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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

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Classroom Connect [clear filter]
Thursday, June 7
 

10:00am

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 Night Zookeeper

Night Zookeeper

Education Director, Night Zookeeper


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

10:00am

Create a Nearpod Presentation
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is designed for anyone who wants to create a Nearpod Lesson/Presentation (also referred to as an NPP). Participants will create a Lesson/Presentation along with the Trainer and learn how to include various interactive features and content materials.

Nearpod Presentation Link To View:
www.nearpod.com
session code: XYTNO

Speakers
avatar for Matt Arledge

Matt Arledge

PioNear, Nearpod
Matt Arledge is a fifth grade teacher in Shelby County Kentucky where he teaches in a 1:1 personalized learning program. Matt has been an avid Nearpod user since the tool first came out and has been a Nearpod PioNear since the program began. Matt has been amazed to see the consistent... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H125

10:00am

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
H230

10:00am

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
H227

10:00am

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
H202

10:00am

Launching Inquiry in a Student-Driven Classroom (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to build collective knowledge about how to build student engagement through authentic community problems and challenges and leverage it toward rigorous learning targets using Project-Based Learning (PBL). Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H206

10:00am

New Assessments in Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Come one come all, see the amazing world of NEW assessment in Canvas. Be amazed at the new quizzing engine, Quizzes.Next.  Gaze in wonder at Gauge and it's amazingly flexible deployment options and data capabilities.  You'll leave knowing what Canvas, Quizzes.Next, and Gauge can do to help empower you with data for driving instruction.

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H110

10:00am

Racing in the School...With Drones!
Limited Capacity seats available

Our before school club embarked on an adventure with drones this year. We are just learning the basics right now and would love to share what we have learned. We have high hopes to have some Drone Racing Leagues in the future.

Speakers
avatar for Erin Freestone

Erin Freestone

Media Specialist, Noblesville Schools
Erin is a Library Media Specialist in Noblesville Schools. She loves all things books, teaching and tech.
avatar for Julie Gunning

Julie Gunning

4th Grade Teacher, Noblesville Schools
Secret Agent disguised as a 4th Grade Teacher at Noblesville Schools- INcognito, USA- Christian- Wife- Mother- Writer- Techhound- My Life's Mission: To Motivate Others to Think about Life & Learning. Twitter: @jmbgunning Blog: jgunning.edublogs.org


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H127

10:00am

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
avatar for Amanda Howard

Amanda Howard

Math Teacher, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
I'm a math teacher at Fishers High School with 13 years of teaching experience (primarily Algebra 1, Algebra 1 with Enrichment, and some Geometry) and an avid Canvas user.


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

10:00am

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

CS Teacher, 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... Read More →



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

10:00am

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
H112

10:00am

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
H213

11:15am

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
SH

Shawn Humphrey

Media Specialist, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Shawn Humphrey has been the Media Specialist at Riverside Junior High for 5 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
H101

11:15am

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
H230

11:15am

Integrating STEM with Scholastic Classroom Magazines – Grades 7-12
Limited Capacity seats available

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 World and Scholastic MATH 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, 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 11:15am - 12:15pm
H227

11:15am

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
H202

11:15am

Launching Inquiry in a Student-Driven Classroom (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to build collective knowledge about how to build student engagement through authentic community problems and challenges and leverage it toward rigorous learning targets using Project-Based Learning (PBL).  Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
H206

11:15am

Nearpod Advanced Techniques
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is designed for advanced users of Nearpod who want to discover additional techniques for teaching Nearpod lessons. Participants will uncover ideas for differentiation, combining interactive activities, and integrating favorite edtech tools with Nearpod.


Nearpod Presentation Link To View:
www.nearpod.com 
session code: QDYCG

Speakers
avatar for Matt Arledge

Matt Arledge

PioNear, Nearpod
Matt Arledge is a fifth grade teacher in Shelby County Kentucky where he teaches in a 1:1 personalized learning program. Matt has been an avid Nearpod user since the tool first came out and has been a Nearpod PioNear since the program began. Matt has been amazed to see the consistent... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
H125

11:15am

Using Canvas Quizzes in a Math Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Come see how Canvas quizzes can transform your math classroom into a mastery-learning environment. Attendees will see how a variety of question types can be used to provide instant student feedback, offer students multiple opportunities to demonstrate understanding, and give teachers feedback to help adjust their instruction. Time will be given for attendees to start to develop quizzes of their own. Examples will all be math, but other subject areas are welcome.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Howard

Amanda Howard

Math Teacher, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
I'm a math teacher at Fishers High School with 13 years of teaching experience (primarily Algebra 1, Algebra 1 with Enrichment, and some Geometry) and an avid Canvas user.


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
H221

11:15am

Video Killed the Radio Star
Limited Capacity seats available

Did video really kill the radio star? We don't think so.  It just gave them a new way to display awesomeness.  Arc provides an amazingly easy experience for creating and curating content to engage your students, with audio or video, in your courses.  Leave with new ideas for using video to engage your students.

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
H110

11:15am

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

Kindergarten Teacher, Noblesville Schools
Tech Junkie and Kindergarten Teacher for Noblesville Schools in a 1-to-1 classroom. Wes uses SeeSaw in his Kindergarten classroom to encourage students to share their thinking and collaborate with one another. He is always looking for new apps geared toward primary students and likes... Read More →


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

1:15pm

10-minutes of Code - A beginners experience to coding with the TI-84
Limited Capacity seats available

A introduction to engaging students in short activities that build understanding of math concepts, programming logic and coding skills using the TI-84. This session is for those who have little to no experience in coding with a graphing calculator.

Speakers
avatar for Robin Conti

Robin Conti

Teacher, Noblesville Schools
I have been a secondary mathematics instructor for 15 years, the last 7 in Indiana. I have a passion for doing things different, for trying new things in the classroom, and opening doors kids didn't even know were there!


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H221

1:15pm

Applied Digital Skills: What’s all the excitement about?
Limited Capacity seats available

Find out what the buzz is all about with Google’s free digital literacy units, Applied Digital Skills.  Useful for every content area, explore the basics in this overview session that hits the highlights including the why, what, and how to get it free for your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Sherry Gick

Sherry Gick

Director of Innovative Learning, Five Star Technology


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H119

1:15pm

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
H227

1:15pm

Culture Building and Management Tips for a Student-Driven Classroom (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to share best practices for building a culture conducive to student-driven inquiry along with management tips.  Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H206

1:15pm

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
H230

1:15pm

Exploring Digital Citizenship
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop brings the nation’s leading digital citizenship curriculum from Common Sense Education and combines the interactive activities, assessments and real-time feedback from Nearpod. During this session, you will be provided an overview of each platform and how they have partnered together to create engaging lessons to empower students to behave responsibly with technology.  (This curriculum also aligns with the CCSS ELA and ISTE National Education Tech Standards and helps schools qualify for e-rate funding.)


Nearpod Presentation Link To View:
www.nearpod.com 
session code: SYRUE

Speakers
avatar for Matt Arledge

Matt Arledge

PioNear, Nearpod
Matt Arledge is a fifth grade teacher in Shelby County Kentucky where he teaches in a 1:1 personalized learning program. Matt has been an avid Nearpod user since the tool first came out and has been a Nearpod PioNear since the program began. Matt has been amazed to see the consistent... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H125

1:15pm

Get "Blended" with Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Come get some (virgin) margaritas and talk about blended learning! If you have goals for using technology to see real modification and redefinition of what you are doing in the classroom, come chat with Canvas about how this tool can be used. This will be an open discussion led by Mike and Jeremy from Canvas where you can bring your goals to the group, and leave with ideas on how to make them a reality. Not a bad time to hear some fresh ideas from your peers too!

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H110

1:15pm

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
H202

1:15pm

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
H213

1:15pm

Students and Google-more than just "Googling" it!
Limited Capacity seats available

Let's dig into the features of Google for students beyond just a Google search. There are many ways for students to engage, collaborate and design within the Google Suite. Walk away with ideas to take right back to your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Erin Freestone

Erin Freestone

Media Specialist, Noblesville Schools
Erin is a Library Media Specialist in Noblesville Schools. She loves all things books, teaching and tech.


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H127

2:30pm

Blended Learning with Scholastic Magazines- Grades 6-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how Junior Scholastic, Scope, MATH, Science World, Action, Art, Choices and New York Times Upfront 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, Activity-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 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H227

2:30pm

Culture Building and Management Tips for a Student-Driven Classroom (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to share best practices for building a culture conducive to student-driven inquiry along with management tips.  Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H206

2:30pm

Google Keep: More than just digital sticky notes
Limited Capacity full


Google Keep is a great tool for your grocery list but there is SO much more you can do with it! Why not utilize Google Keep as a collaboration tool for students? As a multimedia tool with the ability to add text, images, drawings, and even voice recordings, it's quick & easy to begin using immediately. Come learn ways to use Google Keep with your students and staff and share ideas of how you plan to incorporate into your daily life!



Speakers
avatar for Sherry Gick

Sherry Gick

Director of Innovative Learning, Five Star Technology


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H119

2:30pm

Integrating Nearpod & Canvas
Limited Capacity filling up

Welcome to Nearpod! We invite you to join us to learn how you can bring your classroom Canvas work  to life using interactive mobile presentations that you can create and customize! In this workshop, you will uncover tips and tricks for getting started using Nearpod in Canvas! 


Nearpod Presentation Link To View:
www.nearpod.com 
session code: RATUQ

Integration Nearpod with Canvas Gradebook
www.nearpod.com
session code: XRHQU

Speakers
avatar for Matt Arledge

Matt Arledge

PioNear, Nearpod
Matt Arledge is a fifth grade teacher in Shelby County Kentucky where he teaches in a 1:1 personalized learning program. Matt has been an avid Nearpod user since the tool first came out and has been a Nearpod PioNear since the program began. Matt has been amazed to see the consistent... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H125

2:30pm

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
H202

2:30pm

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
H213

2:30pm

Whats Canvas all about?
Limited Capacity full

You have probably heard a lot about Canvas the last few years. Whether you have never seen it before, or just starting to dive into what it can do for you and your students, this will be an overview and introduction the Learning Management System that all of Hamilton County is using. We will walk through the system from a student perspective, and a teacher perspective to see how Canvas can help you drive learning in your classroom. 

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H110
 
Friday, June 8
 

10:00am

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 Night Zookeeper

Night Zookeeper

Education Director, Night Zookeeper


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

10:00am

Applied Digital Skills: What’s all the excitement about?
Limited Capacity seats available

Find out what the buzz is all about with Google’s free digital literacy units, Applied Digital Skills.  Useful for every content area, explore the basics in this overview session that hits the highlights including the why, what, and how to get it free for your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Sherry Gick

Sherry Gick

Director of Innovative Learning, Five Star Technology


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H101

10:00am

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. Kristin is Immediate Past President of the Indiana State Literacy Association.


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

10:00am

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
H227

10:00am

New Assessments in Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Come one come all, see the amazing world of NEW assessment in Canvas. Be amazed at the new quizzing engine, Quizzes.Next.  Gaze in wonder at Gauge and it's amazingly flexible deployment options and data capabilities.  You'll leave knowing what Canvas, Quizzes.Next, and Gauge can do to help empower you with data for driving instruction.

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H110

10:00am

The Inquiry Process (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to establish best practices for channeling student-driven inquiry toward intentional learning outcomes.  Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H206

10:00am

Why You Should Be Using a Free Online Textbook: A Guide to cK-12 & Canvas
Limited Capacity filling up

In this session, you will learn the advantages of choosing a free online textbook, as well as all of the cool things that cK-12 can do for you within your canvas course! We’ll explore how to choose your cK-12 content, embed adaptive practices from cK-12 into your canvas assignments, and view student data that cK-12 collects for you! This presentation is great for any subject area looking to utilize cK-12 as an online textbook. Please bring your laptop to this session.

Speakers
avatar for Bailey Mann

Bailey Mann

Biology Teacher, Noblesville Schools
We are members of the Biology PLC at Noblesville High School. We’ve been actively co-planning for three years, and are a group composed of mostly new teachers who are excited about integrating technology into our classroom!


Friday June 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
H126

11:15am

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
H107

11:15am

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. Kristin is Immediate Past President of the Indiana State Literacy Association.


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

11:15am

Discover Real World Experiences with Scholastic Magazines –Grades 6-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore how Junior Scholastic, Scope, Math, Science World, Action, Art, Choices and New York Times Upfront 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 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 11:15am - 12:15pm
H227

11:15am

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
CT

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
H230

11:15am

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
H201

11:15am

The Inquiry Process (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to establish best practices for channeling student-driven inquiry toward intentional learning outcomes.  Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
H206

11:15am

Video Killed the Radio Star
Limited Capacity seats available

Did video really kill the radio star? We don't think so.  It just gave them a new way to display awesomeness.  Arc provides an amazingly easy experience for creating and curating content to engage your students, with audio or video, in your courses.  Leave with new ideas for using video to engage your students.

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
H110

1:15pm

Apps and Extensions to Increase Reading & Writing Accessibility
Limited Capacity seats available

Individualize your students' reading and writing experience with Chrome Extensions. Take a look at all of the different free ways that can be utilized to squeeze the meaning out of text when using Chrome OS. Not all students will use all of these methods, but you will have more than enough options for all!Chrome apps and extensions can be used to make reading and writing accessible for our students. The text can be read aloud, chosen and parceled out in ways that allow our students to increase their comprehension and work on their overall reading and writing mechanics while digesting content.


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H106

1:15pm

Assessment in a Student-Driven Inquiry classroom (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to build an collective understanding of assessment best practices to facilitate student learning in a student-driven inquiry classroom.  Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H206

1:15pm

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
H130

1:15pm

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
H126

1:15pm

Fabulous Formative Assessment with Tech
Limited Capacity full


Come explore at least 3 free and/or inexpensive tools that can easily be implemented in any subject area and most grade levels. You will see how to get instant data to help you know who understands your lesson so you can adjust your teaching as needed. Attendees will spend time experiencing how the tools work as a student and a teacher. There will also be time for setting up accounts and searching for/creating assessments with Kara’s help as needed. We will go quickly to explore as many programs as possible in the time we have. Some tools we may explore: Poll Everywhere, Woot Math, Spiral, Pear Deck, Go Formative, Socrative, Google Forms


Speakers
avatar for Kara Guiff

Kara Guiff

teacher/trainer, Oak Hill United School Corp
Kara is an innovative special education teacher with 29 years of experience in elementary and middle school levels, as well as the lead trainer/speaker for Guiff Goodies For Education (guiffgoodiesforeducation.com). She is a resource teacher, interventionist, and co-teacher in general... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H121

1:15pm

Generate Enthusiasm for Electricity
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will work together to build a Science of Electricity model, a working generator that uses easily obtained parts such as rubber stoppers, plastic jars, and wooden dowel rods. Participants will take home their models.

Speakers
CT

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 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H230

1:15pm

Get "Blended" with Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Come get some (virgin) margaritas and talk about blended learning! If you have goals for using technology to see real modification and redefinition of what you are doing in the classroom, come chat with Canvas about how this tool can be used. This will be an open discussion led by Mike and Jeremy from Canvas where you can bring your goals to the group, and leave with ideas on how to make them a reality. Not a bad time to hear some fresh ideas from your peers too!

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H110

1:15pm

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
H211

1:15pm

No More Random Acts of STEM
Limited Capacity filling up

Do you “do” STEM?  Do you have an awesome Pinterest board and lots of colleagues you connect with around STEM activities?  Great start!  Let’s talk about how we can align all of the great work going on in your classrooms, buildings and district so they have a pathway and a purpose.

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 1:15pm - 2:15pm
H107

1:15pm

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
H227

2:30pm

Assessment in a Student-Driven Inquiry classroom (PBL)
In an unconference structure, participants will collaborate to build an collective understanding of assessment best practices to facilitate student learning in a student-driven inquiry classroom.  Presentation content can be found here: https://goo.gl/W1jNk8.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Loser

Steve Loser

Assistant Principal, Fishers High School


Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H206

2:30pm

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
H126

2:30pm

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
H130

2:30pm

Online Literacy Tools You Should Be Using - No Matter What You Teach
Limited Capacity filling up

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.

Speakers
avatar for Kara Guiff

Kara Guiff

teacher/trainer, Oak Hill United School Corp
Kara is an innovative special education teacher with 29 years of experience in elementary and middle school levels, as well as the lead trainer/speaker for Guiff Goodies For Education (guiffgoodiesforeducation.com). She is a resource teacher, interventionist, and co-teacher in general... Read More →


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

2:30pm

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
NH

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
H201

2:30pm

STEM Skills are NOT Just for STEM
Limited Capacity filling up

  • STEM Science Technology Engineering and Math
  • STEAM add Art or Ag in there
  • STEMM the last M is for medicine
  • STREAM the R is for Reading
Beyond the letters…what are STEM skills and does everyone
need them? ( Hint: YES)

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 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H107

2:30pm

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
H211

2:30pm

Using Scholastic Magazines to Differentiate Instruction Grades 6-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how Scholastic Magazines can be used for differentiated instruction to empower your students.  Scholastic News, Junior Scholastic, Scope, Art, New York Times Upfront, and Action 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 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H227

2:30pm

Whats Canvas all about?
Limited Capacity seats available

You have probably heard a lot about Canvas the last few years. Whether you have never seen it before, or just starting to dive into what it can do for you and your students, this will be an overview and introduction the Learning Management System that all of Hamilton County is using. We will walk through the system from a student perspective, and a teacher perspective to see how Canvas can help you drive learning in your classroom. 

Speakers
MF

Mike Ferrell

Canvas
Mike is the Regional Director for Indiana.  He has been helping schools adopt and implement Canvas for 3 years.  
avatar for Jeremy May

Jeremy May

Canvas CSM, Instructure
Jeremy began his journey in education as a 7th grade science teacher.  After trying the 'traditional' approach, he quickly found that technology was a tool to support and supplement his instruction to benefit his students.  While pursuing his Master's degree in Instructional Technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
H110