JCISD Newsletters

  • Connecting Educators - January 2021

    Highlights from the January Technology newsletter include Google updates, Virtual Class Jobs and the new Teachers Teaching Teachers program.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - January 2021

    The January edition of the Whole Child Newsletter includes information about the next Day of Discovery for educators, how one local elementary school is building an intervention system and details on a grant that aims to have an impact on youth mental health.

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  • Great Start News - January 2021

    Highights from the January 2021 edition include how to find childcare, how to find a pediatrician, tips for cooking with toddlers and other Great Start updates for the new year.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - December 2020

    Highlights include how Northwest Early Elementary is tackling Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and how to persuade reluctant students to turn on their cameras.

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  • Connecting Educators - December 2020

    This month's newsletter from our EdTech team includes how one teacher is making her Zoom calls engaging, tips for YouTube videos, and how to register for the new Teachers Teaching Teachers program.

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  • Great Start News - Holiday 2020 Edition

    Highlights from the Great Start Holiday 2020 edition include tips on how to build your child's vocabulary, a fun activity to do with family leading up to Thanksgiving and book suggestions for kids of all ages.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - November 2020

    This month's newsletter from our Whole Child team features a special addition from a Northwest High School student who created a website called "Our Race Matters".

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  • Connecting Educators - October 2020

    This month's issue of the Connecting Educators newsletter includes tips and tricks for tech integration like how to make iPads and Chromebooks accessible for all, Google updates, and where to find copyright free photos and legal music for videos.

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  • Great Start News - October 2020

    Highlights from the October 2020 Great Start newsletter include new information on GSRP Preschool programs enrollment, a fun game you can play with kids to express their feelings and advice for children who have trouble falling asleep at night.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - October 2020

    The October issue of the Whole Child newsletter contains information on local wellness resources, ten ways school boards can champion racial equity and links to videos made by local teens about the Jackson County Health Department's Sexual Health Clinic.

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  • Connecting Educators - September 2020

    Highlights from this month's Connecting Educators newsletter include updates from Powerschool, Google Jamboard templates, and new videos on topics like using Google Classroom on a mobile device app, and connecting iPads and Chromebooks to home wi-fi.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - September 2020

    Highlights from this month's newsletter from the Whole Child team include: local spots to get tested for COVID-19, upcoming Day of Discovery PD opportunity for Jackson County, and free Social Emotional Learning lessons for parents and educators.

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  • Connecting Educators - Return to Learn 2020

    This month's newsletter from our EdTech team is jampacked with all kinds of resources to get you started for the new school year.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - August 2020

    This month's newsletter from the JCISD Whole Child team includes details on an upcoming Student Stress workshop, good forms for check-in and six principles that put equity at the core.

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  • Connecting Educators - 7/8/2020

    This month's newsletter from our EdTech team includes details on virtual courses and PD sessions for educators, how to sign up for this year's EdTech Kickoff, and how to download a new security certificate to make sure your devices are working properly in your building.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - 7/6/2020

    Highlights from this month's Whole Child newsletter include virtual PD opportunities, how investing in relationships leads to academic growth and what parents can do when they are stressed.

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  • Whole Child Newsletter - 6/24/2020

    This month's newsletter from the Whole Child team includes tips on summer self-care for teachers, details on a new, limited-run podcast hosted by students on what it's like to be a teenager, and a dozen resources for summer activities.

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  • Resources for Educators & Families - 6/8/2020

    This week's newsletter focuses on the importance of equity and anti-racism in light of the ongoing protests and conversations following the death of George Floyd.

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  • Connecting Educators - 6/3/2020

    The June edition is full of helpful information including details on this year's EdTech Kickoff, distance learning offline options, PD opportunities and more!

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  • Resources for Educators & Families - 6/1/2020

    This week's newsletter from the Whole Child Team includes information about the Thursday morning Talk Time opportunities, Most Teens Don't Campaign and how parents can help their kids while managing distance learning.

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