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Thursday, July 18
 

9:00am

WeVideo 101
Learn the basics of WeVideo. Choose from two projects: a super simple 30-second project or use a step-by-step guide to complete a 30-minute project. All you need is web access and a laptop with a Chrome browser. Get started in the session, finish later in the week. That's the beauty of cloud-based video creation. Success is a great motivator!  Audience:  6-8     Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for WeVideo

WeVideo

Regional Sales Manager, WeVideo Inc
WeVideo is the only education-centric, video creation ecosystem for Chromebooks. It is also Microsoft qualified for Windows 8/10/10s devices. WeVideo creates a FERPA-secure environment where teachers and students can create and collaborate. Session slides https://tinyurl.com/BB20... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Brazos 2

9:00am

The Death of Old School Technology
Join us for an interactive session discussing how augmented reality, virtual field trips, and innovative best practices can catapult your classroom and school into a place that directly reflects the future of our students. This session will share tech tools such as Bring Your Own Device Days, FlipGrid, Loom, Osmos, Virtual Reality, and innovative best practices.  Audience:  3-5    Skill:  All 

Presenter(s)
avatar for Debra Kurten

Debra Kurten

Teacher, MAGNOLIA ISD,WILLIE E WILLIAMS ELEM
Debra is about to begin her 5th year as a math, science, and social studies teacher. She is a huge advocate for focusing attention on student's individual needs and intentionally incorporating technology into learning every place it is effective.
CL

Christy Lott

Teacher, Magnolia ISD


Thursday July 18, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Brazos 1

9:00am

Google Sheets to Stories
Become a Google sheet wizard with useful functions, awesome add-ons, tips and tricks that will save you time as you explore all that Google Sheets has to offer. We will explore the integration of conditional formatting, Sparklines and how to turn your sheets into a range of classroom projects, flashcards, badges or games.  
Audience:  K-12     Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Elizabeth Eastman

Elizabeth Eastman

Tech Coach, Houston ISD
Elizabeth is an Instructional Technology Specialist at Mandarin Immersion Magnet School in Houston ISD who designs learning to make a difference in the connections students make to information and ideas, to one another and to global audiences.


Thursday July 18, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Burleson Lab

9:00am

Yammer Time!
Inside Office 365 tools is a little gem called Yammer. Learn how we have utilized this communication tool for learning opportunities such as PLCs and book studies!  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for Amy Busby

Amy Busby

Instructional Tech Director, Montgomery ISD


Thursday July 18, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Bluebonnet C

9:00am

Easy Tech to Support ESLs, ELLs, and Struggling Readers
Join us for a hands-on time of learning about several free tech tools that you can use to support ESL/ELL students as well as your struggling readers. Using these tools, you will find it much easier to differentiate instruction for your students as well as empowering them to take more responsibility for their learning. You will leave with ideas that you can use the next day in class!  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Bruce Ellis

Bruce Ellis

Other, TCEA
Dr. Bruce Ellis is the Director of Professional Development for TCEA, a non-profit educational technology organization helping educators around the world to engage students using technology in innovative ways. Having been in the public education arena for more than 20 years, Bruce... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Bluebonnet F

10:00am

Pear Deck + Google Slides: The Perfect Pear
What if you could engage every student in your class, every day? Pear Deck lets you bring Google Slides lessons to life using formative assessments, allowing you to see (in real time) how each student is doing. In this hands-on session, we'll experience the power of Pear Deck as both a student and a teacher. You'll walk away with a Pear Deck lesson to use during the first day of school!  Audience:  K-12   Skill: All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Nick Park

Nick Park

Partnership Manager, Pear Deck
Pear Deck!


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Burleson Lab

10:00am

WeVideo 102
This session is designed for those comfortable with video creation, but not familiar with the WeVideo interface. See how easy it is to add a green screen element to your video. Learn about the built-in screencasting tool and how the digital media library can cut student project time in half. Get started in the session, finish your project later in the week. That's the beauty of cloud-based video creation. Success is a great motivator - come and join us!  
Audience:  6-8     Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for WeVideo

WeVideo

Regional Sales Manager, WeVideo Inc
WeVideo is the only education-centric, video creation ecosystem for Chromebooks. It is also Microsoft qualified for Windows 8/10/10s devices. WeVideo creates a FERPA-secure environment where teachers and students can create and collaborate. Session slides https://tinyurl.com/BB20... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Brazos 2

10:00am

Going Green: Maximizing WeVideo with a Green Screen
This presentation will introduce some tips and tricks to help make learning fun by using a green screen and WeVideo's cloud-based video editing platform. Help your learners make meaningful connections to content through movie magic. Audience:  6-12   Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Kevin Stahlecker

Kevin Stahlecker

Teacher, CONROE ISD,WASHINGTON JH
I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology in 2006, and earned my Master's Degree in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University in 2019. In August, I'll start my 13th year of teaching at Washington Junior High in Conroe ISD... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Bluebonnet F

10:00am

Seven FREE Techy Tools for Multiple Content Areas (K-5)
Are you wanting to move away from student consumption of technology and toward student creation with technology? Come and learn seven FREE techy tools that can be used across multiple content areas for creating demonstrations of learning. These tools are sure to spur higher order thinking! Tools will be both web-based and apps, so bring your own device and explore them with me!  Audience:  3-5  Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
DM

Dr. Michelle Hall

Technology Staff, WILLIS ISD,Meador Elementary


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Brazos 1

10:00am

Use Critical Thinking to Learn Vocabulary
Imagine having more fun while delving deeper during vocabulary instruction! Semantic reasoning is the method embedded in InferCabulary. This K12, web-based tool requires students to infer deep meanings of words by using critical thinking with images, not rote memorization of language. Learn about the pedagogy as well as how to implement and expand on InferCabulary in the classroom.  Audience: K-12   Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for InferCabulary

InferCabulary

Other, InferCabulary
Move the needle on reading comprehension! InferCabulary is a K12, web-based tool that puts students in the driver's seat to infer deep meanings of words for themselves. No more rote memorization! Students use critical thinking to find the common thread among multiple photographs that... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Bluebonnet C

10:00am

Top 3 Reasons to Become a Google Certified Educator
Why should you be a Google Certified Educator? Because Bing doesn't offer you one. LOL! With humor, this presentation will introduce educators to the process and purpose of becoming a Google Certified Educator. Using best teaching practices, participants will pre-assess their knowledge and then work through learning port(s) based on identified need. BYOD and be ready to work and learn! Audience: K-12  Skill: Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for Lisa Timmerman

Lisa Timmerman

Curriculum Leader, PD provider, ELB Education
Lisa Timmerman is an Educational Consultant with ELB Education and has 19 years in public school teaching experience, leaving the classroom in August 2018. She holds 4 teaching licenses from the State of Texas, as well as a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Lisa is a Google Certified... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Bluebonnet E

11:00am

Barrier to Enabler: Changing perceptions of the Technology Department
We put a tremendous amount of effort into building reliable networks, keeping kids safe, fixing problems and providing services and yet the technology department does not always a great reputation among teachers. We'll discuss how we change that, to keep from being perceived as a barrier to instruction and how we build a reputation for customer service.  Audience:  K-12  Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
DC

David Carpenter

Tech Director, Huffman ISD
Technology Director - Huffman ISD


Thursday July 18, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am
Brazos 2

12:00pm

Data Driven Instruction in the Device Enabled Classroom
Collaboration in the device-enabled classroom increases student engagement and learner understanding. Learn how STAAR scores improved by 17% by implementing data-driven instruction with Exploros student-centric learning. Using TEKS aligned, 5E model digital lessons (in ELAR/Social Studies) users will experience a live classroom simulation using real-time data for monitoring and adjusting instruction.  Audience: 6-12   Skill:  All

RSVP AND REGISTER FOR A FREE TICKET HERE

Presenter(s)
JC

Julie Carter

Vendor, Exploros


Thursday July 18, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Bluebonnet E

12:00pm

Reward Resilience, Grow Proficiency, and Make Practice Fun
Waggle is the adaptive practice solution that personalizes learning for all students in grades 2-8, ELA & Math, without the need for additional assessment.  Audience:  2-8   Skill: All

RSVP AND REGISTER FOR A FREE TICKET HERE

Presenter(s)
Exhibitors

Thursday July 18, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Bluebonnet C

1:00pm

Banish the Teacher Blah-Blah
This session will offer insight into the most common mistakes teachers make when shifting from a teacher-centered classroom to a student-centered classroom. It will also offer proven and successful techniques such as: don’t steal the struggle, move to the back, non-verbal cues, no repeat directions, and tech tools to guarantee students go home exhausted from learning, not you. Audience:  K-12  Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Debra Kurten

Debra Kurten

Teacher, MAGNOLIA ISD,WILLIE E WILLIAMS ELEM
Debra is about to begin her 5th year as a math, science, and social studies teacher. She is a huge advocate for focusing attention on student's individual needs and intentionally incorporating technology into learning every place it is effective.
CL

Christy Lott

Teacher, Magnolia ISD


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Brazos 1

1:00pm

Data Driven Instruction in the Device Enabled Classroom
Collaboration in the device-enabled classroom increases student engagement and learner understanding. Learn how STAAR scores improved by 17% by implementing data-driven instruction with Exploros student-centric learning. Using TEKS aligned, 5E model digital lessons (in ELAR/Social Studies) users will experience a live classroom simulation using real-time data for monitoring and adjusting instruction.  Audience:  6-12    Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
JC

Julie Carter

Vendor, Exploros


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Burleson Lab

1:00pm

Just Press Play: Embracing YouTube as an Instructional Tool
This presentation will outline how impactful YouTube can be as an instructional tool, and introduce some new strategies for its use.  Audience:  K-12    Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for Kevin Stahlecker

Kevin Stahlecker

Teacher, CONROE ISD,WASHINGTON JH
I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology in 2006, and earned my Master's Degree in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University in 2019. In August, I'll start my 13th year of teaching at Washington Junior High in Conroe ISD... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Brazos 2

1:00pm

Legislative Update: The 2019 session and what it means for ed-tech
Public Education was the foremost topic in the Texas Legislature this session. We'll take a look at the bills that passed, those that didn't, and talk about what it means for education technology.  Audience:  K-12  Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
DC

David Carpenter

Tech Director, Huffman ISD
Technology Director - Huffman ISD


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Bluebonnet C

1:00pm

Essential Technology for More Effective Coaching
Join us for great learning about current and relevant technology that you can use to help build more effective coaching, collaboration, and support. Be sure to get your phone or laptop ready to be used while you try out these tools and see how they can support a wide variety of coaching frameworks. You'll leave with additional resources to help you work towards even more effective coaching.  Audience:  K-12  Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Bruce Ellis

Bruce Ellis

Other, TCEA
Dr. Bruce Ellis is the Director of Professional Development for TCEA, a non-profit educational technology organization helping educators around the world to engage students using technology in innovative ways. Having been in the public education arena for more than 20 years, Bruce... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Bluebonnet F

2:00pm

Plowing through the Challenges of Classroom Climate and Culture
Developing a classroom environment conducive to learning entails getting students to cooperate effectively, creating a classroom economy, and maintaining a positive place where all students work towards shared goals utilizing the latest Google tech tools such as forms for surveys, slides for creativity, voice, and choice, hangouts for collaboration, and Bitmoji awards.  Audience:  3-5  Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Debra Kurten

Debra Kurten

Teacher, MAGNOLIA ISD,WILLIE E WILLIAMS ELEM
Debra is about to begin her 5th year as a math, science, and social studies teacher. She is a huge advocate for focusing attention on student's individual needs and intentionally incorporating technology into learning every place it is effective.
CL

Christy Lott

Teacher, Magnolia ISD


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Brazos 1

2:00pm

“Gamifying” Your Classroom: Gaming with a Purpose
Gamification, edutainment, or gaming with a purpose is a teaching tool that we can use to engage students in the learning process. We will go over some of the newly available free web 2.0 tools that allow you to bring gaming with a purpose to your own classroom, "play" some of the pre-made examples and brainstorm ways you can incorporate gaming with a purpose in your classroom.  Audience:  K-12    Skill:  All

Link to presentation = http://bit.ly/GamePurpose

Join the online game = https://quiznetic.com/ ; I will post the code to join it before we start the presentation

Rachel M. Scherer

SHSU Online Instructional Designer, Special Projects

Bldg: Suite 101 University Plaza / Tele: 936-294-2781
Email: TechnologyToolShed@SHSU.edu; or Rachel.M.Scherer@gmail.com  
Web: https://sites.google.com/view/welcome-to-ms-scherers-world/home

Blog: http://www.technologytoolshed.com/  Twitter = TechnoToolShed 




Presenter(s)
avatar for Rachel Scherer

Rachel Scherer

Instructional Designer, SHSU
Mother of two young women, 24 years teacher thriver, student whisperer, mentor/adviser/ cheerleader, crazy for CTE, eLearning Jedi, gaga for Google, recovering shop teacher, curriculum translator, Ed Techie, and a volunteer addict. If it involves working with others, CTE... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Brazos 2

2:00pm

"Glide" Into Creating Mobile Applications Using Google Sheets
Come see how one fifth grade class created a district phone list app using Glide and Sheets to organize crowd-sourced information. Participants will learn how to use Glide to transform boring spreadsheet lessons into effective project-based learning activities that include creating unique mobile apps.  Audience:  3-5   Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for Dale Martin

Dale Martin

Technology Staff, SPLENDORA ISD,Splendora ISD Administration
Dale Martin is the Applications Administrator for Splendora ISD. He has been a teacher, principal, Coordinator for Instructional Technology in Splendora ISD.
JA

Jennifer Alsobrooks

Teacher, Splendora ISD


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Bluebonnet F

2:00pm

Create a Classroom Home Base with Google Sites
Create a sleek modern website as a home base for everything you want to share! Set up a beautiful jump-off point for students, families and your community to see announcements, homework, assignments, digital resources and everything amazing happening in your professional universe! We will walk through adding and embedding custom content including templates from Awesome Tables.  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  Beginner


Presenter(s)
avatar for Elizabeth Eastman

Elizabeth Eastman

Tech Coach, Houston ISD
Elizabeth is an Instructional Technology Specialist at Mandarin Immersion Magnet School in Houston ISD who designs learning to make a difference in the connections students make to information and ideas, to one another and to global audiences.


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Burleson Lab

2:00pm

Tech-based Texas Performance Standards Projects (TPSP) for ALL Learners
The TPSP is recognized by the State of Texas as an approved curriculum for GT learners. However, with a little flexibility, it can be used with ALL learners.  My projects merge multiple technology platforms with thematic tasks, add student voice and choice, and close with self-assessments. One to One classrooms are the best, but I’ll show you how to modify for classrooms with limited tech capabilities, too.  Audience:  3-5   Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for Lisa Timmerman

Lisa Timmerman

Curriculum Leader, PD provider, ELB Education
Lisa Timmerman is an Educational Consultant with ELB Education and has 19 years in public school teaching experience, leaving the classroom in August 2018. She holds 4 teaching licenses from the State of Texas, as well as a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Lisa is a Google Certified... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Bluebonnet C
 
Friday, July 19
 

9:00am

Flipped PD
A leader is one that knows the way, goes the way and shows the way. If we are asking our staff to be innovative thinkers and utilize technology, shouldn’t we be doing the same? Learn how you can flip your professional development and model tools your teachers can use with students. Learn how you can use Screencastify, Kahoot, Flip Grid, Google tools and more as a leader in your school.  Audience:  Administrators   Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones

Principal, Springtown ISD


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Bluebonnet D

9:00am

Make Thinking Visible Using BookSnaps!
Use Google Slides and "Snapchat" features to create reading responses. BookSnaps help students with retention, comprehension, and engagement. Plus, BookSnaps are just plain fun!
Audience:  K-12    Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Pam Cadwalder

Pam Cadwalder

Tech Coach, EdTechThatWorks
I am the owner of EdTechThatWorks and I do independent consulting and coaching in the area of Instructional Technology!


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Bluebonnet F

9:00am

Plowing through the Challenges of Classroom Climate and Culture
Developing a classroom environment conducive to learning entails getting students to cooperate effectively, creating a classroom economy, and maintaining a positive place where all students work towards shared goals utilizing the latest Google tech tools such as forms for surveys, slides for creativity, voice, and choice, hangouts for collaboration, and Bitmoji awards.   Audience:  3-5    Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Debra Kurten

Debra Kurten

Teacher, MAGNOLIA ISD,WILLIE E WILLIAMS ELEM
Debra is about to begin her 5th year as a math, science, and social studies teacher. She is a huge advocate for focusing attention on student's individual needs and intentionally incorporating technology into learning every place it is effective.
CL

Christy Lott

Teacher, Magnolia ISD


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Bluebonnet C

9:00am

Easy Tech to Support ESLs, ELLs, and Struggling Readers
Join us for a hands-on time of learning about several free tech tools that you can use to support ESL/ELL students as well as your struggling readers. Using these tools, you will find it much easier to differentiate instruction for your students as well as empowering them to take more responsibility for their learning. You will leave with ideas that you can use the next day in class!  Audience:  K-12     Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Bruce Ellis

Bruce Ellis

Other, TCEA
Dr. Bruce Ellis is the Director of Professional Development for TCEA, a non-profit educational technology organization helping educators around the world to engage students using technology in innovative ways. Having been in the public education arena for more than 20 years, Bruce... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 9:50am
Brazos 2

9:00am

Going Green: Maximizing WeVideo with a Green Screen
This presentation will introduce some tips and tricks to help make learning fun by using a green screen and WeVideo's cloud-based video editing platform. Help your learners make meaningful connections to content through movie magic.   Audience:  6-12    Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Kevin Stahlecker

Kevin Stahlecker

Teacher, CONROE ISD,WASHINGTON JH
I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology in 2006, and earned my Master's Degree in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University in 2019. In August, I'll start my 13th year of teaching at Washington Junior High in Conroe ISD... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
Lonestar 1-2

9:00am

Seven FREE Techy Tools for Multiple Content Areas (K-5)
Are you wanting to move away from student consumption of technology and toward student creation with technology? Come and learn seven FREE techy tools that can be used across multiple content areas for creating demonstrations of learning. These tools are sure to spur higher order thinking! Tools will be both web-based and apps, so bring your own device and explore them with me!  Audience:  3-5   Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
DM

Dr. Michelle Hall

Technology Staff, WILLIS ISD,Meador Elementary


Friday July 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:20am
Burleson Lab

10:00am

Banish the Teacher Blah-Blah
This session will offer insight into the most common mistakes teachers make when shifting from a teacher-centered classroom to a student-centered classroom. It will also offer proven and successful techniques such as: don’t steal the struggle, move to the back, non-verbal cues, no repeat directions, and tech tools to guarantee students go home exhausted from learning, not you.  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
avatar for Debra Kurten

Debra Kurten

Teacher, MAGNOLIA ISD,WILLIE E WILLIAMS ELEM
Debra is about to begin her 5th year as a math, science, and social studies teacher. She is a huge advocate for focusing attention on student's individual needs and intentionally incorporating technology into learning every place it is effective.
CL

Christy Lott

Teacher, Magnolia ISD


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Bluebonnet C

10:00am

Make Thinking Visible Using BookSnaps!
Use Google Slides and "Snapchat" features to create reading responses. BookSnaps help students with retention, comprehension, and engagement.  Plus, BookSnaps are just plain fun!
Audience:  K-12   Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Pam Cadwalder

Pam Cadwalder

Tech Coach, EdTechThatWorks
I am the owner of EdTechThatWorks and I do independent consulting and coaching in the area of Instructional Technology!


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Bluebonnet F

10:00am

Tech Tools for Literacy and Math Stations
In this session, we will explore a variety of tech tools and resources that can be easily added to your literacy and math stations. Do you have some favorites? Bring them to share, too!  Audience:  K-5   Skill:  All 

Presenter(s)
avatar for Amy Storer

Amy Storer

Instructional Coach/Lead Tech Integration Mentor, Montgomery ISD
Amy Storer is an instructional coach and lead technology integration mentor in Montgomery, TX. She loves being an instructional coach and working alongside the wonderful educators of Keenan Elementary School. She is a distinguished educator that encourages and motivates others to... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Bluebonnet E

10:00am

Using Technology to PlowThrough the Challenges of Campus Culture
Teacher motivation initiatives are necessary to maintain happy and efficient schools. The more you recognize teachers for their experience and expertise, the more valued they feel. Learn how to create challenges and provide positive feedback while utilizing tools (such as Autocrat and Google forms) that will make this easy to do!  Audience:  Administrators   Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones

Principal, Springtown ISD


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Bluebonnet D

10:00am

Essential Technology for More Effective Coaching
Join us for great learning about current and relevant technology that you can use to help build more effective coaching, collaboration, and support. Be sure to get your phone or laptop ready to be used while you try out these tools and see how they can support a wide variety of coaching frameworks. You'll leave with additional resources to help you work towards even more effective coaching.  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  All 

Presenter(s)
avatar for Bruce Ellis

Bruce Ellis

Other, TCEA
Dr. Bruce Ellis is the Director of Professional Development for TCEA, a non-profit educational technology organization helping educators around the world to engage students using technology in innovative ways. Having been in the public education arena for more than 20 years, Bruce... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
Brazos 2

10:30am

LiveBinder your LIFE!
LiveBinder is an online platform helpful in a multitude of ways.  I’ll show you how to create school projects, student e-portfolios, and how to borrow from already curated resources. Access to educational resources, professional development, menus, recipes, and vacation pictures are seemingly endless!  BYOD to this workshop. We’ll set up your free account, start your own “shelves” and more.  Audience:  K-12  Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for Lisa Timmerman

Lisa Timmerman

Curriculum Leader, PD provider, ELB Education
Lisa Timmerman is an Educational Consultant with ELB Education and has 19 years in public school teaching experience, leaving the classroom in August 2018. She holds 4 teaching licenses from the State of Texas, as well as a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Lisa is a Google Certified... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
Burleson Lab

10:30am

Stop Motion Animation Using Google Apps
In this presentation, attendees will learn how to use Google Slides and Stop Motion Animator to help students create animations in the classroom.  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  Beginner

Presenter(s)
avatar for Kevin Stahlecker

Kevin Stahlecker

Teacher, CONROE ISD,WASHINGTON JH
I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology in 2006, and earned my Master's Degree in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University in 2019. In August, I'll start my 13th year of teaching at Washington Junior High in Conroe ISD... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:50am
Lonestar 1-2

11:00am

Pear Deck + Google Slides: The Perfect Pear
What if you could engage every student in your class, every day? Pear Deck lets you bring Google Slides lessons to life using formative assessments, allowing you to see (in real time) how each student is doing. In this hands-on session, we'll experience the power of Pear Deck as both a student and a teacher. You'll walk away with a Pear Deck lesson to use during the first day of school!  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  All 

Presenter(s)
avatar for Nick Park

Nick Park

Partnership Manager, Pear Deck
Pear Deck!


Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am
Bluebonnet C

11:00am

Tech Tools to help Leaders Organize and Save Time
Time is one of our biggest enemies as a campus leader. Learn how to utilize some technology tools, such as Autocrat, Screencastify, Google forms, team drives and more, to keep you organized and save you valuable time.  
Audience:  Administrators   Skill:  Intermediate

Presenter(s)
avatar for Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones

Principal, Springtown ISD


Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am
Bluebonnet D

11:00am

Getting to Yes - Working WITH your Technology Department
Are you tired of being told No when trying to make a technology purchase? Do you feel like you constantly have to fight for the access you need in your classroom? We'll discuss the secrets to getting to Yes and uniting with the technology department to meet the needs of your classroom. Audience:  K-12   Skill:  All

Presenter(s)
DC

David Carpenter

Tech Director, Huffman ISD
Technology Director - Huffman ISD


Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am
Brazos 2

11:00am

“Gamifying” Your Classroom: Gaming with a Purpose
Gamification, edutainment, or gaming with a purpose is a teaching tool that we can use to engage students in the learning process. We will go over some of the newly available free web 2.0 tools that allow you to bring gaming with a purpose to your own classroom, "play" some of the pre-made examples and brainstorm ways you can incorporate gaming with a purpose in your classroom. Audience:  K-12   Skill:  All

Link to presentation = http://bit.ly/GamePurpose

Join the online game = https://quiznetic.com/ ; I will post the code to join it before we start the presentation

Rachel M. Scherer

SHSU Online Instructional Designer, Special Projects

Bldg: Suite 101 University Plaza / Tele: 936-294-2781
Email: TechnologyToolShed@SHSU.edu; or Rachel.M.Scherer@gmail.com  
Web: https://sites.google.com/view/welcome-to-ms-scherers-world/home

Blog: http://www.technologytoolshed.com/  Twitter = TechnoToolShed 


Presenter(s)
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Rachel Scherer

Instructional Designer, SHSU
Mother of two young women, 24 years teacher thriver, student whisperer, mentor/adviser/ cheerleader, crazy for CTE, eLearning Jedi, gaga for Google, recovering shop teacher, curriculum translator, Ed Techie, and a volunteer addict. If it involves working with others, CTE... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am
Bluebonnet F

11:00am

FORMative Assessments with Forms
With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, and easily see results as they are entered. Join me to learn how to use Microsoft Forms to create formative and summative assessments and how this tool can help you save time and gain beneficial results to best support your learners.  Audience:  K-12   Skill:  All

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Amy Storer

Instructional Coach/Lead Tech Integration Mentor, Montgomery ISD
Amy Storer is an instructional coach and lead technology integration mentor in Montgomery, TX. She loves being an instructional coach and working alongside the wonderful educators of Keenan Elementary School. She is a distinguished educator that encourages and motivates others to... Read More →


Friday July 19, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am
Bluebonnet E

12:00pm

Creating Self-Motivated, Self-Efficacious, and Self-Regulated Online Learners
In the 21st Century, students are benefiting from the flexibility and adaptability of online learning.  Educators must instill diverse skills to prepare students to be successful in the virtual environment. During this session, strategies and solutions to promote self-motivation, self-efficacy, and self-regulation will be discussed specifically for online learners. Audience:  K-12  Skill:  All

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Edgenuity

Edgenuity
Curriculum Software


Friday July 19, 2019 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Bluebonnet E

1:00pm

Bold New Alphabet for Education: AR, VR, AI, ML, MR
The new alphabet of technologies will impact student lives from training and professions to everyday life. Move them into the classroom-- now. AI (artificial intelligence) has become a reality, a massive wave that will mean either job replacement or job security. Machine Learning (ML) is what makes it powerful. AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality), and Mixed Reality (MR) are now in traditional industries from manufacture to transportation. Explore strategies that get these technologies into classrooms integrated into the traditional subject matter. Expose students to the alphabet in their future while they learn the traditional curriculum. Make sure your students are ready for their world. Audience:  K-12    Skill:  All 

Presenter(s)
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Hall Davidson

ISTE Board Member, Senior Director of Global Learning Initiatives for DE, Discovery Education


Friday July 19, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Lonestar 3-6