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ISTELive 22 Opening Reception

Sunday, June 26, 4:30 - 6 p.m. Central Daylight Time

Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Pedestrian Park

Join fellow attendees for light bites and beverages at our Opening Reception where we’ll celebrate reuniting for ISTELive 22! Get your evening (and conference!) started off right with some NOLA-style entertainment, revelry and special Mardi Gras surprises. Pull up a chair on our front porch, try your hand at some lawn games and make new friends before heading off to dinner around town.

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ISTE Membership Ball

Tuesday, June 28, 5 - 6 p.m. Central Daylight Time

Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 243-5

Join us for a networking happy hour exclusively for ISTE members attending ISTELive 22.

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Learning Unleashed: Live Podcasting!

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

Learning Unleashed is an ISTE podcast for innovative educators hosted by education technology veteran, Carl Hooker and available on the BAM Radio Network. In this special edition of the podcast, Carl Hooker will be speaking to some of the most exciting presenters at ISTELive 22.

Contact: Emily Reed ereed@iste.org

ISTE Community and/or Partner: ISTE

Cards Against Exclusivity: Play a Feature Matching Game!

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

Join ISTE author Chris Bugaj for an engaging and information round of gameplay. Players will be given cards with one feature of a tool, strategy, or feature of technology. Examples might include text to speech, speech to text, word prediction, or closed captioning. A situation will be displayed. Everyone will choose the card they think will best address the situation and a discussion will ensue. A team of celebrity judges will deliberate and choose the winning card. The team with the most winning cards before time is up will win fabulous prizes!

MIE Community Reception ISTE 2022

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Location: Riverview Room | 600 Decatur Street, 4th Level

Registration link: https://aka.ms/ISTEMIERecp

MIE Community Celebration for 2021-2022 U.S. MIE Experts, Showcase and Incubator School Leaders, Microsoft Learning Consultants, and Microsoft Global Training Partners . NOT an MIEE yet? We have space for two non-MIE Expert team members to join the registered MIEEs from your organization with us at this event.

Contact: Jennifer Lee Lee.Jennifer@microsoft.com

ISTELive 22 Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: Microsoft Corporation

Lu ISTE Run

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Location: Mississippi River Heritage Park - 1101 Convention Center Blvd

Registration link: https://play-lu.com/isterun/

For those of us that are runners, there is no better way to build community than in a group run. So wake up early and join us on June 27, 28 and 29 for the Lü ISTE run. We hope to have groups of runners at all paces and abilities. For information about the route, please visit https://play-lu.com/isterun/

Contact: Brian Seymour SeymourEducate@gmail.com

ISTE Community and/or Partner: ISTE Community Leader

Learning Unleashed: Live Podcasting!

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

Learning Unleashed is an ISTE podcast for innovative educators hosted by education technology veteran, Carl Hooker and available on the BAM Radio Network. In this special edition of the podcast, Carl Hooker will be speaking to some of the most exciting presenters at ISTELive 22.

Contact: Emily Reed ereed@iste.org

ISTE Community and/or Partner: ISTE

Immersive Scavenger Hunt

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

Explore ISTE books in this immersive journey using augmented reality. Try to solve the puzzle in this playful scavenger hunt while learning about new resources for your classroom. Complete the hunt to win a special prize.

Popcorn and Movie Night with moozoom

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Location: Booth #2518

URL to attend: https://www.linkedin.com/events/6933134276213297152/about/

Registration link: https://www.linkedin.com/events/6933134276213297152/about/

Come watch and engage with ‘Choose your own SEL Adventure Movie Night’. Interact with Cinematic Quality videos based on current student realities. There is no better way to increase student engagement in your school now. You’ll also have the opportunity to share your emotions and win some exciting prizes!

Contact: Komal Thakur komal@moozoom.ca

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: moozoom

Happy Hour with OTIS for Educators, MAD-learn, Spaces and QuiverVision

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Location: Ernst Café (on S. Peters St.)

Join OTIS for Educators, MAD-learn, SMART, Spaces Authentic Assessment, & QuiverVision for an open bar, delicious New Orleans cuisine, & more! Stop by the OTIS (#2448), Spaces (#1549) or SMART (#1116) booths for more information and to get your ticket (required) before they run out! If you’re interested in pre-registering, please reach out to Lauren Cillo. You won't want to miss the view, the friends, & some GREAT surprises! Best part is? It’s all FREE! Take it Easy in the Big Easy with us!

Contact: Lauren Cillo LaurenCillo@teq.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: OTIS for educators

Meet the ISTE Authors!

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

Meet some of the talented authors behind ISTE books in this fun and interactive social event! You’ll have the opportunity to chat with some of your favorite ISTE authors, delve deeper into a topic you’re passionate about, get your books signed, and take part in a social media challenge to win prizes!

EdTech Poetry Slam - by K12Leaders and Flocabulary by Nearpod

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Location: Tolouse Theater

Registration link: https://events.bizzabo.com/410714

The 2022 Poetry Slam, sponsored by Flocabulary and K12 Leaders, is making coming back to NOLA this year during ISTE - where 12 slammers will compete for the Championship Belt on Monday, June 27th, at the Tolouse Theater. There will also be food, drinks, and time to network in between rounds!

Contact: Laura Mattey Laura.Mattey@nearpod.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: Nearpod/Renaissance

Pear Deck’s After Pearty!

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Location: The Sugar Mill, 1021 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

URL to attend: https://www.peardeck.com/iste-2022-after-pearty

Registration link: https://www.peardeck.com/iste-2022-after-pearty

The After Pearty is an event experience celebrating educators like you! Join us for a night of fun, food, and BIG ANNOUNCEMENT on what’s coming soon from the Pear Deck team. This event has limited capacity, so reserve your spot today to join us in-person or virtually!

Contact: Jackie Stutz jstutz@goguardian.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: GoGuardian + Pear Deck + Edulastic

FlipFest

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Location: River City Venues 1380 Port of New Orleans Pl New Orleans, LA 70130

URL to attend: https://info.flipgrid.com/events/flipfest.html?ocid=part_flipfest2022_reg

Registration link: https://info.flipgrid.com/events/flipfest.html

Kick off your ISTE experience in epic fashion at FlipFest. We’ll deck the halls of one of New Orleans most famed venues, the River City Ballroom, and pack it with more sequins, inflatables and big announcements than you can handle! Everyone is welcome whether you are part of the Flipgrid community or not. Space is filling quickly so sign up today.

Contact: Annie Arnold anniea@microsoft.com

ISTELive 22 Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: Microsoft Corporation

House of Bluum Bayou Bash

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Location: House of Blues New Orleans - 225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Registration link: https://www.bluum.com/house-of-bluum

For one night only, we’re transforming the House of Blues into the House of Bluum for a spectacular Bayou Bash. Enjoy a night of live music, food, free-flowing drinks, fun and festivities, and multiple prize drawings for some excellent classroom technology. It’s all FREE and for educators only.

Contact: Cathy Clifton Cathy.Clifton@bluum.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: Bluum

Party with Marty (the Robot)

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Location: Courtyard Brewery, 1160 Camp Street, New Orleans

Kick off your ISTELive22 experience by celebrating with Robotical and NOLA_CODE with an open bar at New Orleans' hippest brewery! Catch up with old friends, make new acquaintances and chat all things CS education. FREE event and all educators and partners are welcome.

Contact: Hal Speed hal@robotical.io

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: Robotical

Lu ISTE Run

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Location: Mississippi River Heritage Park - 1101 Convention Center Blvd

Registration link: https://play-lu.com/isterun/

For those of us that are runners, there is no better way to build community than in a group run. So wake up early and join us on June 27, 28 and 29 for the Lü ISTE run. We hope to have groups of runners at all paces and abilities. For information about the route, please visit https://play-lu.com/isterun/

Contact: Brian Seymour seymoureducate@gmail.com

ISTE Community and/or Partner: ISTE Community Leader

Newsela Community Coffee Chat

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Location: French Truck Coffee, 1200 Magazine St.

Registration link: https://go.newsela.com/ISTE-Coffee-Chat.html?_ga=2.133857097.637960152.1655309518-2060397684.1647889660

Grab a free coffee, connect with other educators, and learn more about the Newsela Certified Educator program. Join us in the courtyard at French Truck Coffee, a few blocks away from the Convention Center!

Contact: Ryan Schreiber ryan.schreiber@newsela.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: Newsela

Meet the Author-Book Signing-FREE Books!

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Location: KIDaccount Booth 1259

Meet author, Bethany Petty of Teaching with Technology. Spin the prize wheel to win a free book! Bethany's books, Illuminate: Technology Enhanced Learning and Create: Illuminate Student Voice Through Student Choice, are published by Dave Burgess Consulting, and are used by teachers, professors, and universities around the world.

Contact: Kim Robertson krobertson@kidaccount.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: KIDaccount LLC

Digital Blackout Poetry Project

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

The video poetry project in STEAM Power has become a fan favorite. This workshop will present a creative extension to bring the project to a new level using the blackout poetry technique. We will create original blackout poems with the pages of STEAM Power, then help them come to life with sound, animation, and augmented reality. This project can be replicated in various ways, on any level, using high, low, or no tech!

Illuminate and Create book signing with Bethany Petty

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Location: KIDaccount Booth 1259

Meet author, Bethany Petty of Teaching with Technology. Spin the prize wheel for a chance to win a free book! Bethany's books, Illuminate: Technology Enhanced Learning and Create: Illuminate Student Voice Through Student Choice, are published by Dave Burgess Consulting, and used by teachers, professors, and universities around the world.

Contact: Kim Robertson krobertson@kidaccount.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: KIDaccount LLC

ISTE Community and/or Partner: KIDaccount and Teaching with Technology

Encore Applause '22

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Location: Ugly Dog Saloon, 401 Andrew Higgins Blvd, New Orleans (2 blocks from Convention Center)

Join us for a fun-filled evening of bayou BBQ, Cajun cantatas, and edtech exchange. Enjoy New Orleans BBQ, LIVE Cajun music, cocktails & libations, raffle basket giveaway, industry networking, & HOT edtech products. TICKETS REQUIRED. Visit Encore Data Products (#1751), AVID Products (#1840), Cyber Acoustics (#2626), or NutKase (#2748) regarding tickets.

Contact: Sabrina Manno sabrina.manno@encoredataproducts.com

ISTELive 22 Exhibitor: Encore Data Products

Lu ISTE Run

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Location: Mississippi River Heritage Park - 1101 Convention Center Blvd

Registration link: https://play-lu.com/isterun/

For those of us that are runners, there is no better way to build community than in a group run. So wake up early and join us on June 27, 28 and 29 for the Lü ISTE run. We hope to have groups of runners at all paces and abilities. For information about the route, please visit https://play-lu.com/isterun/

Contact: Brian Seymour seymoureducate@gmail.com

ISTE Community and/or Partner: ISTE Community Leader

Storytelling in a Nutshell with Video Haiku

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

Storytelling through moviemaking is an exciting way for students to demonstrate their learning! Come learn about universal story structure and practice storytelling in a nutshell by creating video haiku about your ISTE experience! Moviemaking projects don’t have to take weeks to produce - video haiku projects can be done in less than a single class period! This project translates directly back into the classroom, whether you teach in a physical, virtual, or blended space.

Learning Unleashed: Live Podcasting!

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

Learning Unleashed is an ISTE podcast for innovative educators hosted by education technology veteran, Carl Hooker and available on the BAM Radio Network. In this special edition of the podcast, Carl Hooker will be speaking to some of the most exciting presenters at ISTELive 22.

Contact: Emily Reed ereed@iste.org

ISTE Community and/or Partner: ISTE

Digital for Good book signing with Richard Culatta

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Location: ISTE Central, Hall H Lobby

In Digital for Good, Richard Culatta argues that technology can be a powerful tool for learning, solving humanity's toughest problems, and bringing us closer together. This event gives attendees an opportunity to purchase the book and have it signed by the author.

Teacher Teacher Podcast Live!

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Location: LACUE Stage, Level 1, Hall I1 Lobby

In this LIVE Podcast recording, Louisiana resident and former secondary teacher, Marcus Stein and his cohost Chelsea Metreyon (also a former teacher) will interview education leaders LIVE. Audience members will get a chance to listen and contribute to a live dialogue about the current and future state of education.