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Monday, June 11

10:15am CDT

11:25am CDT

2:30pm CDT

4:40pm CDT

Tuesday, June 12

10:15am CDT

11:25am CDT

1:25pm CDT

2:35pm CDT

3:40pm CDT

Wednesday, June 13

10:30am CDT

11:40am CDT


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  • '*learn how Plano ISD is offering unique professional learning opportunities for PK-12 PISD teachers in collaboration with local partners in business and industry *learn about the classroom-to-career connections made by previous externs and corporate ment
  • * Participants will walk away with an understanding that Student Voice does not just mean surveying. * Participants will walk away with easy to implement activities for Back to School. * Participants will walk away with a way to increase Student Voice at
  • - Find out how to make sure all users have access to the tools they need - Learn how to find funding for EdTech - Find out how to engage parents to join the learning conversation.
  • 1) develop a timeline for implementation of instructional rounds
  • 1) New way to look at data 2) Technology enhancement of curriculum 3) How build capacity in teachers & leaders
  • 1) Participants will learn about the importance of collecting student voice and the impact it will have on their classroom. 2) Participants will see examples of student voice surveys that can be adapted for their classrooms. 3) Participants will use their
  • 1) Teachers will be able to identify 'safe' uses of humor in the class room 2) Teachers will be able to assess humor as a metric for learning using the rubric I will give to them 3) Teachers will be able to mix their content and their student's humor
  • 1. An understanding of competency-based learning 2. Experience blended learning strategies 3. How digital tools can make assessment and data simple
  • 1. Attendees will get an in-depth look at various aspects of the three professional development modules including creation
  • 1. Awareness of most effective practices 2. Examples of practices through Theory of Action 3. Discussion of next steps for a culture of learning
  • 1. Educators will be able to design authentic
  • 1. Framework for creating a collaborative process between campus administrators and district level support. 2. Share outcomes and benefits from an administrator and a teacher perspective 3. Participants will walk away with examples of effective walk-throu
  • 1. Identify the qualities of effective teachers. 2. Learn how to add luster a mandated
  • 1. Learn how to effectively align intervention and progress monitoring among all staff. 2. Move data-driven discussions from compliance to collective accountability. 3. Use progress monitoring to prove student achievement
  • 1. The knowledge of what a STEAM lab or lesson is. 2. How the starting a lab is a process. 3. How to find the money to fund it.
  • 1. Understand STREAM framework and stations 2. Develop thematic and standards connections 3. Integrate innovative technology in classroom/library
  • 1. Understand the power of multi-structured professional learning opportunities while maximizing teacher and staff time in front of students 2. Understand how a learning management system can be used to create and manage professional learning 3. Determine
  • 1. Understanding the true purpose of technology in the classroom 2. Paradigm shift of how technology is leveraged in the classroom 3. Campus ownership model of technology integration
  • 2) build an action team for implementation of instructional rounds
  • A plan to launch a makerspace on their campus Hands on experience with makerspace activities Knowledge of cost effective materials to use in a makerspace
  • and 3) leverage current collaborative practices to go deeper with goals f
  • and changes for the future 2. Attendees will gain insights
  • and elaboration. Whether teachers have a Google classroom or little access to technology
  • and record s
  • and situation specific music Participants will use technology to engage
  • and student outcomes in a secondary classroom.
  • annotation
  • As a result of this session
  • Attendees will leave with an understanding of how stations and small group instruction can increase student voice
  • Attendees will leave with new creation ideas for their classroom. Attendees will have time to try out some of these apps. Attendees will think about how their students are created.
  • Attendees will leave with specific examples of how to use Twitter to GROW professionally
  • build a professional learning network on Twitter
  • collaboration
  • constructive feedback - recognize the importance of intentional reflection on practice to trigger professional growth
  • create
  • Create a twitter account if they do not have one
  • differentiation
  • district feedback
  • educational songs
  • GLOW lessons and GO touting public education! Attendees will also leave with resources for getting started with Twitter and Tweetdeck.
  • Google Ideas
  • I will be able to
  • Innovative Communication
  • learn how to flip staff meetings and learn tech tools to improve academic planning time with teachers.
  • learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability. 2. Educators will be able to facilitate learning with technology to support student achievement. 3. Educators wil
  • monitoring and grading of the course
  • ongoing and specific -reflect on current practices -digitally collaborate with others to share ideas
  • Paperless Communication
  • Participants will learn how to use TEKS objectives to drive creative in-class processes Participants will create original music tracks
  • Participants will learn the necessary steps to implement blended learning. Participants will know how to develop an appropriate professional development outline for a school year. Participants will gain an understanding of the benefits of implementing a b
  • Participants will... 1. learn how to engage their students in computational thinking 2. learn how to integrate computational thinking across the curriculum 3. learn how to foster computational thinking for varied grade levels.
  • Participants will: - learn to implement observation protocols on campus w/ digital tools - understand the power of purposeful
  • Participants will: -walk away with formative assessment strategies that are fun
  • prescribed curriculum and create a learning environment conducive to sparking ownership in students. 3. Reflect on current practices and become a capacity conductor ve
  • Source for creating professional graphics. A new tool for student choice to demonstrate mastery. Exposure to well crafted graphic design that can be easily customized.
  • such as summarization
  • Teachers will leave the session with ways to incorporate social media to teach reading and writing concepts
  • timely
  • Understand the advantages of using blended learning to grow teachers. Have an awareness of how blended learning can positively impact teacher growth. Have tools to use to begin the process.
  • we'll demonstrate how
  • which can be presented to staff • Evaluate our pla
  • write
  • • Participants will experience and explore Google Classroom as a student user. • Participants will collaboratively create a plan for using Google Classroom for book clubs in their classroom. • Participants will be empowered to use this tool in the classro
  • • Understand the vast roles of the entire staff in implementing RtI on a secondary campus • Gain intervention ideas and organize your current practices into an explicit format using the RtI tiered system
  • Product Takeaways
  • *Copy of the presentation with access to all resources *Hard copy of student voice survey *List of reading resources on the topic
  • - A list of online resources/URLs
  • -Sample RtI Staff Responsibility Document -Template to Build Staff Responsibility Document -Teacher RtI Referral Template -Sample Student RtI Accommodation Plan
  • A definition of classroom safe humor and a rubric by which to measure it. They will also create their own digital humor artifacts during my session.
  • a list of resources
  • A visual representing the varied professional learning opportunities and the impact on student growth
  • activities
  • All participants will leave with professional
  • An app
  • and a list of assessment tools.
  • and ideas
  • and Meme lessons and handouts ready to use in the classroom.
  • Attendees will leave with a created product from station time during the model presented. They will choose either creating an EdPuzzle video
  • create data-driven grouping
  • Each participant will leave with access to a website with resources
  • EdPuzzle
  • eukolos.org
  • FlipGrid
  • Framework for the Learning Cycle Access to slides with evidence of Learning Cycle process
  • Getting started with Twitter Videos (created by our district) Getting started with Tweetdeck Videos (created by our district) Using Twitter in Education Websites (curated by our district) Social Media Guidelines Policy (created by our district)
  • Google Doc with lesson plans
  • Growth Mindset
  • Handout from the presentation List of resource websites
  • https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ZMtBvmt5PVNaHo_EI06RtkG5zw9lQRPm?usp=sharing
  • https://splice.com/sounds/beatmaker https://www.soundtrap.com/ https://looplabs.com/ https://www.google.com/docs/about/
  • Innovation
  • Instagram
  • Leadership
  • List of 10+ apps to use in elementary classrooms.
  • materials
  • or other technology resource that are utilized during small group instruction for student product and v
  • Padlet
  • Participants will leave our session having experienced a variety of formative assessment tools such as: Pear Deck
  • Participants will leave the session with a list of lesson plan ideas for teaching computational thinking and a scope and sequence for developing computational thinking at varied grade levels for different subjects.
  • Participants will leave their next steps to create a culture of learning.
  • Participants will leave with a list of digital tools that can be used to flip instruction
  • Participants will leave with an engaging and interactive lesson created using Nearpod.
  • Participants will leave with an implementation plan.
  • Participants will leave with knowledge of how to utilize the following apps and websites to impact curriculum and student achievement through Student Voice. Examples will be shown and there will be time to dive into them. * Flipgrid * Goosechase * Blogger
  • Participants will leave with our presentation that will have links to the STEAM lesson design we use and a sample lesson
  • Participants will leave with templates and exemplars for communicating expectations and organizing various components related to the implementation and use of instructional rounds.
  • Participants will leave with Twitter
  • Participants will walk away with a digital copy of a blended roadmap. Participants will receive a year long professional develop outline to support implementation of blended learning. Participants will leave a list of blended learning book resources.
  • personalized graphics formatted for their favorite social media channel.
  • pictures and videos of students and teachers sharing what they do in the lab.
  • pictures of what we have in the lab
  • Quizizz etc.
  • Research on Flow (getting in the zone) Strategies for supporting minority and at risk learners Access to videos to exhibit the process of becoming a capacity conductors Survey for identifying capacity conductors
  • Sample of a campus technology plan Technology Plan Design Rubric
  • Snapchat
  • Templates in Google 30 day plan for implementation Link to google drive resources from the presentation
  • Twitter account Increased followers and following on Twitter Collaborative planning agenda using Google or Microsoft Staff Notebooks using Google or Microsoft
  • • Participants will leave the session with a collaboratively created plan for utilizing Google Classroom for book clubs. • Participants will also leave with a starter Google Classroom that they can use with their students the next day. • Participants will