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Internet scholarships REMC 10 in partnership with Huron ISD, Sanilac ISD, Tuscola ISD and SpeedConnect are proud to make 30 Internet Scholarships available to students in need within the REMC 10 service area. Each ISD will be given 10 free Internet accounts through the SpeedConnect wireless Internet system to award as 1 year scholarships. Any student in grades K-11 interested in applying for an Internet Scholarship should first verify that they live within the SpeedConnect coverage area. To verify this, please go to the http://www.speedconnect.com/signalcheck.html web site, enter your home address and click on submit. Your home will need to appear in the pink or blue shaded areas. Please note that many factors such as trees, elevation, large buildings, etc. can impact the ability to get a good wireless signal, the coloring on the web site is not a guarantee that service will be available. To apply, download an application form and teacher support form below, select the correct forms based on the school district that the student attends.
ISTE 14 critical elements necessary to effectively leverage technology The ISTE Essential Conditions are the 14 critical elements necessary to effectively leverage technology for learning. They offer educators and school leaders a research-backed framework to guide implementation of the ISTE Standards, tech planning and systemwide change. Learn more about each condition below and find out how they apply to your school or district. Share the information with your colleagues! For a deeper look into your school or district’s strengths and weaknesses, use the Lead & Transform Diagnostic Tool to generate a free custom report that will help guide your tech integration planning based on the Essential Conditions.
Mackinvia eBook Information MackinVIA is a complete digital content management system providing easy access to eBooks, audiobooks, databases and videos. With just one login, users can view, utilize, and manage all of their digital resources. Further, MackinVIA allows simultaneous, unlimited access to multiple users and is mobile friendly! Contact your teacher for login credentials.
Mackinvia phone/tablet apps link... Need an app for your phone or tablet so you can read your Mackinvia ebooks? Click here for the most recent up to date link:
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What is My DynaCal My DynaCal allows visitors of your calendar to create and save personalized views of your public calendar. With My DynaCal they can create customized views of your Calendar events, activities, news and assignments that they interested in! Then, users my sign up for Email Alerts, Text Alerts, subscribe to a RSS feed, or subscribe from their personal calendar (Google, Mac iCal, Outlook or any other personal calendar that offers subscription capability). My DynaCal gives them the Calendar information they want, when they want it, and how they want it! The best part of My DynaCal is your users are getting real-time updates to their personal Calendar as you update DynaCal. There are no limits to the numbers of My DynaCal users you may have, and no limits to the number of personalized views a user can create. Calendar Administrators Can Use it Too! My DynaCal is not just a feature offered to the public it is also available to the Administrators of DynaCal, those responsible for entering and managing your Calendar. Users may save their own views and set one as their default Calendar so each time they log in, that is the calendar displaying. Users may sort their calendar by number of Days in View, List View or Calendar View, and even Event Types. Whether that be All Events, Athletics, Resources, Public Events, it may even be sorted by specific Categories. Once a Saved View is created, it may then be used to subscribe to other personal Calendar (Google, Mac iCal, Outlook). Making it easier to have all of your users events on one calendar system. - See more at: http://www.dynacal.net/my-dynacal/#sthash.yDgzyUrO.dpuf
Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum Lesson Plans. Interactive Games. Professional Development. Family Education. Navigating cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and other digital dilemmas are a real challenge for schools. But technology also provides incredible opportunities for students to learn, connect, create, and collaborate in ways never before imagined. Your school can build a positive school culture that supports the safe and responsible use of technology with Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Students can build skills around critical thinking, ethical discussion, and decision making. And you and your school can join thousands of others across the globe by getting recognized for your efforts. Our turnkey Curriculum includes comprehensive resources for students, like lesson plans, student digital interactives, and assessments, as well as professional development for teachers and materials for family education.
Connecting Families program helps parents Connecting Families: From cyberbullying and photo sharing to digital footprints and online safety, the Connecting Families program helps parents and kids address important topics and have meaningful conversations about making great choices in their digital lives. This free, year long program includes everything parent facilitators need to encourage communities to use connected technologies in ways that are both fun and safe. Our resources include a step-by-step hosting guide, conversation topics, and printable resources to share -- all carefully researched and crafted by Common Sense educational technology experts.