Find a perfect story for the first day of school in Granite’s Sora![Read more…] about Welcome Back!
Digital Learning Resources
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!
This post is adapted from a presentation given by Educational Technology team leaders Kacie O’Maley and Amber Palmer and school technology specialists Ashley Moore, Keith Reidford, and Melissa White.
Educators and students in Granite School District have access to Minecraft: Education Edition for classroom use, and it can now be used on Chromebooks! Read on to find out how to access Minecraft: Education Edition, as well as why and how to share it with your students.[Read more…] about Featured Resource: Minecraft Education Edition
Check out this infographic showcasing a few of the many of the services and tools we provide 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 #GSDEdTech Infographic 2021
Each week we add new ebooks and audiobooks in Sora, Granite’s digital library for students and teachers, as well as curate collections of new and featured titles in the Explore area. We also share printable and sharable posters for some of these collections on granitemedia.org, our sister site for Granite’s school libraries.
Log in to Sora with your student number or staff username and password to browse and borrow books from these collections today!
Read on for printable and sharable posters and more details about our recent collections.[Read more…] about Featured Book Collections and New Releases in Granite’s Sora
Adapted by Davina Sauthoff, Educational Technology Team Lead, from “The Fundamental Five: A Framework for Improving Communication Processes,” by Trenton Goble of Instructure.
The “Fundemental Five” are simple but essential questions students should ask as they navigate content and coursework their teachers have shared with them in Canvas. (Canvas is the learning management system used by students and teachers in Granite secondary schools to support both face-to-face and distance learning.)
Read on or download the infographic for tips and features available in Canvas that will help you succeed in your classes.[Read more…] about Canvas: ‘The Fundamental Five’ for Students and Parents
Padlet (https://graniteschools.padlet.org/) is a tool that allows teachers to make collaborative pages where students can respond, collaborate, and communicate with each other. We’re excited to announce that all Granite teachers now have access to a paid district Padlet Backpack account![Read more…] about Featured Resource: Padlet
Students in Granite School District can now access the children’s and young adult titles in the county’s collection using their Granite login; no separate library card number is needed. This increases by thousands the titles and copies available to students. Read on to learn how to find these books.[Read more…] about The County Library Now Shares Digital Books in Granite’s Sora