501: Blackboard 1
Facilitator: Dan Lucas, Blended Learning Specialist at the Blended Schools Network
Description: Introduction to Blackboard, Blended Schools, and the Blended Schools curriculum
This session will be most useful to teachers who work for Blended Schools member schools, including Palisades, Quakertown, and Southern Lehigh.
Type of Session: Hands-on (bring a device)
Intended Participants: Teachers

502: Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides
Facilitator: Emily Ascani
Learn what Google Drive can offer you and your co-workers to make workplace documents, presentations and spreadsheets easily accessible and streamlined.
Type of Session: Direct Instruction
Intended Participants: Administrators, Teachers, Technology Staff
Google Docs, Slides & Sheets

503: Share What You Know with Learni.st!
Facilitators: Michael Roth, Lynn Fuini-Hetten, Randy Ziegenfuss, Ed.D, Salisbury Township School District
Description: Learn how to create learning boards in this free web 2.0 tool. Participants will view sample boards and brainstorm possible applications.
Type of Session:Discussion and Direct Instruction, Bring your Ipad or Laptop
Intended Participants: Teachers, Administrators

504: Integrating Technology with Readers Apprenticeship Strategies
Facilitator:Rob Sawicki, Salisbury Township School District
Description:Participants will learn how to integrate technology with reading strategies. For example, Teachers will be using Google Docs to create documents/activities to integrate in their classrooms which incorporates using RA Strategies to increase student engagement and achievement.
Type of Session: Direct Instruction/Discussion/Interactive (Bring your device).
Intended Participants: Teachers

505:Going Deeper with the Standards for Mathematical Practice
Topic:Common Core Math
Facilitator: Cathy Enders, CLIU 21
Description:This session will focus on developing a deeper understanding of the CCSS Standards for Mathematical Practice through these two guiding questions. How do the Mathematical Practices play out in the different grade bands? What are some key routines that will support students with the Mathematical Practices? PRESENTATION
Type of Session: Direct Instruction/Discussion/Interactive (Bring your device)
Intended Participants: Teachers

506: An Introduction to SAFARI Montage in the Classroom
Facilitator: Diana Walker, Bucks County IU
Description: This session will focus on providing participants with an understanding of how to navigate and use the features of the Safari Montage video-on-demand including various search methods, bookmarking videos, and creating playlists.
Type of Session: Direct Instruction/Discussion
Intended Participants: Teachers

507: Legal Considerations for Teachers with Social Media
Facilitator: Mark W. Cheramie Walz, Esq. - Sweet,Stevens,Katz & Williams LLP
Description: Overview of the primary legal considerations and issues teachers should be aware of when utilizing social media both in their professional and personal capacity. Specific topics to be addressed include First Amendment (Free Speech / Free Expression), interacting with students through social media, and copyright law.
Type of Session: Lecture with Q&A throughout
Intended Participants: Teachers, Administrators, Tech leaders

508: Come Talk and Share about Elementary RELA
Description:Join your colleagues in conversation about how to teach to the six instructional shifts in the ELA Common Core. What will be your challenges? Where have you already had success?
Type of Session:Informal Group Discussion
Intended Participants:Teachers and Administrators

509: EnVision Math
Type of Session:Informal Discussion
Intended Participants: Teachers and Administrators