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Wednesday, October 20

10:30am EDT

63 - Incorporating Video Skills & Technology in Classroom Assignments
Limited Capacity seats available

Video content is a fundamental part of today's world, across all industries and disciplines; understanding video technology and how it's used to communicate is becoming as essential as writing and speaking. Production technology instructors and production professionals will discuss basic video techniques and how to use them in engaging classroom assignments, such as research, documentary and story projects.

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Brad Jayne

Producer, Indie Grants/Trident Technical College
Brad Jayne is a commercial producer and independent filmmaker who leads large teams and manages complex projects for top companies and organizations, including feature-films, broadcast commercials, web content, and short films.Recent clients include McGarryBowen, Benlystra, Rough... Read More →

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

12:45pm EDT

56 - Brightening Futures with Integrated Computer Science
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session, participants will explore the prevalence of computer science in the world around them and their students. They will explore how these connections infuse their content lessons with engaging technology, practical relevance, and meaningful application of Computer Science skills and habits of mind. Participants will leave with ideas and resources for integrating CS into their elementary classrooms.

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Jacqueline Weber

Lead Curriculum Consultant, JWC Consultants, LLC
Improving your world through Education!I work with schools and school district leaders to create effective instructional systems and products that improve student learning and strengthen teacher knowledge. I have 25 years of combined experience in public education in district and... Read More →

Wednesday October 20, 2021 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
MR204 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

2:00pm EDT

55 - Backpack Media Production in CTE
Limited Capacity seats available

Just like Journalism, CTE courses continue to blossom and grow based on technology, social media norms and a changing cultural environment. Video became prevalent with the introduction of Youtube and has just continued to outpace all other forms of digital media. Come join me for my 2021-2022 adventure with Backpack Media Production and my lex2be club for middle and high school students interested in taking Multimedia a bit deeper.

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Anne Reamer

CTE Instructor, Lexington 2 Innovation Center
Anne Reamer has 21 years of experience in education, teaching 9th - 12th grade technology classes in Cayce, South Carolina. During that time she also trained many instructional staff members in her district on how to effectively use and integrate technology in the classroom as well... Read More →

Wednesday October 20, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
MR108 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3:30pm EDT

53 - The Dreaded D-Word: Using Data to Better Reach Kids
Limited Capacity filling up

You've used software to generate student data. Now what? This session will look at how teachers use data to shape and improve instruction in order to meet the specific needs of their students. We will discuss the assessment process, individual teacher reflection, and professional learning communities to improve outcomes for all students. We will show examples of student work and data to meet specific standards and how we analyzed that work to improve learning outcomes.

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Kenna Sanders

District Technology Coach, Spartanburg School District 2
Kenna is a district technology coach in Spartanburg School District 2. Prior to becoming a technology coach for the district, Kenna was a Media Specialist for ten years and a classroom teacher for five. Spartanburg 2 has spent the last three years working to transform their professional... Read More →

Wednesday October 20, 2021 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
MR205 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

3:30pm EDT

60 - Tech Tools for the Co-Taught (SpEd/ESOL) Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Session participants will learn about technology tools used within the co-taught classroom by two current middle school co-teachers. Participants will learn about Mote, AutoDraw, The Noun Project, and Blooket to help support all learners and promote student voice. Participants will be shown an overview of the tools, student and teacher examples, and will be able to do basic navigation.

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Kristy Crutchfield

Special Education Teacher, Greer Middle School/Greenville County Schools
Thelma Williams and Kristy Crutchfield co-teach in Greenville, South Carolina. We have co-taught together for 3 years. Thelma is finishing a Master's Degree in Literacy and Kristy holds a Master's degree in Special Education. We were both members of our school's Discovery Learning... Read More →

Wednesday October 20, 2021 3:30pm - 4:30pm EDT
MR104/105 Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Thursday, October 21

8:30am EDT

168 - How to Present PD Virtually and Keep Your Sanity!
Limited Capacity full
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The past school year has taught us many things! Professional development is vital but it is just as important that it is delivered in an effective and comprehensive way. This session will break down the key elements from pre-planning, presenter preparation, logistics, and messaging to storing presentations and providing feedback. Examples and templates will be shared.

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Jakki Wiseman

Education Associate, South Carolina Department of Education
I came to the State Department of Education after being a classroom teacher for 23 years in 9 schools in three different states, and a technology coach for 4 years. I am passionate about getting the CTE message out to students and their parents. Students need to know all the choices... Read More →

Thursday October 21, 2021 8:30am - 9:30am EDT
MR104/105 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

10:30am EDT

69 - Increasing Student Engagement in a Virtual World
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will engage you in activities designed to increase student involvement in any classroom: virtual, hybrid, or face to face. You will also have an opportunity to learn about and play with technology tools that will help keep students actively contributing in class. Finally, collaborate with others and share strategies that have been working for you!


Renee Atkinson

English Teacher, Aynor High School
I am an English teacher at Aynor High School. My goal is to make learning fun, engaging, and most importantly, accessible to all students, and I have a passion for technology tools and engagement strategies that make this possible.

Thursday October 21, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
MR204 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

12:45pm EDT

44 - Virtual Class Visits: Teachers Learning from Teachers
Limited Capacity filling up

The most frequently asked question I got as an Instructional Coach in the midst of a pandemic was - well what is everyone else doing in their classroom? Come learn how our school created a successful PD system for teachers to learn and be empowered by each other by participating in a Virtual Class Visit. Virtual caused us to think outside the box and create these, but this structure can be effectively applied in any setting.

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Caitlin Carmendy

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 →

Thursday October 21, 2021 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
MR203 Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Friday, October 22

10:15am EDT

36 - Tap into Technology: Are your Support Staff Digitally Equipped?
Limited Capacity filling up

Gone completely digital? Equip your support staff with the knowledge and tools to stay plugged in!
This session will discuss how to train your support staff on the topics that are most important. Learn ways to offer different kinds of trainings, keep them engaged and keep them up to date on technology changes.

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Rachel Price

Technology Services Trainer, School District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties
Rachel Price is the Technology Services Trainer for School District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties. A strong believer in training, she works mostly with training support staff throughout the district. In doing so she has created presentations, conducted webinars and held classroom... Read More →

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