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2015 LEISD Summer Learning Summit

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Monday, June 8
 

8:30am

Blogging: It's Not Just for Out of Work English Majors Anymore!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ideas on how to incorporate blogs into your classroom, even if you don't teach English. Ideas for Math, Science, Social Studies, and more! *This session is best suited for 4-12, however, K-3 teachers can adapt these ideas for a class blog.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Joaquin

Misty Joaquin

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD
I am a Digital Learning Facilitator in Little Elm ISD. Talk to me about Canvas, Differentiated Professional Learning, books (any kind), and coloring books for adults.


Monday June 8, 2015 8:30am - 9:05am
LMS 101

8:30am

Google Forms for Tests...Say What???
Limited Capacity seats available

Ms. Weir will share how to create a Google form as a test for your students to fill out. It will automatically grade the assessment for you and you will only take the grades home with you! No more lugging 100 papers home to grade each week.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Weir

Katie Weir

Little Elm ISD



Monday June 8, 2015 8:30am - 9:05am
LMS 103

8:30am

Grading and The IEP
Limited Capacity seats available

Cathy Sartain, consultant, will be presenting on how the IEP works within board policy for grading; this as an "awareness" training and a springboard for the next steps, which would be putting together a committee to work further in the development of our own district operating guidelines for grading, This session is really good for both special ed and general ed (particularly administrators) audiences to hear together.

Speakers


Monday June 8, 2015 8:30am - 9:55am
LMS Collaboration A

9:20am

Living in Augmented Reality
Limited Capacity seats available

Attendees will learn all about different applications for augmented reality, including, how to create your own augmented reality.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Heckman

Melissa Heckman

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD


Monday June 8, 2015 9:20am - 9:55am
LMS 103

9:20am

Multiple Intelligence and Learning Styles in the Classroom: How to Teach Students and Not Just Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

A look at how MI and LS impact our classroom dynamic. Learning how to teach our students and meet them where they are at. Differentiating our classroom to make sure all learners are engaged, and how we can incorporate technology into differentiation.

Speakers

Monday June 8, 2015 9:20am - 9:55am
LMS 101

10:05am

Going Further with Edmodo
Limited Capacity seats available

Now that you've gotten your feet wet with Edmodo, learn how to use this fabulous tool to go further with your students. Customize quizzes, provide instant feedback, and learn to differentiate. Learn more about Edmodo Snapshot and how you can use Edmodo's tools to target your students; needs.

Speakers
MS

Michelle Sparks

Teacher, Little Elm ISD
I teach fourth grade and love to integrate technology into my classroom. I had 1:1 netbooks in my classroom, and have been using Edmodo as my classroom learning management system for the past three years. I can't wait to find more great ideas!



Monday June 8, 2015 10:05am - 10:40am
LMS 103

10:05am

'I had no idea my kid was failing!' 'I never saw that note!' How to Reach Your Parents in the 21st Century
Limited Capacity seats available

Come set up accounts and learn tools to make communication with parents quick and easy. Parents love having on-the-go access to important information. Learn how to use Class Messenger; Smore, Screencast-o-matic, Focus, Edmodo, KidBlog, Drive and your copy machine as tools to communicate with your parents and students. tinyurl.com/parentcom21

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Pruitt

Audrey Pruitt

Teacher, Little Elm ISD


Monday June 8, 2015 10:05am - 11:30am
LMS 101

10:05am

Grading and The IEP
Limited Capacity seats available

Cathy Sartain, consultant, will be presenting on how the IEP works within board policy for grading; this as an "awareness" training and a springboard for the next steps, which would be putting together a committee to work further in the development of our own district operating guidelines for grading, This session is really good for both special ed and general ed (particularly administrators) audiences to hear together.

Speakers


Monday June 8, 2015 10:05am - 11:30am
LMS Collaboration A

10:55am

Finding Resources that are Copyright Friendly
Limited Capacity seats available

Confused by Fair Use and Creative Commons? Not sure what you can and can't use? Need resources for you AND your kids? Learn what you aren't allowed to use and how to find things you ARE.....photos, audio files, and video.

Speakers

Monday June 8, 2015 10:55am - 11:30am
LMS 103

1:00pm

Empowering Students in the Digitial Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

"I can't find the worksheet!" or "You NEVER gave me that." We have all heard these phrases, or similar phrases from our students. Organization is constant struggle in the classroom. This struggle has turned digital as the classroom has turned from traditional to digital. This session is meant to help teachers develop and maintain their digital classroom. I will share how I have organized my digital classroom so students have access to materials.

Speakers

Monday June 8, 2015 1:00pm - 1:35pm
LMS 101

1:00pm

Grading and The IEP
Limited Capacity seats available

Cathy Sartain, consultant, will be presenting on how the IEP works within board policy for grading; this as an "awareness" training and a springboard for the next steps, which would be putting together a committee to work further in the development of our own district operating guidelines for grading, This session is really good for both special ed and general ed (particularly administrators) audiences to hear together.

Speakers


Monday June 8, 2015 1:00pm - 2:25pm
LMS Collaboration A

1:50pm

Why Active Monitoring of Digital Use is Important
Limited Capacity seats available

Playing games is not the only off task activity that some of our students are doing when they should be working. Come to this session and learn some of the other things students are doing and why we need to be watching out for them.


Monday June 8, 2015 1:50pm - 2:25pm
LMS 101

2:35pm

'I had no idea my kid was failing!' 'I never saw that note!' How to Reach Your Parents in the 21st Century
Limited Capacity seats available

Come set up accounts and learn tools to make communication with parents quick and easy. Parents love having on-the-go access to important information. Learn how to use Class Messenger; Smore, Screencast-o-matic, Focus, Edmodo, KidBlog, Drive and your copy machine as tools to communicate with your parents and students. tinyurl.com/parentcom21

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Pruitt

Audrey Pruitt

Teacher, Little Elm ISD


Monday June 8, 2015 2:35pm - 4:00pm
LMS 101

2:35pm

Digital Formative Assessment Tools
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide a hands-on look at several formative assessment tools that you can use in your classroom. Time will be provided for you to pick your favorite and begin putting it to practice.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Joaquin

Misty Joaquin

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD
I am a Digital Learning Facilitator in Little Elm ISD. Talk to me about Canvas, Differentiated Professional Learning, books (any kind), and coloring books for adults.


Monday June 8, 2015 2:35pm - 4:00pm
LMS 103

2:35pm

Grading and The IEP
Limited Capacity seats available

Cathy Sartain, consultant, will be presenting on how the IEP works within board policy for grading; this as an "awareness" training and a springboard for the next steps, which would be putting together a committee to work further in the development of our own district operating guidelines for grading, This session is really good for both special ed and general ed (particularly administrators) audiences to hear together.

Speakers


Monday June 8, 2015 2:35pm - 4:00pm
LMS Collaboration A
 
Tuesday, June 9
 

8:30am

Finding Resources that are Copyright Friendly
Limited Capacity seats available

Confused by Fair Use and Creative Commons? Not sure what you can and can't use? Need resources for you AND your kids? Learn what you aren't allowed to use and how to find things you ARE.....photos, audio files, and video.

Speakers

Tuesday June 9, 2015 8:30am - 9:05am
LMS 103

8:30am

RTI/SPED: Speech & Language and the RtI Process
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about the developmental stages of speech and language development and how they interplay with the TEKS. When is it appropriate to refer to special education for an evaluation and how do teachers implement intervention? Presented by Andrea Buonanno, SLP-CCC

Speakers

Tuesday June 9, 2015 8:30am - 11:30am
LMS 100

9:20am

Multiple Intelligence and Learning Styles in the Classroom: How to Teach Students and Not Just Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

A look at how MI and LS impact our classroom dynamic. Learning how to teach our students and meet them where they are at. Differentiating our classroom to make sure all learners are engaged, and how we can incorporate technology into differentiation.

Speakers

Tuesday June 9, 2015 9:20am - 9:55am
LMS 103

10:05am

Blogging: It's Not Just for Out of Work English Majors Anymore!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ideas on how to incorporate blogs into your classroom, even if you don't teach English. Ideas for Math, Science, Social Studies, and more! *This session is best suited for 4-12, however, K-3 teachers can adapt these ideas for a class blog.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Joaquin

Misty Joaquin

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD
I am a Digital Learning Facilitator in Little Elm ISD. Talk to me about Canvas, Differentiated Professional Learning, books (any kind), and coloring books for adults.


Tuesday June 9, 2015 10:05am - 10:40am
LMS 101

10:05am

Going Further with Edmodo
Limited Capacity seats available

Now that you've gotten your feet wet with Edmodo, learn how to use this fabulous tool to go further with your students. Customize quizzes, provide instant feedback, and learn to differentiate. Learn more about Edmodo Snapshot and how you can use Edmodo's tools to target your students; needs.

Speakers
MS

Michelle Sparks

Teacher, Little Elm ISD
I teach fourth grade and love to integrate technology into my classroom. I had 1:1 netbooks in my classroom, and have been using Edmodo as my classroom learning management system for the past three years. I can't wait to find more great ideas!



Tuesday June 9, 2015 10:05am - 10:40am
LMS 103

10:55am

Google Forms for Tests...Say What???
Limited Capacity seats available

Ms. Weir will share how to create a Google form as a test for your students to fill out. It will automatically grade the assessment for you and you will only take the grades home with you! No more lugging 100 papers home to grade each week.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Weir

Katie Weir

Little Elm ISD



Tuesday June 9, 2015 10:55am - 11:30am
LMS 103

1:00pm

Classroom Management Apps
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about classroom management apps such as Class Dojo, Voice Meter, Classroom Timer, Too Noisy, Random Name Selector, and more. These fun apps will maintain your students engaged and focused!


Tuesday June 9, 2015 1:00pm - 1:35pm
LMS 103

1:00pm

Wikipedia: Critical Thinking and Coding
Limited Capacity seats available

Wikipedia has a bad reputation in education, but it can be an incredibly powerful research tool. Learn the truth about Wikipedia, research, credibility, and critical thinking. See how Wikipedia can enhance learning in every classroom.



Tuesday June 9, 2015 1:00pm - 2:25pm
LMS 101

1:00pm

RTI/SPED: Speech & Language and the RtI Process
Limited Capacity seats available

Come learn about the developmental stages of speech and language development and how they interplay with the TEKS. When is it appropriate to refer to special education for an evaluation and how do teachers implement intervention? Presented by Andrea Buonanno, SLP-CCC

Speakers

Tuesday June 9, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
LMS 100

1:50pm

Big 6 Research Model
Limited Capacity seats available

Students need to learn how to research EFFECTIVELY. Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions. Students will go beyond "googling it" when they want to research a topic. Great for adults too!!

Speakers

Tuesday June 9, 2015 1:50pm - 2:25pm
LMS Library

2:35pm

'I had no idea my kid was failing!' 'I never saw that note!' How to Reach Your Parents in the 21st Century
Limited Capacity seats available

Come set up accounts and learn tools to make communication with parents quick and easy. Parents love having on-the-go access to important information. Learn how to use Class Messenger; Smore, Screencast-o-matic, Focus, Edmodo, KidBlog, Drive and your copy machine as tools to communicate with your parents and students. tinyurl.com/parentcom21

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Pruitt

Audrey Pruitt

Teacher, Little Elm ISD


Tuesday June 9, 2015 2:35pm - 4:00pm
LMS 103

2:35pm

Wikipedia: Critical Thinking and Coding
Limited Capacity seats available

Wikipedia has a bad reputation in education, but it can be an incredibly powerful research tool. Learn the truth about Wikipedia, research, credibility, and critical thinking. See how Wikipedia can enhance learning in every classroom.



Tuesday June 9, 2015 2:35pm - 4:00pm
LMS 101
 
Wednesday, June 10
 

8:30am

Google Forms for Tests...Say What???
Limited Capacity seats available

Ms. Weir will share how to create a Google form as a test for your students to fill out. It will automatically grade the assessment for you and you will only take the grades home with you! No more lugging 100 papers home to grade each week.

Speakers
avatar for Katie Weir

Katie Weir

Little Elm ISD



Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 9:05am
LMS 101

8:30am

GEN/SPED: Improving Student Achievement by Innovation
Limited Capacity seats available

Come find out practical strategies for improving student engagement and motivation through best practices rooted in brain-based learning, addressing students' social-emotional well being, and behavior to foster academic success. Presented by Amber Larue, PhD, LP and Jessica Uretsky

Speakers


Wednesday June 10, 2015 8:30am - 11:30am
LMS 106

9:20am

Multiple Intelligence and Learning Styles in the Classroom: How to Teach Students and Not Just Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

A look at how MI and LS impact our classroom dynamic. Learning how to teach our students and meet them where they are at. Differentiating our classroom to make sure all learners are engaged, and how we can incorporate technology into differentiation.

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 9:20am - 9:55am
LMS 101

10:05am

Blogging: It's Not Just for Out of Work English Majors Anymore!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ideas on how to incorporate blogs into your classroom, even if you don't teach English. Ideas for Math, Science, Social Studies, and more! *This session is best suited for 4-12, however, K-3 teachers can adapt these ideas for a class blog.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Joaquin

Misty Joaquin

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD
I am a Digital Learning Facilitator in Little Elm ISD. Talk to me about Canvas, Differentiated Professional Learning, books (any kind), and coloring books for adults.


Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:05am - 10:40am
LMS 101

10:55am

Big 6 Research Model
Limited Capacity seats available

Students need to learn how to research EFFECTIVELY. Big6 is a six-stage model to help anyone solve problems or make decisions. Students will go beyond "googling it" when they want to research a topic. Great for adults too!!

Speakers

Wednesday June 10, 2015 10:55am - 11:30am
LMS Library

1:00pm

GEN/SPED: Improving Student Achievement by Innovation
Limited Capacity seats available

Come find out practical strategies for improving student engagement and motivation through best practices rooted in brain-based learning, addressing students' social-emotional well being, and behavior to foster academic success. Presented by Amber Larue, PhD, LP and Jessica Uretsky

Speakers


Wednesday June 10, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
LMS 106
 
Thursday, June 11
 

8:30am

Digital Formative Assessment Tools
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide a hands-on look at several formative assessment tools that you can use in your classroom. Time will be provided for you to pick your favorite and begin putting it to practice.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Joaquin

Misty Joaquin

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD
I am a Digital Learning Facilitator in Little Elm ISD. Talk to me about Canvas, Differentiated Professional Learning, books (any kind), and coloring books for adults.


Thursday June 11, 2015 8:30am - 9:55am
LMS 101

8:30am

Got PLAAFP?
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will explore and create processes for data collection to craft present levels of academic achievement and functional performance in order to write meaningful IEP goals and objectives. Session presented by Lynn Sullivan and Brenda Cupps from Region 11 ESC.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Baughman

Jason Baughman

Science Coordinator, Little Elm ISD
Science Coordinator, Furniture maker, Inventor
avatar for Brenda Cupps

Brenda Cupps

Education Service Center Region 11
Brenda Cupps is a Special Education Charter School Consultant with the Education Service Center for  Region 11.  Brenda spent the majority of her career working in special education, as both a teacher and administrator in both the charter setting and ISD setting. Brenda... Read More →


Thursday June 11, 2015 8:30am - 11:30am
LMS 100

10:05am

Multiple Intelligence and Learning Styles in the Classroom: How to Teach Students and Not Just Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

A look at how MI and LS impact our classroom dynamic. Learning how to teach our students and meet them where they are at. Differentiating our classroom to make sure all learners are engaged, and how we can incorporate technology into differentiation.

Speakers

Thursday June 11, 2015 10:05am - 10:40am
LMS 101

1:00pm

'I had no idea my kid was failing!' 'I never saw that note!' How to Reach Your Parents in the 21st Century
Limited Capacity seats available

Come set up accounts and learn tools to make communication with parents quick and easy. Parents love having on-the-go access to important information. Learn how to use Class Messenger; Smore, Screencast-o-matic, Focus, Edmodo, KidBlog, Drive and your copy machine as tools to communicate with your parents and students. tinyurl.com/parentcom21

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Pruitt

Audrey Pruitt

Teacher, Little Elm ISD


Thursday June 11, 2015 1:00pm - 2:25pm
LMS 101

1:00pm

Got PLAAFP?
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers will explore and create processes for data collection to craft present levels of academic achievement and functional performance in order to write meaningful IEP goals and objectives. Session presented by Lynn Sullivan and Brenda Cupps from Region 11 ESC.

Speakers
avatar for Caroll Brant

Caroll Brant

ESC Region 11
avatar for Brenda Cupps

Brenda Cupps

Education Service Center Region 11
Brenda Cupps is a Special Education Charter School Consultant with the Education Service Center for  Region 11.  Brenda spent the majority of her career working in special education, as both a teacher and administrator in both the charter setting and ISD setting. Brenda... Read More →


Thursday June 11, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
LMS 100

2:35pm

Blogging: It's Not Just for Out of Work English Majors Anymore!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ideas on how to incorporate blogs into your classroom, even if you don't teach English. Ideas for Math, Science, Social Studies, and more! *This session is best suited for 4-12, however, K-3 teachers can adapt these ideas for a class blog.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Joaquin

Misty Joaquin

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD
I am a Digital Learning Facilitator in Little Elm ISD. Talk to me about Canvas, Differentiated Professional Learning, books (any kind), and coloring books for adults.


Thursday June 11, 2015 2:35pm - 3:10pm
LMS 101

3:25pm

Living in Augmented Reality
Limited Capacity seats available

Attendees will learn all about different applications for augmented reality, including, how to create your own augmented reality.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Heckman

Melissa Heckman

Support Personnel, Little Elm ISD


Thursday June 11, 2015 3:25pm - 4:00pm
LMS 101