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We are so excited for you to join us for the Mansfield ISD Summer Conference! Please register for your sessions first in Eduphoria then add them to your Sched by clicking the check mark next to the session title below. Need a guide? Check out this page for more information on customizing your schedule: Sched Help.

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Wednesday, May 29
 

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Canvas: The Basics, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn the basics of Canvas. Topics will include basic navigation and adding course content. By the end of the session, participants will have the beginnings of a course that can be used with their students in the upcoming school year.

Presenters
avatar for Mary Lemons

Mary Lemons

Mansfield ISD
avatar for Cynthia Petty

Cynthia Petty

Ed Tech Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-105 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Explore and More with Google Tour Creator, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Virtual field trips have never been easier to create. Learn how to create your own virtual reality experiences, custom made to fit your content. Google Tour Creator allows you to add your own points of interest to increase student engagement and add another level of immersion to the student experience.

Presenters
avatar for Kim Murphree

Kim Murphree

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Kim Murphree is currently an Educational Technology Trainer in Mansfield ISD. Her experiences as both a classroom teacher and administrator provide her a unique perspective in the integration of technology within the content. Kim is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Adobe... Read More →



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AH-102 1268 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Make Learning Magical with the Chromebook! Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

Unicorns, rainbows, and Chromebooks . . . oh my! From Google Apps to beyond, discover the incredible things you can do with the Chromebook to boost student engagement, promote the 4Cs, and make learning magical!

Presenters
avatar for Brittany Jeanes

Brittany Jeanes

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AJ-115 1269 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Taking Google Slides Beyond the Presentation, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Slides is like the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. This powerful program is versatile, collaborative, eye catching and so much more than just a slideshow presentation. From stop motion animations, to interactive questioning, to online ebooks - Google Slides can do it all! Explore over 20 ways to use Google Slides in the classroom.

Presenters
avatar for Sara Wills

Sara Wills

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-106 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

General: Campus & Student Activity Accounting 101 for Activity Sponsors
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will review the new guidelines governing activity fund accounting. Purchasing, Cash management, Budgeting, and Fundraisers will also be covered.

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AT-215 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

8:15am CDT

General: CPR training Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

CPR training

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AK-104 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

8:15am CDT

General: What's Cookin' in the School Lunch Program & other Wellness Tidbits
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you wonder about the basic rules of students building their meal tray? Do you want to know about the charge policy and about how the District Angel fund works? Does the district have a Wellness Policy and how can you be more involved? Come explore how you can use the Student Nutrition department for your classroom as student incentives.



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AT-211 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

8:15am CDT

GT UPDATE: Meeting the Creativity Needs of Gifted Students Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

Providing opportunities for high-ability children to develop creativity in the classroom requires a unique recipe of components such as fluency, flexibility, originality and elaboration. Participants will learn strategies and quick solutions for integration of creativity into your classroom.



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AT-219 1264 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

8:15am CDT

Math: 2-4 Using Canvas for Purposeful Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

Your planning time is valuable and you never have enough of it! In this session, you will learn about all the components of the Math Canvas page and how to use it for efficient and purposeful planning. We will also learn more about our MISD Math Structures and how to strategically use them to meet our lesson goals.

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-104 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Math

8:15am CDT

Restorative Practices: Self-Regulation and Classroom Treatment Agreements
Limited Capacity seats available

Research shows that restorative approaches can transform student behavior and build healthy school communities. In this session, teachers will learn how to use self-regulation tools and treatment agreements to build and sustain relationships.



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AT-213 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Restorative Practices

8:15am CDT

Special Education: It IS Fun and Games: Using Music, Literacy, and Play to Promote Emerging Speech and Language Grades K-4
Limited Capacity seats available

An interactive presentation by a Licensed Speech Language Pathologist and a Board Certified Music Therapist to enhance your understanding of emerging speech and language skills and how to support their development. You will leave with songs, games, stories, and strategies to use in your classroom.

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AJ-108 1271 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Special Education

8:15am CDT

Fine Arts: Story time with Dr. Roe- Music Edition Grades K-4
Limited Capacity seats available

Come hear some great stories and participate in some fun music lessons.

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
EN-101 1264 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Fine Arts

8:15am CDT

General: Youth Mental Health First Aid Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder.

Presenters

Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
RL Anderson Complex Training Room 2 1016 Magnolia St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

8:15am CDT

GT BASIC: Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted Learner Grades: K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will identify influences on the social and emotional development of GT students, use strategies for nurturing the social and emotional development of gifted and talented students at home and in school and understands approaches for educating gifted and talented children.



Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
Library 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

8:15am CDT

Special Education: Adapting Books for Special Needs Learner, K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Speech Therapists will learn strategies and techniques for adapting books for low verbal and nonverbal students. Participants will have the opportunity to adapt books during the training. This session will be held at RL Anderson.


Wednesday May 29, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
RL Anderson - Special Services 1016 Magnolia St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Special Education

1:00pm CDT

EDTECH: OMGoogle - Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Oh my! I didn't know Google could do that! Come discover how Google can spark joy in your digital environment. Explore extensions and other features of Chrome, utilize often-forgotten features of Drive, coordinate your chaos with Keep, and much more!

Presenters
avatar for Kim Murphree

Kim Murphree

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Kim Murphree is currently an Educational Technology Trainer in Mansfield ISD. Her experiences as both a classroom teacher and administrator provide her a unique perspective in the integration of technology within the content. Kim is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Adobe... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Shackelford

Stephanie Shackelford

Ed Tech Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Within her 20+ years in education, Stephanie has taught in the English, technology, and leadership classrooms. Her passion for utilizing technology in the classroom led her to the Educational Technology team in Mansfield ISD. She works with the Advanced Academics department to help... Read More →


Wednesday May 29, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AI-103 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

1:00pm CDT

General: Campus & Student Activity Accounting 101 for Activity Sponsors
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will review the new guidelines governing activity fund accounting. Purchasing, Cash management, Budgeting, and Fundraisers will also be covered.

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AT-215 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

1:00pm CDT

General: CPR training Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

CPR training

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AK-104 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

1:00pm CDT

Math: K-4 Math Talks
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to learn a routine that will turn your kids into flexible thinkers? In this session, we will explore the benefits of using Math Talks in your classroom. You will get to experience different levels of MathTalks and start planning your own for next year. This session will also include examples of Number Talks and Number Strings.

Presenters


Wednesday May 29, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AS-204 1271 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Math

1:00pm CDT

Science: Create, design....Go! Grades 3-6
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will focus on the design time and PBL type activities to reach the advanced learner in your Science class.



Wednesday May 29, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AS-216 1276 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Science
 
Thursday, May 30
 

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Canvas, Beyond the Basics, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Now that you know the basics, dive deeper into Canvas. Make your Canvas course more engaging and rigorous. Features such as groups, peer reviews, rubrics, as well as many others will be covered. Pre-requisite: Knowledge of the Canvas basics

Presenters
avatar for Mary Lemons

Mary Lemons

Mansfield ISD
avatar for Cynthia Petty

Cynthia Petty

Ed Tech Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-105 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Challenge Accepted!, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover how to captivate students in active, hands-on lessons and prepare them for real-world problems with Challenge Based Learning. Investigate strategies to promote student engagement, differentiate for advanced learners, and fuse technology to implement solutions and design a product.

Presenters
avatar for Sara Wills

Sara Wills

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-106 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Go Extreme with STEAM! Grades K-8
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover ways to spark a love for science, technology, engineering, art, and math in your students! We will explore fun activities and projects integrating the computer and iPad that engage students in hands-on, higher-level learning and ignite creativity, enthusiasm, and a passion for STEAM!

Presenters
avatar for Brittany Jeanes

Brittany Jeanes

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AD-102 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Growing Up Digital, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Discuss how growing up a Digital Native can help and hinder our student's learning. Discover digital resources on how to address Internet and Mobile device safety that can be incorporated into your classroom and curriculum.

Presenters
avatar for Emily Young

Emily Young

Ed Tech Trainer, Mansfield
Emily Young is an Educational Technology Trainer for Mansfield ISD. During her thirteen years in this position, she has led and collaborated on major district technology projects including iTouch . . . iLearn (integrated iPod touches into pre-kindergarten, sheltered science, and special... Read More →



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AH-101 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Immerse Yourself in Augmented Reality - Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Augmented Reality brings a lot to the table, but how do we avoid being overwhelmed or the technology becoming a distractor? Dive into a hands on experience with some of the best tools to connect the cool of AR with your content and see the ease in which it can be integrated.

Presenters
avatar for Kim Murphree

Kim Murphree

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Kim Murphree is currently an Educational Technology Trainer in Mansfield ISD. Her experiences as both a classroom teacher and administrator provide her a unique perspective in the integration of technology within the content. Kim is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Adobe... Read More →



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AH-102 1268 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

General: CPR training Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

CPR training

Presenters


Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AK-104 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

8:15am CDT

GT UPDATE: Successful Independent Study for GT Students Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Independent study options can help your most advanced students in innovative ways. Learning cross-curricular research skills helps students work at their readiness levels in all contents. Engage your students in various modes of independent study, learn about TPSP (Texas Performance Standards Project), and other research options.



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AT-219 1264 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

8:15am CDT

Math: 2-4 Using Canvas for Purposeful Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

Your planning time is valuable and you never have enough of it! In this session, you will learn about all the components of the Math Canvas page and how to use it for efficient and purposeful planning. We will also learn more about our MISD Math Structures and how to strategically use them to meet our lesson goals.

Presenters


Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-104 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Math

8:15am CDT

Restorative Practices: Quick Relational tools and Community Circles
Limited Capacity seats available

Research shows that restorative approaches can transform student behavior and build healthy school communities. In this session teachers will gain an understanding of four proactive approaches to building and sustaining relationships.



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AT-213 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Restorative Practices

8:15am CDT

RTI, Sped, EdTech: Bridge the Gap - Tech Tools for Sped and RTI, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

We will share technology tools to help your special needs students level the learning playing field. Tools cover all grades and all devices.

Presenters
avatar for Natalie Driver

Natalie Driver

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfields ISD
Natalie is an Educational Technology Trainer with Mansfield ISD. She enjoys working with students and teachers with integrating technology into the curriculum.
avatar for Lynn Gustafson

Lynn Gustafson

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Being an Educational Technology Trainer allows Lynn to observe technology integration in classrooms across Mansfield ISD, as well as assist teachers in doing so. Her greatest joy is seeing the students' enthusiasm and engagement in the activities the teachers provide.



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-108 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  RTI

8:15am CDT

Science: Can you get MAD?!? ( Migrate, Adapt or Die) Grades K-5
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is an off site session. It will take place at the Oliver Nature Center. It is an outdoor session so please plan accordingly (tennis shoes, hats, sunblock and water).The session will focus on how animals have to get MAD in order to survive and how these adaptation are based on where they live and their physical features.

Presenters

Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
Oliver Nature Park 1650 Matlock Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Science

8:15am CDT

Science: To Infinity and Beyond...Earth Cycle TEKS Grades 3-4
Limited Capacity seats available

Get ready to be a planet orbiting around the Sun or the Earth as you observe the phases on the moon. We will use our grant goodies and Merge Cubes to reinforce the Earth cycles concepts of Space and make it more meaningful for students.



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AU-204 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Science

8:15am CDT

ELL: ESL Certification Preparation Class Day - 2-Day Training
Limited Capacity seats available

The purpose for this 2 day training (8:30-3:30) is to prepare participants for the TExES ESL supplemental certification state examination. The components covered are Lang. Acquisition, multicultural awareness, ESL strategies, Bilingual/ESL law, as well as test taking skills.

Presenters


Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 3:30pm CDT
AJ-113 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  ELL

8:15am CDT

Fine Arts: Story time with Dr. Roe - Music Edition Grades K-4
Limited Capacity seats available

Come hear some great stories and participate in some fun music lessons.

Presenters


Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
EM-107 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Fine Arts

8:15am CDT

General: Youth Mental Health First Aid Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

The course teaches participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder.

Presenters

Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
RL Anderson Complex Training Room 2 1016 Magnolia St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

8:15am CDT

GT BASIC: Identification and Assessment of the Gifted Learner Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

We will discuss the state laws associated with identification and assessment, the various assessments used in our district and the procedures for identifying students for the gifted program in MISD.



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
Library 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

8:15am CDT

GT BASIC: Nature of the Gifted Learner Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn the characteristics of gifted students and how to create a learning environment where GT students will thrive.



Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
Band Hall 1264 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

8:15am CDT

LITE: Makerspace
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is limited to Elementary Librarians. We will organize items and create lesson plans to coincide with the Makerspace items.

Presenters
avatar for Laura Carr

Laura Carr

EdTech Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Laura Carr is an Educational Technology Trainer for Mansfield ISD in Texas. She is passionate about helping teachers to integrate technology into their classrooms in new and exciting ways, and loves to help district librarians nurture the next generation of makers in their makerspaces... Read More →


Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
Elizabeth Smith Elementary 701 S Holland Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063
  LITE

8:15am CDT

PE: Move, Spin, Jump...activities for PE Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Curtis Tinsely will be joining us again for a full day of fun, moving and activities that can be used for the PE setting. This session will involve being active....please dress accordingly. PE attire and gym shoes, bottle of water, etc would be fine.

Presenters

Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
PE Gym 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  PE

8:15am CDT

Special Education: FALS Across the Day, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

The session will focus on assisting FALS teachers in implementing the Unique Learning curriculum including data collection and monthly lesson plans. We will also discuss classroom management techniques such as staff and student management throughout the day.

Presenters

Thursday May 30, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
AI-115 1264 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Special Education

8:30am CDT

SpEd: Related Services Meeting
Limited Capacity seats available

Related Services updates and planning. This meeting will be held at RL Anderson in Room B-106.


Thursday May 30, 2019 8:30am - 11:00am CDT
RL Anderson - Special Services 1016 Magnolia St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Special Education

1:00pm CDT

EDTECH: Merge Cube Madness - Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Whether you have a bunch Merge Cubes or have been wondering what the heck they are, this session is for you. Come explore this immersive piece of technology that allows you to hold a hologram in your hand. Strategies for classroom use as well as the creation of your own content will be covered in this session.

Presenters
avatar for Kim Murphree

Kim Murphree

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Kim Murphree is currently an Educational Technology Trainer in Mansfield ISD. Her experiences as both a classroom teacher and administrator provide her a unique perspective in the integration of technology within the content. Kim is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Adobe... Read More →



Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AH-102 1268 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

1:00pm CDT

EDTECH: Taking Google Slides Beyond the Presentation, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Google Slides is like the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. This powerful program is versatile, collaborative, eye catching and so much more than just a slideshow presentation. From stop motion animations, to interactive questioning, to online ebooks - Google Slides can do it all! Explore over 20 ways to use Google Slides in the classroom.

Presenters
avatar for Sara Wills

Sara Wills

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AI-106 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

1:00pm CDT

General: CPR training Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

CPR training

Presenters


Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AK-104 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

1:00pm CDT

GT UPDATE: Social Skills for GT Students Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Gifted and talented students social emotional needs are often intensified by asynchronous development including the ability to socialize, work with others and self- awareness. Learn tips and strategies to support the social and emotional needs and promote social skills in your gifted students.



Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AT-219 1264 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

1:00pm CDT

GT UPDATE: Technology Tools for Advanced Learners Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore tools, apps, and websites to help you differentiate and motivate your advanced learners. In this hands-on session participants will try out several tools that can be applied to any curriculum content.

Presenters
avatar for Natalie Driver

Natalie Driver

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfields ISD
Natalie is an Educational Technology Trainer with Mansfield ISD. She enjoys working with students and teachers with integrating technology into the curriculum.
avatar for Stephanie Shackelford

Stephanie Shackelford

Ed Tech Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Within her 20+ years in education, Stephanie has taught in the English, technology, and leadership classrooms. Her passion for utilizing technology in the classroom led her to the Educational Technology team in Mansfield ISD. She works with the Advanced Academics department to help... Read More →



Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AI-103 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

1:00pm CDT

Math: K-4 Math Talks
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want to learn a routine that will turn your kids into flexible thinkers? In this session, we will explore the benefits of using Math Talks in your classroom. You will get to experience different levels of MathTalks and start planning your own for next year. This session will also include examples of Number Talks and Number Strings.

Presenters


Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AS-204 1271 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Math

1:00pm CDT

RTI: Targeting Response to Intervention: From Campus to Classroom, K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

Best practices of RtI will be shared to assist in implementing RtI with fidelity at your campus. Participants will explore the critical components of RtI and suggested procedures and guidelines to utilize both on the campus and in the classroom.



Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AJ-108 1271 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  RTI

1:00pm CDT

Science: Tech Tools for Science Divas & Dudes
Limited Capacity seats available

Connect with a marine biologist at Sea World, go a digital scavenger hunt, hold the galaxy in the palm of your hands . . science has never been more fun! Come discover out-of-this-world technology tools to enhance your science curriculum and learn how our very own rock star teachers are integrating them in their classrooms.

Presenters


Thursday May 30, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AD-102 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Science
 
Friday, May 31
 

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Building Blocks of Promethean, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Need a reboot? Come to this session to learn the basics of ActivInspire and integrate your Promethean board into lessons.

Presenters
avatar for Lynn Gustafson

Lynn Gustafson

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Being an Educational Technology Trainer allows Lynn to observe technology integration in classrooms across Mansfield ISD, as well as assist teachers in doing so. Her greatest joy is seeing the students' enthusiasm and engagement in the activities the teachers provide.


Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
Mary Jo Sheppard Elementary 1701 FM1187, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: Grow Your PLN with Twitter, Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Take charge of your professional development and personalize your learning! Learn the benefits, features and how-tos of building your own PLN using Twitter and connecting different types of social media .

Presenters
avatar for Natalie Driver

Natalie Driver

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfields ISD
Natalie is an Educational Technology Trainer with Mansfield ISD. She enjoys working with students and teachers with integrating technology into the curriculum.
avatar for Janice North

Janice North

Instructional Technology Director, Mansfield ISD
Passionate about professional development and technology integration support for teachers; Excited about teachers using technology for the 4Cs; Bright Bytes Technology & Learning for technology integration growth and recommendations; Google for Education; Canvas LMS; moving toward... Read More →



Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-108 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: OMGoogle! Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Oh my! I didn't know Google could do that! Come discover how Google can spark joy in your digital environment. Explore extensions and other features of Chrome, utilize often-forgotten features of Drive, coordinate your chaos with Keep, and much more!

Presenters
avatar for Stephanie Shackelford

Stephanie Shackelford

Ed Tech Trainer, Mansfield ISD
Within her 20+ years in education, Stephanie has taught in the English, technology, and leadership classrooms. Her passion for utilizing technology in the classroom led her to the Educational Technology team in Mansfield ISD. She works with the Advanced Academics department to help... Read More →



Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-103 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

8:15am CDT

ELL: Dual Language- Curriculum Updates, 3rd Grade (Bilingual Session)
Limited Capacity seats available

3rd grade Dual Language Teachers will navigate and become familiar with changes made to the Dual Language Curriculum Planning Guides, Scope and Sequence, and Spanish Resources available for the implementation of the Dual Language Program.


Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
RL Anderson Complex Conference Room 1016 Magnolia St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  ELL

8:15am CDT

General: CPR training Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

CPR training

Presenters


Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AK-104 1265 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  General

8:15am CDT

GT BASIC or UPDATE: When Bright Kids Do Bad Things- Negative Behaviors in Gifted Adolescents Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Develop an understanding of the unique reasons for and manifestations of negative behavior and self-talk and gain the ability to help gifted kids self-manage their feelings and impulses.



Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
Library 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

8:15am CDT

Math: Stations, Rotations, and Math: Oh My! Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

Does guided math make you think of all the scary things in the world, like lions, and tigers, and bears? In this session, we will follow the yellow brick road to see how guided math could look in your classroom. We will discuss how to set up your stations, how to rotate your students through stations, and how to create your groups.



Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AS-202 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Math

8:15am CDT

MATH: STEM Applied Mathematics, 3-8
Limited Capacity seats available

Use the Engineer Design Process to help students use math skills with engineering perspective. Use technology in new ways as they design.

Presenters


Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AS-208 1269 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Math

8:15am CDT

Reading Specialists: What is Dysgraphia?
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive instruction on characteristics of and identifying dysgraphia.



Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AJ 112 1270 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Reading Specialists

8:15am CDT

Science: There's an app for that! iPhone, iPad....now iNaturalist Grades 3-6
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will take place at the Oliver Nature Center. Please plan accordingly ( tennis shoes, hat, water, sunblock). There's an app for that...learn about the iNaturalist app and how students and teachers can use it to identify plants and animals in the Oliver Nature Center.

Presenters

Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
Oliver Nature Park 1650 Matlock Rd, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Science

8:15am CDT

Special Education: Co-Teaching Grades K-6
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn how to effectively use the co-teaching service delivery option for students by combining the strengths of the general education and the special educator teacher to increase and improve differentiation and interventions.

Presenters


Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AT-209 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Special Education

8:15am CDT

Special Education: Effective Instructional Strategies for Struggling Learners Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Review instructional strategy research, best practices, and resources to design and implement effective instruction for struggling learners. Explore content resources offered by MISD and design future lessons to maximize learning and meet the needs of all students.



Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AS-203 1269 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Special Education

8:15am CDT

Science: Discover the Children's Garden at the Dallas Arboretum Grades 3-6
Limited Capacity seats available

This is an off site session that will take place at the Dallas Arboretum. The session will focus on one of their TEKS pods in the children's garden, allow teachers to see what a field trip experience at the Garden would look like and time to self explore with the GooseChase game.

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Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 4:15pm CDT
Dallas Arboretum 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
  Science

9:20am CDT

GT UPDATE: Independent Study in the K-6 Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Independent Study activities allow learners to interact with a topic of high interest, while still covering the TEKS required by your content. Discover ways to manage the Independent Study process in your classroom, which includes assigning, researching, evaluating and presenting.


Friday May 31, 2019 9:20am - 10:20am CDT
AS-220 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

1:00pm CDT

Reading Specialists: Dysgraphia: Screening, Identifying, and Accommodating
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will receive instruction on procedures for screening, identifying, and servicing students with dysgraphia.



Friday May 31, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AJ 112 1270 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  Reading Specialists

1:00pm CDT

GT BASIC or UPDATE: Chasing Enrichment: How to Finally Capture the Educational Unicorn Grades K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Create a culture and practice of -different and better- not -more of the same- in your classroom and in your district by utilizing ready-made, virtually foolproof enrichment strategies.



Friday May 31, 2019 1:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
Library 1263 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT

2:05pm CDT

GT UPDATE: Independent Study in the K-6 Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Independent Study activities allow learners to interact with a topic of high interest, while still covering the TEKS required by your content. Discover ways to manage the Independent Study process in your classroom, which includes assigning, researching, evaluating and presenting.


Friday May 31, 2019 2:05pm - 3:05pm CDT
AS-220 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  GT