Find a perfect story for the first day of school in Granite’s Sora![Read more…] about Welcome Back!
This newly updated one-pager highlights the services and tools the Educational Technology Department provides students and teachers in Granite School District.
The infographic details a few of the services and tools we provide students and teachers in five areas: technology coaching, professional development, libraries, digital tools, and hardware. Click the link above to download a copy of the infographic, or read on for descriptions and links to these services and tools.[Read more…] about What We Do: Granite Educational Technology Department Infographic, 2022-23
The Sora Sweet Reads collection of “always available” ebooks and audiobooks expires on August 17, 2022. Borrow one or two today![Read more…] about Find a Sweet Read in Sora Before Summer Ends!
Join a 2022-2024 cohort of our Educational Technology Endorsement Program! Registration opens on May 2, 2022 @ 7 A.M.[Read more…] about Registration Open: Educational Technology Endorsement Program – 2022-2024 Cohorts
Secondary teachers in Granite School District can register now for the two-day Digital Literacies Workshop, provided in collaboration with the University of Utah.[Read more…] about Registration Open: Digital Literacies Workshop for Secondary Teachers
We will be offering another Canvas for Elementary professional learning cohort for the 2022-2023 school year and are looking for growth-minded elementary teachers who are willing to implement Canvas in their classrooms (for teachers who have not previously participated in this program). This is a paid cohort with specific expectations for participants. Listed below are some of the details about this opportunity.
Teachers will learn how to use Canvas effectively to support student learning and family engagement.
- Use Canvas for instruction and communication for all content areas.
- Build Canvas courses according to the GSD Canvas Expectations and Style Guide and adjust courses based on quarterly feedback to demonstrate growth and understanding.
- Participate in Canvas professional learning which includes:
- At least 16 hours of summer professional learning (two half day in person + asynchronous learning modules)
- Monthly professional learning and collaboration with school and district tech coaches.
- Provide ongoing feedback on Canvas experience.
- Be a Canvas Teacher leader in 2023-2024 to support school-based Canvas implementation.
$800 per quarter based on completion of expectations and demonstration of Canvas usage and growth.
Please complete this form before March 31st if you are interested in participating in the 2022-2023 cohort. We will contact you if you are selected to participate.
You can also find more information about this program via this ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ document.
Each school in Granite School District has either an assigned Technology Coach or Library Technology Coach. (The STS and LMETS titles were recently changed to reflect their role in supporting teachers and students with the use of technology to enhance learning.)[Read more…] about Meet Your School’s Technology Coach or Library Technology Coach
(ETEP information and infographic created by Jenny Peirce, Team Leader in the Educational Technology Department.)
The Educational Technology Department will be accepting applications for the 2021-2023 Educational Technology Endorsement Program starting Friday, May 7 at 7:00 am.
Follow this link on 5/7/2021 to apply for the program, and read on for more information about the program, highlights of recent participants, etc.[Read more…] about ETEP Registration for 2021-2023 Cohorts
Are you passionate about enhancing instruction and student learning by integrating technology into your classroom? Come work with us! We are hiring elementary school technology specialists for next year.
Visit Granite’s Human Resources Employment Opportunities page or follow this link to the current Elementary School Technology Specialist job posting.