eProfessional Development
eProfessional Development (ePD) is a virtual learning environment developed by the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE). ePD courses provide learners the flexibility of completing coursework online at their own pace and on their own time.
ePD Course Features:
- Downloadable materials connected to practice
- Convenient and affordable
- User-friendly navigation
- Relevant, self-paced learning modules
- Interactive, job-embedded activities
- Course completion certificates available online immediately
- Quizzes with self assessment
- Surveys/Evaluations
- Customized homework assignments (with online submission)
- 24-hour availability
- Online registration
- Software compatibility check
- Incremental check points to track course progress
- Narration with audio and ADA transcription
English Language Arts & Literacy Courses
California's Common Core State Standards: ELA & Literacy Overview (Face–to–face workshop available.)
- 1-hour course FREE
- The goals and key features of the Common Core State Standards Initiative
- Areas of emphasis and the additional 15% included in California's Common Core State Standards
- The structure and organization of California's Common Core State Standards
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California's Common Core State Standards: Informational Text (Face–to–face workshop available.)
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Informational text and why it is important to students' success
- How informational text is addressed in California's Common Core State Standards
- Where informational text is taught in our current ELA materials
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California's Common Core State Standards: Text-Dependent Questions (Face–to–face workshop available.)
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Explore the importance of text dependency in implementing the Common Core State Standards
- View an example of the use of text dependent questions
- Study the Reading standards as they relate to text dependency
- Distinguish between text dependent questions and non-text dependent questions and apply understanding
- Connect to the core curriculum
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California's Common Core State Standards: Disciplinary Literacy (Face–to–face workshop available.)
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Review the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects.
- Define disciplinary literacy.
- Explore the importance of disciplinary literacy.
- Explore an instructional strategy to support literacy in all disciplines.
- Plan to implement the strategy.
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Mathematics Courses
California's Common Core State Standards: Standards for Mathematical Practice (Face–to–face workshop available.)
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Connect the current structure of a balanced mathematics program with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice.
- Investigate instructional tasks as related to the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
- Explore how their adopted instructional materials support the transition to the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
- Identify starting points for beginning implementation of the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
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Fractions in the Common Core State Standards (Face–to–face workshop available.)
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Explore fractions in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
- Develop an understanding of fractions as a number, fractions on the number line, equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, and ordering fractions as seen in the CCSS.
- Explore the progression of fractions in the CCSS.
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California's Common Core State Standards: Strategies to Engage Students in Mathematical Discourse (Face–to–face workshop available.)
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Explore the shifts in instruction with the Common Core State Standards.
- Examine components of interactive problem solving.
- Learn strategies to help students have productive collaborative conversations.
- Explore how to use these strategies with your adopted instructional materials.
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21st Century Learning
Implementing Common Core State Standards in a Flipped Classroom
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Examine what is a flipped classroom
- Explore the connection between a flipped classroom, the common core state standards, and college and career readiness
- Explore examples of flipped classrooms in action
- Plan how to start flipping your classroom
- Plan how to start flipping your Common Core State Standards (CCSS) lesson
- Plan how to start implementing CCSS in your flipped classroom
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Understanding Depth of Knowledge
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Build the background for Depth of Knowledge (DOK).
- Compare Webb's Depth of Knowledge and Bloom's Taxonomy.
- Explore the Cognitive Rigor Matrix.
- Practice applying levels of DOK to different types of tasks and assessments.
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Available courses
Getting to Know the Common Core State Standards
- 1-hour course FREE
- The goals and key features of the Common Core State Standards Initiative
- The structure and organization of the Common Core State Standards
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Increasing Academic Literacy: Informational Text in the Common Core State Standards
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Informational text and why it is important to students' success
- The structures and features of informational text and importance of explicit instruction
- How informational text connects to the core curriculum
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Common Core Standards: Text-Dependent Questions
- 2-hour course (Only $25)
- Explore the importance of text dependency in implementing the Common Core State Standards
- View an example of the use of text dependent questions
- Study the Reading standards as they relate to text dependency
- Distinguish between text dependent questions and non-text dependent questions and apply understanding
- Connect to the core curriculum
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Contact Us
For more information, contact:
Monica Abeyta
916-228-2559
mabeyta@scoe.net