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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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Classroom Connect [clear filter]
Thursday, June 7
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
 
Friday, June 8
 

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

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

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

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

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

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