November 29 & 30


Session 7

Friday, 11/30, 11:25 AM - 12:10 PM

SCHEDULING/SESSIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Great Hall A

Tune In: A Guide for Student-Led Online Daily News Broadcast

  • Faith Rettedal, Marshall T Moore Elementary- Union Public Schools
  • Katie Steele, Marshall T Moore Elementary- Union Public Schools

We will present a step by step directed guide for producing a student-led daily news broadcast using iMovie, Vimeo, ChatterKids, doInk Green Screen, and other applications.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Great Hall B

FAKE NEWS! How to Identify What is Real and What is Not

  • Melinda Gallagher, Owasso High School

We will discuss the importance of News Literacy and how to identify truth, spin, bias, propaganda, etc. A thorough list of resources and tools will be given, as well as real examples of "mis-" and "dis-" information.

Curriculum and Instruction, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Great Hall C

National Standards ICEBreaker! Meet the C’s of the New Standards, Collaborate and Curate

  • Amanda Kordeliski, Oklahoma School Librarians

Join fellow Oklahoma librarians to discover strategies and resources for implementing the Shared Foundations of Collaborate and Curate in our schools.

Library Media, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Great Hall D

Session 2 of 2: Protecting Student Data Privacy for District Leadership; Data Security and Professional Development Practices

  • Jun Kim, Moore Public Schools

Session 2 of 2. Educational technology has become one of the largest instructional shifts in history. An estimated $250 billion dollars in spending is projected by 2020 on educational technology to enrich your student learning. Yet, protecting your student data rights are just catching up. Are you keeping up with the changes? Join me as we walk through a rubric to assess key areas in your Data security and professional development practices. Highly encouraged to attend in teams of IT directors, Instructional coordinators, and teachers

Technology Infrastructure, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Great Hall E

Using Picture Books to Introduce Pre-K - 3rd Grade to Environments and Ecosystems

  • Betty Selakovich Casey, The RoadRunner Press

Author and illustrator Betty Selakovich Casey will demonstrate how to use her three picture books, MAY FINDS HER WAY, THAT IS A HAT, and PRINCE OF THE PRAIRIE to introduce young children to the concepts of environment and ecosytem, including plants and animals in Alaska, the desert southwest, and the tall grass prairie. Program will include definitions and hand-outs with age-appropriate discussion questions and activities based on Oklahoma PASS objectives.

Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 1

Integrating STEM through Literacy

  • Brenda Turner, Brenda Turner Books

Engage your students by integrating STEM instruction to the literature they are reading.  Regardless of grade level, students can follow the engineering design loop to solve a problem for a book character. Join Brenda Turner, children’s author and gifted facilitator, to receive literary STEM challenges for grades K-6.

Curriculum and Instruction, Elementary

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 2

Works For Me!

  • Deborah Franklin, Deer Creek Intermediate School
  • Jennifer Denney, Deer Creek Middle School

Two librarians share creative activities and successful procedures for running their libraries for grades 5-8.

Library Media, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 3

Fantastic Author Visits - A Panel Discussion

  • Gwendolyn Hooks, Gwendolyn Hooks Author
  • Darleen Bailey Beard, Gwendolyn Hooks Author
  • Janet Bass, Gwendolyn Hooks Author
  • Susan Wright, Gwendolyn Hooks Author

A panel of veteran authors and library media specialists who together have hosted and performed over 800 school author visits will discuss how to plan, promote, present and fund author visits that last a lifetime. Door prizes include autographed books, two free half-day author visits (one by each presenting author), and two free 15-minute phone calls (one by each presenting Library Media Specialist) for advice on planning a fantastic author visit at your school.

Library Media, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 4

FOCUS - Management of the Connected Classroom

  • Christine Mueller, Oklahoma City Public Schools - Educational Technology Services
  • Tony Maxwell, Oklahoma City Public Schools - Educational Technology Services

As we transition from traditional teaching practices to modern approaches, it is necessary to carefully plan and prepare the learning environment. This session will provide attendees with plans and resources for management of the blended classroom.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 5

Gaming to Improve Reading Comprehension

  • Teresa Lansford, Norman Public Schools

Participants will learn how to use Bloxels with students to retell or summarize stories. Bloxels can be used to challenge students to think abstractly and symbolically to retell a story and convey its themes and messages.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 8

Managing your devices with FileWave (macOS, Windows, iOS, tvOS, ChromeOS, and Android)

  • Stephen Mirante, FileWave

Hear how Norman Public Schools and other Districts are managing their devices. Whether managing labs, carts, 1:1, or BYOD, FileWave can improve the efficiency and reduce the time needed to deploy and manage devices, thus preventing the disruption to the teaching and learning process. FileWave is a multi-platform, unified endpoint management solution that provides IT systems administrators with the capabilities to image, deploy, manage and maintain their infrastructure in real time across a wide variety of devices using an architecture that scales to meet current and future needs. It is designed to be a key part of your deployment lifecycle.

Technology Infrastructure, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 9

Comprehending Nonfiction / Research without Copying

  • Keith Polette, Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso

Students sometimes wrestle with nonfiction texts. This workshop will present ways to teach students to learn to comprehend nonfiction - and to love doing so!  This session will also present sure-fire ways to keep students from ever copying or downloading research reports again.

Curriculum and Instruction, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 10

The Power of Student Voice in ELA Standards

  • Alicia Farley, Durant High School

Do you ever get tired of people telling you what to do? Our adolescent students often feel like they are not allowed to choose anything about their schedule, classes, and life. This year I allowed them to make some choices about their learning and it gave them back their voice in my classroom. By listening to their voice, engagement increased. Sequoyah Books, Historical Narratives, Career Research, March Madness Poetry, Short Stories, Student, Selected Reference to Lord of the Flies

Curriculum and Instruction, High School

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 11

Ten EdTech Tools to Teach ISTE Standards

  • Dr. Indrit Vucaj, Enid Public Schools

The ISTE standards are about student learning and the EdTech tools are about digital teaching. Learn how ISTE standards and EdTech tools can transform your student learning experiences. Develop the skills and the expertise to build a dynamic digital learning environment where students are empowered learners and teachers become learning designers. Create your digital toolbox today, use it tomorrow, and advance your digital classroom learning vision for the future.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 7, Friday, 11/30, 11:25-12:10, Room 12

Strategies and Tools (You Can Use Tomorrow!) to Foster Inquiry and Reflection

  • Tami Shaw, Edmond Public Schools & Positive Strategery

Come experience these easy-to-implement, high-impact strategies and tools, then return to school ready to deepen student learning. Strategies include:  Question Formulation Technique (QFT), 2-Minute Research, 4 Corners, 20 Questions, Hot Potato, Inquiry Charts, Learning Logs.  Tools include: Google Arts & Culture, Google Trends, Google Search Tips, and Recap.

Curriculum and Instruction, All Levels

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