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Session 4 [clear filter]
Saturday, April 8

1:55pm PDT

(CANCELLED) - School Leadership with Mobile Technology


K12 Development Executive, Apple Inc.

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:55pm - 2:55pm PDT
Room 212

1:55pm PDT

Digital Storytelling: Amplifying Student Voice and Choice
Digital storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative, media and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, Information, experience & insights

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Lemarr Treadwell

2017-2018 MIE-Expert & Trainer, Microsoft
Microsoft Innovative Training Partner

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:55pm - 2:55pm PDT
Room 204

1:55pm PDT

Having Fun with Gamified Staff PD and Classroom Learning!
PD that is fun and exciting? I'll share a gamified PD program that I created to encourage everyone in my district to not only learn more about Google, but also how to integrate it while building a supportive and collaborative community. Can be applied in the classroom too!

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Christina Whitmire

District Ed Tech ToSA, Oakley Union Elementary School District
Teaching is my passion and I continue to learn everyday! I have almost 25 years of experience teaching almost every grade level, in both traditional and charter, online school settings. Currently, I’m the Ed Tech ToSA in the Oakley Union Elementary School District. I look forward... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:55pm - 2:55pm PDT
Room 206

1:55pm PDT

Major League Sports & EdTech to Teach Students Critical Skills
EverFi has partnered with the NHL, the MLB, and the NFL to teach students critical skills at no cost to schools. Join this session and learn about integrating EverFi's newest courses into your class. Future Goals: Hockey Scholar STEM program (grades 4-7): A 3 hour online learning course sponsored by the NHL San Jose Sharks that covers core math and science concepts such as analysis of geometric constructions and how angles are a key component of the game of hockey, states of matter, examination of mass, velocity and kinetic energy and more. Character Playbook: Healthy Relationships (grades 7-9): is a digital course sponsored by the NFL San Francisco 49ers comprised of six lessons that cover key concepts around positive character development, social emotional learning (SEL), and building healthy relationships. The course allows students to engage with true-to-life scenarios that include bystander intervention strategies and positive relationship examples. Summer Slugger (grades 4-5) To prevent this “summer slide,” EverFi has partnered with Major League Baseball to develop a continuous and engaging learning experience that prepares students of all backgrounds to enter the next school year on track. The 18-week program, targeted at 4th to 5th graders, unlocks activities at regular intervals and offers rewards for progress and consistency along the way.

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Caitlin O'Connor

Director, K12 Programs, EverFi, Inc
EVERFI is a digital education platform that provides online resources to educators to teach their students life skills. Thanks to partners that share our mission, these programs are available at no cost to schools. Topics covered include STEM, career exploration, SEL, financial education... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:55pm - 2:55pm PDT
Room 201

1:55pm PDT

Student Leaders = Grant Writers (6-12 grades)

Guidelines for writing successful Student Led Grants with Donor’s Choose.
Learn easy steps to help students develop leadership & grant writing!
Students will
1. create a project,
2. work with the teacher to write the grant including requested materials
3. let potential funders know about their grant

Examine examples of successful grants; draft description of class & prepare template for your student leaders.

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Kay Hones

Librarian, SFUSD
KE Hones is a National Board Credentialed Librarian.

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:55pm - 2:55pm PDT
Room 202

1:55pm PDT

Tech Friendly Formative Assessment in the Age of Privacy
Formative assessment plays an important role in how we individualize instruction in our classroom, but some tools if used inappropriately, could violate student data privacy. Learn about some trustworthy ideas that can take formative assessment in your classroom to new levels.

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Merve Lapus

Sr. Director of Education Outreach, Common Sense Education
Oversees Education Outreach and Professional Development for Common Sense Education, including school adoption, district implementation, parent/community engagement, and strategic education partnerships. Centered on supporting communities to create positive learning cultures around... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:55pm - 2:55pm PDT
Room 203

1:55pm PDT

The Science and Art of Font & Color
Color and fonts make your lessons POP. Learn what scientists and artists know about design elements and how to use them in your classroom. Includes tutorials to make your own.

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Julia Maynard

Hello. I have been teaching sixth grade for twelve years. For the first six years, I was in a self-contained class and then taught history, English, and many various iterations of a tech class. Currently, I am a founding teacher at Willie L. Brown Middle School in San Francisco and... Read More →

Saturday April 8, 2017 1:55pm - 2:55pm PDT
Room 208