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Educator Institute 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

8:06-8:20 Breakfast/Parking

8:20-9:00 Welcome/Orientation/Q&A

9:00-9:50 Focused Observation #1

9:50-10:20 Focused Observation #1 Debrief

10:20-10:40 Break

10:40-11:30 Focused Observation #2

11:30-12:00 Focused Observation #2 Debrief

Workshop Descriptions

Session 1 Session 2
Kindergarten:  Engineers and Movie Makers.  Students have designed, tested, and flown paper airplanes.  Now they demonstrate their understanding of the Engineering Design Process through moviemaking.  First Grade:  CGI Problem Solving.  Students solve problems relating addition and subtraction then publish their problem solving using technology.
Second Grade:  Scientists to published authors.  Students publish books to the iTunes Book store to share their learning about liquid matter. Third Grade:  Coding and Robotics.  Students complete coding challenges to program Lego Mindstorm robots.
Third Grade:  Project Based Learning:  Improve the Community  Students have observed problems in their community and now research ways of using art as a form of protest to improve the community in preparation for the their art gallery show.  Fourth Grade:  Digital Citizenship.  Students create digital presentations and practice presenting on the subject of digital citizenship.  
Fifth Grade:  CGI Problem Solving.  Students solve mathematical problems and create their own tutorial videos for their class Youtube channel. Fifth Grade:  Project Based Learning:  Human Rights.  Students engage in close "reading" of a multimedia text and then blog about their new learning in the field of human rights.