Check out how our friends at South Ripley Elementary used Screencastify for instruction during Virtual Learning days. Have questions about how to use this tool? Join our Facebook group to learn more!

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

The CARES Act provides funding for the COVID-19 emergency in K-12 schools! Funding can be used for:

  • Planning for long-term school closures
  • Purchasing educational technology to support online learning for all students
  • Additional activities authorized by federal elementary and secondary education laws

Solutions designed to keep your school district focused on learning

Online Courses

Virtual Workshops

Our 60-90 minute workshops accommodate up to 100 participants from your school district.

Register here to schedule these sessions at a day and time that works best for your team.

Multi-Part Virtual Workshops

Connect with us to plan a multi-day experience that works for your team!

Blended Learning

Up to 100 participants
In this two-part series, participants will engage in a professional learning experience that will give guidance for creating a blended learning space that includes both brick & mortar and remote learning best practices alongside effective technology integration.

Part 1 - 120 MinutesParticipants will learn how integrating technology as a vehicle to support curriculum will help support traditional and remote learning experiences.
Part 2 - 120 MinutesParticipants in this session will Increase their knowledge and skills around the creation of a strong blended learning environment.

Introduction to STEM for Everyone

Up to 100 participants
This two-part series is designed to get everyone on the same page with a STEM-based teaching and learning approach. This series is best when offered to grade bands K-5 and 6-12.

Part 1: STEM - Across the DisciplinesWhat does that mean? How to understand STEM through student-led learning pedagogies, computer science, and thinking dispositions.
Part 2: Teaching CS Standards Beyond the Computer ClassDiscuss opportunities for student learning through collaborating, reflecting, producing original work, and thinking critically.

PBL Elements: Understanding the Shift

Up to 30 participants
This immersive 3-day workshop will activate teachers’ understanding of the problem/project-based instructional models with real-world issues including protocols for team building, action plans, collaboration, and sharing. As the PBL process is explored and scaffolded, participants will begin creating their own PBL project.

Tyler Jones
Account Executive
M – 317-748-3123
O – 812-246-5257
tjones@fivestartech.com

Every school district is different and has different technology needs. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. We’d love to chat about who we are and how we can help. Schedule an appointment with our Account Executive, Tyler Jones, to discuss your needs more in-depth. Start your technology journey today!

“What I love about working for Five Star is the number of tools and solutions that we have at our disposal. We are able to do so many different things, and that allows us to take a consultative and individual approach to each one of our clients. Our focus is on what is best for you and your school.”