eSchool Builder With System Presentation


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eSchool Builder is an online learning mgt tool or learning mgt system. Our teachers are using it to publish online coursework or to provide an online supplemental resource area for students.

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eSchool Builder With System Presentation

  1. 1. Steve Spengler, Coordinator Educational Technology Services [email_address] 610-515-6533
  2. 2. eSchool Builder Background <ul><li>Developed by Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit 16 </li></ul><ul><li>Released in September 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based online learning platform </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for creation of : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand Alone Online Courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-Study Tutorial Courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Companion Web Sites or Reference Tools </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. eSchool Builder Features for Teachers <ul><li>5 Web site pages provided per teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Online assessment tools </li></ul><ul><li>Easy export from eSchool Builder’s gradebook </li></ul><ul><li>Task list (to do – assign to courses) </li></ul><ul><li>Tie directly to state standards </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use help tutorial </li></ul>
  4. 4. eSchool Builder Log-in Screen
  5. 5. Communication Tools <ul><li>All these tools are optional and instructors may activate or de-activate the tools in the Enable Course Areas feature in Course Settings of the Edit Tool Screen. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Board – threaded email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email - send email notices to students in a class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>File Transfer – send files to students in a class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat – a chat room for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs – Web log or online journal </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Discussion Board
  7. 7. Discussion Board
  8. 8. Email
  9. 9. File Transfer
  10. 10. Chat
  11. 11. Blogs
  12. 12. Assessment Features <ul><li>Quizzes – create customized on-line quizzes for your students </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys – create customized on-line surveys for your students </li></ul><ul><li>Gradebook – keep an on-line grade available to student and/or parents </li></ul>
  13. 13. Online Quizzes
  14. 14. Online Surveys
  15. 15. Gradebook
  16. 16. Tracking Student “Attendance”
  17. 17. How are districts using eSchool Builder? <ul><li>Stand-alone online course content </li></ul><ul><li>Self-paced tutorial type content </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental course content </li></ul><ul><li>“Special” instructional circumstances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homebound </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expelled or kicked out </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul>
  18. 18. Stand-alone Online Content Donna Roman and Mike Evans – Freedom High Schools
  19. 19. Stand-alone Online Content Diocese of Allentown
  20. 20. Stand-alone Online Content Saucon Valley School District
  21. 21. Stand-alone Online Content Bangor Area School District
  22. 22. Tutorial Type Content East Stroudsburg Area School District
  23. 23. Tutorial Type Content Colonial Intermediate Unit – icTracker Curriculum Mapping
  24. 24. Supplement Online Content Delaware Valley School District
  25. 25. Supplement Online Content Easton Area School District
  26. 26. Supplement – Special Topics John Danatzko - Northeast Middle – Bethlehem Area School District
  27. 27. Supplemental - In Place of Textbook Delaware Valley School District
  28. 28. Supplemental - Surveys Delaware Valley School District
  29. 29. Supplemental – Enrichment/Remediation Easton Area School District
  30. 30. Professional Development Northampton Area School District
  31. 31. Professional Development Career Institute of Technology
  32. 32. Professional Development – Sort of Delaware Valley School District
  33. 33. Professional Development Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 – Core Teaching Skills
  34. 34. Steve Spengler, Coordinator Educational Technology Services [email_address] 610-515-6533