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  1. Home Base for the Summer InstitutesJune 5, 2013

  2. Agenda Learning Opportunities Resources

  3. Home Base in the Summer Institutes

  4. Learning Opportunities

  5. Learning Opportunities • Orientation Sessions on March 11-13th • Monthly Home Base webinars • FAQs on website (regularly refreshed) at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/homebase/faq/ • Presentations on Home Base, both detailed and overview at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/homebase/resources/presentations/ • Schoolnet and PowerSchool short videos on Home Base website at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/homebase/resources/videos/ • Demos (featured in the READY III webinars) on Home Base Vimeo site at https://vimeo.com/homebasenc/videos (which can be accessed through the Home Base website)

  6. PowerSource • A training website for PowerSchool and Schoolnet, the student information system (SIS) and core instructional improvement system (IIS) components of Home Base. • You should all have access

  7. PowerSource • Alleviates fear • Promotes awareness • Access to many modules by role • You can learn from: • Distance Learning (DLs) – interactive • Master In Minutes (MIMs) – 3-5 minutes

  8. Recommended Instruction and Assessments Modules to Begin Review

  9. PowerSource • Start Learning Now! • PowerSource is available to you at https://powersource.pearsonschoolsystems.com/home/main.action • Online learning modules and videos that will help educators learn to use the tools in Home Base.

  10. Training

  11. DPI Staff Training • Assessments training completed • Instruction and EE training upcoming • Most Summer Institutes teams have one member who is being trained as a trainer

  12. Initial DPI staff training

  13. DPI Staff Training • Assessments training completed • Instruction and EE training upcoming • Most Summer Institutes teams have one member who is being trained as a trainer

  14. Advertising Ideas

  15. Why is North Carolina developing Home Base? The central focus of READY is improving every student’s learning ... …and enabling and ensuring great teaching is how we get there. One of the ways to enable great teaching is to put powerful tools in the hands of teachers and school leaders.

  16. Available for the start of the 2013-14 School Year Information Instruction Educator Effectiveness: Educator Evaluation Student Information and Learner Profile Data Analysis and Reporting Instructional Design, Practice & Resources Assessment Integrated Instructional Solution a newstandards-aligned tool that connects instructional content with (e.g. lesson plans, unit plans) assessment for better data analysis and decision making Information a simpler, better information system to replace NC WISE Effectiveness a simpler, better online evaluation system Schoolnet OpenClass Collaboration Truenorthlogic PowerSchool

  17. Short video Use one of the following: Introducing PowerTeacher 7.0nStudent Information portion of Home Base Classroom Instruction and ContentSearching for instructional materials in Home Base (Schoolnet) AssessmentCreating classroom assessments in Home Base (Schoolnet) School and District DataPrincipal Tools in Home Base (Schoolnet)

  18. Home Base Website and Updates • Home Base website is http://www.ncpublicschools.org/homebase/ • To sign up for Home Base Biweekly Newsletter, please go to http://goo.gl/appdp. • We will continue to email the biweekly updates, but you can also find them archived on the Home Base website at http://www.ncpublicschools.org/homebase/updates/

  19. Contact: Remedy homebase.incidents@its.nc.gov You can email your questions about Home Base (the system, implementation or training) Questions will be logged into Remedy for assistance Support personnel provide the answer, research or assign to the appropriate area for resolution Incidents are categorized for statistical reporting to aid in identifying problem areas as well as providing a knowledge base 

  20. Exploring Instructional Content

  21. Open Education Resources (OER) Samples • Home Base NCDPI-Vetted OER Samples Available at http://goo.gl/8sbFX

  22. Who Wants Pizza? A Fun Way to Learn About Fractions Exploring Linear Data Sample Mathematics Resources Summary: This site comprises six lesson activities including the definition of a fraction, equivalent fractions, addition of fractions, and multiplication of fractions. Students may respond online to get immediate feedback, or they can work the examples on grid paper. Summary: Students model linear data in a variety of settings that range from car repair costs to sports to medicine. Students work to construct scatterplots, interpret data points and trends, and investigate the notion of line of best fit. • Standards: • CCSS.Math.Content.8.SP.A.1 • CCSS.Math.Content.8.SP.A.2 • CCSS.Math.Content.8.SP.A.3 • CCSS.Math.Content.HSS-ID.B.6c • Standards: • CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.3a • CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.3b • CCSS.Math.Content.4.NF.B.3a • CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.A.1 • CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.A.2 • CCSS.Math.Content.5.NF.B.4a

  23. Comparative Religious Teachings Zimmermann Telegram Sample Social Studies Resources Summary: Lesson plan from Asia Society aligned to Summary: Lesson plan from National Archives • Standards: • NCES WH.H.7.1 & AH 2 6.2 • Standards: • NCES WH.H.2.4 & 2.5

  24. Using Data to Improve Learning Data Resource Guide • Designed for administrators, teachers and support staff • establish Data Teams • increase data literacy • use school data to in decision-making process NC FALCON • will remain on NC Education for now • New Student Ownership Module (PCs and Macs) • Interactive game • teaches responsibility of learning using formative assessment strategies • driving a racecar is compared to learning in the classroom

  25. Facilitated Use:Contact the Learning Systems Staff for Support

  26. Questions