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The LHRIC is available to assist your district.

Business hours & support are:
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
with the Service Desk open from 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Links to each LHRIC department, with useful resources, are provided alongside this message. >

What's Coming Up

  • Rosh Hashanah - LHRIC Offices Closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Software Spotlight: Using Nearpod to Support the NYS Digital Fluency Standards

    Nearpod has recently developed a content library aligned with many of the NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards. Explore this new content and how to engage learners while expanding teacher resources. Nearpod is a program that takes presentations and slideshows to the next educational level, promoting varied student responses and learning styles. Nearpod's extensive library of educational content for learning and life skills saves time and allows any lesson to be "digitized” and enhanced with opportunities for student feedback and interaction.

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    Registered participants will receive a Zoom link prior to session date. 

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Provided by NYSCATE: Lessonbee webinar: Reimagining Student Centered SEL and Wellness Practices: Inform Your School's Whole Child Approach

    Event is free to participants, pre-registration required. For more information or to register: https://www.nyscate.org/page/lessonbee-webinar-sept-28-2022

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Provided by NYSCATE: ClearTouch webinar: Annotate, Create, & Collaborate!

    Event is free to participants, pre-registration required. For more information or to register: https://www.nyscate.org/page/cleartouch-webinar-sept-28-2022

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    [Learning First, Technology Second 22-23] Recruitment and Orientation (Virtual)

    Calling all instructional technology integration specialists and coaches! You spend the year supporting everyone else's needs; become part of a community specifically designed to support your needs as a professional developer and instructional technology expert.

    If you are looking for a community of like minded individuals, consider participating in the 2022-23 cohort. This interest session will provide all the information necessary to participate. We are a professional community of leaders and learners representing districts in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties. We are driven by instructional excellence, inspired by technology, and committed to collaborative practices.

    Join us to see if this opportunity is right for you, as we continue this journey together in our fifth year as a learning community. We focus on current issues and topics you face in your work everyday, informed by our anchor text "Learning First, Technology Second: The Educator's Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons .” Spaces are limited to 20 participants for 2022-23.

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    Registered participants will receive webinar instructions prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Software Spotlight: Explore Learning – Gizmos

    Gizmos are online simulations for math and science topics, grades 3-12. When students engage with simulations, they use their spatial reasoning to learn fundamental concepts, and are encouraged to explore and experiment and build conceptual understanding. Gizmos lend themselves to group work, independent work, and whole class instruction. This session will provide a fresh look at the Gizmos library of content and correlations to textbooks and standards. We'll also brainstorm ways to effectively incorporate Gizmos into daily classroom routines.

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    All participants will receive a Zoom invite prior to the session.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual

    2022 CS for NY State Summit (Virtual)

     

    The free, virtual 2022 CSForNY State Summit will be held on: 

     

    • Friday September 30th, 2022 from 9am - 1pm
    • Saturday October 1st, 2022 from 9am - 1pm

     

    Register using the link below & subscribe to the CSForNY newsletter for updates about computer science education in New York State.

    The CSForNY State Summit is an opportunity to build and amplify momentum to reach all New York students with quality, equitable, and sustainable K-12 computer science education programs.

    Register (Free)

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • 2022 CS for NY State Summit (Virtual)

    The free, virtual 2022 CSForNY State Summit will be held on: 

     

    • Friday September 30th, 2022 from 9am - 1pm
    • Saturday October 1st, 2022 from 9am - 1pm

     

    Register using the link below & subscribe to the CSForNY newsletter for updates about computer science education in New York State.

    The CSForNY State Summit is an opportunity to build and amplify momentum to reach all New York students with quality, equitable, and sustainable K-12 computer science education programs.

    Register (Free)

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual Self-paced Workshop

    [Online, Self Paced] Sketchnoting in the Classroom-An Introduction

    You don't have to be an artist to sketchnote! Teach students how to doodle their way to building a visual connection from their existing background knowledge to the new material through sketchnoting. NOTE: This course is 100% online and will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This course begins on October 3, and participants have until October 14, to complete all required assignments and activities to receive CTLE credit. LHRIC Model Schools utilizes the Schoology Learning Management System.

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    Upon registration, you will receive a welcome message from your instructor with information on how your course works, what you can expect, how to get help along the way, and steps you need to take in order to enroll.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    Software Spotlight: IXL

    IXL is a program that focuses on personalized learning for students. This session will cover a multitude of features and uses for anyone curious about or new to IXL. By using continuous diagnostics or "Smart Score", students can track their own progress in core content areas (Mathematics and ELA). This session starts with a brief overview of IXL functionality, followed by an exploration of the Continuous Diagnostic feature. We'll explore ways to use the Real Time Center, displaying exactly what the students are working on at the moment and if they need assistance. We will also review the SmartScore (an algorithm-based assessment tool), and provide tips on what to look at as students practice.

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    Registrants will receive a zoom invite prior to webinar.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • BEDS DAY

    Fall 2022 BEDS IMF online forms will be made available through the IDEX on the NYSED portal – http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/beds/IMF/home

    State Reporting
  • Yom Kippur - LHRIC Offices Closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • DEADLINE to Load: The 2022-23 the August 2022 Graduates for Total Cohort Graduation Reporting.

    State Reporting
  • Panopto-Admin & End User/Creator Training

    Learn how to navigate the video library and easily record, upload, share, and make basic edits to videos.>>Register Here

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY

    BenQ Interactive Display

    Whether you have recently purchased BenQ boards or have had time to experience your BenQ board, please join us for the following opportunity to learn and share with your faculty and colleagues. This session will focus on getting to know your BenQ Board, troubleshooting, work through real life work flow scenarios, and discuss InstaShare; what it is and how to use it.

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    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Colombus Day - LHRIC Offices Closed

    LHRIC - Lower Hudson Regional Information Center
  • Virtual / Live Interactive Webinar

    BrainPOP Science: What Evidence Do You Have To Support Your Claim? An exploration with BrainPOP Science- Middle school

    This session will focus on how teachers can enhance students' science knowledge and communication skills via the CER process. We will discuss the necessity of evidence-based writing and how to help students comprehend the distinction between evidence and reasoning. We'll look at a science lesson with an embedded CER, and discuss the components of CERs as well as CERs' role in the science classroom and how CERs are fundamentally a part of 21st-century career and college readiness skills. Educators will leave with skills and resources to ensure that CER is taught effectively.

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    Registrants will receive a Zoom link prior to the session. All are welcome to attend, however this webinar is designed for administrators, Science leaders and/or Science teachers

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Virtual / Live Vendor Webinar

    Software Spotlight: Dive into Design Thinking and PBL with Real-World Applications. An Introduction to 3DuxDesign

    Join founder, Marci Klein M.D. and learn how we can create deeper, more authentic learning opportunities for our students with 3DuxDesign. In this product showcase, you will learn more about the modeling kits and see examples of how they are used in the k-8 classroom to create trans-disciplinary learning experiences that activate, inspire, and empower students.

    Dr. Klein will also highlight the range of supporting web-based resources available, from basic, design-sprint style challenges to NGSS, ELA, and math standards-based engineering and architecture projects. Interested in taking a deeper dive into design thinking? She will also introduce the Global Futures Curriculum, a student-led, team-based project where students tackle modern-day challenges and build models of the sustainable and equitable communities they envision for their future.

    Participants in the live session will also have an opportunity to get a free material and project sample kit.

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    Registered participants will receive webinar instructions prior to session start.

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • Provided by Apple Professional Development: Pages

    Apple Teacher-Pages

    4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT

    Register Here

    LHRIC Instructional Technology
  • LHRIC offices, 450 Mamaroneck Ave. · Harrison, NY

    Active Learning Center: Open House

    Join us for an "open house" style session designed exclusively for participating Model Schools districts. During these virtual tours, we will provide a brief introduction to the LHRIC ALC and the three critical factors for consideration when developing and designing 21st century learning spaces. You are encouraged to bring a colleague or a small team! You will have the opportunity to learn in an authentic and risk-free, hands-on active learning environment, and will leave with a toolkit of strategies to assist in your own journey, regardless of your starting point.

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    LHRIC Instructional Technology
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