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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2:50pm

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