Instructional Technology Initiative
  • The Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) is a department within the Division of Instruction that supports all schools interested in 21st century instructional practices. ITI's mission is to cultivate instructional practices that leverage technology in purposeful, personalized ways grounded in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards. Key efforts supported by ITI include digital citizenship, computer science, and the dissemination and integration of the ISTE Standards for Students.

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  • Readiness & Integration IconFall Readiness Checklist for 1:1 Schools

    The Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) offers District-wide instructional resources to support schools’ completion of the prerequisites and fall readiness checklist items in order to distribute digital tools to students. Please visit the ITI website for more information at Principal Certification due by October 31, 2019.

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  • Digital Citizenship Collaborators: Twentieth Street and Rosemont Elementary Schools
    by Thais Leung, Instructional Technology Facilitator at Twentieth Street Elementary School

    Students share their work via virtual connectTwentieth Street Elementary kicked off its year as a Practitioner School 4.0 with our first ever school-to-school Skype collaboration. In preparation for Digital Citizenship celebrations and with the support of their respective Instructional Technology Facilitators (Thais Leung and Manuel Vazquez), Ms. Navas’s (Twentieth Street Elementary School) 4th grade class connected with Ms. Anderson’s (Rosemont Elementary School) 4th grade class to discuss and collaborate on the Digital Citizenship lesson “Keeping Games Fun and Friendly” from the new Digital Citizenship Curriculum from Common Sense Education. Students from both schools had the opportunity to share their differing perspectives regarding prominent issues within the gaming community.

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