First 10 Days
Participate and share : Poster
Wednesday, December 2, 4:30–5:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Shelbi Blackmon Tisha Mesa Trashona Walker
Dive into how high schools in a Houston district have implemented important content into the first 10 days of school for students to gain skills such as organizing and time management, reading tips and library help, finding a trusted resource in Google search, laptop setup, digital citizenship, and digital portfolios.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Subject area:||Career and technical education|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Disclosure:||The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session|
The purpose of the First 10 Days is to prepare students for technology used within the classroom. Houston ISD is a large district with one-to-one laptop use at all high schools and this is a PD provided to most teachers in order to get students acclimated with technology.
Participants will be able to:
1. Identify how to implement procedures for accessing research information
2. Apply the principles of good design when creating effective course materials
3. Provide students with tools to develop technical skills to prepare for the school year
General Overview: Video: “First 5 Days”
Activity: Padlet 5-10
Different topics covered per day/class (Breakdown for each day and discuss examples / allow participants to create own)
An Instructional Technologist with over 20 years of experience in radio and television news and sports, business management, training and development, and educational technology. In the last 9 years, Tisha found her passion for education and specializes in working with educators and students to transform learning. She is a Google Certified Educator Level 1 and 2 and holds a Masters degree in Educational Technology and a Masters in Business Administration.