TCEA 2019: What To Know

What to know at TCEA 2019
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Sarah Jaffer

Social Media Marketing Coordinator for Schoology

TCEA 2019: What To Know

Posted in Schoology | February 04, 2019

You may still be taking it all in from FETC, but TCEA is right around the corner! We’ll be in San Antonio, Texas at this amazing event February 5-7. We’re excited to host more innovative educators at our booth #845 to share their experiences with Schoology and edtech in general. The intimate setting at our booth allows for anyone attending to stop by, listen in on a session, and then have the opportunity to actually connect with the speaker, as well as other educators, throughout the day to keep the conversation going.

We will be holding various presentation at our booth #845 on both Wednesday, February 6th and Thursday, February 7th. On Tuesday, February 4th, we will be at the booth from 4-5PM for a Community Meetup and a session on student understanding. 

Download a copy of the full booth schedule.

Let’s get into even more detail about what these sessions are all about so you can figure out which ones you can't bear to miss!

Tuesday, February 5th

4:00PM: Schoology Community Meetup

Stop by Schoology Booth 1814 at 5:00pm ET to network with fellow Schoology users and learn more about our customer success program—Schoology Compass.

5:00PM: Transform How You Assess Student Understanding | Schoology Staff

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.

Wednesday, February 6th

10:00AM: Schoology 101: LMS Core Features and Best Practices | Schoology Staff

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.

11:00AM: Coaches Corner: Coaching Teachers Using Schoology | Dani Patterson, Digital Learning Coordinator, Copperas Cove ISD

Every coach needs a game plan! Come to our "Tech Coaches Corner" to learn ways to provide PD for Teachers through Schoology!

12:00PM: Mastery from Assessment and Beyond | DianaLyn Perkins, Digital Learning Coach and Trisha Goins, Digital Learning Coach, Coppell ISD

Learn how you can harness the power of attaching standards to individual items on a rubric, questions on an assessment or individual assignments to empower your learners to take deeper ownership of their own learning.

1:00PM: Not Another Video To Watch! | Joshua Hicks, Aldine Broadcast Coordinator, Digital Learning Specialist, Aldine ISD

Students are tired of watching video content that doesn't align with curriculum expectations. In this session we cover how to create clear and concise videos for end users that are on target, engaging, and to the point.

2:00PM: Individualized Instruction | Trent Pickrell, DLC, Coppell ISD

In this session we will walk you through a few innovative ways to design your course to support individualized instruction.

3:00PM: Data! Data! Read all about it! | Dani Patterson, Digital Learning Coordinator, Copperas Cove ISD

Does your admin love DATA on student progress? Schoology provides teachers with ample methods of data to help drive learning and instruction. All in one place and just a few clicks!

4:00PM: Choosing and Implementing an LMS to your Organization | Darrell Baty, Instructional Technology and Library Media Centers, DeSoto ISD

This is a brief overview of Schoology for districts considering introducing an LMS.

Thursday, February 7th

10:00AM: Toes in the Water & Assessments in Hand! | Melissa Knox, Math Teacher & Campus Technology Facilitator, College Station High School, College Station ISD

We will learn how to create & build Assessments in Schoology. These can be used as Formative or Summative Assessments in your classroom - bring your device with you so we can customize these for your class!

11:00AM: Creating a Culture of Learning Using Schoology | Nancy Garvey, Director of Digital Learning, Coppell ISD

Learn how Coppell ISD uses the Schoology platform to create a culture of learning in their district by creating spaces for Curriculum Documents, Professional Learning, Meeting Spaces, and Common Formative Assessments. We will share examples of how we have structured our use of Schoology and some of the steps that we took to onboard our staff of all levels and responsibilities.

12:00PM: You Have Schoology, Now What | Doris Cury, CTE Educator, Alief Kerr High School, Alief ISD

In this session, hear from a CTE Educator at Alief ISD who will dive into what you can do once you've implemented Schoology in your district.

1:00PM: Student Voices - Loud and Clear | Jerilyn McConchie, Educator, Robert M. Shoemaker High School, Killeen ISD

Student Choice and Student Voice - Are those just keywords or a catchphrase? You can bring true student choice and voice into your classroom in very easy ways.

2:00PM: Transform How You Assess Student Understanding | Schoology Staff

3:00PM: Schoology 101: LMS Core Features and Best Practices | Schoology Staff

Community & Networking

In case you missed it on the flyer, on Tuesday, February 5th at 4:00PM CST, we will be hosting a Schoology Community Meetup! That’s right, this is your chance to to network with fellow Schoology users all in one place and discuss whatever you want! You will have the chance to sign up for the Schoology Champions Program as well.

The main focus of this meetup will be to give you all the opportunity to learn more about our customer success program—Schoology Compass which helps districts find their way to success with  self-service resources and tools to support school and district leaders in their journey to success.

We really hope you stop by the booth and sit in on some sessions, enter the raffles, or even just chat with some of us here at Schoology. We alway enjoy getting to meet our community in person and are looking forward to getting to know you all better!

Don’t forget to make sure you’re following us on Twitter @Schoology for any updates during TCEA! We will be sharing important information about raffles and prizes as well.

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