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Tentative Schedule (Jan 22)
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1Barion JonesCastle Learning Onlinejstanton@castlelearning.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportUsing Online Technology for Differentiating Instruction; quickly and easily.Learn how to use Castle Learning to improve instruction, address student academic improvement, and meet the formative assessment definition by being “embedded into the instruction process.” The Castle Learning Online assessment model is ideal for a teacher to determine how they can deliver content in ways that result in a differentiation of experience for their students.
1Christina GonsalvesAerohive Networks cgonsalves@aerohive.comAndrew Belfi, abelfi@aerohive.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Technical SupportPreparing Your Network’s Architecture for the Mobile Device and Application ExplosionLearn how to prepare your campus’ network in terms of scalability, service survivability, integration, application control, and Simpli-Fi-cation – how to do more with less – with Aerohive’s controller-less networking solutions.
1David WendtFollett david.wendt@flr.follett.comInstructional Support, Technical SupportUsing Destiny & Follettshelf, simplified eContent management platform, to identify and use resources aligned to CCSS/state standards. Session will discuss how to access print and digital resources aligned to CCSS and state standards. We will also discuss how eContent can be accessed 24/7 on new and existing technology throughout the building.
We will also demonstrate how to search over 20,000 publishers via for new print, av, and digital eContent that aligns to state and national standards.
1Donna TeuberIT DepartmentRichland 2dteuber@richland2.orgInstructional SupportJoin the Community of Learners: Blogging 101How do you communicate your great ideas to the professional learning community? Teachers attending this hands-on session will set up a blog using Blogger and learn how to get connected with other bloggers.
1Dr. Debra HammRichland 2Panel Discussion
1ETV (Debbie Jarrett)ETVdjarrett@scetv.orgDonna Thompson, dthompson@scetv.orgInstructional SupportiStreamlineUsing video on your iPads (iMovie, QR Codes, Student Use, etc). Come see how you can use Streamline videos on your iPad and how easy it is to share Streamline videos with your students by sending them a link or creating a QR Code. If streaming is an issue, we'll show you how to view the videos via iTunes.
1Jennifer ThornsberryRCSD1Jthornsberry@richlandone.orgJared Johnson
Instructional Technology Specialist
Instructional SupportMaking Magic with iMovieComing
1Karen OgenLexRich5LexRich5kogen@lexrich5.orgInstructional SupportiPads for Project Based LearningiPads can be used for so much more than just games and research. I will share apps that create content and let your students show what they know.
1Ken Cavallo iSchool Initiative kencavallo@ischoolinitiative.comTravis Allen: travis@ischoolinitiative.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional Support, Technical SupportiPad Bootcamp This workshop will cover such items as organizing your home screen, downloading and managing applications, working with text, troubleshooting connection problems, classroom display options, and many more.
1Ken DixonRichland County School Dist. OneRichland 1kdixon@richlandone.orgTechnical SupportMobile Device ManagementWith bring your own device(BYOD) and multiple mobile devices becoming more and more prevalent mobile device management(MDM) is a must. This session will talk about why you need MDM, how MDM is beneficial and go over options of implementing such solutions.
1Kristie BrownLEGO Educationkbrown@legoeducation.usI will likely have Jed Dearbury from Spart 6 presenting as well. He is a teacher using this material in pilot currently but I do not have confirmation at this time.Instructional SupportWe all have a story to tell....Get your students engaged and motivated in Literacy with the first LEGO® Education concept specifically developed to support the Language Arts Common Core and to integrate publishing technology. StoryStarter is a hands-on tool that inspires students to collaborate while creating and communicating stories using LEGO bricks as their tool. StoryStarter develops students ability to create, unique and creative ideas, develop proper sentence and story structure as well as analyzing existing stories or discussing current topics. The StoryVisualizer software links the physical world with the digital, enabling students to record the stories they have crafted in a visual and creative way. In this session you will experience a story starter lesson and StoryVisualizer software. Please BYOD for the StoryVisualizer software. This session is for elementary teachers in grades Grades 2-5 or instructional technology specialists.
1Lori P. VinsonBeech Springs IntermediateSpartanburg 5lori.vinson@spart5.netSarah Cleveland
Byrnes Freshman Academy
Spartanburg District Five
Instructional SupportApp Recommendations to Address Common Core StandardsThis session will recommend various apps that can be used to address the common core standards.
1Nic FinelliBlended Tech LearningNic@blendedtechlearning.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportAuthentic Mobile LearningDiscover the power of mobile learning and teaching, by embracing student-driven passions, knowing the "whole" learner, being willing to celebrate mistakes, in order to promote and enrich each learner through the most authentic activities. Be a part of this hands-on, practical classroom, experience to see how mobile teaching and learning can work for your class or school.
1Wendy Wells-GallagherLexington School District Two: District OfficeLexington 2wgallagher@lex2.orgAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportFlipped PD & iTunes UDiscovery free video content and courses accessible through the iTunes U app. Let's have fun and explore a backwards approach to delivering professional development workshops that everyone will "flip" over!
2Alice WagnerEverFi, Inc.alice@everfi.comInstructional Support, Technical SupportEverFi - Online Curriculum Free of Cost to Your SchoolLooking for an engaging online resource that correlates to your curriculum? EverFi is the leading education technology company that offers online platforms in Financial and Digital literacy, Alcohol Education, and Civics for elementary, middle, and high schools.
2Amy DuernbergerSC State Thompson
Instructional SupportDISCUS Goes Where You Go!Can you use the amazing resources in DISCUS - South Carolina’s Virtual Library on your mobile devices? Yes! This session will demonstrate current mobile options available from the database providers.
2Apple (Adair Caperton)Panel Discussion 1 to 1 Computing
2Dawn GardnerRichland County School District One-Instructional Technology Services DepartmentRichland 1eherbig@richlandone.orgInstructional SupportiDevices in the Early Childhood ClassroomAttention PK-2nd Grade teachers! Got an iPad/iPod Touch and wondering how to integrate it into the classroom? Join us as we explore a variety of apps suited specifically for the Early Childhood learner.
2Dianne TalbertUnified AV Servicesmmsdtalbert@unifiedav.comBridget Baumgart
Administrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportKeys to Technology IntegrationDianne Talbert, an educator with 31 years of classroom experience, will demonstrate how she and other educators use the SMART interactive tools to reinforce learning concepts and motivate your faculty and students. Dianne will try to help equip you to effectively assess the technological needs of your school or district. You will see tools to help you evaluate your interactive classroom technology implementation, and you’ll gain insight on how to help create a technology-enabled learning environment with your faculty. Our goal of integrating technology into classrooms is to use new tools and new methods seamlessly so that the tools are transparent and integral to teaching' core curriculum.
2Frank BakerMedia Literacy Clearinghousefbaker1346@aol.comInstructional SupportClose Reading of Media Texts: A Core 21st Century Skill All Students NeedThe new common core standards emphasize "close reading" of texts, including media. Join media educator Frank Baker who will use a variety of media texts already familiar to your students.
2Jay SeamanConnectviewjseaman@connectview.comInstructional Support, Technical SupportStreaming Video to TabletsThe session will focus on the Vbrick Mystro software package and the distributed media engines that enable IOS and Android devices to access the video portal and video content without requiring an "App" to be purchased or downloaded. We'll discuss topics "flipping the classroom" and using tablets to create video as well as how students will consume video in collaboration groups.
2Jennifer SpanjianeChalkjspanjian@echalk.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportEnabling Personalized LearningThe first step toward effective personalized learning is enabling teachers, students and parents to leverage a personal learning dashboard that they can construct on their tablet or computer.
2Jim SmithTwotrees Technologies LLCssmith@twotrees.comSusie Smith
Jeff Lake
Administrator/ Leadership Support, Technical SupportCurrent Trends of Internet Use in Schools; How We Got Here and Where We Are Going.The expansion of the use of mobile devices in schools is forcing changes to how educators have to think about networking structure and policies. Ubiquitous access challenges current practices in network management, infrastructure and security. This session will discuss these trends and provide suggestions for redesigning networks in order to accommodate the future direction of educational computing.
2Milbre DornCisco Systems, Inc.mdorn@cisco.comChip Jenkins, SE Cisco systems,
James Moon, PSS cisco systems,
Technical SupportCisco's Unified Access - Discover What's PossibleCisco's Unified Access provides a comprehensive end-to-end solution. One Policy, One Management and One Network allow you to adapt to rapidly changing technologies from BYOD and 1:1 intiatives at your District.
2Ryan NovakHeathwood Hall Episcopal Schoolnovakr@heathwood.orgKim Bain,, 3rd Grade teacherInstructional SupportCreating Lessons that Hit Your Goals and Engage Your StudentsRather than introducing new resources we will begin with your curriculum and help you focus on your learning goals so you can develop lessons that hit your intended targets.
2Sandra YatesLexington School District Foursyates@lexington4.netMarcia Seawright mseawright@lexington4.netInstructional SupportWhat Google Can Offer You and Your StudentsExplore the world of Google! If you ever wondered how to collaborate online in real time, create functional, attractive web pages in just minutes then this workshop is for you.
2Suzanne BrooksLexington ElementaryLexington 1sbrooks@lexington1.netLeslie Bussey
Meadow Glen Elementary
Lexington One
Technology Integration Specialist
Instructional SupportiRead, iWrite, iLearnWe will share a variety of project-based apps that engage and motivate students to become 21st century writers, learners and presenters. Leave ready to support students in sharing their learning.
3Adair CapertonApple Inc.caperton@apple.comRobert Mintz
Administrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportiTunes U - An Educational Content Goldmine!Learn about the world's largest online catalog of free education content and courses. Bring your iPad and please have the iTunes U app already downloaded. We'll have extra iPads as well.
3Brian DaughheteeANCGroup Inc.briand@ancgroup.comMatthew Betts - mbetts@leveldatainc.comTechnical SupportAutomate provisioning of your 24/7 Mobile ClassroomSee how to leverage existing District technologies to deliver a 24/7 virtual classroom with fully automated provisioning based on your course enrollment from PowerSchool or other SIS.
3Cheryl JelksInformation TechnologyRichland 1cjelks@richlandone.orgAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional Support, Technical SupportStudent Event Notification System for iPhonesThe SchoolMessenger system is designed to automatically notify parents for reasons that impact the safety and academic performance of students. It is used to extend the district’s existing community outreach efforts and emergency preparedness procedures, as well as inform parents of upcoming school events such as statewide testing and parent meetings.
3Christy StokesMRMS Richland 2Cstokes@richland2.orgInstructional SupportFollowing a New Path in MathParticipants will not only learn how to use the iPad for Math, but they will also learn how to use the Internet daily for Math. We will look at how technology has changed the way math is presented to the students and share some engaging lessons. Participants will discover how to implement real-life experiences by using the iPad and/or Chrome book.
3David WendtFollettdavid.wendt@flr.follett.comJil Bab, Follett Software, jbab@follettsoftware.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional Support, Technical SupportGoing Mobile with Destiny and FollettshelfSearching and using Follett eBooks and other forms of digital eContent (databases, downloadable audio, digital websites) with the Destiny Quest and Follettshelf mobile apps. How to use to search for additional eContent aligned to state and CCSS available for purchase.
3Emily HerbigRichland County School District One- Instructional Technology Services DepartmentRichland 1eherbig@richlandone.orgJacquetta Morrison, jamorrison@richlandone.orgInstructional SupportQR Codes in the ClassroomHave you seen square shaped, scannable, images in catalogs, magazines or even on bananas? Come join us on a QR Code journey as we explore scanning codes with apps, engaging learners with codes, and creating original QR Codes.
3John WoodringBluffton Middle SchoolBeaufortJwoodring@me.comInstructional SupportOn the Road with EdmodoEdmodo is rapidly becoming an indispensable tool for teachers to interact with students. One of the best features are the mobile apps Edmodo has created to keep teachers in touch with students anywhere. Edmodo Certified Trainer John Woodring will show you how to use Edmodo on the go or in the classroom. Please bring your mobile device loaded with the free Edmodo app.
3Karen OgenLexRich5LexRich5kogen@lexrich5.orgInstructional SupportiStorytelling K-5Learn how iPad apps can engage your students in the writing process. I will show you many FREE and low-cost apps for pre-writing, brainstorming, storytelling, storywriting, and publishing.
3Ken Cavallo iSchool Initiative kencavallo@ischoolinitiative.comTravis Allen : Administrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional Support, Technical SupportGoogle AppsThe Google Apps suite is a comprehensive package of services that can potentially revolutionize the way a classroom is run. This workshop walks participants through Docs, Calendar, Contacts, Google+ and more.
3Kristin MixsonBlythewood MiddleRichland 2kmixson@richland2.orgAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportInstant Access: School to Home Communication SolutionTeachers can to use Google Sites, Calendar, and Drive to communicate ALL assignments, links, and lessons so parents and students can access it all from home. Instant Access!
3Rhonda DickersonRenaissance Learningrfdicker@renlearn.comInstructional Support, Technical SupportCreating an Interactive Classroom for Common Core Succcess in ReadingNEO 2 engages and excites students while moving them toward CCSS. Students can develop keyboarding skills for fluency, produce and publish writing, explore academic vocabulary, and personalize their reading in a digital environment.
3Zach McPetersRANDA Solutionszach.mcpeters@randasolutions.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional Support, Technical SupportMaximizing Tablet TechnologyLearn how new innovative technologies are helping teachers and administration collect, track, and analyze real-time educational intelligence from student assessment results and app usage to system-wide behavior tracking.
4A.M. CooperBrainPOPaliciac@brainpop.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportBrainPOP Jr. On DISCUSTargeted towards grades K to 3 and available to all SC residents. This session on BrainPOP Jr. will explore all it has to offer for educators and students.
4Adair CapertonApple Inc.caperton@apple.comInstructional SupportTextbooks Reinvented for the iPad with iBooks AuthorRemarkable changes are happening with multi-touch textbooks for the iPad. These engaging new iBooks are truly interactive. We'll have iPads available with iBooks textbooks. We'll also look at iBooks Author.
4Catherine GiddensSouth Carolina Department of Hegler
Administrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupporteLearning SC PD--Anytime, Anywhere Learning for Teachers & offers high quality,relevant and tech rich
online professional development courses for SC certified educators. Courses
offer renewal credit and some award graduate credit as well, all for a
nominal fee. Learn more about the convenience of online learning to meet
your professional development needs.
4Daniel BryantJoe Pye Elementary/ Oakbrook ElementaryDorchester SupportUsing Aniamtion To Engage LearnersMr. Daniel Bryant uses animation technology to enhance the learning experience of his students. Students become engaged through the learning process by iClone 3Dx and hand drawing characters. Although Mr. Bryant does not teach animation, he uses animation tools to inspire and encourage his learners.
4Fran MauneyGreenville SchoolsGreenville SupportFun Research Projects for the ClassroomSee samples of student projects that can be incorporated into any grade. Common Core standards require reading informational text and producing products that demonstrate understanding. You will learn how to create projects using iPad apps and Web 2.0 tools.
4James HickeyLearning.Comjhickey@learning.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportThe imprtance of Digital Literacy for Common Core and Smater BalanceWith the Common Core and Smarter Balance Assessment, digital literacy will no longer be optional but a necessity. Come hear how Learning.Com can help your students be digitally literate and 21st Century ready.
4John WoodringBluffton Middle SchoolBeaufortJohn.woodring@me.comInstructional SupportCreating Videos with iMovieThe ability to create quality videos is now a vital tool in today's classrooms. From student-created authentic assessments to teacher-created lessons for Flipped Classrooms, video production is the key to transforming learning. John Woodring will show you how to use iMovie and other apps to produce quality, informative, and entertaining videos that are easy for both students and teachers to produce. Please bring your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch loaded with iMovie ($) and some pictures and video to participate.
4Lisa KnocheDistrict Office Richland 2 Instructional SupportUsing Google Forms for AssessmentGoogle-ize your classroom by learning how to plan events, create and send surveys, administer quizzes and collect/organize information by using Google Forms. Please come with a gmail account already set up.
4Michelle S. DelaneyRichland School District OneRichland 1mdelaney@richlandone.orgTechnical SupportExploring the KACE Systems Management and Deployment AppliancesDell KACE Appliances are a comprehensive, easy, and affordable solution for a variety of functions. KACE is a robust management system that fulfills a significant need in the K-12 environment.
4Ella NearpodNearpod
4Sam BenhamLightspeed Systemsjbarton@lightspeedsystmes.comPhilip Linscott
Administrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional Support, Technical SupportMake mobile device management easy; keep mobile device use safe and effectiveMobile devices, blended learning, and 1:1 programs are increasingly the norm in schools, as they give students access to anytime/anywhere learning opportunities with a tool that keeps them engaged. But along with the benefits come some management challenges. And while IT is tasked with many aspects of the management, security, and maintenance of mobile devices, in the end its educators who need to ensure that the devices are supporting learning goals and that students have the access and applications required for lessons and assignments.

Learn how to:
1. Make mobile device management easy, keep mobile device use safe, and ensure mobile learning programs are effective.
2. Give teachers the ability to roll out apps to students and monitor student use.
3. Inventory mobile devices and their installed software.
4. Manage updates and installs from a central location.
5. Quickly identify devices that have violated AUPs.
4Seteria WilliamsDreher High SchoolRichland 1setwilliams@richlandone.orgName: Maurice Jordan
Title: IT Consultant
Organization: Celacom
Phone: 803-790-9195
Email address:

Instructional SupportTechnology: Cool Tools for Educators in SchoolsThis workshop introduces educators to creative ways to use technology in their schools to better meet the needs of the 21st century learner.
4Travis Allen (iSchool Panel)iSchool Initiative travis@ischoolinitiative.comAdministrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportPanel Discussion Embark upon a journey through the dawn of the information age with college student, Travis Allen. Experience the life of a true digital native who boldly refused to accept the status quo in the classroom. Learn how he uses his tablet, and only his tablet, in all of his courses. More importantly learn how you can be a part of a revolution for change in education.
4Wendy Wells-GallagherLexington School District Two: District OfficeLexington 2wgallagher@lex2.oegGreg Morton
Administrator/ Leadership Support, Instructional SupportApp-solutely! Technology Leadership on Fire!Be "That" administrator who is igniting a path embracing the utilization of technology for productivity and effectiveness. This session will focus on productivity apps for administrators that can be batched: note taking, presentation, scheduling apps & a SC grown observation app will be highlighted -Classroom Mosaic.
4Michelle Leadership Support, Instructional Support, Technical SupportOnline Journaling; Using Blogs, Tweets, and PINterestHave you ever written in a personal journal? Blogging and Tweeting are no more than than an online journal. These online tools support learning and help to engage students and meet them where they live online. And let's not forget PINterest. PINterest can be used for storyboarding, managing information and more. Learn what you need to know before you incorporate these tools into the classroom nd see some great examples of them already in practice.
3 and repeated in 4Grey MullApple Inc.greym@apple.comRobert Mintz
Technical SupportApple ConfiguratorJoin Grey Mull, Apple Systems Engineer, for a deep dive into Apple Configurator - Apple's free tool to prepare and deploy iPads.
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