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The #prospertrendingnow conference is dedicated to igniting a passion in teachers to explore “trending” technologies with a curriculum connection. This mini conference is designed with you in mind… YOU will have an opportunity to learn from colleagues in your district and from across the state, YOU will pick the classes that empower YOU to make the digital leap into using “trending” technologies with YOUR students. Join us for an unforgettable day of learning and follow us on Twitter at #prospertrendingnow for exciting announcements about the conference. Breakout sessions start at 8:30. 
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Wednesday, June 10
 

8:30am

Basic Eduphoria: Aware, Forethought, Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn the Prosper ISD basics of each applications within Eduphoira. 

Speakers
avatar for Joann Van Osdol

Joann Van Osdol

Curriculum and Technology Services


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1210 PHS

8:30am

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Library PHS

8:30am

Intro to Google Drive
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you new to Google? This session is for you! Come explore the very basics of getting started with the Google Drive suite of applications. Together we will learn how to navigate, create, and learn some practical tips for the classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Digital Learning Consultant, Shake Up Learning
Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1208 PHS

8:30am

PISD Parent & Teacher Cyber Safety Toolkit
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to help your children and students manage their online lives but not sure where to start? With this cyber safety toolkit designed especially for Prosper parents, you will learn tips and tricks to keep your kids and students safe both in and out of of the classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Patrick O'Neil

Patrick O'Neil

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Patrick is the PHS Instructional Technology Specialist. He graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2000 with a degree in Secondary Education/Communication Arts, and a minor in Acting; this means in he can teach English, Theatre Arts, Television Production, and Speech. He was a... Read More →
avatar for Richelle O'Neil

Richelle O'Neil

Library Media Services Coordinator, Garland ISD
Richelle O'Neil is the Library Media Services Coordinator for Garland ISD. She has been a lead librarian, lead instructional technologist, high school librarian, elementary librarian, and secondary theatre arts teacher. Richelle strives to connect, empower, and help all members of... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1214 PHS

8:30am

SchoolWires Introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

SchoolWires is the new website application for the 2015-2016 school year.  This introductory sessions will give you a brief overview of the application. 

Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1238

8:30am

What Do My Students Know? - Use Tech to Find Out
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will show teachers multiple ways to assess students using a wide range of technology in a 1to1, BYOD, or one-device classroom. All teachers can benefit from technology assessment strategies in all levels of classrooms. Please bring a smart-phone or tablet to participate live.

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1252 PHS

8:30am

Why do I want a Professional Learning Network
Limited Capacity seats available

A professional learning network, with Twitter or PLN, is not a new idea. But with the many opportunities that are available to us daily, can we really afford not to be connected to other educators? Join us as we learn what a PLN is and how it can help us succeed in a connected educational world.

Speakers
avatar for Brett Phipps

Brett Phipps

English Teacher, Prosper High School
Connected Educator


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1211 PHS

8:30am

iPaddling through the Reading Classroom (2-4 Grades)
Limited Capacity seats available

Paddle with me through some must see apps for the ELAR classroom! It is so important as educators, who connect daily with a classroom full of 21st Century Learners, that we provide global learning opportunities for our students. Teaching in a "World Classroom" makes learning relevant and engaging for our students. Breaking down the walls of our classroom helps students develop a respect for different cultures and ideas. There are many simple and easy ways for educators to connect globally. You don't have to be a 1:1 Classroom to go Global!!

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1213 PHS

8:30am

The Flipped Classroom in Elementary World
Limited Capacity seats available

Wanna flip? The Flipped Classroom directs attention away from teachers and puts it back on the students and their learning. Come join us to find out how to make the flipped classroom work for you and your students at the elementary level.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

4th Grade, Prosper ISD
Elementary Teacher - Baker


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1217 PHS

8:30am

Energizing ELAR
Limited Capacity seats available

Does technology seem too big? Bored with doing the same old things? Come learn how to add some techie pizazz to your daily lessons, and get your students engaged and excited about learning.

Speakers
avatar for Allison Dibble

Allison Dibble

Teacher, Prosper ISD
I love cows. My students lost count of how many I have. I'm also right in the middle of my Masters in English program, and loving it. (Just don't ask me how I like it at the end of the month when the major papers are due.) | This will be my seventh year teaching, and the third... Read More →
avatar for Natalie Shanks

Natalie Shanks

Rogers Middle School
I love integrating technology in order to make the most use of class time, understand what students need to know, and make plans for future lessons. This is my 14th year teaching, and I enjoy making each year different and unique just like our students. | | Currently, I am... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1245 PHS

8:30am

Google Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you been looking for a way to go paperless and a make a stronger connection to your students? Google Classroom is an application that can simplify a teacher’s need to develop, distribute, and grade assignments in a paperless way. It likewise has the benefit of keeping students on track and connected to what is happening in class.

Speakers
avatar for Emily Kopeck

Emily Kopeck

Teacher, Prosper ISD
avatar for Kassidy Wagner

Kassidy Wagner

Teacher, Prosper ISD
Pre-AP and GT Math Teacher at Rogers Middle School in Prosper, TX. | Teaching in the district since 2012. | M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction with an Emphasis on Mathematics


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:10am
Room 1215 PHS

8:30am

Choose your own Adventure with Google Forms
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you remember reading the “Choose your own Adventure” books? Learn how to use Google forms to create this type of activity for your students. I will share ideas for use and help you get started on your first adventure!

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Educator, #edcampGoo #EdcampProsper, Lead ITS of a Google for Education Reference District


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:55am
Room 1254 PHS

8:30am

Cyber Practices in the 21st Century: Online and Email Best Practices Reviewed
Limited Capacity seats available

Even the most savvy digital citizens know that you must keep your skills current in today's increasingly connected world. Identity theft, electronic account hacking, and phishing attack vectors are becoming more sophisticated as malicious entities adapt to the latest cyber protection methods. If you are concerned about the digital threats that are lurking in the Cloud, your mobile devices, and your email; join me for an informative review of the current digital best practices.

Speakers
avatar for Ted Ziolkowksi

Ted Ziolkowksi

Director of Technical Services


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:55am
Room 1205 PHS

8:30am

Engaging Students with QR Codes Is Fun for Everyone
Limited Capacity seats available

QR codes - they're everywhere, but how can they be used in the classroom? Leave this session with lots of QR code activities for all subjects and grade levels. Please bring a device with a QR reader loaded. 

Speakers
avatar for Janet Corder

Janet Corder

Janet Corder has worked in school districts with very different demographics, which enables them to relate to a wide variety of audiences. She has been selected as a “Best of the Best” at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conferences for several years for... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:55am
Room 1212 PHS

8:30am

Technology and PBL
Limited Capacity seats available

In this presentation we will cover various technology tools to aid in every step of the PBL process. Participants will walk away with a variety of technology tools to use in their classrooms, as well as a deeper understanding of Project Based Learning. As a former PBL teacher, I can also offer you several resources to help in the development of your projects.

Speakers
avatar for Miranda Hansen

Miranda Hansen

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Instructional Technology Specialist, Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2 and Google Certified Trainer, Digital Fluency Graduate, Nearpod and Flipgrid Lover!


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:55am
Room 1203 PHS

8:30am

Effective Feedback via Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Effective feedback to students is essential for the their growth and development as learners. In this session, we will look at what quality feedback is and isn't and why it is important. We will then explore ways to use technology to make the feedback more meaningful for students, as well as more efficient for the teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Keith Wyrick

Keith Wyrick

Digital Development Coordinator
Keith Wyrick is a Digital Development Coordinator for a large Region 10 district.  With over 17 years of experience in education, Keith has served as a classroom teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist prior to his current role.  Mr. Wyrick helped open the first 1:1 campus... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:55am
Room 1253 PHS

8:30am

Matt Gomez (PK-1 Grades)
Limited Capacity seats available

Matt Gomez has taught Kindergarten since 2001 and despite his dislike for glitter he has found it the perfect place to work and play. He is passionate about engaging parents in their child's learning and believes relationships are the key to success in the classroom. Matt enthusiastically uses technology to captivate students, fire up their love of learning, and connect them to the world outside the classroom. He is the co-founder of EdcampDallas and a Moderator for the Twitter chat #Kinderchat.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own iPad to this session. There will be some district's device for use within the session also.  

Speakers
avatar for Matt Gomez

Matt Gomez

Matt Gomez has taught Kindergarten since 2001 and despite his dislike for glitter he has found it the perfect place to work and play. He is passionate about engaging parents in their child's learning and believes relationships are the key to success in the classroom. Matt enthusiastically... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 11:30am
PHS 1247

8:30am

Google Powered Student E-Portfolios (7-12 Grades)
Limited Capacity seats available

E-portfolios will not only provide a framework around which a student's learning experiences cohere, but will become a portable e-document they can attach to college applications and work resumes. Participants will explore the benefits of e-portfolios for students (and teachers!) We will learn to navigate Google Sites effectively, build and personalize each page, configure and upload content, and use this resource as a window into student learning that other assessments tools simply do not address.

Speakers
avatar for Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper is a consultant with Region 11. He was the 2013  Teacher of the Year Northwest ISD.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 11:30am
Room 1201 PHS

9:15am

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Library PHS

9:15am

Intro to Google Drive
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you new to Google? This session is for you! Come explore the very basics of getting started with the Google Drive suite of applications. Together we will learn how to navigate, create, and learn some practical tips for the classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Digital Learning Consultant, Shake Up Learning
Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1208 PHS

9:15am

Mac 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Get an introduction to the Mac World!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Maxey

Kelly Maxey

Prosper High School


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1256 PHS

9:15am

PISD Parent & Teacher Cyber Safety Toolkit
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to help your children and students manage their online lives but not sure where to start? With this cyber safety toolkit designed especially for Prosper parents, you will learn tips and tricks to keep your kids and students safe both in and out of of the classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Patrick O'Neil

Patrick O'Neil

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Patrick is the PHS Instructional Technology Specialist. He graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2000 with a degree in Secondary Education/Communication Arts, and a minor in Acting; this means in he can teach English, Theatre Arts, Television Production, and Speech. He was a... Read More →
avatar for Richelle O'Neil

Richelle O'Neil

Library Media Services Coordinator, Garland ISD
Richelle O'Neil is the Library Media Services Coordinator for Garland ISD. She has been a lead librarian, lead instructional technologist, high school librarian, elementary librarian, and secondary theatre arts teacher. Richelle strives to connect, empower, and help all members of... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1214 PHS

9:15am

SchoolWires Introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

SchoolWires is the new website application for the 2015-2016 school year.  This introductory sessions will give you a brief overview of the application. 

Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1238

9:15am

What Do My Students Know? - Use Tech to Find Out
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will show teachers multiple ways to assess students using a wide range of technology in a 1to1, BYOD, or one-device classroom. All teachers can benefit from technology assessment strategies in all levels of classrooms. Please bring a smart-phone or tablet to participate live.

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1252 PHS

9:15am

Why do I want a Professional Learning Network
Limited Capacity seats available

A professional learning network, with Twitter or PLN, is not a new idea. But with the many opportunities that are available to us daily, can we really afford not to be connected to other educators? Join us as we learn what a PLN is and how it can help us succeed in a connected educational world.

Speakers
avatar for Brett Phipps

Brett Phipps

English Teacher, Prosper High School
Connected Educator


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1211 PHS

9:15am

iPaddling through the Reading Classroom (2-4 Grades)
Limited Capacity seats available

Paddle with me through some must see apps for the ELAR classroom! It is so important as educators, who connect daily with a classroom full of 21st Century Learners, that we provide global learning opportunities for our students. Teaching in a "World Classroom" makes learning relevant and engaging for our students. Breaking down the walls of our classroom helps students develop a respect for different cultures and ideas. There are many simple and easy ways for educators to connect globally. You don't have to be a 1:1 Classroom to go Global!!

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1213 PHS

9:15am

The Flipped Classroom in Elementary World
Limited Capacity seats available

Wanna flip? The Flipped Classroom directs attention away from teachers and puts it back on the students and their learning. Come join us to find out how to make the flipped classroom work for you and your students at the elementary level.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

4th Grade, Prosper ISD
Elementary Teacher - Baker


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1217 PHS

9:15am

Energizing ELAR
Limited Capacity seats available

Does technology seem too big? Bored with doing the same old things? Come learn how to add some techie pizazz to your daily lessons, and get your students engaged and excited about learning.

Speakers
avatar for Allison Dibble

Allison Dibble

Teacher, Prosper ISD
I love cows. My students lost count of how many I have. I'm also right in the middle of my Masters in English program, and loving it. (Just don't ask me how I like it at the end of the month when the major papers are due.) | This will be my seventh year teaching, and the third... Read More →
avatar for Natalie Shanks

Natalie Shanks

Rogers Middle School
I love integrating technology in order to make the most use of class time, understand what students need to know, and make plans for future lessons. This is my 14th year teaching, and I enjoy making each year different and unique just like our students. | | Currently, I am... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1245 PHS

9:15am

Google Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you been looking for a way to go paperless and a make a stronger connection to your students? Google Classroom is an application that can simplify a teacher’s need to develop, distribute, and grade assignments in a paperless way. It likewise has the benefit of keeping students on track and connected to what is happening in class.

Speakers
avatar for Emily Kopeck

Emily Kopeck

Teacher, Prosper ISD
avatar for Kassidy Wagner

Kassidy Wagner

Teacher, Prosper ISD
Pre-AP and GT Math Teacher at Rogers Middle School in Prosper, TX. | Teaching in the district since 2012. | M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction with an Emphasis on Mathematics


Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:15am - 9:55am
Room 1215 PHS

10:00am

Bring the Outside In!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever heard of Munzee? Find out how I used their concept of digital scavenger hunts using QR codes and photos in my classroom to engage students in finding real world examples of core content.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Educator, #edcampGoo #EdcampProsper, Lead ITS of a Google for Education Reference District


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1211 PHS

10:00am

Digital Tools to Strut Your Stuff
Limited Capacity seats available

There are tons of digital tools that allow your students to demonstrate mastery of a skill or their newest acquired knowledge. These tools can be used for a presentation, to create a website, make a cartoon or timeline and much more. In this session, we will discover some of the best apps and websites that allow students to be creative as they “strut their stuff” and show the world what they know!

Speakers
avatar for Janet Corder

Janet Corder

Janet Corder has worked in school districts with very different demographics, which enables them to relate to a wide variety of audiences. She has been selected as a “Best of the Best” at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conferences for several years for... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1212 PHS

10:00am

Flipped Research
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn Google and Web 2.0 video, note taking, and organization tools that can be used at any grade level to help you create research units that students can do independently.

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1215 PHS

10:00am

Get your Inbox to Zero
Limited Capacity seats available

An experience email ninja will teach you to get your email inbox to zero messages, and to keep it there. If you come to this session, and do what the Inbox Ninja teaches you, you will have 0 messages in your inbox by the end of the session.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick O'Neil

Patrick O'Neil

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Patrick is the PHS Instructional Technology Specialist. He graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2000 with a degree in Secondary Education/Communication Arts, and a minor in Acting; this means in he can teach English, Theatre Arts, Television Production, and Speech. He was a... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1254 PHS

10:00am

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Library PHS

10:00am

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Library PHS

10:00am

Power Up with Google Drive
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you ready to dive deeper into Google Drive? This session is for intermediate level users that are ready to power up and learn some more advanced skills. Together we will explore best practices for the classroom, add-ons, tips and tricks, and ways to stay more productive with Google.

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Digital Learning Consultant, Shake Up Learning
Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1208 PHS

10:00am

Rev up Reading & Research with MackinVIA!
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to gain access to hundreds of ebooks, audiobooks, and databases with only one login! Join a campus librarian and Tuan Nguyen, Library Consultant with Mackin Educational Resources, as they show you the exciting new MackinVIA platform that will open up a world of resources to you and your students!

Speakers
avatar for Richelle O'Neil

Richelle O'Neil

Library Media Services Coordinator, Garland ISD
Richelle O'Neil is the Library Media Services Coordinator for Garland ISD. She has been a lead librarian, lead instructional technologist, high school librarian, elementary librarian, and secondary theatre arts teacher. Richelle strives to connect, empower, and help all members of... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1245 PHS

10:00am

iCreate On The iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn how to engage your students using iPad apps for student creation. Participants will gain ideas on how to utilize iPads in all subject areas in an elementary classroom. Examples of students progects will be shared and participants will leave the session knowing how to use the apps that are featured.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1213 PHS

10:00am

Digital Citizenship
Limited Capacity seats available

In the age of the digital classroom, the following is imperative:
* Teachers must be aware of the internet hazards for students
* Students need to successfully and responsibly navigate online.
* Teachers should discover free resources available to support them in developing Digital Citizens in the classroom .


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1205 PHS

10:00am

Reading, Writing, Social Studies and Technology: A Winning Combination
Limited Capacity seats available

Much of the Social Studies curriculum is based around the idea of learning about the world around us and the myriad ways that people across the globe function and live differently but effectively. With technology we have a chance to allow our students to explore and experience the world in a new virtual way. Join us as we explore the integration of ELAR, Social Studies and Technology to support interactive learning in the classroom.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1216 PHS

10:00am

Technology-based Formative Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

Formative assessments can be time consuming, and taxing to grade. Using programs like Kahoot, Socrative or Skyward can be a quick way to check how your students took the information, and enable you to fill in any gaps! Come learn how to use these easy and fun programs to do quick checks of student knowledge!

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Educator, #edcampGoo #EdcampProsper, Lead ITS of a Google for Education Reference District


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 10:40am
Room 1253 PHS

10:00am

Becoming a Blended Learning Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will focus on how to transform your classroom into a Blended Learning classroom including various tools you can use with your students. The goal of this presentation is design a lesson/unit that integrates technology to enhance student learning and promote differentiation. We will also review technology that can help you create a student-centered learning environment.

Speakers
avatar for Miranda Hansen

Miranda Hansen

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Instructional Technology Specialist, Google Certified Educator Levels 1 & 2 and Google Certified Trainer, Digital Fluency Graduate, Nearpod and Flipgrid Lover!


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 1203 PHS

10:00am

iMovie Introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 1256 PHS

10:00am

SchooolWires - Learn the Basics
Limited Capacity seats available

SchoolWires is the new website application for the 2015-2016 school year.  This session will show you the basics of building your class pages. You will learn to use the teacher's template for your class information.

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 1238

10:00am

Creating Promethean Flipcharts for Every Subject Area
Limited Capacity seats available

I will demonstrate how to create flipcharts specific to your grade level's TEKS using any digital resource. Each participant will create a flipchart using the various tools I have taught.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Morales

Lisa Morales

Kindergarten Teacher, PISD
I've taught public school since 1983. I temporarily retired, in 1996, to raise a family and returned to teaching in 2008. I've taught all types of special education, first grade, and kindergarten. When I returned to teaching in 2008 I was technologically challenged. I had never... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am
Room 1252 PHS

10:45am

Basic Eduphoria: Aware, Forethought, Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn the Prosper ISD basics of each applications within Eduphoira. 

Speakers
avatar for Joann Van Osdol

Joann Van Osdol

Curriculum and Technology Services


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1210 PHS

10:45am

Bring the Outside In!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ever heard of Munzee? Find out how I used their concept of digital scavenger hunts using QR codes and photos in my classroom to engage students in finding real world examples of core content.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Educator, #edcampGoo #EdcampProsper, Lead ITS of a Google for Education Reference District


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1211 PHS

10:45am

Chromebook Camp
Limited Capacity seats available

Chromebooks are a wonderful device for learning. With less than a 6 second start-up and immediate access to the core suite of Google Apps for Education tools upon signing in, students and teachers will always stay productive, even when they are disconnected from the web. In this class, We will touch the basis of Google Chrome browser, what Chrome OS represents, Chromebooks basis, and interaction via Google Drive among other introductory items to Google in general.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1215 PHS

10:45am

Digital Tools to Strut Your Stuff
Limited Capacity seats available

There are tons of digital tools that allow your students to demonstrate mastery of a skill or their newest acquired knowledge. These tools can be used for a presentation, to create a website, make a cartoon or timeline and much more. In this session, we will discover some of the best apps and websites that allow students to be creative as they “strut their stuff” and show the world what they know!

Speakers
avatar for Janet Corder

Janet Corder

Janet Corder has worked in school districts with very different demographics, which enables them to relate to a wide variety of audiences. She has been selected as a “Best of the Best” at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conferences for several years for... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1212 PHS

10:45am

Flipped Research
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn Google and Web 2.0 video, note taking, and organization tools that can be used at any grade level to help you create research units that students can do independently.

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1213 PHS

10:45am

Get your Inbox to Zero
Limited Capacity seats available

An experience email ninja will teach you to get your email inbox to zero messages, and to keep it there. If you come to this session, and do what the Inbox Ninja teaches you, you will have 0 messages in your inbox by the end of the session.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick O'Neil

Patrick O'Neil

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Patrick is the PHS Instructional Technology Specialist. He graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2000 with a degree in Secondary Education/Communication Arts, and a minor in Acting; this means in he can teach English, Theatre Arts, Television Production, and Speech. He was a... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1254 PHS

10:45am

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Library PHS

10:45am

Power Up with Google Drive
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you ready to dive deeper into Google Drive? This session is for intermediate level users that are ready to power up and learn some more advanced skills. Together we will explore best practices for the classroom, add-ons, tips and tricks, and ways to stay more productive with Google.

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Digital Learning Consultant, Shake Up Learning
Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1208 PHS

10:45am

Rev up Reading & Research with MackinVIA!
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to gain access to hundreds of ebooks, audiobooks, and databases with only one login! Join a campus librarian and Tuan Nguyen, Library Consultant with Mackin Educational Resources, as they show you the exciting new MackinVIA platform that will open up a world of resources to you and your students!

Speakers
avatar for Richelle O'Neil

Richelle O'Neil

Library Media Services Coordinator, Garland ISD
Richelle O'Neil is the Library Media Services Coordinator for Garland ISD. She has been a lead librarian, lead instructional technologist, high school librarian, elementary librarian, and secondary theatre arts teacher. Richelle strives to connect, empower, and help all members of... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1245 PHS

10:45am

Digital Citizenship
Limited Capacity seats available

In the age of the digital classroom, the following is imperative:
* Teachers must be aware of the internet hazards for students
* Students need to successfully and responsibly navigate online.
* Teachers should discover free resources available to support them in developing Digital Citizens in the classroom .


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am
Room 1205 PHS

12:35pm

Basic Promethean
Limited Capacity seats available

Basic introduction and review of Promethean ActivInspire.Learn how to create flipchart and use the board effectively. 

Speakers
avatar for Patrick O'Neil

Patrick O'Neil

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Patrick is the PHS Instructional Technology Specialist. He graduated from Clarion University of PA in 2000 with a degree in Secondary Education/Communication Arts, and a minor in Acting; this means in he can teach English, Theatre Arts, Television Production, and Speech. He was a... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1260 PHS

12:35pm

Confessions of a Chrome Addict, Part 2: Teaching and Learning with Chrome Apps!
Limited Capacity seats available

Hi, I’m Kasey, and I’m a Chrome Addict. Let’s explore the best Chrome apps and extensions for teaching and learning. Together, we will learn how to support student learning, collaboration and creativity with Google Chrome!

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Digital Learning Consultant, Shake Up Learning
Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1208 PHS

12:35pm

Exploring Student Created Content on the iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will explore technology integration through student production with the use of apps that support content creation. Encourage higher level thinking skills with project based learning and gather student created resources for years to come. Participants will leave with apps, ideas, and examples to incorporate into every subject.

Speakers
avatar for Terri Harkey

Terri Harkey

Library Media Specialist, Light Farms Elementary
I have a Bachelors degree in Music Education from Texas Tech University, a Masters degree in Library Science from TWU and recently completed my Principal Certification at Lamar University. I have been a band director, an iCoach and am currently a Library Media Specialist at Light... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1216 PHS

12:35pm

Flipping the Script - What can PISD kids teach YOU?
Limited Capacity seats available

We're gonna turn the tables, and let the kids teach you this time! Come to the cafeteria and see some awesome projects, presentations, and products made by our very own PISD students this year. You'll get to see how kids made stuff using technology, and get some suggestions from the kids on ideas you can take back and use in your own classrooms! Kids from elementary up to recent graduates will be on hand to show what they can do with technology! This one's not to be missed!


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Cafeteria PHS

12:35pm

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Library PHS

12:35pm

Looking through Windows
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn some great tips and tricks for Windows day to day use.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1253 PHS

12:35pm

SchoolWires Introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

SchoolWires is the new website application for the 2015-2016 school year.  This introductory sessions will give you a brief overview of the application. 

Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1238

12:35pm

Watch Your Classroom Explode with Cool Web Tools
Limited Capacity seats available

All you need is a computer or device and an Internet connection to transform your classroom into an exciting learning community. The session will highlight free web 2.0 tools for all grade levels and curriculum areas. 

Speakers
avatar for Janet Corder

Janet Corder

Janet Corder has worked in school districts with very different demographics, which enables them to relate to a wide variety of audiences. She has been selected as a “Best of the Best” at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conferences for several years for... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1212 PHS

12:35pm

Number Ninjas With APPtitude
Limited Capacity seats available

Increase your Number Ninja APPtitude with apps that help students get engaged and show what they know! Shifting the use of iPads in Math, from “Drill & Kill” to Product Creation! Learn how to help each of your students showcase his/her mastery of Math concepts through digital production iPad Apps. Ignite a passion for Math and show students that they too can be Number Ninjas With APPtitude!


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1213 PHS

12:35pm

Technology and the Daily Five K-2
Limited Capacity seats available

Come find out how to "tech" up your reading and writing workshop and Daily 5 routine in your classroom! A variety of technology resources will be presented to enhance your language arts instruction. 


Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 1:15pm
Room 1217 PHS

12:35pm

Cyber Practices in the 21st Century: Online and Email Best Practices Reviewed
Limited Capacity seats available

Even the most savvy digital citizens know that you must keep your skills current in today's increasingly connected world. Identity theft, electronic account hacking, and phishing attack vectors are becoming more sophisticated as malicious entities adapt to the latest cyber protection methods. If you are concerned about the digital threats that are lurking in the Cloud, your mobile devices, and your email; join me for an informative review of the current digital best practices.

Speakers
avatar for Ted Ziolkowksi

Ted Ziolkowksi

Director of Technical Services


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 2:00pm
Room 1205 PHS

12:35pm

Technology: The Missing Piece of the Science Puzzle (2-8 Grades)
Limited Capacity seats available

Your kids already love science, but you can make them love it EVEN MORE by integrating a variety of technology into your lessons. This course demonstrates how computers, tablets, and mobile devices can easily enhance teaching and learning in the science classroom. Formative assessment ideas, performance task suggestions, and classroom management tips will be addressed in a fun and interactive session.

Speakers
avatar for Joy Kidd

Joy Kidd

5th Grade Science/ELAR Teacher, Cockrell Elementary
Let's talk about the power of Chromebooks and GSuite, especially when science is involved.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 2:00pm
Room 1245 PHS

12:35pm

Tech Apps for Engaging/Assessing Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Demonstrating strategies to teachers of how they could use these particular tech apps to better engage/interact w/ students with the unit topic(s)/concept(s), such as Remind, Doceri, Nearpod, Kahoot, and for flipped classrooms...EDpuzzle. Actually showing how to setup Doceri Flipcharts, Nearpod PowerPoint presentations, Kahoot assessments, and editing/creating EDpuzzle video lectures/activities.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 2:00pm
Room 1215 PHS

12:35pm

You Can't Break the Internet!
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on web apps like Smore, Symbaloo, and eduCanon that are easy to teach and fun to use on any device. Participants will walk away with a virtual goodie bag that is chock full of great ideas!

Speakers
avatar for Richelle O'Neil

Richelle O'Neil

Library Media Services Coordinator, Garland ISD
Richelle O'Neil is the Library Media Services Coordinator for Garland ISD. She has been a lead librarian, lead instructional technologist, high school librarian, elementary librarian, and secondary theatre arts teacher. Richelle strives to connect, empower, and help all members of... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 2:00pm
Room 1254 PHS

12:35pm

Matt Gomez (1-2 Grades)
Limited Capacity seats available

Matt Gomez has taught Kindergarten since 2001 and despite his dislike for glitter he has found it the perfect place to work and play. He is passionate about engaging parents in their child's learning and believes relationships are the key to success in the classroom. Matt enthusiastically uses technology to captivate students, fire up their love of learning, and connect them to the world outside the classroom. He is the co-founder of EdcampDallas and a Moderator for the Twitter chat #Kinderchat.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own iPad to this session. There will be some district's device for use within the session also. 

Speakers
avatar for Matt Gomez

Matt Gomez

Matt Gomez has taught Kindergarten since 2001 and despite his dislike for glitter he has found it the perfect place to work and play. He is passionate about engaging parents in their child's learning and believes relationships are the key to success in the classroom. Matt enthusiastically... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 3:30pm
PHS 1247

12:35pm

Humor as a Tech Integrated Assessment Tool
Limited Capacity seats available

Humor, creativity, and innovation are slightly different facets of the same classroom gem, so in this session, you will learn how to transform your student's natural inclination to laugh and make others laugh into a positive classroom assessment tool. High humor comes from analyzing competing frames of reference at complex levels, so we will define positive and negative humor, explore the various views on humor, and analyze the competing frames of reference model of humor. Participants will create humorous tech integrated artifacts (such as Memes, U think I do, he said she heard, among other online tools) that demonstrate the use of humor at high cognitive levels.

Speakers
avatar for Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper

Charles Cooper is a consultant with Region 11. He was the 2013  Teacher of the Year Northwest ISD.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 3:30pm
Room 1201 PHS

12:35pm

Moodle Introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

An intoruduction to teaching with Moodle. This course is designed for anybody who wants to use the Moodle learning platform for teaching. Course highlights include:
  • Navigating within Moodle
  • Creating a course with lessons, pages, and quizzes
  • Learn best practices with online learning 

Speakers
avatar for Joann Van Osdol

Joann Van Osdol

Curriculum and Technology Services



Wednesday June 10, 2015 12:35pm - 3:30pm
Room 1210 PHS

1:20pm

Confessions of a Chrome Addict, Part 2: Teaching and Learning with Chrome Apps!
Limited Capacity seats available

Hi, I’m Kasey, and I’m a Chrome Addict. Let’s explore the best Chrome apps and extensions for teaching and learning. Together, we will learn how to support student learning, collaboration and creativity with Google Chrome!

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Bell

Kasey Bell

Digital Learning Consultant, Shake Up Learning
Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! She is a disruptor of the boring. An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Room 1208 PHS

1:20pm

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Library PHS

1:20pm

Looking through Windows
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn some great tips and tricks for Windows day to day use.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Room 1253 PHS

1:20pm

Nearpod: An introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

This basic session will show you how to create lessons and get started in Nearpod. Come to this session first if you’re new to Nearpod.

 Nearpod is an awesome interactive multimedia presentation tool that allows you to create interactive lessons, share them with students, and to control what your students see on their devices in real time. Students are able to interact with you, and to submit responses to you using any mobile device, PC, or Mac. 

All audience members should download the Nearpod app ahead of time.



Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Room 1216 PHS

1:20pm

SchoolWires Introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

SchoolWires is the new website application for the 2015-2016 school year.  This introductory sessions will give you a brief overview of the application. 

Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Room 1238

1:20pm

Watch Your Classroom Explode with Cool Web Tools
Limited Capacity seats available

All you need is a computer or device and an Internet connection to transform your classroom into an exciting learning community. The session will highlight free web 2.0 tools for all grade levels and curriculum areas. 

Speakers
avatar for Janet Corder

Janet Corder

Janet Corder has worked in school districts with very different demographics, which enables them to relate to a wide variety of audiences. She has been selected as a “Best of the Best” at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conferences for several years for... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Room 1212 PHS

1:20pm

Technology and the Daily Five K-2
Limited Capacity seats available

Come find out how to "tech" up your reading and writing workshop and Daily 5 routine in your classroom! A variety of technology resources will be presented to enhance your language arts instruction. 


Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Room 1217 PHS

1:20pm

Inspiring with TI Nspire CAS

The Nspire is like the TI 84 on steroids a bit. As an overview, Nspire has more features, in that you create documents, which contain one of 5 types of “pages”. The pages all are “connected”, in that variables or lists created on one type of page is automatically available and updated on all other pages! The Nspire could be justified as classroom calculator for ALL high school classes, and, indeed starting in the 7th grade (advanced mathematics) classroom. Come discover how It could/should replace the TI- 84 in the near future, essentially because of the “connectivity” features and “natural way” or “user friendly” ways it has to display the mathematics.


Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:20pm - 2:00pm
Room 1211 PHS

2:05pm

Chromebook Camp
Limited Capacity seats available

Chromebooks are a wonderful device for learning. With less than a 6 second start-up and immediate access to the core suite of Google Apps for Education tools upon signing in, students and teachers will always stay productive, even when they are disconnected from the web. In this class, We will touch the basis of Google Chrome browser, what Chrome OS represents, Chromebooks basis, and interaction via Google Drive among other introductory items to Google in general.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1215 PHS

2:05pm

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Library PHS

2:05pm

Integrating Technology with Critical Thinking for ELAR
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you wondering how to integrated technology for vocabulary, reading skills and writing skills? Strategies for balancing higher leveled activities with technology implementation will be presented. Learn how to help students communicate and collaborate with on-line resources.

Speakers
avatar for Dianna High

Dianna High

5th Grade Teacher, Rogers Middle School


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1245 PHS

2:05pm

Intro to Google Drive
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you new to Google? This session is for you! Come explore the very basics of getting started with the Google Drive suite of applications. Together we will learn how to navigate, create, and learn some practical tips for the classroom!


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1208 PHS

2:05pm

Mac 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Get an introduction to the Mac World!

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Maxey

Kelly Maxey

Prosper High School


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1256 PHS

2:05pm

Nearpod: An introduction
Limited Capacity seats available

This basic session will show you how to create lessons and get started in Nearpod. Come to this session first if you’re new to Nearpod.

 Nearpod is an awesome interactive multimedia presentation tool that allows you to create interactive lessons, share them with students, and to control what your students see on their devices in real time. Students are able to interact with you, and to submit responses to you using any mobile device, PC, or Mac.

All audience members should download the Nearpod app ahead of time.

 



Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1216 PHS

2:05pm

No More PowerPoints - Make Your Presentations Interactive!
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to jazz up your presentations? Would you like to have innovative and interactive content available to your students 24-7? We’ll explore how to make your lessons more engaging with a few simple web tools: ThingLink, Canva, Smore, Tackk, Nearpod, Haiku Deck and more.

Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1212 PHS

2:05pm

Exploring Education Content on iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

With iPad, there’s an incredible depth and breadth of content, tools, resources, videos, learning objects — just about anything else you can think of — available to teachers and learners. In this session we will explore some highlights from each store or repository and go over some ideas for how you might use this content in your lessons every day.

It is recommended to bring an iPad and Apple ID to this session.

Maria Henderson is an Apple Representive. 

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1217 PHS

2:05pm

Illuminating Social Studies Through Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Leave this session with ready to use technology focused teaching tools to illuminate your social studies instruction. The latest student focused tools will be spotlighted, as well as lesson ideas. 


Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1260 PHS

2:05pm

Using the iPad to Enhance Student Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn how third grade teachers utilize iPads in the classroom to enhance student learning. Examples of student created projects will be shared along with how to use the apps that are featured. Participants will also learn how the iPad is being used in the classroom to meet the needs of students with IEPs, 504s, and dyslexic accommodations.

Speakers
avatar for Alyssa Cartwright

Alyssa Cartwright

3rd Grade Teacher, Prosper ISD
avatar for Stephanie Romero

Stephanie Romero

Teacher, Prosper ISD


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 2:45pm
Room 1213 PHS

2:05pm

Choose your own Adventure with Google Forms
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you remember reading the “Choose your own Adventure” books? Learn how to use Google forms to create this type of activity for your students. I will share ideas for use and help you get started on your first adventure!

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Phillips

Michelle Phillips

Instructional Technology Specialist, Prosper ISD
Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Educator, #edcampGoo #EdcampProsper, Lead ITS of a Google for Education Reference District


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 3:30pm
Room 1211 PHS

2:05pm

SchooolWires - Learn the Basics
Limited Capacity seats available

SchoolWires is the new website application for the 2015-2016 school year.  This session will show you the basics of building your class pages. You will learn to use the teacher's template for your class information.

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 3:30pm
Room 1238

2:05pm

Creating Promethean Flipcharts for Every Subject Area
Limited Capacity seats available

I will demonstrate how to create flipcharts specific to your grade level's TEKS using any digital resource. Each participant will create a flipchart using the various tools I have taught.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Morales

Lisa Morales

Kindergarten Teacher, PISD
I've taught public school since 1983. I temporarily retired, in 1996, to raise a family and returned to teaching in 2008. I've taught all types of special education, first grade, and kindergarten. When I returned to teaching in 2008 I was technologically challenged. I had never... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 3:30pm
Room 1252 PHS

2:05pm

Effective Feedback via Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Effective feedback to students is essential for the their growth and development as learners. In this session, we will look at what quality feedback is and isn't and why it is important. We will then explore ways to use technology to make the feedback more meaningful for students, as well as more efficient for the teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Keith Wyrick

Keith Wyrick

Digital Development Coordinator
Keith Wyrick is a Digital Development Coordinator for a large Region 10 district.  With over 17 years of experience in education, Keith has served as a classroom teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist prior to his current role.  Mr. Wyrick helped open the first 1:1 campus... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 3:30pm
Room 1253 PHS

2:05pm

You Can't Break the Internet!
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on web apps like Smore, Symbaloo, and eduCanon that are easy to teach and fun to use on any device. Participants will walk away with a virtual goodie bag that is chock full of great ideas!

Speakers
avatar for Richelle O'Neil

Richelle O'Neil

Library Media Services Coordinator, Garland ISD
Richelle O'Neil is the Library Media Services Coordinator for Garland ISD. She has been a lead librarian, lead instructional technologist, high school librarian, elementary librarian, and secondary theatre arts teacher. Richelle strives to connect, empower, and help all members of... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:05pm - 3:30pm
Room 1254 PHS

2:50pm

Canva: Digital Graphics Creation
Limited Capacity seats available

Canva is a digital graphics creation website where teachers could create professional looking banners, headers, greeting cards, presentations, flyers, menus, etc. Teachers have used it to create banners (headers) for their websites, email signatures, business cards, newsletters, and flyers for events. You could even use it to create original backgrounds for other projects. Try it out!


Speakers
avatar for Kim Draeger

Kim Draeger

Computer Teacher, Prosper ISD
Kim has been with Prosper ISD for 9 years. She taught 6th grade math for 6 years then moved to computer electives. She sponsors the 5th and 6th Grade Computer Coding clubs at Rogers Middle School. Kim loves to learn new things especially about technology!


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1203 PHS

2:50pm

Formative Assessment Using Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers and students can be provided ongoing, real-time feedback utilizing many technology tools that are currently available in schools. The immediate results that can be accessed through technology tools (student response systems, websites, cell phones, mobile devices, etc.) can assist educators as they strive to improve instructional strategies and student learning in their classroom. Attendees in this session will learn how teachers can utilize technology to easily assess student understanding before they move on to the next topic or lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Janet Corder

Janet Corder

Janet Corder has worked in school districts with very different demographics, which enables them to relate to a wide variety of audiences. She has been selected as a “Best of the Best” at International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conferences for several years for... Read More →


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1212 PHS

2:50pm

Innovate Space
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend a session being creative in our Innovate Space! Practice using Chromebooks and iPads. Sit in creative furniture and share ideas or brainstorm with colleagues. Check out our Makerspace and build or engineer something. Makerspaces are a new way that schools are helping students invent and be creative. Come see some of the tools that are being used. We even have a Silent Room for anyone who needs to just be still and contemplate the learning from the day.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Library PHS

2:50pm

iTunes U Aligned Resources for Every Grade Level
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session participants will explore the free resources that are available in iTunes U. The Texas Association of School Administrators have developed a series of courses aligned to Texas State Standards for Grade K-12. These resources are available for you to use in your classroom tomorrow. 

It is recommended to bring an iPad and Apple ID to this session.

Maria Henderson is an Apple Representative.

Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1217 PHS

2:50pm

Nearpod: Intermediate
Limited Capacity seats available

This  session will show you how dig a little deeper into Nearpod. Come to this session first if you’ve used or experienced Nearpod before, or if you’ve already taken the basic session.

Nearpod is an awesome interactive multimedia presentation tool that allows you to create interactive lessons, share them with students, and to control what your students see on their devices in real time. Students are able to interact with you, and to submit responses to you using any mobile device, PC, or Mac.

All audience members should download the Nearpod app ahead of time.



Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1216 PHS

2:50pm

Power Up with Google Drive
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you ready to dive deeper into Google Drive? This session is for intermediate level users that are ready to power up and learn some more advanced skills. Together we will explore best practices for the classroom, add-ons, tips and tricks, and ways to stay more productive with Google.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1208 PHS

2:50pm

Integrating Technology with Critical Thinking for ELAR
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you wondering how to integrated technology for vocabulary, reading skills and writing skills? Strategies for balancing higher leveled activities with technology implementation will be presented. Learn how to help students communicate and collaborate with on-line resources.

Speakers
avatar for Dianna High

Dianna High

5th Grade Teacher, Rogers Middle School


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1245 PHS

2:50pm

Digital Tools for Dual Language
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover ways to use Google and iPad apps along with Web 2.0 tools specifically with your dual language students. Come away with lesson ideas.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1213 PHS

2:50pm

Tech Tidbits
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you looking for new ways to utilize technology with your students?  Come learn a variety of technology tidbits from websites, to creation tools, to simple shortcuts that can be used in the classroom.



Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1205 PHS

2:50pm

Google Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you been looking for a way to go paperless and a make a stronger connection to your students? Google Classroom is an application that can simplify a teacher’s need to develop, distribute, and grade assignments in a paperless way. It likewise has the benefit of keeping students on track and connected to what is happening in class.

Speakers
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Emily Kopeck

Teacher, Prosper ISD
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Kassidy Wagner

Teacher, Prosper ISD
Pre-AP and GT Math Teacher at Rogers Middle School in Prosper, TX. | Teaching in the district since 2012. | M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction with an Emphasis on Mathematics


Wednesday June 10, 2015 2:50pm - 3:30pm
Room 1215 PHS