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Tooele County School District welcomes keynote speaker Jay Mcfarland (@JayMcfarland) 


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There will be no paper copies of the choices at SHS. If you want a paper copy, feel free to print your own.

Social Media Contests:
There will be a variety of Social Media games to post a selfie with someone for Swag or other prizes. These are the 2 places that will be monitored unless specified in the Session Description. 
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Friday, October 30
 

7:30am

Registration
All attendees need to pick up their credentials from their Principal in the SHS Gym across the hall from the auditotium.

You will use those credentials to "check-in" at each class and for prize drawings.  

Speakers

7:30am

Presenter Lounge
A Gathering Spot for all Presenters & provided by Tooele Education Association.


Friday October 30, 2015 7:30am - 3:00pm
RM 150 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

8:00am

Opening Session
Let's Get This Party Started!

7:50 - 8:15  
Kahoot- Tricia Jackson 1st chance to win a prize.

8:15-8:25    
Welcome by Asst. Superinetendent Doelene Pitt

8:25-8:40   Info: 
Sched, Food Trucks, Social Media, Time Station, Heidi Ross & Thane St. Clair

8:40-8:45  
Intro Jay McFarland  Thane St. Clair

Speakers
avatar for Thane St. Clair

Thane St. Clair

TCSD EdTech, TCSD
avatar for Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson

Online Learning Administrator, Park City School District
DP

Doelene Pitt

Asst. Superintendent of Tooele County School District
avatar for Heidi Ross

Heidi Ross

Online Learning & Canvas Administrator, Tooele County School District
Heidi is the Canvas Administrator for the District and Utah Students Connect, our in district Online Learning option. Additionally, she works with parents, students, counselors and District Administrators wishing to negotiate the Statewide Online Learning Program. Heidi has a Masters in Curriculum, Technology, and Education Administration endorsement. In her limited spare time she draws, bakes, and enjoys time with her family.


Friday October 30, 2015 8:00am - 8:15am
Auditorium Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

8:45am

Keynote- Jay McFarland Host of the Browsers on KSL NewsRadio, Author, Mobile App Developer, Pluralsight Author.
Never in our history has there been a time when anyone can get involved in the tech industry. Formal education and financial backing are no longer required to experience major success in this wide-open field. Learn what educational resources are available today and what tools are out there to help anyone participate in the mobile technology revolution.

Moderators
avatar for Thane St. Clair

Thane St. Clair

TCSD EdTech, TCSD

Speakers
avatar for Jay McFarland

Jay McFarland

Host of The Browsers, KSL NewsRadio
Jay Mcfarland spent most of his early career as a restaurant owner and operator in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas Nevada. At the age of 29 he was asked to run 42 restaurants for a national corporation. In 2002 Jay financed a small talk radio show with a desire to have an impact on local and national issues. Within a matter of months Jay was offered a position with the number one talk station in Nevada. In 2005 Jay was asked to bring his show to... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 8:45am - 9:45am
Auditorium Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Adobe Voice
Adobe Voice We're all Storytellers, Tell YOUR Story 1 line at a time in just a few minutes! Engage students in writing, retelling, fluency, projects, and more with Adobe Voice. Bring your ipad with Adobe Voice already downloaded, or just come to learn about it. In a few minutes you will be telling YOUR story too.

Speakers
avatar for Deanne Hamilton

Deanne Hamilton

8th Integrated Science, TCSD
2013-14 | Science honors class won the national CK12 video contest and received a classroom set of iPad minis. | Tooele Education Fund sponsored a mini for use as a resource for special education purposes- specifically audio capabilities. | | 2014-15 Attended the SHIFT Big Screen Science training with the SpyHop filming directors in SLC and learned how to implement science video projects as a means of assessment. | Received a... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 218 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Health & P.E. Using Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

TCSD Jr High and High School teachers utilizing Canvas specific to their content and standards. Participating teachers need to bring their own device, know their Tooele Canvas login, and bring digital files of completed units, or questions about specific units, to the session. Session is not closed to other teachers & subjects, but will be conducted using the Secondary Health and P.E. content.

Speakers
avatar for Alen Howard

Alen Howard

Customer Success Manager, Canvas by Instructure
I am an award-winning educator and administrator with 15 years of experience in secondary education. I have gained experience in developing innovative blended learning schools, programs, and curriculum over the past 7 years. | | I am able to assist anyone with how to maximize Canvas LMS at your institution. | | I love sports, my family, and am committed to helping others remain life-long learners.
avatar for Leslie Stark

Leslie Stark

Product Engagement Specialist, Canvas
Hi my name is Leslie Stark. I was an 8th/9th grade Social Studies teacher at Park City School District in Park City, Utah. I taught for 7 years at the Junior High. While working at Park City School District, I taught in a 1:1 (laptop) blended classroom environment. I taught with Canvas for 5 years; 3 of those years in addition to my face to face courses I taught Geography Online to students all over the Northern region of Utah via Utah... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 124 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Kahoot
Come create a fun learning game in minutes made from a series of multiple choice questions. Add videos, images and diagrams to your questions to enhance the questions. These fun learning games, played in a group setting, are called Kahoots. Each player or team views the question on the big screen up front and then answers on their personal device. Bring your device and get started today!

Speakers
avatar for Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson

Online Learning Administrator, Park City School District


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 216 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Nearpod
Engage and Amaze- Bring the classroom to life with interactive mobile presentations that teachers create, customize, and share themselves.  I will be facilitating a session on how to use Nearpod (http://www.nearpod.com) in the classroom.  Nearpod has helped me create lessons, engage my students with interactive  activities, and instantly assess my students’ progress. I will show how I have used Nearpod with my students and brainstorm with you about how to use it in your class. Please bring a laptop or tablet to the session. I will give a brief overview and demo, then give  you an opportunity to explore the Nearpod platform. It would be helpful to create a free account  beforehand. Head to http://www.nearpod.com/signup/ to sign up. Thanks.

Speakers
avatar for Ken Castagno

Ken Castagno

Counselor, TCSD



Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 211 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Safe Schools (Technology to assist with behavior)
What floats your boat and how can you use that enhance your satisfaction? We will also explore technology and other resources to help manage difficult behavior in the classroom, with co-workers, peers, or in any personal setting. Please bring a device of choice to use during group work and brainstorming. 

Speakers
avatar for Kara Strain

Kara Strain

Safe Schools Coordinator, Tooele County School District
I am a behaviorist by nature, trade, experience and education. I enjoy interacting with my environment and problem solving. I am an optimistic realist that believes in the work we do and opportunity we have to influence others for the better.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 213 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Canvas as a Communication Tool
Need to Keep your parents informed? How about have a teacher webpage? 
Come find out how Canvas can be used to keep in contact with students, parents, and your Administrator.  

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Trainer, UEN
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, Google Apps for Educators, iPads and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master’s in Elementary Education at Mount Saint Mary’s University, where he also taught Instructional Technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was a Technology Resource Teacher in... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Counseling Lab Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Canvas Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

Canvas will help you the teacher complete three key tasks with Mastery Based Grading or "Standards Based Grading": 1. Identify student learning objectives by putting "Outcomes" into your Canvas Course that will align with the Mastery Learning Gradebook 2. Accurately and efficiently align student grades on assignments and quizzes with specific outcomes with rubrics in SpeedGrader 3. Provide students with effective and timely feedback through SpeedGrader, instant results in quizzes, and personalized media comments on assignments and discussions. Participants login to your Tooele Canvas BEFORE Oct. 30th and make sure you know your Login/ password for class. If you cannot remember your login/ password contact Heidi Ross, hross@tooeleschools, PRIOR to the 30th for this information. Presenter will have no access to teacher logins.

Speakers
avatar for Dani Sloan

Dani Sloan

Tech Trainer, UEN
Dani Sloan is is a technology integration instructor at the Utah Education Network. Dani is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, using iPads and Chromebooks in classrooms.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 130 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Create Content in Canvas
Limited Capacity filling up

Don't spend money on the copy machine making papers that will just get lost. Put your content online where students can access it from anywhere. No excuses! Come find out how to post your instructions, worksheets, link a webpage, embed a video, or any other items that can help you streamline teaching and learning for your classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Jared Covili

Jared Covili

Technical Trainer, Sr., UEN
Jared Covili has been a trainer at Utah Education Network (UEN) for 13 years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Apps for Education, geospatial learning, social media strategies, and digital devices. Previously, Jared was a Language Arts teacher at the secondary level. He received a Bachelors degree in English and a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 131 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Google Teacher Sites
Create your own Google teacher site on the spot! We'll start off by quickly getting each attendee set up with a Google site.  We'll look at some of the options and cool features you can utilize on your teacher site. This is a hands-on session, so you'll be able to spend time actually modifying and personalizing your site. See you there!  NOTE: If you're interested in learning more, you can stick around for the second session, "Google Calendar," to learn more about how to use Google calendar on your teacher site.  

Speakers
avatar for Kate Challis

Kate Challis

Teacher, TCSD
Hey there! I've been teaching 8th grade integrated science since 2010. I get a kick out of figuring out more effective and more efficient ways to teach and run my classroom. Oh, and I love rocks more than anything in the world.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 207 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

10:00am

Spheros
Limited Capacity seats available

Spheros is a programming interface that allow students to code instructions for a wireless robot ball through an simple iPad interface. Come see how it works and learn how to use this incredibly cool system in your class.

Speakers
avatar for Becky Darling

Becky Darling

Math 7 Teacher, CNJJHS
I'm a 6th year teacher and I love what I do. Prior to teaching, I lived in the corporate world. I absolutely love my family, video games, and Star Wars (especially Yoda). I had the opportunity to teach coding and robotics in the summer using Spheros. Since summer, the SPRK has been introduced (he's transparent), and my husband purchased for me a BB-8. I'm a bit of a nerd, but nerds are amazing.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

SAGE Data
During this session you will dig into your SAGE data and make sense of all the information available. Learn how to use SAGE data to inform your instrution and benefit students at a class and individual level. With so much emphasis placed on SAGE data you want to maximize its potential use!

It would be helpful if you made sure that your were able to log into the sage portal before attending this session. There is a lot we want to accomplish and spending as little time getting things going witll help.

See you there!

Speakers
avatar for Kim Rathke

Kim Rathke

Formative Assessment Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Kim is a Nationally-Board Certified teacher and an author who taught ELA and Journalism for seventeen years in the Davis School District prior to working for the USBE as the formative assessment specialist and Assessment for Achievement co-project manager.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 135 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Active Classroom
What if you could customize your curriculum to meet individual student needs while matching each lesson to Common Core, state, and district standards? Active Classroom makes it easy! The Web-based curriculum's thousands of inquiry-based learning modules give teachers a variety of content, the power to differentiate for ability levels and learning modes, and flexibility in tailoring and managing assignments.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 208 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Apple configurator
Learn how to use Apple Configurator, a free program that allows group management of multiple iPads within a classroom. We'll cover the basics of setup and management to get you started as shown in the free ibook "iPad Carts" by David Johansen

http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-carts/id589579238?mt=11 

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Dumont

Kelly Dumont

Elementary EdTech Team Lead, Canyons School District
Kelly Dumont is Elementary EdTech Team Lead for Canyons School District in Sandy, UT. He has worked in that capacity for the last 8 years. Previously he he worked as a Curriculum Technology Specialist and taught 5th and 6th grade in Jordan School District. His job is to help teachers and students learn to use technology more effectively in the classroom. He blogs and podcasts at theeducationalmac.com. He is a Past-President of UCET (Utah... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 141 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Canvas: Introduction to Canvas
You don't have to be a Ninja Panda to use Canvas! This session helps new Canvas users get started. Participants will cover all the benefits of using an LMS to complement and extend teaching that is already happening in the face to face environment, and how to harness the power of Canvas to make the use of instructional technology easier and more effective.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Bentley

Robert Bentley

Senior Technical Trainer, UEN
Rob specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. He focuses on how teachers can effectively use video, images, and other media to teach their students, and also how to get students creating exciting media of their own such as educational computer games, animations, mashups, comics, zooming presentations, infographics, and much more. Rob also teaches courses that help teachers learn the basics of computer usage. Previously... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 132 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Canvas: Teacher tips and Tricks
Reclaim your teaching time, reduce grading time, meet the evidence required on the new Teaching standards and so much more. Canvas is "misunderstood, come find out what it can do for you, your class, and stop doing double time trying to keep up.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 210 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Common Classroom Tech
Link to Tooele Tech Talk Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TooeleTechTalk/

Proficiency Level: Novice to Intermediate.

This session will cover the basic use and troubleshooting of common classroom technology.

We will cover:
  • Workstations
  • Printers
  • Document Cameras (Lumens)
  • Projectors
  • ActivBoards (Promethean)
  • Audio Enhancement
  • BYOD

As time permits, we will open the session to questions and give the opportunity for paricipants to share their insight.

Speakers
avatar for Corey Price

Corey Price

IT Field Technician, TCSD
I have been working for TCSD for just over 3 years. Before that, I owned a business doing computer service and repair for 10 years. I love doing what I do! | | I take a holistic approach to technology: my belief is that technology cannot be exclusive of the user. My job is just as much if not more a people position than a technology position. I advocate for improving usage of current technology in the classroom to better serve students and... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 221 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

10:00am

Game Salad App Development
Watch a brief deomonstration of GameSalad.  A mobile game building platform that requires no code and that is very easy to learn.  This platform will allow you to create games for iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac.

Speakers
avatar for Jay McFarland

Jay McFarland

Host of The Browsers, KSL NewsRadio
Jay Mcfarland spent most of his early career as a restaurant owner and operator in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas Nevada. At the age of 29 he was asked to run 42 restaurants for a national corporation. In 2002 Jay financed a small talk radio show with a desire to have an impact on local and national issues. Within a matter of months Jay was offered a position with the number one talk station in Nevada. In 2005 Jay was asked to bring his show to... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Geogebra
GeoGebra is a great free interactive tool that all teachers teaching math should at least know about. It's great for explorations and visualizations and allows to create interactive worksheets for students. My son used GeoGebra last year for his 7th grade science project. In the first portion of my presentation I will talk about his project and show how he used GeoGebra. Then I will present some features of the program. The last portion will be a hands-on workshop where the attendees will get a chance to use GeoGebra and ask questions.

Just to make sure, I'm not affiliated with the creatrors of GeoGebra. I'm just a simple user that really likes it.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 222 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Google sites and Drop It To Me
With the incorporation of new technology into my classroom, Google has really helped me to be more organized and successful in my teaching and my organization.  I have utilized the Goole Apps for Education tools to help my classroom become more tech friendly for my students to use as a daily resource.  Drop it to Me is a tool I use to help me manage student work that is submitted to me electronically.  It is not connected to Canvas but it can be connected to Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive for free!  This class will discuss Drop it to Me, setting up an account, account management, and how to use it with your classes as well as tips and tricks to help you manage your own google site.  Please BYOD (Bring your own device) if possible.  I look forward to teaching you new things to help enhance your teaching and motivate your students!  

Speakers
avatar for Benjamin Bybee

Benjamin Bybee

Teacher, Building EdTech, & ELL Coordinator, TCSD
Hello! My name is Benjamin Bybee. I teach Spanish at CNJJH and I have been teaching since February of 2011 in various schools in the United States. I love teaching and would not want to do anything else. I am constantly learning new things and I work really hard to help others. Technology wise I like to tinker and try new things so if I do not know something I will learn about it and share it with you, just ask.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 220 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

10:00am

10:00am

10:00am

UEN - Professional Development Opportunities
Come learn about the various Professional Development Opportunities through UEN.  UEN offers SUU credit and USOE credit for relicensure.  We will also share with you our new Educational Technology Endorsement that can be completed completely online at an affordable cost.

Speakers
avatar for Justin Brooksby

Justin Brooksby

Professional Development Manager, UEN
Justin manages the professional development department at Utah Education Network. He is passionate about using technology as a learning tool. Justin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Education degree in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the University of Utah.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 134 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

UEN Pioneer Library/eMedia
Speakers
avatar for Jared Fawson

Jared Fawson

Tech Trainer, UEN
Jared is a technology instructor at the Utah Education Network. Jared has 8 years experience teaching at-risk students and 7 as a Geography teacher and student government advisor.


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 133 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

ASPIRE Q & A

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 137 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Power IEP -Sped Specific sessions
Description Coming

Speakers
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Tamsen Andrus

File Compliance Mentor, Tooele County School District


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
RM 219 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

What Should You Know If You Carry On Campus?
With the recent school shootings, and lots of media attention directed towards teachers taking concealed weapons classes, few know what to expect if they carry on campus.

Chief Turner, Sgt. Jones & Sgt. Potter would like to clarify a few details and make sure staff have the correct information, because there is a great deal of misinforation that could do more harm than good if an Active Shooter event occurs. 


Speakers
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Sgt. Mike Jones

K-9 & Patrol Division Supervisor, Grantsville PD
Sgt. Jones serves with Grantsville PD
SJ

Sgt Jason Potter

Sgt. Potter serves with Tooele City PD
CK

Chief Kevin Turner

Chief of Police, Grantsville PD
Chief Turner is Grantsville City's Chief of Police


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
CTE Atrium by Rm 159 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

Illuminate- Accessing & Creating Tests
Limited Capacity full

OK, Early Adopters, let's go!
In this session we will cover some basics of Illuminate!
We'll cover how to login, how to create online and paper/pencil assessments, and a few of the other great features available to us in this robust system.

Join us as we take TCSD's new formative assessment tool out for a spin!

https://tooeleschools.illuminateed.com

P.S.... hey, don't sign up for multiple sessions of this class! I know I'm handsome, but you'll just get bored hearing me repeat myself, believe me! 

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Hetzendorfer

Vanessa Hetzendorfer

Implementation Manager, Illuminate Education
I am a passionate educator and pursuer of making things easier for teachers.
avatar for Justin Rasmussen

Justin Rasmussen

Assessment Data Mentor, TCSD
My work is focused on helping kids learn and teachers know how that's going. | Heard any good jokes lately? How about some bad ones? :)


Friday October 30, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Library Lab Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

10:00am

11:00am

Kotako
Kotako- Korean Mexican has arrived! If you've stood in line for Cupbop, and many of you have, please give a rousing welcome to Cupbop's next endeavor.... Kotako.


All Food Trucks will serve Attendees from 11am -12:15pm
Presenters with Gold Lanyards can move to the front of the line so they can eat and get ready for their next session. 

The Public is welcome from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. 

Speakers
avatar for KoTako

KoTako

KoTako
Gourmet Korean Mexican Fusion Food! Come visit our mobile restaurant and leave with a full and happy belly! Complex and unique KoMex fusion flavors! | | If you want to see Kotako schedule, follow us @kotakotruck via Instagram, FB or Twitter.



11:00am

A Guy & His Wife Grilled Cheese
Serving Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches hot and fresh off the grill! If you've around SLC, you're bound to see our Cheesy Truck Somewhere, we frequent all the hottest events. Our mission is to serve up the freshest, best, gourmet grilled cheese you can imagine, so we are always coming up with new ideas. You've got to come and try our delicious gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and fresh cut french fries!!!

All Food Trucks will serve Attendees from 11am -12:15pm
Presenters with Gold Lanyards can move to the front of the line so they can eat and get ready for their next session. 

The Public is welcome from 12:30pm to 3:00pm.  

Speakers
avatar for A Guy & his wife Grilled Cheese

A Guy & his wife Grilled Cheese

A Guy & his wife Grilled Cheese
Serving Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches hot and fresh off the grill! | If you've around SLC, you're bound to see our Cheesy Truck Somewhere, we frequent all the hottest events. Our mission is to serve up the freshest, best, gourmet grilled cheese you can imagine, so we are always coming up with new ideas. You've got to come and try our delicious gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and fresh cut french fries!!!


11:00am

Charlie Boy's BBQ
TCSD is happy to welcome back Charlie Boy's BBQ serving up Authentic Carolina BBQ! 
 
Charlie has over 45 years of experience in all things BBQ, which shows at 1st bite!
Stansbury & Tooele have enjoyed Charlie's BBQ at several events and football games, so make sure to stop by, say hey and enjoy some awesome food!
 
All Food Trucks will serve Attendees from 11am -12:15pm
Presenters with Gold Lanyards can move to the front of the line so they can eat and get ready for their next session.

The Public is welcome from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. 

Speakers
avatar for Charlie Boy's BBQ

Charlie Boy's BBQ

Charlie has over 45 years of experience in BBQ. He has a passion for cooking meat and has won awards all over the country.



11:00am

Pyromaniacs Pizza

Pyromaniacs Pizza  https://www.facebook.com/PyromaniacsPizza

Pyromaniacs Pizza- Utah's premier outdoor food experience, featuring wood-fired pizza, brownies, and drinks.

Win Stuff!
Take a pic by their truck, upload it to
Their Facebook page with @techtober2015 or #techtober2015 included, 
OR
TCSD Techtober2015  Twitter page with @techtober2015 or #techtober2015 included,
for a chance to win some swag!

All Food Trucks will serve Attendees from 11am -12:15pm
Presenters with Gold Lanyards can move to the front of the line so they can eat and get ready for their next session. 

The Public is welcome from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. 

 


Speakers
avatar for Pyromaniacs Pizza

Pyromaniacs Pizza

Pyromaniacs Pizza
Pyromaniacs Pizza- Utah's premier outdoor food experience, featuring wood-fired pizza, brownies, and drinks. There's nothing "plain" about our cheese pizzas. We're a food truck and catering company that combines bold, new flavors with classic techniques for our wood-fired pizzas and desserts. Try it out if you are like us and have a taste for adventure, unique & flavorful foods, or authentic, old world pizza. Bring your passion for life... Read More →


11:00am

Taco Man
Tooele's Own Taco Man serving up delightful Mexican food!

All Food Trucks will serve Attendees from 11am -12:15pm
Presenters with Gold Lanyards can move to the front of the line so they can eat and get ready for their next session. 

The Public is welcome from 12:30pm to 3:00pm.  

Speakers

11:00am

Waffle Love
Gotta get you some Waffle Love! They are the first gourmet waffle truck in Utah, serving delicious liege waffles and sharing the waffle love. We make amazing liege waffles, trust us its more than a waffle its love at first bite! What is a liege waffle?

All Food Trucks will serve Attendees from 11am -12:15pm
Presenters with Gold Lanyards can move to the front of the line so they can eat and get ready for their next session. 

The Public is welcome from 12:30pm to 3:00pm.  

Speakers
avatar for Waffle Love

Waffle Love

Waffle Love
Gotta get you some Waffle Love! | We are the first gourmet waffle truck in Utah, serving delicious liege waffles and sharing the waffle love. We make amazing liege waffles, trust us its more than a waffle its love at first bite! | | What is a liege waffle? Liege waffles originated in Belgium, in the 18th century, when a Prince of Liege asked his chef to make him a waffle pastry with sugar nibs. They have been making in Belgium ever... Read More →


12:15pm

Canvas: Calendar and Scheduler
Meetings, conferences, assignment due dates, presentation sign ups, games, clubs, notify parents..... quit duplicating what Tooele Canvas already does and reclaim some time! Come learn how you can use the Canvas Calendar/Scheduler and have everything in 1 place WITH a record & color coded.

Speakers
avatar for Rick Harrison

Rick Harrison

Grantsville High School, Grantsville High School


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 210 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Book creator
Book Creator is a powerful, yet easy-to-use iPad app that allows students and teachers to create eBooks using text, images, sound, and video. Learn how to create your own eBook.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Dumont

Kelly Dumont

Elementary EdTech Team Lead, Canyons School District
Kelly Dumont is Elementary EdTech Team Lead for Canyons School District in Sandy, UT. He has worked in that capacity for the last 8 years. Previously he he worked as a Curriculum Technology Specialist and taught 5th and 6th grade in Jordan School District. His job is to help teachers and students learn to use technology more effectively in the classroom. He blogs and podcasts at theeducationalmac.com. He is a Past-President of UCET (Utah... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 141 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Canvas Apps
Canvas Apps
Come learn how to add BrainPop, CK-12, DefinedSTEM, Embeddable Graphs, FunBrain, Quizlet and WIRIS Equation Editor to your Canvas course. Check out what your Canvas admin has already added for you. Discover the Canvas EduAppCenter and all the wonderful possibilities for integration to content you already use.

Speakers
avatar for Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson

Online Learning Administrator, Park City School District


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 216 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

12:15pm

Health Building Canvas Content
Limited Capacity seats available

TCSD Jr High and High School teachers will use their Health content to build specific content in Canvas to enhance instruction and student engagement. Participating teachers need to bring their own device, know their Tooele Canvas login, and bring digital files of completed units, so they can practice building assessments & grading rubrics. Other Technology teachers will utilize in this session: Google Docs & Google Presentation, so having a Google Drive would be helpful. Session is not closed to other teachers & subjects, but will be conducted using the Secondary Health content.

Speakers
avatar for Alen Howard

Alen Howard

Customer Success Manager, Canvas by Instructure
I am an award-winning educator and administrator with 15 years of experience in secondary education. I have gained experience in developing innovative blended learning schools, programs, and curriculum over the past 7 years. | | I am able to assist anyone with how to maximize Canvas LMS at your institution. | | I love sports, my family, and am committed to helping others remain life-long learners.
avatar for Leslie Stark

Leslie Stark

Product Engagement Specialist, Canvas
Hi my name is Leslie Stark. I was an 8th/9th grade Social Studies teacher at Park City School District in Park City, Utah. I taught for 7 years at the Junior High. While working at Park City School District, I taught in a 1:1 (laptop) blended classroom environment. I taught with Canvas for 5 years; 3 of those years in addition to my face to face courses I taught Geography Online to students all over the Northern region of Utah via Utah... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 124 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Safe Schools (Technology to assist with behavior)
What floats your boat and how can you use that enhance your satisfaction? We will also explore technology and other resources to help manage difficult behavior in the classroom, with co-workers, peers, or in any personal setting. Please bring a device of choice to use during group work and brainstorming. 

Speakers
avatar for Kara Strain

Kara Strain

Safe Schools Coordinator, Tooele County School District
I am a behaviorist by nature, trade, experience and education. I enjoy interacting with my environment and problem solving. I am an optimistic realist that believes in the work we do and opportunity we have to influence others for the better.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 213 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Canvas Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

Canvas will help you the teacher complete three key tasks with Mastery Based Grading or "Standards Based Grading": 1. Identify student learning objectives by putting "Outcomes" into your Canvas Course that will align with the Mastery Learning Gradebook 2. Accurately and efficiently align student grades on assignments and quizzes with specific outcomes with rubrics in SpeedGrader 3. Provide students with effective and timely feedback through SpeedGrader, instant results in quizzes, and personalized media comments on assignments and discussions. Participants login to your Tooele Canvas BEFORE Oct. 30th and make sure you know your Login/ password for class. If you cannot remember your login/ password contact Heidi Ross, hross@tooeleschools, PRIOR to the 30th for this information. Presenter will have no access to teacher logins.

Speakers
avatar for Dani Sloan

Dani Sloan

Tech Trainer, UEN
Dani Sloan is is a technology integration instructor at the Utah Education Network. Dani is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, using iPads and Chromebooks in classrooms.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 130 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Canvas ePortfolio
ePortfolios are a place where you can display and discuss the significant submissions and experiences that are happening during the learning process. 
A Teacher can use them:
- In providing evidence on their evaluations
- Self Reflection
- Share work with friends, PLC, or Administrators
- Demonstrate Mastery
- Showcase professional work.

Students can use them:
- For Scholarships
- Showcase academic work
- For course projects
- With Student organizations
- Create a web presence.  

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Trainer, UEN
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, Google Apps for Educators, iPads and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master’s in Elementary Education at Mount Saint Mary’s University, where he also taught Instructional Technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was a Technology Resource Teacher in... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Counseling Lab Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Create Content in Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Don't spend money on the copy machine making papers that will just get lost. Put your content online where students can access it from anywhere. No excuses! Come find out how to post your instructions, worksheets, link a webpage, embed a video, or any other items that can help you streamline teaching and learning for your classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Jared Covili

Jared Covili

Technical Trainer, Sr., UEN
Jared Covili has been a trainer at Utah Education Network (UEN) for 13 years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Apps for Education, geospatial learning, social media strategies, and digital devices. Previously, Jared was a Language Arts teacher at the secondary level. He received a Bachelors degree in English and a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 131 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Google Calendar
Come learn about how to use Google calendar! Google calendar is super helpful and remarkably easy to use.  We'll look at some of the cool features of Google calendar and how to use them. This is a hands-on session, so you'll be able to spend time actually creating, modifying, and personalizing your Google calendar.  NOTE: This would be a great session to attend if you attend the "Google Teacher Sites" session during Session 1 so that you can work on the calendar portion of your Google teacher site. 

Speakers
avatar for Kate Challis

Kate Challis

Teacher, TCSD
Hey there! I've been teaching 8th grade integrated science since 2010. I get a kick out of figuring out more effective and more efficient ways to teach and run my classroom. Oh, and I love rocks more than anything in the world.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 207 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

12:15pm

Spheros
Limited Capacity seats available

Spheros is a programming interface that allow students to code instructions for a wireless robot ball through an simple iPad interface. Come see how it works and learn how to use this incredibly cool system in your class.

Speakers
avatar for Becky Darling

Becky Darling

Math 7 Teacher, CNJJHS
I'm a 6th year teacher and I love what I do. Prior to teaching, I lived in the corporate world. I absolutely love my family, video games, and Star Wars (especially Yoda). I had the opportunity to teach coding and robotics in the summer using Spheros. Since summer, the SPRK has been introduced (he's transparent), and my husband purchased for me a BB-8. I'm a bit of a nerd, but nerds are amazing.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Library Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Utah Compose (part 1 of 2)
Learn how to implement Utah Compose in just about any grade level or subject. This amazing tool is available to all utah teachers and students and this 2 part session is the place to help you get the most out of it.

It is essential that you make sure that you are able to log into Utah Compose prior to attending this session. There is a lot we want to accomplish and spending as little time getting everyone logged in will help.

See you there!
Kim

Speakers
avatar for Kim Rathke

Kim Rathke

Formative Assessment Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Kim is a Nationally-Board Certified teacher and an author who taught ELA and Journalism for seventeen years in the Davis School District prior to working for the USBE as the formative assessment specialist and Assessment for Achievement co-project manager.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 135 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Active Classroom
What if you could customize your curriculum to meet individual student needs while matching each lesson to Common Core, state, and district standards? Active Classroom makes it easy! The Web-based curriculum's thousands of inquiry-based learning modules give teachers a variety of content, the power to differentiate for ability levels and learning modes, and flexibility in tailoring and managing assignments.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 208 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

12:15pm

Canvas: Introduction to Canvas
You don't have to be a Ninja Panda to use Canvas! This session helps new Canvas users get started. Participants will cover all the benefits of using an LMS to complement and extend teaching that is already happening in the face to face environment, and how to harness the power of Canvas to make the use of instructional technology easier and more effective.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Bentley

Robert Bentley

Senior Technical Trainer, UEN
Rob specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. He focuses on how teachers can effectively use video, images, and other media to teach their students, and also how to get students creating exciting media of their own such as educational computer games, animations, mashups, comics, zooming presentations, infographics, and much more. Rob also teaches courses that help teachers learn the basics of computer usage. Previously... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 132 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Common Classroom Tech
Proficiency Level: Novice to Intermediate.

This session will cover the basic use and troubleshooting of common classroom technology.

We will cover:
  • Workstations
  • Printers
  • Document Cameras (Lumens)
  • Projectors
  • ActivBoards (Promethean)
  • Audio Enhancement
  • BYOD

As time permits, we will open the session to questions and give the opportunity for paricipants to share their insight.

Speakers
avatar for Corey Price

Corey Price

IT Field Technician, TCSD
I have been working for TCSD for just over 3 years. Before that, I owned a business doing computer service and repair for 10 years. I love doing what I do! | | I take a holistic approach to technology: my belief is that technology cannot be exclusive of the user. My job is just as much if not more a people position than a technology position. I advocate for improving usage of current technology in the classroom to better serve students and... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 221 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

12:15pm

Genius Hour
Project Based Learning: Using Genius Hour in the classroom for elementary and secondary.
Based off of Google's 20% theory this program is allowing students to study and research their interests is the basis of personalized learning. Genius hour is the method many teachers throughout the world are implementing personalized learning in the classroom. Genius Hour is giving students time each day/week to study the topic of their choice. Genius Hour/time has gained a lot of attention in the past few years. In this session we will discuss strategies to use PBL (project based learning) in the elementary setting.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 149 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Geogebra
GeoGebra is a great free interactive tool that all teachers teaching math should at least know about. It's great for explorations and visualizations and allows to create interactive worksheets for students. My son used GeoGebra last year for his 7th grade science project. In the first portion of my presentation I will talk about his project and show how he used GeoGebra. Then I will present some features of the program. The last portion will be a hands-on workshop where the attendees will get a chance to use GeoGebra and ask questions.

Just to make sure, I'm not affiliated with the creatrors of GeoGebra. I'm just a simple user that really likes it.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 222 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Google sites and Drop It To Me
With the incorporation of new technology into my classroom, Google has really helped me to be more organized and successful in my teaching and my organization.  I have utilized the Goole Apps for Education tools to help my classroom become more tech friendly for my students to use as a daily resource.  Drop it to Me is a tool I use to help me manage student work that is submitted to me electronically.  It is not connected to Canvas but it can be connected to Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive for free!  This class will discuss Drop it to Me, setting up an account, account management, and how to use it with your classes as well as tips and tricks to help you manage your own google site.  Please BYOD (Bring your own device) if possible.  I look forward to teaching you new things to help enhance your teaching and motivate your students!

Speakers
avatar for Benjamin Bybee

Benjamin Bybee

Teacher, Building EdTech, & ELL Coordinator, TCSD
Hello! My name is Benjamin Bybee. I teach Spanish at CNJJH and I have been teaching since February of 2011 in various schools in the United States. I love teaching and would not want to do anything else. I am constantly learning new things and I work really hard to help others. Technology wise I like to tinker and try new things so if I do not know something I will learn about it and share it with you, just ask.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 220 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

12:15pm

12:15pm

Reading Plus For West Elementary
This session is specifically designed for those teachers at West Elementary that are currently using Reading Plus in their classrooms. We will review data, examine reports, and learn how to make adjustments to individual student settings to maximize student success. A later session will be available for any educators interested in learning more about Reading Plus.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Sheridan

Kevin Sheridan

Representative, Reading Plus
Reading Plus is the only Common Core aligned reading intervention that prepares students to engage with complex text by developing all three dimensions of successful readers: capacity, efficiency, and motivation. Developed in partnership with leading reading researchers, the personalized and dynamically adjusting program is proves to increase reading achievement.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 134 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Sharepoint: School Webmasters

This class is for webmasters.
We will be looking at what is required by district and law to be on your school website and help you update it to be in compliance.  


Speakers
avatar for Jon Hughes

Jon Hughes

4th Grade Teacher / EdTech, TCSD
I love to use technology in my classroom. Google is my friend :)


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 136 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way, Tooele UT 84074

12:15pm

ST Math
Reimagining Math Education

Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math® is the leader in visual math instruction and represents the highest quality and most effective blended learning math solution in K-12 education.

Created by MIND Research Institute, ST Math is game-based instructional software for K-12 and is designed to boost math comprehension and proficiency through visual learning. Integrating with classroom instruction and identified by the CEO-led Change the Equation as one of just four STEM programs ready to scale nationally, ST Math incorporates the latest research in learning and the brain and promotes mastery-based learning and mathematical understanding. The ST Math software games use interactive, graphically-rich animations that visually represent mathematical concepts to improve conceptual understanding and problem-solving skills.


Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 142 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Tech in K-2 Elementary Classroom
Are you a K-2 Teacher trying to use Technology in your classroom? Need some ideas? This session is for you, from a fellow K-2 teacher, because using technology is a little different in K-2 classroom than other grades.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 214 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

UEN - eMedia
Videos can be powerful teaching resources -- come learn how! We will learn five unique uses for video using the resources available in eMedia. UEN’s eMedia allows Utah educators to search, preview and download educational videos, PDF's, music, podcasts (and more!) for FREE! We will give you the tools and training you need to fully utilize this incredible resource!

Speakers
avatar for Jared Fawson

Jared Fawson

Tech Trainer, UEN
Jared is a technology instructor at the Utah Education Network. Jared has 8 years experience teaching at-risk students and 7 as a Geography teacher and student government advisor.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 133 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

12:15pm

AESOP, iVisions & Benefits Q & A
Questions about how to schedule a substitute, see your payroll, or insurance benefits?

This session is for you, come ask your questions, finally have time to access them with help at your elbow. Tax time is around the corner and you probably want to know where to get a copy of your W-2 and see what you have paid out on insurance.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 137 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Power IEP -Sped Specific sessions

Speakers
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Tamsen Andrus

File Compliance Mentor, Tooele County School District


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 219 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

What Should You Know If You Carry On Campus?
With the recent school shootings, and lots of media attention directed towards teachers taking concealed weapons classes, few know what to expect if they carry on campus. 

Chief Turner, Sgt. Jones & Sgt. Potter would like to clarify a few details and make sure staff have the correct information, because there is a great deal of misinforation that could do more harm than good if an Active Shooter event occurs. 

Speakers
SM

Sgt. Mike Jones

K-9 & Patrol Division Supervisor, Grantsville PD
Sgt. Jones serves with Grantsville PD
SJ

Sgt Jason Potter

Sgt. Potter serves with Tooele City PD
CK

Chief Kevin Turner

Chief of Police, Grantsville PD
Chief Turner is Grantsville City's Chief of Police


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
CTE Atrium by Rm 159 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Illuminate- Accessing & Creating Tests
Limited Capacity full

OK, Early Adopters, let's go!
In this session we will cover some basics of Illuminate!
We'll cover how to login, how to create online and paper/pencil assessments, and a few of the other great features available to us in this robust system.

Join us as we take TCSD's new formative assessment tool out for a spin!

https://tooeleschools.illuminateed.com

P.S.... hey, don't sign up for multiple sessions of this class! I know I'm handsome, but you'll just get bored hearing me repeat myself, believe me! 

Speakers
avatar for Justin Rasmussen

Justin Rasmussen

Assessment Data Mentor, TCSD
My work is focused on helping kids learn and teachers know how that's going. | Heard any good jokes lately? How about some bad ones? :)


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
RM 206 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

12:15pm

Illuminate: Reporting Options
Limited Capacity full

Description Coming

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Hetzendorfer

Vanessa Hetzendorfer

Implementation Manager, Illuminate Education
I am a passionate educator and pursuer of making things easier for teachers.


Friday October 30, 2015 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Library Lab Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Adobe Voice
Adobe Voice We're all Storytellers, Tell YOUR Story 1 line at a time in just a few minutes! Engage students in writing, retelling, fluency, projects, and more with Adobe Voice. Bring your ipad with Adobe Voice already downloaded, or just come to learn about it. In a few minutes you will be telling YOUR story too.

Speakers
avatar for Deanne Hamilton

Deanne Hamilton

8th Integrated Science, TCSD
2013-14 | Science honors class won the national CK12 video contest and received a classroom set of iPad minis. | Tooele Education Fund sponsored a mini for use as a resource for special education purposes- specifically audio capabilities. | | 2014-15 Attended the SHIFT Big Screen Science training with the SpyHop filming directors in SLC and learned how to implement science video projects as a means of assessment. | Received a... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 218 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Explain Everything
Screencasting amplifies each student’s thinking with dynamic audio and visual tools. When students are collaborating using screencasts, they leverage socially constructive learning experiences. Have students explore, create and share in the process of learning through screencasting as a collaboration and formative assessment tool. Come learn how to have your students experience this through the Explain Everything app.

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Dumont

Kelly Dumont

Elementary EdTech Team Lead, Canyons School District
Kelly Dumont is Elementary EdTech Team Lead for Canyons School District in Sandy, UT. He has worked in that capacity for the last 8 years. Previously he he worked as a Curriculum Technology Specialist and taught 5th and 6th grade in Jordan School District. His job is to help teachers and students learn to use technology more effectively in the classroom. He blogs and podcasts at theeducationalmac.com. He is a Past-President of UCET (Utah... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 141 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

1:30pm

Health Using Canvas Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

TCSD Jr High and High School teachers will use their Health content to build specific assessments with grading rubrics in Canvas. Participating teachers need to bring their own device, know their Tooele Canvas login, and bring digital files of completed units, so they can practice building assessments & grading rubrics. Other Technology teachers will utilize in this session: Google Docs so having a Google Drive would be helpful. Session is not closed to other teachers & subjects, but will be conducted using the Secondary Health content.

Speakers
avatar for Alen Howard

Alen Howard

Customer Success Manager, Canvas by Instructure
I am an award-winning educator and administrator with 15 years of experience in secondary education. I have gained experience in developing innovative blended learning schools, programs, and curriculum over the past 7 years. | | I am able to assist anyone with how to maximize Canvas LMS at your institution. | | I love sports, my family, and am committed to helping others remain life-long learners.
avatar for Leslie Stark

Leslie Stark

Product Engagement Specialist, Canvas
Hi my name is Leslie Stark. I was an 8th/9th grade Social Studies teacher at Park City School District in Park City, Utah. I taught for 7 years at the Junior High. While working at Park City School District, I taught in a 1:1 (laptop) blended classroom environment. I taught with Canvas for 5 years; 3 of those years in addition to my face to face courses I taught Geography Online to students all over the Northern region of Utah via Utah... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 124 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

iPad Basics
New to iPad? Learn to quickly navigate your iPad by finding out what buttons, gestures and multitasking can do. Check out typing tricks along with dictation helps. Organize your apps directly on the iPad or via iTunes. Find out about the App Store and the Notification Center. Bring your iPad to class, fully charged.

Speakers
avatar for Tricia Jackson

Tricia Jackson

Online Learning Administrator, Park City School District


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 216 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Canvas as a Communication Tool
Come learn how Canvas Communication tools can help YOU, your students, and parents. 
 Need to Keep your parents informed? How about have a teacher webpage? 
Come find out how Canvas can be used to keep in contact with students, parents, and your Administrator.  

Speakers
avatar for Michael Hakkarinen

Michael Hakkarinen

Trainer, UEN
Michael Hakkarinen specializes in helping teachers engage students in the classroom with technology such as Mac Tools, Google Apps for Educators, iPads and more. He earned a Bachelor’s in English from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master’s in Elementary Education at Mount Saint Mary’s University, where he also taught Instructional Technology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was a Technology Resource Teacher in... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Counseling Lab Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Canvas Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

Canvas will help you the teacher complete three key tasks with Mastery Based Grading or "Standards Based Grading": 1. Identify student learning objectives by putting "Outcomes" into your Canvas Course that will align with the Mastery Learning Gradebook 2. Accurately and efficiently align student grades on assignments and quizzes with specific outcomes with rubrics in SpeedGrader 3. Provide students with effective and timely feedback through SpeedGrader, instant results in quizzes, and personalized media comments on assignments and discussions. Participants login to your Tooele Canvas BEFORE Oct. 30th and make sure you know your Login/ password for class. If you cannot remember your login/ password contact Heidi Ross, hross@tooeleschools, PRIOR to the 30th for this information. Presenter will have no access to teacher logins.

Speakers
avatar for Dani Sloan

Dani Sloan

Tech Trainer, UEN
Dani Sloan is is a technology integration instructor at the Utah Education Network. Dani is enthusiastic about sharing new online tools, using iPads and Chromebooks in classrooms.


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 130 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Create Content in Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Don't spend money on the copy machine making papers that will just get lost. Put your content online where students can access it from anywhere. No excuses! Come find out how to post your instructions, worksheets, link a webpage, embed a video, or any other items that can help you streamline teaching and learning for your classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Jared Covili

Jared Covili

Technical Trainer, Sr., UEN
Jared Covili has been a trainer at Utah Education Network (UEN) for 13 years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Apps for Education, geospatial learning, social media strategies, and digital devices. Previously, Jared was a Language Arts teacher at the secondary level. He received a Bachelors degree in English and a Masters in Instructional Design and Educational Technology from the... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 131 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Google Teacher Sites
Create your own Google teacher site on the spot! We'll start off by quickly getting each attendee set up with a Google site.  We'll look at some of the options and cool features you can utilize on your teacher site. This is a hands-on session, so you'll be able to spend time actually modifying and personalizing your site. See you there! 

Speakers
avatar for Kate Challis

Kate Challis

Teacher, TCSD
Hey there! I've been teaching 8th grade integrated science since 2010. I get a kick out of figuring out more effective and more efficient ways to teach and run my classroom. Oh, and I love rocks more than anything in the world.


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 207 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

1:30pm

Plickers
Engage ALL students in critical thinking, give all students the chance to participate and engage in learning without feeling self-conscious, and tailor instruction with instant feedback. Use Plickers for quick checks for understanding to know whether your students are understanding big concepts and mastering key skills. Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 149 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Spheros
Limited Capacity seats available

Spheros is a programming interface that allow students to code instructions for a wireless robot ball through an simple iPad interface. Come see how it works and learn how to use this incredibly cool system in your class.

Speakers
avatar for Becky Darling

Becky Darling

Math 7 Teacher, CNJJHS
I'm a 6th year teacher and I love what I do. Prior to teaching, I lived in the corporate world. I absolutely love my family, video games, and Star Wars (especially Yoda). I had the opportunity to teach coding and robotics in the summer using Spheros. Since summer, the SPRK has been introduced (he's transparent), and my husband purchased for me a BB-8. I'm a bit of a nerd, but nerds are amazing.


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Utah Compose (part 2 of 2)
Learn how to implement Utah Compose in just about any grade level or subject. This amazing tool is available to all utah teachers and students and this 2 part session is the place to help you get the most out of it.

It is essential that you make sure that you are able to log into Utah Compose prior to attending this session. There is a lot we want to accomplish and spending as little time getting everyone logged in will help.

See you there!
Kim

Speakers
avatar for Kim Rathke

Kim Rathke

Formative Assessment Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Kim is a Nationally-Board Certified teacher and an author who taught ELA and Journalism for seventeen years in the Davis School District prior to working for the USBE as the formative assessment specialist and Assessment for Achievement co-project manager.


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 135 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Windows 8
Proficiency Level: Novice to Intermediate.

Getting to know Windows 8.1

This hands-on approach will cover various tips, tricks, and hacks to improve your overall productivity and enjoyment with Windows 8.1.
  • Navigating and manipulating the Start Screen
  • Windows Peek, Snap, Shake, etc.
  • Context sensitive menus
  • Hotkeys

As time permits, we will open the session to questions and give the opportunity for paricipants to share their insight.

Speakers
avatar for Corey Price

Corey Price

IT Field Technician, TCSD
I have been working for TCSD for just over 3 years. Before that, I owned a business doing computer service and repair for 10 years. I love doing what I do! | | I take a holistic approach to technology: my belief is that technology cannot be exclusive of the user. My job is just as much if not more a people position than a technology position. I advocate for improving usage of current technology in the classroom to better serve students and... Read More →



Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 221 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Active Classroom
What if you could customize your curriculum to meet individual student needs while matching each lesson to Common Core, state, and district standards? Active Classroom makes it easy! The Web-based curriculum's thousands of inquiry-based learning modules give teachers a variety of content, the power to differentiate for ability levels and learning modes, and flexibility in tailoring and managing assignments.

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Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 208 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Canvas: Introduction to Canvas
You don't have to be a Ninja Panda to use Canvas! This session helps new Canvas users get started. Participants will cover all the benefits of using an LMS to complement and extend teaching that is already happening in the face to face environment, and how to harness the power of Canvas to make the use of instructional technology easier and more effective.

Speakers
avatar for Robert Bentley

Robert Bentley

Senior Technical Trainer, UEN
Rob specializes in multimedia projects and resources for the classroom. He focuses on how teachers can effectively use video, images, and other media to teach their students, and also how to get students creating exciting media of their own such as educational computer games, animations, mashups, comics, zooming presentations, infographics, and much more. Rob also teaches courses that help teachers learn the basics of computer usage. Previously... Read More →


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 132 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Canvas: Teacher tips and Tricks
Reclaim your teaching time, reduce grading time, meet the evidence required on the new Teaching standards and so much more. Canvas is "misunderstood, come find out what it can do for you, your class, and stop doing double time trying to keep up.

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Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 210 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

1:30pm

1:30pm

Exploring OS Accessibility Features
Students and adults need to have technology adaptations for many reasons, whether it's having something read from a computer, changing contrast on a page, or using magnification.  Fortunately, many of these features are built right into the operating systems we use everyday (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, etc.).  This session will focus on ways to use these accessibility features in a meaningful way. 

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Hunter

Kathy Hunter

Special education teacher, Tooele County Schools
avatar for Janell Locke

Janell Locke

Special Ed Teacher (Life Skills classroom) at Northlake Elementary


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 151 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Geogebra
GeoGebra is a great free interactive tool that all teachers teaching math should at least know about. It's great for explorations and visualizations and allows to create interactive worksheets for students. My son used GeoGebra last year for his 7th grade science project. In the first portion of my presentation I will talk about his project and show how he used GeoGebra. Then I will present some features of the program. The last portion will be a hands-on workshop where the attendees will get a chance to use GeoGebra and ask questions.

Just to make sure, I'm not affiliated with the creatrors of GeoGebra. I'm just a simple user that really likes it.

Speakers

Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 222 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

1:30pm

1:30pm

1:30pm

Reading Plus
Come learn how Reading Plus is changing the way students read. See how research advisors like Ray Reutzel, David Pearson, John Guthrie, Timothy Rasinski, Elfrieda Hiebert, Jay Samuels, and others have influenced the modifications in our latest updates of this proven program. Placed on the USOE-approved list for K-3 Early Reading Intervention, Reading Plus is used in districts throughout the state including Tooele, Alpine, Canyons, Jordan, Ogden, Provo, Duchesne, Uintah.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Sheridan

Kevin Sheridan

Representative, Reading Plus
Reading Plus is the only Common Core aligned reading intervention that prepares students to engage with complex text by developing all three dimensions of successful readers: capacity, efficiency, and motivation. Developed in partnership with leading reading researchers, the personalized and dynamically adjusting program is proves to increase reading achievement.


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 134 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

1:30pm

ST Math
Reimagining Math Education

Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math® is the leader in visual math instruction and represents the highest quality and most effective blended learning math solution in K-12 education.

Created by MIND Research Institute, ST Math is game-based instructional software for K-12 and is designed to boost math comprehension and proficiency through visual learning. Integrating with classroom instruction and identified by the CEO-led Change the Equation as one of just four STEM programs ready to scale nationally, ST Math incorporates the latest research in learning and the brain and promotes mastery-based learning and mathematical understanding. The ST Math software games use interactive, graphically-rich animations that visually represent mathematical concepts to improve conceptual understanding and problem-solving skills.


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Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 142 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Tech in K-2 Elementary Classroom
Are you a K-2 Teacher trying to use Technology in your classroom? Need some ideas? This session is for you, from a fellow K-2 teacher, because using technology is a little different in K-2 classroom than other grades.

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Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 214 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

UEN - NoodleTools
In this session, educators will learn strategies for teaching students how to use technology to plan, develop, and cite content for research projects using Noodle Tools. Participants will also gain familiarity with Pioneer Library for information literacy, research projects, strategies for finding and citing online information. Join us and come use your Noodle!

Speakers
avatar for Jared Fawson

Jared Fawson

Tech Trainer, UEN
Jared is a technology instructor at the Utah Education Network. Jared has 8 years experience teaching at-risk students and 7 as a Geography teacher and student government advisor.


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 133 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Power IEP -Sped Specific sessions

Speakers
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Tamsen Andrus

File Compliance Mentor, Tooele County School District


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 219 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

What Should You Know If You Carry On Campus?
With the recent school shootings, and lots of media attention directed towards teachers taking concealed weapons classes, few know what to expect if they carry on campus. 

Sgt. Jones & Sgt. Potter would like to clarify a few details and make sure staff have the correct information, because there is a great deal of misinforation that could do more harm than good if an Active Shooter event occurs. 

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Sgt. Mike Jones

K-9 & Patrol Division Supervisor, Grantsville PD
Sgt. Jones serves with Grantsville PD
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Sgt Jason Potter

Sgt. Potter serves with Tooele City PD
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Chief Kevin Turner

Chief of Police, Grantsville PD
Chief Turner is Grantsville City's Chief of Police


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
CTE Atrium by Rm 159 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Illuminate- Accessing & Creating Tests
Limited Capacity full

OK, Early Adopters, let's go!
In this session we will cover some basics of Illuminate!
We'll cover how to login, how to create online and paper/pencil assessments, and a few of the other great features available to us in this robust system.

Join us as we take TCSD's new formative assessment tool out for a spin!

https://tooeleschools.illuminateed.com

P.S.... hey, don't sign up for multiple sessions of this class! I know I'm handsome, but you'll just get bored hearing me repeat myself, believe me!

Speakers
avatar for Justin Rasmussen

Justin Rasmussen

Assessment Data Mentor, TCSD
My work is focused on helping kids learn and teachers know how that's going. | Heard any good jokes lately? How about some bad ones? :)


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
RM 206 Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

1:30pm

Illuminate: Reporting Options
Limited Capacity filling up

Description Coming

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Hetzendorfer

Vanessa Hetzendorfer

Implementation Manager, Illuminate Education
I am a passionate educator and pursuer of making things easier for teachers.


Friday October 30, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Library Lab Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074

2:45pm

Close of Day- Prizes!
End the day with some celebrating, which of course translates into Prizes!

You must be present to win, names will be randomly selected by dropping your Conference badge with QR code into boxes as you come into the auditorium for closing, and from Facebook/ Twitter games. (Do Not drop school badge in boxes)


YOU REALLY DON"T WANT TO MISS THIS.... little bird might of let it slip that a trip is one of the prizes. Where to? Show up and find out!

Speakers
avatar for Thane St. Clair

Thane St. Clair

TCSD EdTech, TCSD
avatar for Heidi Ross

Heidi Ross

Online Learning & Canvas Administrator, Tooele County School District
Heidi is the Canvas Administrator for the District and Utah Students Connect, our in district Online Learning option. Additionally, she works with parents, students, counselors and District Administrators wishing to negotiate the Statewide Online Learning Program. Heidi has a Masters in Curriculum, Technology, and Education Administration endorsement. In her limited spare time she draws, bakes, and enjoys time with her family.


Friday October 30, 2015 2:45pm - 3:15pm
Auditorium Stansbury High 5400 Stallion Way Tooele, UT 84074