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Wednesday, August 15
 

12:00pm

EmpowerED Canvas Work Session
This session will build off of the Empowered Canvas learning session from Wednesday. Attendees are invited to apply the instructional design strategies they learned about to their own canvas courses. Canvas experts will be available to help instructors as they prepare their courses for the upcoming school year. Attending the Empowered Canvas presentation is not required. Anyone wanting to work on their Canvas course is welcome to attend.

Speakers
avatar for Joey Barker

Joey Barker

Instructional Coach, Union County Public Schools
Joey Barker is an Instructional Coach(IC) who works for Union County Public Schools, and is assigned to CATA, South Providence and Wolfe.Joey Barker attended North Carolina State University where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Business and Marketing Education and a  Masters... Read More →
avatar for Garrett Williams

Garrett Williams

Instructional Technology Facilitator, Union County Public Schools
Garrett Williams received his BS in Secondary Education, History from Appalachian State University. Additionally, he earned a minor in English from the United Kingdom's Keele University and a Masters in Curriculum and Supervision with an Administrative Add-on from the University of... Read More →


Wednesday August 15, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
G213 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104
 
Thursday, August 16
 

8:30am

EmpowerED Canvas Work Session
This session will build off of the Empowered Canvas learning session from Wednesday. Attendees are invited to apply the instructional design strategies they learned about to their own canvas courses. Canvas experts will be available to help instructors as they prepare their courses for the upcoming school year. Attending the Empowered Canvas presentation is not required. Anyone wanting to work on their Canvas course is welcome to attend.

Speakers
avatar for Joey Barker

Joey Barker

Instructional Coach, Union County Public Schools
Joey Barker is an Instructional Coach(IC) who works for Union County Public Schools, and is assigned to CATA, South Providence and Wolfe.Joey Barker attended North Carolina State University where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Business and Marketing Education and a  Masters... Read More →
avatar for Garrett Williams

Garrett Williams

Instructional Technology Facilitator, Union County Public Schools
Garrett Williams received his BS in Secondary Education, History from Appalachian State University. Additionally, he earned a minor in English from the United Kingdom's Keele University and a Masters in Curriculum and Supervision with an Administrative Add-on from the University of... Read More →


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
G114 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

8:30am

Top 5 Things to Know about Discovery Education
Discovery Education has developed a variety of powerful and engaging resources designed to support you and your educators in the quest to address the top needs in empowering today’s learners. From resources to fuel a cultural shift with STEM to a wide variety of literacy supports to engaging ideas for addressing the needs of diverse/ELL learners, you’ll leave this session with the top 5 things to know about your Discovery Education Streaming, as well as tools to support you in sharing this message in your schools. 2-3 representatives from each school should attend.


Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
G208D Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

EmpowerED Canvas Work Session
This session will build off of the Empowered Canvas learning session from Wednesday. Attendees are invited to apply the instructional design strategies they learned about to their own canvas courses. Canvas experts will be available to help instructors as they prepare their courses for the upcoming school year. Attending the Empowered Canvas presentation is not required. Anyone wanting to work on their Canvas course is welcome to attend.

Speakers
avatar for Joey Barker

Joey Barker

Instructional Coach, Union County Public Schools
Joey Barker is an Instructional Coach(IC) who works for Union County Public Schools, and is assigned to CATA, South Providence and Wolfe.Joey Barker attended North Carolina State University where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Business and Marketing Education and a  Masters... Read More →
avatar for Garrett Williams

Garrett Williams

Instructional Technology Facilitator, Union County Public Schools
Garrett Williams received his BS in Secondary Education, History from Appalachian State University. Additionally, he earned a minor in English from the United Kingdom's Keele University and a Masters in Curriculum and Supervision with an Administrative Add-on from the University of... Read More →


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
G114 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

10:15am

Top 5 Things to Know about Discovery Education
Discovery Education has developed a variety of powerful and engaging resources designed to support you and your educators in the quest to address the top needs in empowering today’s learners. From resources to fuel a cultural shift with STEM to a wide variety of literacy supports to engaging ideas for addressing the needs of diverse/ELL learners, you’ll leave this session with the top 5 things to know about your Discovery Education Streaming, as well as tools to support you in sharing this message in your schools. 2-3 representatives from each school should attend.


Thursday August 16, 2018 10:15am - 11:45am
G208D Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:15pm

Teaching and Learning Academic Vocabulary
Teachers will explore the importance of vocabulary teaching in content areas, use Marzano's Six Steps of Vocabulary Instruction to plan a content area vocabulary weekly unit, review vocabulary-building games and activities, design vocabulary assessment for students and plan and create an academic word wall.

Speakers

Thursday August 16, 2018 12:15pm - 1:45pm
F109 Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

12:15pm

Top 5 Things to Know about Discovery Education
Discovery Education has developed a variety of powerful and engaging resources designed to support you and your educators in the quest to address the top needs in empowering today’s learners. From resources to fuel a cultural shift with STEM to a wide variety of literacy supports to engaging ideas for addressing the needs of diverse/ELL learners, you’ll leave this session with the top 5 things to know about your Discovery Education Streaming, as well as tools to support you in sharing this message in your schools. 2-3 representatives from each school should attend.


Thursday August 16, 2018 12:15pm - 1:45pm
G208D Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104

2:00pm

Top 5 Things to Know about Discovery Education
Discovery Education has developed a variety of powerful and engaging resources designed to support you and your educators in the quest to address the top needs in empowering today’s learners. From resources to fuel a cultural shift with STEM to a wide variety of literacy supports to engaging ideas for addressing the needs of diverse/ELL learners, you’ll leave this session with the top 5 things to know about your Discovery Education Streaming, as well as tools to support you in sharing this message in your schools. 2-3 representatives from each school should attend.


Thursday August 16, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm
G208D Weddington High School: 4901 Weddington Rd Matthews, NC 28104