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Tuesday, June 2
 

10:00am MDT

Sparking curiosity and creativity with Genius Hour
In this session we will introduce Genius Hour (allowing students to research what they are interested in and give strategies to successfully implement Genius Hour in the classroom
We will be using Nearpod in addition to being in Zoom so it would be helpful to have multiple tabs open. Use the link below to enter the Zoom room, also open another tab on your browser to Nearpod.com and enter KYNAG in the join a lesson section. 

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Meeting ID: 957 084 9974
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Speakers
avatar for Jared Fawson

Jared Fawson

Professional Learning Specialist, UEN
I am a technology integration specialist for the Utah Education Network. I am ISTE certified and currently teaching the ISTE certification course.


Tuesday June 2, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am MDT
Virtual

11:00am MDT

Canvas in the K5 Classroom
In this session, elements of organization, communication, assignments, and grades in Canvas will be addressed in regards to how this tool can be productively used to blend your K5 classroom and use technology to engage students and increase learning.

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Meeting ID: 963 6815 2757
Password: CanvasK5

Speakers
avatar for Shannon Ririe

Shannon Ririe

Instructional Technology Trainer, UEN - Utah Education Network
Shannon has been a trainer at UEN for three years now, and previously worked as a technology specialist and 5th-grade teacher. She loves her family, doing almost anything outdoors, and technology in the classroom, most definitely in that order.


Tuesday June 2, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Virtual

11:00am MDT

Easy Ways to Intensify Any Instruction at Any Level
I will introduce two research papers that outline ways to Intensify instruction at any level of intervention.  The first paper will is To Change the Things I Can: Making Instruction more Intensive (Reed & Stevenson, 2017).  The second form of information comes from an article in the Journal TEACHING, Exceptional Children, Titled Big Ideas In Special Education Specifically Designed Instruction, High Leveraged Practice, Explicit Instruction and Intensified Instruction by Paul J. Riccomini, Stephanie Morano, and Charles A. Hughes.  I will present the information from the articles and then discusses how we can implement this useful information.  

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Speakers
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Dr. Beth Cutrer

Brigham Young University
Elizabeth Cutrer-Párraga is passionate about teachers, children, schools and families. Prior to commencing her doctoral studies, she enjoyed a vibrant career as an educator, working as a special educator, elementary general education teacher, literacy specialist, English Language... Read More →
avatar for Sheryl Vernon

Sheryl Vernon

Intraining School Psychologist, CUES
Sheryl Vernon is a training School Psychologist at CUES, where she covers diagnostic testing for the region.  She is currently attending BYU to obtain her EdS in School Psychology.  Sheryl is helping to implement Positive Behavior Intervention Supports and Trauma In-Care implementation. Sheryl... Read More →



Tuesday June 2, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am MDT
Virtual

12:00pm MDT

Creating Virtual Escape Rooms
We will be using Google forms, slides, and Canva to build task cards and a virtual escape room.  This is a beginner's course! We will start with Google slides build task cards that will work with any subject. From there, we will move to build a virtual escape room with google slides and forms.  With a bit of good luck, you may have an escape room to use in your classroom!

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Marilee Larsen is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Creating Virtual Escape Rooms
Time: Jun 2, 2020 12:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76546168110?pwd=RndtL3I1Q1lTZUVFU0FEZzBtYnM0UT09
Meeting ID: 765 4616 8110
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Slide Presentation
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1FpabnsPqG7fRRFu8Wj3gwNg6feSuxgigGGe1SkBfv2U/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
avatar for Marilee Larsen

Marilee Larsen

Marilee Larsen loves teaching 4th graders at Ephraim Elementary School. She has been teaching small ones for 17 years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marilee was thrown into the proverbial hot pot of learning technology. While trying to swim instead of sink, a co-worker helped her... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 12:00pm - 12:30pm MDT
Virtual

12:00pm MDT

Flipping Your Classroom Effectively
In this session we will share some strategies for effective blended learning.  Flipping is more than simply putting your content online and we'll explore best practices for engaging students, creating content, and blending in-person with online instruction.

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Speakers
avatar for Jared Covili

Jared Covili

IT Product Manager, Utah Education Network
Jared Covili specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google tools, geospatial learning, social media, and digital devices. Jared's background is in secondary education where he was a Language Arts teacher at the secondary level. Jared received... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 12:00pm - 12:45pm MDT
Virtual

12:00pm MDT

Mathematical Discourse in the Elementary Classroom
Effective teaching of mathematics facilitates discourse among students to build shared understanding of mathematical ideas by analyzing and comparing student approaches and arguments. In this session educators will engage in a mathematical task with discourse, debrief the experience, and explore resources related to mathematical discourse. They will also have opportunities to discuss current and future practices implemented in their own classrooms related to mathematical discourse.

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Speakers
avatar for Shannon Olson

Shannon Olson

Education Specialist, USBE
Shannon Olson serves as the Elementary Mathematics and Gifted and Talented Specialist at the Utah State Board of Education. Prior to serving at the state level Shannon taught elementary grade levels and supported teachers in the role of an instructional coach. In her current position... Read More →


Tuesday June 2, 2020 12:00pm - 12:45pm MDT
Virtual