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Monday, August 12
 

10:00am

Can`t get Google Extensions on Safari? Learn about Safari`s tools
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will share Safari tools that provide the same experience as extensions-ReaderView, Pop-up Blocker, Short Cuts (app), Keynote (now with green screen) and others.  Have a special extension you are looking for?  Ask and Nolan may have a solution.

Speakers
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Nolan O`Toole

Apple Systems Engineer, Apple


Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
SWMS Library Classroom #2

10:00am

Classroom App (for teachers whose students have Ipads)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Learn about Classrooms to help guide learning, share work, and manage student devices.  You can launch an app, a website, or a textbook page on any Ipads in the class, share documents with students, or display student work on a monitor using Apple TV. You can see which apps students are working in, mute student devices, and lock student devices to a specific app or web page. When class ends, you can see a summary of your students` activities. 

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Bloom

Jeremy Bloom

Lawrence Public Schools


Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
SWMS Library Classroom #1

10:00am

Digital Text for Students with IEPs or 504
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Digital text is an important option for many students being able to access the content.  This session will focus on different options for digital text, how to make selections on which digital option is best for a student, and what criteria different companies have for who can access their services.  Cindy Malone from the Kansas Infinitec Coalition will show you how to access these tools for students. 

Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
SWMS Rm 712

10:00am

Getting the most out of assessments “Show what you know” intermediate students
Limited Capacity filling up

Teachers will learn to empower students to optimize individual choice and autonomy by providing options to demonstrate their understanding of reading skills using a variety of methods.

Speakers
avatar for Camille Wheeler

Camille Wheeler

learning coach, Lawrence Public Schools
I LOVE learning and bettering myself! I LOVE supporting other educators and sharing information.I'm interested in discussing any and everything google, equity and culturally responsive teaching strategies, using technology to help students develop critical-thinking, social media to... Read More →
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ROBERTSON, KRISTA S

Teacher Elementary, Lawrence Public Schools
avatar for Olivia Johnson

Olivia Johnson

Teacher Elementary, Lawrence Public Schools


Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
SWMS Rm 602

10:00am

Pear Deck + Google Slides: The Perfect Pear
Limited Capacity filling up

  • What if you could engage every student in your class, every day? Pear Deck lets you bring Google Slides lessons to life using formative assessments, allowing you to see (in real time) how each student is doing. In this hands-on session, we'll experience the power of Pear Deck as both a student and a teacher. You'll walk away with a Pear Deck expert with a lesson to use during the first day of school!



Speakers
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Nick Park

Peardeck


Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
SWMS Rm 612

10:00am

Power School Lab
Come & Go and you need

This will be Open Lab time to discuss/review Unified Classroom topics.
Content covered, but not limited to is:
 Navigation of Unified Classroom
 Set up and use the Dashboard, the Calendar area, and the Activity
Feed
 Modify grading and display preferences
 Add content to and publish your class pages
When you do all these things, your Unified Classroom will be ready for
you and your students to use when the school year begins.



Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
SWMS 8th Grade POD

10:00am

Power School Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

Come and Go and you need

This will be Open Lab time to discuss/review Unified Classroom topics.
Content covered, but not limited to is:
 Navigation of Unified Classroom
 Set up and use the Dashboard, the Calendar area, and the Activity
Feed
 Modify grading and display preferences
 Add content to and publish your class pages
When you do all these things, your Unified Classroom will be ready for
you and your students to use when the school year begins.


Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
SWMS Rm 813

10:00am

Power School Lab
Limited Capacity seats available

Come and Go as you need

This will be Open Lab time to discuss/review Unified Classroom topics.
Content covered, but not limited to is:
 Navigation of Unified Classroom
 Set up and use the Dashboard, the Calendar area, and the Activity
Feed
 Modify grading and display preferences
 Add content to and publish your class pages
When you do all these things, your Unified Classroom will be ready for
you and your students to use when the school year begins.


Monday August 12, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm
SWMS Rm 812

10:30am

Zoom Video Conferencing: Tools of the Tech
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you are utilizing Zoom for student, parent or colleague video conferencing, there are several tips and tricks to find success beyond just sharing your webcam and mic. We will walk through steps to allow collaboration amongst student group sessions, how to setup an invitation through GMAIL and Google calendar, record and share a session, share your screen and utilize annotation tools, set up a waiting room and require registration to enter, and analyze attendance.

Speakers
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Lauren Elkin

Teacher Secondary, Lawrence Public Schools


Monday August 12, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm
SWMS Rm 204

11:00am

Google Sites
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Google sites allows teachers and students to quickly and easily create engaging websites.  This session wil demonstrate how to make a site in Google Sites and how you can supplement your Google Classroom with Google sites.  

Speakers
avatar for Joe Smysor

Joe Smysor

Technology Integration Support Specialist, Lawrence Public Schools
Have a question about anything technology? I'm here to help however I can.


Monday August 12, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
SWMS Library Classrom #2

11:00am

The Kemble She Shed of Google Tools
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Moving your classroom from a static to a dynamic learning environment requires the right tools.This session is more than a tool box, it is an entire "she shed" of Google tools and links to find the right resource when you need it.  We will discover the amazing world of Google tools  such as search tools, creation tools, educational games and digital citizenship

Speakers
avatar for Jerri Kemble

Jerri Kemble

Asst Supr Lead Lrning & Tech • Educational Support and Distribution Center


Monday August 12, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom 1

11:30am

Pear Deck + Google Slides: The Perfect Pear
Limited Capacity filling up

  • What if you could engage every student in your class, every day? Pear Deck lets you bring Google Slides lessons to life using formative assessments, allowing you to see (in real time) how each student is doing. In this hands-on session, we'll experience the power of Pear Deck as both a student and a teacher. You'll walk away with a Pear Deck expert with a lesson to use during the first day of school!

Speakers
NP

Nick Park

Peardeck


Monday August 12, 2019 11:30am - 1:00pm
SWMS Rm 612

12:00pm

Classroom App (for teachers whose students have MacBooks)
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn about Classrooms to help guide learning, share work, and manage student devices.  You can launch an app, a website, or a textbook page on any MacBook in the class, share documents with students, or display student work on a monitor using Apple TV. You can see which apps students are working in, mute student devices, and lock student devices to a specific app or web page. When class ends, you can see a summary of your students` activities.

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Bloom

Jeremy Bloom

Lawrence Public Schools


Monday August 12, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom #2

12:00pm

What`s this GO?
Limited Capacity filling up

Go (aka ClassLink) solves the problem of too many passwords and too many files scattered about.  It`s a one click single sign-on solution that gives teachers and students access to everything they need to learn, anywhere, with just one password and it`s accessible from any device! Easily share files between cloud storage accounts such as Google Drive, One Drive, and Dropbox, and even remotely access files on the school network.  

Speakers

Monday August 12, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom #1

12:30pm

Using Seesaw to Collaborate Globally
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Nicole Corn shares how she connects her class with a class in Shanghai, China and Nairobi, Kenya using the Seesaw App. Nicole’s students share pictures and videos of what they are learning with students from across the globe. Learn how to get your class connected to a class from another country!



Speakers
avatar for Nicole Corn

Nicole Corn

Teacher Kindergarten, Lawrence Public Schools


Monday August 12, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
SF Rm 302

12:30pm

Invite Only- First Author Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is for staff who have already attended the full day First Author training.  During this time you will get prepared to get First Author set up for the school year. Bring your First Author kit with your for hands on activities. 

Monday August 12, 2019 12:30pm - 3:30pm
SF Rm 401

1:00pm

Going to Google-Google Meet, Google Keep and Google Calendar
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session will explore Google Keep (note-taking, reminders, and tasks), Google Meet (chat and video conferencing), and Google Calendar. Teachers will see how to use these apps and how they can be used in the classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Smysor

Joe Smysor

Technology Integration Support Specialist, Lawrence Public Schools
Have a question about anything technology? I'm here to help however I can.


Monday August 12, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom #1

1:00pm

K-12 PE
Limited Capacity seats available

The K-12 P.E. team will be working on curriculum and the scope & sequence. 

Speakers
avatar for Denise Johnson

Denise Johnson

Assistant Director of Fine Arts, Health PE, & Wellness • Educational Support and Distribution Center, Lawrence USD 497
I am an educator utilizing the outdoors to teach health, nutrition, and fitness to youth. Nature based education.


Monday August 12, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
SF Rm 404

1:00pm

Ride the Wakelet!
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

 Surf’s up! Ride the Wakelet wave! Work smarter, not harder, by curating, communicating, creating, and collaborating with Wakelet. From social media archives to digital stories, collaborative research to portfolios, class discussions to newsletters Wakelet has you covered. Learn ways that you and your students can save time and share information. This new tool received the People's Choice Award for a new technology platform.

Speakers
avatar for Jerri Kemble

Jerri Kemble

Asst Supr Lead Lrning & Tech • Educational Support and Distribution Center
avatar for Jayci Roberson

Jayci Roberson

Principal, Lawrence Public Schools
avatar for Monte Westfall

Monte Westfall

Director Virtual Education • Lawrence Virtual School Staff


Monday August 12, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
SWMS Classroom 2

1:00pm

Using G Suite Tools to Enhance Student Assignments and Collaboration
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Take a closer look at using Google tools to create dynamic collaboration for your students. We will look at tools for using Google Docs, Sheets, Forms and Slides for classroom assignments in general and to set up collaboration opportunities for students in your classroom. Working through the levels of the SAMR model to start with substitution and advance through redefinition. We will introduce teachers to the world of Hyperdocs.

Speakers
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Lauren Elkin

Teacher Secondary, Lawrence Public Schools


Monday August 12, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
SWMS Rm 710

1:30pm

Pear Deck + Google Slides: The Perfect Pear
Limited Capacity filling up

  • What if you could engage every student in your class, every day? Pear Deck lets you bring Google Slides lessons to life using formative assessments, allowing you to see (in real time) how each student is doing. In this hands-on session, we'll experience the power of Pear Deck as both a student and a teacher. You'll walk away with a Pear Deck expert with a lesson to use during the first day of school!

Monday August 12, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
SWMS Rm 612

2:00pm

Can`t get Google Extensions on Safari? Learn about Safari`s tools
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will share Safari tools that provide the same experience as extensions-ReaderView, Pop-up Blocker, Short Cuts (app), Keynote (now with green screen) and others.  Have a special extension you are looking for?  Ask and Nolan may have a solution.

Speakers
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Nolan O`Toole

Apple Systems Engineer, Apple


Monday August 12, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom #1

2:00pm

Going to Google-Google Meet, Google Keep and Google Calendar
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session will explore Google Keep (note-taking, reminders, and tasks), Google Meet (chat and video conferencing), and Google Calendar. Teachers will see how to use these apps and how they can be used in the classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Joe Smysor

Joe Smysor

Technology Integration Support Specialist, Lawrence Public Schools
Have a question about anything technology? I'm here to help however I can.


Monday August 12, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom #2

2:30pm

Technology resources for students who struggle with reading and writing related to content
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

If you work or teach in the classroom, you have students who struggle with accessing the content of the class.  Come and learn about technology resources that are available for all students. Staff will learn about techology resources that are available for all students.  Staff will learn how to determine if digital text is useful to a student, how to access district programs for digital reading and writing.  Product focus will be on the Don Johnston tools of uPar, Snap & Read, CoWriter, Quizbot, and WordWall.  This session will be useful for educators grades 3 and up, General Educations Staff, Para Professionals, ELL Staff, Special Education Staff, Administrators, and anyone who works with students in the classroom.

Monday August 12, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
SWMS Rm 811

2:30pm

(Re)Teaching & Personalized Learning in Math Using QR Code Videos. K-5
Limited Capacity filling up

BRING YOUR MACBOOK
How many times have you wished you could clone yourself at school? Come to this session and learn how to personalize learning for your students so you can be in multiple places at once. You will learn how to make teaching videos based on success criteria and turn them into QR Codes so students can independently use them to review a lesson they missed, check their personal work if needed, or move forward to another lesson. We will guide you through how to use the Explain Everything App, create a Youtube channel, and create QR Codes. You will have time to work in grade level teams and will have access to directions for future reference. There is a possibility of a followup session on October 17. Let's collaborate. BRING YOUR iPAD AND MACBOOK.




Speakers
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Laura Johnson

Teacher Elementary, Lawrence Public Schools
avatar for Kris Hase

Kris Hase

Learning Coach, Lawrence Public Schools


Monday August 12, 2019 2:30pm - 4:00pm
SWMS Rm 803

3:00pm

Going to Gmail
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Has the recent migration from Outlook to Gmail left you confused? Check out this session to learn everything you need to know about Gmail. We look at comprosing emails, organizing your inbox, and advanced features and settings.  

Speakers
avatar for Joe Smysor

Joe Smysor

Technology Integration Support Specialist, Lawrence Public Schools
Have a question about anything technology? I'm here to help however I can.


Monday August 12, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom 1

3:00pm

What`s this GO?
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Monday August 12, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
SWMS Library Classroom #2