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Friday, November 2
 

10:30am CDT

#LifeHacks: 10 Tools to Upgrade Your Teaching and Make Your Life Easier!
"life·hack" aka a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one's time and daily activities in a more efficient way. In this fast-paced presentation you will be introduced to 10 tech tools that will help you manage your time and engage your students.



Friday November 2, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am CDT
Diamond 10 Younes Conference Center

10:30am CDT

Nebraska Studies a Staple for Social Science Studies in Nebraska
Demonstration of the Nebraska Studies site where we will demonstrate and show the people and explore the events that have shaped this state, through archival photos, historic documents, personal letters, special video segments, informative maps, supplemental activities, pertinent lessons, and much more. The presentation will also demonstrate the lesson plans targeted to 4-12 grades, the activities and how to integrate them into the classroom.

Speakers
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Melanie Eirich

Executive Web Producer, NET
Melanie is an executive producer for NET (Nebraska Educational Telecommunications) focusing on interactive and web project management, education and technology for public media. She has over 20 years of experience in managing and producing interactive educational projects, materials... Read More →


Friday November 2, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am CDT
Diamond 8 Younes Conference Center

11:30am CDT

Free Digital Citizenship and Health Curriculum for 6-12 Grade
This session will cover the basics of DFI - Digital Futures Initiative, a comprehensive health and digital citizenship curriculum developed by DARE officers in Colorado. Lessons will include teen relationships, bullying, cyber bullying, substance abuse, digital citizenship, and even distracted driving. Also available is a full parent academy lesson if needed.

Speakers
avatar for Darci Lindgren

Darci Lindgren

Technology Coordinator, Lindsay Holy Family School
Hi, I’m Mrs Lindgren. I’ve been working at Holy Family since 2001, and really enjoy rebuilding computers for our students and faculty to use. Teaching internet safety is one of my passions.



Friday November 2, 2018 11:30am - 12:15pm CDT
Diamond 4 Younes Conference Center

11:30am CDT

Hipster Slides
Do you love Google Slides but feel like you're in a rut? Come and learn fresh ways to utilize this amazing tool, but WITHOUT creating a presentation! Bookmarks, plan book, brochures, story maps, you name it!

Speakers
avatar for Abby Fitzgerald

Abby Fitzgerald

Teacher, Bennington Public Schools
Twitter: @afitzgerald @MissFitzBPS Loves: Mystery Hangouts, Amazing Race, Quizziz, Kahoot, Google Cardboard, BreakoutEDU, flipped math, blogging, project based learning, GoogleADay, code.org,


Friday November 2, 2018 11:30am - 12:15pm CDT
Diamond 5 Younes Conference Center

11:30am CDT

Technology is a Tool...Not a Lifestyle
Technology is everywhere. We use technology for: communication, directions, activity trackers, alarms, and ______ you fill in the blank. Yes, technology is everywhere, but how do we avoid making technology our lifestyle? This session will share strategies for purposeful technology integration for teachers to avoid burnout. Session attendees will also learn strategies to help students understand the importance of a healthy technology balance.

Speakers
avatar for Shelly Mowinkel

Shelly Mowinkel

Technology Teacher, Milford Jr/Sr High School
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 →


Friday November 2, 2018 11:30am - 12:15pm CDT
Diamond 10 Younes Conference Center

1:00pm CDT

Free Digcit for Elementary Students
This session will dive into DQ world - a free resource chosen by DFI (Digital Futures Initiative) to cover elementary digital citizenship. It is a very involved online game, with optional workbook, handouts, and teacher lessons to help guide 8-12 year olds through DQ world (referring to digital, emotional intelligence.) Also included is a full parent academy lesson if needed.

Speakers
avatar for Darci Lindgren

Darci Lindgren

Technology Coordinator, Lindsay Holy Family School
Hi, I’m Mrs Lindgren. I’ve been working at Holy Family since 2001, and really enjoy rebuilding computers for our students and faculty to use. Teaching internet safety is one of my passions.



Friday November 2, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT
Diamond 4 Younes Conference Center

1:00pm CDT

STEM- What an Administrator Needs to Know
STEM, What does an administrator need to know? What does it mean for your staff and students? Resources to build your skill set. Participants will experience STEM in action.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Kelly

Amy Kelly

Elementary Principal, Hastings Public Schools
Elementary Principal, Teacher, Continuous Improvement Facilitator, National PLC Model School, Collaborative Learner, Beginning STEM, Reader, Photographer
avatar for Kim Remmers

Kim Remmers

Hastings Public Schools
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Amy Wilson

Aurora Public Schools



Friday November 2, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT
Diamond 8 Younes Conference Center
  Demonstration

2:00pm CDT

Effective Staff Meetings
How do we prevent staff meetings from straying off course or being viewed as a waste of time? How can we keep staff engaged and involved? Come to this session to learn tools and tips to strengthen your staff meetings.

Speakers
avatar for Denise O'Brien

Denise O'Brien

Teaching & Learning Director, ESU 10


Friday November 2, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
Diamond 8 Younes Conference Center
  Demonstration

2:00pm CDT

Student Voice: Creating Quality Content for School Social Media Accounts
In this session attendees will see how Seward Public School students are using social media to tell their story. Combining graphic design, journalism, and video production skills--organized by social media interns--students are using the Class Intercom app to promote and share their story through multiple mediums while administrators and teachers easily monitor and approve content composed by students.

Speakers
avatar for Jill Johnson

Jill Johnson

Vice Principal, Seward High School
Jill Johnson is in her fourth year as the vice principal at Seward High School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in language arts education (UNK ‘91), master’s degrees in instructional technology (PSU ‘00) and educational administration (CUNE ‘17), and she is currently pursuing... Read More →
avatar for Taylor Siebert

Taylor Siebert

Co-Founder, Class Intercom
Co-Founder


Friday November 2, 2018 2:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
Diamond 4 Younes Conference Center