Welcome to Henrico Instructional Technology!

Welcome to the website for the Department of Instructional Technology!

Today’s students live in a digital world and come to school with different expectations and needs. Through the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Henrico schools are preparing students for the 21st-century by providing meaningful instruction and improving academic performance. The Department of Instructional Technology works with teachers, principals, and content specialists to identify and implement digital resources and supporting technologies that will ensure a solid 21st century learning experience for Henrico students.  The department staff includes instructional technology specialists and instructional technology resource teachers who provide consultation, training and support for the integration of technology into the instructional program. Henrico 21 is the overarching concept that embodies this work.

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Parents

The partnership between the parents and the school is essential to student success, and we provide a number of resources and suggestions to assist parents with that partnership. Learn how to leverage the technology available in HCPS to help your student achieve academic progress while teaching digital citizenship skills.

Students

Students have a wide range of digital options and resources to expand their learning, and we are committed to supporting the needs of students, helping them to navigate today’s complex digital world, and offering opportunities for them to demonstrate their learning.

Teachers

Teachers navigate an ever-changing digital landscape as they work with parents and students to provide quality instruction and learning opportunities within and beyond the classroom. We support teachers in their development and use of technology, sound pedagogy, and content knowledge.

Recent Blog Posts

5th Grade Henrico Election Posters

By | 5th Grade, GoogleDocs, Language Arts, Social Studies

Fifth graders at Trevvett Elementary have been learning about Henrico county government (HC.2) in Social Studies, and they’ve been identifying the main idea and summarizing nonfiction text in Language Arts (SOL5.6d,e). Since elections are coming up in November, students in Ms. Harris’s class and Ms. Brown’s class conducted research to find information about the candidates…

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1st Grade Fall Videos

By | 1st Grade, Science, video

First graders at Holladay Elementary have been learning about the fall and how it affects animals, people, and the weather (SOL1.7). Today, students in Ms. Sokolowski’s class used WeVideo to create their own fall videos. First, they chose a partner to work with, and one of the partners signed into WeVideo using their Google account….

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Varina Library Rap

By | Spotlight, video

Varina Elemenatry started a reading incentive program to encourage students to read 40 books or more. Today we recorded a rap video that will be shown to the whole school, explaining the program. Mr. Jones, the PE teacher, and Ms. Jackson, the art teacher demonstrated their rapping skills with raps they wrote themselves! Students also…

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