Series 2 Schedule – 2021 Spring Conference Series


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Date & TimeTitle and PresenterDescription
Feb. 15
9:00 AM CST
KEYNOTE
Resilient Teachers and Leaders: Challenging the Status Quo, with Salome Thomas-EL
A powerful message of passion, caring, and leadership to help educators focus on building positive school cultures and resilient students.
Feb. 15
9:45 AM
CST
Visit Exhibitors
Feb. 15
10:00 AM CST
MacGuyver Ed: Building Interactive Lessons for Your Students, Jenna Krambeck-Reeh Are you creating spaces for students to “show what they know?” Together we will create 3 resources to use with your students tomorrow!  
Feb. 15
10:00 AM
CST

Spark to Finish: Fuel Student Creativity with Adobe Spark, Tanya Avrith
Learn how to combine apps with Adobe Spark for dynamic demonstrations of learning, unit projects, and portfolios your students will love.
Feb. 15
10:00 AM
CST

The Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPad can Do!, Matt Lee
From converting handwriting to multitasking, come see the 10 best tricks to get the most out of your iPad. You don’t want to miss it!
Feb. 15
10:30 AM
CST
Visit Exhibitors 
Feb. 15
11:00 AM
CST

5 Things Every Educator Needs to Know about HyperDocs, Holly Clark
Time to rethink what our assessments can and should look like and unpack the information they provide about student learning and growth.
Feb. 15
11:00 AM
CST

Culturally Responsive Teaching, Ferial Pearson
Participants will learn how to be Culturally Responsive Teachers.
Feb. 15
11:00 AM
CST

EdTech in the Elementary, K to 5., Donnie Piercey
Come learn some simple and unique tips and tricks that will enhance the learning and engagement in your elementary classroom… K-5!
Feb. 15
11:30 AM
CST
Visit Exhibitors 
Feb. 15
12:00 PM
CST

AR/VR for Young Learners, Jaime Donally
I’ll guide you in considering the diverse needs of younger students and share practical tips when implementing immersive technology.
Feb. 15
12:00 PM
CST

Boundaries, Bus Routes, & More with Google Maps, Wade Gibson
This session will cover how to use tools like Google Earth, Maps, and more to map your district boundaries, plan bus routes, and more for your school website.
Feb. 15
12:00 PM
CST

Engaging Families in Digital Citizenship Conversations, Kristen Mattson
Put families in the driver’s seat with these learner centered and reflective activities for adults and students to engage in together.
Feb. 15
12:30 PM
CST
Networking
Feb. 15
12:45 PM
CST
Visit Exhibitors 
Feb. 15
1:00 PM
CST

Keynote Follow-up Q & A with Salome Thomas-EL
Salome will elaborate on and answer questions from his keynote. Come ready with questions.
Feb. 15
1:30 PM
CST

Leaders and Ed Tech: Tips and Tricks to Make the Tech Click!, Cameron Hudson
This session will focus on tips, tools, and strategies to help school leaders of all capacities maximize the tech savvy world we work in! 
Feb. 15
1:30 PM
CST

Tech in Action
Come see what teachers and students in our state are learning through this tech in action session taught in a real-time class environment.
Feb. 15
1:30 PM
CST

Watch Party 1
Gather your friends! You will get to vote on the session you want to watch from previously recorded content and the most votes win!
Feb. 15
6:00 PM
CST

Cooking with Craig, Craig Badura
Let’s make a meal together
Feb. 15
7:00 PM
CST

Easy Tweaks for a Powerful Blended Learning Classroom, Tanya Avrith & Holly Clark
We will discuss how we help students use devices to own learning & understand themselves as learners by allowing them to make their thinking & learning visible.
   
Feb. 16
11:30 AM
CST
Lunch & Learn
Feb. 16
4:00 PM
CST
Watch Party 2!Gather your friends! You will get to vote on the session you want to watch from previously recorded content and the most votes win!
Feb. 16
7:00 PM
CST
Watch Party 3!Gather your friends! You will get to vote on the session you want to watch from previously recorded content and the most votes win!
Watch Party Selections
Ignite: Our Go To Tools for Pandemic Teaching in the Library, NSLAMembers of the Nebraska School Librarians Association Board will present a variety of tools used to support learning during the pandemic.
Ignite Your Learning – Series 2In this session, presenters will have 5 minutes and 20 slides to Ignite Your Learning and thinking about a variety of subjects and topics.

Technology for ALL Students (Special Education), Rebecca Topp
How do we leverage technology for students with special needs? Come join me for a discussion on technology usage within special education.

Technology Strategies for Teaching Remote, Hybrid and In Person Art!, Jody Boyer
A Nebraska art educator of the year will share insights and tools that can help you succeed if you are teaching simultaneously remote, hybrid and in person.
   
Feb. 17
4:00 PM
CST
Mid-Week Stretch (Yoga), Amy Williams 
Feb. 17
7:00 PM
CST
Happy Hour Music Bingo 
   
Feb. 19
7:15 AM
CST
Coffee & Conversation
   
Feb. 20
9:00 AM CST
eSports Tournament
Save the Dates –
Mar. 25 – 27
*Series 3 Schedule coming soon! 

*Schedule is subject to change