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Wednesday, July 20
 

9:30am PDT

Kick-off Event
Join us for a quick morning welcome session to orient yourself to how the schedule works and to make sure you know where to go and what to do for each session you attend.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Wednesday July 20, 2022 9:30am - 9:45am PDT
Virtual

9:45am PDT

The Hub - Questions & Support From Your Friendly Neighborhood Ed Techs
Have a question? Have a technical issue? Need support? Please join this Google Meet to get help from Jen or company.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Wednesday July 20, 2022 9:45am - 3:35pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Formative! Assessing with Technology
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will introduce a free online platform called Formative that works for all subjects. This platform allows teachers create assessments or assignments (individually or collaboratively) where students can work on problems in multiple formats (multiple choice, fill in the blank, showing work, audio response, etc) or combination of these formats. Formative will also grade these assignments for you and will significantly reduce your grading time.

For all subjects

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Gamification, Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Formative (free version)

Speakers
SN

Servando Narvaez

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

I am Going to Tell Your Mom!
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to communicate with parents using Blackboard, Remind and Talking Points. Learn about the pros and cons of each, so you can make an informed decision.

For all subject areas

Communication, Feedback

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Blackboard (BB) Connect, Remind.com

Speakers
avatar for Paul Scavo

Paul Scavo

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

The choice is yours!
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session we will look at using choiceboards in various aspects of your classroom and lesson design. These choiceboards can be ways that students engage in lessons, complete assessments, or extension activities. This can be used in both in person as well as in Distance Learning.

For all subject areas

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Gamification, Creativity Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Speakers
avatar for Tiana Mohondro

Tiana Mohondro

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

ACEs, PACEs, and Student Success
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will address how complex trauma manifests in student behavior regulation and learning processes. We will also discuss how to activate resilience and support student success. Participants will not only learn theory, but will learn practical approaches to overcome the barriers to learning created by childhood trauma.

For all subject areas

SEL, Student Engagement

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Fleming

Matthew Fleming

Teacher, former principal and district administrator, Mount Toro Continuation High School


Wednesday July 20, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Adobe Express and Canva: Digital Posters, Videos, and Web Pages
Limited Capacity filling up

Adobe Express and Canva are websites that allow students to easily create posters, videos, presentations, and web pages. Students express their knowledge of a topic creatively through digital creations.

For all subject areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Adobe Express (free, website based, formally known as Adobe Spark), Canva (free accounts, free educator accounts, district education licensing pending)

Speakers
avatar for Steve Brau

Steve Brau

Teacher - English, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Riding the Wakelet Wave
Limited Capacity seats available

You will learn the ins and outs of Wakelet. How to use Wakelet in your class as well as for your personal use. A fun and simple way to curate, collaborate, app smash, and more. Learn new ways for students to do work, create profiles and for you to deliver lessons.

For all subject areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Wakelet (free, website based)

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie DeYoung

Stephanie DeYoung

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
I am the teacher-librarian at EAHS. I have worked in school libraries for over 16 years. I have my MSLIS from Syracuse University and one of my favorite courses was the Digital Forensic Class taught by the retired FBI Director of the Cyber Crime Team.I love collaborating with others... Read More →



Wednesday July 20, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Students need civic education now! Students need YOU to help!!!
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on how to integrate action civics into any classroom and any grade level. We will explore a multitude of resources from our partners at the Mikva Challenge to the Integrated Action Civics cohort at UC Berkeley and more! This workshop is right for anyone that wants to think and design through engaging young people in transforming the ir communities and world for better!

For All Subject Areas

Civic Education, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication

Speakers
avatar for Mark Gomez

Mark Gomez

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
Mark Gomez currently serves as the History & Social Science Curriculum Specialist for the Salinas Union High School District. Mark has taught both middle and high school history for the last 15 years. He has also taught within teacher education programs at UCLA, Antioch University... Read More →


Wednesday July 20, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

11:15am PDT

Experimental Design with Chemix
Limited Capacity seats available

Chemix is a free, online experimental design tool that supports visual communication with tech. To teach how experiments actually work, students can engage with Chemix to create a visual representation of their design using an easy, drag-and-drop interface. All science, STEAM, and PBL classrooms can benefit, and NGS 1 teachers have multiple opportunities to employ Chemix in their classrooms this year.

Subject Area: All Science Educators

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Critical Thinking, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Chemix (free, website based)

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

President & Founder, EduChange
Catherine Saldutti has over 29 years of experience in secondary education, and has served as a teacher, administrator, professional development provider, program evaluator, and instructional designer. She founded EduChange in 2000 to fundamentally reimagine and redesign the systems... Read More →

Sponsors

Wednesday July 20, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

11:15am PDT

Make Your Syllabus Sizzle
Limited Capacity filling up

Update your syllabus by showcasing the district expectations of Innovation, Equity, and Achievement utilizing evidenced based practices. Rationale will be provided. If interested time will also be included to start your own draft.

For All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Creativity Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Speakers
JR

Jeannie Roland

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

11:15am PDT

Renaissance Suite Overview
Limited Capacity filling up

Overview of Renaissance products and how they work together: Star, Accelerated Reader, Freckle, and myON.

ELA, ELD, Math

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Star Math, Star Reading, Freckle (MS Math only), Accelerated Reader, myON. All district licensed according to subject area usage.

Meeting Password: 319351

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Wednesday July 20, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

myON Overview – Personalized Reading Practice
Limited Capacity filling up

· Identify and utilize myON’s key features to introduce platform to students
· Introduce available content and embedded scaffolds to students
· Define best practices for implementing myON in school · Access additional support resources that are available

Subject Areas: ELA/ELD but all welcome

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: myON (distict-wide license)

Meeting Password: 319351

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Wednesday July 20, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

TDE - The Drive Edit - Stop asking "Where's my file?!?!" - Organize your Google Drive (Hour 1 of 2)
Limited Capacity full

**If this session is full, there is a duplicate session Friday morning.

Is your Google Drive a scary place to go? Do you get night terrors just thinking about trying to find a file or organize it? Fear not! The Drive Edit is here! While maybe not as cool as the TV show it's borrowing inspiration from, learning to get your drive under control may give you as much peace as a rainbow organized pantry!

An optional work & share hour is available for those who attend this session (see Sched at 2:30pm).

All Subject Areas

Productivity, Technology Integration, Collaboration, Communication

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Google Drive, Google Workspace

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Wednesday July 20, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Classrooms
Limited Capacity seats available

You may have heard of the SDGs (also known as the Global Goals), but do you know how to use them as a classroom framework for contextualized, interdisciplinary learning? Making connections and seeing the world through personal, local and global lenses are key ingredients for learner-centered classrooms. The SDGs may just be a framework that can support the more holistic learning you crave for your classroom. All subjects and levels welcome!

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

President & Founder, EduChange
Catherine Saldutti has over 29 years of experience in secondary education, and has served as a teacher, administrator, professional development provider, program evaluator, and instructional designer. She founded EduChange in 2000 to fundamentally reimagine and redesign the systems... Read More →

Sponsors

Wednesday July 20, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Fantastic Fast Feedback: Nearpod in the Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to turn boring, teacher-centric Google Slideshows into fun, interactive, and safe learning environments with Nearpod. Learn how to set up your lesson, play with the features, how to push out lessons to the students, and how to assess learning both during class, and after through session reports. Bring your favorite Direct instruction slideshow or build something all new in our sandbox session!

All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, Assessment, 4C's, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Nearpod (District-wide license)

Speakers
SE

Stephen Elliott

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District



Wednesday July 20, 2022 1:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

How I Learned to Slow the Drop-out Rate and Love SEL in My Classroom.
Limited Capacity filling up

Did you know that almost 1 in 6 adults in California and 1 in 3 in the Salinas area have not graduated high school? Join us as we learn from an award-winning high school equivalency instructor just what it takes to keep the most challenging and challenged students in our classrooms and on the road to success. In this two-hour course, we will explore the importance of applying social-emotional learning principles in the classroom and how connection impacts retention, graduation, and transition.

For All Subject Areas


SEL, Student Engagement

Speakers
AT

Amaral, Tim

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 1:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Ways to Support your Teachers with Student Engagement - Paraprofessionals & Behavior Specialists (but all welcome)
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will look at different ways for paraprofessionals, behavior specialists, and other staff to support teachers during class time with keeping students engage and managing classroom behavior.

Target Audience: Paraprofessionals and Behavior Specialists - but all are welcome!

SWD, SEL, Student Engagement, Collaboration, Communication, Productivity

Speakers
avatar for Robbyn Wood

Robbyn Wood

Behavior Analyst, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 1:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

2:30pm PDT

myON – Making Literacy Connections Through Projects
Limited Capacity filling up

· Discuss the central role of literacy in learning both content and thinking skills
· Introduce tips for specific content searches and create literacy activities that connect with standards and with curriculum
· Access the Project Cloud by searching the myON community for existing projects shared by other educators
· Identify best practices for using projects, such as adding objectives and tasks, to meet the needs of diverse learners

Subject Areas: ELA, ELD

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: myON (District-wide license)

Meeting Password: 319351

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Wednesday July 20, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

2:30pm PDT

Quizizz -- Learn, Compete, Have Fun
Limited Capacity full

Quizizz will allow you to have student paced formative assessments in a competitive, engaging, and fun way. The teacher can provide immediate feedback to the students about their scores. The teacher will receive detailed reports for every quiz assigned, which can be downloaded as a spreadsheet.

All Subject Areas

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Gamification, Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Quizziz (free version, website based)

Speakers
SN

Servando Narvaez

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Wednesday July 20, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

2:30pm PDT

TDE (Hour 2 of 2 - Only for Participants of Hour 1) - The Drive Edit - Optional work & share time
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants from the first hour of "TDE - The Drive Edit" will have an opportunity to use what they learned to organize their drive and showcase their successes.

Please only add this session if you are also attending the first hour TDE session at 1:15.

All Subject Areas

Productivity, Technology Integration, Collaboration, Communication

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Google Drive, Google Workspace

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Wednesday July 20, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual
 
Thursday, July 21
 

9:45am PDT

The Hub - Questions & Support From Your Friendly Neighborhood Ed Techs
Have a question? Have a technical issue? Need support? Please join this Google Meet to get help from Jen or company.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Thursday July 21, 2022 9:45am - 3:35pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

AR - Getting Started
Limited Capacity seats available

· Plan how Accelerated Reader will work in the classroom
· Introduce students to Accelerated Reader
· Connect students to books/articles that are appropriate to their interests and abilities

Subject Areas: ELA, ELD, All Subject Areas

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Accelerated Reader (District-wide license)

Meeting Password: 319351

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Thursday July 21, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Synergy ~ It Can Work For You
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to set up Synergy for the beginning of the school year. Teachers will learn were to access student information, create seating charts and get your gradebook set up for the year.

All Subject Areas

Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Synergy

Speakers
avatar for Paul Scavo

Paul Scavo

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Thursday July 21, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Create a Signature With Style Using Canva
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us and make a personalized signature for your email using Canva. Canva is a free-to-use online graphical tool that combines design, photo editing, and layout to help teachers and students create beautifully finished projects.

All subject areas

Speakers
JR

Jeannie Roland

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Thursday July 21, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

DESMOS (Basics + Advanced) -- A Gift for Teachers
Limited Capacity filling up

While most people believe Desmos is mostly used in math, this session will show how to create activities and games that can be used in any subject. The session will also include how to create engaging activities in different subjects. There are also math activities where students will be able to learn about math by self discovery. Desmos can be used in any math including calculus.

All Subject Areas, Math

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Critical Thinking, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Desmos (free)

Speakers
SN

Servando Narvaez

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Thursday July 21, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Is Your Class a Healing Experience?
Limited Capacity filling up

For some students and teachers, the classroom experience can be painful, draining, and often nothing more than a means to an end. How can we support one another as we change that dark narrative to one of healing, openness, and growth? Join Tim Amaral, an award-winning high school equivalency instructor, as he shares what his fantastic students taught him about educational trauma and what it takes to make the classroom a healing place for both the students and the teacher.

All Subject Areas

SEL, Student Engagement

Speakers
AT

Amaral, Tim

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Thursday July 21, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

11:15am PDT

Chromebook Accessibility Tools for All Learners
Limited Capacity full

You may have heard of Assistive Technology tools, but may be unsure how to help students use them on their own devices. If your school issues Chromebooks, it's high time your learners get trained on the accessibility features that they may not know exist. This is a great step toward learner agency and personalization as they work with productivity tools. Come learn from an AT and UDL expert (learner)!

For All Subject Areas

Accessibility, SWD, ELL's, Student Engagement, Technology Integration

Speakers
avatar for Hillary Goldthwait-Fowles, Ph.D. ATP, EduChange

Hillary Goldthwait-Fowles, Ph.D. ATP, EduChange

Accessibility Accomplice, EduChange
Anything related to Universal Design for Learning, Assistive Technology, Accessibility
avatar for Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

President & Founder, EduChange
Catherine Saldutti has over 29 years of experience in secondary education, and has served as a teacher, administrator, professional development provider, program evaluator, and instructional designer. She founded EduChange in 2000 to fundamentally reimagine and redesign the systems... Read More →

Sponsors

Thursday July 21, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

11:15am PDT

Star - Getting Started with Star Computer- Adaptive Assessments
Limited Capacity filling up

· What Star computer-adaptive assessments are, why they should be administered, and how they are different from other assessments
· How the Star scale connects student test performance to learning progressions, resources, standards, and other scores
· How to administer a Star computer-adaptive test with fidelity

Subject Areas: Math, ELA, ELD

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Star Math, Star Reading (District-wide licenses)

Meeting Password: 214939

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Thursday July 21, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Competency-based Assessment and Headrush Learning (NGS 1 teachers only)
Limited Capacity seats available

If you are an NGS 1 teacher and interested in learning more about the competency-based assessment practices that are part of the EduChange program, this session is for you. Competency-based assessment assumes that all students can learn and develop over appropriate timeframes, as long as our assessment structures are designed to support diversity. The Headrush Learning platform will be demo-ed and a sandbox site will be available. NGS 1 teachers learn about next steps to launch Headrush with their classrooms.

Subject area: NGS 1 only

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: EduChange, Headrush (pilot access for NGS 1 teachers only who are piloting Headrush)

Meeting Passcode: MsNrF1

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

President & Founder, EduChange
Catherine Saldutti has over 29 years of experience in secondary education, and has served as a teacher, administrator, professional development provider, program evaluator, and instructional designer. She founded EduChange in 2000 to fundamentally reimagine and redesign the systems... Read More →
avatar for Shane Krukowski, Co-founder/COO, Headrush Learning

Shane Krukowski, Co-founder/COO, Headrush Learning

Co-founder, Headrush Learning
Shane Krukowski is a heutagogy geek, former PBL advisor, and wannabe accordion player. He’s designed, launched, and helped many organizations implement various software platforms, including co-founding Headrush Learning. He was a catalyst for the edCamp movement and has been host... Read More →

Sponsors

Thursday July 21, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Edpuzzle ~ Interactive Videos
Limited Capacity full

Learn how to incorporate videos into your lesson or as a resource for students struggling in your class. You will start with looking at how it works and at the end you will be creating your own Edpuzzle.

All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, Assessment, 4C's, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: EdPuzzle (District-wide license, website based)

Speakers
avatar for Paul Scavo

Paul Scavo

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Thursday July 21, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Star Spanish – Understanding Star Spanish Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

· Understand how Star Spanish assessments relate to Star English assessments
· Understand how Star Spanish assessments work
· Use best practices to enable students to test with fidelity
· Recognize benefits in using both assessments

Subject Areas: ELA, ELD, Math

ELL's, Accessibility, Assessment

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Star Spanish (Math & Reading) (District-wide license)

Meeting Password: 319351

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Thursday July 21, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Storyboardthat: Digital Storyboards
Limited Capacity full

Storyboardthat is a fun and easy-to-use site where students create digital storyboards. Great for ELA, ELD, and History classes

All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Creativity Collaboration, Communication, Technology Integration, Assessment

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: StoryboardThat (website based, free version)

Speakers
avatar for Steve Brau

Steve Brau

Teacher - English, Salinas Union High School District


Thursday July 21, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Virtual Galleries via Spatial.io
Limited Capacity seats available

Introduction to Virtual Galleries and Neuvo Wav-o Meeting Places.

All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Spatial.io (website based virtual reality/metaverse, free version)

Speakers
avatar for James Nichols

James Nichols

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
Hello, AME people, my name is James and I am here to learn from the best!I really enjoy teaching in the arts and have a classroom that is dedicated to the production and design aspects of the profession.Our classes focus on the basics of design and production in a commercial atmosphere... Read More →


Thursday July 21, 2022 1:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

2:30pm PDT

Childhood Trauma and Language Acquisition
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will cover recent research into the brain processes involved in language acquisition and the impact that childhood trauma has upon these processes. We will learn about the ways that trauma is known or believed to short circuit the neural networks related to language, and then learn about hopeful trends in the research.

All Subject Areas

SEL

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Fleming

Matthew Fleming

Teacher, former principal and district administrator, Mount Toro Continuation High School


Thursday July 21, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

2:30pm PDT

Freckle Math -Getting Started with Freckle Math
Limited Capacity filling up

· Navigate through key software functions as a teacher and as a student
· Identify where to make assignments for students
· Identify where to locate some level of performance data that will drive instructional decisions
· Set up classes and make rostering edits as needed.
· Identify their one or two next step

Subject Areas: 7th & 8th Grade Math

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Freckle (District licenses for 7th & 8th Grade Math only)

Meeting Password: 824569

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Thursday July 21, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual
 
Friday, July 22
 

9:45am PDT

The Hub - Questions & Support From Your Friendly Neighborhood Ed Techs
Have a question? Have a technical issue? Need support? Please join this Google Meet to get help from Jen or company.

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Friday July 22, 2022 9:45am - 3:35pm PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Make Your Syllabus Sizzle
Limited Capacity filling up

Update your syllabus by showcasing the district expectations of Innovation, Equity, and Achievement utilizing evidenced based practices. Rationale will be provided. If interested time will also be included to start your own draft.

For All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Creativity Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Speakers
JR

Jeannie Roland

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Quizizz -- Learn, Compete, Have Fun
Limited Capacity filling up

Quizizz will allow you to have student paced formative assessments in a competitive, engaging, and fun way. The teacher can provide immediate feedback to the students about their scores. The teacher will receive detailed reports for every quiz assigned, which can be downloaded as a spreadsheet.

All Subject Areas

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Gamification, Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Quizziz (free version, website based)

Speakers
SN

Servando Narvaez

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Star – Using Star Data in Your Data Culture
Limited Capacity filling up

· How to use screening data to enhance a data culture
· Options for using data to group students for instruction and intervention
· Screening data and its implications for intervention and core instruction

Subject Areas: Math, ELA, ELD

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Star Reading, Star Math (District-wide licenses)

Meeting Password: 319351

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Friday July 22, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

TDE - The Drive Edit - Stop asking "Where's my file?!?!" - Organize your Google Drive (Hour 1 of 2)
Limited Capacity filling up

Is your Google Drive a scary place to go? Do you get night terrors just thinking about trying to find a file or organize it? Fear not! The Drive Edit is here! While maybe not as cool as the TV show it's borrowing inspiration from, learning to get your drive under control may give you as much peace as a rainbow organized pantry!

An optional work & share hour is available for those who attend this session (see Sched at 11:15am).

All Subject Areas

Productivity, Technology Integration, Collaboration, Communication

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Google Drive, Google Workspace

Speakers
avatar for Jen Rodgers

Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Friday July 22, 2022 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
Virtual

10:00am PDT

Fantastic Fast Feedback: Nearpod in the Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to turn boring, teacher-centric Google Slideshows into fun, interactive, and safe learning environments with Nearpod. Learn how to set up your lesson, play with the features, how to push out lessons to the students, and how to assess learning both during class, and after through session reports. Bring your favorite Direct instruction slideshow or build something all new in our sandbox session!

All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, Assessment, 4C's, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Nearpod (District-wide license)

Speakers
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Stephen Elliott

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District



Friday July 22, 2022 10:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

11:15am PDT

TDE (Hour 2 of 2 - Only for Participants of Hour 1) - The Drive Edit - Optional work & share time
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants from the first hour of "TDE - The Drive Edit" will have an opportunity to use what they learned to organize their drive and showcase their successes.

Please only add this session if you are also attending the first hour TDE session at 1:15.

All Subject Areas

Productivity, Technology Integration, Collaboration, Communication

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Google Drive, Google Workspace

Speakers
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Jen Rodgers

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
SUHSD Educational Technology SpecialistMonterey Bay CUE Board of DirectorsGoogle Certified Educator Level 1 & 2#MERIT20Harden STEAMpunk Academy FounderRAFT Teacher Fellow


Friday July 22, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

11:15am PDT

The choice is yours!
Limited Capacity full

** If this session is full, there is a duplicate session on Wednesday morning.

In this session we will look at using choiceboards in various aspects of your classroom and lesson design. These choiceboards can be ways that students engage in lessons, complete assessments, or extension activities. This can be used in both in person as well as in Distance Learning

For all subject areas

Assessment, Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Gamification, Creativity Collaboration, Communication, Productivity, Technology Integration

Speakers
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Tiana Mohondro

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Accelerated Reader – Accelerate Growth with Individualized Goals
Limited Capacity seats available

· Describe the reading practice goals for quality, quantity, and difficulty
· Demonstrate how to set motivating goals that are challenging, yet achievable

Subject Areas: ELA, ELD, All Subject Areas

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Accelerated Reader (District-wide license) Meeting Password: 590539

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Customize a Periodic Table with Ptable
Limited Capacity seats available

Ptable is a free, online tool that allows teachers and learners to customize views of  the Periodic Table! While you can’t add a new element without extensive scientific peer review, you can determine which chemical properties are visible to students! Need a Periodic Table in Spanish? Want to explore diffeent properties for different levels of science students? No problem! All science, STEAM, and PBL classrooms can benefit, and NGS 1 teachers have the opportunity to download a PDF and use Ptable online this fall.

Subject Areas: All Science Educators

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Ptable (website based, free)

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

Catherine Saldutti, President, EduChange

President & Founder, EduChange
Catherine Saldutti has over 29 years of experience in secondary education, and has served as a teacher, administrator, professional development provider, program evaluator, and instructional designer. She founded EduChange in 2000 to fundamentally reimagine and redesign the systems... Read More →

Sponsors

Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

EVERFI-Impact As A Service
Limited Capacity seats available

"EVERFI empowers educators to bring real-world learning into the classroom and equip students with the skills they need for success–now and in the future. This free platform offering interactive, game-based lessons designed by experienced educators help you engage students at all grade levels and bring real-world skills to your classroom for all subjects from SEL to Financial Literacy to College and Career Readiness.

The intended outcome is to showcase EVERFI, set up teacher accounts and how it can be used in class. The lessons are aligned with state standards, offers for scholarships, and the knowledge student acquire will prepare them for the future. There will be engaging lessons and ideas and topics many have not thought of. The opportunity to connect with expect individuals.

All Subject Areas

Assessment, Digital Citizenship, English Language Learners, Productivity, Technology Integration, Teaching Strategies, Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking"

Meeting Passcode: QK0ev3

Speakers
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Stephanie DeYoung

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District
I am the teacher-librarian at EAHS. I have worked in school libraries for over 16 years. I have my MSLIS from Syracuse University and one of my favorite courses was the Digital Forensic Class taught by the retired FBI Director of the Cyber Crime Team.I love collaborating with others... Read More →



Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

I am Going to Tell Your Mom!
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to communicate with parents using Blackboard, Remind and Talking Points. Learn about the pros and cons of each, so you can make an informed decision.

For all subject areas

Communication, Feedback

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Blackboard (BB) Connect (District-wide license), Remind.com (free)

Speakers
avatar for Paul Scavo

Paul Scavo

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Star – Measuring Growth and Achievement
Limited Capacity seats available

· Why it’s useful to look at growth data
· How to categorize growth as low, typical, or high using SGP · How to analyze growth and achievement data simultaneously to make instructional decisions

Subject Areas: Math, ELA, ELD

Assessment, Lesson Design, ELL's SWD

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Star Reading, Star Math (District-wide licenses)

Meeting Password: 319351

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance


Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Storyboardthat: Digital Storyboards
Limited Capacity seats available

Storyboardthat is a fun and easy-to-use site where students create digital storyboards. Great for ELA, ELD, and History classes

All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Creativity Collaboration, Communication, Technology Integration, Assessment

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: StoryboardThat (website based, free version)

Speakers
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Steve Brau

Teacher - English, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Is Your Class a Healing Experience?
Limited Capacity seats available

For some students and teachers, the classroom experience can be painful, draining, and often nothing more than a means to an end. How can we support one another as we change that dark narrative to one of healing, openness, and growth? Join Tim Amaral, an award-winning high school equivalency instructor, as he shares what his fantastic students taught him about educational trauma and what it takes to make the classroom a healing place for both the students and the teacher.

All Subject Areas SEL, Student Engagement

Speakers
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Amaral, Tim

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Make videos for education
Limited Capacity filling up

Make your own videos
Learn about videography
Learn how to make a professional video

Make your own videos
Learn about videography
Learn how to make a professional video

All Subject Areas

Lesson Design, Student Engagement, 4C's, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, PBL, Assessment, Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: WeVideo (free version, paid version available)

Meeting Passcode: 60DaZD 

Speakers
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Scott Rose

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

1:15pm PDT

Self Efficacy as Foundation for Learning
Limited Capacity filling up

Educational research reveals that self efficacy is an essential element in fostering student learning. Albert Bandura's social cognitive theory cracks open new possibilities for teachers to create structures and instructional practices that foster, sustain, and leverage students' self efficacy for social, academic, and emotional health in the classroom.

All Subject Areas

SEL, Student Engagement, Pedagogy, Educational Theory, Lesson Design

Speakers
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john.bruce@salinasuhsd.org

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 1:15pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

2:30pm PDT

Freckle – Deeper Data Dive and Actionables
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· Navigate six key reports/data sources: Activity Feed, Math Levels, Math Report Card, Performance by Standard Report, Class Grouping Report, Assessments Report
· Use reports identifying student strengths and areas for improvement
· Take strategic actions related to student data, such as targeting assignments based on reports

Subject Areas: 7th & 8th Grade Math Only

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Freckle (District licenses for 7th & 8th Grade Math only)

Meeting Passcode: 697302

Speakers
CD

Carla Dewitt

Consultant, Renaissance

Sponsors

Friday July 22, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual

2:30pm PDT

Synergy ~ It Can Work For You
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to set up Synergy for the beginning of the school year. Teachers will learn were to access student information, create seating charts and get your gradebook set up for the year.

All Subject Areas

Productivity, Technology Integration

Apps/Sites/Extensions used: Synergy

Speakers
avatar for Paul Scavo

Paul Scavo

Teacher/Certificated Staff, Salinas Union High School District


Friday July 22, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Virtual
 
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