Date/Time (if live)
Edmodo Class Code
Opening Session, including Culturally Responsive Teaching Across the Curriculum
Watch this asynchronous session to discuss logistics, hear from the KCTE Conference Chair about the conference theme, goals for the organization moving forward, and to see a 15 minute session from Alabama educator Dianna Minor on Culturally Responsive Teaching.
Dr. Kristie Ennis & Dianna Minor
Watch this first!
|Teaching with Hyperdocs|
Join Dr. Deanna Mascle for a session on using hyperdocs to teach in the hyflex, hybrid, or otherwise digital learning environment.
Dr. Deanna Mascle
10/5 @ 6 - 7 PM EST
Teaching Writing from a Distance: Notebooks, Mentor Texts, and More
Join Dr. Eileen Shanahan for this session on composition in the digital learning environment. Participants will learn strategies and resources for teaching writing. Ideas regarding writer’s notebooks, mentor texts, and modeling will apply particularly to distance teaching, but will also include applications for face-to-face teaching and learning.
Dr. Eileen Shanahan
10/5 @ 7-8 PM EST
|Digital Mastery Defense for Equity in Assessment|
Engage in this session to learn more about a master-defense model for instruction at the high school and college levels that works within a learning management system.
|Dr. Kristie Ennis||Synchronous|
10/6 @ 7 -8 PM EST
|Book Study Discussion: No More Fake Reading|
Join this live facilitated book discussion of the text No More Fake Reading by Berit Gordon.
Dr. Kristie Ennis & Sarah Webster
10/7 @ 6-7 PM EST
|Sharing the Load: How the New Library Standards Support ELA|
In this session, we will explore the new (soon to be adopted) state library standards and discuss how they can be integrated with ELA standards to create high-quality learning experiences through collaboration and support with their library media specialists.
10/7 @ 7-8 PM EST
|Manageable Online Teaching|
The more overwhelming the moment, the greater the necessity to simplify, to tidy, to set things in order. Or so Marie Kondo would say of our homes, and Deanna Mascle would say of our teaching.
Dr. Deanna Mascle
Tune in whenever you'd like
Integrating Bats, Bears, Baboons in a Reading Remote Classroom w/ High Student Engagement
Are you searching for techniques to fully engage your remote learning students in a rich literature based environment? Join this session and gain a plethora of ideas to add to your edtech toolbox.
10/8 @ 7-8 PM EST
Link available on Edmodo course
|Reflection as Revolution: The Road to Racial Equity Begins with You|
In this session, Rachel and Noah will weave true stories from the classroom with grounded research as it relates to principles of cultural responsiveness. The nature of storytelling bridges the gaps between cultures upon which the presenters will draw parallels to pedagogy and racial equity in light of serving our marginalized students. By illuminating the need to be reflective and intentional, Rachel and Noah will show how even the smallest actions go a long way towards creating better outcomes for our students, no matter their background or experience.
Noah & Rachel Klein
10/8 @ 6-7 PM EST
|#DisruptTexts for Racial Equity|
In this synchronous session, participants will learn and apply foundational ideas of culturally responsive teaching to understand the necessary shifts to disrupt the literary canon for a new generation of leaders and learners. All participants will be engaged in collaborative discussions around how and what we choose to teach as we discuss the role of bias and prejudice within our classrooms and curriculum. Classroom educators are encouraged to attend with a text or two in mind that they would like to find new ways of teaching.
10/9 @ 6-7 PM EST
|Google Classroom with All the Extensions|
In this session, Sarah will show you a few tips and tricks associated with Google Classroom. She will also share a few extensions to help make all your Google Suite run more efficiently. Lastly, she will be happy to help you with any other aspect of the Google Suite: docs, slides, jamboard, forms, and more!
Recording to come; stay tuned
|Independent Reading in a Digital World|
Engage in this session to learn more about approaches to Independent Reading that work within the digital teaching environment.
10/10 @ 10-11 AM EST
High School focused, but all are welcome
|Emphasizing Academic Discussion in a Virtual World|
Academic discussion is the mechanism in which students store long term information, interact with different viewpoints and engage in critical Thinking. This session focuses on Discussion tools and strategies that can be utilized in the classroom and virtually.
10/10 @ 11 AM - 12 PM
|Spoken Word Poetry|
Join us for a presentation of spoken word poetry with Samuel Hawkins II and an open discussion after the performance.
Samuel Hawkins II
|Synchronous||10/10 @ 1 PM||All||zk2hvv|
|Spoken Word Poetry with open discussion afterwards with the poet|
Join us for a presentation of spoken word poetry with Lindo Yes and an open discussion after the performance.
10/10 @ 4 PM EST
*Note: All synchronous sessions will be recorded for those who can't tune in live.
To join all live sessions, login to Microsoft Teams using the email address you registered with (or the one you asked Kristie to use). Then, click on our Team, which has a lime green cover photo. Look in the General Chat, and you will see live links to all the sessions with their descriptions attached. There are only two sessions that won't meet in Teams; those are the Zoom sessions for our live poetry readings on Saturday and the session passwords are on Edmodo along with the links.