Fall Professional Learning Feedback

CRCSD Staff: The Office of Digital Literacy wants to thank you for kicking off the school year in a great way!  We absolutely love providing support and learning to our staff and couldn’t think of a better way to spend our pre-service time.  This was a monumental task and could not have been completed without…

Get Your Google On!

  The time has come to announce the teachers selected to get their Google level 1, level 2, and trainer certification through the EdTech Team.  As you may recall, we randomly selected 10 elementary teachers, 6 middle school teachers, and 4 high school teachers after the person filled out an interest survey. We were surprised…

Day of Digital Literacy

The Office of Digital Literacy wants to thank you for two-and-half days of meaningful professional learning.  It was great to see everyone together. This was a monumental task and could not have been completed without the help from GWAEA, Teaching and Learning, School Supports, Special Services, CCT and YOU!   We value your feedback and…

Read&Write Extension

For those who are trying to connect Read&Write (we recommend that everyone does this), you will see this prompt: This prompt, at the first reading, may tempt you to say no.  However, we need you to accept these permissions from Read&Write.  Basically, this is stating that Read&Write can create a new Google Document from its…

G Suite Resources as of 4-29-19

As we wind down the year, we wanted to share a few resources in regards to the G Suite transition. Video on how to sign into Chrome We highly recommend doing this before June PL days, teachers. Written directions on how to sign into Chrome Video for organizing your Drive Written directions for organizing your…

G Suite 101 Overview

Last night the Office of Digital Literacy started training with G Suite.  We were filled with excitement and joy because of the groups’ flexibility, vulnerability, and willingness to learn! Here are the resources for your reference.  You can add them to your Drive and/or share them with staff. G Suite 101 Slide Deck Game Time:…

G Suite Learning with IDSs

We had the great opportunity and pleasure to work with your IDSs.  The focus of the learning was G Suite.  We hope to empower them and build their capacity in order to support your learning and transition to G Suite.  In this post, we will review the learning so that all may “participate.”  Much of…

G Suite Professional Learning

We are excited to offer voluntary professional learning around G Suite for five evenings in the spring.  This is one of many offerings we will provide from G Suite.  We also be offering opportunities to learn more about Infinite Campus.  We would like to thank the whole District in your flexibility, excitement, and adaptability to…

G-Suite Transition and Domain Change

This is copy and pasted from District communication sent on 3/13/19. We are very excited to announce that, as part of our student device rollout next fall, we will be transitioning to a new CRCSD email domain: CRschools.us!  This will eventually replace our current CR.K12.IA.US brand. We will also be transitioning from Outlook to Google Suite…

Accessibility Coach

CRCSD Teachers: First, the Office of Digital Literacy wants to take a moment and celebrate Rose Hays.  She was a trailblazer in the area of access and helped deploy hundreds of devices for students.  She worked to create equitable access for students by creating an environment in which accessibility tools were the norm.  Thank you,…