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Middle School/Junior High educators [clear filter]
Sunday, April 28
 

1:40pm

STEM Education: Let's D.O. it!
This session outlines the K-12 Outreach programs of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at A-State. Included are strategies for searching for nonfiction books in science and medicine, encouraging reading of nonfiction texts, STEM resources, and search techniques.
This session would address RISE Goal 2, "Create Community Collaboration".

Speakers
avatar for Sloane Kelley

Sloane Kelley

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Sunday April 28, 2019 1:40pm - 2:30pm
Salon E

2:40pm

Curation? Already done for you!
We like to say find your resources in 3 clicks instead of spending 3 hours searching the internet. ZUNI Learning Tree, an Arkansas based EdTech Company has been curating resources for years. But we do more than just curate. We collaborate with our teachers and provide tools for educators to collaborate, inform, and inspire each other, students, and families. You will find resources for R.I.S.E, math, NGSS, STEM, Social Studies, Coding, Professional Learning Communities, PBIS, Holidays and more. This year we launched the new student interface. In one click students can access free games, videos, and interactive tools for all areas. ZUNI for Kids is a HUGE hit! Join us and leave with your free trial login and learn about cool tools without spending hours trying to find them.

Speakers
avatar for Tina McCord

Tina McCord

Tina McCord is the founder and CEO of ZUNI.  She had 15 years of experience in business prior to entering the field of education.  She has over 20 years of experience in the field of education.  Tina holds certifications in K-8 general education and K-12 special education. Her... Read More →


Sunday April 28, 2019 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Ambassador B
 
Monday, April 29
 

2:00pm

Curated Collections of Presidential Primary Sources – Exploring the Clinton Digital Library
Exploring the Clinton Digital Library can be like drinking from a fire hose – it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Let Education Specialist Kathleen Pate walk you through the search process and show you the Digital Library Exhibits – curated collections of presidential materials presented with a coherent narrative. Topics include “Commemorating Courage: 40th Anniversary of Desegregation of Central High” and “‘Days Like This’: President Clinton’s Public Diplomacy in Northern Ireland.” In addition, she’ll provide information about other on-line resources available through the Presidential Libraries and the National Archives; onsite student programs and teacher workshops offered at the Clinton Presidential Library; and new opportunities for classroom outreach.

Speakers
avatar for Kathleen Pate

Kathleen Pate

Education Specialist, Clinton Presidential Library
The Clinton Presidential Library is one of fourteen presidential libraries under the National Archives and Records Administration. Let's chat about the importance of civic literacy, the digitized primary source materials available through NARA and the Clinton Digital Library, and... Read More →


Monday April 29, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Ambassador B
 
Tuesday, April 30
 

8:30am

Curate a Community of Readers with the Arkansas Diamond and Charlie May Simon Book Awards
The 2019/2020 Arkansas Diamond and Charlie May Simon Book Award titles have been chosen, and we are excited to share them with you! Let us introduce these outstanding books to you through book talks and curated lists of resources that are sure to help you build a culture of reading in your building.

Speakers
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Margie Nanak

Margie Nanak – Margie Nanak has been a Library Media Specialist in the Pine Bluff School District for 19 years, and is currently at Southwood K-1 Learning Center. She is a National Board Certified Teacher, and represents the Arkansas Reading Association on the Charlie May Simon... Read More →
avatar for Shelly Porter

Shelly Porter

Teacher Librarian, West Fork Elementary School
Shelly Porter grew up in Western Kansas and became a Northwest Arkansas transplant in 2001. She received her BS in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith in 2006 and her MLIS from San Jose State University in 2016. Shelly has participated in summer institutes... Read More →


Tuesday April 30, 2019 8:30am - 9:20am
Salon G