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1 eduphoria! Forethought 201 Forethought for Teachers: Module 2Welcome to Forethought 201(Note to presenter: if any technical difficulties arise with teachers logging into Forethought, just continue with the presentation. With a big smile on your face, tell them not to worry. Though lots of measures have been taken to prevent it, it is possible that the network will be taxed today – but this is not indicative of our future, regular use of this system.)
2 Forethought 201 Objectives Birdville eduphoria! WebsiteReview Forethought 101 ObjectivesAdvanced Forethought FeaturesEditing your ScheduleCopying PlansPrinting and Saving to FileForethought TabsSharing Lesson Plans“These are our objectives for today.”Read each objective aloud.
3 Birdville eduphoria! Website schools.birdvilleschools.net/eduphoriaUse the eduphoria! Feedback and Support Form to get answers to all of your questions and provide feedback.Access today’s PowerPoint if you would like to read along or take notes on each slide.Access all presentations, handouts, videos, and other resources for eduphoria! Applications, like Forethought.We have created a website for you to provide support for your use of eduphoria Forethought.On this site, you will find a feedback and support form. Please use this form today if you have any questions about Forethought or the curriculum that we are not able to address. You will receive prompt feedback from the best experts, as determined by the nature of your question.You will also find this PowerPoint, in case you would like to open it now and read along. Also, all of the other presentations included in these two days of district professional learning will be available.In addition, a variety of support documents and videos may be found on this site. We want you to have all the support you can get so that you can put Forethought to work for you as you plan for learning.
4 Review Forethought 101 Objectives Planning for Learning: review the elements of a good lesson plan (Checkpoints)Getting into Forethought: learn how to Log into the system(Key in the Ignition)Creating Your Schedule: set up your schedule according to your teaching day (Roadmap)Using the Lesson Planner: learn how to use the simple, user-friendly, web-based lesson planner (Engine Start-up)This section will be covered in today’s Planning for Learning session.Today, we will log back in, edit our schedules, and review the basics of using the lesson planner.First, let’s review what you already learned in Forethought 101.Planning for learning: in the other session you have already attended, or will attend, today, we will delve more deeply into the planning for learning model.In Forethought 101, you logged in and began using your planner. To start off today, we will log back in and review your prior learning. You will have time to update your profile and edit your schedule so that your planner matches the planning needs you will have this school year.
5 Logging into eduphoria! 1. Birdville Homepage: Click on “Staff”2. Click on “Eduphoria”3. Log in with your BISD Credentials (how you login to your school computer)Let’s login!Go to the Birdville website, click on Staff, and then eduphoria.Remember, you login with the same username and password you use for your computer and .(Allow a moment for everyone to get logged in. If anyone is unable to login, please direct them to the feedback and support form on the eduphoria Birdville website to report the problem. It will be okay to share a computer if there are login issues.)
6 Objective 2: Getting into Forethought FORETHOUGHT 101: POINTS TO REMEMBERVery Important! Anytime you change roles, campuses, grade levels, or subject areas: YOU NEED TO UPDATE YOUR PROFILE.“Just remember, that anytime you change roles, or any of these, you will need to click My Profile and update your information before clicking your Forethought icon.At this time, we will all double-check that the information in our profiles is accurate.”(Allow a brief period for teachers to update their profiles. No more than 3 minutes.)Objective 2: Getting into Forethought
7 Objective 3: Creating Your Daily Schedule FORETHOUGHT 101: POINTS TO REMEMBERAdd entries to your schedule to build a planner that reflects the parts of your day for which you need to plan.In 101, we created our schedules to set up the components of the lesson planner. We added entries to reflect the moments of our day for which we need to plan.Objective 3: Creating Your Daily Schedule
8 Editing Your Schedule In Forethought 101, you setup your schedule. Today, you will learn how to edit your schedule to make any changes needed for the new year.You can edit your schedule at any time throughout the year.(Read the slide)
9 Training norms Trust that we will go over each step you need to take Be patientDo not go ahead of the stepsAsk for help about the steps included in the presentationSubmit the feedback and support form for any other questions you may have(Read the slide)
10 Editing your Schedule1. Go to bottom left of your planner screen and Click on “Change My Settings” then “My Schedules.”2. Click on the name of your schedule, then click “Edit Schedule.”3. You may change the name of your schedule, or just click “Next” in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.(Click through the slide, reading all directions. Allow a moment after each step for everyone to follow along.)
11 Click on the name of the entry, then “Remove Entry” Editing your Schedule1. Remove any entries you do not want to keep in your planner.(Click through the slide, reading all directions. Allow a moment after each step for everyone to follow along.)Click on the name of the entry, then “Remove Entry”
12 Linking Entries to class rosters For each course entry, we will select the sections of students who will receive the lessons we will plan in that entry(Click through the slide, reading all directions. Ask teachers to select one course entry – not a special entry. They will then click on “Edit Entry.” Allow a moment for everyone to follow along.)Click on the name of the entry, then “Edit Entry”
13 Linking entries to class rosters Select all class section rosters of students that will link to this course.Note: this feature allows Aware to connect student data to your planner. You will learn more about this in October.Click Edit EntryOn this screen, you will see the class section information from Skyward. Select the section, or sections, of students who will be the audience for the lesson you will plan in this entry. If you will deliver the same lesson to multiple class periods, for example, you will select more than one section here.When our new data system, Aware, is fully launched, you will be able to access your students’ latest performance data from within your lesson planner. You will learn more about this in October.For now, just be sure that any courses tied to learning standards in your schedule need to have the appropriate sections checked on this screen.
14 and complete your schedule Organize entriesand complete your scheduleOnce your schedule is complete, click NEXT and then BEGIN USING FORETHOUGHT.*You must follow these steps to save your schedule changesPlease take some time to complete your schedule. If you do not have time to complete this now, you will be able to ask for help within your PLC this afternoon. Don’t be afraid to ask questions now. If your questions cannot be addressed now or in your PLC this afternoon, please use the feedback and support form.(Allow 5-10 minutes for teachers to update their schedules. If you cannot answer a question, remind teachers that they can ask for help from the trailblazers on their campus this week or use the feedback and support form to get a prompt reply.)This screen allows you to add, edit and organize the entries in your schedule.Add Entry: Create a course with learning standards, mirrored course, or special entryEdit Entry: Modify information about a selected entryMove Up/Move Down: Change the order of a selected entry in your scheduleRemove Entry: Removes a course from your schedule
15 Viewing your updated schedule OPTION 1: Click on the next day that is not already bolded in your calendarIf a date has already been planned, the previous schedule will be “stamped” to that date.OPTION 2: Delete the day’s plans so that the new schedule will be appliedClick on the blue and green icon to the left of the Save buttonChoose “Delete Today’s Plans”Do not use this option if you have already made plans on this day. They will be deleted forever!Once you have edited your schedule, you have two different options for viewing your changes in the lesson planner.(Read the slide)
16 Viewing your updated schedule WARNING: This will replace today’s plans with your current schedule. Any changes you have made will be permanently erased.If you choose to delete the day’s plans so that you can apply a new schedule, note that any plans made on this day will be erased.(Read the slide)
17 Your Forethought lesson planner In Forethought 101, you learned how to navigate your planner. Remember to click in the blue-grey box one time to load the curriculum for that course. It may take a moment for the curriculum to load on the right side.
18 Objective 4: Using the Lesson Planner FORETHOUGHT 101: POINTS TO REMEMBERDouble-click to add standardsOpen attached files in the lower right-hand corner Resources Box and add to plannerCustomize by typing into the lesson planYou will open up the first unit folder and then click on standards to view the student expectations to be addressed. Double-click on a student expectation to add it to your plan.Any resources attached to the SE will be displayed in the “Resources” box in the lower right-hand corner of the screen. Double-click to open a resource. Click on “Use in Plans” to add it to your plans.Click to select strategies, structures, assessments, and resources.Customize your plan by typing in the white space.Objective 4: Using the Lesson Planner
19 STANDARDS AND RESOURCES BOX Selecting a standard will show details in the bottom-right corner.ResourcesSingle-click to preview. Double-click to view entire resource. The resource/activity can then be printed or added to the lesson planner by clicking, “Use in Plans.” The resource will append the current lesson plan entry, but it won’t replace any text already in the entry.TEKS/TAKSThis tab displays associated TEKS (Knowledge and Skills statement and Student Expectation), STAAR Reporting Categories, and Knowledge and Skill for selected standard. TAKS Objectives may appear also.PerformanceFor Aware Customers only: This shows a comparison graph of student performance on the most recent State Standardized test or District Local Assessment.HistoryThis tab displays all dates the standard has been used in lesson plans during the current school year.When you select a student expectation, the resources box is populated with information pertaining to that specific SE. We have already discussed the resources section, which is what will automatically appear when an SE is selected.In addition, you can click on the Texas flag icon to access information about associated TEKS, STAAR reporting categories, and knowledge and skill statements. If you teach a TAKS grade, you will see TAKS objectives. Note: if you teach a non-tested grade or course, you may not see all of this information because it does not pertain to the standards in your course.As we begin using Aware, our new data system, the next icon will become very useful. Training for Aware will occur later in the year. In the meantime, campus administrators or district staff will provide data reports for you. The green graph icon will show you a comparison graph of student performance based on the most recent assessment data. This will help you analyze data and make decisions in response from right there in your lesson planner.Finally, as you use your lesson planner more and more, the scroll icon will display information about the dates you have addressed that specific SE in your lesson plans. This will help you track how often you target each SE in your lessons.
20 STANDARDS AND RESOURCES BOX Any resources or materials attached to a student expectation will appear in the box in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.Double-Click to open a resourceView resource in the window or as an attachment at the bottom of the windowClick “Use in Plans” to insert the resource into your lesson planFrom the resources tab, you may open any attached documents. Some resources will contain the content of the resource right there in the screen. When you click “Use in Plans,” you will see that same content in your plan.Other resources contain file attachments. If you open a resource a see a big blank space, look to the bottom of the window for a file attachment. You may double-click to view it, or click “Use in Plans” to attach the same document to your plan.
21 Week View and Copy Wizard To view your plans by week, click on the calendar icon near the top right of the screen.Click on “View Week’s Plans”There will be times when you want to copy plans from one day to another. To do this, you must first switch to the week view.(Read instructions on the slide)
22 Week View and Copy Wizard You may edit your plans in this view.Double-click on the date to return your planner to the daily view.To access advanced copy features, click on the Copy Wizard Icon.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
23 Week View and Copy Wizard Copy ContentChoose to copy content for an entire day or week.Select the day or week to be copiedSelect the destination day or week to copy content.Confirm your selections and click Finish.Notes regarding copying:If no lesson structure exists for that date, the first schedule in your list will be used.Lessons of the same course will be copied in the order they appear in the target date. Additional plans will not be automatically entered. For example, if you have two U.S. History plans in the source planner and only one in the target date, only the first will be copied. The second will not be added.Content will be added to any existing lessons (appended) that exist in the target dates or weeks.There is no "undo" when you copy lessons.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
24 Week View and Copy Wizard Copy Instructional Days from year to yearWe strongly recommend that you do NOT copy the entire year. There is no undo option! It is best to copy a couple weeks at a time by limiting the copy down to 10 to 15 instructional days.Shift Lesson Plans a DayFor occasions such as an inclement weather day or an unexpected event, lesson plans can be shifted ahead one day. Shifting lesson plans will move all content up one day from the day selected to the end of the instructional year.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)(Allow a few minutes for teachers to practice copying on non-instructional days. Suggest they use the current week.)
25 To Copy One EntryTo copy just one entry to another day (instead of copying the whole day’s worth of plans), follow these steps:(Click through and read instructions on the slide)(Allow a few minutes for teachers to practice copying)From the week view, double click on the day to return to the regular planner view.Click on the notebook paper icon to send this lesson to another day in your plannerSelect the date and course entry where you want the lesson to be copied. Click OK.
26 Saving to File and printing Click on the Printer Icon located on the left side of the toolbarSelect a printing option*Note: you can just save your plans and do not necessarily have to printWe recommend the option to “Print Week Plans to PDF,” but you may choose the option best for you.When you click an option, a window will pop up.You may either open the file and print or save the file to your computer.To save your lesson plans as a file that you can access on your computer, upload to a website, or print, you will follow these steps:(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
27 MY ACTIVITIES My Activities Tab You may save a lesson plan as an ACTIVITY for your own useOnce you save a lesson plan as an activity, it will be linked to the first student expectation identifiedClick on the gear icon to add this lesson to your activitiesYou may access it by clicking on the SE in your curriculum and you will see it listed in the resources box.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
28 MY ACTIVITIES TABYou may also access your activities from the MY ACTIVITIES TABLocated on the left of your screenThese will be organized by course nameClick on the name of an activity to open it up for viewing and editing(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
29 MY ACTIVITIES TABIn order to add an activity to your planner, you must locate the first SE listed in the curriculum pane of your lesson planner and add it from the resource box.You may edit the activity just like you do in your lesson plannerYou can still double-click to add standards and use resources in the activityBe sure to hit SAVE before leaving the activityDO NOT hit PUBLISH or RETURN – we are not using these features yet, but will be in the future.Once you hit DELETE, you will not be able to retrieve the activity – be careful.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
30 SCOPE AND SEQUENCE TABYou may open the SCOPE AND SEQUENCE TAB to VIEW the curriculum for any course offered in Birdville ISD(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
31 SCOPE AND SEQUENCE TABYou will not be able to interact with the curriculum or add standards and resources to lesson plans from this tab(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
32 SHARING YOUR PLANNERYou can view and print a shared planner. In addition, you can copy lesson entries from a shared planner to your own planner. You cannot edit a shared planner.Selecting staff members to view your planner does not automatically give you access to view their lesson planner. Both staff members have to share.Principals already have access to your planner. You do not have to share with them.The Shared Planner is a separate feature from the Team Planner. We will not use the Team Planner at this time, but will provide training on that in the future.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
33 SHARING YOUR PLANNERClick “Change My Settings” then “Share My Planner” in the bottom left-hand corner of the screenClick “Add a Teacher”(Click through and read instructions on the slide)(Allow time for teachers to follow along)
34 SHARING YOUR PLANNER Click “Add a Teacher” Search by name Click Next at the bottom right of the screenIf you cannot find someone, check to be sure you know their legal name and that they have setup a lesson plannerIf the person you searched for is the only person with that name, they will automatically be added. If there are multiple people, you will select the correct one and click Next.Click Next once you have added all of the teachers with whom you’d like to share your planner(Click through and read instructions on the slide)(Allow time for teachers to practice sharing their planner)
35 SHARING YOUR PLANNER You have now shared your planner Click “Return to My Planner” at the bottom right-hand corner of the screenYou can add or remove teachers at any time by returning to the Share My Planner option under Change My Settings(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
36 VIEWING AND COPYING A SHARED PLANNER Once a teacher has shared a planner with you, you will see that planner in the list on the left of your screen.Click on the name of the planner to open it upNavigate to different dates by using the calendar. Remember, all bolded days are those with lesson plans already created.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)You may or may not have had another teacher share their planner with you at this time. I will talk you through the steps of viewing another teacher’s plans and copying them to your own plans. You will have time this afternoon to apply this learning within your PLCs. Remember, you will be able to access this presentation to remind you of these steps at any time.
37 VIEWING AND COPYING A SHARED PLANNER To copy one lesson plan from the teacher’s planner to your own:Click on the notebook icon in the top right of that particular entrySelect the date in your planner where you would like to copy the lessonCheck the course entry in your planner where you would like it to copyClick Ok. The lesson will now be in your planner.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
38 VIEWING AND COPYING A SHARED PLANNER If you would like to copy multiple entries from a teacher’s planner to your own planner, you will follow the same steps as copying lessons within your own planner.Click on the calendar icon and select “View Week’s Plans”Click on “Copy Wizard” near the top right of your screen.Choose to copy either a day or a week’s worth of lesson plansSelect the date or week you would like to copy and select the date or week where you would like the lesson(s) to land in your planner.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
39 VIEWING AND COPYING A SHARED PLANNER You will verify that you have selected the correct date and click “Finish”You will now find the lesson in your own planner on the date or week you selected.The plans for all courses in the teacher’s planner that are also in your planner will be copied. Any entries for courses that they have, but you do not, will not copy.(Click through and read instructions on the slide)
40 WHAT’S NEXT? What’s next? Use the Eduphoria Feedback and Support Form to ask questions, share suggestions, or receive support for technical and/or curricular concerns.Visit the Eduphoria Birdville website for access to all materials (presentations, handouts, videos, frequently asked questions)Like the Eduphoria Birdville Facebook page to get updates on new training materials and tipsWe have learned more about Forethought today, but this is a new system and we know you may need more support.The instructions for today’s afternoon activity will be found on this site as well. If you have not already, you will learn more about this in the Planning for Learning session.(Read the slide)
42 WHAT’S NEXT? What’s next? In future training, you will learn how to: Create a Team Planner in ForethoughtTrack your coverage of standards and checklist itemsPublish lesson plans to your Schoolwires website.Use the Aware data management application within eduphoria!To ensure a smooth implementation of Forethought and to give you time to get used to the program, we are taking baby steps. Throughout the year, you will continue to learn more and will be able to take advantage of the full power of Forethought and other eduphoria applications.(Read the slide)Thank you for your participation today!