Ramsey Musallam is a secondary science instructor at Sacred Heart Cathedral in downtown San Francisco and also has served as an adjunct professor of education at the University of San Francisco and Touro University. In addition to his role as a science instructor, Ramsey is the Director of Inquiry and Innovation at Sacred Heart Cathedral and runs invention workshops for elementary and middle school students in the Bay Area.
Ramsey delivers keynotes, webinars and facilitates workshops for teachers nationally and internationally with a focus on using technology as a strategic classroom partner in designing learning environments grounded in inquiry fueled by student curiosity. Additionally, Ramsey is the host of the Infinite Thinking Machine, an internet TV show dedicated to sharing innovative ideas for teachers and students. Ramsey’s TED Talk “3 Rules to Spark Learning” is widely popular with classroom teachers, and was the lead talk on TEDs first ever PBS TV premiere, “TED Talks Education.”
Upon graduating from the University of California Davis with a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Ramsey went on to obtain a MA and Ed.D in Education from the University of San Francisco. Since graduating, Ramsey’s research interests have shifted from using Multimedia to manage student Cognitive Load, to a focus on harnessing Multimedia as a tool in cultivating student curiosity, inquiry and motivation.“As a full-time high school science teacher and department chairperson, I am passionate about building and sharing innovative learning environments grounded in inquiry and guided by curiosity. Student questions can be windows into dynamic and tailored blended instruction, but not the other way around.” - Ramsey Musallam
Genius Hour and 20% Time are great ways to get students motivated and engaged in their own learning. I will be sharing my experiences of implementing these strategies in my classroom. I will also share the philosophy behind these strategies and the benefits for students.
Educators, Administrators, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Khan Academy is not the only online math resource. Come explore math blogs, online software, online tutoring, and other resources that the wannabe tech savvy math teacher can use with their students. Resources are focused on middle school and high school math. Bring your own device to participate in the session.
I will be using Edmodo to share the resources and links. I will give the invite code at the time of the session.
Educators, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Photos are a great way to use nonlinguistic representations in your classroom. Learn how you can be a better photographer so that your photos convey powerful meaning.
Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary , Special Needs, ELL / ESLBEGINNER
We want our students blogging because students become addicted to writing when writing for their peers. But how do we introduce blogging to our students? How do we teach students what should and should not be written online? This workshop will lead participants through journaling, teaching privacy, creating Paper Blogs, and scaffolding meaningful commenting before they ever blog online. This is a hands-on art/writing/technology session. goo.gl/9BHKbL
Educators, Administrators, College Students, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-SecondaryBEGINNER
Come learn about activities and lessons you can use in your classroom using Google! Activities and lessons have been kid tested and approved.
Educators, Intermediate 4-8BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
Educators, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE
The latest version of iTunes University is an easy to use interactive LMS (learning management system) that lets you post your courses or units online for iPad users. You can bundle apps, videos, web resources and interactive components such as digital textbooks into this free system. Push new content automatically to everyone enrolled in your course. Bring your iPad (iOS7 or 8) with you and create a course in this hands-on session.
Educators, Administrators, College Students, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary
The link for examples of work can be found below
The homepage for my class is below
I will be bringing along about 5-10 students with experience creating 3D models for math, language arts, history, and science to help facilitate the presentation.
Educators, College Students, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED
CSUB Tech ChallengeLooking to integrate Common Core standards and Next Generation Science standards? This presentation looks at how multiple and single subject teacher candidates in the Antelope Valley collaborated to integrate English, Math, Science and Technology standards into a hands-on real world Renewable Energy unit to help students create plans for building a wind or solar powered bus stop.
Educators, Secondary 9-12, ELL / ESL
Technology allows educators an interactive and engaging platform to assess student learning. In this presentation, participants will learn numerous techniques and tools for tech based summative and formative assessment.
Please join us as we discuss what teachers and staff need to know to maximize retirement income, including social security. During the session, you will learn:
• How to coordinate Social Security with CalSTRS and CalPERS benefits
• What five factors you should consider when deciding to apply for Social Security.
• How much Social Security can you expect to receive?
• How to coordinate benefits with your spouse.
• Are you getting the most out of your current 403(b)?
• How do you survive pay cuts and still retire after 30 years?
• Which survivor options should you choose?
• Will income taxes affect your pension and Social Security when you retire?
*This is a general informational workshop. No specific products will be discussed. No sales presentation will be made. We are an independent company and are not affiliated with CalSTRS, CalPERS or Social Security
Educators, Administrators, College Students, Primary K-3, Intermediate 4-8, Secondary 9-12, Post-Secondary , Special Needs, ELL / ESL, IT personnelBEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED