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STEM to STEAM Presentation

Katie Fisher and Aaron Money presented at the State Education Agency Directors for Arts Education National Conference in September. The presentation spoke to resources that Liberty School District has for Arts Integration and STEAM. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/10Engx0ya1_EduUfp8ONbGnq4B2hIQmS0s30B_NF7iDM/edit?usp=sharing

STAM 2018 Conference Resources

I was happy to be able to attend my first STAM conference this week. There were many great Speech and Theatre sessions to attend and I came away with some wonderful resources to share as well. I have created a STAM 2018 Google Folder where supporting materials for Speech and Theatre can be found. Some…
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STAM- Secondary Debate Overview

The following is an overview of the sessions attended at the Speech/Theater Association of Missouri Conference held September 20-22. Session 1- Public Forum Debate The session emphasized best practices in teaching public forum debate, provided strategies for increasing learner agency through instructor scaffolding, rudimentary coaching/in round strategies, and outlined an overview of the October topic…
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MO Learning Forward Conference

The session, “Cool Tool Duel” by Lees Summit R-7 School District.  This presentation include tools that supported; critical thinking, formative assessments, active engagement, & feedback.  The presentation style was very engaging and a great way to preview a large number of tools and strategies.

Creating Google Maps from Spreadsheet Data

This vlog describes how you can quickly take data from a spreadsheet and import it to a Google Map. History Geek Teacher Vlog #5 – Creating Google Maps from a Spreadsheet 

2017 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Conference Notes

This doc is a collection of notes from the NCSS (National Council for the Social Studies) Conference in San Francisco – November 2017.  I presented on using local historical resources and a poster session on using 3D printing in the social studies classroom. 2017 NCSS Notes – Langhorst  

Creating Visual Stories

This vlog is a description of how teachers can create visual stories in class.  Several teachers at DMS use this technique and it a different way to create a video without having students be the ones on the video. History Geek Teacher Vlog #20 – Creating Visual Stories 

2018 Nebraska Educational Technology Association Conference Notes

This doc is a list of my notes from the 2018 Nebraska Educational Technology Conference (NETA) held in Omaha – April 2018. 2018 NETA Conference Notes – Langhorst  

10 Tools Every New Teacher Needs

Here is an ISTE webinar called 10 Tools Every New Teacher Needs. Some free and some paid. 1. GSuite 2. Flip Grid 3. Twitter 4. Padlet 5. Adobe Spark Suite 6. Piktochart 7. Buncee 8. Nearpod 9. Explain Everything 10. Playposit extra: Read and Write Google extension. http://iste.adobeconnect.com/p2ysyv1kt1tk/

Cultivating Creativity in the Classroom as Disney “Imagineers”

In this FETC workshop, participants discovered how to prepare students for the world that is their future by becoming a Disney “Imagineer” for a day and designing a new theme park attraction. Imagineers are a combination of engineers who are innovative, creative and imaginative. Create a team and then dream, design, build and share. Topics:…
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