Practitioner Schools 6.0: Creative Communicator
The application window for Practitioner Schools (PS) 6.0 Creative Communicator Program is now open. Apply to participate in our program that focuses on strategically and systematically ensuring L.A. Unified students leverage digital resources and develop foundational 21st century practices interconnected with computer science education and digital citizenship.
APPLICATION EXTENDED new date June 14, 2021
Learn more: https://achieve.lausd.net/Page/16015
Secondary Computer Science Cohort
Would you like to bring the Computer Science Discoveries course to your middle school next year? Would you like to offer Exploring Computer Science or Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles at your high school? Learn about our Secondary Computer Science Cohorts. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iHKFRXswqBXjCHahSDKbkL8mSYczj1YY/view?usp=sharing
Amazon Future Engineer + BootUp Elementary Computer Science Initiative - APPLICATION EXTENDED new date May 21, 2021
The Amazon Future Engineer + BootUp Elementary Computer Science program must be a Title 1 Elementary School looking to bring computer science education to their school. Find out how your school can apply for this initiative.
ATTACHMENT A: Intent to Participate
L.A. Unified's #DigCit Efforts Shared in ACSA Article
A pilot program across Los Angeles Unified illustrates how to support system-level digital citizenship education for leaders. Read more: https://leadership.acsa.org/digital-citizenship-for-education-leaders
ITI Director, Sophia Mendoza, joins ISTE Board
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), an education nonprofit that supports the use of technology to accelerate innovation in education, announced the results of its election for board of directors. Newly ISTE Board Members includes L.A. Unified leader, Sophia Mendoza. Read more: https://www.iste.org/explore/press-releases/iste-announces-new-board-members-1
Berendo Leadership Students Empower Growth Mindset and Let in the Sunshine ☀️
By: Julia Hochman, VILS Coach, Berendo Middle School
A Distance Learning silver-lining at beautiful Berendo Middle School has been an increased focus and continued prioritization of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) while empowering students as learners and designers through the ISTE standards to leverage digital creations tools in the classroom and beyond. As a Verizon Innovative Learning School (VILS), our Berendo teachers collaborate around innovative ways to increase student STEAM interest, engagement, communication skills, problem solving skills, collaboration skills, confidence, and achievement through increased access to technology.