Sora is open for reading all summer! Sora is a reading app for Granite students, filled with thousands of ebooks and audiobooks you can borrow and read or listen to on any computer or smart device.[Read more…] about Sora | Summer Reading and Learning 2020
The Natural History Museum of Utah is one of the finest learning attractions in the state of Utah, and although their exhibitions are closed to the public right now they’ve been busy filling their website with online resources and offline activities for summer and distance learning. In today’s post in our Summer Reading and Learning 2020 series we’re highlighting a few of these resources.[Read more…] about Neighborhood Naturalists and other activities from the Natural History Museum of Utah | Summer Reading and Learning 2020
Even though the branches of the The County Library are not open for in-person visits, they are still providing all sorts of virtual services to Granite students and community members, including their summer reading challenge![Read more…] about SLCO Library Summer Reading Challenge | Summer Reading and Learning 2020
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In Granite’s Sora we’ve curated a collection of over 80 books for children and teens discussing race, racism, civil rights, social justice, and related topics, both fiction and nonfiction.[Read more…] about Anti-Racism, Justice, Activism Books and Resources | Summer Reading and Learning 2020
Post Author: Pam Moeai, Educational Technology Team Leader
Reading and Sequencing Scaffolds – Building a Leprechaun Trap[Read more…] about Teacher Spotlight: Stacey Tanner, Hillside Elementary
Please read the following important instructions for graduating students, employees leaving the district, and others leaving Granite District. You will not have access to your @granitesd.org account, including your Google Drive or its contents when your time as a student or employee has ended. Granite will not be able to recover the content in your Google Drive after you leave. This year, an extension of accounts will be given to seniors. They will have until the end of first quarter in fall 2020 to access their district accounts. Please work with the STS or LMETS at your school if you have questions about this process.
We’re excited to announce the Granite Elementary Libraries Best Books Challenge for the 2020-2021 school year![Read more…] about Introducing the Best Books Challenge for 2020-2021
Granite teachers joined in a video and chat meet to share ideas and learn from one another in the final session of our Spring 2020 GSD Tech Meet series. This meet focused on ways to celebrate students and provide closure at the end of the year in a distance learning environment. Below we share a recording of the live meet, as well as ideas, links, and resources shared by participants in the session.[Read more…] about Highlights and Resources from GSD Tech Meet, May 12, 2020
In our third GSD Tech Meet, held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Granite teachers joined up in a video and chat meet to share ideas and learn from one another. This week’s discussion focused on providing student choice and personalization during distance and face-to-face learning. Below we share a recording of the live meet, as well as ideas, links, and resources shared by participants in the session.[Read more…] about Highlights and Resources from GSD Tech Meet, May 5, 2020
Ways to Increase Student Participation in Distance Learning
We held our second GSD Tech Meet on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, with more great discussions and sharing of ideas between Granite teachers. The discussion focused on techniques and ideas for increasing students’ engagement and participation in distance learning.[Read more…] about Highlights and Resources from GSD Tech Meet, April 28, 2020