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Sunday, December 8
 

8:00am

9:45am

All Aboard the Pioneer Innovative Teaching Lab! Mill MountainScott Lewis All the Ways to Wixie: Stay on track with your tech and don't let your students get derailed by too many resources. Crystal CPauline Burkett Apple Tech Update for Education Pocahontas BApple, Inc Creating Adventures in the Classroom Roanoke ENathan Munson DIY VR: Around the World With Google Tour Creator WilsonTim Stahmer Eye for Design: Using Google Slides to Create GIFs for Learning Buck Mountain ABAmeila Buchanan • Laura Cooper Follow, Tinker, Play, Share with Makey Makey Pocahontas ABea Leiderman Full steam ahead: Hop on this platform to learn how you can conduct an UDL-infused middle school poetry lesson! Tinker MountainTheresa Eastman Get on Track with Virtual & Augmented Reality MonroeFara Faust It's not just a lesson...it's an Adventure! Roanoke FDebbie Martin • Sandy Bailey Keep on the Track with Google Extensions Washington Lecture HallDenise Henry-Orndorff Laying the Track for Virtual Reality with Google Tour Creator Crystal BLaurie Pierce • Lee Huss Let Students Lead the Way with Google Tours Crystal EKatie Moran Moving and Grooving Utilizing Literature Circles through Google Sites Roanoke GTiya Shaw • Carla Waller Plugging in the Unplugged Teacher Harrison/TylerJulie Kuzma Project ACE: The Gains from Games Crystal DKylee Kennerly • Scott Lewis Technology Field Day - Moving Full Steam Ahead with CTE and Elementary Students! Shenandoah BChrissy Carr • Matt Weston Zap! Pow! Click! Student activities you get to pick Crystal ACharlotte Bordino • Erica Harris Mindfulness Experience Madison

11:00am

Access Abilities: Designing for All Learners Pocahontas BApple, Inc All Aboard the Discovery Education Express Crystal DDenise Henry-Orndorff All Aboard the Virtual Reality LOCO-Motive! Roanoke GMichale Siverio • Matt Roadruck An Intro to Student-Centered Coaching for Lead Teachers and School Leaders Crystal ATim Bakner Autocrat: More than just a mail merger Brush MountainJon Novick Beyond Bells & Whistles… Growing a Tech Mindset Tinker MountainMarc Isseks Create Presentations That Are Faster Than A Speeding Bullet Train With Ignite Talks! Crystal BJennifer Myers • Suzanne Brazier Driving the train doesn't set the course, the real job is laying the track. Roanoke EScarlett Kibler • Jacqueline Zacarias Easy Tools for Integrating Physical Computing from K through 12 Buck Mountain ABEric Johnston • Willy Kjellstrom Embracing Instructional Changes In The 4th Industrial Revolution AppalachianCharlie Radman • HP, Inc. Flipping Formatives: formative data in a flipped classroom to keep students on track! WilsonKelsey Brown Follow the train into the Student Engagement Station with Pear Deck, EdPuzzle, Formative, Flip Grid and More Crystal CLyndsie Galizio • Heather Dorman Girls Who Code & Loudoun County Public Schools - a partnership model on how to inspire your female students to code Shenandoah BAmy Layman • Nick Grzeda Having Technical Difficulties with Motivation? Roanoke FCorinne Thompson Hop on the VSTE Express with Nearpod Washington Lecture HallTobin Traxler How Khan Academy Can Keep Your Kids on the Right Track Mill MountainDaniel Nemerow On Track with Technology Integration that works for you Harrison/TylerMichelle Elliott Personalize Learning with Digital Task Cards Pocahontas AMelissa Bennett Transforming Learning by Creating a Modern Learning Space Shenandoah ACurtiss Strietelmeier • CDW-G Transforming the Learning, One Podcast at a Time! MonroeCaroline Doughty Breaking Down Coding with Lego Wedo Robotics Commonwealth LoungeKevin Rickard Mindfulness Experience Madison VSTE Table Talks: Virtual Virginia North Entry FoyerSarah Warnick • Lyndsey Martin • Brian Mott

12:00pm

1:00pm

2:00pm

2:15pm

#GoOpenVA: It's about the journey! Pocahontas AJean Weller Apple Creativity Lab / iPadOS for Education Pocahontas BApple, Inc Are you cyber safe? AppalachianJurgen Bayer • HP, Inc. Can You Gamify Your Way to Better School Culture? Mill MountainAlanna Dushok • Tim Signorelli Coding, Robotics and 21st century Skills through Competition - Inclusiveness & Equity in STEM WilsonIdo Yerushalmi Google Accessibility Extensions and Apps Shenandoah ACurtiss Strietelmeier • CDW-G How Do the Digital Lives of Our Students Impact Their Social Emotional Well-Being? Washington Lecture HallBarbara Huth How To Achieve Success With Your School's Esports Program Harrison/TylerRobert Kwiatkowski • Extreme Networks On the right track to hosting a Digital Literacy Night Roanoke FKatie Bruechert • Lori Purvis Podcasts are the New Essays Buck Mountain ABKatherine Fielding • William Watts Robots Come Alive in Literacy Shenandoah BAtleacia Gibson • Sharon Gaston Students as Conductors: Learning Paths for Personalizing Instruction Roanoke GEileen Glass • Kelly Herring Students as Engineers: Switching Tracks to Alternative Assessments Brush MountainGail Charnick The Subtle Art Of Developing Computational Thinkers in K-12 Roanoke ENick Grzeda • Micki Laycock Use Goal Setting, Critique and Reflection to Keep Your Class On Track Tinker MountainLacy Krell • Erin Richburg Staying on Track with Dash Commonwealth LoungeMartha Walsh • Kari Packard Mindfulness Experience Madison VSTE Table Talks: Virtual Virginia North Entry FoyerLyndsey Martin • Brian Mott • Sarah Warnick

3:30pm

All Aboard: Portfolios & Personalized Learning! MonroeSarah Lennon Are You on the Right Track with Computer Science? Harrison/TylerFara Faust CDW-G Meet and Greet Shenandoah ACurtiss Strietelmeier • CDW-G Cultivating Kindness: A Conversation with Tamara Letter Washington Lecture HallTamara Letter Differentiate to Meet your Students Where They Are Roanoke FNathan Poumade Esports Technology: Hardware, Infrastructure, and Games AppalachianJoshua Pann • HP, Inc. Explore the World and Step Up Instruction Across the Curriculum Using Google Earth Crystal AAlan Quimby Google Drawings: Just the Ticket for Creating in the Classroom Crystal DHannah Prebeck Google for Education Presents: What's New with Google Crystal EDanieta Morgan • Google iPad and Student Assessment Pocahontas BApple, Inc Let's Take a Ride on the Soul Train Tinker MountainAlfred Toole Movin' to Small Group Instruction Crystal CJennifer Blais • Leah Donohue Moving Forward on the Edtech Track: Using Wakelet as an Instructional Hub WilsonRuth Okoye • Karen Streeter • Source for Learning ScratchEd Meetup - Part 1 Shenandoah BMatt Caratachea • Krystle Demas Staying Off the Wrong Side of the Digital Tracks: Embedding Digital Citizenship Education into Secondary Curriculum Roanoke ETabitha Reber Taking the Fast Track to IEP Data Collection with Google Forms Brush MountainKelly Thompson • Georgia McKown The "Reel" Deal:Filmmaking as PBL Crystal BPatricia Fox There's An App For That! Pocahontas AHeather Smith Traveling the Trainline to Google Forms Roanoke GDarcie Priester VSTE CAMP /Coach Me Too(Sneak Peak) Buck Mountain ABAnna Maria Lechleitner YouTeach Get Back On Track with Technology Mill MountainJason Hicks • Josh Reynolds VR Creations with Panoform Commonwealth LoungeKelsey Pacer Mindfulness Experience Madison VSTE Table Talks: Virtual Virginia North Entry FoyerLyndsey Martin • Brian Mott • Sarah Warnick

4:45pm

ALL Aboard!Polar Express Digital Breakout Crystal BCourtney Thompson Booking Your Ticket for a More Secure Future! Crystal DChristopher Marotta Can You Live Without These Add-ons and Extensions? We Think Not! WilsonTim Reger • Sara Voigt CDW-G Meet and Greet Shenandoah ACurtiss Strietelmeier • CDW-G Creative Assessment Ideas for Any Classroom Crystal ANatalie Rhodes Desmos:More Than a Graphing Calculator Brush MountainBret Clovis • Amanda Peterson Driving Data Through Visible Learning Mill MountainTiya Shaw • Carla Waller Elementary Coders: Makey Makey, Ozobot, & Code and Go Mouse Crystal ETobin Traxler Everyone Can Code Pocahontas BApple, Inc Gamification, Productivity, and Workflow Tools You Can Use Tomorrow! Roanoke GMichael Wesely • Jennifer Hodges Getting on the Right Track with ELs, using Technology to Make Headway with Language Acquisition Roanoke ESheryl Roberts Google Keep Kids On Track Crystal CMarnie Hawk • Megan Baird Jump the Track and Transform Class Projects with Bloxels: A Video Game Design Platform for Everyone MonroeWilliam Watts ScratchEd Meetup - Part 2 Shenandoah BMatt Caratachea • Krystle Demas Staying on Track with the ISTE Standards for Coaches Tinker MountainRuth Okoye Take Control of the classroom with HP Classroom Manager AppalachianCharlie Radman • HP, Inc. The Magic Beneath the Surface of EdTech Buck Mountain ABPatrick Hausammann The Struggle Is Real: Teaching Kids To Be “The Little Engine That Could” Roanoke FWilla McGrath • Christine Fecko Train of Thought: How Changing Buzzwords Changes Perceptions Harrison/TylerElizabeth McDowell Upsetting the Apple cart Pocahontas AChad Fisher Your Must Have Apps and Resources Washington Lecture HallEmmanuelle Hill • Karen Garay The eSports Special: Don’t Be a Boxcar Tourist! Climb aboard the express train for an eSports team at your school. Commonwealth LoungeEllen Nosal • Kurt Mergen Mindfulness Experience Madison

7:30pm