Ambassador Update for EduPaths

Weekly Update - 5/9 to 5/13

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Website Updates

Dear Ambassadors and Advisory members,

All courses below are NOW available for SCECHs (previously Pending or not published). Those courses are below:

  1. 22i Online Assessment Awareness - Assessment Pathway
  2. Google Classroom - Technology & Instruction Pathway
  3. Coding in the Classroom - Technology Pathway
  4. Developing Your Own Assessment Items - Assessment Pathway
  5. Introduction to Blended Learning - Instruction & Technology Pathway
  6. Introduction to Vocabulary - Instruction Pathway
  7. Introduction to Phonemic Awareness - Instruction Pathway
  8. Microsoft: Getting Started with Microsoft’s Educator Training - Technology Pathway
  9. MAC Website Overview - Assessment Pathway
  10. MAC Common Assessment Series - Assessment Pathway
  11. M-STEP Math Assessment Practice - Assessment & Technology Pathway
  12. Organize with Slack and Trello - Technology Pathway
  13. Increasing Student Voice and Choice in K-8 - Foundations Pathway
  14. Math Workshop - Curriculum Pathway
  15. Building a Quality Online Learning Environment - Instruction & Technology Pathway
  16. Introduction to Phonics - Instruction Pathway
  17. Creating a K-12 District-Wide Math Fluency Plan - Curriculum Pathway
  18. Building Resiliency
  19. Getting Started with Blogging in the Classroom
  20. Opportunities for Reading
  21. Introduction to EduPaths Course Creation (not for public access, yet - for summer training only)

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Danielle & Kim at the After School Conference, Lansing

The number of EduPaths users continues to increase. EduPaths users - 2,071 (up from 1,926) as of today - Monday, May 16; Twitter followers also increases daily - currently at 254.

To provide a short update of the things we are currently working on

  • Summer PD Flyer - Continue to reach out to the host ISDs to promote the trainings at their site. Use this to recruit and invite educators in your region!!
  • Still working on statewide conference sites to host booths
  • Partnerships continue to increase - more information at advisory this Friday
  • Another Twitter Chat is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24 @ 8:30 pm - Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) Across Content Areas at #EduPaths. Focus is on the Curriculum pathway. Join us!
  • New Video: Searching by SCECHs on EduPaths on the Resources page

Applications Submitted for Summer PD

  • Saginaw ISD - 55
  • Wayne RESA - 15
  • Oakland Schools - 12
  • Muskegon ISD - 8
  • TBISD - 7
  • Marquette-Alger RESA - 5
  • Clinton County RESA - 5
  • KRESA - 4
  • Alpena ESD - 3

We have capacity for 40 participants per site! Looking forward to filling up all sessions!

Where Have We Been?

  • Danielle & Kim - After School Conference, Lansing
  • Molly - Muskegon Tech Group, Google Hangout

Resources for Ambassadors

Things we are still working on (our ongoing short-list)...

  • Working through appropriate language for DPPD for our documentation for districts to use
  • NEW a way to display # of SCECHs for new users on the Course Description page
  • STILL adding curriculum standards to the site - Ken is working on a different way to import standards without manually adding them one by one!
  • STILL working to add content that was created outside of Canvas...getting closer to breakthroughs in this!

Looking forward to catching up this Friday! Have a great week!!

Jake Gentry, Kim Garcia, Molly Bruzewski, and Ron Madison

Ambassador & Advisory Meeting

Friday, May 20th, 9am-2pm

2413 West Maple Avenue

Flint, MI

More info to follow - Diane will be sending out calendar invite!

Twitter Chat - Join Us - May 24

Here is the video Jake created to help you set up TweetDeck, if you cannot make the Twitter Chat on Tuesday night. Makes it look like you were there effortlessly!!
TweetDeck Demo

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