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KS 2018 Education Technology Conference
Kamehameha Schools is excited to announce that Arthur Renowitsky and Eugene Yoon will be teaming up as keynote speakers for the conference.
The deadline to register is May 25, 2018 and space is limited to 400 participants.
The Call for Proposals is still open, and proposals are being received through here.
Please Note: Presenters will receive complimentary conference registration.
Dates: June 5 - 6
Location: Neil S. Blaisdell Center
Flyer: KS Ed Tech Conference Flyer
Responsive Classroom Training
Registration is now open for Responsive Classroom training for elementary or middle school. This is designed for educators to create a safe and positive classroom community where students build their social-emotional competence through consistent teacher language, energizers, student choice, and interactive learning structures. Training will take place at Le Jardin Academy in Kailua.
Date: June 12-15
Time: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Location: Le Jardin Academy
Advanced Placement Summer Institute
The 24th Annual Hawai'i Advanced Placement Summer Institute 2018 (APSI) is coming up this June at Hawai'i Pacific University. This four-day professional developmentevent brings together colleagues from all over the world to discuss course-specific content, instructional strategies, course organization and methods for promoting greater student participation. Sessions led by College Board-endorsed subject experts equip new and experienced educators with effective resources and best practices to bring back to their schools. For more information, or to register, please go to their website.
Dates: June 25-28
Location: Hawai'i Loa Campus - 45-045 Kamehameha Hwy., Kaneohe, HI 96744
Cost: Early Bird Registration (Before May 1): $650 / Regular Registration (after May 2): $700
Institute for Thematic Instruction: A Design for Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment
The Summer Institute is a two-week seminar & practicum experience in the design of thematic units with an emphasis on engaging students in project-based learning. Seminars will be taught by Dr. Robert Peters along with experienced classroom teachers from Hanahauʻoli. Work time is incorporated throughout the Institute, including access to instructors, resources and small group debriefing. Participants will have opportunities to learn with colleagues, hear first-hand from practitioners, observe thematic lessons, ask questions, and explore the challenges and rewards of thematic instruction. Instructors provide individualized coaching to assist as participants design a unit draft with outcomes, instructional strategies and assessment tools to take back to their classrooms.Additional Information here.
Dates: June 25 - July 6
Location: Hanahau'oli School - The Professional Development Center
Registration: Contact Elila Levinson @ 949-6461
The course will introduce teachers to the Phonics Plus Method, which provides accurate and
practical ways to teach using phonics as a foundation for spelling, speaking, reading, and writing. Participants will be taught the sounds of the 70 common phonograms, spelling rules, and proper handwriting skills, based on the Writing Road to Reading textbook. The intensive 5-day course will cover teaching language arts from kindergarten to second grade.
Dates: July 10 - 14
Location: Saint Louis School
Cost: $400 (materials not included)
Flyer: Phonics Plus
Registration: Mail Registration Form to Phonics Plus, P.O. Box 10324, Honolulu, HI 96816
Global Education Teacher Strand
This 3-day session focuses on the sharing of school curriculum, vision and pedagogical alignments around personalized, product-oriented global learning. Through a facilitated design process, participants collaborate on projects with educators from more than 25 schools in 10 countries. Attendees also connect with students participating in the Student Global Leadership Institute to observe and interact with their experiences with global change making. The goal of this design is to create opportunities for conversations and collaborations to take place, so that educators can return to their schools with new programming ideas. Additional information here.
Date: July 23 - 25
Location: Punahou School
Multisensory Writing: Framing Your Thoughts
Multisensory Writing: Framing Your Thoughts/Project Read module - The first part of this workshop uses a systematic multisensory approach to teach the role of words in composing a sentence and to recognize patterns such as bare bone sentences, subject describers, and predicate expanders. During the second part, participants practice applying sentence development around the “key point” of different types of paragraph structures. Additional Information here.
Dates: July 24 - 25
Location: Assets School - Ohana Nui Campus