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Sessions

Mark Ziesmer

4 C's

Keep students 100% engaged using the 4Cs with some of my favorite demos to illustrate concepts from chemistry, and math graphing skills measuring things like sound wave length and air pressure. Appropriate for grades 7-12, including the not-so-advanced students.

My favorite chemistry and math lessons

Susan Monge and Michelle Gomez

4 C's

Do your students struggle with basic number sense? Do you dream of having students share strategies and their thinking in math? Are you longing for problem solvers and critical thinkers? Then this presentation is for you! We will be presenting how to use math notebooks in your classroom to build number sense. Your students will finally understand fractions, decimals, and be able to justify their answers. Sixth-grade students will be there showing you their magic.

Teach math like a Rockstar!

James Gaier

4 C's

Please use google classroom code Y2icu and read and explore World Monuments game assignment and see if this workshop interests you. There are pdf files of 57 world monuments in color and black and white FREE that you can share with your colleagues. Made in Hesperia by Hesperia students and myself. HUSD print shop can print quiz cards or booklets or you can print your self unlimited copies. Samples will be on hand to use. This class is beneficial for teachers of history, world history, art, elementary and secondary any content. I intend to use interactive activities and game to promote global awareness of cultural importance. You can modify my unit to teach any content. It is the Ginsu knife, sham wow, oxy clean (infomercials) of education, not as good as a swiss army knife though. lol. ( Young teachers plz google) . Flashcards, text booklet, coffee table art. You can modify these cards any way you wish. Everyone is welcome.

World Monuments Games 2.0

Hannah Plourde

4 C's

Using GoogleEarth to apply the 4 C's, synthesize learning across content areas, and evoke elaborate responses in writing and speaking.

Deepening Learning with GoogleEarth

Stephanie White and Shauna Balleweg

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

Hyperdocs are an easy way to engage your students. They can be used in lower and upper grades.

Using Hyperdocs in the Classroom

Haley Lussenden

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

This is a brief showcase and workshop aimed at teaching educators how to create visually appealing and engaging Google slides presentations and hyper-docs for the classroom.

Sensational Slides

Lisa Chavez and Jennifer Goodman

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

Students can store/ display their creativity with a digital portfolio. See work samples of google sites from my 4th-grade classroom.

Digital portfolios (Google sites)

Melissa King

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

Students and Teachers can easily create an application using the very familiar platform of Google Slides. This is great for teacher-created units, parent resources, or even a student’s showcase of knowledge. Only basic skills in Google Slides required.

Make an App for THAT!

Melissa King

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

Students are often asked to write about places after researching them, but they never actually have the opportunity to visit the location. Come and take a trip with me on a virtual journey to discover how to increase engagement and offer a deeper understanding of writing.

Experience Writing with Google Earth

Megan Tison and Darlene Matthews

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

Participants will be engaged in creating Quizlet activities in order to promote students' skill-set.
Come and join our unique learning environment in order to create a more collaborative and interactive classroom environment!

Quizlet for Beginners

Tim Vandenberg and Shannon Ward

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

How would you like your students to grow an AVERAGE of 95 points on the CAASPP State Math Test? That, too, can be your students' reality after you learn to harness the life-changing power of Mastery Learning with Khan Academy. Two fellow-teachers & acting Khan Academy Ambassadors are here to help you make this happen! If you haven't checked out the new turbo-charged Khan Academy recently, your students are missing out!

Mastery Learning through Khan Academy

Lia Gyore

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

Learn how and why to add green screen activities to your and your students' repertoire of summative projects using the DoInk app.

Green Screening with DoInk

Rachel Rees and Becca King

Accelerating Learning Through Technology

Flipgrid for Beginners- Flipgrid is a free interactive program that teachers can use with their students. The students use a link, usually in a classroom sent by the teacher, to record their opinion, answer, thoughts, feelings, etc on a topic. This is done using the Chromebook. The teacher can access the videos. This program is easy to use, takes a short amount of time, and is engaging for all learners. This is another way to address the 4th C-Communication, because links can be made public or shareable across platforms. It is a fun, versatile way to easily assess and give each student a voice. (We recommend bringing a laptop or Chromebook to this session.)

Flipgrid Fever

Honey Betancourt

Literacy

Teachers will gain insight into the promotion of visual literacy by utilizing graphic novels in the ELA classroom.

Consuming, Curating and Creating with Graphic Novels

Krista Rodriguez

Other

How to incorporate SpEd students in a General Education Classroom

Inclusive Teaching

Cindy Ruiz and Robin Thomas

Other

Let’s acknowledge that our students walk into our classrooms with the cultural capital of their own. Although they may share physical similarities, their norms and communities may be different. We will discuss ways to understand and support cultural diversity in our classrooms.

Cultivating Empathetic Teachers for Diverse Scholars

Jeni Boulanger

Student Engagement/ PBL

Don’t be fooled by the title -- National History Day (NHD) is not a project solely for the history classroom. Teachers from grades 4-12, in social sciences and English/Language Arts, will find relevancy. WARNING: National History Day can be addicting! Once you participate in it, it’s hard to imagine teaching without it. Learn about it from a teacher and students that have seen incredible results.

PBL with NHD -- It’s Life-Changing!

Michael Aguilar

Student Engagement/ PBL

This presentation is my journey from traditional instruction to PBL based learning to student-directed learning. I stopped teaching in class two years ago and my students are moving higher on the DOK and five C's. There's no secret method or pedagogy that I discovered and it's not something you can buy on Amazon. Join in for a look at whats happening at Ranchero Middle School! I'll present a step by step guide on why, what, and how to stop being a speedbump to student success. If I can do it so can you!

Stop Teaching and They Will Learn!

Leah Ott and Janet Orloski

Student Engagement/ PBL

Increase student engagement by creating your own DESMOS activity. Bring your laptop and be prepared to create an interactive lesson for Monday morning.

Designing with DESMOS

Michelle Trujillo

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

is an interactive workshop that will engage participants in a desire to create an atmosphere within the school community that emphasizes a philosophy based on social and emotional learning. This presentation is specifically designed to introduce the five competencies of SEL through the lens of the adults, as well as the pupils, within the school community.  Throughout this session, attendees will have an opportunity to work together to identify SEL educator behaviors as well as school-wide integration and explicit teaching strategies. Start with the Heart; Igniting Hope in Schools through Social and Emotional Learning (Corwin, 2019) is Michelle’s new book based on which this session is based.

Start with the Heart; Igniting Hope in Schools through Social and Emotional Learning! Link to Presentation

Maq McNair

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

Maq's Yakety-Yak about Social Emotional Learning to Further Initiate Engagement in Students:
~An honest, passionate, thoughtful, pedagogical discussion-filled look at how Social Emotional Learning and self-awareness can impact the learning and engagement of a generation of scholars through relationship building, good citizenship, and character one classroom at a time!!

MY SELFIES...

Noreen Gonzalez and Jennifer Mestas

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

Discuss how trauma affects learning and behavior. One tool available to teachers is the use of brain breaks!

Brain Breaks!

Christina Schoenberger and Paula Kondratko

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

Structures to put in place to encourage a classroom of helpfulness and kindness

Building A School Family

Paula Kondratko and Tom Kerman

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

Learn proactive and reactive strategies using a SEL lens to make your classroom run more smoothly.

You Gotta Reach 'Em to Teach 'Em

Teri McCollum

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

Participate in multiple activities to up your social-emotional learning game. Take these simple yet effective social-emotional learning strategies back to our classroom room on Monday. 

Simple Ways to Support SEL in the Classroom at any Level

Noella Harrie

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, emotions, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment with openness and curiosity. It has a variety of research-backed impacts, including a reduction in stress, and improvements in job satisfaction, emotional regulation, and focus. Learn how to incorporate these techniques into your own daily life as well as your classroom to enhance classroom management, focus, and self-regulation skills.

Mindfulness for Educators 2.0

Elizabeth Garcia

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

This session is ideal for anyone looking to create a classroom climate built on clear consistent expectations while prioritizing empathy and cultivating a culture of communication and conflict resolution. In this session, teachers will leave with strategies to manage student behavior using the restorative justice approach as well as ways to create and foster a strong classroom climate built on relationships. Based on the book "Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice", this session is a must for new and experienced teachers looking to re-examine the way we look at "traditional discipline."

Creating a Culture of Empathy using Restorative Justice Practices

Donald Wilkinson

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

The presentation will focus on the power of relationships in the learning process. The key ingredient to all learning and student success begins with the connection! Participants will leave with tools to put to use Monday morning with parents, colleagues, and students.

Relationships-The Bridge to Success

Chris Seybert, Alicia Bonnett, and Meagan Kelly

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

Is Johnny still causing issues in class no matter how many detentions, ALCs and/or suspensions he gets? Are you interested in adding new school discipline tools to your toolbelt that could help students, your classroom and your school site? If so, this is where you want to be! In this breakout, we will cover how SEL strategies can increase student accountability and have a profound positive impact on the 5th C, Character! So come on in and let's talk 5Cs, SEL, Accountability and new strategies that actually work!

Embracing the Why, What Works When Traditional School Discipline Doesn't

Hannah Plourde

Social/

Emotional/

Behavioral Support

In this session, you will be actively involved in learning how to facilitate one of the core routines in developing a Responsive Classroom; the Morning Meeting! Morning Meetings give students a consistent time and place every day to explore and practice social skills and to merge social, emotional, and academic learning. Morning Meeting also nurtures empathy by offering students an opportunity to practice taking care of others. Join us for this fun, engaging session full of resources and routines you can implement in your classroom on Monday to set a tone for respectful and engaged learning in a climate of trust!    

Classroom Structures that Establish Empathy