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Please join us for Innovation Exchange, 2018!
Presented by Noblesville Schools & Hamilton Southeastern Schools
June 7th and 8th, 2018
Fishers High School
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
#inexch18

View the daily time schedule here.

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Thursday, June 7
 

10:00am EDT

An Introduction to Night Zookeeper
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will go through the initial setup of Night Zookeeper. It will be a very 'hands-on' session where you will take away your own active nightzookeeper.com account plus user accounts for all your students.

Paul will guide attendees through the following features:
- Interactive Lesson Creation: you will learn how to set up and send your own interactive and personalised lessons to students. You will also learn how to share these with your colleagues.
- Use our new one-click commenting system: Paul will take you through the feedback and redraft process available on Night Zookeeper. This new way of giving feedback will save you hours of time.
- Interpret performance data: Paul will show you how you can track the performance of your students on Night Zookeeper. This will effectively then inform your future lesson planning.
Plus much more in this action-packed 60-minute session!
Everyone that attends will take away some free Night Zookeeper goodies for their classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Paul Hutson

Paul Hutson

Education Director, Night Zookeeper


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H111

10:00am EDT

Enhancing the STEM curriculum with Virtual Simulations
Limited Capacity seats available

ExploreLearning Gizmos help Math/Science teachers take advantage of research-proven instructional strategies and let students of all ability levels develop conceptual understanding. Gizmos are a perfect solution for schools looking for ways to enhance STEM curriculum and build 21st century skills for students through virtual simulations.  BYOD to participate in the lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Jodi Barber-Harris

Jodi Barber-Harris

Area Implementation Manager, PD, ExploreLearning
JF

Jason Fritz

Regional Director, ExploreLearning


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H230

10:00am EDT

Integrating STEM with Scholastic Classroom Magazines- Grades K-6
Limited Capacity filling up

Discover how Scholastic Classroom Magazines provide a wide range of resources to build engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Learn how Scholastic STEM-focused magazines will provide the opportunity for students to gain technology and literacy skills with current and highly engaging articles. Science Spin, SuperScience, and Dynamath teach students computational thinking, and focuses on the real-world applications of problem solving using the topics that your students crave to learn more about.  See an overview of the complete suite of online teaching tools, such as videos, games, skill sheets, alternate reading levels, vocabulary support, archives, lesson plans and much more that complement and enhance the print magazine that your students receive.  You will be shown how to create your log-in account and integrate articles, videos, skill sheets, and activities into Google Classroom. 

Speakers
avatar for Jeanine Knize

Jeanine Knize

Scholastic Magazine Account Specialist, Scholastic, Inc.
Jeanine Knize has over 12 years of experience in the Elementary and Secondary classrooms as an educator.  She started at Scholastic to expand on utilizing a variety of educational programs that best fit the needs of students.  Jeanine provides online webinar trainings, district... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H227

10:00am EDT

Introduction to Discovery Education Science Tech Book for Grades K-6
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will get you started with using your new Discovery TechBook resource! 

Speakers
avatar for Curt Witthoff

Curt Witthoff

Manager - Techbook Educational Consultants, Discovery Education
Curt has been an educator for 23 years and since the days that projectors were the size of suitcases he has been interested in how technology plays a role in teaching and learning. Prior to joining Discovery Education, Curt was a classroom teacher, academic coach and curriculum supervisor... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H202
  Classroom Connect, STEM

10:00am EDT

Socrative Space Race for Beginners: Engage, Excite, and Provide Instant Feedback
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is designed for educators not familiar with the Socrative Space Race feature. A space race is a free and engaging formative assessment tool that will provide instant, customized feedback to students. Attendees will first participate in a brief space race to understand the student experience. Then, attendees will be shown the basic steps for setting up their own space race. Finally, attendees will be given time to create their own Socrative quiz so they can launch a space race in their classroom.

All grade levels and content areas are welcome! 

Speakers
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Amanda Howard

Teacher, Hamilton Southeastern Schools


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H221

10:00am EDT

What does Computer Science Look Like in the Elementary Classroom?
Limited Capacity seats available

New to computer science? Not sure what computer science looks like in the elementary classroom? This session will provide resources and tips on how to integrate computer science in the elementary classroom. Most times some simple tweaks can take what you are already doing to the computer science level!

Speakers
avatar for Julie Alano

Julie Alano

Head Girls Track Coach, Hamilton Southeastern High School
I am a CS teacher at Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, IN. I am also the president of the Indiana CSTA Chapter. I am currently teaching AP CS A, AP CS Principles, Software Development, and Cybersecurity. I am also a facilitator for CSP for code.org. I was a member of the... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H106

10:00am EDT

Catch the Flipgrid Fever!
Limited Capacity full

Flipgrid is taking the educational technology world by storm! Find out why people are using this tool, how it works, tips and tricks, ideas for integration, and more! Come with a device that has a built in camera and microphone. (If using a phone or iPad, download the free Flipgrid app ahead of time.) And leave with a grid and topics ready to go for next school year!

Speakers
avatar for JoyAnn Boudreau

JoyAnn Boudreau

Teacher Librarian, HSE Intermediate Junior High
JoyAnn Boudreau is a middle school teacher librarian in Fishers and a former 7th grade ELA Teacher. She was the Outstanding New School Librarian in 2019 from ILF. She is passionate about equity, libraries, technology integration, literacy, and making. Her favorite thing is telling... Read More →
avatar for John Hochstetler

John Hochstetler

Teacher Librarian, Riverside Intermediate
John is currently a library media specialist at Sand Creek Intermediate School in Hamilton Southeastern. He has 25 years of experience in education, 15 of which were in the media center. He enjoys helping find a fit between students and their next book, finding new tech tools to tie... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H201

10:00am EDT

Freckle Education for beginners: The Differentiation Platform
Limited Capacity filling up

Get signed up for a teacher account in Freckle to learn how to truly differentiate for your students in Math, ELA, Science and Social Studies for students K-8. Join us for this hands-on, highly interactive session where we will take you through Freckle from the student perspective. Posing as students in Freckle will create robust data that your teacher (me!) will explore with you during this session. Together, we will discuss what you see in those unique and meaningful reports, and how that data could be used to differentiate for any teacher. Great for any and all K-8 educators that cover Math, ELA, Science and Social Studies.

Speakers
avatar for Emily Glick

Emily Glick

Director of District Implementation and Partnership, Freckle Education (formerly Front Row Education)
Emily Glick partners with districts around the US that implement Freckle holistically, across all sites and grade levels. Typically, the districts Emily works with are able to realize student growth with Freckle that outpaces the time in the school year. Emily has been with Freckle... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H102

10:00am EDT

Sketchnoting as a Visual Comprehension Strategy: Making Thinking Visible
Limited Capacity full

What is sketchnoting? What is the purpose of sketchnoting and why is it effective? The power is in the pen connecting doodles with words while increasing student engagement and improving comprehension. In this session, you will learn the why behind the what. You will view examples of sketchnoting from kindergarten through twelfth grade before trying it out yourself. In the end, you will walk away with your own example of sketchnoting along with practical ideas of how to apply it to your specific grade, content area, units of study, etc. in order to increase the engagement and excitement of your learners while impacting comprehension.

Speakers
avatar for Maria Kussy

Maria Kussy

Teacher Librarian, Hamilton Southeastern School Corporation


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H101

10:00am EDT

The best game you will ever play: Gamify your classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This swift talk will answer these basic questions about gamification. What is it? Why is it beneficial? How can it be used?

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Moore

Amanda Moore

Teacher, MSD Wayne Township
Amanda Moore is a fourth grade teacher at Chapelwood Elementary School in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is passionate about using technology to redefine the classroom experience for her students. She implements gamified blended learning and encourages her students to take an active role... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H121

10:00am EDT

Twitter for Educators
Limited Capacity full

Twitter is the fastest growing social network of educators, yet many in the profession are still not tapping into this world-wide collaboration of teachers. Imagine planning, participating in, and leading your own professional development at your own pace and place. Every teacher knows their greatest professional need and Twitter is the place to get exactly the learning you need. Whether you have had a Twitter account for years or if you still think “tweeting” is what a bird does, this session is for you. Learn how the power of a being a globally connected educator can free your classroom from the boundaries of four walls and bring a world of learning to you and your students!

Speakers
avatar for Jed Dearybury

Jed Dearybury

Speaker/Presenter, www.mrdearybury.com
Jed Dearybury is 16 year veteran of education in the early childhood classroom in South Carolina, and currently Director of Professional Development & Communications for the Palmetto State Teachers Association (PSTA). During his classroom tenure, Jed received numerous awards. He was... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H136

10:00am EDT

Keeping Your Library Connected & Current
Limited Capacity seats available

In this collaborative session Jessica will share ways that she continues to keep her library connected and current while aligning her program with Noble Crossing's School Improvement Goals. Jessica will briefly share her journey through space redesign, genrefication, makerspaces, and readerspaces. The heart of this session will be in the sharing of ideas and resources from all who attend.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Homan

Jessica Homan

Library Media Specialist, Noblesville Schools
Jessica is a Library Media Specialist at Noble Crossing Elementary at Noblesville Schools. She was awarded the Noblesville Schools Innovative Teacher of the Year award in 2015. She loves questioning the status quo, collaborating with others, teaching, learning, and reading.



Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H119

10:00am EDT

Balancing Text & Tech
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you struggling to find a balance between text and tech?  It doesn’t have to be one or the other!  Let’s explore ways technology can differentiate, engage, extend, and even transform traditional literacy practices in K-3 classrooms.  In this "make n’ take learnshop", you will dabble in easy-to-use technology tools proven to work across varied devices and platforms.  Come master the tech-text balancing act when designing literacy centers, mini lessons, guided reading, and student-driven inquiry projects.  

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Tara Kingsley

Dr. Tara Kingsley

Associate Professor, IU Kokomo
Dr. Tara Kingsley has been in education for 17 years and is currently an Associate Professor and educational consultant. She is a leader in the use of technology to support both literacy and deeper levels of learning. She has created numerous professional development workshops and... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 12:15pm EDT
H112

10:00am EDT

Reading A-Z and Raz Kids
Limited Capacity seats available

Join this session to learn how to navigate Reading A-Z and Raz Kids with fidelity.  We will cover navigation, highlight resources for emergent and beginning readers and learn how to personalize assignments for students. This session will be 2 hours. There will be time to explore and plan. Differentiating instruction has never been this easy… teachers will not want to miss this!

Speakers
avatar for Imelda O'Neill

Imelda O'Neill

Owner / Manager, Eye On Education, LLC
Imelda O'Neill is a Learning A-Z Professional Development Specialist with over 20 years experience in the field of education.She has experience working as a curriculum developer, preschool teacher, general education classroom teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, Literacy Coordinator... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 12:15pm EDT
H213

11:15am EDT

Digital Storytelling - Student Voice
Limited Capacity filling up

How can storytelling make a difference in the culture of your school? We were asked to get to know our students this year. A project run through the library had them tell a story about themselves. They could tell whatever story they wanted and use whatever tool to tell it with as long as it was a video. The stories were uploaded so that anyone in the school could access them, staff and students. In this session the process will be explained, some successes and failures shared and participants will be challenged to create a story about themselves to see how it all works!

Speakers
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Shawn Humphrey

Teacher Librarian, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Shawn Humphrey has been the Media Specialist at Riverside Junior High for 8 years. His background in television production has blended nicely with integrating digital tools into student projects. A firm believer in the power of video, guides many student projects to using the camera... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H101

11:15am EDT

Enhancing the STEM curriculum with Virtual Simulations
Limited Capacity seats available

ExploreLearning Gizmos help Math/Science teachers take advantage of research-proven instructional strategies and let students of all ability levels develop conceptual understanding. Gizmos are a perfect solution for schools looking for ways to enhance STEM curriculum and build 21st century skills for students through virtual simulations.  BYOD to participate in the lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Jodi Barber-Harris

Jodi Barber-Harris

Area Implementation Manager, PD, ExploreLearning
JF

Jason Fritz

Regional Director, ExploreLearning


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H230

11:15am EDT

Introduction to Discovery Education Science Tech Book for Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will get you started with using your new Discovery TechBook resource! 

Speakers
avatar for Curt Witthoff

Curt Witthoff

Manager - Techbook Educational Consultants, Discovery Education
Curt has been an educator for 23 years and since the days that projectors were the size of suitcases he has been interested in how technology plays a role in teaching and learning. Prior to joining Discovery Education, Curt was a classroom teacher, academic coach and curriculum supervisor... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H202
  Classroom Connect, STEM

11:15am EDT

Yeah, They Can Do That: Managing & Using Technology in the Primary Classroom
Limited Capacity full

Let’s talk about using iPads in the primary classroom. We’ll look at ways to manage technology and how to use these tools to help increase engadgement and enthusiasm in your students. We’ll take a look at using SeeSaw and other apps to give students a chance to show what they’ve learned, share ideas and collaborate with one another. Hopefully you’ll come away with some ideas that you can use in the classroom immediately as well as some apps you’ll want to download and use as soon as possible.

Speakers
avatar for Wes Dicken

Wes Dicken

Teacher, Noblesville Schools
A kindergarten and Inquiry Lead Teacher for Noblesville Schools, Wes Dicken has been teaching for six years, and has been in kindergarten for all six. He loves taking risks and trying new things, especially if they will instill a genuine love of learning in his students. He also takes... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H119

11:15am EDT

Freckle Education for Power Users
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever wonder how other teachers have used Freckle Education in their classroom? Come learn some best practices across ELA, Math, Science and Social Studies regarding everything Freckle. We will even show you some resources you have at your fingertips to ensure that students take their learning experience into their own hands. Watching students grow is incredibly powerful, so come learn how 600,000 teachers from around the country are utilizing Freckle!

Speakers
avatar for Emily Glick

Emily Glick

Director of District Implementation and Partnership, Freckle Education (formerly Front Row Education)
Emily Glick partners with districts around the US that implement Freckle holistically, across all sites and grade levels. Typically, the districts Emily works with are able to realize student growth with Freckle that outpaces the time in the school year. Emily has been with Freckle... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H102

11:15am EDT

It's All Fun and Games: Gamified Learning
Limited Capacity filling up

Make students excited about learning with gamification! Turn your classroom into a game to increase student motivation, improve behavior, and reinforce class content. See examples of how this can be done in any grade level, explore gamification tools, and take a peek into a classroom to see it in action.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Moore

Amanda Moore

Teacher, MSD Wayne Township
Amanda Moore is a fourth grade teacher at Chapelwood Elementary School in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is passionate about using technology to redefine the classroom experience for her students. She implements gamified blended learning and encourages her students to take an active role... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H121

11:15am EDT

Night Zookeeper 2 - Learn all about our recent updates
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is primarily for attendees that are already familiar with Night Zookeeper. We are re-launching the website this summer with more than 10 new features, including a whole new teacher dashboard, new class blogs, and much more.

In this 60-minute 'hands-on' session, Paul will take attendees through all updates to the website and help you to understand how to make the very most out of your subscription to the website this year.

The session will cover:
- New assessment and reporting tools: learn how to filter through the writing assessment data that we provide and use it to inform your future lesson planning.
- New class blogs: how to filter content and view writing from one specific lesson.
- New student awards: learn all about the new rewards system that is going to be so powerful in motivating students to produce their very best work next year.
Plus much more!
All attendees with receive free Night Zookeeper goodies for their classroom next year!

Speakers
avatar for Paul Hutson

Paul Hutson

Education Director, Night Zookeeper


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H111

11:15am EDT

Bring the World to your Students with the Global Read Aloud
Limited Capacity seats available

We led our school through the Global Read Aloud last year using A Long Walk to Water and are considering doing it again this year with Refugee. This remarkable experience left an impact on our students. Hear about our journey to get staff on board, prepare for the adventure, address logistics, and use technology and Global Read Aloud resources to connect and collaborate with classrooms across the globe, open eyes to the world around us, and develop empathy. Check out what this year’s GRA contenders are. Have a chance to ask questions and brainstorm a plan that will work for your classroom or your building.

Speakers
avatar for JoyAnn Boudreau

JoyAnn Boudreau

Teacher Librarian, HSE Intermediate Junior High
JoyAnn Boudreau is a middle school teacher librarian in Fishers and a former 7th grade ELA Teacher. She was the Outstanding New School Librarian in 2019 from ILF. She is passionate about equity, libraries, technology integration, literacy, and making. Her favorite thing is telling... Read More →
avatar for Ashli Cooper

Ashli Cooper

English Teacher, Hamilton Southeastern Intermediate / Junior High
Ashli has been teaching English and ENL for six years. As a n HSEquity coach, Ashli makes it her mission to include, educate, and value all the “otherness” life has to offer. In her spare time, Mrs. Cooper can be found with a YA novel in hand as she sips her Slytherin mug full... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H201

11:15am EDT

Sparking the Passion for Inquiry
Limited Capacity filling up

What do a weekend basketball game, California mudslide, children's hospital, and meerkat have in common? Come find out in our session as we look at how simple conversations can be turned into inquiry and project-based learning units. Join us to see how to naturally turn students' questions and curiosity into engaging projects that ignite a passion for authentic learning that goes beyond the classroom walls. Leave feeling ready to spark 21st century learning in your own classroom! Benjamin Franklin couldn't have said it better- "Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn."

Speakers
avatar for Brooke Daniel

Brooke Daniel

1st Grade Teacher, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Brooke Daniel is a current classroom teacher. She has more than 10 years of experience in urban and suburban classroom teaching. Brooke is known for creating student centered learning environments fueled by student passions and interests. Mrs. Daniel is passionate about students developing... Read More →
avatar for Erin Mohr

Erin Mohr

High Ability Coordinator, Hamilton Southeastern Schools


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H211

1:15pm EDT

Blended Learning with Scholastic Magazines- Grades K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how Let’s Find Out, Scholastic News, Storyworks JR, Storyworks, SuperScience and Dynamath are being used in a Blended Learning classroom environment.  View the step-by-step lessons and pacing guides that incorporate the print and digital together, to meet the needs of all your students through Peer-to-Peer, Direct Instruction, Game-Based Learning, Tech Integration, Family Engagement and more.  You will be shown how to create your log-in account and integrate articles, videos, skill sheets, and activities into Google Classroom. You will definitely see how these magazines help your students become engaged, analytic, responsive readers and thinkers.

Speakers
avatar for Jeanine Knize

Jeanine Knize

Scholastic Magazine Account Specialist, Scholastic, Inc.
Jeanine Knize has over 12 years of experience in the Elementary and Secondary classrooms as an educator.  She started at Scholastic to expand on utilizing a variety of educational programs that best fit the needs of students.  Jeanine provides online webinar trainings, district... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H227

1:15pm EDT

Enhancing the STEM curriculum with Virtual Simulations
Limited Capacity seats available

ExploreLearning Gizmos help Math/Science teachers take advantage of research-proven instructional strategies and let students of all ability levels develop conceptual understanding. Gizmos are a perfect solution for schools looking for ways to enhance STEM curriculum and build 21st century skills for students through virtual simulations.  BYOD to participate in the lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Jodi Barber-Harris

Jodi Barber-Harris

Area Implementation Manager, PD, ExploreLearning
JF

Jason Fritz

Regional Director, ExploreLearning


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H230

1:15pm EDT

Introduction to Discovery Education Science Tech Book for Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will get you started with using your new Discovery TechBook resource! 

Speakers
avatar for Curt Witthoff

Curt Witthoff

Manager - Techbook Educational Consultants, Discovery Education
Curt has been an educator for 23 years and since the days that projectors were the size of suitcases he has been interested in how technology plays a role in teaching and learning. Prior to joining Discovery Education, Curt was a classroom teacher, academic coach and curriculum supervisor... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H202
  Classroom Connect, STEM

1:15pm EDT

Reading A-Z
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to navigate Reading A-Z, find popular resources, and link product to practice. Reading A-Z features resources that empower teachers and inspire students! There will be time to plan and explore!

Speakers
avatar for Imelda O'Neill

Imelda O'Neill

Owner / Manager, Eye On Education, LLC
Imelda O'Neill is a Learning A-Z Professional Development Specialist with over 20 years experience in the field of education.She has experience working as a curriculum developer, preschool teacher, general education classroom teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, Literacy Coordinator... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H213

1:15pm EDT

Design Process Integration
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn how the design process can be integrated into multiple subject areas in authentic ways along with several real-world examples and helpful resources to help Preschool-6th grade.

Speakers
MH

Molly Haas

STEM Coach, Zionsville Community Schools
Molly Haas (STEM Coach) and Katelyn Money (Lead Teacher) collaborate and develop meaningful ways to integrate STEM into multiple disciplines. Molly has 10+ teaching experience implementing PBL, inquiry based learning, and STEM in all grade-levels. Katelyn has 4+ teaching experience... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H106

1:15pm EDT

Freckle Education: Inquiry Based Lessons (PBL)
Limited Capacity seats available

Freckle is a differentiation platform and is cross-curricular in every place you look! In this session, you'll learn how to implement an Inquiry Based Lesson, which is available in Freckle for all teachers 1-8. These are fully-prepared project-based learning lessons in math, and are cross-curricular in science, humanities and current events. These lessons bring math alive, so come experience what you could implement in your classroom! 

Speakers
avatar for Emily Glick

Emily Glick

Director of District Implementation and Partnership, Freckle Education (formerly Front Row Education)
Emily Glick partners with districts around the US that implement Freckle holistically, across all sites and grade levels. Typically, the districts Emily works with are able to realize student growth with Freckle that outpaces the time in the school year. Emily has been with Freckle... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H102

1:15pm EDT

Teacher Research: Empowering Teachers and Improving Practices
Limited Capacity seats available

Staff at Harrison Parkway was involved in Teacher Research during the 2017-18 school year. Administration will briefly share about the journey into teacher research as well as the "how" and "why" behind the decision to take on this thought provoking, personal professional development process. Teachers will provide a quick introduction of their research question/focus followed by an opportunity for participants to more thoroughly investigate the research. The majority of the session will be spent in a facilitated format where participants can ask questions, share experiences, and learn more about the benefits and process of responsive teacher research.

Speakers
AB

Andrea Burke

Principal, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
The team is a group of educators from Harrison Parkway Elementary including general education (K-4), special education, ENL, and Title One teachers as well as administrators (principal, assistant principal, and instructional coach).


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H101

1:15pm EDT

The Real Media Specialists of Hamilton County
Limited Capacity seats available

Gain VIP access to learn why a Media Specialist should serve a starring role on your building's leadership team. Unfiltered, outspoken, and sometimes misunderstood, Media Specialist Renee Isom and former Media Specialist Kristin Patrick will demystify for participants what it is that media specialists really do and why every building needs one. Luxury transportation to the session not provided. Designer footwear optional.

Speakers
RI

Renee Isom

Teacher librarian, HSE schools/ Fishers High School
Renee Isom Library Media Specialist FIshers High School, 23 years experience K-12 Kristin Patrick, MLIS, is a Technology Integration Coach with Noblesville Schools.
avatar for Kristin Patrick

Kristin Patrick

Technology Integration Coach, Noblesville Schools
Kristin Patrick is a PreK-8 Technology Integration Coach with Noblesville Schools. She also teaches as adjunct faculty within the IUPUI School of Informatics & Computing, Department of Library & Information Science. She enjoys serving on the Educator Collaborative Technology Team... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H121

2:30pm EDT

Introduction to Discovery Education Science Tech Book for Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will get you started with using your new Discovery TechBook resource! 

Speakers
avatar for Curt Witthoff

Curt Witthoff

Manager - Techbook Educational Consultants, Discovery Education
Curt has been an educator for 23 years and since the days that projectors were the size of suitcases he has been interested in how technology plays a role in teaching and learning. Prior to joining Discovery Education, Curt was a classroom teacher, academic coach and curriculum supervisor... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H202
  Classroom Connect, STEM

2:30pm EDT

Reading A-Z
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to navigate Reading A-Z, find popular resources, and link product to practice. Reading A-Z features resources that empower teachers and inspire students! There will be time to plan and explore!

Speakers
avatar for Imelda O'Neill

Imelda O'Neill

Owner / Manager, Eye On Education, LLC
Imelda O'Neill is a Learning A-Z Professional Development Specialist with over 20 years experience in the field of education.She has experience working as a curriculum developer, preschool teacher, general education classroom teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, Literacy Coordinator... Read More →



Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H213

2:30pm EDT

Coding Integration
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Come experience and learn how coding can be integrated into other subject areas beyond science/math. Coding can be a fun and meaningful way to add depth to lesson/project. Practical examples and templates will allow you to create your own coding project within another subject area.

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Molly Haas

STEM Coach, Zionsville Community Schools
Molly Haas (STEM Coach) and Katelyn Money (Lead Teacher) collaborate and develop meaningful ways to integrate STEM into multiple disciplines. Molly has 10+ teaching experience implementing PBL, inquiry based learning, and STEM in all grade-levels. Katelyn has 4+ teaching experience... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H106

2:30pm EDT

Merge into AR
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Augmented Reality is quickly gaining traction within education and one of the tools that erupted this past year is the Merge Cube. With the recent $1 deals from stores around the country many teachers caught the craze and purchased their fair share of the cubes, but now what do you do with them? Stop by this session and see what the craze is all about and find out how you can possibly use this emerging tool in your own classroom.

Speakers
avatar for John Hochstetler

John Hochstetler

Teacher Librarian, Riverside Intermediate
John is currently a library media specialist at Sand Creek Intermediate School in Hamilton Southeastern. He has 25 years of experience in education, 15 of which were in the media center. He enjoys helping find a fit between students and their next book, finding new tech tools to tie... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H201
 
Friday, June 8
 

10:00am EDT

An Introduction to Night Zookeeper
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will go through the initial setup of Night Zookeeper. It will be a very 'hands-on' session where you will take away your own active nightzookeeper.com account plus user accounts for all your students.

Paul will guide attendees through the following features:
- Interactive Lesson Creation: you will learn how to set up and send your own interactive and personalised lessons to students. You will also learn how to share these with your colleagues.
- Use our new one-click commenting system: Paul will take you through the feedback and redraft process available on Night Zookeeper. This new way of giving feedback will save you hours of time.
- Interpret performance data: Paul will show you how you can track the performance of your students on Night Zookeeper. This will effectively then inform your future lesson planning.
Plus much more in this action-packed 60-minute session!
Everyone that attends will take away some free Night Zookeeper goodies for their classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Paul Hutson

Paul Hutson

Education Director, Night Zookeeper


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H111

10:00am EDT

Controlling the QR Code Explosion
Limited Capacity seats available

QR codes are great! We love them! But have these friendly little checkered boxes taken over your whiteboards and wall space?
Learn how Canvas LMS can keep you and your K-5 students organized. Participants will learn and practice
- how to post a daily Welcome Message and Agenda
- how to embed favorite collaboration tools like Padlet, Flipgrid, Smore, and ThingLink
- how to use the Discussions feature for book clubs


Speakers
avatar for Kristin Patrick

Kristin Patrick

Technology Integration Coach, Noblesville Schools
Kristin Patrick is a PreK-8 Technology Integration Coach with Noblesville Schools. She also teaches as adjunct faculty within the IUPUI School of Informatics & Computing, Department of Library & Information Science. She enjoys serving on the Educator Collaborative Technology Team... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H127

10:00am EDT

Discover Real World Experiences with Scholastic Magazines –Grades K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore Let’s Find Out, Scholastic News, SuperScience and Dynamath Classroom magazines will engage every student with exciting topics that they can’t wait to read! Learn how each grade-appropriate magazine is filled with short, on-level nonfiction that will support your social studies, science, math and reading curriculums and help you meet your robust state standards. See an overview of the complete suite of online teaching tools that instantly engage students with curriculum topics that motivate your students to real world connections.  You will be engaged with topics within these magazines that build student interest, and can apply this knowledge to their own authentic experiences.  Discover how to create your log-in account and integrate articles, videos, skill sheets, and activities into Google Classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Jeanine Knize

Jeanine Knize

Scholastic Magazine Account Specialist, Scholastic, Inc.
Jeanine Knize has over 12 years of experience in the Elementary and Secondary classrooms as an educator.  She started at Scholastic to expand on utilizing a variety of educational programs that best fit the needs of students.  Jeanine provides online webinar trainings, district... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H227

10:00am EDT

Build a Virtual Field Trip
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Bring a laptop to work on your virtual field trip. Bring photos, videos, and points of discussion for a location you'd like your students to virtually experience (or just a personal vacation you’ve taken). I will take you through the basics of the youvisit.com platform to develop a virtual field trip that students can view via any device, but is best done with a 360 VR viewer. Interactively view my trip to Iceland: www.youvisit.com/tour/carrie.huffman/iceland_virtual

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Huffman

Carrie Huffman

Teacher, Noblesville School
Carrie Huffman is a high school science teacher at Noblesville High School. She's been teaching for 10 years. Science is her main gig; but her latest obsession is sign language so feel free to chat her up about ASL in the classroom!


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H130

10:00am EDT

Career Pathways Begin in Kindergarten
Limited Capacity seats available

What do you want to be when you grow up?  People begin asking children this the minute children can talk.  What if we helped them understand that a career is more than a job title at an early age?  Let’s talk about it!

Speakers
avatar for Theresa Hall

Theresa Hall

Senior Director of School Engagement, Project Lead the Way
Currently, as Senior Director of School Engagement for Project Lead The Way serving Indiana, I work with schools and districts to plan strategically around career learning experiences for their students PK-12.As a Director of Technology, I led the efforts to integrate technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H107

10:00am EDT

Fidget/Sensory Wall
Limited Capacity seats available

I would like to bring our fidget/sensory wall and several students that helped design and create it and set it up at this event. It is comprised of four 4 foot by 3 foot panels and would set it up as a cube shape to it could be accessed on all four sides.

Speakers
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Jeff Foutty

School Psychologist, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
I work as a school psychologist at an intermediate and elementary school in the HSE schools. I have a passion for helping students and staff understand the value of movement/brain/sensory breaks to help reboot the brain for learning.


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
CCA Commons

10:00am EDT

Freckle Education: Inquiry Based Lessons (PBL)
Limited Capacity seats available

Freckle is a differentiation platform and is cross-curricular in every place you look! In this session, you'll learn how to implement an Inquiry Based Lesson, which is available in Freckle for all teachers 1-8. These are fully-prepared project-based learning lessons in math, and are cross-curricular in science, humanities and current events. These lessons bring math alive, so come experience what you could implement in your classroom! 

Speakers
avatar for Emily Glick

Emily Glick

Director of District Implementation and Partnership, Freckle Education (formerly Front Row Education)
Emily Glick partners with districts around the US that implement Freckle holistically, across all sites and grade levels. Typically, the districts Emily works with are able to realize student growth with Freckle that outpaces the time in the school year. Emily has been with Freckle... Read More →



Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H102

10:00am EDT

When the Rubber Hits the Road: Case Studies of Real Students with a Discussion of Suggestions and Solutions
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Even with a strong foundational understanding of the neuroscience of trauma, knowing what to actually do and what interventions to put into place is a true art. In this session, Heather will take several case studies of students who are exhibiting challenging behaviors and discuss how to implement trauma-informed approach to meet each of the student's individual needs. Improve your confidence and knowledge of how to effectively help and support a variety of students with varying behaviors and life situations by attending this session.


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
H121

11:15am EDT

5 Ways You Are Already Teaching Computer Science
Limited Capacity seats available

Computer Science Standards will be tested on the ILearn Test beginning this year! YIKES!  Have no fear, you are very likely already incorporating many of the standards in your elementary classroom. Let’s talk about all the ways you are teaching those standards and don’t realize it!

Speakers
avatar for Theresa Hall

Theresa Hall

Senior Director of School Engagement, Project Lead the Way
Currently, as Senior Director of School Engagement for Project Lead The Way serving Indiana, I work with schools and districts to plan strategically around career learning experiences for their students PK-12.As a Director of Technology, I led the efforts to integrate technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H107
  Classroom Connect, STEM

11:15am EDT

Controlling the QR Code Explosion
Limited Capacity filling up

QR codes are great! We love them! But have these friendly little checkered boxes taken over your whiteboards and wall space?
Learn how Canvas LMS can keep you and your K-5 students organized. Participants will learn and practice
- how to post a daily Welcome Message and Agenda
- how to embed favorite collaboration tools like Padlet, Flipgrid, Smore, and ThingLink
- how to use the Discussions feature for book clubs


Speakers
avatar for Kristin Patrick

Kristin Patrick

Technology Integration Coach, Noblesville Schools
Kristin Patrick is a PreK-8 Technology Integration Coach with Noblesville Schools. She also teaches as adjunct faculty within the IUPUI School of Informatics & Computing, Department of Library & Information Science. She enjoys serving on the Educator Collaborative Technology Team... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H127

11:15am EDT

Energize Your Classroom with Science of Energy
Limited Capacity seats available

Experience six hands-on, independent stations that demonstrate energy transformations in simple terms using basic supplies. Teachers will spend time using the NEED Science of Energy kit and seeing the activities up close and personal.

Speakers
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Caryn Turrel

Curriculum and Training Associate, The National Energy Education Development Project
Caryn has been working for NEED for 7 1/2 years, writing curriculum, training teachers, and updating statistics and standards. Before joining NEED, Caryn taught chemistry and ICP in Greenwood, IN


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H230

11:15am EDT

Gaming in the Math Workshop
Limited Capacity full

Let's come together to talk gaming in the math workshop! If you're looking for fun, educational ways to get your kids engaged during Math then come for our Think Tank session. I'll be sharing about a few of my favorites, but I'm most excited to see what awesome tools everyone else utilizes in their classrooms! Please be sure to bring your iPad and a willingness to game!

Speakers
avatar for Billy Fama

Billy Fama

4th Grade Teacher, Noblesville Schools
I teach 4th grade at Noble Crossing Elementary in Noblesville. This is my 14th year of teaching. I have been 1:1 for several years now and love bringing fun on the iPads into the classroom!


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H201

11:15am EDT

A Process, a Hack, and a Tool Walk Into a Classroom
Limited Capacity full

Everyday we ask our students to design and create. Prototypes. Graphics. Videos. Presentations. Solutions. However, supporting those students through that process is often overlooked. We simply provide them with a rubric, a device, and a due date. Then we say, “Go!” What we are left with are default fonts, pixelated images and poorly constructed models. Learn how to support student creativity by introducing them to a design process, inexpensive classroom hacks, and simple tools and materials that will improve their designs.

Speakers
avatar for Manuel Herrera

Manuel Herrera

Innovation Coordinator, Affton School District
Manuel is an educator, a consultant and doodler. He currently serves as the Innovation Coordinator and Design Space Facilitator for the Affton School District, a suburban St. Louis school district. He is an adjunct professor at Webster University teaching Digital Video for Educators... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H211

11:15am EDT

Fidget/Sensory Wall
Limited Capacity seats available

I would like to bring our fidget/sensory wall and several students that helped design and create it and set it up at this event. It is comprised of four 4 foot by 3 foot panels and would set it up as a cube shape to it could be accessed on all four sides.

Speakers
JF

Jeff Foutty

School Psychologist, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
I work as a school psychologist at an intermediate and elementary school in the HSE schools. I have a passion for helping students and staff understand the value of movement/brain/sensory breaks to help reboot the brain for learning.


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
CCA Commons

11:15am EDT

Night Zookeeper 2 - Learn all about our recent updates
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is primarily for attendees that are already familiar with Night Zookeeper. We are re-launching the website this summer with more than 10 new features, including a whole new teacher dashboard, new class blogs, and much more.

In this 60-minute 'hands-on' session, Paul will take attendees through all updates to the website and help you to understand how to make the very most out of your subscription to the website this year.

The session will cover:
- New assessment and reporting tools: learn how to filter through the writing assessment data that we provide and use it to inform your future lesson planning.
- New class blogs: how to filter content and view writing from one specific lesson.
- New student awards: learn all about the new rewards system that is going to be so powerful in motivating students to produce their very best work next year.
Plus much more!
All attendees with receive free Night Zookeeper goodies for their classroom next year!

Speakers
avatar for Paul Hutson

Paul Hutson

Education Director, Night Zookeeper


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H111

11:15am EDT

Podcasting to Reach Parents
Limited Capacity full

I was recently sitting in an auditorium of 50 parents invited to an evening on suicide prevention weeks after a student in our district tragically took his life. Knowing that invitations when out to every parent at our high school and middle school, I become frustrated and immediately knew there was another way to get parents information we know they need. Out of this experience grew The Toolbox, our middle school counseling podcast aimed at parents to grow their own personal toolbox to help them help students.

Speakers
avatar for Craig Spinner

Craig Spinner

Counselor, Westfield Washington/Westfield Middle School
I am a counselor at Westfield Middle School. I have been here for 13 years. Prior, I was a was a high school and middle school teacher in Pike Township and Westfield High School teaching English, Speech and English as a Second Language. After graduating from college, I was a worked... Read More →



Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm EDT
H121

1:15pm EDT

Be Internet Awesome in Indiana
Limited Capacity seats available

Indiana is already awesome, but this session will prepare us to “Be Internet Awesome” together! Learn how you can use the Be Internet Awesome digital citizenship curriculum with your students AND be recognized for your awesomeness. During this session we will share all of the resources you need to integrate Google for Education’s Be Internet Awesome tools into your instruction and share how you can become a part of the Indiana Be Internet Awesome Classroom Network!

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Green

Michelle Green

Coach, Indiana Department of Education
The Be Internet Awesome Classroom Network


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H130

1:15pm EDT

Elevating your Canvas Course
Limited Capacity full

Come and learn how you can elevate your Canvas course and take it to the next level. We will discuss various LTI's that integrate into your course and make it more engaging for students. We will also dive into cloud assignments and how you can make using Google within Canvas even easier!

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Eastham

Jenna Eastham

Technology Integration Specialist, Liberty-Perry School Corporation
I am the Technology Integration Specialist for Liberty-Perry Schools, which is 1:1 iPads in grades K -12. Prior to this position, I taught Math at the middle school level while also being a building technology coach. I enjoyed the challenge of mixing math with technology and watching... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H126

1:15pm EDT

Google Drawing - 5 Ways to Design Beautiful Graphics
Limited Capacity filling up

One of the most underutilized tools in GSuite is Google Drawing. And when we do use it, we only ask students to create graphic organizers and timelines. Let's design something beautiful instead! I'll teach you a design process that helps you design killer graphics, sweet logos & fantastic social media filters.

Speakers
avatar for Manuel Herrera

Manuel Herrera

Innovation Coordinator, Affton School District
Manuel is an educator, a consultant and doodler. He currently serves as the Innovation Coordinator and Design Space Facilitator for the Affton School District, a suburban St. Louis school district. He is an adjunct professor at Webster University teaching Digital Video for Educators... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H211

1:15pm EDT

Using Scholastic Magazines to Differentiate Instruction Grades K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how Scholastic Magazines can be used for differentiated instruction to empower your students.  Scholastic News, Storyworks JR, Storyworks, SuperScience, and Dynamath are filled with ways to differentiate your instruction to fit the needs of your students within your classrooms.  You will explore features such as alternate Lexile levels, skill sheets, quizzes, read-a-louds and more that guarantee each student gets the scaffolded support they need to build reading confidence and stamina.  Discover how to create your log-in account and integrate articles, videos, skill sheets, and activities into Google Classroom.  You will review lesson plans and online features that show different ways to implement these differentiation tools.

Speakers
avatar for Jeanine Knize

Jeanine Knize

Scholastic Magazine Account Specialist, Scholastic, Inc.
Jeanine Knize has over 12 years of experience in the Elementary and Secondary classrooms as an educator.  She started at Scholastic to expand on utilizing a variety of educational programs that best fit the needs of students.  Jeanine provides online webinar trainings, district... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H227

1:15pm EDT

Differentiation: Front Row Style
Limited Capacity filling up

Ever wonder what it's like for students to interact with Freckle (formerly Front Row), the Differentiation Platform? Join us for this hands-on, highly interactive session where we will take you through Freckle from the student perspective. Posing as students in Freckle will create robust data that your teacher (me!) will explore with you during this session. Together, we will discuss what you see in those unique and meaningful reports, and how that data could be used to differentiate for any teacher. Great for any and all K-8 educators that cover Math, ELA, Science and Social Studies.

Speakers
avatar for Emily Glick

Emily Glick

Director of District Implementation and Partnership, Freckle Education (formerly Front Row Education)
Emily Glick partners with districts around the US that implement Freckle holistically, across all sites and grade levels. Typically, the districts Emily works with are able to realize student growth with Freckle that outpaces the time in the school year. Emily has been with Freckle... Read More →



Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H102

1:15pm EDT

World of Spies: A Free, Age-Appropriate Online Enrichment Program
Limited Capacity seats available

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free courses that can be used to provide supplemental or stand-alone educational experiences. They can be used as enrichment opportunities to challenge students or as a way to deepen learning on a classroom topic. They are also a way to collaborate across age and geographical limitations. "World of Spies" is a MOOC that can be used with students in grades 6-12 and adapted to use with younger students in a classroom setting. I will provide information about how you could use this and other MOOCs in your classroom, and we will discuss as a group how we can use these free courses to benefit ourselves and the students we serve.

Please join us in discussion and resource-sharing by clicking on this link and adding your comments: https://www.openhotseat.org/Space/Index/3967 Log in using Google, Facebook, or create a Hotseat account.

Speakers
avatar for Sheree Buikema

Sheree Buikema

Instructional Designer, Purdue University
Sheree Buikema is an instructional designer working on the Course Design and Development team at Purdue University. Prior to that, Sheree taught in the K-12 system, where her focus was in language arts and high ability education. She has recently developed the free online course... Read More →



Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
H201

2:30pm EDT

Canvas in the Elementary Classroom
Limited Capacity full

Often you hear that Canvas can't be done in the elementary classroom. In this session we will prove this statement to be wrong, as we share the successes happening in the elementary classroom using Canvas. Come and hear strategies, implementation tools, and actual lessons that use Canvas with grades K-5!

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Eastham

Jenna Eastham

Technology Integration Specialist, Liberty-Perry School Corporation
I am the Technology Integration Specialist for Liberty-Perry Schools, which is 1:1 iPads in grades K -12. Prior to this position, I taught Math at the middle school level while also being a building technology coach. I enjoyed the challenge of mixing math with technology and watching... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H126

2:30pm EDT

Inquiry in the Math Classroom
Limited Capacity full

What does inquiry look like and sound like in the math classroom? How do teachers nurture mathematical thinkers while ensuring students also master content standards? Teachers will have opportunities to explore high-impact strategies for promoting students' mathematical thinking and leave with practical ideas for incorporating inquiry into their math lessons.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Knerr

Amy Knerr

Teacher Development Specialist, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
22 years as sixth grade classroom teacher, Presidential Awardee for Math and Science Teaching, Butler University College of Education Distinguished Alumna, Edyth May Sliffe Award for Distinguished Math Teaching Smore link: https://www.smore.com/x4fdm


Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H130

2:30pm EDT

Online Literacy Tools You Should Be Using - No Matter What You Teach
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All teachers are responsible for helping students gain digital literacy skills. No matter what content you teach, this session will introduce you to online literacy tools you can use to help your students think more deeply and communicate their understanding of what they are reading. Attendees will be introduced to Insert Learning and Actively Learn. Educators will have the opportunity to try each platform from a student's perspective as well as learn to use the teacher features. These platforms allow teachers to embed several types of questions, videos, links, images, etc. Students respond to questions and have opportunities to annotate and ask questions of their own. Time will be allotted for attendees to create lessons they can use in their classrooms.

Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H121

2:30pm EDT

Seesaw - Activities and More!
Limited Capacity full

I'm excited to share the newest feature of Seesaw...Activities! Teachers can easily create and share activities for students to complete in Seesaw. I will show you all the steps for using the grade-level specific activities from the Seesaw library and how to create your own, and share with other teachers!! Participants will start by reviewing the basic uses of Seesaw. We will also explore the various communication methods available. Seesaw is MUCH more than an online digital portfolio! Come join in the fun!

Speakers
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Natalie Huber

3rd grade teacher, Noblesville Schools
I have been an elementary teacher for 16 years. I have taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students. I currently teach 3rd grade in Noblesville. I have used Seesaw for 3 years now and am excited to share all the possibilities with other teachers.



Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H201

2:30pm EDT

Storytelling with Bloxels Builder - A Video Game Creation Tool
Limited Capacity full

With their limitless imagination, students are incredible storytellers. Whether it's done verbally or written on paper, their stories are a true expression of their creative process. In this session, I will show you how students, at any grade level, can now take their stories, or an event, and make them come to life in minutes. I will show you how to build, collaborate, and tell stories through a video game design tool called Bloxels. You will use the Bloxels app, a physical design board, & planning guide to plan and create a video game during our session. When you are done, you'll have an interactive video game that you designed and and can be played by anyone with a laptop or tablet device. Bloxels is a free app available on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire

Speakers
avatar for Manuel Herrera

Manuel Herrera

Innovation Coordinator, Affton School District
Manuel is an educator, a consultant and doodler. He currently serves as the Innovation Coordinator and Design Space Facilitator for the Affton School District, a suburban St. Louis school district. He is an adjunct professor at Webster University teaching Digital Video for Educators... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H211

2:30pm EDT

Help me! I have lost the MAGIC in my iPad & I need to find other hidden treasures!
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn the amazing things iPads can do. This session will allow you to support all of your students in new ways to read, comprehend, write and even be more organized and creative by introducing you to hidden tools built right into those iPads. We will also cover some free apps and a couple of apps that cost $.

These tools will be covered: text to speech, Siri dictation, word prediction, keyboard shortcuts, cursor/font type & size, contrast/colors, annotation, limiting distractions, touch accommodations, Assistive Touch, Guided Access.

These apps & web tools will also be covered: Petralex, Office Lens, Lectio, Bookshare, OverDrive, Hoopla,

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Speakers
avatar for Debra Lorenz

Debra Lorenz

AT Specialist, HSE Schools
I have been an educator for over 33 years and still love learning. I am the Assistive Technology Specialist for HSE Schools and still love what I do.I love finding tools that get things done. Technology to me is an immense variety of tools. I am truly passionate about helping students... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H111

2:30pm EDT

Understanding the impact of screen time on student mental health and how to use it effectively in classrooms
Limited Capacity filling up

The first half of the session will provide the neurobiological basis for the negative impacts screen time can have on the developing brain. The second half of the session will focus on strategies to use technology effectively in classroom and how to help students learn to self-regulate their own screen time.

Speakers
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Susan Phelps

Director of Neuroeducation, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation
Worked for 15 years in Kentucky as a psychologist and educational consultant. Has worked for the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation since 2010 as a psychologist, director of behavior supports and director of neuroeducation. The primary focus of work has been developing systems... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
H230