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Monday, January 23, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Room: R1
  • Session Number: $W001
This workshop will show how the implementation of Computer Science and coding can start with your youngest students and build on their knowledge year after year. Starting with basic directional... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R2
  • Session Number: $W002
This collaborative, hands-on, STEAM-powered SEL workshop focuses on the power of picture books to build the head and heart connection within a makerspace. This session is perfect for library media... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R3
  • Session Number: $W003
In this session, participants will learn how to leverage the Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps and Power BI) to engage stakeholders in analyzing program effectiveness. The specific examples included in... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R4
  • Session Number: $W004
Equitable access to create Future ready skill lesson ideas and tools including resource Make & take...
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R5
  • Session Number: $W005
Schools around the world are adopting career-oriented, project-based, technology embedded and real world ideas to education. Those spaces recognize the connections between innovative learning and creativity. However, not all schools... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R6
  • Session Number: $W006
Did you know that saving 1 minute every day adds up to over 6 hours in a year? Imagine if you could regain 10 minutes a day and reinvest that... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R7
  • Session Number: $W007
Instructional leaders are seeing their buildings and districts move towards a more learner-centered, personalized approach to teaching and learning. But, are those coaches, principals, and district leaders getting the professional... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R8
  • Session Number: $W008
Adobe Express is an amazing cross device friendly web-based software that will bring out the creative designer in each of your students. We will look at simple strategies for taking... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R9
  • Session Number: $W009
Deploying a successful personalized learning classroom involves a variety of programs, learning experience, and a multitude of teaching strategies. The Personalized Learning Playbook workshop will walk educators through a game... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 333-334
  • Session Number: $W010
Spend time learning how to create interactive professional learning opportunities for any size or population of educators. During this session, we will build a training session that can be interactive,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 335-336
  • Session Number: $W011
In this session, educators will learn how to successfully integrate Schoology into their daily classroom practices and walk away feeling confident in sharing their experiences with others! We will cover... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 338
  • Session Number: $W012
This session is for leaders who want to cultivate a culture of innovation in their schools. Participants will examine current routines and rituals as well as the foundations necessary for... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 339
  • Session Number: $W013
Shaped by increased visibility into their children’s learning lives during the pandemic, parents have both new expectations and higher concerns about the use of technology in school. This new environment... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 340-341
  • Session Number: $W014
This session will guide you through the decision-making process, which involves networking issues. We will discuss topics such as wireless and standard, cloud, infrastructures, bandwidth, purchasing for digital hardware/software, and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 342
  • Session Number: $W015
Explore diversity, equity, and inclusion in your role as a CTO or technology leader. Join us in a safe space to discuss the critical responsibility educational leaders assume in this... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 343
  • Session Number: $W016
This workshop will dive deep into the complex and changing world of cyber insurance, using real-world insurance policies as a guide. Led by an attorney who often works with these... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 344
  • Session Number: $W017
Administrators, you've seen how teachers have been using Google Forms, how about you? Come to this session to discover how to make the most of Google forms for your workplace.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 345
  • Session Number: $W018
Google Classroom isn’t just a place to post homework; it can help improve your ability to connect with your students, respond to their needs, and challenge them with personalized assignments.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 346
  • Session Number: $W019
As we explore different ways students learn, it is important to also provide different ways to demonstrate mastery. STEAM and Project based learning gives students amazing opportunities for this. Using... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 347
  • Session Number: $W020
Are you looking for engaging ways to provide professional development for your school? Nearpod is a tool that can be utilized to create professional development for your district teams and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 348
  • Session Number: $W021
If you haven’t dived into the Wakelet Wave yet, this is the perfect session for you! We will begin by learning how to create a free account and then explore... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 349
  • Session Number: $W022
We have all of these technology tools and we have students who are all over the map in terms of abilities, motivation, IEPs, 504s, and preferred ways of learning. Putting... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 350
  • Session Number: $W023
Robotics, AI and coding are accessible, engaging, ‘game-changing’ learning experiences, offering ALL students the opportunity to explore, participate in meaningful hands-on learning, and experience success, using technology-rich devices. The impact... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 351
  • Session Number: $W024
Approximately three years ago, circumstances beyond our control gave educators an unprecedented opportunity to rethink what instructional design might look like from the ground up. Now we ask ourselves this... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 352
  • Session Number: $W025
Google's free Data Studio turns your data into informative, shareable, fully customizable dashboards and reports. Learn to use the drag-and-drop report editor to build dashboards including charts, graphs, maps, tables,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 353
  • Session Number: $W026
Educational leaders often consider culture and hiring practices in the context of those who deal with students and families each day, but University of Florida's Lastinger Center for Learning sees... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 354
  • Session Number: $W027
There are deep connections between Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and technology integration, that when understood and utilized, offer more integrated differentiation and targeted supports for all learners. In classrooms... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 355
  • Session Number: $W028
Are you feeling tech app overload? Are you wondering how to effectively integrate technology to differentiate instruction and encourage students to own their learning? Join us to learn how to... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 356
  • Session Number: $W029
Most educators will tell you that critical thinking and problem solving are some of the most challenging skills to teach in the classroom. Many hypothetical exercises leave students asking, “But... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 357
  • Session Number: $W030
An introduction to computer science fundamentals for K-5 students plus an overview of the Code.org online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching "unplugged" classroom activities. Access free Code.org curricula... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)

Monday, January 23, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: COACH SUMMIT
In partnership with Future Ready Schools, the Coaching summit will be held on Monday, January 23rd from 8:30 -12:30 pm. Explore best practices and coaching strategies, and curate great content... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Room: 203-205
  • Session Number: CYBER 2
In partnership with Cyber.org, the Cybersecurity Training will be held on Monday, January 23rd from 8:30 -12:30 pm. The Technical training has cybersecurity content designed for advanced users and involves... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Room: 206
  • Session Number: CYBER1
In partnership with Cyber.org, the Cybersecurity Training will be held on Monday, January 23rd from 8:30 -12:30 pm and is a professional development event designed to prepare and empower K12... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Room: 210
  • Session Number: LIB SUMMIT
In partnership with Future Ready Schools, the library Media Specialists Summit will be held on Monday, January 23rd from 8:30 -12:30 pm and hosted by Shannon Miller and her team... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)

Monday, January 23, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: R1
  • Session Number: $W031
We all have access to more information than we can process. We need to learn how to prioritize and digest it, and we also need to support our students and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R2
  • Session Number: $W032
Students can create incredible change in their community when they feel empowered and are offered authentic learning experiences. Including human-centered, empathy-driven approaches to your library program offers meaningful experiences that... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R3
  • Session Number: $W033
The digital divide is often defined as, "the gap between those who have access to computers and the internet, and those who do not." This presentation will explore the fact... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R4
  • Session Number: $W034
Creating a space for students to collaborate on learning experiences that not only enhance their understanding of key curriculum goals, but that also enhance their global perspectives can greatly impact... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R5
  • Session Number: $W035
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)
  • Room: R6
  • Session Number: $W036
Living in today’s challenging and unprecedented times, social emotional learning is the necessary foundation to transform education as we know it. As the connecting thread to unite and engage all... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R7
  • Session Number: $W037
Are you looking for an innovative way to develop teachers while also recognizing the amazing things they do day in and day out? If so, let me introduce you to... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R8
  • Session Number: $W038
Come learn all the wonders of using curation as an advanced engagement tool for students and teachers. Curation of information is a 21st Century learning process that every student and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R9
  • Session Number: $W039
Ready to take action? 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... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 333-334
  • Session Number: $W040
Are you an Edtech coach looking for ideas to organize your workflow? Explore all the organizational features of Google Workspace for Education apps and gain tips to level up your... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 335-336
  • Session Number: $W041
This session will demonstrate how the critical elements of global thinking can be practically embedded into any content for every student in all learning environments. By using the Five-E’s of... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 338
  • Session Number: $W042
Whether you are a state, district, or school leader planning a roadmap for growth can be a daunting task. There are numerous data points, stakeholders, and needs to take into... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 339
  • Session Number: $W043
Let us explore strategies to drive change that creates coordinated, inclusive effective technology systems. Delve into practical tools and resources developed with partner districts to benefit all students, including those... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 340-341
  • Session Number: $W044
A general assumption in most K-12 districts is that the IT department “owns” cybersecurity from A to Z. However, this is a flawed assumption. Given the increasing threats to technology... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 342
  • Session Number: $W045
Over the last year, the value of technology departments has 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)
  • Room: 343
  • Session Number: $W046
In this session participants will hear about Indianapolis Public Schools' transformation from a "break/fix" focused IT department to an agile, transformational Digital Strategy department....
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 344
  • Session Number: $W047
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 345
  • Session Number: $W048
Google Sheets is not just a tool for crunching numbers. It is a powerful tool for learning, inquiry, exploration, and inspiration in any subject area. In this session we take... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 346
  • Session Number: $W049
Sketchnoting is a way to make thinking and learning visible. Come learn about how sketchnotes are great for multimodal learning, and helps with retention. Learn hands on how to implement... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 347
  • Session Number: $W050
Digital bookmaking is a powerful instructional tool that encourages creativity and promotes student voice. In this session coaches will learn the features in Book Creator that allow students to create,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 348
  • Session Number: $W051
The Digital Age Teacher podcast was created to share Technology tools and tips, solutions for teaching in the digital age. Marcus and Sara are here to guide you through the... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 349
  • Session Number: $W052
How can you engage and inspire English Language Learners (ELLs) through technology? Improve reading and writing for all learners—regardless of age or ability—with proven techniques from Microsoft Immersive Reader and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 350
  • Session Number: $W053
Adolescents in the 21st century are avid technology users. Attention to the impacts of this use on the adolescent brain has social, emotional, cognitive, and physical brain development implications. Engaging... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 351
  • Session Number: $W054
As interventions go, the maker movement in schools has enjoyed remarkable staying power. A decade ago, the maker movement arrived in schools with the promise of reinventing education to be... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 352
  • Session Number: $W055
In many cases existing SEL programs and policies solely focus on the social and emotional support of the learners. While these are critical areas to focus on, they too often... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 353
  • Session Number: $W056
Students and teachers continue to spend more time than ever before in virtual environments. How does that impact our expectations related to their behaviors while in these environments? During this... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 354
  • Session Number: $W057
Want the best Professional Development ever, and on your terms? Podcasting can unlock access to top professionals in various fields with the expertise you seek! Learn simple ways to start... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 355
  • Session Number: $W058
In this interactive and hands-on workshop, you will learn how to turn your ideas into REAL products and BYOA – Build Your Own App. Learn how to empower student entrepreneurs,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 356
  • Session Number: $W058
Discover how to effectively integrate technology into any lesson using The Triple E Framework for technology integration! The Triple E Framework is a research backed framework for educators to measure... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 357
  • Session Number: $W060
Tik Tok can be such an important creation tool for students, but Tik Tok itself might not be the safest way for students to create short informational and bite-sized learning... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)

Monday, January 23, 1:30 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
The most difficult part of project-based learning is developing a rubric that doesn't make you want to pull your hair out when using it. One Point Rubrics reduce stress for all stakeholders! This session will show you how to create one & how to use it. Tool focus: Google Classroom... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share

Monday, January 23, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room: 201-202
  • Session Number: CSF1
Are you teaching introductory programming but find that students are bored by console programs? Add some excitement to your classroom with game development-based learning. Getting started is easy with a... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Room: 203-205
  • Session Number: CSF4
Most “technology” in schools compares badly to clay or paint. Computer programming does not. This work seeks to make computer programming a standard part of a young child’s creative play... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Room: 206
  • Session Number: CSF7
Teaching computer science can sometimes be daunting. By providing ongoing support for the full pathway of free Python courses offered through CMU CS Academy, teachers have multiple opportunities to learn,... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)

Monday, January 23, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: R1
  • Session Number: $W061
With students taking to TikTok, Snap Chat, and Instagram to share their lives we will show the positive aspect of creation and "level up" the classroom with digital tools. In... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R2
  • Session Number: $W062
Librarians are well known to be curators of books and information. As educational pedagogies evolve from information consumption to problem-solving, librarians need to find the most effective ways to create... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R3
  • Session Number: $W063
Want to improve the look and feel of signs, forms or other written communications in your school? Are you in a crunch for time, need a stunning yet informative flyer... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R4
  • Session Number: $W064
Share your education story through your EDU Social Media Brand. Participants will learn how to create an online presence that amplifies their voice and mission as an educator, administrator, or... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R5
  • Session Number: $W065
Are your students not as engaged as you would like them to be? Could you use a few strategies to further engage your students within the classroom setting? This session... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R6
  • Session Number: $W066
In this workshop, designed to meet both the needs of IT and practitioners, Bruce Umpstead (1Learn), will kick us off by explaining common standards that can be used in order... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R7
  • Session Number: $W067
Are your students digital tourists, floundering in a new technological land? Are they making common tourist mistakes like sharing private info or participating in cyberbullying? Students don't know the tech... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R8
  • Session Number: $W068
Discover amazing and endless possibilities of teaching your students how to create not just consume using an iPad or iPhone as their learning tool with Clips App by Apple. You'll... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R9
  • Session Number: $W069
Increase Student Engagement and Ownership with the twelve easy-to-use elements in a studio learning environment. This hands-on session will break down all twelve elements with the use of interactive learning... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 333-334
  • Session Number: $W070
When onboarding new-to-building teachers, coaches may feel stressed because onboarding materials and other useful resources often live in many different places. Building a toolkit for these teachers may be a... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 335-336
  • Session Number: $W071
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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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 338
  • Session Number: $W072
Preparing students with the essential skills for the future requires all educators to create a culture for learning that sparks curiosity and innovation. Bringing STEM into every classroom is essential.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 339
  • Session Number: $W073
Every day we are overwhelmed with information and tied to our inboxes. Join this session to see how a busy principal spends less than one hour a day on e-mail.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 340-341
  • Session Number: $W074
This longer session will facilitate participants in starting the process for building a district wide cyber security program. Attendees will walk aware with an initial plan for taking next steps... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 342
  • Session Number: $W075
Cybersecurity is the #1 priority among technology leaders. Insurance carriers expect more protections before they underwrite school systems. The entire school community wants more confidence in their cybersecurity practice. The... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 343
  • Session Number: $W076
Are you new to managing your Google Workspace domain for your school? If so, this session is for you. Come learn from a Google Certified Administrator how best to manage... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 344
  • Session Number: $W077
No form of technology will impact students' future lives than Artificial Intelligence. The impact on equity is pervasive. Expose students to AI with fun and free resources from Google, Amazon,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 345
  • Session Number: $W078
Learn five ways to empower students as they develop skills essential for the future. Explore versatile ideas and digital tools for helping students to navigate in the digital world while... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 346
  • Session Number: $W079
Do you find giving feedback on student work cumbersome? Tedious? Do say the same thing over and over? As teachers, we must use effective, differentiated feedback to fully guide our... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 347
  • Session Number: $W080
With statistics showing that some 97% of tweens and teens are playing video games, meeting these students in spaces which they already inhabit is easier than ever. In this session,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 348
  • Session Number: $W081
In this session, coaches will learn how to guide teachers that are new to having 1-to-1 devices in the classroom. Teachers in primary grades may be reluctant to add new... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 349
  • Session Number: $W082
Learn the science behind effective vocabulary instruction! The field of linguistics (and in particular Language Acquisition) tells us a ton about how learners’ brains process new vocabulary and how we... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 350
  • Session Number: $W083
Speaker will model how to optimize the use of technology with best practices, to differentiate STEM/STEAM instruction and meet the needs of every K-8 learner. She will emphasize task complexity... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 351
  • Session Number: $W084
Here’s a secret: Google Drawings is an underappreciated tech tool that is easy and fun. It is an amazing tool teachers and K-12 students can use for creating graphic organizers,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 352
  • Session Number: $W085
Slideshows are beneficial for providing direct instruction and sometimes guiding the flow of your class period. However, it's time to ramp up those already existing presentations into active learning tools... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 353
  • Session Number: $W086
Discover the eight basic principles for conducting successful interviews and building positive relationships with the media from a 27-year industry veteran. In this workshop, you will learn how to research... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 354
  • Session Number: $W087
Engineering opportunities today look much different than it did 10 years ago. This session will explore how to create spaces where students can actually think through a project from beginning... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 355
  • Session Number: $W088
It has been said the only person who likes change, is a baby with dirty diapers. BUT things have changed and are continuing to change. Demographics are changing. Technology is... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 356
  • Session Number: $W089
Google Classroom is a wonderful application that can HELP and GUIDE discovery in the classroom. In this session, participants will learn the setup and organization of a design thinking project... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 357
  • Session Number: $W090
Chromebooks have huge potential for creation. Unfortunately, they are frequently used solely as testing devices, LMS integration and for research. Explore the many ways you can use devices for creation... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)

Monday, January 23, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: 201-202
  • Session Number: CSFH
Attend FETC on Monday, January 23rd 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
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Room: 210
  • Session Number: DIGCIT
An interactive session designed to dive into the six pillars of Digital Citizenship. Discover innovative ways to infuse how to be alert, balanced, engaged, informed, inclusive, and ultimately how to... Read More
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  • Special Event (times vary)
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Explore how Quizizz can be used to engage and build mastery through game-based, formative and summative assessments....
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Bookwidgets is a software tool that allows teachers to create and/or digitalize scientific activities and resources for the classroom. In this talk, I will demonstrate how Bookwidget is the perfect... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Imagine how much simpler lesson planning would be if you could access every piece of material for every lesson you've ever created. Consider what it would be like if you... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Explore how Canva elevates teaching and learning experiences by inspiring creativity, collaboration, and amplifying student voice. In this session you will learn the basics of Canva for education including how... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Google Slides is a wonderful tool for presentations, but maybe you want to use Slides in a more unique and engaging way? This session will teach you how to create... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
PLAY is one of the healthiest things kids can do…and truthfully adults too! Green Screen and creative video production can provide endless opportunities for PLAY and cultivate immense joy and... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Do you spend hours on Tik Tok, Instagram and Facebook watching videos? Learn how to create videos for your employees, teachers or students quickly, efficiently and with professionalism by using... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Did you know there are so many amazing digital tools to level up your health class! Health education is becoming more important each day. In this session, you will learn... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
The Science Experiential Aerial Research (SEAR) program is one of three educational programs offered by Volatus Aerospace to schools and divisions across North America. Students take part in a year... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Do you ever have days where you can’t quite read the tone of someone's email? We’ve all been there! Using Loom integration for Gmail you can record a video of... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Your Science and Social Studies lessons become more engaging with Google Earth. Bring geography games and lessons to your classroom with Google Earth. Allow your students to create their own... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Get Started with Student Driven Hyperdocs for Personalized Learning. Hyperdocs and playlists are Google docs/slides/drawings filled with hyperlinks to a variety of structured learning opportunities. HyperDocs and playlists can be... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Learn to use HyperDoc templates to efficiently create, curate and orchestrate lesson plans that are both organized and student-centered. Online copies for you and your students mean you'll never lose... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Come join us and watch two dueling techies sharing their favorite tech tools trying to out sell the other! These two innovators will share their hot tech smashes, creative ideas... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Let's Taco 'Bout It: Collaborative Conversations with ELs Using Jamboard The use of high-quality, structured conversation is a must for English learners. Jamboard is a great tool for supporting classroom... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Bring your coding experience into an escape room with Kai Bot. Come experience Kai Bot in a virtual escape room hosted on Kainundrum. Kai Bot is applicable from kindergarten to... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Bring your device to take part in an interactive digital experience with Kami. The Time Saver Tool That Should Be Illegal, But Isn’t! Learn how you can easily and quickly... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Did you know that in a matter of minutes anyone can publish a book on Amazon using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)? Therefore, using KDP is an easy and low-cost way... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) is a FREE, open source program that allows users to record and stream live video to popular social media platforms, including Facebook and YouTube. Educators can... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Using Google slides, bitmoji app, and Canva you can create a blended learning-friendly experience for your students. Create fun, interactive digital content for your LMS. Get resources for free templates... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Microsoft translator tools are breaking language barriers by providing accessible and inclusive experiences for connecting, communicating, and collaborating. Let’s jump right in and explore how easily you can implement multi-language... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Attend FETC on Monday, January 23rd 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. Mobile MegaShare... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Oak National Academy is a free learning platform that was created in response to the shift to remote learning at the start of the pandemic in 2020. Since that time,... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Formative assessment is vital in our day-to-day. Pear Deck is known for taking your static, informational slides and making them interactive so every student can respond to your questions or... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
This session takes educators on a journey using their expression of Pixel Art and integrate it into their own nostalgic video game using Microsoft Make Code! Pixel Art allows creative... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Pixton is a comic creation site (free trial and paid plans) for classrooms where teachers and students can both make and share their comics. Comics are forms of creative writing... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Apps today are as diversified as the devices they are on. . Come explore a variety of apps for a variety of learners in the primary school. Explore ways to... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Different Points of (Re)View: Blooket, Quizizz and Factile. Review games are a fun and interactive way to engage with our students and provide additional support. But did you know that... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
This presentation focuses on various screen recording software and platforms that can be used to enhance instruction for all grade levels. The attendees will experience different screencasting tools along with... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
This session will show lots of shortcuts, extensions, and websites that are easy for teachers to install and apply immediately....
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Spark creativity in your classroom with tools such as Flocabulary’s Lyric Lab, Canva, Book Bentos, and Paper Slides. These tools will help students showcase their learning with personal styling. Join... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
STASH101 is the classroom Management system with the most bang for zero bucks. This system is built to enhance positive behavior strategies for students while incorporating financial literacy and self-regulation.... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
The creation of audio podcasts in the classroom allows learners to express their passions while developing essential skills. Dive into the benefits and challenges of student podcast creation in this... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Are you an iPhone or iPad user who's seen Memojis being exchanged in iMessage? Have you ever wondered how they end up in presentations & other digital content? This session... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share
  • Room: 211-213
  • Session Number: MMS
Who doesn’t love a good emoji? You may already be using emojis in some way in your classroom, but did you know that these little characters can be a great... Read More
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  • Mobile Mega Share

Monday, January 23, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: 201-202
  • Session Number: CSF2
VEX VR is a block-based programming (BBP) environment that supports students learning to program by controlling a virtual robot. The virtual robot provides the benefits of learning to program by... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Room: 203-205
  • Session Number: CSF5
Are you looking for an engaging and immersive curriculum to teach your students to code? Have you always wanted to utilize game-based learning but didn’t feel you had enough gaming... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Room: 206
  • Session Number: CSF8
imagiLabs is a Sweden-based startup making learning to code fun, accessible, and relevant with inclusive Python education tools. Our gamified apps, colorful hardware, and innovative curriculum teach programming skills through... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)

Monday, January 23, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room: 201-202
  • Session Number: CSF3
With so many computational thinking and coding resources available for the classroom it can be hard to decide on how to organize your programming lessons and which resources to use.... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Room: 203-205
  • Session Number: CSF6
Millions of the BBC micro:bit are now in schools. Never before has so much power been accessible to children at such a low price. Participants will gain experience programming the... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)
  • Room: 206
  • Session Number: CSF9
Finding ways to get students to write can be a challenge. Minecraft Education Edition provides a learning environment that inspires learners to write. Minecraft tools like the camera, book and... Read More
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  • Concurrent Session (45 minutes)

Monday, January 23, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: R1
  • Session Number: $W091
When we come together to meaningfully share our experiences and tackle challenges, something magical happens. Creating a sense of connection and community within our schools cultivates a sense of real... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R2
  • Session Number: $W092
How do you awaken creativity? Using unexpected connections and creative play, we can step outside our comfort zones to start creating today. During this interactive session, we will discuss, share,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R3
  • Session Number: $W093
This session will give attendees a toolkit for creating digital media to share your school's story. Attendees will leave this session understanding pivotal components of design and the digital tools... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R4
  • Session Number: $W094
In our current K-12 experience, the stress & intensity of grades has become so impactful on student and teacher mental health and is ultimately preventing students from reaching their full... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R5
  • Session Number: $W095
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)
  • Room: R6
  • Session Number: $W096
Are you swimming against the current?? Do you freeze in the face of a major change? Brain science teaches us that we are tuned to notice changes in our environment,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R7
  • Session Number: $W097
Looking to build leadership capacity and solid succession plans? Trying to build a case for more tech and instructional coaches? Teachers who prove themselves to be highly organized, creative and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R8
  • Session Number: $W098
Attend this workshop to learn how to create digital escape rooms. Nelann will share all her special sauce techniques with you! You'll learn how to use Microsoft OneNote to create... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: R9
  • Session Number: $W099
Are there creative ways for you to share your passions? The answer is a resounding… yes! During this session we’ll explore five ways to creatively share things that you are... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 333-334
  • Session Number: $W100
Looking for a way to share content with your diverse learners? Seeking a tool to differentiate instructional resources? Learn about the features of Wakelet, gain ideas for implementation ideal for... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 335-336
  • Session Number: $W101
We all want to create school communities where students and their families know they will be in an environment that is supportive of them and their learning journeys. A variety... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 338
  • Session Number: $W102
Join us as we discuss everything you need for finding and writing grants to support digital teaching and learning. Since 2017, North Carolina has been providing schools with grant opportunities... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 339
  • Session Number: $W103
If the recent past taught us anything, it is that effective and impactful leadership is critical for the success of any school system. The ability to create and lead a... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 340-341
  • Session Number: $W104
Sound instructional practice and efficient daily school functionality increasingly require solid IT infrastructure, which exists mostly out of plain sight. Like plumbing, people tend to worry about IT only when... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 342
  • Session Number: $W105
Are you an IT leader interested in ensuring the implementation of best practices so that all students have access to assistive technologies and accessible materials based on the individual learner's... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 343
  • Session Number: $W106
Preparing students with the essential skills for the future requires all educators to create a culture for learning to spark curiosity and innovation. We will explore emerging technologies and topics... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 344
  • Session Number: $W107
Screencast-O-Matic is more than just an affordable screen capture and video editing solution. It has so much to offer that I can almost guarantee you will learn something new. This... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 345
  • Session Number: $W108
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)
  • Room: 346
  • Session Number: $W109
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
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 347
  • Session Number: $W110
The past few years have taught us how learning doesn't only happen within the school walls. Libraries are essential to access of information, and SLMCs in North Carolina have been... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 348
  • Session Number: $W111
With the onset of Social Emotional Learning and the new SEL Standards in the education realm, we have witnessed a rise in brianstorming creative ways to cover these new standards.... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 349
  • Session Number: $W112
1 in 5 students in the United States in both elementary and secondary schools have some sort learning disability. Additionally, 1 in 10 students are considered English Language Learners. So... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 350
  • Session Number: $W113
Have you ever wondered how you can connect your students to a global community without ever leaving your hometown? Insert Google Earth’s most recent addition: Projects. Learn how two small-town... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 351
  • Session Number: $W114
Come and fly a Drone! We will learn how to write code to program our drone to complete a mission. We will learn how to code a drone through a... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 352
  • Session Number: $W115
This is Us is the product of hard work and long hours with an intermediate class of English Language Learning (ELL) students, a dedicated ELL teacher, a teaching & learning... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 353
  • Session Number: $W116
Student learning should directly inform teacher decisions and professional development (PD). We have built an education analytics infrastructure to provide teachers with insights into student learning patterns, to inform research... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 354
  • Session Number: $W117
Maker spaces 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... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 355
  • Session Number: $W118
Discover powerful tools to unleash your creativity and walk away with the strategies you need to create your own lessons and to promote better assessments from your learners....
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 356
  • Session Number: $W119
Learn how to use Google Chromebooks for special education students in a variety of learning environments by deploying embedded accessibility features. We'll review how to use Google Jamboard, Sheets, Forms... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 357
  • Session Number: $W120
Gobs of Goodies From Google (& Other Stuff That Plays Well With Google) will give you dozens of ideas for using Google tools (& some non-Google resources) for increasing creativity,... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)

Tuesday, January 24, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Room: 333-334
  • Session Number: $W121
In this workshop, you will learn about how to use Google Sites to create professional, free websites that can be used for a variety of reasons! From parent portals to... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 335-336
  • Session Number: $W122
Join Monica Roach as she briefly demonstrates and then walks attendees through how to create pixel art activities hands-on that will fully engage students as they practice content matter to... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 338
  • Session Number: $W123
Stuck using traditional methods to recruit students and staff? The need to creatively recruit staff and students is growing, especially in these competitive markets. Those same technologies used to innovative... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 339
  • Session Number: $W124
This workshop will focus on technology embedded successful school improvement strategies. The strategies shared will enable district staff to partner with school leadership to increase teacher and leader instructional capacity... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 340-341
  • Session Number: $W125
Are you rapidly configuring new devices, installing more robust architecture, and integrating new applications being added all over the district? Fantastic! When was the last time you had a chance... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 342
  • Session Number: $W126
Data interoperability can be a powerful tool for school systems looking to bring together data stored in siloed systems. However, leadership, change management and stakeholder buy-in are as critical for... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 343
  • Session Number: $W127
A 700% increase in help tickets. Sound familiar? While we all rolled up our sleeves during the pandemic to ensure access for students, our staff and communities fundamentally have increased... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 344
  • Session Number: $W128
What will be the spark that ignites passion for a career? Or a healthier self of well-being? Great companies, including the STEM Coalition, industries like agriculture, mining, aerospace, wellness, and... Read More
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  • Workshops (2 hrs)
  • Room: 345
  • Session Number: $W129
Chromebooks have become a common tool in schools, but are you and your students getting the most out of them? In this session we will explore powerful Chromebook features including... Read More
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