Nancy Sherod and Ana Garcia, welcome you to our Early Education and Development Podcast, Tomorrow’s Readiness, Starts Today. Each month we will introduce you to someone who is playing an important role in the Preschool to Third Grade initiatives. We will fill you in on some of the key topics that impact learning environments for our littlest learners, and share with you some of the awesome things we are doing here in the Early Education and Development Department at the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools. All episodes can be found wherever you listen to your podcasts!
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Educational Technology’s new policy report, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Teaching and Learning: Insights and Recommendations, addresses the clear need for sharing knowledge, engaging educators, and refining technology plans and policies for artificial intelligence (AI) use in education. The report describes AI as a rapidly-advancing set of technologies for recognizing patterns in data and automating actions, and guides educators in understanding what these emerging technologies can do to advance educational goals—while evaluating and limiting key risks.
Find out how the artificial intelligence (AI) tool works and how to talk with kids about it.
Educators with little or no prior experience with AI may still help their students become more informed about AI technologies. Educators can help students by identifying instances of AI use, exploring the ethics of machines influencing decisions we make, and thinking about ways that AI technologies impact diverse human populations. This resource will help students understand the ethical implications of AI.
The Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom guides from ISTE and GM provide computer science teachers with innovative curricular resources about AI across various grade levels and subject areas. Each guide includes background information and four student-driven projects that directly relate to subject area standards, while providing foundational learning on what AI is, how it works and how it impacts society.
The Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom guides from ISTE and GM provide elective teachers with innovative curricular resources about AI across various grade levels and subject areas. Each guide includes background information and four student-driven projects that directly relate to subject area standards, while providing foundational learning on what AI is, how it works and how it impacts society.
The Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom guides from ISTE and General Moros provide secondary teachers with innovative curricular resources about AI across various grade levels and subject areas. Each guide includes background information and four student-driven projects that directly relate to subject area standards, while providing foundational learning on what AI is, how it works and how it impacts society.
The Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom guide from ISTE and General Motors provide elementary teachers with innovative curricular resources about AI across various grade levels and subject areas. This guide includes background information and four student-driven projects that directly relate to subject area standards, while providing foundational learning on what AI is, how it works and how it impacts society.
Students can engage in early literacy learning in this fun and engaging game-based platform that is accessible on-line or as an app download. These fun activities support the development of print concept, phonemic awareness, phonics, and word recognition.
With the rise of ChatGPT, the discussion around AI is at the center of many education discussions right now. Review these resources to learn more.
ChatGPT is a natural language processing tool driven by AI technology that allows you to have human-like conversations and much more with it's generative capabilities. It answer questions and assist you with tasks, such as composing emails, essays, reports and lesson plans. User will be required to create an account.
Growing Inland Achievement (GIA) maintains several data dashboards to allow our partners to quickly access regional data on college and career readiness, degrees and certificates, demographics, dual enrollment, FAFSA completion, labor market, and postsecondary success
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is a great opportunity to engage families and build a strong foundation for family-school partnerships. By welcoming families and establishing strong partnerships, both parents and teachers can begin to lay the foundation for the best learning outcomes for their youngest learners.
ASSIST shows prospective California transfer students how courses they complete at a community college may be used to satisfy elective, general education and major requirements at a CSU or UC campus.
The Root Cause Analysis Inquiry Guide: 2022-2023 Special Education Common Problems of Practice Edition is a supplementary resource designed to support teams in conducting root cause analysis investigations that incorporate qualitative and quantitative data. The intention of this guide is to support school teams in identifying the causes behind problems in their Special Education programs. The ultimate goal is to successfully address the common issues that plague our school systems and improve outcomes for students with disabilities. This 2022-23 guide was developed by the System Improvement Leads.
The California Virtual Campus website can be used to enroll in online courses offered at multiple California Community Colleges.
Are you interested in supporting educators with blended learning implementation? Join us for a training session that will focus on the what, why and how coaches, teachers on special assignment and professional development providers can use the SBCSS Blended Learning Framework. The research-based framework uses promising practices to support students that include: • Personalized Learning • Instructional Design • Assessment • Student Engagement • Community Building • Digital Citizenship
Educational technology facilitates learning experiences that are targeted, relevant, actively engaging, socially connected, and growth-oriented. The two-day Learning, Innovation, and Technology in Education (LITE) conference will support educators in developing technological and pedagogical knowledge in support of effective teaching and learning.
San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools has put together Evidence-Based Practices Playlists. These playlists include many evidence-based practices for educators. The Student Group Focused evidence practices include: Students with Disabilities Suspension, Students with Disabilities Pupil Engagement, Students with Disabilities English Learners Progress, Students with Disabilities Academic Progress, Homeless, Foster Youth, English Learners. The Performance Indicator Focused Playlists include: Math, Literacy, Early Literacy, College and Career Readiness, Chronic Absenteeism. The other playlists include: Work-based Learning, Substance-Use Prevention, Student Events to Support Engagement, STEM Education, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), School Based Health Centers, PBIS, Nutrition Education and Physical Activity, New Teacher Induction, MTSS, Mental Health, Leadership, Health Literacy, Food Insecurity, Family Engagement, Expanded Learning, Early Education, CTE, Community Schools, and Community Engagement.
Quality Start San Bernardino County (QSSB) is our county’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) designed to help child care programs, preschools, and alternative school-readiness programs, provide the highest quality early learning experiences possible. QSSB supports quality early learning by: 1. Establishing standards that define what quality means and looks like for early care and education programs. 2. Measuring programs using these standards. 3. Offering and connecting educators to professional development opportunities. 4. Helping parents and caregivers find quality programs for their children.
A resource for professional development providers, school and site administrators, educators who are looking at implementing blended learning models based on promising practices.
Seasons of CS is a research-backed professional learning model for K-12 educators, paraprofessionals, administrators, and counselors who are interested in bringing computer science to their students. The goal of this program is to expand systematic capacity for equitable, scalable, and sustainable computer science education in California. In-person and virtual Summer of CS workshops are available for all grades K-12. Most workshops are 3-day or 5-day workshops. Academic year support is also included at no cost. Classroom educators and paraprofessionals will receive a $175 per day (6 hours) incentive for active participation. Due to capacity constraints, you may register for only one workshop.
TechGuide's mission is to serve students and professionals by delivering accurate, high-quality information in a simple, clean format for readers. This guide contains information on opportunities for women interested in science, technology, and engineering.