Prerecorded Sessions


Below is the list of prerecorded sessions for the 2021 SPARCC Technology Conference, listed alphabetically by title, with details and links for each session.

🎞️ Watching a pre-recorded session:
  • Each session has a link to view the pre-recorded video of that session.
  • The recordings will be available for viewing until October 31, 2021 (although some recordings may be removed sooner at the request of the presenters.)

📝 Session resources:
  • Each session listed below also has a link to a resource document.
  • The presenters may have used that document to provide additional links, resources, and materials related to their session.

Certificates of attendance:
  • Each session has a link to a Google Form for attendance.
  • After you complete the form, a certificate of attendance PDF will be generated and emailed to you for that session.
  • The option to watch the videos and receive certificates of attendance will be available until October 31, 2021.



3D Quilt Codes

Link 2D design/3D modeling to collaborative quilting bees and the use of symbols and codes in hanging quilts that guided enslaved people to freedom. Be prepared to code quilts to represent your story.

Presenter: 1. Leticia Citizen 2. Judy Nguyen

Organization: Beverly Hills USD
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 52 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


AI with EQ: Rethinking Artificial Intelligence and its Role in Students’ Digital Well-being

Today, many schools use AI to flag students who need help. AI plays a critical role here, but it can do more. Learn more about how AI can enable educators to better assess their students' well-being.

Presenter: Mike Jolley

Organization: Securly, Inc.
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 20 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Augmenting Students' Worlds with AR 

In this interactive session, we will explore free and easy-to-use tools to introduce Augmented Reality to your students for reinforce math, science, social studies, and language arts. 

Presenter: Judy Nguyen

Organization: All Covered Education
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 41 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Automated Record Keeping

Learn to use the add-on docAppender with Google Forms and Google Docs to automate your record keeping with students, staff, and families.

Presenter: Dana Bingham-Cruz

Organization: Valley View SD 365U
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Avoiding Quit Points When Integrating Technology

This session will focus on the benefits and potential pitfalls of technology in the classroom, as well as strategies that will provide a more user-friendly experience. 

Presenter: Adam Chamberlin

Organization: South-Western City School District / Franklin Hts. High School
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 40 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Bring the World To Your Classroom with Google Geo Tools

This fast paced session will explore the growing and amazing world of Google Geo Tools. Come learn how to make flying tours around the world, custom Google Maps, explore the world, and much more!

Presenter: Patrick Hausammann

Organization: Clarke County Public Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 45 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Can We Transform Learning Across ANY Modality?

With various off-ramps to the final outcome(s), how can practitioners use Mezirow's Transformative Learning as a true roadmap to academic achievement multiple modalities?

Presenter: Dr. Jeff D. Borden, Kassia Kukurudza

Organization: D2L
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 60 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Centralize your Google Classroom management using Google Sheets and Datastudio

Features include creating and assigning Google Classrooms to teachers, enrolling students, adding co-teachers, inviting guardians, publishing announcements and topics and more.

Presenter: Richard Anderson

Organization: Washington International School
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Changing Pedagogy: The Use of Technology in Educational Support Programs

 Determining the context for an enhanced understanding of the influence that technology has on the educational process and how it vicissitudes the more traditional pedagogical methodology. 

Presenter: Dr. Narjeet Kaur

Organization: Guru harkrishan Public School
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 13 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Choose Your Own Adventure with Google Forms

Learn how to use Google Forms to build "Choose Your Own Adventure" activities. This  project-based learning is great for all grade levels, groups, and settings. Customizable for escape rooms/boards.

Presenter: Ted Samaras

Organization: Franklin Township BOE (Somerset, NJ)
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 16 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Coding in TI Basic on the TI-Nspire

Scarred for life as a beginner in programming in college, this fearful adult decided to try ONE last time to learn how to code. 

Presenter: Heidi Rudolph

Organization: Retired from Orange high school and Hawken Upper school
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 14 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Columns, Rows and Math… oh my!

Are we ever going to use this? Engaging students by leveraging spreadsheets experiences in the math classroom can be as simple as columns and rows… oh my!

Presenter: Chris McCaffrey

Organization: Wilson SD & Kiker Learning
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 40 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Crack Your PDF

Using the tools of TeacherMade, Kami, and PearDeck teachers will learn the skills necessary to easily modify pdf and image files into interactive activities ready for student response.

Presenter: Matthew Mays

Organization: Stark County Educational Service Center
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 40 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Creating a Class YouTube Channel

Kids spend a ton of time on YouTube already. Why not make a YouTube Channel where you put instructional videos, help videos, unit reviews or more?! 

Presenter: Dan Niessen

Organization: NEOnet
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 45 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Creating Instructional Tools with Cricut

Learn how to use your cricut to create instructional materials for your classroom. You will also receive printable instructions for each cricut design space tool.

Presenter: Tiffany Sensel

Organization: Strasburg-Franklin Local School
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 60 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Designing the learning adventure with MakerEd tech tools

How to maintain a culture of learning that motivates teachers and inspires students? Join us to learn how MakerEd tools and simple practical steps turn everyday teaching into a true learning adventure

Presenter: Irina Tuule

Organization: Eduporium
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 40 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Digital Activity Creation with Teachermade

Are digital activities part of your strategy? As we transition to post pandemic instruction there is a new tool called Teachermade that is gaining popularity with teachers of all grades and subjects. 

Presenter: John Mansel-Pleydell

Organization: Northern Buckeye Education Council
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Digital Content: Not just for Global Pandemics

Join OverDrive's Todd Strickland and Ben Kowalczyk as they discuss digital’s role beyond the pandemic and how districts can leverage their ESF funds to support their initiatives.

Presenter: Todd Strickland, Ben Kowalczyk

Organization: OverDrive Education
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 45 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Digital Organization and Time Management Tools

Identify strategies for improving organization & time management using digital tools including decluttering & organizing files, prioritizing task, front-loading, & time saving extensions.

Presenter: Dr Jennifer Emberton

Organization: Allen Co Schools KY
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 24 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Discover the Hidden Possibilities of Augmented Reality

Objects are popping off the page and coming into our world! How? This session will assist you in getting started with and how to create and utilize augmented reality in your classroom. 

Presenter: Christine Danhoff

Organization: Genoa Area Local Schools
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 45 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Discover the Wonders of Wonderopolis

Foster an environment that peaks student curiosity by using Wonderopolis to promote engagement. We will explore the use of Wonderopolis in various ways from Wonder Stations to Wonder Wednesdays. 

Presenter: Leticia Citizen

Organization: Beverly Hills USD
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 35 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Discover Your Learning Ecosystem

A Learning Ecosystem is where an educator provides connections between the content, technologies, communication, and data. You will hear our journey to collectively define our learning ecosystem.  

Presenter: Dave Binkley

Organization: Strongsville City Schools
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 20 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Engaging Students With Authentic Texts and Tech Tools

INFOhio provides equitable access to quality texts. Using INFOhio’s Best Practices for Digital Reading and some of the newest tech tools, authentic texts can help students be active, online readers

Presenter: Lori Lee

Organization: INFOhio
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Engaging the Unengaged

Learn best practices on building relationships and motivating online students through engaging activities.   

Presenter: Nicole Pyles

Organization: Florida Virtual School (FLVS) Global
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 33 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Escape the Monotony 

Are you looking for new ways to promote agency in your classroom. Experience, learn and get tips on creating your very own escape room. 

Presenter: Jason Thurow

Organization: Bayside Middle School
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Experiments with Google!

Experiments with Google showcases projects that coders have created for over a decade that are interactive, exciting, and just downright impressive! Join us as we explore a few of our favorites!

Presenter: Dan Stitzel, Sarah Rivera (sarahriverastem@gmail.com)

Organization: Streetsboro City Schools, Mayfield City Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 28 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Explore and Extend Research Writing

Learn to use the Explore tool and Chrome extensions to make the writing process for research more efficient.

Presenter: Vicki Anderson

Organization: Arizona State University
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 43 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Forms and Sheets a Pair Like No Other

Forms and Sheets go together like peanut butter and jelly. One without the other is just incomplete. In this presentation we will look at the link between the two and the add-ons that make them stick.

Presenter: Lindsay Miesmer

Organization: Massillon City Schools
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 27 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


From Learning Loss to Unfinished Learning: Supporting Staff, Students and Families

What are some strategies to support students next school year? Let’s discuss how educators can shift from deficit-based "lost" learning to an asset-based approach regarding "unfinished" learning.

Presenter: Brian Coffey

Organization: ST Math, Created by MIND Research Institute
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 60 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Gettin' Giffy with it! 

GIFs are used as a language of communication whether it is on social media, text, or in the classroom! In this session, learn where to find free, engaging GIFS or how to create your very own! 

Presenter: Erin Fisher

Organization: East Bridgewater Public Schools
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 45 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Give this PBL a Try! Place-Based Learning!

There’s much to learn from the places we inhabit. We will look at how we can incorporate our local communities into authentic learning experiences!

Presenter: Tim Taylor

Organization: Shenandoah County Public Schools
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 36 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


GoGuardian Round Table Discussion

Watch us as we discuss what we use GoGuardian for, what is working of us, and what we are struggling with.

Presenter: Alex Oris

Organization: Cuyahoga Falls City Schools
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 40 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Google Workspace for Education: How Does It Feel to Be Free?

Let's take a look at the Workspace for Education subscriptions, from Fundamentals to Plus, with features and costs, to determine which will be most helpful for you and your students!

Presenter: Jim Ekrut

Organization: www.ncce.org
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 40 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Growth Mindset in Practice: Practical Strategies for the Classroom

A growth mindset lens encourages us to embrace challenges to learn and grow. How can we employ this mindset when choosing teaching, assessment, and edtech strategies that support student success?

Presenter: Kassia Kukurudza; Dr. Jeff Borden 

Organization: D2L (Desire 2 Learn)
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 60 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Hidden Google Goodness

So much Hidden Google Goodness, so little time. Come tour many lesser-known Google tools that are sure to amaze & inspire!

Presenter: Patrick Hausammann

Organization: Clarke County Public Schools
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 60 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Hyperdocs, History, and Primary Sources: The Transformative Trio

Carefully craft and customize interactive digital lessons focused on historical primary sources that support natural differentiation, collaboration, and the ultimate student-centered classroom.

Presenter: Leticia Citizen

Organization: Beverly Hills USD
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 28 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


I WANT my students to escape! Adding Digital Escape Rooms to your Teaching Toolbox

Digital escape rooms are a free way to get your students communicating and collaborating while using their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, along with their creativity to BREAKOUT! 

Presenter: Chris Malanga

Organization: Northern Buckeye Education Council
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 26 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Inclusion plus Tech = AWESOME 

Technology and special education can be very confusing for some teachers in the classroom. This session, we will disucss different applications that have been used for success.

Presenter: Jessica Reed

Organization: Dade County Schools,
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 48 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Integrating Google Assignments in Canvas

Google Assignments helps you bring many of your favorite features from Google Classroom to Canvas, such as embedding content, distributing assignments, creating rubrics, and reviewing student work!

Presenter: Hannah Dyksen

Organization: Fort Zumwalt School District
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 25 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Joys of Jamboard

In this session you'll learn to use the features in Google Jamboard and come away with strategies for using your Jams. Many resources and templates are also provided.

Presenter: Vicki Anderson

Organization: Arizona State University
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 21 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Kami: More than a Digital Annotation Tool

This session will focus on how Kami can assist in annotation and collaboration in the classroom, while moving towards a paperless classroom.

Presenter: Brandilyn Stroup

Organization: Bulloch Academy
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Learn how to track your Local Graduation Seals

Tracking of local graduation seals is time-consuming and cumbersome.  Find out how to streamline your tracking of local graduation seals and stay on top of requirements gathering. 

Presenter: Karim Kuperhause

Organization: clevr
Grade Levels: High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 20 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Make a GIF with Google Slides

You can use Google Slides to make an animated GIF with a few clicks and beginning tech skills. GIFs can be inserted into Google docs to create moving pictures to help with directions and more.

Presenter: Amy Roediger

Organization: Mentor Public Schools
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed, Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 20 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Mastery of Master Slides

How to utilize master slides option in Google Slides to work more efficiently with students.  

Presenter: Shawn Winders

Organization: Union
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Navigating the COVID World with e-hallpass and FlexTime Manager

FlexTime Manager asasists schools in managing their remediation hour while e-hallpass provides them with a contactless hall pass solution with built in social distancing tools.

Presenter: Nicole Doolittle

Organization: Eduspire Solutions
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 48 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Oh Snap! Using Snapseed App to Edit Photos Like a Boss

Snapseed is a free, simple, & powerful photo editing app for smartphones & tablets. Learn the basics of the app, professional technique, & more. Every pic you take from now on will be better!

Presenter: Tam Rutenber

Organization: Retired from Brevard Public Schools, Florida
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 23 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Old School Games Used in a Techy Way

Want to find a way to spice up the lessons? Come learn how to incorporate old school games like Chutes and Ladders, Candyland, or Battleship as an interactive board game using Google Slides. 

Presenter: Kari Moulton

Organization: Bourbonnais Elementary School District #53
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Organize your Digital Life

This session will focus on getting your digital life organized with Gmail, Drive, Chrome, Calendar, and Google Keep. Learn how to set up filters, automated messages, appointment slots, and more. 

Presenter: Kristie Hughes

Organization: Northern Buckeye
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 60 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Peer Review isn’t just for Writing!

Through peer review of solved problems, my students became better problem solvers & gained confidence. Come learn about how I used this process in my classroom.

Presenter: Amy Roediger

Organization: Mentor Public Schools
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Higher Ed

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Personalize Learning with Screencastify

Learn more about Screencastify, a suite of video-creation tools that makes it easy for you (and your students) to create, edit, and share videos for personalized learning.

Presenter: Nefertiti Dukes

Organization: Screencastify
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Programme Design: Ideating Digital Integration into 5-Step Lesson Plan

Running an online lesson or workshop can be intimidating to anyone. How do I convert my in-person activities into a digital one? Find out how to do so with relevant simple yet engaging resources.

Presenter: Atiqah Nazir

Organization: ARUS Academy
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 35 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Python Programming for Beginners

Are you looking to integrate coding into your classroom but don't know where to start? This session, designed for the beginner, is for you. You will learn how to write a program in Python. 

Presenter: Robert Lane

Organization: Akronyms
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 40 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


RemindCommunication Strategies for Supporting Learning Recovery

After a year of disruption and change, this summer will be crucial to student success.Join us for a discussion on how you can enhance communication to re-engage families and support learning recovery.

Presenter: Tommy Grappin and Lauren Albert

Organization: Remind
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 52 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Secure assessments in a remote learning environment

Join us for a 15-minute session on how to secure test-taking and assessments during distance learning sessions. Keep your students on track and retain productivity even in your remote classroom!

Presenter: Fred Zakarian

Organization: Blocksi Inc.
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 15 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Sequences in many modalities

This activity helps students to demonstrate their understanding of sequence notation through creating their own sequence and illustrating it in a variety of ways. 

Presenter: Heidi Rudolph

Organization: Retired, Orange High School and Hawken Upper School
Grade Levels: High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 13 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Show me the Money! Free Federal Reserve Financial Literacy Resources 

During this session, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland will showcase a number of  resources and programs that K-12 educators can access at no cost for implementation in their classroom. 

Presenter: Alexandria Halmbacher

Organization: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 20 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Start Your Digital Year on the Right Foot

Are you a brand new teacher, an administrator, or a veteran educator? Struggling to stay organized digitally? I’ll share some easy to adopt habits to start the 21/22 school year on the right foot!

Presenter: Sarah Kiefer

Organization: Ross Local School District
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 48 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Starting a Summer Tech Camp

Learn how a rural Ohio school district offers a week long technology focused camp for students.

Presenter: Dr. Jim Johnson, Mr. Mike Lawson

Organization: Morgan Local Schools
Grade Levels: Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 27 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Staying connected in a virtual learning world 

A few tips and tricks focusing on teacher, student and staff wellbeing. This session will focus upon how to maintain connection with students whilst still being online. 

Presenter: Aishling Dean

Organization: Mls international
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 32 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Streamline Your Coaching with Google

Learn how to incorporate 7 different Google Workspace tools into your coaching routine to maximize your productivity and your impact

Presenter: Dana Bingham-Cruz

Organization: Valley View SD 365U
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 22 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Student Success Begins With Teacher Success

Gale Databases provide a way for teachers to help students develop strong information & media literacy skills while exercising their critical- thinking muscles.

Presenter: Lori Guyler, Andrea Eshelman

Organization: Gale
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Supporting the Curriculum with Technology

Learn how to use technology tied to curriculum as follows: Screencasting, Developing hyperdocs with extension to problem-based learning, Punctuating the curriculum with technology-driven application

Presenter: Mary Miller

Organization: Copley-Fairlawn City School District (Copley High School)
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 22 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Take Your Students (and their families) Around The World 

Take student engagement to the next level with a travel vlog project using Google Slides, personalized GIFS, and screen sharing software. 

Presenter: Angie Jameson, Kathleen Aranavage 

Organization: Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 18 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Tech-sploration: Integrated Technology Projects for K-5

Participants will discover new methodologies for integrating technology by delving into the world of website creation, robotics, digital portfolios, stop-motion animation, photo-editing and more! 

Presenter: Stefanie Horgan, Kayla Dellinger

Organization: All Saints Catholic School and The Franciscan School
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 50 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


The 4 MVPs of Blended and Remote Learning from a EduDuctTape Mindset

Learn why Flipgrid, Screencastify/Loom, EdPuzzle, and Pear Deck/Nearpod are MVPs for in-person blended learning as well as remote, concurrent, or hybrid learning!

Presenter: Jake Miller

Organization: Jake Miller Educational Opportunities, LLC
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 52 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Tips for Recording Your Own Educational Videos

Learn "Why" you should record your own educational videos and gain tips on recording engaging videos for your students. 

Presenter: Rebecca Rosecrans

Organization: Tri-County Computer Services Association (TCCSA)
Grade Levels: Not aligned with specific grade levels

Tech Level: Advanced - requires previous experience / knowledge with topic by attendee

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 49 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Using Chomebooks and Lorugames.com to gamify learning!

Using Chomebooks and Lorugames.com to gamify learning! Basic usage of LoruGames is free. No adds, no app installs. GPDR, COPPA, FERPA compliant. Google account required!

Presenter: Miika Anundi

Organization: Loru Games / Finland
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 24 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Using Mote extension in your language lessons

Practical ideas and examples on how to use the Mote extension in your language lessons. Examples will be provided in Spanish but they can easily be adapted for other languages. 

Presenter: Cristina Panadero

Organization: https://www.southbank.org/
Grade Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 12 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


What can you learn with a snowflake

We will chat about Maker Centered Learning (MCL) and how we could use students designing and creating snowflakes to give us a jumping off point for content conversations in many subject areas.

Presenter: Paul Shircliff

Organization: free agent
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 30 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link


Yes, Littles Can!

Littles can create what now?! More than you can imagine! This engaging session will provide you helpful tips, tools, templates, and resources that you can use in your classroom the next day!

Presenter: Christine Danhoff

Organization: Genoa Area Local Schools
Grade Levels: Primary (PreK-2)

Tech Level: Novice - introduction / basics

🎞️ Pre-recorded Video: Video Link

⏱️ Duration: 60 minutes long

📝 Session Resources: Google Document link

Certificate of Completion: Google Form link