Calendar of Mentor Services
July 22 - New Staff Orientation
August 10 - Teacher Tools Help Desk (B. Nomura, K. Kaitoku, D. Cabalce, C. Lum, K. Kawamura, R. Rodriguez, S. Maruyama)
RFA Form, Telephone, LDS (data), Easy Grade Pro/Edline (Info Sheet, Changing Quarters, Other Tips (Assignment List, Grade Scale, Score Category, Copy Classes, Copying Assignments, Combining Terms)
August 17 - Google - A Review (K. Kaitoku, S. Nakata, S. Maruyama, R. Rodriguez)
Google Drive Basics, How do I access a document that was shared with me?, How do I share a document with others?, Google Drive Uses, Google Tips
August 24 - Backing up my 'stuff' - Hard Drive? Google Drive? Dropbox? (J.Wisler, K. Kaitoku, S. Maruyama)
August 31 - New School Website (N. Higa)
Teacher's Guide to set up webpage, Options include: Adding classes and assignments
September 14 - Creating a website - which is best for you? School website? Edline? weebly? google sites? Learn about the pros and cons of each choice before you decide.
September 21 - Student Referral Process (C. Lum)
Back by popular demand! Have an issue with a student and need some help? What are the steps towards resolution? What's that RFA Button anyway? All these questions and more will be answered by Carla!
RFA Instruction Sheet, RFA Student Reflection/Contract Sheet
October 12 - Teacher Institute Day, NBC - see you there!
October 19 - Preparing for Parent Conference Week (S. Maruyama, K. Kawamura)
Tips, Contact Form and School Resources. Also, create a reusable name tent!
NOTE LOCATION: Library - Hawaiiana and Workroom
October 26 - Parent Conference Week!!!! - Join PTSO/Aloha Club for a late snack
November 9 - Using MS Excel to graph LT data (J. Wisler)
November 16 - How much do I make? How can I make more? Why not make more money doing the great job that you do? (S. Maruyama) How do you earn more money through contract negotiations or taking classes? How do I become National Board Certified? We will review the salary schedule, the PDE3 site to help you understand the reclassification process and learning about the National Board Certification process that provides teachers with a yearly bonus. Salary Schedule, PDE3 reclassification information, NBCT Information sheet
December 7 - Get into the Holiday spirit! Linda Willoughby, our PCNC will teach us how to make a holiday ornament (sample in the library workroom). Cost is 1.00 for supplies, RSVP by December 4.
Also, remember to view the Student Scholarship baskets from Dec 10. Winners will be announced at the Winter lunch on Dec 16!
December 14 - Scanning your documents (G. Sasaki/K. Kaitoku). Learn how to use the scanner connected to the staff computer located in the library workroom so that you can scan documents at your convenience.
Location: Library Workroom, NEW TIME: 1:00!
January 25 - Writing effective student letters of recommendations (J. Martin). Jenn will share tips on writing letters of recommendation as well as how to use the brag sheet. NEW LOCATION: College and Career Center (HH101) - Check out the new look of our center! Documents Jenn shared include: LOR Request Form, Brag Sheet, Suggested format of LOR, Tips on writing LOR
February 1 - Padlet (S. Maruyama). Learn about this FREE tech tool you can use for instruction or student production! This is part of a credit course, but all are welcome to join us and learn about Padlet.
February 8 - Popplet (S. Maruyama). Learn about this FREE tech tool you can use for instruction or student production! This is part of a credit course, but all are welcome to join us and learn about Popplet.
February 22 - Piktochart (S. Maruyama). Learn about this FREE tech tool you can use for instruction or student production! This is part of a credit course, but all are welcome to join us and learn about Piktochart.
February 29 - Chromebooks: What are they actually good for? (J. Chow). Jay is piloting a one-to-one chromebook project in math. He will share the pros and cons on its use as a student learning tool, as a teacher office tool and using Google Classroom.
March 8 - Rubrics (S. Maruyama). Using a rubric is one type of assessment, but there are different types - holistic, analytic, single point and weighted. Are checklists rubrics as well? Learn how to use the free tool rubistar4teachers.org to create your own rubric. This is part of a credit course, but all are welcome to join us and share about our use of rubrics.
Note: the month of April there is a bell schedule change due to testing
April 4 - Couponing (J. Rabe) - Looking for ways to save money? Our resident expert, Joni, will share how she is able to save hundreds of dollars - right in time for tax day!
April 15 - Wellness Event - 12-2:30. More on this event coming soon!
April 18 - Life after Leilehua - What's Retirement Like? (D. Okouchi). Denise, recently retired Social Studies teacher and LHS alumni, will share her experiences about retirement life - the good as well as the challenges. Casual talk story time! Tips on Retirement, News Article 1
News Article 2
May 2 - Weave a riibbon lei (S. Maruyama). Get ready for graduation by learning how to make a ribbon lei! RSVP by email Sandi for this one, as supplies are needed.
May 9 - Ti Leaf Lei making (S. Maruyama). Got ti leaves in your yard or know someone who does? Learn how to make a ti leaf lei. RSVP by email Sandi for this one, as supplies are needed