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New Teacher Quiz

1. What program is used by administrators to document walk thrus and PDAS observations?

2. What program must a teacher use to document or request absenses from duties?

3. Who must a teacher submit a request to attend professional development to?  How is request submitted?

4. Name four different ways that a teacher may communicate electronically with parents.

5. Which Compentency Levels must be completed by the end of a teacher's first year of employment?

6. How does one request help for a technology problem in one's classroom?

7. Where can one find the "TEACHER SELF-Report" form that must be completed during the first weeks of the new school year?

8. Which employees are required to maintain a class website?

9. How would one submit a request to have desks moved, light bulbs replaced, screen mounted, etc.?

10.  Where might one find information about TEKS alignment and student expectations for a specific subject at a specific grade level?

11. When (and why) are all teachers expected to sign the "Digital Device Loan Agreement Form"?

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