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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

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

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

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

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

10:45am

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

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

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

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

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

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

2:50pm

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