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Saturday, February 25
 

9:45am

CodeHS: Comprehensive Coding Platform for High School and Middle School
In this session learn about how to teach coding in your middle school or high school with CodeHS, the most widely used platform for high school computer science. Get a chance to dive in and do your own coding in JavaScript, build your own portfolio web page in HTML and CSS, try out some Python, and learn about how to manage a blended coding classroom. We'll get a chance to do some coding but also learn some tricks for implementing computer science successfully in your school or district. This is sure to be a lively, informative, and engaging session, presented by Jeremy Keeshin, the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS, who has visited over 100 schools nationally for computer science. 

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Keeshin

Jeremy Keeshin

CEO, CodeHS
Jeremy is the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS, a site for helping high schools teach computer science. Talk to him about how you are trying to bring computer science classes to your school!


Saturday February 25, 2017 9:45am - 11:00am
M3

9:45am

Explore, Experience, and Play with the MDUSD STEM Lending Library Items
Come and play with the items available in the MDUSD STEM Lending Library! All of the items are available for check out to MDUSD teachers. Some items may also be in Room S1.
The following items are a part of the library:
Sphero
Dash and Dot
Osmo Wonder Kits
Makey Makey Classic
Makey Makey Go
Ozobot
Davinci 3D printer
Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Monitors
Linkbot Starter kit
PocketLab Sensors/Cases
Viewmaster 3D Viewers
Galaxy Phones for 3D Viewers
Parrot Drone
Squishy Circuit Kits
BreakOut EDU boxes
Ricoh Theta Spherical Camera
Bee-Bots
 

Saturday February 25, 2017 9:45am - 11:00am
S2

9:45am

Relationships Above All

In this interactive session we'll explore why fostering supportive and caring relationships in the classroom is paramount not only for students well-being but for meaningful and lifelong learning to take place.  You'll be introduced concepts from interpersonal neurobiology to simple improv games all in the name of creating healthy relationships in your classroom.


Speakers
avatar for Roni Habib

Roni Habib

Founder, EQ Schools
Roni is the founder of EQSchools, an organization dedicated to providing Emotional Intelligence training to teachers, students, and parents nationally and abroad. He teaches Positive Psychology at Gunn High School in Palo Alto and is the director of the MERIT Institute at Foothill... Read More →


Saturday February 25, 2017 9:45am - 11:00am
B4

11:15am

CodeHS: Comprehensive Coding Platform for High School and Middle School
In this session learn about how to teach coding in your middle school or high school with CodeHS, the most widely used platform for high school computer science. Get a chance to dive in and do your own coding in JavaScript, build your own portfolio web page in HTML and CSS, try out some Python, and learn about how to manage a blended coding classroom. We'll get a chance to do some coding but also learn some tricks for implementing computer science successfully in your school or district. This is sure to be a lively, informative, and engaging session, presented by Jeremy Keeshin, the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS, who has visited over 100 schools nationally for computer science. 

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Keeshin

Jeremy Keeshin

CEO, CodeHS
Jeremy is the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS, a site for helping high schools teach computer science. Talk to him about how you are trying to bring computer science classes to your school!


Saturday February 25, 2017 11:15am - 12:30pm
M3

11:15am

Explore, Experience, and Play with the MDUSD STEM Lending Library Items
Come and play with the items available in the MDUSD STEM Lending Library! All of the items are available for check out to MDUSD teachers.We have Vince, a student from Berkeley, who is showing off Raspberry Pi and Chip, little computers with big possibilities. The Valley View Mouse Squad students will help you figure out different ways to utilize tools from the Lending Library in your own MDUSD classroom. Hayoun will be showing off the laser cutter and some of the fun things we've done with it.  If you have a picture accessible online, you can try engraving a tile or a name tag.  Some items may also be in Room S1.
The following items are a part of the MDUSD lending library:
Sphero
Dash and Dot
Osmo Wonder Kits
Makey Makey Classic
Makey Makey Go
Ozobot
Davinci 3D printer
Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Monitors
Linkbot Starter kit
PocketLab Sensors/Cases
Viewmaster 3D Viewers
Galaxy Phones for 3D Viewers
Parrot Drone
Squishy Circuit Kits
BreakOut EDU boxes
Ricoh Theta Spherical Camera
Bee-Bots
 

Saturday February 25, 2017 11:15am - 12:30pm
S2

1:30pm

CodeHS: Comprehensive Coding Platform for High School and Middle School
In this session learn about how to teach coding in your middle school or high school with CodeHS, the most widely used platform for high school computer science. Get a chance to dive in and do your own coding in JavaScript, build your own portfolio web page in HTML and CSS, try out some Python, and learn about how to manage a blended coding classroom. We'll get a chance to do some coding but also learn some tricks for implementing computer science successfully in your school or district. This is sure to be a lively, informative, and engaging session, presented by Jeremy Keeshin, the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS, who has visited over 100 schools nationally for computer science. 

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Keeshin

Jeremy Keeshin

CEO, CodeHS
Jeremy is the CEO and co-founder of CodeHS, a site for helping high schools teach computer science. Talk to him about how you are trying to bring computer science classes to your school!


Saturday February 25, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
M3

1:30pm

Explore, Experience, and Play with the MDUSD STEM Lending Library Items
Come and play with the items available in the MDUSD STEM Lending Library! All of the items are available for check out to MDUSD teachers. Some items may also be in Room S1.
The following items are a part of the library:
Sphero
Dash and Dot
Osmo Wonder Kits
Makey Makey Classic
Makey Makey Go
Ozobot
Davinci 3D printer
Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Monitors
Linkbot Starter kit
PocketLab Sensors/Cases
Viewmaster 3D Viewers
Galaxy Phones for 3D Viewers
Parrot Drone
Squishy Circuit Kits
BreakOut EDU boxes
Ricoh Theta Spherical Camera
Bee-Bots
 

Saturday February 25, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
S2