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ISTELive 22

June 26 June 29

For more than four decades, the ISTE conference has been recognized as one of the world’s most influential education events. It’s where educators and education leaders gather to engage in hands-on learning, share best practices and hear from the brightest minds from the world of education and beyond.

This year, ISTELive 22 will be a hybrid event featuring powerful voices and offering a treasure trove of content and resources for attendees in New Orleans and those attending virtually around the world.

Promethean is a Silver Sponsor of this event – come see us in Booth #1430! We will have an exciting lineup of sessions, fun giveaways, and activities that you will not want to miss.

Daniel ThompsonRon Clark Academy

Mr. Daniel Thompson is a graduate of Auburn University, where he received his undergraduate degree in Secondary Science/Biology Education. While at Auburn, Mr. Thompson was an undergraduate assistant to the Auburn Tiger football team during their 2010 national championship campaign. He has spent three years at the middle school and high school levels cultivating students’ skills in chemistry, physics, and biology. Mr. Thompson attributes his success to stern discipline, heightened rigor, deep engagement, thorough inquiry, and critical questioning within the classroom. He firmly believes in developing strong relationships with students to reach the maximum potential within each child. Additionally, Mr. Thompson utilizes a blend of whole brain teaching methods along with music and technology to push and engage his students. He also maintains a role system within his classroom to develop skills in communication, collaboration, and critical thinking amongst his students.

Michelle FarqueMoss Bluff Elementary

Michelle is an ISTE Certified Educator with 18 years of experience in a technology enriched classroom. She has taught K-3rd grade with the last 12 years in Kindergarten at Moss Bluff Elementary in Calcasieu Parish. Michelle has been involved in developing and implementing ELA and Math curriculum across her district. She has also developed and presented professional development on a variety of EdTech topics. Michelle has a passion for making learning fun for students and teaching fun for teachers!!

Nichole BrumfieldPage County High School

Nichole is an Instructional Technology Coach for a middle school and high school in rural Virginia. She previously taught high school science for 11 years and is currently in her 2nd year as an ITC. She also coaches Cross Country and Scholastic Bowl at Page County High School, and 5 fitness classes a week at a local gym. At home, she has a dog (Belle), cat (Scout), and husband (Brandon).

ISTE 2022 session timetable

Monday 27Tuesday 28Wednesday 29
8:30 – 9:00RAFTing in the River of VR – Molly-Armine HolstonGame on: Gamify your instruction with Promethean!  – Erin Kenny
9:00 – 9:30Learning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul NaserSEL with Technology: Teaching Our Students to Work Together Again – Lacy Dasch
9:30 – 10:00App Smashing with the ActivPanel – Daniel ThompsonLearning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul Naser
10:00 – 10:30Love is Lost: Promthean’s Escape Room Experience – Lindsay Johnson/Anna TresslerLove is Lost: Promthean’s Escape Room Experience – Lindsay Johnson/Anna Tressler
10:30 – 11:00Game on: Gamify your instruction with Promethean!  – Erin KennyPDF to Panel: Ditch the Paper! – Anna Tressler
11:00 – 11:30Upgrade Your Go-To Lessons – Nichole BrumfieldRAFTing in the River of VR – Molly-Armine Holston
11:30 – 12:00Learning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul NaserSEL with Technology: Teaching Our Students to Work Together Again – Lacy DaschLearning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul Naser
12:00 – 12:30Love is Lost: Promethean’s Escape Room Experience – Lindsay Johnson/Anna TresslerLove is Lost: Promthean’s Escape Room Experience – Lindsay Johnson/Anna TresslerLove is Lost: Promthean’s Escape Room Experience – Lindsay Johnson/Anna Tressler
12:30 – 1:00App Smashing with the ActivPasnel – Daniel ThompsonBolstering Student Engagement & Mastery with Classflow – Daniel ThompsonGamify Your SEL Curriculum: Build Empathy and Connection With Education Technology – Elyse Langer
1:00 – 1:30Learning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul NaserLearning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul NaserDLB GIVEAWAY – Paul/Anna

“Quick Check – Check Up” – Freshen Up Formative Assessments with ClassFlow – Hollee Ellis
1:30 – 2:00Create Fun Activities Instantly & Easily Using ActivInspire – Michelle FarquePDF to Panel: Ditch the Paper! – Anna TresslerLearning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul Naser
2:00 – 2:30Show Me the Research! Efficacy of AI Assistant in ClassroomsUsing an AI Assistant to Save Time in Classroom TeachingBringing AI & Voice Automation to Teacher Workflows
2:30 – 3:00Bolstering Student Engagement & Mastery with Classflow – Daniel ThompsonUpgrade Your Go-To Lessons – Nichole Brumfield
3:00 – 3:30Learning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul NaserLearning Transformed with ActivPanel 9- Paul Naser
3:30 – 4:00Gamify Your SEL Curriculum: Build Empathy and Connection With Education Technology – Elyse LangerApp Smashing with the ActivPasnel – Daniel Thompson
4:00 – 4:30Love is Lost: Promthean’s Escape Room Experience – Lindsay Johnson/Anna TresslerCreate Fun Activities Instantly & Easily Using ActivInspire – Michelle Farque
4:30 – 5:00Upgrade Your Go-To Lessons – Nichole BrumfieldGame on: Gamify your instruction with Promethean!  – Erin Kenny
5:00 – 5:30RAFTing in the River of VR – Molly-Armine HolstonPANEL GIVEAWAY! Paul Naser/Anna

ISTE 2022 session descriptions

Session TitleSession Description
Bolstering Student Engagement & Mastery with ClassflowAt the Ron Clark Academy student engagement is paramount – join this session as we demonstrate how you can use ClassFlow with your students for maximum student engagement. See how polling through ClassFlow allows your students to be a part of every discussion and decision in your classroom.
App Smashing with ActivPanelJoin us to learn how teaching is done at the Ron Clark Academy using the Promethean ActivPanel and its amazing capabilities. Using the Promethean app suite and various websites come see how you can pull together a lesson that engages students and makes teaching easy and fun!
Create Fun Activities Instantly & Easily Using ActivInspirePromethean Activinspire Dashboard has 10 activities to choose from and customize to your needs. Save your own activities, reuse, share, engage your students with ease. Something for all content areas and all grade levels.
Upgrade Your Go-To LessonsDry Erase boards and worksheets are some of our favorite things, but are they really effective in this day and age? If you are really trying to get your students engaged in your material then maybe you should interact with them on their technology level. I want to show you the Activities app on your Promethean Panel and how to find some amazing premade resources, then let’s get creative and use the Promethean Whiteboard app to do a scavenger hunt!
Learning Transformed with ActivPanel 9Join Promethean experts for an amazing introduction to Promethean’s newest product, ActivPanel 9. Come experience all the new features we are providing to make teaching and learning simple, adaptable, secure and connected on ActivPanel 9. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest Promethean has to offer and experience how we are transforming learning in your classroom.
SEL with Technology: Teaching Our Students to Work Together AgainStudents spent a long time at home and came back to school unsure of how to socialize and work together to reach a common goal. The only way to get them back in the habit is to give them the opportunity to practice in a safe space. In this session, participants will play games that can be applied to any subject, at any level. They will observe how to facilitate and differentiate and then leave with digital templates to help them get started with creating their own games.  
Gamify Your SEL Curriculum: Build Empathy and Connection With Education TechnologyHave you wanted to inspire more kindness, compassion, and communication within your classroom community? Are you looking for a lively and engaging way to do it? Join Promethean as we teach you how to gamify your Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum with captivating, cooperative, and effective activities/games that you can integrate into your classroom routines right away! With the help of our interactive ActivPanel, you will learn tips and tricks to help your students get to know each other better, practice empathy, and enjoy themselves while doing it. Social Emotional skills are more important than ever as students are learning how to engage with each other in a post-pandemic school environment. Let’s make that process fun!
PDF to Panel: Ditch the PaperTaking a basic lesson plan and enhane it using the Promethean app suite.

This session will demonstrate how to take a basic lesson that involves worksheets and tangible clocks and create a complete virtual lesson with the Promethean built in app suite. Attendees will learn how to save time and prep work while also incorporating technology into their lesson. Change the way you lesson plan!
RAFTing in the River of VRGrab your life jacket and your ore as we explore the ways that virtual reality headsets can be leveraged to create a dynamic, cross curricular opportunity that the whole class can experience. 

This session will dive into the ways the Oculus VR headset can be leveraged and integrated in collaboration with the Promethean ActivPanel.  It will incorporate Classroom Essential Apps including, Spinner, Timer, Whiteboard, Annotate, Capture, and Screen Share.  In this session, participants will walk away with a model for taking any core content area VR experience and applying the RAFT model for writers workshop.
Love is Lost: Promthean’s Escape Room ExperienceHosted by Promethean’s Professional Development team, the Promethean Escape Room experience challenges attendees with a series of puzzles and riddles. The goal? Escaping the room before time runs out. Attendees can expect to work as a group to solve puzzles on Promethean’s immersive classroom solutions, including the ActivPanel. Can you solve the puzzle that leads to another puzzle and not get lost along the way? We hope you can because there will be a daily prize given to the fastest completion time!
“Quick Check – Check Up” – Freshen Up Formative Assessments with ClassFlowSearching for unique and innovative strategies for formative assessment that will drive effective conversation and provide valuable data. Promethean’s ClassFlow can offer all of the above and more for effective assessments! Through interactive polls and varied activities, this free, web-based lesson delivery platform will engage your students, while archiving responses as measurable data for teacher and administrative analysis. Join Hollee Ellis, Promethean Education Consultant, for a check up on your quick check formative assessments.
Game on : Gamify your instruction with Promethean! Get students engaged in content like never before! Get ready to embark on virtual field trips, sink battle ships and go on a scavenger hunt all from your ActivPanel. Using Promethean’s lesson delivery software ActivInspire, you can create lessons that get students out of their seats and make learning interactive. Using tools such as drag a copy, magic revealer and multimedia elements, students can experience learning in a fun and exciting way. Incorporate Promethean Apps such as the spinner and timer to add another layer of excitement to lessons and watch as students fall in love with learning.
Bringing AI & Voice Automation to Teacher WorkflowsTeachers, have you ever dreamed of the day you could launch a Pear Deck without all those clicks? What about sharing content to Google Classroom without having to copy & paste links? Imagine if you could just say “Share with my classroom” or “Start my Pear Deck”.  Join us to hear how Merlyn is allowing teachers to do just that – simplify tech workflows and allow you to focus on your students.
Using an AI Assistant to Save Time in Classroom TeachingIn this session, see how teachers are using Merlyn Mind AI assistant to save time and leverage engaging teaching practices.  Learn how Promethean and Merlyn Mind are working together to untether the teacher and lower techno-stress.
Show Me the Research! Efficacy of AI Assistant in ClassroomsMerlyn Mind, Digital Promise, and the University of California, Irvine worked together in a creative new way (we call it Research Practice Industry Partnership (RPIP)) to evaluate the efficacy of transformative AI technology in classrooms. Join us to learn about the research partnership and the exciting results of how Merlyn, the digital assistant for teachers, saves teachers time and decreases stress as they teach with technology. See Merlyn in action as we demonstrate how Merlyn and Promethean’s interactive display technology work better together to free teachers with more options to interact with technology as they teach.

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