EISD Instructional Technology

Introduction to Teachers

 

Staff

 

 

Technology Dept: The PC to the wall to the Web

 Instructional Technology: Software & Hardware
 

Instructional
Technology Facilitators
Staff Developers & Technology Integrators

 


Resources

 EISD Web: Hosted by school Wires. A comprehensive school web portal to classroom webs, electronic gradebooks, Internet Mail & so much more! Requires login, but is self-registering.
 

Work orders:  submit to EDS.

 

Technology & Learning Magazine

 

Discovery Education: available to all EISD classrooms

 

EISD Curriculum: Internal Web Resource, but will soon be phased out

CSCOPE: for Math, Language Arts & Social Studies... to be phased in over time

 

 

Education Resources
Blooming Apps
This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place!
Each of the images has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for Google, iPad, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.
Learn 4/21A vast collection of resources organized by subject area and topics to promote higher order thinking skills in the classroom.
Simple K-12 Learning CommunityInfoSource Teacher Learning Community for 24/7 just in time training.
 

Integrating Technology into the Classroom using Instructional Strategies
based on the research from:
Classroom Instruction that Works

by Robert J. Marzano, Debra J. Pickering, Jane E. Pollock

Summer Symposium 2011Summer Symposium Class Resources

Glogster 

Glogster EDU is a tool to create online multimedia “posters” that can incorporate all types of elements into a web poster that contains links, images, text, videos, music, and more. Be sure you use edu.Glogster instead of Glogster and collaborate and plan a layout for content and structure to keep the students on target.

 

 

Word Cloud site for educators that lets you right click to delete an unwanted word. This ABCya site also offers education games for grades K-5. 

 

 

Here is a reference site (part of  teachercertification.org) that offers many resources to enrich teaching. It is a no frills site but has some awesome resources that can engage interest and spark new ideas.

 

 

Brainstorm online with bubbl.us. Easily create colorful mindmaps to print or share with others. Almost no learning curve.

 
State adopted K-8 Digital Learning environment for students. 
EasyTech - the solution for integrating technology into core instruction
 
Internet Safety
InfoSource Simple K-12 A vast collection of learning modules on many different topics including internet safety for teachers/students and cyberbullying.
OnGuardOnlineUS Governement's online cyvbersafety website and resources
NetsmartzWeb safety training and tips from the Center for Missing and Exploited Children
 


Requirements and Expectations

 
 

State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC)

 Technology Benchmarks for K-8th grade students
 


Technology & Staff Development

 

EISD Phase 1-3 Assessments through InfoSource Learning

 

Eduphoria! on SchoolObjects: EISD Staff Development portal for all Staff development sessions


Performance Assessments

 

Four Key Areas, with descriptions of Focus Areas at each Level of Progress

 
  • Teaching and Learning

  • Educator Preparation and Development

  • Administration and Support Services

  • Infrastructure for Technology

 

TEA monitors our submissions and gives a confirmation of completion

 

EISD District Technology Plan - Annually submitted to TEA