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Published by Innovative Technology Services, 2016-03-01 20:47:25

March 25th, 2016: Districtwide PD Day

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Session 1
Exploring STEM in Dynamic Ways (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Captain Barrington Irving
Keynote Speaker Captain Barrington Irving will conduct a hands on activity with teachers focused on Food Waste and making your own ice cream from scratch! We will talk about the engineering design model and also delve more deeply into some of the expeditions and how teachers can explore STEM in dynamic ways.
Fitness in the Classroom (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Max Fantl
Purpose-
The purpose of this workshop is to inform educators of the PUSD on ways to help their students achieve 60 minutes of physical activity a day in the classroom setting. The workshop will cover the benefits of exercise breaks during the day, different classroom exercises and classroom workouts that teachers can lead students in, and the importance of helping our students in reaching 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
Problem-
-Many students do not achieve 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
-Students become restless when they are not given opportunities for physical activity during the day. -Teachers may not know how to lead a 10-20 minute fitness session inside their own classroom.
Solution-
-Detailed information about specific exercises that can be done inside a classroom setting.
-Detailed information about the benefits of fitness breaks during the school day. Body/Mind connection. -Improved grades, healthier, focus, behavior.
-Detailed information about the importance of achieving 60 minutes of physical activity a day.
Guidelines for Effective Instructional Assistant Support (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Lezlie E. Porter
Whether you're a new hire who is looking for more training in your position, or you've been in the district for several years and want to reestablish your role in the classroom, this workshop is designed to discuss the specific roles and responsibilities of the paraeducator, as well as providing effective strategies supporting the academic success of students with special needs.


Session 1
Healthy Schools: Promoting Health and Academic Achievement Workshop (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Katia Ahmed,M.Ed, MS,RN
1. Understand the interrelationship between health-risk behaviors and academic achievement.
2. Review evidence linking healthy eating and physical activity with academic achievement & recommendations available. 3. Learn effective actions to support healthy eating and physical activity in the schools you work with.
4. Identify resources available for improving healthy eating and physical activity behaviorsfor your students. Also:
• The priority of health equity in schools and childhood obesity statistics
• Highlight new research summarizing the link between health and academics
• Show the 6 health risk behaviors most associated with diminished academic success.
• Connection between nutrition and the health of young people overview (CDC messages and info)
• Dietary Guidelines 2015-20 rec’s for children and teenagers (overview of DGA’s)
• Current eating behaviors of young people (CDC info)
• Research showing the addition of fruits, vegetables and dairy to student’s diets increased academic performance
• Reinforce importance of school meal programs
• Discuss role of education, access to healthy food and policies to make environments more inclusive to health
• Evidence linking PA and academic achievement (CDC’s info report)
• Current availability of PA in schools, and current activity levels of young people
• How local school wellness policies can improve both nutrition and PA in schools to create healthier students
• What can you do as a health champion in your school environment?
It's Not Drama, It's Trauma (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Theresa Reed
A training designed to introduce the strengths and challenges that children in foster care and others who have been exposed to trauma face on a day-to-day basis. Participants will engage in interactive discussions and activities incorporating the new research on trauma and brain development as a base to support the optimum growth and development of the students who have lived with abuse, neglect and trauma. We will also offer strategies you can use now to work with even the most challenging students.
Jive Talkin (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Tendaji Jamal (TJ)
Want to know more about our phone system? In this workshop our very own Cheif Technology officer, TJ, will show you how to log into the online consol and edit your phone settings. You will learn how to name your extention and much more. We promise there will be no jive talking is this session learn all that you need to know about the phone system.
PreK-TK-K Collaborative (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Tina Repetti-Renzullo
Continuing the important work begun last year, all Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten teachers and instructional aides are asked to participate in the Early Education Collaborative. Our symposium will focus on:
1. Strategies for promoting student social and emotional development, approaches to learning, and self regulation.
2. Mathematical Practices alignment Preschool-TK-K
3. Balanced Literacy


Session 1
Reigniting your Spark: How to reclaim the joy in what you do (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Stephanie Cosey
This workshop can be facilitated for all employees but can also be focused on educators. The focus of the workshop is to discuss the reasons for staff burnout and then to discuss ways to generate innovative ideas and creative "gifts" to bring to the profession to help inspire staff, who in turn can help and inspire those they work with.
Supporting Social Emotional Needs (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Becky Tschirgi
Childhood has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. This training covers the changing landscape of childhood and how to create opportunities for children to develop social-emotional skills like coping and self-regulation. Specific techniques on what to teach and how to teach skills will be discussed.
Workshop and the English Language Learners (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Lisa Muthiah and John Vigil
We propose to look at how the workshop model serves the needs of the english language learner. We will look at the environment/set up of the classroom, the structure of time spent in a workshop model and how the teacher uses time conferencing during the reading or writing can benefit emerging, bridging, and expanding ELLs.
Our goal is to run our session like an actual workshop, including anchor charts and the components of workshop (connection, teaching point, teaching, active engagement, link) so teachers can see workshop in action. We would also include photographs of classrooms where workshop is already in use.


Sesion1
Certificated Only


Session 1
Academic Success for English Language Learners Through Tiered
Vocabulary (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Dorothy Sortino and Lorena Bugarin All of the above
In this training you will be looking closely at tier 2 vocabulary and how to maximize instruction to increase the academic success of your students.
There will be a focus on strategies that can be used to support English Language Learners and their unique learning needs.
Adapting the classroom environment to facilitate engagement (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Danna Yardeni All of the above
The following topics will be discussed:
1. Elements of classroom environments that can be organizing or distracting.
2. individual differences that contribute to the way one responds to environmental characteristics.
3. Current research findings related to how variations in environmental supports and designs impact attention and behavior. 4. Ways in which classroom furniture contribute to or detract from learning, attention and interaction with peers.
5. Classroom routines and layouts that take sensory needs and ergonomics into consideration
Applying Constructive Conversations as a Formative Assessment Tool (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Yolanda Munoz K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Focus: Constructive Conversations as a Instructional shift to Facilitate, Formulate Opinions, and Evaluate student performance to inform. Participants will have the opportunity to collaborate teaching strategies to engage in student conversation skills at more rigorous levels.
Assistive Technology In the Schools (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Sean Early Admin, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th
A review of the Assistive Technology referral process in PUSD as well purpose of AT and supports available through the Assistive Technology department of Special Education


Session 1
Building the Unit Circle
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Christopher Anderson
9th-12th
Participants will learn how to create the unit circle using special triangles and explorations. The approach is perfect for Common Core instruction.
Celebrating Student Success in the Classroom
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Candace Kovacic & Deborah Gangi-Hall
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
The following subtopics will be addressed:
1. Incentive Systems (A specialized incentive system will be used during our breakout session = Breakout Bracelets)
2. Having high expectations
3. Positive Behavior Achievement
4. Recognizing student excellence (Publishing Parties/Displaying Student Work/ Rewards)
5. Teacher AND peer recognition
6. Video clips of our own students in action showcasing the subtopics of our presentation.
7. Call and Responses (Showcased/used/taught during session) 8. Building classroom unity
9. Application (Activity) - Teachers create their own call and response, chant, and incentive for their classroom
10. Celebration of TEACHER (Participants) success during our session
*Will present using Google Slides
Creating A Growth Mindset Classroom
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Kimberly Knudson
All of the above
This innovative workshop will show creative ways to incorporate Growth Mindset in the classroom. Participates will be exposed to engaging videos, websites, and other resources to inspire students to overcome fixed mindset and begin to develop a growth mindset.
Daily 5 for DLIP
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Veronica Parra
Admin, K, 1st, 2nd
In this workshop, we will cover the basic of Daily 5 instructional model. The Daily 5 is a set of tasks designed to help students learn to work independently as readers and writers to that teachers can be freed up for one-on-one reading and writing instruction during literacy workshops.
In our workshop, we will focus on the reading activities of Daily 5. We will share our experiences and provide basic tools for implementation in the classroom.


Session 1
Digital Four-Year Plan/Individual Learning Plan Guidance Lesson
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Andrea Cordeiro-Benson
9th-12th
Learn how to use Google applications, students' Chrome books, and pre-printed transcripts with the 220 unit diploma requirements or the graduation requirements for students who qualify under AB216 to help students view their status towards graduation, update their career interests, prepare for future programming needs, answer surveys, and review the requirements towards getting into a four-year college. Learn how to share this database of information with others and how to automatically generate an email to the students and parents with their updated Individual Learning Plan/Four-Year Plan. This further increases students' 21st Century Skills, provides students and parents with easy access to their most recent Individual Learning Plan/Four-Year Plan, and offers an efficient way to share information.
Does a student in your classroom have (undiagnosed) Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Adrienne Floriano RN MSN
All of the above
Students who have Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (in a mild form) may not have any outward signs of the disorder, but it still may impact their learning. I will review signs/symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and how to recognize students who have this often un-diagnosed disorder and how to work with students who may have it.
Effective Coaching: The Relationship Between Principal and CRT
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Melissa Wilson- Charles Heaton
Admin
Structures and procedures that create a school model of coaching and learning by developing the roles and relationship between CRT and Principal
Evaluating Information
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Helen Moses
All of the above
Information is increasing at a rapid pace. Can you tell a reliable webpage from a hoax? This session will provide tools to help students evaluate web-based information for their use in inquiry/research project. An introduction to databases available through Pasadena Unified School District will be given.
Chromebooks needed
GOALS!
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Robert Miner
4th, 5th, 6th-8th
This semester students need to create charts and track progress both for academic and personal goals. For academic, they are to check the parent portal weekly, write percentages for all core subjects, and compute averages. They are to also record weekly averages for a personal goal of choice, with weekly observations attached. This lesson corresponds with daily readings and reflections from Brian Tracy's book, GOALS! I would like to show teacher why this 15-minute daily activity can revolutionize a student's academic AND non-academic career.
Improv(e) Your Classroom
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Shannon Malone & Ella Farinas
All of the above
Improvisation is an innovative pedagogy that fosters collaborative learning by helping to build trust, respect, and team spirit. It promotes deep learning through active engagement with new ideas, concepts, or problems. In this workshop, teachers will learn improvisation techniques that tap into students’ multiple intelligences and supports the facilitation of the 4 Cs in the classroom.


Session 1
Inquiry and Project Based Learning
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Rachel Zonshine
All of the above
This workshop will be looking at standards and using them to guide lesson planning through inquiry and project based learning. Getting students to own their learning, be more hands on, and arts inspired.
KQED Resources: Putting the TEA in STEAM
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jonathan Gardner
6th-8th, 9th-12th
KQED provides excellent resources to incorporate relevant science, engineering, technology and arts topics into lessons. On their website, there are: Do Now, #EngineerThat competition, Media Resources, Quest, etc.
This workshop will provide suggestions and examples about how to use these lessons effectively in any lessons seeking to incorporate more Science, Technology, Engineering and Art.
Naviance for Teachers
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Lanisha Kelly
9th-12th
Learn more about Naviance and how it can be used as a college and career readiness tool for in your classroom. We will review how to upload letters of recommendations, assign tasks and other career and college exploration functions.
NearPod101: Introduction
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jason Taylor
6th-8th, 9th-12th
Nearpod is a classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons & assessments that students can access on any device.
So come and learn how to engage students with fun and interactive content, collect and share student responses instantly and track student comprehension in real time. In this session you will learn how to access Nearpod and use the standards aligned lessons with your core subject area classes.
Reading Non-fiction
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Cletus Ganschow
Admin, 5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th
This workshop introduces engaging non-fiction reading strategies for students who struggle to read and fully understand non-fiction texts.
Reading to Learn in Science
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jodi Marchesso
Admin, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th, 9th- 12th
Reading to learn in science comes with it's own unique challenges. This workshop will provide participants with research based strategies that are easily implemented and will increase student comprehension of scientific texts.


Session 1
STEAM Activities for Elementary Students
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Dany Richey AND Kristina Keck
K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Learn to integrate STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) activities into your daily classroom schedule. Help your students utilize their higher level thinking skills and increase their creativity with these engaging lessons.
Teachers will have the opportunity to complete STEAM activities and leave this session with lesson plan ideas to implement immediately.
Technology Rocks!
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Katie Wiggins
K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
Learn about resources to use in the classroom such as: Nearpod, Read Theory, Front Row Ed, and more!
TenMarks 101/201
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jill Florant and Nicki Radochonski
TenMarks 101/201 is a combination of two professional developments. It is intended for new users and users who have been trained but may want a refresher. This session will focus on the following:
- 101: Getting Started
-- How does TenMarks fit in with the existing classroom?
-- Introducing TenMarks to your students
-- Align TenMarks to your class and use Assignments to reinforce instruction -- Get parents involved
- 201: Getting Personal
-- How can we reach every student at his or her specific skill level?
-- Generate assessments and differentiate with TenMarks recommendations
Transforming your classroom into a Workshop Environment
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Lauren Partma and Mary Grace Zehnpfennig
K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
Ever wonder how to implement dynamic instruction that allows for the workshop model everyone is talking about? What do you do with students, materials, and limited space? Come learn how to create a classroom environment with flexible seating to maximize space, support learning, and build community in your classroom. How about bringing all students K-12th grade to the rug for mini lessons before allowing freedom of choice in seating and format. Think it can't be done because of behavior? Learn how to set high expectations that any student can meet.


Sesion1
Clasified Only


Session 1
Google Apps (Classified only)
Facilitator: Teresa Vasquez & Zoila Arellano
Let's get on board with Google Apps. Learn how to make gmail work harder for you. Get familiar with Google Docs and learn what’s the big deal with Drive.


Sesion1
3Hour Workshops


Session 1
CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Matthew Roper
CPI is an international training organization committed to best practices and safe behavior management methods that focus on prevention. Through a variety of specialized offerings and innovative resources, CPI educates and empowers professionals to create safe and respectful work environments. This enables professionals to enrich not only their own lives, but also the lives of the individuals they serve.
The training needs to be 6 hours. (It cannot be 3.) Other instructors will include Adam DeVore, Christine Jackson & Corey Hackman.
My understanding is that this training is pre-approved. See Marcie for additional details.
First Aid / CPR for renewals and first timers (Classified only)
Facilitator: Ann Rector
For employees who have never been CPR / Firstv Aid certified, or whose certification expires before April 1.


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Session 2
Drugs 101 signs and symptoms (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Kathy Watson
We will be discussing signs and symptoms of drug abuse.
New Trends and the culture. The referral process to district program and outside agencies. We will also have a young adult speaker who was in the district and went through the program.
Engaging Students Through Classroom Environment (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Lauren French-Eden, Scott Dayman and Denise Laing
Description: A presentation and discussion on fostering efficient organizational structures and positive social group dynamics while providing rigorous instruction in a post-scripted curriculum classroom.
The workshop focuses on TK, Kinder, First and Second Grade Classrooms.
Guidelines for Effective Instructional Assistant Support (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Lezlie E. Porter
Whether you're a new hire who is looking for more training in your position, or you've been in the district for several years and want to reestablish your role in the classroom, this workshop is designed to discuss the specific roles and responsibilities of the paraeducator, as well as providing effective strategies supporting the academic success of students with special needs.
Healthy Schools: Promoting Health and Academic Achievement Workshop (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Katia Ahmed,M.Ed, MS,RN
1. Understand the interrelationship between health-risk behaviors and academic achievement.
2. Review evidence linking healthy eating and physical activity with academic achievement & recommendations available. 3. Learn effective actions to support healthy eating and physical activity in the schools you work with.
4. Identify resources available for improving healthy eating and physical activity behaviorsfor your students. Also:
• The priority of health equity in schools and childhood obesity statistics
• Highlight new research summarizing the link between health and academics
• Show the 6 health risk behaviors most associated with diminished academic success.
• Connection between nutrition and the health of young people overview (CDC messages and info)
• Dietary Guidelines 2015-20 rec’s for children and teenagers (overview of DGA’s)
• Current eating behaviors of young people (CDC info)
• Research showing the addition of fruits, vegetables and dairy to student’s diets increased academic performance
• Reinforce importance of school meal programs
• Discuss role of education, access to healthy food and policies to make environments more inclusive to health
• Evidence linking PA and academic achievement (CDC’s info report)
• Current availability of PA in schools, and current activity levels of young people
• How local school wellness policies can improve both nutrition and PA in schools to create healthier students
• What can you do as a health champion in your school environment?
Jive Talkin (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Tendaji Jamal (TJ)
Want to know more about our phone system? In this workshop our very own Cheif Technology officer, TJ, will show you how to log into the online consol and edit your phone settings. You will learn how to name your extention and much more. We promise there will be no jive talking is this session learn all that you need to know about the phone system.


Session 2
Learn by Doing: Project-Based Learning in the School Garden (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Mud Baron
Participants would identify their garden projects needs and assists and share teaching strategies to achieve positive outcomes.
Workshop and the English Language Learners (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Lisa Muthiah and John Vigil
We propose to look at how the workshop model serves the needs of the english language learner. We will look at the environment/set up of the classroom, the structure of time spent in a workshop model and how the teacher uses time conferencing during the reading or writing can benefit emerging, bridging, and expanding ELLs.
Our goal is to run our session like an actual workshop, including anchor charts and the components of workshop (connection, teaching point, teaching, active engagement, link) so teachers can see workshop in action. We would also include photographs of classrooms where workshop is already in use.


Sesion2
Certificated Only


Session 2
21st Century Research Instruction Using the Big 6 as a Guide (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jim Goffred Admin, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th
This workshop uses the information literacy tool The Big 6 to help teachers assign better research assignments. Topics will include brainstorming research topics, planning for research, how to locate information in PUSD libraries, database access and usage, making citations easy, and reflecting on the process. Participants will leave with practical knowledge on how assign better research assignments with improved outcomes for students. The workshop will best reflect the educational level of upper middle and high school students. However, elementary teachers may scaffold the primary principals so that they apply to elementary age students as well.
Presenters: Jim Goffred and Lena Hicks, Teacher-Librarians at Blair and Marshall
Art, Technology, and English Learners. ...Strategies and tools to make
content accessible (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Hassan Dornayi All of the above
This workshop will focus on non-traditional ways to make content accessible for English Learners by leveraging technology and art to build language. The strategies here will be useful not just for English Learners, but will approach the presentation through the EL lens. By presenting new and different strategies, this workshop will help to give teachers more options for student differentiation.
Assistive Technology In the Schools (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Sean Early Admin, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th
A review of the Assistive Technology referral process in PUSD as well purpose of AT and supports available through the Assistive Technology department of Special Education
Beyond Reading Buddies (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Regina Major/Victoria Camargo TK, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Primary/Upper Grade Buddies:
Buddy programs consist of upper-grade students reading and/or completing activities or projects with younger children.
For the last several years we, Ms. Major (K) and Ms. Camargo (3rd)
have completed several activities throughout the year that promote a mentor-ship relationship between our kinder and 3rd grade students. Some projects center around curricular units, holidays, and calendar events. We pair the students between two grade levels. Come learn effective strategies, activities, and meaningful curriculum to create a thriving yearlong Buddy Program!!


Session 2
Celebrating Student Success in the Classroom (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Candace Kovacic & Deborah Gangi-Hall 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
The following subtopics will be addressed:
1. Incentive Systems (A specialized incentive system will be used during our breakout session = Breakout Bracelets) 2. Having high expectations
3. Positive Behavior Achievement
4. Recognizing student excellence (Publishing Parties/Displaying Student Work/ Rewards)
5. Teacher AND peer recognition
6. Video clips of our own students in action showcasing the subtopics of our presentation.
7. Call and Responses (Showcased/used/taught during session)
8. Building classroom unity
9. Application (Activity) - Teachers create their own call and response, chant, and incentive for their classroom 10. Celebration of TEACHER (Participants) success during our session
*Will present using Google Slides
Collaboration as Language Development: an approach to the NGSS for ELL
Students (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Karen Anderson K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
Both the NGSS and the ELD standards ask students to make connections to larger themes, to engage in hands-on experiences, and to collaborate with peers in order to solve problems. The Engineering Design Process allows students these opportunities in a meaningful context, regardless of content area. By connecting the crosscutting concepts in the NGSS to universal themes, we can concretely make interdisciplinary connections for all learners. In this workshop we will:
•Engage with the Learning Cycle (5E) model as a tool for creating hands-on, collaborative experiences across content areas. •Integrate the Engineering Design Process into the lessons.
•Demonstrate how STEMscopes parallels the 5E model and be used to effectively engage interdisciplinary connections. •Connect productive, collaborative and interpretive ELD standards to integrated lessons
Creating A Growth Mindset Classroom (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Kimberly Knudson All of the above
This innovative workshop will show creative ways to incorporate Growth Mindset in the classroom. Participates will be exposed to engaging videos, websites, and other resources to inspire students to overcome fixed mindset and begin to develop a growth mindset.
Daily 5 (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Stacey Torres (and Inga Grabis) Admin, K, 1st, 2nd
How to use the Daily 5 structure to make your language arts instruction time more effective.
-walk through of implementing the system -general overview of components -resources that we have found useful
Q&A- pick our brains


Session 2
Creating A Growth Mindset Classroom
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Kimberly Knudson
All of the above
This innovative workshop will show creative ways to incorporate Growth Mindset in the classroom. Participates will be exposed to engaging videos, websites, and other resources to inspire students to overcome fixed mindset and begin to develop a growth mindset.
Daily 5 for DLIP
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Veronica Parra
Admin, K, 1st, 2nd
In this workshop, we will cover the basic of Daily 5 instructional model. The Daily 5 is a set of tasks designed to help students learn to work independently as readers and writers to that teachers can be freed up for one-on-one reading and writing instruction during literacy workshops.
In our workshop, we will focus on the reading activities of Daily 5. We will share our experiences and provide basic tools for implementation in the classroom.
Daily 5 Literacy Rounds
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jennifer Boynton
TK, K, 1st, 2nd
This workshop will present the Daily 5 Literacy Rounds. This strategy for building literacy skills is based on the book The Daily 5; Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades by Gail Boushey & Joan Moser. We will give participants an introductory to the system, a schedule for planning & pacing, grade level options and our management systems. We will show pictures and videos from our classrooms.
Drive your Instruction
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Priscila Leon-Didion
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
New to Google Classroom? Learn to create your Google Classroom account and navigate this wonderful and simple resource. Bring your Chromebook and be prepared to organize your Drive apps and other online resources in one location. Absent students? If you maintain your assignments in the Google Classroom, students can have remote access. Students can review older lessons; they can submit online work all in ONE location! Please only teachers new to Google Classroom. We will do basic learning about this app and its possibilities.
Effective Coaching: The Relationship Between Principal and CRT
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Melissa Wilson- Charles Heaton
Admin
Structures and procedures that create a school model of coaching and learning by developing the roles and relationship between CRT and Principal
Evaluating Information
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Helen Moses
All of the above
Information is increasing at a rapid pace. Can you tell a reliable webpage from a hoax? This session will provide tools to help students evaluate web-based information for their use in inquiry/research project. An introduction to databases available through Pasadena Unified School District will be given.
Chromebooks needed


Sesion2
Clasified Only


Session 2
Google Apps (Classified only)
Facilitator: Teresa Vasquez & Zoila Arellano
Let's get on board with Google Apps. Learn how to make gmail work harder for you. Get familiar with Google Docs and learn what’s the big deal with Drive.


Sesion2
3Hour Workshops


Session 2
Responding to Aggressive Behavior (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Becky Tschirgi
This session highlights how perceptions influence responses to aggressive behavior. Learners explore different characteristics of children who use aggression and the underlying influences on aggressive behavior. A course of action for responding to aggressive behavior is presented, with an in-depth focus on how to develop environmental supports..
Youtube and You (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Leslie Stotlar
Have you ever wondered how to create a video lesson for your class? By the end of this workshop you will create a video based lesson you can use with your students. Be the star of your video or chose to simply direct. Please bring materials or ideas for an upcoming lesson for your class. Don't forget your laptop, chromebook, smartphone and/or tablet. We will explore a few apps and formats then ,with the help of experienced users, you will create your own video.
Balanced Literacy in the Elementary Classroom (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Hanh Le and Tamyke Edwards K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
The six elements of reading will be discussed and examined. Samples and ideas for implementing a literacy focused classroom will be explored. Classroom strategies to promote discussion and thoughtful literacy will be shared.
Connecting Academic and Cross-curricular Vocabulary and CC (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Ana Chavez 9th-12th
Students are exposed to academic and cross-curricular vocabulary by way of the Spanish Spelling Bee contest. This fun activity is an easy way to engage students and teachers. It is aligned with Foreign Language Standards and Common Core Standards.
Teachers will learn how to organize, carryout and finalize the contest in their own school to prepare them to participate in the Southern California Spanish Spelling Bee Contest in Azuza Pacific University.
Teachers will also learn how to start a National Spanish Honor Society chapter which will enable the recruitment of contest participants
This workshop will be co-presented with Dr. Marcela Rojas, professor at APU
Public Contract Administration Division of Responsibilities Flowchart
Workshop (Classified only)
Facilitator: Angela Child
This will be a consensus of all involved personnel to discuss the coverage and division of responsibilities involved in:
* Construction Contract Bidding * Budget / Procurement process * Purchase Order process
* Invoice Payment process
* Reconciliation and end-of-year processes
We will discuss documentation requirements, audit requirements, OPSC requirements, DSA requirements, and any other specialized rules for public construction contract administration.


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Engaging Students Through Classroom Environment (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Lauren French-Eden, Scott Dayman and Denise Laing
Description: A presentation and discussion on fostering efficient organizational structures and positive social group dynamics while providing rigorous instruction in a post-scripted curriculum classroom.
The workshop focuses on TK, Kinder, First and Second Grade Classrooms.
Fitness in the Classroom (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Max Fantl
Healthy Schools: Promoting Health and Academic Achievement Workshop (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Katia Ahmed,M.Ed, MS,RN
1. Understand the interrelationship between health-risk behaviors and academic achievement.
2. Review evidence linking healthy eating and physical activity with academic achievement & recommendations available. 3. Learn effective actions to support healthy eating and physical activity in the schools you work with.
4. Identify resources available for improving healthy eating and physical activity behaviorsfor your students. Also:
• The priority of health equity in schools and childhood obesity statistics
• Highlight new research summarizing the link between health and academics
• Show the 6 health risk behaviors most associated with diminished academic success.
• Connection between nutrition and the health of young people overview (CDC messages and info)
• Dietary Guidelines 2015-20 rec’s for children and teenagers (overview of DGA’s)
• Current eating behaviors of young people (CDC info)
• Research showing the addition of fruits, vegetables and dairy to student’s diets increased academic performance
• Reinforce importance of school meal programs
• Discuss role of education, access to healthy food and policies to make environments more inclusive to health
• Evidence linking PA and academic achievement (CDC’s info report)
• Current availability of PA in schools, and current activity levels of young people
• How local school wellness policies can improve both nutrition and PA in schools to create healthier students
• What can you do as a health champion in your school environment?
It's Not Drama, It's Trauma (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Theresa Reed
A training designed to introduce the strengths and challenges that children in foster care and others who have been exposed to trauma face on a day-to-day basis. Participants will engage in interactive discussions and activities incorporating the new research on trauma and brain development as a base to support the optimum growth and development of the students who have lived with abuse, neglect and trauma. We will also offer strategies you can use now to work with even the most challenging students.
Jive Talkin (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Tendaji Jamal (TJ)
Want to know more about our phone system? In this workshop our very own Cheif Technology officer, TJ, will show you how to log into the online consol and edit your phone settings. You will learn how to name your extention and much more. We promise there will be no jive talking is this session learn all that you need to know about the phone system.


Session 3
Learn by Doing: Project-Based Learning in the School Garden (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Mud Baron
Participants would identify their garden projects needs and assists and share teaching strategies to achieve positive outcomes.
Pasadena: "City of Rose Parades and Science (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Mary Hines
Creating an innovative educational environment can/should take into account (and make real) historical contexts and geographical locations that are pertinent to what is being taught in the classroom. The propinquity of both historical time and location enrich students' ability to connect to the real world. I propose to offer a presentation to teachers (and classroom aides) that highlights some of the amazing scientific sites and personalities that are in (or have been) in Pasadena. My purpose is to invite teachers to enrich science and/or history lessons by showing/telling students what role Pasadena has played in producing and promoting people, information, and instruments that have benefitted mankind.
Shmoop Advanced Placement Prep (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Kelsey Olson
Are you ready to be Shmooped? During this session you'll get a full dose of Shmoop Advanced Placement test prep. We'll navigate through the nuts and bolts of the test-prep features as well as the classroom function. You'll learn how you can keep track of student progress, identify low-hanging fruit, and assign the perfect remediation on Shmoop. We'll also discuss Shmoop's resources for College and Career, Essay writing, Shmoop Tube video library and more.
Sight Words Galore and More (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Marion Yamada and Gina Sorensen-Hernandez
We will be sharing some fun and engaging instructional strategies on incorporating sight word practice in the classroom. Some of the activities can be done whole group, while other activities can easily lend themselves for small group instruction. With the use of visual cues, Kagan strategies, and playful activities, we will provide some tips and tricks so that teachers will be able to get their students moving around and celebrate the joys of learning sight words in a fun environment. After modeling and going through some of the best practices, we will have teachers make-and-take some of the activities so that they can utilize it in their classrooms immediately.
What Writers Need (Both Certificated and Classified)
Facilitator: Jennifer Mably Maria Barajas
This workshop will assist teachers in planning for a writing lesson for Kindergarten to Second Grade. Different organization tools will be presented as well as classroom/environments that enhance the learning for all students including special needs students in the classroom.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be provided with time for collaboration and sharing their ideas as well.


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Adapting the classroom environment to facilitate engagement (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Danna Yardeni All of the above
The following topics will be discussed:
1. Elements of classroom environments that can be organizing or distracting.
2. individual differences that contribute to the way one responds to environmental characteristics.
3. Current research findings related to how variations in environmental supports and designs impact attention and behavior. 4. Ways in which classroom furniture contribute to or detract from learning, attention and interaction with peers.
5. Classroom routines and layouts that take sensory needs and ergonomics into consideration
Art, Technology, and English Learners. ...Strategies and tools to make
content accessible (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Hassan Dornayi All of the above
This workshop will focus on non-traditional ways to make content accessible for English Learners by leveraging technology and art to build language. The strategies here will be useful not just for English Learners, but will approach the presentation through the EL lens. By presenting new and different strategies, this workshop will help to give teachers more options for student differentiation.
Assistive Technology In the Schools (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Sean Early Admin, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th
A review of the Assistive Technology referral process in PUSD as well purpose of AT and supports available through the Assistive Technology department of Special Education
Building the Unit Circle (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Christopher Anderson 9th-12th
Participants will learn how to create the unit circle using special triangles and explorations. The approach is perfect for Common Core instruction.
Collaboration as Language Development: an approach to the NGSS for ELL
Students (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Karen Anderson K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
Both the NGSS and the ELD standards ask students to make connections to larger themes, to engage in hands-on experiences, and to collaborate with peers in order to solve problems. The Engineering Design Process allows students these opportunities in a meaningful context, regardless of content area. By connecting the crosscutting concepts in the NGSS to universal themes, we can concretely make interdisciplinary connections for all learners. In this workshop we will:
•Engage with the Learning Cycle (5E) model as a tool for creating hands-on, collaborative experiences across content areas. •Integrate the Engineering Design Process into the lessons.
•Demonstrate how STEMscopes parallels the 5E model and be used to effectively engage interdisciplinary connections. •Connect productive, collaborative and interpretive ELD standards to integrated lessons


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Daily 5 for DLIP
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Veronica Parra
Admin, K, 1st, 2nd
In this workshop, we will cover the basic of Daily 5 instructional model. The Daily 5 is a set of tasks designed to help students learn to work independently as readers and writers to that teachers can be freed up for one-on-one reading and writing instruction during literacy workshops.
In our workshop, we will focus on the reading activities of Daily 5. We will share our experiences and provide basic tools for implementation in the classroom.
Daily 5 Literacy Rounds
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jennifer Boynton
TK, K, 1st, 2nd
This workshop will present the Daily 5 Literacy Rounds. This strategy for building literacy skills is based on the book The Daily 5; Fostering Literacy Independence in the Elementary Grades by Gail Boushey & Joan Moser. We will give participants an introductory to the system, a schedule for planning & pacing, grade level options and our management systems. We will show pictures and videos from our classrooms.
Drive your Instruction
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Priscila Leon-Didion
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
New to Google Classroom? Learn to create your Google Classroom account and navigate this wonderful and simple resource. Bring your Chromebook and be prepared to organize your Drive apps and other online resources in one location. Absent students? If you maintain your assignments in the Google Classroom, students can have remote access. Students can review older lessons; they can submit online work all in ONE location! Please only teachers new to Google Classroom. We will do basic learning about this app and its possibilities.
Effective Coaching: The Relationship Between Principal and CRT
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Melissa Wilson- Charles Heaton
Admin
Structures and procedures that create a school model of coaching and learning by developing the roles and relationship between CRT and Principal
Evaluating Information
(Certificated only)
Facilitator: Helen Moses
All of the above
Information is increasing at a rapid pace. Can you tell a reliable webpage from a hoax? This session will provide tools to help students evaluate web-based information for their use in inquiry/research project. An introduction to databases available through Pasadena Unified School District will be given.
Chromebooks needed


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Extreme Classroom Makeover: From Teacher Centered to Student Centered
Learning Environment (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jessica McFall and Kristin Vigil 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th
Are you ready for a change? Is student centered learning guiding your instruction? Are all those desks getting in the way? Then, you are ready for an extreme classroom makeover! We'll give you practical ideas on how to make your room environment match your philosophy and the changes you are ready to make. Specifically, we'll show you how we transferred our classrooms from teacher centered environments to student centered environments conducive to the workshop model. Come check it out!
Inquiry and Project Based Learning (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Rachel Zonshine All of the above
This workshop will be looking at standards and using them to guide lesson planning through inquiry and project based learning. Getting students to own their learning, be more hands on, and arts inspired.
Introduction to Engineering design (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Darius Hines All of the above
How to get an engineering design project started and what are some of the pitfalls along the way.
Let' Talk Numbers (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Fran De La Rosa/Kristin Forrest PreK, TK, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Teachers will be shown how to engage students in mental math activities which develop computational fluency by using number relationships and number structures to add, subtract, multiply and divide. The daily routines become conversations around computation problems which "strengthen accuracy, efficiency, and flexibility with these mental math and computation strategies" (S.D. Parrish)
Technology Rocks! (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Katie Wiggins K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
Learn about resources to use in the classroom such as: Nearpod, Read Theory, Front Row Ed, and more!
TenMarks 301 (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jill Florant and Nicki Radochonski
Ready to take your TenMarks knowledge to the next level? If you have been using TenMarks assignments and assessments then TenMarks 301 is for you! It is intended for users who have been assigning at least one assignment per week and have given at least one Standard Level Assessment (SLA) or a Grade Level Assessment (GLA). This session will focus on how to translate student and class data into action, drive progress and intervene with TenMarks.


Session 3
Transformative School Counseling in a Linked Learning Environment (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Dr. Bobbi Clarke Admin, 9th-12th
Transformative School Counseling in a Linked Learning Environment will assist professional school counselors and other educational leaders in their understanding of the counselor's roles of leader, advocate, systems change agent, and consultant/collaborator. These roles will be viewed through the lens of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) standards.
This information is important for professional school counselors and administrators. Participants will create their own plus/delta/plan charts as a concluding activity to reflect on the strengths, challenges, and plan of action for their own school sites.
Participants will leave with a better understanding of Linked Learning, and their role in meeting certification standards. Participants will be empowered to serve in the roles of advocate, systems change agent, collaborator, and leader.
The presenter was a professional high school counselor in Linked Learning and California Partnership Academy environments in the Long Beach Unified School District. She earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership for California State University, Long Beach. She is a former ASCA RAMP recipient and first semi-finalist for ASCA School Counselor of the Year. She currently is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling Graduate program at Azusa Pacific University.
Using STEMscopes in your classroom (Certificated only)
Facilitator: Jodi Marchesso Admin, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th-8th
This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the newly purchased resource, STEMscopes. Participants will learn how to implement this resource in the classroom.


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Google Apps (Classified only)
Facilitator: Teresa Vasquez & Zoila Arellano
Let's get on board with Google Apps. Learn how to make gmail work harder for you. Get familiar with Google Docs and learn what’s the big deal with Drive.





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