• AMPING UP LESSONS WITH HYPERDOCS

    AMPING UP LESSONS WITH HYPERDOCS

    Use Hyperdocs to amp up projects and lessons. Students will
    move through an inquiry-based 21st Century worksheet to learn about a topic. They will use shortened links to access a lesson that contains instructions, tasks, and many clever ways to get kids thinking.

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  • ASSESSMENT TOOLS: FAST, FUN AND FORMATIVE

    ASSESSMENT TOOLS: FAST, FUN AND FORMATIVE

    Assessments are an integral component of all classroom instruction. Technology is a great way to seek real-time, authentic feedback about how our students are progressing. This presentation will highlight several assessment tools that are guaranteed to engage students and increase active learning. We will explore fast, fun and formative assessment tools including fan-favorite Kahoot, Quizizz, Quizlet Live, Flipgrid, and more.

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  • BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER THROUGH CODING

    BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER THROUGH CODING

    This presentation will focus on organizing, preparing and executing a student-centered Family Coding Night for your district. Family Code Night is a whole-school family event that dramatically ignites coding and computer science learning at any school level and in any family. Come and learn how you too can execute this memorable school experience!

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  • BUILDING A TECHNOLOGY TOOLKIT TO REACH ALL LEARNERS

    BUILDING A TECHNOLOGY TOOLKIT TO REACH ALL LEARNERS

    Are you looking to enhance student engagement all while promoting independence? Then you’ve come to the right place! In this session, we will build your repertoire of resources to reach all learners, no matter what level of ability. Participants will explore iOS apps, web-based tools, and interactive programs to differentiate and customize instruction while increasing student participation and motivation. This session will present materials best suited for grades K-6, however, these tools can be adapted and implemented for any grade or subject.

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  • COLLABORATING WITH MICROSOFT TEAMS

    COLLABORATING WITH MICROSOFT TEAMS

    This workshop will provide an overview of MS Teams from a teacher & student perspective. Participants will have an opportunity to join a Team and experience the power of built-in tools for collaboration.

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  • CROSSING BRIDGES AND CREATING BUDDIES: USING CS TO CONNECT OUR BUILDING AND STUDENTS

    CROSSING BRIDGES AND CREATING BUDDIES: USING CS TO CONNECT OUR BUILDING AND STUDENTS

    Using Google CS First Storytelling, students used computer science to tell fun and interactive stories. At Freeport Public School District, we took this idea a step further, connecting our life skills students in three different buildings with a high school media arts class. Through a virtual penpal setting, students saw stories they wrote brought to life through coding achieved by our high school students.

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  • DIGITAL BOOK TALKS: REINVENTING YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RE-ENGAGING YOUR STUDENTS

    DIGITAL BOOK TALKS: REINVENTING YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RE-ENGAGING YOUR STUDENTS

    Looking for innovative ways for teachers to complete PD hours, or for new and interesting ways to engage your students digitally? This presentation will outline the steps professional developers need to take in order to create engaging, worthwhile professional development opportunities through the simplicity of Blogger. As an added bonus, this workshop will also focus on the use of Blogger in the classroom showcasing impressive levels of student engagement and a variety of strategies for teachers to create formative assessment opportunities.

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  • DIGITAL STORYTELLING AND INTERACTIVE CONTENT CREATION

    DIGITAL STORYTELLING AND INTERACTIVE CONTENT CREATION

    Incorporate storytelling into your curriculum with Book Creator by using text, photos, videos, music, recordings, and other multimedia elements and learn about creating and sharing digital interactive content in Buncee. There will be specific examples shared with participants to jumpstart ideas. *Book Creator has a free version.

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  • EDUCATION LAW 2-D, PART 121 – TAKING STOCK

    EDUCATION LAW 2-D, PART 121 – TAKING STOCK

    Join us for an overview of Education Law 2-d, Part 121, followed by a collegial sharing of best practices around various related topics related to district responsibilities. Since compliance is the obligation of all district employees, our conversation will touch on the many roles involved an educational agency’s successful implementation.

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  • ENHANCING BALANCED LITERACY WITH TECHNOLOGY IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

    ENHANCING BALANCED LITERACY WITH TECHNOLOGY IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

    Technology is quickly changing the face of education. In this session we will explore technologies to actively engage students in English Language arts.
    •Explore resources for e-books
    •Explore the use or QR codes to engage students
    •Explore the use of publishing tools
    Please bring an electronic device to access our Google Classroom.

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  • EXPLORATION WITH VIDEOCONFERENCING TO MEET NEW PEOPLE AND PLACES

    EXPLORATION WITH VIDEOCONFERENCING TO MEET NEW PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Have you ever wanted to travel to meet new people and places from the seat in your classroom? Videoconferencing gives the students an opportunity to have global connections by visiting real people and real places in real-time. Videoconferencing is something the students remember forever!

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  • FLIPGRID FOR PERFORMING ENSEMBLES

    FLIPGRID FOR PERFORMING ENSEMBLES

    How to assess and encourage practicing: playing tests, logs, Smartmusic, incentives, motivational speeches? We’ve tried and discarded several of these for benchmark video submissions. This has increased our students’ practice and proficiency and decreased their stress. Hear more about the design, process, and rubrics we have implemented in our classroom.

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  • FLIPPING THE SCRIPT ON STUDENT WRITING

    FLIPPING THE SCRIPT ON STUDENT WRITING

    By using the 16 Habits of Mind as our topic, paired with the Wizard of Oz, students embarked upon a journey of writing short scripts. They then animated the stories to bring them to life. This process is aligned with critical thinking and synthesis of the Habits of Mind while encouraging students to become stronger writers.

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  • GAME CHANGER

    GAME CHANGER

    If you and your students like board games, this workshop is for you! During our seminar, we will present how to structure a lesson to teach your students how to develop an educational board game with technology applications. You will learn the planning and the process of how game development can be implemented in the classroom. The idea of learning through play concept will gear students to incorporate the 4 C’s and team-building skills in order to create a game for other classmates to play. We will also include the different technologies and educational software programs that were used for these unique board games to come to life with the use of digital applications.

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  • GET READY TO INTERACT WITH NEARPOD!

    GET READY TO INTERACT WITH NEARPOD!

    Nearpod is an interactive and motivating way to engage students in the learning process. Participants will be shown how to “Nearpodize” both ELA and Math lessons at the elementary level and ways to incorporate differentiation.

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  • GOOGLE SCIENCE JOURNAL

    GOOGLE SCIENCE JOURNAL

    Science Journal transforms your device into a pocket-size science tool that encourages students to explore their world. As they conduct eye-opening experiments, they’ll record observations and make new, exciting discoveries. (Taken from the google science journal site)

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  • GROWTH MINDSET 2.0 – METACOGNITION IN THE DIGITAL AGE

    GROWTH MINDSET 2.0 – METACOGNITION IN THE DIGITAL AGE

    The most dangerous words in any language are, “We’ve always done it this way.” This kind of thinking is counterproductive to any organization. Participants in this interactive session will explore the power of metacognition in the digital age and how to apply it within their classrooms, schools, and districts. Learn how to scale growth mindset in your organization using a plethora of digital tools and activities that are designed to foster this kind of change in students and educators.

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  • INCORPORATING TECHNOLOGY INTO THE ELEMENTARY MATH CLASSROOM

    INCORPORATING TECHNOLOGY INTO THE ELEMENTARY MATH CLASSROOM

    Inspired by open math tasks by Graham Fletcher and Steve Wyborney, Huntington teachers and students take learning into their own hands by creating their own 3-Act Math Tasks and Esti-Mysteries. Come and see what these teachers and students are accomplishing in their classrooms. Tech tools presented include Buncee, Slides, Screencastify and Kami.

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  • INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN K-6 CLASSROOM FOSTERING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND CHOICE WITH AN ADDED FOCUS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

    INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN K-6 CLASSROOM FOSTERING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT AND CHOICE WITH AN ADDED FOCUS ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

    Let’s discuss the ways to integrate FlipGrid, Buncee, Peardeck, and Green Screen into Kindergarten-Grade 6 classrooms. We will show the progression through the grades on how to use these engaging Web 2.0 tools in our instruction. The presentation will end with an impressive app smash to add to your technology toolbox!

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  • INTEGRATING: 1:1 DEVICES IN THE SECONDARY MATH CLASSROOM

    INTEGRATING: 1:1 DEVICES IN THE SECONDARY MATH CLASSROOM

    This workshop will focus on the use of 1:1 devices (Chromebooks, IPads, etc..) in the secondary mathematics classroom. The focus will be on integrating Desmos and DeltaMath into day to day instruction. Participants will leave with tangible materials they can use in their classrooms immediately.

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  • PROTECTING YOUR STUDENTS’ PII (PERSONAL IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION) IS NOT ONLY GOOD PRACTICE, IT’S THR LAW

    PROTECTING YOUR STUDENTS’ PII (PERSONAL IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION) IS NOT ONLY GOOD PRACTICE, IT’S THR LAW

    Dr. Ailene Cavaliere, Coordinator of Instructional Technology and CIO for Lindenhurst Union Free School District and Reanna Fulton, Director of Technology for West Islip Schools, will share with you their best practices, with regard to Ed Law 2-d, utilized through their collaborative efforts in their respective districts.

    Together they have established a streamlined method of exposing students to a wide variety of online content, including the use of Classlink, while adhering to the guidelines of Ed Law 2-d Student Data Privacy regulations. You will leave this session with a better understanding of how to implement some of these strategies, and the necessary resources to do it successfully.

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  • ROBOTIC AND CODING FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

    ROBOTIC AND CODING FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

    Coding and robotics K-6. Come learn how NHP-GCP incorporated robotics into their newly designed coding curriculum. Explore how you can create a school robotics club.

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  • SPHERO TAKES OVER THE CLASSROOM

    SPHERO TAKES OVER THE CLASSROOM

    The Sphero robot when utilized in the classroom and STEM club can expose students to robotics and coding through fun and challenging projects. It provides a platform that can be utilized at many grade levels to teach the next generation about the future of technology.

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  • STOP CALLING IT FAKE NEWS! USING DIGITAL TOOLS TO TEACH INFORMATION AND MEDIA LITERACY

    STOP CALLING IT FAKE NEWS! USING DIGITAL TOOLS TO TEACH INFORMATION AND MEDIA LITERACY

    Learn how to use digital tools to infuse media literacy into your current teaching program. Practical tips will be shared from information experts to help guide students through evaluating information in the era of “post-truth” and “truthiness.”

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  • SUPPORTING ALL LEARNERS THROUGH ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

    SUPPORTING ALL LEARNERS THROUGH ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

    Are you looking to integrate technology, both low tech and high tech, into your classroom to support reading, writing, study skills, and executive functioning? If so, this workshop is for you. We will present evidenced-based strategies, utilizing web-based resources, iPad apps and Google apps for education. This workshop will provide practical advice so that you can learn it today and use it tomorrow!

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