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NEW Interactive Safety Resource!!!

The Wisconsin Department of Justice's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Department of Public Instruction is teaming up to keep families safe online.

The departments have launched a program called "Interact!" that will give parents resources to have conversations with their children about internet safety.

Interact is an online, interactive e-course created for parents and guardians to complete with their children with the goal of sparking basic online safety discussions in the home. This 30-minute module provides parents with the opportunity to review their own tech use to set a good example; interactive activities to complete alongside their children, and follow-up resources and activities to keep the discussions going.

This e-course gives parents the opportunity to set themselves up as the trusted adult in their child’s life. If the child sees something online they don’t understand or that makes them uncomfortable, they know they have someone to reach out to. The e-course even provides some ideas on how to start and continue these discussions, along with some bonus tips to help break the ice on awkward topics!
Be your child’s trusted adult. Interact, and stay safe!
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Parents
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Hello WTI Community! Tell me -- how many total snow days for your district? Thursday (2/7) was day #6 for the Monona Grove School District.

In other news,...I am happy to announce registration is OPEN for our March Academic Forum. Please see our invite below and share with your colleagues.

Friday, March 15th: District Leaders
Saturday, March 16th: District Leaders and two workshops for Teachers on CODE.org and SMART Training
Location: CESA 8

Full agenda, registration and hotel information can be found on our website.

I hope to see you all in March!

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Another great Global Math Collaboration with our Czech Republic classmates. We taught each other methods we use to create linear equations. My students loved learning how to use the system of equations to create linear equations. We also shared with each other fall and winter celebrations. We are looking forward to more collaborations in the new year. Thank you Hana Ulíková!
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STEM - Instant Challenges during Homeroom!
https://youtu.be/r2qGv98VP5I

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A reminder of this SMART Certified Trainer course available next week, December 6 & 7 in Merrill, WI. Questions? Contact Cathy at 715-536-4581 ext 20001 or visit: www.makethegradetraining.com
Sharing this great opportunity with our community. Please contact Cathy with any questions.
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Become a SMART Certified Trainer in Merrill on December 6th and 7th.
Registration still open.
Call Cathy 815-814-4281
Denise 608-577-6078

My WTI Top Takeaway - I'm going to use what I learned in Jacob Granahan's 3D printing session to lead a collaborative session with our innovators and art teachers this coming Friday. Thank you, Jacob!

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Wow! What a weekend. Our thanks to those that were able to participate in our WTI Academic Forum on Saturday, November 10th. As a reminder -- please share with us here on Google + your top takeaway and how you plan to put the idea into action within your classroom or district.

Whether you attended or not, please take a moment to read this quick up date. It includes the presentations from Saturday's event, plus Save the Date information about our upcoming events.

https://mailchi.mp/cdc3ea4a3944/register-for-wti-spring-academic-forum-on-may-5th-603955

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WTI Top Takeaway -- I've already ordered the Pip device that I first heard about at the session on Universal Design by Cassie Frost! I have a Donors Choose project up and running to try to get another one for my students so they can learn to manage their stress and become more-self aware of their triggers and how to calm down once they hit! I have lots of other great ideas swimming around in my head too, but that one is the one I'm most excited for!
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