Friday, January 22, 2016

edcamp Denver, 2/6/2016

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 – Grant Beacon Middle School

Register Now for your FREE ticket!

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edcamp Denver will begin at 8:00am with registration, breakfast refreshments, networking, and session-building with your colleagues. This is when you can sign up to lead a session, prepare for the day’s events, and meet some new friends. At 8:20am, the organizers will kickoff the unconference and edcamp Denver will get underway!

Sessions will be 45 minutes in length, and there will be 10 minutes in between each session to allow participants to navigate the building, tweet, pause, write, and reflect on their learning.

Bringing a laptop or Chromebook is strongly recommended. WiFi will be available, and we encourage you to use it!

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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2016 Special Project Grants Program

Request for Proposals

Innovative Education Special Project Grants to improve student achievement through the integration of technology into K-12 classrooms, a school, or district will be awarded for the 2016-17 school year. Applicants could include Classroom Teachers, Information Technology, Media, and Library specialists, etc. Special Project Grants Teams are encouraged to apply. They could include other specialty areas, i.e. gifted and talented, STEM, literacy, the arts, etc.

Grants will be awarded in the amount of $500 to $5,000. Application deadline is midnight Jan. 15. Awards will be announced March 1, 2016.

Special Project Grant guidelines and requirements:
 2016-17 Special Project Grants Guidelines
This is a professional application high quality content and writing skills are important. Be concise, yet thorough in your responses. Please keep a copy of your Request for Proposal for later reference. You may download the 2016-2017 Special Project Grants Application to prepare your answers ahead of time.

Link to Special Project Grant application


Saturday, January 2, 2016


Littleton Public Schools is happy to share that a number of our talented educators have been selected to present their innovative practices to an international audience at the 2016 ISTE Conference, which is conveniently located in Denver this year.  We'll post more information as we get it, and look for attendance scholarship information soon.  The LPS Instructional Technology Team hopes to be able to take instructional leaders from all our schools to the summer conference!  

Those chosen from LPS, and their session titles, are:

NameSchoolTitleDayInteractive Lecture
Betsy SiseRunyonBook Blogs - Digital Literacy and Collaboration in the ClassroomWednesday8:00 - 10:00Poster
Penny PottsFranklinBook Blogs - Digital Literacy and Collaboration in the ClassroomWednesday8:00 - 10:00Poster
Betsy SiseRunyonStudent Feedback - Various Forms of Communication and DifferentiationMonday2:30BYOD
Penny PottsFranklinStudent Feedback - Various Forms of Communication and DifferentiationMonday2:30BYOD
Erin GonshorFranklinStudent Feedback - Various Forms of Communication and DifferentiationMonday2:30BYOD
Penny PottsFranklinMy Twitter in the Elementary ClassroomWAITLISTEDWAITLISTEDPoster
Mike PorterESCStudent PanelPanel
Dana LevesqueESCOnline tools and strategies for reading and writing in an online environment.Wednesday11:45Interactive Lecture
Nate UbowskiHeritageMile High Google Slides and Drawings: Take it to the Next LevelWednesday10:15BYOD
Nate UbowskiHeritageGoogle Classroom: Drink the Kool-Aid [Monday11:00BYOD
Nate UbowskiHeritageGoogle Cardboard, Virtual Field Trips, and Visual Learning: The Power of MapsWednesday11:45BYOD
Jim ReinerCentennialMoving Thinking Forward with MoveNoteWednesday1:15BYOD
Kelly AlmerCentennialMoving Thinking Forward with MoveNoteWednesday1:15BYOD
Nicolette Vander VeldeEast