• Professional Learning with the DLT

  • Spring 2024 FOMO Digital Learning Classes

    Spring 2024 Sessions - Register in PowerSchool

    https://pisd.truenorthlogic.com/ia/empari/learning2/course/search/doCourseSearch?searchString=fomo&originalSearchString=

    Jan. 23 - Teaching Digital Citizenship with GoGuardian
    Feb. 15 - STAAR Review Guidance - Practicing Digital Skills (Seesaw at 3:15pm), (Kami at 4:30pm)
    Mar. 26 - Student Presentation Tools
    May 9 - End of Year Clean-Up - Google Classroom, GoGuardian, and Seesaw


    About FOMO

    • Why: Do you ever experience a "Fear of Missing Out" when it comes to digital integration? We got you! Harness the power of tech tools you already use and learn what you and your students can do with our district-licensed tools. A willingness to engage in and apply new learning is the only prerequisite to our classes.
    • Where: Classes are virtual.
    • When: 3:15-4:15pm and 4:30-5:30pm 
    • Register in PowerSchool: #18072 DLT: FOMO Series 2023-24

    A link to the virtual session will be provided within PowerSchool and emailed directly to those signed up.  

  • ⭐ NEW: Google Series Self-paced Courses

    Google Series

    PowerSchool registration

  • All Digital Learning Courses in PowerSchool

    Courses in PowerSchool

  • View Recordings of Fall 2023 FOMO Classes

    Recordings of FOMO Virtual Classes

    Sept. 21 - Aligning Digital Tools to the PISD Instructional Model


    Oct. 24 - GoGuardian: Set-up & Best Practices


    Nov. 9 - Nearpod to the Next Level: Making Student Thinking Visible


    Dec. 5 - Organize your Google Drive

     

  • Administrators

    Administrators

    Principal PLCs

    Assistant Principal PLCs

    • Sept. 20 - Seesaw (Elem), ChatGPT (Sec)
    • Oct. 26 - Walk-through Wizard
    • Nov. 30 - Productivity Tips (Google Drive & Email)
    • Dec. 14 - Outlook Tips & Tricks to Tame Your Inbox
    • Feb. 1 - Enchanting MagicSchool.AI with Educators
    • Feb. 29 - 5 Canva Hacks
    • Mar. 28 - Google Slides Can Do What?!
     

  • Office Staff - Techie Third Thursday

    Office Professionals

    Techie Third Thursday virtual classes from 8:15-9:15 am.

    Register in PowerSchool.

    Details are below, in PowerSchool, and in the Office Professional Newsletter.



    Sept. 21 - Google Forms & Sheets - In this slow-paced class, we’ll get comfortable with how Forms and Sheets work together to improve productivity and efficiency in your life! We’ll include tips on sharing, collaborating, editing, and analyzing form results. 
    Oct. 19 - Creating Event Flyers - Grab the attention of your intended audience by using graphic design tools, layouts, templates, and branding to make your message pop! It’s so easy with Adobe Express (already in your Webdesk!) and Canva.com. 
    Nov. 16 - Outlook Tips & Tricks, Part 1 - We will cover tips to improve your productivity in Outlook, including organizing and categorizing emails, keyboard shortcut tricks, and more! 
    Jan. 18 - Outlook Tips & Tricks, Part 2 - In this class, we will continue with Outlook tips to improve your productivity, including more advanced features like creating templates, tasks, and ways to keep up with deadlines. Bring your questions! 
    Feb. 15 - Artificial Intelligence Tools for Productivity - Come explore the amazing FREE tools built right into your Google Chrome browser that will make you a better writer, thinker, and time saver.   
    Mar. 21 - Google Docs & Drive Can Do What!? Did you know you can: Use voice-to-text; Find a document fast with Advanced Search; Color-code your folders; Add emojis to file/folder names; Add shortcuts to shared files to your Drive; Tag people in a Doc so they receive an email? All this and more will be covered in this class about Google Docs and Drive proficiency!
    Apr. 18 - Artificial Intelligence Tools for Productivity, Part 2
    May 16 - Editing PDFs with Acrobat DC - This class is for users that currently have access to Acrobat DC. Participants must call in to MS Teams from the workstation that has Acrobat DC installed. Come learn how to fill, edit, sign, and share PDFs using this dynamic software! 

  • New Teachers

    New Teacher Tech Fundamentals

    New Teacher Training Website

    https://www.pisd.edu/newteacher

  • 2023 Summer Digital Learning Catalog

    Summer Inspire

    Sign up in Sched - https://pisdinspire2023.sched.com/

    • Adobe Express Design Academy
    • Foundations of Digital Integration (ETSI Level 1)
    • Digital Tools to Establish Relationships
    • Teaching Digital Citizenship is Easy with GoGuardian

    DLT Summer Classes

    Sign up in PowerSchool. Most classes are virtual via Zoom.


    ETSI

    In-person on June 6 at Academy High School. Details at pisd.edu/etsi

    pisd.edu/etsi

  • ETSI

    Ed Tech Success Initiative

    Please visit our ETSI page - www.pisd.edu/etsi

  • Requests?

    Training Requests?

    If you have a request for a class (ChatGPT in the Classroom, Google Classroom, GoGuardian, Chromebooks, Pear Deck, etc.), please email your suggestion to digitallearningteam@pisd.edu.

  • Support

    Tech Talk - Just-in-time learning 

    The Digital Learning Team has a dedicated Microsoft Teams chat to provide just-in-time support for educators and staff. Join the link below and send a text message in the Microsoft Teams chat if you'd like one-on-one coaching!  

    https://tinyurl.com/y3vahwdu 

    Contact Us

    Team Email: pisd.hotspot@pisd.edu

    DLT member contact information: www.pisd.edu/dlt

  • Learn with the Digital Learning Team (DLT)!
    Who are we? Highly motivated and experienced educators who support teachers, staff, administrators, and curriculum teams in creating future-ready learning environments.

    How can we help you? Whether it is helping teachers earn a Google Certified Educator certificate, getting ideas for how to use Chromebooks in the classroom, or needing a hand to hold through the basics, this team is here to support your campus! We can: 
    ♦ Plan with your teacher teams
    ♦ Model and Co-teach
    ♦ Professional development for you/your team (conference periods, before/after school, whole staff, PLCs)

    Contact Us! pisd.edu/DLT