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90 Minute [clear filter]
Tuesday, August 2
 

8:15am CDT

Present This! (See)
Limited Capacity seats available

Students will be empowered and engaged with these amazing presentation tools to explore literacy in the digital age. Some of the sites we will create and explore are Biteslide, Little Bird Tales, Animoto, PowToon, Popplet, 30 Hands, Google Slides and more.

***This is a "See" session. The “See” sessions will focus on teaching and sharing information about tools and concepts.  If you want to extend your learning and continue to explore this topic, sign up for the consecutive "Do" session. 

Speakers
avatar for Kim Frederickson

Kim Frederickson

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Kim Frederickson has been employed with the School District of Rhinelander since 1999. She spent 13 years as a traditional 3rd grade teacher, currently she is a 2nd/3rd grade looping teacher. She currently holds a Masters Degree in Educational Technology and a Certificate to teach... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 8:15am - 9:45am CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 120 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

12:15pm CDT

A-Z Apps and interactive websites
Limited Capacity filling up

Want some great tools to use in your classroom? Explore an A to Z collection of Add Ons, Websites, and Extensions that will increase student engagement, improve teacher productivity and leverage learning. There’s something for everyone! Presentation

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 →
avatar for Laura Tooke Effinger

Laura Tooke Effinger

Library Media Specialist, School District of Rhinelander
Laura Tooke Effinger began her educational career as a 6th grade teacher with the School District of Rhinelander in 1992, later she helped plan and start the PBL charter school, and is now a Library Media Specialist for the School District of Rhinelander. Her favorite part of her... Read More →
avatar for Ellie Rumney

Ellie Rumney

Library Media Specialist, School District of Rhinelander
Ellie Rumney taught 6th grade for 12 years before becoming a Library Media Specialist for the School District of Rhinelander in 2014. As a teacher, she was passionate about integrating technology and 21st Century Skills into her classroom. Her journey to become an LMS gave her access... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 12:15pm - 1:45pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 120 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

12:15pm CDT

Creating Student Engagement in the Classroom Through QR Codes (See)
Limited Capacity seats available

How do can you maximize learning experiences utilizing technology? Unlocking the mystery of QR codes and its usefulness in the classroom to further engage student learning will be explored during this session. Participants will examine, create and use QR codes. Examples of QR code activities that are designed around literacy best practices and the CCSS will be shown along with other examples of how to use QR codes in the classroom. Finally, participants will be given time to create QR codes based upon content material they have chosen to bring in.

***This is a "See" session. The “See” sessions will focus on teaching and sharing information about tools and concepts.  If you want to extend your learning and continue to explore this topic, sign up for the consecutive "Do" session.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Amy Johnson has been employed by the School District of Rhinelander for 12 years, first working as an elementary Special Education teacher, after which she followed her passion for reading by pursuing her 316 and 317 Reading Teacher/Specialist license. For the past seven years, she... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 12:15pm - 1:45pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 125 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

2:00pm CDT

Assessment Toolbox
Limited Capacity seats available

There are many digital formative assessment tools that can be used to assess student learning and provide instant feedback. We will look at some engaging and interactive online assessment tools that you can begin using right away!

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 →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: LMC 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

2:00pm CDT

Creative Commons “A License to Create”
Limited Capacity seats available

Your students have been busy creating and are ready to publish their creative works. Let’s show them how to license their creations and model copyright and digital citizenship. We will look at Creative Commons and how it can help you legally use other creative works and how to license your own creations.

Speakers
avatar for Ellie Rumney

Ellie Rumney

Library Media Specialist, School District of Rhinelander
Ellie Rumney taught 6th grade for 12 years before becoming a Library Media Specialist for the School District of Rhinelander in 2014. As a teacher, she was passionate about integrating technology and 21st Century Skills into her classroom. Her journey to become an LMS gave her access... Read More →


Tuesday August 2, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 120 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501
 
Wednesday, August 3
 

8:15am CDT

Making the Grade: Infinite Campus Gradebook - Standards Based (K-5)
Limited Capacity seats available

Take a deeper look at the gradebook in Infinite Campus.  Learn from an IC Coach who has been in the trenches using the gradebook on a daily basis.  You'll leave with tips and tricks to make your IC gradebook a painless experience.

Speakers
avatar for Kyle Raleigh

Kyle Raleigh

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Kyle Raleigh graduated from UWSP with a degree in elementary education in 2012. He started out his career as a middle school English teacher, moved to teach 4th and 5th graders at Central Intermediate school, and now has taken the role of associate principal at JWMS. Kyle has a passion... Read More →


Wednesday August 3, 2016 8:15am - 9:45am CDT
James Williams Middle School: LMC 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

8:15am CDT

“Get out of Jail Free” Finding and using Copyright Free and other Open Educational Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you spend hours searching for teaching resources and images online?  Are you often frustrated when you find the perfect resource just to find out you have to pay for it?  This session will show you resources to help you and your students find freely accessible, openly licensed documents and media that you can use in your classrooms for free. This session will help you find these copyright free resources that are FREE in every way.

Speakers
avatar for Ellie Rumney

Ellie Rumney

Library Media Specialist, School District of Rhinelander
Ellie Rumney taught 6th grade for 12 years before becoming a Library Media Specialist for the School District of Rhinelander in 2014. As a teacher, she was passionate about integrating technology and 21st Century Skills into her classroom. Her journey to become an LMS gave her access... Read More →


Wednesday August 3, 2016 8:15am - 9:45am CDT
James Williams Middle School: Project Lab 120 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501

10:00am CDT

Making the Grade: Infinite Campus Gradebook (6-12)
Limited Capacity seats available

Take a deeper look at the gradebook in Infinite Campus.  Learn from an IC Coach who has been in the trenches using the gradebook on a daily basis.  You'll leave with tips and tricks to make your IC gradebook a painless experience.

Speakers
avatar for Aaron Kraemer

Aaron Kraemer

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Aaron Kraemer has been a 6th and 7th grade Social Studies Teacher in the School District of Rhinelander for the last two school years. He graduated from Lakeland College in 2013 with a degree in Early Adolescence through Adolescence education (6-12) and a degree in Broadfield Social... Read More →


Wednesday August 3, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am CDT
James Williams Middle School: LMC 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501
 
Thursday, August 4
 

2:00pm CDT

Inquiring Minds Want to Know!(K-3)
Limited Capacity seats available

Inquiring minds want to know! Inquiry projects engage student curiosity and allow students to access information that is important to them. Ellie and Wendy have collaborated on inquiry projects with 1st graders to help them access information in the world around them. Student begin each project with an essential question and are guided to write their own questions and are given resources to help them answer their questions. You will be guided through the process of creating inquiry projects, finding resources, and creating authentic products for your students that fit perfectly into your curricular areas. Ellie and Wendy are excited to walk you through their journey of inquiry projects!

Speakers
avatar for Wendy Dietz

Wendy Dietz

Teacher, School District of Rhinelander
Wendy Deitz  With 25 years of teaching experience, Wendy is relatively new to the School District of Rhinelander. This past year, she taught second graders at Crescent Elementary. Together, Mrs. Deitz, Tina Vannatter, and Ellie Rumney involved the second graders in a variety of inquiry... Read More →
avatar for Ellie Rumney

Ellie Rumney

Library Media Specialist, School District of Rhinelander
Ellie Rumney taught 6th grade for 12 years before becoming a Library Media Specialist for the School District of Rhinelander in 2014. As a teacher, she was passionate about integrating technology and 21st Century Skills into her classroom. Her journey to become an LMS gave her access... Read More →


Thursday August 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
James Williams Middle School: LMC 915 Acacia Lane Rhinelander, WI 54501