Calendar of Mentor Services
Got 30 minutes after school on Monday? During the year, Mentor Mondays will offer short informational sessions on a variety of topics. If you missed the session, we can work with you individually and you can also download the handouts available below.
Session 1: August 4-19 - Teacher Tech Tool Help (R. Fitzgerald/Tech Team)
Need help with L/Notes, Edline/EGP, Set up your DOE password, etc? The tech team (Gayla, Kristy and/or Nate) will be available to provide individual help.
Handouts:Lotus Notes: L/Notes-RFA, Tiles; Edline/EGP: Edline-Hints; EGP-Hints; Telephone-Hints, Manual, Bomb Threat checklist; DOE Intranet Password, Intranet Manual; Student Data: LDS access
Session 2: Aug 20-Sept 3 - Professional Partnerships (L. Tonaki-Coumas)
How does our Leilehua Ohana work together to help our students - Teachers, Inclusion teachers, EAs, Clerical, Custodians, Security, Parents, PCNC, Volunteers. We are all here to help our students. Helping our students start with developing positive, strong adult partnerships. Learn what some of the challenges are and take away strategies that will help you be part of the Leilehua Ohana!
Handouts: Tips for a successful partnership - Notes; Working with an inclusion partner -Inclusion ; Job Description Educational Assistant - EA Duties
Session 3: September 9-23 - Google Drive (J. Okuma, B. Nomura, Tech Team)
What is google drive? How do I access documents that are 'shared' by the admin? How can I share a document with my LT, without the whole world seeing it? Find out how to access Google drive through this step-by-step seminar. We will also have ideas for advanced use if you are ready!
Handouts: Getting Started with Google Drive; Accessing a shared document; Creating a document to share; Advanced features.
Session 4: October 10-Novemeber 3 - turnitin.com
Take advantage of the school site license and try it out! turnitin.com is good not only to check for plagiarism, but also help students edit their writing for grammar, punctuation and usage! J. Yamamoto and the tech team will help you set up your classes and provide tips on how to use it for your students. Note: For Period 1 LT, let us know if you would like a session.
Handouts: Teacher Instructions; Student Instructions; Turinitin.Tips
Session 5: November 10-26 - Edline/EGP
Need a review? Want to learn how to enhance your site? Learn tips and tricks to make management of grades easier. Thanks to J. Tosaka for sharing many of these suggestions! Attend this session to get individual help from the mentor/tech team.
Handouts: EGP:Basic Setup; Tips/Hints; Copy gradebook from last year; Adjusting grades; Adding footnotes and notes; Seat assignments; Taking Attendance
Session 6: December 1-10 - Get eBooks online for FREE!
The library is kicking off their eBook collection available to students and staff! Need something to read over the break or for the 25 book club? Come to the library (not N203) for this session and learn how to set up accounts for you and your students!
•8 digit ID employee number (the one you use for PDE3)
•A device to download the app if you want it on your device. If not, we will use the computers in the library to set it up.
•Kindle info if you have an Amazon account (not needed for this session)
•If you have a public library current account (card number and password) we can also link that to your OverDrive account. Yes! That means you can access free ebooks from: Hawaii Public Schools and Hawaii State Public Libraries through OverDrive!
Handouts: What is Overdrive?; How to find a book on Overdrive; How to download a book on Overdrive; FAQs.
Instructions for specific devices: Kindle; Android phone; eBook Readers; iTouch; KindleFire; Kobo; Nook
Session 7: January 13-26 - Creating a website using education.weebly.com
Creating a website is easy to do with weebly.com! We can show you tips and tricks to creating an effective website that once created, requires minimum updating.
Handouts: How to create a website with weebly, Worksheet to design a website
Session 8: February 2- 11 - gradecam.com
Use your computer camera to have students self-grade an assignment! Thanks to R. Means (English) for sharing this tool with us!
Handouts: Introduction to gradecam; Creating an account; HowTo Instructions
Session 9: February 23-March 24 - prezi.com
What's the difference between powerpoint and prezi? Learn to make effective teacher presentations and student products (K. Kaitoku offering PD credit too!)
Session 10: Reminder tools: remind.com v. cel.ly
Learn how to text your students/parents without sharing your phone number. Thanks to J. Chow (Math) and Mel Kurisu (SSA) for sharing this tool with us!
Beginning and teachers new to Leilehua may be together during Program meeting time. The purpose of these meetings is to provide a venue for the teachers to share their success and challenges and to ask any questions, etc. We normally meet in B. Nomura's room (101) for those Monday afternoon meetings. NOTE: Effective January 2015, these sessions have been cancelled as administration has changed the meeting schedule. However, feel free to contact us anytime!