CUSD

Remote Learning

Welcome to our district website that will serve as our hub for resources on Remote Learning. This site provides recommended tools and resources to best meet the needs of our students during their time away from our school sites. This website is intended to only include resources and tools endorsed by our district. Therefore, these are resources for which we will provide technical support and trainings.

Although this website has been established to support our work with Remote Learning, it is planned to transitioned to a website that will support online learning upon our return to our schools. We will also announced trainings, meetings, special events during our time away from school.

Special Events

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

11:00 a.m. Khan Academy with Jesus Huerta (Repeat Session)

11:00 a.m. Remind for ELITS with Fernando Argüelles

2:00 p.m. Google Meet with Jesus Huerta

3:30 p.m. Safe and Secure Virtual Classroom and Video Conference with Zoom with Lucio Padilla Jr.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

11:00 a.m. Newsela with Martha De Lira and Fernando Argüelles

1:00 p.m. Get Ready to Loom with Alysa Teran

2:00 p.m. Kahoot with Jesus Huerta

Thursday, April 2, 2020

11:00 a.m. EdPuzzle with Fernando Argüelles

2:00 p.m. TED Ed with Jesus Huerta

Friday, April 3, 2020

11:00 a.m. Seesaw with Fernando Argüelles

2:00 p.m. Ed Camp Jam Session with Lucio Padilla Jr.


PAST Events

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

11:00 a.m. EPIC: Best Practices with Jesus Huerta

EPIC is a digital library for kids 12 and under. Training will include all of the basics plus the newly available Free Remote Student Access that can be provided by the Teacher. (Capacity 100) Check your email for details on how to join.

2:00 p.m. Remind Training for Teachers with Fernando Argüelles

This training is for teachers who are new to Remind, our district’s school-to-home and home-to-school communication tool. (Capacity: 1,000) Check your email for details on how to join.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020


10:00 a.m. Computer Science with Code.org with Fernando Argüelles

Learn how to create your classroom dashboard and provided computer science lessons to your students!

11:00 a.m. Google Classroom for Beginners with Jesus Huerta

This session is for beginners. How to set up Google Classroom for Remote Learning! (Capacity 100) Check your email for details on how to join.

1:30 p.m. Remote Learning Planning with Lucio Padilla Jr.

Overview of the CUSD Remote Learning Website plus a live brainstorm session with all participants. The possibilities to make a positive impact during our time of “Remote Learning” are amazing. Join in the conversation and planning! (Capacity 1,000) Check your email for details on how to join.

5:00 p.m. Khan Academy for Parents in English with Jesus Huerta

Students can learn anything about everything at their own pace!

6:30 p.m. Entranamiento para padres en Khan Academy con Jesus Huerta

¡Los estudiantes pueden aprender cualquier cosa sobre todo a su propio ritmo!

Thursday, March 19, 2020


10:00 a.m. Zoom PD for Administrators with Lucio Padilla Jr

11:00 a.m. Khan Academy for Teachers with Jesus Huerta

Students can learn anything about everything at their own pace!

2:00 Zoom PD for Special Education Staff with Lucio Padilla Jr

5:00 p.m. Computer Science with Code.org for Parents in English with Fernando Argüelles

6:30 p.m. Ciencias de la Computación con Code.org para Padres en Español con Fernando Argüelles

5:00 p.m. Remote Learning for Parents Training in English

6:30 p.m. Entranamiento para padres en Aprendizaje a Distancia

Monday, March 23, 2020

11:00 a.m. Google Classroom for Special Education Staff with Jesus Huerta

11:00 a.m. Zoom PD for Teachers with Fernando Argüelles

2:00 p.m. Epic: Best Practices with Jesus Huerta (Repeat Session from March 17)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

11:00 a.m. Class Dojo for Teachers with Fernando Argüelles

2:00 p.m. Screencastify for Teachers with Jesus Huerta

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

11:00 a.m. Scratch Jr for Teachers with Fernando Argüelles

2:00 p.m. Gimkit for Teachers with Jesus Huerta

Thursday, March 26, 2020

11:00 a.m. Flipgrid for Teachers with Fernando Argüelles

2:00 p.m. Quizizz for Teacher with Jesus Huerta

3:30 p.m. Digital Citizenship for Parents in English with Norma Gamez

5:00 p.m. Ciudadanía Digital para Padres en Español con Norma Gamez

Friday, March 27, 2020

2:00 p.m. Ed Camp Jam Session with Lucio Padilla jr.