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Professional Development and Professional Learning Communities [clear filter]
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

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
Thursday, October 21

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