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Wednesday, June 19
 

7:30am

8:10am

9:20am

(Cafeteria) Innovation Playground
STEM: activities including 3d printers and the newest VR headsets.
Makerspace: Legos, 3d printers, robotics, and more.
"Ask Me About": Ask any question that you have about Schoology or technology in general.

Speakers
KP

Khristi Patton

LMS
Technology loving Library Media Specialist, enthusiastic learner
avatar for Sheena Smith

Sheena Smith

Instructional Technology Specialist, Rosemont Forest Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Cafeteria

9:20am

(C1) Flipping Out
Flipgrid is a powerful media tool that allows students to present in a safe online format. Flipgrid can be used to share, and teachers can set specific parameters and specifications. Students are even able to provide feedback by “dropping the mic” and respond to their peers’ videos. Teachers are able to “spark” videos and engage in a feedback process all through the Flipgrid interface. Flipgrid has many uses in the classroom like a quick exit ticket or an in depth analysis, and it is great for all grade levels.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C1

9:20am

(C11) Stay Afloat with Schoology Rubrics
As students begin to submit a variety of work in Schoology, we have the opportunity to also grade the work and provide feedback digitally, and this task is made even easier with Rubrics! In this session, we will learn how to create, attach, and assess with a rubric in the Schoology platform.

Speakers
avatar for Amber Nordwall

Amber Nordwall

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Former middle school English/Language Arts teacherAcademic interests include using technology to support reading and writing across disciplines and digital citizenship, particularly in the context of media literacy.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C11

9:20am

(C19) Google Drawings The Most Underused Google App for Student Creation
This session will provide an overview and hands-on training of Google Drawings, the most underused, yet arguably, the most powerful of the Google apps when it comes to creativity. Come learn how you can use Drawings to not only engage your students in a variety of ways, but also empower them to test their creative limits!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C19

9:20am

(C2) Digital Scavenger Hunts with GooseChaseEDU
Who doesn't love a good scavenger hunt? Well, mix that with digital technology and 21st century skills and you have GoosechaseEDU. Create missions on any topic and use iPads to upload photos or add text. Students work in teams while incorporating the 5Cs!

Speakers
avatar for Amy Rille

Amy Rille

Librarian, WT Cooke Elementary
EN

Erin Nye

LMS, Kingston ES
avatar for Courtney Phillips

Courtney Phillips

Library Media Specialist, Strawbridge ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C2

9:20am

(C21) Riding the Wakelet Wave A Simple Platform to Organize Digital Information in One Place
Wakelet is a FREE and easy to use platform to organize articles, videos, and links in one place. I will introduce teachers to the platform and have them create their own Wakelet account. I will walk them through how to create a collection and share it with others.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Tatum

Amanda Tatum

Teacher, VBCPS
I have been a kindergarten teacher for 18 years. I am interested in the social emotional learning of students. I want to learn more about how to improve a school's culture in order to support our students' SEL growth.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C21

9:20am

(C8) Google Expeditions Field Trips Anywhere Anytime
Learn how to use a Google Expedition cart equipped with tablet, phones, and virtual reality goggles to take your students on a field trip anywhere on the globe. Step into the shoes of the student as the presenters take you on a full expedition with both visual and verbal information. Browse through expeditions that correlate with your curriculum and engage in asking questions for additional information.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C8

9:20am

(D18) Cospaces io Creating Virtual Reality Worlds and Video Games in the Classroom
Want to explore the world of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, or video games in the classroom, but you don't have headsets? Cospaces is perfect for you! This software is specifically designed for students to create, build, and explore Virtual Reality in a "video game" like world. It supports pictures and videos for 3D art galleries, block coding for computer science, and importing pictures and 3D models to build virtual art galleries. After the creation step, students can explore each other's worlds and art galleries on their chromebook, ipads, or VR ready device through a share link or a simple QR code. Best of all: It's all SUPER SIMPLE, linked through Google, has some already created resources and great free features!

Speakers
avatar for Tim Trask

Tim Trask

ITS, VBCPS
Why do kids like video games?How are they structured to keep kids enthralled?How does CoSpaces match to AR/VR creation as a profession?


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D18

9:20am

(D3) From Ripples to Waves Schoology Collaborate Cafe
Join Schoology conversations as we share, collaborate and learn together. Connect with  Schoology  users as they answer questions and demonstrate face to face. Participants will experience a variety of discussions as they move around the room. This session is for all levels of Schoology users.


Speakers
avatar for Ana Medina

Ana Medina

Library Media Specialist, Renaissance Academy
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Patricia Smith

Instructional Technology Specialist, Renaissance Academy


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D3

9:20am

9:20am

9:20am

(D7) Schoology Great Whites Deep Dive Level
This session is designed for individuals who are currently using Schoology.  Participants will be exposed to a handful of advanced Schoology features.  Teachers will learn how to create and use Grading Groups, Individually Assign Materials, Shared Discussions, Completion Rules, Tagging Mastery Standards, and Section Linking.  Participants will also have time to apply what they learned as they complete the Level 3 Schoology Challenge task cards.

Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D7

9:20am

(Library Left) Giving Your Children a Voice Through Podcasts
Podcasts are all the rage now. Why shouldn't your children be part of this growing trend? During this session we will give Chromebook friendly options to Podcasting, how Podcasting hits all 5Cs, "do this not that" suggestions and tips, classroom management strategies, equipment needs, and hands on experience as budding Podcasters!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
Library Left

9:20am

CANCELLED (C24) Extending a Helping Hand Using Chromebook Extensions
Teacher's will learn about various Chromebook extensions and apps and how to adapt them for thier struggling learners. Class will include introductions to extensions and apps, how to download and install, and hands on practice.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C24

9:20am

(C10) Empowering Digital Leaders in Your School
Participants in this session will explore a shift in the Digital Citizenship mindset -- from the traditional list of dos and don’ts when teaching online safety to strategies for students to become informed and empowered in their digital communities. Instructors will review ways to reach out to student leaders and students groups and discuss how to implement resources from Kristen Mattson’s Digital Citizenship In Action, Google’s Applied Digital Skills Curriculum, and more. Let’s empower students to take action and be leaders in their digital communities!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Leary

Jennifer Leary

ITS, Ocean Lakes High School
I am a graduate of Virginia Tech and Old Dominion University. I taught Chemistry for twelve years including AP Chemistry in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake Public Schools. I earned my credentials as a Library Media Specialist and worked in two libraries before transitioning to Instructional... Read More →
avatar for Meri Riddick

Meri Riddick

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
I am an Instructional Technology Specialist at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach. I have a B.A. in English from William and Mary, and I taught English and Journalism at Kemspville High School for nine years. I have my M. S. in Secondary Education with a focus in Instructional... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C10

9:20am

(C15) ARC GIS Starter
The ESRI ARCGIS application overview. Sysyem access, classroom product creation, web app creation, student interaction.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C15

9:20am

(C25) Designing for Student Centered Digital Instruction
Explore way to create student-friendly digital lessons in Schoology. Learn tips and tricks to convert your old paper-pencil lessons to work effectively in Schoology.

Speakers
avatar for Lee Cooper

Lee Cooper

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Instructional technology, music education, 3D printing, physical computing, arduino, general geekiness.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C25

9:20am

(C26) Creating Dynamic Project Based Learning Experiences
Are you looking to include more project based learning experiences in your curriculum? Looking for ways to engage students and receive final products that truly demonstrate student learning? Come join our session, where we will share a few dynamic project based learning examples that had our students laughing, collaborating, sharing hidden talents, and making lots of real world connections.
Tools/Strategies to be discussed:
Podcasting/Screencasting
Google Sites Virtual Museums
Infographics


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C26

9:20am

(C4) Blogging is not dead an introduction for beginners
Participants will use the Edublog platform to create their own blogs and learn the basics for teaching their students how to create one. Participants will learn how blogging is still an authentic platform for real-world writing and multi-media integration. Content area teachers can use published blogs as mentor texts for students to create their own blog entries that deepen student understanding and application of content and serve as a place to reflect on their own learning.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C4

9:20am

(C5) Building Background With QR Code Scavenger Hunts
Need to build background on a topic or provide context at the beginning of a unit? Want to engage your students to a fun competition that pushes them to learn? In this session, you will learn how to build a scavenger hunt using QR codes that will use only the content you want and cover all the points they will need. We will be using QR Code generators, Google Drive, QR Code scanners, and a Tool Kit of apps that will allow you to create clues to get your students thinking critically and solving problems.

Speakers
CB

Christine Butzbach

English 9 and 11


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C5

9:20am

(C7) Harness the Power of Schoology to Combine Flipped SS Content with High Interest Performance Tasks
Couple flipped content delivery with high interest performance tasks and small group remediation for specific units. Harness the power of Schoology to organize and deliver everything students needs to be self-directed.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C7

9:20am

(D9) Diving Deeper into Desmos
During this session we will diver deeper into the capabilities of Desmos. More than just a calculator, Desmos can be used to explore mathematical concepts and direct lessons while facilitating mathematical discourse. This session will focus on exploring pre-designed Desmos activities as well as developing your own activities in Desmos. Participants will need to bring a device (laptop or chrome book) for this session.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Purvis

Laura Purvis

Gifted Resource Teacher, Independence Middle School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D9

9:20am

(C12) Flipgrid Deep Dive
Already know the Flipgrid basics? Want to take it to the next level? Join us for ideas on how to get your students actively engaged using tools such as Flipgrid Hunt, Grid Pals, and MixTapes!

Speakers
avatar for Debra Liddon

Debra Liddon

Instructional Tech Specialist, Strawbridge Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C12

9:20am

(C13) Google and Schoology Go Hand in Hand
Google and Schoology were made for each other! Learn how to use Google apps to encourage students to create, collaborate, communicate and think critically. Use Google slides, drawings, docs and forms to foster the 5 C's, using Schoology to deliver and direct learning.

Speakers
avatar for Kellie Weisenbeck

Kellie Weisenbeck

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C13

9:20am

(C16) Creative Coding with Brainpop
We will explore the creative coding in Brainpop and show examples of activities completed in grades 1-5

Speakers
avatar for Tiffany Nixon

Tiffany Nixon

ITS, VBCPS
avatar for Keri Schoeffel

Keri Schoeffel

Instructional Technology Specialist, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C16

9:20am

(C18) Creating a Tech Savvy Kindergarten Classroom
Do you want to make a splash in your kindergarten classroom next year? If so, this is the class for you. Learn to implement digital tools to keep your students engaged and accountable while working independently. You will learn innovative and easy ways to collect data on your students without having to call in the lifeguard!!!! The digital tools we will focus on are Flipgrid, Seesaw, Quick Response codes, and more.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C18

9:20am

(C20) Diving into K Math Minds with Technology
Do you use technology to dive into your students' math progress? Well then, this is the session for you! Instructional coaches from Virginia Beach's only K-1 school will share with you many techniques to integrate technology in your math instruction as a way to delve into your students' thinking. Instructors will focus on using Flipgrid, Bee-Bot robots, QR codes, and more! You will engage in hands-on exploration of technology resources to use across various grade levels and content areas. Our presentation will help attendees understand how they can "see" student thinking in math learning.
Instructors will discuss how to integrate math with the following:
Flipgrid:
• Record staff members asking math questions for a unit review and then put the videos in a station for students to answer
• Formative assessment tool (computational fluency) where students record math facts and describe their strategy
• Show student examples (patterns, math stories)
• Record station/computational fluency games directions that students can reference
• Record students modeling the station/computational fluency games that students can reference
• Record students modeling the station/computational fluency games that parents can reference
Bee-Bot:
• Using Bee-Bot to review various concepts
• Show examples of teacher-made games
• Explain how to code Bee-Bot
QR Codes:
• Record students modeling the station/computational fluency games that parents can reference
• Add videos to math newsletters, parent workshop fliers/handouts
• QR word problems for a “math walkabout”
Spotlight on Tech at the Diamond: If time allows, we will share other technology that we use at Diamond Springs Elementary School.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Hughes

Jennifer Hughes

Math Specialist/Coach, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C20

9:20am

(C22) BookSnaps for all Grade Levels
Participants will learn the components of BookSnaps and how to easily implement them into their classrooms using a variety of product types such as Google Slides, Wixie, and Book Creator.

Speakers
avatar for Kristina DeMoss

Kristina DeMoss

Instructional Technology Specialist, VBCPS, Creeds ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C22

9:20am

(C23) A BEEP ing journey through BrainPOP
Have you always enjoyed Tim, Annie, and Moby? Of course you have; they are fun, funny, and informative. Did you know that there is way more to BrainPOP than the movies and quizzes? Join me on a "Beep"ing journey through BrainPOP. You'll discover ways to entertain yourself and your class and do lots of learning along the way. Oh, teachers can assess and gather data, too. "BEEP"! Please, have a device with you that can access BrainPOP/BrainPOP Jr.

Speakers
JR

Juliet Rickman

5th Grade Teacher, Bettie F Williams ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C23

9:20am

(C3) First Graders Researching You've got to be kidding
This session will share with you the steps taken to complete a multiple source research project with First Grade students and beyond. Using a multi grade project topic, animals. The final product is a slide show presentation with voice narration using a free program called Classkick or G Suite Service. This process can be adapted for other elementary grades.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C3

9:20am

(C6) Diving Deeper With the Tools You Know
Join us as we take a deeper dive into the day of a K-5 future learner. From paperless parent communications, to class team building and digital integration throughout the instructional day, we will explore using the digital tools you are already know in some new and unique ways to engage your students and parents. Some of the tools we will cover include Google Forms, Sites, and Slides, Brainpop, Flipgrid and Seesaw. Amp up collaborative learning and launch curiosity beyond the school day as you transform student learning with our hands - on workshop.


Speakers
avatar for Eric Baar

Eric Baar

ITS, VBCPS
avatar for Michelle Pressley

Michelle Pressley

Instructional Technology Specialist, Green Run ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C6

9:20am

(C9) Collect Collaborate Create Wakelet Can Do It All
You can put all your sources together into one collection by including links, videos, bookmarks, images, PDFs, and more. You can even edit the sources by giving them their own name and descriptions. Take this a step further and have your students create their own Wakelets! Students can collaborate together, work on Genius Hour projects, complete PBLs, and share their Wakelets with anyone in the world. Let them take their learning into their own hands!

Check it out at: wakelet.com

Speakers
avatar for Jen Malit

Jen Malit

4th Grade Teacher, Glenwood Elementary/ VBCPS
I'm a 4th Grade teacher that loves learning about new technology I can use in my classroom, and sharing ideas with other teachers so they can get excited about using technology as well!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C9

9:20am

(D10) Going Digital with 4th and 5th Grade Content
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Follow up!  People are telling me that they are having a hard time accessing  the Slides Presentation after they left the session.  I just updated the link for the presentation you saw.  This link now gives you a copy of the presentation in your Google Drive.  https://tinyurl.com/y3ga74v2I hope this helps.  ENJOY!
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In this fast-paced "information-dump" style session, I will present many digital tools to help teach 4th and 5th grade content aligned to VBOs. Session participants will:

- Learn how to use the online "Our Virginia" textbook and Delta Readers to assign and check student work

- Learn how to use the Hamilton Musical as part of your Revolutionary War & Reflection on Democracy Unit. Also, learn how to link Language Arts (poetry, rhyming scheme, and figurative language practice) to your lessons along summarizing and finding the main ideas and cause/effect of primary sources.

- Learn how to use Classcraft to review 4th & 5th grade VBOs with Boss Battles and Taxes from the king.

- Gain access to my Google Folder packed with digital resources and activities to share with students through Schoology. In this folders, teachers will find Unit Folders with:
--> Google Forms for Unit Summative Assessments
--> Printable Exit Tickets
--> Three Pokemon Card activities to review (Revolutionary War, Civil War, and Modern Virginia) important figures.
--> GoFormative Chapter Review Clone Codes for each unit for students to review at the end of the year leading up to SOLs
--> Digital SOL News Letters to share with parents
--> SOL assignable review homework
--> 12 illustrated posters for each unit to print and hang in your class and/or share digitally with your students.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis

5th Grade Teacher (LA/SS), Woodstock Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D10

9:20am

(D13) Baby Steps for Coding Two lefts don't make a right but three do
Need some hands-on help with the basics of what coding is? In this session you will learn some of the super easy basics so you can feel confident when your students are doing computer science projects.

Speakers
avatar for Tim Bakner

Tim Bakner

Instructional Technology Specialist, John B Dey Elementary School
BS

Brian Smith

ITS, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D13

9:20am

(D2) Discussions Within Schoology
Participants will learn how to utilize the discussion options in Schoology for each subject area. We will discuss the benefits of using discussions, activities that can be added to discussions, and how to moderate and grade discussions in classes.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D2

9:20am

(D4) Balancing Seesaw in the Special Ed Classroom
Participants will learn how to utilize Seesaw for social skills, academics, data collection and family communication. This will be specially geared towards special education and self-contained classrooms; however, these skills can be used in any class kindergarten on up. Please be sure to bring a charged Chromebook or iPad to use at session. Participants will leave with a list of ideas for the classroom and several activities to use within your classroom. *This class is listed for experienced users, however differentiation will be provided.*

Speakers
DG

Debbie Gibbs

Library Media Specialist, Virginia BeachPublic Schools
avatar for Paula Ott

Paula Ott

ITS, VBCPS
Elementary ITS, Tech & MakerSpace Enthusiast, Love anything to engage & excite the kids!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D4

9:20am

(C14) Diving into Coding Moving from the Virtual to physical world
This session is designed to introduce the BBC Micro:Bit and how it can be used in the educational setting. We will show you how you can start your students coding on a virtual Micro:Bit and transferring that knowledge to the Micro:Bit Unit. Diving into coding causes great excitement in the classroom, but Diving deeper and transferring that skill to a physical object raises that excitement to a whole new level!.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Winingear

Kim Winingear

Instructional Tech Specialist, North Landing Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C14

9:20am

(C17) Hyped up on Hyperdrawings
Using Google Hyperdrawings to promote inquiry, build research skills, encourage student collaboration, and foster students natural curiosity and creativity. Teachers will learn how to create Hyperdrawings to support the VBCPS curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Pate

Lauren Pate

Instructional Technology Specialist, Pembroke Meadows Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C17

10:30am

(Cafeteria) Innovation Playground
STEM: activities including 3d printers and the newest VR headsets.
Makerspace: Legos, 3d printers, robotics, and more.
"Ask Me About": Ask any question that you have about Schoology or technology in general.

Speakers
KP

Khristi Patton

LMS
Technology loving Library Media Specialist, enthusiastic learner
avatar for Sheena Smith

Sheena Smith

Instructional Technology Specialist, Rosemont Forest Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Cafeteria

10:30am

(C1) Technology that helps students move
Technology can be more than looking at a screen. With the right apps and websites you can get your students moving in the gym or the classroom to increase their daily active minutes, coordination and concentration. You can even include content area information for double duty active minutes. We will explore EzScan, SworkIT, GooseChase and Nearpod using iPads and/or Chromebooks to enhance your students' school day and overall health.

Speakers
avatar for Lei Dunn

Lei Dunn

Health & PE Teacher, Newtown


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C1

10:30am

(C10) Stop Repeating Yourself Screencast Instead
If you often find yourself repeating the same directions to the same class, come see how to record your screen. You'll see how to use Screencastify and Loom, two tools for recording your screen, your face, or both. We'll also talk about how students can use these tools to demonstrate understanding.

Speakers
avatar for Ellen Nesbit

Ellen Nesbit

Instructional Technology Specialist, Brandon Middle School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C10

10:30am

(C12) Snorkeling With Screencastify
Have you ever used Screencastify? No? Then this session is for you! This session will show participants how to utilize Screencastify to turn a basic slideshow or website into a shareable, narrated video. Examples of use across grade levels and subject areas that encourage student agency, communication, creativity and critical thinking will be shared. The presenter will provide participants with step-by-step directions and digital handouts for implementation.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C12

10:30am

(C16) Podcasts By Students For Students
Less screen time? Sounds like a dream! Get your students engaged in the process of creating their own podcast with their classmates. They'll love to listen to their ideas come to life, and be able to share them with the world. Also great for PBLs and student clubs. 

Check out my podcast for an example: anchor.fm/bookseekers

Speakers
avatar for Jen Malit

Jen Malit

4th Grade Teacher, Glenwood Elementary/ VBCPS
I'm a 4th Grade teacher that loves learning about new technology I can use in my classroom, and sharing ideas with other teachers so they can get excited about using technology as well!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C16

10:30am

(C17) Maps Tours and Doodles Oh My
Learn how to have students create personal maps in Google My Maps and Google Tour Builder. Students can create maps during instruction as visual note taking or after a unit as an assessment. For added fun, learn how to have students create their own Google Doodle for assessment in social studies.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C17

10:30am

(C20) Stop the Chromebook Chaos
Do you have 100 tabs open? Is your Gdrive a disorganized mess? Are you unsure of what to do with the many Google apps offered? Let's work together to turn the chaos into Chromebook bliss! Learn helpful shortcuts, tricks and tools that will allow you to work more efficiently and effectively.

Speakers
avatar for Kellie Weisenbeck

Kellie Weisenbeck

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C20

10:30am

(C21) Nearpod in the Kindergarten Classroom
Nearpod is a web-based engaging and interactive presentation tool. Nearpod can be used in a whole group or small group setting. Nearpod lessons can also be assigned to students in the student-paced mode so that students have independent access to a new lesson or to review a previously taught lesson. This session will give attendees an overview of the capabilities of Nearpod as well as how to create a Nearpod lesson. In addition, attendees will see some examples of using Nearpod in a Kindergarten classroom. This session will be presented using Nearpod so that attendees have a hands-on opportunity to use Nearpod and try some of the powerful tools that are offered by Nearpod. Although this presentation will focus on using Nearpod in the Kindergarten classroom, any teacher excited to try Nearpod will come away with a new tool to use in their classroom!

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C21

10:30am

(C23) Nearly Paperless and Why I Won't Go Back
Sharing my journey the past 3 years accidentally discovering the motivational power of balanced blended learning using purposeful edtech in my elementary classroom that resulted in higher student engagement, a more student-centered classroom with student-driven learning using digital tools like Padlet, Google Cast for Education, collaborative Google Slides, Flipgrid, Seesaw, GoFormative, Quizizz, and much, much more. All educators welcome.

Speakers
avatar for Adrienne Jimerson

Adrienne Jimerson

2nd Grade Teacher, VBCPS
Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid Certified Educator, Schoology Champion.Lover of Google: Drive, Classroom, Slides, Cast, Forms . Screencastify. Quizizz. IXL.com. GoFormative. PicCollage. Padlet. Symbaloo. Quizlet. Flipping your sub plans. Flipping your classroom. Flex seating. Student... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C23

10:30am

(C26) Riding the Wakelet Wave A Simple Platform to Organize Digital Information in One Place
Wakelet is a FREE and easy to use platform to organize articles, videos, and links in one place. I will introduce teachers to the platform and have them create their own Wakelet account. I will walk them through how to create a collection and share it with others.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Tatum

Amanda Tatum

Teacher, VBCPS
I have been a kindergarten teacher for 18 years. I am interested in the social emotional learning of students. I want to learn more about how to improve a school's culture in order to support our students' SEL growth.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C26

10:30am

(C4) Spark Joy in your Classroom with Adobe Spark
Adobe Spark empowers anyone to turn ideas into graphics, web stories, and animated videos in minutes. Spark is easy to use - pick a design theme that speaks to you, drop in photos here and there, add your text, and you’re done! Spark Joy in your classroom with this fun, engaging, and creative tool.

Speakers
avatar for Caroline Altman

Caroline Altman

Instructional Technology Specialist, Glenwood Elementary
avatar for Heather Wade

Heather Wade

Instructional Technology Specialist, VBCPS - Salem Middle School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C4

10:30am

(C6) Mega Share Ed Tech Tools You Can Use Tomorrow
We will share a variety of ed tech tools we learned at VAASL, VSTE, and FETC. Walk away with tools you can use tomorrow: Flippity, Loom, Mentimeter, Wakelet, Classroomscreen.com, Streamable, My Simple Show, Voxer, PDF Candy, and more!

What educational level does your session most suit? K-12


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C6

10:30am

(D13) Light Camera Engagement & the Cs with WeVideo INTRO Intermediate will also be an option
WeVideo is a versatile tool for video editing, creation and digital storytelling. We will explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experiences. This web based tool is ideal for the Chromebook and can be used in place of PhotoStory to use photos to create a digital story, MovieMaker/IMovie to create a movie and more!

VBCPS is investigating the possibility of subscribing, but even if that doesn’t go through, it is still be a valuable tool limited to 5 minute limit of produced video per month.
Participants will create accounts, view examples and tutorials, as well as producing a short creation of their own - feel free to bring personal photos and/or movies to use!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D13

10:30am

(D3) Lights Camera Action Using Videotaping as a Tool for Professional Learning
Participants will explore research related to videotaping instruction as a tool to analyze teaching and learning. Participants will be provided with tools to use when viewing a videotaped lesson as well as a demonstration of equipment.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Payne

Sarah Payne

Administrative Assistant, Thoroughgood ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D3

10:30am

(D4) Schoology Using Playposit to Engage Students and Check for Understanding with Video
In this course, learners will engage with PlayPosit in Schoology through guided practice and hands-on exploration in Schoology. Time is also provided for each learner to apply what they learn to their own subject area. Learners will have time to reflect and set goals on how this topic will support transformational and blended learning. Please contact the instructor through their e-mail address for any questions or concerns.

Speakers
SH

Shawn Hirano

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
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Scott Jordan

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D4

10:30am

10:30am

10:30am

(D7) Schoology Great Whites Deep Dive Level
This session is designed for individuals who are currently using Schoology. Participants will be exposed to a handful of advanced Schoology features. Teachers will learn how to create and use Grading Groups, Individually Assign Materials, Shared Discussions, Completion Rules, Tagging Mastery Standards, and Section Linking. Participants will also have time to apply what they learned as they complete the Level 3 Schoology Challenge task cards.

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D7

10:30am

(C3) Did you Actively Read this Session Title
Want to increase student engagement while reading in the classroom? Are you tired of printing class sets of a text to hand out in class? Are your texts outdated and ready to be modernized? Are all of your highlighters dried out or stolen from the pencil boxes? Are you looking for a way to guarantee that all students have read the assigned text? If you answered "yes" to any (or all!) of those questions, come by and see what ActivelyLearn.com has to offer you to solve all of those problems and to help supercharge reading in your classroom.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C3

10:30am

(C11) Using Flipped & Self Paced Small Groups to Increase Student Agency
This session, aimed at upper elementary teachers, will give participants examples of how they can shake up the traditional 20 minute rotations to better meet the needs of their students. Flipped lessons, hyperdocs, and various technology tools (Playposit, Edpuzzle, GSuite, etc) will be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Hailey Bishop

Hailey Bishop

5th Grade Teacher, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C11

10:30am

(C13) Schoology Assessments in the Music Classroom
Best practices in administering the Schoology Cornerstone Assessments in the music classroom setting will be shared and explored. Participants will need their laptops or Chromebooks and access to the Teaching and Learning General Music Group. For those already familiar with the assessments, we can explore creating additional customized assessments for Schoology courses.

Speakers
avatar for Jana Metz

Jana Metz

Music Teacher, VBCPS
I am an elementary music teacher who loves to sing and share my love of music with young musicians. It is wonderful to see and hear musical talents beginning to take root and watch them grow!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C13

10:30am

(C14) I submit
Attached doc? Link? Text? Building a Schoology assignment based on what you want to receive from students. How you build your Schoology assignment dictates how students can submit their work. Learn about the different ways to build assignments and when you should use them.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C14

10:30am

(C18) Integrating Coding into Content Areas Grades
This session will focus on Scratch and Brainpop Creative Coding and how you can integrate these coding activities into your Content Areas.

Speakers
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Jody Carroll

Instructional Tech Specialist, Princess Anne Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C18

10:30am

(C19) Submerge yourself in Digital Portfolios
Have you seen the digital portfolios provided in the content curriculum, but been afraid to plunge into them? In this session we will share how we have worked with teachers to quickly adapt the digital portfolios to meet the needs of each teacher and their unique classes. We will also discuss how we use a team approach (ITS, LMS and classroom teacher) to make sure no one drowns during their digital portfolio experience. We will provide examples of portfolios we have adapted in several grade levels 2-5 and provide tips, tricks and lessons learned from the perspectives of all involved.

Speakers
avatar for Kaitlin Jensen

Kaitlin Jensen

Instructional Technology Specialist, VBCPS
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Amy Rille

Librarian, WT Cooke Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C19

10:30am

(C2) Teching Up with Bots
Integrating Language Arts and Math activities with Ozobots, Robot Mouse, and Dash. Lesson ideas, tip, tricks and more. Focus will be on small and whole instruction for grades K - 2.

Speakers
avatar for Deborah Dunn

Deborah Dunn

ITS, VBCPS
I have been teaching for 37 years: 7 years classroom teacher, 9 years LMS, 21 years ITS. I have 2 grandchildren in elementary school and one son in college. I love to scrapbook and am a Rodan and Fields skin care consultant.
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Margaret Marcotte

Teacher, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C2

10:30am

(C22) Individualized Learning Achievement Through Blended Classroom
Technology Skills for Elementary Teachers and Students!

Using available curricular and district resources (such as G Suite, Schoology, Clever Resources) and the experience from a blended 1st grade classroom, we try to identify the technological student and teacher skills needed for a 21st learner. We will present how technology integrated lessons and units prevented and enabled students' achievement as well as provided equity in the classroom.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C22

10:30am

(C24) SMASHED Simple and Flexible Tech You Can Use TOMORROW
Have you heard of an APP Smash? This session focuses on various tech that is quick to learn, easy on the brain, and is so flexible that it can be used in multiple ways to capture your students learning. In addition to that, come see how through a little imagination you can "SMASH" them together! -simply meaning using two or more techy things together at the same time to get the most bang for your buck!


Speakers
avatar for Michael Wesely

Michael Wesely

Instructional Technology Specialist at Kempsville Elementary School, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Currently an ITS at Kempsville Elementary School, and formerly a 4th grade teacher from Tallwood Elementary School. Many of you may have even toured my classroom on a learning walk. I really enjoy sharing and getting others excited about the technology out there. Sharing my discoveries... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C24

10:30am

(C25) Nearpod for Newbies
Fourth grade teachers will show how to use Nearpod to help engage students in a new way. Using technology to be sure 100% participation s happening in class/small group, as well as real time formative assessments are a few ways Nearpod has become a favorite tool for these 4th grade teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Christine Mahl

Christine Mahl

4th Grade Tchr, Pembroke Meadows ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C25

10:30am

(C8) Leveling Up Your Seesaw Game
This session will cover many ways to maximize your use of Seesaw in the classroom. We will discuss various tips and tricks on both iPads and Chromebooks, including ways to use Seesaw for parent involvement, as well as for whole group, small group, and individual use in the classroom. We will not be covering Seesaw basics (setting up a class, logging in, adding parents) in this class.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C8

10:30am

(C9) Using Seesaw to Lift Your Classroom Experience
Participants will learn how to utilize Seesaw to enhance learning centers, documents, and RELATIONSHIPS. Explore meaningful ways to integrate technology use in developmentally appropriate ways. Bring your own device to play around in your own "class" to use as a model for next year.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C9

10:30am

(D11) Tinkering with the Solar System and Basic Building Skills
We will look at how our students built a model of our Solar System to scale in Tinkercad. We will also look at the basic building blocks and navigation of Tinkercad. We will practice expanding the basics by learning to create "Holes" in objects and combining objects. We will also look at other resources to help spark your students creative imagination.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D11

10:30am

(D13 Right) Lights Camera Tour Creating Virtual Tours in the Elementary Classroom
Explore using 360 Cameras to create virtual tours. Provide students with hands on experience with collaborating, critical thinking, and creating a virtual tour using resources in Virginia Beach. Students will be given opportunities to explore the world around them using available 360 tours. During this session participants will be provided with access to 3rd grade performance task for habitats and discover how students presented research and created a virtual tour to support the mission of the Brock Center and Lynnhaven Now. Virtual tours were created using visuals and research to present to the community about a chosen animal's habitat, ways to support the animal, explaining the animal's life processes, relationships and actionable items students can take to protect the animal.

Speakers
avatar for Carl Peake

Carl Peake

Ocean Lakes ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D13 Right

10:30am

(D18) Technology Tools for the Special Education Classroom
Learn how to use a variety of instructional tools to support the special education student. In this session we will highlight using the discussion board and assignment features within Schoology with your SPED students as well as creating grading groups to assign audio online to students by subject, and how to create your own audio files with a text to speech website. We will also discuss strategies with the Read & Write extension for SPED students and the Google ability to use speech to text.

Speakers
avatar for Tracy McCarthy

Tracy McCarthy

Teacher, Corporate Landing ES
Education is not just my job, it’s my passion.
avatar for Liz Shovelin

Liz Shovelin

Instructional Technology Specialist, Corporate Landing Elementary School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D18

10:30am

(D2) K Schoology Fun Diving in with Self Paced Activities
Two first grade teachers from Diamond Springs Elementary will share their experiences and knowledge about creating self-paced activities in Schoology. Teachers will participate in a self-paced activity in Schoology then learn the steps involved in creating their own self-paced assignment. Some of the features we will focus on in Schoology include media albums, pages, discussions, Google Drive Assignments App, and more!

Speakers
avatar for Amber Bush

Amber Bush

Teacher, VBCPS
#k1schoologyfun
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Rebecca Rawls

Teacher, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D2

10:30am

(D9) Tinkering with the C's
We are using 3D printing and the 5 C's to enhance student learning. In this session, we will explain how we use technology, specifically 3D printing and google sites, to encourage creativity with student choice. We will show how students use google sites to communicate their creative and critical thinking processes through journaling and digital portfolios.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D9

10:30am

(Library Left) Let's Do WeDo Integrating LEGO Wedo Into Your Curriculum

This session will cover how to get moving with your LEGO Wedo kits from unpacking them to coding them. We will cover the curricular tie ins within the app and beyond. You will be taken through a cirricular activity to see the scaffolding available to the students and when the scaffolding stops. You will be given hands on time to work through building a robot with the Lego Wedo kits and walk away with an understanding of the guided and open sets within the app as well as free build challenges.

 


Speakers
avatar for Kevin Rickard

Kevin Rickard

Instructional Technology Specialist, Newtown Elementary School
I am finishing my 13th year as a teacher in public schools. I have spent the last 8 years as a CRS/ITS at Newtown Elementary. Prior to that I retired out of the Navy after 23 years service. I tracked submarines using passive and active acoustics and certified as a Master Training... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Left

10:30am

(Library Right) Tech Buddies in the Elementary Classroom
Come learn how to implement technology buddies in your classroom and how to help your students be innovative using a variety of technology.When tech buddies are implemented, two classes join together to explore new technologies and create relationships between students. Both older and younger elementary students benefit from the tech buddy relationship and it can help teachers leverage learning in their classroom. In tech buddies we use google apps, book creator, robots, unplugged coding, chatter pix and other apps.

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Library Right

10:30am

(C5) Story Mapping Lit Trips
Looking for a program in which students can create an original product that unites elements of literature and history? Participants in our session will examine examples of Story Mapping Lit Trips fifth graders created while reading historical fiction about the American Revolution. Come and see how fifth grade students used free ARCGIS online accounts to create engaging story maps documenting cause and effect, and character development in their historical fiction novel. They also examined the influence of geography on the American Revolution, and embedded relevant primary sources. Participants in this session will also learn the basics of creating their own story map! Students in grades four through 12 can use ARCGIS to create compelling original content.

Speakers
avatar for Christina Troxell

Christina Troxell

Instructional Technology Specialist, Old Donation School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C5

10:30am

(C7) Tinker Make Flip 3D learning is a trip
Learn how to use Tinkercad and a 3D printer to engage your students in learning curriculum objectives in any grade. Participants will learn how first graders worked in teams to design snap together plants using TinkerCad, an online 3D design app and Makerbot 3D printers. Students did this to demonstrate what they had learned about plant parts and their purpose. In addition to learning about the procedures and resources for this project, time is allotted during the session to discuss how this creative learning pathway can work for your students in your grade with your curriculum. In addition, other useful resources and techniques will be discussed. It will be useful for participants to bring their chromebooks or lap tops to this session to sample TinkerCad.

Speakers
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David Crouse

ITS, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C7

10:30am

(C15) Teaching in the Digital Classroom A review of Deck Toys and Gimkit
This session is for the expert teacher and novice teacher, looking to add to their Digital tool kit, for their Digital Classroom. Participants will be learning about two new exciting teaching tools, Deck.Toys and Gimkitten (formerly Gimkit). Participants will learn how they can effectively use the tools in the classroom for multiple purposes such as; review, teaching new material, and assessing student knowledge. Participants of this session will also receive a novice intro to Quizlet as well.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C15

10:30am

(D10) Creating a Personalized Learning Environment in the Math Classroom
Use data to drive decisions about content delivery and grouping. Maximize the power of Schoology Pages and Assignments to deliver content as self-paced learning, station rotations, or performance tasks. Upper elementary through secondary will connect with this session.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D10

11:30am

12:30pm

1:00pm

(Cafeteria) Innovation Playground
STEM: activities including 3d printers and the newest VR headsets.
Makerspace: Legos, 3d printers, robotics, and more.
"Ask Me About": Ask any question that you have about Schoology or technology in general.

Speakers
KP

Khristi Patton

LMS
Technology loving Library Media Specialist, enthusiastic learner
avatar for Jennifer Leary

Jennifer Leary

ITS, Ocean Lakes High School
I am a graduate of Virginia Tech and Old Dominion University. I taught Chemistry for twelve years including AP Chemistry in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake Public Schools. I earned my credentials as a Library Media Specialist and worked in two libraries before transitioning to Instructional... Read More →
avatar for Meri Riddick

Meri Riddick

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
I am an Instructional Technology Specialist at Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach. I have a B.A. in English from William and Mary, and I taught English and Journalism at Kemspville High School for nine years. I have my M. S. in Secondary Education with a focus in Instructional... Read More →
avatar for Sheena Smith

Sheena Smith

Instructional Technology Specialist, Rosemont Forest Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cafeteria

1:00pm

(C10) 10 Things You Didn't Know Schoology Could Do
Come join us to add 10 new Schoology tricks to your toolbox. This session is for participants who are comfortable with the basic features of Schoology and are looking to transform learning in their classrooms. How to add start and end times to embedded YouTube videos, color-code the Calendar, and pin links as Announcements are just a few of the lesser-known Schoology secrets that will be shared at this session. Come prepared with your Chromebook or Windows device, and leave with at least one technique you can start using right away.

Speakers
avatar for Amber Nordwall

Amber Nordwall

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Former middle school English/Language Arts teacherAcademic interests include using technology to support reading and writing across disciplines and digital citizenship, particularly in the context of media literacy.
avatar for Jessica Carpenter

Jessica Carpenter

Instructional Technology Specialist, Great Neck Middle School - VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C10

1:00pm

(C11) Nearpod in the Kindergarten Classroom
Nearpod is a web-based engaging and interactive presentation tool. Nearpod can be used in a whole group or small group setting. Nearpod lessons can also be assigned to students in the student-paced mode so that students have independent access to a new lesson or to review a previously taught lesson. This session will give attendees an overview of the capabilities of Nearpod as well as how to create a Nearpod lesson. In addition, attendees will see some examples of using Nearpod in a Kindergarten classroom. This session will be presented using Nearpod so that attendees have a hands-on opportunity to use Nearpod and try some of the powerful tools that are offered by Nearpod. Although this presentation will focus on using Nearpod in the Kindergarten classroom, any teacher excited to try Nearpod will come away with a new tool to use in their classroom!

Speakers

Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C11

1:00pm

(C15) Schoology Level Just the Basics
Learners will explore…
The parts of the Schoology interface.
How to create and organize folders and resources.
How to add resource to Schoology.
How to create an assignment in a Schoology Course.

Speakers
avatar for Suzanne Flach

Suzanne Flach

Instructional Tech Specialist, First Colonial High School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C15

1:00pm

(C17) Gamifying Your Classroom With Classcraft
- Learn the basics of what Classcraft is and how to set it up to gamify your classroom.
- Kellie and I both use Classcraft very differently in our classrooms, so between the two of us, we will be presenting how two different educators can use Classcraft accomplish their goals.
- We will be giving away free resources / stickers / posters / free premium account
- I will also be giving away links to tons of Classcraft (Random Events, Quests, and Boss Battles) that I have made that are aligned with 4th and 5th grade VBOs.
- Learn how to use Classcraft to get students to work together to manage your room for you with Tools like: Volume Meter, Random Name/Team generator, and Countdown clocks.
- Learn how to use Classcraft as a PBIS tool to build a community in your class that gains points to use toward in-game and real-world rewards.

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I will be submitting a second proposal for a session I would like to teach that will be a good commercial for this session as a follow up. In my other proposal, "Going Digital with 4th and 5th Grade Content," I will be sharing ways to teach and review science and social studies VBOs with many different digital strategies and tools. One of these will be with Classcraft, so it would work out great if this came after, so I could steer people toward this session on how to get set up with Classcraft. I would even be willing to do the both sessions back to in the morning and the afternoon, so there would be two chances for people to do both.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis

5th Grade Teacher (LA/SS), Woodstock Elementary
avatar for Kellie Weisenbeck

Kellie Weisenbeck

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C17

1:00pm

(C18) Crafting enagement with WeVideo Students will be thirsting for more Let us show you how to add hops to flavor your student products
WeVideo is a versatile tool for video editing, creation and digital storytelling.
This is an intermediate sessions and attendees need to have some experience and comfort level using video editing software. Teacher will develop a solid grasp of the pro film production process. At every stage from pre- to post production, they will put together a tool belt to help their students improve the quality of their video work.

You are encouraged to bring personal photos and/or movies to use.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C18

1:00pm

(C19) Diving into Stop Motion Animation Across the Curriculum
Where do kids go when they want to learn something new? YouTube of course! How do we get the YouTube generation engaged in learning? By empowering them as video creators! In this session, participants will learn about the Stop Motion Animation app and how easily it can be used to allow elementary learners different ways to demonstrate their learning. Feedback will be provided from the LMS, ITS and classroom teacher’s perspective about their experiences collaborating, developing and implementing stop motion projects across all content areas. Examples of various projects and materials will be shared and participants will have the opportunity to make their own stop motion video.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Rille

Amy Rille

Librarian, WT Cooke Elementary
avatar for Kaitlin Jensen

Kaitlin Jensen

Instructional Technology Specialist, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C19

1:00pm

(C3) Creating Certificates Automatically Using Google Forms Publisher and Slides Toolbox
Learn how to create automatically generated Certificates using Google Forms and Google Slides. You will learn how to use Google Forms Publisher add-on and Slides Toolbox add-on for Google slides. A great way to create certificates for school wide achievements and be able to print them all at the same time.

Speakers
avatar for Dave Herbert

Dave Herbert

Instructional Technology Specialist, Point O' View ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C3

1:00pm

(C4) Organizing your Google Drive
Does your Google Drive leave you feeling like you're diving for lost treasure? This session will provide you with tips to organize your MyDrive as well as offer tips to help students do the same.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Wren

Heather Wren

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C4

1:00pm

(C7) Podcasts By Students For Students
Less screen time? Sounds like a dream! Get your students engaged in the process of creating their own podcast with their classmates. They'll love to listen to their ideas come to life, and be able to share them with the world. Also great for PBLs and student clubs. 

Check out my podcast for an example: anchor.fm/bookseekers

Speakers
avatar for Jen Malit

Jen Malit

4th Grade Teacher, Glenwood Elementary/ VBCPS
I'm a 4th Grade teacher that loves learning about new technology I can use in my classroom, and sharing ideas with other teachers so they can get excited about using technology as well!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C7

1:00pm

(C9) Elevating Schoology with External Tools
This course will teach you to embed a LTI app that are available with Schoology, such as Gale resources, Playposit, and Discovery Ed. As well as, ways to embed external sites like Quizlet, Peardeck and Flipgrid. This is a great class for anyone ready to up their Schoology game!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Blais

Jennifer Blais

Salem HS, VBCPS
avatar for Arcadia Parson

Arcadia Parson

Instructional Technology Specialist (ITS), Virginia Beach City Public Schools
I am an ambassador for Schoology and for Classcraft. My passions are personalized learning and gamification. I'd love to help you take your class activities to the next level!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C9

1:00pm

(D13) Schoology Mobile App Course
Speakers
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Al Hardin

Landstown Middle School
avatar for Phil Friedman

Phil Friedman

VBCPS, VBCPS
avatar for Brooke Martinette

Brooke Martinette

Instructional Technology Specialist, Trantwood ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D13

1:00pm

(D3) Lights Camera Action Using Videotaping as a Tool for Professional Learning
Participants will explore research related to videotaping instruction as a tool to analyze teaching and learning. Participants will be provided with tools to use when viewing a videotaped lesson as well as a demonstration of equipment.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Payne

Sarah Payne

Administrative Assistant, Thoroughgood ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D3

1:00pm

(D4) Google Slides The Swiss Army Knife of Google Apps
In this course we will discuss creative tips and tricks for using arguably the most versatile Google application. Ditch the mindset that Slides are only for presentations and get ready to learn how to use this powerful tool for everything from digitizing your typical activity sheets to playing math center games to collaborating to making stop motion animation and more! Additionally, discover the wonderful world of ADD-ONS! All skill levels welcomed, but a basic understanding of basic tools in Slides would be helpful (i.e., inserting shapes, keyboard shortcuts for cut and paste, inserting images).

Speakers
avatar for Travis Bowman

Travis Bowman

4, Christopher Farms ES
I am a brand new instructional technology specialist. I love anything to do with the outdoors. I would love to find new ways to incorporate my loves of hiking, cycling and technology into highly engaging activities, lessons, and student driven projects.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D4

1:00pm

1:00pm

1:00pm

(D7) Schoology Great Whites Deep Dive Level
This session is designed for individuals who are currently using Schoology.  Participants will be exposed to a handful of advanced Schoology features.  Teachers will learn how to create and use Grading Groups, Individually Assign Materials, Shared Discussions, Completion Rules, Tagging Mastery Standards, and Section Linking.  Participants will also have time to apply what they learned as they complete the Level 3 Schoology Challenge task cards.

Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D7

1:00pm

(Library Left) Giving Your Children a Voice Through Podcasts
Podcasts are all the rage now. Why shouldn't your children be part of this growing trend? During this session we will give Chromebook friendly options to Podcasting, how Podcasting hits all 5Cs, "do this not that" suggestions and tips, classroom management strategies, equipment needs, and hands on experience as budding Podcasters!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Left

1:00pm

CANCELLED (C14) Extending a Helping Hand Using Chromebook Extensions
Teacher's will learn about various Chromebook extensions and apps and how to adapt them for thier struggling learners. Class will include introductions to extensions and apps, how to download and install, and hands on practice.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C14

1:00pm

(C1) Digital Journals with Google Sites
Imagine students quickly and easily documenting their academic progress throughout the year with images, text, video, embedded G Suite documents (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, ...) that highlight their best work. They can set goals, write reflections on their journey as a developing learner, and describe their growth in self-awareness or empathy. Digital journaling is a versatile tool to document all of these aspects of a well-rounded 21st Century student.

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Dulmage

Bryan Dulmage

Instructional Technology Specialist, Lynnhaven Middle School
Google Certified Level I & IIGoogle Certified TrainerI am interested in all things #edtech but specifically how to use technology as a tool to help students develop their strengths, find their passions, think deeply about content, and show their creativity.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C1

1:00pm

(C12) Diving into K Math Minds with Technology
Do you use technology to dive into your students' math progress? Well then, this is the session for you! Instructional coaches from Virginia Beach's only K-1 school will share with you many techniques to integrate technology in your math instruction as a way to delve into your students' thinking. Instructors will focus on using Flipgrid, Bee-Bot robots, QR codes, and more! You will engage in hands-on exploration of technology resources to use across various grade levels and content areas. Our presentation will help attendees understand how they can "see" student thinking in math learning.
Instructors will discuss how to integrate math with the following:
Flipgrid:
• Record staff members asking math questions for a unit review and then put the videos in a station for students to answer
• Formative assessment tool (computational fluency) where students record math facts and describe their strategy
• Show student examples (patterns, math stories)
• Record station/computational fluency games directions that students can reference
• Record students modeling the station/computational fluency games that students can reference
• Record students modeling the station/computational fluency games that parents can reference
Bee-Bot:
• Using Bee-Bot to review various concepts
• Show examples of teacher-made games
• Explain how to code Bee-Bot
QR Codes:
• Record students modeling the station/computational fluency games that parents can reference
• Add videos to math newsletters, parent workshop fliers/handouts
• QR word problems for a “math walkabout”
Spotlight on Tech at the Diamond: If time allows, we will share other technology that we use at Diamond Springs Elementary School.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Hughes

Jennifer Hughes

Math Specialist/Coach, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C12

1:00pm

(C13) A BEEP ing journey through BrainPOP
Have you always enjoyed Tim, Annie, and Moby? Of course you have; they are fun, funny, and informative. Did you know that there is way more to BrainPOP than the movies and quizzes? Join me on a "Beep"ing journey through BrainPOP. You'll discover ways to entertain yourself and your class and do lots of learning along the way. Oh, teachers can assess and gather data, too. "BEEP"! Please, have a device with you that can access BrainPOP/BrainPOP Jr.

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JR

Juliet Rickman

5th Grade Teacher, Bettie F Williams ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C13

1:00pm

(C16) Tech Tools for your Digital Toolbox
Need some awesome tools to help you digitize your classroom? Whether you are just getting started or looking for something new, this session is for you! In this session you will learn about easy to learn and use digital tools! Tools for assessment, gamification, delivering information, organization- AND tools students can create with, along with lots of tips, tricks and RESOURCES! Most importantly, this session will help give you tools that will create more time for you during the day!

Speakers
avatar for Michael Wesely

Michael Wesely

Instructional Technology Specialist at Kempsville Elementary School, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Currently an ITS at Kempsville Elementary School, and formerly a 4th grade teacher from Tallwood Elementary School. Many of you may have even toured my classroom on a learning walk. I really enjoy sharing and getting others excited about the technology out there. Sharing my discoveries... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C16

1:00pm

(C5) Podcasting Simplified
Has podcasting in the classroom felt like an overwhelming and unmanageable process? It isn't anymore! Synth is an online podcasting website and app that provides an easy to implement platform for your students' voices to be heard while encouraging collaboration. Create opportunities for agency, authentic learning, and publicly showcasing student voice in your classroom in a variety of ways using a tool that encourages communication and listening skills.

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Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C5

1:00pm

(C6) Schoology Assessments in the Music Classroom
Best practices in administering the Schoology Cornerstone Assessments in the music classroom setting will be shared and explored. Participants will need their laptops or Chromebooks and access to the Teaching and Learning General Music Group. For those already familiar with the assessments, we can explore creating additional customized assessments for Schoology courses.

Speakers
avatar for Jana Metz

Jana Metz

Music Teacher, VBCPS
I am an elementary music teacher who loves to sing and share my love of music with young musicians. It is wonderful to see and hear musical talents beginning to take root and watch them grow!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C6

1:00pm

(C8) Easy Hyperdocs and Flipped Lessons for K
Learn how to easily create Hyperdocs and flipped lessons for the K-2 classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Geri Pattie

Geri Pattie

Instructional Technology Specialist, Lynnhaven ES
I am a certified preK-8th grade teacher and Google Certified Educator. Currently, I am an Instructional Technology Specialist at Lynnhaven Elementary School. Lynnhaven is in its 2nd year of being 1-to-1 on chromebooks for K-5th. We also utilize iPads, and many coding devices for... Read More →
JR

Jenna Roberts

Teacher, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C8

1:00pm

(D10) Diving Into Virtual Reality (VR/AR) in the Elementary Classroom
Come and see how virtual reality can take your students from the bottom of the ocean to the rings of Saturn. Learn how to use virtual reality to make learning come alive in your classroom. Go any place in the galaxy or step back in time to gain a better understanding of the world around us. Tools and apps demonstrated in this session will include – Google Expedition, Nearpod VR and the Merge Cube. It is recommended that you bring an iPad/iPhone or another mobile device to this session.   Please refer to the slide in this description to download some of the apps that I will be demonstrating during this session.  

Speakers
avatar for Fara Faust

Fara Faust

Instructional Technology Specialist, VBCPS



Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D10

1:00pm

(D2) Balancing Seesaw in the Special Ed Classroom
Participants will learn how to utilize Seesaw for social skills, academics, data collection and family communication. This will be specially geared towards special education and self-contained classrooms; however, these skills can be used in any class kindergarten on up. Please be sure to bring a charged Chromebook or iPad to use at session. Participants will leave with a list of ideas for the classroom and several activities to use within your classroom. *This class is listed for experienced users, however differentiation will be provided.*

Speakers
DG

Debbie Gibbs

Library Media Specialist, Virginia BeachPublic Schools
avatar for Paula Ott

Paula Ott

ITS, VBCPS
Elementary ITS, Tech & MakerSpace Enthusiast, Love anything to engage & excite the kids!


Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D2

1:00pm

(Library Right) Lego WeDo
Join us in an exciting adventure into Lego WeDo 2.0! Discover ways to align student exploration with the new Computer Science Standards and the VBCPS Curriculum. Lego WeDo 2.0 offers differentiated experiences in the content, process, and product method for your students. We will be focusing on multiple pathways for learning in an integrated experience by using the new Lego WeDo 2.0! The learning experiences are accessible for all elementary grade levels.
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Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Right

1:00pm

(C2) Beautiful Sites
Use Google Sites to create beautiful, professional-looking websites and portfolios.

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Wednesday June 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C2

2:10pm

(Cafeteria) Innovation Playground
STEM: activities including 3d printers and the newest VR headsets.
Makerspace: Legos, 3d printers, robotics, and more.
"Ask Me About": Ask any question that you have about Schoology or technology in general.

Speakers
KP

Khristi Patton

LMS
Technology loving Library Media Specialist, enthusiastic learner
avatar for Sheena Smith

Sheena Smith

Instructional Technology Specialist, Rosemont Forest Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
Cafeteria

2:10pm

(C1) Mega Share Ed Tech Tools You Can Use Tomorrow
We will share a variety of ed tech tools we learned at VAASL, VSTE, and FETC. Walk away with tools you can use tomorrow: Flippity, Loom, Mentimeter, Wakelet, Classroomscreen.com, Streamable, My Simple Show, Voxer, PDF Candy, and more!

What educational level does your session most suit? K-12


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C1

2:10pm

(C12) Technology that helps students move
Technology can be more than looking at a screen. With the right apps and websites you can get your students moving in the gym or the classroom to increase their daily active minutes, coordination and concentration. You can even include content area information for double duty active minutes. We will explore EzScan, SworkIT, GooseChase and Nearpod using iPads and/or Chromebooks to enhance your students' school day and overall health.

Speakers
avatar for Lei Dunn

Lei Dunn

Health & PE Teacher, Newtown


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C12

2:10pm

(C14) Flipping Out
Flipgrid is a powerful media tool that allows students to present in a safe online format. Flipgrid can be used to share, and teachers can set specific parameters and specifications. Students are even able to provide feedback by “dropping the mic” and respond to their peers’ videos. Teachers are able to “spark” videos and engage in a feedback process all through the Flipgrid interface. Flipgrid has many uses in the classroom like a quick exit ticket or an in depth analysis, and it is great for all grade levels.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C14

2:10pm

(C5) Google Expeditions Field Trips Anywhere Anytime
Learn how to use a Google Expedition cart equipped with tablet, phones, and virtual reality goggles to take your students on a field trip anywhere on the globe. Step into the shoes of the student as the presenters take you on a full expedition with both visual and verbal information. Browse through expeditions that correlate with your curriculum and engage in asking questions for additional information.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C5

2:10pm

(C6) Nearly Paperless and Why I Won't Go Back
Sharing my journey the past 3 years accidentally discovering the motivational power of balanced blended learning using purposeful edtech in my elementary classroom that resulted in higher student engagement, a more student-centered classroom with student-driven learning using digital tools like Padlet, Google Cast for Education, collaborative Google Slides, Flipgrid, Seesaw, GoFormative, Quizizz, and much, much more. All educators welcome.

Speakers
avatar for Adrienne Jimerson

Adrienne Jimerson

2nd Grade Teacher, VBCPS
Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid Certified Educator, Schoology Champion.Lover of Google: Drive, Classroom, Slides, Cast, Forms . Screencastify. Quizizz. IXL.com. GoFormative. PicCollage. Padlet. Symbaloo. Quizlet. Flipping your sub plans. Flipping your classroom. Flex seating. Student... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C6

2:10pm

(C8) Amp Up Your Game with ClassCraft
Imagine stepping through a portal into a new and magical world. You are the GameMaster and with you are clans of student explorers that are ready to embark on a journey of wonder and excitement. Share their enthusiasm as they enter a world that celebrates creativity and collaboration, and provides opportunities for students to tackle challenges. Build and strengthen
relationships, not only between you and your students, but also between classmates!
Warning: Entering this world will change you and your class FOREVER!
Welcome to the world of ClassCraft. This amazing web-based app will enhance your elementary or secondary (grade 3-12) classroom in ways you have yet to imagine. Your classroom will become a fun-filled game that will engage and inspire your students to be seekers of knowledge! Student explorers will become absorbed in story-based Quests that will lead them down a path of personalized learning adventures.

Speakers
avatar for Kellie Weisenbeck

Kellie Weisenbeck

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C8

2:10pm

(D3) From Ripples to Waves Schoology Collaborate Cafe
Join Schoology conversations as we share, collaborate and learn together. Connect with a panel of Schoology super users as they answer questions and demonstrate face to face. Participants will experience a variety of discussions as they move around the room. This session is for all levels of Schoology users.
And this is us:

Ana Medina 
Library Media Specialist
Renaissance Academy

Patricia Smith
Instructional Technology Specialist
Renaissance Academy

Speakers
avatar for Ana Medina

Ana Medina

Library Media Specialist, Renaissance Academy
avatar for Patricia Smith

Patricia Smith

Instructional Technology Specialist, Renaissance Academy


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D3

2:10pm

2:10pm

2:10pm

(D7) Schoology Great Whites Deep Dive Level
This session is designed for individuals who are currently using Schoology. Participants will be exposed to a handful of advanced Schoology features. Teachers will learn how to create and use Grading Groups, Individually Assign Materials, Shared Discussions, Completion Rules, Tagging Mastery Standards, and Section Linking. Participants will also have time to apply what they learned as they complete the Level 3 Schoology Challenge task cards.

Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D7

2:10pm

(C13) Creating Dynamic Project Based Learning Experiences
Are you looking to include more project based learning experiences in your curriculum? Looking for ways to engage students and receive final products that truly demonstrate student learning? Come join our session, where we will share a few dynamic project based learning examples that had our students laughing, collaborating, sharing hidden talents, and making lots of real world connections.
Tools/Strategies to be discussed:
Podcasting/Screencasting
Google Sites Virtual Museums
Infographics


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C13

2:10pm

(C15) Building Background With QR Code Scavenger Hunts
Need to build background on a topic or provide context at the beginning of a unit? Want to engage your students to a fun competition that pushes them to learn? In this session, you will learn how to build a scavenger hunt using QR codes that will use only the content you want and cover all the points they will need. We will be using QR Code generators, Google Drive, QR Code scanners, and a Tool Kit of apps that will allow you to create clues to get your students thinking critically and solving problems.

Speakers
CB

Christine Butzbach

English 9 and 11


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C15

2:10pm

(C9) Flip Your Classroom Screencasting with Chrome Apps
Learn to produce instructional screencasts for your classroom using the Chromebook apps Screencastify and Loom. Students will see each product demonstrated and get a some basic directions in their use. They will then have time and opportunity to produce their own screencast to use in their classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Instructional Technology Geek, Integrator, Photographer, and lover of gadgets.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C9

2:10pm

(D9) Diving Deeper into Desmos
During this session we will diver deeper into the capabilities of Desmos. More than just a calculator, Desmos can be used to explore mathematical concepts and direct lessons while facilitating mathematical discourse. This session will focus on exploring pre-designed Desmos activities as well as developing your own activities in Desmos. Participants will need to bring a device (laptop or chrome book) for this session.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Purvis

Laura Purvis

Gifted Resource Teacher, Independence Middle School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D9

2:10pm

(C10) Creating a Tech Savvy Kindergarten Classroom
Do you want to make a splash in your kindergarten classroom next year? If so, this is the class for you. Learn to implement digital tools to keep your students engaged and accountable while working independently. You will learn innovative and easy ways to collect data on your students without having to call in the lifeguard!!!! The digital tools we will focus on are Flipgrid, Seesaw, Quick Response codes, and more.

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Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C10

2:10pm

(C11) Nearpod for Newbies
Fourth grade teachers will show how to use Nearpod to help engage students in a new way. Using technology to be sure 100% participation s happening in class/small group, as well as real time formative assessments are a few ways Nearpod has become a favorite tool for these 4th grade teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Christine Mahl

Christine Mahl

4th Grade Tchr, Pembroke Meadows ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C11

2:10pm

(C16) K Schoology Fun Diving in with Self Paced Activities
Two first grade teachers from Diamond Springs Elementary will share their experiences and knowledge about creating self-paced activities in Schoology. Teachers will participate in a self-paced activity in Schoology then learn the steps involved in creating their own self-paced assignment. Some of the features we will focus on in Schoology include media albums, pages, discussions, Google Drive Assignments App, and more!

Speakers
avatar for Amber Bush

Amber Bush

Teacher, VBCPS
#k1schoologyfun
RR

Rebecca Rawls

Teacher, VBCPS


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C16

2:10pm

(C2) Leveling Up Your Seesaw Game
This session will cover many ways to maximize your use of Seesaw in the classroom. We will discuss various tips and tricks on both iPads and Chromebooks, including ways to use Seesaw for parent involvement, as well as for whole group, small group, and individual use in the classroom. We will not be covering Seesaw basics (setting up a class, logging in, adding parents) in this class.

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Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C2

2:10pm

(C3) Diving Deeper With the Tools You Know
Join us as we take a deeper dive into the day of a K-5 future learner. From paperless parent communications, to class team building and digital integration throughout the instructional day, we will explore using the digital tools you are already know in some new and unique ways to engage your students and parents. Some of the tools we will cover include Google Forms, Sites, and Slides, Brainpop, Flipgrid and Seesaw. Amp up collaborative learning and launch curiosity beyond the school day as you transform student learning with our hands - on workshop.


Speakers
avatar for Eric Baar

Eric Baar

ITS, VBCPS
avatar for Michelle Pressley

Michelle Pressley

Instructional Technology Specialist, Green Run ES


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C3

2:10pm

(C4) Using Flipped & Self Paced Small Groups to Increase Student Agency
This session, aimed at upper elementary teachers, will give participants examples of how they can shake up the traditional 20 minute rotations to better meet the needs of their students. Flipped lessons, hyperdocs, and various technology tools (Playposit, Edpuzzle, GSuite, etc) will be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Hailey Bishop

Hailey Bishop

5th Grade Teacher, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C4

2:10pm

(C7) Flipgrid Deep Dive
Already know the Flipgrid basics? Want to take it to the next level? Join us for ideas on how to get your students actively engaged using tools such as Flipgrid Hunt, Grid Pals, and MixTapes!

Speakers
avatar for Debra Liddon

Debra Liddon

Instructional Tech Specialist, Strawbridge Elementary


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C7

2:10pm

(D10) Technology Tools for the Special Education Classroom
Learn how to use a variety of instructional tools to support the special education student. In this session we will highlight using the discussion board and assignment features within Schoology with your SPED students as well as creating grading groups to assign audio online to students by subject, and how to create your own audio files with a text to speech website. We will also discuss strategies with the Read & Write extension for SPED students and the Google ability to use speech to text.

Speakers
avatar for Tracy McCarthy

Tracy McCarthy

Teacher, Corporate Landing ES
Education is not just my job, it’s my passion.
avatar for Liz Shovelin

Liz Shovelin

Instructional Technology Specialist, Corporate Landing Elementary School


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D10

2:10pm

(D11) First Graders Researching You've got to be kidding
This session will share with you the steps taken to complete a multiple source research project with First Grade students and beyond. Using a multi grade project topic, animals. The final product is a slide show presentation with voice narration using a free program called Classkick or G Suite Service. This process can be adapted for other elementary grades.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D11

2:10pm

(D2) Tech Buddies in the Elementary Classroom
Come learn how to implement technology buddies in your classroom and how to help your students be innovative using a variety of technology.When tech buddies are implemented, two classes join together to explore new technologies and create relationships between students. Both older and younger elementary students benefit from the tech buddy relationship and it can help teachers leverage learning in their classroom. In tech buddies we use google apps, book creator, robots, unplugged coding, chatter pix and other apps.

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Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D2

2:10pm

(D4) Tinkering with the C's
We are using 3D printing and the 5 C's to enhance student learning. In this session, we will explain how we use technology, specifically 3D printing and google sites, to encourage creativity with student choice. We will show how students use google sites to communicate their creative and critical thinking processes through journaling and digital portfolios.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D4

2:10pm

(D18) The Ultimate Guide to Digital Breakouts
Making a digital breakout activity can be a daunting task. How do you meld content into fun, creative puzzles at just the right level of difficulty? Wouldn't it be nice to have models of clues that could be used for almost anything and templates to simply copy and modify? I will show you using G Suite tools (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms) how to build the ultimate digital breakout!

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Dulmage

Bryan Dulmage

Instructional Technology Specialist, Lynnhaven Middle School
Google Certified Level I & IIGoogle Certified TrainerI am interested in all things #edtech but specifically how to use technology as a tool to help students develop their strengths, find their passions, think deeply about content, and show their creativity.


Wednesday June 19, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D18