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Kahoot!
Kahoot is a free website that helps teachers create quiz games. This presentation will include how to access already made quizzes, how to make your own quiz, and how to access some of the features of Kahoot.
Kelly Leggett
Woodland Presbyterian4th Grade
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5:20

Classroom Connections
Your classroom is no longer limited to 4 walls -- but can easily now be expanded with many technology opportunities. This session will be filled with many ideas how you can knock those walls down immediately and connect your classroom with one, two, or hundreds of other K6 classrooms.
Jennifer Wagner
Calvary Murrieta, Lab Instructor, K-6
K-6

5:40

Comprehension Practice with Google Docs in the Early Grades
How do you assess your students' ability to read a passage and give details as to what happened in the story? Most of us assess this orally and do not have concrete data to back up our findings. With the use of google forms, you can see which students excel in reading comprehension as well as pin point the students that need intervention. You will learn how to create your own google form with a short passage that you can take back to your classroom immediately. The best part of this technology activity is that it is FREE! It is suggested that you bring your google account log-in information with you.
Amy Smythe
Woodland Presbyterian 1st Grade
SK-2

6:00

Using Technology to Teach Effective Functioning Skills
This session will review several websites that explain and examine Executive Functioning skills and then look at Brain Games that will "exercise" your brain.
Gay Landaiche
St. Mary's, Lower School Learning Specialist
3-6

6:20

WeVideo
WeVideo lets you create great videos in a flash. Drag and drop your videos, trim and choose from pre-made themes to set a unique style. Go advanced when you are ready.
Whitney Miller
Hutchison
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6:40

Plickers in the Classroom
Plickers is a powerful tool that allows teachers to collect and display real time data without the need for expensive devices. Plickers can help inform your instruction and provide instant feedback to students. Plickers can be easily integrated into any classroom with wireless internet and an android or apple device. Check out https://plickers.com to get a preview!
Ashley Smith
Germantown Municipal, Curriculum Technology Trainer
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Twitter as Assessment for Learning
Use Twitter to document the learning that's regularly happening in your classroom. Reflecting on this learning will help determine next steps and prepare for different students with different needs. Using such a public platform will also allow others to help you with determining future plans: giving you multiple "teaching partners" on a very global scale.
Aviva Dunsiger
Dr. Davey Elementary,
Ontario
Grade 1
K-8

5:20

Socrative
Socrative lets teachers engage and assess their students with educational activities on tablets, laptops and smartphones. Through the use of real time questioning, instant result aggregation and visualization, teachers can gauge the whole class’ current level of understanding. Come to this session to get a brief intro to this application and see it in action.
Wanda Terral
Lakeland School System, Instructional Technology Specialist
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5:40

Connect with all Educators, Students, and Community with TwitCasting
TwitCasting is a great way to share information with students, parents, community, administration, faculty, staff and the world! TwitCasting is a great way for students and teachers to share up-to-date information and receive feedback using the class hashtag. Dr. Tatom will be doing a TwitCast during the presentation. His Twitter handle is @drmmtatom. Watch for the link during the presentation.

Presentation may be found here: http://fhu.edu/s/w4H5G
Dr. Monte Tatom
Freed-Hardeman University
Director of iLearn Program and Associate Professor of Education
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6:00

Plickers in the Classroom
Plickers is a tool used as a formative assessment in the classroom. The most exciting aspect is that the students do not need any technology.
Tonya Carson
Alyson Bogue
Lakeland Elementary,
1st grade
K-12

6:20

Get Students Talking with Digital Tools
In this Skype session, we will look at various tools your students can use to let their voices be heard! We will look at voice recording and video conferencing tools.
Eva
Harvell
Pascagoula-Gautier School District; Technology Integration Specialist
K-6

6:40

Study Guides in Google Sheets
Teach your students how to create study guides using conditional formatting in Google Sheets. They can make the cell turn green when the correct answer is typed in and red when the answer is wrong. Students can share the study guides with their friends. Works best with a Google Apps school, but not required.
Jan Mars
ECS, Middle School Technology Teacher, 6-8
5-12

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Using Technology to Increase Rigor K-8
This session will be demonstrating Web tools that you can use to make learning innovative and fun for your students. These sites are easy to use and can be done with little to no set up. You can use your own content to make the sites usable for any subject.
LaShona Taylor
Larry Gooch
Bartlett Schools Instructional Technology Trainer, K-8
K-8

5:20

Assess with Google Forms and Flubaroo
We will discuss how to easily assess students using Google Forms and Flubaroo, a Google add-on. Students must have access to a computer or ipad.
Shelli Henry
Woodland Presbyterian,
7th/8th Science Teacher
4-8

5:40

Kahoot!
Kahoot! is a game based classroom response system where you can create and play quizzes, discussions, and surveys using any device with a web browser.
Bridget Botto
St. Francis School, 7th grade
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6:00

Edpuzzle
This session will demonstrate Edpuzzle which is a free site where teachers can upload entire or edited videos from any source into a safe environment for child friendly viewing. The teacher can then attach questions to be answered along the way by the students. The questions are then graded, placed into a grade book and analyzed by Edpuzzle to help the teacher either focus on problem concepts or perhaps recognize that there may be a better way to frame a particular question.
John Sweeney
St. Francis,
Science Teacher
5-12

6:20

Stranded: The Geography Based Survival Game
This presentation will discuss Stranded, survival simulation that incorporates and develops key geography concepts such as basic mapping skills, distance deciphering, and building a map legend. The group project also includes a survival guide portion that allows students to learn basic wilderness survival skills while also constructing a research paper complete with title page, table of contents, and works cited page. The students must use critical thinking strategies and collaboration in order to survive in uncharted territory.
Aherin Dickson
St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School, World Geography teacher, Grade 8
6-9

6:40

Zaption: Don't just watch. Learn!
Join us for a brief demo of Zaption!
Zaption transforms video-based learning with interactive content and tools that engage learners, deepen understanding, and track student progress. Teachers and trainers use Zaption to quickly add images, text, quizzes, and discussions to existing videos from YouTube and Vimeo. With Zaption’s award-winning analytics, instructors get immediate feedback on how students interact with the content and understand key concepts. This is a free web 2.0 tool!
Renee
Bruner
Zaption, Marketing Lead
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Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library (LEL) is provided to ALL Tennessee residents through the Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) for FREE. Get homework help in math and English for grades 4-12, study for the ACT, improve your Microsoft Office skills, and more. Come see what LEL can do for you!
Betty Houston
ECS
Librarian, Tech Integration
All

5:20

Latest and Greatest Web Resources and Apps
Imagine what happens when the smartest, most motivated educators engage with the most creative edtech. This session will provide you with the latest web resources and apps to engage your students and support your instruction. This session is for all grade levels and content areas.
Beth Lockhart
Tipton County Schools, Technology Specialist,
district-wide preK-12
K-12

5:40

Using Technology to Increase Rigor 6-12
Using Multiple Web 2.0 tools to to Increase Content Rigor
Kitty Hiltenbrand
Joey Mitchell
Bartlett City Schools, Instructional Technology Trainer, 6th - 12th
6-12

6:00

How to Become a Google Educator
Learn details about becoming an official Google Educator.
Wanda Terral
Instructional Technology Specialist, Lakeland School System
All

6:20


Flipped Classroom
The Flipped Classroom Model is changing the way you do traditional lectures. You flip instruction time to video based lessons (using powerpoint, embedded quiz assessments, etc inside your video lessons) that students do at home, leaving more classroom time for project-based learning or work assignments.
Jessica Roberts
Arlington High School, Teacher, Film 9-12
9-12

6:40

Using Short Videos/Films to Teach
Why use boring lecture short videos/films when you can use something that grabs the student's attention? Short films, videos, and documentaries stir the student's brain and imagination and can help apply concepts more effectively. Learn about resources and websites that can help you bring something exciting into the classroom.
Jessica Roberts
Arlington High School, Teacher, Film 9-12
9-12

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Visual Literacy using Word Clouds
At the basic level literacy is the ability to read and write. Visual Literacy takes that simple ability, includes technology, and creates an engaged student. Attend this session to learn a few ways to create visual literacy in the classroom. These tools can be adapted for any grade level and subject area. However, this particular session will give examples for use in Language Arts classes.
Kaylah Holland
Northpoint Christian School, Technology Integrator,
7th-12th
All, but main focus on Language Arts

5:20

Tellagami in the Classroom
Tellagami is a mobile app that allows users to easily create and share quick, animated videos. There are multiple uses in the classroom ranging from teachers presenting information to a student-creation tool.
Jennifer Strunk
Northpoint Christian School, Elementary Technology Integrator, PK-6th Grade
All

5:40

Diving into
Project-based Learning
Are you wanting to begin project-based learning in your classroom? Hear about one teacher's experience diving into it headfirst and learn about some helpful tips, tools, and resources to help you jump in, too.
Philip Cummings
PDS,6th grade Teacher
5-12

6:00

Digital Writing with Write About
According to the National Writing Project, digital writing matters. Write About provides students a safe, social space to publish their writing to. It surrounds students with interesting visual writing ideas and a community of student authors to share their work with. By leaving and receiving comments they can be part of conversations that move their work as digital writers and publishers forward. Write About supports the writing process with tools for feedback and helps students build their audience with custom groups.
John
Spencer
Desert Sands Middle School, Teacher, Middle
K-12

6:20

Website and App SMACKDOWN!
Come share a site or app that you use with your students or for teacher planning with the group. Each person will have 2 minutes to share on the big screen. Easy way to learn about new tools and apps quickly!
Everyone
n/a
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6:40

Website and App SMACKDOWN!
More to share!!! Come share a site or app that you use with your students or for teacher planning with the group. Each person will have 2 minutes to share on the big screen. Easy way to learn about new tools and apps quickly!
Everyone
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