Schoology @ ISTE 2018: Guest Speakers, A Free NEXT Ticket, the Works

Schoology @ ISTE 2018: Guest Speakers, A Free NEXT Ticket, the Works
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Dylan Rodgers

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Schoology @ ISTE 2018: Guest Speakers, A Free NEXT Ticket, the Works

Posted in Schoology | June 22, 2018

We have a ton going on during the conference, so we put together this little menu below that allows you to jump around quickly and revisit specific info on the fly. Just use the "Top ^" links in each section to jump back to this menu.

Schoology @ ISTE Event Menu

Sessions at a Glance

Booth Sessions Details

Win a Free Schoology NEXT Ticket

 

Our ISTE Sessions at a Glance (Booth #2110)

Below is a schedule for quick reference. Feel free to download your own copy for even quicker reference.

Our ISTE Sessions in More Detail (Booth #831)

Below are all the details you need to determine which session you just have to work into your schedule. We'll have speakers every hour, on the hour. Feel free to choose them all.

Monday, June 25

 

10:00 AM

Schoology 101: LMS Core Features and Best Practices
Schoology Rep.

Dive into Schoology's LMS and learn the ins and outs of the learning platform. We'll explore Schoology's core features, some best practices for using them, and the impact they have on the learning process.

11:00 AM

Elevate Professional Development with Schoology
Tara Amsterdam, Instructional Technology Coach
Colonial School District, DE

Elevate your professional development by leveraging your LMS to transform PD into a personalized learning experience for your participants.

12:00 PM

The Incredible Learning Tools
Helen Mowers, Anna Adam, and Holly Landez of Technology Services
Killeen Independent School District, TX

Ready to transform your classroom? We'll share a few of our favorite FREE platform-agnostic tools and show how they can be used for teaching and learning! Don your cape and be a superhero by bringing your faves to share at our potluck of potential positive change-makers!

1:00 PM

Rolling Out Your Learning Management System (LMS): Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Ron Keoleian, Technology Coordinator
Troy School District, MI

How we as a district decided to go to one dedicated solution to best reach parents and students.

2:00 PM

Virtual Learning For All
Brian Timm, Digital Learning Coach
Coppell ISD, TX

Come here how Coppell ISD's adoption of Schoology has enabled learning to happen anywhere and anytime for our learners and educators.

3:00 PM

Schoology and SAMR: Take Your Curriculum to New Heights
Mary Beth Clifton, Coordinator of Instructional Technology
West Chester Area School District, PA

Come and learn how Schoology can help you take your curriculum to the next level using the SAMR model. Learn strategies to modify and redefine lessons and browse through public resources available in Schoology.

4:00 PM

Three Ways To Conference Virtually With Students In Reading & Writing
Christina Nording, 5th Grade Teacher
School District of Milton, WI

As an attendee, you will walk away with three different approaches to conference with students virtually in reading and writing within the hub of Schoology. Attendees will learn about Flipgrid, Appear.In, and Google Integration Feature found within Schoology. The Google Integration feature allows a teacher to virtually conference with a student anytime and anywhere. In addition, learn how Flipgrid was used to conference with students in the area of reading and be prepared to view some examples. Lastly, discover how preclinical college students and fifth graders used Appear.In and Google Docs to conference weekly about their writing. So many possibilities for conferencing virtually all within the hub of Schoology!

5:00 PM

Transform How You Assess Student Understanding
​​Schoology Rep.

Assessing student understanding and using that data to inform instruction, district initiatives, and curriculum development is a pinnacle challenge of our time. Schoology has taken the largest leap of any LMS vendor by building an assessment management platform (AMP) seamlessly into it's learning platform. The result is a learning environment that allows students to be assessed against institutional standards within the normal classroom workflow—one that enables all stakeholders to make data-informed decisions about how to move forward. Join me to learn more.

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Tuesday, June 26

 

10:00 AM

Schoology 101: LMS Core Features and Best Practices
Schoology Rep.

Dive into Schoology's LMS and learn the ins and outs of the learning platform. We'll explore Schoology's core features, some best practices for using them, and the impact they have on the learning process.

11:00 AM

It Takes A Schoology Village ...
Robert Schuetz, Technology Coordinator
Township High School District 211, IL

Current research states a student's sense of belonging has a significant positive impact on academic achievement, perception of school, and overall school climate. In the spirit of a village, teachers and parents know it takes a team caring adults to keep children safe and happy. We will look at several creative ways in which Schoology provides a supportive school community.

12:00 PM

No, Don't Click on That! We Aren't There Yet!
Rick Bray, Instructional Technology Professional Development Specialist
Broome-Tioga BOCES, NY

This session will look at using student completion guidelines as not only a way to disseminate resources to your students, but also as a way to create a self-paced learning environment for your students with built in accountability.

1:00 PM

Learning Through Play: Gamifying PD in a 1:1 Environment​
Howard High School of Technology Team, DE

Hear what we've learned in our first year of gamifying professional development to engage our staff and cater to their individual technology needs.

2:00 PM

Testing the Social Networking Waters for Elementary Students
Melissa Riggs, Education Technology Specialist-Instruction
District 49, CO

How to easily create a safe and secure Social Network using Schoology Groups for students while building in Digital Citizenship lessons.

3:00 PM

Super Powers for Super Paras
Janelle Hermann, Technology Integrationist
Chisago Lakes High School, MN

Paraprofessionals offer support for struggling students. Schoology offers lots of tools to support this process. Learn about adviser status, grading groups, and other ways to provide additional support students.

4:00 PM

Transform How You Assess Student Understanding
​​Schoology Rep.

Assessing student understanding and using that data to inform instruction, district initiatives, and curriculum development is a pinnacle challenge of our time. Schoology has taken the largest leap of any LMS vendor by building an assessment management platform (AMP) seamlessly into it's learning platform. The result is a learning environment that allows students to be assessed against institutional standards within the normal classroom workflow—one that enables all stakeholders to make data-informed decisions about how to move forward. Join me to learn more.

4:00 PM

Drawing for a Free Schoology NEXT 2018 Ticket

You must be at Booth #2110 at 4:30 to win. Click here to see more details

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Wednesday, June 27

 

10:00 AM

Marvelous Media Albums
Karen Wright-Balbier, Instructional Technology Specialist
El Paso Independent School District, TX

The camera is one of the most powerful tools in the classroom. Leverage this tool to engage students buy creating marvelous media albums in your Schoology courses to document learning, create home/school learning opportunities, and give students the opportunity to search for examples of learning in the real world.

11:00 AM

All Aboard: Onboarding New Employees in Schoology
Emily Thomas, Technology Trainer
Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District, MN

Schoology is used to assist in the onboarding process for all new employees and provide online resources for our blended mentorship program all live in Schoology courses.

12:00 PM

Building Professional Learning through Schoology​
Austin Moore, Instructional Technology Coach
Neenah Joint School District, WI

Join me and learn how to develop online, individualized PD for your staff.

1:00 PM

Let's Get Organized
Melissa Eddington, ELL Educator
Dublin City Schools, OH

Attendees will understand how to create folders, move items into folders and keep everything organized in a Schoology course. I will also show how teachers can individually assign assignments to different students and across courses.

2:00 PM

Schoology 101: LMS Core Features and Best Practices
Schoology Rep.

Dive into Schoology's LMS and learn the ins and outs of the learning platform. We'll explore Schoology's core features, some best practices for using them, and the impact they have on the learning process.

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Enter to Win a Free Schoology NEXT 2018 Ticket

Come by Booth #2110 and grab one of our limited edition t-shirts. (I'm getting to the free NEXT ticket. Trust me. This is all related, but I thought you'd want to gander at the shirt first.)

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NIce. Okay, back to the tickets.

If you wear your new Schoology shirt on Tuesday June 26 and come by our booth, you'll be entered to win a free ticket to Schoology NEXT 2018 in San Diego. The drawing will be conducted at 4pm on Tuesday (same day). You must be present at the drawing to win.

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That's it! ISTE, here we come!

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