Scratch Jr. is a great option to introduce our youngest students to coding. It has less options that the full Scratch site and lot of easy to understand picture clues for the blocks. Today, the students in Mrs. King’s Kindergarten … Continue reading → Continue reading →
Welcome to Henrico 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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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.
Recent Blog Posts
Huge thanks to Mr. Clough (ITRT) for this awesome lesson idea! Second graders at Carver Elementary have been learning about subtraction in Math, and they’ve been studying American Indians in Social Studies. Students in Mrs. Atkinson and Ms. Moore’s classes … Continue reading → Continue reading →
Identifying the main idea and supporting details can be tricky! However, the students in Ms. Boyd’s class at Highland Springs Elementary did so with ease! Students each read a book relating to animals to support their recent animal unit in … Continue reading → Continue reading →