ISD Internet Website
This website helps
the members of Northside's Web community find answers to frequently
asked questions, and serves as the information gateway for
those wanting to find out more about San Antonio's "destination
This site contains a wide variety of online resources that
are for District personnel only.
Web resource is designed to help educate parents about
the risks associated with social networking sites. This
site shares online news articles and video clips on this
hot topic, as well as an online collection of parental
advice, tips, and guidelines.
Computer Technologist (ECT) Intranet Site
ECTs can quickly
locate information specific to their job at this site. The
site is updated monthly with current announcements, information
and lesson ideas.
Administrative Support Staff Website (intranet)
This site was designed
to assist support staff in a variety of administrative and
clerical duties necessary to run an office/campus efficiently.
Student Laptops Tips & Tricks
Advice for educators who teach in a classroom with students who have laptops. Includes suggestions of some rules and procedures for the instructor.
The purpose of this website is to facilitate the technology
acquisition process by setting standards for technology items,
establishing procedures and providing assistance to district
staff throughout the process.
Acceptable Use Website
This website is
a collection of district-developed strategies, resources,
guidelines, and policies that address how students, staff,
and parents may best use the Internet and related technologies.
Technology Turning Points sessions (October, December, March,
June) are designed for campus and district administrators
to facilitate, support and shape effective leadership for
technology in education in Northside. These sessions focus
on six key areas that are the framework for administrator
technology standards in the nation, in Texas, and in Northside.
Role-specific technology leadership tasks are delineated in
each area. (Turning
the Technology Puzzle
This website shares District initiatives, exemplary projects,
and resources that are key pieces to confronting the technology
puzzle related to teaching, learning and educator preparation
in the Northside Independent School District.
These Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills describe what students
should know and be able to do with technology. They are organized
in four strands for K-12: Foundations, Information Acquisition,
Problem Solving, and Communication.
Standards for Teachers
These Texas State Board of Educator Certification
(SBEC) standards describe what all beginning teachers must
know and be able to do with technology. They are organized
into five strands.
Standards for School Administrators
The National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for Administrators
developed through the Technology Standards for School Administrators
(TSSA) Collaborative identifies knowledge and skills constituting
the "core" of what every P-12 administrator needs
to know about and be able to do with technology regardless
of specific job role.
ISD Division of Curriculum & Instruction
Northside offers a complete educational curriculum with a
broad selection of academic courses, electives and special
ISD Division of Administration
The Division of Administration manages much of the day-to-day
operations of the Northside Independent School District.
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