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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

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

Breakout of the Classroom
During this presentation, participants will discover new ways to engage students through breakout educational games. These games ignite student curiosity, help problem solve, build independence, and strengthen failure. Participants will work together in this hands on session to breakout of their own comfort zone and uncover the unlimited possibilities!

Speakers
avatar for Dustin Carlson

Dustin Carlson

Educator, Rockbrook
I have taught kindergarten for over a decade and have loved every moment I've spent with my more than 200 children! They are the reason I teach!I earned my masters in Curriculum and Instruction. I have endorsements in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Reading. I... Read More →
avatar for Allison Pontious

Allison Pontious

Educator, Oakdale Elementary School
http://westsidepersonalized.com/podcast/music-as-a-choice-option-for-demonstrating-mastery-ep-04/">Allison Pontious has been an educator for twelve years. She is part of Westside's eMerge technology team and supports her school's technology use in the classroom. Allison has presented... Read More →



Friday November 2, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT
Ruby 6 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

Using & Creating in the Nebraska OER Commons Hub - The How To's
This session will cover how to use the Nebraska OER Commons Hub, a new tool for teachers in Nebraska. OER or Open Education Resources are educational resources available through public domain or open licensing. OER can include whole courses, textbooks, lessons and other materials for teacher use. The best thing is they are no cost to educators. You will also learn how to add your own content into the Hub so you can share your great resources with other Nebraska teachers. This will include tips for making sure you have incorporated accessibility features as well as many other tips for OER use in the classroom and with other teachers. Bring your device and join the Nebraska OER hub today!

Speakers
avatar for Dorann Avey

Dorann Avey

Digital Learning Director, Nebraska Department of Education


Friday November 2, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT
Diamond 3 Younes Conference Center

3:00pm CDT

Lead Your Students on an Amazing Race!
Take your students on a virtual journey across the world and connect it to your content area! Using a mixture of docs, sheets, forms, maps, and others, create an engaging unit or activity for your students where they complete tasks or challenges and race to the end! This is appropriate for all age levels and content areas. 

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 3:00pm - 3:45pm CDT
Diamond 4 Younes Conference Center