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Thursday, March 16
 

10:00am

50 Ways to Integrate Discovery Education Streaming
As educators, you know how important it is to have a large repertoire of skills at your disposal both to pique students’ curiosity and to help them discover content meaning and relevance. In this session, we will highlight a number of strategies from our research-backed 'Spotlight on Strategies' series, as well as how your students can employ these strategies for themselves.



Thursday March 16, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm

Student Connections
No permission slips required for this immersive session! Join us as we explore how you can take your students beyond the classroom walls and into some of the world's most iconic locations for rich and engaging learning experiences. Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips are fun, educational, and free! Participants will learn how to make connections in the classroom and outside of the classroom with their students.



Thursday March 16, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

2:00pm

Spotlight on Strategies
Explore instructional strategies to discover how students can use observation, writing, discussions and much more to engage with digital resources within Discovery Education Streaming. The SOS series are creative, research-based instructional strategies, created by teachers for teachers. In this session learn to utilize these instructional strategies to incorporate digital media in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.



Thursday March 16, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

3:30pm

10 Ways to get a C in STEM
In this session, we’ll take a look at practical ways for students to Collaborate, Communicate, Create and think Critically through a STEM lens. We’ll explore free resources from Discovery Education and our partners that can help you get started in your classroom.



Thursday March 16, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262
 
Friday, March 17
 

10:00am

Not What But Why? Crystallizing Your Purpose in STEM
The modern classroom is often hyper-focused on the “what” of teaching and learning and we lose sight of the impact and significance of "why?" In this session we will explore your personal “why” of STEM, so you are empowered to approach teaching and learning with purpose and effectiveness.



Friday March 17, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

12:30pm

STEM Dispositions
Collaboration, Communication, Creativity and Critical Thinking do not come easily for any group from 'Pre-K to Gray.' In this session you will experience how these dispositions may be developed through a combination of both low tech hands-on experience and high tech simulations with digital tools.



Friday March 17, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

2:00pm

Free Tools Smackdown with Discovery Education
Join us as we dive into the suite of free resources from Discovery Education. Investigate resources to support arts and humanities, healthy living, STEM, professional development, and career connections. Leave with a plan for how to use these with students and share with colleagues.


Friday March 17, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262

3:30pm

Innovative Practices with Discovery Education Board Builder & Virtual Reality
From facilitating best instructional practices, to cultivating divergent thinking, this session will explore different examples of utilizing teacher and student boards, incorporating the VR experience in the classroom, and will challenge participants to employ new approaches with these exciting, interactive tools.



Friday March 17, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Training Room A/B, Palm Springs USD 980 East Tahquitz Canyon Way Palm Springs, CA 92262