Featured: Culture Shock - Transitioning to a Better School Culture (Elementary)Library School culture describes the environment that impacts the behavior of students, teachers, and parents. This environment is created through a combination of changes, which ultimately influences student success. This session will address specific initiatives, programs, and strategies that can be implemented to improve school culture in ways that better meet the academic, social, and emotional well being of students. The presenter will share successful steps taken to improve a school culture that sets students and staff on a path to success. Hashtags: #Elementary, #DigitalLiteracy, #DigitalLearning Eric Sheninger – See Keynote page
Getting Started with Google SitesTech Center Are you a GAFE school? Need to build a classroom website? Google Sites is an easy way to connect Docs, Calendars, and more in an organized website that can help you communicate with parents and deliver instruction. Come build a site from scratch or use our template to get started! Hashtags: #Elementary, #Middle, #HighSchool, #DigitalLearning, #Google Kimberly Uyehara has always wanted to be a teacher, citing memorable teachers from preschool through high school. She teaches second grade inclusion class at Hale Kula Elementary on Schofield Barracks. If she’s not rooting for the San Francisco Giants, you’ll find her playing with her rescue dog, Koko.
Adolescent Literacy: Evidence-Based Instructional Strategies Student Center Meeting Room Why, What, and How (SCMR) Reading achievement among adolescents is a national concern, especially in the area of reading comprehension. Research tells us there are approaches to support the literacy development for all types of students. The presenters will share vocabulary, decoding and reading comprehension strategies that have been successful in their classrooms. Hashtags: #Middle, #HighSchool, #Curriculum&Instruction, #Readin Bernice Kihara, Marie Pineda, Kainoa Hopfe, and Robyn Faumuina Marie Pineda and Kainoa Hopfe are classroom teachers who are working with middle and high school students. Through their experiences, they have discovered and implemented evidence-based literacy strategies to support the learning of all students. Bernice is a retired literacy coach who has worked with Marie, Kainoa, and their students. Preparing Students for College Level Technology and Digital Learning Environments G-102 College students are currently facing changing and expanding learning technology challenges. This presentation will focus on helping secondary school teachers prepare future college students for the technology and digital learning demands that they will face when they enter today’s online and classroom-based learning environments. Hashtags: #HighSchool, #PostSecondary, #DigitalLiteracy, #DigitalLearning Dale Fryxell is the Interim Dean of Education and Professor of Psychology at Chaminade University. He has taught a wide variety of psychology and counseling courses in both live and online formats. He has many years of experience using and developing different types of online learning platforms and resources.
Preparing Students for the Digital Art World P14 As students prepare to be "working artists," they need to be able to present their original artwork to a digital based world. This session describes ways to not only teach students how to create digital portfolios, but also highlights tools that they can use to build art based websites and blogs. Hashtags: #Middle, #HighSchool, #PostSecondary, #DigitalLearning, #Curriculum&Instruction, #Student Presentation Andrea James and Natalie Fisher are currently teachers in the Fine Arts dept. at Moanalua High School, and are both working artists on the island of Oahu.
Virtual Coaching P15 Finding it hard to meet with teachers on a day-to-day basis? Join me to learn how you can create a blended experience for teachers through my virtual coaching model. Hashtags: #Elementary, #Middle, #HighSchool, #DigitalLearning, #Curriculum&Instruction Lynele Basug brings a broad range of experience to Hale Kula Elementary School. She has many years of experience as a classroom teacher, administrative assistant, curriculum coordinator, data coach and math coach. She is currently an Instructional Coach, supporting teachers in grades 3-5.