Summer Academy

We want to help you get started with Passport!

We offer webinars that help teachers at all comfort levels so that every teacher can maximize the Passport experience for their students. Sign up below to choose a time that’s convenient for you, and check back often – we’re going to be adding to the course list throughout the year.

Passport Academy courses

All courses are free and require advance registration.

Novice

Passport Introduction1 hour

This course is designed for teachers who are new to Passport or who have access to Passport, but who may need a review of the updated student engagement activities, resources, or tools available. This training course is necessary to understanding the foundational elements of Passport prior to implementation. It may also be used for teachers who are comfortable with one section of Passport and would like to begin exploring more of what Passport has to offer.

This session includes:

  • Explanation of student engagement types
  • Teacher account navigation
  • Review of teacher and student resources
  • Basic implementation overview of Passport with curriculum
  • Demo Course creation
  • Rostering of student
  • Passport Functions1 hour

    This course is designed for teachers who are ready to begin using Passport in class and with their students or who need a review of the updated basic functionality. Participants in this course should have either already attended the Novice Passport Introduction course or be familiar with the elements of that course in order to fully understand topics covered here.

    This session includes:

  • eBook navigation and interactive elements
  • Basic functions and setup
  • Assigning basics for teachers
  • Student processes
  • Basic evaluating functions
  • Beginning strategies for implementation
  • Intermediate

    Intermediate Passport Implementation1 hour

    This course is designed for teachers who have been using some functions of Passport and are ready to review updates and implement more. Participants in this course should have completed both Novice course or have utilized basic assigning and evaluating functions with success on their own. This course will contain a review of student engagement activities, resources, and tools available, but the course will focus on creating activity types and implementing multiple Passport tools.

    This session includes:

  • Review of student engagement types
  • Review of basic teacher functions
  • Review of locating resources
  • Demo student account use
  • Intermediate assigning and evaluating functions
  • Share & Custom activity creation
  • Personalized lesson creation
  • Continuing strategies for implementation
  • Advanced

    Advanced Passport Functions1 hour

    This course is designed for teachers who have completed Novice and Intermediate courses or feel comfortable working in Passport and would like to learn more about personalizing Passport tools for their curriculum goals and their students’ needs as well as implementing Passport in a variety of ways inside and outside the classroom. Participants in this course should feel comfortable navigating Passport, assigning activities, and evaluating work. This course will address advanced functions and methodology for differentiation, activity creation, and lesson bundles in the updated environment.

    This session includes:

  • Brief review of student engagement activities
  • Brief review of basic functions, navigation, and resources
  • Advanced assigning and evaluating functions
  • Differentiating with Passport
  • Share, Perform, Custom activity, and Lesson creation
  • Methodology for customization and activity bundles
  • Novice-Advanced

    What’s New?30 min.

    This school year, Passport will contain new features and functions to make your classroom experience better than ever! This webinar is best suited for experienced Passport teachers who want a review of everything new.

    This webinar will review these exciting updates and new features:

  • The student interface
  • Filtering options
  • Archiving
  • Assigning functions
  • My Lessons enhancements
  • Messaging
  • Flipgrid updates
  • Computer Science

    Zulama (and Proto) Transition to Passport1 hour

    This course is designed for Zulama teachers who are transitioning to the Passport platform. This course will provide an overview of basic Passport functionality to help teachers up get up and running as quickly as possible. Teachers will experience a walk-through of new features available in Passport as well as changes to previous computer science features. This training course is necessary to understanding the foundational elements of computer science in Passport prior to implementation.

    This session includes:

  • Teacher account navigation
  • Basic functions and setup
  • Course creation
  • Rostering of students
  • Review of teacher and student resources
  • eBook navigation and interactive elements
  • Assigning basics for teachers

  • Basic evaluating functions
  • New Passport features
  • Changes from Zulama
  • Novice-Advanced

    Overview/Q & A1 hour

    Live help with any questions about Passport.

    Note: Courses can be also delivered at the district level. To schedule a course or series of courses for your district, contact the Connect Team at connect@emcschool.com.