Thursday, March 24, 2016

School Technology Summit 2016


Join us on July 27 for the 2016 NYCDOE School Technology Summit 

The NYCDOE School Technology Summit registration is now open! The summit fills up quick so please share with your staff, it’s a great day of professional learning and networking. Anyone who wants can submit a proposal to do a workshop on topics of their choice and nominate technology leaders for awards. Please check out the website below for more details on the event! Hope to see you there.

If you have any questions feel free to email me!

Summit Date: July 27, 2016
Workshop Proposals Due: April 8, 2016
Nominates for Technology Excellence Due: April 4, 2016
Anyone who works in a NYCDOE school is eligible for the awards
  • ·         Principals
  • ·         Parent coordinators
  • ·         Teachers
  • ·         Building technology coordinators
  • ·         Technology Single Points of Contact (SPOCs)
  • ·         Secretaries



Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Elementary School Computer Science Pilot

The application for the Elementary School Computer Science pilot will be live here on March 7th. Click here for details.

Code.org one day PD



PD from WeTeachNYC




Check out this new professional learning session and share with your schools! 
This and many other professional learning resources are available on WeTeachNYC.org
The facilitation guide for this session is attached, and all the supporting materials are available online.
  • Digital Discussions: In this 2-part professional learning activity, participants engage in a digital discussion as a technique to increase critical thinking and independence in discussions, identify strategies to implement digital discussions in their classrooms, draft a plan to integrate a digital discussion into an upcoming class, and plan strategies to support all learners before and during a digital discussion.