Engage in Adobe for Educators and become an Adobe Educator Level 1 and Level 2. This is an all-day event where district leaders, teachers, and administrators will explore how Adobe products can increase engagement with students.
Participants will explore virtual reality and how it can be applied to their classrooms. They will use VR headsets to explore, create, and extend their current curriculum to reimagine what teaching might look like in the future.
Jan 11th, 4:30-6:30 – VR
Jan 18th, 4:30-6:30 – Intro to VR
Feb 1st, 4:30 – 7:30 – VR Design to 3D Print
KCI has teamed up with aiEDU to engage Bay Area district and school leaders to see how artificial intelligence can be leveraged to level the playing field in education for our most vulnerable learners. This will be a one-day summit with several breakout sessions.
This is an online workshop series for educators interested in cybersecurity and why students need to understand it. Participants will explore relevant topics related to cybersecurity and will see the various careers that their students can explore. You can choose to take one or all of the workshops and earn a micro-badge for each one you take. If you take two workshops, you will receive the book Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons by Carey Parker. Participants who take at least 3 workshops will receive the master badge, Cybersecurity Awareness.
Session 1: October 26 (4:30-6:30 pm) – COMPLETED
Data breaches, phishing, social engineering, viruses/malware/ransomware
Session 2: December 7 (4:30-6:30 pm)
Passwords and password managers, online safety, personal security, swatting
Session 3: February 15 (4:30-6:30 pm)
Insider threats, open-source intelligence, artificial intelligence, advanced persistent threats, ethical hacking
Session 4: April 18 (4:30-6:30 pm)
SIM Swappers, card skimmers, the Darkweb, firewalls and networking
Who is it for:
Educators interested in the following:
Digital Security and Competence: Learn how to keep yourself, students, and others safe and responsible in using technology in the classroom. 99% of teachers say that online safety should be part of the school curriculum.*
Digital Responsibility: Help students have healthy relationships with technology and to be safe and confident in the digital world. The average amount of time Americans under eight years of age spent on mobile devices has tripled between 2013 – 2018.*
Fostering Digital Citizenship: Prepare students for the digital world. 92% of future jobs will need digital skills.*
Life Skills & Workforce Preparation: Prepare your students with holistic approaches to technology that include social and vocational skills. 73% of teachers say that life skills need to be taught in schools.*
Emerging Technology: Learn how new technology can be both an advantage and a threat and learn how to navigate using safety protocols. $6 billion is the amount that AI in education is set to be worth in 2024.*
Digital Badges: Earn a digital badge for each session you attend. Participants who take at least three workshops will receive a master badge – Cybersecurity Awareness.
Free Book: Participants who take two workshops will receive the book Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons by Carey Parker.
*Work cited: Future of the Classroom Emerging Trends
**This workshop is sponsored by the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research ONR award number N00014-21-1-2778
Kevin MetcalfDistrict IT Supervisor
Participants will learn a variety of skills, methods, and techniques to work with Newcomers and English Language Learners of all levels. There will be multiple presenters from across the State of California that have expertise ranging from English language development to general classroom specialists.
In this kick-off to Computer Science Week, you will participate in a virtual and in-person computer science day that is designed to show how computer science can be integrated into ANY subject for ANY student. There will be several sessions to choose from.
No computer science experience is required.
In partnership with:
- Silicon Valley Education Foundation
- Santa Clara County Office of Education
- The Tech Interactive