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Tuesday, August 13
 

9:20am EDT

(Foyer) STEM Playground
Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
Foyer

9:20am EDT

(C20) Schoology Just the Basics
Learners will explore…
The parts of the Schoology interface.
How to create and organize folders and resources.
How to add resources to Schoology.
How to create an assignment in a Schoology Course.

Speakers
avatar for Suzanne Flach

Suzanne Flach

Instructional Tech Specialist, First Colonial High School


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
C20

9:20am EDT

(C22) Integrating the ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel into the Classroom
If you have a new ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel (IFP), and are excited to learn how to integrate it into classroom instruction, then this is a session you do not want to miss! This session will provide you with the basic function and use of your new IFP including tips for cleaning and care, exploration and customization of the Android Embedded Player, how to connect external devices to the Panel, and an overview the control buttons on the front of the Panel. Following this, you will explore the tools that can easily be accessed from the Panel’s side toolbar, and see examples of they can be used to enhance instruction. Be sure to bring your laptop or Chromebook so can participate in a hands-on activity to explore ViewSonic’s myViewBoard collaborative software suite. You will learn how to create digital whiteboard canvases called QuickBoards that will allow your students to collaboratively annotate and engage in lesson activities remotely from their Chromebooks. You will then explore ways to leverage QuickBoards to support classroom management, foster opportunities for student-to-student collaboration, and quickly check for student understanding of concepts shared utilizing the Polling Tool.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
C22

9:20am EDT

(C5) Culturally Speaking Using Google Tour Builder Google Maps for Chromebooks and the Google Cultural Institute to Bring Students the World
Many classes talk about locations throughout the world but do you use the technology available to you to show these locations to students? In this session, we will examine the Google Cultural Institute, Google Tour Builder and Google Earth for Chromebooks as tools that allow you to give students tours of important locations, buildings, and even art work into your curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Delaney

Steve Delaney

Computer Resource Specialist - Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
C5

9:20am EDT

9:20am EDT

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

Speakers
avatar for Tatiana Kasyanik

Tatiana Kasyanik

Instructional Coach, Tech Enthusiast, G-Suite Fanatic from Bayside High School, Virginia Beach, VA


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
D7

9:20am EDT

(C15) Game & Brainteaser Digital Breakout Challenge Part
Are you searching for new ways to excite and engage students? Do you need help transforming worksheets and traditional assignments to a digital form? If so, this session is for you! In this session, you will have the opportunity to participate in a digital breakout! Participants will need either a laptop or chromebook. Part 2 (optional), you will guided on how to build your own digital breakout to use with your students.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
C15

9:20am EDT

(C3) ARC GIS Starter
The ESRI ARCGIS application overview. Sysyem access, classroom product creation, web app creation, student interaction.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
C3

9:20am EDT

(C17) Creating with Book Creator for High School
We will introduce the Book Creator website for the purpose of creating digital books and comic books, research journals, digital portfolios and science or math lab reports for high school. The site allows students to work collaboratively or independently on their products and then publish their work. This is a great way for students to demonstrate their learning, to make student thinking visible, and to amplify student voice. Participants will activate a free account, set up a library and learn how to use all of the tools including narration, video journaling, and exporting or publishing student work.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am EDT
C17

10:30am EDT

(Foyer) STEM Playground
Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
Foyer

10:30am EDT

(C5) Elevating Schoology with External Tools
This course will teach you to embed a LTI app that are available with Schoology, such as Gale resources, Playposit, and Discovery Ed. As well as, ways to embed external sites like Quizlet, Peardeck and Flipgrid. This is a great class for anyone ready to up their Schoology game!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Blais

Jennifer Blais

ITS, Visual and Performing Arts Academy at Salem High School
avatar for Arcadia Parson

Arcadia Parson

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


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
C5

10:30am EDT

(D18) Schoology Course Banner Building Workshop!
Are you brand new to Schoology? Are you looking for a way to make your courses more user-friendly? Learn how to ramp up your Schoology courses and have hands-on learning time to add course banners, interactive graphics, pages, and more! ChoppedPD will involve a criteria of components for each course created and teamwork to build the "best" model. Users must have a Schoology license. The course will be an active learning experience.


Speakers
avatar for Anne Bianchi

Anne Bianchi

ITS, VBCPS


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
D18

10:30am EDT

(D4) Small Group Test Review Data Targeting and Venn Diagrams
Frustrated with "one-size-fits" all test reviews? Want to help students with what they need before they assess? Take a look into Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Blachura's small-group test review strategies! Includes data collection and analysis through Schoology's assessment feature, how to group your students to best manage your time and efforts, and tips on how to run a small-group session without hearing your name a thousand times! Math focused, but can be applied to all subjects and levels.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
D4

10:30am EDT

10:30am EDT

(D6) Schoology Barracudas Waist Deep in the Water Level
Speakers
avatar for Heather Wren

Heather Wren

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
D6

10:30am EDT

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

Speakers
avatar for Tatiana Kasyanik

Tatiana Kasyanik

Instructional Coach, Tech Enthusiast, G-Suite Fanatic from Bayside High School, Virginia Beach, VA


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
D7

10:30am EDT

(C14) Successful Secondary Makerspace Playground
The session will be an open "playground" area for participants to interact with selected makerspace activities from the 18-19 school year. Based on participant interests, tips for student access, engaging activities, calendar of events, staff collaboration and effective communication will be addressed.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
C14

10:30am EDT

(C15) Game & Brainteaser Digital Breakout Challenge Part II
Part II: In this session, you will be provided with a variety of web-based tools & resources to use to build your own digital breakout. It is recommended that you bring any paper/pencil assignment that you would like to transform to a digital breakout. Laptop or chromebook is required.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
C15

10:30am EDT

(C16) Designing for Student Centered Digital Instruction
Explore way to create student-friendly digital lessons in Schoology. Learn tips and tricks to convert your old paper-pencil lessons to work effectively in Schoology.

Speakers
avatar for Lee Cooper

Lee Cooper

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


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
C16

10:30am EDT

(C7) Empowering Digital Leaders in Your School
Participants in this session will explore a shift in the Digital Citizenship mindset -- from the traditional list of dos and don’ts when teaching online safety to strategies for students to become informed and empowered in their digital communities. Instructors will review ways to reach out to student leaders and students groups and discuss how to implement resources from Kristen Mattson’s Digital Citizenship In Action, Google’s Applied Digital Skills Curriculum, and more. Let’s empower students to take action and be leaders in their digital communities!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Leary

Jennifer Leary

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

Meri Riddick

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


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
C7

10:30am EDT

(C4) Easy Hyperdocs and Flipped Lessons for K
Learn how to easily create Hyperdocs and flipped lessons for the K-2 classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Geri Pattie

Geri Pattie

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

Jenna Roberts

2nd Grade Teacher


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
C4

1:00pm EDT

(Foyer) STEM Playground
Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Foyer

1:00pm EDT

(C13) Smashoard EDU
Smashboard Edu is problem-based learning & the design-thinking process smashed into a gamified experience!

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Blais

Jennifer Blais

ITS, Visual and Performing Arts Academy at Salem High School


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
C13

1:00pm EDT

(C22) Integrating the ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel into the Classroom
If you have a new ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel (IFP), and are excited to learn how to integrate it into classroom instruction, then this is a session you do not want to miss! This session will provide you with the basic function and use of your new IFP including tips for cleaning and care, exploration and customization of the Android Embedded Player, how to connect external devices to the Panel, and an overview the control buttons on the front of the Panel. Following this, you will explore the tools that can easily be accessed from the Panel’s side toolbar, and see examples of they can be used to enhance instruction. Be sure to bring your laptop or Chromebook so can participate in a hands-on activity to explore ViewSonic’s myViewBoard collaborative software suite. You will learn how to create digital whiteboard canvases called QuickBoards that will allow your students to collaboratively annotate and engage in lesson activities remotely from their Chromebooks. You will then explore ways to leverage QuickBoards to support classroom management, foster opportunities for student-to-student collaboration, and quickly check for student understanding of concepts shared utilizing the Polling Tool.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
C22

1:00pm EDT

(D2) Small Group Test Review Data Targeting and Venn Diagrams
Frustrated with "one-size-fits" all test reviews? Want to help students with what they need before they assess? Take a look into Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Blachura's small-group test review strategies! Includes data collection and analysis through Schoology's assessment feature, how to group your students to best manage your time and efforts, and tips on how to run a small-group session without hearing your name a thousand times! Math focused, but can be applied to all subjects and levels.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
D2

1:00pm EDT

1:00pm EDT

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

Speakers
avatar for Tatiana Kasyanik

Tatiana Kasyanik

Instructional Coach, Tech Enthusiast, G-Suite Fanatic from Bayside High School, Virginia Beach, VA


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
D7

1:00pm EDT

(Library Left) Schoology Mobile App Course
Speakers
avatar for Brooke Martinette

Brooke Martinette

Instructional Technology Specialist, Trantwood ES
SJ

Scott Jordan

Computer Resource Specialist, Corporate Landng Middle School
avatar for Phil Friedman

Phil Friedman

VBCPS, VBCPS
SH

Shawn Hirano

School Improvement Specialist, Lynnhaven MS


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Library Left

1:00pm EDT

(C11) CK12: Where Algebraic Soup and Sampling Halophiles are Just a PLIX away!
This session will give participants the opportunity to setup accounts, preview and explore how CK-12 will enhance learning, participate in sample lessons and start building their own libraries!
The "C" in CK-12, what's in it for you? "Content" if you are looking for ways to integrate reading strategies rich in STEM content. "Classroom" for the many different classrooms where students engage with their learning. "Customizable" if you want a resource that students customize to fit their learning needs. "Connections" if your students require the ability to connect their learning with real-world application. "Collaboration" comes easily when inquiry is central to learning.
CK-12 provides the teacher with a variety of options for integrating modifiable content and engaging instructional methods using the CK-12 APP directly from the Schoology platform.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
C11

1:00pm EDT

(C15) Game & Brainteaser Digital Breakout Challenge Part
Are you searching for new ways to excite and engage students? Do you need help transforming worksheets and traditional assignments to a digital form? If so, this session is for you! In this session, you will have the opportunity to participate in a digital breakout! Participants will need either a laptop or chromebook. Part 2 (optional), you will guided on how to build your own digital breakout to use with your students.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
C15

1:00pm EDT

(C9) Rock, Hip Hop, and Arts Integration: For All Disciplines and Grades with Stevie Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation
▪Empower you to use music in your classroom, even if you are not “a musician”
▪Help you use popular music to inspire student engagement in the classroom
▪Introduce you to the free resources to put it all into practice at Teachrock.org

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
C9

2:10pm EDT

(Foyer) STEM Playground
Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
Foyer

2:10pm EDT

(C13) A-Questing We Shall Go!
Ready to up your game and send your students on an epic quest for knowledge? Come learn how to take your already awesome lessons and turn them into fantastic quests that will engage your students like never before. We will cover why questing works, how to start converting your lessons or units into quests, and then spend some time creating together! No questing experience required-- just come with a lesson in mind that you would like to transform! **You will want to be able to use completion rules and a variety of materials types in Schoology**

Speakers
avatar for Arcadia Parson

Arcadia Parson

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



Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
C13

2:10pm EDT

(C22) Integrating the ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel into the Classroom
If you have a new ViewSonic Interactive Flat Panel (IFP), and are excited to learn how to integrate it into classroom instruction, then this is a session you do not want to miss! This session will provide you with the basic function and use of your new IFP including tips for cleaning and care, exploration and customization of the Android Embedded Player, how to connect external devices to the Panel, and an overview the control buttons on the front of the Panel. Following this, you will explore the tools that can easily be accessed from the Panel’s side toolbar, and see examples of they can be used to enhance instruction. Be sure to bring your laptop or Chromebook so can participate in a hands-on activity to explore ViewSonic’s myViewBoard collaborative software suite. You will learn how to create digital whiteboard canvases called QuickBoards that will allow your students to collaboratively annotate and engage in lesson activities remotely from their Chromebooks. You will then explore ways to leverage QuickBoards to support classroom management, foster opportunities for student-to-student collaboration, and quickly check for student understanding of concepts shared utilizing the Polling Tool.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
C22

2:10pm EDT

(D2) Culturally Speaking Using Google Tour Builder Google Maps for Chromebooks and the Google Cultural Institute to Bring Students the World
Many classes talk about locations throughout the world but do you use the technology available to you to show these locations to students? In this session, we will examine the Google Cultural Institute, Google Tour Builder and Google Earth for Chromebooks as tools that allow you to give students tours of important locations, buildings, and even art work into your curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Delaney

Steve Delaney

Computer Resource Specialist - Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
D2

2:10pm EDT

2:10pm EDT

(D6) Schoology Barracudas Waist Deep in the Water Level
Speakers
avatar for Heather Wren

Heather Wren

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
D6

2:10pm EDT

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

Speakers
avatar for Tatiana Kasyanik

Tatiana Kasyanik

Instructional Coach, Tech Enthusiast, G-Suite Fanatic from Bayside High School, Virginia Beach, VA


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
D7

2:10pm EDT

(C11) CK12: Where Algebraic Soup and Sampling Halophiles are Just a PLIX away!
This session will give participants the opportunity to setup accounts, preview and explore how CK-12 will enhance learning, participate in sample lessons and start building their own libraries!
The "C" in CK-12, what's in it for you? "Content" if you are looking for ways to integrate reading strategies rich in STEM content. "Classroom" for the many different classrooms where students engage with their learning. "Customizable" if you want a resource that students customize to fit their learning needs. "Connections" if your students require the ability to connect their learning with real-world application. "Collaboration" comes easily when inquiry is central to learning.
CK-12 provides the teacher with a variety of options for integrating modifiable content and engaging instructional methods using the CK-12 APP directly from the Schoology platform.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
C11

2:10pm EDT

(C15) Game & Brainteaser Digital Breakout Challenge Part II
Part II: In this session, you will be provided with a variety of web-based tools & resources to use to build your own digital breakout. It is recommended that you bring any paper/pencil assignment that you would like to transform to a digital breakout. Laptop or chromebook is required.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
C15

2:10pm EDT

(D18) Podcasting Simplified
Has podcasting in the classroom felt like an overwhelming and unmanageable process? It isn't anymore! Synth is an online podcasting website and app that provides an easy to implement platform for your students' voices to be heard while encouraging collaboration. Create opportunities for agency, authentic learning, and publicly showcasing student voice in your classroom in a variety of ways using a tool that encourages communication and listening skills.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm EDT
D18