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2019 KySTE Conference Features Local Technology Experts

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The 2019 Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Conference March 13-15 at the Galt House in Louisville again features local experts sharing their knowledge.

Where have all the IP’s Gone??? District Network Engineer Andrew Hobbs will answer that question Thursday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m. in the Archibald room. Here is a description of his presentation:

Learn how Bullitt County Schools took their original state assigned IP scopes and re-subnetted their entire district. Topics include: New IP subnets and why? VLAN settings across the district. How long did it really take? What was the process for a school to go through? (Q & A)

Technology Integration Specialists Christie Turbeville and Danita Cobble and District Assistive Technology Consultant Mary Faulhaber will present How to Use Assistive Tech Tools to Rethink the Impossible! Thursday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m. in the Willis Room.

All students can utilize technology to benefit their personal learning style! Come learn Assistive Tech Tools for iPads and Chromebooks that will teach your students how to rethink the POSSIBLE! Learn how to move students from phonic phones to fligrid fun (& much more) in this fast-paced session. This session is for ALL attendees who want to create achievement possibilities for ALL students!

An hour later in the same room, Turbeville presents on Face2Face + Play2Win = Fun2Learn!

Learn how to PLAY GAMES with your faculty that will inspire use in the classroom and keep them ENGAGED! Come join me to Chase a Goose, Make and Spend Money, BREAK-IN rather than Break Out and much, much more! This session is for ALL learners that lead others, conduct Professional Development Sessions or just want to learn how to use various games in your classroom to increase achievement.

Turbeville and Cobble’s TIS colleagues, Amy Cuenca and Kali Ervin, will present on Kicking Your Class into High Gear with Student-Created Digital Media Thursday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Stopher room.

You will leave this interactive session with lessons and ideas you can take back to your classroom and use with students right away! Learn about the importance of digital media production in today's world and use SAMR and the 4C's (critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity) to energize your lessons with performance-based projects and assessments.

District TIS Keith Barnes returns as a conference presenter focusing on Creative Technology-Coding and the Creative Arts Friday, March 15 at 8:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom.

Coding and creativity are not two things that are thought of together. However, in this session, we will explore coding as a means of artistic expression in visual art, music and video production. No coding experience is required just the ability to think creatively and a willingness to try.

Former classroom teacher and Bullitt County’s newest Technology Integration Specialist Kali Ervin joins Amy Cuenca in bringing wisdom to Your New Virtual Assistant: Let Google Do Your Grading! Thursday, March 14 at 3:00 in the Wilkinson room

We all know the importance of using assessments, both formative and summative, in our classrooms, but who wants to spend all their time grading? Bring your assessments into the 21st Century and learn how to let Google do the grading for you! This session will cover using Google Forms for assessments, automatic grading/student feedback, and viewing the results in a Google Sheet.

Pleasant Grove Elementary School Library Media Specialist Alison Egan shares Maker Spaces in Action Thursday, March 14 at 9:30 a.m. in the Dogwood room.

This session will provide ideas for implementing Maker spaces in the library or classroom including: zSpaceOzobotSpheroDash & DotSnap CircuitsCode & Go Robot MouseBloxelsMakey MakeyStop Motion.

District Technology Coordinator Jim Jackson is proud to again have a large representation presenting at KySTE.

“We have a talented group of Technology Integration Specialists and Technical staff at Bullitt County Schools,” he said. “We are fortunate to have them, and I’m proud they have been selected to share their talents at KySTE again this year.”

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