Instructional Technology Initiative

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The Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) supports all schools in using technology to create real-time, real-world learning experiences that are authentic, relevant, inclusive, and aligned with the essential skills of future learning and work.
Key efforts supported by ITI include digital citizenship, computer science, and the dissemination and integration of the ISTE Standards for Students.
  • CS CadreComputer Science (CS) Cadre

    We have a new opportunity for educators interested in taking a deep dive into CS foundations of equity & access, assessment & instruction, and leadership!

    Learn more about the CS Cadre and complete the interest form at

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  • Amazon BootUp LogoAmazon Future Engineer + BootUp Elementary Computer Science Initiative

    The Amazon Future Engineer + BootUp Elementary Computer Science program must be a Title 1 Elementary School looking to bring computer science education to their school. Find out how your school can apply for this initiative.


    OVERVIEW: Intent to Participate

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  • ITI Logo CircleDigital Futures Guide

    The Digital Futures Guide is a unique framework centered on students and outlines changes to district infrastructure and processes, as well as a series of innovation pilots aimed at shifting the use of technology in transformative and equitable ways which will require significant changes in practice on the part of district leaders and teachers.

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  • Celebrating LatinX Heritage: Elevating School Climate Through Artistic and Collaborative Knowledge Construction

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    By John Muir Middle School Creative Communicator Team Teachers, Ms. Andrea Bolden, CTE Teacher, Ms. Amelia Lopez, 6th Grade Magnet Math and Science Teacher, Mr. Pedro Soto, 6th Grade Math and Computer Science Teacher, Ms. Sandra Cuautle Herrera, Instructional Technology Facilitator. South Mid-City Community of Schools, Local District South, Board District 1

    Knowing students needed opportunities for meaningful interactions with their peers after a full year of remote learning as well as relevant and authentic learning experiences to reacclimate them to the structured daily school routine, John Muir Middle School’s principal, Dr. Sonia Leffall, created a community building activity to kick off the school year.

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