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2018 1:1 Grant Awardees

Apr 11, 2018 We had an overwhelming number of grant applicants again this year. Of those applicants, we were able to fund 14 iPad grants and 5 Chromebook grants. Additional funding allowed us to grant 6 more 1:1 carts. Thank you to all who submitted a proposal. Congratulations to the following teachers who have been awarded 1:1 grants: Rachel Jachino - FMS Jennifer Adams - FMS Abbey Berberet - FMS Brett Troemper - FMS Temary Terrell - Sandburg Katherine Whitlock - Southern View Tracy... READ MORE

Get Your 186 GameON!

Oct 20, 2017 We are very excited to share our news! To date, there are over 300 players in our GameOn! Alludo Learning professional development game.  More and more teachers are earning points toward digital badges to showcase their professional development accomplishments.  This fun, online game is an easy way to access "just in time" learning at your own pace. Pick and choose what you'd like to learn, and start earning those points and CPDUs. READ MORE

2017 1:1 Device Grant Recipients

May 11, 2017 Congratulations to our new 1:1 Device Grant recipients! These teachers will be recieving a 1:1 cart of either iPads or Chromebooks.  Meghan Anselm Monique Austin Jenni Baldin Ashley Barham Ashley Borders Abby Bretz Kristi Brown Amber Chasco Brain Craner Megan Dill-Prusak Deb Eaton Kathy Flannigan Cindy George LaTausha Hayes Sabrina Jackson Tina Jannazzo Jordan Joost Ryan Jugan Angela Kaitschuk Brenna Love Bill Miller... READ MORE

See Saw + Google Drive = Awesome Possibilities

Apr 30, 2017 This article explains how See Saw and Google Drive can be used together.  See Saw + Google Drive = Awesome Possibilities   

Zero Noise Meter

Mar 16, 2017 This free Chrome App lets you display a countdown timer and noise meter via the projector. This could be a useful tool to use during student collaboration. How to Use Zero Noise Meter

View YouTube Videos Without the Related Content

Mar 16, 2017 Looking for a way to gid rid of the related videos and comments on YouTube? Try on of these ideas. 5 Ways to Show YouTube Videos Without Related Content

Toontastic 3D Available on iOS and Chrome Platforms

Mar 16, 2017 Check out this article describing a free digital tool that can be used to publish various forms of writing. Toontastic 3D - Create 3D Cartoon Videos on iOS, Chrome, and Android

Springfield Students Join Global Hour of Code Movement - News Channel 20

Dec 14, 2016 The Hour of Code in Springfield District #186 is being recognized by News Channel 20. Check out this clip, Springfield Students Join Global Hour of Code Movement. The Hour of Code website is open all year. Engage your students in an Hour of Code, you will not be disappointed.

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