Breakout Session C

Breakout Session C - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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What It Takes to Lead Innovation: Innovative Leadership Competencies - Kelly Freiheit and Daniel Johnson - H 106 - Come and learn about the leadership competencies for innovative district, school, coaching, and teacher leaders based on our work with more than 850 schools and districts across the United States. *

Get Real! 10 Easy Ways to Integrate & Engage your Students with Virtual Reality Today! - Ann Marie Carrier - H 109 - Virtual reality is of increasing interest in the world around us, yet the lack of understanding of its application in the classroom and ease of use keeps teachers from integrating it for educational purposes. This presentation will dig into 10 specific strategies for using virtual reality in the classroom including activities & VR examples for each while discussing additional ideas for implementation at every level. Identify which types, apps & equipment are best for different learning experiences so you can plan your next VR adventure today!

Making Behavior a More Positive Experience Using ClassDojo - Bradley Reece - H 112 - Teachers will learn the ins and outs of how to set up ClassDojo and also ways to use it more effectively to improve behavior and parent communication.

Gamify Your Classroom! - Danielle McClary - CE 110 - Apps such as Kahoot!, Quizizz, Quizlet Live, etc. will be presented along with ideas on how to "gamify" classrooms. Focus will be on how to use these apps and ideas when teaching vocabulary, key people/terms, and reviewing key concepts. Keeping students engaged through a "gaming" environment will be the key topic. Other resources, websites, and books will also be shared.

The "I's" Have It - Ipads that is. iPad Apps for Grades K-2 - Shelly Earls - H 108 - Presentation on favorite apps to use in the K-2 classrooms.

Let's Get Techy: Top Tips, Apps, Websites, Tools and More - Donna Mitchell - Lib 118 - Did you know you could do that? Introduction to the many tools/tips (apps, websites, extensions, gadgets, etc.) teachers and administrators can use to save time and make their lives easier.

Get Googley with Slides - Teresa Scoggins - Lib 120 - Learn how to create an interactive table of contents, create digital books, create newsletters , and more with Google Slides.

Social Media, Privacy and the Professional Teacher - Jill Pierce - CE 104 - In this session we will talk about the Good, the Bad, and the ugly facing you with student privacy and social media. We will give you some tips and tricks to try to avoid making a mistake as Teacher.

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.

Wait! Google Forms Does MORE than collect data!? - Marcus Borders - H 219 - Did you know the Google Forms can do more than just collect data? Can a simple Google Form allow students to select their own learning path? Absolutely! This session will focus on creating experiences for students in a K-12 environment. Participants will learn how the interactivity within these tools all students to: explore, create, and document mastery of skills within Google Forms. These tools can serve as a repository for units and single lessons without the need for having students shuffle through multiple websites and task sheets.

Technology Solutions for Music Educators - Colby Burris - H 125 - This session will cover a wide variety of technological solutions that will boost the productivity of music educators while increasing the quality of instruction. Participants will learn about numerous free and paid-for resources ranging from student management solutions to rehearsal tools to performance and recording enhancing technologies.

Increase STEM Engagement with EARSKETCH - Kali Alford - H 225 - How many students do you see every day wearing headphones listening to music? What if we could use that level of engagement to generate an interest in coding? With Earsketch, we can! The tool combines easy-to-learn code commands with music samples, creating a fun and engaging way for students to learn to code while they express their musical genius.

Tour My Google Classroom - Julie Faulkner - CE 105 - In this session, I will open the virtual doors of my Google Classroom to share how I use it as an extension of my traditional high school English classroom to communicate, post announcements, collect assignments, host discussions, organize myself, host "live" conferences on student work, and more. On the tour, participants will visit the different areas of my Google Classroom not only to gain actionable ideas regarding instruction for secondary classes (in English and beyond), but they will also see practical ways that a Google Classroom functions and can be used.

* TASL Credit Approved

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