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Tuesday, August 28
 

9:45am CDT

Amplifying Student Voices with TED
What happens when educators and students around the world share their best ideas with each other? The TED-Ed team will host an interactive session to explore the elements of a great idea and dive into the process of building a narrative that will reach and inspire others. Learn how TED-Ed’s presentation literacy program helps educators and students discover and tell their best story in the form of short, TED-style Talks and how to amplify the voices of fellow educators and students everywhere.

Speakers
MA

Marisa Aubin

Associate Program Manager, TED


Tuesday August 28, 2018 9:45am - 10:40am CDT
Burnham C

11:00am CDT

Benefits of Bilingualism in a Personalized Learning Space
Explore the benefits of bilingualism while laying the groundwork for how the foundations of language acquisition and personalized learning intertwine. This session includes action steps organizations can take to improve their culturally and linguistically responsive practices.

Speakers
JB

Jaime Barraza

Director of Biliteracy, Distinctive Schools


Tuesday August 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
Prairie B

11:00am CDT

Data-Informed Personalized Instruction
The use of data allows for meaningful opportunities for personalized learning. This session will go through what data from Summit Basecamp looks like, then how the data is used for small group instruction. The session will include how the small group instruction is prepared for.

Speakers
CC

Constance Campe

Teacher, Disney II Magnet School
AD

Amy Dollarhite

Teacher, Disney II Magnet High School
AP

Amy Peterson

Instructional Coach, Disney II Magnet High School


Tuesday August 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
Prairie B

11:00am CDT

Deep Learning with our Youngest Learners
Young learners are capable of thinking big thoughts, ideas, and questions. Explore strategies and approaches that foster deeper learning outcomes that empower young students within a personalized learning environment. Explore ways to document learning on the Kdg. Individual Development Survey.

Speakers
SC

Stephanie Cardella

Director of Literacy, Distinctive Schools


Tuesday August 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
Prairie B

11:00am CDT

Empathy Activities: The Beginning of Student (and Teacher) Centered Design
Participants will explore the necessary elements in creating empathy activities to kick start a design, redesign or change process within their school community. They will engage in designing questions to find root cause and hear from first hand experience how transformative the process can be.

Speakers
JK

JW Kuebler

Director, CICS Irving Park, Distinctive Schools
CN

Claire Nolan

Instructional Coach, CICS Irving Park, Distinctive Schools


Tuesday August 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
Prairie B

11:00am CDT

Living History - Bringing History to Life through Oral History
This session will explore the use of Oral History to Personalize Learning while making students Published Authors. Oral History Projects from 1st grade through high school engage students who reach peak learning through interviews and research. The Holocaust and the Vietnam War are two topics.

Speakers
TM

Thomas Murray

Professional Educator - Ph. D, Bishop McLaughlin Catholic High School


Tuesday August 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
Prairie B

11:00am CDT

Music as a Platform: Planning Arts-Integrated Units
Learn how to incorporate music & the arts to create multi-layered immersive lessons that will both challenge and engage your learners. Using research-backed methods we will look at examples in multiple subjects, discuss practical application, and brainstorm ways to apply these in your own classroom.

Speakers
FC

Frank Cademartori

Professional Educator, Distinctive Schools


Tuesday August 28, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am CDT
Prairie B

2:45pm CDT

Data Driven Decision Making for Your Afterschool Program
Data can--and should--be an important part of your Afterschool Program, both internally and externally. Having data that provides a clear overview of your Afterschool Program’s performance is increasingly important when gathering community support or raising funds. Additionally, access to data can build capacity, and inform program design and decision-making. In this session, attendees will gain an understanding of why data is useful for their Afterschool Programs, and how they can begin to take steps to develop a data framework specific to their organization.

Speakers
VM

Vinay Mullick

Regional Executive Director, UpMetrics
BR

Bryant Rosenwinkel

Associate Director of Analytic Development, Conversant


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm CDT
Hyde Park A

2:45pm CDT

Unpack It: Differentiating within a Standard by Unpacking Skills
For too long, struggling students have been sent down "learning paths" that are far below grade level. In this session, we'll look at how Edgenuity UpSmart allows for personalization at grade level to ensure that all middle school students can meet standards in math and ELA.

Speakers
DR

Deborah Rayow

Vice President, Product Management and Strategy, Edgenuity


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm CDT
Field B

2:45pm CDT

America To Me: Real Talk about Race and Education
For students of all backgrounds to achieve their full potential academically and socially, we can no longer avoid discussions about race and education. The America To Me Discussion Guide was created to help facilitate these conversations - in the classroom, the faculty room and parent group meetings. You're invited to understand how to navigte these conversations and the immediate positive impact they can have on your school culture.

Speakers
LH

Lorraine Hanley

Educator Consultant, Glasgow Group
Middle and High School Foreign Language Teacher Classroom Teacher at St. Andrew's Episcopal


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm CDT
Hyde Park B

2:45pm CDT

Utilizing Student Profiles to Increase Engagement and Vary Assessment
Teachers will have the opportunity to design learner-led and learner-centered activities that help increase student engagement. Join this session to learn how to develop learner profiles, explore ways to assess mastery and make time for learners to collaborate.

Speakers
SM

Steve McWade

Teacher, Lovett Elementary School, CPS
MM

Melissa Moody

Teacher, Lovett Elementary School, CPS


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm CDT
Jackson Park A

2:45pm CDT

Learner Pathways and Beyond: Empowering Your Learners by Integrating the LEAP Framework.
Using the LEAP Learning Framework, presenters will share best practices for building learner pathways and how they are supported. The session will align with the Framework’s key themes so that attendees can drive greater impact in the classroom.

Speakers
CD

Carlene DiMaggio

4th Grade Personalized Learning Teacher, Fremont School District 79
ML

Melissa Lesser

4th Grade Personalized Learning Teacher, Fremont School District 79


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:30pm CDT
Grant Park C

2:45pm CDT

Teach kids how to Be Internet Awesome through Google's digital citizenship and online safety program
Learn how to teach your students to #BeInternetAwesome. Be Internet Awesome is a FREE multifaceted program designed to teach kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence. The program is available in English and Spanish and consists of an ISTE standards aligned curriculum, ready-made Pear Decks for each lesson, Interland - an adventure-packed online game about digital safety and citizenship, and plenty of resources for educators and parents.

Speakers
JC

Jessica Covarrubias

Be Internet Awesome Lead, Google
JD

Jeffery Dunn

Outreach and Education Manager, Google
BP

Britton Picciolini

Regional Manager, Google

Sponsors

Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Burnham C

2:45pm CDT

The Power You Carry: How to Become a Brain Builder to Help All Children Thrive
Using real-world examples that are grounded in the science of adversity, trauma and brain development, this session will offer strategies for educators to build classrooms that truly personalize learning for all students. Participants will draw on their own experiences and take new practices into the school year.

Speakers
ML

Michael Lamb

Executive Director, Washington DC, Turnaround for Children


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Jackson Park B

2:45pm CDT

Creating Strong Writers Through Personalized Learning
This panel will focus on the lessons learned and next steps to support student informational writing at the elementary school level. Teachers, administrators, and the ThinkCERCA school support manager will share qualitative and quantitative evidence as well as share their best practices.

Speakers
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Susan Bohman

4th Grade Teacher, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
EG

Elva Guzman

6th Grade Teacher, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
LJ

Lynette Johnson

School Success Manager, ThinkCERCA
JK

Jessica Kertz

Assistant Principal, Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy
BW

Barbara Wade

Breakthrough for Struggling Writers


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT
Clark C

2:45pm CDT

Building Data Dashboards in Google Data Studio - without Coding!
With a little bit of practice and grit, you can lead your team team from compiling and tracking data to analyzing it and using it to make decisions. Folks will need a growth mindset, a laptop, G Suite for Education and a spreadsheet data source for this hands-on workshop.


Speakers
MA

Marcos Alcozer

Program Director for the Data Viz Starter Pack, InnovateEDU
AC

Anthony Claypool

Director of Curricular Programs and Data, Distinctive Schools


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Clark B

2:45pm CDT

Are Your Students Success Bound?
Success Bound prepares middle schoolers for high school and beyond. This work begins in 6th grade, with a focus on keeping middle-grade students on track, helping them prepare for and enroll in high school. Participants will hear from our partners and leave with tangible ideas for implementation.


Speakers
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Rachel Graham

Director of Program, Success Bound / Lefkofsky Family Foundation
EL

Elly Lehman

Coach, Success Bound
CR

CJ Rodgers

Associate Director of Advisory Services and Former Principal, Dewey School of Excellence


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Dusable B

2:45pm CDT

Design60: Rapid-Fire Project Creation Competition
Experience project-based learning from the perspective of teacher as designer. In this interactive session, participants will work from academic standards to rapidly generate unique, rigorous projects. They will compete against other educators in pursuit of high-quality project-based learning for all.

Speakers
WD

Wesley Davidson

English Teacher, Chicago Tech Academy
JD

Josh Dresser

Music Teacher, Chicago Tech Academy


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Grant Park A

2:45pm CDT

Groupwork: How to Build Rigorous and Authentic Student Collaboration
Working collaboratively is one of the most powerful ways for students of any age to learn. How, though, do you build a culture of groupwork that avoids common pitfalls and promotes learning that is equitable, authentic and rigorous for all students? Our workshop will dive into the theory and practice of group-based learning, uncovering the keys to designing collaborative tasks and practicing strategies that bolster groupwork skills in students.

Speakers
KE

Kristin Eng

Personalized Learning Manager, LEAP Innovations
Former Assistant Principal
BJ

Brian Johnson

Senior Manager, School Supports, LEAP Innovations
Former Middle and High School Science Teacher


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Jackson Park D

2:45pm CDT

Creating and Implementing Personalized Learning Paths in a Middle School Math Room
Using sample profiles, attendees will build a personalized learning path for middle school math students, exploring through a playlist the ways the objectives are delivered and assessed.

Speakers
KC

Kathryn Cauhorn

Instructional Coach, Esmeraldo Santiago
EK

Erin Keen

Assistant Principal, Esmeralda Santiago


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Dusable A

2:45pm CDT

Design Thinking and Blueprinting and How it Applies to Personalized and Project-Based Learning
This is a hands-on workshop focused on planning for a private, personal, and/or shared vision. Participants will work on their own to create a prototype, share and present their plans through small group discussion, a gallery walk, and identify ways to collaborate cross curricularly.

Speakers
MG

Melissa Gerleve

Teacher, Lindblom Math and Science Academy, CPS
AS

Alexander Sutphen

Teacher, Lindblom Math and Science Academy, CPS


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm CDT
Field A

2:45pm CDT

Foundations of Restorative Justice
Participants will engage in an experiential workshop that discusses Restorative Justice as a mindset, theory and practical approach. Diving into concepts like self-awareness and adult-accountability, the session will examine Restorative Justice’s school-based application.

Speakers
KM

Kristin McKay

Director of Restorative Justice, Umoja Student Development Corporation


Tuesday August 28, 2018 2:45pm - 4:30pm CDT
Field C

3:45pm CDT

A Personalized Learning Pathway to Build Better Digital Citizens through the LEAP Framework
This workshop will support educators who are working to bring the LEAP Learning Framework from the conceptual realm to practical reality. Using BrainPOP's FREE Digital Citizenship Subscription, we'll explore a host of personalized learning strategies that align with the LEAP Learning Framework.

Speakers
KS

Kari Stubbs, PhD

Vice President, Learning & Innovation, BrainPOP


Tuesday August 28, 2018 3:45pm - 4:30pm CDT
Hyde Park A

3:45pm CDT

AppSmashing for Supercharged Literacy Differentiation
Energize your lesson plan (and students) with a fresh take on your literacy tools. Strategize daily differentiation while leveraging the power of your digital devices. Participants will learn how to apply add-ons and extensions to literacy tools like Newsela and Read&Write.

Speakers
NB

Nicole Boyle

Director of Training and Professional Development, Newsela
JJ

JJ Janikis

Team Lead of Educator Communities, Newsela


Tuesday August 28, 2018 3:45pm - 4:30pm CDT
Grant Park C

3:45pm CDT

Using Learning Science to Personalize Learning in Mathematics
Most students and adults experience math as a spectator sport, where they "sit and get" someone else's ideas. Learning science, however, makes it clear that no one can be given an understanding. Session participants will engage in research-based techniques that make math personal for students, letting them make sense of ideas for themselves.

Speakers
SK

Stefani Kauppila

Manager of Adult Learning Design, DreamBox Learning


Tuesday August 28, 2018 3:45pm - 4:30pm CDT
Field B

3:45pm CDT

Creating a Learner Focused Classroom Through Digital Literacy and Choice
You be a student! Step inside myON's classroom for a hands-on experience through a personalized, cross-curricular lesson. Participants will have the opportunity to explore myON's library, demonstrate visual thinking with literacy tools and utilize built-in scaffolds to personalize their own learning.

Speakers
SM

Steve McWade

Teacher, Lovett Elementary School, CPS
HP

Haygood Poundstone

Regional Vice President, Renaissance myON


Tuesday August 28, 2018 3:45pm - 4:30pm CDT
Jackson Park A

3:45pm CDT

Using Learner Profiles to Match Culturally & Linguistically Relevant Texts to Your Students
Learner profiles help build meaningful relationships, strengthen the learning community and provide a sense of belonging with and among students. Participants will explore learner profile components that reveal students’ language, culture and experiences, using these insights to design a personalized classroom library.

Speakers
JB

Jaime Barraza

Director of Biliteracy, Distinctive Schools
SC

Stephanie Cardella

Director of Literacy, Distinctive Schools


Tuesday August 28, 2018 3:45pm - 4:30pm CDT
Hyde Park B