Digital Leadership
Summit at ISTELive 20
Creative Constructor
Lab Virtual
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

ISTE Bytes

Listen and learn

Listen and learn : Multi-presentation


Monday, June 24, 8:30–9:30 am
Location: Terrace Ballroom I, Level 4 (near Posters)

Danielle Abernethy   Dr. Desiree Alexander   Caitlin Bowen   Jeff Bradbury   Barbara Bray   Josh Caldwell   Eric Curts   Jaime Donally   Annabel Dotzman   Nefertiti Dukes   Jennifer Garcia   David Gaudet   Lisa Highfill   Kristina Holzweiss   Hannah Lakin   Heather Lamb   Kim LeClaire   Tara Linney   Eamon Marchant   Andi McNair   Matt Miller   Ben Newsome   Christian Padgett   Eric Siler   Samantha Smith   Vicki Treadway   Chris Turnbull   Roger Wagner   Dr. Leigh Zeitz  
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Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand, Session will be simulcast live

Presenters

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Danielle Abernethy, Private Contractor
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Dr. Desiree Alexander, Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC

Ms. Desiree Alexander, Ed.S. is an award-winning, multi-degreed educator. She is the Regional Director of North Louisiana for the Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana and Founder CEO of Educator Alexander Consulting, LLC. She is a 2017 Young Professional Initiative 40 Under 40 Awards Honoree, 2017 Center for Digital Education Top 30 Technologists, Transformers & Trailblazers, 2017 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator for Louisiana, 2016 A+PEL Member of the Year, 2015 Librarian of the Year for Louisiana Librarian Association, and the 2014 Leader of the Year for Region 2 Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators among other honors. Learn more: www.educatoralexander.com.

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Caitlin Bowen, Wellsville Secondary School
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Jeff Bradbury, TeacherCast Educational Network
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Barbara Bray, Rethinking Learning

Barbara Bray hosts her podcast, Conversations on Learning, is the co-author of Make Learning Personal and How to Personalize Learning, and founder/owner of My eCoach (my-ecoach.com). She posts on her blog, Rethinking Learning (barbarabray.net), and is a national and international speaker, keynoter, and difference maker. Barbara has been on a lifelong mission to transform teaching and learning with the use of technology and innovative practices that includes using design thinking with personalized learning and Global Goals. By acquiring the skills all learners need, we develop our passions to discover our WHY.

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Josh Caldwell, Code.org
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Eric Curts, Stark Portage Area Computer Consortium
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Jaime Donally, ARVRinEDU
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Annabel Dotzman, Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Annabel Dotzman is a Technology Integration Coach, PreK-12 for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. With eight years of classroom experience and certifications from Google, Apple, and Microsoft, Annabel promotes the use of educational technology as a means to level the educational playing field for all learners. She provides training and support to Archdiocesan educators on the integration and best practice use of educational technology across the curriculum. Annabel has authored articles on the effective use of technology in the classroom and has presented at the 2019 PETE&C and NCEA conferences.

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Nefertiti Dukes, Screencastify

Nefertiti is the Head of Educational Innovation at Screencastify. She leads efforts to educate teachers on some of the most innovative ways to use the extension. Prior to joining the Screencastify squad, Nef taught ELA to middle and high school students. So, she's particularly interested in how EdTech can help improve literacy.

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Jennifer Garcia, Academia Brittanica Cuscatleca
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David Gaudet, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
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Lisa Highfill, Pleasanton Unified School District

Lisa Highfill (@lhighfill) is an Instructional Technology Coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her masters in Educational Technology Leadership and has been a classroom teacher for over 20 years. As a Google Certified Innovator, and a YouTube Star Teacher, she travels the country presenting at ed tech conferences and speaking about lesson design and learning theory. Lisa is the co-creator and co-author of The HyperDoc Handbook.

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Kristina Holzweiss, Syosset High School

Kristina A. Holzweiss is a high school educational technology enrichment specialist on Long Island, New York. She shares ideas and resources about her school library and makerspaces on her website bunheadwithducttape.com. Kristina was named the School Library Journal Librarian of the Year in 2015, a National School Board 2016 - 2017 "20 to Watch" emerging education technology leader, and a 2018 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She is also the winner of the 2015 NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award and 2015 Long Island Technology Summit Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation Award.

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Hannah Lakin, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance
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Heather Lamb, Castleberry ISD

Heather is beginning her 20th year in education and is currently the Teacher Librarian at Castleberry High School. She also serves as the District Lead Librarian. She is a Ph.D. candidate with a research focus in CSCL Scripts.

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Kim LeClaire, TeachUnited
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Tara Linney, TL Specialists
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Eamon Marchant, Whitney High School

Eamon Marchant is a Teacher and the Technology Coordinator at Whitney High School in Cerritos, California. He has taught Physics, AVID/Advisory, Integrated Science, and Robotics and currently teaches AP CompSci Principles and Game Design. He is passionate about making the latest, most relevant developments in STEM engaging, accessible, and equatable.

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Andi McNair, ESC Region 12

Andi was a classroom teacher for 16 years before pursuing her passion to change education. She is currently a digital innovation specialist at ESC Region 12 in Waco, Texas. Andi is passionate about using meaningful technology in the classroom and finding innovative ways to engage today’s learners. Andi was named one of the Top People in Education to Watch in 2016 by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences. Andi has published Genius Hour: Passion Projects that Ignite Innovation and Student Inquiry and is in the process of working on her second book, A Meaningful Mess.

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Matt Miller, Ditch That Textbook
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Ben Newsome, Fizzics Education
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Christian Padgett, Atlanta Public Schools
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Eric Siler, WVIZ/PBS Ideastream
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Samantha Smith, Red Lion Area School District
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Vicki Treadway, Conestoga Valley School District

A former preschool and elementary school teacher. Vicki has served as an Instructional Technology Specialist for over 20 years. She is a former Classrooms for the Future Coach for the state of PA. She is currently an Elementary STEM/Technology Coach for the Conestoga Valley School District in Lancaster, PA. Vicki is a Keystone Technology Innovator, a Bloxels Ambassador and a Root Robotics Ambassador. She has presented at many local, state and international conferences. Vicki loves sharing her passion for technology with students and teachers. She hopes to encourage girls into pursuing a field in STEM.

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Chris Turnbull, Saint Paul Schools
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Roger Wagner, HyperDuino MakerBit
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Dr. Leigh Zeitz, University Of Northern Iowa

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