Welcome to TICAL!
Tell your data story visually
by Janice Delagrammatikas
Have you been in a quandary about how to present data about your school or district? Do you worry that your stakeholders will be overwhelmed with so much data they will not be able to see the big picture? You may want to think about creating an infographic to tell your story.
Being Future Ready
by Gabe Soumakian
President Obama announced at the White House on November 19, 2014 that the Alliance for Excellent Education, would be leading 12 regional Future Ready Summits around the nation. Now almost 2,000 district superintendents have taken the Future Ready District Pledge. So much interest was generated that a 13th Future Ready Summit was added in Orange County, California, where 45 Districts and over 200 school administrators attended the two day dive into leadership, culture, systemic transformation and how to collaborate and redesign the learning experiences for all students. [read more]
Unconferences: Constructive time for the big kids
by Lisa Marie Gonzales
We’ve all been there. Conference after conference. Training after training. Receive the agenda ahead of time and peruse for breaks and down time. Is it lecture after lecture? And yes, I’ve hosted many of just those types of trainings with panel discussions, dynamic speakers (well, some not so much), and agendas that have packed in too much, leaving participants exhausted and overwhelmed. [read more]
TICAL is one of California's Statewide Education Technology Services (SETS). Each project provides unique resources to help educators use technology.
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8 week online course begins November 18th for PLL with a face-to-face kick off in Santa Cruz OR Vista Unified OR Manhattan Beach Unified. A 9 week Administrator Certification begins November 13th with a choice of the same three locations.
Interested in earning an innovative certification? We are offering two certifications this fall. Professional Learning Leader and Administrator Certification. Professional Learning Leader focuses on educators who provide professional development and are looking for ways to promote digital learning and technology. Administrator certification is geared towards educational leaders who support and drive decisions and vision in their school, district, or organization focused on digital learning.
Produced by AAEA, ADE, and TICAL
Putting California’s School Districts on the Path Toward Meaningful Digital Learning
What can administrators, course designers and faculty do to retain online learners?
CCSS-Aligned Resources and Content Delivery!
Need a process in selecting a Learning Management System (LMS)?
What should every administrator know about Common Core?
Your Students Can Now Report Bullying Digitally!
Send Google Form Submissions to Email Addresses Automatically!
A Common Core Implementation Checklist Just For You!
How can you organize the web for you and your staff?
A Social Media Handbook -- Geared for Administrators