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Thursday, June 7
 

10:25am

Applied Digital Skills: What's all the excitement about?
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 Seth Boyes

Seth Boyes

Five-Star Technology Solutions


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1304 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46183

10:25am

Assessment + Technology = Amazing!
Are you struggling with ways to make true online assessments beyond quizzes and tests? Do you give assessments through Canvas and find students are still cheating? Are you looking for unique ways to engage Geometry or Algebra students through technology? This session will focus on unique, technology based projects that challenge students and utilize higher-order thinking skills. This session will focus more on Math, but can offer unique ideas for all secondary teachers.

Moderators
Speakers
TG

Tim Gray

Instructional Coach / Technology Integration Specialist, Hamilton Heights School Corporation
Tim is a former 7th Grade Social Studies teacher with Doe Creek Middle School in New Palestine, as well as a former eLearning Coach and virtual school director for Center Grove High School. He now serves as an Instructional Coach and Technology Integration Specialist with Hamilton... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1610 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46175

10:25am

Bright Ideas for eLearning Design
As teachers develop more online content for students, a new educator skillset becomes necessary. The same rules for good face-to-face teaching do not always easily transfer online. Teachers must understand content, pedagogy and e-learning design. Learn how to think like an instructional designer and improve your digital content.

Speakers
avatar for Michele Eaton

Michele Eaton

Director of Virtual and Blended Learning, MSD of Wayne Township
Michele Eaton is the Director of Virtual and Blended Learning for the M.S.D. of Wayne Township in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She focuses on staff and course development for Achieve Virtual Education Academy and provides leadership for the district's blended initiatives.  Michele is... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1309 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46182

10:25am

Designing the School of the Future....Today
This session is primarily intended for school and district administrators. However, teachers are welcome and will have takeaways. This session takes a deep dive into the glue that holds personalized learning together. Come hear real examples on how to transform your learning outcomes with dynamic, specific suggestions. Key topics will be the power of student learning profiles, instructional exemplars, and defining the knowledge/skills/dispositions needed for student success. Participants will be taken on a guided journey of how to weave Next Practice with Best Practice to create the classroom of future!

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 10:25am - 11:15am
Auditorium New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46244

10:25am

Impacting Student Achievement Using Growth Mindset and Feedback
During this session, attendees will review both growth and fixed mindset characteristics. We will study the impact of various types of feedback on student achievement using the mindset framework. Participants will have an opportunity to practice different types of feedback using sample student work.

Moderators
LL

Lisa Leliaert

Instructional Coach, Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation
Lisa and Jamie are part of the Instructional math coaching team at Greenfield Central Schools. Combined they have 36 years of math teaching experience. Lisa and Jamie have worked as teachers and instructional coaches using Everyday Math for the past seven years.

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Lowes

Jamie Lowes

Instructional Coach, Greenfield Central Schools
Jamie Lowes and Lisa Leliaert are part of the Instructional Math Coaching team at Greenfield Central Schools. Combined they have 38 years of math teaching experience.


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1307 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46226

10:30am

Cultivating Creativity in the Technology Classroom
Growing learners who aren’t afraid to be creative in the classroom requires the right kind of environment, nurturing, and encouragement. Join the 2 Techie Teachers as they share tips, tricks, and activities that focus on growing the right kind of classroom environment where your students will thrive. Explore everything from flexible seating to solid technology infused activities that will have your students excited to walk into your classroom and prepare them for a future we can’t yet see. Attendee note: this session will be a blend of hands-on activity and instruction. Having a device (iPad, laptop) is strongly encouraged.

Speakers
BB

Brittany Banister

Teacher, Scott County School District 2
Brittany Banister is an Apple Certified Kindergarten Teacher at Vienna Elementary School, an Apple Distinguished School in Southern Indiana. She has over a decade of experience shaping the minds of young learners and inspiring them to think creatively through play and technology... Read More →
avatar for Tiffany Copple

Tiffany Copple

Teacher, Scott County School District 2
Tiffany Copple is a 6th grade STEM, Apple Certified Teacher at Scottsburg Middle School, an Apple Distinguished School in southern Indiana. She has 13 years of experience including 10 in the elementary. Tiffany has a passion for inspiring creativity and critical thinking in her students... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
1310 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46171

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

Creating Community Partners
We all know that bringing the community in to the classroom is great for student learning, but we also all know that time is a commodity we run short of. We will work on strategies and ideas for bringing the community professionals into the classroom experience

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 →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1609 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46180

11:20am

Differentiated Learning with Canvas Mastery Paths!
You have the formative assessment data, and want to offer students work based on their ability, but differentiation is so difficult! How do you keep the advanced students feeling challenged, while getting lower-performing students up to speed? Canvas Mastery Paths is a feature which allows teachers to assign students work based on formative assessment data. Come learn from Tim Gray, Instructional Coach and Technology Integration Specialist, about this under-utilized feature of Canvas!

Moderators
Speakers
TG

Tim Gray

Instructional Coach / Technology Integration Specialist, Hamilton Heights School Corporation
Tim is a former 7th Grade Social Studies teacher with Doe Creek Middle School in New Palestine, as well as a former eLearning Coach and virtual school director for Center Grove High School. He now serves as an Instructional Coach and Technology Integration Specialist with Hamilton... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1610 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46175

11:20am

Do you know what the UDL they’re talking about?
UDL (Universal Design for Learning) is mentioned 5 times in the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015) add that to the directives in the 2016 National Education Technology Plan and 2015 Ed Tech Developers Guide, and you get 7 citations of UDL in the documents that influence all expectations of education.   5 + 2 = Something you need to understand.  Come with me and learn the basics and how you can begin to use this dynamic, game changing method of teaching! 

Speakers
avatar for Sandi Smith

Sandi Smith

Accessibility Specialist, PATINS Project
Sandi Smith is a PATINS Specialist with a background of 21 years of teaching. She is a Carmel High School graduate, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Science Education and Master's Degree in Special Education from Indiana University. She specializes in Accessible Content Authoring, Chrome... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1613 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46169

11:20am

Flipgrid for Littles
Let's explore Flipgrid and how it can be used to collect video responses in and outside of a classroom. We will look at the various applications for Flipgrid and discuss student engagement. We will also talk about Flipgrid's accessibility for all students regardless of grade level.

Speakers
SS

Sara Small

2nd Grade Teacher, Coulston Elementary School
Beth Small is a 2nd grade teacher at Coulston Elementary in Shelbyville. She taught first grade for 7.5 years and is in her third year as a second grade teacher. Having struggled as a reader herself in 2nd grade, she strives to find new avenues for learning. Approaching learning... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1612 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46172

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

Optimizing Your Google Classroom
We will show how to create questions and assignments in google classroom including attaching documents, slides, videos, and links. We will also provide real classroom examples of how we have used each of these tools in our own primary classrooms.

Moderators
LE

Lindsay Emmerling

Teacher, Harris Elementary
Lindsay Emmerling has been a teacher for 17 years. She taught in New Castle Community Schools for 15 years in 1st, 2nd, and 4th grades. She currently teaches 2nd grade in Greenfield Central Schools.
avatar for Sara Hollars

Sara Hollars

Teachers, Harris Elementary
Sara Hollars has been a teacher at Greenfield Central for 16 years. She taught 1 year of art followed by 15 years in second grade.

Speakers
JT

Jamie Thompson

Teacher, Harris Elementary
Jamie Thompson has been a teacher for 16 years, 9 years in Perry Township in Indianapolis, and 7 years at Greenfield Central. Fourteen of those years have been spent teaching 2nd and 3rd Grade.


Thursday June 7, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1307 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46226

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

Applied Digital Skills: Learner Perspective
Come experience and explore Google’s free computer literacy units, Applied Digital Skills, from the learner’s perspective.  Participants will be able to try out one of the interactive units in a collaborative environment, so you will be prepared to support your students as they experience these application-based learning opportunities.  P.S. Don’t forget your headphones for optimal learning!

Speakers
avatar for Seth Boyes

Seth Boyes

Five-Star Technology Solutions


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1612 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46172

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

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

Apps and Extensions to Increase Reading & Writing Accessibility
Individualize your students' reading and writing experience. Squeeze the meaning out of text and turn up the volume of their writing when using Chrome OS. Not all students will use all of these methods, but you will have more than enough options for all! 

Speakers
avatar for Sandi Smith

Sandi Smith

Accessibility Specialist, PATINS Project
Sandi Smith is a PATINS Specialist with a background of 21 years of teaching. She is a Carmel High School graduate, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Science Education and Master's Degree in Special Education from Indiana University. She specializes in Accessible Content Authoring, Chrome... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:45pm
1613 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46169

1:15pm

Design Thinking: Next Level Learning in an Elementary Classroom
Design Thinking is an exciting classroom approach to learning that combines creativity and empathy to find problems and develop solutions. The outcome from this type of learning is incredibly powerful and rewarding for students. Attendees will actively participate in the Design Thinking process, learn concrete examples for how it can be implemented into the classroom, while collaborating and sharing ideas with one another.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Young

Chris Young

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Chris Young is the Strategic Learning Coordinator at Southern Hancock Schools. He is passionate about sharing how he loves to teach so that students love to learn! Chris is a Google Innovator, Google Certified Trainer, and an Apple Certified Teacher. He is noted for his high energy... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:45pm
3222 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46166

1:15pm

STEMspired Elementary Classrooms
The secret to growing future ready students is to allow them the time to explore, create, try, and even fail with support in the classroom. Join us as we explore STEMspired activities that will be guaranteed to make every elementary student's top ten list for the school year. Success will never look the same again! Attendee note: this session will be a blend of hands-on activity and instruction.

Speakers
BB

Brittany Banister

Teacher, Scott County School District 2
Brittany Banister is an Apple Certified Kindergarten Teacher at Vienna Elementary School, an Apple Distinguished School in Southern Indiana. She has over a decade of experience shaping the minds of young learners and inspiring them to think creatively through play and technology... Read More →
avatar for Tiffany Copple

Tiffany Copple

Teacher, Scott County School District 2
Tiffany Copple is a 6th grade STEM, Apple Certified Teacher at Scottsburg Middle School, an Apple Distinguished School in southern Indiana. She has 13 years of experience including 10 in the elementary. Tiffany has a passion for inspiring creativity and critical thinking in her students... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 1:15pm - 2:45pm
1310 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46171

2:10pm

A to Z Technology
This session will cover 26 different tech tools from letters A to Z. We will cover chrome extensions, Google add-ons, and educational websites! Be prepared for a fast pace lesson where you are bound to learn something new!

Speakers
RC

Rebekah Cerqua

Teacher - Technology Trainer, Greenfield Central Schools
Rebekah is science teacher and technology trainer at Greenfield Central High School. She loves being able to use new tools to improve my lessons. She flipped her classroom over 4 years ago and hasn't looked back! Flipping gives Rebekah time to talk with her students and forms better... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1504 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46173

2:10pm

Applied Digital Skills: Instructor Perspective
Come explore the ins and outs of Google’s free digital literacy curriculum from the instructor’s perspective.  Participants will be guided through the helpful resources included with each of the Applied Digital Skills units with a series of collaborative challenges.  This session will prepare you with the tools you need to integrate real-world based digital learning into your classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Seth Boyes

Seth Boyes

Five-Star Technology Solutions


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1612 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46172

2:10pm

Creativity Unleashed: Art Education Experience Enhanced Through Digital Technology
Clark and I will share the many ways we use technology in our learner directed art education programs.

Moderators
avatar for Clark Fralick

Clark Fralick

Teachers, Sugar Creek Elementary
Clark Fralick and Clyde Gaw have nearly 60 years of art education experience between them. Since 1997, this duo has been pioneering electronic portfolio development and have influenced art educators across the World advocating for learner directed creative experience and dynamic curriculum... Read More →
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Clark Fralick, Clyde Gaw

Teacher, Southern Hancock Schools
Clark Fralick and Clyde Gaw have over 60 years experience teaching in K-12 art programs in Central Indiana. They are executive board members of the Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) Network. They also do a professional development seminar at the Massachusetts College of Art and... Read More →

Thursday June 7, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1307 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46226

2:10pm

Literacy Block: Through the STEM Lens
This session is for teachers who want to incorporate stem into their classroom literacy block but are unsure how to connect it. Stem can be added to your literacy block in many ways, find out where to start and the steps for adding it without adding too much time to your weekly planning.

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Tingwald

Kathy Tingwald

STEM Teacher for Elementary Grades, Fortville Elementary School
Kathy Tingwald is a STEM teacher at Fortville Elementary and McCordsville Elementary Schools. She has 11 years of teaching experience in K-5th grades. She is licensed through Project Lead the Way to teach their stem curriculum and creatively incorporates stem through all content... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1614 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46200

2:10pm

Strap on Your Website Toolbelt!
Have you been struggling to incorporate different websites into you classroom? Are you flooded with emails about different websites but don't know which ones to use? Come learn about a multitude of websites that are easy to use and even easier for students to get engaged in! In this session, you will learn about some of the best websites that are great to have in your toolbelt!
Websites include:
No Red Ink-which is great for practicing a variety of different grammar skills Quizlet-teaches student vocabulary through fun learning and games
Front Row-has Math, Reading, Social Studies, and Science units
Newsela-gives current events a new twist with adjustable Lexile levels to help you differentiate in your classroom
etc.

Speakers
avatar for Leah Herron

Leah Herron

Teacher, Greenfield Central
Leah has been teaching for five years, the last two at Maxwell Intermediate School in Greenfield-Central School Corporation. She has taught multiple grades over the last five years at three different school corporations. She has been integrating technology more and more through a... Read More →


Thursday June 7, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1309 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46182

2:10pm

Wizer Worksheets
Wizer is an online platform where teachers can build online worksheets for students to interact with. Worksheets can be turned in and graded all online. Collaborate and share worksheets with other Wizer users online. Come join us to make all of your worksheets a little Wizer!

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 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1313 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46163
 
Friday, June 8
 

10:25am

BREAKOUT EDU
Limited Capacity filling up

Join in the fun! Experience a BREAKOUT EDU crafted specially for AppleMania 2018! This session will be capped at 15 to ensure quality of gaming experience.

Speakers
avatar for Chad LeDune

Chad LeDune

Technology/Instructional Coach, Southwest School Corporation
Chad began teaching in 2003. In the fall of 2014, Chad was selected by the Indiana Department of Education as one of 25 teachers to be on a STEM curriculum writing team that wrote lessons utilizing new technology in the classroom. Through this experience he met his fellow EdTech Heroes... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1504 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46173

10:25am

Fighting Fake News! Tools and Tactics for Becoming a SUPER Critical Thinker in a Digital Age
In 2006, we first learned that even the brightest students were easily fooled by internet hoaxes like the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus. While we tried to laugh this as the folly of misguided youth, a decade later we witnessed the rise of fake news and its impact on the “post-truth” world of 2016 overrun by an ever growing network of social media. To fight for truth, justice, and yes, even the American way, this session presents a collection of superhero themed critical thinking activities designed to empower you and your students conquer the evils of fake news.

Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
Auditorium New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46244

10:25am

It's Not New Math; It's Just Math
Arithmophobia, or the fear of Mathematics, is real. Mathematics instruction with a focus on conceptualization, application, and deeper understanding will provide learners with the tools necessary to navigate life inside and outside the classroom. During this session, participants will have to opportunity to examine the necessary shifts, discuss strategies, and explore resources to help meet the needs of our Mathematics learners.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Dinwiddie

Brian Dinwiddie

Curriculum Coordinator, Southern Hancock Schools
Brian Dinwiddie is currently serving as the Curriculum Coordinator for the Community School Corporation of Southern Hancock County. He has over 20 years experience in education, working in multiple schools and district as a teacher, instructional coach and Curriculum Coordinator... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1608 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46176

10:25am

Meet Me in the Zen Den!
Join me in exploring the concept of mindfulness within the classroom and how this strategy can improve the overall climate of the learning environment.  As education continues to evolve and student's life experiences continue to impact our daily lives at schools, learn how mindfulness can help develop the social and emotional health within your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Rhonda Peterson

Dr. Rhonda Peterson

Principal, CSC Southern Hancock County
Dr. Peterson is currently the Principal at Brandywine Elementary School in CSC Southern Hancock County. She spent 13 years of her career as a Director of CIA where she was able to impact innovation and exciting instructional practices at Southern Hancock. She was part of the Indiana... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1307 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46226

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

10:25am

STEAM & Salami Egg Ice Cream
Is it STEM, STEAM, or something else?  Join Nate Heck, from Artrageous with Nate, an Emmy award winning show, and learn his take on creativity with STEM. 

Speakers
NH

Nate Heck

Educator, Presenter, Unicyclist, Artrageous with Nate
I am passionate about creativity. I live for McGyvor moments that allow us to tap into the process of being creative & innovative. After teaching and experiencing art both within the states and abroad, I decided to start creating interactive videos focusing on creativity and innovation... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
1309 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46182

10:25am

Stop Motion Animation with Google Slides
Come and learn to create stop motion videos using Google Slides! Yep - Slides is not just for presentations...you can create your own stories, re tell another story, demonstrate concepts, explain thinking and more. All you need to do is create a slide, make a small change and repeat! Have a fun activity for class tomorrow!

Speakers
avatar for Jen Giffen

Jen Giffen

Digital Literacy Consultant, York Region DSB
Jen Giffen: Google Innovator (#WDC17), Sketchnoter, teacher match-maker, cheerleader, mother of three, and up for just about anything. Jen is a believer that you have time to do anything you want - you just need to make time. Former player of the game of school, she now seeks to ensure... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 10:25am - 11:15am
Media Center New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46177

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

10:30am

Staring at a blank Canvas?
See how Joe created a custom “webpage” within his Canvas Homepage. With custom buttons/links, your students can easily navigate to frequently visited sites within your classroom Canvas page.

Speakers
JA

Joe Anderson

High School math/secondary tech integration, MVCSC
Math teacher for 5 years at MVCSC. Technology Integration for MVCSC last 2 years.


Friday June 8, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
1612 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46172

11:20am

8 C's of PBL and IL with Tech
The 4 C's are a popular topic around education. I think we can do better!! Let’s integrate technology into PBL and IL and watch classrooms transform. This entertaining session will address the 4 C's and introduce 4 more C's that you can provide your students through technology used in PBL. Don’t miss out on this chance to learn researched benefits, awesome project ideas, popular methods, and some tech tools used to excite students through PBL and IL.

Speakers
avatar for Chad LeDune

Chad LeDune

Technology/Instructional Coach, Southwest School Corporation
Chad began teaching in 2003. In the fall of 2014, Chad was selected by the Indiana Department of Education as one of 25 teachers to be on a STEM curriculum writing team that wrote lessons utilizing new technology in the classroom. Through this experience he met his fellow EdTech Heroes... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1303 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46165

11:20am

BREAKOUT EDU
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Join in the fun! Experience a BREAKOUT EDU crafted specially for AppleMania 2018! This session will be capped at 15 to ensure quality of gaming experience.

Speakers

Friday June 8, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1504 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46173

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

11:20am

STEAM & Salami Egg Ice Cream
Is it STEM, STEAM, or something else?  Join Nate Heck, from Artrageous with Nate, an Emmy award winning show, and learn his take on creativity with STEM. 

Speakers
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Nate Heck

Educator, Presenter, Unicyclist, Artrageous with Nate
I am passionate about creativity. I live for McGyvor moments that allow us to tap into the process of being creative & innovative. After teaching and experiencing art both within the states and abroad, I decided to start creating interactive videos focusing on creativity and innovation... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1309 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46182
  • Company Intermediate
  • Audience Intermediate (4-6), Secondary (7-12)
  • Subject Tablet/Mobile Device
  • Area Modern Curriculum, Professional Learning
  • about I am passionate about creativity. I live for McGyvor moments that allow us to tap into the process of being creative &amp; innovative. After teaching and experiencing art both within the states and abroad, I decided to start creating interactive videos focusing on creativity and innovation. Five years ago I started Artrageous with Nate which is a 3x Emmy award winning video series that strives to educate and inspire creativity.<br><br>

11:20am

Using Technology with English Language Learners
Participants will learn effective communication tools, explore digital media that enhances the four domains of WIDA, and use technology to reach all English proficiency levels.

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avatar for Carrie Painter

Carrie Painter

EL Coordinator, Tippecanoe School Corporation
Carrie is a Purdue University graduate who has been in education for 14 years. Prior to her current role as English Learner Coordinator for Tippecanoe School Corporation, she was a middle school English teacher. Her interests include technology, reading, all things Disney and Marvel... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 11:20am - 12:10pm
1614 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46200

1:15pm

Be Internet Awesome in Indiana
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!

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avatar for Diana Gill

Diana Gill

Director of Technology, East Porter County School Corporation
Diana Gill is the Instructional Technology Coach for East Porter County School Corporation in Kouts, Indiana. She is also an Innovation Specialist for the Indiana Department of Education Office of eLearning. Diana oversees coaching and training on digital lesson design and supports... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1304 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46183

1:15pm

BREAKOUT EDU
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Join in the fun! Experience a BREAKOUT EDU crafted specially for AppleMania 2018! This session will be capped at 15 to ensure quality of gaming experience.

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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.


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1504 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46173

1:15pm

Formative Assessment Tools to Start Using Now
Students drive everything we do in the classroom: how we teach, what we teach, the pace we teach. How can we quickly and easily gauge student understanding before, during, and after a lesson or unit? We'll take a look at a few formative assessment technology tools you can start using immediately in the classroom. Tools can be used with tablets or computers. Apps/sites covered will include Nearpod, EdPuzzle, Socrative, and a few others.

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avatar for Nicholas Mitchaner

Nicholas Mitchaner

Teacher/Instructional Coach, New Palestine High School
Nicholas currently works as a chemistry teacher and instructional coach at New Palestine High School. Nicholas has collected several edtech certifications, including Google Level 1, Nearpod, EdPuzzle Coach, and Apple Teacher. He is a member of his district's CSI technology team, and... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1611 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46164

1:15pm

Let me graph you a picture.
See how Algebra 2 students were able to create intricate and detailed pictures using Desmos graphing calculator. A great project for student exploration into various piecewise equations, seeing how small manipulations to equations, can alter the look of equations instantly.

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Joe Anderson

High School math/secondary tech integration, MVCSC
Math teacher for 5 years at MVCSC. Technology Integration for MVCSC last 2 years.


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1612 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46172

1:15pm

Sphero Squad
New to robotics and coding? Hesitant to incorporate this type of technology into your classroom? Learn how to integrate the Sphero robot seamlessly into your everyday lesson plans and see how this technology can foster discussion and give a voice to the quietest students. Participants will engage in hands on activities and learn techniques to bring history alive, provoke deeper inquiry, and foster classroom conversations.

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Painter

Carrie Painter

EL Coordinator, Tippecanoe School Corporation
Carrie is a Purdue University graduate who has been in education for 14 years. Prior to her current role as English Learner Coordinator for Tippecanoe School Corporation, she was a middle school English teacher. Her interests include technology, reading, all things Disney and Marvel... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:05pm
1614 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46200

1:15pm

Steps to STEM for All
Are you needing that push toward implementing a STEM curriculum in your class or maybe school wide? If so, this session is for you! Listen to the journey of a normal classroom teacher and be inspired to take the chances that could lead you to a whole new teaching experience. From K-8, discover over 20 STEM projects that can be used to transform your class and begin arming students with the 21st century skills necessary to compete for the jobs of tomorrow. Exciting and engaging, this session will change your outlook on teaching and your view of how STEM can be used in your class.

Speakers
avatar for Chad LeDune

Chad LeDune

Technology/Instructional Coach, Southwest School Corporation
Chad began teaching in 2003. In the fall of 2014, Chad was selected by the Indiana Department of Education as one of 25 teachers to be on a STEM curriculum writing team that wrote lessons utilizing new technology in the classroom. Through this experience he met his fellow EdTech Heroes... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:45pm
1303 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46165

1:15pm

Using Nearpod to Elevate Student Learning
In this session, experience the power of Nearpod and learn three ways to elevate student learning in your classroom. It is a game changer.



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Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:45pm
1609 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46180

1:15pm

Why Blend? Best Practices & Personalize Learning for All
How can you embrace and embed technology to ensure that learning is truly personalized? Learn how to utilize digital technologies such as open educational resources and blended learning to enhance communication, creation, critical thinking and collaboration. Explore the variety of open educational resources and what it truly looks like to create and curate content in the digital age. Discover the essential elements of blended learning and personalized learning for teachers and students. Analyze systems and rubrics to see how effective we are utilizing technology in teaching and learning. See how these all can impact student achievement and innovate your school learning environment in a digital age.

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avatar for Duke Lines

Duke Lines

Technology/Instructional Coach, CIESC
Duke Lines is the Innovation Learning Specialist for CIESC. Before joining the CIESC professional learning team, Duke served as a teacher, PLC leader, instructional coach, dean of students, and administrator. He is a Certified Google Educator & Trainer and who is focused on being... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 1:15pm - 2:45pm
1313 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46163

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 →
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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

BREAKOUT EDU
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Join in the fun! Experience a BREAKOUT EDU crafted specially for AppleMania 2018! This session will be capped at 15 to ensure quality of gaming experience.

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.


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1504 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46173

2:10pm

Changing Your Mindset: How Building Leaders Can Use Growth Mindset and The Innovator’s Mindset to Inspire Change in their PreK-12 Schools
PreK-12 building administrators and teacher leaders will learn easy steps to help them think through change differently. Participants will engage in a mini-fail fest, learn how to create a growth mindset in both adults and students, and leave with a plan to integrate innovation into their daily lives as educators.


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1600 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46167

2:10pm

Flipping Out!
See the ins and outs of planning that went in to creating a flipped math classroom. From beginning process of creating material, to day to day planning.

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Joe Anderson

High School math/secondary tech integration, MVCSC
Math teacher for 5 years at MVCSC. Technology Integration for MVCSC last 2 years.


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1612 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46172

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.

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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

2:10pm

Using Technology with English Language Learners
Participants will learn effective communication tools, explore digital media that enhances the four domains of WIDA, and use technology to reach all English proficiency levels.

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Painter

Carrie Painter

EL Coordinator, Tippecanoe School Corporation
Carrie is a Purdue University graduate who has been in education for 14 years. Prior to her current role as English Learner Coordinator for Tippecanoe School Corporation, she was a middle school English teacher. Her interests include technology, reading, all things Disney and Marvel... Read More →


Friday June 8, 2018 2:10pm - 3:00pm
1614 New Palestine High School, 4485 S Victory Dr, New Palestine, IN 46200