Monday, July 7, 2014 - 9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Rm. 161

Repeated July 7, 2014 - 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Rm 161

Repeated July 8, 2014 - 9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Rm. 161

Session Description

This overview of Schoolnet will show attendees how to search for and create instructional materials. Participants will also be trained on how to use the Lesson Planner tool built into Schoolnet. This session will be an introduction for participants who will receive hands on experience and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Presenter Information

Cynthia Crowdus, Learning Systems
LaVerne Weldon, Education Consultant

Target Audience

Objectives / Learning Targets

Participants will understand how to:
  • Locate instructional materials
  • Create instructional resources and lessons
  • Schedule instruction on the lesson planner
  • Assign resources to students​



Getting Started

  • Overview of Home Base
  • Discussion on the Opt in components
  • Schoolnet and available resources

Locate Instructional Materials

  • Locating instructional materials
  • Understanding material types and available content
  • Try it out: locating items and saving them to My Materials

Assign Resources to Students

  • Editing a resource to make it assignable to students
  • Assigning a resource to students

Create Instructional Materials

  • Creating a resource with a file attachment
  • Review the edit, copy, submit to school bank, print to PDF capabilities
  • Creating a lesson with a resource
  • Review lesson plan just created

Scheduling on the Lesson Planner

  • Scheduling a lesson on the on the planner
  • Adding standards coverage and events to the planner
  • Printing scheduled materials
  • Learn more about Home Base support and training opportunities