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favorites ISTE Ignite Sessions -- Round 3

[Listen and Learn : Multi-Presentation]
Tuesday, June 30, 10:45 am–12:00 pm
PCC Terrace Ballroom I/II
favoritesNancy BetlerfavoritesShirley CampbellfavoritesEllen Fishman-JohnsonfavoritesChristina HansenfavoritesTara LinneyfavoritesScott McLeodfavoritesKevin MiklaszfavoritesKimberly MoorefavoritesDavid NavisfavoritesLisa ParisifavoritesCameron PatersonfavoritesJulianne Ross-KleinmannfavoritesJennifer SchefferfavoritesCynthia VavasseurfavoritesMichelle Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Attend the third round in the series of ISTE Ignite sessions! Ten presenters will have just five minutes and 20 slides each to share their passions in one continuous rapid-fire presentation.

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favorites Nancy Betler, Billingsville/Charlotte Mecklenburg

Dr. Nancy Betler is a Talent Development Facilitator at Eastover Elementary in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System. She supports teachers and works with students to facilitate gifted learning within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District using Personalized Learning. She is part of the first Personalized Learning cohort within her district. Dr. Betler has presented at the district and state level on Project Based Learning as well as about literacy and gifted strategies. She also teaches at the college level at Central Piedmont Community College and at Wingate University. Dr. Betler is a co-organizer of #EdcampQC. She is National Board Certified.

favorites Shirley Campbell, PDLSS

Dr. Campbell has an earned doctorate in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh. She has taught students from preK to doctoral level, and has taught online, in person, and blended, synchronous and asynchronous. She is a pioneer in using computers in the classroom, beginning in 1981, as well as a researcher in coaching and ed tech PD, and a consultant in educational technology.

favorites Ellen Fishman-Johnson, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Ellen Fishman-Johnson is a composer, new media artist and educator. She teaches music and video production at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia where she founded the ViDCAST Studio for video, broadcasting and music production and she is the Chair of the Arts and New Media Department. She was named an Apple Distinguished Educator in 2007. She was the lead artist in the presentation of the large-scale projection, Mural in Motion, which was shown during the 2011 ISTE conference. Her music is published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing.

favorites Christina Hansen, Manteca Unified School District

For the past eleven years, Christina Hansen has been a Language Arts educator at the middle school level. Along with classroom instruction, Christina is a technology coach for her district, providing other educators with training in a wide range of educational technology, including OneNote Class Notebooks, Kahoot!, Socrative, and Twitter. Christina is the weekly moderator of #ptbmtechchat on Twitter and the author of the , which chronicals the journey of Manteca Unified as it becomes a 1 to 1 district, deploying 1,300 Microsoft Surfaces to educators and 23,000 Panasonic 3Es to all students K-12.

favorites Tara Linney, Singapore American School

favorites Scott McLeod, University of Colorado Denver

Director of Innovation. Associate Professor. Founding Director, CASTLE. Blogger. Idea generator. Solution builder. Agitator. Catalyst. “If the leaders don’t get it, it’s not going to happen.” | | @mcleod

favorites Kevin Miklasz, BrainPOP

favorites Kimberly Moore, All Saints' Episcopal School FW, TX

Kimberly has been a Librarian for 20 years and in the classroom 5 years teaching a Web 2.0 research course. In her professional development journey as a librarian, she was drawn to how digital tools can be used to engage students and to help invigorate classroom instruction. As Faculty Adjunct in Library and Information Science at University of North Texas, she impacts future Librarians' skill set to harness the power of the Internet to improve future library services and classrooms. Research: digital youth, digital educational tools, information-seeking habits of youth. @kimthelibrarian

favorites David Navis, American International School Guangzhou

David Navis is a technology coach and Apple Distinguished Educator. He has lived and worked in schools in the Philippines, Japan, Kazakhstan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong and presently in Guangzhou China. Navis has been an educator with experience teaching grades 5 - 12. He has also worked in administration. He has a passion for meaningful learning using and integrating technology wherever it can best be used. Navis has been a presenter at numerous conferences including, Florida Educational Technology Conference, 21st Century Learning Hong Kong, Learning 2.0, and various regional conferences around the world.

favorites Lisa Parisi, Herricks UFSD

Lisa Parisi is a 30 year classroom teacher, dual certified in general and special education. She has won many awards, including the SIGTEL Online Learning award for global projects. She is co-author of the ISTE published, Making Connections with Blogging. She has also had articles published in Scholastic magazine, Tech4Learning and various online sites. She is a Discovery Educator Network Leadership Council Member, a Google Certified Teacher, an iEARN cadre member, a BrainPop Popstar, a SMART Exemplary Educator, a Voki ambassador, and a Fablevision ambassador. All of these “extras” help her keep up with technology in the classroom.

favorites Cameron Paterson, Shore School

Cameron is a History teacher and the Director of Learning & Teaching, responsible for the strategic leadership of learning and teaching, innovation, and promoting excellence in teaching practice, at Shore School in Sydney. He teaches as faculty at the Project Zero Classroom and he is hosting the 2016 Project Zero Sydney conference. He has received several awards for teaching and leadership including an Australian Davos Connection Future Summit Leadership Award, a Premier’s History Scholarship, and a NSW Minister’s Quality Teaching Award. He was a top fifty nominee for the 2014 Varkey Gems Global Teacher Prize.

favorites Julianne Ross-Kleinmann, Foote School

Julianne's passion is instructional technology in the service of teaching and learning. She has presented at various schools on technology applications, integration, and troubleshooting on both Mac and PC platforms. She has also presented at the NCEE National Conference in San Diego, CA on the America’s Choice school design. But her favorite presentations involved co-presenting with her third grade students on the topic of computational thinking with Scratch. This, she–and lots of her students–have done at Scratch Day ‘celebrations’ at M.I.T., Columbia Teachers’ College, and host private schools in New York City and Greenwich, CT.

favorites Jennifer Scheffer, Burlington Public Schools

Jennifer L. Scheffer is a dynamic and energetic teacher leader. She's a Certified Google Educator, the Massachusetts Google Educator Group Leader and serves as the Mobile Learning Coach and Technology Integration Specialist for Burlington Public Schools. Jennifer leads the globally recognized student run Help Desk program in Burlington and is passionate about sharing student voice. She works to help teachers integrate technology into their instruction to deliver real-world, relevant learning experiences. Jennifer is also a certified Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Educator, a member of the ISTE Digital Citizenship PLN and co-moderates the official digital citizenship Twitter chat.

favorites Cynthia Vavasseur, Nicholls State University

Dr. V is an educational technology professor at Nicholls State University in Louisiana. She was named as 2012 "Top 50 Innovators in Education" by the Center for Digital Media and the 2013 Post-Secondary Educator of the Year by LACUE.

favorites Michelle Zimmerman, Ph.D., Renton Prep

Michelle Zimmerman received her PhD in Learning Sciences and Human Development through the University of Washington. As a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, she been able to merge her experience in teaching all the grades from Pre-K through 10th, now as a full time high school teacher, with learning design and conducting Design Based and Participatory Action Research. She is currently developing a hybrid online-apprentice Master's program for educators through Concordia University Wisconsin, where she is Adjunct, and serves on the Professional Education Advisory Board for University of Washington College of Education.