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HOME BASE WEBINARS

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IIS Webinar for District Administrator - Data and Custom Reporting in Schoolnet (03-06-14)
Dan Urbanski, education consultant with NCDPI's Learning Systems Division, introduces reporting fundamentals of Schoolnet including how to define student sets, create custom reports and how to publish reports.
(Transcript Pending)


IIS Webinar for Teachers - Data and Custom Reporting in Schoolnet (03-13-14)
Dan Urbanski and Chuck Hensey, education consultants with NCDPI's Learning Systems Division, introduce teachers to the reporting fundamentals of Schoolnet, how to run pre-formatted reports and how to analyze student performance by test, standard, section and skill. Participants received instruction on how to use Schoolnet data and reports to support data-driven instruction.
(Transcript Pending)


IIS Webinar for School Administrators - Data and Custom Reporting in Schoolnet (03-20-14)
Dan Urbanski and Chuck Hensey, education consultants with NCDPI's Learning Systems Division, along with Alessandro Montanari, NCDPI DPT program administrator, introduce the reporting fundamentals of Schoolnet including how to define student sets, create custom reports and how to publish reports.
(Transcript Pending)


PD System Overview
Learn about the new Home Base Professional Development Tool that will be live for all district/charter educators to enroll in state-provided courses beginning April 1, 2014. All NC Education online modules, including facilitator-led sessions, are included in this system.
(Transcript pending)


IIS Webinar for School Administrators - Test Item Review Process (02-20-2014)
NCDPI Policy and Planning Analyst Kayla Siler explains the test item review process school administrators can follow to review, approve and share assessment items created by teachers and staff within their school. Also covered: the test item submission process school administrators can follow to submit items to be shared within their district and ultimately the state item bank.
(Transcript pending)


IIS Webinar for Teachers - Building Your Item Bank (02-13-2014)
NCDPI Policy and Planning Analyst Kayla Siler reviews how teachers can create test items for use when building assessments in Schoolnet. Also covered: the test item submission process teachers can follow to submit items to be shared within their school, district and ultimately the state item bank.

Much information, including the latest about Home Base, is available in a growing number of webinars housed here. Check back often as newest webinars are listed first. Keep in mind that some information in older webinars archived here may have changed.


Home Base IIS Webinar for District Administrators - Using Curriculum Manager in Schoolnet (02-06-14)
Ashley Secor, LaVerne Weldon and Dan Urbanski of the NCDPI Learning Systems Division demonstrate how district curriculum managers can create curricula and curricular units in Schoolnet and link them with instructional resources. Also, learn ways district administrators can bulk import curriculum materials such as pacing guides, crosswalks, standards documents and unpacking documents.


Home Base - IIS - Using the ScanIt Tool in Schoolnet (01-30-14)
Demonstrates how to download the Scanit software and how teachers/school administrators can use ScanIt to print tests and answer sheets, upload scan sheets into Schoolnet, and how to find data after scanning is complete.


Home Base IIS - Instructional Materials Review Process & Managing Curriculum Materials for District Administrators (01-23-14)
Learn ways administrators can use Schoolnet to search for existing instructional resources and create additional resources such as lesson plans. Understand the review/vetting process NCDPI follows to approve quality instructional resources for use in Schoolnet. See the Curriculum Manager tool inside Schoolnet where district administrators can create and upload curriculum, curricular units and related district materials such as pacing guides, unpacking documents and the like.


Home Base IIS - Instructional Material Review Process for School Administrators (01-16-14)
The steps teachers follow to search for existing instructional resources and lesson plans, plus creating new materials and scheduling to the Lesson Planner in Schoolnet is covered. Plus, how administrators review teacher lesson plans using the Schoolnet Lesson Planner, as well as the review/vetting process teachers and school administrators follow to share instructional resources with other educators in their school and district.


Home Base IIS - Introduction to OpenClass (01-15-14)
Introduces the OpenClass Learning Management System (LMS) component of Home Base. OpenClass is an online collaborative tool used by teachers and students in the classroom. Learn how to present course content, explore subjects using social learning, collaborate on projects, and participate in active discussions.


Home Base IIS Webinar for Teachers - Building Instructional Materials (01-09-14)
Demonstrates how teachers can search for or create instructional materials in Schoolnet, create lessons plans, and schedule materials, lesson plans and other instructional units to the Lesson Planner in Schoolnet. Also included is info on the review/vetting process teachers can follow to share resources with other teachers in their school and district.


OpenClass Overview Webinar (11-13-13)
Home Base leaders from NCDPI and trainers from Pearson discuss OpenClass, the online collaborative tool for teachers and students.


PowerTeacher Gradebook Set-up and Operation (12-12-13)
Co-presenters Lynn Bullock, implementation training manager from Pearson, and Rosalyn Galloway, SIS program manager, cover Gradebook basics including set-up and use.


Home Base/IIS Webinar — Using ScanIt To Upload Scan Sheets Into Schoolnet (11/20/13)
Learn how to download the Scanit software and use ScanIt to upload scan sheets into Schoolnet. Presented by Kayla Siler, NCDPI assessment analyst
(Transcript pending)
ScanIt PowerPoint used in the webinar
(ppt, 6.5mb)


Home Base Webinar - IIS: Creating Student Groups for Differentiated Instruction (11-21-13)
Targeted to School Administrators, this webinar demonstrates creating student groups in Schoolnet and covers facilitating differentiated/targeted instruction, special events organization such as a Robotics Club and projects. Presented by Dan Urbanski and Ouida Meyers of the NCDPI Digital Teaching and Learning division
(ppt, 6.7mb)


Home Base IIS Webinar for School Administrators - Building Instructional Capacity (10.17.13)
Dr. Alex Kaulfuss from the English Language Arts Section, NCDPI Curriculum and Instruction, shares tips and ways that school administrators can help their teachers build instructional capacity.


OpenClass Overview Webinar (10-15-13)
Explains Home Base's online collaborative component and covers course content, exploring subjects using social learning, project collaboration and active discussions.


IIS Webinar for Teachers - Building Instructional Capacity (10-4-13)
Presented by Dr. Alex Kaulfuss and Anna Frost from the English Language Arts Section of NCDPI's Curriculum & Instruction Division.


IIS Webinar for School Administrators on Classroom Assessments (09-19-13)
This webinar, designed for School Administrators covers Creating, Assigning and Scheduling Shared Classroom Assessments.


Home Base Update for Superintendents and Finance Officers (09/13/13)
Latest info on the project from NCDPI's CFO/CIO Philip Price


IIS Webinar for Teachers - Using Schoolnet to Support Formative Assessment in the Classroom (09/12/13)
From the Key Performance Indicator Dashboard to the assessment creation tools, this presentation discusses the formative assessment process and demonstrates how you can use tools in Schoolnet to enhance the formative assessment process in your classroom.


IIS Webinar for District Administrators - Creating District Benchmarks (9/05/13)
Designed specifically for district administrators/staff, covers how to locate District Benchmark items from the Item Central test bank, and how to create District Benchmark assessments.


Home Base IIS Webinar for District Administrators (8/22/13)


UID Process - Gaining Access To Powerschool Webinar (8/6/13)
Discusses the UID process where Teachers, Staff, School Admins and District Admins obtain access to Powerschool, Schoolnet and the True North Logic components of Home Base. (43:59)


Educator Evaluation in Home Base Webinar (6/6/13)
Overview of Home Base, updates on the timeline and progress on the system, demonstrations of the Educator Evaluation system and process, discussion about district implementation, training overview and a preview of the Professional Development system to be released in Spring 2014.


OpenClass Webinar (4/16/13)


Training Webinar


READY III: Home Base Power School Demonstrations and What' s Coming This Fall (4/18/13)


PowerSchool Administrator Overview (4/17/13)
PowerSchool demonstration especially for administrators.


Transitioning to Home Base (3/22/13)


February 2013 Teacher Webinar (2/27/13)


Home Base Technical Webinar (2/19/13)


Home Base Teacher Webinar (2/7/13)

 
 
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