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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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Creativity [clear filter]
Thursday, January 5
 

8:30am

What the #%*^ is GAFE?
Limited Capacity filling up

Prerequisites:
This will cover the basics features and will delve into more advanced features incorporating GAfE.

Description:

This session will address Google Apps for Education (GAFE) and how to incorporate them into lessons. This session will mainly focus on google docs, slides, sheets, and drawing to create interactive lessons that are way more then just type in the answer to questions lessons.

Objectives:
Teachers will learn what are google apps for education Teachers will learn how to turn a lesson into a digital format using GAFE Teachers will incorporate multiple google apps together to create a hyperdoc.

Presenters
avatar for Tiana Mohondro

Tiana Mohondro

Science Teacher, ESMS


Thursday January 5, 2017 8:30am - 10:45am
Rm 406

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

9:45am

SAMR Moonshots - Amplifying Technology's Impact on Learning and Teaching
Limited Capacity seats available

Prerequisites:
An interest in exploring how technology uniquely supports learning and teaching.

Description:
SAMR is a framework that teachers can use to consider how they are using technology to support learning.

Objectives:
Participants in this workshop will use the SAMR framework to redefine how they are using technology to support learning.

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 9:45am - 10:45am
Rm 408

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

ePortfolios: a Collaborative Workshop to Design an SUHSD ePortfolio
Limited Capacity seats available

Prerequisites:
Some familiarity with digital tools will facilitate the design process for our ePortfolios, and help us develop protocols and anticipate logistical issues.

Description:

ePortfolios are a superb way for students to demonstrate their growth and to showcase both their skills and their learning, while providing a powerful tool for authentic assessment. If you agree that creating and maintaining an ePortfolio is an idea whose time has officially come for SUHSD, then your help is needed! Join us as we roll up our sleeves and co-create an ePortfolio format that will serve our students well as they become fluent 21st century learners.

Objectives:
Teachers will:
  • Review various purposes and formats for ePortfolios across all content areas 
  • Share our practices of (or ideas for) portfolio development in our respective subject areas & grade levels 
  • Harness Design Thinking concepts to co-create optimal ePortfolio design(s) and best practices for ePortfolio development across the curriculum and across grade levels

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 →
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 →


Friday January 6, 2017 8:30am - 12:00pm
Rm 409

8:30am

Student Produced Videos
Limited Capacity full

Prerequisite:
No previous video editing experience required.

Description
:
Learn how to use WeVideo (the free version) so you can teach students how to produce their own short videos for projects & presentations. 

Objectives:
Participants will be able to create a new project that includes title slides, video, & music. More advanced capabilities will be showcased and discussed (green screen, picture in picture, etc). 

Presenters
avatar for Jessica Rodgers

Jessica Rodgers

Administrator (School Site), Salinas Union High District


Friday January 6, 2017 8:30am - 12:00pm
Rm 401

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