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Connecting Educators - May 2023

The May issue of Connecting Educators includes a variety of classroom activities related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), cybersecurity tips, and several Google updates.



Great Start News - May 2023

Highlights from the May edition of Great Start News include talking tips when doing the laundry with little ones around, how to sign up for preschool, and information on various events and programs around Jackson County.

April Technology newsletter

Connecting Educators - April 2023

Highlights from the April edition of Connecting Educators includes fake Apple Scams to be aware of, Google Docs updates, and much more!


April Great Start Newsletter

Great Start News - April 2023

The April edition of Great Start News includes ideas for outdoor play now that spring is her, details on enrolling for preschool, and helpful resources and tips for parents and caregiveres.


Connecting Educators newsletter

Connecting Educators - March 2023

Tips on cleaning up your Google Drive, a virtual lesson in Canva, and what's in store for the 2023 Innovation Camp can be found in the March edition of Connecting Educators.


Great Start newsletter

Great Start News - March 2023

Highlights from the March edition of Great Start News include details on parenting classes, Jackson area playgroups, and how to sign up for preschool for the 23-24 school year.


Day of Discovery newsletter

Day of Discovery - March 13, 2023

Check out what's being offered and register today for the March 13 Countywide PD Day!



Learning Services Update - February 2023

Highlights from the February edition include upcoming events to mark on your calendar, a new effort to encourage literacy at an early age, and a special look at the Early Childhood team.



Great Start News - January 2023

The January 2023 edition of Great Start News includes information on area playgroups and parenting classes, fun winter activities, and talking tips for little ones.



Great Start News - December 2022

In the December issue of Great Start News, we've included fun activities to do with kids over the holiday break, how to include learning in family time traditions, and details on upcoming events and programs.



Connecting Educators - December 2022

Highlights from the December issue of Connecting Educators include cybersecurity safety tips, details on the Affordable Connectivity Program, Civil air patrol scholarships and more!



Learning Services Update - November 2022

We're highlighting our Literacy team, as well as upcoming PD opportunities and more in the November issue of the JCISD Learning Services Update.



Great Start News - November 2022

The November issue of Great Start News includes helpful tips and resources for parents and caregivers, including information on local playgroups and preschool!



Connecting Educators - October 2022

The October edition of the JCISD Tech Team's newsletter includes a section on security, an introduction to our new Ed Tech Consultants, and updated tech tips & tricks.



Great Start News - October 2022

Highlights from the October edition include tips on how to help little ones deal with big feelings, a fun science experiment with leaves, and upcoming local events.



Learning Services Update - September 2022

Meet the JCISD Early Childhood team, learn more about the Great Start Collaborative, and check out upcoming professional learning opportunities in the September edition of the Learning Services Update.



Reading Recovery - September 2022

Highlights from the September edition include how Reading Recovery has influenced one Michigan district, the importance of professional learning, and upcoming training opportunities.


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Great Start News - September 2022

The September edition includes information on parenting classes, local events and playgroups, plus ideas and activities to celebrate the start of Fall!



Learning Services Update - August 2022

Meet the JCISD Whole Child team in this Back to School issue for the 2022-23 school year!



Connecting Educators - August 2022

The 2022 Back to School edition has all kinds of helpful information to get your year off on the right foot, including Google updates, free digital citizenship classroom, and free September REMC classes.