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999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

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CCSD21 is a school district comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

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School District 21 prides itself on its Professional Learning Community and its rich tradition of professional collaboration, high levels of professional development, and family-like atmosphere. If you see the opportunity to work with colleagues in making a difference in the lives of students and families in a truly diverse setting, School District 21 seeks your application.

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Leaving School District 21? Information about what’s in your CCSD21 Google Apps for Education Account

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At the end of each school year, students and teachers ask questions about taking their School District 21 materials with them. Due to issues of ownership, there are actually different rules about how students and teachers can take their documents with them.   What happens to the account when I leave? School District 21 has […]

UPLOADING FILES AND FOLDERS TO GOOGLE DRIVE

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All staff members should store their work related files and folders in Google Drive, and should be utilizing Chrome for everything from email and chat to word processing and spreadsheets. Please be sure, if you have not already done so, to upload all work related files and folders to Google Drive that are currently being […]

Google Team Drives now available

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Google has rolled out a new feature called Team Drives and these are now available for all staff members. What are Team Drives? Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can store their files and guarantee that every member has the most up-to-date information, no matter the time or place. How are Team Drives different […]

Leaving School District 21? Information about what’s in your CCSD21 Google Apps account

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At the end of each school year, students and teachers ask questions about taking their School District 21 materials with them. Due to issues of ownership, there are actually different rules about how students and teachers can take their documents with them.   What happens to the account when I leave? School District 21 has […]

Writing in Other Languages

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Living in a the small global community that exists in our world today requires most people to have proficiency in multiple languages and to be able to use devices across those languages. Previously, instructions have been provided regarding how to use Mac OS X in languages (Typing en Español and 1 Computer, Multiple Languages) other […]

Mid-Trimester Reports, Grades 1-5

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All Mid-Trimester Reports have been converted into Google Docs and are available to School District 21 staff members through this link: Mid-Trimester Reports 1st – 5th Grade   Creating reports for your students 1. Create a folder within your Google Drive named Mid-Tri Progress Report Templates. 2. Go to your Google Drive Shared with Me/Incoming […]

New Google Drive launches

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Since June 2013, School District 21 staff members have been transitioning from local file storage and Office 2010/2013 (Windows) and Office 2011 (Mac) to Google Drive. This move has gone tremendously well thanks to the efforts of students and staff members. Throughout the organization, staff members are collaborating in Google Drive, and the tools provided […]

Read & Write for Google

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As Chromebooks are being rolled out to 7th grade students across School District 21, students and teachers throughout School District 21 are also receiving a staged roll-out of Read & Write for Google.   Read & Write for Google is a product that supports students with reading text in the browser as well as with […]

Using Google Drive in the browser

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While Google Drive will work in most browsers, CCSD21 students and staff members will use it most frequently and to the greatest effect in the Chrome browser, and all features and apps are supported when using Chrome. If you haven’t done so already, sign into Google Apps with your CCSD21 Google Apps account. Once you […]

Google Apps Collaboration: Sharing Files & Folders

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In Google Drive, you can share one or more of your files or folders with people by sending them a link to your file or sharing the file with an individual’s email address or a mailing list. To share a file: 1. Go to your Google Drive. 2. Check the box next to the file […]



Each District 21 school is named after an American author, and learning and literacy is at the center of our Professional Learning Community. The Modern Pen provides a collaborative location in which District 21 teachers can come together to learn the skills that will enable their students to learn new skills and to understand concepts at an even different level than before.

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