Instructional Technology Initiative

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The Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) supports all schools in using technology to create real-time, real-world learning experiences that are authentic, relevant, inclusive, and aligned with the essential skills of future learning and work.
Key efforts supported by ITI include digital citizenship, computer science, and the dissemination and integration of the ISTE Standards for Students.
  • Level Up LA - StudentsExpanded Learning Opportunity: Computer Science and Esports For Good Clubs

    Get ready to establish "Computer Science for Good Clubs" (grades UTK-5 and 6-8) and/or "Esports Clubs" (grades 3-12) for enhanced student experiences beyond regular hours. Let's enrich learning before and after school, on weekends, during winter and summer breaks.

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  • Level Up LA - StudentsNEW - LAUSD Drones Policy

    Exciting news! Check out LAUSD's new Drones Policy, Bulletin 149909, and discover how drones are enhancing education and operations while ensuring safety and compliance in LAUSD.

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  • AI Mandatory 13 and Up Schoology CourseMS & HS: Digital Citizenship In the Age of AI Mandatory 13 and Up Schoology Course

    We are pleased to inform you that office hours will be available from February to May 31, 2024 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 3:45-4:30 p.m. During these sessions, you can seek assistance with the following: Clarifications on course assignments and guidance with navigating Schoology. Support with overcoming any challenges encountered during the course.Clarifications on the recently revised Responsible Use Policy (RUP) with AI language.

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  • Professional Learning CatalogSecondary Computer Science Cohorts

    Are you a Middle or High School planning for the 23-24 school year and interested in offering Computer Science Discoveries, Exploring CS or Advanced Placement CS?

    Join our Secondary CS Cohorts! Complete the interest form here.

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  • Building a Future through Competitive Gaming - Esports

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    By Gavin Ma, Math Teacher & Esports Director of Franklin High School - Region East, Board District 2

    A decade ago, I could not have imagined competitive video gaming would have any foothold in K-12 education or extracurricular. Yet, here we are in 2024, where sites like Twitch and Youtube have captured our youth’s attention over traditional broadcast TV. According to the Pew Research Center, a staggering 90% of teenagers say they play video games through a cell phone, console or computer! Now imagine a way to capture the minds of those same teenagers through competitive gaming. Enter esports.

     

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