Breakout Session B

Breakout Session B - 10:10am - 11:10am

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How To Build A Culture of Innovation - Kelly Freiheit and Daniel Johnson - H 106 - Learn about the five ingredients it takes to build a culture of innovation across your teams and organization- from building deep trust to cultivating curiosity. This recipe will help you build a culture of innovation at your own organization. *

Gimkit, Quizlet, & Kahoot! Oh my! - Barbara Quintard - CE 110 - In an interactive presentation, I will compare the features of these 3 quiz websites so that teachers can make an informed decision about which will best meet their students' learning goals.

Responsive Teams to Support Learning Innovation - Stephanee Stephens - H 109 - In order to personalize learning experiences, so many structures, policies, and practices must shift. Often we try to fit the square peg of PL into the round hole of our current educational paradigm. Learn more about how to lead your team around responsive practices to enable personalized learning to take root!

Using Versal to develop an online course - Erin Hattabaugh - CE 105 - I will share my experiences with Versal and how I utilized it to create an online course that students can proceed at their own pace. I will also give tips on how can be easily used as a sub plan when out for one day of lessons. Versal is an online platform that can serve as a container for all your activities and lesson components which includes formative and summative assessments. It contains numerous gadgets that are interactive for the students. I have utilized this to train my students to be certified EKG technicians. For more info see

K-5 Small Tool Big Impact - Juanita Scurry - H 108 - Do you Osmo? Participants will generate ideas on how to differentiate for 21st century learners using the Osmo Tool. We Will also explore the small tool of Plickers. These tools will have a big impact on your classroom.

Protecting Yourself Online : Is Your Information Safe? - Donna Mitchell - Lib 118 - Is your personal information safe? Are our students safe? We live in a digital world that can sometimes be dangerous. From social media to websites, a look at Digital Citizenship and how we can keep ourselves (students/adults) safe in a world with no privacy. How long would it take me to find you on the Internet?

Intro to the New Google Classroom - Pam Coleman - H 225 - Participants will learn how to navigate Classroom, create assignments, add a co-teacher, allow students to join with a code, group assignments, and much more!

Makerspaces and redesigning the classroom - Jill Pierce - CE 104 - Do you know what a makerspace is and how to start one in a school district? This session will show you some resources on how to start your own makerspace and examples on how other districts have done theirs.

Google 101- Taffe Bishop - Lib 217 - Beginners Only! Come learn the basics of Google Drive and get a taste of how to incorporate Google in your classroom.

Grab Your Digital Passport with Google Tour Builder - Marcus Borders - H 219 - Are you: Tired of planning field trips? Frustrated with documenting and collecting money for your students to have real-life experiences? Or are you simply searching for a connection to your unit? Grab your tickets! Learn how to create an interactive virtual space with Google Tour Builder. Tour Builder allows you to take students to anywhere in the world! Learning becomes interactive with it's ability to embed videos and web content.

Engaging Ways To Make Learning Fun - Njemele Bush - Lib 120 - In this presentation, teachers will be actively involved in using a number of tech tools that will enhance their classroom environment. Quizizz, Go Formative, Kahoot and Quizlet Live are just a few of the formative assessment tools that will displayed and discussed. Green screen creations and presentation building will also be presented. Teachers will leave this session with a number of tech tools that they can use for the upcoming school year. This will be a great session to grow as an educator!

Increase Student Engagement with Gameful Learning - Kali Alford - H 208 - How can students become so engaged playing games like Fortnite, but forget to do homework? The answer lies in the way games are designed. What if we used the principles of game design that keep students engaged in our classrooms? Come find out how Gameful Learning can increase student engagement in your classroom!

What's my LoTi? - Jasmyne Burns - H 125 - This presentation will cover the Levels of Technology Integration. Participants will learn the levels of tech integration, how to identify, implement, and increase their LoTi levels in their lessons.

* TASL Credit Approved

Lunch on your own after Breakout Session B.

All sign-in sheets are online. You will need a device with a QR code reader. iPhone users can use the Camera app to scan the QR Code. Android users will need a QR Code Reader to scan the codes. Here is a link to an Android-based QR Code Reader - QR code reader - QR code & barcode scanner