Over a dozen coding languages are taught in Ohio Schools - but which one is right for YOUR students? Discover the best 3 languages for beginners and the 2 most common mistakes in your K-12 coding curriculum. Beginner or advanced, guaranteed you will learn more about how to teach coding during this session !
Research demonstrates that positive relationships are linked to student engagement. When students recognize that instruction focuses on them personally, it bonds them to their school, teachers, and peers. Experiencing this bond, students engage positively with their learning. Let's learn how to integrate instructional techniques critical to engaging our students which, in turn, will contribute to their social emotional learning.
Deciding on which device to use to teach coding can be tough, especially when many devices seem so similar! In this session, we will take a look at the BBC micro:bit, Raspberry Pi 3B+, and the Arduino Uno. Join us as we crack the code on these devices and figure out which one is the best choice for your students!
Google Slides is a perfect tool to help students learn to help themselves and get organized! Learn how to use this tool in ways that are more personal to students, and less about making presentations. Before you know it, your students will be creating study aides and digital notebooks. Participants will learn some advanced features of Slides that are easy enough that anyone can do them!
Are you in the process of building a Makerspace or trying to figure out where to start? This session is full of tips and tricks to put you on the path to success. In this session we will look at some of the things to consider when creating a Makerspace in an elementary setting.
Google Arts and Culture makes investigating Art, History, and our world easy and engaging. Discover art and artists, study artifacts and primary sources, and take virtual tours of some of the world's most prestigious museums.
Are you a student just getting started with Google Classroom? Or a teacher wondering what your assignments look like from a student's perspective? In this video we will walk through finding your assignments, and turning them in as well as discussing how the new Rubrics and Originality Reports features work for students.
Explore the world from the comfort of your home or classroom. Google Earth's dynamic views and 3D imagery make each stop an adventure. In this video we will dive into how to search google earth, create a collection of locations, utilize the Voyager feature, and create custom multimedia tours with Tourbuilder.
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Google Forms (GF) is an educator’s assistant, making life easy by collecting and managing information and data digitally. Learn how to use GF to collect student and family information, to collect digital assignments, to assess student learning, and for other classroom and school applications. Learn how to customize GF for an appealing presentation and a more pleasing end-user experience.
Hyperdocs and Playlists are great options for delivering online content that is simple for students to work through, step by step. This video goes over the basics of Hyperdocs and Playlists, including resources for templates and examples.
INFOhio is one of the most valuable resources that Ohio teachers, students, and parents have available. Whether you're investigating a topic, conducting research, or preparing for an important exam, INFOhio has a high-quality resource to support you!
The Makey Makey Invention Literacy Workshop for Educators is a fun hands-on learning experience where you'll learn how to teach Invention Literacy, Making, and Design Thinking using the award winning Makey Makey invention kit. We'll explore how basic circuits work, use paper and pencil to create drawings that speak, build pressure sensitive switches from cardboard, and make clever inventions that solve real world problems.
Looking for an intuitive, simple, collaborative digital space that integrates seamlessly with Google Classroom? Jamboard is the answer. In this session, we will explore the features of Jamboard’s online interface, identify ways that it can be integrated into the curriculum, and take a look at available resources to get you started with Jamboard today!
In 2017, The State of Ohio introduced new technology standards for K-12. Many teachers are probably already fulfilling a number of Ohio’s new Learning Standards for Technology, although they may not be aware of the fact. With practical insights from creative educators successfully integrating the standards, as well as the state Department of Education, this session will provide the groundwork for all educators to understand what they are already accomplishing, as well as minor changes that could help students achieve even more.
Take your students “out of their seats” to explore the world with Google’s Geo Tools! Learn how to integrate Google Expeditions, Google Earth Studio, Tour Creator, and more into your lessons to provide unforgettable experiences and creation for your students.
Podcasting has become an increasingly popular form of storytelling and communication in today’s digital age. In this session, we will look at the benefits of podcasting and then share resources and different platforms for recording and publishing student podcasts.
Readworks provides FREE content, curriculum, and tools to power teaching and learning from Kindergarten to 12th Grade. Caryn Kelly from Soita discusses how to use this tool for online learning.
Alexa, do you belong in my classroom? Learn and explore how integrating an AI assistant and voice technology in the classroom can enhance learning and engagement for your students.
WOSU Public Media is uniquely positioned to foster social-emotional development in a pre-school and elementary schools. The broadcast and digital assets of PBS Kids are trusted by parents, have a wide following with families, and are aligned with early learning and development standards recognized by educators and policymakers. This session provides a strong foundation in social and emotional awareness content integrating PBS Learning Apps, WOSU Public Media’s Ready to Learn resources, and a new video series, Drawing with Mr. J, to engage early learning educators with students and their families. Educators will learn how to put into action educational programming to open the door for rich conversations between children, parents, and educators about self-regulation, agency, identity and emotional balance aligned with Ohio’s Social and Emotional Learning Standards.
Looking for a different way to challenge the way your students convey their understanding while encouraging them to be creative? Stop motion animation may be an option for you. Stop motion animation adds a novel and exciting spin to projects and presentations for all subject areas. Learn how to get started in this presentation.
Having student create content is a powerful learning tool. Learn cheap and free ways to incorporate green screen into you class