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Friday, March 26
 

9:30am EDT

Beyond the Book ๐Ÿ“–
Book Creator is more than just a tool to make and tell stories. Go beyond the book to discover new ways to creatively use Book Creator with students. If you have used interactive notebooks in the past or are thinking about using them in the future, this session is designed to show you fun and interactive ways in which students can showcase their work, interact with their learning, and provide a space for students to express their thinking. 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Gow

Michael Gow

Sixth Grade SS, Medfield Public Schools
I teach Ancient History and World Geography 1 for sixth grade. The 2020/21 school year marked the start of my 21st year as a sixth grade teacher in Medfield. I have two children ages 9 and 13. I love anything outdoors especially hiking, birding, canoeing, and fishing. I am especially... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 9:30am - 10:15am EDT
TBA

9:30am EDT

Using Chatterpix with Legos and Puppets to Up Your Engagement ๐Ÿ’ช
Want to up your engagement in your class? Have stuffed animals or puppets lying around? I know you have Legos by the millions! Use these items along with the super cool Chatterpix app on iPads! You can build anything you want and then draw a line to have it talk! Come join me to learn about how this all can work!


Speakers
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Christen Foote

Grade 2 teacher
I teach second grade in Easton at Center Elementary School.


Friday March 26, 2021 9:30am - 10:15am EDT
TBA

9:30am EDT

Zoomin' Into iMovie ๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿฟ
In this session you will learn how to use Zoom video clips to create quick, fun, iMovie.  We will create a Morning Announcement as an example however, the possibilities are endless!

Speakers
avatar for Holli Caulfield

Holli Caulfield

Prinicpal, Medfield Public
I have been an elementary educator for 31 years. ย I love watching children learn, explore, and grow. ย There is nothing like the sparkle in a child's eye!


Friday March 26, 2021 9:30am - 10:15am EDT
TBA

10:40am EDT

Feeling Jelly? ๐Ÿ‡ Try Some Jam(board)!
Are you feeling a little "JELLY"  that your colleagues seem to be using JAMboard, but you're not quite there yet? This session is for you!  You will learn about the 'easy to use' tools so you'll be able to create engaging lessons quickly that will captivate your students. Also, FREE, ready to use templates to inspire innovative learning & collaboration will be shared with you!  

Speakers
avatar for Nancy Carroll

Nancy Carroll

Elementary Digital Learning Coach, Walpole Public Schools
Striving daily to help my colleagues bring technology into their classrooms in a purposeful way to enhance student learning. Also, guiding students as they begin their journey of becoming global citizens and learners through lessons on Digital Citizenship. Must say I can't do without... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 10:40am - 11:25am EDT
TBA

10:40am EDT

Google Classroom Tips and Tricks ๐ŸŽฉ
Are you getting everything you can out of Google Classroom? This session will quickly review some of the basic (but important) functions of Classroom and then dive a little deeper into the lesser-known/used tools and strategies.

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Camire

Ryan Camire

Technology Integration Specialist, Medway Public Schools
I am a Technology Integration Specialist at Medway Public Schools. This is my 8th year in this position. Encouraging teachers to provide opportunities for students to have some control over how they learn and demonstrate their understanding of course content is very important to... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 10:40am - 11:25am EDT
TBA

10:40am EDT

Nearpod, works great when your students are both "Near" and Far ๐Ÿง
Nearpod is Swiss Army knife of hybrid learning. I'm going to show you how to use all its tools to make hybrid learning easier for you and interactive for the students. I will even break out the "hidden toothpick".

IF it asks for password, try: code  or MedfieldPD

Speakers
avatar for Cynthia McClelland

Cynthia McClelland

Blake Middle School


Friday March 26, 2021 10:40am - 11:25am EDT
TBA

10:40am EDT

Top Ten Tools and Strategies for Hybrid Teaching ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป
Looking for a better way to edit that PDF? Looking for new ways to engage student voice? This session has the top ten tools and strategies you need to teach in a hybrid learning environment! Come learn what strategies and tools have worked best this past year, and bring your own favorites to share as well.

Speakers
avatar for Kate Reardon

Kate Reardon

Director of Academic Technology, Dedham Country Day School
Kate Reardon is Director of Academic Technology at Dedham Country Day, co-founder of the MassCUE Tech Integration special interest group, and a consultant for schools and nonprofits. She is excited about the creative integration of technology to leverage student engagement and improve... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 10:40am - 11:25am EDT
TBA

12:35pm EDT

DLDesmos ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿงฎ
Interested in learning how to use the features of Desmos? Come join Susan Bycoff & Mike Kraemer as we create graphs, sketch models, write slides activities, and calculate with gusto:-) All learners welcome!


Speakers
MK

Mike Kraemer

MHS Math teacher, Medfield High School


Friday March 26, 2021 12:35pm - 1:20pm EDT
TBA

12:35pm EDT

Show What They Know ๐Ÿง ๐ŸŒž
Are your students proud of their learning? Do you want to give options for sharing their expertise? Let's dive into ideas that will allow for voice and choice in students showing what they know digitally!

Speakers
avatar for Anne Valluzzi (she/her)

Anne Valluzzi (she/her)

Classroom teacher, Millis Public Schools
Hello! I am a third grade teacher in Millis and have been teaching for 18 years. I love all things learning, books, ed tech, and STEAM. You should see all my books! My students challenged me to count them all, but I don't think I have the time. :)Outside my teaching life, I am a wife... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 12:35pm - 1:20pm EDT
TBA

12:35pm EDT

SLIDing into Success ๐Ÿ™Œ
This session will focus on app smashing Slides with a few amazing extensions and add-ons to create some unique student experiences as well as some hidden features within Slides itself. Slides have been a game-changer during this school year - no longer is it JUST a presentation tool.

Speakers
avatar for Erin Fisher

Erin Fisher

Technology Integration Facilitator, East Bridgewater Public Schools
Erin Fisher is the Technology Integration Facilitator (PreK-12) for the East Bridgewater Public Schools, a 1:1 Google Reference District. She has presented at the MASSCUE Fall and Spring conference multiple times, Bridgewater State University, various school districts' Tech PD days... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 12:35pm - 1:20pm EDT
TBA

12:35pm EDT

Use Pear Deck to engage students in the process of learning ๐Ÿ
How to engage students in the process of learning, to hear from every student whether they are in the classroom, zoom or doing asynchronous learning, and to provide instant feedback to increase performance? Let's try Pear Deck!

Speakers
avatar for Yiyu Mahoney

Yiyu Mahoney

Blake Middle School
Hello! My name is Yiyu Mahoney, Mandarin teacher at Wheelock (2-3rd) and Blake Middle School (6-8th). I love travel, food and animals!


Friday March 26, 2021 12:35pm - 1:20pm EDT
TBA

12:35pm EDT

[The Best of] G Suite Sweets ๐Ÿจ
The whole idea behind G Suite Sweets is to showcase small, bite-sized tips, tricks, and ideas for all things Google.  From saving time to sparking creativity, this session will cover it all.  G Suite Sweets will offer you tons of helpful resources, project ideas, lesson designs, and edtech tools no matter your subject area or grade level.  Whether you constantly crave new ideas or just want to add a few more tricks to your tech game, this session will most definitely have something for you.

Christina has presented G Suite Sweets and G Suite Sweets: The Sequel at MassCUE and will be combining these two presentations to offer "The Best Of" G Suite Sweets for DLD 2021.  There will be some *never before seen* sweets in here as well that are not featured in the on demand sessions!

Speakers
avatar for Christina Scilingo

Christina Scilingo

Digital Learning Specialist, Norton Public Schools
A New Jersey native, Christina Scilingo made her way up to Massachusetts when she decided to attended Stonehill College to study History and Education. ย Since 2014, Christina has found her home in Norton Public Schools, first as a grade 6 World Geography teacher and, this year, as... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 12:35pm - 1:20pm EDT
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1:45pm EDT

Level Up Your Classroom: Strategies to Promote Student Engagement ๐Ÿ’ช
Learn how a library media specialist and a classroom teacher collaborated to incorporate various digital and hands-on activities into the curriculum to increase student engagement. These included making escape rooms, comic books, board games, childrenโ€™s picture books, documentary films, and historical monuments. Students utilized 3D printing, Google apps, makerspace materials, video production tools, such as green screen and stop motion animation, and escape room puzzles, including morse code, cipher wheels, brain teasers, etc. We will share how we created these activities, using little to no funding. We will share our tips, successes, frustrations, and and future plans.

Speakers
avatar for Alice Johnson

Alice Johnson

Library Media Specialist, Dedham High School
avatar for Michael Medeiros

Michael Medeiros

Teacher, Dedham Public Schools


Friday March 26, 2021 1:45pm - 2:30pm EDT
TBA

1:45pm EDT

Make Google Earth History- Presenting events on Earth through time and space! ๐ŸŒ
Tired of presenting events on a basic 2 dimensional map? Wish that you could show how events have changed over time or show scale and distance between events to help present the world as it was in a new and dynamic way? Then check out what you can do with Google Earth! Google Earth is a wonderful platform to help you make history come alive! 

Speakers
MK

Michael Khorshidianzadeh

Teacher, The Victor School
Hello! I am a High School Special Education History teacher. I have been teaching History for about 13 years now. I love teaching World History, American Gov, and USI. I want to share with other teachers how to use Google MyMaps to enahnce their classes and to have a little bit of... Read More →


Friday March 26, 2021 1:45pm - 2:30pm EDT
TBA