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Thursday, April 23
 

10:30am

Technology Uses in Middle School Health and PE
We would like the opportunity to share different apps and instructional strategies that we use in the Health and PE classrooms. We use googledrive, ubersense, socrative, interval timers, sworkit, 7 minute warm ups and many other free apps.

Speakers
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Melanie Meister

Teacher-Secondary, Lincoln Public Schools - Computing Services
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Tyler Stephenson

Teacher-Secondary, Lincoln Public Schools - Computing Services
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Jeff Williams

Teacher-Secondary, Lincoln Public Schools - Computing Services


Thursday April 23, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
214 - Convention Center

11:30am

Reflection on Our Digital School Migration
Culler Middle School has gone 1:1 as part of a pilot program. Join Culler teachers as we reflect on our journey. We'll explore how we are using apps/programs across all subjects: Edmodo, Google Drive, Socrative, Kahoot, AppleTV, iPads as document cameras, increasing classroom mobility, using screencasts for instruction, review, absences; navigating digital citizenship school-wide. Our tools include display monitors, audio equipment, iPad, justStand, student device--Lenovo Yoga and teacher device-- MacBook Air.

Speakers
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Alysa

Librarian, Lincoln Public Schools
Elevating middle school literacy!
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Michelle Looky

Teacher-Secondary, Lincoln Public Schools - Computing Services


Thursday April 23, 2015 11:30am - 12:15pm
214 - Convention Center

12:30pm

Our Tessellated Classrooms: The Struggle is Real
Have you been struggling to flip, rotate, and translate your classroom around being 1:1? Join us in a candid conversation about the struggles we have encountered in our 1:1 classrooms. Some key topics we will cover are classroom management, project ideas, grading, and so much more. Come share your experiences and learn from others so your fails are not as tragic as ours.

Speakers
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Carly Davis

Teacher-Secondary, Cozad Community Schools
I am finishing up my 2nd year of teaching and 2nd year in Nebraska. I am originally from Indiana where I grew up and graduated from the University of Indianapolis. I am currently taking graduate classes and will complete my Masters in Administration next Spring. I am extremely lucky... Read More →
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Emily Geschwentner

Teacher-Secondary, Cozad Community Schools
I am a third-year art teacher and absolutely love teaching and coaching track at Cozad Middle School. In my spare time I run my own free-lance art business and enjoy long distance running. I feel very lucky to teach in a 1:1 iPad school and have learned a lot about incorporating... Read More →


Thursday April 23, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm
214 - Convention Center

1:30pm

Flipped or Flopped
As more and more districts adopt 1-to-1 initiatives, teachers are having to change the way they educate students. Many teachers feel insecure about their abilities to effectively use and manage technology in their classrooms. For this reason, I have put together practical ways technology can be used in a variety of classrooms. Regardless of whether your district is 1-to-1, you will witness numerous ways technology can enhance your classroom instruction.

Speakers
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Brenda Hirchert

Tech Integration Coach, Wood River Rural Schools
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Tim Sanderson

Teacher-Secondary, Wood River Rural Schools


Thursday April 23, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
214 - Convention Center

2:30pm

I Have all These Tablets, Now What?
Going 1 to 1 in a lower elementary classroom may seem a little overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be as scary as it seems. This session will cover how I integrated Android tablets into my Kindergarten classroom and a few examples of apps I have used to get my students going on their tablets.

Speakers
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Jami O'Neal

Kindergarten Teacher, Deshler Public Schools
I teach Kindergarten. I love utilizing different technologies in my classroom! We are 1:1 with Nexus tablets and have a set of Dash & Dot robots in our room that we love to play with. We are also working on coding as our year starts to wrap up.


Thursday April 23, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm
214 - Convention Center

3:30pm

One to One Implementation - What We Learned!!
Thinking about going ''one to one?'' During this session, learn what steps we took to prepare for the implementation; what ''pitfalls'' we discovered after the implementation; and what we will do differently next year to make the process go smoother. Come learn from our mistakes!!

Speakers
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Marla Thompson

Technology Coordinator/Director, Lifegate Christian School


Thursday April 23, 2015 3:30pm - 4:15pm
214 - Convention Center
 
Friday, April 24
 

10:30am

iPads + Enrichment Opportunities = Students Driving Their Learning
Come find out how a team who traditionally serves high ability students has been able to expand their services to all kids through the use of technology tools. In this session, you will learn how to help students drive their own learning by providing enrichment opportunities for all!

Speakers
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Joan Skaggs

Teacher-Elementary, Oakdale Elementary School
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Lynn Spady

EY Coordinator for Westside Community Schools, Westside Community Schools


Friday April 24, 2015 10:30am - 11:15am
214 - Convention Center

11:30am

500,000 Apps in 45 Minutes
Give a teacher an app, and she's got a day's lesson; Teach her how to find the right apps, and she'll have lessons for a lifetime! With the ever-growing App Store and many '10 Best Apps' articles, there must be a good way to wrangle exactly what we need. Come focus on the strategies, resources, suggestions, and best practices for finding ''the right app'' for the objective at hand.

Speakers
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Felix Jacomino

Director of Technology, St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School
Felix is the Director of Technology at St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School in Coconut Grove, Florida and he is the host of Miami Device. He has gained much attention due to hard work by his team, enthusiastic teachers, supportive administration, and excellent professional development... Read More →


Friday April 24, 2015 11:30am - 12:15pm
214 - Convention Center

1:30pm

Let Students Be Amazing
One of the most important aspects of putting technology in the hands of our students and our teachers is that they are immediately provided with opportunities to do things that would otherwise be impossible. Sometimes we just have to get out of the way and 'Let Kids Be Amazing.'

Speakers
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Devin Schoening

K-12 Instructional Technology Program Lead, Council Bluffs Schools


Friday April 24, 2015 1:30pm - 2:15pm
214 - Convention Center

2:30pm

Superhero Solutions for Common Tech Integration Requests
Has your technology toolbelt lost its luster? Think technology in the classroom is your Kryptonite? Join Heather, Shelly and Mickie as they share their superhero tips and tricks for tech integration. These caped crusaders will let you in on the tools that they use to solve their teachers' common tech integration requests. Fire up the invisible jet or hop on the Batmobile and join us for this super session!

Speakers
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Heather Callihan

Technology Integration, Northwest Public Schools
Heather Callihan is the Technology Integration Specialist for Northwest Public Schools in Grand Island, Ne. Heather is currently the NETA Board president (@YourNETA), Common Sense Certified Educator and Ambassador. Heather has a passion for integrating technology in education. She... Read More →
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Shelly Mowinkel

Technology Teacher/Technology Integration Specialist, Milford Public Schools
Shelly Mowinkel has over fifteen years of business/technology education experience. She is currently a BMIT teacher and technology coach at Milford Public Schools. Shelly enjoys teaching career education courses because these courses teach creativity, problem solving, critical thinking... Read More →
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Mickie Mueller

Educational Technology Facilitator, Norfolk Public Schools
Mickie is the Educational Technology Facilitator for Norfolk Public Schools. As Educational Technology Facilitator, Mickie develops training for district staff and helps teachers integrate technology in their classrooms. Prior to becoming the Ed Tech Facilitator, Mickie spent 18 years... Read More →


Friday April 24, 2015 2:30pm - 3:15pm
214 - Convention Center