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Saturday, February 11
 

10:00am

ClEvR Lab Reports using Adobe Spark Video
Labs are extremely important in any science class. Students should be able to share what they have learned in that experiment, but that doesn't mean that students must always write a full formal lab report. In this session, you will learn a creative way for students to demonstrate what they have learned from the lab by creating a quick and easy video featuring a ClEvR argument (Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning). Students will be practicing their Common Core speaking and listening skills, the four Cs, and communicating their learning in modalities other than just writing.

Faculty
avatar for Melissa Hero

Melissa Hero

Teacher, Carlmont High School
Melissa teaches biology at Carlmont High School in Belmont, CA.  She is a CUE Lead Learner, SVCUE VP, Google Suite for Education Certified Innovator and Certified Trainer, and has trained teachers on NGSS topics at KCI, CUE events, and in her district.


Saturday February 11, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rm 7

10:00am

Developing Better Scientists by Asking Better Questions
All scientific discoveries, accidental or not, start out from simple questions about the observable universe. These questions seek answers to explain behavior or phenomena and allow students to think deeply about designing their own solutions and experiments to explain such phenomena. See how strategies like QFT and technologies like Verso or Google Sheets can promote the kind of inquiry we want our science students doing while addressing Science and Engineering Practices in NGSS. 

Faculty
avatar for JR Ginex-Orinion

JR Ginex-Orinion

Science & Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
JR is a dynamic, engaging instructional coach and science teacher from Southern California. He has presented across the country and internationally on leadership, instructional coaching, educational technology topics, and tools. He is a Google Innovative Educator (#GTANY12), Google... Read More →


Saturday February 11, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rm 8

10:00am

Engineering Challenges in a NGSS Middle School Classroom
This session will focus on bringing engineering challenges to the middle school classroom. We'll get creative and have fun while engaging in some fun challenges you can bring back to your classroom on Monday.

Faculty
avatar for Corey Coble

Corey Coble

Teacher, Dry Creek Jt. UESD
I have been a classroom teacher for 25 years.  Currently I teach 7th grade Science, History and Project Lead The Way.Certifications: Google Educator Level 1, Google for Education Certified Trainer, and CUE Lead Learner.


Saturday February 11, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rm 10

10:00am

Interactive Notebooks for Meta-cognition & Growth
Sometimes the best tool for the job is old fashioned pen and paper. Learn how to incorporate interactive notebooks into your courses regardless of whether it is a high tech or low tech classroom. Learn how interactive notebooks can help kids deepen their learning and the conversations they have about their projects and research. These notebooks promote a growth mindset and improve speaking and written communication as well as help with claims and evidence over time. We will also discuss management/grading -- there is no need for the teacher to ever take home stacks of notebooks over the weekend.

Faculty
avatar for Stacey Cool

Stacey Cool

Technology Integration Specialist, Merced Union High School District
I am currently Technology Integration Specialist and AVID District Director after teaching 11 years at Golden Valley High School as a Chemistry and AP Chemistry teacher. I was a 1:1 teacher for 7 years helping to pilot GV's technology initiatives and I'm excited to share and learn... Read More →


Saturday February 11, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rm 9

1:30pm

ClEvR Lab Reports using Adobe Spark Video
Labs are extremely important in any science class. Students should be able to share what they have learned in that experiment, but that doesn't mean that students must always write a full formal lab report. In this session, you will learn a creative way for students to demonstrate what they have learned from the lab by creating a quick and easy video featuring a ClEvR argument (Claims, Evidence, and Reasoning). Students will be practicing their Common Core speaking and listening skills, the four Cs, and communicating their learning in modalities other than just writing.

Faculty
avatar for Melissa Hero

Melissa Hero

Teacher, Carlmont High School
Melissa teaches biology at Carlmont High School in Belmont, CA.  She is a CUE Lead Learner, SVCUE VP, Google Suite for Education Certified Innovator and Certified Trainer, and has trained teachers on NGSS topics at KCI, CUE events, and in her district.


Saturday February 11, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Rm 7

1:30pm

Developing Better Scientists by Asking Better Questions
All scientific discoveries, accidental or not, start out from simple questions about the observable universe. These questions seek answers to explain behavior or phenomena and allow students to think deeply about designing their own solutions and experiments to explain such phenomena. See how strategies like QFT and technologies like Verso or Google Sheets can promote the kind of inquiry we want our science students doing while addressing Science and Engineering Practices in NGSS. 

Faculty
avatar for JR Ginex-Orinion

JR Ginex-Orinion

Science & Digital Learning Coach, Tustin Unified School District
JR is a dynamic, engaging instructional coach and science teacher from Southern California. He has presented across the country and internationally on leadership, instructional coaching, educational technology topics, and tools. He is a Google Innovative Educator (#GTANY12), Google... Read More →


Saturday February 11, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Rm 8

1:30pm

Engineering Challenges in a NGSS Middle School Classroom
This session will focus on bringing engineering challenges to the middle school classroom. We'll get creative and have fun while engaging in some fun challenges you can bring back to your classroom on Monday.

Faculty
avatar for Corey Coble

Corey Coble

Teacher, Dry Creek Jt. UESD
I have been a classroom teacher for 25 years.  Currently I teach 7th grade Science, History and Project Lead The Way.Certifications: Google Educator Level 1, Google for Education Certified Trainer, and CUE Lead Learner.


Saturday February 11, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Rm 10

1:30pm

Interactive Notebooks for Meta-cognition & Growth
Sometimes the best tool for the job is old fashioned pen and paper. Learn how to incorporate interactive notebooks into your courses regardless of whether it is a high tech or low tech classroom. Learn how interactive notebooks can help kids deepen their learning and the conversations they have about their projects and research. These notebooks promote a growth mindset and improve speaking and written communication as well as help with claims and evidence over time. We will also discuss management/grading -- there is no need for the teacher to ever take home stacks of notebooks over the weekend.

Faculty
avatar for Stacey Cool

Stacey Cool

Technology Integration Specialist, Merced Union High School District
I am currently Technology Integration Specialist and AVID District Director after teaching 11 years at Golden Valley High School as a Chemistry and AP Chemistry teacher. I was a 1:1 teacher for 7 years helping to pilot GV's technology initiatives and I'm excited to share and learn... Read More →


Saturday February 11, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Rm 9
 


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