Blended Learning Reboot

Location: Room Hemisfair Ballroom 3

Participate and share

[Participate and share : Interactive lecture]

Wednesday, June 28, 8:30–9:30 am
Location: Room Hemisfair Ballroom 3

Kelley Andrews   Becky Barrett   Morgan Cave   Stacy Menifee  
Find out how to use technology to improve student engagement, deliver your content, differentiate, curate and assess learning during this interactive refresh session. We'll show you how to integrate hyper docs, templates and Google, as well as how to use tools and apps to make learning more engaging and interactive.

Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: PC, Chromebook, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google is helpful,especially if you are a GAFE district or campus, but not necessary for active participation. All other tools are web-based or participants will have access to templates.

A google link for the presentation will be provided for attendees.

Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Teacher education
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: Teachers : Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments
Teachers : Model digital age work and learning
Coaches : Digital age learning environments

Digital tote resources

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Blended Learning is a hot topic in education, but there are many ways to incorporate good technology into instruction. It must be meaningful, interactive, and help make education more seamless without leaving out the pegagogy and content.
We will show some tried and true teacher samples, tools, and tips and tricks from our 1:1 campus, where innovation is expected and tech is utilized as much as possible. Templates will also be provided for attendees. We will use Google, Various formative assessment tools, Wizer, Smore, Blendspace and more.
Participants will be given time to create, explore, and share something they made!


Participants will be active and engaged learners in this fast paced session. We will spend 5-10 minutes on various strategies and tools. Time will be allotted for participants to explore a tool of their choice, and will be able share with the group. Links will be added to a collaborative document as well.

Supporting research



Kelley Andrews, Richardson ISD

Kelley Andrews is a 5th grade science teacher at the Math Science and Technology Magnet in Richardson, TX. Kelley presents for TCEA, TCEA Tots, Region 10, CAST, Mini-Cast, Sally Ride, The Revolutionizing Learning Conference, various Edcamps and RISD. Kelley was MST's STAR teacher nominee for 2014/15. She is a member of the Texas Regional Collaborative at the University of Texas at Dallas. She founded MST's STEAM Club and Outdoor Learning Garden. She teaches a Creative Coders Camp, is an Apple Certified Teacher, and is a co-moderator of the weekly #TxEd chat on Twitter.

Becky Barrett, Good Shepherd Episcopal

Becky Barrett is a K-4th grade teacher and technology coach and Good Shepherd Episcopal School. In addition to her private school experience, she has vast experience teaching in different settings such as Title 1 campuses, a magnet school, and a charter school. Mrs. Barrett has been teaching in a 1:1 iPad environment for 4 years and is a an Apple Certified Teacher. Becky has experience flipping her classroom, leading professional development, and presenting Blended Learning at TCEA for Tots Frisco (2016) She has a Masters in Educational Leadership from SMU and was awarded Teacher of the Year in 2012.

Morgan Cave, Richardson ISD

Morgan Cave is a 5th grade math teacher at the Math/Science/Technology Magnet in Richardson, TX. Morgan has presented for TCEA, TCEA Tots, Region 10, Mini-Cast, CAMT, and Richardson ISD. In addition to teaching 5th grade, Morgan also spent several years teaching in 1st and 2nd grade classrooms. She has teaching experience in a flipped classroom, a 1:1 iPad classroom, and is a an Apple Certified Teacher. Morgan was selected as the 2017 Fujitsu Trailblazer for her teaching excellence and innovative use of technology and instructional methods in support of student achievement.

Stacy Menifee, Richardson ISD

Stacy Menifee is a 6th grade science teacher at the Math Science and Technology Magnet in Richardson, TX. Stacy presents for TCEA, Region 10, CAST, Mini-Cast, The Revolutionizing Learning Conference, various Edcamps and RISD. Stacy was RISD's Fujitsu Technology Trailblazer award winner for 2014-2015. She co-founded MST's STEAM Club and Outdoor Learning Garden. She teaches a Creative Coders Camp, and is an Apple Certified Teacher.

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San Antonio

June 25-28, 2017

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