2018 Session Descriptions

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Sessions A-F

Adobe Spark – Creating Classroom Videos

Laurie Struve

Adobe Spark is one of the best free visual digital storytelling apps. Spark lets anyone create beautiful web stories combining text and graphics. Learn to Use Adobe Spark to create classroom videos

Book Creator

Laurie Struve

Book Creator is an awesome tool designed to create ebooks on a Chromebook or iPad. Teachers and students can create and publish books, comics, portfolios, step-by-step guides, reports, learning journals and much, much more! Come see how this simple tool can support learning in your classroom.

Breakout Games

Rebecca Keeling 

Description TBD

Chromebook Tips & Tricks

Chris O’Donnell

Description TBD

Class Dojo

Steve Barber

Description TBD

Compass Learning

Laurie Struve 

Compass Learning is a research-based digital curriculum that is available in our district for students in grades K-8. Compass offers students online pathways in reading and math that are correlated to student’s NWEA scores. Come learn more about how to set up your class, run reports, and preview student lessons.

Creating Video Projects with Screencastify

Laurie Struve

Learn the basics of creating a screencast using an app called Screencastify. This is a wonderful tool that allows teachers to create a video that aligns with educational content and can include tutorials, demonstrations, digital storytelling, narrated slides presentations and more!

Discovery Education

Rebecca Keeling 

Description TBD

District Google Survival Tips

Chris O’Donnell

Description TBD

Edupaths

Julie Rutherford

Description TBD

Sessions G-L

Flipgrid

Rebecca Keeling

Description TBD

Google Classroom 101

Carissa Quinones

Description TBD

Google Docs & Slides – Teacher Tips for in the Classroom

Rebecca Keeling

Description TBD

Google Extensions

Chris O’Donnell 

Description TBD

Kahoot

Steve Barber 

Description TBD

Sessions M-S

MISTAR DnA Assessment Delivery Options

Joe Orban

Description TBD

MISTAR DnA Prebuit Reports

Joe Orban

Description TBD

Mystery Games

Rebecca Keeling 

Description TBD

Pearson Science

Chris O’Donnell 

Description TBD

Plickers

Carissa Quinones

Description TBD

Sessions T-Z

Virtual Connections

Chris Kozaczynski and Rebecca Keeling 

Description TBD