2017 CONFERENCE
November 28-30, 2017
Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, LA


 

There are 135 proposals submitted.
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Deep Learning: How Technology Empowers Investigation and Critical Thought in Today’s Learners   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jared Wall, Central Middle School

Co-Presenter(s):
Kari Wall,  

 

Focusing on 21st Century Standards: Empowering Students to Meet and Exceed NETS-S.   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Kari Wall, Central Middle School

Co-Presenter(s):
Jared Wall,  

 

Growing Critical Thinking and Discussion Skills in Middle School ELA   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lorri Caldwell, F.K. White Middle School

Co-Presenter(s):
Lauren  Chatman, F.K. White Middle School,  Melissa Cormier, F.K. White Middle School

 

Lessons Learned From An Online High School Technology Competition   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Mike Beutner, School of Education, University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM)

 

Living the 7 Habits Online: Digital Citizenship Course for Highly Effective Students   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jared Wall, Central Middle School

Co-Presenter(s):
Kari Wall, Central Middle School

 

Middle School Robotics DOESN'T have to be so "VEX"ing Just "SPARK" an interest   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Thomas Constant, Christian Brothers School

Co-Presenter(s):
Gabrielle Constant, Teacher Christian Brothers School

 

School-Wide PD: Teaching 21st Century Skills to Educators in a 1:1 to School   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jared Wall, Central Middle School

Co-Presenter(s):
kari Wall,  

 

The Value of Career Exploration for Middle School Students   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Kari Wall, Central Middle School

Co-Presenter(s):
Jared Wall, Central Middle School

 

12 Days of Chrome-mas   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Brooke Fontenot, Technology Department

Co-Presenter(s):
Lindsey Keely, LPSS Tech Department,  Shanon Juneau, LPSS Tech Department

 

21st Century Speech Skills: Empowering Student Voices Through Podcasting, YouTubing, and Creating a Social Media Personal Brand   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Eric Brownfield, East Ascension High School

Co-Presenter(s):
Erin Perdue, East Ascension High School

 

3D Design and Printing in the Classroom   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Ingrid Cruz, Scotlandville Pre-Engineering Magnet Academy

Co-Presenter(s):
Bria Jarrell, Scotlandville Pre-Engineering Magnet Academy

 

5 Ways to use Data Validation in Google Forms   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

 

7 Search Secrets   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Bruce Ellis, TCEA

 

7 Wonders of Google Greatness   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
LaShona Dickerson, Lafayette Parish School System

 

A Different World: Seeing the World Through VR   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Apple Lovers Delight   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Are They Getting It? The Nearpod Approach to Formative-style Assessment   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Matthew Hise, Montegut Middle School

 

Assessing without student devices? Yes, you can!   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lisa Juneau, Technology Training Center

 

Become a transformative educator using Blended & Personalized Learning Strategies.    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Cassondra Corbin-Thaddies, McGraw- Hill Education

 

Bet You Didn't Know Google Did That   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Josh Miller, Southeast Assistive Technology Center

Co-Presenter(s):
Danna Bouey, Southeast AT Center

 

Beyond the Buzzwords: Implementing an Effective STEM Lab   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Claire Luikart, St. Joseph's Academy

Co-Presenter(s):
Linda  Thompson, St. Joseph's Academy

 

BOLD Schools   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
April Nobles, LDOE - Special School District

Co-Presenter(s):
Kim Littles, Special School District,  Erin Galloway, Special School District

 

Breakout of Your Routine   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Karen Dafoe, Baton Rouge Center for Visual and Performing Arts

Co-Presenter(s):
Stacey Elston, BRCVPA

 

Bringing Students into the Tech Shop   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
John Richardson, St. Joseph's Academy

Co-Presenter(s):
Claire Luikart, St. Joseph's Academy

 

Can I Really Create Free Interactive Audio Applications... in Powerpoint... easily?   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Mike Beutner, School of Educaton, University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM)

 

Certifiable Student Success   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Michelle Broussard, Carencro High School

 

City View ISD's Story of Impact: How Going Google Transformed Our District   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jeff St. Andre, City View ISD

 

Coding and Computational Thinking in Every Classroom   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jeff  St. Andre, City View ISD

 

Collaborate, Differentiate, and Engage   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Cathy Gambel, Champ Cooper School

 

CommoLit.Org - the free way to differentiation    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Mary Villaume, St. Louis Catholic High School

 

Communication During A Crisis   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
MIke Adams, Northlake Christian School

Co-Presenter(s):
Courtnet Haindel, Northlake Christian School

 

Communication Tools for the Connected Educator   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jeff St. Andre, City View ISD

 

Computer Science Principles with Code.org   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lea Ann Hawkins-Fisher, Pineville High School

 

Computer Science Principles with Code.org   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lea Ann Hawkins-Fisher, Pineville High School

Co-Presenter(s):
Lea Ann Hawkins-Fisher, Pineville High School-Rapides Parish

 

Crafting A Balanced    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Melissa  Langlois, Ascension Parish Public Schools

Co-Presenter(s):
Christopher Balow, Illuminate Education

 

Create and Captivate: Cool Tools to Take Your Classroom Digital   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jessica Vicknair, Mayfair Laboratory School

 

Create Compressed "Fake WAV" Audio Files That You Can "Embed" In Powerpoint   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Mike Beutner, School of Educaton, University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM)

 

Creating Your Own Free Teacher Website To Increase Student and Parent Participation   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Anastasia Verdin, Centerville High School and Nicholls State University

Co-Presenter(s):
Maddie Becnel, Nicholls State Universtiy Graduate Student - Classmate,  Trish Daigle, Nicholls State University Graduate Student - Classmate

 

Dancin' and Jammin' w/ Spheros   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Pam Nicholson, CPSB Technology Training Center

Co-Presenter(s):
Pam Nicholson,  

 

Design Thinking: Where the Learning Comes From   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Designed to Make an Administrator's Life Easier: Walkthroughs and Evaluations   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Mary Qualey, Carencro High School

 

Differentiated Learning with Technology   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Samantha Mendenhall, Port Allen Middle School

 

Digital Resources that Engage and Inspire   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Diane Peloquin, World Book Inc.

Co-Presenter(s):
Andy Snelling,  

 

Digital Wars: The Portfolios Awaken!   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Sara Alfred, Fairfield Elementary Magnet

Co-Presenter(s):
Meshel Frasier, Fairfield Elementary Magnet

 

DIY: Create Your Own Instructional Videos (It's Easy!)   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Sandy Swartz, St. Tammany Parish Schools

Co-Presenter(s):
Jan Latino, St. Tammany Parish Schools

 

Easy Peasy Greenscreen   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Bruce Ellis, TCEA

 

Engage, Inspire, Connect: Wireless Networking and Mobility Solutions for Education   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Alexandra Gates, Aerohive

Co-Presenter(s):
Alexandra Gates, Aerohive

 

Establishing Computer Science Principles in Unplugged Activities   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jeremy Henriques, Ruston High School

Co-Presenter(s):
Dustin Whitlock, Ruston High School

 

Everfi: Interactive Digital Learning   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lauren Pingul, Everfi

Co-Presenter(s):
Jackie Oleszewski, Everfi

 

Fabulous Formative Assessment with Flipgrid   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Bruce Ellis, TCEA

 

Feedback Fun   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Mary Qualey, Carencro High School

Co-Presenter(s):
Jeff Janette, Carencro Middle School

 

Flip Your Classroom with Ed Puzzle   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

 

Flipped Staff Meetings and Teacher Driven Sessions   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Joe Guidry, Wichita Falls ISD

Co-Presenter(s):
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

 

Flubaroo with Google Forms   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Heather Skiba, St. Charles Parish Public Schools

Co-Presenter(s):
Chelsea LaFont, R. J. Vial Elementary

 

From Sewing to Sculpture: STEM in Art Applications   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Claire Luikart, St. Joseph's Academy

Co-Presenter(s):
Nicole Lane, St. Joseph's Academy,  Amy Neck, St. Joseph's Academy,  Linda Weimer, St. Joseph's Academy

 

Full STEAM Ahead   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Kim Howell, LA Librarians

Co-Presenter(s):
Adri LeBlanc, High School Librarian,  Kristy  Sturm, Middle School Librarian,  Charlene Picheloup, High School Librarian,  Kim Howell, Elementary School Librarian

 

G Suite and Chromebook Administration - Best Practices   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jeff St. Andre, City View ISD

 

Game Show Classroom: Kahoot and Quizizz   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Elizabeth Alexander, Lake Pontchartrain Elementary

Co-Presenter(s):
Angela McDonald, Fifth Ward Elementary

 

Game-Based Learning and Digital Learning    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Marlyn Guillen, Marlyn Guillen

 

Give Back on the Receivers’ Terms: Effective Technology Service and Lessons Learned   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
John Richardson, St. Joseph's Academy

Co-Presenter(s):
Claire Luikart, St. Joseph's Academy

 

Google "My Maps" Across The Content Areas in Secondary Education   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Eleanor Metheny, Math, Science, and Arts Academy - West

 

Google + Symbaloo = The Swiss Army Knife of Ed Tech   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Google classroom:creation to grading   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lea Ann Hawkins-Fisher, Pineville high school

Co-Presenter(s):
Leisa Lass, Co-teacher,  Tammy Bryant, Co-teacher

 

GSuite for the Classroom   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Connie Miller, Bossier Parish School Board

 

Guidebooks + Chromebooks   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Ashlee Bordelon, Gonzales Primary School

 

Hacking the iPad for Vocabulary Fun   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Bruce Ellis, TCEA

 

How to Fund Your Makerspace   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Samantha Mendenhall, Port Allen Middle School

 

If you can personalize learning, why not personalize your browser? Personalizing Chrome   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Increasing course accessibility with Ally    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Tyler Foraker, Blackboard Inc.

 

Increasing Student Achievement through Educational Technology   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Maddie Becnel, St. Joseph Elementary

Co-Presenter(s):
Anastasia Verdin, Graduate School Classmate,  Trish Daigle, Graduate School Classmate

 

Innovation and Design in the ELA classroom: New Journeys into Context, Creativity, and Collaboration   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Dawn Burton, St. Joseph's Academy

Co-Presenter(s):
Brianna Sommers, St. Joseph's Academy

 

Innovation through Coding   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Stacy Thibodeaux, Southside High School

 

Join the Hype Club! How to Hype it Up with Hyperdocs   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Keeping up with Computer Science    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Kimberly  Lane Clark , Lancaster ISD

Co-Presenter(s):
Kimberly Lane Clark,  

 

Kick Start Student Learning with ClassKick   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
LeeAnn Reon, MJ Kaufman Elementary

 

Kid Badges, Student SWAG   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Joel Camacho, Wichita Falls Elementary Tech Facilitator. (17 Schools)

Co-Presenter(s):
Frank Murray, Boss,  Joe Guidry, Co-Worker Instructional Tech

 

Kurzweil 3000+firefly: Literacy and Test-Taking Solution   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Missy Tatum, Kurzweil Education/Audio Optical Systems of Austin

 

Learn360 and Classroom Video on Demand. Two Great Collections In One. Plus New Authentication Options, IP, Google Classroom, Canvas, Schoology and More    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Steve Finch, Infobase Learning - Learn360

 

Learning without Borders with Skype   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Melanie LeJeune, St. Louis Catholic High School

 

Library Mobile Makerspaces   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Bruce Ellis, TCEA

 

Maker Space QR Code access to ebooks   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Burrow, N/A

 

Makey, Makey: Letting Kids Build the World   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Making Formative Assessments Informative   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lynda Delo, Math, Science & Technology Program

Co-Presenter(s):
Lynda Delo, ljdelo@caddoschools.org

 

Managing Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, & Chrome with FileWave   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Stephen Mirante, FileWave

Co-Presenter(s):
Michael Hughes, FileWave

 

Maximize the ROI of Your 1:1   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Lauren Kahn, Lightspeed Systems

 

MincecraftU-Shreveport    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Timothy Butler, Woodlawn Leadership Academy

 

Moving From Passive to Active Learning Using Technology    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Tacorey Johnson, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School

Co-Presenter(s):
Tacorey  Johnson , Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School

 

Moving From Passive to Active Learning Using Technology    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Tacorey Johnson, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School

 

Must-Have Google Hacks   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

 

Nepris: The Power of Virtual Guest Speakers   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Ashley Aleman, Nepris

 

New Google Sites: Great for Teachers, Awesome for Students!   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Joe Camacho, Wichita Falls Elementary Tech Facilitator. (17 Schools)

Co-Presenter(s):
Frank Murray, Boss,  Joe Guidry, Co-Worker Instructional Tech

 

No Paper Projects    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Angela Kiser, Calcasieu Parish Technology Training Center

 

Personalized Learning for All   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Sandi Jones, Mangham Elementary School

 

Pivot Ed(Capstone)   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Burrow, N/A

 

Put Your HyperDocs in Hyperdrive!   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

Co-Presenter(s):
Joe Guidry, Wichita Falls ISD

 

Reading for Meaning with Read Naturally's Read Live   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Barbara Denbow, Read Naturally

Co-Presenter(s):
Barbara Denbow, bdenbow@comcast.net

 

Re-Discover Discovery Education   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Fisher, Discovery Education

 

SAMs Principals   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Mary Qualey, Carencro High School

 

Seesaw on Steroids: Take it to the next level!    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Joel Camacho, Wichita Falls Elementary Tech Facilitator. (17 Schools)

Co-Presenter(s):
Frank Murray, Boss,  Joe Guidry, Co-Worker Instructional Tech

 

Self-Grading and More: Taking Google Forms to the Next Level   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Desiree Alexander, Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana (A+PEL)

 

Sell Your School   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jessica Major, Port Allen MIddle

 

Sharing Student Success: Digital Portfolios in Google Sites   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

Co-Presenter(s):
Joe Guidry, Wichita Falls ISD

 

Smorgasbord of Technology Tips & Tricks   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Kris Clements, Caddo Parish Magnet High School

Co-Presenter(s):
Kris Clements,  

 

So Much Cooler Online   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Brooke Fontenot, Technology Department

Co-Presenter(s):
Lindsey Keely, LPSS Tech Department,  Shanon Juneau, LPSS Tech Department

 

So, you want to do more with Classroom….   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

STEM for All   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Fisher, Discovery Education

 

STEM Playground: Technology To Engage The Curious Mind   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Will  Stone, Troxell/Summit

Co-Presenter(s):
Randy  Duet-Champagne, Troxell/Summit,  Kurt  Roberts, Troxell/Summit

 

Student Content with Padlet, Quizlet, & Quizziz   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Joe Guidry, Wichita Falls ISD

Co-Presenter(s):
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

 

Super Fun Times with Hollie and Sheri   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Hollie Durgapersad, Iberville Parish School Board

Co-Presenter(s):
Hollie Durgapersad, Plaquemine High School,  Sheri Bergeron, MSA- West

 

Surfing the tricky waters of an ADA Accessible Website   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Teddy Gabbart, Gabbart Communications

Co-Presenter(s):
Teddy Gabbart, President,  Scott Condict,  

 

Take it Global with Google Geo   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Technology: Building a Bridge to Deeper Learning and Independence   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jessica Montgomery, East Ascension High School

 

Ted-Ed Platform: Spark, Create, and share interactive ides   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Kimberly Lane , Lancaster ISD

 

The 5 Steps to Blend that Classroom Up   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

The Best Setup….Googlifying Your Apple Device   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

The Creation Story: Starring Ipad   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

The Primary Teachers Technology Treasure Chest   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Taylor Pons, Ridge Elementary

 

The Super Spark: 60 Tools To Start the Fire   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

The Wonderful World of Wonderfiles and Padlet- Plus More!    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Claudia Suazo, Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies

 

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things... That Make My Life Easier   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jacqueline Bello, Our Lady of Mercy School

 

Tired of the old song and dance   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Michael Delaney, Caddo Parish Middle Magnet School

Co-Presenter(s):
Eunhee Choi, Caddo Parish Middle Magnet School

 

To App or Not to App   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Christine Foster, St. Martin Parish District

 

Top Educational Tech Resources to promote student-centered learning!   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Misty  Savario, Prien Lake Elementary

Co-Presenter(s):
Miranda Cole, Prien Lake Elementary

 

Tried and True Tech Tips   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Katrina Jordan, Northwestern State University

Co-Presenter(s):
Michelle Fazio-Brunson, Northwestern State University

 

Ultimate Guide to creating a successful interactive classroom with iPads!   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Misty Savario, Prien Lake Elementary

 

Using Google Sites as an Information Center    Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Connie Miller, Bossier Parish Schools

 

Virtual Reality in Education   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Meredith Boullion, CPSB Technology Training Center

 

VR Visionaries   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Ali McMillan, West Feliciana Middle School

Co-Presenter(s):
Heather  Howle, West Feliciana Middle School

 

We Are All Literacy Teachers!   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Fisher, Discovery Education

 

What Comes Next in Wi-Fi: Why Increasing Speed Isn’t Enough   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Alexandra Gates, Aerohive

Co-Presenter(s):
Alexandra Gates, Aerohive

 

What if We Ran Our Schools Like Google?   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Lockhart, Kennesaw State University Iteach

 

Where's it AT?   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Dana McGee, Technology Training Center

 

While You Were at Work, Your Kids Were at Mars   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
David Fisher, Discovery Education

 

Wichita Falls ISD’s Connected Classrooms Journey   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Frank Murray, Wichita Falls ISD

 

Wizer.Me   Concurrent (50 min. Session)
Jermaine Martin, Combre-Fondel Elementary

 

 

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