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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

1:00pm CDT

EDTECH: Canvas App Integration Grades 7-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Did you know you can integrate Flipgrid into an assignment?! Or embed an interactive game directly onto a page? Take your Canvas course to the next level by integrating powerful apps! In this session, you will explore countless tools and resources that can be added to your course to engage students, promote collaboration, and boost learning!

Presenters
avatar for Brittany Jeanes

Brittany Jeanes

Educational Technology Trainer, Mansfield ISD



Wednesday May 29, 2019 1:00pm - 4:15pm CDT
AD-102 1267 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

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
 
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

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
 
Friday, May 31
 

8:15am CDT

EDTECH: 5-6 Technology Applications Curriculum Update
Limited Capacity seats available

Update pacing guide, additional lessons for student choice/campus schedule; prepare to get into Canvas template.

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 →



Friday May 31, 2019 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
AI-106 1266 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063
  EdTech

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