PPS Learning, Teaching & Technology Newsletter • Issue 5 • Dec. 15, 2016


This monthly newsletter will feature cool teaching, learning and technology ideas, resources and tips, as well as news about upcoming learning opportunities. Feel free to forward this flyer and invite others to share in the learning! Send a message to Melissa Lim mlim@pps.net to join the Edtech Listserve to receive email news and updates related to learning, teaching and technology in Portland Public Schools.

Google's Education On Air Online Conference

Did you miss Google's online conference Dec. 2-3? You can view all worldwide sessions on-demand here.

The 2016 Computer Science Education Week was Dec. 5-11, but you can host an Hour of Code all year round. Click the link above for a list of great resources that you can use with students for coding and programming.

Follow the button linked above for the full list of shortcuts. You can also view shortcuts on the web while in Google Drive by pressing ⌘ + / (Mac) or Ctrl + / (Windows).

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Don’t have a mobile phone? Go to rmd.at/ppsltt on a desktop computer to sign up for email notifications.

Teaching & Learning/GoogleApps User Group

Please join us for any or all of our future meetings that are at the BESC: Jan. 10, March 7, May 9, 2017 at 4 pm in the WyEast, floor L1.

New Google Sites Learning Resources

G Suite Learning Center: Sites and New Google Sites Cheat Sheet from Jenn Judkins.

Newsletter • Issue 1 • Sept. 30, 2016 / Newsletter • Issue 2 • Oct. 13, 2016 / Newsletter • Issue 3 • Nov. 10, 2016 / Newsletter • Issue 4 • Nov. 23, 2016

Self-paced learning around Google Apps.

BADGEQUEST is a self-paced training site for Google Apps for Education/G Suite. Each training module comprises three levels. Each level provides participants with useful videos and performance tasks. After all three levels of a training module are successfully completed, the diligent participant is awarded a badge. The badge should be displayed with pride! Follow the link to get started.

Enjoy the snow and happy holidays!

Questions or comments? Contact Melissa Lim, mlim@pps.net.

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