Session 1- 10:30am-11:50am Effective 21st Century Instruction with Technology in High School (Room 317) Skill Level: Basic/Intermediate Audience: Teachers Grades 9-12, Instructional Leaders Participants will understand the foundations of educational technology (SAMR standards, growth mindset) and the 21st Century Learning Framework of the 4 Cs: Creativity, Communication, Collaboration and Creativity. Afterwards, participants will see how I have implemented technology successfully in my instruction of AP Psychology and Psychology. This includes functional knowledge of instructional ed tech (Google Slides, Google Docs, Google Classroom), formative assessments (Google Quiz Forms, Quizlet Live, Google Classroom) and PLCs through Twitter, Instagram and Weebly. Participants will be able to connect and apply a 21st century instructional framework integrating technology in meaningful ways in the classroom and in their professional life. They will also learn how to use technology effectively as a tool with research based instruction for deeper learning outcomes.
Session 2 - 1:05am-2:35am Everything Google: Classroom, Slides, Docs and Forms (Room 517) Skill Level: Basic/Intermediate Audience: Everyone! Participants will learn the basics of the Google ecosystem (G Suite) and how to integrate each feature into something they can do immediately in the classroom. They will navigate through Google Classroom and learn all the possibilities of organization and content delivery. Participants will learn how to guide students through collaborative Slides while getting formative assessment through Google Forms. Lastly, participants will learn how to use Google Docs for peer editing, and collaborative study guides. Participants will learn best practices on how to integrate G Suite effectively into instruction. They will learn how to be Master Google Teachers!