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Wednesday, August 16
 

9:00am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity filling up

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Miriam Cook

Miriam Cook

Active Learning Leader, El Paso ISD
Hi! I'm a fan of baseball, penguins and useless trivia. I'm a magazine junkie and a jigsaw puzzle enthusiast. Spent 15+ years in the elementary school and am now learning to love middle schoolers. Talk to me about ALL puns.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
C-240

9:00am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-203

9:00am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Steve

Misty Steve

Active Learning Leader, Canyon Hills Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-213

9:00am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-220

9:00am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Keri Choat

Keri Choat

Active Learning Leader, Richardson Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-205

9:00am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
MA

Mary Ann Venegas

Active Learning Leader, Morehead Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-202

9:00am MDT

Dual Language 101 for Middle School Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

First year dual language teachers will examine the unique qualities of dual language education including research, the role dual language plays in promoting student success, and strategies that promote language development.


Speakers
avatar for Jesus Gamez

Jesus Gamez

Facilitator Secondary ESL/Dual Language, EPISD
Use Zoom Join URL https://tinyurl.com/y9lqto7s


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
C-236

9:00am MDT

Texas Math Online Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.
Grades 6-8, Bring laptops.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-229

9:00am MDT

iScience Online Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-223

9:00am MDT

DBQ - A One-Stop-Shop
Limited Capacity filling up

Empower your students to analyze primary sources and engage their critical thinking skills.  Use Mini-Q's and a station rotation model to transform your students into History Detectives, finding clues and making connections to answer the investigative question.  This versitile platform; Clusters TEKS – HPLS, Scaffolds activities and lessons, differentiates lessons assignable to individual students by teacher, No printing or copies, personalizes learning, Lessons are infused with Active learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, lessons alternate between computer and collaborative activities providing the atmosphere for a blended learning  environment.  All this while covering all Social Studies skills.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Word

Angela Word

Teacher, Brown Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-212

9:00am MDT

Through the Eyes of Tom Lea
Limited Capacity seats available

Holly Cobb, Education Director of the Tom Lea Institute, will take you on a journey across the Mexican Revolution, New Deal, and WWII through the eyes and art of El Paso's own, Tom Lea. His experiences as an artist, artist correspondent and eye witness to some of the 20th Century's most profound historical events are transformed into curriculum units that will teach history and art appreciation. The target audience is 7th grade Social Studies teachers however, anyone is welcome.

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-215

9:00am MDT

AVID Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-219

9:00am MDT

eBook Implementation in the GT Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Making your digital resources work for you. There are many digital resources available to you already, but how do they connect and how can they help you differentiate for your students? This session details 3 resources you already have available to you and how they might help you plan efficiently, differentiate for all students, and make the most of your time and efforts. Come join us in making this year amazing!

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-222

9:00am MDT

Effective Strategies for Students with Disabilities
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-224

9:00am MDT

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme - IB MYP
Limited Capacity seats available

Strategies that emphasize the intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects to the real world and to become critical and reflective thinkers. 



Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-218

9:00am MDT

New Tech Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available

In this course, we will show teachers how to roll out a project to their students in a way that requires them to engage in deeper-level thinking.  We will start with the final outcome in mind so expectations are clear to each student, and we will break down the process into steps to acquire the knowledge necessary to accomplish the product.

Speakers
SB

Scott Bloom

Teacher, EPISD
avatar for Laura Jasso

Laura Jasso

Visual Arts Teacher, BROWN MIDDLE SCHOOL
I have taught art for 17 years and create art in my spare time. I am also a free-lance writer and film fanatic.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-225

9:00am MDT

Give STAAR and APP Kicking and Much More...
Limited Capacity seats available

An hour and fifteen minutes of goodness that can seamlessly be integrated into ANY classroom! Participants will encounter several tools (Apps/Websites) that will help their students Tech Byte their way to success on the STAAR Test. No worries … I am NOT including Quizlet, Kahoot!, or OneNote in this session. Please bring your fully charged district-issued laptop. If you have an iPad, please bring it as well.

Speakers
avatar for Sherita Martin

Sherita Martin

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-201

9:00am MDT

Nearpod
Limited Capacity seats available

This training is designed to assist teachers in using the Nearpod program to deliver interactive lessons. The training will cover beginning topics as well as Nearpod lesson creation. Participants need to bring their NEW district issued laptop. No iPads. Participants also need to bring ear buds or head phones to the training. 

Speakers
avatar for Clay White

Clay White

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-206

9:00am MDT

OfficeMix
Limited Capacity seats available

Office Mix turns the power of PowerPoint presentations into the superpowers of interactive videos. Now you can do more than add tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, pictures, and videos to slides. You can create audio clips, videos, and interactivity that capture the human experience of teaching and being taught. As we move towards blended learning in the El Paso Independent School District, you will quickly realize that Office Mix is a valuable tool in creating online content to be shared with your students.

 

 

Speakers
avatar for Robert Rocha

Robert Rocha

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-200

9:00am MDT

Schoology 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Welcome to Schoology 101. In this overview of the Schoology online classroom, participants will login, create a course, join a course, add lessons with video, quizes and discussions.  Please bring your fully charged district issued teacher laptop (no iPads) to the session

Speakers
avatar for Stan Brown

Stan Brown

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
B-217

9:00am MDT

Swaying Alive! & Canva
Limited Capacity seats available

SWAYING ALIVE, SWAYING ALIVE AH Ah Ah Ah - SWAYING Alive in your classroom. Come learn how to use SWAY in any lesson and have your students making fantastic products. SWAY is a great presentation tool for all ages and all levels. Lesson ideas will be provided. 

Canva - Graphic Design tool that is easy for anyone to use. Come learn how to use Canva to help design a great colorful lesson. Teachers and students can easily create brochures, images, infographics, flyers and much more. Have presentations pop with Canva.

Speakers
avatar for John Roach

John Roach

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD
Instructional Technology Specialist


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am MDT
A-204

9:00am MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
D-254

9:00am MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
AV

Adriana Vasquez

Active Learning Leader, Bassett Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
D-253

9:00am MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
BB

Beth Bunt

Active Learning Leader, El Paso


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
B-231

9:00am MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
D-257

9:00am MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
B-230

9:00am MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
NR

Norma Rodriguez

Active Learning Leader, Guillen Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
D-252

9:00am MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 



Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
B-228

9:00am MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
avatar for Danye Creighton

Danye Creighton

Teacher, Hornedo Middle School
MV

Maribel Varela

6th grade Math Teacher, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
C-248

9:00am MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
EH

Elizabeth Hesser

Teacher, Ross MS


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
C-243

9:00am MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
avatar for Maria Armstrong

Maria Armstrong

Teacher, Charles Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
C-246

9:00am MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
LC

Lucy Carbajal

Active Learning Leader, Terrace Hills Middle School
ER

Evangelina Rogers

Active Learning Leader, Henderson Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
C-242

9:00am MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
avatar for Anneliese Durkes

Anneliese Durkes

Teacher, Episd
8th grade Math
avatar for Sylvia Guzman

Sylvia Guzman

Teacher, EPISD
I teach 8th Grade Math and GT 8th Grade Algebra.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
C-241

9:00am MDT

Science TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
AT

Anna Trujillo

Science, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
D-260

9:00am MDT

Science TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
D-261

9:00am MDT

Science TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
SE

Sarah Escandon

Active Learning Leader, Young Women's Academy


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
D-264

9:00am MDT

Social Studies TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
VF

Veronica Fraire-Prado

Teacher, Brown Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
G-268

9:00am MDT

Social Studies TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
avatar for Keri Choat

Keri Choat

Active Learning Leader, Richardson Middle School
RS

Rene Sandoval

Rene is a 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Bassett Middle School.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
G-269

9:00am MDT

Social Studies TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade & Department Chairs
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
HT

Holly Thorson

8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, EPISD
Holly is an 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Wiggs Middle School.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 9:00am - 11:45am MDT
G-270

10:30am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-203

10:30am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Keri Choat

Keri Choat

Active Learning Leader, Richardson Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-205

10:30am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Miriam Cook

Miriam Cook

Active Learning Leader, El Paso ISD
Hi! I'm a fan of baseball, penguins and useless trivia. I'm a magazine junkie and a jigsaw puzzle enthusiast. Spent 15+ years in the elementary school and am now learning to love middle schoolers. Talk to me about ALL puns.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
C-240

10:30am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
MA

Mary Ann Venegas

Active Learning Leader, Morehead Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-202

10:30am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-220

10:30am MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Steve

Misty Steve

Active Learning Leader, Canyon Hills Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-213

10:30am MDT

Bolstering Reading Comprehension for ELLs
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will experience as learners themselves the interrelatedness of listening, speaking, reading and writing to promote increased reading comprehension and receive step-by-step instructions for how to implement the approach. Additional focus is also on how to facilitate structured conversations giving students consistent opportunities to orally process what they are learning, to make meaning in the company of their peers, and to read and write for an authentic purposes, all while bolstering reading comprehension

Speakers
avatar for Jesus Gamez

Jesus Gamez

Facilitator Secondary ESL/Dual Language, EPISD
Use Zoom Join URL https://tinyurl.com/y9lqto7s


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
C-236

10:30am MDT

Effective Language Strategies for ANY Learner
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will experience a wide variety of engaging and EASY to implement strategies for any content for any learner. Strategies that promote collaboration, language development, engagement, critical thinking, creativity. These strategies will help you improve retention, learning communication and application.


Speakers
avatar for Jessica Jaquez-Trejo

Jessica Jaquez-Trejo

ELL and Dual Language Facilitator, EPISD
ELL and Dual Language Advocate, Innovative Educator and Staff Developer.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
C-238

10:30am MDT

Texas Math Online Resources
Limited Capacity filling up

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.
Grades 6-8, Bring laptops.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-229

10:30am MDT

iScience Online Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-223

10:30am MDT

DBQ - A One-Stop-Shop
Limited Capacity seats available

Empower your students to analyze primary sources and engage their critical thinking skills.  Use Mini-Q's and a station rotation model to transform your students into History Detectives, finding clues and making connections to answer the investigative question.  This versitile platform; Clusters TEKS – HPLS, Scaffolds activities and lessons, differentiates lessons assignable to individual students by teacher, No printing or copies, personalizes learning, Lessons are infused with Active learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, lessons alternate between computer and collaborative activities providing the atmosphere for a blended learning  environment.  All this while covering all Social Studies skills.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Word

Angela Word

Teacher, Brown Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-212

10:30am MDT

Through the Eyes of Tom Lea
Limited Capacity seats available

Holly Cobb, Education Director of the Tom Lea Institute, will take you on a journey across the Mexican Revolution, New Deal, and WWII through the eyes and art of El Paso's own, Tom Lea. His experiences as an artist, artist correspondent and eye witness to some of the 20th Century's most profound historical events are transformed into curriculum units that will teach history and art appreciation. The target audience is 7th grade Social Studies teachers however, anyone is welcome.

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-215

10:30am MDT

AVID Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-219

10:30am MDT

eBook Implementation in the GT Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Making your digital resources work for you. There are many digital resources available to you already, but how do they connect and how can they help you differentiate for your students? This session details 3 resources you already have available to you and how they might help you plan efficiently, differentiate for all students, and make the most of your time and efforts. Come join us in making this year amazing!

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-222

10:30am MDT

Effective Strategies for Students with Disabilities
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-224

10:30am MDT

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme - IB MYP
Limited Capacity seats available

Strategies that emphasize the intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects to the real world and to become critical and reflective thinkers. 



Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-218

10:30am MDT

New Tech Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available

In this course, we will show teachers how to roll out a project to their students in a way that requires them to engage in deeper-level thinking.  We will start with the final outcome in mind so expectations are clear to each student, and we will break down the process into steps to acquire the knowledge necessary to accomplish the product.

Speakers
SB

Scott Bloom

Teacher, EPISD
avatar for Laura Jasso

Laura Jasso

Visual Arts Teacher, BROWN MIDDLE SCHOOL
I have taught art for 17 years and create art in my spare time. I am also a free-lance writer and film fanatic.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-225

10:30am MDT

Give STAAR and APP Kicking and Much More...
Limited Capacity seats available

An hour and fifteen minutes of goodness that can seamlessly be integrated into ANY classroom! Participants will encounter several tools (Apps/Websites) that will help their students Tech Byte their way to success on the STAAR Test. No worries … I am NOT including Quizlet, Kahoot!, or OneNote in this session. Please bring your fully charged district-issued laptop. If you have an iPad, please bring it as well.

Speakers
avatar for Sherita Martin

Sherita Martin

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-201

10:30am MDT

Nearpod
Limited Capacity seats available

This training is designed to assist teachers in using the Nearpod program to deliver interactive lessons. The training will cover beginning topics as well as Nearpod lesson creation. Participants need to bring their NEW district issued laptop. No iPads. Participants also need to bring ear buds or head phones to the training. 

Speakers
avatar for Clay White

Clay White

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-206

10:30am MDT

OfficeMix
Limited Capacity seats available

Office Mix turns the power of PowerPoint presentations into the superpowers of interactive videos. Now you can do more than add tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, pictures, and videos to slides. You can create audio clips, videos, and interactivity that capture the human experience of teaching and being taught. As we move towards blended learning in the El Paso Independent School District, you will quickly realize that Office Mix is a valuable tool in creating online content to be shared with your students.

 

 

Speakers
avatar for Robert Rocha

Robert Rocha

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-200

10:30am MDT

Schoology 101
Limited Capacity filling up

Welcome to Schoology 101. In this overview of the Schoology online classroom, participants will login, create a course, join a course, add lessons with video, quizes and discussions.  Please bring your fully charged district issued teacher laptop (no iPads) to the session

Speakers
avatar for Stan Brown

Stan Brown

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
B-217

10:30am MDT

Swaying Alive! & Canva
Limited Capacity seats available

SWAYING ALIVE, SWAYING ALIVE AH Ah Ah Ah - SWAYING Alive in your classroom. Come learn how to use SWAY in any lesson and have your students making fantastic products. SWAY is a great presentation tool for all ages and all levels. Lesson ideas will be provided. 

Canva - Graphic Design tool that is easy for anyone to use. Come learn how to use Canva to help design a great colorful lesson. Teachers and students can easily create brochures, images, infographics, flyers and much more. Have presentations pop with Canva.

Speakers
avatar for John Roach

John Roach

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD
Instructional Technology Specialist


Wednesday August 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:45am MDT
A-204

1:00pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
MA

Mary Ann Venegas

Active Learning Leader, Morehead Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-202

1:00pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Keri Choat

Keri Choat

Active Learning Leader, Richardson Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-205

1:00pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Miriam Cook

Miriam Cook

Active Learning Leader, El Paso ISD
Hi! I'm a fan of baseball, penguins and useless trivia. I'm a magazine junkie and a jigsaw puzzle enthusiast. Spent 15+ years in the elementary school and am now learning to love middle schoolers. Talk to me about ALL puns.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
C-240

1:00pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Steve

Misty Steve

Active Learning Leader, Canyon Hills Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-213

1:00pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-220

1:00pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-203

1:00pm MDT

Dual Language 101 for Middle School Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

First year dual language teachers will examine the unique qualities of dual language education including research, the role dual language plays in promoting student success, and strategies that promote language development.


Speakers
avatar for Jesus Gamez

Jesus Gamez

Facilitator Secondary ESL/Dual Language, EPISD
Use Zoom Join URL https://tinyurl.com/y9lqto7s


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
C-236

1:00pm MDT

Texas Math Online Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.
Grades 6-8, Bring laptops.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-229

1:00pm MDT

iScience Online Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-223

1:00pm MDT

DBQ - A One-Stop-Shop
Limited Capacity seats available

Empower your students to analyze primary sources and engage their critical thinking skills.  Use Mini-Q's and a station rotation model to transform your students into History Detectives, finding clues and making connections to answer the investigative question.  This versitile platform; Clusters TEKS – HPLS, Scaffolds activities and lessons, differentiates lessons assignable to individual students by teacher, No printing or copies, personalizes learning, Lessons are infused with Active learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, lessons alternate between computer and collaborative activities providing the atmosphere for a blended learning  environment.  All this while covering all Social Studies skills.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-212

1:00pm MDT

Thomas Jefferson and His Legacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover the Monticello Teacher Institute and an introduction to the to the digital classroom. 


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-211

1:00pm MDT

Through the Eyes of Tom Lea
Limited Capacity seats available

Holly Cobb, Education Director of the Tom Lea Institute, will take you on a journey across the Mexican Revolution, New Deal, and WWII through the eyes and art of El Paso's own, Tom Lea. His experiences as an artist, artist correspondent and eye witness to some of the 20th Century's most profound historical events are transformed into curriculum units that will teach history and art appreciation. The target audience is 7th grade Social Studies teachers however, anyone is welcome.

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-215

1:00pm MDT

AVID Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-219

1:00pm MDT

Differentiation by Design
Limited Capacity filling up

This presentation will be using technology as a medium for differentiation strategies.

Some of what we will be going over

  • Content Process
    • Product / Tiering
  • Choice Boards
  • Office 365 in the classroom (how it can help increase learning for students)
  • Content scaffolding through Project Based Learning (PBL)

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-222

1:00pm MDT

Effective Strategies for Students with Disabilities
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-224

1:00pm MDT

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme - IB MYP
Limited Capacity seats available

Strategies that emphasize the intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects to the real world and to become critical and reflective thinkers. 



Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-218

1:00pm MDT

The New Tech Collaboration Rubric and Classroom Management in a Project-Based World
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will focus on classroom management using the New Tech Collaboration Rubric to guide students as they learn to manage themselves within their teams in a project-based classroom. 

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Cervantes

Michelle Cervantes

New Tech Social Studies Teacher, EPISD
I believe in the importance of presenting students with authentic lessons as well as opportunities to collaborate and engage in project based learning.
avatar for Jayne Pynes

Jayne Pynes

English Teacher, El Paso ISD
I love the New Tech philosophy: equity is a quality education and opportunities for ALL students. I would love to know how you use rubrics in your classroom. Be careful, if you ask me about my family, well they are my sunshine and moonshine. This is my 17th year in the classroom... Read More →


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-225

1:00pm MDT

Give STAAR and APP Kicking and Much More...
Limited Capacity filling up

An hour and fifteen minutes of goodness that can seamlessly be integrated into ANY classroom! Participants will encounter several tools (Apps/Websites) that will help their students Tech Byte their way to success on the STAAR Test. No worries … I am NOT including Quizlet, Kahoot!, or OneNote in this session. Please bring your fully charged district-issued laptop. If you have an iPad, please bring it as well.

Speakers
avatar for Sherita Martin

Sherita Martin

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-201

1:00pm MDT

Nearpod
Limited Capacity seats available

This training is designed to assist teachers in using the Nearpod program to deliver interactive lessons. The training will cover beginning topics as well as Nearpod lesson creation. Participants need to bring their NEW district issued laptop. No iPads. Participants also need to bring ear buds or head phones to the training. 

Speakers
avatar for Clay White

Clay White

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-206

1:00pm MDT

OfficeMix
Limited Capacity seats available

Office Mix turns the power of PowerPoint presentations into the superpowers of interactive videos. Now you can do more than add tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, pictures, and videos to slides. You can create audio clips, videos, and interactivity that capture the human experience of teaching and being taught. As we move towards blended learning in the El Paso Independent School District, you will quickly realize that Office Mix is a valuable tool in creating online content to be shared with your students.

 

 

Speakers
avatar for Robert Rocha

Robert Rocha

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-200

1:00pm MDT

Schoology 101
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Welcome to Schoology 101. In this overview of the Schoology online classroom, participants will login, create a course, join a course, add lessons with video, quizes and discussions.  Please bring your fully charged district issued teacher laptop (no iPads) to the session

Speakers
avatar for Stan Brown

Stan Brown

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
B-217

1:00pm MDT

Swaying Alive! & Canva
Limited Capacity filling up

SWAYING ALIVE, SWAYING ALIVE AH Ah Ah Ah - SWAYING Alive in your classroom. Come learn how to use SWAY in any lesson and have your students making fantastic products. SWAY is a great presentation tool for all ages and all levels. Lesson ideas will be provided. 

Canva - Graphic Design tool that is easy for anyone to use. Come learn how to use Canva to help design a great colorful lesson. Teachers and students can easily create brochures, images, infographics, flyers and much more. Have presentations pop with Canva.

Speakers
avatar for John Roach

John Roach

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD
Instructional Technology Specialist


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 2:15pm MDT
A-204

1:00pm MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-230

1:00pm MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
NR

Norma Rodriguez

Active Learning Leader, Guillen Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
D-252

1:00pm MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
D-257

1:00pm MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
BB

Beth Bunt

Active Learning Leader, El Paso


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-231

1:00pm MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
AV

Adriana Vasquez

Active Learning Leader, Bassett Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
D-253

1:00pm MDT

ELAR TEKS RS Planning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
D-254

1:00pm MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
avatar for Danye Creighton

Danye Creighton

Teacher, Hornedo Middle School
MV

Maribel Varela

6th grade Math Teacher, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-248

1:00pm MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 



Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-228

1:00pm MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
EH

Elizabeth Hesser

Teacher, Ross MS


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-243

1:00pm MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
avatar for Maria Armstrong

Maria Armstrong

Teacher, Charles Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-246

1:00pm MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
LC

Lucy Carbajal

Active Learning Leader, Terrace Hills Middle School
ER

Evangelina Rogers

Active Learning Leader, Henderson Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-242

1:00pm MDT

Mathematics TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for            the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 

 

 

Participants of this session will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.


Speakers
avatar for Anneliese Durkes

Anneliese Durkes

Teacher, Episd
8th grade Math
avatar for Sylvia Guzman

Sylvia Guzman

Teacher, EPISD
I teach 8th Grade Math and GT 8th Grade Algebra.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-241

1:00pm MDT

Science TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
AT

Anna Trujillo

Science, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
D-260

1:00pm MDT

Science TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
D-261

1:00pm MDT

Science TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
SE

Sarah Escandon

Active Learning Leader, Young Women's Academy


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
D-264

1:00pm MDT

Social Studies TEKS RS Planning 6th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
VF

Veronica Fraire-Prado

Teacher, Brown Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
G-268

1:00pm MDT

Social Studies TEKS RS Planning 7th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
avatar for Keri Choat

Keri Choat

Active Learning Leader, Richardson Middle School
RS

Rene Sandoval

Rene is a 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Bassett Middle School.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
G-269

1:00pm MDT

Social Studies TEKS RS Planning 8th Grade
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore curriculum, assessment and/or instruction using the different components of the TEKS Resource System. 
 Participants will:
1.        Analyze the unit of study (IFD) and plan instructional activities
2.        Determine the scope and sequence of instructional tasks, assessment and pacing for the upcoming unit(s)
3.        Analyze assessments to be used for Backward Design Planning
4.        Align instructional resources to TEKS and specificity for each unit 

In this session, participants will need to have their TEKS Resource System username and password to access the curriculum.

 


Speakers
HT

Holly Thorson

8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, EPISD
Holly is an 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Wiggs Middle School.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 1:00pm - 3:45pm MDT
G-270

2:30pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
MA

Mary Ann Venegas

Active Learning Leader, Morehead Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-202

2:30pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS.  

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Speakers
avatar for Miriam Cook

Miriam Cook

Active Learning Leader, El Paso ISD
Hi! I'm a fan of baseball, penguins and useless trivia. I'm a magazine junkie and a jigsaw puzzle enthusiast. Spent 15+ years in the elementary school and am now learning to love middle schoolers. Talk to me about ALL puns.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-240

2:30pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Keri Choat

Keri Choat

Active Learning Leader, Richardson Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-205

2:30pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.

Speakers
avatar for Misty Steve

Misty Steve

Active Learning Leader, Canyon Hills Middle School


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-213

2:30pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-203

2:30pm MDT

TEKS Resource System/Schoology
Limited Capacity seats available

In an overview of the TEKS Resource System and the Middle School Curriculum: Core Content Schoology course, teachers will receive support on navigating the 2017-2018 curriculum. This includes a glimpse into the TEKS-RS design process, a preview of the system's curriculum, and the assessment components. Participants will center on the structure and design of the IFD and how it bundles the TEKS. 

Participants will also have an opportunity to browse through the MS Core Curriculum Schoology course where the Health & Wellness Curriculum is housed for the 2017-2018 school year. Important documents such as Year-At-a-Glance, Suggested Resources, Instructional Calendars, etc. can be accessed here and used to design instruction.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-220

2:30pm MDT

Bolstering Reading Comprehension for ELLs
Limited Capacity filling up

Participants will experience as learners themselves the interrelatedness of listening, speaking, reading and writing to promote increased reading comprehension and receive step-by-step instructions for how to implement the approach. Additional focus is also on how to facilitate structured conversations giving students consistent opportunities to orally process what they are learning, to make meaning in the company of their peers, and to read and write for an authentic purposes, all while bolstering reading comprehension

Speakers
avatar for Jesus Gamez

Jesus Gamez

Facilitator Secondary ESL/Dual Language, EPISD
Use Zoom Join URL https://tinyurl.com/y9lqto7s


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-236

2:30pm MDT

Effective Language Strategies for ANY Learner
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will experience a wide variety of engaging and EASY to implement strategies for any content for any learner. Strategies that promote collaboration, language development, engagement, critical thinking, creativity. These strategies will help you improve retention, learning communication and application.


Speakers
avatar for Jessica Jaquez-Trejo

Jessica Jaquez-Trejo

ELL and Dual Language Facilitator, EPISD
ELL and Dual Language Advocate, Innovative Educator and Staff Developer.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
C-238

2:30pm MDT

Texas Math Online Resources
Limited Capacity filling up

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.
Grades 6-8, Bring laptops.


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-229

2:30pm MDT

iScience Online Resources
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover your program resources and where to locate them within connetED.  Emphasis will be on digital resources that support lesson planning, differentiated instruction and assessment.

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-223

2:30pm MDT

DBQ - A One-Stop-Shop
Limited Capacity seats available

Empower your students to analyze primary sources and engage their critical thinking skills.  Use Mini-Q's and a station rotation model to transform your students into History Detectives, finding clues and making connections to answer the investigative question.  This versitile platform; Clusters TEKS – HPLS, Scaffolds activities and lessons, differentiates lessons assignable to individual students by teacher, No printing or copies, personalizes learning, Lessons are infused with Active learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, lessons alternate between computer and collaborative activities providing the atmosphere for a blended learning  environment.  All this while covering all Social Studies skills.




Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-212

2:30pm MDT

Thomas Jefferson and His Legacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover the Monticello Teacher Institute and an introduction to the to the digital classroom. 


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-211

2:30pm MDT

AVID Strategies
Limited Capacity seats available


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-219

2:30pm MDT

Differentiation by Design
Limited Capacity filling up

This presentation will be using technology as a medium for differentiation strategies.

Some of what we will be going over

  • Content Process
    • Product / Tiering
  • Choice Boards
  • Office 365 in the classroom (how it can help increase learning for students)
  • Content scaffolding through Project Based Learning (PBL)

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-222

2:30pm MDT

Effective Strategies for Students with Disabilities
Limited Capacity seats available

Speakers

Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-224

2:30pm MDT

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme - IB MYP
Limited Capacity seats available

Strategies that emphasize the intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects to the real world and to become critical and reflective thinkers. 



Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-218

2:30pm MDT

The New Tech Collaboration Rubric and Classroom Management in a Project-Based World
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will focus on classroom management using the New Tech Collaboration Rubric to guide students as they learn to manage themselves within their teams in a project-based classroom. 

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Cervantes

Michelle Cervantes

New Tech Social Studies Teacher, EPISD
I believe in the importance of presenting students with authentic lessons as well as opportunities to collaborate and engage in project based learning.
avatar for Jayne Pynes

Jayne Pynes

English Teacher, El Paso ISD
I love the New Tech philosophy: equity is a quality education and opportunities for ALL students. I would love to know how you use rubrics in your classroom. Be careful, if you ask me about my family, well they are my sunshine and moonshine. This is my 17th year in the classroom... Read More →


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-225

2:30pm MDT

Give STAAR and APP Kicking and Much More...
Limited Capacity filling up

An hour and fifteen minutes of goodness that can seamlessly be integrated into ANY classroom! Participants will encounter several tools (Apps/Websites) that will help their students Tech Byte their way to success on the STAAR Test. No worries … I am NOT including Quizlet, Kahoot!, or OneNote in this session. Please bring your fully charged district-issued laptop. If you have an iPad, please bring it as well.

Speakers
avatar for Sherita Martin

Sherita Martin

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-201

2:30pm MDT

Nearpod
Limited Capacity filling up

This training is designed to assist teachers in using the Nearpod program to deliver interactive lessons. The training will cover beginning topics as well as Nearpod lesson creation. Participants need to bring their NEW district issued laptop. No iPads. Participants also need to bring ear buds or head phones to the training. 

Speakers
avatar for Clay White

Clay White

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-206

2:30pm MDT

OfficeMix
Limited Capacity filling up

Office Mix turns the power of PowerPoint presentations into the superpowers of interactive videos. Now you can do more than add tables, charts, SmartArt graphics, pictures, and videos to slides. You can create audio clips, videos, and interactivity that capture the human experience of teaching and being taught. As we move towards blended learning in the El Paso Independent School District, you will quickly realize that Office Mix is a valuable tool in creating online content to be shared with your students.

 

 

Speakers
avatar for Robert Rocha

Robert Rocha

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-200

2:30pm MDT

Schoology 101
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Welcome to Schoology 101. In this overview of the Schoology online classroom, participants will login, create a course, join a course, add lessons with video, quizes and discussions.  Please bring your fully charged district issued teacher laptop (no iPads) to the session

Speakers
avatar for Stan Brown

Stan Brown

Instructional Technology Specialist, El Paso ISD


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
B-217

2:30pm MDT

Swaying Alive! & Canva
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

SWAYING ALIVE, SWAYING ALIVE AH Ah Ah Ah - SWAYING Alive in your classroom. Come learn how to use SWAY in any lesson and have your students making fantastic products. SWAY is a great presentation tool for all ages and all levels. Lesson ideas will be provided. 

Canva - Graphic Design tool that is easy for anyone to use. Come learn how to use Canva to help design a great colorful lesson. Teachers and students can easily create brochures, images, infographics, flyers and much more. Have presentations pop with Canva.

Speakers
avatar for John Roach

John Roach

Instructional Technology Specialist, EPISD
Instructional Technology Specialist


Wednesday August 16, 2017 2:30pm - 3:45pm MDT
A-204