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Wednesday - 11/6/2019

One-on-One PowerSchool Setup/Support Forum

Session ID: 208

Presenter: Jason Jones

SCDE's Office of Research and Data Analysis PowerSchool Support Team will be on-hand to answer your burning questions in regards to PowerSchool Setup and state reporting. Treat this like a 1-to-1 support time to get your questions answered or to share ideas you have for PowerSchool updates.

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR102-C


Thinking out Cloud in K12

Session ID: 215

Presenter: Joseph Colangelo

Thinking Out Cloud for School Leaders. Cloud is the new normal in education, but what do school leaders need to know? This 101-level session on cloud computing in the K12 education market, will be led by AWS K12 Mid-Market Manager, Joseph Colangelo.

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR202-B


Read to Succeed PowerSchool Page Overview

Session ID: 207

Presenter: Taylor Seale

This session will provide an overview of the new Read to Succeed PowerSchool page.

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR102-C


New Enhanced Student Records Transfer

Session ID: 135

Presenter: Stephen Wilson

Discover the new enhancements to the Student Record Transfer process just released to districts!

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR104-B


The Peaks and Pitfalls of Over Ten Years in the Tech Equipment Lending Trade

Session ID: 9

Presenter: Michael McIntyre

This presentation will contain a brief overview of the history of Tech Equipment Lending at the Medical University of South Carolina. However, the main focus will be in cataloguing the forward strides and the occasional misstep in the growth of this program.

Track: Devices

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR102-A


From Port To Port: Boosting Learning Centers With Technology

Session ID: 4

Presenter: Jamie Lessard

Learn to leverage technology to give learning centers a boost, especially when it comes to setting the course, providing content, supporting creativity, and capturing responses.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR104-A


Protecting Yourself During State Assessments

Session ID: 125

Presenter: Christopher Seay

Learn simple ways to protect yourself and to alleviate unnecessary stress with state assessments by gaining a better understanding of test day expectations in your classroom. From classroom decorations to student devices, let's dispel the myths and discuss ways to make test day simple and easy to manage.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR104-B


FERPA 101 and Transparency Best Practices

Session ID: 197

Presenter: Eric Gray

Review and discussion of real-life scenarios on FERPA and its applicability to your institution. Participants have an opportunity for interactive Questions and Answers. Experts will conduct trainings and review best practices on communicating with parents about school and district data collection policies and practices. Specific attention will be paid to what information is collected, how it's safeguarded and used, and why. Review and discussion of real-life scenarios on FERPA and its applicability to your institution. Participants have an opportunity for interactive Questions and Answers. Participants will improve their understanding of FERPA and the context for the law., Reduced misconceptions / misunderstandings about FERPA, identify current communications policies and practices regarding student data inventories, revising policies for information sharing, and identify parent-friendly communication strategies.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR202-A


Snorkeling through the Computer Science Standards

Session ID: 38

Presenter: April Garrett

Are you curious about the new CS standards but don't have time to take a deep dive to learn exactly what they are? Then join me as we "snorkel" through the standards. Attendees will learn about the standards through a hands on activity, then will work in groups to realize just how many standards they are already implementing in their classrooms!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR102-A


Sending a Solid Social Media Message

Session ID: 73

Presenter: Jakki Wiseman

You've been doing all these great things in your classroom and at your school; how do you let everyone know what's going on? Suggestions for using social media and other resources to tell your story to parents, stakeholders and community members.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR102-B


Ozobots: Connecting to Your Content

Session ID: 101

Presenter: Lisa Knoche

Take advantage of students love for coding by integrating it into your content area. In this hands-on session, participants will learn about the many ways Ozobots are easily integrated into the PreK-5 curriculum.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR103


Introduction to WAI-ARIA for Developers

Session ID: 193

Presenter: CB Averitt

WAI-ARIA can assist in making web content more accessible for people with disabilities. However, if used incorrectly, it may make your content LESS accessible than not using it at all. Join us for an introduction to ARIA and learn best practices and techniques, making your content more accessible to many.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR104-A


Data Privacy and Software Approval

Session ID: 190

Presenter: Thesa Briggs

Choosing Software - A Good Fit & Data Protection

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR104-B


FERPA 201 - So you think you know FERPA

Session ID: 198

Presenter: Eric Gray

FERPA 201 is a presentation that is specifically targeted at individuals who "know enough about FERPA to be dangerous." This session is organized around a series of scenarios that PTAC has encountered that have complicated answers which involve the vagaries of FERPA. This session will provide an opportunity for individuals to have their complicated questions answered.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 1:00 - 2:00

Room: MR202-A


Best Tools for Admins and Coaches

Session ID: 103

Presenter: Damien Akelman

Learn all the best tools to use as a coach or an administrator. See some great tools that can change the way you engage with your teachers. Highlights include, slides, forms, sheets, and some other dynamic reference points for school leaders.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR102-A


Bold School

Session ID: 194

Presenter: Carol Lunsford

Old School Wisdom + New School Technologies = BLENDED LEARNING THAT WORKS In these consecutive sessions Digital Integration Specialists from Lexington/Richland School District 5 will demonstrate the instructional strategies highlighted in Weston Kieschnick's book Bold School. You will experience authentic technology integration into content learning that focuses on the implementation of John Hattie's high effect size research based strategies!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR102-B


Accessible Virtual Reality for All

Session ID: 65

Presenter: David Dawson

This session will discuss how educational use of virtual reality can be adapted for persons with disabilities. Adaptive ways of using virtual reality for people with disabilities will also be presented with real-life examples.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR103


The Sky is the Limit! High-Altitude Ballooning for STEAM and Fun.

Session ID: 91

Presenter: Jim O'Hern

Learn what is required to launch high-altitude weather balloons that can travel far above ANY aircraft, take pictures and movies, and report scientific data back to earth.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR104-A


Disclosure Avoidance Training

Session ID: 199

Presenter: Eric Gray

Overview of best practices and staff training in the area of disclosure avoidance methodology and public reporting. Participants will improve their understanding of disclosure avoidance techniques and public reporting best practices applicable to your institution.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR202-A


S.L.A.Y. the Day in a Digital Classroom

Session ID: 129

Presenter: P. Sloan Joseph

Technology is intended to enhance the learning environment. But sometimes using digital devices result in students being distracted and teachers being disappointed. The goal of this session is to empower teachers to reflect on their practices and make small changes that will make a big impact on the learning environment. A cell phone, tablet, or laptop is required.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR103


What's New at VirtualSC?

Session ID: 127

Presenter: Sena Nickles

Join this session to hear the latest news from VirtualSC. Participants will learn about all of the program's newest offerings including new courses, policy updates, and a walkthrough through VirtualSC's program website and new SIS. Attendees will also receive an update on our new Student Advisory Board and School Advisory Board, in addition to some exciting things on the horizon.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR202-B


Partnering for Innovation: Bringing Instruction and Technology to the Same Table

Session ID: 174

Presenter: Lori Gwinn

Are you a frustrated tech director trying to get someone from instruction to understand why you need to approve software purchases before they are bought? Are you an educator and can't get the IT department to understand what you need for students? Join us for strategies to partner for innovation!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 10:30 - 11:30

Room: MR203


Using Coding to Meet State Standards

Session ID: 69

Presenter: Wanda Greenfield

This session will look at many of the options available to classroom teachers to teach state standards using coding on any device. They will be amazingly engaged while learning content standards and digital literacy standards. Enjoy a hands-on activity to see all the standards being met through coding.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/06/19

Time: 2:15 - 3:15

Room: MR203


Thursday - 11/7/2019

Powerschool Session - Title TBA

Session ID: 213

Presenter: TBA TBA

TBA

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR201


Beyond the four wall: Taking learning digital by connecting classrooms to the world.

Session ID: 6

Presenter: Jasmine Poor

Virtual Field Trips have the ability to connect classrooms to locations around the world. Students can experience lessons taught by experts in the field all while addressing standards in authentic ways. During this session, we will be discussing what Virtual Field Trips are, how to book them, benefits of using them in the classroom, and how to make sure they run smoothly.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR102-A


Powerschool Session - Title TBA

Session ID: 212

Presenter: TBA TBA

TBA

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR201


Content Playlists: Voice and Choice for Students & Organized Chaos for Teachers

Session ID: 139

Presenter: Beth Goff

What we need students to learn is well defined. How they explore and process content is an opportunity for voice and choice. See possible structures (playlists and protocols) that keep students engaged in the essential content yet allow them flexibility in consumption, exploration, creation while remaining manageable for one teacher.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR202-B


State Reporting in PowerSchool

Session ID: 209

Presenter: Tameka LeGrant

This session will provide an overview of PowerSchool State Reporting changes for the 2019-2020 school year to include new and updated features.

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR102-B


Creating and Repairing Accessible Documents for the Web

Session ID: 148

Presenter: Michael Simmons

PDF documents posted on the Internet should be accessible so that visually handicapped users can access the PDF contents. This session explores techniques for creating and repairing accessible documents.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR102-B


Integrating Technology into an Early Childhood Classroom

Session ID: 25

Presenter: Lori Adams

Your district may be encouraging you to include technology within your daily instruction. However, finding the balance between developmentally appropriate activities and exposure to technology in the early years can be frustrating. In this session, the presenter will demonstrate very simple ways to include technology into your classroom.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR202-B


Caught In The Act: Tackling Litter with Technology

Session ID: 206

Presenter: Valerie Shannon

Technology is enhancing the way people report litter, how law enforcement officers apprehend individuals in the act of littering and clean up South Carolina. Co-presenter 1st Sgt. Hogan Tyler.

Track: Devices

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR203


Powerschool Session - title TBA

Session ID: 210

Presenter: TBA TBA

TBA

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR201


Using Google Suite to organize your class

Session ID: 116

Presenter: Bob Perkins

Google Suite of applications can be used to integrate all aspects of your class. A class that uses Google Classroom (submit assignments), Docs (student collaboration), Sheets (maintain grades), Slides (presentations), Forms (assessment) and Sites (to bring it all together) will be demonstrated. You can dd Screencastify to make video recordings.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR203


Powerschool Session - Title TBA

Session ID: 211

Presenter: TBA TBA

TBA

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR201


EMERGENCY! Not just Technology at Risk....

Session ID: 78

Presenter: Danny Frady

Security is a hot button topic in the education world today. Our session will demonstrate how to blend technology and security to keep your students, faculty and staff safe. No matter the emergency, your school district will be ready to bring law enforcement, fire and rescue to your district while managing any situation. Technology is essential in these scenarios and we will provide information to help your district for that next emergency.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR102-A


Windows 10 Management Using Multiple Tools - InTune, SCCM, PDQ and MDT

Session ID: 115

Presenter: Donald Jones

The presentation and demonstration will focus on managing your Windows 10 workstations using a mix of Microsoft's InTune, System Center (SCCM), PDQ software and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT). When supporting your district, there is not just one solution that does everything. Use tools that meets your need at that time.

Track: Technical Support

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR102-B


Meet the Robots

Session ID: 170

Presenter: Rosemary Bianchi

Take your courses to the next level by incorporating robotics! Come learn about a variety of engaging robotic platforms that can be integrated into elementary, middle and high school STEM courses. You'll leave ready to decide which educational robots are the right fit for your students.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR102-C


Three Blinds DATES: Digital Assessments That Engage Students

Session ID: 68

Presenter: Thomas McAuliff

Let's welcome three engaging digital assessment tools to the table! Gimkit, InsertLearning, and Quizlet Live are three digital assessment tools you can easily include into your assessment toolbox to drive your instruction. Let's go on a date with these tools, finding out what makes them special, and take a tool back ready to conquer your classroom! Be sure to BOYD for this will be a FUN, interactive session!

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR103


Podcasting in the Classroom

Session ID: 53

Presenter: Emily Dean

Are you looking for ways for your students to create using 21st century skills? This session will show how students can create their own podcasts, as well as how to use existing podcasts in the classroom.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR104-A


Using Robot Technology to Support Students with Autism in the Classroom

Session ID: 181

Presenter: Lisa Raiford

This session will provide participants the opportunity to learn how to integrate an evidence-based curriculum in the classroom using a humanoid robot to support students with autism. Participants will learn about the technology, layering assistive technology, and experience lessons with the robot. Participants will be provided a workbook.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR104-B


Working with Online Service Providers and Apps

Session ID: 201

Presenter: Eric GRay

A review of best practices and training for staff when working with online educational service providers. This session will cover legal privacy requirements, examination of school or district practices and potential problems, and technical assistance on incorporating best practices.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 8:30 - 9:30

Room: MR202-A


You Don't Have to Be a Big Kid to Code!: Introduction to Coding for Early Learners

Session ID: 37

Presenter: Andrea Rollison

Looking for ways to make meaningful connections between innovative pieces of technology and your curriculum? Come and learn collaborative and innovative ways to teach STEAM activities incorporating, robotics technology, coding and 21st century skills. Explore Ozobot, Botley, and Dash & Dot with hands-on, interactive activities. Consider ways to engage your students while integrating coding robotics into your existing program.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR102-A


Introduction to Enrich Assess for Beginners

Session ID: 133

Presenter: Julie Lott

From the start page to running reports on your class roster, dive directly into Enrich Assess for Beginners.

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR102-B


Chromebooks and iPad Apps for Communication in the Classroom

Session ID: 45

Presenter: Carol Page

Students who are nonverbal or unintelligible can use their existing technology for communication devices. Communication apps are available for the Chromebook and iPad. Find out how communication apps help with reading and writing skills while allowing the student to participate fully in the classroom. Free iPad information will be shared.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR102-C


Intentional Design for Security and Disaster Recovery

Session ID: 166

Presenter: John Anderson

Do you have a business continuity plan and network disaster recovery plan? Are you protected from Ransomware? Can you continue the core business of teaching and learning in the event of a cyber-attack or natural disaster? Pickens will share practical strategies, documents, and tools for an effective disaster recovery plan.

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR103


Information Privacy Principles

Session ID: 176

Presenter: Felix Childs

The State of South Carolina government has the ongoing responsibility to balance citizens' privacy rights with the provision of State services. The following privacy principles, which may not be applicable in every situation, guide the manner in which we collect, use, disclose and retain our citizens' personal information.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR104-A


School District Website Requirements and Considerations (Federal/State)

Session ID: 70

Presenter: Valarie Byrd

School District websites have statewide and national outreach, and they are a resource for communicating with district communities. These websites include content that is required by state and federal regulation. If you are responsible for managing a district's website content, this session will provide you with an overview of information about state and federal requirements. Resources to consider for increased public awareness will also be included.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR104-B


Data Security Best Practices including Data Destruction

Session ID: 202

Presenter: Eric Gray

Training on current data security best practices for education data systems, including user privacy and security awareness, privacy and security program development / implementation, threat modeling, and attacker methodology. This session will provide the opportunity for participants to increase their awareness of privacy and data security threats, obtain guidance to reduce risk of security incidents, and improve their ability to respond to incidents.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 9:45 - 10:45

Room: MR202-A


Working SMARTer Not Harder with SMART Learning Suite: Engagement, Collaboration and Student Led Learning

Session ID: 60

Presenter: Jennifer Thornsberry

Looking to bring engagement, collaboration and student-led learning into your classroom, but not sure where to start? SMART Learning Suite (SLS) is your one stop shop. Create, share, and assess your students all within one place.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR102-B


Put Your Hand Down-Using Creativity and Technology to Replace Dull "Raise Your Hand" Assessments

Session ID: 99

Presenter: Katie Klipp

Looking for ways to engage students in your mini-lessons or lectures and creatively discover what they've learned or missed? Wait! Stop! Don't ask them to raise their hand! Come explore simple tech tools that can liven up your assessments and give EVERY student the opportunity to be heard!

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR102-C


Using Technology to Power Personalized Learning and Instruction

Session ID: 143

Presenter: Joel Johnston

Connect authentically with learners by assessing learning behaviors and cataloguing their metacognition. Join an interactive session exploring how self-awareness and personalized learning can be used as approaches to meet the challenges you face. Discover how a common vocabulary describing learning can make a measurable difference in instruction and student support!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR103


Incident Management Updates

Session ID: 195

Presenter: Aveene Coleman

This session will provide an overview of changes for Incident Management for the 2019-20 school year.

Track: PowerSchool

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR104-A


1 Way for 1 to 1 - Year 6

Session ID: 96

Presenter: Matt Hoffman

In an ecosystem flooded with differing definitions of what 1 to 1 truly is; come see how Clover School District's IT and Instructional teams make transformative instruction happen for each child, each day. Consider this a Q and A session where we will discus everything from device repair, collection, damages, insurance, fees, discipline and daily use with instruction.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Room: MR104-B


Virtual Reality use with Anatomy – The future of learning?

Session ID: 122

Presenter: Ashley Bondurant

Co-Presenters: Lauren Blackwell, Alison Scheide - In this session, participants will learn more about virtual reality as it relates to anatomy in the classroom. Current VR Hardware and software will be reviewed. Student perception of this form of technology will also be discussed.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR102-B


Multi-OS Device Management - Manage Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and Chrome Together!

Session ID: 5

Presenter: Stephen Mirante

FileWave is a multi-platform endpoint management solution that provides IT administrators with the capabilities to image, deploy, manage and maintain their endpoints in real time across a wide variety of devices using an architecture that scales to meet current and future needs. It is designed to be a key part of your deployment lifecycle. We make it easy to truly manage all Windows, macOS, iOS, and tvOS devices along with ChromeOS and Android Enhancements.

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR102-C


Stop Motion Video in the Classroom

Session ID: 54

Presenter: Emily Dean

In this presentation, participants will learn to make stop motion videos. We will show examples and give ideas for how to integrate stop motion videos in the classroom. Stop Motion can be used in any content area, and is a fun way to engage students while practicing 21st century skills.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR104-B


Data Breach Response Training

Session ID: 203

Presenter: Eric Gray

An interactive role-based simulation of a K-12 district-level data breach, focusing on the processes, procedures, and skills needed to respond. This can be customized to other levels / organizations. This session will cover current plans for data breach response, response plan revisions, incorporate lessons learned, and best practices.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR202-A


Finding and Applying for Technology Grants: Tips, Strategies, and Best Practices

Session ID: 114

Presenter: Stephen Stokes

Learn the basics of developing a technology grant application, including where to find funding, tips and strategies for writing teams, and best practices for ensuring your organization submits a competitive application.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room:


Using Microsoft OneNote Class Notebook to Support Student Conferencing

Session ID: 76

Presenter: Joanne Clark

Using the OneNote Class Notebook, you can make every learning experience personal. Learn how you can set up areas for student literacy notebooks and provide individual feedback. Teachers can scaffold individual learning with student notebooks viewable only by the teacher and the student. Track goals, manage student progress, and provide support, feedback, and encouragement from one simplified location. Let OneNote help you personalize your classroom experience. ?

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR104-A


Bring Your Own Device and Learn How to Make an Accessible Document

Session ID: 71

Presenter: Madalina Tudora

This workshop will provide valuable, ready-to-use solutions to creating accessible Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF and other commonly used documents.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 3:30 - 4:30

Room: MR104-B


You Don't Have to be a Tech Guru

Session ID: 15

Presenter: Ryan Easterbrooks

You don't have to be a tech guru to incorporate technology when working with children and teens. This session will include tips and tricks for providing various technology based activities for children and teens. Topics will include how to provide programs and activities based on coding, virtual reality, and drones.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 1:45 - 2:45

Room: MR202-B


Microsoft in the Classroom

Session ID: 126

Presenter: John Semberger

This session will be instructionally focused and showcase how Microsoft technologies enable 21st-century teaching and learning, improving student outcomes. Hands on demos will provide focus on using these products and tools within teaching and learning experiences. Solutions demonstrated will include; Microsoft Classroom, OneNote for Education, Minecraft for Education, Microsoft STEM solutions, and the new mixed reality in the classroom.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/07/19

Time: 10:45 - 11:45

Room: MR203


Friday - 11/8/2019

A CANVAStic (Consistently, Awesome, Notable, Valuable, Authentic, Student-centered) Workflow

Session ID: 136

Presenter: Beth Goff

At the heart of digital learning is a workflow platform that connects all stakeholders in the process. We chose Canvas for a variety of reasons, but the list keeps growing. Whether you have Canvas or another LMS, come see the transformative power of the tools within an LMS.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR102-A


Lessons Learned from a Half Decade in Online Education

Session ID: 146

Presenter: Brian Stiles

Online learning is nearly ubiquitous in post-secondary and professional settings, but evidence suggests that effective online learning in K-12 remains elusive. After 6 years in an online-centric, secondary school, here are some lessons learned about implementation, motivation, needs, perception, educator roles and responsibilities, and the future of online learning.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room:


POW!!! Students use their superpowers to create PowToon videos

Session ID: 19

Presenter: Marsha Neal

Find out how your students can create PowToon videos to show math concepts as part of an assessment or unit review. You will have a chance to learn how your students will make the video and you will make your own video.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR100-B


Seven steps to make learning more accessible with Microsoft and Windows 10

Session ID: 74

Presenter: Joanne Clark

Making a learning environment accessible for everyone is a must as today's classrooms are diverse and include English Language Learners and students with special needs. In fact, teachers already have technologies to help with this at their disposal. This session will help teachers recognize just how easy it is to ensure that all learning materials are accessible to everyone. These 7 simple steps could make a significant impact for the people who need accessible materials.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR101-A


Computer Incident Reponse Plan, Do you have one?

Session ID: 158

Presenter: Noel Adams

Best Practices for creating an effective incident response plan for your organization.

Track: IT Security

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR101-B


Access for People with Disabilities to Online Programs and Resources

Session ID: 17

Presenter: Judith Risch

The core mission of the Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, is to ensure recipients of federal funding and public entities in the educational community do not discriminate based on laws enforced by OCR. Laws covered by OCR include anti-discrimination provisions about disabilities. Civil rights laws apply to the technology context, but are often overlooked. This session with cover the legal requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as they apply to online programs, services, and activities. Additionally some common accessibility barriers will be discussed.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR102-A


Go Paperless with MS Teams

Session ID: 59

Presenter: Jennifer Thornsberry

Tired of making copies and students losing their work? Then Microsoft Teams and OneNote/Class Notebook is for you. This session will focus on the how to create a Team and Class Notebooks and they can transform your classroom. We will explore the variety of tools available in them for teachers.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR102-C


CyberVikings - A Startup Cybersecurtiy Team for Students

Session ID: 121

Presenter: Dennis Roberts

How do you provide outlets and guidance for students interested in hacking and cyber security? In this session, learn how Spartanburg High School started its first competitive cybersecurity team and made it to a multi-state regional in just two years.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR104-A


Integrating Discus into Authentic Learning

Session ID: 182

Presenter: Linda Heimburger

Join us for hands-on application of Discus content into activities with real-world relevance. See how Discus resources can be applied across different subject areas and used to motivate students to investigate problems and issues from various perspectives. Content examples will be from Discus – South Carolina's Virtual Library.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR104-B


Securely accessing Student contact information, emergency contacts, schedules, etc. from scanning their ID Badge

Session ID: 79

Presenter: Bill Brown

How to build an ID Badge that provides time critical student and staff information by securely scanning a QR code on the badge.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR100-B


Free and cheap AT toolkit

Session ID: 67

Presenter: Ismahan Arslan-Ari

Most of the people thinks the high costs of the assistive technology as a barrier. In this session, free and cheap AT tools will be demonstrated and a list of tools will be provided at the end of the session.

Track: Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR101-A


Instructional Tools ready for Implementation!

Session ID: 7

Presenter: Kristen Clay

Learn how to use tools such as Google Sites and Google Slides to organize and enhance your classroom instruction. We will look at the use of Choice Boards in the classroom to help you organize small group instruction. We will also look at how you can use Google Sites as a platform for your class as well as how it can be used to create your own digital escape room!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR101-B


From Worksheet to Work "Suite": Streamlining Your Workflow

Session ID: 137

Presenter: Michael Easler

Maximize use of G Suite and more! We will cover Google Classroom, digital alternatives to paper gradebooks, worksheets, student response tools, grading tools, and best practices for addressing digital cheating. The session is designed for K-12 teachers new to the profession or new to technology integration in the classroom.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR102-B


Managing School Level Communications

Session ID: 108

Presenter: Tasia King

Are you looking for ways to cut down the time of extending content to your online school community? Are you interested in ways to create attractive graphics and attention grabbers for your school's blog and social media platform? This session will give you ways to cut down on time, provide resources, and ideas on ways to beef up your online presence!

Track: Technical Support

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR102-C


Tech Your Guided Math

Session ID: 46

Presenter: Angelia Cargill

Are you overwhelmed with small group planning and differentiating lessons? Technology integration is the answer to all your woes. We will explore several websites that will help you provide engaging differentiated lessons, while providing students with accountability and a sense of accomplishment. These sites will also provide the teacher with much needed data for grades and the RTI process.

Track: Technology Integration

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR103


1:1 with Microsoft Office 365

Session ID: 142

Presenter: Cinderella Shaw

In this session, we will explore how the Microsoft apps in Office 365 can enhance classroom work between students and between teachers and students. We will use the following Microsoft apps to collaborate, organize, and create with colleagues: Forms, Excel, Teams, Class Notebook in Teams, and Sway.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR104-A


Virtual Field Trips: Immersive Experiences that Engage, Enhance and Extend Student Learning

Session ID: 132

Presenter: Tami Stewart

No permission slips required! Explore a variety of tools to create immersive experiences in amazing places that go beyond the classroom walls. Virtual Field Trips are a great way to engage, enhance, and extend student learning while promoting technology integration in the classroom - whatever the subject matter may be!

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR104-B


Your Technology Secret Weapon: Collaborating with Your School Librarian

Session ID: 50

Presenter: Tamara Cox

Did you know that librarians aren't just book experts? In this session, we will explore how your school librarian can be your technology secret weapon by leading PD, modeling, co-planning, and co-teaching tech-infused lessons. Teachers, administrators, and librarians are welcome as we share lesson ideas, favorite tools, strategies, and resources.

Track: Instructional Technology

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR202-A


Snow, Sleet and Student Learning - Successful Implementation of eLearning for Inclement Weather

Session ID: 26

Presenter: Christine Horowitz

Spartanburg School District 7, as part of SCDE's pilot eLearning for inclement weather days, will share their decision-making process and implementation strategies in successfully carrying out two eLearning days during the 2018-19 school year. Learn how district leaders developed and effectively communicated guidelines and expectations for all stakeholders that ensured the successful continuation of learning during school cancellations. In addition, school-level technology integration specialists and teachers will share how they worked together to create and deliver engaging eLearning lessons that maximized student success and parent satisfaction.

Track: One to One Initiatives

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR202-B


Team Up to Solve the EdTech Procurement Puzzle

Session ID: 169

Presenter: Barbara Nesbitt

A district leader and a state leader walk into a session room...to talk about digital transformation. Both want plug-and-play learning technology to help drive teaching innovation and equity among students. But their challenge is how to create leverage with edtech suppliers to achieve this goal. Hear what happens next.

Track: Policies, Procedures and Safety

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Room: MR203


Design and Implementation of a Future Ready Data Center

Session ID: 21

Presenter: JENNY GARRIS

This session will present the issues that our district was experiencing with the quickly increasing demand on an aging network and how we addressed them with an all new data center. This modern data center is housed in an "All In-One Data Center Module" which utilizes Cisco HyperFlex and Nexus platforms. We will share the why, how and "what's next?" of our experience.

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR202-A


Want to Teach Tech to Teachers? Be Brave and Teach the Students.

Session ID: 110

Presenter: Karen Fiery

Tired of basic consumption technology? Tired of teaching technology to teachers and not seeing benefits in classrooms? Try a different approach--teach the students! Short, 15-20 minute lessons delivered directly to students can create a culture of learning and innovation that will build everyone's capacity to use technology--including the teachers!

Track: Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR202-B


How to Rebuild a Technology Department From the Ground Up

Session ID: 131

Presenter: Josh Shepard

With a new technology staff, our district embarked on an adventure to implement 1:1, improve data and network security and develop policies to prepare our district in support of the 21st century learner. Come and hear how we did it!

Track: Network and Infrastructure

Date: 11/08/19

Time: 10:15 - 11:15

Room: MR203