||Check out Remind.com (Room 3029,
Session B or D)
end of unread printouts, sticky notes, and emails. Reach students and parents
where they are. Send quick, simple messages to any device—for free.
||FLIP Your Classroom – Forget Lecture Increase Practice (Room 3029, Session A)
||You have heard about the Flipped Classroom, but
maybe you aren’t sure how to go about doing it, what it looks like at your
grade level, or what it really is. In this session we will take a close look
at the nuts and bolts of flipping your class and we will discuss the benefits
of flipping for both students and teachers alike. This session will
incorporate websites like YouTube, Remind, and Twitter while also using
applications like Kahoot! and Poll Anywhere. If you think you might be
interested in incorporating the FLIP method with your students this
presentation will show you the benefits of doing so and give you a jump-start
on how to do it successfully.
||Graphing with Excel vs LoggerPro
(Room 3044, Session B)
you want to teach your students how to create and analyze a graph on the
computer? Teaching concepts like Extrapolation, Interpolation, Linear
fit, Curve fit are sometimes easier for the students to fully understand when
they are using technology. (Best for Science and Math Teachers.)
||Incorporating Engaging Technology in the Special Education
classroom (Room 3028, Session A)
Pop and Brain Pop Jr are great tools for self contained special education
classrooms. They help bring key lessons in an easy format for students to
understand and relate to. BP offers several features including hands on
activities, games, helpful lesson plan hints and some of it can even be
applied to the VAAP! Brain Pop helps teachers present difficult to teach
topics to differently abled learners and keep them engaged. (Best for Special
Education or ESL Teachers.)
||Is Clutter Your Anemone? Give Class Notebook A Try! (Room 3019, Session A or B)
Notebook offers teachers a "reduced-paper" method for organizing,
distributing, and grading work. This session demonstrates the uses and
best-practices of turning Class Notebook into the backbone of the learning
||Minecraft Sample Lessons (3rd Floor
Computer Lab, Session C or D)
will take part in 2-3 sample lessons for Minecraft. Teachers will learn to
move in the virtual world, learn to build, and experience 2-3 example lessons
in Science and Math. Session will be limited to 20 participants each session
||Mixing it up with Office Mix (Room
3028, Session C)
will learn to bring their PowerPoints to the 22nd century by adding all the
tweaks and tools needed to engage their students: video, drawing, linking to
Khan Academy and other resources, and embedding assessments. You can also add
voice and make the presentation a video. Participants will want to use this
tool all the time.
||Nearpod (Room 3029, Session C or D)
the classroom to life with interactive mobile presentations that teachers
create and customize themselves. Students are enagaged interacting with a
lesson right in front of them.
||Ocean, Land, and Sky on Google Earth (Room
3017, Session C or D)
historical landmarks, geographical locations, ocean floor features, and
phases of the moon, using Google Earth. Use the ruler tool to measure
the distance between locations or the perimeter of a state or country.
Use the timeline tool to view changes over time. Visit the moon,
the stars, and Mars. (Best for Social Studies, Science or Math Teachers)
|Paula Nottingham & Patty Petry
||Office Mix (Room 3044, Session A)
you have students who are frequently absent or on homebound and you want them
to be part of your "live" lecture presentation? Then, you
want to attend this session on Office Mix.
||Outlook: 365 vs. Full
Client (3rd Floor Computer Lab, Session A or B)
365/full client-a workshop highlighting some of the similarities &
differences between the 2 programs. Also, will be sharing some helpful
tips on how to organize your mail by setting up categories, set up delayed
messages, retract emails, and look at the calendars.
||Rediscovering the Oceans of Learning Opportunities with
Discovery Education (Room 3013, Session B or C)
Education is no longer just videos! They offer a broad range of FREE
classroom resources that complement and extend learning beyond the bell. Come
see how you can foster deeper, engaging, learning opportunities for your
students whether they are at home or at school. Students will be able
to take charge of their own learning with high quality, relevant tools
designed for today’s busy teachers and parents. This session will explore
programs, interactive lesson plans, videos and more offered by DE. Special Note: If you are interested
in attending this session, please go to www.DiscoveryEducation.com and create
your account in advance. Teachers from SJHS can enter code 6BAE-5B8F to
create their account.
||Social Learning with School Messenger (Room
3016, Session C or D)
||Come and learn how to set up classes in the new
school website. Learn about adding assignments, using the calendars, etc.
||Student Tech Smash (Room 3030,
Session A or C)
to see what your students like to do with technology? Come see what one of
Stonewall's students has to show about his favorite uses of technology.
||Swaying in to Magic (Room 3028,
will look at ways that SWAY can enhance their classroom presentations and how
students can use this tool to demonstrate their knowledge of the content.
||Using Virtual SMART Clickers (Room
3015, Session B or D)
learn how to turn your digital devices into virtual SMART Clickers. It
is easy to set up and create interactive and engaging lessons with student
feedback. This can also be used for student assessment...and best of all, the
program grades everything for you!