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ITI Sessions @ ISTE 2021

Are you attending the #ISTE21 Live event from June 26 to June 30?
If so, please check out the sessions being offered by
L.A. Unified's Instructional Technology Initiative team.

Saturday, June 26
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Implementing Digital Citizenship and Restorative Practices for Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
Sophia Mendoza, Maria Toledo, Jamie Galgana & Ed Zurita
Learn how to integrate digital citizenship and restorative practices to create a school culture that is positive, safe, predictable and consistent. Through Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, students will be able to achieve academically and build positive relationships with each other and adults.
Sunday, June 27
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Digital Citizenship at Your Own Pace
Allison Jonas & Francisco Canche
Learn how a rigorous, self-paced learning experience can help cultivate digital citizenship leaders among students and teachers.
1:15 PM - 2:05 PM
ISTE Standards in Action: Creative Communicator
Allison Jonas, Maria Toledo, Jamie Galgana, & Renee Sanchez
Find out how LA Unified designs its professional learning opportunities. Develop ideas to create interactive activities designed to promote, support and model creative thinking using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Reaching Beyond the Classroom Global Collaborator
Maria Toledo, Ed Zurita, Jamie Galgana & Renee Sanchez
Using the ISTE Standard for Global Collaborator, LA Unified supports educators on the concept of global collaborator through the exploration of a real-world issues, namely the Sustainable Development Goals. Explore how to engage students in support of real-world problems.
Tuesday, June 29
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
The Guide for an Equity-Minded Computer Science Education
Dominic Caguioa, Francisco Canche, & Sophia Mendoza
The CS Equity Guide informs education leaders about how to bring equitable computer science into their schools when racial and gender disparities limit students’ full access to quality computer science education.
Wednesday, June 30
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
3 Ways to Engage All Stakeholders in Digital Citizenship
Cynthia Braley, Allison Jonas, & Dominic Caguioa
With remote and online learning here to stay, digital citizenship becomes even more crucial. Learn about a multitiered approach that helps empower all stakeholders in becoming proactive digital citizens — as a parent, student, teacher or administrator — and that goes beyond Digital Citizenship Week!