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SUHSD Tech Showcase 2017 has ended
SUHSD Teachers, you are invited to a hands-on technology conference designed and conducted by our own SUHSD teachers.

Here is your chance to discuss, learn and practice in a supportive, hands-on environment.
Sign-up only for the sessions you want.  Space is limited.
You will be paid for each technology session you attend.
Chromebooks will be provided, but if you want, bring your own laptop/tablet/Chromebook. 

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Thursday, January 5
 

8:30am

Utilizing Chromebooks in a Math Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Prerequisites:
Participants need to have a basic understanding of using Google Sheets and some idea about how to use Google Classroom. They also need to be able to use their Chromebooks. 

Description:

We will be spending time learning how to use Chromebooks in a Math setting. We will explore using Sheets as a means to set up worksheets, tasks, and RSG for Math 1. We will also explore using Google Forms for creating Exit tickets and assessments. 

Objectives:
Create a document in Sheets for use in Math 1, assign that sheet in Google Classroom, and do the same with a Google Form.

Presenters
avatar for Steve Zenk

Steve Zenk

Salinas High School
Married, one kid


Thursday January 5, 2017 8:30am - 10:45am
Rm 407

8:30am

Fostering Strong Digital Citizenship Across the SUHSD
Limited Capacity seats available

Prerequisite:
Teaching digital citizenship to our students is a vital skill applicable to all teachers - both novice and veteran.

Description:
With increased expectations of students using digital tools comes increased responsibility to teach digital citizenship. Join your colleagues in an interactive exploration of what being a strong digital citizen entails, and how we can foster that mindset in our students, Grades 7-12 across the curriculum.

Objectives:
Teachers will:
*Gain a strong understanding of the 4 foci of digital citizenship
* Review SUHSD data on the state of digital citizenship in the district
*Identify ways to strengthen the development of students' digital citizenship within our respective subject areas.
*Develop lesson plans / best practices to integrate digital citizenship for use in our own classrooms. These teacher-generated resources can become part of our district's Best Practices Lesson Bank

Presenters
avatar for Natalie Bernasconi

Natalie Bernasconi

English teacher, Salinas Union High District
I've taught for over 25 years, including 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 11th grades, plus undergrad, master's level f2f and online courses. I'm an English teacher by profession, but also have a passion for technology and for digital citizenship. I believe strongly in the power of collaboration... Read More →


Thursday January 5, 2017 8:30am - 10:45am
Rm 409

8:30am

Flipping Your Classroom Made Easy
Limited Capacity full

Prerequisite:
Basic knowledge of being able to navigate through a computer is needed, how to log into accounts, save, etc.

Description:

Learn how to utilize Google Classroom, YouTube, Padlet, and Google Forms to flip your classroom. Your lessons will demonstrate equity between all learners and your lessons will be student centered. Your role in the classroom becomes an expert facilitator and the time you spend with your students is quality. 

Objectives:
Students will experience a lesson that utilizes Google Classroom, YouTube, Padlet and Google Forms. Students will be able to develop their own lesson incorporating this technology into their lesson. Students will learn how to film their lesson, upload it to a computer, edit it, and publish it to YouTube. 

Presenters
avatar for Cheralynn Johnston

Cheralynn Johnston

Art Teacher, Salinas High School
Hi! Here is a link to my Facebook page where I have been posting my lessons. https://www.facebook.com/stickfigureart1


Thursday January 5, 2017 8:30am - 12:00pm
Rm 401

11:00am

The 4Cs Playground
Limited Capacity filling up

Prerequisites:
A Chromebook or laptop.

Description:

Creativity, Critical thinking, Collaboration, and Communication (aka the 4C's) have been identified as essential skills for the 21st Century. Technology can amplify the development of these skills in our students.

Objectives:
Participants will be able to collaborate and think critically to create and communicate classroom activities and/or lesson ideas that reinforce the 4C’s!

Presenters
avatar for Rob Appel

Rob Appel

Educational Technologist, Salinas Union High School District
Rob Appel is an educational technology TOSA for the Salinas Union High School District. This is his 20th year in education. He is an advocate for using technology to enhance and transform learning and teaching. He has taught social studies, web design, and digital video production... Read More →


Thursday January 5, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rm 408

11:00am

Digitize Your Cornell Notes
Limited Capacity full

Prerequisites:
Teachers should have a basic understanding of being able to open and copy a google doc. More advanced features will be available for those who have higher level of understanding for google docs.

Description:

Dread Cornell Note taking? Think of it as a boring way to waste class time? Not anymore! During this session we will be using Google Docs to convert standard cornell notes to a digital format that will be interactive to increase student motivation. This session will walk through how to revise cornell notes in google docs using both the editing mode as well as the more advanced suggestion mode. This will include how to share notes between students and have them gain experience in revising someone elses notes. Anyone of any experience level can learn and extend upon this activity!

Objectives:
Teacher will understand the revision process of cornell notes and why it is important for student information retention.
Teacher will be able to go through the revision process for cornell notes on google docs using editing mode.
Teachers will be able to share notes and revise another students notes using suggestion mode.

Presenters
avatar for Tiana Mohondro

Tiana Mohondro

Science Teacher, ESMS


Thursday January 5, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rm 406
 
Friday, January 6
 

8:30am

Utilizing Chromebooks in a Math Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Prerequisites:
Participants need to have a basic understanding of using Google Sheets and some idea about how to use Classroom. They also need to be able to use their Chromebooks. 

Description:

We will be spending time learning how to use Chromebooks in a Math setting. We will explore using Sheets as a means to set up worksheets, tasks, and RSG for Math 1. We will also explore using Google Forms for creating Exit tickets and assessments. 

Objectives:
Create a document in Sheets for use in Math 1, assign that sheet in Google Classroom, and do the same with a Google Form.

Presenters
avatar for Steve Zenk

Steve Zenk

Salinas High School
Married, one kid


Friday January 6, 2017 8:30am - 10:45am
Rm 407

9:45am

Digitize Your Cornell Notes
Limited Capacity seats available

Prerequisites:
Teachers should have a basic understanding of being able to open and copy a google doc. More advanced features will be available for those who have higher level of understanding for google docs.

Description:

Dread Cornell Note taking? Think of it as a boring way to waste class time? Not anymore! During this session we will be using Google Docs to convert standard cornell notes to a digital format that will be interactive to increase student motivation. This session will walk through how to revise cornell notes in google docs using both the editing mode as well as the more advanced suggestion mode. This will include how to share notes between students and have them gain experience in revising someone elses notes. Anyone of any experience level can learn and extend upon this activity!

Objectives:
Teacher will understand the revision process of cornell notes and why it is important for student information retention.
Teacher will be able to go through the revision process for cornell notes on google docs using editing mode.
Teachers will be able to share notes and revise another students notes using suggestion mode.

Presenters
avatar for Tiana Mohondro

Tiana Mohondro

Science Teacher, ESMS


Friday January 6, 2017 9:45am - 10:45am
Rm 406

11:00am

Digitize Your Cornell Notes
Limited Capacity filling up

Prerequisites:
Teachers should have a basic understanding of being able to open and copy a google doc. More advanced features will be available for those who have higher level of understanding for google docs.

Description:

Dread Cornell Note taking? Think of it as a boring way to waste class time? Not anymore! During this session we will be using Google Docs to convert standard cornell notes to a digital format that will be interactive to increase student motivation. This session will walk through how to revise cornell notes in google docs using both the editing mode as well as the more advanced suggestion mode. This will include how to share notes between students and have them gain experience in revising someone elses notes. Anyone of any experience level can learn and extend upon this activity!

Objectives:
Teacher will understand the revision process of cornell notes and why it is important for student information retention.
Teacher will be able to go through the revision process for cornell notes on google docs using editing mode.
Teachers will be able to share notes and revise another students notes using suggestion mode.

Presenters
avatar for Tiana Mohondro

Tiana Mohondro

Science Teacher, ESMS


Friday January 6, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Rm 406