GenYES Ohio Community

The GenYES Ohio Community is a group for educators who facilitate the GenYES program in their schools. Within this community of practice, members can collect, collaborate, share lesson plans, and engage in conversations to support GenYES programs in their school district. This group is designed to support GenYES Ohio educators. The GenYES Ohio program provides an introduction to computer science, coding, and STEM careers, as well as careers in teaching and education. Students learn through action while supporting others and completing projects that demonstrate their learning. The program is flexible and is designed to support school technology integration goals while building the next generation of technology leaders. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.
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Security and Access in GenYES

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This PDF offers some suggestions and best practices around this subject, many generated by GenYES Facilitators. This document is a MUST READ if you are considering starting a true student tech infrastructure support program. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

Getting Started with GenYES PDF

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This guide provides a practical, step-by-step checklist for planning GenYES, as well as a checklist for the first week and month of the program. More detailed information about using the GenYES web tools and the GenYES curriculum can be found in other guides. This is a simple overview of the process. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

GenYES Implementation Models PDF

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Many GenYES implementations happen in a regularly scheduled class. The following list of options provide other implementation models that may work in your school. Generation YES has implemented GenYES in more than 1,650 schools using these models. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

GenYES Ohio 2022-2023 FAQ

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Through the RemotEDx initiative, INFOhio will provide free access to the GenYES student technology leadership platforms and instructional content beginning the 2022-2023 school year. The platform and resources have been acquired through the RemotEDx initiative and accessible through the RemotEDx Exchange website and INFOhio website. Below is a list detailing consistencies and adjustments to the GenYES Ohio program as it transitions to INFOhio for the 2022-2023 school year. If you have any additional questions, we're here to help! Please reach out to INFOhio Support at support.infohio.org or your local ITC.

Material Type: Lecture Notes

Author: INFOhio

Recruitment Poster PDF

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Poster to recruit Student Technology Leaders (STLs) to the GenYES program. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

GenYES Student Interest Form

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Copy this template to create a student interest form. This form gives basic information about the program for students and a section for them to fill in their information. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

GenYES Website Guide PDF

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The GenYES web tools have built-in tutorials which explain the usage of the GenYES website. This guide will break down each part of the website, explain the purpose of its features, and explain what order to do tasks in. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

Recruitment Flyer for MS and HS

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Recruitment Flyer with basic information about the program for middle schools and high schools. Also includes a form for students to fill out. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

Student Technology Leaders Providing IT Support PDF

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Each school has a different comfort level with student-led IT support. This document can be used as a checklist for district and school administrators to help decide what STLs should and shouldn’t be allowed to do in their role as Technology Leaders. It lists several examples of IT-related tasks STLs can perform. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

Facilitators Guide to the GenYES Curriculum PDF

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This guide will provide you with an overview of how to use the GenYES curriculum in your GenYES class. We understand schools that use GenYES are wildly diverse and the way they implement GenYES is equally varied. Some schools run the program as a class, some as an after-school club, some integrate STLs throughout the day with infrequent meeting times, and so on. This guide is meant to help you understand how the curriculum can support your GenYES implementation and help your students develop the skills necessary to fully support your school. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

STL IT Support Checklist PDF

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Each school has a different comfort level with student-led IT support. This document can be used as a checklist for district and school administrators to help decide what STLs should and shouldn’t be allowed to do in their role as Technology Leaders. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

Principals Goals PDF

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Once a principal believes that it is critical to include students as partners in the school’s technology integration efforts, the next step is to customize goals and measurable objectives to make it happen. The goals of a student technology leadership program will be different at every school, as every school has different technology integration needs. Here is a list of some potential goals. Principals and their team of stakeholders (including STLs) should choose which of these goals (and suggested objectives) are pertinent, edit them if necessary, and add additional goals. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

Principals Guide to Student Technology Leadership PDF

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This Guide provides a new perspective on school leadership. It is designed for principals but has value for K-12 administrators of all types interested in implementing a Student Technology Leadership program. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Reading

Author: YES

Learn-What is GenYES

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Every Learn Module will have you practice or learn a new skill. These modules will often require you to visit other websites, watch videos, find appropriate software, and explore. Remember, learning in GenYES is not about being told what you need to know- it is about “Learning by Doing”. With the acquisition of the GenYES program, Ohio users should contact support.infohio.org or their ITC for questions and support for GenYES Ohio.

Material Type: Lesson, Module

Author: YES