November 29 & 30


Session 9

Friday, 11/30, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

SCHEDULING/SESSIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Session descriptions are provided to help you plan your conference experience.
  • Schedule Changes are posted as information becomes available.
  • You will receive a printed "At-A-Glance" document when you stop at the registration desk upon your arrival at the conference.
  • All information was provided by the speakers. OTA is not responsible for errors or any misrepresentation of the information.

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Great Hall A

Moving to Open Educational Resources

  • Kurt Bernhardt, Oklahoma State Department of Education

Open Educational Resources (OER) are free curriculum resources that can be used to supplement or replace old-fashioned textbooks. Learn about the benefits of OER and where you can find them. If you already use them, share your experiences...and your resources!

Curriculum and Instruction, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Great Hall B

iPad Apps & Chromebook Extensions for the elementary classroom and library

  • Nicki Brant, Plato Elementary School

The session will give teachers and librarians easy to use apps and extensions that they can use in the elementary classroom.  Each app and extension will be explained and examples will be given for each.

Instructional Technology, Elementary

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Great Hall D

The Global Read Aloud - One Book to Connect the World

  • Amber Harper, Altus Junior High School

Each fall teachers around the world are connecting their classrooms through The Global Read Aloud. If you want your students to connect with literally millions of students worldwide about BOOKS and engage in reading in a whole new way, check out this session.

Curriculum and Instruction, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Great Hall E

Journaling with Cowboy Haiku—Turn Your Students into Poets

  • Barbara Hay, The RoadRunner Press

Oklahoma author and internationally published haikuist Barbara Hay shares a new way to inspire your students' creativity and hone their writing skills through the everyday use of Cowboy Haiku. A strong believer in learning and reading leading to fun adventures, Hay will also share some of her unexpected experiences while writing the newest book in her award-winning Bulldoggers Club Series.

Curriculum and Instruction, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 1

1:1 Chromebook Boot Camp

  • Amanda Oneth, Yukon Public Schools

Are your students new to Chromebooks or G-Suite? Are you looking for ways to introduce this technology at the beginning of the year? Are you unsure about where to start with Digital Citizenship? For the 2018-19 school year, we introduced Chromebook Boot Camp to our 6th graders and their teachers. These sessions covered Chromebook tips & tricks, how to use Google apps, and a digital citizenship roadmap.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 2

Google in the Classroom

  • Adam Rogers, Oklahoma City Public Schools

Come see what Google has to offer you in your classroom. Learn about apps and extension that you can use tomorrow in your classroom.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 3

How do you find out what you don't know about your network security?

  • Todd Borland, Union Public Schools
  • Billy Roe, Union Public Schools

In order to mitigate risk associated with exposed network holes, many corporations routinely run Penetration tests both vertically and horizontally to identify potential exploits for bad actors and reduce the exposure to illicit behavior prior to it becoming an incident.

Technology Infrastructure, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 4

Mobile Device Management Three Ways, Part 2

  • Cory Boggs, Putnam City Public Schools
  • Geromy Schrick, Mustang Public Schools
  • Tony Chauncey, Elk City Public Schools

Technology Directors Cory Boggs (Putnam City), Geromy Schrick (Mustang) and Tony Chauncey (Elk City) present a double session covering MDM.  Attendees will get to see and ask questions about JAMF, Faronics and Profile Manager.

Technology Infrastructure, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 5

Preparing the Future with Digital Citizenship

  • Jackie Buchanan, Hennessey Public Schools

A look into Digital Citizenship, its importance, and the resources to support classroom teachers.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 8

Formative Assessment In The XXI Century

  • Quim Sabria, Edpuzzle

Do you want to connect with your students using videos? Do you want omnipresence and be able to hold each one of your students accountable without doing extra work? If you use videos in or out of the classroom, this session is for you. We will explore the tools that empower teachers to create flipped or blended lessons, and differentiate for all levels. Make any video perfect for your classroom and more engaging for your students.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 9

Build Innovation! Time to App Smash!

  • Jessica Robinson, Oklahoma City Public Schools
  • Melisa Dubbs, Oklahoma City Public Schools
  • Casey Denton, Oklahoma City Public Schools

Why use tech tools in isolation when you can "smash" them together? During this session participants will discover how to use various tech tools & apps such as Flipgrid, Adobe Spark, and Seesaw in unison.

Instructional Technology, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 10

Arts Grants for Schools and Nonprofits

  • Jennifer Allen-Barron, Oklahoma Arts Council

Learn how schools can apply for grants from the Oklahoma Arts Council and bring more arts education experiences to their students. Arts Education Director Jennifer Allen-Barron will walk attendees through the first steps of the process, offer grant-writing tips, and highlight a few creative examples from recent funded projects.

Curriculum and Instruction, All Levels

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 11

Strategies for ELA Success for All Middle-Level Students

  • Sarah Hallett, Central Middle School of Edmond, Oklahoma
  • Eric Dabney, Central Middle School of Edmond, Oklahoma

Two experienced teachers will share their time and tested strategies for ELA success to reach middle-level students.  Topics include:  classroom climate, flexible seating, interactive notebooks, book clubs, and book tastings.  Bring your Chromebook as we will share the presentation through Pear Deck.

Curriculum and Instruction, Middle School/Junior High

Session 9, Friday, 11/30, 2:45-3:30, Room 12

Create a Mini-Video With Adobe Spark [BYOD]

  • Tami Shaw, Edmond Public Schools

A great tool for staff and students, Adobe Spark allows users to create posts, pages, or videos… for free!  Adobe Spark is easy to use and does not require any video editing knowledge. During this session, participants MUST BRING THEIR OWN DEVICE because most of the session will be spent creating their own fun Spark video!

Instructional Technology, All Levels

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