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Iowa High School Tech Summit

2019-10-09T11:27:26-05:00

On Monday, September 30 the Waukee APEX Designing Web-Based Technologies (DWT) team traveled to the Des Moines to attend the first-ever Iowa High School Tech Summit. The event was free to all Iowa high school students and was a collaborative effort between Principal Financial and The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI).

Iowa High School Tech Summit2019-10-09T11:27:26-05:00

Technology Class: Windows 10 Basics

2019-10-09T11:29:25-05:00

This class can help attendees gain an understanding of the Windows desktop and file and folder management. Topics may include: the Windows layout, copying/moving/managing files, using applications, transferring data, using Windows accessories, finding/deleting files/folders, viewing/printing files, creating/managing folders, customizing the desktop and adding shortcuts.

Technology Class: Windows 10 Basics2019-10-09T11:29:25-05:00

Resources from Iowa Tech Chicks

2019-10-09T11:29:49-05:00

Some go-to resources for learning new tech skills including presentations and handouts from some Iowa Tech Chicks events.

Resources from Iowa Tech Chicks2019-10-09T11:29:49-05:00

Scratch for Educators

2019-10-09T11:30:36-05:00

Your students can use Scratch to code their own interactive stories, animations, and games. In the process, they learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively  — essential skills for everyone in today’s society.

Scratch for Educators2019-10-09T11:30:36-05:00

Technology Class: Cyber Security with Officer Hesse

2019-10-09T11:31:24-05:00

Cyber-security is so important now with the number of devices and ever growing security risks. Officer Hesse from the Waterloo Police Department will share some tips on social media monitoring (especially for parents), things to be aware before you 'click and connect' and why usage limits do make difference.

Technology Class: Cyber Security with Officer Hesse2019-10-09T11:31:24-05:00

2019 ITEC Fall Conference Keynotes

2019-10-09T11:32:33-05:00

Mark your calendars, because you are not going to want to miss the 2019 ITEC Fall Conference keynotes.

2019 ITEC Fall Conference Keynotes2019-10-09T11:32:33-05:00

Hour of Code Activities from Code.org

2019-10-09T11:33:23-05:00

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event or try any of the over 200+ one-hour tutorials, available in over 45 languages.

Hour of Code Activities from Code.org2019-10-09T11:33:23-05:00

Technology Class: Cyber Security with Officer Hesse

2019-10-09T11:33:57-05:00

Cyber-security is so important now with the number of devices and ever growing security risks. Officer Hesse from the Waterloo Police Department will share some tips on social media monitoring (especially for parents), things to be aware before you 'click and connect' and why usage limits do make difference.

Technology Class: Cyber Security with Officer Hesse2019-10-09T11:33:57-05:00
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