Pokémon EcoQuest: Unleashing Creativity and Curriculum Integration through Nature-inspired Design

In this presentation, we will explore how Pokémon card designs can ignite student interest while effectively connecting them to key science concepts related to nature, specifically adaptation, evolution, and mathematics.

Education Technology Innovation in Education
Research-Based Vocabulary Routines (Made Easy with ChatGPT!)

Participants will learn about effective but easy ways to choose words to teach, introduce those words to students, and reinforce those words, to ensure students retain their meaning and can use this new vocabulary appropriately across a variety of contexts.

Education Technology Innovation in Education Pedagogy & Assessment ESL/Language Education/Translanguaging Literacy & New Media
Process Art as a Literacy Strategy

In this presentation, you will learn the hacks to deliver process Art without the chaos, boosting your learners 21st century skills and supporting language and literacy skills to boot!

Literacy & New Media
Adaptability Quotient (AQ)

This presentation explores some of the approach and concepts of Adaptability Quotient (AQ).

Tracing Stories of Innovation: A Human-Centered Approach to Computer Science

In this session, we will explore how human needs are at the heart of every technological tool by tracing how humans (throughout history) have met those needs using available resources in innovative ways. Tracing past iterations and looking closely at their benefits and limitations, can help us predict and design future ones!

Education Technology Innovation in Education Pedagogy & Assessment
Fire, Axes, and Adolescent Leadership: An Approach to Healthy Risk-Taking

Some assume the merits of risk to be self-evident (no A's without F's). Yet, this isn't a commonly shared value among students, parents, or even peer educators; they often don't understand risk and rarely advocate for it, seeking only "safe" opportunities.

Innovation in Education Wellness - School
Equity Diversity and Inclusion in schools: A context specific approach

This presentation aims to showcase the steps we have made towards equity, diversity and inclusivity initiatives in our school. This has so far been a two and a half year process and has needed to tackle many issues, both internal to the school and external.

Innovation in Education Diversity & Social Justice
Improving Literacy of EAL Students Through Guided Reading

Two guest speakers with extensive EAL teaching experience will explore strategies and educational resources that can be used to support EAL learners, to provide you with practical tips when implementing the right tools and EdTech strategies for your classroom.

Education Technology ESL/Language Education/Translanguaging
Language Learning and Teaching: Every Child a Storyteller

Developing an understanding of stories and how they are constructed can be challenging for young children.

Student-Focused Learning: P.A.V.E. the Way to Learner Agency

In this session, learn how to find Entry points for agency and choose Vehicles for teaching students.

Student Voice Pedagogy & Assessment