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LCISD Edmodo Communities



Imagine an online community where LCISD teachers, staff members, and administrators can connect to share lesson ideas and easily collaborate to plan amazing instructional units together.   Sounds a little too good to be believed right?  Well, BELIEVE it!  LCISD edmodo communities are now open.  These communities are a place to share ideas, files and more!  LCISD teachers, staff members, and administrators can request access to LCISD’s edmodo communities by clicking the links below.  Please note that becoming a verified member may take up to 24 hours.  Don’t see a community below that suits your needs?  Contact the LCISD Edmodo Administrator and make a request!

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Upcoming Training from the iCafe Team!

Looking to integrate a few new technology tools into your classroom? Check out the upcoming Professional Learning opportunities from the iCafe team in the Spring of 2012!

Jan 17th iPads for Beginners Training Section #54133
Jan 24th Windows Live Movie Maker – *INTERACT APPLICANTS ONLY* Section #54135
Jan 26th iTeach ELA and Social Studies with iPads Section #54158
Jan 31st iTeach Math and Science with iPads Section #54156
Feb 2nd Intermediate SMART Notebook Training Section #54141
Feb 15th INTERACT Video Assistance Open Lab – *INTERACT APPLICANTS ONLY* Section #54140
Feb 16th Promethean ActivInspire Intermediate Training Section #54132
Feb 21st Discover the Possibilities with Discovery Education Section #54154
Feb 23rd INTERACT Video Assistance Open Lab – *INTERACT APPLICANTS ONLY* Section #54136
March 1st Liven Up Student Presentations Section #54134
March 20th Exploring the World Beyond your Classroom Walls Section #54160
April 12th Introduction to Google Earth Section #54139
April 17th Discover the Possibilities with Discovery Education Section #54155

All sessions are available in ASCEND and last from 4:15pm – 5:45pm. Be sure to register to save your spot!

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Fall Technology DMA Offerings

Here is a list of upcoming staff developments that are being offered by the CITS.  Most of these sessions will be offered twice…once on a Tuesday and once on a Thursday.  All of the following are available for sign up through Ascend and are 1.5 hour sessions that run from 4:15 to 5:45.  Check Ascend for descriptions and locations. 

  • Sept 20thTechnology Treasures – Section #53572
  • Sept 29thTechnology Treasures – Section #53573 
  • Sept 20thSMART Response – Section #53576 
  • Oct 4thiPads for Education – Section #53633
  • Oct 13thiPads for Education – Section #53634 
  • Nov 1stEdmodo Beginner Training – Section #53568
  • Nov 10th  –Edmodo Beginner Training – Section #53569 
  • Nov 15thWindows Movie Maker Live – Section #53635 
  • Nov 29thSMART Advanced – Section #53576 
  • Dec 8thEmbark on Math Walks with Google Earth– Section #53571 

3 hours of Promethean Staff Development will be offered on Saturday, October 15th from 8:30-11:30AM. 

 Depending on your prior knowledge, you can choose between an ActivInspire Beginner, ActivInspire Intermediate or ActivInspire Advanced training… 

  • ActivInspire Beginner- Section #53567
  • ActivInspire Intermediate- Section #53570
  • ActivInspire Advanced- Section #53591


Hope to see you at one or all of these sessions!