|Schedule Track||Session Title||Description|
|Place-Based & Culture-Based Learning||Eh, Wea You Stay?||Presenters will share projects and practices that focus on the power of place and promote learning that is rooted in what is local. Focus is on helping students identify places that are personally meaningful, historically and culturally rich, and valued. Attendees will brainstorm ideas, make connections, and leave inspired to try to incorporate place to enrich and enliven their curriculum. Although examples come from high school curriculum, they could be adapted to any grade level.||Billie||Napoleon||Mid-Pacific Institute|
|Place-Based & Culture-Based Learning||How to begin: A noviceʻs journey to bring Hawaiian language and culture into her classroom. ||Presenters will share projects and practices that focus on the power of place and promote learning that is rooted in what is local. Focus is on helping students identify places that are personally meaningful, historically and culturally rich, and valued. Attendees will brainstorm ideas, make connections, and leave inspired to try to incorporate place to enrich and enliven their curriculum. Although examples come from high school curriculum, they could be adapted to any grade level.||Donna||Reid-Hayes||Punahou School|
|Place-Based & Culture-Based Learning||Leveraging a mobile scavenger hunt app for place-based, game-based, and active learning||The concept of utilizing scavenger hunt for active learning is not new. Through leveraging current technologies such as a mobile scavenger hunt app, educators can easily implement place-based, game-based, and active learning strategies to engage students for deeper learning. |
In this hand-on workshop, you will…
- Experience a fun scavenger hunt game connecting to the ʻāina (land), building pilina (relationships) with other educators, and broadening your own perspectives.
- Design your own scavenger hunt game utilizing the design thinking process.
- Gain hands-on experience with the mobile scavenger hunt app to develop a relevant game you can immediately bring back to your classroom or workplace.
|Place-Based & Culture-Based Learning||But Hawai'i is already diverse...||We've all heard it; Hawai'i is one of the most racially diverse places in the world. The state is home to many ethnicities, yet there is still lots of work to be done to improve the issues of diversity in the state. In March 2018, a small group of educators gathered students from around Honolulu to look at topics related to different diversity topics. Using the help of student participants from NAIS' Student Diversity Leadership Conference, students and faculty gathered to discuss national diversity topics that are applicable to Hawai'i's schools. This session is not meant to provide the answers regarding educational equity and diversity, but to begin to raise questions and introduce language that is applicable to learners.||Megan||Kawatachi||Iolani School|
|Place-Based & Culture-Based Learning||Experiential Learning (student perspective)||Talking about how much can be learned through activism, service and experiential learning.||Morgan||Schaefer||Wild Kids, Le Jardin Academy|
|Place-Based & Culture-Based Learning||Developing a Culture for Sustaining High-Quality School Learning Garden Programs||School learning gardens are integral to whole child education and student success. This two-part workshop will explore the essential components of creating sustainable, high-quality school garden programs in Hawai'i. Expert educators and administrators from various schools will present during Part 1 on their role in developing a school-wide culture of support for school gardens. During Part 2, participants will dive deeper into the curricular integration component of successful school garden programs by engaging with the Hawai'i School Garden Curriculum Map, which is a framework for connecting core curriculum in the classroom with opportunities for extending learning in the living world.||Nio||Kindla||Kamehameha Schools Maui|
|Place-Based & Culture-Based Learning||Integrating Native Values and Stories in Farm to School Education||The AINA In Schools curriculum guides students all over Oahu in school garden and nutrition exploration. 4th grade lessons are grounded in planting and harvesting canoe crops and guided by Hawaiian values and moolelo (ancestral stories). Through these lessons students learn the value of connecting to the native foods, heritage, and language of their place. In our presentation participants will review the 4th grade curricula and examine tools for scaffolding a garden curriculum that integrates these cultural components. Participants will also assist in preparing a healthy, "close to the source" snack with canoe crops.||Stephanie||Loui||Kokua Hawaii Foundation AINA in Schools Program|