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WELCOME TO THE INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY PAGE FOR G-PISD!! WE OFFER IN-HOUSE SUPPORT ON ALL SOFTWARE THAT IS PROVIDED WITHIN OUR DISTRICT. WE HAVE YOU COVERED ON A VARIETY OF TECHNOLOGY ASPECTS RANGING FROM PLATFORM USER MANAGEMENT TO TECHNOLOGY TRAINING. FEEL FREE TO BROWSE OUR PAGE AND SEE WHAT WE CAN OFFER!

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Featured Tech



Sphero Bolt
With a striking LED matrix and
advanced sensors, the Sphero
BOLT app-enabled robot provides
endless opportunities to be
creative and have fun while
learning.



Airblock Drones
Airblock is made up of 1
core master module, and
6 power modules. Connect
them magnetically to quickly
build an aircraft, a hovercraft
or a variety of other DIY
configurations! With Makeblock
software, children can get started
quickly. Whilst they play, they’ll
learn block-based programming,
the principles of aerodynamics,
exercise logic and use their critical
thinking skills.



Ozobots
Award-winning robots for
the next generation of creators.
The bots can be coded two
ways: online with OzoBlockly
and screen-free with Color Codes.



littleBits

littleBits is a hands-on
learning system of electronic
building blocks that allows
students of all ages to create with
technology.


Microsoft Office 365

GPISD is a currently a Microsoft 365 district. Most of our software needs come from Microsoft apps. Here we will give you updates, training and news on 365 and its products.



The Microsoft Education Community offers a wide variety of Microsoft based resources. Here you can find training on specific apps, lesson plans and even Skype with other classrooms around the world! Use this free resource to your advantage and keep connected with an education community that uses the same platform. Click on the picture below to access the community!




About



Kari Mires

361-777-1091
ext. 1041

kmires@g-pisd.org

Academic Background
M.S. Educational Technology; TAMU-CC 1999
B.A. Psychology; TAMU-CC 1997

Work Background
Instructional Technology - 15 Years
Gregory-Portland ISD
Gregory-Portland, Tx

Instructional Technology/PYP International Baccalaureate - 5 Years
Dudley Magnet School
Victoria, Tx


Kyle Jones

361-777-1091
ext. 1042

kjones@g-pisd.org

Academic Background
M.S. Instructional Technology; TAMUK 2016
B.S. Biology, minor Chemistry; TAMUK 2006

Work Background
Instructional Technologist, 3 years; Gregory-Portland ISD

Science Teacher, 7 years various ISD's; Flour Bluff, Mathis, Kerrville
Medical Lab Tech - Microbiology; Christus Spohn Shoreline