A Recipe For Success: Deconstructing Complex Ideas With Digital Tools
Participate and share : Poster
Michelle Touceda Jamie Galgana Matthew Piwowarczyk
Attendees will communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by participating in a virtual "food basket challenge" using a variety of digital tools to create a recipe that is represented by either visualizations, models or simulations.
|Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
|Attendee device specification:
|Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Using the ISTE Standards
Participants will be able to:
-Deconstruct complex ideas.
-Identify and use digital objects for visualizations, models, and simulations.
-Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects
ISTE Standards in Action: Creative Communicator (ISTE Live21)
Integrating technology in the classroom: Tools to meet the need of every student (https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=PqapCgAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&dq=iste+student+standard+6c+scholarly+articles&ots=TGAM6R_WVm&sig=eOXBU47pyRutMNmf4MXu3QtLXvI#v=onepage&q&f=false )
Michelle Touceda has been an educator with LAUSD for more than 20 years. Prior to becoming an Instructional Technology Facilitator, Michelle taught English for grades 6-12. In addition to being a classroom teacher, she also was a school site technology coach and an LAUSD Teacher of the Year. She is a Google Certified Educator Level 2, a Common Sense Educator and Ambassador, and a Nearpod PioNEAR. During the pandemic, she was a part of the creative team that formed the Distance Learning Educators social media presence.
Jamie is a Specialist for Instructional Leadership Support with the Instructional Technology Initiative. She supports L.A. Unified educators and leaders in leveraging digital tools and resources for student success through various models of support, including working with Practitioner Schools, supporting Professional Development, and assisting with ITI’s Signature Events. Jamie was an elementary teacher for 10 years, and EdTech Coach for 2.5 years, and is currently an Administrative Specialist. Jamie has a masters in Elementary Mathematics and a Preliminary Administrative Services Credential. She’s a Google Certified Trainer, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Common Sense Certified Educator and Ambassador, and a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner.
Before becoming an Instructional Technology Facilitator with Los Angeles Unified School District's Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI), Matt Piwowarczyk served as an Instructional Coach at Augustus F. Hawkins High School's Critical Design and Gaming School (CDAGS). He supported CDAGS' Information and Communication Technology pathway through the development of interdisciplinary projects and the facilitation of professional development in game-based learning. Prior to being an instructional coach at CDAGS, he taught high school English and Special Education in South LA, Baltimore, Chicago, and South Korea.