Monday, February 25, 2019

iACT Announcements - Week of 2/25

Upcoming Dates
* February 25th - TELPAS Assessment Window Opens, Elementary/Intermediate Principals meeting w/Kenny Kaye @ CO (9:00 a.m.)
* February 26th - Assistant Principal Meeting @ Davis (9:00 a.m.)
* February 27th -
* February 28th - MAP User Conference in Plano
* March 1 -
* March 4th - STEM Innovator Coaching Day, ELAR Textbook Committee Meeting @ CO (4:00 pm), Board Meeting (MMV presentation)
* March 5th - Principal Meeting @ Cherry (9:00 a.m.)
* March 6th - Leadworthy Event in Grand Prairie (Intermediate, RCMS, RCHS), STEAM Formation
* March 7th - Groundbreaking Ceremony for Summers MS (11:00 a.m.), STEAM Innovator Coaching Days, 2nd Grade Report Card Meeting (3:30 p.m.),
* March 8th
* March 11-15 SPRING BREAK!

TxEd Tuesday
The campaign to engage our communities and legislators with the good news happening in Texas Public Schools is growing in popularity. Dozens of districts and hundreds of educators are using #TxEdTuesday to give a glimpse into the successes happening in the classrooms across the state. Continue the work by participating on 2/26 as we Celebrate our CTE programs on social media.

Follow RCISD Library Media Services on Social Media
Follow the district Library Media Services accounts on social media to see the amazing things happening in our libraries!
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Learning on the Go!
Educational podcasts are a fantastic way to get PD in your pocket. What are educators are loving to listen to right now? Here are 10 podcasts to check out -

Tech Tip: Classroom Screen- Upload Your Photos

Classroom Screen is constantly coming out with new updates to their website. The newest feature is the ability to upload your own photos as the background of Classroom Screen.

Click the background button, and then click the button (circled above) that has the arrow pointing up. Then upload your picture.

You could have a positive quote as the background, an image of your family vacation, or an image of your students.