TOOLBOX SESSION IV - 2:55pm-3:15pm

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Title/Presenters Audience Content Room

A Better Life: The Modern Immigrant Experience

Kathy Lucente, Carolina Friends School

MS   MS 19

Active Advisory for All: Creative Relationships that Matter

Kathy Gillespie, Greensboro Day School

MS     MS 4

Best Practices in Achieving Connectivity & Engagement in the Classroom

Cathia Acton, The Burlington School

US   US 22

Better Understanding of Plays through Set Design

Ann Parks, Westchester Country Day School

MS  US 5

Building Your Digital Community through Parent-Student Conversations

Gillian Goodman, Laura HInes, Amanda McLaughlin, and Dana smith, Greensboro Day School

BC    MS 1

Challenge Accepted: Contest in the Classroom

Covey Denton, Greenfield School

MS  MS 15

Child-Friendly Libraries: Reimagining the Picture Book Section of Your Library

Adrienne Johnson, Providence Day School

LS    LS 6

Creating a Culture of Readers

Sandy Pyeatt, Carolina Day School

MS   MS 11


Creating Teacher YouTube Shows to Engage Student Learning

James Jenkins and Daniel Servi, GRACE Christian School

 MS  W  MS 6

Creative Movement for the Mind and Body

Kim Black, The Burlington School/Burlington Dance Center

EC  LS 5

Dream Big: Grow A Garden

Dori Pridgen, Ashley Legard, High Point Friends School

LS    LS 3

Eat, Sleep, and Be Active" A Conversation About the Importance of Bring Healthy and Active at a Young Age

Ken Field, Greensboro Day School

LS    LS 24

Find the Keys to Student Engagement with Digital Breakouts

Lisa Emmeric, Summit School

MS  MS 9

Getting Active with Reading Strategies

Kelli Saenz, The Piedmont School

MS H  MS 10

Haptic Learning Experiences, Technologies, and Smart Letters for Early Reading Success

Kelly Bratcher, Square Panda

EC    LS 11

Introduction to Seesaw: Digital Portfolio App

Beth DeFilippis and Lindley Laws, New Garden Friends School

LS S  LS 2

Involving Students in Parent Conferences

Neil Swenson and Brad Harrell, New Garden Friends School

MS    MS 19

It Is Time to be Bully Free! An Anti-Bullying Presentation for School Educators

Richard Spurling, Asheville Christian Academy

 L    US 25

It's High School, Why Aren't They Organized?  Implementing Executive Functioning Skills into Your MS/HS Classroom

Justin Keever, Thales Academy

MS/US    US 21

Managing Food Allergies in the Classroom

Cheryl Blake, Retired School Nurse

 LS W  LS 22

Marrying Qualitative and Quantitive Data to Enhance Student Learning

Lee Finkelstein, CAE (Council for Aid to Education)

   US 24

 Math Made Easy!

Anne Pinkelton, Greensboro Day School

EC S  LS 7

Middle School Literature Can Be So Dramatic!

Mary Keever and Debby Noyes, Westchester Country Day School

MS  MS 16

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Lance Oldham, Noble Academy

US    US 4

Our EcosysSTEM Science Classroom

Kim Williams, The Piedmont School

MS  MS 13

Reimagining Classroom Design through Flexible Seating

Jessalyn Crawford and Crystal Keefe, Ravenscroft School

LS    LS 8

Spark, Facilitate, and Listen: Tools to Move you from Dictation to Facilitation

Sarah Loyola, Paul McAlister, and Kristy Rogers, Ravenscroft School

US    US 2

Stop, Write, and Discuss: Literacy Strategies to Transform Content Area Instruction

Kasey Short, Charlotte Country Day School

MS H  MS 3

Tag, You're It!  Cooperative and Inclusive Tag Games

Charles Merrit, New Garden Friends School

LS W  LS Mini Gym

Understanding Your Core Motives So You Can Better Connect with Students and Peers

Bill Simpson, Coastal Christian High School

 US W  US 11

Unlock Learning Using Escape Room Style Thinking

Shannon Pylant, Summit School

 MS    MS 12

Using Podcasting to Reveal Your School's Stories

Wade Tapp, Asheville Christian Academy

BC    MS 20



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