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Wednesday, June 5
 

8:00am

Nearpod 101: Give every student a voice
Limited Capacity seats available

Nearpod creates an inclusive and immersive learning experience by allowing students to actively participate in every lesson. Come participate in a lesson and see how it works. We will also learn how to create our own nearpod lessons as well as looking at the many already created lessons.

Speakers
avatar for Mindy Woods

Mindy Woods

CIT, HPMS
Mindy has been in educational technology ay HPISD since the 95-96 school year, and is a Texas Master Technology Teacher. Her duties have ranged from Computer Graphics teacher to Campus Instructional Technologist. She is passionate about technology in education and is always ready... Read More →


Wednesday June 5, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
A204 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

8:00am

Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend some time playing with various tools that are available for use in your classrooms. Hands-on activities will be available for Boxlight Mimio, Nearpod, Seesaw, Document cameras, Google Suite and much more.

Speakers

Wednesday June 5, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

8:00am

Discover Discovery Education for Science and More
Limited Capacity seats available

Unlock the power of discovery with standards-aligned, digital curriculum resources for all subject areas and easy-to-use technology. Come with a lesson or unit that you would like to develop using Discovery Education resources. The Discovery Education presenter will show you features of the new science techbook, STEM connections, new ways to incorporate Discovery Streaming in you classes, and much more! The presenter will also be available throughout the day in the Digital Playground to assist you with the incorporation of Discovery resources into your lessons.

Speakers
DE

Discovery Education

Discovery Education


Wednesday June 5, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
A205 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

8:00am

Super Charge your Google Drive and More
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you trying to find a files you saved in Google Drive and can’t find it and ready to pull out your hair? In this hands on session, you will learn tips and tricks for Google Drive We will learn about folderizing, naming conventions, search features and much more!

Speakers
avatar for Norma Olson

Norma Olson

CIT, Hyer
Position at Company ABC.


Wednesday June 5, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

8:00am

Full STEAM Ahead for Kinder - 4th
Limited Capacity seats available

Local solutions, global challenges and imaginative problem-solving with some of our youngest learners is at the core of our new STEAM program here in Highland Park. This session will introduce our new STEAM Framework [K-4 Specifically] curriculum, key elements of support preparation and teachers will walk away confident to tackle their first quarterly STEAM lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Wednesday June 5, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Common Sense Educator Certification
Limited Capacity seats available

Become a Common Sense Certified Educator. Common Sense Educators are committed to helping kids and schools thrive in the digital age. Anyone who is an educator -- whether a classroom teacher, administrator, tech coach, librarian, or community partner-- can become a Common Sense Educator. Earn a badge that publicly affirms your commitment to helping students think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. Build your confidence teaching digital citizenship and integrating technology into your classroom, school, or district.

Leave class with the certification credentials or with the lion's share of the steps completed to make it a no-brainer to finish on your own. Laura Reinhart will guide you through the easy process from start to finish.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Reinhart

Laura Reinhart

Campus Instructional Technologist, MIS
Laura is a Google Certified Educator who has 27 years teaching experience with the last 19 in HPISD where she is the Campus Instructional Technologist.  She likes to quilt, read, attempt to stay active, and cook. 


Wednesday June 5, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
A204 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend some time playing with various tools that are available for use in your classrooms. Hands-on activities will be available for Boxlight Mimio, Nearpod, Seesaw, Document cameras, Google Suite and much more.

Speakers

Wednesday June 5, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Sketchnoting: Boosting Student's Memory Through Drawing
Limited Capacity seats available

Sketchnoting, Doodling, Visual Notes...no matter what you call it you can not deny the power drawing has in the learning process. Let's find ways you can bring sketchnoting to your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Mindy Woods

Mindy Woods

CIT, HPMS
Mindy has been in educational technology ay HPISD since the 95-96 school year, and is a Texas Master Technology Teacher. Her duties have ranged from Computer Graphics teacher to Campus Instructional Technologist. She is passionate about technology in education and is always ready... Read More →


Wednesday June 5, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Full STEAM Ahead for Kinder - 4th
Limited Capacity seats available

Local solutions, global challenges and imaginative problem-solving with some of our youngest learners is at the core of our new STEAM program here in Highland Park. This session will introduce our new STEAM Framework [K-4 Specifically] curriculum, key elements of support preparation and teachers will walk away confident to tackle their first quarterly STEAM lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Wednesday June 5, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

The Power of STEAM Across MIS & HPMS
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will introduce our new STEAM Framework [for 5th - 8th Grade Teachers Specifically], curriculum and key elements of support and preparation as STEAM rolls out district wide next year. Teachers will walk away with the confidence to teach their first quarterly STEAM lesson as wells as tips, tools and tricks to implement STEAM throughout the year.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Wednesday June 5, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

What's The Secret Code: Scratch or Tynker?
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how, why, and when to use up to 4 different coding programs. Participants will learn-hands on with ipad and chromebook apps, as well as apps used to program robots such as Wonder Dashes. Participants will also have time to brainstorm lessons, plan, and share.

Speakers
avatar for Leslie Kennemer

Leslie Kennemer

Campus Instructional Technologist, Bradfield
Leslie has been with Highland Park ISD for 15 years as a Campus Instructional Technologist at Bradfield Elementary. She is an active presenter in conferences such as TCEA and the North Texas Visioning Consortium. Working with teachers is her passion.


Wednesday June 5, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend some time playing with various tools that are available for use in your classrooms. Hands-on activities will be available for Boxlight Mimio, Nearpod, Seesaw, Document cameras, Google Suite and much more.

Speakers

Wednesday June 5, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

Templates, Tips, and Techniques to Spark Visual Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

About 65% of our students are visual learners. In this fun, creative session we will have hands on time to explore a wide variety of strategies to tap into visual learning instructional techniques. Leave will fresh ideas, lots of templates you can use in your classroom regularly, and with tons of technology ideas that are easy to implement- even for those who aren't "techie". We will be doodling, and exploring tech tools we already have at our disposal and that have been vetted for student use so you can hit the ground running Fall 2019.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Reinhart

Laura Reinhart

Campus Instructional Technologist, MIS
Laura is a Google Certified Educator who has 27 years teaching experience with the last 19 in HPISD where she is the Campus Instructional Technologist.  She likes to quilt, read, attempt to stay active, and cook. 


Wednesday June 5, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
A204 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

From Class Report to NEW Student Profile – What you need to know and will love
Limited Capacity seats available

Both teachers brand new to MAP and those using MAP for a longer time will benefit from this review of the Class Report, as well as a thorough treatment of the new, Student Profile Report, listed under Next-Generation Reports in your MAP Reports listing. Learn how to interpret NWEA's Normative Data in relation to your student's RIT and the real reason to distinguish between Means and Medians on your class report. Then, see how the data gleaned from the Class Report can be managed for each student in one, easy to-view Student Profile, with one-click access to each subject area, personalized Learning Continuum Statements and easy navigation between students.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Wilson

Lisa Wilson

Assistant Superintendent, HPISD


Wednesday June 5, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
A205 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

Spark Up your Learning with Adobe Spark Video
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn how to plan, implement, and use Adobe Spark Video in your class to let students show their learning and understanding.

Speakers
avatar for Norma Olson

Norma Olson

CIT, Hyer
Position at Company ABC.


Wednesday June 5, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

STEAM-y Tinker Session
Limited Capacity seats available

With the help of STEAM coaches and CITs, teachers will gain insight on how to stimulate learning in their classrooms through a variety of hands-on learning approaches and tools.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Wednesday June 5, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

Windows 10
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session we will review the features of Windows 10 and Outlook 2016.  Bring Your Own Device and we will set-up preferences for Outlook, create a signature and set-up groups,  We will also learn to personalize your user experience  and review the overall Windows operating system.  

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Ham

Lisa Ham

Director of Instructional Technology, Highland Park ISD


Wednesday June 5, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
 
Thursday, June 6
 

8:00am

Nearpod 101: Give every student a voice
Limited Capacity seats available

Nearpod creates an inclusive and immersive learning experience by allowing students to actively participate in every lesson. Come participate in a lesson and see how it works. We will also learn how to create our own nearpod lessons as well as looking at the many already created lessons.

Speakers
avatar for Mindy Woods

Mindy Woods

CIT, HPMS
Mindy has been in educational technology ay HPISD since the 95-96 school year, and is a Texas Master Technology Teacher. Her duties have ranged from Computer Graphics teacher to Campus Instructional Technologist. She is passionate about technology in education and is always ready... Read More →


Thursday June 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
A204 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

8:00am

Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend some time playing with various tools that are available for use in your classrooms. Hands-on activities will be available for Boxlight Mimio, Nearpod, Seesaw, Document cameras, Google Suite and much more.

Speakers

Thursday June 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

8:00am

Super Charge your Google Drive and More
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you trying to find a files you saved in Google Drive and can’t find it and ready to pull out your hair? In this hands on session, you will learn tips and tricks for Google Drive We will learn about folderizing, naming conventions, search features and much more!

Speakers
avatar for Norma Olson

Norma Olson

CIT, Hyer
Position at Company ABC.


Thursday June 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

8:00am

Full STEAM Ahead for Kinder - 4th
Limited Capacity seats available

Local solutions, global challenges and imaginative problem-solving with some of our youngest learners is at the core of our new STEAM program here in Highland Park. This session will introduce our new STEAM Framework [K-4 Specifically] curriculum, key elements of support preparation and teachers will walk away confident to tackle their first quarterly STEAM lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Thursday June 6, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Common Sense Educator Certification
Limited Capacity seats available

Become a Common Sense Certified Educator. Common Sense Educators are committed to helping kids and schools thrive in the digital age. Anyone who is an educator -- whether a classroom teacher, administrator, tech coach, librarian, or community partner-- can become a Common Sense Educator. Earn a badge that publicly affirms your commitment to helping students think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. Build your confidence teaching digital citizenship and integrating technology into your classroom, school, or district.

Leave class with the certification credentials or with the lion's share of the steps completed to make it a no-brainer to finish on your own. Laura Reinhart will guide you through the easy process from start to finish.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Reinhart

Laura Reinhart

Campus Instructional Technologist, MIS
Laura is a Google Certified Educator who has 27 years teaching experience with the last 19 in HPISD where she is the Campus Instructional Technologist.  She likes to quilt, read, attempt to stay active, and cook. 


Thursday June 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
A204 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend some time playing with various tools that are available for use in your classrooms. Hands-on activities will be available for Boxlight Mimio, Nearpod, Seesaw, Document cameras, Google Suite and much more.

Speakers

Thursday June 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Sketchnoting: Boosting Student's Memory Through Drawing
Limited Capacity seats available

Sketchnoting, Doodling, Visual Notes...no matter what you call it you can not deny the power drawing has in the learning process. Let's find ways you can bring sketchnoting to your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Mindy Woods

Mindy Woods

CIT, HPMS
Mindy has been in educational technology ay HPISD since the 95-96 school year, and is a Texas Master Technology Teacher. Her duties have ranged from Computer Graphics teacher to Campus Instructional Technologist. She is passionate about technology in education and is always ready... Read More →


Thursday June 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

9:45am

Full STEAM Ahead for Kinder - 4th
Limited Capacity seats available

Local solutions, global challenges and imaginative problem-solving with some of our youngest learners is at the core of our new STEAM program here in Highland Park. This session will introduce our new STEAM Framework [K-4 Specifically] curriculum, key elements of support preparation and teachers will walk away confident to tackle their first quarterly STEAM lesson.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Thursday June 6, 2019 9:45am - 11:15am
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

The Power of STEAM Across MIS & HPMS
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will introduce our new STEAM Framework [for 5th - 8th Grade Teachers Specifically], curriculum and key elements of support and preparation as STEAM rolls out district wide next year. Teachers will walk away with the confidence to teach their first quarterly STEAM lesson as wells as tips, tools and tricks to implement STEAM throughout the year.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Thursday June 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

Boxlight and Mimio Studio
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will cover basic Boxlight Interactive Flat Panel operation, general care, inputs and ports, input alias naming, settings, onboard Android operation and annotation tools over any source. Also learn the basics of MimioStudio. MimioStudio software allows educators to create interactive whiteboard lessons and collaborative and team activities, and perform real-time formative assessment.

Moderators
avatar for Justin Franks

Justin Franks

Pro Computing

Speakers
avatar for Krista Walker

Krista Walker

Boxlight EOS Education
avatar for Art Davis

Art Davis

Boxlight


Thursday June 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
A205 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Spend some time playing with various tools that are available for use in your classrooms. Hands-on activities will be available for Boxlight Mimio, Nearpod, Seesaw, Document cameras, Google Suite and much more.

Speakers

Thursday June 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

Windows 10
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session we will review the features of Windows 10 and Outlook 2016.  Bring Your Own Device and we will set-up preferences for Outlook, create a signature and set-up groups,  We will also learn to personalize your user experience  and review the overall Windows operating system.  

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Ham

Lisa Ham

Director of Instructional Technology, Highland Park ISD


Thursday June 6, 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

12:45pm

Templates, Tips, and Techniques to Spark Visual Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

About 65% of our students are visual learners. In this fun, creative session we will have hands on time to explore a wide variety of strategies to tap into visual learning instructional techniques. Leave will fresh ideas, lots of templates you can use in your classroom regularly, and with tons of technology ideas that are easy to implement- even for those who aren't "techie". We will be doodling, and exploring tech tools we already have at our disposal and that have been vetted for student use so you can hit the ground running Fall 2019.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Reinhart

Laura Reinhart

Campus Instructional Technologist, MIS
Laura is a Google Certified Educator who has 27 years teaching experience with the last 19 in HPISD where she is the Campus Instructional Technologist.  She likes to quilt, read, attempt to stay active, and cook. 


Thursday June 6, 2019 12:45pm - 4:00pm
A204 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

Boxlight and Mimio Studio
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will cover basic Boxlight Interactive Flat Panel operation, general care, inputs and ports, input alias naming, settings, onboard Android operation and annotation tools over any source. Also learn the basics of MimioStudio. MimioStudio software allows educators to create interactive whiteboard lessons and collaborative and team activities, and perform real-time formative assessment.

Moderators
avatar for Justin Franks

Justin Franks

Pro Computing

Speakers
avatar for Krista Walker

Krista Walker

Boxlight EOS Education
avatar for Art Davis

Art Davis

Boxlight


Thursday June 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
A205 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

What's The Secret Code: Scratch or Tynker?
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how, why, and when to use up to 4 different coding programs. Participants will learn-hands on with ipad and chromebook apps, as well as apps used to program robots such as Wonder Dashes. Participants will also have time to brainstorm lessons, plan, and share.

Speakers
avatar for Leslie Kennemer

Leslie Kennemer

Campus Instructional Technologist, Bradfield
Leslie has been with Highland Park ISD for 15 years as a Campus Instructional Technologist at Bradfield Elementary. She is an active presenter in conferences such as TCEA and the North Texas Visioning Consortium. Working with teachers is her passion.


Thursday June 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
A207 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

Spark Up your Learning with Adobe Spark Video
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn how to plan, implement, and use Adobe Spark Video in your class to let students show their learning and understanding.

Speakers
avatar for Norma Olson

Norma Olson

CIT, Hyer
Position at Company ABC.


Thursday June 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
A208 - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

2:30pm

STEAM-y Tinker Session
Limited Capacity seats available

With the help of STEAM coaches and CITs, teachers will gain insight on how to stimulate learning in their classrooms through a variety of hands-on learning approaches and tools.

Speakers
avatar for Ericca Vandagriff

Ericca Vandagriff

Teacher, MIS
avatar for Ashley  Jones

Ashley Jones

STEAM Design & Instructional Coach, Highland Park ISD


Thursday June 6, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library - Hyer Elementary 8385 Durham St, Dallas, TX 75225, USA