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Are you a teacher or school administrator who wants to engage students in new, meaningful ways using educational technology? The EdTech team at the Fort Worth ISD is excited to bring you FWEdCast! You’ll get the latest EdTech news, learn more about the Fort Worth Technology Conference (FWTC), and hear from teachers and decision-makers about their daily experiences in the classroom. Subscribe today and look forward to tomorrow!

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Are you a teacher or school administrator who wants to engage students in new, meaningful ways using educational technology? The EdTech team at the Fort Worth ISD is excited to bring you FWEdCast! You’ll get the latest EdTech news, learn more about the Fort Worth Technology Conference (FWTC), and hear from teachers and decision-makers about their daily experiences in the classroom. Subscribe today and look forward to tomorrow!

    FWEdCast Episode 5: FWTC Special Edition

    FWEdCast Episode 5: FWTC Special Edition

    In this FWTC Special Edition of FWEdCast, 


    Jacqueline and Ryan will help you create a plan to visit all of the fantastic sessions and workshops
    Jean and Kelly will provide information on the Tech Idol competition
    Jennifer will share the lowdown on the food
    Karla talks about our keynote speaker, Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist for Google
    The Fort Worth ISD EdTech team will share other important conference information



    Are you coming or thinking about coming to FWTC? Visit www.fwisd.org/fwtc for conference information.

    Want to know what sessions are being offered to plan along with Jacqueline and Ryan? Visit http://bit.ly/fwtc20 for "day-of" information.

    We hope to see you on Saturday, January 25 at Southwest High School for the Fort Worth Technology Conference!




    For more information about FWISD EdTech or FWTC, visit our website at https://www.fwisd.org/Page/6527.

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram by searching for FWISD EdTech.

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    • 16 min
    FWEdCast Episode 4: How and Why a Principal Encourages Her Staff to Attend FWTC

    FWEdCast Episode 4: How and Why a Principal Encourages Her Staff to Attend FWTC

    On Episode 4 of FWEdCast:


    The EdTech Roundup mentions "mentions" in Microsoft Outlook and other applications (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-mentions-to-get-someone-s-attention-90701709-5dc1-41c7-aa48-b01d4a46e8c7), transcribed audio in Office 365 (https://educationblog.microsoft.com/en-us/2019/11/whats-new-in-edu-introducing-a-new-minecraft-hour-of-code-tutorial-with-ai-and-the-discovery-stem-careers-coalition/ and https://www.pcworld.com/article/3444099/microsoft-will-bring-its-powerful-cloud-dictation-and-transcription-services-to-word-in-2020.html), coding and computer science classroom materials from Google (https://csfirst.withgoogle.com/en/discovery-teachers?_ga=2.164421119.1590643816.1575901451-1500778327.1575901451#teaching-tools), and virtual desktops on Chromebooks (https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/9594869?hl=en).

    Rochelle Horton, Principal at AM Pate Elementary, visits with Daniel and Dennishia about how and why she encourages her staff to attend FWTC and other professional growth opportunities.

    For more information about FWISD EdTech or FWTC, visit our website at https://www.fwisd.org/Page/6527.

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram by searching for FWISD EdTech.

    Please subscribe to FWEdCast on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your favorite podcasts!

    • 16 min
    FWEdCast Episode 3: A Discussion about Literacy

    FWEdCast Episode 3: A Discussion about Literacy

    In Episode 3 of FWEdCast:


    The EdTech Roundup looks at "Mood Board" layout for Wakelet (https://blog.wakelet.com/2019/10/01/introducing-wakelets-mood-board/), updates for OneNote 2016 (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Office-365-Blog/Your-OneNote/ba-p/954922?sfns=mo), Google Certification for students (https://teachercenter.withgoogle.com/certification_gsuite), and adding audio to Google Slides (https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2019/04/add-audio-to-slides.html).

    Dawn and Michelle discuss literacy and having a progressive mindset toward it with FWISD's Library Media Leadership, Carter Cook and Jennifer Laboon.

    Daniel talks to Tyler Trammell about the FWTC Digital Playground, a place for educators to play around with ed tech tools .

    For more information about FWISD EdTech or FWTC, visit our website at https://www.fwisd.org/Page/6527.

    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram by searching for FWISD EdTech.

    Please subscribe to FWEdCast on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your favorite podcasts!

    • 23 min
    FWEdCast Episode 2: Presenting and Collaborating

    FWEdCast Episode 2: Presenting and Collaborating

    In Episode 2 of FWEdCast:


    The EdTech Roundup looks at Immersive Reader in Flipgrid (http://blog.flipgrid.com https://youtu.be/ufn9kWlTyqQ), updates to Chrome (https://chromeunboxed.com/chrome-tab-groups-new-ui-chromebook/), Google Classroom Originality Reports https://support.google.com/edu/classroom/answer/9191110?hl=en https://edu.google.com/products/originality/?modal_active=none), and updates to Microsoft Immersive Reader (https://education.microsoft.com/courses-and-resources/resources/all-about-immersive-reader).
    Andy visits with Major Bruce Daniel of Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School about presenting at FWTC, student engagement, and collaboration with other educators.
    Daniel, Gregg, and Kelly expand on the discussion with Major Daniel to go more in-depth about collaboration between Elementary and Secondary educators.
    For more information about FWISD EdTech or FWTC, visit our website at https://www.fwisd.org/Page/6527.
    Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram by searching for FWISD EdTech.

    • 22 min
    FWEdCast Episode 1: Goals and Growth

    FWEdCast Episode 1: Goals and Growth

    In Episode One of FWEdCast, Daniel covers updates from Microsoft and NASA, Google, and Flipgrid (links below in the notes). Andy and Daniel have a discussion from an insider's experience with the Fort Worth Technology Conference hosted by FWISD EdTech. Kelly, Gregg, and Daniel have a discussion about Goals and Growth with Ms. Capshaw from the Leadership Academy at Mitchell Boulevard. Join us on your lunch break or your drive to school for all this content and more on FWEdCast!



    https://preview.education.microsoft.com/en-us/hackingStem

    https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2019/04/add-audio-to-slides.html

    http://blog.flipgrid.com/news/ar

    https://support.google.com/docs/answer/7634943?hl=en

    • 21 min
    FWEdCast Trailer

    FWEdCast Trailer

    Are you a teacher or school administrator who wants to engage students in new, meaningful ways using educational technology? The EdTech team at the Fort Worth ISD is excited to bring you FWEDCAST! You’ll get the latest EdTech news, learn more about the Fort Worth Technology Conference (FWTC), and hear from teachers and decision makers about their daily experiences in the classroom. Subscribe today and look forward to tomorrow!

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