Category Archives: My posts from Brewster Schools

Expanded Access to Information and Resources for Our Students

The district’s Computer Use in Instruction policy, revised in April 2016 encourages teachers and students to take advantage of expanded access to digital learning tools, including a nearly endless collection of web-based resources! This expanded access is different from prior … Continue reading

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The Value of Lifelong Learning and a Growth Mindset

We know that the world our children inherit will be significantly different than ours.  They will change jobs with regular frequency (“every three years for the rest of your life”), most will have at least four jobs before they are … Continue reading

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Major Upgrades to Google Classroom and Docs!

Teachers who use Google Classroom with their students were treated to a few significant upgrades this week. Most notable are Google Classroom email summaries, the ability to annotate Google Docs on a mobile device, and the option to include images … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of Our District Calendars’ Capabilities

The district has its calendars available on our website, and the capabilities of this new system (Google Calendar) provides advantages to our community.  For example, users can combine multiple calendars into one “meta-calendar” thus keeping all important dates in one … Continue reading

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Advanced Digital Learning Week at BCSD!

Today marks the start of a week chock full of advanced digital learning activities for district teachers.  The day long, hands-on workshops are designed to provide our teachers the opportunity to collaborate over several days with skilled and recognized leaders … Continue reading

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