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Apple Teacher and Classroom Apple INC
Apple has created new resources and tools to help with technology integration in the classroom.  The new Apple Teacher Program offers free professional learning exclusively for educators. Join us for this exciting workshop and start earning your badges in order to be recognized as an Apple Teacher! You will also see Apple Classroom, a powerful iPad app that helps teachers guide learning, share and receive work and manage student devices in both a 1:1 and shared environments. 
Room G109

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High School 1:1 EdCamp - Jayme Pingrey, Battle HS
Excited (and maybe a little overwhelmed) with your own new 2-in-1 laptop? Not exactly sure how to maximize the use of technology in an authentic way when all of your students will have one as well? Come to this edcamp-style session where you can meet with other teachers who have the same questions and goals that you do! This will be a participant-lead session where teachers will share their questions, ideas, and experiences surrounding effective and authentic learning experiences in a 1:1 environment. Topics that may be discussed include: classroom management, classroom routines & logistics, transformative learning opportunities, and more! Teachers may suggest topics or submit possible discussion questions using the High School 1:1 Edcamp form.
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Minecraft- More Than a Game, It's Visual Thinking - Anne Schoelz, Russell Elementary
Minecraft has been used by your students for years. How can you use this open ended tool to enhance and deepen content areas: social studies, science, math and literacy. The environment is low floor, high ceiling and can be used with any grade level, kindergarten through high school, to make learning more student centered.  
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PBL 101: An Overview of Project-Based Learning - Sarah Rausch, Instructional Technology
Are you looking for a way to give students opportunities to develop life skills like problem-solving, communication, and grit?  Are you wanting a way to add rigor and relevance to your curriculum?  Have you been searching for a way to purposefully and intentionally integrate technology in order to personalize learning?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Project-Based Learning is for you and your students!  Come learn the basics of Project-Based Learning and walk away with all the necessary steps to implement a PBL unit, including a planning template, project ideas, and rubrics.
Room F104

Twitter 101 and Beyond: Using Twitter to Grow your Professional Learning Network - Anna Osborn, Jefferson Middle School
Whether you have always wanted to learn Twitter (and never had the time) or you have been a Twitterfan forever, come share and learn about the power of Twitter to build a professional learning network.  From growing connections among colleagues right here in CPS, to breaking down classroom walls and connecting her and her students to authors across the country, to growing a Professional Learning Network on a national level, Anna has seen how Twitter can impact a teacher’s professional life and dreams.   In this session, she’ll share some tips and tricks to Twitter PD.  Download the Twitter app and get ready to participate in a live Twitter Chat with Heinemann author Kara Pranikoff during this session. You just might win a signed copy of her new book!
Room F107

Lego Cinema: It is hip to be square! - Terri Brines, eMINTS
Like lego? Like movies? Like seeing students engaged? Bring your iPad or iPhone and participate in this stop motion animation workshop to make your very own movie masterpiece. By using only a pile of legos and your imagination, see how digital literacy skills and standards-based content can be combined to create movies that are totally awesome!
Room F208

Solving the financial literacy gap for K-12 students - Ben Gwynne, EverFi
The #1 reason students drop out of college is because financial concerns. Join our session to receive access to web-based resources that raise awareness about financial education to elementary, middle and high school students. All of these student-driven resources are available at NO COST. Teachers will receive access to the following:
-EverFi (grades 10-12 - 6-8 hours) – Teaches students about credit scores, investing, financing higher education, and more.
-FutureSmart (grades 7-9 - 3-4 hours) – Students play the Mayor of a town, helping local citizens with decisions such as weighing opportunity costs, budgeting and savings.
-Vault (grades 4-6 - 2-3 hours) – Introduces students to concepts like savings and banking to increase knowledge for making sound financial decisions at a young age. 
Room F210

Let Sphero Sprk+ the Creative Robot Revolution - John Riley, MOREnet
Through connected play and discovery, the Sphero robots are challenging and inspiring brilliant young minds. From math and science to programming and the arts, hands-on activities expand imaginations and help shape a brighter future. Connect to the Lightning Lab app to learn programming, complete activities, and get inspired through connected play and coding. 
Room F214

Providing Quality Feedback with OneNote - Maria Turner, Microsoft
Providing students with timely, quality feedback is one of the single most important factors for improving student learning. Learn how you can utilize built-in features within OneNote to easily guide students through assignments, scaffold learning opportunities and provided quality feedback to immediately enhance the level of understanding and clarify misconceptions. Use Inking and Draw features to script fluidly over any existing file, or add audio to simply say what you mean. Better yet, embed a quick video tutorial on the student page for immediate, anytime assistance. Increase the quality of your feedback, and watch as students rise to the occasion.

Room G105

Apple Teacher and Classroom - Apple INC
Apple has created new resources and tools to help with technology integration in the classroom.  The new Apple Teacher Program offers free professional learning exclusively for educators. Join us for this exciting workshop and start earning your badges in order to be recognized as an Apple Teacher! You will also see Apple Classroom, a powerful iPad app that helps teachers guide learning, share and receive work and manage student devices in both a 1:1 and shared environments. 
Room G109
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