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Tuesday, August 13
 

9:20am

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

9:20am

(C14) Digital Portfolios to Document Student Achievement
Using Google Sites teachers will be led step by step through creating a Digital Portfolio. Student created Digital Portfolios are an impressive way for students to document their learning process throughout the year. By including photographs, text, embedding links and documents teachers can easily assess student learning and progress throughout the year.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C14

9:20am

(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
C20

9:20am

(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
C5

9:20am

(C6) Gamify Your Math Class with Digital Tools
Engage your students in rigorous Mathematics learning the same way video games engage them outside of school. We will be utilizing gimkit, IXL, quizziz, quizlet live, as well as digital breakouts.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C6

9:20am

(C7) You can do THAT with Seesaw Advanced Seesaw tips and tricks from a Seesaw Ambassador for any classroom
Learn how to app smash using apps like Padlet, Pic Collage, Chatterpix, collaborative Google Slides, Screencastify, Wixie, Flipgrid, and more with Seesaw. See how to create and share your own activities to use in the Seesaw Activity library! This sessions works best with your own Chromebook, but Seesaw is available on any mobile device as well, and tips and tricks, pros and cons of using Seesaw across different devices will be covered too. All educators welcome, BYOD. A basic understanding and regular use of Seesaw is necessary for getting the most out of this session.

Speakers
avatar for Adrienne Jimerson

Adrienne Jimerson

2nd Grade Teacher, VBCPS
Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid Certified Educator, Schoology Champion.Lover of Google: Drive, Classroom, Slides, Cast, Forms . Screencastify. Quizizz. IXL.com. GoFormative. PicCollage. Padlet. Symbaloo. Quizlet. Flipping your sub plans. Flipping your classroom. Flex seating. Student... Read More →


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C7

9:20am

9:20am

(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.


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

9:20am

(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
C15

9:20am

(C18) Schoology Curriculum Groups and Shared Resources
Learn how to access content from division-wide curriculum groups, and how to set up and manage your Shared Resources area in Schoology in order to increase collaborative opportunities with your students, as well as teachers in your school and throughout the division.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C18

9:20am

(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
C3

9:20am

(C11) Utilizing Desmos for Math and More in ES
Desmos is so much more than an online calculator. This session will demonstrate how teachers can use available resources on the Desmos website to instruct elementary students in math, science, social studies and language arts while incorporating the 5 C's. Attendees will explore with lessons available on the Desmos website and create a lesson for a subject of their own interest. We will also explore the "teacher dashboard" feature within the Desmos lessons and discuss how it can be used for formative assessments during instructions in addition to giving immediate feedback to students. The technology needed to access Desmos is an electronic device with internet connection.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C11

9:20am

(C13) Supporting Social Emotional Learning through Technology
All students need support with their social emotional learning and maturity. Learn how you can use Nearpod, Playposit, and Flipgrid to increase social emotional learning in your classroom!

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C13

9:20am

(C2) Wading in the Water with DASH and DOT
Wait, I can use DASH and DOT robots for Math and Language Arts curriculum? Yes, you can and we will show you how! First, we will cover the basics of DOT and DASH and then we will show you several ways you can use them throughout your math and language arts lessons.

Speakers
JH

Jane Harvey

ITS, Rosemont ES
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 →


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C2

9:20am

(C21) The Next Generation of Wixie is Here!
Wixie has a new interface which dramatically enhances the usability for both teachers and students. This hands-on session will review the changes and outline integration options made available with the update. This will include a new optional "primary" interface for our youngest users and the new district and school sharing structure. If you are a passionate Wixie user or are looking to expand your current use, this session is a necessary part of the process as you prepare for the upcoming school year.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C21

9:20am

(C8) Digital Resources from the New Math Textbook
Teachers will be introduced to the digital resources available in the newly adopted HMH Math Textbook.

* The Math team will not have access to the math tools until July at which time we will review and plan this session. We can provide an updated description and specific plan mid-late July.

Speakers
avatar for Liz Shovelin

Liz Shovelin

Instructional Technology Specialist, Corporate Landing ES


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C8

9:20am

(C9) Technology Toolbox for Art and Music Classrooms
Bring technology into the Art and Music Classrooms on a regular basis! This session will include transportation and device management in the special area rooms and an introduction to a variety of programs. We will share how we use these programs specifically in the Elementary Art and Music classroom as whole group, small group and independent instruction and include Schoology, SeeSaw, Google Slides, Screencastify, and the Dash Robots. There will also be plenty of time for hands on exploration of the various Dash attachments to draw and/or make music with the Dash Robots.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
C9

9:20am

(D13) Geometry Technology & Me
Geometry, Technology, & Me will show teachers a way for students to recognize, apply, and extend their mathematical thinking using robots. This class will explore creatively connecting coding and geometry while assisting students to think beyond the basic objectives that are presented in a mathematics classroom. In just 50 minutes each participant will successfully program a Sphero to show what they know about two-dimensional shapes.

Speakers
BW

Becky Wallace

Gifted Resource Teacher, North Landing Elementary, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D13

9:20am

(D9) Engaging Your Learning Community with Class Dojo
In this session, we will be teaching VB Educators how to utilize the program Class Dojo as a way to motivate students within the classroom as well as a way to communicate with parents on a more relational level. This session will provide an opportunity for hands-on exploration that equips educators with an entry level understanding of the program. Attenders will walk away with the knowledge of creating their own classroom in Class Dojo, uploading portfolio assignments, communicating with parents as a whole class as well as individually, and finding ways to incorporate Class Dojo into their classroom.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D9

9:20am

(D4) Making a Splash Using Digital Tools for Performance Based Learning and Assessments
Are thinking about what digital tools will help you teach and assess your performance tasks? Do you wonder if your knowledge of different types of presentation platforms is sufficient? Then bring your laptops and join us as we discuss the benefits, features, and limitations of Smore, Canva, Voki, and Animoto. You will have an opportunity to select one of the tools and begin exploring.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am
D4

9:20am

(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
C17

10:30am

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

10:30am

(C21) Differentiation Through Schoology
Combine the organizational power of Schoology with digital tools that you already use to differentiate the learning process and content based on interest, readiness, or product in order to deliver a stream-lined, personalized learning experience. Participants will learn about features of Schoology that promote differentiation, such as Completion Rules, Grading Groups, and Individually Assign.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C21

10:30am

(C23) Personalized Learning With Google Sites
Google Sites are a great way for students to present what they have learned! In this session, you will be able to learn how to have your students use Google Sites through the various subjects you teach within your classroom. Students love creating Sites and showing what they have learned. Google Sites is a great tool for students to have as an option for their voice and choice during performance tasks as well as to work through their writing process in language arts! Through this session you will learn how to show your students how to create Google Sites by learning it through the student lens as well as teacher tips with implementation!


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C23

10:30am

(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, VBCPS
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
C5

10:30am

10:30am

(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
D6

10:30am

(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.


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

10:30am

(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
C14

10:30am

(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
C15

10:30am

(C13) Let's Do WeDo Integrating LEGO Wedo Into Your Curriculum
This session will cover how to get moving with your LEGO Wedo kits from unpacking them to coding them. We will cover the curricular tie ins within the app and beyond.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Rickard

Kevin Rickard

Instructional Technology Specialist, Newtown Elementary School
I am finishing my 13th year as a teacher in public schools. I have spent the last 8 years as a CRS/ITS at Newtown Elementary. Prior to that I retired out of the Navy after 23 years service. I tracked submarines using passive and active acoustics and certified as a Master Training... Read More →


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C13

10:30am

(C20) Discussions Within Schoology
Participants will learn how to utilize the discussion options in Schoology for each subject area. We will discuss the benefits of using discussions, activities that can be added to discussions, and how to moderate and grade discussions in classes.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C20

10:30am

(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
C4

10:30am

(D11) Discussing Digitally Alternatives to Traditional Book Talks Junior Great Book Discussions and Socratic Seminars
How do you harness the power of technology to enhance in-depth discussions with gifted students? While we're masters of discussion, how can we improve further through the use of technology? Participants will be shown how to apply the concepts of Socratic circle, Junior Great Book Discussions and literature circles with digital tools that increase learner engagement.

Speakers
BW

Becky Wallace

Gifted Resource Teacher, North Landing Elementary, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
D11

10:30am

(D8) Booking with Book Creator
Using Book Creator to engage students in creative writing, present research projects and share what students are learning in books. Books are then published to PDF and shared in SeeSaw.


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

10:30am

(C11) Diving into Coding Moving from the Virtual to physical world
This session is designed to introduce the BBC Micro:Bit and how it can be used in the educational setting. We will show you how you can start your students coding on a virtual Micro:Bit and transferring that knowledge to the Micro:Bit Unit. Diving into coding causes great excitement in the classroom, but Diving deeper and transferring that skill to a physical object raises that excitement to a whole new level!.

Speakers
avatar for Kim Winingear

Kim Winingear

Instructional Tech Specialist, North Landing Elementary


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C11

10:30am

10:30am

(C6) Teaching in the Digital Classroom A review of Deck Toys and Gimkit
This session is for the expert teacher and novice teacher, looking to add to their Digital tool kit, for their Digital Classroom. Participants will be learning about two new exciting teaching tools, Deck.Toys and Gimkitten (formerly Gimkit). Participants will learn how they can effectively use the tools in the classroom for multiple purposes such as; review, teaching new material, and assessing student knowledge. Participants of this session will also receive a novice intro to Quizlet as well.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
C6

1:00pm

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

1:00pm

(C4) You can do THAT with Seesaw Advanced Seesaw tips and tricks from a Seesaw Ambassador for any classroom
Learn how to app smash using apps like Padlet, Pic Collage, Chatterpix, collaborative Google Slides, Screencastify, Wixie, Flipgrid, and more with Seesaw. See how to create and share your own activities to use in the Seesaw Activity library! This sessions works best with your own Chromebook, but Seesaw is available on any mobile device as well, and tips and tricks, pros and cons of using Seesaw across different devices will be covered too. All educators welcome, BYOD. A basic understanding and regular use of Seesaw is necessary for getting the most out of this session.

Speakers
avatar for Adrienne Jimerson

Adrienne Jimerson

2nd Grade Teacher, VBCPS
Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid Certified Educator, Schoology Champion.Lover of Google: Drive, Classroom, Slides, Cast, Forms . Screencastify. Quizizz. IXL.com. GoFormative. PicCollage. Padlet. Symbaloo. Quizlet. Flipping your sub plans. Flipping your classroom. Flex seating. Student... Read More →


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C4

1:00pm

(C5) Gamify Your Math Class with Digital Tools
Engage your students in rigorous Mathematics learning the same way video games engage them outside of school. We will be utilizing gimkit, IXL, quizziz, quizlet live, as well as digital breakouts.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C5

1:00pm

1:00pm

(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.


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

1:00pm

(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
Library Left

1:00pm

(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
C15

1:00pm

(C10) Engaging Your Learning Community with Class Dojo
In this session, we will be teaching VB Educators how to utilize the program Class Dojo as a way to motivate students within the classroom as well as a way to communicate with parents on a more relational level. This session will provide an opportunity for hands-on exploration that equips educators with an entry level understanding of the program. Attenders will walk away with the knowledge of creating their own classroom in Class Dojo, uploading portfolio assignments, communicating with parents as a whole class as well as individually, and finding ways to incorporate Class Dojo into their classroom.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C10

1:00pm

(C6) Technology Toolbox for Art and Music Classrooms
Bring technology into the Art and Music Classrooms on a regular basis! This session will include transportation and device management in the special area rooms and an introduction to a variety of programs. We will share how we use these programs specifically in the Elementary Art and Music classroom as whole group, small group and independent instruction and include Schoology, SeeSaw, Google Slides, Screencastify, and the Dash Robots. There will also be plenty of time for hands on exploration of the various Dash attachments to draw and/or make music with the Dash Robots.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C6

1:00pm

(C7) Utilizing Desmos for Math and More in ES
Desmos is so much more than an online calculator. This session will demonstrate how teachers can use available resources on the Desmos website to instruct elementary students in math, science, social studies and language arts while incorporating the 5 C's. Attendees will explore with lessons available on the Desmos website and create a lesson for a subject of their own interest. We will also explore the "teacher dashboard" feature within the Desmos lessons and discuss how it can be used for formative assessments during instructions in addition to giving immediate feedback to students. The technology needed to access Desmos is an electronic device with internet connection.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
C7

1:00pm

(D11) Geometry Technology & Me
Geometry, Technology, & Me will show teachers a way for students to recognize, apply, and extend their mathematical thinking using robots. This class will explore creatively connecting coding and geometry while assisting students to think beyond the basic objectives that are presented in a mathematics classroom. In just 50 minutes each participant will successfully program a Sphero to show what they know about two-dimensional shapes.

Speakers
BW

Becky Wallace

Gifted Resource Teacher, North Landing Elementary, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
D11

2:10pm

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

2:10pm

(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
C13

2:10pm

(C6) Digital Portfolios to Document Student Achievement
Using Google Sites teachers will be led step by step through creating a Digital Portfolio. Student created Digital Portfolios are an impressive way for students to document their learning process throughout the year. By including photographs, text, embedding links and documents teachers can easily assess student learning and progress throughout the year.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C6

2:10pm

(C7) Differentiation Through Schoology
Combine the organizational power of Schoology with digital tools that you already use to differentiate the learning process and content based on interest, readiness, or product in order to deliver a stream-lined, personalized learning experience. Participants will learn about features of Schoology that promote differentiation, such as Completion Rules, Grading Groups, and Individually Assign.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C7

2:10pm

(C8) Google Slides The Swiss Army Knife of Google Apps
In this course we will discuss creative tips and tricks for using arguably the most versatile Google application. Ditch the mindset that Slides are only for presentations and get ready to learn how to use this powerful tool for everything from digitizing your typical activity sheets to playing math center games to collaborating to making stop motion animation and more! Additionally, discover the wonderful world of ADD-ONS! All skill levels welcomed, but a basic understanding of basic tools in Slides would be helpful (i.e., inserting shapes, keyboard shortcuts for cut and paste, inserting images).

Speakers
avatar for Travis Bowman

Travis Bowman

4, Christopher Farms ES
I am a brand new instructional technology specialist. I love anything to do with the outdoors. I would love to find new ways to incorporate my loves of hiking, cycling and technology into highly engaging activities, lessons, and student driven projects.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C8

2:10pm

(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
D2

2:10pm

2:10pm

(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
D6

2:10pm

(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.


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

2:10pm

(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
C15

2:10pm

(C9) Schoology Curriculum Groups and Shared Resources
Learn how to access content from division-wide curriculum groups, and how to set up and manage your Shared Resources area in Schoology in order to increase collaborative opportunities with your students, as well as teachers in your school and throughout the division.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C9

2:10pm

(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
D18

2:10pm

(C2) Digital Resources from the New Math Textbook
Teachers will be introduced to the digital resources available in the newly adopted HMH Math Textbook.

* The Math team will not have access to the math tools until July at which time we will review and plan this session. We can provide an updated description and specific plan mid-late July.

Speakers
avatar for Liz Shovelin

Liz Shovelin

Instructional Technology Specialist, Corporate Landing ES


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C2

2:10pm

(C21) The Next Generation of Wixie is Here!
Wixie has a new interface which dramatically enhances the usability for both teachers and students. This hands-on session will review the changes and outline integration options made available with the update. This will include a new optional "primary" interface for our youngest users and the new district and school sharing structure. If you are a passionate Wixie user or are looking to expand your current use, this session is a necessary part of the process as you prepare for the upcoming school year.

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C21

2:10pm

(C4) Supporting Social Emotional Learning through Technology
All students need support with their social emotional learning and maturity. Learn how you can use Nearpod, Playposit, and Flipgrid to increase social emotional learning in your classroom!

Speakers

Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
C4

2:10pm

(D11) Discussing Digitally Alternatives to Traditional Book Talks Junior Great Book Discussions and Socratic Seminars
How do you harness the power of technology to enhance in-depth discussions with gifted students? While we're masters of discussion, how can we improve further through the use of technology? Participants will be shown how to apply the concepts of Socratic circle, Junior Great Book Discussions and literature circles with digital tools that increase learner engagement.

Speakers
BW

Becky Wallace

Gifted Resource Teacher, North Landing Elementary, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D11

2:10pm

(D9) Booking with Book Creator
Using Book Creator to engage students in creative writing, present research projects and share what students are learning in books. Books are then published to PDF and shared in SeeSaw.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D9

2:10pm

2:10pm

(D13) Making a Splash Using Digital Tools for Performance Based Learning and Assessments
Are thinking about what digital tools will help you teach and assess your performance tasks? Do you wonder if your knowledge of different types of presentation platforms is sufficient? Then bring your laptops and join us as we discuss the benefits, features, and limitations of Smore, Canva, Voki, and Animoto. You will have an opportunity to select one of the tools and begin exploring.


Tuesday August 13, 2019 2:10pm - 3:10pm
D13