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Can We Talk? Using Personality to Guide Groups, Connection, Feedback, & Relationships

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Thursday, December 3, 12:45–1:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
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People's Choice winner. Relationships and connection are more important that ever. Learn how to connect virtually and in person. Understand how to apply the True Colors Personality Assessment (digitally) and then use this understanding to guide groups, connection, feedback and relationships.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Principals/head teachers, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google Drive
Topic: Project-, problem- & challenge-based learning
Grade level: 9-12
Subject area: Language arts, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
For Students:
Global Collaborator
  • Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will understand the true meaning of connection and relationships and how this impacts all parts of learning and growth.
Participants will download their own version of the digital True Colors survey and learn to apply this to their schools or classrooms.


2 mins: Introductions of audience, goals for session, Background on CanWeTalkEDU
15 mins: Understanding of True Colors
5 mins: Applications
3 mins: How does this apply
5 mins: Questions and feedback

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Stephanie Rothstein, Santa Clara Unified SD

Stephanie Rothstein (@srothteachlg) is a 17 Year Educator, TOSA, Co-Chair for the LEAD@LG (PBL Cross-Curricular) pathway, and 9th grade English LEAD@LG teacher at Los Gatos High School. Stephanie is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and Innovator #SEA19, New Tech Network Trainer/Teacher, Apple Educator, and Adobe Certified. Stephanie has presented on PBL, Design Thinking, and more at SVCUE, CUE Bold, TEDX, TED Masterclass, NTAC, Train the Trainer, EdTechTeam Napa, and regional events/trainings. While she completes her Admin credential this year, she hopes to model continuous growth and help inspire her students and other educators.

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