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SESSION ONE PROGRAM

Room Session

Host/Presenter(s)

Session ONE Title

Target Audience

Session ONE Descriptions

Searchable Tags

Session Type

101

1

Shannon Sommers       USD #413

Professional Development in Your PJ's: How to use Twitter and Instagram

 

MATERIALS HERE

Technology, All Educators

This session will help teachers to use Twitter and Instagram to gain professional development knowledge anytime and anywhere. Does your school have a #hashtag? Tell your school's story using social media and share all of the wonderful learning happening at your school.  This session is for all skill levels and the more knowledge in the room the better! Come join the fun!! 

Technology Twitter, PD, PLC, Digital Citizenship, Hashtags

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

102

1

Mel Abbott, KPERS

KPERS EARLY Career Seminar

All Educators - Early Career Teachers in service AFTER January 2015

Early Career – Membership, your money, Active member benefits and retirement

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

103

1

Tyler Applegate                   USD #413

Games In The Classroom

All Educators

Using different types of games to create engaging lesson plans, enhance social skills, and enrich the learning process. Will discuss why and how to incorporate games in your classroom.

Games, Enrichment, Social Skills,

Presentation

104

1

Alan Schuler               KPERS

KPERS LATE Career Seminar

All Educators - Teachers looking ahead to retirement

Late Career – Pre-retirement- eligibility, options, benefit estimates, Steps to retiring, and working after retirement.

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

105

1

Nikki Jacobs                    USD #413

Autism Experiences

 

MATERIALS HERE

All Educators

This session will be a discussion/ collaboration for those seeking more insight on children with autism spectrum disorder. Bring your questions, thoughts, & ideas to help other teachers learn how to help our children in the classroom. Discussion topics of sensory needs, related services, classroom ideas, adaptive communication, & more.

autism, sensory, behaviors, adaptive, related services, sped

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

106

1

Kim Isbell, 

USD 258

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

All Educators

Join us for a short presentation of examples of technology integration within the classroom followed by a round table discussion of best practices for this topic. Learn helpful apps for classroom organization, group collaboration, test reviews, and much more.

technology

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

107

1

Danny Brown, Consultant

Effective Teaching Strategies: Teaching for Learning

Grades 3-12

A major concern of teachers today is how to motivate students and enhance the probability that learning will take place This session will provide teachers with 7 factors that can be used to motivate students and how to apply them during instruction

Overview of Motivation Reinforcement, Practice, and Transfer Strategies

Presentation

201

1

Julie Aikins,

SEK Poetry Out Loud facilitator

Poetry Out Loud!

 

MATERIALS HERE

High School ELA, Drama/Theater, Forensics/Debate teachers

Poetry Out Loud is a judged recitation competitive event at the school, regional, state and national levels for scholarship awards. Come learn more about this event in southeast Kansas and hear the 2018 state and national winners' videos.

poetry, ELA, Drama, Theater

Presentation

203

1

Noel Shinkle,

USD #413

Well Managed Schools, Social Skill Teaching and Development

All Educators

School-based intervention strategy that focuses on managing behavior, building relationships, and teaching social skills. It emphasizes preventive and proactive practices rather than reactive responses to deal with student behavior.

Behavior, Social Skills, Discipline management

Presentation

204

1

Jessie Fewins,

USD #413

Brains in Pain Can’t Learn: A Scientific Approach to Brain Development, Trauma and Trauma Informed Care

All Educators, Counselors, Admin

Brains in Pain Can’t Learn: A Scientific Approach to Brain Development, Trauma and Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Counseling Behavior

Presentation

205

1

Haley Ellison

USD #258

Google Slides and Pear Deck

Educators grades 3-12

Looking for a way to jazz up your google slide presentations? Then Pear Deck is for you! You will get to see what all it can do for you, how to create your own Pear Deck presentation, and you will leave with a free trial subscription

 Technology Google Presentations

 

Presentation

206

1

Rachel Phillips, Greenbush Consultant

Teaching Strategies for English Language Learners & Migrant Students

MATERIALS HERE

All Educators & admin with English Language Learner students

This interactive session will provide insight into the factors many students face when adjusting to a new language, culture and community. Participants will leave with effective teaching strategies and tools to use in the classroom.

ESOL ELL

Presentation

308

1

Luke Hall, 

USD #413

Practical Formative Assessment Strategies for High School Students

 

MATERIALS HERE

High School Teachers

Formative assessment is a powerful tool that can be used daily to ascertain students' knowledge and to adjust teachers' instructions accordingly. In this session, we will learn about and practice some formative assessment strategies. Based on strategies as shown by NCTM board member David Ebert.

Formative Assessment Testing

Presentation

309

1

Stephanie Withrow,      USD #247

How to Fund Your Classroom with Donor's Choose

 

MATERIALS

All Educators

Donor's Choose is a classroom funding website where teachers can create projects to be funded by donors across the country. Learn how to create a Donor's Choose page to request materials for your classroom. Participants will also learn the tips and tricks to getting their projects funded.

Materials, Primary, Intermediate, Middle, Technology, Funding

Presentation

403

1

Kim Luebbering

USD #413

Session includes a drawing for an exciting clasroom giveaway

PreK Calendar, Collaborative Learning, and Curriculum

 

MATERIALS HERE

Early Childhood Professionals, Pre-K & K

Getting the most out of calendar time in the classroom. Using a linear calendar as an age appropriate approach, and also meeting math objectives. I will show you some collaborative learning opportunities I have had in my Pre-K classroom, and then discuss your favorite projects and the curriculum you are using.

collaborative learning, PBL, math, early childhood, PreK

Presentation

306

1

Ashley Ausemus

USD #413

IStation I CAN!

Elementary Teacher

We will be going over Istation and all the uses of the program. Also how to find reports. I will also help with any other Istation questions.

 

 

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

507

1

Jory, Murry

USD #413

Minimizing "Problems" in Problem Based Learning

Any Secondary Teachers

A discussion on best strategies for implementing problem based learning in the secondary classroom. How do we keep all students engaged in the critical thinking process? What struggles or successes can you share?

problem based learning, secondary, critical thinking, collaboration

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

409

1

Brian Gahagan,

USD #413

Plant a tree for all the world to share

PreK-8 Science

Teach your children the importance of trees and why they are so beneficial to the environment. Activities include paper making and seed planting.

elementary science, k-8 science, middle science, k-8 environmental science

Presentation

511

1

Kent Schaal,

USD #603 ANW COOP

DLM

All levels, Special Educators and General Educators

Q&A on DLM, Highlight important dates,

DLM, SPED

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

706

1

Natalie Hamilton,   USD #413

Connecting composition to film and literature

Handout 1

Handout 2

Handout 3

Music Educators

Learn how to use online music studios to facilitate student composition. Both of the projects discussed are linked to reading and offer opportunities to collaborate with other teachers.

Music, compose, reading

Presentation

906

1

Sherri Bagshaw     USD #413

Live Streaming Your Events

Coaches, Sponsors, Principals

Live streaming activities and events can be simple and easy to do.

Live streaming, technology, sports, activities sponsor CTE

Presentation

907

1

Lori Hower,

Google Certified Trainer

Google Gems

 

MATERIALS HERE

Technology, All Educators

Kickoff 2019 with 10 Google Gems for student engagement, productivity, creativity, collaboration & communication. This session will be hands-on and interactive. Be prepared to leave with tools ready for class the next day.

Technology 1:1 Google Classroom

Presentation and Collaboration

908

1

Kaci Coots,

USD #247

All Things IPS: Utilizing Instructional Plans of Study

MATERIALS HERE

Secondary - Counselors, Careers Educators Grades 6-12, Admin

This session will provide information on how we utilize Career Cruising to help implement Individual Plans of Study, Student-Led Conferences, and much more!

Individual Plan Study Counselors Career College IPS

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

Main Gym

1

Teri Lund, Joel Varndell, Rusty Emling,  

USD #413  

"Game On" 

 

MATERIALS HERE

Physical Education Teachers

Come get your Game On with the Royster Middle School PE staff. We will share some of our favorite games and activities that you are able to take back and instantly add to your curriculum. During session 2 we will demonstrate the game PaddleZlam and give one away at the end of the session. This is valued at $60.00 so make sure you check it out. Game On!!!

Physical Education PE Games

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

406

1

Lisa Eisenbrandt

USD #506

Augmented Reality Apps

All Educators

In this session we will explore Augmented Reality with 2 apps--Quiver Vision and Metaverse.

Technology

Presentation

207

1

Eric Flaton                 USD #413

Coaching: Summer Soldiers

Athletics. Coaching

What can we do to improve summer involvement? Or Are we overwhelming our Student-Athletes?

Athletics. Coaching summer weights conditioning

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

200

1

Matt Koester,

USD #413

PLC/RTI      What in the world is this?

Primary and Intermediate K-5

Why does our educational system need to change? It was good enough for me so it should be good enough for my kids. Have you ever heard this? Come to this session and get some compelling reasons why it is important for us to change our system to meet the needs of our changing society. PLC and RTI can help us better focus on the most important work we need to accomplish for students.

RTI MTSS PLC Curriculum

Presentation

508

1

Shay Sievert

USD #250

Standards Based Grading: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Was Afraid to Ask

All Educators

Standards Based Grading: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Was Afraid to Ask

SBG,  EBL, Standards, Grading

Presentation

 

SESSION TWO PROGRAM

Room Session

Host/Presenter(s)

Session TWO Title

Target Audience

Session TWO Description

Searchable Tags

Session Type

102

2

Mel Abbott, KPERS

KPERS Early Career Seminar

All Educators - Early Career Teachers in service AFTER January 2015

Early Career – Membership, your money, Active member benefits and retirement

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

103

2

Chase Reed,

USD #413

Integrate Debate into your Regular Classroom

All Educators

Learn how to create a classroom where students are engaged in the art of creating arguments by evaluating evidence, developing claims, and using sound reasoning. In this session, you will participate in a mini-debate and learn how to create your own. Imagine biology students presenting passionate speeches about which organ system is more important than the others or history students hashing out questions like "Did African Americans who came North during the Great Migration get the freedom they were looking for?" This sessions is for all teachers!

Integrate, Debate, Argumentation, Evidence, Claims, Reasoning, Mini-Debate, Cross-Curricular, theater

Presentation

104

2

Alan Schuler, KPERS

KPERS LATE Career Seminar

All Educators - Teachers looking ahead to retirement

Late Career – Pre-retirement- eligibility, options, benefit estimates, Steps to retiring, and working after retirement.

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

105

2

Max Ruark,

USD #413

Discussion Group: Standards-Based Grading at the Secondary Level

Secondary Educators

We will be discussing Standards-Based Grading at the Secondary level. Come and join the discussion

Standards Based Grading, SBG, EBL

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

106

2

Kimberly Hawks

USD #506

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Utilizing Social Media from the district level to the classroom

 

LINK 4    LINK 5

all teachers, coaches, club advisers, public relations staff

Social media is the absolute best way to reach the largest amount of people. Your stakeholders, parents, and students are on social media anyway. Why not leverage the power of social media to increase positive communication and control your message?

communication, social media, facebook, twitter, instagram, high school, technology

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

107

2

Danny Brown, Consultant

Effective Teaching Strategies: Teaching for Learning

Grades 3-12

A major concern of teachers today is how to motivate students and enhance the probability that learning will take place This session will provide teachers with 7 factors that can be used to motivate students and how to apply them during instruction

Overview of Motivation Reinforcement, Practice, and Transfer Strategies

Presentation

201

2

Dr. Suzy Myers and Julie Aikins, Consultants

Flame and Vessel: Collaborating Toward the BEST Classroom Instruction

All Educators, Curriculum, PD Providers

Great teachers looking for ways to become even better will enjoy the challenge of exploring instructional strategies and models that not only give students the best but also demand of students their best. Let's explore instructional collaboration that really moves students forward.

coaching, collaboration, instruction,rigor, challenge, motivate, motivation

Presentation

203

2

Eric Hoops,

USD # 413

Well Managed Schools, Social Skill Teaching and Development in the Elementary Grades

Primary, Intermediate Grades K-5

Do kids truly understand how to behave or is it our responsibility to teach them how?

Behavior, Social Skills, Discipline

Presentation

204

2

Steve Schlup                USD #389

Is Your District Ready to Deal With Teenage Suicide?

All Educators, Counselors, Administrators

Suicide Intervention Manual. At the beginning of each school year your building should review its Crisis Plan. As part of this process it is recommended to review the suicide prevention and steps for intervention.

Suicide Intervention Manual

Presentation

205

2

Carrie LaRue,

USD #413

Executive Functions - Understanding Differences

SLIDES

MATERIALS HERE

All teachers

As teachers, we see a lot of differences in our classrooms. Why are some students able to stay focused while others are wandering away (mentally or physically)? Why do some students never have what they need? Come hear about executive functions, keys to being able to control one's self, and how to help students who haven't developed these.

discipline, classroom management, student/teacher relationships

Presentation

206

2

Rachel Phillips, Greenbush Consultant

ESOL Program Basics

MATERIALS HERE

All teachers & admin with English Language Learner students

This session will review the the basic elements & requirements of an effective ESOL program.

ESOL ELL

Presentation

207

2

Janet Holden

USD #247

Community Involvement for CTE/CTSO's

CTE Teachers

Learn some best practice ideas and share tips on how to get your community members involved and engaged in your program!

community, CTE

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

306

2

Brooke Wire

USD #413

Easy Ways to Plan Literacy/Math Centers for All Learners

 

MATERIALS HERE

K-5 Teachers

I will be sharing simple and doable ways that I plan my centers to meet the needs of diverse learners in ways that are engaging, meaningful, and promote their social and academic development.

differentiation, centers, planning, primary, elementary

Presentation

305

2

Elizabeth Burden  USD 389

Travel Grant Experience: Galapagos, Machu Pichu etc

All Educators

I will share my experience of completing a travel grant, receiving the grant, the experience, and the positive impact on me as a teacher.

travel  grants  

Presentation

308

2

Adam Wilcox,

USD #413

Gifted and Talented Education – Ideas for regular educators

All Middle and High School Teachers

How to expand curriculum/standards to challenge advanced students in the regular edu-classroom. Don't let your kids stop at level “4”. Bring your curriculum

curriculum, gifted, advanced students, extensions

Presentation/Collaboration

309

2

Stephanie Withrow,         USD #247

Autism 101

All General Education Teachers

Autism is a huge spectrum that is very complex. In this session, participants will learn a brief overview of what autism is and how we can present it to young children. There will be time to ask questions that you may have about students with Autism.

Special Education, Autism, Inclusion

Presentation

310

2

Eric Holmes,

USD #413

Using Mnemonics in Elementary Math

Elementary Math

This session will discuss alternative ways to teach common topics, as well as possible downfalls to over-dependence on short-cuts or mnemonics

Elementary Math

Presentation/Collaboration

403

2

Amy Spoonts

USD #389

Creative Chaos

PreK, Early Childhood, Lower Primary

This will be an open discussion and idea sharing session with some big early learning topics such as scheduling, assessment, parent involvement, social skills, and classroom management.

assessment, showcasing skills, parent involvement, classroom management, scheduling, social skills, PreK, early childhood

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

409

2

Brian Gahagan,

USD #413

Climate Change or "Fake News"

5-8 Environmental Science, Middle School Science

Ideas, lessons, and resources to share about climate change and global warming.

middle school science, environmental science, 5-8 environmental science

Presentation

706

2

Danica Gibson and Rebecca Logan  USD#247

Changing Voices in the Choral Classroom

Vocal Music Educators

This will be a discussion of vocal pedagogy regarding the voice change experienced by adolescents.

Music, Choir, Fine Arts

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

906

2

Carol Denham, 

USD #247

Technology Collaboration- Sites, Apps, and Teacher Hacks

Elementary Technology

This session is best suited for those teachers looking for and eager to share initiative uses of technology, successful sites and apps, and ways teachers have used technology to make their educational life easier! Be ready to share!

Technology, Elementary, Apps, Collaboration

Collaboration

907

2

Lori Hower,

Google Certified Trainer

Google Gems

 

MATERIALS HERE

Technology, All Educators

Kickoff 2019 with 10 Google Gems for student engagement, productivity, creativity, collaboration & communication. This session will be hands-on and interactive. Be prepared to leave with tools ready for class the next day.

Technology 1:1 Google Classroom

Presentation and Collaboration

908

2

Lori Kiblinger 

USD #413

Career Cruising Software Tips and Tools

All Educators, Secondary Focus

Hands-on Career Crusing experience and its benefits for planning and researching options for creating student's Individual Plans of Study, along with activities that can be integrated into academic and advisory classrooms to help students connect to their post-secondary possibilities and stay motivated toward goals they create

Planning, future, IPS, Plans of Study, Careers, CCR, College, Motivation

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

909

2

Rick Bushnell, Consultant

Art Teachers Roundtable

Art Teachers       K-12

Open discussion of art instruction in the K-12 classroom.

Art Paint

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

Aux Gym

2

Andy Albright,

USD #413

Coaching Roundtable: Motivating Today’s Athletes

All Coaches, Sponsors

Question/Answer/ Sharing Session on how we motivate our kids to join teams, clubs, stay involved and perform.

Activities, Athletics, Coaching Motivation

Collaboration

Main Gym

 

2

Teri Lund, Joel Varndell, Rusty Emling,  

USD #413  

Game On and Game On Continued(second session - we will be raffling off one "Paddlezlam" set worth $60.00.  Must be present both sessions to win

MATERIALS HERE

Physical Education Teachers

Come get your Game On with the Royster Middle School PE staff. We will share some of our favorite games and activities that you are able to take back and instantly add to your curriculum. During session 2 we will demonstrate the game PaddleZlam and give one away at the end of the session. This is valued at $60.00 so make sure you check it out. Game On!!!

Physical Education PE Games

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

200

2

Kellie Woolf

USD #101

PBL: Project/Passion/Problem Based Learning

All Educators

 

The philosophy of PBL rests on the belief that the process of learning is as important as the specific curricula. However, that does not mean that students are not meeting required multiple state standard markers. On the contrary, PBL students use the language of "standards met", rather than grades, as their measure of accountability. This session will demonstrate why facilitating this style of learning could be your new favorite thing.

PBL Projects  Passion Based Learning  Problem Based

 

508

2

Shay Sievert

USD #250

Standards Based Grading/Evidence Based Learning Open Forum

All Educators

Standards Based Grading: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Was Afraid to Ask

EBL Open Forum

SBG,  EBL, Standards, Grading

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

405

2

Steve Parsons,

USD #413

Creating a Vision in Your Organization

Administrators, Leaders

Leaders will work through proven processes which enable them to lead in: Mission, Vision, Consensus Building, Long-term  planning, etc

Leadership, Lead, Vision, Mission, Admin

Presentation and Discussion

406

2

Lisa Eisenbrandt

USD #506

Teacher's Playground

Any teacher wanting to explore!

This session is for those who would like to explore current edtech gadgets. Most of the tech available has been provided through Donors Choose and was quickly funded. Some items that will be available are: iPad Minis, Ozobot Bit, Hummingbird Kit, Makey Makey, and Snap Circuits.

Technology, Primary, Intermediate, Middle, and HighSchool

Hosting: Ed Camp Style


SESSION THREE PROGRAM

 

Room Session

Host/Presenter(s)

Session THREE Title

Target Audience

Session THREE Description

Searchable Tags

Session Type

101

3

Tracy Coke,  

USD #413

IStation I CAN!

Elementary Teacher

We will be going over Istation and all the uses of the program. Also how to find reports. I will also help with any other Istation questions.

Reading

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

102

3

Mel Abbott, KPERS

KPERS Optional Group Life Insurance

All Educators

KPERS Optional Group Life Insurance – Learn about acquiring additional KPERS term life insurance for self, spouse and children.

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

103

3

Heather Wilson,              USD #506

From Rehearsal to Auditions: Bring Theatre to Life

Theater/Musical Performing Arts Teachers

Roundtable discussion about how to put a play together. Discussions from participants about troubleshooting problems in their theatre/drama situation

theater, drama, forensics

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

104

3

Alan Schuler, KPERS

KPERS EARLY Career Seminar

All - Early Career Teachers in service PRIOR to January 2015

Early Career – Membership, your money, Active member benefits and retirement

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

105

3

Kim Ring and Anna Noble 

USD #389

Student Exit Project Compilation

High School teachers, administrators, and counselors.

Senior Exit Project (SEP) can be a component of accreditation in Kansas. The session will provide information on how to begin the process of SEP, what is expected of the students and EJSHS, and what the final product looks like. We will address all facets of the procedure.

student exit project, accrediation components, CTE

Presentation

106

3

Dustin Fox

USD #413

​Practice Perfect: 42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better

All Educators

​There is a science to getting better. Discover new ways to think about practice. Learn how to design successful practice. Apply practice across a wide range of realms, both personal and professional. Based on a book by Doug Lemov,‎ Erica Woolway,‎ and Katie Yezzi

​Practice, Feedback, Improvement, Success, Classroom Management

​Presentation

107

3

Danny Brown, Consultant

Effective Teaching Strategies: Teaching for Learning

Grades 3-12

A major concern of teachers today is how to motivate students and enhance the probability that learning will take place This session will provide teachers with 7 factors that can be used to motivate students and how to apply them during instruction

Overview of Motivation Reinforcement, Practice, and Transfer Strategies

Presentation

201

3

Dr. Suzy Myers and Julie Aikins, Consultants

Flame and Vessel: Collaborating Toward the BEST Classroom Instruction

All Educators, Curriculum, PD Providers

Great teachers looking for ways to become even better will enjoy the challenge of exploring instructional strategies and models that not only give students the best but also demand of students their best. Let's explore instructional collaboration that really moves students forward.

coaching, collaboration, instruction,rigor, challenge, motivate, motivation

Presentation

203

3

Matt Koester

USD #413

Creating Useful Assessments

Elementary

Are your assessments truly giving you the information you need to create meaningful interventions? Come here about an easy way to make assessments and interventions more effective.

assessment, interventions, elementary

Presentation

204

3

Eric Hoops

USD #413

The Impact of Trauma on Student Learning

All Teachers

Many students come to school having experienced traumatic events in their lives. How do these events impact student learning and what can we, as educators, do to help these students continue to learn? This session will provide background information related to trauma students experience and also provide some strategies to implement in the classroom.

Trauma, Classroom Management

Presentation

205

3

Carrie LaRue,

USD #413

Moving from "I Can't" to "I Can"!

 

MATERIALS LINK

All Teachers

Getting students to believe in themselves can be difficult if they have had previous tough experiences in that area. Through an understanding of self-efficacy, students can change to a Growth Mindset. Students can tie effort to performance and learn to disregard previous experiences. Come get some information, some tips and strategies to help your students increase their belief in "I Can".

Growth Mindset, Self-Efficacy

Presentation

206

3

Rachel Phillips, Greenbush Consultant

Teaching Strategies for English Language Learners & Migrant Students

MATERIALS HERE

All teachers & admin with English Language Learner students

This interactive session will provide insight into the factors many students face when adjusting to a new language, culture and community. Participants will leave with effective teaching strategies and tools to use in the classroom.

ESOL ELL

Presentation

405

3

Spence Allison

USD #506

The "STEAM Lab / Makerspace" Experience

Kindergarten - 8th Grade All Subjects

STEAM Lab / Makerspace - What is it? How can this fit into the School Day? Learn about ways to motivate kids using collaboration and hands on projects.

STEM, STEAM, Makerspace, Hands-on, Collaboration, Engineering

Presentation

305

3

Brian Campbell, 

USD #413

Math: Why Evidence Based Learning/Standards Based Grading Is The Right Choice

Secondary Math Educators

Why I have always used EBL in my classroom. Followed by a brief overview with a question and answer session at the end

Grading Practices

Presentation

309

3

Stephanie Withrow      USD #247

Autism in the General Ed Classroom

All Educators

This session will be an open discussion about challenges you may face with students with autism in your classroom.  Possible topics of conversation may include: implementing visual structure systems, general supports for students with autism, teaching acceptance in your classroom and any other ideas participants can come up with.

Special Education, Inclusion Autism

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

310

3

Eric Holmes,

USD #413

Using Mnemonics in Secondary Math

Middle/High School  Math

This session will discuss alternative ways to teach common topics, as well as possible downfalls to over-dependence on short-cuts or mnemonics

Secondary  Math

Presentation/Collaboration

409

3

Shawn Gamache          USD #389

Kahoot: Assessment Fun for Everyone

All Educators

Kahoot! is an activity based review game that encourages students to answer correctly and quickly. The activity can be personalized to virtually any subject. Check it out to see how you can use it!

Technology Assessment

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

406

3

Lisa Eisenbrandt

USD #506

Teacher's Playground

Any teacher wanting to explore!

This session is for those who would like to explore current edtech gadgets. Most of the tech available has been provided through Donors Choose and was quickly funded. Some items that will be available are: iPad Minis, Ozobot Bit, Hummingbird Kit, Makey Makey, and Snap Circuits.

Technology, Primary, Intermediate, Middle, and HighSchool

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

508

3

Shay Sievert

USD #250

Standards Based Grading: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Was Afraid to Ask

All Educators

Standards Based Grading: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Was Afraid to Ask

SBG,  EBL, Standards, Grading

Presentation

706

3

Natalie Hamilton and Lance Burnett

USD #413

Uke Can Play Too! Ukelele

All Educators

The ukulele is a great beginner instrument for all ages. Come and experience how to play the ukulele and how to incorporate it into your classroom. No prior experience is needed!

Music, ukulele

Presentation

906

3

Therese Foster

USD #506

Bring Your Lessons To Life- Google VR & AR Expeditions

All teachers

Google Expeditions, a virtual reality app, lets you add a new dimension to your classroom curriculum. Imagine taking your students to the moon or having an AR tornado whirl across their desks. This session will show you how I am using an affordable VR headset, student's phones, and an ipad to explore 3D learning with Google Expeditions.

Technology, Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High School, Science, Social Studies, Math, Reading, Art

Presentation

907

3

Lori Hower, Google Certified Trainer

Google Gems

 

MATERIALS HERE

Technology, All Educators

Kickoff 2019 with 10 Google Gems for student engagement, productivity, creativity, collaboration & communication. This session will be hands-on and interactive. Be prepared to leave with tools ready for class the next day.

Technology 1:1 Google Classroom

Presentation and Collaboration

908

3

Lori Kiblinger 

USD #413

Career Cruising Software Tips and Tools

All Educators, Secondary Focus

Hands-on Career Crusing experience and its benefits for planning and researching options for creating student's Individual Plans of Study, along with activities that can be integrated into academic and advisory classrooms to help students connect to their post-secondary possibilities and stay motivated toward goals they create

Planning, future, IPS, Plans of Study, Careers, CCR, College, Motivation

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

909

3

Rick Bushnell, Consultant

Oil Paint Collage Techniques

Art Teachers K-12

In this hands-on workshop you will create the raw materials for a variety of collage techniques. The possibilities are endless and limited only by your imagination. A variety of examples will be provided.

Art, Paint

Presentation

MAIN Gym

3

CHS PE  Department

USD #413

Raquet Games in PE

PE  9-12, Coaches

Eclipse Ball, Floor Pong, Speedminton, Pickleball

Phys Ed PE

Presentation

207

3

Faith Rucker,         USD #389

The Interactive Kindergarten Classroom

PreK,K, 1st Grade

Bring your classroom to life by making learning a real interactive experience throughout the day. We will share and discuss procedures, classroom management, sayings, games, technology, and songs. Bring your own ideas and join us for a little fun.

interactive, procedures, classroom management, Kindergarten

Presentation and Collaboration

308

3

Patrick McFall

USD #247

CANCELLED

Completely Mental: Mental Health in the Classroom

All Teachers and Staff

Topic for discussion/collaboration: How mental health issues affect student learning

Mental Health, primary, secondary, classroom management, relationships,

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

                                

JOB ALIKES - SESSION 4

Session 4:  Lunch and Job Alike (Please go to the commons to pick up box lunch and drink and report to the room below that best fits your teaching assignment.

Room #

Job Alike

Host

 

 

 

403

9-12 Special Education

Jeremy Wire, USD#413

405

6-8 Special Education

Teresa Taylor, USD #413

507

PK-5 Special Education

Cindy Gericke, Julia Defebaugh, USD #413

102

ELA   9-12

Stacy Henson  USD #413

107

ELA   6-8

Darilyn Galemore   USD #413

306

Math  9-12

Beth Jackett   USD #413

305

Math 6-8

Heidi Bolt         USD #413

205

Social Studies 9-12

Trevor Ewert   USD #413

202

Social Studies 6-8

Wendy Jones   USD #413

407

Science 9-12

Mandy Duling   USD #413

409

Science 6-8

Jory Murry  USD #413

706

Music Educators K-12

Lance Burnett USD #413

Gym

Physical Educators K-12

Terri Lund  USD #413

909

Art Educators K-12

Rick Bushnell Consultant

906

CareerTech Ed/Business Ed 6-12

Sherri Bagshaw  USD #413

910

CareerTech Ed/FACS 6-12

Leah Hoesli USD #413

907

Career Tech Ed/Technology

Joel Varndell USD #413

908

Career Tech Ed/Agriculture

 Caitlyn Wedel USD #413

206

World Languages

Laurie Ward  USD #413

504

Library Media  K-12

Shannon Sommers  USD #413

106

Title I Reading/Math

Karen Vallier USD #413

508

PreK

Lisa Goracke USD #413

105

Kindergarten

Cheryl Methvin USD #413

103

First Grade

Brooke Wire  USD #413

104

Second Grade

Nikki Jacobs  USD #413

201

Third Grade

Heather Grady USD #413

203

Fourth Grade

Crystal Golay  USD #413

207

Fifth Grade

Abby Hughes  USD #413

100

Counselors

Jessie Fewins  USD #413

Office

Administrators

Steve Parsons, Superintendent #413

200

Guest/Substitute Teachers

Gary Wheeler, former principal, USD #413

 

SESSION 5 PROGRAM

 

Room Session

Host/Presenter(s)

Session FIVE Title

Target Audience

Session FIVE Description

Searchable Tags

Session Type

101

5

Tyler Applegate, Pre-K Principal USD #413

Google Sites for the Classroom

Technology, All Educators

Using Google Sites for class and club websites or student portfolios. Bring a device as we will be hands on creating our own website.

Google Sites, Technology Portfolios 

Presentation

102

5

Mel Abbott, KPERS

KPERS Optional Group Life Insurance

All Educators

KPERS Optional Group Life Insurance – Learn about acquiring additional KPERS term life insurance for self, spouse and children.

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

104

5

Alan Schuler, KPERS

KPERS EARLY Career Seminar

All - Early Career Teachers in service PRIOR to January 2015

Early Career – Membership, your money, Active member benefits and retirement

Retirement Money KPERS

Presentation

106

5

Dustin Fox,          USD #413

7 Decisions You'll Never Regret as an Educator

All Educators

We have a lot of decisions to make. Join us in this session for 7 of them that we promise you’ll never regret

Positivity, Inspiration, Culture

Presentation

107

5

Danny Brown, Consultant

Effective Teaching Strategies: Teaching for Learning

Grades 3-12

A major concern of teachers today is how to motivate students and enhance the probability that learning will take place This session will provide teachers with 7 factors that can be used to motivate students and how to apply them during instruction

Overview of Motivation Reinforcement, Practice, and Transfer Strategies.

Presentation

201

5

Julie Aikins, Consultant

Let's Go OUTSIDE!

 

MATERIALS HERE

Grades K-8

Chanute Recreation Commission has established an OWLS (Outdoor Wildlife Learning Site) at Lakeview Recreational Area, along with 5 Nature Trail Play Pods. Come get the great resources to take your class's learning OUTSIDE for studying woodlands and wetlands habitats, pollinators, native flora and fauna, and a WHOLE lot more! Leave with teachable resources!

Outdoor Learning, Science, Nature

Presentation

203

5

Noel Shinkle

USD #413

Unplug Yourself!

All Teachers

"Almost everything works again after you unplug it for a while, even you!" In our profession of serving others we forget to take care of ourselves. Join this session to talk about self-care and why it's important! Please bring ideas!

Self-care

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

204

5

Ashley Marple, Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas

Mental Health Issues in Student Populations

All teachers

An overview of mental health issues and/or disorders common in student populations. Strategies will be discussed to support students dealing with these disorders in the school setting.

Mental Health, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression Counseling

Presentation

206

5

Laurie Ward  and Maria Hernandez   USD #413

Your Responsibility to the English Language Learner: A Practical Perspective for the Regular Classroom.

All educators

We will discuss the law/rationale for making accommodations for ELLs, standards based grading and everyday strategies for success.

English Language Learners, ELL, ESOL

Presentation

306

5

Julie Thompson and Shelly Barnow 

USD # 413

Title Reading Tidbits

 

MATERIALS

Elementary Teachers and Title Teachers

Title Tidbits will give information on different strategies and techniques to use with struggling readers from K-5. This session will give activities and websites that can be used to enhance your reading instruction.

#titletidbits, #strugglingreadersintheclassroom title reading elementary

Presentation

305

5

Brian Campbell,     USD #413

Why Evidence Based Learning/Standards Based Grading Is The Right Choice

All Educators

Why I have always used EBL in my classroom. Followed by a brief overview with a question and answer session at the end

Grading Practices

Presentation

309

5

Stephanie Withrow,    

USD #247

Get Moving with GoNoodle Plus!

 

MATERIALS

Grades K-8

GoNoodle is a website with over 300 movement and mindfulness videos for teachers to use in the classroom. You will learn the basics of GoNoodle, create your free account, see the features of our premium version, GoNoodle Plus, which is sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas, learn how to create custom question sets, and learn how to purposefully navigate the website to be able to start using it immediately in your classroom.

Elementary, Engagement, Technology

Presentation

310

5

Jamie Carlisle           USD #101

"Energize me! Student engagement strategies from current Brain Research"

 

MATERIALS HERE

9-12 Teachers, Math Focus

Want more out of your students? Interested in reaching more students? This will be a fun presentation that will focus on techniques for engaging students via the latest Brain Research thoughts. The focus will be to give you as many ideas as possible that can be immediately integrated into your classroom.

Math, Brain Research, High School, Puzzles, Engagement, Energizers, Rock Star Teaching

Presentation

403

5

Amanda Clasen & Meagan Nelson,         USD #413/ANW COOP

Thrifty Centers

Early Childhood Professionals, Pre-K & K

Finding cheap and thrifty ways to turn everyday learning centers into engaging and inviting learning centers.

Learning and Play Centers PreK early childhood

Presentation

405

5

Mandy Duling and Tonya Frederick, 

USD #413

Project Lead The Way - Biomedical Pathway

Science Teachers/ Administrators K-12

This session will be a brief overview of the Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science Program. It will also contain a question and answer discussion portion. We will show the different types of project-based learning that is taking place in these classes as well as the environment of a student-led classroom.

Project-Based, Biomedical, Science, Student-Led STEM STEAM

Presentation

406

5

Lisa Eisenbrandt

USD #506

Makerspace/STEAM Lab

Anyone who currently has a Makerspace/Steam Lab in their school or classroom, OR anyone interested!

This is an open discussion about the current Makerspace/STEAM lab trend, as well as a place to share ideas about projects and organization.

Technology, Primary, Elementary, Middle

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

706

5

Lance Burnett, USD #413

Music Teacher Roundtable discussion

Music Teachers     K-12

We will be discussing all things related to music education in the 21st Century!

music, choir, band

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

906

5

Carol Denham,          USD #247

Technology Collaboration- Sites, Apps, and Teacher Hacks

Elementary Technology

This session is best suited for those teachers looking for and eager to share initiative uses of technology, successful sites and apps, and ways teachers have used technology to make their educational life easier! Be ready to share!

technology, elementary, apps, collaboration

Collaboration

907

5

Lori Hower, Google Certified Trainer

Google Gems

 

MATERIALS HERE

Technology, All Educators

Kickoff 2019 with 10 Google Gems for student engagement, productivity, creativity, collaboration & communication. This session will be hands-on and interactive. Be prepared to leave with tools ready for class the next day.

Technology 1:1 Google Classroom

Presentation and Collaboration

908

5

Lori Kiblinger  USD #413

Career Cruising Software Tips and Tools

All Educators, Secondary Focus

Hands-on Career Crusing experience and its benefits for planning and researching options for creating student's Individual Plans of Study, along with activities that can be integrated into academic and advisory classrooms to help students connect to their post-secondary possibilities and stay motivated toward goals they create

Planning, future, IPS, Plans of Study, Careers, CCR, College, Motivation

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

910

5

Leah Hoesli

 USD 413

Searching for Success in FACS/FCCLA

FACS Teachers

Are you wanting to build communication within your community about your FACS/FCCLA programs? Need fresh ideas on how to fundraise? How exactly do we integrate FCCLA into the FACS classroom?This is the session for you! Come and collaborate with other FACS teachers and go away with new ideas.

FACS, FCCLA, CTE

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

508

5

Shay Sievert

USD #250

Standards Based Grading/Evidence Based Learning Open Forum

All Educators

Standards Based Grading: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Was Afraid to Ask

EBL Open Forum

SBG,  EBL, Standards, Grading

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

Weight Room

5

Andy Albright, Chris Shields  #USD 413

Strength and Conditioning Classroom

Physical Education               6-12, Coaches

Complexes and Different Lifts

Strength Conditioning Weights PE

Collaboration

207

5

Jeff Schoenberger and Teri Lund

USD #413

Ballistic Brain Blast (Movement within the Classroom)

 

MATERIALS HERE

can be adapted for all grades (will focus more on middle school)

We will be presenting brain break activities we've used in the classroom and share ideas on how to get students moving more within the classroom to activate their brains.

brain breaks, classroom mgmt, movement, be active, engaging

Presentation

205

5

Mona Garrett and Crystal Witty

USD #506

Behind-the-Scenes Leadership Teams

 

MATERIALS HERE

Teachers, Counselors, Administrators

In this session we will share about our LCHS Ambassador Program, and then open discussion to other participants to share ideas and examples of what they are doing in their schools to reach out to students who feel left out.

Social/Emotional, Bullying Suicide Prevention, SEL SECD

Hosting: Ed Camp Style

202

5

Susan Harris

USD #101

IEPs! Gotta Love 'Em!

All teachers who serve students with IEPs

IEPs are a TEAM SPORT. From parental contact to data collection, IEPs are the responsibility, and require input from, everyone who serves the child with special needs, not just the Special Education staff. What is your role as a team member?

IEP Writing and Responsibilities

Presentation

200

5

Don Epps

USD #413

Free Open Educational Resources

All Educators

 

Open Ed Resources Free Textbooks Materials

Presentation

308

5

Julie Weilert and Jalayne Nelson

USD #258

Class Dojo

Elementary Teachers

Class Dojo is a tool that can be used for classroom management, behavior trackers and parent communication. It's fun, free and easy to adjust to any classroom need.

classroom management, parent communication, primary, technolgy in the classroom, behavior tracker

Presentation

707

5

Megan Gabehart

USD #506

First Steps in Music - An Intro to Dr. Feierabend's Curriculum

K-2 Music Teachers

This session will be an introduction to the "First Steps In Music for Preschool and Beyond" curriculum by Dr. Feierabend. USD 506 has recently adopted this curriculum district-wide.

Elementary Music

Presentation