IT4K12 2014 a Great Success Because of YOU
IT4K12 ended last week, but everyone is STILL talking about it!
We're so pleased to see continued conversations going on, also seen
in our new
IT4K12 Community Network. The IT4K12 event takes a lot of time
and effort to put on.
Protecting Yourself is as Simple as A-V-G
Enjoy anti-virus, anti-malware and spyware solutions until the
spring of 2016 though ERAC's renewed agreement with AVG. ERAC
members can receive discounts on licensing, maintenance renewals
and support for a full two years.
FirstClass Software Licenses Renewed for ERAC Members
Feel more connected through the use of FirstClass products.
These powerful collaboration tools help to drive teamwork, improve
communication and make people/information easily accessible.
Countdown is On for IT4K12!
Only one week away to IT4K12…have you registered yet? We are
excited about the great presentations that are scheduled and we
hope you will join us. We encourage you to take a look at the schedule
as well as find out which attendees
Travel Subsidy Available for IT4K12 Conference
Don't let cost keep you from attending the third annual IT4K12
conference! Our Executive Committee has once again agreed to
support an ERAC travel subsidy in response to member
Learning Math is a Dream with “DreamBox Learning Math”
Through a combination of Intelligent Adaptive Learning,
rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum and motivating learning
Learning Math provides instruction and reinforcement of key
Does Student Interaction Expand With Use of Technology? Find Out in June ERAC Update
The ERAC Update is out and we have some great stories to
share! Check out what we've been up to in this months
June ERAC Update Newsletter. Make sure to read the ERAC in the
Classroom story about
Student Interaction With the Use of Technology!
ERAC Update – JUNE 2014
The ERAC Update is out and we have some great stories to share!
Check out what we've been up to in this months June ERAC Update
Deadlines for June 2014
Don't miss these 2 important deadlines for June....
New Options to Get You to IT4K12
Is the cost of travel keeping you from attending the
event? We want you to be able to access this worthwhile Pro D
experience, so again this year travel subsidies are available for
up to 2 registrants to attend from outside the lower
Student Interaction Naturally Expands With Use of Technology
Albert Einstein once said that he feared the day that
technology would surpass human interaction. That day has come, but
Einstein might be pleased to see that in many cases, technology has
actually enhanced interaction, and educators can take pride in
being the instigators.
Microsoft Shape the Future Program Provides Great Options
Microsoft savings and additional resources are here! ERAC and
the Ministry of Education have been working with Microsoft to
provide accessible discounts for our ERAC members.
Join Us on Yammer and Keep the IT Conversations Going!
The IT4K12 Steering Committee would like to formally invite
the IT4K12 attendees, as well as all IT staff unable to attend, to
join a progressive and informative network on Yammer, the
Office 365 Deployment Workshop
Microsoft is committed to the success of students in BC, and
has a free consulting offer to help with the adoption of new
technology. Many Office365-based technologies are being
utilized across the Province, including hosted email for students,
office client for students (through Student Advantage),
Made the Grade for June 2014 - New Line-Up of LGBTQ Resources Available in Online Resource Collection
For much of this year ERAC has been working to identify and
evaluate resources to support LGBTQ students and families in K - 12
British Columbia schools. Our goal is to help BC schools provide
safe, welcoming, inclusive and equitable environments, which are
free of discrimination and harassment for all students, staff, and
families who identify or are perceived as being lesbian, gay,
bisexual, transgendered, transsexual, two spirited or
You Asked Us - June
Q: Is the IT4K12 Conference still going ahead?
Tweet Repeat - June 2014
Here are some important tweets you may have missed during
ERAC Update – MAY 2014
The ERAC Update is out and we've got too many offers to count!
Check out what we've been up to in this months May ERAC Update
Deadlines for May 2014
Don't miss these 3 important deadlines for May and
Workshops Take IT4K12 to Another Level
We are always looking at ways to provide more value at our
IT4K12 conference and this year we are pleased to be adding
in-depth 2 hour workshops. On Friday morning, there will be two
Special Offer with FrontRow Classroom Audio Systems
Looking to buy the Juno Portable Infrared Classroom System
sometime soon? If yes, you may want to get in on this great offer!
For a limited time (until June 28, 2014) you can
receive a special offer on a student microphone with the purchase
of the Juno Portable Infrared Classroom System from FrontRow.
Platinum Sponsorship for IT4K12 – SOLD OUT!
The sponsorships for IT4K12 keep coming in and we're pleased
to announce that we have already sold out all Platinum
Sponsorships! A few other opportunities to participate as a sponsor
Your Destiny Lies with Follett - Discounts on Destiny Library Manager & Destiny Textbook Manager!
Until March 31, 2015, you can get great
discounts on annual licenses for one or both
Follett Solutions (Destiny Library Manager and Destiny Textbook
Manager). This agreement also includes training for district
textbook management staff, district library staff, project
management, software installation and technical training for IT
Get Your Head in the Cloud…with Adobe!
Exciting Adobe Creative Cloud news! If you are presently
subscribed to ERAC's Adobe EA Creative Suite 6 Design and Web
Premium bundle, you can gain access to the equivalent Creative
Explore Your Learning with Gizmos
Until May 30, 2014, a preferred pricing offer
on Gizmos (from ExploreLearning) is available to ERAC Members.
Gizmos is a valuable interactive online tool, specifically for math
and science (gr 3-12).
Made the Grade - May 2014
Maximize Your Microsoft Investment Through These Webcasts
Want to get the full benefits of your Microsoft investment?
These two webcasts are sure to provide you with some value. Make
sure to join in!
Tweet Repeat - May 2014
Here are some important tweets you may have missed during