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Wednesday, June 15
 

7:00am MDT

Breakfast
Wednesday June 15, 2022 7:00am - 7:50am MDT
Lunch Room

8:00am MDT

Keynote - Level Up 22
Wednesday June 15, 2022 8:00am - 8:45am MDT
Auditorium

9:00am MDT

Adobe Acrobat, The Hidden Skills for Worksheets and Testing
Limited Capacity full
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Course Description: Do you have a worksheet that is your favorite and works great? You don’t have to ditch it or even make copies of it anymore! Discover how to digitize any document and make it fillable for your students on their device. Do you need to make it secure for a quiz or test? Learn how to password protect any pdf. Have a need for a form? You can start from scratch or bring your own. This course will help you utilize the power of the pdf and Adobe Acrobat.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Acrobat, Google Scan
Implemented Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: Scanning a worksheet and importing it into Acrobat. Taking that form and adding fillable fields. Finally adding password protection for testing control.
What Challenge You Will Do: Scan a worksheet and turn it into a fillable form.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Potokar

Shawn Potokar

Teacher, Weber School District
Shawn has taught for 22 years at Weber High School. He started his career teaching business classes and is currently teaching digital arts. Through the years he has seen the many changes in technology. Records to cassettes to cd’s to mp3’s. VCR’s to LaserDiscs to DVD’s to... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 527

9:00am MDT

Adventures in XR: AR/VR/MR
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Adventures in XR: AR/VR/MR
Course Description: In this session, we will be using all kinds of eXtended Reality (XR) tools to experience Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR). This will be the most cutting edge presentation at LEARN. Join us for some mind stretching fun. The session is limited to 15 participants because we need extra space so you won't injure yourself . . . or anyone else. Also, because most AR apps require a smartphone, the session is intended primarily for secondary teachers and their smartphone toting students,
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: We will be using a variety of AR tools and VR with the HTC Vive. YOU WILL NEED YOUR SMARTPHONE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE AR EXPERIENCES.
Integrated Strategy: This session will be exploratory and will include time for you to brainstorm ideas for how you can integrate these technologies into your instructional planning.
What You’ll Experience: You will experience a world beyond imagination!
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will be learning about the XR environments and finding tools to use in class. Because this session is "out there," we will not be focusing on any one particular challenge.
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/learn-2022-site/home

Speakers
avatar for Hal Raymond

Hal Raymond

Principal, Weber School District
What I like to do?  Teach!  I also like the great outdoors and enjoy getting out either in wide open spaces or in my back yard. My family is important to me as well.  However, the reason for this short biography is to tell you that I come with a lot of expertise in digital learning... Read More →
avatar for Alan Rhees

Alan Rhees

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Alan Rhees is currently assigned as a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist. He taught 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade at Lomond View School. He worked there for his entire teaching career. His wife is Stacy, and together they have two children, Jae and Eriq. They have one grandson, Hayes... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 525

9:00am MDT

Bold School Framework in Action
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Fly me to the moon! Using a role play to demonstrate the Bold School framework, attendees will gain practical experience planning with Outcomes, Strategies, and tools in mind.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: E7 briefly covered
Implemented Strategy: Problem Solving, Planning to the Framework
What You’ll Experience: Virtual Field Trip and role play
What Challenge You Will Do: Attendees will get in groups of subject or grade and BOLD School-ize lesson plans by choosing strategies and tools to be used to achieve certain outcomes.

Speakers
avatar for Chad Saunders

Chad Saunders

Wahlquist Junior High School
I am an educator, traveler, and self-proclaimed nerd. I teach Spanish and leadership (student government) at Wahlquist Jr High, I interned in Spain, and I love a good spreadsheet.When not teaching other people's kids, I enjoy spending time with my three daughters and wife.


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 219

9:00am MDT

Conquer Content with Reciprocal Teaching and Infographics
Limited Capacity full
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Please access this Slidedeck to follow along in our session.  


We will be talking about literacy and giving away books!  Come and learn about reciprocal teaching and walk away with a book you can read over the summer or add to your classroom library.  No drawings--we are doing it like Oprah---You get a book!!! You get a book!!!  Take a look at the class description below:

Course Description:
  Students MUST read in order to succeed.  Participants in this course will discuss the highly effective teaching strategy of reciprocal teaching to aid in reading comprehension, no matter what type of text is used in your classroom. Whether you use books, articles or textbooks in your classroom, we will discuss how students can better understand those texts.  In this course, we will experiment with these teaching strategies by using quick texts that teach big lessons.  We will practice making infographics that will highlight and reinforce the elements of reciprocal teaching. Join us to enhance the tools and strategies you currently use to help students manage and comprehend text in your classroom.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: SORA, Adobe and Slides
Integrated Strategy: Reciprocal Teaching
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will review the steps of reciprocal teaching and discuss how this powerful strategy can be utilized in any content area.  The group will experiment with SORA and Adobe to find texts and tech tools that will highlight and enhance student learning.  
What Challenge You Will Do:  We will make an infographic and you will receive a copy of a slidedeck that you can use to jumpstart thoughtful reading strategies with students.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Hall

Amy Hall

School Librarian, Roy Jr High
Amy Hall has been teaching in Weber District for the last 22 years. She has been a junior high Language Arts teacher and most recently a librarian. Curriculum development and library advocacy are two of her passions and she loves working with junior high students. When she isn't at... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 223

9:00am MDT

Crystal Clear Canvas
Limited Capacity filling up

Course DescriptionA basic Canvas course on how to organize your Canvas course in a way that makes more sense to you and is easier for your students to navigate through. This course will help you understand the difference between all the Canvas tools and different strategies on how to organize the tools best for your students. One of our main focuses will be creating Modules, Topic Headers, Pages, Assignments, and Quizzes. Through this focus, it will create more Clarity for yourself and your students. We will use the “Student View” option on Canvas to see what it will look like for the students having a more direct and organized Canvas Course. This will also give parents and students a direction of what is going on in class and what they missed when they are absent from class. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas
Implemented Strategy: Organization, Teacher Clarity
What You’ll Experience: You will experience how to organize your Canvas that not only makes your teaching more organized, it will make the navigation more understandable to students. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Creating a Module, Text Header, Page, Assignment.  

Speakers
avatar for Dax Sederholm

Dax Sederholm

6th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Bachelors Degree - Elementary EducationMasters Degree - Educational TechnologyGraduate Degree - Administrative/Supervisory LicenseCertificate - Tech Integration Specialist - WSD Design Academy - Google Certified Level 2Endorsements - ESLGrades Taught - 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 216

9:00am MDT

Digital Sub Plans
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Every teacher has thought this at one point. Creating plans, prepping for a sub, and then handling the aftermath of the days you are absent is one of my least favorite things. In elementary you have to create plans for multiple subjects adding even more stress. Creating digital sub plans is one way to streamline the prep time! You will use Google Slides since it allows live editing (so you can make changes on the go) and is easy to share with your admin or substitute. I’ll go through some examples in this class to get you started.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides
Implemented Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: Using Google Slides to create digital sub plans for your elementary classroom.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create an example digital sub plan to copy and use again and again

Speakers
avatar for Cammie Burlison

Cammie Burlison

4th Grade Teacher, Silver Ridge
Cammie has been a teacher for the Weber School District for 14 years, and been teaching for a total of 20 years. She has taught grades ranging from 3rd through 8th grade with the majority of her years being in 3rd and 4th grade. She was an EdTech coach for a couple years before deciding... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 224

9:00am MDT

Duplicate Yourself with WeVideo
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Teachers will create an in-class flipped classroom using WeVideo to duplicate themselves. The most important station in an in-class flip is the teaching station.  In this session, teachers will understand what an in-class flip is, the benefits of using it in the classroom, and how to easily record themselves for their first station of an in-class flip. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo
Implemented Strategy: Flipped CLassroom
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will learn what an in-class flipped classroom experience looks like and how to implement WeVideo to create the content. The group will experiment with WeVideo and make a quick one-minute video to use in the classroom.  
What Challenge You Will Do:  We will make a WeVideo clip to use in the classroom.  

Speakers
avatar for Sabrina Smith

Sabrina Smith

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
My name is Sabrina Smith. I have been an educator for 20 years in various elementary grades. I love teaching, kids, technology, helping teachers and learning. I am so excited to be a LEARN conference presenter this year. I am looking forward to helping teachers integrate technology... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 228

9:00am MDT

Engagement with Google Slides
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Title: Engagement with Google Slides
Course Description: Hav you ever felt like you needed to up your engagement with a Tier 1 lesson?  Come and learn how to utilize Google Slides to help you students stay engaged throughout the lesson and also how to use formatie assessments throughout the lesson so that you know how your students are performing on the task instead of waiting until the end of the unit.  Let me guide you through an "I Do, We Do, You Do" lesson format that will keep you students engaged and you informed throughout the entire lesson.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides
Integrated Strategy: Engagement with Tier 1 Instruction
What You’ll Experience: You will be able to experience a lesson through a students eyes and how you will be able to take any lesson and turn it into a fast paced, engaging lesson for any student not matter the level.  
What Challenge You Will Do: You will take one of your tier 1 lessons and turn them into an interactive, fast paced Google Slideshow for you to be able to use in the upcoming school year, 

Speakers
avatar for Shelese Warren

Shelese Warren

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 209

9:00am MDT

Every Student is a Graphic Designer with Creative Cloud Express!
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: With Adobe Creative Cloud Express every student and teacher can be a rapid graphic designer. Leverage CCE's AI-generated designs to build creative images for your class. Put the tool in the hands of students to unlock a whole new level of formative assessment in the K-12 classroom.

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Creative Cloud Express

What You’ll Experience: Participants will experience a hands-on overview of the new features in Creative Cloud Express and participate in an active brainstorming session for how this could be used in K-12 classrooms.

What Challenge You Will Do: Create custom graphics for your digital classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Blake Pope

Blake Pope

Digital Teaching and Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Master of Educational Technology (MET, 2020) / K-12 Online Teaching Graduate Certificate (2020) / Secondary English Education Major / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor (BA, 2016) / Brigham Young University-Idaho, Boise State University, Southern Utah University... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 210

9:00am MDT

Gamifying Your Curriculum
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Links: 
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1

Course Description:       
     
In this session, we will explore a variety of games that will help kids review and learn the curriculum.     
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:
  • Nearpod 
  • G-Suite 
  • Blooket
  • Breakout EDU 
What Strategy You Will Master:
Come and learn how to incorporate games into your everyday instruction that will help keep students on task and engaged in your standards. 
What You’ll Experience:
You will see examples and participate in a variety of games of multiple content areas and grade levels.
What Challenge You Will Do:
You will first act as a student and participate in the games provided.  Then you will have the opportunity to create one of the games. Everyone will leave with directions and templates of games that can be used with little to no prep next school year. No need to reinvent the wheel, come steal all my resources.

Speakers
avatar for Jaymee Barrowes

Jaymee Barrowes

Teacher, Weber School District
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 226

9:00am MDT

Improve Reading Comprehension with Explore Boards
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: In this session we will dive into the power an explore board can have on activating background knowledge. Did you know that a student’s reading level of a text can change based on their background knowledge? Come learn how to empower students so that they can take ownership of their background knowledge and allow for interest based exploration before reading an important text.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Docs and Slides
Implemented Strategy: Prior Knowledge & Background and Integrate with Prior Knowledge
What You’ll Experience: Teachers will experience an example of using an explore board before reading a challenging text. Then they will create their own explore board they can use in their classroom. Creating explore boards with links to information and experiences that will build students background knowledge of a topic, theme, or issue.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create an explore board for a text you will read with your students. 

Presentation: bit.ly/ExploreBoards

Speakers
avatar for Cayley Holmes

Cayley Holmes

Instructional Reading Coach, Weber School District
Cayley is the Instructional Reading Coach at West Weber Elementary. She is married to Mr. Holmes who also teaches in Weber District and together they have one son. Cayley is passionate about reading, education, gardening, and loves learning about the most effective strategies to help... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 218

9:00am MDT

Jamboard for Little Hands
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: While this may sound messy, it’s not! Come and learn how Jamboard can help you create and deliver meaningful and interactive lessons for K-3 students.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Jamboard
Implemented Strategy: The strategy that I find Jamboard most useful for is formative assessment. Students are able to complete assignments to show understanding of topics. Jamboard can also be used for interactive group discussions.
What You’ll Experience: Have you tried to use student annotations for early elementary and found it to just be too challenging for younger students. There is another way. You will experience the ease of learning the tools google jamboard is able to provide for interactive lessons. Take the stress out of using digital assignments for early elementary. With this class, you will be able to take worksheets or other digital format and format it into a jamboard. You will also learn how to teach students to insert pictures and how to complete the jamboard.
What Challenge You Will Do: You will practice putting a worksheet into Jamboard. You will also practice using the jamboard tools to complete a digital worksheet.


Speakers
avatar for Amber Williams

Amber Williams

Teacher, Weber School District



Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 225

9:00am MDT

Nearpod Hacks for Fast Assessment
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Activities that are hard to design or difficult to grade are a thing of the past. Nearpod activities make it easy to get students applying and manipulating new information. These fast assessments impact instruction without increasing your prep time, and the reports are fantastic. Learn to create and adapt a variety of Nearpod activities for your class. Engage your students’ working memory mid-lesson using activities like: drag and drop, draw it, and matching. 

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: 
Nearpod Activities
Implemented Strategy: Formative Assessments.
What You’ll Experience: Student view of a drag and drop, searching the library for a drag and drop, along with creating a drag and drop from scratch. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a nearpod activity.

https://bit.ly/JA_Learn


Speakers
avatar for Jenna Augustin

Jenna Augustin

English Teacher, Weber School District
Jenna uses technology hacks in her courses to help her students discover, create, and collaborate. She is most excited about using technology to provide her students with the timely feedback they need to improve and progress. Her students use a variety of tools to increase and demonstrate... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 227

9:00am MDT

New in Nearpod!
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Nearpod has added some amazing new features and updated some of our favorite activities. We will explore the new whiteboard, annotate tool, collaborate board, immersive reader and so much more. We will talk about how you can incorporate this tool into your teaching and enhancing your student engagement.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Integrated Strategy: Interactive Instruction
What You’ll Experience: Have fun being engaged in a Nearpod student experience, while thinking of ways to incorporate these new features into your future lessons.
What Challenge You Will Do: You will create a Nearpod lesson using some of the new features.

Resources: https://bit.ly/Widdison
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Speakers
avatar for Monica Widdison

Monica Widdison

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 212

9:00am MDT

Problem Solving Strategies 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Resources
Course Description:
 Many students struggle with problem solving, however this is a skill that can be taught.  Come join us to discover how to best help students learn elementary math problem solving strategies and the tech tools that can help aid in learning these strategies. Following is a list of the strategies.  We won’t cover every strategy, but after this session you will have an understanding that will enable you to plan for presenting each of these to your students. Guess and check, make a table or chart, draw a picture or diagram, act out the problem, find a pattern or use a rule, check for relevant or irrelevant information, find smaller parts of a large problem, make an organized list, solve a simpler problem and work backwards.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Jamboard & Google Sheets
Implemented Strategy:  Problem solving skills
What You’ll Experience: Learn problem solving strategies as you solve puzzles and riddles. You will also be presented with various ways to introduce and teach problem solving strategies to your students.
What Challenge You Will Do:  Choose one of the problem solving strategies and come up with a rough draft idea of how you will present it to your students.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Skoubye

Nathan Skoubye

4th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Nathan has been an educator for 12 years. He enjoys teaching and utilizing technology in the classroom. A fun fact is that he has taught almost every grade from Kindergarten through 12th grade at least once. He lives in Hyrum with his beautiful wife and their three very active children... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 221

9:00am MDT

Rated 5 Stars! Podcasts in Your Class
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: In today’s world we have a myriad of ways to deliver and receive information. One of the most versatile options are podcasts! Podcasts are an excellent way to address speaking and listening standards across all grade levels, and provide students with choice and voice. In this session, we will address implementing podcasts in our instruction AND student created podcast projects.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo
Implemented Strategy: Cooperative learning, Role Playing
What You’ll Experience: Get a feel for implementing podcasts into your lecture as a way to deliver content, then witness some student created podcast ideas for assessments.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create an assessment where students create a podcast to demonstrate mastery and share it to Twitter.

FIND THE PRESENTATION HERE! 



Speakers
avatar for Amber Hodges

Amber Hodges

English teacher, Weber School District
Amber has worked for Weber School District for 13 years. During that time, she has taught 8th grade English, 9th grade English, and 9th grade English honors, 11 grade English, and mentored first year teachers. Amber is a mom of three boys, lives in North Ogden, UT, loves all things... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 229

9:00am MDT

Read & Write for Secondary-Aged Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Description: Read & Write is a literacy toolbar that offers multiple tools to help with reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments, and proofing written work. In WSD, Read & Write is used primarily with students in special education classrooms, but it is designed for all students, including English-language learners and even university students. In this session, we will quickly describe the main reading and writing tools, then describe how we used them in a junior high special education classroom, as well as how to generalize the use of these tools in the general education classroom. We will also share our classroom data describing the benefits of Read and Write. You don’t want to miss this session!

Speakers
avatar for Travis Chamberlain

Travis Chamberlain

Occupational Therapist, Weber School District
Hello WSD,I am an occupational therapist working across the district in the special education classrooms.  I am also a member of the Weber Assistive Technology Team where I assist educational teams in selecting and using technology for students with special needs. This is my fifth... Read More →
BP

Barry Pewtress

Roy Jr High Teacher, Weber School District



Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 213

9:00am MDT

Vocabulary with Variety
Limited Capacity full
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Course Description: Looking for ways to mix up and integrate technology into your vocabulary routine? We will go over some different ways your students can create and show their knowledge of vocab words. This course may be better suited for elementary teachers. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Creative Cloud Express (Adobe Spark), Slides, WeVideo, Jamboard, Popplet
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience: The teachers will see and experience vocabulary practice in various programs to see how to enhance vocabulary practice and understanding for their students. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will complete the usage of these concepts (like they are a student) and then pick one that best applies to them and create one for themselves to be able to use in their own classroom.

Class Resources

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Wall

Cathy Wall

3rd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Cathy is entering her 15th year of teaching 3rd grade in Weber School District, currently at West Weber Elementary. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Technology which she uses daily to help strengthen her classroom lessons and help her students increase their learning and engagement... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 220

9:00am MDT

WeVideo and Canva Video Magic
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: I use WeVideo and Canva everyday at work. This course will teach you how to increase your WeVideo skills by integrating it with Canva (a graphic design program). We will cover the new “filter” options in WeVideo for color correction, and time saving tricks!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo and Canva.
Implemented Strategy: Interactive Video 
What You’ll Experience: WeVideo filters and importing Canva files. Applying a filter to recorded footage.
What Challenge You Will Do: Apply a filter to a screen recording of your 10 second introduction that can be shared on Twitter.

Speakers
avatar for Maryann Broberg

Maryann Broberg

Theater, Movie Making, Yearbook, Weber School District
One of the favorite parts of my job is helping teachers find ways to increase creativity in the classroom. Getting students to "create" is actually a daily experience as a theater and movie making teacher... To be clear, I make no claim that their creations rival Shakespeare or Steven... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 217

9:00am MDT

Work it for Blooket - you won’t regret it.
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Need a boost? In walks Blooket, much more handsome with luscious blonde hair flowing in the wind. Say goodbye to the longing of past relationships and pack fun back in your classroom activities with a variety of games that are school-district approved. *Whispers* - I replaced traditional reading quizzes with Blooket for an entire novel! *SCREAMS* Did you know Kahoot is back in the game and approved by WSD? 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Blooket, Gimkit, Kahoot
Integrated Strategy: Engagement and Assessment. 
What You’ll Experience: There will be an overview of these tech tool, as well as a brief explanation of the game options (mainly for Blooket). More importantly, we’ll focus on finding question banks, creating your own, and how to use the games for assessment and grading. 
What Challenge You Will Do: We’ve got two: play a game as if you were a student and then find/create one that you will use to build student engagement and gauge student learning.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Godfrey

Steve Godfrey

English 11, Weber School District
Steve has taught in Weber School District for seven years. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University (English and ESL) and then stayed an Aggie for his master's degree as well (Educational Leadership). At Weber High, Steve teaches English 11 and Journalism, which... Read More →



Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Room 240

9:00am MDT

Leading (the RIGHT things) Virtually! **ADMIN ONLY**
Limited Capacity filling up

There are SO many options for using digital tools to lead effectively. As an administrator, deciding what tool to use, when to use it, and how to be an effective model of best practice can be a daunting task. During this session, administrators will EXPERIENCE several easy-to-implement digital strategies to make communicating and collaborating with staff more engaging and effective.

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood

Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood

Personalized Learning District Specialist, Weber Online K-12 Principal, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:00am - 9:50am MDT
Media Center

10:00am MDT

60 Second Film Festival
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Ready for a stock footage film festival? In this session, attendees will learn about editing, using stock resources, and sharing WeVideo creations. Then each session will be given a theme to create a 60 second short film using only the stock footage.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo, Google Drive, Google Sites
Implemented Strategy: Outlining and Summarizing, Transfer Strategies
What You’ll Experience: Basic Editing and Use of stock footage in WeVideo. Example of the collaborative WeVideo project type. Summarize - 30 second trailers of content learned. Tutorial of WeVideo basic editing skills, stock footage.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a 60 second story with the stock footage based on a theme given in the session.

Speakers
avatar for Chad Saunders

Chad Saunders

Wahlquist Junior High School
I am an educator, traveler, and self-proclaimed nerd. I teach Spanish and leadership (student government) at Wahlquist Jr High, I interned in Spain, and I love a good spreadsheet.When not teaching other people's kids, I enjoy spending time with my three daughters and wife.


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 219

10:00am MDT

Adobe Rush - Mobile Video Creation in Your Pocket
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Adobe Rush is a powerful mobile video editing application that is available for all students and teachers. It has the professional reputation of Adobe and integrates easily with Premiere Pro! It can be used on phones and your desktop. In this session you will learn to easily create and edit classroom lesson recordings, reach and engage students through the use of video, and discover a variety of techniques and lesson ideas to use with your students. Embrace the use of phones in your classroom and open a large variety of options!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Rush, Adobe Express
Implemented Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: You will import footage, trim, add titles, effects, and music to your project. Export your project into a video to share with others. Your new skill will transfer into student classroom applications.
What Challenge You Will Do: Complete a finalized mp4 video file.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Potokar

Shawn Potokar

Teacher, Weber School District
Shawn has taught for 22 years at Weber High School. He started his career teaching business classes and is currently teaching digital arts. Through the years he has seen the many changes in technology. Records to cassettes to cd’s to mp3’s. VCR’s to LaserDiscs to DVD’s to... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 527

10:00am MDT

AR/VR Research and Discovery
Limited Capacity seats available

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Speakers
avatar for Hal Raymond

Hal Raymond

Principal, Weber School District
What I like to do?  Teach!  I also like the great outdoors and enjoy getting out either in wide open spaces or in my back yard. My family is important to me as well.  However, the reason for this short biography is to tell you that I come with a lot of expertise in digital learning... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 525

10:00am MDT

Beyond the Slideshow: Elementary
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: This course will explore different ideas that get students to construct their own learning and collaborate with their peers through Google Slides. We will look through different Google Slides templates and discuss how we can incorporate or adapt them to fit our own classrooms. We will be creating our own interactive Google Slides to explore ways to get our students actively engaged in their learning.   
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides Implemented Strategy: Constructive Teaching and Collaborative Learning
What You’ll Experience: During this course, you will explore different ways to use Google Slides interactively. We will explore the tools within Google Slides that can create collaboration and make our lessons more engaging.
What Challenge You Will Do: You will create, or adapt a previous Google Slide lesson to make it more engaging, rigorous, and interactive for the students. 

Speakers
avatar for Dax Sederholm

Dax Sederholm

6th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Bachelors Degree - Elementary EducationMasters Degree - Educational TechnologyGraduate Degree - Administrative/Supervisory LicenseCertificate - Tech Integration Specialist - WSD Design Academy - Google Certified Level 2Endorsements - ESLGrades Taught - 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 216

10:00am MDT

Bold School: Instructional Strategies within Our Essential 7
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Instructional strategies to support our Essential 7.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Essential 7
Integrated Strategy: Teacher Clarity
What You’ll Experience: Instructional Strategies with high effect sizes and the different ways that our Essential 7 can be used with those strategies.
What Challenge You Will Do: Design a plan for one of the instructional strategies that you use in your classroom and decide what technology tool will best enhance that strategy.


https://bit.ly/Widdison​​​

Speakers
avatar for Monica Widdison

Monica Widdison

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 212

10:00am MDT

Canvas 101
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: Keep it simple, silly - and that applies to your Canvas page, too. If we want students to stay connected to our digital content, navigation and organization need to be prioritized first. Let’s start with some basics and create the essential building blocks from there. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas
Implemented Strategy: Classroom Management
What You’ll Experience: Spring cleaning on the essential settings you need to use, importing content, and learning (then building) the power of modules. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Create and/or organize a module that has three or more components (quiz, assignment, page, etc).

Speakers
avatar for Steve Godfrey

Steve Godfrey

English 11, Weber School District
Steve has taught in Weber School District for seven years. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University (English and ESL) and then stayed an Aggie for his master's degree as well (Educational Leadership). At Weber High, Steve teaches English 11 and Journalism, which... Read More →



Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 240

10:00am MDT

Gamification in the classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: Teachers will gamify a lesson in Nearpod to use as a station in an in-class flip. Teachers will learn how to keep students engaged while getting real-time information about student understanding.  
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod in Canvas
 Implemented Strategy: Engagement and RTI
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will learn what an in-class flipped classroom experience looks like and how to implement Nearpod to gamify a learning station. The group will experiment with Nearpod and make a quick game to use in the classroom.  We will look at reports to see what can be done to help struggling learners.  
What Challenge You Will Do:  We will make a Nearpod in teams and play each other's Nearpod.

Speakers
avatar for Sabrina Smith

Sabrina Smith

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
My name is Sabrina Smith. I have been an educator for 20 years in various elementary grades. I love teaching, kids, technology, helping teachers and learning. I am so excited to be a LEARN conference presenter this year. I am looking forward to helping teachers integrate technology... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 228

10:00am MDT

Handwriting without Tears in your Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn to use hands-on materials and receive resources that will help develop foundational elementary based handwriting skills. Handwriting without Tears is an evidence based program that is easy to learn and retainable for all grade levels. We will share hands-on tools and simple guidelines to help you implement fun and easy handwriting strategies in your classroom. Come learn these simple tools that will help your students succeed!
Janet Southwick COTA/L, Sandria Wilde COTA/L, and Lauren Enderle OTR/L 


Speakers
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Lauren Enderle

Occupational Therapist, Weber School District
Description coming soon
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Sandria Wilde

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Weber School District
avatar for Janet Southwick

Janet Southwick

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 214

10:00am MDT

How to Build a Digital Escape Room/Lockbox
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Learn about digital escape rooms using Google forms. They are fairly easy to create and don't require many supplies such as locks, boxes, maps, etc. Also, learn some fun ways to make these escape rooms/lockboxes more engaging and rewarding as students finish. This is a great way to have your students work on a concept while having immediate feedback and give you time to work with other students.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Forms
Implemented Strategy: Feedback
What You’ll Experience: The making of a digital Escape Room
What Challenge You Will Do: Make a digital Escape Room for your classroom next year.

Speakers
avatar for Cammie Burlison

Cammie Burlison

4th Grade Teacher, Silver Ridge
Cammie has been a teacher for the Weber School District for 14 years, and been teaching for a total of 20 years. She has taught grades ranging from 3rd through 8th grade with the majority of her years being in 3rd and 4th grade. She was an EdTech coach for a couple years before deciding... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 224

10:00am MDT

Increase PLC Effectiveness with These Tech Tools
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: A PLC is a great asset for every educator’s toolbox, but sometimes having so many moving parts affects our ability to be effective in our PLC time! Come discover 3 tech tools that will help your PLC run smoothly and increase effectiveness as we work together to help students succeed.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: G suite 
Implemented Strategy: Effective Collaboration
What You’ll Experience: We will cover 3 tools found in G Suite that can help your PLC plan, organize, and execute tasks as you work together to create units for your students.  In this course we will discuss each tool, then work through creating each so you are ready to go with your PLC.
What Challenge You Will Do: Using G Suite, create your PLC planning products and share them on Twitter

ACCESS THE PRESENTATION HERE!

Speakers
avatar for Amber Hodges

Amber Hodges

English teacher, Weber School District
Amber has worked for Weber School District for 13 years. During that time, she has taught 8th grade English, 9th grade English, and 9th grade English honors, 11 grade English, and mentored first year teachers. Amber is a mom of three boys, lives in North Ogden, UT, loves all things... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 229

10:00am MDT

Level Up Student Learning with Badge Quests
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: In this session we will learn how to create a “twist” on the regular choice board in Google Sheets. We will learn how to create “quests” students can complete to level up and earn badges. You decide how much XP (Experience Points) each quest is worth and students get to choose which quests to complete, all while learning essential skill standards for your class.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Mostly Google Sheets, but also other Google Workspace tools.
Implemented Strategy: Student self-efficacy
What You’ll Experience: Participants will complete Badge Quests to level up their learning using an example that teaches about SORA. Google Sheets for Choice Boards
What Challenge You Will Do: Teachers will create their own Badge Quests for a subject or skill they teach.

Presentation: bit.ly/BadgeQuests

Speakers
avatar for Cayley Holmes

Cayley Holmes

Instructional Reading Coach, Weber School District
Cayley is the Instructional Reading Coach at West Weber Elementary. She is married to Mr. Holmes who also teaches in Weber District and together they have one son. Cayley is passionate about reading, education, gardening, and loves learning about the most effective strategies to help... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 218

10:00am MDT

Lights, Camera, Action: Putting the We in WeVideo
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Lights! Camera! Action! Putting the We in WeVideo
Course Description: This interactive session will open your lenses (eyes) to the world of the NLVE! You'll be learning how you can make your students video creators and producers instead of video-consuming YouTube junkies. We will be leveraging the power of WeVideo and your Chromebook and those of your students to create beautiful video products that can also teach.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo and Chromebooks
Integrated Strategy: Video production utilizes multiple strategies including, but not limited to, integrating with prior knowledge, transfer strategies, scaffolding, class discussion, microteaching (as kids prepare to share their products with their classmates), and constructivist teaching. I could keep going with this list, but to save space I won't. You get the idea.
What You’ll Experience: We'll start with basic WeVideo tools for video creation and editing and work up to making your own video products using the Chromebook as your workstation. You'll see that your students, of whatever age, can become movie moguls!
What Challenge You Will Do: You will make at least one video you can use with your class next fall.
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/learn-2022-site/home

Speakers
avatar for Alan Rhees

Alan Rhees

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Alan Rhees is currently assigned as a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist. He taught 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade at Lomond View School. He worked there for his entire teaching career. His wife is Stacy, and together they have two children, Jae and Eriq. They have one grandson, Hayes... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 524

10:00am MDT

Magazines, Memes and Jamboards--Boost Reading Comprehension in all Content Areas--Secondary
Limited Capacity seats available

Please access this Slidedeck to follow along with the presentation.

We will be talking about literacy and giving away books!  Come and learn about magazines on SORA and walk away with a book you can read over the summer or add to your classroom library.  No drawings--we are doing it like Oprah---You get a book!!! You get a book!!!  Take a look at the class description below:


Course Description:
This course will guide you to find quick, relatable reading material to boost curiosity in your content area.  We will use SORA magazines to find great informational text and use Jamboard to monitor comprehension and exchange ideas.  See examples of how students have used infographics and memes to highlight and interpret their reading.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:  SORA, Jamboard, Adobe Spark
What You’ll Experience:  You will find a repository of student-accessible and friendly magazines. We will discuss ways to help students comprehend the material they are reading and respond to that reading.
What Challenge You Will Do:  You will dive into the SORA magazine collection and share tips and tricks about making memes and infographics.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Hall

Amy Hall

School Librarian, Roy Jr High
Amy Hall has been teaching in Weber District for the last 22 years. She has been a junior high Language Arts teacher and most recently a librarian. Curriculum development and library advocacy are two of her passions and she loves working with junior high students. When she isn't at... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 223

10:00am MDT

Mastery Pathways! Differentiation with Mastery Pathways in Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Links: 
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1

Course Description:
In this session, you will learn how to differentiate your curriculum using Mastery Pathways in Canvas. Come and learn about Canvas’ new tool that helps make differentiation easier than ever! This course is designed with intermediate to advanced Canvas users in mind.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas, Nearpod, G-Suite
What Strategy You Will Master: In this session, you will learn to use the Canvas Mastery Paths feature in Canvas. This feature allows you to differentiate learning for students based on their performance on an assignment or a quiz.
What You’ll Experience: You will get to see an example of this done in an assignment and then get to try it out on your own curriculum!
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a module, using the Mastery Paths feature in Canvas.



Speakers
avatar for Jaymee Barrowes

Jaymee Barrowes

Teacher, Weber School District
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 226

10:00am MDT

Math Masters (Bold School Idea)
Limited Capacity filling up

Class Resources
Course Description: This session will focus on taking a hands-on math lesson and then use various technologies to enhance that lesson, allowing for students to create and demonstrate their understanding after practicing it. (This class is intended for elementary teachers)
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Workspace Tools: Slides, Jamboard, Sheets
Implemented Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: You will experience the idea of Bold School, meaning still having that hands-on experience to help practice and solidify a concept and then find ways to enhance it with technology to help deepen the understanding through creation and collaboration. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Teachers will complete a hands-on math lesson and then be given a tech tool that they will work together to find a way to turn that hands-on lesson into an enhancement lesson using technology.

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Wall

Cathy Wall

3rd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Cathy is entering her 15th year of teaching 3rd grade in Weber School District, currently at West Weber Elementary. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Technology which she uses daily to help strengthen her classroom lessons and help her students increase their learning and engagement... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 220

10:00am MDT

Nearpod 102, Level Up!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ways to implement Nearpod in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Townsend

Jenna Townsend

Nearpod
As a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, I work with other district-level content area specialists to develop and support district-wide initiatives in curriculum and instruction. I also deliver high-quality professional development to teachers, school administrators, and district... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 225

10:00am MDT

Organizing Your Google Drive
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Title: Organizing your Google Drive
Course Description: How many times do you know that you have a document in your Drive but you have no idea where it is? How many times do you use the search button to find your document, slide, form, etc. but can't remember what you named it?  Let's get it cleaned up and organized so that everything is just a click away and you don't have to dig for it!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Drive
Integrated Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: How to best organize your Google Drive and decide where to put different items and how to decide if something needs to be deleted because you don't use it or don't need it anymore!
What Challenge You Will Do: You will get to begin to organize your Google Drive like we do with our closets when it's time to get rid of clothes!

Speakers
avatar for Shelese Warren

Shelese Warren

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 209

10:00am MDT

Punching Up Your Presentations in Adobe and Canva
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Punching Up Your Presentations in Adobe and Canva
Course Description: Level Up your class presentations! By leveraging graphic design tools and principles in our presentations, we can find more success scaffolding our content for students. This course will discuss how to access and implement these tools in your K-12 classroom! All grades welcome!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Creative Cloud Express and Canva for Education
Integrated Strategy: Scaffolding, Teacher Clarity, Summarization, and more!
What You’ll Experience: Participants will experience a demonstration of how to access and implement these tools as well as a creative workshop where they will have the opportunity to try them firsthand. The course will quickly go over essential graphic design principles to consider when building multimedia presentations.

Speakers
avatar for Blake Pope

Blake Pope

Digital Teaching and Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Master of Educational Technology (MET, 2020) / K-12 Online Teaching Graduate Certificate (2020) / Secondary English Education Major / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor (BA, 2016) / Brigham Young University-Idaho, Boise State University, Southern Utah University... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 210

10:00am MDT

The Power of Pictures
Limited Capacity seats available

Resources
Course Description:
 Each subject and discipline seems to have its own language.  Wouldn’t it be great if students were better able to understand and retain the language of the subjects we teach?  Come join us in this session as we go over the power of images to make content stick and you learn how you and your students can create memory making content in Adobe Express.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Express
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience:  In this session you will see various examples of how Adobe Express can be used to build vocabulary and help students retain information.  A large part of the session will be spent on learning how to use Adobe Express to create images, flyers, posters, logos, etc.  Finally, you will create your own poster in Adobe Express that you can use in the classroom for the upcoming year.
What Challenge You Will Do:  Create a classroom poster using Adobe Express

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Skoubye

Nathan Skoubye

4th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Nathan has been an educator for 12 years. He enjoys teaching and utilizing technology in the classroom. A fun fact is that he has taught almost every grade from Kindergarten through 12th grade at least once. He lives in Hyrum with his beautiful wife and their three very active children... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 221

10:00am MDT

Toolbox Session- Confident Student Creation (With Google Workspace)
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Tired of grading uninspired, incorrect, or incomplete assignments and projects? Try digital templates! Learn how to get students creating with google tools like docs, slides, drawings, and sites. Just the right amount of built-in scaffolding gives students the stability to really demonstrate and build on their learning during assessments. 

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:
Google Workspace & Canvas Rubrics
Implemented Strategy: Scaffolding & Rubrics
What You’ll Experience: Jamboard activity, example docs, slides & drawings templates with sites exemplars.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a template and share it with a share template/preview link.

https://bit.ly/JA_Learn

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Augustin

Jenna Augustin

English Teacher, Weber School District
Jenna uses technology hacks in her courses to help her students discover, create, and collaborate. She is most excited about using technology to provide her students with the timely feedback they need to improve and progress. Her students use a variety of tools to increase and demonstrate... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 227

10:00am MDT

WeVideo Classroom: Student Video Projects Just Got Easier
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: This is an introduction to WeVideo Classroom. WeVideo has created a classroom mode for easily sharing group video projects with students. Learn how to use it and the cool feedback tools it includes.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Teachers will create a WeVideo classroom for students to join next year.
Implemented Strategy: Interactive Video.
What You’ll Experience: Joining a class and completing an assignment.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create your first assignment in WeVideo Classroom. Provide an exemplar that can be shared on Twitter.

Speakers
avatar for Maryann Broberg

Maryann Broberg

Theater, Movie Making, Yearbook, Weber School District
One of the favorite parts of my job is helping teachers find ways to increase creativity in the classroom. Getting students to "create" is actually a daily experience as a theater and movie making teacher... To be clear, I make no claim that their creations rival Shakespeare or Steven... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Room 217

10:00am MDT

Leading with Canvas! **Admin Only**
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will assist administrators in setting up and managing a faculty Canvas Course. We'll learn to create and post informational materials, important announcements, and essential documents for faculties. We'll also work on ideas to develop, deliver, and provide feedback for professional learning opportunities--all made infinitely easier via Canvas!
Participants will leave this course with a head start on the "Leading with Canvas" digital badge (and its accompanying stipend for completion)--and will be well on their way to being a full-fledged Canvas Pro! Is there better way to lead our faculties than out in front?
(Note - this is one of two sessions that both cover the same material. Participants need only sign up for one session)

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood

Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood

Personalized Learning District Specialist, Weber Online K-12 Principal, Weber School District
avatar for Nick Harris

Nick Harris

Director, DT&L


Wednesday June 15, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am MDT
Media Center

11:00am MDT

Lunch
Wednesday June 15, 2022 11:00am - 12:00pm MDT
Lunch Room

12:10pm MDT

Beautify your Canvas: Creating an Aesthetically Pleasing Canvas Course
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Links: 
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1

Course Description: 
Having your Canvas course look good will actually help your students learn! Research shows that having an effective course design will do the following:
Reduces irrelevant cognitive processing for students
Improves the perception of credibility and value for your course
Increases learner motivation and engagement
In this session, we will explore a variety of ways to make your Canvas course BEAUTIFUL and EFFECTIVE!!!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas, Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud Express, Color Palettes, Icons, Emoji’s
What Strategy You Will Master: You will learn how to use tools within Canvas to make your course aesthetically pleasing and effective. In addition, you will get to view how to utilize other tools like Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud Express, and other online resources to help make your Canvas course an aesthetically pleasing experience.
What You’ll Experience: Come and see ways to design your Canvas Course in a visually appealing way.
What Challenge You Will Do: After the tutorial, you will get to work on personalizing your own Canvas course and turn it into a work of ART.




Speakers
avatar for Jaymee Barrowes

Jaymee Barrowes

Teacher, Weber School District
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 226

12:10pm MDT

Breaking Bold! Restorative Practices in the Everyday Classroom
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Building relationships is the most effective way to prevent most issues in the classroom. By implementing a few key restorative practices, we can build a bridge between ourselves and our students as well as our students and each other, which in turn will increase student achievement and academic success. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Implemented Strategy: Building Relationships/Social Emotional Learning
What You’ll Experience: We will cover 3 specific restorative practices, how to implement them, and their effect on the classroom culture.  After the discussion we will practice doing each activity in real time. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Select one of the 3 activities we discuss and work up a plan to implement it in your classroom the first week of school.  Share that plan on Twitter.

ACCESS THE PRESENTATION HERE!

Speakers
avatar for Amber Hodges

Amber Hodges

English teacher, Weber School District
Amber has worked for Weber School District for 13 years. During that time, she has taught 8th grade English, 9th grade English, and 9th grade English honors, 11 grade English, and mentored first year teachers. Amber is a mom of three boys, lives in North Ogden, UT, loves all things... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 229

12:10pm MDT

Building Relevance Through Connections
Limited Capacity seats available

Resources
Course Description:
 What are your relationships like with your students?  Do you know their current interests, likes, and dislikes?  If you do, are you leveraging this to create an engaging and relevant classroom?  Join us in this session as we discuss ways to build connections and make your lessons more relevant to your students using the rigor and relevance framework.  You will be learning how to use Jamboard to create what I call a quick snapshot lesson that will help you build lessons in a creative fashion using the rigor and relevance framework.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Jamboard, Classcraft, possible google tools.
Implemented Strategy: Rigor and Relevance 
What You’ll Experience: I hope you like working as a team. In this session you will be working in small groups, giving and receiving feedback, discussing as a whole group and becoming better together as we learn how to better apply the rigor and relevance framework to our lessons.
What Challenge You Will Do:  Create a snapshot lesson in Jamboard using the rigor and relevance framework.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Skoubye

Nathan Skoubye

4th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Nathan has been an educator for 12 years. He enjoys teaching and utilizing technology in the classroom. A fun fact is that he has taught almost every grade from Kindergarten through 12th grade at least once. He lives in Hyrum with his beautiful wife and their three very active children... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 221

12:10pm MDT

Get the Learning “Out” of Their Heads
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Have you ever felt frustrated when students forget something they learned (maybe even mastered) only to forget it a month or two later, JUST IN TIME FOR END OF LEVEL TESTING? In this session we are going to learn research-based teaching tips that support the strategy of “Retrieval Practice.” Retrievalpractice.org states: “We tend to think that most learning occurs… when students get information IN. However…, a significant amount of learning occurs when students pull information OUT through retrieval practice.” We will learn many strategies you can use to help students retrieve what they have learned and increase their likelihood of making the learning STICK long term.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod 
Implemented Strategy: Retrieval Practice
What You’ll Experience: Using retrieval practice strategies to move learning to long term memory. Participants will participate in a retrieval practice strategy using Nearpod.
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will create a retrieval practice strategy using their choice of an essential 7 tool.

Presentation: bit.ly/GetLearningOut


Speakers
avatar for Cayley Holmes

Cayley Holmes

Instructional Reading Coach, Weber School District
Cayley is the Instructional Reading Coach at West Weber Elementary. She is married to Mr. Holmes who also teaches in Weber District and together they have one son. Cayley is passionate about reading, education, gardening, and loves learning about the most effective strategies to help... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 218

12:10pm MDT

Google Drive 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Picture it: you walk into your kid’s room and there are crackers in that corner, dirty clothes over on that, stuffed animals on top of stuffed animals. You slip on a hot wheel and it’s game over for everyone. Now, raise your hand if your Google Drive is a little bit like that room. Untitled document? A folder with nothing in it? Where to find lesson plans from last year? Let’s earn some allowance and clean up. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Drive
Strategy Implemented: Classroom Management
What You’ll Experience: A roundup to freshen up your Google Drive, primarily creating folders to organize your content. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Create and/or organize a folder that is color coded and labeled numerically; folder houses five of your digital materials. 

Speakers
avatar for Steve Godfrey

Steve Godfrey

English 11, Weber School District
Steve has taught in Weber School District for seven years. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University (English and ESL) and then stayed an Aggie for his master's degree as well (Educational Leadership). At Weber High, Steve teaches English 11 and Journalism, which... Read More →



Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 240

12:10pm MDT

Google Sites Multi-Tool
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: A Google Site is a useful tool for presentation and for interactivity. Attendees will be shown a variety of school site examples, learn how to create their own Google Site, and participate in part of a virtual escape room.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Sites, Google Suite
Implemented Strategy: Advanced Organizers, Summarization, Modality Effect
What You’ll Experience: View examples of teacher, coach, and organization sites as well as student portfolios, participate in an escape room, and create a new Google Site.
What Challenge You Will Do: Creating a site and getting a few ideas of how other teachers are using Google Sites.

Speakers
avatar for Chad Saunders

Chad Saunders

Wahlquist Junior High School
I am an educator, traveler, and self-proclaimed nerd. I teach Spanish and leadership (student government) at Wahlquist Jr High, I interned in Spain, and I love a good spreadsheet.When not teaching other people's kids, I enjoy spending time with my three daughters and wife.


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 219

12:10pm MDT

Helping Students Own Their Learning
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: In order to own their own learning, students need opportunities to describe their learning using academic language. Learn tips and tricks for making this happen regularly in your class. Attendees will leave with tools for creating participation-based Canvas quizzes, annotated vocab lists, student-sent emails home, and more. 

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:
Canvas quizzes, Canvas annotation tool, gmail, and nearpod.
Implemented Strategy: Student self-assessment 
What You’ll Experience: Student-view of self-assessment strategies, templates for teacher-adaptation, and creation from scratch.
What Challenge You Will Do: Teachers will create a self-assessment task of their choosing.

https://bit.ly/JA_Learn

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Augustin

Jenna Augustin

English Teacher, Weber School District
Jenna uses technology hacks in her courses to help her students discover, create, and collaborate. She is most excited about using technology to provide her students with the timely feedback they need to improve and progress. Her students use a variety of tools to increase and demonstrate... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 227

12:10pm MDT

Jamboard Junkie
Limited Capacity full
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Class Resources​​​
Course Description: In this session we will look at different ways to use Jamboard to get the most out of the program from the more basic to more advanced ways students can use it. We will cover different topics (math, science, vocabulary, etc)
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Jamboard (Smashup with online manipulatives and tools)
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience: You’ll experience the various uses of Jamboard from the most basic to the more enhanced ways to use it in class. The skill that we will work on will be utilizing Jamboard in different ways, including using the tools within the program itself and effective ways to incorporate the program into various lessons.
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will act as a student, completing tasks in Jamboard and then in turn, create something that they can use in their classroom. 

Speakers
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Cathy Wall

3rd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Cathy is entering her 15th year of teaching 3rd grade in Weber School District, currently at West Weber Elementary. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Technology which she uses daily to help strengthen her classroom lessons and help her students increase their learning and engagement... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 220

12:10pm MDT

Let's "Remind" You How to Use REMIND
Limited Capacity filling up

Title:  Let's "Remind" you How to use REMIND
Course Description: You will be learning how to set up your REMIND account on your computer and also on your phone.  Let's go over how to best utilize REMIND to stay in contact with parents, students, and different groups that you might be over.  REMIND is a fantastic way to stay in touch (and it's a quick way to stay in touch!)
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Remind App
Integrated Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: You will set up a Remind account and set up a classroom and see the different tools that you can utilize in Remind.
What Challenge You Will Do: You will sent a reminder, schedule a reminder, and have your account set up and ready to go for the upcoming school year.

Speakers
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Shelese Warren

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 209

12:10pm MDT

Leveraging the New Google Workspace Features
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Leveraging the New Google Workspace Features
Course Description: Dozens of new features and tools have been rolled out in Google Workspace since it was first adopted by Weber School District a couple of years ago. Learn how to easily create documents, utilize project management features, implement SmartChips, and more!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Meet, and More) 
What You’ll Experience: Participants will receive an overview of the new features available in Google Workspace as well as ideas for ways that students could leverage these new features.

Speakers
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Blake Pope

Digital Teaching and Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Master of Educational Technology (MET, 2020) / K-12 Online Teaching Graduate Certificate (2020) / Secondary English Education Major / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor (BA, 2016) / Brigham Young University-Idaho, Boise State University, Southern Utah University... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 210

12:10pm MDT

Nearpod & Google
Limited Capacity seats available

Nearpod and Google working together.

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Townsend

Jenna Townsend

Nearpod
As a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, I work with other district-level content area specialists to develop and support district-wide initiatives in curriculum and instruction. I also deliver high-quality professional development to teachers, school administrators, and district... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 225

12:10pm MDT

Nearpod Interactive Videos to Enhance Engagement
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: Get real-time insights into student knowledge by learning how to embed interactive formative assessment questions into any video on Nearpod. This is a great strategy with a high effect size that doesn’t take a lot of time to create. If you don’t find videos you like you can always create your own.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Integrated Strategy: Questioning
What You’ll Experience: Nearpod interactive videos
What Challenge You Will Do: Make an interactive video on Nearpod to use with your students next year.



Speakers
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Cammie Burlison

4th Grade Teacher, Silver Ridge
Cammie has been a teacher for the Weber School District for 14 years, and been teaching for a total of 20 years. She has taught grades ranging from 3rd through 8th grade with the majority of her years being in 3rd and 4th grade. She was an EdTech coach for a couple years before deciding... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 224

12:10pm MDT

Nearpod your RTI through reports
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Teachers will learn how to look at reports generated from Nearpod through Canvas.  They will use the information to understand how to create meaningful RTI for use in the classroom.  
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Integrated Strategy: RTI
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will learn what benefits the Nearpod reports have to offer. They will learn how to use Nearpod as an external tool in Canvas and how to use the reports through Canvas. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Groups will collaborate to make a quick Nearpod. Look at data for past Nearpods that have been done or a sample Nearpod.  

Speakers
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Sabrina Smith

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
My name is Sabrina Smith. I have been an educator for 20 years in various elementary grades. I love teaching, kids, technology, helping teachers and learning. I am so excited to be a LEARN conference presenter this year. I am looking forward to helping teachers integrate technology... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 228

12:10pm MDT

Read & Write for Secondary-Aged Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Description: Read & Write is a literacy toolbar that offers multiple tools to help with reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments, and proofing written work.  In WSD, Read & Write is used primarily with students in special education classrooms, but it is designed for all students, including English-language learners and even university students. In this session, we will quickly describe the main reading and writing tools, then describe how we used them in a junior high special education classroom, as well as how to generalize the use of these tools in the general education classroom. We will also share our classroom data describing the benefits of Read and Write. You don’t want to miss this session!

Speakers
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Travis Chamberlain

Occupational Therapist, Weber School District
Hello WSD,I am an occupational therapist working across the district in the special education classrooms.  I am also a member of the Weber Assistive Technology Team where I assist educational teams in selecting and using technology for students with special needs. This is my fifth... Read More →
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Barry Pewtress

Roy Jr High Teacher, Weber School District



Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 213

12:10pm MDT

Take the Headache Out of Research with Scrible - Secondary
Limited Capacity seats available

Please access this Slidedeck to follow along with the presentation.

We will be talking about research and giving away books!  Come and learn about Scrible and walk away with a book you can read over the summer or add to your classroom library.  No drawings--we are doing it like Oprah---You get a book!!! You get a book!!!  Take a look at the class description below:

Course Description:
  Research can be a difficult task for students.  It's a challenge to find and keep track of credible resources.  Scrible can help your students streamline research and keep all resources in one neat place.  Scrible is a toolbar add-on that allows teachers and students to instantly save articles found anywhere online.  Teachers and students can annotate articles, share information and instantly create and save citations without headache or fear of losing resources.  Scrible is the perfect resource for any classroom that utilizes research, informational reading and annotation.  Come to this session to get set up and learn tips about how to integrate this into your classroom.  You will also be provided with many support resources that will help you in your classroom.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Utah Online Library and Scrible
What You’ll Experience: You will set up Scrible on your Chromebook toolbar, start to make a Scrible library and learn about how to help students find in-depth information.
What Challenge You Will Do:  You will set up Scrible, start adding content to your library and find additional resources to make using Scrible with students easy.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Hall

Amy Hall

School Librarian, Roy Jr High
Amy Hall has been teaching in Weber District for the last 22 years. She has been a junior high Language Arts teacher and most recently a librarian. Curriculum development and library advocacy are two of her passions and she loves working with junior high students. When she isn't at... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 223

12:10pm MDT

Tech Savvy Class Jobs
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Tech Savvy Class Jobs
Course Description: Do you still have your students clapping chalkboard erasers, emptying pencil sharpeners, and cleaning inkwells? Join this session for a look at more tech literate jobs your students can do. Come with your creative ideas about ways you can update the current class roles you already have and how you can bring them into the current tech environment. BTW, if you think that class "jobs" are only for elementary kids, most of these roles apply to secondary students too!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo, YouTube, Adobe CC Express, your music service, etc.
Integrated Strategy: Student engagement
What You’ll Experience: You'll fihd out about some possible new tech roles for students, brainstorm ways to update your own class jobs, and share your ideas with the other session participants. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Your challenge, should you decide to accept it, will be to invite your students to exercise their creative energies to make your classroom the most technologically advanced space in your school.
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/learn-2022-site/home

Speakers
avatar for Alan Rhees

Alan Rhees

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Alan Rhees is currently assigned as a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist. He taught 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade at Lomond View School. He worked there for his entire teaching career. His wife is Stacy, and together they have two children, Jae and Eriq. They have one grandson, Hayes... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 524

12:10pm MDT

Tech Tools to Make Your Vocabulary Versatile
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Create vocabulary lessons using Google Slides, Nearpod, and Google Drawings. To build the amount of vocabulary a student needs, we should not just focus on using dictionaries as the sole source for word information and asking students to fill in word definitions. But, we should involve them in developing their own vocabulary. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides, Nearpod, & Google Drawings
Integrated Strategy: Vocabulary Practice
What You’ll Experience: Participate in a vocabulary lesson that your students would experience.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a vocabulary lesson with one of the tech tools that we talk about.

https://bit.ly/Widdison​​​

Speakers
avatar for Monica Widdison

Monica Widdison

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 212

12:10pm MDT

Tech’d Student Recognitions, Rewards, and Awards
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: Transform your classroom into an environment of accomplishment, pride, and acceptance! Recognize and reward your students the tech way! Discover a variety of possibilities to show off your students’ work, presentations, activities, and so much more to their peers and parents. Find the value in recognitions and rewards and make it easy on you!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Express, Adobe Bridge
Implemented Strategy: Creating a shareable multipage document in Adobe Bridge. Design a voting page for a class competition. Gain ideas to motivate students.
What You’ll Experience: Utilizing a variety of apps including Adobe Express, Adobe Bridge, PowerPoint, Google Forms, and others you will find ways to display, share, and award student work. This will be accomplished through videos, images, and pdf’s to be displayed and shared. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a slideshow into a video file to share.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Potokar

Shawn Potokar

Teacher, Weber School District
Shawn has taught for 22 years at Weber High School. He started his career teaching business classes and is currently teaching digital arts. Through the years he has seen the many changes in technology. Records to cassettes to cd’s to mp3’s. VCR’s to LaserDiscs to DVD’s to... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 527

12:10pm MDT

This Year’s Power Couple: Google Workspace + Canvas
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: This course is designed to help you understand all the tools that are available to you that integrate with Canvas, mainly Google Tools. We will explore how to embed videos, slides, pictures, and more in your Canvas Assignments and Pages. This gives instant access to your students and removes the steps of having to embed links and being directed to different tabs. We will explore what this looks like on the students’ end and how these tools can enhance student learning. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas and Google Tools
Implemented Strategy: Teaching Strategies
What You’ll Experience: You will experience how to take the content you have created or that is available to you within Google Tools and integrate it into your Canvas Course; this may be as an assignment or as an announcement.  
What Challenge You Will Do: You will embed something from a Google Tool (Google Slide, YouTube Video, etc.) into Canvas to make it more accessible for your students. 

Speakers
avatar for Dax Sederholm

Dax Sederholm

6th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Bachelors Degree - Elementary EducationMasters Degree - Educational TechnologyGraduate Degree - Administrative/Supervisory LicenseCertificate - Tech Integration Specialist - WSD Design Academy - Google Certified Level 2Endorsements - ESLGrades Taught - 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 216

12:10pm MDT

WeVideo and Vocab? Learning New Words Just Got Fun
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Teaching vocabulary is central to every content area and grade level. The Frayer Model is one of the most effective ways to learn a new term. In this course you will create a “vocabulary movie” using the Frayer Model in Wevideo! There are convenient and easy to use templates in Wevideo that are set up to teach students new words.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Wevideo
Implemented Strategy: Frayer Model Vocabulary Startegy.
What You’ll Experience: Creating a “vocabulary movie” using the Frayer Model.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a vocabulary video that explains 5 words from your content area.

Speakers
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Maryann Broberg

Theater, Movie Making, Yearbook, Weber School District
One of the favorite parts of my job is helping teachers find ways to increase creativity in the classroom. Getting students to "create" is actually a daily experience as a theater and movie making teacher... To be clear, I make no claim that their creations rival Shakespeare or Steven... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Room 217

12:10pm MDT

Leading with Canvas! **Admin Only**
Limited Capacity seats available

This course will assist administrators in setting up and managing a faculty Canvas Course. We'll learn to create and post informational materials, important announcements, and essential documents for faculties. We'll also work on ideas to develop, deliver, and provide feedback for professional learning opportunities--all made infinitely easier via Canvas!
Participants will leave this course with a head start on the "Leading with Canvas" digital badge (and its accompanying stipend for completion)--and will be well on their way to being a full-fledged Canvas Pro! Is there better way to lead our faculties than out in front?
(Note - this is one of two sessions that both cover the same material. Participants need only sign up for one session)

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood

Jennifer Boyer-Thurgood

Personalized Learning District Specialist, Weber Online K-12 Principal, Weber School District
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Nick Harris

Director, DT&L


Wednesday June 15, 2022 12:10pm - 1:00pm MDT
Media Center

1:10pm MDT

Adobe Acrobat, The Hidden Skills for Worksheets and Testing
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Do you have a worksheet that is your favorite and works great? You don’t have to ditch it or even make copies of it anymore! Discover how to digitize any document and make it fillable for your students on their device. Do you need to make it secure for a quiz or test? Learn how to password protect any pdf. Have a need for a form? You can start from scratch or bring your own. This course will help you utilize the power of the pdf and Adobe Acrobat.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Acrobat, Google Scan
Implemented Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: Scanning a worksheet and importing it into Acrobat. Taking that form and adding fillable fields. Finally adding password protection for testing control.
What Challenge You Will Do: Scan a worksheet and turn it into a fillable form.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Potokar

Shawn Potokar

Teacher, Weber School District
Shawn has taught for 22 years at Weber High School. He started his career teaching business classes and is currently teaching digital arts. Through the years he has seen the many changes in technology. Records to cassettes to cd’s to mp3’s. VCR’s to LaserDiscs to DVD’s to... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 527

1:10pm MDT

Adventures in XR: AR/VR/MR
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Adventures in XR: AR/VR/MR
Course Description: In this session, we will be using all kinds of eXtended Reality (XR) tools to experience Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR). This will be the most cutting edge presentation at LEARN. Join us for some mind stretching fun. The session is limited to 15 participants because we need extra space so you won't injure yourself . . . or anyone else. Also, because most AR apps require a smartphone, the session is intended primarily for secondary teachers and their smartphone toting students,
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: We will be using a variety of AR tools and VR with the HTC Vive. YOU WILL NEED YOUR SMARTPHONE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE AR EXPERIENCES.
Integrated Strategy: This session will be exploratory and will include time for you to brainstorm ideas for how you can integrate these technologies into your instructional planning.
What You’ll Experience: You will experience a world beyond imagination!
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will be learning about the XR environments and finding tools to use in class. Because this session is "out there," we will not be focusing on any one particular challenge.
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/learn-2022-site/home




Speakers
avatar for Hal Raymond

Hal Raymond

Principal, Weber School District
What I like to do?  Teach!  I also like the great outdoors and enjoy getting out either in wide open spaces or in my back yard. My family is important to me as well.  However, the reason for this short biography is to tell you that I come with a lot of expertise in digital learning... Read More →
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Alan Rhees

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Alan Rhees is currently assigned as a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist. He taught 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade at Lomond View School. He worked there for his entire teaching career. His wife is Stacy, and together they have two children, Jae and Eriq. They have one grandson, Hayes... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 525

1:10pm MDT

Bold School Framework in Action
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Fly me to the moon! Using a role play to demonstrate the Bold School framework, attendees will gain practical experience planning with Outcomes, Strategies, and tools in mind.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: E7 briefly covered
Implemented Strategy: Problem Solving, Planning to the Framework
What You’ll Experience: Virtual Field Trip and role play
What Challenge You Will Do: Attendees will get in groups of subject or grade and BOLD School-ize lesson plans by choosing strategies and tools to be used to achieve certain outcomes.

Speakers
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Chad Saunders

Wahlquist Junior High School
I am an educator, traveler, and self-proclaimed nerd. I teach Spanish and leadership (student government) at Wahlquist Jr High, I interned in Spain, and I love a good spreadsheet.When not teaching other people's kids, I enjoy spending time with my three daughters and wife.


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 219

1:10pm MDT

Conquer Content with Reciprocal Teaching and Infographics
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Please access this Slidedeck to follow along with the presentation.


We will be talking about literacy and giving away books!  Come and learn about reciprocal teaching and walk away with a book you can read over the summer or add to your classroom library.  No drawings--we are doing it like Oprah---You get a book!!! You get a book!!!  Take a look at the class description below:


Course Description:
  Students MUST read in order to succeed.  Participants in this course will discuss the highly effective teaching strategy of reciprocal teaching to aid in reading comprehension, no matter what type of text is used in your classroom. Whether you use books, articles or textbooks in your classroom, we will discuss how students can better understand those texts.  In this course, we will experiment with these teaching strategies by using quick texts that teach big lessons.  We will practice making infographics that will highlight and reinforce the elements of reciprocal teaching. Join us to enhance the tools and strategies you currently use to help students manage and comprehend text in your classroom.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: SORA, Adobe and Slides
Integrated Strategy: Reciprocal Teaching
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will review the steps of reciprocal teaching and discuss how this powerful strategy can be utilized in any content area.  The group will experiment with SORA and Adobe to find texts and tech tools that will highlight and enhance student learning.  
What Challenge You Will Do:  We will make an infographic and you will receive a copy of a slidedeck that you can use to jumpstart thoughtful reading strategies with students.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Hall

Amy Hall

School Librarian, Roy Jr High
Amy Hall has been teaching in Weber District for the last 22 years. She has been a junior high Language Arts teacher and most recently a librarian. Curriculum development and library advocacy are two of her passions and she loves working with junior high students. When she isn't at... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 223

1:10pm MDT

Crystal Clear Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Course DescriptionA basic Canvas course on how to organize your Canvas course in a way that makes more sense to you and is easier for your students to navigate through. This course will help you understand the difference between all the Canvas tools and different strategies on how to organize the tools best for your students. One of our main focuses will be creating Modules, Topic Headers, Pages, Assignments, and Quizzes. Through this focus, it will create more Clarity for yourself and your students. We will use the “Student View” option on Canvas to see what it will look like for the students having a more direct and organized Canvas Course. This will also give parents and students a direction of what is going on in class and what they missed when they are absent from class. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas
Implemented Strategy: Organization, Teacher Clarity
What You’ll Experience: You will experience how to organize your Canvas that not only makes your teaching more organized, it will make the navigation more understandable to students. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Creating a Module, Text Header, Page, Assignment.  

Speakers
avatar for Dax Sederholm

Dax Sederholm

6th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Bachelors Degree - Elementary EducationMasters Degree - Educational TechnologyGraduate Degree - Administrative/Supervisory LicenseCertificate - Tech Integration Specialist - WSD Design Academy - Google Certified Level 2Endorsements - ESLGrades Taught - 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 216

1:10pm MDT

Digital Sub Plans
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Using a Slides presentation as a hyperdoc provides some advantages over a Google Doc. Participants in this course will learn how to make a Google Hyperslide to help your elementary students review or research a topic. Students will be highly engaged in videos, reading information, and other websites all on the same topic without having free access to the internet.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides
Implemented Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: Hyperslides to help students review or research
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a Hyperslide that your students will be able to use next year.

Speakers
avatar for Cammie Burlison

Cammie Burlison

4th Grade Teacher, Silver Ridge
Cammie has been a teacher for the Weber School District for 14 years, and been teaching for a total of 20 years. She has taught grades ranging from 3rd through 8th grade with the majority of her years being in 3rd and 4th grade. She was an EdTech coach for a couple years before deciding... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 224

1:10pm MDT

Duplicate Yourself with WeVideo
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Teachers will create an in-class flipped classroom using WeVideo to duplicate themselves. The most important station in an in-class flip is the teaching station.  In this session, teachers will understand what an in-class flip is, the benefits of using it in the classroom, and how to easily record themselves for their first station of an in-class flip. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo
Implemented Strategy: Flipped CLassroom
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will learn what an in-class flipped classroom experience looks like and how to implement WeVideo to create the content. The group will experiment with WeVideo and make a quick one-minute video to use in the classroom.  
What Challenge You Will Do:  We will make a WeVideo clip to use in the classroom.  

Speakers
avatar for Sabrina Smith

Sabrina Smith

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
My name is Sabrina Smith. I have been an educator for 20 years in various elementary grades. I love teaching, kids, technology, helping teachers and learning. I am so excited to be a LEARN conference presenter this year. I am looking forward to helping teachers integrate technology... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 228

1:10pm MDT

Engagement with Google Slides
Limited Capacity filling up

Title: Engagement with Google Slides
Course Description: Have you ever felt like you needed to up your engagement with a Tier 1 lesson?  Come and learn how to utilize Google Slides to help you students stay engaged throughout the lesson and also how to use formatie assessments throughout the lesson so that you know how your students are performing on the task instead of waiting until the end of the unit.  Let me guide you through an "I Do, We Do, You Do" lesson format that will keep you students engaged and you informed throughout the entire lesson.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides
Integrated Strategy: Engagement with Tier 1 Instruction
What You’ll Experience: You will be able to experience a lesson through a students eyes and how you will be able to take any lesson and turn it into a fast paced, engaging lesson for any student not matter the level.  
What Challenge You Will Do: You will take one of your tier 1 lessons and turn them into an interactive, fast paced Google Slideshow for you to be able to use in the upcoming school year, 

Speakers
avatar for Shelese Warren

Shelese Warren

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 209

1:10pm MDT

Every Student is a Graphic Designer with Creative Cloud Express!
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: With Adobe Creative Cloud Express every student and teacher can be a rapid graphic designer. Leverage CCE's AI-generated designs to build creative images for your class. Put the tool in the hands of students to unlock a whole new level of formative assessment in the K-12 classroom.

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Creative Cloud Express

What You’ll Experience: Participants will experience a hands-on overview of the new features in Creative Cloud Express and participate in an active brainstorming session for how this could be used in K-12 classrooms.

What Challenge You Will Do: Create custom graphics for your digital classroom!

Speakers
avatar for Blake Pope

Blake Pope

Digital Teaching and Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Master of Educational Technology (MET, 2020) / K-12 Online Teaching Graduate Certificate (2020) / Secondary English Education Major / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor (BA, 2016) / Brigham Young University-Idaho, Boise State University, Southern Utah University... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 210

1:10pm MDT

Handwriting without Tears in your Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn to use hands-on materials and receive resources that will help develop foundational elementary based handwriting skills. Handwriting without Tears is an evidence based program that is easy to learn and retainable for all grade levels. We will share hands-on tools and simple guidelines to help you implement fun and easy handwriting strategies in your classroom. Come learn these simple tools that will help your students succeed!
Janet Southwick COTA/L, Sandria Wilde COTA/L, and Lauren Enderle OTR/L 


Speakers
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Lauren Enderle

Occupational Therapist, Weber School District
Description coming soon
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Sandria Wilde

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Weber School District
avatar for Janet Southwick

Janet Southwick

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 214

1:10pm MDT

Improve Reading Comprehension with Explore Boards
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: In this session we will dive into the power an explore board can have on activating background knowledge. Did you know that a student’s reading level of a text can change based on their background knowledge? Come learn how to empower students so that they can take ownership of their background knowledge and allow for interest based exploration before reading an important text.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Docs and Slides
Implemented Strategy: Prior Knowledge & Background and Integrate with Prior Knowledge
What You’ll Experience: Teachers will experience an example of using an explore board before reading a challenging text. Then they will create their own explore board they can use in their classroom. Creating explore boards with links to information and experiences that will build students background knowledge of a topic, theme, or issue.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create an explore board for a text you will read with your students.

Presentation: bit.ly/ExploreBoards

Speakers
avatar for Cayley Holmes

Cayley Holmes

Instructional Reading Coach, Weber School District
Cayley is the Instructional Reading Coach at West Weber Elementary. She is married to Mr. Holmes who also teaches in Weber District and together they have one son. Cayley is passionate about reading, education, gardening, and loves learning about the most effective strategies to help... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 218

1:10pm MDT

Mastery Pathways! Differentiation with Mastery Pathways in Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Links: 
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1

Course Description:
In this session, you will learn how to differentiate your curriculum using Mastery Pathways in Canvas. Come and learn about Canvas’ new tool that helps make differentiation easier than ever! This course is designed with intermediate to advanced Canvas users in mind.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas, Nearpod, G-Suite
What Strategy You Will Master: In this session, you will learn to use the Canvas Mastery Paths feature in Canvas. This feature allows you to differentiate learning for students based on their performance on an assignment or a quiz.
What You’ll Experience: You will get to see an example of this done in an assignment and then get to try it out on your own curriculum!
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a module, using the Mastery Paths feature in Canvas.


Speakers
avatar for Jaymee Barrowes

Jaymee Barrowes

Teacher, Weber School District
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 226

1:10pm MDT

Nearpod Hacks for Fast Assessment
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Activities that are hard to design or difficult to grade are a thing of the past. Nearpod activities make it easy to get students applying and manipulating new information. These fast assessments impact instruction without increasing your prep time, and the reports are fantastic. Learn to create and adapt a variety of Nearpod activities for your class. Engage your students’ working memory mid-lesson using activities like: drag and drop, draw it, and matching. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod Activities
Implemented Strategy: Formative Assessments.
What You’ll Experience: Student view of a drag and drop, searching the library for a drag and drop, along with creating a drag and drop from scratch. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Creating a nearpod drag and drop activity.


https://bit.ly/JA_Learn

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Augustin

Jenna Augustin

English Teacher, Weber School District
Jenna uses technology hacks in her courses to help her students discover, create, and collaborate. She is most excited about using technology to provide her students with the timely feedback they need to improve and progress. Her students use a variety of tools to increase and demonstrate... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 227

1:10pm MDT

New in Nearpod!
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Nearpod has added some amazing new features and updated some of our favorite activities. We will explore the new whiteboard, annotate tool, collaborate board, immersive reader and so much more. We will talk about how you can incorporate this tool into your teaching and enhancing your student engagement.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Integrated Strategy: Interactive Instruction
What You’ll Experience: Have fun being engaged in a Nearpod student experience, while thinking of ways to incorporate these new features into your future lessons.
What Challenge You Will Do: You will create a Nearpod lesson using some of the new features.

https://bit.ly/Widdison​​​

Speakers
avatar for Monica Widdison

Monica Widdison

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 212

1:10pm MDT

Problem Solving Strategies 101
Limited Capacity filling up

Resources
Course Description:
  Many students struggle with problem solving, however this is a skill that can be taught.  Come join us to discover how to best help students learn elementary math problem solving strategies and the tech tools that can help aid in learning these strategies. Following is a list of the strategies.  We won’t cover every strategy, but after this session you will have an understanding that will enable you to plan for presenting each of these to your students. Guess and check, make a table or chart, draw a picture or diagram, act out the problem, find a pattern or use a rule, check for relevant or irrelevant information, find smaller parts of a large problem, make an organized list, solve a simpler problem and work backwards.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Jamboard & Google Sheets
Implemented Strategy:  Problem solving skills
What You’ll Experience: Learn problem solving strategies as you solve puzzles and riddles. You will also be presented with various ways to introduce and teach problem solving strategies to your students.
What Challenge You Will Do:  Choose one of the problem solving strategies and come up with a rough draft idea of how you will present it to your students.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Skoubye

Nathan Skoubye

4th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Nathan has been an educator for 12 years. He enjoys teaching and utilizing technology in the classroom. A fun fact is that he has taught almost every grade from Kindergarten through 12th grade at least once. He lives in Hyrum with his beautiful wife and their three very active children... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 221

1:10pm MDT

Rated 5 Stars! Podcasts in Your Class
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: In today’s world we have a myriad of ways to deliver and receive information. One of the most versatile options are podcasts! Podcasts are an excellent way to address speaking and listening standards across all grade levels, and provide students with choice and voice. In this session, we will address implementing podcasts in our instruction AND student created podcast projects.

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo

Implemented Strategy: Cooperative learning, Role Playing

What You’ll Experience: Get a feel for implementing podcasts into your lecture as a way to deliver content, then witness some student created podcast ideas for assessments.

What Challenge You Will Do: Create an assessment where students create a podcast to demonstrate mastery and share it to Twitter.

ACCESS THE PRESENTATION HERE!

Speakers
avatar for Amber Hodges

Amber Hodges

English teacher, Weber School District
Amber has worked for Weber School District for 13 years. During that time, she has taught 8th grade English, 9th grade English, and 9th grade English honors, 11 grade English, and mentored first year teachers. Amber is a mom of three boys, lives in North Ogden, UT, loves all things... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 229

1:10pm MDT

Vocabulary with Variety
Limited Capacity filling up

Class Resources​​​
Course Description: Looking for ways to mix up and integrate technology into your vocabulary routine? We will go over some different ways your students can create and show their knowledge of vocab words. This course may be better suited for elementary teachers.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Creative Cloud Express (Adobe Spark), Slides, WeVideo, Jamboard, Popplet
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience: The teachers will see and experience vocabulary practice in various programs to see how to enhance vocabulary practice and understanding for their students. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will complete the usage of these concepts (like they are a student) and then pick one that best applies to them and create one for themselves to be able to use in their own classroom. 

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Wall

Cathy Wall

3rd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Cathy is entering her 15th year of teaching 3rd grade in Weber School District, currently at West Weber Elementary. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Technology which she uses daily to help strengthen her classroom lessons and help her students increase their learning and engagement... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 220

1:10pm MDT

WeVideo and Canva Video Magic
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: I use WeVideo and Canva everyday at work. This course will teach you how to increase your WeVideo skills by integrating it with Canva (a graphic design program). We will cover the new “filter” options in WeVideo for color correction, and time saving tricks!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo and Canva.
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience: WeVideo filters and importing Canva files. Applying a filter to recorded footage.
What Challenge You Will Do: Apply a filter to a screen recording of your 10 second introduction that can be shared on Twitter.

Speakers
avatar for Maryann Broberg

Maryann Broberg

Theater, Movie Making, Yearbook, Weber School District
One of the favorite parts of my job is helping teachers find ways to increase creativity in the classroom. Getting students to "create" is actually a daily experience as a theater and movie making teacher... To be clear, I make no claim that their creations rival Shakespeare or Steven... Read More →


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 217

1:10pm MDT

Work it for Blooket - you won’t regret it.
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Need a boost? In walks Blooket, much more handsome with luscious blonde hair flowing in the wind. Say goodbye to the longing of past relationships and pack fun back in your classroom activities with a variety of games that are school-district approved. *Whispers* - I replaced traditional reading quizzes with Blooket for an entire novel! *SCREAMS* Did you know Kahoot is back in the game and approved by WSD? 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Blooket, Gimkit, Kahoot
Integrated Strategy: Engagement and Assessment. 
What You’ll Experience: There will be an overview of these tech tool, as well as a brief explanation of the game options (mainly for Blooket). More importantly, we’ll focus on finding question banks, creating your own, and how to use the games for assessment and grading. 
What Challenge You Will Do: We’ve got two: play a game as if you were a student and then find/create one that you will use to build student engagement and gauge student learning.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Godfrey

Steve Godfrey

English 11, Weber School District
Steve has taught in Weber School District for seven years. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University (English and ESL) and then stayed an Aggie for his master's degree as well (Educational Leadership). At Weber High, Steve teaches English 11 and Journalism, which... Read More →



Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Room 240

1:10pm MDT

Need a Second Brain? Use NOTION! *Admin Only*
Limited Capacity filling up

I use Notion for EVERYTHING: as a task manager, research database, writing companion, reminder, and everything else! It is essentially my second brain.
Participants will get an introduction and dip our toes into using Notion personally to increase your productivity at home and at work! TONS of resources will be included as well.
From the Internet: Notion is a software designed to help members of a company or organization coordinate deadlines, objectives, and assignments for the sake of efficiency and productivity.

Speakers
avatar for Nick Harris

Nick Harris

Director, DT&L


Wednesday June 15, 2022 1:10pm - 2:00pm MDT
Media Center
 
Thursday, June 16
 

7:00am MDT

Breakfast
Thursday June 16, 2022 7:00am - 7:50am MDT
Lunch Room

8:00am MDT

Keynote - Bold School: Blended Learning That Works
Weston Kieschnick is considered one of the world’s most recognizable and sought-after speakers and educational leaders. He is an award-winning teacher, best-selling author, TEDx speaker, coach, husband, and father. He is the author of, Bold School, Breaking Bold, co-author of The Learning Transformation: A Guide to Blended Learning for Administrators and the creator and host of Teaching Keating; one of the most downloaded podcasts in the United States for educators and parents.


Thursday June 16, 2022 8:00am - 9:15am MDT
Auditorium

9:30am MDT

60 Second Film Festival
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Ready for a stock footage film festival? In this session, attendees will learn about editing, using stock resources, and sharing WeVideo creations. Then each session will be given a theme to create a 60 second short film using only the stock footage.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo, Google Drive, Google Sites
Implemented Strategy: Outlining and Summarizing, Transfer Strategies
What You’ll Experience: Basic Editing and Use of stock footage in WeVideo. Example of the collaborative WeVideo project type. Summarize - 30 second trailers of content learned. Tutorial of WeVideo basic editing skills, stock footage.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a 60 second story with the stock footage based on a theme given in the session.

Speakers
avatar for Chad Saunders

Chad Saunders

Wahlquist Junior High School
I am an educator, traveler, and self-proclaimed nerd. I teach Spanish and leadership (student government) at Wahlquist Jr High, I interned in Spain, and I love a good spreadsheet.When not teaching other people's kids, I enjoy spending time with my three daughters and wife.


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 219

9:30am MDT

Adobe Rush - Mobile Video Creation in Your Pocket
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Adobe Rush is a powerful mobile video editing application that is available for all students and teachers. It has the professional reputation of Adobe and integrates easily with Premiere Pro! It can be used on phones and your desktop. In this session you will learn to easily create and edit classroom lesson recordings, reach and engage students through the use of video, and discover a variety of techniques and lesson ideas to use with your students. Embrace the use of phones in your classroom and open a large variety of options!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Rush, Adobe Express
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience: You will import footage, trim, add titles, effects, and music to your project. Export your project into a video to share with others. Your new skill will transfer into student classroom applications.
What Challenge You Will Do: Complete a finalized mp4 video file.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Potokar

Shawn Potokar

Teacher, Weber School District
Shawn has taught for 22 years at Weber High School. He started his career teaching business classes and is currently teaching digital arts. Through the years he has seen the many changes in technology. Records to cassettes to cd’s to mp3’s. VCR’s to LaserDiscs to DVD’s to... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 527

9:30am MDT

AR/VR Discovery and Research
Limited Capacity seats available

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Speakers
avatar for Hal Raymond

Hal Raymond

Principal, Weber School District
What I like to do?  Teach!  I also like the great outdoors and enjoy getting out either in wide open spaces or in my back yard. My family is important to me as well.  However, the reason for this short biography is to tell you that I come with a lot of expertise in digital learning... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 525

9:30am MDT

Beyond the Slideshow: Elementary
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: This course will explore different ideas that get students to construct their own learning and collaborate with their peers through Google Slides. We will look through different Google Slides templates and discuss how we can incorporate or adapt them to fit our own classrooms. We will be creating our own interactive Google Slides to explore ways to get our students actively engaged in their learning.   
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides Implemented Strategy: Constructive Teaching and Collaborative Learning
What You’ll Experience: During this course, you will explore different ways to use Google Slides interactively. We will explore the tools within Google Slides that can create collaboration and make our lessons more engaging.
What Challenge You Will Do: You will create, or adapt a previous Google Slide lesson to make it more engaging, rigorous, and interactive for the students. 

Speakers
avatar for Dax Sederholm

Dax Sederholm

6th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Bachelors Degree - Elementary EducationMasters Degree - Educational TechnologyGraduate Degree - Administrative/Supervisory LicenseCertificate - Tech Integration Specialist - WSD Design Academy - Google Certified Level 2Endorsements - ESLGrades Taught - 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 216

9:30am MDT

Bold School: Instructional Strategies within Our Essential 7
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Instructional strategies to support our Essential 7.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Essential 7
Integrated Strategy: Teacher Clarity
What You’ll Experience: Instructional Strategies with high effect sizes and the different ways that our Essential 7 can be used with those strategies.
What Challenge You Will Do: Design a plan for one of the instructional strategies that you use in your classroom and decide what technology tool will best enhance that strategy.

https://bit.ly/Widdison​​​

Speakers
avatar for Monica Widdison

Monica Widdison

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 212

9:30am MDT

Canvas 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Keep it simple, silly - and that applies to your Canvas page, too. If we want students to stay connected to our digital content, navigation and organization need to be prioritized first. Let’s start with some basics and create the essential building blocks from there. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas
Implemented Strategy: Classroom Management
What You’ll Experience: Spring cleaning on the essential settings you need to use, importing content, and learning (then building) the power of modules. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Create and/or organize a module that has three or more components (quiz, assignment, page, etc). 

Speakers
avatar for Steve Godfrey

Steve Godfrey

English 11, Weber School District
Steve has taught in Weber School District for seven years. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University (English and ESL) and then stayed an Aggie for his master's degree as well (Educational Leadership). At Weber High, Steve teaches English 11 and Journalism, which... Read More →



Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 240

9:30am MDT

Gamification in the Classroom
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: Teachers will gamify a lesson in Nearpod to use as a station in an in-class flip. Teachers will learn how to keep students engaged while getting real-time information about student understanding.  
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod in Canvas
 Implemented Strategy: Engagement and RTI
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will learn what an in-class flipped classroom experience looks like and how to implement Nearpod to gamify a learning station. The group will experiment with Nearpod and make a quick game to use in the classroom.  We will look at reports to see what can be done to help struggling learners.  
What Challenge You Will Do:  We will make a Nearpod in teams and play each other's Nearpod. 

Speakers
avatar for Sabrina Smith

Sabrina Smith

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
My name is Sabrina Smith. I have been an educator for 20 years in various elementary grades. I love teaching, kids, technology, helping teachers and learning. I am so excited to be a LEARN conference presenter this year. I am looking forward to helping teachers integrate technology... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 228

9:30am MDT

Gamifying Your Curriculum
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Links: 
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1

Course Description:       
     
In this session, we will explore a variety of games that will help kids review and learn the curriculum.     
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:
  • Nearpod 
  • G-Suite 
  • Blooket
  • Breakout EDU 
What Strategy You Will Master:
Come and learn how to incorporate games into your everyday instruction that will help keep students on task and engaged in your standards. 
What You’ll Experience:
You will see examples and participate in a variety of games of multiple content areas and grade levels.
What Challenge You Will Do:
You will first act as a student and participate in the games provided.  Then you will have the opportunity to create one of the games. Everyone will leave with directions and templates of games that can be used with little to no prep next school year. No need to reinvent the wheel, come steal all my resources.

Speakers
avatar for Jaymee Barrowes

Jaymee Barrowes

Teacher, Weber School District
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 226

9:30am MDT

How to Build a Digital Escape Room/Lockbox
Limited Capacity full
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Course Description: Learn about digital escape rooms using Google forms. They are fairly easy to create and don't require many supplies such as locks, boxes, maps, etc. Also, learn some fun ways to make these escape rooms/lockboxes more engaging and rewarding as students finish. This is a great way to have your students work on a concept while having immediate feedback and give you time to work with other students.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Forms
Implemented Strategy: Feedback
What You’ll Experience: The making of a digital Escape Room
What Challenge You Will Do: Make a digital Escape Room for your classroom next year.

Speakers
avatar for Cammie Burlison

Cammie Burlison

4th Grade Teacher, Silver Ridge
Cammie has been a teacher for the Weber School District for 14 years, and been teaching for a total of 20 years. She has taught grades ranging from 3rd through 8th grade with the majority of her years being in 3rd and 4th grade. She was an EdTech coach for a couple years before deciding... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 224

9:30am MDT

Increase PLC Effectiveness with These Tech Tools
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: A PLC is a great asset for every educator’s toolbox, but sometimes having so many moving parts affects our ability to be effective in our PLC time! Come discover 3 tech tools that will help your PLC run smoothly and increase effectiveness as we work together to help students succeed.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: G suite 
Implemented Strategy: Effective Collaboration
What You’ll Experience: We will cover 3 tools found in G Suite that can help your PLC plan, organize, and execute tasks as you work together to create units for your students.  In this course we will discuss each tool, then work through creating each so you are ready to go with your PLC.
What Challenge You Will Do: Using G Suite, create your PLC planning products and share them on Twitter

ACCESS THE PRESENTATION HERE!

Speakers
avatar for Amber Hodges

Amber Hodges

English teacher, Weber School District
Amber has worked for Weber School District for 13 years. During that time, she has taught 8th grade English, 9th grade English, and 9th grade English honors, 11 grade English, and mentored first year teachers. Amber is a mom of three boys, lives in North Ogden, UT, loves all things... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 229

9:30am MDT

Level Up Student Learning with Badge Quests
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: In this session we will learn how to create a “twist” on the regular choice board in Google Sheets. We will learn how to create “quests” students can complete to level up and earn badges. You decide how much XP (Experience Points) each quest is worth and students get to choose which quests to complete, all while learning essential skill standards for your class.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Mostly Google Sheets, but also other Google Workspace tools.
Implemented Strategy: Student self-efficacy
What You’ll Experience: Participants will complete Badge Quests to level up their learning using an example that teaches about SORA. Google Sheets for Choice Boards
What Challenge You Will Do: Teachers will create their own Badge Quests for a subject or skill they teach.



Speakers
avatar for Cayley Holmes

Cayley Holmes

Instructional Reading Coach, Weber School District
Cayley is the Instructional Reading Coach at West Weber Elementary. She is married to Mr. Holmes who also teaches in Weber District and together they have one son. Cayley is passionate about reading, education, gardening, and loves learning about the most effective strategies to help... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 218

9:30am MDT

Lights, Camera, Action: Putting the We in WeVideo
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Lights! Camera! Action! Putting the We in WeVideo
Course Description: This interactive session will open your lenses (eyes) to the world of the NLVE! You'll be learning how you can make your students video creators and producers instead of video-consuming YouTube junkies. We will be leveraging the power of WeVideo and your Chromebook and those of your students to create beautiful video products that can also teach.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo and Chromebooks
Integrated Strategy: Video production utilizes multiple strategies including, but not limited to, integrating with prior knowledge, transfer strategies, scaffolding, class discussion, microteaching (as kids prepare to share their products with their classmates), and constructivist teaching. I could keep going with this list, but to save space I won't. You get the idea.
What You’ll Experience: We'll start with basic WeVideo tools for video creation and editing and work up to making your own video products using the Chromebook as your workstation. You'll see that your students, of whatever age, can become movie moguls!
What Challenge You Will Do: You will make at least one video you can use with your class next fall.
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/learn-2022-site/home 

Speakers
avatar for Alan Rhees

Alan Rhees

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Alan Rhees is currently assigned as a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist. He taught 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade at Lomond View School. He worked there for his entire teaching career. His wife is Stacy, and together they have two children, Jae and Eriq. They have one grandson, Hayes... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 524

9:30am MDT

Magazines, Memes and Jamboards--Boost Reading Comprehension in all Content Areas--Secondary
Limited Capacity seats available

Please access this Slidedeck to follow the presentation.

We will be talking about literacy and giving away books!  Come and learn about magazines on SORA and walk away with a book you can read over the summer or add to your classroom library.  No drawings--we are doing it like Oprah---You get a book!!! You get a book!!!  Take a look at the class description below:


Course Description:
 This course will guide you to find quick, relatable reading material to boost curiosity in your content area.  We will use SORA magazines to find great informational text and use Jomboard to monitor comprehension and exchange ideas.  See examples of how students have used infographics and memes to highlight and interpret their reading.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:  SORA, Jamboard, Adobe Spark
What You’ll Experience:  You will find a repository of student-accessible and friendly magazines. We will discuss ways to help students comprehend the material they are reading and respond to that reading.
What Challenge You Will Do:  You will dive into the SORA magazine collection and share tips and tricks about making memes and infographics.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Hall

Amy Hall

School Librarian, Roy Jr High
Amy Hall has been teaching in Weber District for the last 22 years. She has been a junior high Language Arts teacher and most recently a librarian. Curriculum development and library advocacy are two of her passions and she loves working with junior high students. When she isn't at... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 223

9:30am MDT

Math Masters (Bold School Ideas)
Limited Capacity filling up

Class Resources​​​
Course Description: This session will focus on taking a hands-on math lesson and then use various technologies to enhance that lesson, allowing for students to create and demonstrate their understanding after practicing it. This course is intended for elementary teachers)
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Workspace Tools: Slides, Jamboard, Sheets
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience: You will experience the idea of Bold School, meaning still having that hands-on experience to help practice and solidify a concept and then find ways to enhance it with technology to help deepen the understanding through creation and collaboration. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Teachers will complete a hands-on math lesson and then be given a tech tool that they will work together to find a way to turn that hands-on lesson into an enhancement lesson using technology.

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Wall

Cathy Wall

3rd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Cathy is entering her 15th year of teaching 3rd grade in Weber School District, currently at West Weber Elementary. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Technology which she uses daily to help strengthen her classroom lessons and help her students increase their learning and engagement... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 220

9:30am MDT

Nearpod 102, Level Up!
Limited Capacity seats available

Ways to implement Nearpod in your classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Townsend

Jenna Townsend

Nearpod
As a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, I work with other district-level content area specialists to develop and support district-wide initiatives in curriculum and instruction. I also deliver high-quality professional development to teachers, school administrators, and district... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 225

9:30am MDT

Organizing Your Google Drive
Limited Capacity filling up

Title: Organizing your Google Drive
Course Description: How many times do you know that you have a document in your Drive but you have no idea where it is? How many times do you use the search button to find your document, slide, form, etc. but can't remember what you named it?  Let's get it cleaned up and organized so that everything is just a click away and you don't have to dig for it!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Drive
Integrated Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: How to best organize your Google Drive and decide where to put different items and how to decide if something needs to be deleted because you don't use it or don't need it anymore!
What Challenge You Will Do: You will get to begin to organize your Google Drive like we do with our closets when it's time to get rid of clothes!

Speakers
avatar for Shelese Warren

Shelese Warren

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 209

9:30am MDT

Punching Up Your Presentations in Adobe and Canva
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Punching Up Your Presentations in Adobe and Canva
Course Description: Level Up your class presentations! By leveraging graphic design tools and principles in our presentations, we can find more success scaffolding our content for students. This course will discuss how to access and implement these tools in your K-12 classroom! All grades welcome!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Creative Cloud Express and Canva for Education
Integrated Strategy: Scaffolding, Teacher Clarity, Summarization, and more!
What You’ll Experience: Participants will experience a demonstration of how to access and implement these tools as well as a creative workshop where they will have the opportunity to try them firsthand. The course will quickly go over essential graphic design principles to consider when building multimedia presentations.

Speakers
avatar for Blake Pope

Blake Pope

Digital Teaching and Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Master of Educational Technology (MET, 2020) / K-12 Online Teaching Graduate Certificate (2020) / Secondary English Education Major / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor (BA, 2016) / Brigham Young University-Idaho, Boise State University, Southern Utah University... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 210

9:30am MDT

Read & Write for Secondary-Aged Students
Limited Capacity seats available

Description: Read & Write is a literacy toolbar that offers multiple tools to help with reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments, and proofing written work.  In WSD, Read & Write is used primarily with students in special education classrooms, but it is designed for all students, including English-language learners and even university students. In this session, we will quickly describe the main reading and writing tools, then describe how we used them in a junior high special education classroom, as well as how to generalize the use of these tools in the general education classroom. We will also share our classroom data describing the benefits of Read and Write. You don’t want to miss this session!

Speakers
avatar for Travis Chamberlain

Travis Chamberlain

Occupational Therapist, Weber School District
Hello WSD,I am an occupational therapist working across the district in the special education classrooms.  I am also a member of the Weber Assistive Technology Team where I assist educational teams in selecting and using technology for students with special needs. This is my fifth... Read More →
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Barry Pewtress

Roy Jr High Teacher, Weber School District



Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 213

9:30am MDT

The Power of Pictures
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Resources
Course Description:
  Each subject and discipline seems to have its own language.  Wouldn’t it be great if students were better able to understand and retain the language of the subjects we teach?  Come join us in this session as we go over the power of images to make content stick and you learn how you and your students can create memory making content in Adobe Express.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Express
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience:  In this session you will see various examples of how Adobe Express can be used to build vocabulary and help students retain information.  A large part of the session will be spent on learning how to use Adobe Express to create images, flyers, posters, logos, etc.  Finally, you will create your own poster in Adobe Express that you can use in the classroom for the upcoming year.
What Challenge You Will Do:  Create a classroom poster using Adobe Express

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Skoubye

Nathan Skoubye

4th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Nathan has been an educator for 12 years. He enjoys teaching and utilizing technology in the classroom. A fun fact is that he has taught almost every grade from Kindergarten through 12th grade at least once. He lives in Hyrum with his beautiful wife and their three very active children... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 221

9:30am MDT

Toolbox Session- Confident Student Creation (With Google Workspace)
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Tired of grading uninspired, incorrect, or incomplete assignments and projects? Try digital templates! Learn how to get students creating with google tools like docs, slides, drawings, and sites. Just the right amount of built-in scaffolding gives students the stability to really demonstrate and build on their learning during assessments. 

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:
Google Workspace & Canvas Rubrics
Implemented Strategy: Scaffolding
What You’ll Experience: Jamboard activity, example docs, slides & drawings templates with sites exemplars.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a template and share it with a share template/preview link.


https://bit.ly/JA_Learn

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Augustin

Jenna Augustin

English Teacher, Weber School District
Jenna uses technology hacks in her courses to help her students discover, create, and collaborate. She is most excited about using technology to provide her students with the timely feedback they need to improve and progress. Her students use a variety of tools to increase and demonstrate... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 227

9:30am MDT

WeVideo Classroom: Student Video Projects Just Got Easier
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: This is an introduction to WeVideo Classroom. WeVideo has created a classroom mode for easily sharing group video projects with students. Learn how to use it and the cool feedback tools it includes.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Teachers will create a WeVideo classroom for students to join next year.
Implemented Strategy: Interactive Video.
What You’ll Experience: Joining a class and completing an assignment.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create your first assignment in WeVideo Classroom. Provide an exemplar that can be shared on Twitter.
Resources

Speakers
avatar for Maryann Broberg

Maryann Broberg

Theater, Movie Making, Yearbook, Weber School District
One of the favorite parts of my job is helping teachers find ways to increase creativity in the classroom. Getting students to "create" is actually a daily experience as a theater and movie making teacher... To be clear, I make no claim that their creations rival Shakespeare or Steven... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Room 217

9:30am MDT

Weston Kieshnick - Administration
Limited Capacity filling up


Thursday June 16, 2022 9:30am - 10:20am MDT
Auditorium

10:30am MDT

Beautify your Canvas: Creating an Aesthetically Pleasing Canvas Course
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Links: 
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1

Course Description: 
Having your Canvas course look good will actually help your students learn! Research shows that having an effective course design will do the following:
Reduces irrelevant cognitive processing for students
Improves the perception of credibility and value for your course
Increases learner motivation and engagement
In this session, we will explore a variety of ways to make your Canvas course BEAUTIFUL and EFFECTIVE!!!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas, Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud Express, Color Palettes, Icons, Emoji’s
What Strategy You Will Master: You will learn how to use tools within Canvas to make your course aesthetically pleasing and effective. In addition, you will get to view how to utilize other tools like Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud Express, and other online resources to help make your Canvas course an aesthetically pleasing experience.
What You’ll Experience: Come and see ways to design your Canvas Course in a visually appealing way.
What Challenge You Will Do: After the tutorial, you will get to work on personalizing your own Canvas course and turn it into a work of ART.



Speakers
avatar for Jaymee Barrowes

Jaymee Barrowes

Teacher, Weber School District
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/jaymeebarroweslearn2022session/home?authuser=1


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 226

10:30am MDT

Breaking Bold! Restorative Practices in the Everyday Classroom
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Building relationships is the most effective way to prevent most issues in the classroom. By implementing a few key restorative practices, we can build a bridge between ourselves and our students as well as our students and each other, which in turn will increase student achievement and academic success. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Implemented Strategy: Building Relationships/Social Emotional Learning
What You’ll Experience: We will cover 3 specific restorative practices, how to implement them, and their effect on the classroom culture.  After the discussion we will practice doing each activity in real time. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Select one of the 3 activities we discuss and work up a plan to implement it in your classroom the first week of school.  Share that plan on Twitter.

ACCESS THE PRESENTATION HERE!

Speakers
avatar for Amber Hodges

Amber Hodges

English teacher, Weber School District
Amber has worked for Weber School District for 13 years. During that time, she has taught 8th grade English, 9th grade English, and 9th grade English honors, 11 grade English, and mentored first year teachers. Amber is a mom of three boys, lives in North Ogden, UT, loves all things... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 229

10:30am MDT

Building Relevance Through Connections
Limited Capacity seats available

Resources
Course Description:
  What are your relationships like with your students?  Do you know their current interests, likes, and dislikes?  If you do, are you leveraging this to create an engaging and relevant classroom?  Join us in this session as we discuss ways to build connections and make your lessons more relevant to your students using the rigor and relevance framework.  You will be learning how to use Jamboard to create what I call a quick snapshot lesson that will help you build lessons in a creative fashion using the rigor and relevance framework.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Jamboard, Classcraft, possible google tools.
Implemented Strategy: Rigor and Relevance 
What You’ll Experience: I hope you like working as a team. In this session you will be working in small groups, giving and receiving feedback, discussing as a whole group and becoming better together as we learn how to better apply the rigor and relevance framework to our lessons.
What Challenge You Will Do:  Create a snapshot lesson in Jamboard using the rigor and relevance framework.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Skoubye

Nathan Skoubye

4th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Nathan has been an educator for 12 years. He enjoys teaching and utilizing technology in the classroom. A fun fact is that he has taught almost every grade from Kindergarten through 12th grade at least once. He lives in Hyrum with his beautiful wife and their three very active children... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 221

10:30am MDT

Get the Learning “Out” of Their Heads
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Course Description: Have you ever felt frustrated when students forget something they learned (maybe even mastered) only to forget it a month or two later, JUST IN TIME FOR END OF LEVEL TESTING? In this session we are going to learn research-based teaching tips that support the strategy of “Retrieval Practice.” Retrievalpractice.org states: “We tend to think that most learning occurs… when students get information IN. However…, a significant amount of learning occurs when students pull information OUT through retrieval practice.” We will learn many strategies you can use to help students retrieve what they have learned and increase their likelihood of making the learning STICK long term.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod and WeVideo
Implemented Strategy: Retrieval Practice
What You’ll Experience: Using retrieval practice strategies to move learning to long term memory. Participants will participate in a retrieval practice strategy using Nearpod.
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will create a retrieval practice strategy using their choice of an essential 7 tool.



Speakers
avatar for Cayley Holmes

Cayley Holmes

Instructional Reading Coach, Weber School District
Cayley is the Instructional Reading Coach at West Weber Elementary. She is married to Mr. Holmes who also teaches in Weber District and together they have one son. Cayley is passionate about reading, education, gardening, and loves learning about the most effective strategies to help... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 218

10:30am MDT

Google Drive 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Picture it: you walk into your kid’s room and there are crackers in that corner, dirty clothes over on that, stuffed animals on top of stuffed animals. You slip on a hot wheel and it’s game over for everyone. Now, raise your hand if your Google Drive is a little bit like that room. Untitled document? A folder with nothing in it? Where to find lesson plans from last year? Let’s earn some allowance and clean up. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Drive
Strategy Implemented: Classroom Management
What You’ll Experience: A roundup to freshen up your Google Drive, primarily creating folders to organize your content. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Create and/or organize a folder that is color coded and labeled numerically; folder houses five of your digital materials. 

Speakers
avatar for Steve Godfrey

Steve Godfrey

English 11, Weber School District
Steve has taught in Weber School District for seven years. He received his bachelor's degree from Utah State University (English and ESL) and then stayed an Aggie for his master's degree as well (Educational Leadership). At Weber High, Steve teaches English 11 and Journalism, which... Read More →



Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 240

10:30am MDT

Google Sites Multi-Tool
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: A Google Site is a useful tool for presentation and for interactivity. Attendees will be shown a variety of school site examples, learn how to create their own Google Site, and participate in part of a virtual escape room.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Sites, Google Suite
Implemented Strategy: Advanced Organizers, Summarization, Modality Effect
What You’ll Experience: View examples of teacher, coach, and organization sites as well as student portfolios, participate in an escape room, and create a new Google Site.
What Challenge You Will Do: Creating a site and getting a few ideas of how other teachers are using Google Sites.

Speakers
avatar for Chad Saunders

Chad Saunders

Wahlquist Junior High School
I am an educator, traveler, and self-proclaimed nerd. I teach Spanish and leadership (student government) at Wahlquist Jr High, I interned in Spain, and I love a good spreadsheet.When not teaching other people's kids, I enjoy spending time with my three daughters and wife.


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 219

10:30am MDT

Handwriting without Tears in your Classroom
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Learn to use hands-on materials and receive resources that will help develop foundational elementary based handwriting skills. Handwriting without Tears is an evidence based program that is easy to learn and retainable for all grade levels. We will share hands-on tools and simple guidelines to help you implement fun and easy handwriting strategies in your classroom. Come learn these simple tools that will help your students succeed!
Janet Southwick COTA/L, Sandria Wilde COTA/L, and Lauren Enderle OTR/L 

Speakers
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Lauren Enderle

Occupational Therapist, Weber School District
Description coming soon
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Sandria Wilde

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Weber School District
avatar for Janet Southwick

Janet Southwick

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Weber School District


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 214

10:30am MDT

Helping Students Own Their Learning
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: In order to own their own learning, students need opportunities to describe their learning using academic language. Learn tips and tricks for making this happen regularly in your class. Attendees will leave with tools for creating participation-based Canvas quizzes, annotated vocab lists, student-sent emails home, and more.

What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized:
Canvas quizzes, Canvas annotation tool, gmail, and nearpod.
Implemented Strategy: Student self-assessment
What You’ll Experience: Student-view of self-assessment strategies, templates for teacher-adaptation, and creation from scratch.
What Challenge You Will Do: Teachers will create a self-assessment task of their choosing.


https://bit.ly/JA_Learn

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Augustin

Jenna Augustin

English Teacher, Weber School District
Jenna uses technology hacks in her courses to help her students discover, create, and collaborate. She is most excited about using technology to provide her students with the timely feedback they need to improve and progress. Her students use a variety of tools to increase and demonstrate... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 227

10:30am MDT

Jamboard Junkie
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Class Resources​​​
Course Description: In this session we will look at different ways to use Jamboard to get the most out of the program from the more basic to more advanced ways students can use it. We will cover different topics (math, science, vocabulary, etc)
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Jamboard (Smashup with online manipulatives and tools)
Implemented Strategy:
What You’ll Experience: You’ll experience the various uses of Jamboard from the most basic to the more enhanced ways to use it in class. The skill that we will work on will be utilizing Jamboard in different ways, including using the tools within the program itself and effective ways to incorporate the program into various lessons.
What Challenge You Will Do: Participants will act as a student, completing tasks in Jamboard and then in turn, create something that they can use in their classroom. 

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Wall

Cathy Wall

3rd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Cathy is entering her 15th year of teaching 3rd grade in Weber School District, currently at West Weber Elementary. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Technology which she uses daily to help strengthen her classroom lessons and help her students increase their learning and engagement... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 220

10:30am MDT

Let's "Remind" You How to Use REMIND
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Title:  Let's "Remind" you How to use REMIND
Course Description: You will be learning how to set up your REMIND account on your computer and also on your phone.  Let's go over how to best utilize REMIND to stay in contact with parents, students, and different groups that you might be over.  REMIND is a fantastic way to stay in touch (and it's a quick way to stay in touch!)
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Remind App
Integrated Strategy: 
What You’ll Experience: You will set up a Remind account and set up a classroom and see the different tools that you can utilize in Remind.
What Challenge You Will Do: You will sent a reminder, schedule a reminder, and have your account set up and ready to go for the upcoming school year.

Speakers
avatar for Shelese Warren

Shelese Warren

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 209

10:30am MDT

Leveraging the New Google Workspace Features
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Leveraging the New Google Workspace Features
Course Description: Dozens of new features and tools have been rolled out in Google Workspace since it was first adopted by Weber School District a couple of years ago. Learn how to easily create documents, utilize project management features, implement SmartChips, and more!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Meet, and More) 
What You’ll Experience: Participants will receive an overview of the new features available in Google Workspace as well as ideas for ways that students could leverage these new features.

Speakers
avatar for Blake Pope

Blake Pope

Digital Teaching and Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Master of Educational Technology (MET, 2020) / K-12 Online Teaching Graduate Certificate (2020) / Secondary English Education Major / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Minor (BA, 2016) / Brigham Young University-Idaho, Boise State University, Southern Utah University... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 210

10:30am MDT

Nearpod Interactive Videos to Enhance Engagement
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: Get real-time insights into student learning by learning how to embed interactive formative assessment questions into any video on Nearpod. This is a great strategy with a high effect size that doesn’t take a lot of time to create. If you don’t find videos you like you can always create your own.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Integrated Strategy: Questioning
What You’ll Experience: Nearpod interactive videos
What Challenge You Will Do: Make an interactive video on Nearpod to use with your students next year.

Speakers
avatar for Cammie Burlison

Cammie Burlison

4th Grade Teacher, Silver Ridge
Cammie has been a teacher for the Weber School District for 14 years, and been teaching for a total of 20 years. She has taught grades ranging from 3rd through 8th grade with the majority of her years being in 3rd and 4th grade. She was an EdTech coach for a couple years before deciding... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 224

10:30am MDT

Nearpod your RTI through reports
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Teachers will learn how to look at reports generated from Nearpod through Canvas.  They will use the information to understand how to create meaningful RTI for use in the classroom.  
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Nearpod
Integrated Strategy: RTI
What You’ll Experience:  During this course, participants will learn what benefits the Nearpod reports have to offer. They will learn how to use Nearpod as an external tool in Canvas and how to use the reports through Canvas. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Groups will collaborate to make a quick Nearpod. Look at data for past Nearpods that have been done or a sample Nearpod.  

Speakers
avatar for Sabrina Smith

Sabrina Smith

2nd Grade Teacher, Weber School District
My name is Sabrina Smith. I have been an educator for 20 years in various elementary grades. I love teaching, kids, technology, helping teachers and learning. I am so excited to be a LEARN conference presenter this year. I am looking forward to helping teachers integrate technology... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 228

10:30am MDT

Take the Headache Out of Research with Scrible - Secondary
Limited Capacity seats available

Please access this Slidedeck to follow along with the presentation.

We will be talking about research and giving away books!  Come and learn about Scrible and walk away with a book you can read over the summer or add to your classroom library.  No drawings--we are doing it like Oprah---You get a book!!! You get a book!!!  Take a look at the class description below:

Course Description:
  Research can be a difficult task for students.  It's a challenge to find and keep track of credible resources.  Scrible can help your students streamline research and keep all resources in one neat place.  Scrible is a toolbar add-on that allows teachers and students to instantly save articles found anywhere online.  Teachers and students can annotate articles, share information and instantly create and save citations without headache or fear of losing resources.  Scrible is the perfect resource for any classroom that utilizes research, informational reading and annotation.  Come to this session to get set up and learn tips about how to integrate this into your classroom.  You will also be provided with many support resources that will help you in your classroom.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Utah Online Library and Scrible
What You’ll Experience: You will set up Scrible on your Chromebook toolbar, start to make a Scrible library and learn about how to help students find in-depth information.
What Challenge You Will Do:  You will set up Scrible, start adding content to your library and find additional resources to make using Scrible with students easy.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Hall

Amy Hall

School Librarian, Roy Jr High
Amy Hall has been teaching in Weber District for the last 22 years. She has been a junior high Language Arts teacher and most recently a librarian. Curriculum development and library advocacy are two of her passions and she loves working with junior high students. When she isn't at... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 223

10:30am MDT

Tech Savvy Class Jobs
Limited Capacity seats available

Title: Tech Savvy Class Jobs
Course Description: Do you still have your students clapping chalkboard erasers, emptying pencil sharpeners, and cleaning inkwells? Join this session for a look at more tech literate jobs your students can do. Come with your creative ideas about ways you can update the current class roles you already have and how you can bring them into the current tech environment. BTW, if you think that class "jobs" are only for elementary kids, most of these roles apply to secondary students too!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo, YouTube, Adobe CC Express, your music service, etc.
Integrated Strategy: Student engagement
What You’ll Experience: You'll fihd out about some possible new tech roles for students, brainstorm ways to update your own class jobs, and share your ideas with the other session participants. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Your challenge, should you decide to accept it, will be to invite your students to exercise their creative energies to make your classroom the most technologically advanced space in your school.
https://sites.google.com/wsd.net/learn-2022-site/home

Speakers
avatar for Alan Rhees

Alan Rhees

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District
Alan Rhees is currently assigned as a Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist. He taught 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade at Lomond View School. He worked there for his entire teaching career. His wife is Stacy, and together they have two children, Jae and Eriq. They have one grandson, Hayes... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 524

10:30am MDT

Tech Tools to Make Your Vocabulary Versatile
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Create vocabulary lessons using Google Slides, Nearpod, and Google Drawings. To build the amount of vocabulary a student needs, we should not just focus on using dictionaries as the sole source for word information and asking students to fill in word definitions. But, we should involve them in developing their own vocabulary.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Google Slides, Nearpod, & Google Drawings
Integrated Strategy: Vocabulary Practice
What You’ll Experience: Participate in a vocabulary lesson that your students would experience.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a vocabulary lesson with one of the tech tools that we talk about.

https://bit.ly/Widdison​​​

Speakers
avatar for Monica Widdison

Monica Widdison

Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist, Weber School District


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 212

10:30am MDT

Tech’d Student Recognitions, Rewards, and Awards
Limited Capacity seats available

Course Description: Transform your classroom into an environment of accomplishment, pride, and acceptance! Recognize and reward your students the tech way! Discover a variety of possibilities to show off your students’ work, presentations, activities, and so much more to their peers and parents. Find the value in recognitions and rewards and make it easy on you!
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Adobe Express, Adobe Bridge
Implemented Strategy: Creating a shareable multipage document in Adobe Bridge. Design a voting page for a class competition. Gain ideas to motivate students.
What You’ll Experience: Utilizing a variety of apps including Adobe Express, Adobe Bridge, PowerPoint, Google Forms, and others you will find ways to display, share, and award student work. This will be accomplished through videos, images, and pdf’s to be displayed and shared. 
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a slideshow into a video file to share.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Potokar

Shawn Potokar

Teacher, Weber School District
Shawn has taught for 22 years at Weber High School. He started his career teaching business classes and is currently teaching digital arts. Through the years he has seen the many changes in technology. Records to cassettes to cd’s to mp3’s. VCR’s to LaserDiscs to DVD’s to... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 527

10:30am MDT

This Year’s Power Couple: Google Workspace + Canvas
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: This course is designed to help you understand all the tools that are available to you that integrate with Canvas, mainly Google Tools. We will explore how to embed videos, slides, pictures, and more in your Canvas Assignments and Pages. This gives instant access to your students and removes the steps of having to embed links and being directed to different tabs. We will explore what this looks like on the students’ end and how these tools can enhance student learning. 
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: Canvas and Google Tools
Implemented Strategy: Teaching Strategies
What You’ll Experience: You will experience how to take the content you have created or that is available to you within Google Tools and integrate it into your Canvas Course; this may be as an assignment or as an announcement.  
What Challenge You Will Do: You will embed something from a Google Tool (Google Slide, YouTube Video, etc.) into Canvas to make it more accessible for your students.  

Speakers
avatar for Dax Sederholm

Dax Sederholm

6th Grade Teacher, Weber School District
Bachelors Degree - Elementary EducationMasters Degree - Educational TechnologyGraduate Degree - Administrative/Supervisory LicenseCertificate - Tech Integration Specialist - WSD Design Academy - Google Certified Level 2Endorsements - ESLGrades Taught - 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 216

10:30am MDT

WeVideo and Vocab? Learning New Words Just Got Fun
Limited Capacity filling up

Course Description: Teaching vocabulary is central to every content area and grade level. The Frayer Model is one of the most effective ways to learn a new term. In this course you will create a “vocabulary movie” using the Frayer Model in Wevideo! There are convenient and easy to use templates in Wevideo that are set up to teach students new words.
What Tech Tool Will Be Utilized: WeVideo.
Implemented Strategy: Frayer Model Vocab Strategy.
What You’ll Experience: Teachers will create a wevideo that demonstrates knowledge of a vocabulary word. They will use the Frayer Template in wevideo. Export the video and share it to class.
What Challenge You Will Do: Create a Frayer Model vocabulary video that explains 5 words from your content area. Share on social media.
Resources

Speakers
avatar for Maryann Broberg

Maryann Broberg

Theater, Movie Making, Yearbook, Weber School District
One of the favorite parts of my job is helping teachers find ways to increase creativity in the classroom. Getting students to "create" is actually a daily experience as a theater and movie making teacher... To be clear, I make no claim that their creations rival Shakespeare or Steven... Read More →


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Room 217

10:30am MDT

Weston - EdTech Coaches
Limited Capacity seats available


Thursday June 16, 2022 10:30am - 11:20am MDT
Auditorium