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Tuesday, August 2
 

8:15am CDT

iPads R Us!: Use the iPads to meet the Common Core Standards
Limited Capacity filling up

You have the iPads, your students want to use them, yet you have literacy standards that need to be met. How can you use the iPads and meet the CCS Standards at the same time? This session will introduce you to multiple creation apps, explain some of their varied applications in the classroom, and then give you time to explore those iPad apps. You will envision even more uses for each app as you "take a test drive"! Your new knowledge and comfort level with these amazing "digital dynamos' will enable students to increase their literacy and drive, as they create share-able products that "WOW"!

Speakers
avatar for Tina Vannatter

Tina Vannatter

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Tina Vannatter dives headfirst each day into teaching her 2nd grade students at Crescent Elementary School. One of her long-term goals is to give each child access to and instruction in, technology, one-to-one, every school day. The 2013-'14 school year was Ms. Vannatter's first year... Read More →



Tuesday August 2, 2016 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 115 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

12:15pm CDT

Are You Smarter than a SMARTBoard?
Limited Capacity filling up

Feeling like the SMART Board gets the "best of you"? Learn some simple tricks to make instruction go smoothly! This class is for basic learners who have little knowledge about using the SMART Board. We will learn how to use the basic tools, how to find pre-made games and activities and how to incorporate them into your school year.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Flohr

Michelle Flohr

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Michelle Flohr has been teaching in the Rhinelander School District for the last 17 years. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Ed from Mt. Senario and her Masters Degree in Education from Viterbo. She is also a National Board Certified Teacher. Michelle has enjoyed looping... Read More →



Tuesday August 2, 2016 12:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 115 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501
 
Wednesday, August 3
 

12:15pm CDT

Dominate the Four Domains Technology & Educator Effectiveness
Limited Capacity seats available

Now that you embraced Educator Effectiveness and are familiar with the 4 Domains, we will look at a variety of instructional technology resources and tools that can support the Educator Effectiveness model. This session will outline ideas for technology use in each of the four Domains based on the Danielson Model.

Speakers
avatar for Heidi Catlin

Heidi Catlin

Instructional Technology Coordinator, School District of Rhinelander
I have 26 years of experience in the education of young students through adults. I began my teaching career as an elementary teacher, and worked primarily in a 1st grade classroom for 9 years. I am currently the Instructional Technology Coordinator for the School District of Rhinelander... Read More →


Wednesday August 3, 2016 12:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 125 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

12:15pm CDT

Weebles Fall, But You Won't Fall Down with Weebly Websites!
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will learn how to create a Weebly webpage, how to build pages including photo galleries, blogs and surveys and add links to student webpages. We will also discuss ways to use student websites as a digital portfolio. (Yes! Even early elementary students can do this!) We will be creating and sharing ideas for additional pages.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Flohr

Michelle Flohr

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Michelle Flohr has been teaching in the Rhinelander School District for the last 17 years. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Ed from Mt. Senario and her Masters Degree in Education from Viterbo. She is also a National Board Certified Teacher. Michelle has enjoyed looping... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Riske

Rachel Riske

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Rachel Riske has been teaching in the School District of Rhinelander for 3 years at Northwoods Community Elementary School. Incorporating technology to individualize instruction has been an important part of her classroom philosophy. Seeing students engaged and excited about their... Read More →



Wednesday August 3, 2016 12:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: LMC 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501
 
Thursday, August 4
 

8:15am CDT

“Let’s Hangout!” Hangouts/Skype
Limited Capacity seats available

Heard about Hangouts but not sure what a “Google Hangout” is? You’ve Skyped with your family, but not sure how to use it in the classroom? Come learn how to connect with others personally and professionally with these video conferencing tools.

Speakers
avatar for Heidi Catlin

Heidi Catlin

Instructional Technology Coordinator, School District of Rhinelander
I have 26 years of experience in the education of young students through adults. I began my teaching career as an elementary teacher, and worked primarily in a 1st grade classroom for 9 years. I am currently the Instructional Technology Coordinator for the School District of Rhinelander... Read More →


Thursday August 4, 2016 8:15am - 11:30am CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 120 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

12:15pm CDT

Say What? Strategies and Resources for Meeting the CCSS Speaking & Listening Standards
Limited Capacity seats available

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has prepared a resource to support teachers in implementing the CCSS Speaking and Listening standards preK-12. This session will focus on the standards measuring students' collaborative discussion and presentation skills. What does mastery look like? How can we integrate technology to effectively build collaboration and presentation skills in preK-12 students? Join this session to grow your own understanding of the speaking and listening standards, discover new strategies and resources for implementing the standards, and prepare a presentation task for your students to complete in the coming school year.

Speakers
avatar for Meghan Retallick

Meghan Retallick

Reading Specialist/Instructional Coach, School District of Rhinelander
My name is Meghan Retallick, and I am the secondary level reading specialist/instructional coach for SDR. I graduated in 2007 with an undergraduate degree in English Education from the University of WI-Stevens Point, and completed my Masters of Science in Education (literacy focus... Read More →


Thursday August 4, 2016 12:15pm - 3:30pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 125 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501