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    Suzanne Valenta
    Technology, Gifted & Talented
    Elementary UIL Coordinator
    Sunnyvale Elementary School
    Phone:  972-226-7601

    I want to take this opportunity to tell you about myself.  I am married and have two children, ages 18 and 23.  I am a graduate of Baylor University (Sic'em Bears!) with a degree in Business Administration.  I received a Master of Science Degree in reading from Texas A & M University-Commerce.  I am certified in Elementary Education to teach K-8 , certified in English as a Second Language (Grades EC-12), and certified in Technology Applications (Grades EC-12.)  This is my 26th year to teach school, all at Sunnyvale I.S.D.

What's Happening

  • Technology Integration:

     
    This year I will be helping teachers integrate technology into the core curriculum. The students will be exposed to websites, apps, and innovative devices to help them create, produce, problem solve and collaborate with each other.  Students and teachers will be using iPads, laptops, projectors, document cameras, and Smartboards regularly in the classroom. 
     
     
    GT Pullouts Begin Tuesday, August 28 
     
          Kinder: Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00–11:00 
    1st Grade:  Tuesday and Thursday, 8:45–9:45
    2nd Grade: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:45–1:45
    3rd Grade:  Tuesday and Thursday,  1:45–2:45
    4th Grade:   Tuesday and Thursday,  2:45–3:45
     
     
    What are we learning in GT?
     
     
     K – 4:  Adobe Spark
     
    All students have stories to tell.  Stories could be about their learning, family, experiences, or their dreams!  They just love to tell stories.  Adobe Spark is an online and mobile graphic design app where the students will be creating images, videos and webpages to tell their stories.  Adobe Spark provides students the opportunity to share and celebrate their learning!
     
    "Creativity is as important now in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status." – Sir Ken Robinson
     

     




     
     
     
      
     

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