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Educational Technology has many courses offered online. Upon completion of each course, you will earn 75 minutes of recertification credit. Sign up through Professional Development ERO system. Select the Course Catalog tab and then use the Curriculum drop-down arrow to select Technology and then Search.
Here is a list of the courses now being offered:
Basic Architeck Online
Big Ideas Overview
Canvas: Introduction to Assignment Design
Canvas: Introduction to Canvas
Canvas: Introduction to Discussion Design
Canvas: Introduction to Modules Design
Canvas: Introduction to Quiz Design
Digital Citizenship: Communication- Netiquette, Blogs, Memes and More!
Digital Citizenship: Helping Students Find Credible Online Resources
Digital Citizenship: Internet Safety
Gamification 1: Theory
Gamification 2: Assets
Gamification 3: Delivery
Gamification 4: Applying Concepts
Get Smart with Architeck Online
Getting Started with Screencasting
Google Classroom: An Introduction
Google Classroom: Beyond the Basics
Google Classroom: Streamlining Workflow
Google Forms: Advanced Tools
Google Forms: An Introduction
Google Forms: Quiz Feature
Google Slides: Switching It Up
Google+: An Introduction
Google+: Communication and Collaboration
Hangouts: An Introduction
Multimedia Best Practices
My Math: Overview
OneNote: Class Notebook
SMART Learning Suite
If you have moved to a new school or department within MPS, please do not delete your website. Complete the Architeck Location Change Request form and we will move your page to your new job location. Be sure the form is filled out completely. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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To limit access to videos that may be inappropriate within an educational setting, Mesa Public Schools leverages YouTube's internal algorithm for restricting content. No algorithm is perfect. As a result, educators may find that a YouTube video they wish to use as an instructional resource is currently blocked within the district. In such cases, certificated staff can use this form to request individual videos be made accessible to teachers and students. The request form can also be found on EdTech's YouTube support page.
Chrome extensions are mini-programs installed directly within the Chrome web browser to increase the browser's functionality. There are a growing number of Chrome extensions that can be leveraged to enhance student and teacher workflows and increase classroom performance. Unfortunately, there are also a growing number of Chrome extensions that enable students to circumvent our district's web filter. For this reason students cannot download and install Chrome extensions unless they have been added to the district's white list. If you would like to allow your students to take advantage of a Chrome extension that is not currently white listed, please submit your request using this form.
Reset Student Passwords