Get Ready, Get Set, Schoolnet: Classrooms

Are you new to teaching? A teacher new to Schoolnet? This session is for you. The presentation will introduce the Classrooms Module of Schoolnet, including instructional materials, information about the types of materials as well as how to create and assign materials.

Classrooms 2.0

Go further in the Classrooms module. Explore how the material creation and approval process works. Learn how to share materials across your school, district, and state.

Collaboration Station: Student Workspaces (NEW FEATURE)

Learn about the newest addition to Schoolnet. Student Workspaces gives teachers and students flexible workspaces (portfolios) to upload authentic work artifacts for teacher collaboration and review.

Assessment 101: Getting Started

Join us for a guide to assessments. During this session we will discover how to create items and express tests in the Schoolnet. You will explore scheduling a test and how students interact with a test. Learn how to use information from your test to improve instruction!

Going Further with Assessment: Creating and Assigning

Do you already administer tests to your students using Schoolnet? Dig deeper into assessments by creating express tests and manual tests. You will also look at the scheduling/assigning options for assessments.

Going Further with Assessments: Item Types

Join this session to learn how to create additional types of assessment items which include gridded, open response, inline response, and matching. Take your assessments to the next level by creating rubrics and unique passages for your students.

Assessment Ninjas

This session will create advanced item types such as hot spot, drag and drop and click stick click drop. You will discover the possibilities of using the task items as well as the new functionality of co-authoring and restricted content.

School and District Data: The Power of the Home Page

Learn what you can do with the data available to you as a teacher right from your home page. View and use the reports provided with one click from the home page. Explore how to use them to impact student learning.

School and District Data: Student Performance

Work your way through the tabs on the student performance page to view reports and analyze data. Reflect on how this information can be used to inform your teaching.

School and District Data: Reports

Learn about options for teacher to create student analysis reports. This is for advanced users who want to take the next steps in looking at student data available based on assessment results within Schoolnet.

Give me an L, Give me an M, Give me an S!Using your LMS and Schoolnet.

Come learn how you can use common Learning Management Systems (LMS) together with Schoolnet. Sharing is caring.

Mastering the Grade Book

This session will cover basic PowerSchool PowerTeacher functionality. Areas to be covered will include taking attendance, creating assignments, entering assignment grades, working with categories, creating student groups, and final grade setup and weights. Upon completion of this session, you should be able to perform the basic gradebook functions.


The NC Educator Evaluation System: Putting the Pieces Together

This session will address best practices for using the teacher evaluation process to support teacher learning and growth. Participants will analyze the teacher evaluation rubric, learn about Standard 6, and explore the NC Professional Development System to review the list of online learning modules which are aligned to the NC teaching standards for continuous educator growth. In addition to supporting teacher improvement, this session will be a rich opportunity to learn more about the standards and how to use the online facilitator’s guide to improve instruction in your school.

Action Research: A Springboard to Instructional Improvement

In this session, administrators will learn how to utilize the Action Research Module in Home Base Professional Development with their staff and Professional Learning Communities. Action research projects can be utilized as an instructional improvement tool to find data-based solutions for pressing and persistent problems of practice within a school. Action research project findings from select Governor's Teacher Network (GTN) projects from will be shared including implementation strategies. Administrators will also access all available GTN action research projects as a resource for finding practical solutions for similar problems.

Schoolnet Data and Reporting I

Do you know how to access teacher and section data right from your home page? In this session you will explore the quickest options to view data and get an introduction to using pre-formatted reports. You will also discuss with your peers how data is used for decision making in your school.

Schoolnet Data and Reporting II

As a school leader you can create and publish reports for your teachers. In this session, you will explore custom reports and how to save and publish those reports. The student analysis report will be a focus in discussion for how your teachers can access and use data to show effectiveness.

Schoolnet: Classrooms

Do you know what tools are available in the Classrooms Module? In this session, you will explore the options available to you and your teachers and discuss how you might use these tools to improve teaching and learning.

Give me an L, Give me an M, Give me an S!Using your LMS and Schoolnet.

In this session, participants will explore how a learning management system (LMS) and components of Schoolnet complement each other in an effort to support the teaching and learning cycle. Canvas, a LMS by Instructure, will be used to provide examples. Come explore and network with us in this interactive session as we reflect upon best practices and discuss tips for optimal use and implementation.

Powerschool: PowerSchool for Administrators

This session will provide demonstrations of key features in PowerSchool for administrative users including PowerTeacher Administrator, Quick Lookup, Graduation Plans & Endorsements and the State Reporting Dashboard.

Powerschool: Business Cycle Processes

This session will provide an overview of major business processes throughout the school year including state reporting, scheduling, regional meetings and representational meetings (UAB/CCB), and third party software usage. It is intended to expose school-based administrators to the PowerSchool processes that support school operations.

Schoolnet: Assessment Admin

What can you do with the assessment tools other than a district benchmark? In this session you will become familiar with other test categories and the creation options for your teachers and staff in utilizing all that the assessment admin tool has to offer. You can also discuss with your peers how to use assessments to improve instruction at the school level.