Sessions will provide an introduction to the operation of Aeries Eagle Student Information System Software based on a course curriculum designed to develop a level of knowledge to support successful use of Aeries by all users.
Course A Topics: Aeries.net Overview, Class Scheduling, Classes & Enrolling Students, and Discipline & Intervention
Course B Topics: Daily Attendance, Supplemental Attendance, Grade Reporting, and Course History & Transcripts
DSE: Teacher Portal, Supplemental Attendance & Discipline - Course to be completed by DSE teachers and paraeducators.
DSP: Teacher Portal & Supplemental Attendance - Course to be completed by DSP teachers and paraeducators.
Additional courses may be provided to meet specific training needs of staff who perform crucial support functions in their division or PAU.
Get ready for Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week - December 5-11!
A session for K-8 classroom educators, administrators, Ed Tech coordinators and specialists, librarians and parent volunteers.
Why Computer Science? Every 21st century student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. The basics help nurture creativity and problem-solving skills, and prepare students for any future career.
LACOE will host a no-cost one-day workshop for K-8 educators interested in supporting Hour of Code and teaching computer science. Code.org will provide supplies needed to teach the courses.
What's in a Workshop? In-person instruction from experienced computer science facilitator, including introduction to computer science, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching "unplugged" classroom activities.
What you'll receive (at no cost):
- Printed curriculum guide
- Certificate of completion
- Classroom supplies for the unplugged lessons
- Fun Code.org swag
The lessons align to CSTA Computer Science and ISTE standards, and reinforce concepts and skills taught in other subject areas by integrating national Math, English Language Arts, and Science standards.
Register now to reserve your seat!
Also, you must RSVP with Code.org as well ... click here.
Why is it important to provide students with Digital Citizenship skills?
This idea of ‘digital citizenship’ has become a hot topic, in education and elsewhere. So how can we play a role in creating effective digital citizens, and what can teachers do?
These are topics that will be visiting during this training.
This workshop featuring Common Sense Education materials and other resources that will introduce you to a host of free online content that addresses Cyber-Bullying, Internet Safety, Online Privacy and Security, Information Literacy, and much more.
All schools receiving E-rate discounts must comply with the Internet safety educational requirements outlined in the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA).
All materials introduced will be available for reuse and redelivery at a local level.
Join eLibrary Services for a FREE hands-on workshop on borrowing from our curated eBook and audiobook collections. Los Angeles County educators and LACOE employees who take this workshop will learn how to check out, stream, and download FREE eBooks and audiobooks on their own mobile devices.
- Please bring a mobile device (iPad, iPhone or Android tablet or smartphone).
- Bring your eLibrary Services library card
- Your Apple ID for Apple devices, or your gmail account information for Android
Register to join us for one of our regularly scheduled LA-EPS Information Sessions:
Conference Call Phone Number: 877-991-3753
Live Demonstration via Adobe Connect: https://connect.lacoe.edu/khai-nguyen/
A passcode will be provided in the confirmation email after you register.
The Electronic Evaluation Tool (EET) is a powerful, easy-to-use evaluation tool developed to help cultivate a high performing workforce that is aligned with the organization's goals and priorities.
EET is a user-friendly application.
The steps involved vary slightly based on whether you are a staff member entering and/or updating your goals, or if you are an evaluator reviewing your team member's goals and progress.
Instructions for Classified, Certificated and Probationary management staff are provided.
Use Excel to analyze the volumes of data collected by school information and financial systems. Learn how to setup spreadsheets to allow better analysis through the use of Advanced Filter and Pivot Table features to sort, to filter, and to analyze information.
This workshop covers sorting, adding subtotals, filtering, eliminating duplicate data, and using Excel's Advanced Filter feature and specialized database functions to isolate and analyze data. With these techniques, you'll be able to extract the most important information from your data, in the shortest amount of time.
- Prepping data for analysis
- Multiple-key sorting
- Sorting by rows or by columns
- Creating subtotals
- Using text, numeric, and date filters
- Creating custom filters
- Filtering tables using slicers
- Using Advanced Filter
- Eliminating duplicate data
- Pivot Tables
Requirements: Basic familiarity with Excel spreadsheets. This is an intermediate to advance level of Excel.
Are you new to Excel 2016? Wondering where all your menus and tool bars went? Join us as we explore the all-new user interface of Excel 2016 for the PC. This workshop is completely hands-on and project-based. Participants will begin by making a simple spreadsheet then learn how to format it, customize the layout, add formulas, and create charts and graphs. Participants will receive step-by-step handouts with pictures and directions. This class is designed for Level 1 to intermediate computer users and will have a relaxed, easy-to-follow pace.
Google Drive is a set of web-based productivity tools that can be used to create and share information with colleagues, business associates, project collaborators or anyone on your development team. Targeted for the new to intermediate Google user, the focus of this workshop will be on exploring how to use Google Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Forms to design, collaborate, write, analyze, present, create forms, and manage a wealth of information in an online environment. The tools work interchangeably with Microsoft Office tools and include a chat feature that allows users to collaborate in real-time.
The Los Angeles County Office of Education Innovative Digital Educator and Leader (LACOE IDEAL) Certification is a four day hybrid learning academy that addresses the role of technology in the classroom using a digitally rich Project Based Learning (PBL) model.
Participants will engage collaboratively to develop Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned lessons with technology-enriched learning experiences. Smarter Balanced Assessments, 21st Century Learning Skills, PBL, SAMR, blended learning, and LACOE initiatives will be addressed to help teachers continue the transformation of instruction and provide leadership to others at their school sites. They will be immersed in a learner-centered, hands-on environment where digital tools promoting communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity to form a common foundation to meet the needs of the CCSS and 21st Century learning challenges in teaching and learning.
LACOE Educators will be given a one year subscription to lynda.com, an online professional development delivery system that provides thousands of courses that allow educators to learn, practice, and share what they have learned. Great for the "just in time" professional development need as well!
Participants will be awarded the LACOE IDEAL Certification and a Digital Badge confirming their accomplishment and validating the acquisition of knowledge and skills obtained upon completion.
• Use technology resources to enhance the learning process in the classroom.
• Gain knowledge, understanding, and apply digital tools promoting collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity in teaching and learning.
• Understand the role technology plays in both Common Core learning and the assessment of that learning.
• Identify and apply “blended” learning techniques and strategies to instructional design.
• Describe how Project Based Learning and the use of Essential Questions can be used to help students obtain mastery in the desired learning outcomes, including Common Core Standards, technology integration, and 21st century learning skills.
Fall Cohort Dates
Cohort L3: September 26, 27, 28, 29, 2016 (Location: Camp Scott, Road To Success Academy, 28700 Bouquet Cyn. Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91390-1220)
Winter Cohort Dates
Cohort L4: February 14, 15, 16, 17, 2017 (Location: To Be Announced)
Spring Cohort Dates
Cohort L5: March 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2017 (Location: iPoly High School, On the Cal Poly Campus, 3851 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, Ca. 91768)
Cohort L6: April 18, 19, 20, 21, 2017 (Location: To Be Announced)
Hours: 8:00 to 3:00pm
School sites are encouraged to send at least two educators.
Commitment To Receive Certification:
• Attend 4 days of face to face training
• Completion of final “Presentation of Learning” reflecting evidence of learning during the academy
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Go from beginner to “Coding-Masterr" in this hand-on workshop. In this session, participants with no programming experience can create and share their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. We will also discuss ways coding can be used at all grade levels and subject areas.
Introduction to Google Sites. Learn how to create your own website using Google Sites. You will need a free Google account to participate in this session.
Library professionals and paraprofessionals from schools and districts within Los Angeles County who support school libraries are invited to join the Los Angeles - Library Media Network (LA-LMN). This network and our bi-annual meetings will bring together library and media specialists from across Los Angeles County to collaborate, share best practices, and dive into topics relevant to these unique positions. From Digital Citizenship to eBooks to Makerspaces, LA-LMN will allow for rich dialogue and sharing.
Our fall LA-LMN meeting will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at LACOE, 9300 Imperial Highway, Downey, CA 90242.
The Los Angeles County Office of Education Division of Curriculum and Instructional Services and the Division of Instructional Technology Outreach are pleased to present a four-day clinic.
Transitioning to California State Standards With Instructional Coaches
– A Deeper Dive
The clinic will be lead by consultants from Curriculum and Instructional Services and Instructional Technology Outreach. It is designed around five Coaching Standards:
- Distinguished Teaching – the coach is a distinguished teacher who possesses and uses extensive knowledge about assessment, standards, curriculum, content and pedagogy.
- Building Relationships – The coach develops rapport and builds trusting relationship with teachers for reflective conversations around teaching practices and instruction.
- Coaching for Quality Instruction – The coach collaborates and reflects with teachers about planning, teaching, assessing and re-teaching.
- Responsibility for Goals – The coach is responsible for assisting teachers and schools in meeting goals.
- Professionalism – The coach seeks to improve professional knowledge and skills through professional development opportunities and exhibits professional behavior.
This four-day blended (face to face and online) clinic is designed to provide participants with the following knowledge, skills, and resources:
· A deep understanding of the role of the instructional coach and its relationship to transitioning to Common Core State Standards and assessments;
· Techniques to lead a group of instructional coaches through coaching practices aligned to coaching standards;
· Online Web 2.0 tools to support site and district Common Core instructional initiatives; and
· Use of the Instructional Rounds practice in support of classroom walk through protocols.
Schools and districts are encouraged to send teams of instructional coaches and administrators who supervise coaches. The clinic uses a unique mix of face-to face interaction, collaborative time, coaching practice and site visitations to practice authentic coaching scenarios.
Outcomes for the four-day clinic include:
- Gain a deep understanding of the role of the instructional coach and its relationship to student achievement.
- Lead a group of instructional coaches through a process of “foundational work” in coaching practices aligned to the five coaching standards and practiced in an authentic experience.
- Practice gathering data using on-line data collection tools to support site instructional improvement initiative
The Cost of the workshop is $400.00 per individual (includes materials, morning refreshments and lunch each day of training)
Note: Materials and refreshments are ordered based on anticipated attendance. Districts will be billed for "no shows."
Please submit registration and payment by clicking on this link.
The Fall Four Day Clinic is scheduled for:
October 12, 2016
November 10, 2016
January 11, 2017
February 8, 2017
For Payment and Registration Information, Please Click Here.
If you have any questions, please contact Michele Parga at firstname.lastname@example.org or 562-922-6316.