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Saturday, March 3
 

8:00am

Session B: A NOVEL Way To Search: Using New York's Online Virtual Library
Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELNY is an online virtual library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. We'll give you an overview of what's included, search tips, and ways to incorporate NOVEL databases into your curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Mindy Grey

Mindy Grey

Library Media Specialist, Arlington Central School District
I am a new Middle School librarian. I had been in the primary grades for 15 years. I love to read (books and twitter!!), be with my family, and spend time at my second home in Wells Beach Maine. I try to jog once a week, kayak a couple times a year (which I would like to make onc... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
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8:00am

Session B: Genius Hour: Passion-Based, Technology-Infused PBL
Discover Genius Hour, a passion-based, student-directed learning experience. Join in a hands-on, high-tech exploration of the latest digital tools that can be used for PBL in the classroom. Attendees will collaborate and innovate as they discover new ways for students to curate, create, and share digital content.

Speakers
avatar for Lee Aaroz

Lee Aaroz

District Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Lawrence Public Schools
Lee Araoz provides job-embedded professional development on a daily basis as an instructional coach, teacher trainer, and assistive technology consultant. He is a Google Certified Educator who has presented extensively in school districts, college campuses and at educational conf... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
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8:00am

Session B: Instructional Strategies for Microsoft Teams: The Complete Classroom Tool
The Microsoft Teams App in Office 365 is the organizational tool for teachers and students to create, organize, collaborate and publish their academic journey. Teams is a digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Students will appreciate the integrated organizational features of OneDrive and OneNote while teachers can create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities, and communicate with school staff – all from a single experience in Office 365 for Education.


Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
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8:00am

Session B: Makerspace playground
Speakers
avatar for Sheri McNair

Sheri McNair

Library Media Specialist, James I. O'Neill High School
avatar for Shannon Mersand

Shannon Mersand

School Media Specialist, Yorktown High School
Shannon Mersand is a School Media Specialist at Yorktown High School. She holds a Bachelors in Information Science and Policy with minors in English and Education Studies, as well as a Masters of Library Science and a Masters in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
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8:00am

Session B: The ENL Teacher's Tech Toolkit
The world of technology for educators is always changing with new and exciting tools. This presentation will introduce K-12 educators to various websites, tools, and apps which can be used by ENL teachers to enhance instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Gregory Bailey

Gregory Bailey

Technology Resource Specialist, Hudson Valley RBE-RN at Southern Westchester BOCES
I graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a Master degree in Adolescent Education: Social Studies. After teaching in the classroom I was hired as a content specialist tasked with the creation of a virtual Advanced Placement (AP®) school. I helped design, develop, and manage six onlin... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
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8:00am

Session B: Voice Activated Technology featuring the Amazon Echo
Join us for an interactive session as we share possible educational implications of using voice activated devices in the classroom. See an Amazon Echo in action and try out some of the cool features.

Speakers
avatar for Pam Doran

Pam Doran

Ed Tech, PNW BOCES
avatar for Jennifer Harriton-Wilson, Ed.D.

Jennifer Harriton-Wilson, Ed.D.

Education Technology Coordinator, Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES
Jennifer Harriton-Wilson is a strong advocate of using technology to help shape and sharpen pedagogical practices. Currently the Education Technology Coordinator at PNWBOCES, she is pleased to have this opportunity to learn from one another.


Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
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8:00am

Session B: Writing for a Wider Audience: Cultivating Student Writers Through Blogging
"Want to get students interested in and excited about writing? Learn to implement blogging as a consistent routine for students to build stamina, tap into their interests, and give them an audience that reaches beyond their classroom teacher. The blogging unit, including hyperdocs and rubrics, will be shared.

Speakers
avatar for Cassandra Horton

Cassandra Horton

Teacher Integration Teacher, Wappingers Central School District
Cassie Horton is a veteran teacher who has recently become a Technology Integration Specialist in the Wappingers Central School District.  She has focused much of her career on motivating at-risk students in an intervention setting and began creating a blended learning environme... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
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