The Technology Committee would like to welcome you to the Deering Middle Technology Website!  In the upcoming weeks we will be adding many tools, links and resources. It is our hope that you can use these tools in your classroom to make it more engaging, help you do your job more efficiently and support the West Warwick district's 1 on 1 Chromebook Initiative.

Join our Google Classroom!
The Technology Committee has created a Google Classroom to share announcements from the tech committee, information about workshops and links to tutorials.  Want to join?  Use code d674qvj.
District Links
Google Links
Tech Blogs
Parents Corner - Common Sense Media Articles - 
RI Society of Technology Educators

Rhode Island Dept.
of Education
RIDE is looking to recognize teachers who are driving innovation through the use of Technology in the classroom.  Click link below!
 Nominate a Digital Learning Champion

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The official source for information about Google’s education-related efforts

Ditch That Textbook by Matt Miller
Ditch That Textbook is written by Matt Miller, a high school Spanish teacher in West Central Indiana. After trying to do the traditional teach by the textbook. for a few years, he launched into a textbook-less path where learning activities were often custom-produced for his students as well as infused with technology. 

FreeTech4Teachers by Richard Byrne
Richard Byrne is Social Studies Teacher from Maine andis a keynote speaker at many "Google Jamborees" from Ed Tech Teacher and other events, This blog has won numerous awards as the best resource sharing blogs for education. It has 60,000 subscribers and is updated  everyday.  

Teacher Tech by Alice Keeler
Considered one of the foremost experts on Google Classroom, Alice is a Doctoral student studying Educational Technology at Boise State University. . She is the co-author of 50 Things you can do with Google Classroom.

ControlAltAchieve by Eric Kurts
Well designed site with tutorials, resources and a monthly newsletter.  You can add yourself to Eric's list serve and get email reminders of new posts.

Staff Announcement Blog by Frank Mealy and James Monti
The purpose of this blog is to provide WWPS employees with on place to find announcements on Reform, Compliance and the IT Department.

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