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Thursday, October 24
 

12:25pm

IEP Basics for Regular Education Teachers
Limited Capacity seats available

Walk through of an IEP (how to access, what to look for in the IEP, etc), discussion about IEP meeting participation (what kind of information is most helpful), how to use IC to access IEPs, answer general questions about IEPs

Speakers


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 242

12:25pm

Love & Logic: Classroom Management
Limited Capacity filling up

Come to a session about Love & Logic Classroom management strategies.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 252

12:25pm

Online Learning Landscape for Our Students
Limited Capacity seats available

What does online learning look like for high school students in AASD? Online is all around us. From Walmart pick up to Amazon. Did you know that as of 2017, 1 in 5 courses at Fox Valley Technical college are offered exclusively online. As of 2015, 50% of all UW-Milwaukee students were taking an online course as part of their campus experience. Come learn about the online learning landscape in AASD via eSchool.

Speakers
avatar for Erik Hanson

Erik Hanson

Director of Appleton eSchool, Appleton eSchool
Erik is now in his 19th year as an educator & is in his 1st year as the Director of the Appleton eSchool after being the Program Leader/Dean for online learning the past 10 years. Prior to working in Appleton, Erik was one of the early math teachers to write digital curriculum & teach... Read More →


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 246

12:25pm

Project Based Learning in the Science Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Group research and /or engineering based projects in the science classroom. Using relevant world issued to drive interest as students find solutions. Come and learn more!

Speakers
JB

Julie Branner

Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 358

12:25pm

Self-care, Nutrition & Wellness in Foods! (DUPLICATE SESSION)
Limited Capacity full

Join us for some fun to do a cooking lab in the Foods Room focusing on self-care, nutrition and wellness. We will also incorporate CBL strategies and ideas into the lesson.

Speakers
LO

Lauren Ott

Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 216

12:25pm

Understanding the Teenage Brain
Limited Capacity filling up

Take a look at the mind and the physical structures of the brain to look at some of the behaviors we face with students every day.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 259

12:25pm

"Educated: A Memoir" Discussion
Limited Capacity seats available

Come to a roundtable discussion about "Educated: A Memoir". “Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, and resonant for many others.”—The New York Times Book Review

Speakers
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Karen Geerts

Secretary Curriculum & Instruction, AASD
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Julie Schubring

LMC Paraprofessional


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 210

12:25pm

ATECH Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

This will be a “round table” discussion regarding what the ATECH program is, what it can provide for students, what type of student A-Tech is hoping to attract, what our connection is with FVTC, and will explore how A-Tech class offerings assist students with various career pathways.  


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 171

12:25pm

Speech & Language Activities Discussion
Limited Capacity seats available


A round table discussion on collaborating and developing new activities to increase academic skills through expressive language goals. Speech/language only students who are identified as having a speech/language disability in the area of language often struggle with reading skills needed in their curricular classes. Activities in speech/language therapy based on their language goals can increase these skills. New strategies that involve higher level thinking are being utilized in the high school by speech/language pathologists now more than ever.

Speakers
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Cathy Mueller

Speech/Language Pathologist, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 209

12:25pm

Creating Songs and Backing tracks using Loops and Samples
Limited Capacity seats available

We will learn how to use websites and programs to allow students to create their own digital composition, or create a backing track that they can play along with on their instruments. Please bring your chromebook and a pair of headphones to the session.

Speakers
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Craig Heckner

Teacher, Appleton Area School District



Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 211

12:25pm

How to Incorporate Glass Fusing/Metal Work
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to incorporate glass fusing/metal work using a Ceramic kiln into your art classes.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Zitzelsberger

Jessica Zitzelsberger

Art Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 213

12:25pm

Ice Breakers & Conversations in the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Ice Breakers, getting the conversation started. Fostering classroom discussion.

Speakers
CH

Chris Heller

Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 111

12:25pm

Canvas - Self-Assessment and Peer Assessment
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to create more assessment capable learners?  Come to this PD session to learn about great Canvas resources for helping students self reflect and give peer feedback.  Resources used during this session will be available to attendees and time will be given to import and tweak for their own courses.

Speakers
KV

Kelsi Van Fossen

Teacher, Appleton Area School District



Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 254

12:25pm

Catalog Tips & Tricks: How to Use Destiny & Destiny Discover
Limited Capacity seats available

"Can't find what you're looking for on the catalog? Are you ready to tear your hair out? Let us show you some tips and tricks on how to be successful searching on the catalog."

Speakers
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Stephanie Murray

Appleton Area School District
avatar for Kam Simonis

Kam Simonis

Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room LMC

12:25pm

Creating Engaging Modules in Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Creating Engaging Modules in Canvas: See various ways to organize content and student learning in Canvas using the modules feature. 
Click here for the link.

Speakers
avatar for Cassie Olson

Cassie Olson

Instructional Technology Coach, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 243

12:25pm

E2020 & Credit Recovery
Limited Capacity filling up

E2020 - A session for people to learn more about this on-line learning credit recovery system by going over tips, tricks, and helping current users problem solve through any questions/obstacles they are having. Also discuss ways this could be utilized in the future within our GFL system.

Speakers
KP

Krista Powell

Teacher, Appleton Area School District



Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 248

12:25pm

Making Reassessment Easy with Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to use requirements feature of Canvas to make reassessment way easier.

Link to Presentation

Speakers
avatar for Steph Gorges

Steph Gorges

Teacher / Tech Integrator, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 251

12:25pm

Non-Kahoot Formative Tools
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn about other Formative Tools besides Kahoot! Baamboozle, Goosechase and Jeopardy are team games. Gimkit was developed by a high school student and includes an option for students to create questions.  Link to doc.

Speakers
avatar for Paula Meyer

Paula Meyer

Spanish Teacher/Tech Integrator, North HS


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 239

12:25pm

Opportunities to Respond
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will explore a variety of different tools to create opportunities for students to respond throughout your lesson.


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room 271

12:25pm

ViewSonic: Learn the Basics of the New Boards
Limited Capacity full

ViewSonic- Get to know the board. Basic "how to use".
Link to Info

Speakers
avatar for Bill Raudabaugh

Bill Raudabaugh

Technology Coach, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 1:15pm
Appleton West Room LMC Launch Studio

12:25pm

World Language: Wayside Consultant Training
Limited Capacity seats available

This is the World Language specific training being offered by Wayside Consulting regarding the new textbooks and digital tools. 

Speakers
KL

Kelly Leopold

Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 12:25pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 212

1:25pm

Autism in the Regular Education Setting
Limited Capacity filling up

How to handle accommodations, social situations and to promote success in your general education classroom for students with autism

Speakers
AM

Amanda Menting

Autism Teacher, Appleton Area School District
JB

Jessica Baxter

Special Education Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 211

1:25pm

CLR/VABBing
Limited Capacity seats available

Take this sectional to build your CLR mindset and skill set. Through the use of CLR protocols, we will discuss how to identify cultural behaviors and how to validate and affirm these behaviors. We will work on what language to use to build and bridge behaviors we want to see at school.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 213

1:25pm

Crisis Prevention: Verbal Intervention & Descalation
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn about verbal intervention and descalation tactics

Speakers
CK

Cheryl Klinger

Administrator, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room LGI 206

1:25pm

1:25pm

Grow Your Students' Intelligence!
Limited Capacity seats available

Studies show that if an individual has a growth mindset, they will be able to navigate through life more smoothly than those who have a fixed mindset. Perhaps you know what growth mindset is, but need ideas of how to explicitly teach growth mindset to your students. This session will help you to be reflective on teaching strategies and the language that you use with your students on a daily basis. In addition, resources and activity ideas will be shared so that you can help build your students' intelligence!

Speakers
avatar for Sae Yang

Sae Yang

Teacher, Appleton West High School



Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 248

1:25pm

Mindful Automatic Writing and the Art of Doodling
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
avatar for Karla Lauden

Karla Lauden

Art Teacher


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 205

1:25pm

Self-care, Nutrition & Wellness in Foods! (DUPLICATE SESSION)
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us for some fun to do a cooking lab in the Foods Room focusing on self-care, nutrition and wellness. We will also incorporate CBL strategies and ideas into the lesson.

Speakers
LO

Lauren Ott

Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 216

1:25pm

ATECH Overview
Limited Capacity seats available

This will be a “round table” discussion regarding what the ATECH program is, what it can provide for students, what type of student A-Tech is hoping to attract, what our connection is with FVTC, and will explore how A-Tech class offerings assist students with various career pathways.  


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 171

1:25pm

CLR: "So You Want to Talk About Race?" Book Study Discussion
Limited Capacity seats available

This discussion will be taking a look at selected chapters and excerpts from the book and initiating a discussion about the implications that institutionalized racism has for our schools and students

Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Q3p4gy9hfnRyIXhTGzpxAAscLsKDsH3fx6knfszh3iM/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
avatar for Abbie Blood

Abbie Blood

ELA/Social Studies, Appleton Area School District
KP

Krista Powell

Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room LMC

1:25pm

Conversation about our Own Use of Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Let's have a conversation to learn more about our own use of technology. In this session, be ready to be vulnerable and reflect on our own use of technology. Smartphones, Youtube, Instagram, Facebook, etc... If these topics sound interesting to you, come ready to be part of the conversation.

Speakers
avatar for Erik Hanson

Erik Hanson

Director of Appleton eSchool, Appleton eSchool
Erik is now in his 19th year as an educator & is in his 1st year as the Director of the Appleton eSchool after being the Program Leader/Dean for online learning the past 10 years. Prior to working in Appleton, Erik was one of the early math teachers to write digital curriculum & teach... Read More →


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 246

1:25pm

Science Rubric Development Work Session
Limited Capacity seats available

"Grading SBC Science Assessments" - We will use predeveloped rubrics to demonstrate how we're assessing mastery in Biology/Life Science. Attendees will be able to directly work with the rubrics and student examples to see how it will apply in their future SBC classrooms.

Speakers
JB

Julie Branner

Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 347

1:25pm

Endless Possibilities of Google Slides
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to use Google Slides for more than slideshows. Slides can be a great tool for collaboration, appealing visuals, graphic organizers, sharing information out and much more. Learn how to instantly implement activities into your class.


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 271

1:25pm

Google Forms
Limited Capacity seats available


Speakers
avatar for Paula Meyer

Paula Meyer

Spanish Teacher/Tech Integrator, North HS


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 239

1:25pm

Grade Passback in Canvas/Infinite Campus
Limited Capacity seats available

Grade Passback: Getting It Set Up - Need a little help with getting grades from Canvas to sync with IC? Come for a session to get it set to go.

Presentation Link

Speakers
avatar for Steph Gorges

Steph Gorges

Teacher / Tech Integrator, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 251

1:25pm

Make SpeedGrader Speedy in Canvas
Limited Capacity full

Cut your speedgrader time in half with the teacher app, remind students of anything and everything with the student app and learn what parents see on the parent app -- come to this session to learn all about the options available with Canvas Apps.

Speakers
KV

Kelsi Van Fossen

Teacher, Appleton Area School District



Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 254

1:25pm

Tech Tips & Tricks
Limited Capacity seats available

Tech Tips and Tricks: Come learn various technology tips and tricks to use in your classroom. 
Click for presentation link.

Speakers
avatar for Cassie Olson

Cassie Olson

Instructional Technology Coach, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room 243

1:25pm

ViewSonic: 2.0 Skills - Using the ViewSonic Software
Limited Capacity full

MyViewboard Software- Learn how to install app on phone, log into MyViewboard on the Viewsonic, and set up your MyViewboard account. Learn some basic navigation.

Link to info

Speakers
avatar for Bill Raudabaugh

Bill Raudabaugh

Technology Coach, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Appleton West Room LMC Launch Studio

2:40pm

Building Relationships with Students
Limited Capacity full

Come to a session to learn about strategies to build 1:1 relationships with students.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 259

2:40pm

Podcasts as Literature
Limited Capacity filling up

"Do you love podcasts? Do you have no idea what podcasts are? Do podcasts in the classroom intrigue you? Are you tired of reading essays and looking for a new way to assess organization, structure, incorporation of textual evidence, and style? Regardless where you fall on the podcast spectrum, join us for a session on utilizing podcasts as literature."



Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 252

2:40pm

Understanding Youth Mental Health and Accessing Resources
Limited Capacity filling up

Speakers
LM

Leah McElderry

School Counselor, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 215

2:40pm

AP Stats Formative & Summative Discussion
Limited Capacity seats available

We will discuss best practice for formative assessment and discuss what summative assessments AP stats teachers are using.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 111

2:40pm

CLR: "So You Want to Talk About Race?" Book Study Discussion
Limited Capacity seats available

This discussion will be taking a look at selected chapters and excerpts from the book and initiating a discussion about the implications that institutionalized racism has for our schools and students

Slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Q3p4gy9hfnRyIXhTGzpxAAscLsKDsH3fx6knfszh3iM/edit?usp=sharing 

Speakers
avatar for Abbie Blood

Abbie Blood

ELA/Social Studies, Appleton Area School District
KP

Krista Powell

Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room LMC

2:40pm

College Admissions: Advising Juniors and Seniors to Post High School Opportunities
Limited Capacity seats available

College Admissions, Advising Juniors and Seniors to post high school opportunities, using Xello for transcripts

Speakers
avatar for Lori Krueger

Lori Krueger

School Counselor, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 211

2:40pm

ELA 10 SBC/GFL Round Table
Limited Capacity seats available

ELA teachers of sophomores are encouraged to discuss successful strategies for implementing standards-based lessons and assessments as well as Grading For Learning approaches. Subtopics include final grade determination, reporting categories vs. individual standards, and effective formative assessments.

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 248

2:40pm

Geometry Pilot: Let's Write a Summative!
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers in the Geometry pilot will work on writing a summative assessment for an upcoming unit.

Speakers
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Chris Stickney

Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 115

2:40pm

Global Studies: Planning Summatives for Upcoming Units
Limited Capacity seats available

Open to all Global Studies teachers implementing the new standards based course and want to plan upcoming assessments

Speakers
avatar for Molly Meck

Molly Meck

Social Studies Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 251

2:40pm

Mindfulness- Developing Resiliency In Students
Limited Capacity full

Speakers
KD

Kathy Devereaux

Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 213

2:40pm

Special Education Inclusion Practices and Program Redesign at the Secondary Level
Limited Capacity full

Special Education teachers are invited to attend this round table discussion for grades 9-12. This session will focus on the collaboration of the high school Special Education Staff who are redesigning the delivery of services within each building focusing on inclusion practices, addressing skills deficits, and implementing evidenced based practices for Special Education students. Staff who attend will be able to share strategies and ideas for what is happening in programs right now as well as future planning. If a building has not implemented any major changes yet, this will be a session that allows you to listen, collaborate or share some of the successes and challenges within the other programs across the district.

Speakers
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Gail Heitl

Program Support Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 246

2:40pm

Building Classroom Community using Circles and CLR Protocols
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, participants will be exposed to CLR protocols and Circles that help build and foster a positive classroom environment and to develop a community of learners.

Speakers
LW

Lisa Wing

Special Education Teacher, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 210

2:40pm

CBL: Internships & Job Shadows
Limited Capacity seats available

The seminar will discuss the internship and job shadow opportunities available in the AASD.  AASD Student Marketing Team interns will share their learning outcomes with internships they are currently involved with.  

Speakers

Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 209

2:40pm

Camp Canvas
Limited Capacity seats available

Looking to get a jump start on learning Canvas and some district points for this year? Come to this session to learn the basics of Canvas and start the self-directed modules that will earn you 10 DP. 

Speakers
KV

Kelsi Van Fossen

Teacher, Appleton Area School District



Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 254

2:40pm

Canvas: Quizzes vs. Quizzes Next
Limited Capacity seats available

Compare the two excellent quiz tools for formative assessments in Canvas. Both offer a variety of question options. A rubric can be attached to a Quizzes Next quiz and used for scoring.

Speakers
avatar for Paula Meyer

Paula Meyer

Spanish Teacher/Tech Integrator, North HS


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 239

2:40pm

ViewSonic: 2.0 Skills - Using the ViewSonic Software
Limited Capacity full

MyViewboard Software- Learn how to install app on phone, log into MyViewboard on the Viewsonic, and set up your MyViewboard account. Learn some basic navigation.

Link to info

Speakers
avatar for Bill Raudabaugh

Bill Raudabaugh

Technology Coach, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room LMC Launch Studio

2:40pm

Welcoming Social Media into the Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Welcoming Social Media into the Classroom: Learn different methods to use social media with and for students in your classroom. Click here for the presentation link

Speakers
avatar for Cassie Olson

Cassie Olson

Instructional Technology Coach, Appleton Area School District


Thursday October 24, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Appleton West Room 243