Self-Paced ITI Digital Citizenship Course Available
This course is designed to empower learners to thrive in an increasingly digital landscape. Through a variety of activities, this course will provide opportunities to learn L. A. Unified’s definition of digital citizenship, the District’s policies and promising practices around engaging in digital learning environments, and most importantly provide a wealth of teaching and learning resources that educators can put into practice immediately. Register today via MyPLN using the following keywords: ITI Reaching Beyond the Classroom - Digital Citizen.
Readiness Resource Center (RRC)
The Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) offers District-wide instructional resources to support schools’ completion of the prerequisites and readiness resource items in order to distribute digital tools to students. Please visit the Readiness Resource Center for more information.
Ed Influencer Podcast: Learn from Urban District Leaders & Remote Learning Efforts
In the latest ISTE Ed Influencer podcast, Chief Learning Officer Joseph South interviews leaders from large urban districts, which includes ITI Director Sophia Mendoza, about how they're navigating this transition during the COVID-19 global pandemic to support thousands of students and educators.
The ITI Summer of CS: Cultivating Creativity, Innovation, & Curiosity Remotely
by Dr. Vanessa Monterosa, Program and Policy Development Specialist
COVID-19 has presented numerous challenges to teaching and learning. Educators anticipated these challenges would be further exacerbated during the summer given less opportunities to connect and collaborate. However, the Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) remained hopeful and steadfast in their mission to continue expanding computer science (CS) education, even if it meant to the homes of students and families across L.A. Unified.