Connected ClassroomA Connected Classroom integrates modern & trending technology resources into students' daily learning activities. Teachers provide opportunities for students to critically think, collaborate, and solve problems while building 21st century skills. Additionally, a Connected Classroom enhances the student/teacher relationship by allowing teachers the ability to provide instant feedback, opportunity for blended or flipped instruction, and access to learning outside of the traditional setting.
During the 2019-20 school year VVSD Instructional Technology is excited to bring two amazing digital tools to both students and educators to hep promote and foster the four C's and multimedia skills. VVSD staff can get started with either Wevideo or Pear Deck by clicking on either of these links!
The VVSD Instructional Technology Team has selected the following items to be featured in the new Mobile Makerspace Kits. Interested in using one of these Makerspace projects in your classroom? Complete this form, and a team member will contact you as soon as possible! Learn more at www.vvsd.org/awesome!
Hapara is a program that allows teachers to seamlessly manage and integrate Google products such as Google™ Drive, Gmail, and Chrome into their instruction. Using a simple interface called Teacher Dashboard, teachers can manage student documents, copy and send work, view student Drives, manage student email, and even view live activity by the student in Google Chrome. Learn more at www.vvsd.org/hapara!
Digital Citizenship is more than just a teaching tool; it’s a way to prepare students for a society full of technology and continuously developing norms of appropriate, responsible, and empowered technology use. The VVSD Instructional Technology Team has selected Common Sense Education as the primary source of digital citizenship curriculum, resources & certification opportunities for VVSD educators.