Featured: Culture Shock - Transitioning to a Better School Culture (Secondary)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: #Middle, #High, #DigitalLearning, #DigitalLiteracy Eric Sheninger - see Keynote page
Kinder KreationsTech Center Tech in the hands of our future. Listen to two kindergarten teachers share tips for facilitating learning with various technology tools and nurturing student digital creations. They will share their experience with incorporating technology in different blended learning environments such as a lab setting, a classroom and learning centers. Hashtags: #Elementary. #DigitalLiteracy, #DigitalLearning Jerilynn Schaefer and Janelyn Gamiao, teachers at Hale Kula Elementary School, have a passion for working with young children and enjoy incorporating technology in instruction.
Harness the Power of Google PresentationsStudent Center Meeting Room (SCMR) Just beginning to incorporate GAFE in your classroom? Learn how to go beyond the traditional “presentation” format and use Google Presentations for many different purposes & content areas. See examples that can be applied to any grade level and more. Hashtags: #Elementary, #DigitalLiteracy, #DigitalLearning, #Reading, #Writing, #MathLiteracy,#DoingStudentPresentationInClassrooms Rachel Armstrong, a technology coordinator at Hale Kula Elementary has experience turning traditional learning into creative virtual adventures. She is a Google Educator and the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) 2013 Emerging Leader.
Tools & Tips for Integrating Technology G-102 When Hale Kula Elementary implemented Blended Learning, they discovered technology itself, does not engage students. Integrating technology to provide students opportunities to create, think critically, collaborate and communicate with their peers does engage students. Learn about 5 essential tools and how to integrate them into your classroom. Hashtags: #Elementary, #Middle, #HighSchool, #DigitalLearning, #BlendedLearning Megan Cummings, Lynele Basug, and Michelle Colte - These ladies wear many hats at Hale Kula Elementary School. Lyn Basug is an instructional data coach & WASC co-chair. Megan Cummings teaches the Media & Communication Class and is the Technology Coordinator. Michelle Colte is the Library Media Specialist. Megan & Michelle teach a Blended Learning Class for Project Inspire.
Full Disclosure - School Empowerment: Myths and Reality P15 What does "school empowerment" really mean for schools, principals, teachers, and students? This presentation by the Education Institute of Hawaii provides an open, honest, and transparent look at the Hawaii DOE and BOE - full disclosure on the urgent need for change. Hashtags:#Elementary, #Middle, #EducationReform, #SystemReform Former teacher, vice principal, and principal of Moanalua High, Darrel Galera is a consultant with the Hawaii Center for Instructional Leadership. He holds a BEd and Masters in EdAdmin from UH. He is also the Executive Director for the Education Institute of Hawaii, a non-profit research “think tank” for education.