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iPadpaloozaEastTX, like iPadpalooza in Austin, is not a conference, it’s a learning festival!   All mobile devices are welcome - iPads, Android tablets, Chromebooks, Macbooks, laptops, smartphones...  

 

ESC Contact: Donna Stanley, Digital Learning Coordinator, dstanley@esc7.net, 903-988-6962 

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Thursday, June 15
 

9:00am

The Wizard of Ed
Limited Capacity seats available

Engaging the “Globally” connected student of today. A look at emerging technology, gaming and digital citizenship.  

Speakers

Thursday June 15, 2017 9:00am - 10:10am
GYM

10:25am

10 min 2 Tech
Limited Capacity seats available

No time? No trouble!
This session will showcase a few great tech tools that can easily be put into use with just 10 minutes of learning time or less. The timer is set, the tool is introduced, and teachers leave with paper (yes, paper) instructions. So hang out, see a few tools and ideas, and experience a different kind of PD that even the busiest of teachers can’t decry!

Speakers
avatar for Twyla Felty

Twyla Felty

TIS, Eustace ISD


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:25am - 11:25am
116

10:25am

And the Winner Is: GoFormative!
Limited Capacity seats available

GoFormative is an awesome website for creating formative assessments, lessons, or activities using multiple choice, true-false, short answer, or show your work formats. As students work through the questions, the teacher can look at live results for which you can also give students immediate feedback from your computer or iPad. Students and teachers love using GoFormative!

Speakers
DA

DeAnne Atkinson

Palestine ISD
avatar for Rachel Thigpen

Rachel Thigpen

Teacher, Palestine Junior High, Palestine ISD


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:25am - 11:25am
104

10:25am

Cutting Edge Learning and Engagement
Limited Capacity seats available

Transform learning and teaching using the latest cutting edge technology in the classroom.  See how Augmented Reality and other emerging technology and  tools are engaging students, re-igniting teachers and how they are impacting schools and districts around the world. See mind-blowing demos, hear amazing stories and see the latest in 21 Century Learning.  Find out what everyone is talking about and why Augmented Reality and emerging technology is changing the face of education.  

Speakers

Thursday June 15, 2017 10:25am - 11:25am
127

10:25am

Pop Culture Classroom Connection
Limited Capacity seats available

Shannon comes loaded with Comedy, Pop Culture, Stories, and Demonstrations that light a spark in today's students, and he shows ALL teachers how easy it is to apply these and connect with students like never before! And by demonstrating powerful strategies and improvisational techniques, Shannon bridges the amazing responsibility of educators with the needs of today's students and offers a fresh perspective on how to connect with and inspire students of all backgrounds.

Speakers
avatar for Shannon Pickard

Shannon Pickard

Tin Umbrella


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:25am - 11:25am
101

10:25am

The Students of the Round Table
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear the perspective of recently graduated students in this informative table discussion session. When it comes to instructional technology integration, what worked for them, and what didn't? Moderated by Mr. Wade Stanford, Superintendent of Westwood ISD.

Speakers

Thursday June 15, 2017 10:25am - 11:25am
105

10:25am

“Spark” Student Interest in Reading: Student Made Digital Book Trailers
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will use Adobe Spark to create digital book trailers. The book trailers will then be displayed and accessed with a QR code in the library. We will take you through the entire process and give examples from our own collection so you can “Spark” an interest in reading on your campus.



Speakers
avatar for Janelle Safford

Janelle Safford

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Winnsboro ISD
After teaching 23 years of teaching, I am now serving as the Instructional Technology Coordinator in Winnsboro, TX. I am a Google Level 1 & 2 educator, Seesaw ambassador, Flidgrid ambassador, CK-12 certified and a Peardeck coach. My favorite book is "The Innovator's Mindset" by... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 10:25am - 11:25am
102

12:35pm

Digital Literacy... with Popcorn!

Learning.com supports Texas schools with digital literacy content that addresses critical 21st century skills for students—aligned to state standards and targeting everything from keyboarding to coding. You may know Learning.com, but have you seen the new computational thinking and coding lessons we’ve added to the Texas Bundle? Come with an iPad (or other mobile device) ready to explore…we’ll provide the popcorn!  


Speakers
avatar for Learning.com

Learning.com

Sr Account Executive, Learning.com
Learning.com is a leader in providing digital literacy solutions that prepare students for online assessments, college and future careers. Our K-8 digital literacy curriculum engages students as they develop critical 21st century skills.


Thursday June 15, 2017 12:35pm - 1:35pm
114

12:35pm

And the Grammy goes to...Flocabulary.
Limited Capacity seats available

Flocabulary is a learning program for all grades that uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum. Teachers at 20,000 schools use Flocabulary’s videos, instructional activities and student creativity tools to supplement instruction and develop core literacy skills. In this session you will get a hands on opportunity to see what Flocabulary has to offer and how to best use it in your classroom.

Speakers
DA

DeAnne Atkinson

Palestine ISD
avatar for Jake Odom

Jake Odom

LAUNCH Teacher 5th Grade, Palestine ISD


Thursday June 15, 2017 12:35pm - 1:35pm
116

12:35pm

FlipGrid
Limited Capacity seats available

Flipgrid is a video discussion community for your classroom that supercharges your students’ voices. You add the topics, your students respond with short videos, and everyone engages!"  I will demonstrate how to use this tool and give some examples of ways to use it in the classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Janelle Safford

Janelle Safford

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Winnsboro ISD
After teaching 23 years of teaching, I am now serving as the Instructional Technology Coordinator in Winnsboro, TX. I am a Google Level 1 & 2 educator, Seesaw ambassador, Flidgrid ambassador, CK-12 certified and a Peardeck coach. My favorite book is "The Innovator's Mindset" by... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 12:35pm - 1:35pm
115

12:35pm

Future of Storytelling
Limited Capacity seats available

According to research, Storytelling predates writing, with the earliest forms of storytelling usually oral combined with gestures and expressions. We encounter different forms of storytelling in everything we do, including education. It is an art we often take for granted. This session will focus on bringing this incredible form of communication into the digital age. We will discuss how we can allow students to show their comprehension while exploring the best web tools and apps for the future of storytelling.

Speakers

Thursday June 15, 2017 12:35pm - 1:35pm
127

12:35pm

Groundhog Day EDU
Limited Capacity seats available

If you like to repeat yourself, this session is NOT for you. Discover quick ways to leverage video to help others learn. You don't need any video skills to do this. Use simple tools and storage places you probably already have.

Speakers
avatar for Andy Adams

Andy Adams

Digital Learning Specialist, Region 7 ESC
I am a man who is given the privilege to click for a living. I find the tools, resources, and connections, and then work with you to get them implemented in the classroom. Prior to working for Region 7, I was trained as an elementary teacher in the 1900s. 4th and 5th grade was where... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 12:35pm - 1:35pm
105

12:35pm

Now Presenting Nearpod & Virtual Reality! Coming to a School Near You!
Limited Capacity seats available

Nearpod is an interactive presentation tool that delivers engaging activities such as Virtual Reality/3d objects to your students devices, while gauging their understanding with real-time feedback through fun assessments.

Speakers
MM

Mason Mason

Professional Learning Specialist, Apple
Mason is an Education Technology National Instructor at EdTechTeacher, Inc., a Google for Education Partner and an Ed.D. student at Southern Methodist University. He is a Google for Education Certified Educator Level 1 and Level 2 and a Google for Education Certified Trainer. He taught... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 12:35pm - 1:35pm
101

12:35pm

YouTube Editing and More
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session you will learn to organize and personalize your YouTube Channel and to edit videos with YouTube Editor.

Speakers
avatar for Marquita Stottern

Marquita Stottern

Instructional Technology Specialist, Mineola ISD
Technology, learning, and sharing this knowledge are my passions. With an eagerness for developing software and finding ways to integrate technology into the classroom, a Master's in Information Systems and Learning Technology was a perfect fit for me. I am continually inspired... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 12:35pm - 1:35pm
104

1:40pm

Digital Literacy... with Popcorn! (repeated session)

Learning.com supports Texas schools with digital literacy content that addresses critical 21st century skills for students—aligned to state standards and targeting everything from keyboarding to coding. You may know Learning.com, but have you seen the new computational thinking and coding lessons we’ve added to the Texas Bundle? Come with an iPad (or other mobile device) ready to explore…we’ll provide the popcorn!  


Speakers
avatar for Learning.com

Learning.com

Sr Account Executive, Learning.com
Learning.com is a leader in providing digital literacy solutions that prepare students for online assessments, college and future careers. Our K-8 digital literacy curriculum engages students as they develop critical 21st century skills.


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:40pm - 2:40pm
114

1:40pm

Best Literary Special Effects App
Limited Capacity seats available

Introduction and overview of iClassics apps including iPoe, iDickens, iLondon, and iDoyle.

Speakers

Thursday June 15, 2017 1:40pm - 2:40pm
102

1:40pm

Now Presenting Nearpod & Virtual Reality! Coming to a School Near You! (repeated)
Limited Capacity seats available

Nearpod is an interactive presentation tool that delivers engaging activities such as Virtual Reality/3d objects to your students devices, while gauging their understanding with real-time feedback through fun assessments.

Speakers
MM

Mason Mason

Professional Learning Specialist, Apple
Mason is an Education Technology National Instructor at EdTechTeacher, Inc., a Google for Education Partner and an Ed.D. student at Southern Methodist University. He is a Google for Education Certified Educator Level 1 and Level 2 and a Google for Education Certified Trainer. He taught... Read More →


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:40pm - 2:40pm
101

1:40pm

The Magnificent Seven: 7 iPad Apps to Promote Language Acquisition
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will explore seven iPad apps used to promote language acquisition in ESL/LEP students.


Thursday June 15, 2017 1:40pm - 2:40pm
103