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Adventure Lies Ahead!: New Technology Duties

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I’m beyond ecstatic to announce that I’ll be starting a new adventure this school year. Our school has been one-to-one in grades 3-5 for about 2 years now, which means all students in grades 3-5 have a personal tablet in their classroom that they can use during school hours. However, a few weeks ago, grades K-2 also received tablets. Each classroom received 1 tablet for every 2 students in the class. All of the K-2 teachers were thrilled about the new tablets, but they were also a little apprehensive because the tablets are Chromebooks and many of them had never used Chromebooks before.

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Here’s where the new adventure comes in. I’m already part of our school Technology Support Teacher (TST) team, but my principal called me in last week and asked me to play a larger role on the team. She has set aside time on 2 days a week where I will be able to go into classrooms with teachers and help them get acquainted with the new devices and learn to use them. I will also be responsible for helping teachers find useful technology resources and tools that they can use in their classrooms.

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I am overjoyed about this new and exciting opportunity, and I feel that it’s getting me one step closer to achieving my dream of becoming a Tech Coach. Not only do I get more time to do more of what I love, but the skill and knowledge that I will gain through this experience will look great on my resume! It’s a win all the way around!

I’m eager to start this new adventure, and I’ll be sure to keep you posted on how it goes!

Happy Tech-ing!
–Kyla

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