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Tuesday, August 13
 

9:20am EDT

(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 EDT
C6

9:20am EDT

(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 & Quizizz Certified Educator, Screencastify Master Caster. Schoology Champion. Lover of Google: Drive, Classroom, Slides, Cast, Forms. IXL.com. GoFormative. PicCollage. Padlet. Quizlet. Flipping your sub plans. Flipping your classroom. Flex seating. Student... Read More →


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

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

10:30am EDT

(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 EDT
C21

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

(C9) Stop the Chromebook Chaos!
Do you have 100 tabs open? Is your Gdrive a disorganized mess? Are you unsure of what to do with the many Google apps offered? Let's work together to turn the chaos into Chromebook bliss! Learn helpful shortcuts, tricks and tools that will allow you to work more efficiently and effectively.

Speakers
avatar for Kellie Weisenbeck

Kellie Weisenbeck

Instructional Technology Specialist, Virginia Beach City Public Schools


Tuesday August 13, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
C9

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

(Library Left) Stay Afloat with Schoology Rubrics
As students begin to submit a variety of work in Schoology, we have the opportunity to also grade the work and provide feedback digitally, and this task is made even easier with Rubrics! In this session, we will learn how to create, attach, and assess with a rubric in the Schoology platform.

Speakers
avatar for Amber Nordwall

Amber Nordwall

Instructional Technology Specialist, Plaza MS
Former middle school English/Language Arts teacher turned ITSUsing technology to support reading and writing across disciplines; digital citizenship and media literacy


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

1:00pm EDT

(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 & Quizizz Certified Educator, Screencastify Master Caster. Schoology Champion. Lover of Google: Drive, Classroom, Slides, Cast, Forms. IXL.com. GoFormative. PicCollage. Padlet. Quizlet. Flipping your sub plans. Flipping your classroom. Flex seating. Student... Read More →


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

1:00pm EDT

(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 EDT
C5

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 Right) 10 Things You Didn't Know Schoology Could Do
Come join us to add 10 new Schoology tricks to your toolbox. This session is for participants who are comfortable with the basic features of Schoology and are looking to transform learning in their classrooms. How to add start and end times to embedded YouTube videos, color-code the Calendar, and pin links as Announcements are just a few of the lesser-known Schoology secrets that will be shared at this session. Come prepared with your Chromebook or Windows device, and leave with at least one technique you can start using right away.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Carpenter

Jessica Carpenter

Instructional Technology Specialist, Great Neck Middle School - VBCPS
avatar for Amber Nordwall

Amber Nordwall

Instructional Technology Specialist, Plaza MS
Former middle school English/Language Arts teacher turned ITSUsing technology to support reading and writing across disciplines; digital citizenship and media literacy


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

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

(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 EDT
C7

2:10pm EDT

(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 EDT
C8

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