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Tuesday, August 2
 

8:15am

What is a Makerspace Anyway?
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn more about what makes a makerspace and get some hands-on experience with some activities, tools, and resources. Caution! You'll have to make something!

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Bannigan

Kimberly Bannigan

Technology Coordinator, DeForest Area School District
Learning Information Systems Coordinator for DeForest Area Schools. Certified Educational Technology Leader (CETL) and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, which just means I am totally comfortable with ambiguity.


Tuesday August 2, 2016 8:15am - 9:30am
LMC

8:15am

FULL DAY: Raz Kids Training
Limited Capacity seats available

For K-2 teachers.  This is a full day session!

Tuesday August 2, 2016 8:15am - 3:15pm
B203

2:00pm

Process and Apply Your New Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Take some time and space to dig back in and apply some of your new learning. There will be a share-out at the end of the session so you can talk about what you've been working on.

Speakers
KK

Karly Kittoe

Kindergarten Teacher, DeForest Area School District


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
A112
 
Wednesday, August 3
 

8:15am

Bringing Books to Life with Teachingbooks.net
Limited Capacity seats available

Find unit resources, lesson plan ideas, multi-media links - all within this amazing portal.

Speakers
avatar for Jamey Stanosz

Jamey Stanosz

Library/Technology Teacher (Elem Schools), DeForest Area School District
avatar for Margi Wachowiak

Margi Wachowiak

Library Media Specialist, DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 8:15am - 9:30am
LMC

8:15am

Making Appropriate Acommodations for ELLs
Limited Capacity seats available

English learners of any proficiency can both learn and demonstrate comprehension of new content with appropriate accommodations to instruction and assessments. This session will review language proficiency levels of English learners and go over a wide variety of appropriate accommodations for both instruction and assessments. Please bring an upcoming unit to the session as participants will have the opportunity to make accommodations.

Speakers
ML

Melody Leung

ELL Coordinator, DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 8:15am - 9:30am
A109

10:00am

Discover and Explore Online ELL Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will have time to discover and explore numerous ELL resources that are available to staff.

Speakers
ML

Melody Leung

ELL Coordinator, DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am
A109

10:00am

What's New in the Library? Elementary Edition
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session, we will unveil our new library website. Easier to navigate (and pretty awesome-looking), this website is the epitome of user-friendly. Resources we will dig into include Destiny, MackinVIA, and a few databases/reading tools. Participants will have an opportunity to explore further on their own.

Speakers
avatar for Jamey Stanosz

Jamey Stanosz

Library/Technology Teacher (Elem Schools), DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am
A112

10:00am

What's New in the Library? MS & HS Edition
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session, we will unveil our new library website. Easier to navigate (and pretty awesome-looking), this website is the epitome of user-friendly. Resources we will dig into include Destiny, MackinVIA, and a few databases/reading tools. Participants will have an opportunity to explore further on their own.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Shucha

Laura Shucha

Librarian/District Media Coord, DeForest Area School District
avatar for Margi Wachowiak

Margi Wachowiak

Library Media Specialist, DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:15am
LMC

12:15pm

Live from NY: Reading Edition
Limited Capacity seats available

Find out some more tips and tricks for readers workshop straight from Teacher's College.

Speakers
LB

Lori Billings

Third Grade Teacher, DeForest Area School District
avatar for Jenni Naramore

Jenni Naramore

Third Grade Teacher, DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 12:15pm - 1:30pm
A104

2:00pm

Do a Google (or three)
Limited Capacity seats available

Take some time to delve into all the Google Tips that TILT has been providing over the year. Implement three... or more! Then share your aha moments with other attendees.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Shucha

Laura Shucha

Librarian/District Media Coord, DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
LMC

2:00pm

Process & Apply Your New Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Take some time and space to dig back in and apply some of your new learning. There will be a share-out at the end of the session so you can talk about what you've been working on.

Speakers
avatar for Holli Reckin

Holli Reckin

Spanish Teacher, DeForest Area School District


Wednesday August 3, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
A112

2:00pm

Taking Your Classroom Global
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover how you can help your students make lasting global connections, collaborate, create, and learn together!  This presentation will share the steps taken to move your classroom toward true global collaboration.  The journey of starting small and growing over time will be addressed as specific examples of technology integration and collaboration are shared.  Participants will gain practical strategies and resources, and take away a deeper understanding of how to connect and collaborate within and beyond their own learning environment.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Jambor

Amy Jambor

English Teacher/Social Studies Teacher, DeForest Area School District
Passionate global educator, enthusiastic high school teacher of English and social studies, avid reader, and proud mother of two great kids.


Wednesday August 3, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
A124
 
Thursday, August 4
 

8:15am

Creating with Your iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

Do more than read email on your iPad. Create an explanation of a concept. Animate an activity. Expand the ways students can show their learning. We'll share and try both "teacher" tools and student tools.

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Bannigan

Kimberly Bannigan

Technology Coordinator, DeForest Area School District
Learning Information Systems Coordinator for DeForest Area Schools. Certified Educational Technology Leader (CETL) and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator, which just means I am totally comfortable with ambiguity.


Thursday August 4, 2016 8:15am - 9:30am
A109

12:15pm

Increasing Parental Engagement
Limited Capacity seats available

Parental engagement and student success are inherently linked. Participants will learn and discuss various strategies and technological tools to increase parental engagement and involvement. Time will be provided for participants to explore and personalize to their specific environment.

Speakers
ML

Melody Leung

ELL Coordinator, DeForest Area School District


Thursday August 4, 2016 12:15pm - 1:30pm
A109

12:15pm

Level Up: Game-Based Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to use games for learning from the people at Filament Games right here in Madison. Math and sciences content is appropriate for grades 3 and up.

Speakers

Thursday August 4, 2016 12:15pm - 1:30pm
A125

12:15pm

Process & Apply Your New Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Take some time and space to dig back in and apply some of your new learning. There will be a share-out at the end of the session so you can talk about what you've been working on.

Speakers
avatar for Margi Wachowiak

Margi Wachowiak

Library Media Specialist, DeForest Area School District


Thursday August 4, 2016 12:15pm - 1:30pm
A112

1:30pm

EdCamp schedule planning
Gather in the LMC to determine sessions for EdCamp

Thursday August 4, 2016 1:30pm - 2:00pm
LMC

2:00pm