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Wednesday, July 10
 

8:30am

Make Learning Epic: The Power of Story in the Classroom Media CenterTrevor Muir Add "Spark" to Your Teaching and Assessment with Adobe Spark Video, Post, and Page!! 224Madelyn Shedd Content scavenger hunts with Goose Chase 221Daisha • Logan Wright Digital Tools to Encourage Today’s Writer 228Janet Herrera-Gantt NEARPOD - The now and the future 232Deborah Lucas Pear Deck: Active Learning within Google Apps 118Anthony Willard Social Studies Webtools 108SC ETV 100% Student Engagement w/ Pear Deck 205Robert Yoo • Carrie Burch ELA Workshops + Digital Tools=Goosebumps 215Shalonda Blakeney More than a PowerPoint-using Nearpod to engage and increase student accountability 201Bridget Kinsey Making History Come Alive 213Nancy Penchev App Smash! 218Jenn Rainey One Project: Five Ways 206Eve Heaton GoogleMania! 207Thomas Mcauliff • Carly Hudson Multimedia Hyperlinked Google Drawings 222Joel Perkin Does Your PDF Spark Joy? Kami Will Get It Done! 109Marcus Borders ClassFlow: New and Improved! 102PROMETHEAN WORLD • Ernie Faulkenberry Engage with SeeSaw 223Michelle Richardson Cancelled-Maximizing School Technology 107Thom OBrien Teacher and Student Uses for Using Screencastify 231Lori Vinson Inspiring students to code, even if you know nothing about it 111Lelia King Google Calendar for Communication and Organization 217Anne Kelsey-Zibert The Secret World of Google Slides 211Sarah Gregorich Unleash the Magic with Google Drawings 112Abigail Schiferl Level Up!-Tech Tools for Administrators 104P. Sloan Joseph The Flip Side of Professional Development 105Chris Ross • Amanda Madden Creating Accessible Documents 106Michael Simmons Skype in the Classroom 202Ruth Howell Tech-ifying Instructional Strategies 113Patti Duncan

9:45am

Using Technology to Make Your Curriculum Authentic Media CenterTrevor Muir Add "Spark" to Your Teaching and Assessment with Adobe Spark Video, Post, and Page!! 224Madelyn Shedd Content scavenger hunts with Goose Chase 221Daisha • Logan Wright Digital Tools to Encourage Today’s Writer 228Janet Herrera-Gantt Improving Parent Involvement with Online Portfolios 212Lila Balentine NEARPOD - The now and the future 232Deborah Lucas Pear Deck: Active Learning within Google Apps 118Anthony Willard 100% Student Engagement w/ Pear Deck 205Robert Yoo • Carrie Burch ELA Workshops + Digital Tools=Goosebumps 215Shalonda Blakeney "Video Killed the Radio Star"-Exploring Green Screens, Screencastify, and WeVideo 203Anna Doyle Five Presentation Tools to Replace Paper Pencil Tests 213Nancy Penchev Meet Me At the Seesaw--An Idea Sharing "Recess" for Seesaw Lovers 201Katie Klipp App Smash! 218Jenn Rainey One Project: Five Ways 206Eve Heaton Multimedia Hyperlinked Google Drawings 222Joel Perkin Does Your PDF Spark Joy? Kami Will Get It Done! 109Marcus Borders ClassFlow: New and Improved! 102PROMETHEAN WORLD • Ernie Faulkenberry Teacher and Student Uses for Using Screencastify 231Lori Vinson Inspiring students to code, even if you know nothing about it 111Lelia King Using Robotics in the Middle School Mathematics Classroom 227Emily Strickland GoogleMania! 207Thomas Mcauliff • Carly Hudson Digital Breakout Rooms Part A 117Lisa Allred Google Calendar for Communication and Organization 217Anne Kelsey-Zibert The Secret World of Google Slides 211Sarah Gregorich Unleash the Magic with Google Drawings 112Abigail Schiferl Using Virtual Reality Technology to Make Learning Real 214Sarah Evanson-Atkinson Level Up!-Tech Tools for Administrators 104P. Sloan Joseph The Flip Side of Professional Development 105Chris Ross • Amanda Madden Creating Accessible Documents 106Michael Simmons Differentiating Instruction with Discovery Education’s Digital Resources 113Patti Duncan

11:00am

Student Engagement and Assessment with Storyboard That 224Madelyn Shedd Beyond The Four Walls With Virtual Reality In The Classroom 219Avis Canty-Duck Capturing Student Voice 218Patricia Ramsey Improving Parent Involvement with Online Portfolios 212Lila Balentine Real Time Feedback and the Cult of Personalized Learning 228Joel Colon Social Studies Webtools 108SC ETV Meet Me At the Seesaw--An Idea Sharing "Recess" for Seesaw Lovers 201Katie Klipp Google apps, extensions and Add-ons oh my! 110Jennifer Abel Building the Bridge between Literacy and STEM in the Early Childhood Classroom 220Laura Thompson Go All Digital, All Paperless with Kami 116Leslie Carmel-Porras Fab, Fun, and Free: Technology Tools You Can Use Today 109Joy Rohrbaugh Can you speak Gen Z? 225Keasha Grant Bring Your Slides Alive with Screencastify 223Kristan Alewine Cancelled- Maximizing School Technology 107Thom OBrien Girls Building STEAM 213Nancy Penchev EdPuzzle for the Math (and Science) Classroom 114Meredith Smith Technology for Personalized Learning 229Kem Owens Integrating Technology with Room Transformations/Project-Based Learning 233Rebekah Clyborne Colorful & Creative-Google Drawings for All 112P. Sloan Joseph Digital Breakout Rooms Part B 117Lisa Allred Getting the Most Out of Your Google Classroom! 226Tristan Hunt Organizing your Google Drive 217Anne Kelsey-Zibert Using Virtual Reality Technology to Make Learning Real 214Sarah Evanson-Atkinson Using Google to Drive the School 104Edward Anderson When You Are No Longer the Expert: What to do when your teachers are smarter than you. 105Tom Miller Differentiating Instruction with Discovery Education’s Digital Resources 113Patti Duncan What's the hype with Mystery Skype? 202Ruth Howell The New and Improved ActivInspire 102PROMETHEAN WORLD • Ernie Faulkenberry

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12:30pm

1:00pm

1:45pm

Stop Calling Them Soft Skills! Media CenterTrevor Muir Designing Projects with Adobe Spark 224Anna Morrison Duck, Duck...GOOSECHASE! 110Erica Drew • Hamilton Parks • Shannon Story Gamification Galore! 207Thomas Mcauliff • Katherine Hudson Mastering Mastery Connect to Streamline Assessments & Feedback 117Jill Kelsey Teaching a Tiny Tech Team 230Deborah Seyffert Grab Your Digital Passport with Google Tour Builder & Tour Creator 109Marcus Borders The Do's, Don'ts, and the "Wish I Had Tried" in the Process of Using Google Apps to Develop the "Paperless Classroom" 211Fe Cowan Teaching with Finesse- Apps and Programs to make you Shine like a Diamond 214Maghan Churchill No Kinders Left Behind! 203Julianne Gaillard Cancelled- Make Learning Authentic with Project-Based Learning! 222Ashley Pursley Get Your Jam on with Jamboard - Interactive Whiteboard app for any device 205Stewart Lee Building the Bridge between Literacy and STEM in the Early Childhood Classroom 220Laura Thompson From Port To Port: Boosting Learning Centers With Technology 209Jamie Lessard Go All Digital, All Paperless with Kami 116Leslie Carmel-Porras Launching Literacy into the 21st Century 216Dawn Miller • Meghan Greer OMG! That's Some "Suite" Collaboration 215Shalonda Blakeney Pear Deck - Taking Google Slides and "Presentations" to the Next Level! 118Jessica Rahn Engage with SeeSaw 223Michelle Richardson How to Be Okay with Students Running Circles Around You OR Incorporating Computer Science to Increase Student Engagement 212TJ Olenja Creating Instructional Videos 108Debbie Jarrett EdPuzzle for the Math (and Science) Classroom 114Meredith Smith Going Digital with Interactive Notebooks 229Summer Parsons Maximizing Centers With Seesaw for Elementary 206Eve Heaton • Emily Harrison Get Animated with Google Slides 219Kelli Coons Gimkit Gaming For Student Engagement 221Amber Lewis Hey Ma! I Met a Polar Bear Today! 113Patti Duncan Project Based Learning: Making a Family Connection 213Nancy Penchev Website Accessibility Tips 106Michael Simmons The New and Improved ActivInspire 102PROMETHEAN WORLD • Ernie Faulkenberry