Empowering Today’s Learners Through the Use of Digital Portfolios Room 101
In this session, you will learn how to capture your students’ learning process and amplify their voice through the use of Seesaw digital portfolios and FlipGrid app. Get a hands-on experience and unlock the possibilities that this interactive tool can offer to your students.
Education Learning & Lift Off Room 102 This session will focus on the online program, Education Galaxy and all that it has to offer for all grade levels.
Quizzizz & Password Room 103 Using Quizzizz.com as an online resource and using “Password”, a Powerpoint used to help with vocabulary. Join us as we show you how to use these to resources to engage your students and develop critical skills in all subject areas. Two-Step Back Into Time Room 104 Are you two stepping around the Social Studies curriculum? Two-Step Back into Time will present elementary teachers with information about Clever.com. Clever.com supports the USA Studies Weekly newspaper, which is part of BISD’s curriculum.
Augmented Reality in the Classroom Room 105 Interactive learning experiences for your classroom with Augmented Reality (AR).
Ozobots - Infinite Possibilities! Room 118 Pocket sized bots, infinite possibilities! Come learn about these amazing little robots.
Gradecam Room 119 Find out how to get instant feedback for your students and put an end to weekend grading. This is not a free tool, but it is worth every penny of their nominal fee for the amount of (YOUR) free time it will recover.
Get Your Students What They Need – Donor’s Choose Room 124 Get your students what they need. Connect to a thriving community of donors that is eager to fund your classroom projects.
Escape Rooms Room 125 Are you up for the challenge of creating your own online escape room? Whether you teach math, science, history, language arts, or elective classes, escape rooms challenge our students and build teamwork. In this session, we will experience a sampling of existing escape rooms to introduce, review, and assess concepts. Then we will begin creating our own escape rooms using a digital breakout template. ***Note: a.m. only session
Digital Literacy and Citizenship – Room 126 AM This workshop is designed for K-12 educators who wish to develop a better understanding of how to help students build digital literacy and digital citizenship skills. The class will include an overview of the components of digital literacy and citizenship and explore strategies for weaving them into instruction. PM Introduction to Computational Thinking This session will explore how computational thinking can be integrated into the curriculum. Attendees will learn about the four components of computational thinking and have the opportunity to a design a lesson activity that incorporates computational thinking skills.
Makerspace 101 Kiva Come learn how simple it is to create a Makerspace environment. Makerspaces are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn. They often have software, electronics, crafts and hardware supplies and tools, and more. A Makerspace environment can empower students to engineer innovative solutions to real-life problems and help others in a powerfully tangible way. These environments also help nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. Don’t forget to stop by!