Teachers

Welcome, teachers!

Here is a collection of tech resources compiled just for you–MCDS faculty.

  DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP RESOURCES
Digital Citizenship week startup kit
Easy-access discussion topics and digital dilemmas: perfect for class meeting or advisory! (K-8)
CSM Scope & Sequence (K-12)
CSM Videos! (1-8)
Netsmartz-Kids (1-4)
Netsmartz-Tweens(4-6)
Netsmartz-Teens(7-8)
 MCDS TECH ORIENTATION:
Tech Login “Cheat Sheet”
Tech Startup Guide & Reference Sheet
Student Responsible Use Policies (1st-8th grades)
Meet your MCDS Technology Department
Employee handbook tech policies
Family handbook tech guidelines
GOOGLE TOOLS & FEATURES:
Document: Google Classroom 101
Slide deck: Organizing Your Google Drive
Slide deck: Google Calendar Overview
Slide deck: Chromecast, Google Voice Typing, Google Read&Write, and Learning Ally
Slide deck: Privacy and organization on your Google Drive
Quick video: Voice Typing in Google Docs
Quick videos: Showing Students how to access Google Drive and Google Classroom from home
Quick video: Adjusting the sharing/privacy settings on Google Docs
Practical Tools/Tips for Google Educators

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LD-SPECIFIC RESOURCES:
Google doc with hyperlinks:Tech for kids with LD
Quick videos: Learning Ally Part 1 and Part 2
MISCELLANEOUS:
Lower School App Recommendations
Google doc with hyperlinks:Making the most of tech tools we have
1st/2nd Grade Teachers: Visual Cues for Students to Troubleshoot on iPads
Google doc with hyperlinks:Cool Tools/Tips/Tricks for you to explore
Common Sense Media for Educators
 ED/TECH PD CONFERENCES:
Google Ed Summits
Building Learning Communities (BLC)–Boston in July
Computer Using Educators (CUE)–Napa in the fall; Palm Springs in the spring
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