The Technology in Education Special Interest Council is planning an Educational Technology conference, TESIConnect, for our membership throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. The focus of the conference is Technology in Education with the goal of building educator capacity to foster student creation through digital technology. This conference will take place in two parts, in-person and virtual.
Sunday, October 23, 2022
Sunday, October 2, 2022
On Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 7:00 - 8:00 PM NST we will be having our first Twitter Chat of the year. The Twitter Chat will be available in English and French. We hope you can join us as we discuss Technology in Education and learn from each other. Do you have ideas for future Twitter Chat topics? Let us know!
What questions will we be answering?
- What is your favorite educational technology to use in the classroom and why?
- What's one educational technology learning goal you have this year?
- How do you share the great things happening in your classroom?
- What Ed Tech topics or PL would you be interested in exploring with TESIC this year?
- Give a shout-out to an account (or multiple) that helps you learn more about educational technology!
- Include #TesicNL in all answers or replies
- Create a "quote tweet" to reply to each answer
- Reference the number of the question you are answering i.e. A1:, A2:, A3:
- Click on the hashtag #TesicNL to see and reply to other responses
Ed Tech Professional Learning Funding
Throughout the year, we will be accepting applications for funding for out-of-province or virtual professional learning in Technology in Education and Integration.This funding is able to cover travel and registration, to a maximum of $500. It does not include meals, accommodations or substitute time. Applications will be reviewed monthly between September 15 and June 15, 2022.
➡️ Click here to apply for funding.
This application is also available to be completed in French.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
TESIC Presents : An amazing Ed Tech professional learning opportunity! We’re sending a select number of our members to virtually attend ISTELive 2022 (Lite Virtual Pass), June 26-29!
Join educators from around the world to experience this exceptional PL opportunity. Not keen on joining all sessions live? Not to worry! Registered attendees will have access to all recorded sessions up to 6 months after the conference.
What does this conference entail?
Hundreds of presentations, featuring powerful voices from education and beyond, sharing inspiring stories about how innovations can change lives and improve learning for students.
A custom-built, dynamic platform that makes it easy to ask questions, share ideas and make connections.
Hundreds of sessions and learning experiences archived for you to return to again and again for six months.
If you are interested in attending, please complete the following form no later than Friday, May 27th @ 4:00 pm:
Successful applicants will be contacted by the TESIC executive Monday, June 6th.
Sunday, April 3, 2022
Test your tech knowledge at TESIC's first ever trivia night on May 5! Teams are invited to register with a maximum of six members. The team captain on each team is asked to please fill out this registration form. Donations will be gratefully collected for the KIds Eat Smart Foundation!
Friday, January 7, 2022
TESIC is back again to offer our membership a Virtual PL Series! Over the next couple weeks we'll be offering a variety of sessions on various sites, apps and extensions that you can use both virtually and face-to-face. Sign up for one, or sign up for all! Whatever fits your schedule.
We will be limiting this session to 100 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will e-mail participants with the Google Meet link prior to the start of the session. To register, fill out the form(s) below. These sessions will be recorded.
Virtual PL Sessions:
Google Classroom: Assigning, Grading & Feedback
This virtual session will provide educators the opportunity to learn more about the Classwork and Grades pages in Google Classroom. We will discuss how to assign work, create rubrics and provide meaningful feedback. We will provide tips and tricks for using these features effectively during in-person and online learning!
Facilitators: Stacey Hopkins & Megan Roome
Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022 7:00 PM NST
Registration Link: https://forms.gle/8uDEJfzC2C2AsPdT8
Introduction to Google Forms
This virtual session will provide educators the opportunity to learn about the basic of Google Forms: creating questions (insert images, videos), sharing Forms, viewing the results and classroom applications.
Facilitator: Christine Elliott
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 3:30 PM NST
Registration Link: https://forms.gle/KQyHZmtHVQnaBWy16
Google Read & Write with an Intro to Equatio (En/Fr)
This virtual session will provide educators the opportunity to learn all about the features of Read&Write and how to use it in Google Docs, Slides and the Google Chrome browser to help with research. We will provide tips and tricks for using Read&Write for a variety of purposes in the classroom! We will also be sharing an intro to Equatio - an online chrome extension. Using this students (and teachers) can type, handwrite or dictate any mathematical expression. Helps make math digital. It is a good equation editor for Google Docs, forms, slides, drawing etc.
Cette session virtuel vise à offrir aux enseignants la possibilité d’apprendre comment utiliser les fonctions de Read&Write dans Google Docs, Slides et aussi pour les recherches dans Google Chrome. Nous allons offrir des trucs et astuces pour l’utilisation de Read&Write autant par les enseignants que par les élèves en classe. Nous allons aussi faire un intro à Equatio – une extension Chrome. En utilisant Equatio, les élèves (et les enseignants) peuvent taper, écrire ou dicter n’importe quelle expression mathématiques. Equatio aide à transformer les maths en format digital. L’extension peut être utilisé pour éditer des équations dans Google Doc, Forms, Slides, Drawing, etc.
Facilitators: Andrée Morin, Megan Heath & Christine Elliott
Date: Monday, January 17th, 2022 3:30 PM NST
Registration Link: https://forms.gle/WbQgDKrbyYze1YAz5
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