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Wednesday, October 20
 

9:00am EDT

Keynote Speaker: Kathy Schrock - It's Time to Find Your EdTech Passion
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How do you identify your edtech passion? Kathy can help! She will showcase the aspects of educational technology used to support meaningful teaching and learning she cares deeply about. She will provide a wide array of practices, pedagogies, and thought-provoking uses of technology by educators and students. From cool gadgets to embedding technology, and everything in-between, you will come away with a plan of how you can focus on "doing what you love" in the edtech arena!

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Schrock

Kathy Schrock

Educational Technologist; Adjunct Instructor, Wilkes University
Kathy Schrock has been a school district Director of Technology, an instructional technology specialist, and a middle school, academic, museum, and public library librarian. She is currently an online adjunct graduate-level professor for Wilkes University (PA) and an independent educational... Read More →


Wednesday October 20, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
Ballroom D Myrtle Beach Convention Center

10:30am EDT

141 - Customize Electronic Forms
Limited Capacity seats available

See how to use Scribbles Forms product to eliminate all paper documents such as AUP and other documents that maybe traditional paper or using other form sources that are more expensive.

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Wednesday October 20, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
MR101 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

12:45pm EDT

152 - Academic Dishonesty in the Technology Age: Instructional practices for the Classroom Teacher
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you had a student claim to have submitted an assignment, but you never received it? Did they send you a screenshot of it, also? It could be a glitch, or tergiversation could be afoot! Learn some of the current dishonesty trends being seen in digital assignments and ways to recognize academic dishonesty. Ultimately, this session will give instructional strategies to prevent academic dishonesty and give reliability to the work you receive from students.

Speakers
avatar for Brian Heyward

Brian Heyward

Technology Integration Specialist, Richland School District 2
Brian Heyward is a district Technology Integration Specialist for Richland Two. He holds certifications in Screencastify and Edgenuity. Brian is also a doctoral candidate in educational technology from the University of South Carolina. Brian started his educational career as a choral... Read More →


Wednesday October 20, 2021 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
Ballroom A Myrtle Beach Convention Center

12:45pm EDT

7 - Wakelet for Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

We will learn to use Wakelet, a free content curation platform that works on all platforms where teachers and students can save links, social media posts, videos, and images to organize into private or public collections. It is easy for students and teachers to collaborate, capture, organize, and share multimedia resources.


Wednesday October 20, 2021 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
MR108 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

2:00pm EDT

119 - Don't Just Click Play - Strategies for Video Based Instruction
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If you were to ask a student, where did you learn that...the response would probably be "YouTube". This can also be true for adults. Video-based instruction can be a very effective instructional strategy and can also engage all learners if designed and delivered the right way. Learn strategies that will work for whole group or individual instruction, synchronously or asynchronously and ways to make student learning visible.

Speakers
avatar for Nichole Porter

Nichole Porter

Technology Integration Specialist, Richland School District 2
Nichole Porter is a district Technology Integration Specialist for Richland School District Two in Columbia, SC. She is a Google Certified Educator and PBL Capacity Builder. Her primary role in the district is to work collaboratively with the Technology Learning Coaches at various... Read More →


Wednesday October 20, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
MR203 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

2:00pm EDT

46 - Four Easy Presentation and Design Tools For Teachers and Students
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Come join in on a fun hands-on session where you will learn three tools that you can use to create engaging presentations and share with students so they can show what they learned in class. These tools were originally made for businesses who pay for them, but teachers get free access! You will see examples, get how to handouts, and practice these great tools: MySimpleShow, Canva, AdobeSpark.

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Penchev

Nancy Penchev

Other, Scheck Hillel
Nancy Penchev is an I LAB Teacher and Instructional Technology Coordinator. Her presentations include local, state, and international conferences. She has led webinars on Uncommon Test Prep for EdWeb.net and Common Sense Media and Teacher Tech for PBS SoCal. She was published in Teaching... Read More →


Wednesday October 20, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
MR205 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3:30pm EDT

155 - Ed-Fi in South Carolina: Data Governance in Action
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As a non-profit in education technology, Education Analytics believes that there is an appropriate owner for every piece of data. SCDE must access data for purposes of support without jeopardizing local control and ownership. EA is building data pipelines for SC that retain ownership of data at all points and allow data pushes at the right levels, leveraging open-source technologies built for education. Come learn about the What, Why, and How of SC's Ed-Fi implementation.

Speakers
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Andrew Rice

CEO, Education Analytics, Education Analytics / South Carolina Department of Education
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Wednesday October 20, 2021 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
MR101 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3:30pm EDT

174 - Activate Learners with your ActivPanel
Limited Capacity seats available

Promethean ActivPanels are far more than just tools for displaying what is on your laptop. Join us to look at creative ways to use your panel to increase student engagement. We will talk about lesson-building in the whiteboard, interactive panel activities, fun ways to use your spinners, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Fesperman

Carrie Fesperman

Digital Learning and Collaboration Specialist, Encore Technology Group
As a classroom teacher for 14 years, I taught first grade, second grade, and ESOL. I started working with my district to help lead professional development for my grade level and discovered my passion. I love helping teachers. The teaching profession is hard, and I found my place... Read More →


Wednesday October 20, 2021 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
MR106 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3:30pm EDT

25 - Artificial Intelligence: It's Practical Use in School Environments
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you ready to introduce Artificial Intelligence into your district, school, or classroom? During this session, participants will explore practical uses of AI in K12 school environments. This session will a basic understanding of what AI is, how they work, and their current applications. Additionally, this session with identify specific AI concepts, tools, and applications for cultivating student-driven learning. Co-presenter Nichole Porter, Technology Integration Specialist, Richland Two

Speakers
avatar for Tim Swick

Tim Swick

Lead Teacher, Sandlapper Elementary
Tim Swick is the lead teacher of Sandlapper Elementary's Computer Science Magnet program. Arlene Bakutes is Richland School District Two's Director of Grant Initiatives. Nichole Porter is a Technology Integration Specialist in Richland School District Two.


Wednesday October 20, 2021 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
MR107 Myrtle Beach Convention Center
 
Thursday, October 21
 

8:30am EDT

175 - Activate Learners with your ActivPanel
Limited Capacity filling up

Promethean ActivPanels are far more than just tools for displaying what is on your laptop. Join us to look at creative ways to use your panel to increase student engagement. We will talk about lesson-building in the whiteboard, interactive panel activities, fun ways to use your spinners, and more.

Speakers
avatar for Carrie Fesperman

Carrie Fesperman

Digital Learning and Collaboration Specialist, Encore Technology Group
As a classroom teacher for 14 years, I taught first grade, second grade, and ESOL. I started working with my district to help lead professional development for my grade level and discovered my passion. I love helping teachers. The teaching profession is hard, and I found my place... Read More →


Thursday October 21, 2021 8:30am - 9:30am EDT
MR106 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3:45pm EDT

131 - Making the CASE: Digitizing Academic Standards for Student Success
Limited Capacity seats available

The South Carolina Department of Education recognized early on that student success requires digital-first solutions. This starts with the academic standards that districts use to set goals and measure student progress. Learn how we became one of the leading states to publish our standards in a digital format known as CASE (Competencies and Academic Standards Exchange) and discover all of the benefits that digital standards hold for students, teachers, and schools.

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Dan Ralyea

Director, Office of Research and Data Analysis, South Carolina Department of Education
Dan Ralyea is the Director of the Office of Research and Data Analysis in the division of Data, Technology, and Agency Operations at the South Carolina Department of Education.


Thursday October 21, 2021 3:45pm - 4:45pm EDT
Ballroom A Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3:45pm EDT

136 - 101up: Implementation of a Gamified Curriculum to Increase Self-Regulated Learning and Motivation: An Action Research Study using EdApp
Limited Capacity seats available

EdApp will be introduced as a gamification curriculum to increase self-regulated learning and motivation in students. Based off an action research study of 10 academically at-risk students in a first-year experience course, an analysis of descriptive and inferential statistics using quantitative and qualitative data will be reviewed. Additionally, implications for using gamified curriculums and future areas of research will be offered. Participants are asked to deploy EdApp and engage with the app throughout the session.

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Candace Bruder

Communications Director, Beaufort County School District
Candace Bruder's education career began in the Public Affairs section of the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, managing a vast English language scholarship program. Bruder went on to gain both higher education and K-12 experience holding the position of Communications Director... Read More →


Thursday October 21, 2021 3:45pm - 4:45pm EDT
MR104/105 Myrtle Beach Convention Center
 
Friday, October 22
 

9:00am EDT

83 - How to Access and Use a FREE Career Development System for Your School/Students
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will introduce and/or update the participants to a Career Information System (SCOIS) that is FREE to all SC public schools. This system is internet based and requires only a school/site provided account and login.

The students can take career assessments, research careers and find programs and colleges to support their career choices.

Participants will be given handouts on various activities located in the system.

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Gail Darley

Career Development Specialist, SCOIS
Master's plus degrees in education and counseling. Retired from Berkeley County Schools in 2005 as Lead Career Specialist. Have held position with SCOIS as a field rep starting in 2005.


Friday October 22, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
MR104/105 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

10:15am EDT

43 - Point Processing and Digital Formative Assessment Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available

Come experience ways to get your students to point process during the lesson. Being intentional about when to stop and think can help increase your students' understanding of the material. We will also cover some digital formative assessment strategies to help check-in on your students' thinking as well as gather data to further drive the learning process.

Speakers
avatar for Erin Trahan

Erin Trahan

Instructional Coach, Mooresville High School
My name is Caty Carmendy, and I am the Instructional Coach of Mooresville High School. I have previously been teacher of the year and teacher of the month. I also have an extensive amount of experience as a technology liaison with other school districts to help with 1:1 or other technology... Read More →


Friday October 22, 2021 10:15am - 11:15am EDT
MR101 Myrtle Beach Convention Center