Breakout Session 4
Amy Storer (FriEdTech)
Strand: Teaching Elementary
Creating a Google Slides App for Littles:
Video and audio directions are so crucial for our littles because they need explicit directions to complete tasks. In this session, participants will learn how to create an interactive slide app that incorporates video and audio to explain assignments and information.
Strand: Building or District Level Administration
Room 213 1:00-1:50
Tech Infused Panel Discussion with AR Building Principals
This session will feature a facilitated panel discussion with a handful of Arkansas building principals to discuss how technology is infused through their vision, survival, and relevance.
Strand: All K-12
Room 214 1:00-1:50
Incorporating Digital Comprehension Checks and Self-Assessments with Interactives
Do you need an engaging tool to check for comprehension during synchronous or asynchronous instruction that is tailored to your lessons? Would you like students to enjoy self-assessment? In this session, participants will create free Wordwall and Genially accounts, explore a range of content types for various needs, practice creating interactives, and learn ways to share or reuse interactives.
Strand: Teaching Elementary School
Room 215 1:00-1:50
Creating Environments Conducive to Learning
In this session, you will learn how to turn non-productive class time into additional instructional minutes using powerful behavior-changing tools and techniques while building stronger relationships with your students.
With the numerous low level interruptions teachers experience each day, precious instructional time is lost. I will present strategies that can enhance learning, reduce teacher stress, and dramatically decrease the number of student referrals.
These smart, proven, practical strategies can be effectively used at every grade level. They are supported by leading educational researchers and have been tested in classrooms across America for over 20 years. Don’t get lost in the chaos controlling far too many classrooms today. Restore order, effectiveness, and the positive experiences that all teachers want in their classrooms. If classroom management is an area you struggle with, you do not want to miss this session.
Strand: All K-12
Room 223 1:00-1:50
Mindfulness and Self-care: Library resources to support students and faculty
Self-care and social-emotional wellbeing is extremely important in order for students and teachers to be their best selves. But, how can we ensure that our school libraries foster mindfulness, self-care, and inclusion?
Join Ashley Cooksey as she discusses mindfulness, self-care, and inclusion for your faculty and students, your school library facility, and your collection. Crowd-sourced resources will be created and shared, as well as actionable tips to take the first steps to create a school library that is inclusive and mindful of all learners.
Strand: Online Teaching
Room 224 1:00-1:25
Virtual PE Instruction
In this session, attendees will learn about the structures used school-wide at Bentonville Schools Virtual School. The instructional focus will zero in on teaching PE virtually.
Strand: All K-12
Room 225 1:00-1:50
Must Have Chrome Extensions for Teachers
Chrome extensions are like little digital hacks that customize your Google experience. You will be surprised at how much you can accomplish using them, making a teacher’s life a little bit... or a lot... easier.