting, the quickest is from within Outlook Click HERE for step-by-step instructions. There are also several ways in which someone can join a meeting. Find the instructions for joining from a link, calendar, and more HERE.

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Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

While we all have our favorite keyboard shortcuts, here are a few you may not yet know. For quick screen clipping, use WIN + SHIFT + S. Easily open File Explorer with WIN + E. Need to change some device settings? Try WIN + I. Finally, navigate to the desktop without having to minimize all your open Windows, by clicking  WIN + D.

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Upcoming Tech Classes

Teachers can earn Tech Points by participating in CPSB Tech Classes. Tech Points can be traded for classroom technology including projectors, iPads, laptops, and Promethean boards. Here's a list of the upcoming classes. Visit the Tech Classes site to sign in with your CPSB credentials to view the entire schedule and to register for webinars and online courses.

 

iPad Interactivate series: Clips App (webinar)

Tuesday, April 13th at 3:30PM - 4:30PM

 

Beginning Microsoft Excel (2-week, online-only course)

Opens on Wednesday, April 14th

 

iPad Interactivate Series: Pear Deck Integration (webinar)

Wednesday, April 21st at 3:30PM - 4:30PM

 

Teaching with Tech Book Club: Digital Citizenship in Action (webinar)

Thursday, April 22nd with a virtual kick-off at 3:30PM (virtual meetings for kick-off and closing + 2 weeks online)

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