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Thursday, June 7
 

10:25am

Celebrating work using Seesaw!
See how students can collect and share work using digital portfolios in Seesaw! Seesaw allow parents to see notifications from the teacher as well as their child, in real-time, as students take photos, create videos or write notes from school to communicate what they are learning. Teachers can use this platform to push out assignments to students to individualize learning, assess student work and provide feedback to them.

Moderators
avatar for Kris Proper

Kris Proper

Teacher, Greenfield-Central
Twenty-two years of teaching experience at the intermediate level with a focus on science education. Lead science teacher who has mentored new teachers, served as the science committee chairperson for the science adoption, spearheaded the intermediate-level science fair, and partnered... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Kim McKee

Kim McKee

Teacher, Harris Elementary
Teacher of twenty-two years at the primary level; grades one, two and Kindergarten. Pilot teacher for 1:1 iPads used in the classroom as an instructional tool and learning device during whole group and small group lessons. Teacher Team Leader who has mentored new teachers and served... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1613 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46169

10:25am

Creating Digital Breakout EDU Lessons
Participants will learn what Digital Breakout EDU lessons are, will participate in a sample lesson, and will finally create their own Digital breakout EDU lesson.

Speakers
JL

Jay Lovell

Title 1/Instructional Coach, CSCSHC
Jay Lovell is a Title I/Instructional Coach at Sugar Creek Elementary. He is also a former primary teacher.


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1611 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46164

10:25am

Differentiating in the Language Arts Classroom: Tech Tools and Ideas to Reach More Students
This session will focus on tech tools and practical ideas teachers can use to meet the needs of diverse readers and writers. We will focus on various tech tools including CommonLit.org, Newsela.com, Blogging, NoRedInk.com, FlipGrid, Canvas, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Lindsey Cary

Lindsey Cary

English Teacher, NPHS, New Palestine High School
Lindsey has completed 12 years teaching English Language Arts (six at the middle school level and six at the high school level). She is a graduate of the Indiana Writing Program Summer Institute. She is an Apple Teacher for Mac and iPad. Lindsey is working toward other tech certifications... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1607 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46222

10:25am

Google Forms beginner
(1)Show and demonstrate how to create and send google forms. Show the different type of responses you can present and how to organize the spreadsheet. How to use flubaroo to grade some of the responses, use equatio, etc...

Speakers
MN

Mark Noesges

High School Math Teacher, Mt. Vernon High School
Mark is a high school math teacher and has been teaching for seventeen years.  He loves to use google forms for exit tickets and self paced study guides. Likes working with google docs so he can save paper and the students can have a copy of the worksheet/review.


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
3222 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46166

11:20am

Blue Lobster Ideas and How to Grow Them
Calling all World Changers! Blue Lobsters only occur in one out of every two million lobsters due to a rare genetic trait. What traits, habits, and dispositions can schools or teachers focus on to grow one in a million ideas and why we must have them. This session will be inspirational, humorous, and practical. Everyone will leave with ideas for immediate implementation.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Buddy Berry

Dr. Buddy Berry

Superintendent, Eminence Independent Schools
Dr. Buddy Berry has a passion for reinventing the K-12 school experience. His School on FIRE (Framework of Innovation for Reinventing Education) model is currently in it's seventh full year of implementation and is seeing dramatic results. Dr. Berry is in his 9th year as Superintendent... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
Auditorium New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46244

11:20am

Google Forms Advanced
How to create a review that is interactive for the students and keeps them working until they are finished. Great for chapter reviews.

Speakers
MN

Mark Noesges

High School Math Teacher, Mt. Vernon High School
Mark is a high school math teacher and has been teaching for seventeen years.  He loves to use google forms for exit tickets and self paced study guides. Likes working with google docs so he can save paper and the students can have a copy of the worksheet/review.


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
3222 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46166

11:20am

Making a difference with differentiation
Learn new strategies for tailoring your instruction to meet the needs of individual learners.

Moderators
Speakers

Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1608 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46176

11:20am

Virtual Learning Experiences with Google Expeditions
In this session, attendees will learn what Google Expeditions is and how they can use it in their classroom. They also will get to participate in an expedition along with exploring potential expeditions to use in their classroom next year.

Speakers
JL

Jay Lovell

Title 1/Instructional Coach, CSCSHC
Jay Lovell is a Title I/Instructional Coach at Sugar Creek Elementary. He is also a former primary teacher.


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1611 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46164

1:15pm

Add computer science and programming to your classroom using augmented reality
This session will demonstrate how you can add computer science to your classroom by allowing students to program an augmented reality game and choose answers and pathways based on their choices. Think PokemonGo in the classroom except created by you or your students.

Speakers
CP

Curt Powers

Middle School science teacher, New Palestine Junior High
Curt Powers has been teaching middle school science in Indiana for nineteen years. Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, he will be the engineering technology teacher at New Pal Junior High. He is a Google Certified teacher as well as a technology coach at his school


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1607 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46222

1:15pm

All About Google Classroom
In this session, attendees will learn how to do the basics of google classroom. This includes adding classes, adding assignments, creating announcements, differentiating, and many more. Come spend some time with us if you want to know all about Google Classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Kim Lewis

Kim Lewis

Teacher, Greenfield Central Schools
Kim Lewis just completed her 6th year of teaching. She is the leader in technology at Greenfield Intermediate School, where she teaches 4th grade math and science.


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1313 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46163

1:15pm

EdPuzzle
Learn about the tool EdPuzzle and how to use it in your classroom

Speakers
avatar for Gary Cerqua

Gary Cerqua

Teacher and TIS, Greenfield Central Schools
Gary coaches Greenfield-Central teachers and students on and off of the court. Currently, he is the Technology Integration Specialist, Auditorium Director & a Business teacher for the High School.


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1610 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46175

1:15pm

Flip The Lens
Blended learning, flipped classrooms, live-streaming, Vlogs, YouTube Channel - Do these phrases have you break out in hives or make you want to hide? You can’t hide from these anymore, but you also don’t have to get a degree in technology. Come to this session to learn about how structure and voice and choice can turn a group of your students into a well run video studio. Leave this session with a list of processes, equipment/software needs, and success stories to get you up and running...without a tech degree!

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Small

Eddie Small

Eddie Small previously instructed high school students through his communications program at Rushville Consolidated High School. Eddie uses his knowledge and experience in classroom video and audio production to provide real-world project-based learning with a focus on immediate impact... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1304 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46183

1:15pm

Google Anything and Everything
Are you interested in anything dealing with Google? Want more information about Google Forms, Classroom, Sites, Docs, and Sheets, as well as how to integrate Google into eLearning days? This is the session for you! These two tech savvy chicks will demonstrate how to integrate all of this and more into your math and language classes. This could work for any level of audience.

Moderators
RH

Rachel Hutchinson

Rachel has taught 6 years at SMS, is involved in elearning and technology committee for her district, as well as is google certified.

Speakers
MC

Molly Collins

Math Lead Teacher, Shelbyville Middle School
Molly Collins is in her 9th year teaching. She is the math department chair at Shelbyville Middle School. Her background includes being Level 2 Google certified, a masters in math and education, and is highly involved in the STEAM program at SMS.


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1614 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46200

1:15pm

Setting Principals Up For Success
Brent will provide real-world applications to educational technology tools that make his life as a principal more efficient and effective.

Speakers
avatar for Brent  Baker

Brent Baker

Principal, Shelbyville Central Schools
Brent Baker is an innovative Principal at one of Shelbyville Central's top performing elementary schools. Brent uses technology and relationships to foster growth throughout the school year.


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1611 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46164

2:10pm

Google Blitz!
50 minutes to present as many things about Google as we can get to.  This is a blitz of information and so much more.  The quick tips and tricks to make Google Suite a hit in your classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Nick A Ragan

Nick A Ragan

Teacher, Mvcsc
Nick has been an English teacher for eighteen years and a Google enthusiast for ten years. He tries to find new and interesting ways to incorporate Google into the curriculum and with every update he's constantly scrambling to apply this to his teaching.



Thursday June 7, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1611 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46164
 
Friday, June 8
 

10:25am

Mic Check: Audio Production in Any Classroom
Thinking of starting a podcast? Want to introduce audio storytelling to your students but aren't sure where to even begin? Don't look past this session that takes you step-by-step through the process by an educator who recently started their own. Gather for amazing resources to get your started by summer vacation.

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Small

Eddie Small

Eddie Small previously instructed high school students through his communications program at Rushville Consolidated High School. Eddie uses his knowledge and experience in classroom video and audio production to provide real-world project-based learning with a focus on immediate impact... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
3222 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46166

10:25am

New to Nearpod?
Learn how to create interactive and engaging  Nearpod presentations for your elementary one-to one classroom. Nearpod is an interactive teaching and assessment tool. In this workshop we'll explore the features of Nearpod and you'll have time to get started creating your own presentations. You'll be surprised how easy it is to create lessons  you and your students will love.

Speakers

Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1609 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46180

10:30am

Coding in the Elementary Classrooms
Coding in the elementary classrooms isn't as scary as it may sound. In actuality, we already teach it at a very basic level through reading, writing, and math. Our kids need more though. Learn some reasons why you won't regret teaching your students to code (besides the state told me to), how to integrate it across the curriculum even into your management, and be introduced to some great FREE resources to guide you along your journey.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Hall

Misty Hall

Technology Integration Specialist, Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation
Misty is currently a Technology Integration Specialist at MVCSC. She has been an educator for 20 years and has taught a variety of grade levels. She holds certificates for Google Level 2, Common Sense Media, and is a Seesaw Ambassador.


Friday June 8, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
1611 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46164

11:20am

INCREASING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT WITH CHOICE, CREATIVITY, COMPLEXITY, AND CURIOSITY
This interactive session is one part Choose Your Own Adventure and one part professional development, where you are in the driver's seat! Together we will explore a menu of technology infused activities and resources designed to meaningfully engage your students in the learning process. Your choices and interests will guide you through a series of creativity activities designed to pique and develop students’ curiosity. Regardless of the choices, everyone will leave with access to all of the resources!

Friday June 8, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
Auditorium New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46244

1:15pm

Coding "petting zoo" for Littles
Come and "pet" some coding toys, tools and software that are designed for K-3 students. As you explore the room, be prepared to take notes on how coding can be integrated into your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Houston

Sara Houston

Teacher, Greenfield-Central
avatar for Amy Stevens

Amy Stevens

Instructional Coach, Greenfield-Central School Corporation
Amy has spent most of her teaching career as a K/1 teacher. Recently, she stepped out of the classroom to coach our K-6 teachers as a Technology Integration Specialist. This past school year, she served K-3 teachers as one of their Instructional Math Coaches. Amy is Google Level 1... Read More →
JW

Jaime Wolski

Teacher, Mrs.


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1309 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46182

1:15pm

Flip The Lens
Blended learning, flipped classrooms, live-streaming, Vlogs, YouTube Channel - Do these phrases have you break out in hives or make you want to hide? You can’t hide from these anymore, but you also don’t have to get a degree in technology. Come to this session to learn about how structure and voice and choice can turn a group of your students into a well run video studio. Leave this session with a list of processes, equipment/software needs, and success stories to get you up and running...without a tech degree!

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Small

Eddie Small

Eddie Small previously instructed high school students through his communications program at Rushville Consolidated High School. Eddie uses his knowledge and experience in classroom video and audio production to provide real-world project-based learning with a focus on immediate impact... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
Media Center New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46177

1:15pm

How to use Canvas in the Primary Grades
Canvas is an amazing tool to use in the classroom, EVEN IF you teach in the primary grades! I LOVE Canvas! It is my classroom's digital "hub". It is a place for me to communicate with my students and parents. It houses materials that we use on a weekly basis like spelling lists, read aloud books, and subject/theme related resources. My students complete assignments and even access learning centers using Canvas! If you want to learn how to use Canvas more efficiently in your primary classroom, this is the session for you! You will leave with helpful strategies and tools that you can use now to create an amazing Canvas page to start using next school year!

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Crull

Rebecca Crull

Second Grade Teacher, 4045
Rebecca Crull has taught second grade at New Palestine Elementary for 17 years. Her passion as a teacher is to foster lifelong learners. In her classroom, her students use technology on a daily basis. They don't just use their iPads to take an AR test or play games. They use technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1608 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46176

2:10pm

App-Smashing
Speakers
avatar for Amy Stevens

Amy Stevens

Instructional Coach, Greenfield-Central School Corporation
Amy has spent most of her teaching career as a K/1 teacher. Recently, she stepped out of the classroom to coach our K-6 teachers as a Technology Integration Specialist. This past school year, she served K-3 teachers as one of their Instructional Math Coaches. Amy is Google Level 1... Read More →
MT

Michelle Takach

Teacher, Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1309 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46182

2:10pm

Authentic Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship is the foundation of a healthy online presence. Like a student learns to read by actually reading, they learn authentic digital citizenship skills through interacting with media. Learn some ideas to take digital citizenship lessons beyond a few lessons during Digital Citizenship Week to embedding into regular technology usage and socio-emotional lessons. See how some Ed Tech tools can help along the way so that when students are 'on their own' in the digital world, they will hopefully apply the lessons they learned along the way.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Hall

Misty Hall

Technology Integration Specialist, Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation
Misty is currently a Technology Integration Specialist at MVCSC. She has been an educator for 20 years and has taught a variety of grade levels. She holds certificates for Google Level 2, Common Sense Media, and is a Seesaw Ambassador.


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1611 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46164

2:10pm

Enhancing Writers Workshop Through Technology
Participants in this session will learn how to enrich the Writers Workshop experience using different modes of technology.

Moderators
JL

Jay Lovell

Title 1/Instructional Coach, CSCSHC
Jay Lovell is a Title I/Instructional Coach at Sugar Creek Elementary. He is also a former primary teacher.

Speakers
TL

Teresa LeBeau

Instructional Coach/Interventionist, Southern Hancock
Veteran teacher, Teresa LeBeau, is an Instructional Coach and Interventionist for Southern Hancock Schools. She's fortunate to have spent a week at Columbia University's Teacher College Writing Institute the past 3 summers. While there, Teresa learned strategies for mastering the... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1610 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46175

2:10pm

Guardians of the Google Classroom Galaxy
Guardians of students in the Google Classroom Galaxy sometimes feel left out of the loop without a parent portal. A closer look at the options available for teacher-parent communication can improve family connection to student work. Investigate Guardian Summaries, best practices for posting to Classroom Stream, and sharing Classroom folders to connect everyone across the "galaxy".

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Arnold

Ashley Arnold

Technology Integration Specialist, Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation
Ashley has worked in education for 12 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a master's in Curriculum and Educational Technology. After teaching for 8 years in the elementary classroom, she made the move to Technology Integration Specialist for Greenfield-Central... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1310 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46171

2:10pm

Make Your Own eBook using the Book Creator App
In this session, I will be showing you how to use an amazing app called Book Creator! This app helps you and your students make awesome ebooks that can be printed or shared digitally. We will learn how to use the app, how to make an ebook template, and how it can be incorporated into any unit of study. My students and I LOVE this app, and I'm sure you will too!

*It would be helpful to have the Book Creator (Free) app downloaded before the workshop.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Crull

Rebecca Crull

Second Grade Teacher, 4045
Rebecca Crull has taught second grade at New Palestine Elementary for 17 years. Her passion as a teacher is to foster lifelong learners. In her classroom, her students use technology on a daily basis. They don't just use their iPads to take an AR test or play games. They use technology... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1608 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46176