This weekend (August 7-9, 2020) is the first ever Craft Lake City Virtual DIY Festival in Salt Lake City. Admission is free of charge.[Read more…] about Craft Lake City Virtual DIY Festival | Summer Reading and Learning 2020
What will distance learning look like for students in Granite School District this fall? These videos give some previews.[Read more…] about Granite Distance Learning Preview
Granitemedia.org is the website for the district’s school library program, which is part of our Educational Technology Department. Granite Media publishes daily book reviews written by students, librarians, and educators in Granite School District, even in the summer![Read more…] about Granite Media | Summer Reading and Learning 2020
Elementary students and staff can get a head start this summer reading books for next year’s Best Books Challenge![Read more…] about Granite Best Books Challenge Elementary Reading Lists | Summer Reading and Learning 2020
Reposted from our School and District Library program site, Granitemedia.org.
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
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
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
Over 100 Granite educators joined us for our first GSD Tech Meet, a live virtual meeting for teachers held in Google Meet on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The meet was facilitated by Kacie O’Maley, School Technology Specialist at Upland Terrace Elementary and an incoming Team Leader for our department next year. In this first session, Kacie introduced the meet as a collaborative space for teachers to connect and share with one another, putting forth discussion questions that encouraged participants to share successes, ideas, and solutions they have developed during the distance learning period.[Read more…] about Highlights from the First GSD Tech Meet, April 21, 2020
Teachers, join us for our first live GSD Tech Meet on Tuesday, April 21st at 11:00 AM. Join the meeting by using the nickname “GSDTechMeet” in Google Meet. For our first meeting we’ll be sharing out ideas for connecting with students and best practice for distance learning. If you can’t join us live, the meetings will be recorded. Reach out to Chris Larsen in Educational Technology with questions.[Read more…] about Join Us for GSD Tech Meet, Live at 11 AM on Tuesday, April 21, 2020