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Tuesday, January 25, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: SOUTH 210 B
  • Session Number: W011$
What is the secret sauce to writing and implementing a Technology Strategic Plan for an evolving future? Assess your stakeholders! This session will explore how conducting a comprehensive school technology... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: W0110$
Join Kiker Learning to learn how you can use Google’s free Applied Digital Skills G Suite curriculum to help your students develop critical, job-ready digital skills that meet state standards.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: W0111$
Design an attraction for Disney World. Prepare students for the world that is their future. The world is in need of individuals that are: creative, problem solvers, critical thinkers and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: W0112$
Tap into the power of a vast collection of FREE apps and extensions to elevate students' learning. You'll discover many apps and extensions such as: Book Creator, Edulastic, Google Sides,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W0113$
Do your tech-savvy, highly creative, curious, students occasionally decide not to use their computing abilities for good? Turn their interest into a teachable moment! Learn how through collaboration with cybersecurity... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 329
  • Session Number: W0114$
Microsoft Teams is a terrific tool for supporting both face-to-face instruction and remote learning environments. Let's dive in and learn about all the splendid features below the surface for engaging... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330A
  • Session Number: W0115$
The Introduction to the Three Phases of Blended Learning showcases how to deploy student ownership into the modern-day classroom environment gradually. Within the first thirty minutes of the session, participants... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 B
  • Session Number: W0116$
Leaders at all levels, central office, campus administration, and teachers, can and should utilize technology in a variety of ways to enhance the school experience. An educational leader of the... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 C
  • Session Number: W0117$
Managing Cybersecurity Incident Response is like running a marathon. It takes well developed muscles and endurance, solid planning and practice. Learn how to build your incident response muscles in this... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330D
  • Session Number: W0118$
Uncover endless learning possibilities in your classroom &/or with remote learners by teaching your students to unleash their “Power of a Video” by giving them a choice in their video... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 E
  • Session Number: W0119$
Are you looking for ways to engage your students? Do you want your students to have a choice on the assignments they complete? Then Digital Choice Boards are the way... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 C
  • Session Number: W012$
Get the skills to develop an effective technology grant and walk away with a comprehensive handbook featuring sample grants and an extensive list of grant-writing websites. Funding for learning institutions... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 F
  • Session Number: W0120$
Chromebooks are more than just a web browser! This session will introduce you to five tools your students can use to create audio, video, and image projects with Chromebook! These... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W0121$
We all know Google Slides is a great tool for making multimedia slideshows, but it can be used for much more than just traditional presentations. Learn how students can be... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W0122$
HyperDocs are complete, differentiated, digital lesson plans in a single document, typically using Google Docs or Microsoft Word. Minecraft: Education Edition is Microsoft's highly engaging (addictive?), fully immersive world turned... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W0123$
English Learners (ELs) bring significant assets of language and culture to enrich their classrooms and schools, and their backgrounds and experiences inform different educational technology needs. Participants will learn how... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W0124$
Got a problem? There may be an app for that… but if there isn’t, maybe you or your students should design one! With over 8 million users, the free MIT... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W0125$
Technology-rich innovation and exploration spaces create a perfect learning environment to advance technology skills, robotics, coding, and STEM concepts, promote engagement and creativity, and fulfill NGSS standards, while creating Future-Ready... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W0126$
Wondering how you can continue to shift your pedagogy and practices? Want to make room for and amplify the diverse voices of your learners? Let’s dialogue about creating educational experiences... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 210 D
  • Session Number: W013$
IT shops are technical in nature, project oriented, and results driven. How can we leverage the best parts of IT to meet the needs of students? In order to change... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220A
  • Session Number: W014$
Swimming Against the Current... Explore the muddy waters and challenges brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic. Take a deep dive into moving forward without looking back. Identifying some lessons learned... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220B
  • Session Number: W015$
The challenges facing education leaders today are unprecedented. Yet, the solutions being implemented are often taken from a playbook of a different era. New realities and demands from multiple stakeholders... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220C
  • Session Number: W016$
Some of the most impactful leaders have the most stressful inboxes, mostly because they put people before tasks, and others before themselves. Some would love to see nothing in their... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: W017$
As instructional coaching becomes more popular in schools across the country, many teachers are being asked to take on the additional responsibilities of providing coaching. As an instructional coach, questioning... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: W018$
Connect, engage, empower, and amplify your community with Flipgrid, Microsoft's revolutionary video discussion platform! Millions of educators, scholars, and families share on Flipgrid across ages, subjects, regions, languages, and abilities.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: W019$
The current pandemic has brought many challenges to education. Through challenging times, educators have experienced many obstacles from teaching either online or in a hybrid model, teaching students through technology,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development

Tuesday, January 25, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 310 GH
  • Session Number: CFRS
In partnership with Future Ready Schools, the Coaching summit will be held on Tuesday, January 25 from 8:30 -12:30 pm and hosted by Featured Speaker Brianna Hodges. Explore best practices... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 EF
  • Session Number: LMSS
In partnership with Future Ready Schools, the library Media Specialists Summit will be held on Tuesday, January 25th from 8:30 -12:30 pm and hosted by Feature Speaker, Shannon McClintock Miller.... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum

Tuesday, January 25, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: Bus Shuttle Ramp
  • Session Number: STT1
Attend FETC on Tuesday, January 25th to participate in our Technology Fieldtrips to various Orange County Schools. Visit local innovative schools. Choose one digital learning site to visit. Each site visit will include an overview of the program, classroom visits, opportunities to engage staff and administrators in discussion, and a... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12

Tuesday, January 25, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 210 B
  • Session Number: W21$
In this workshop, G Suite Administrators will take an extensive walk through the Google Workspace Admin Console, reviewing all settings, in order to make their domain safe and secure for... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: W210$
Come learn all about Google Classroom from the very beginning of creating a Classroom to changing settings and from adding students to creating/grading assignments. You will leave this session with... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: W210$
Educating different personalities takes patience and perseverance. Leading schools and classrooms in any community is difficult. Remarkable things can happen when empathy is the first step in building trusting relationships... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: W211$
Create fun, interactive Bitmoji classrooms, choice boards, and more using Google Slides and the Bitmoji app. With Blended Learning in the classroom, interactive classrooms and boards allow for a one-stop-shop... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: W212$
Interactive design creates meaningful relationships between students and activities, from computers to mobile devices to appliances and beyond. Here’s your chance to learn some of the best uses of Google... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W213$
Attendees will get hands-on during this CTE workshop as they explore careers in animation and engineering. Our Creativity to Careers programs are designed to engage students in creative career explorations... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 329
  • Session Number: W214$
Sketch it! Build it! Animate it! This active session will focus on incorporating both high and low tech maker education strategies into the English Language Arts classroom. This session is... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 330A
  • Session Number: W215$
One ongoing goal of educators is to encourage engagement and student activity in the classroom. Technology has done a great deal to help facilitate interaction, and vlogs can add to... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 B
  • Session Number: W216$
Throughout the country we are welcoming a growing number of new arrival English Learners (ELs) to our K-12 classrooms. The families come from various parts of the world therefore speaking... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 330 C
  • Session Number: W217$
Over the last year, the value of technology departments have been highlighted in manner that has not happen before. The value, insight, knowledge and partnerships are now critical to the... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330D
  • Session Number: W218$
In a world full of new technological tools coming at us from all angles, how can we have an impact on our students’ learning processes that prepare them for work... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 330 E
  • Session Number: W219$
Not enough time during math classes to teach concepts, check homework, observe student work, and answer questions? Do your students struggle to complete homework correctly, or at all? After flipping... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Mathematics
  • Room: SOUTH 210 C
  • Session Number: W22$
Whether you are looking to improve your school’s crisis response plan or conducting an evaluation of school initiatives, collaborating with technology leaders to find the data you need is essential.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 F
  • Session Number: W220$
Ask most people and they know that Canva lets you create beautiful designs, but Canva is much more than that! There is Canva for Education which is free and opens... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W221$
Tired of boring meetings? Especially when you’re leading them?! Rushton and Aubrey have helped thousands of leaders rid their schools of the sleep-inducing faculty meetings that have been passed down... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W221$
Join us as we unlock the hidden potential of your Chrome web engine. Whether you are using chromebooks in your school, or just the browser, there are extensions and add... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W222$
Come explore Scratch Jr, a coding platform by the same people who made the very popular program Scratch, and learn the strategies used to incorporate coding into the K-2 classroom.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W223$
Do you need vector or raster graphics? Learn the difference in this workshop. Using Illustrator, participants will learn the concepts of workspace, panels, artboards and vector graphics. Participants will modify... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W224$
A hands-on workshop utilizing drones and introducing a powerful middle to high curriculum continuum that explores STEAM and CTE concepts, careers, and prepares students for the FAA Part 107 certification... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W225$
As the use of technology increases exponentially, the time it takes to perform the old day to day tasks can greatly inhibit your team's ability to move forward or even... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W226$
Makerspaces and STEM Labs have become increasingly popular each year as schools strive to provide their students with meaningful, authentic learning experiences. The most successful makerspaces start with a well... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 D
  • Session Number: W23$
Cyber threats are constantly evolving, forcing districts to change how they plan and implement security measures that protect their districts, yet do not impede teaching & learning. This session will... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220A
  • Session Number: W24$
School Wide Technology Crisis Planning must be a collaborative effort among admin, teachers, students and parents. Your school should be prepared for the swift migration from a face-to-face instructional environment... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220B
  • Session Number: W25$
Women-in-leadership strategist Naomi Harm presents compelling neuroscience research and evidence-based practices that documents the how and the why women's brains are wired for empathy, intuition, and collaboration-- the very qualities... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220C
  • Session Number: W26$
The spread of disinformation is nothing new, but the pandemic has put a spotlight on how critical media literacy and critical thinking skills are during turbulent times. Now that online... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: W27$
Follow the journey of two technology coaches working with teachers both face to face and virtually. Learn about the structure followed with regards to workshops, informal coaching sessions and collaborative... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: W28$
Join @TheMerrillsEDU, authors of the “InterACTIVE Class” series, as they share ways to empower student voice, explain the power of creation over consumption and how to promote a highly engaging... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: W29$
Coaching cycles have been proven to help provide focused and personalized support for teacher growth. In this session, participants will dive into a coaching cycle specifically designed for edtech coaches... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development

Tuesday, January 25, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: CSF1
You don't need a computer science degree to introduce coding and robotics to your students. Attendees will learn how to use low-tech/no-tech resources, popular online apps and platforms, as well... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: CSF2
There is an amazing way to combine gaming, coding, and Minecraft in your classroom! Minecraft: Education Edition has amazing resources and tools to teach your students to code, all while... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 230D
  • Session Number: CSF3
Programming can be a lonely journey. When most people picture programmers, they imagine guys all by themselves hunched over computers late into the night. On the other hand, though, programming... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))

Tuesday, January 25, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 210 B
  • Session Number: W31$
Achieving student equity requires districts put systems in place to ensure every child has equitable access to educational opportunities. But what does that look like, and how can it be... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W310$
Adobe Spark is an amazing cross device friendly web-based software or suite of three apps that will bring out the creative super hero in each of your students. We will... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 329
  • Session Number: W311$
Assessment has a significant impact on educational practice, and concern continues to be raised about technology-driven assessments given in K-12 schools, and whether they adequately measure all aspects of learning.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330A
  • Session Number: W312$
Can you help a student in your school who has experienced trauma? Can you get all the adults in your school to help all the students in the best way... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 B
  • Session Number: W313$
While old-school Jeopardy might seem fun at first glance, there is a sharp drop off in engagement once players figure out that they’ve been mathematically eliminated from winning. What’s worse:... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 C
  • Session Number: W314$
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is a term and, in some organizations, is an initiative that has gained increased awareness in the last several years. What exactly is DEI? Why... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330D
  • Session Number: W315$
Soon, the U.S. will experience a significant teacher shortage, which is not only detrimental to the education of our students, it’s expensive! Teaching program enrollment numbers at colleges and universities... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 E
  • Session Number: W316$
When using Nearpod's web content feature, you have the entire Internet at your fingertips - so let's share some of our favorite apps and websites that might be beneficial to... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 F
  • Session Number: W317$
Have you ever watched an instructional video of someone showing you how to use a computer application? That was probably a screencast. Taking screen images and videos can transform the... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W318$
Google Earth isn't just for viewing our wonderful world, but can also be used for you and your students to create educational tours. With the Project tool in Google Earth... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W319$
Want to know how to make lessons a snap? Come learn about Wizer.me the all in one website where you can create, assign, grade and give feedback to your students... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 C
  • Session Number: W32$
The recent global pandemic amplified the need for strong educational technology leadership that goes beyond just knowing technology. Attend this session to learn about the changing role of the CTO... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W320$
This workshop is designed to introduce participants to building expressive circuits on paper with easy-to-use surface-mounted LED stickers, conductive tapes, and craft materials. Taking this to the next level, we... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W321$
Ever wondered how your email predicts what you are going to write next, how Netflix knows which movies to recommend, or how your smartphone recognizes your face to unlock? All... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W322$
To successfully navigate the information landscape in the digital age, students need to develop critical digital literacy skills like information, media, and news literacy. This workshop explores the following questions:... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W323$
Got questions about copyright? Educators, students, and school leaders have a growing need for exciting images, texts, and music. The World Wide Web can present an overload of materials, which... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 D
  • Session Number: W33$
This workshop will dive deep into the complex and sometimes confusing world of cyber insurance, using real-world insurance policies as a guide. Led by an attorney who often works with... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 220A
  • Session Number: W34$
Taking school culture to the next level has enabled the KLE family from Miami-Dade County Public Schools to triumphantly thrive and defy statistics. A comprehensive academic rigor as well as... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220B
  • Session Number: W35$
When technology is accessible, all learners can access the same information and engage in the same interactions - at the same time. Accessibility is not only a right but a... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 220C
  • Session Number: W36$
Every district and school possesses a treasure trove of student data. We all, however, face the following issue: how can we harness that data to increase our students' achievement? In... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: W37$
Today’s educators job description is changing in ways we never imagined. The school environment is changing. One area of change is the onset of expansive remote learning. We may be... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: W38$
Video is a powerful tool for professional growth. It allows teachers to see their work, reflect on their practice, and use feedback to make improvements.... But, it can also be... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: W39$
As coaches, we know SAMR. We know what it means & how to use it. But do we use it effectively in our coaching & conversations with our teachers? This... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development

Tuesday, January 25, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: CSF
Attend FETC on Tuesday, January 25th 1:30-4:30 pm to participate in our Computer Science Firehose event featuring speakers and practitioners building successful K-12 computer science education programs. The CS Firehose... Read More
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 310 EF
  • Session Number: MMS
Attend FETC on Tuesday, January 25th 1:30-4:30 pm to participate in our Mobile Mega Share Event. Learning enhanced with mobile and digital tools has exploded around the globe. No one... Read More
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development

Tuesday, January 25, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: CSF4
Participants will be introduced to the specifics for using the Ozobot Simulator and Scratch. They will have an opportunity to play and explore each coding tool. Then, we will look... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: CSF5
More and more schools are looking for ways to bring coding to the classroom, but it is hard to find a way to do it that is not forced. With... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: CSF6
With computer science becoming more common in high schools, more and more teachers are finding themselves being placed in a computer science classroom with little to no training. This session... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))

Tuesday, January 25, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: CSF7
Using programmable classroom robots, drones, and computational thinking, attendees will participate in immersive learning activities designed to solve real-world problems. Teachers will collaborate to invent, design, build, and test robot... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: CSF9
We are excited to share not just how we survived a pandemic but thrived and how Computer Science supported our journey. We will demonstrate how readily accessible computer science skills... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))

Tuesday, January 25, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 210 B
  • Session Number: W41$
This workshop will guide you through the decision-making process which involves issues surrounding networking. We will discuss topics such as wireless and standard, cloud, infrastructures, bandwidth, stakeholder buy-in, budgeting, piloting,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W410$
The social emotional wellness of the students we serve is more important than ever. The integration of hands-on learning in STEM aligns with the tenets of SEL in ways that... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 329
  • Session Number: W411$
Makerspaces are often connected to STEM curriculum, but there are many areas of science that have been left out of the conversation – until now. This session will focus on... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 330A
  • Session Number: W412$
Empower your students to drive their learning with choice and preference. Learning menus help to increase student motivation and engagement as well as offer a variety of learning preferences. Join... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 B
  • Session Number: W413$
Moving to a One-To-One classroom environment provides endless learning opportunities for the students. With the creation tools, adaptive technology programs, and learning management systems the students will be accessing their... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330 C
  • Session Number: W414$
Cyberattacks on K-12 school districts have spiked over the past 12 months, with high-profile incidents splashed across national news headlines. Many district IT staff are overrun with putting in place... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330D
  • Session Number: W415$
Do you worry about the safety of the Classroom Apps that teachers and students are using in the classroom? Albuquerque Public Schools is a very large district of over 70,000... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 E
  • Session Number: W416$
Using PBL-STEAM in classrooms is a way to solve problems in real-world contexts and to think more broadly about real-world problems. Explore 10 Disney Inspired PLB/STEAM activities and projects. Prepare... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 F
  • Session Number: W417$
Did you know that Office 365 is free for teachers and students. Chromebook's can even use Office 365! Office 365 has so many features in it an hour is simply... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W418$
"Students love games and thrive when we make learning meaningful for them. Fortnite Creative Mode allows students to create their own content (games, learning experiences and so much more!) in... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W419$
Microsoft Teams is a comprehensive platform that incorporates all of Microsoft Office, and much more. Essentially an entire LMS, Teams is the place for communication and collaboration whether remote, hybrid... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 C
  • Session Number: W42$
Districts around the country have made a sudden shift to 1:1 in the past two years, as the pandemic pushed schools to remote and distance learning. Now that schools are... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W420$
Why infographics? Visuals are known to improve learning by 400%! Creating an infographic may seem like a daunting task to someone who thinks they have no “artistic” ability, but this... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W421$
Working in an era in which precious moments are whisked away for accountability and documentation, it is critical to capitalize on every available second to maximize student engagement. Teachers will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W422$
Google is more than just looking up the weather! In this session, we will explore the power of Google searches and filters, in conjunction with Google Books, and Scholar and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W423$
Choice Boards have become quit the rage! In this presentation, Shannon will show you the curation/organization, tools and techniques to create choice boards, how to share choice boards, ways to... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 210 D
  • Session Number: W43$
The role of every K12 technology department has forever been changed. Technology is now a critical component to how students will learn in and out of the classroom. Enterprise governance... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220A
  • Session Number: W44$
For better and worse, social media has changed the way that schools and school leaders engage with their communities. In this session, we will cover the basic platforms that are... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220B
  • Session Number: W45$
If the recent past taught us anything, it is that visionary leadership and innovation are critical for the success of any school system. The ability to create and lead a... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220C
  • Session Number: W46$
The pandemic forced schools to take the plunge into fully remote learning overnight--literally. While things may be shifting back to full or part time face-to-face instructional settings, students and teachers... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: W47$
Group coaching is becoming increasingly popular as a way to provide support for more teachers in a short period of time. While group coaching can be effective, it requires different... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: W48$
Are you looking for ways to make teaching and learning more interACTIVE in your classroom? Do you ever feel overwhelmed when it comes to integrating technology and content standards?Are you... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: W49$
The digital divide has long existed but the pandemic has brought the inequities front and center. Schools are faced with not only providing adequate hardware to students and ensuring that... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership

Wednesday, January 26, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: SOUTH 210 B
  • Session Number: W51$
Decided that you're interested in pursuing interoperability for your school system, but aren’t sure where to start? Come to this session and hear from IT Leaders from CoSN and Project... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330D
  • Session Number: W510$
Technology professionals realize that each and everyday their environments are targets of cyber attacks. The goal is to build a team, infrastructure and bring awareness and training to all their... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 E
  • Session Number: W511$
How can educational technology prepare students to be global citizens of the future? This session will dive into projects that go beyond digital citizenship to use technology in innovative ways... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 F
  • Session Number: W512$
There are so many ways photography can be infused across the curriculum- from taking images of student work to share with parents, to students writing a 6-word story about a... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W513$
Make learning a game with the easy-to-use Breakout EDU Digital Game Builder! This robust tool will allow you to convert any content or lesson into an Escape Room Style game!... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W514$
With the continued rise of hate groups and filter bubbles on social media, digital citizenship curriculum must evolve and respond. Antiracist and antibias practices need to go beyond the "being... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W515$
Are you looking for more meaningful, fruitful relationships with the educators that you coach? We all know that people don't care how much you know, until they know how much... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W516$
Discover how to create immersive, interactive learning journeys with Nearpod. Learn how to use Nearpod for providing PD, for creating engaging and immersive lessons for students, all with one multi-purpose... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W517$
Gone are the days of needing fancy equipment to produce a quality school news show. In this workshop, participants will learn how to implement a Newsworthy News show with an... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W518$
While educators were flocking to scoop up hot deals at their local store for Merge Cubes, many are now wondering how to use them in the classroom. I’ll share some... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 C
  • Session Number: W52$
You have started the hard work of implementing organizational transformation in your district. Your stakeholders have moved from grudgingly accepting incremental change to enthusiastically embracing the transformation that occurs when... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220A
  • Session Number: W53$
Collaborative leadership can be defined as "shared leadership", or how leaders can find resources to work together as a means of school improvement. In this session, we will look at... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 220B
  • Session Number: W54$
Wakelet is a wonderful creation tool that educators can use to spice up their professional life. It can be used to give professional development, grow a PLN, or build a... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W55$
I’m just...It’s a phrase we hear all the time. I’m just a teacher, I’m just an assistant principal, I’m just a tech director, I’m just a custodian….the list goes on... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 329
  • Session Number: W56$
Google Drive is an incredible platform for creation and collaboration. Most teachers are only scratching the surface of what they can do with Google Docs, Slides, Forms, and Jamboard. This... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330A
  • Session Number: W57$
We have seen there is far more to taking instruction online than replicating face-to-face activities in a digital environment. Pretty much everything changes from how content is organized to instructional... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 B
  • Session Number: W58$
A student struggles with basic factoring but wants to skip from Algebra 2 to AP Calculus. Another student struggles with study skills yet wants to take an advanced English class.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 C
  • Session Number: W59$
The return to school after COVID created an incredible demand for bandwidth as classrooms began to adopt synchronous practices but school networks were not designed for this shift. Aside from... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership

Wednesday, January 26, 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: ORADMIN
Dive into the leadership topics that interest you most at FETC 2022! Learn how to navigate a collection of sessions and events specifically designed for school and district administrators. This... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Room: SOUTH 320 EF
  • Session Number: ORCOACH
Discover all the opportunities in the content track just for coaches! Learn the coaching topics that interest you most at FETC 2022. Learn how to navigate a collection of sessions,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 320 GH
  • Session Number: OREDU
Educators, learn how to make the most of your time at FETC building technology skills, learning from experts and collaborating with your new professional learning community. Now is the time... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: ORIT
School IT leaders value hard work, insights, timely updates and proactive thinking dialed into your present situation. For months, we worked for months to identify the workshops and concurrent sessions... Read More
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: ORLMS
Welcome all school library media specialists! Join us to learn how to navigate a collection of sessions and events specifically designed for librarians and media specialists. Our ever-changing and multifaceted... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Special Event (times vary)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development

Wednesday, January 26, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: TLT08
A growing body of research shows how setting and working toward individual goals offer students the opportunity to take ownership over their own learning, relate what they’re studying to their long-term ambitions, and experience success regardless of how below or above grade level their current knowledge sits. Educational technologies play... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Thought Leadership Theater (30 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum

Wednesday, January 26, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: SOUTH HALL A Keynote
  • Session Number: KEY1
At schools and companies alike, we often are taught: “If I work harder, then I will be successful, and then I will be happy.” This formula is scientifically backwards. Shawn explains how when we flip the formula, and focus on being positive first, we raise nearly every educational outcome. By... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Keynote (45 minutes)
  • PK-12

Wednesday, January 26, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: Expo Booth 1454 TD Theater
  • Session Number: TDT02
What is interactive3D? Interactive3D and real-time technology is everywhere, from games, film & tv, architecture, transportation, fashion, medicine, broadcast & live events, simulation, and beyond! This session will introduce educators to interactive 3D and real-time technology across various industries. Learn about the potential of Fortnite Creative, Twinmotion, and Unreal Engine... Read More
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Sponsored by

  • Technology Discovery Theater (30 minutes)
  • High grades (9-12)
  • STEM/STEAM

Wednesday, January 26, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: C011
The K-12 education industry is very much a target for hackers today. Our databases contain millions of records with a plethora of information about both students and staff that is... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 EF
  • Session Number: C0110
Reimagining education is frequently sparked by advancement in technology. From the introduction of the No. 2 pencil to the streaming of video in to support learning and teaching during a... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 GH
  • Session Number: C0111
As schools work to incorporate STEM and STEAM into classrooms, three big ideas of making, design, and creativity are keys to making these experiences real and relevant. Creativity is not... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: NORTH 220 AB
  • Session Number: C0112
Unless you are new to education, you probably know that the one constant in education is that nothing really stays constant in education. It probably seems like schools and districts... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: NORTH 220 G
  • Session Number: C0113
Teaching the classics is awesome, but there comes a time and a place where current book trends better serve our student demographic. This session will focus on current book trends... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: NORTH 230 AB
  • Session Number: C0114
Librarians not only provide information and resources; they are the keepers of the system of access to information and resources. This is becoming the realm of artificial intelligence, the new... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: C012
Technology leaders know that as they leverage technology for learning in physical and virtual classrooms, they must also ensure that they have safeguards in place to protect the privacy and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: C013
A substantial portion of cyber incidents originate from phishing emails and other similar errors by district employees. Avoiding such incidents requires close attention to the human element, in addition to... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 EF
  • Session Number: C014
With these interesting times came lots of new EdTech solutions and features in both favorite and brand-new solutions. This will be a fast-paced session that will quickly overview some of... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 310 GH
  • Session Number: C015
The date was Friday, March 13, 2020 and BOOM, the world suddenly changed. As most schools closed on that Friday in 2020 they announced they would not be open on... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 319
  • Session Number: C016
The UF Lastinger Center for Learning is conducting a two-year analysis of the responses taken by birth through 12th grade education programs throughout Florida during the COVID-19 pandemic. A 2020... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: C017
Schools closed. Remote learning. Exhausted teachers. The pandemic has had a huge impact on schools around the world. Perhaps the biggest issue we face now and going forward is the... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: C018
In this session we look at over 70 lesser-known Google tools. Even though these tools are less known than Docs and Slides and Sheets, they provide students with fun, engaging,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: C019
The sudden shift to remote learning during the pandemic highlighted several disparities in students’ access to digital resources for learning. But ensuring equity is about more than providing access to... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 312
  • Session Number: CP1
E-rate, Ed Tech Policy - Rules, Regulations!!! What’s an ed tech leader to do? In the midst of everything else on the huge list of you gotta know this and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Information Technology Theater (30 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 312
  • Session Number: CP1
This session will focus on how school leaders can have a direct impact on unleashing the technology beast within their staff. During our presentation we will talk about how High... Read More
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership

Wednesday, January 26, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 210 B
  • Session Number: W61$
All districts experience change. New leadership structures, budget shifts, and technology implementations are just a few of the changes technology leaders need to manage through for their teams. In this... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 B
  • Session Number: W610$
We are living in what many consider to be the most contentious and highly polarized circumstances our nation has ever experienced. A country truly divided by race, gender, economics, education,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 C
  • Session Number: W611$
In this workshop we will explore some of the common challenges that school districts across the country face, in relationship with technology, and discuss ways to address them. Common challenges... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330D
  • Session Number: W612$
There is no surprise that cyber is everywhere but that doesn't mean your organization is ready to address its challenges and risks. Global ransomware attacks increase by 715% as cybercriminals... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 E
  • Session Number: W613$
In 2018 the eMINTS National Center at the University of Missouri was awarded a federal Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant with a STEM priority. We began a project of... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330 F
  • Session Number: W614$
Have you ever wanted to learn the principles of basic design? How about learning to make graphics, posters, infographics, and classroom materials that capture your students' attention? This workshop will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W615$
Explore the best practices when determining the best approach to implement virtual reality in the classroom. Identify the best hardware and software to begin this journey and what tools are... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W616$
In this workshop, educators will gain a better understanding of how Unreal Engine is being used across industries, including advertising, architecture, automotive, games, film and television, and beyond. They will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W617$
After 2020, the days of passive learning are over. Students are craving interactive and engaging learning experiences. In this session learn how to take your teaching to the next level... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W618$
Finding ways to reach all students and effectively implement new strategies and digital tools into the classroom can be overwhelming. Let's take some risks! We will explore activities like Choose... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W619$
Digital storytelling uses a variety of tools to make stories extraordinary. This workshop will examine 7 process steps to creating digital stories and incorporating them into the classroom. Participants will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 C
  • Session Number: W62$
With the onslaught of Coronavirus relief funding coming to school districts, leaders may be tempted to purchase all the shiny stuff with little thought and plan put into the total... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W620$
Who doesn't love a fun escape room? They are the latest buzz right now not only in the entertainment arena but also in the #Edtech world. A OneNote breakout, or... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W620$
Today's classroom is more diverse than ever before. When students research their heritage and where their families came from this allows students to celebrate and value diversity and to be... Read More
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 220 C
  • Session Number: W621$
In order to provide all students with opportunities to engage in computational thinking, Talladega County Schools has created a framework for embedding these competencies into their K-12 classrooms. During this... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 220 C
  • Session Number: W621$
Digital storytelling is a powerful instructional technique that provides hands-on learning experience for students by encouraging creativity, student voice, and communication. This session focuses specifically on digital storytelling through the... Read More
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 220 D
  • Session Number: W622$
Attendees will experience GetLit Uni(verse), the world's first interactive poetry platform for the classroom and youth community. Based on our award-winning, impactful poetry and empowerment curriculum, this platform gives students... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: NORTH 220 E
  • Session Number: W623$
This session will explore research-based practices to help coaches and trainers create effective online professional learning courses for teachers and students. From Mayer's Multimedia Principles to Accessibility Features, there are... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 F
  • Session Number: W624$
Let’s start at the beginning! Teachers and school leaders can explore a toolkit of digital resources to guide discussions and model appropriate levels of caution for both the youngest learners... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 321
  • Session Number: W625$
By 2025, two billion of the world’s population is going to be made up by the youngest generation: Generation Alpha. These students have never known a world without Internet, or... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Science
  • Room: NORTH 322
  • Session Number: W626$
Making your digital classroom content accessible isn't an option, we have so many stakeholders who have various needs and we need to make sure our content reaches all of them.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 329
  • Session Number: W627$
From idea to concept, how are rides at Disney conceived? What began as a day at Disney, sparked a project that produced Imagineers out of one 3rd graders. Students began... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: NORTH 330A
  • Session Number: W628$
The keynote app is considered to be one of the most powerful presentation apps around the globe, but it is so much more! You will learn how to use the... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 330B
  • Session Number: W629$
This workshop will include elements for personalized learning, differentiation, diversity, equity, and design thinking while focusing on grade level expectations and academic standards. Participants will learn strategies for students to... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 D
  • Session Number: W63$
Cybersecurity threats are abundant and, when realized, can have significant impact on keeping schools open. The challenges can feel overwhelming. How do you get started protecting your schools and district... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: NORTH 330CD
  • Session Number: W630$
Come learn all the wonders of using curation as the advanced engagement tool for students and teachers. Curation of information is a 21st Century learning process that every student and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 220A
  • Session Number: W64$
Come join us as we share innovative strategies to help Administrators become more productive with digital tools in their current roles. In this session, we will discuss how to effectively... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220B
  • Session Number: W65$
Do you lead in such a way that teachers know you can make them better at what they do? In this session, the author of Technology, Teamwork, & Excellence will... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220C
  • Session Number: W66$
Controlling the narrative. This is the work of any current educational leader. Gone are the days of letting stakeholders control the narrative of your school, staff, students and culture. School... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W67$
Making technology accessible to all students is easier than ever for Chromebook classrooms! This session will review the amazing built-in accessibility features of ChromeOS and review the top extensions and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Special Education
  • Room: SOUTH 329
  • Session Number: W68$
A deep dive into dealing with data, delving into myriad methods of mathematical manipulation: we will cover the differences between XLS, CSV, TXT and TAB files as well as using... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 330A
  • Session Number: W69$
Collaborative video production (CVP) is a multi-step, collaborative activity that allows students to demonstrate their understanding through the medium of video. Through the CVP process, students work in collaborative groups... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development

Wednesday, January 26, 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: Expo Booth 3649 Esports Theater
  • Session Number: EST03
Learn how Scholastic Esports Clubs attract a diverse group of kids who are often not engaged in traditional school activities, providing them a sense of belonging and self-affirmation and self-confidence.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Esports Arena Theater (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: Expo Booth 3205 IT Theater
  • Session Number: ITT03
Find out what every school and district IT leader needs to know about the spike in cyberattacks on K-12 school districts over the past 12 months and how to prevent... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Information Technology Theater (30 minutes)
  • Leadership
  • Room: Expo Booth 3149 STEM Theater
  • Session Number: STEM03
What if you could teach a literacy unit while also incorporating STEM and engineering design principles? If this sounds interesting to you, I would like to introduce you to one... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • STEM Theater Presentation (30 minutes)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: Expo Booth 1454 TD Theater
  • Session Number: TDT03
Don't you wish everything was just one button push away? Well, it can be with StreamDeck. StreamDeck by ElGato is a GAME CHANGING tool for educators, especially but not limited... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Technology Discovery Theater (30 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: Expo Booth 1802 TL Theater
  • Session Number: TLT03
The pandemic forever changed education both in the classroom and in the ways in which a district supports learning. Join us in the session to discuss who we took advantage... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Thought Leadership Theater (30 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership

Wednesday, January 26, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: C21
Join the conversation to discuss the Emerging Trends, Accelerators and Tech Enablers that are driving groundbreaking and incremental changes to teaching and learning. This session will highlight pertinent trends, emerging... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 EF
  • Session Number: C210
It might well be said that 2020 was the year of binge watching. After a full year of learning (or loafing?) on the couch where in-person activities were severely limited,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 GH
  • Session Number: C211
Did you ever want to make your classroom feel like a game? Come explore how Breakout EDU can turn your classroom into an Escape Room! There is nothing more engaging... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 AB
  • Session Number: C212
Athletes watch the film, musicians listen to the tracks, educators never see themselves in action. Wait that can't be right?! Performance videos have been used for decades to improve performance... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 G
  • Session Number: C213
This session will introduce educators to the concept of artificial intelligence and how it is taught in the middle school classroom. Attendees will be exposed to real life examples and... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: NORTH 220 G
  • Session Number: C213
Join us as we walk you through our multimodal sustainable movement of change. The ChangeMAKER Challenge is a district challenge for K-12 students that purposefully engages students in the design... Read More
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: NORTH 230 AB
  • Session Number: C214
As librarians and teachers, we cultivate amazing places in our libraries and classrooms for making through Makerspaces and opportunities using technology. Have you thought about how literacy, such as picture... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: C22
Digital equity in schools is much more than access to devices and internet at home and school. How can we ensure that our students and staff are digitally literate? How... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: C23
There have been some big changes with Google Workspace including three different paid options. Come to this session to learn about the features of each plan. This session will help... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 EF
  • Session Number: C24
What separates “leaders” from those who lead? As a school leader, are you walking in and towards your purpose? This session will help leaders explore their own personal WHY, connect... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 GH
  • Session Number: C25
eSports is more than playing games. eSports can be an academic asset for recruiting underserved populations in embracing and seeking degrees in STEAM. Tennessee State University, a historically black university... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 319
  • Session Number: C26
Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling and managing software that makes appointment creation painless. Participants see how Santa Rosa County's school administrators use MSFT Bookings to have teachers sign up for... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: C27
This panel of district technology leaders from across the country, will explain how and why their connection to other district leaders made a difference in the success of their school... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: C28
Disruption in education means having critical conversations. It means challenging social norms and systematic beliefs. It’s about understanding the importance of educating the whole child - mind, body, and soul.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: C29
Educators crave the light-bulb moments where we know that learners are engaged, connected, and growing. We actively seek to create opportunities that awaken learners to the life potential earned through... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 312
  • Session Number: CP2
When we access issues in our schools and classrooms we often start with questions. But questions that make unwarranted assumptions, focus on symptoms instead of the underlying problems, or contain... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH HALL A Keynote
  • Session Number: MEGA
When people don't know what you do, they make up what you do. The last year has reinforced that thought with educators across the world. In days we were able... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • MEGA Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership

Wednesday, January 26, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: C31
COVID forced a lot of changes to K-12, most prominently in technology, but how do we shift resources and supports to support a post-COVID K-12 world? This session will discuss... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 EF
  • Session Number: C310
As educators we are always looking for better ways to connect with our students especially when providing feedback on their work. In this session we explore four fantastic ways to... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 GH
  • Session Number: C311
You have “making” going on in your school, or maybe even a makerspace! Congratulations, but now what? We will explore five ways that makerspaces can support school, community, and even... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 220 AB
  • Session Number: C312
We've all spent time developing and delivering professional learning sessions that fell flat. Learn 8 strategies that have helped us guide some of our most reluctant educators and leaders to... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 G
  • Session Number: C313
Esports is the competitive wing of electronic gaming which is experiencing explosive growth around the world. This session is designed to provide the resources libraries need to meet young people... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 230 AB
  • Session Number: C314
Let us lead you on our journey of creating IMPACTORS. The collaboration of the Digital Citizenship Institute, Platform to Play, Belouga and the Lake Shore Central School District has led... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: C32
Remote learning has highlighted a number of opportunities for districts across the country. One of those opportunities was the need to provide network (or internet) access to their student populations... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: C33
Effectively leading and managing any school system’s IT department has never been more mission-critical. The pandemic changed the role of technology for every school district. The challenges involved in providing... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 EF
  • Session Number: C34
GenAlexa is coming. Make them ready for their world. AI and Machine Learning (ML) are powerful, inevitable forces. Alexa is the gateway to the computer science of AI programming, beginning... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 GH
  • Session Number: C35
Building a delicious sandwich is an art...we all have our favorite ingredients. In this session, we will explore how you help others create their “tech sandwich” - what apps are... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 319
  • Session Number: C36
In this session we will talk about how to use those crafty ideas to create projects and products for students in the STEM/STEAM lab using things like heat presses, Cricuts,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 319
  • Session Number: C36
This session will assist you in creating a fully integrated technology program in your district. From training teachers, obtaining devices, and building the WIFI infrastructure in the community. In the... Read More
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: C37
After a decade of promoting the benefits of student owned devices in a 1:X school and social media as a tool for high school students, Brebeuf Jesuit is reconsidering its... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: C38
Whether you have been to Leslie's gadget class before or you are brand new, this class is for you if you are a gadget head that likes to bring new... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: C39
While coaching is often a more formal position and done from the sidelines with passion and excitement, mentoring should be considered more of a personal role of one who is... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 312
  • Session Number: CP3
Millions of teachers and students returned to in person learning this fall after successfully navigating, and sometimes striving in distance learning for a year. This presentation will provide attendees with... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: Expo Booth 3649 Esports Theater
  • Session Number: EST05
Esports has become a dominant force in schools and has provided opportunity for competition and community with a group of students who are typically underrepresented. Serving as a club or... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Esports Arena Theater (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 311
  • Session Number: SS3
Today the world’s best schools are engaged in creating positive cultures to enhance education. A positive, engaged brain is the greatest competitive advantage in the modern economy. It improves performance,... Read More
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Sponsored by

  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Professional Development

Wednesday, January 26, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: Expo Booth 3205 IT Theater
  • Session Number: ITT05
Join this conversation to discuss the essential considerations for quality student home broadband access to support powerful, online and blended digital learning experiences for all students. Digital access can drive... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Information Technology Theater (30 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: Expo Booth 1454 TD Theater
  • Session Number: TDT05
Makerspaces are popping up in schools, libraries and museums across the country but how do you if your makerspace makes the mark? Join us to explore examples of the eleven... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Technology Discovery Theater (30 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: Expo Booth 1802 TL Theater
  • Session Number: TLT05
Use data to change instruction and/or determine next steps, they say. Use data to tell a story they say. Rather than dumping data on people, learn 3 strategies to engage... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Thought Leadership Theater (30 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Professional Development

Wednesday, January 26, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: Expo Booth 1454 TD Theater
  • Session Number: TDT06
Virtual Reality has grown in both K12 and Higher Education settings. VR can impact every subject, with research demonstrating its efficacy for retention and active engagement. This session explores how... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
Sponsored by

  • Technology Discovery Theater (30 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: Expo Booth 1802 TL Theater
  • Session Number: TLT06
Augmented and virtual reality are revolutionary technologies that are changing the way we interact with the physical world this technology has the potential to be the most disruptive technology ever... Read More
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Sponsored by

  • Thought Leadership Theater (30 minutes)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum

Thursday, January 27, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W71$
If this year has taught us anything, it is that our students are capable and ready to engage in a digital world. It is more important than ever to do... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W710$
Girls are creators, problem solvers, and dreamers; yet, too often they are underrepresented in STEM and computer science classes, degree-programs, and workplaces. This powerful and interactive session will uncover intersectional... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W711$
Reading aloud with and for children has long been a part of early learning settings. This session will reinforce the importance of reading aloud, (with a focus on young learners... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W712$
This professional development workshop will cover (1) How AI can be taught in K-12 (2)Topics and curriculums for different grade levels (grades 4-12) (3) Alignment with math curriculum (4) Role... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W713$
In this session from CYBER.ORG, participants learn how media literacy can prevent cybersecurity vulnerabilities through engaging lessons designed to help students become perceptive consumers of journalism and media. What is... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W714$
If you are fortunate enough to be an Elementary Media Specialist you understand the amount of time and effort you put into creating exciting lessons. Without a solid curriculum plan,... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 220 C
  • Session Number: W715$
This session combines training for both digital citizenship and social/emotional learning. The 6 main areas of digital citizenship are: 1. Media Balance and Well Being, 2. Privacy and Security, 3.... Read More
Speaker(s)
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 D
  • Session Number: W716$
In our current learning environment, teachers and coaches have been tasked with making a huge shift in how instruction is delivered to students. In this session, we will explore some... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 E
  • Session Number: W717$
Are you looking for some new interactive ways to engage your staff during professional development? Come learn how you can assist teachers in utilizing technology to its fullest potential through... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 E
  • Session Number: W717$
The years 2020/21 have been catalysts for change in education. It is time for the greatest reset of all time. Our framework for education has been rebooted. We will never... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: NORTH 220 F
  • Session Number: W718$
Students crave choice and hands-on activities which can be a challenge to design and integrate. The 2020/2021 school year really forced me to learn some new skills and stretch my... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: NORTH 321
  • Session Number: W719$
Coding is not just for an after school activity, it can be integrated into every subject in the classroom. In this session, you will learn of ways to incorporate coding... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: SOUTH 329
  • Session Number: W72$
Creating a game to teach a concept sounds like a tall task... until now! Enter GameStormEDU, a collection of resources, tools, and instructionals that help show both students and educators... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 322
  • Session Number: W720$
Robots are not just for Computer Science classes! This innovative workshop will present engaging ways to inspire your students in multiple curriculum areas by providing opportunities to design creative solutions... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: NORTH 329
  • Session Number: W721$
Attendees will participate in creating artificial intelligence student projects. Web based tools that are free such as m block, scratch, and pictoblox will be highlighted. Additional physical computing tools will... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: NORTH 329
  • Session Number: W721$
This fast-paced session will leave your mind blown! Come learn about several extensions to use that will renew and revolutionize your Google use! Previous knowledge of Google Chrome will be... Read More
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 330A
  • Session Number: W722$
This session will cover strategies for collecting and analyzing data so educators can take action through instructional pivots and interventions. We will focus on formative assessment and how to check... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 330B
  • Session Number: W723$
Your K-12 students can easily create videos for storytelling, book reviews, historical reenactments, weather reports and more using Green Screen Technology. Janet will show you how to create awesome videos... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 330CD
  • Session Number: W724$
PowerPoint is best known as a presentation tool. But this isn't your daddy's PowerPoint! Dip into the hidden powers of PowerPoint to engage students and improve learning even remotely. See... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 330A
  • Session Number: W73$
Apple devices are intuitive and easy to use from an end user perspective. From the IT side of things, Apple is constantly evolving both their hardware and software platforms. Keeping... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 B
  • Session Number: W74$
As leaders, it is necessary to have those difficult conversations. Attend this workshop to build capacity within yourself to more confidently have those tough interactions. You will receive practical and... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 C
  • Session Number: W75$
Benjamin Franklin’s axiom that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is perhaps no more true than when applied to cyber incidents. This workshop will walk through... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330D
  • Session Number: W76$
With the launch of its Skyline Project, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is establishing an equitable digital learning ecosystem, deploying a state-of-the-art digital curriculum accessible to students and teachers any time,... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330 E
  • Session Number: W77$
As administrators, our time is often not our own. We are constantly pulled in different directions by all stakeholders who need us to respond to their specific need. Using specific... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 330 F
  • Session Number: W78$
In times of uncertainty leadership and keeping a focus on the district's mission and vision is essential. This workshop will examine the dynamics of change. What are the change theories,... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 330G
  • Session Number: W79$
Google Drawings is part of the Drive suite of tools but is often overlooked. However it is a fantastic program for student learning and teacher instruction. In this session we... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum

Thursday, January 27, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room: SOUTH HALL A Keynote
  • Session Number: KEY2
An attendee favorite — back by popular demand! Join us for a fun and fast-paced session that exposes the audience to cutting-edge tools and devices in education technology! Get a first look at the latest, most exciting gadgets, apps, hardware, and software through the eyes of educational technology’s leading experts.... Read More
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  • Keynote (45 minutes)
  • PK-12

Thursday, January 27, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: SOUTH 210 B
  • Session Number: C41
The whirlwind of the last two years has derailed many of our best laid plans and highest intentions. Clearly, leading through tumultuous and politically charged waters is not for the... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 EF
  • Session Number: C410
From the sour-faced silver medalists atop the Olympic podium to the local sandwich shop owner handing out customer loyalty cards in hopes to win the business of hungry patrons, there’s... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 GH
  • Session Number: C411
Many organizations view diversity as a statistical goal, achieved by strategic hires and exemplified by a picture-perfect workplace. However, a diverse team without ties of inclusion and acceptance fails to... Read More
Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 310 GH
  • Session Number: C411
Why are schools still preparing students for a suit and cube culture? Aren’t we supposed to preparing our students for the future? We are in the midst of a fascinating... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 319
  • Session Number: C412
During the 2021 Florida legislative session, a number of bills were passed that will have a significant impact on statewide assessments in the coming years. In addition to those changes,... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 A
  • Session Number: C413
If you are wondering if online learning can be successful in the K-12 space, this session is for you. You see, there is, in fact, a secret ingredient in the... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • High School (grades 9-12)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 320 BC
  • Session Number: C414
Get hands-on experience using some of the latest AR/VR tools available for the classroom. Complete all the tasks and get an AR/VR prize. Explore several augmented reality and virtual reality... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 D
  • Session Number: C415
This session will explore synchronous and asynchronous training content directly from Microsoft as well as other content providers that can be personalized to cater to the needs of individuals, schools... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: SOUTH 320 EF
  • Session Number: C416
There are many Google tools, apps, extensions, and features available to assist struggling learners or students with special needs. In this session we take an in-depth hands-on look at a... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 320 GH
  • Session Number: C417
Flipgrid is one of the fastest growing and most widely used Ed Tech tools today. Discover creative and interactive ways to integrate the power of student voice within the classroom.... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: NORTH 220 AB
  • Session Number: C418
Drawing on our experience as an award-winning Innovative Learning Coach team as well as our takeaways from Jim Knight’s Instructional Coaching Institute, Scott McLeod’s 4 Shifts Protocol, and Gallagher and... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 G
  • Session Number: C419
In this session, we will take a deep dive into the AASL National School Library Standards to integrate a plethora of techy tools. This session will be fast-paced, collaborative, hands-on,... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 210 C
  • Session Number: C42
We will demonstrate and share building tips for automating workflows in your edu environment. Digitizing paper processes greatly accelerated over the past few years. We are working with districts in... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: NORTH 230 AB
  • Session Number: C420
Digital tools and content continue to evolve and provide teachers and students new ways to create and use information. Explore the unique position of teachers and librarians in providing guidance... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 210 D
  • Session Number: C43
K-12 IT Departments have always been understaffed, under-resourced, and overworked; but it doesn't have to feel that way. Join us as we unpack the strategic decisions that CIOs should be... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220A
  • Session Number: C44
Innovative, flexible, and thoughtfully designed learning spaces have the ability to totally change a student's education experience. While some folks view innovative learning spaces as an "extra" and aren't willing... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 220B
  • Session Number: C45
The work of leading digital learning in any school district has never been more critical nor more complex than it is today. For both Superintendents and CTOs, leading ed tech... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 220C
  • Session Number: C46
Communicate complex ideas to less data savvy users through data visualization with Google Data Studio. This powerful and free tool can be used to turn spreadsheets into customized, interactive dashboards... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 A
  • Session Number: C47
Just because you can't always be in the classroom doesn't mean experiential learning can't breakthrough and go BEYOND the traditional walls. Come learn how one district used the pandemic to... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 310 BC
  • Session Number: C48
The single biggest strategic mistake school leaders made before the pandemic was failure to change when change was needed. Leaders are often trapped into thinking of these uncertainties as insurmountable... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 310 D
  • Session Number: C49
Join Scott Augenbaum, retired FBI Special Agent in the Cyber Division and experts from Forward Edge for a frank discussion on the latest threats to K-12 Education, including the true... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • District/State/Federal
  • Leadership
  • Room: SOUTH 312
  • Session Number: CP4
Leveraging educational opportunities for middle school students reading eBooks can be challenging in educational settings. A solution implemented at one middle school, which many schools can embrace in the physical... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Middle School (grades 6-8)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)

Thursday, January 27, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Room: Expo Booth 1454 TD Theater
  • Session Number: TDT08
With the return to the classroom, it's time to get back to classroom interactivity. Getting students actively involved in lessons, projects, and design thinking keeps them more engaged in their... Read More
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Sponsored by

  • Technology Discovery Theater (30 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: Expo Booth 1802 TL Theater
  • Session Number: TLT08
A growing body of research shows how setting and working toward individual goals offer students the opportunity to take ownership over their own learning, relate what they’re studying to their... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Thought Leadership Theater (30 minutes)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum

Thursday, January 27, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: SOUTH 322
  • Session Number: W81$
Connecting students to authors provides authentic learning experiences, engaging students in their reading and writing process. Discover ten ways to connect with authors, breaking down the four classroom walls. Research... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 330H
  • Session Number: W810$
Attendees will learn how the Seesaw platform is an effective way to assess student achievement. Artifacts that students put into their digital portfolios are sent to the teacher for approval,... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331A
  • Session Number: W811$
Come and explore how to best guide STE(A) M learning using literacy, math, teacher expert tips, strategies, and NASA's STEM educational resources. Participants will be provided with an in-depth exploration... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: SOUTH 331B
  • Session Number: W812$
Visual strategies are often considered in the delivery of instruction for students with disabilities, but they can also be used to strengthen the educational experience of all students. UDL teaches... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Special Education
  • Room: SOUTH 331C
  • Session Number: W813$
This hands-on Nailed It! experience will have you re-creating presentation "masterpieces." Projects might not turn out great, but you will laugh, create and grow! There will not be a $10,000... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Integrated/Cross Curriculum
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W814$
Educators everywhere know how powerful engaging learning experiences can be for students. In this session, instructional technology coach Adam and 5th Grade ELA teacher Elise will talk about how AR/VR... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • English/Language Arts/Reading (including ESL)
  • Room: SOUTH 331D
  • Session Number: W814$
This workshop will cover the ins and outs of planning & implementing Coding & Robotics in your district. The evolution included developing a scope & sequence, cross-curricular curriculum, and selecting... Read More
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Computer Science (Coding, Robotics, etc))
  • Room: NORTH 220 C
  • Session Number: W815$
The pandemic has forced educators to reimagine professional learning for educators. This session will explore how the use of a virtual instructional technology coach can improve the teaching and learning... Read More
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Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • PK-12
  • Professional Development
  • Room: NORTH 220 D
  • Session Number: W816$
What are some great ways to diversify your technology integration to include lessons on a variety of cultures? This session is geared towards technology educator’s not quite sure where or... Read More
Track(s)
  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Elementary (grades PK-5)
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Room: NORTH 220 D
  • Session Number: W816$
Educators recognize the value in student collaboration, but we sometimes forget how important it is for educators to plan and work together to design and implement instruction. Come learn how...