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Monday, October 21
 

9:05am EDT

Makey Makey's, Interactive Posters, Circuits, and Banana Pianos
Limited Capacity full

Makey Makey's are the ultimate tool for ANY subject and grade level. Make any poster interactive with sounds, create circuits, make ordinary objects (and people) into musical instruments, design your own game controller. The possibilities are endless! With a school set available for checkout from the county, it is an easily accessible resource.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 9:05am - 9:50am EDT
H105

9:05am EDT

Vocabulary - Gamechanger!
Limited Capacity full

Blended Learning with Raz Plus

Raz-Plus makes blended learning possible with thousands of differentiated reading resources that enable you to strengthen the connection between what is taught and what students practice on their own. In this session, we provide an overview of how Raz-Plus supports teacher-led instruction, independent reading practice, formative assessment, and data-driven reporting to inform instruction and improve students' reading skills.
Goals and Objectives
• Navigate Raz-Plus
• Investigate new resources
• Explore the student experience
• Use the interactive eTools
• Create a class roster and assign enhanced resources
• Incorporate instructional tips and ideas for implementation

Speakers
avatar for Angela Romano

Angela Romano

National Consultant, Professional Learning Services, Learning A-Z
Angela joined Learning A-Z full time as a Professional Development Manager in 2015 after serving as a Professional Development Specialist for 3 years. She has recently moved into a new position as a National Consultant, working with Learning A-Z's largest school districts.Angela has... Read More →


Monday October 21, 2019 9:05am - 9:50am EDT
M219

10:00am EDT

1:1 - "Make it Count"
Limited Capacity full

I am here to make your "teacher life" much easier. Learn how to integrate technology into you instruction and never take home "paperwork" again!

Speakers
TB

Tesia Bynum

Grade 6 LA/Global Studies, Martin Millennium Academy
I want to show other educators how to increase student engagement, with Storybird, in any content area.


Monday October 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
H104

10:00am EDT

Enrich Your Teaching With Resources and Services From the Teaching Resources Center of Joyner Library
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will highlight resources and services offered by the Teaching Resources Center of Joyner Library at East Carolina University to educators in eastern North Carolina. Topics will include Preschool through Grade 12 curriculum materials, textbooks, and outreach services. Active learning will be discussed and participants are encouraged to use resources of the Teaching Resources Center to provide active learning in the classroom.

Speakers
HW

Hazel Walker

Education & Outreach Librarian, ECU


Monday October 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
M227

10:55am EDT

Making Learning Relevant
Limited Capacity filling up

In this PD, you will learn ways to increase student engagement by selecting materials and resources that will give students a voice, provide value and relatedness, and help us keep things fresh!

Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
T134

10:55am EDT

Engaging ELLs: Every Last Learner!
Limited Capacity filling up

Help! They don't speak English! What can I do?? Actually, quite a bit, and all your students will benefit! ESL and Migrant staff will share best practices, answer questions, and explain how ESL testing data impacts your school report card. You will come away with a better understanding of your ELLs.

Speakers
TG

Tiffany Georgic

ESL teacher, ECPS
Language Acquisition, travel, sci-fi


Monday October 21, 2019 10:55am - 11:40am EDT
M220

11:00am EDT

STEM in Your School Part II -Digital Playground
Limited Capacity seats available

Join me for hands-on STEM activities for all grade levels and subject areas. This is part II of STEM in Your School, which was presented at the 2019 ECPS Convocation. During this session you will be able to participate in STEM activities that may be used in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Shanda Edwards, PhD

Shanda Edwards, PhD

STEAM Specialist, Edgecombe County Public Schools
avatar for Sheronica Sharp

Sheronica Sharp

Digital Literacy Coach, Coker-Wimberly Elementary
I am currently a Digital Literacy Coach with Edgecombe County Public Schools in North Carolina. I provide my scholars with STREAM activities. (Science , Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math)


Monday October 21, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
T113

11:00am EDT

The Ramped Up Read Aloud
Limited Capacity seats available

How can you effectively take read alouds to the next level, while at the same time develop your students into motivated, interactive readers? Utilizing a modeled lesson, text talk, and comprehension activities, you will practice valuable skills to pre-plan successful read aloud lessons. You will also learn efficient strategies to shape students’ listening comprehension, vocabulary foundation, and engagement during read alouds!

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1MzlHWEl1o8UrvhuTbf84SJxIioRlUR5DjZWD5cnXd7w/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
avatar for Valerie Radcliffe

Valerie Radcliffe

Wolfpack WORKS Literacy Coach, NCSU


Monday October 21, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
M225

11:50am EDT

Scaffolding: Setting Students up for Success
Limited Capacity filling up

How do you scaffold instruction without watering down the curriculum? Actively engage in research-based strategies and best practices to implement in ELA and Math instruction to help all students access grade-level content. Leave this session with tools and tips to add to your instructional toolbox.

Speakers
avatar for Jumela Bullock

Jumela Bullock

Literacy Specialist, Edgecombe County Public Schools
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Tenika Mercer

Math Specialist, Edgecombe County Public Schools


Monday October 21, 2019 11:50am - 12:35pm EDT
T134

12:45pm EDT

Ozobot - Inspiring Students!
Limited Capacity seats available

Inspiring students to create with Ozobot! Ozobot is a robotic platform that empowers coding & STEAM education for K–12. (Using Color Code)

Speakers
avatar for Tammy Hedgepeth, M.Ed., M.A.

Tammy Hedgepeth, M.Ed., M.A.

Digital Literacy Coach, Princeville Elementary


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M103

12:45pm EDT

How to Get Your Scholars to Cooperate
Limited Capacity full

Cooperative Learning encourages scholars to get involved in their learning in a non-threatening and engaging manner. Come learn how to engage even the most disinterested students so they’ll love to learn in your class. These tried and true cooperative learning strategies not only increase student engagement, but they also increase student achievement!

Speakers
KH

Kristian Herring

Principal, Coker-Wimberly


Monday October 21, 2019 12:45pm - 1:30pm EDT
M206

1:40pm EDT

Mastery-Based Grading in the High School Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you tired of hearing students ask, "Is this for a grade?"? Want to increase student efficacy in terms of mastering content? Want to be able to quatitatively target which goals and objectives your students need remediation on and which they are excelling at? Then maybe its time to make the switch to mastery-based grading! Come learn how this method can transform your classroom into a more student-centered environment. Presentation will include: basics of implementation of mastery-based grading in a high school class, best practices for authentic use of data, tips and tools, and problems of practice and FAQs.

Speakers

Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M205

1:40pm EDT

Unpacking ELA: Handouts to understand the standards
Limited Capacity filling up

Sharing lessons learned from UnBound that can be used in classroom planning.

Speakers
DL

Dr. Lauren Lampron

Principal, Pattillo


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
T134

1:40pm EDT

How to Get Your Scholars to Cooperate
Limited Capacity filling up

Cooperative Learning encourages scholars to get involved in their learning in a non-threatening and engaging manner. Come learn how to engage even the most disinterested students so they’ll love to learn in your class. These tried and true cooperative learning strategies not only increase student engagement, but they also increase student achievement!

Speakers
KH

Kristian Herring

Principal, Coker-Wimberly


Monday October 21, 2019 1:40pm - 2:25pm EDT
M206
 


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