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Welcome to the 2018 Upstate Technology Conference!

A link to the online UTC 2018 Session Catalog will be sent to all registered attendees.   Registering for a Sched account or selecting classes is for participant convenience only and DOES NOT grant admittance into the conference. All participants must register for the conference through our website beginning Monday, May 21, 2018 at 5:30 A.M.

PRESENTER CANCELLATIONS:
Tuesday, July 10
8:30 - Technology Tools for a Student Centered Classroom
8:30 - Vocabulary in the Digital Age
9:45 - Vocabulary in the Digital Age
11:00 -  Increasing Engagement and Accountability with Nearpod

Wednesday, July 11
8:30 - Stop Motion Videos in the Elementary Classroom
8:30 - Technology Tools for a Student Centered Classroom
8:30 - Using Technology to Create Authentic Assessments
9:45 - Using Technology to Create Authentic Assessments
9:45 - Stop Motion Videos in the Elementary Classroom
12:15 -  Bridging Gaps in Concepts Using Stop Motion Animation
12:30 -  Sparkle with Adobe Spark in the Classroom - Creativity and Digital Storytelling Across the Curriculum

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Promethean [clear filter]
Tuesday, July 10
 

8:30am

Layers of Fun with ActivInspire
If you are a VETERAN Activinspire user, you will enjoy this workshop learning how to creatively turn shapes and layers into a review game for your class. Bring 9 - 15 review questions for a specific topic. We will create a "concentration" type game using shapes, layers and pictures. Have a review game or an icebreaker board ready for the first day of school!
Twitter: @rrturner0619
Instagram: rachelreedturner

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Turner

Rachel Turner

Spanish & Teacher Cadet Instructor, Mauldin High School
I am a Teacher Cadet Liaison, and the conference coordinator for the iTEACH conference. I LOVE teaching! I LOVE technology! Let's chat! | Check out our MHS Teacher Cadet Blog: https://sites.google.com/greenvilleschools.us/mhsteachercadets


Tuesday July 10, 2018 8:30am - 9:30am
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9:45am

Innovative Ways to Connect Your Students
Want to experience coding with Dot, Sphero and the Promethean ActivPanel? Join us to see how connecting Bluetooth with the Promethean solution provides teachers exciting ways to engage students. Discover how easily teachers can implement coding and other STEM activities into their classrooms with Promethean.
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Tuesday July 10, 2018 9:45am - 10:45am
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11:00am

Innovative Ways to Connect Your Students
Want to experience coding with Dot, Sphero and the Promethean ActivPanel? Join us to see how connecting Bluetooth with the Promethean solution provides teachers exciting ways to engage students. Discover how easily teachers can implement coding and other STEM activities into their classrooms with Promethean.
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Tuesday July 10, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
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1:45pm

Explore the World of Immersive Learning with VR & More
Virtual Reality, 3-D Models, Polling and Presentation Tools all come together to create connections between content and the real world. Combine these tools with Experiential Learning and you have an experience that will immerse you in engagement while taking you on a personalized learning journey.
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Tuesday July 10, 2018 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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3:00pm

ClassFlow Online Activities
Great for learning stations or review on the ActivPanel, ClassFlow activities let you build categorization, crossword, flash card, labeled diagram, matching, memory game, sequencing, timeline, word search and venn diagram interactives. Use your ClassFlow Activities on an ActivPanel OR send them to student devices!
Twitter: @AJBabc

Speakers
avatar for Adam Babcock

Adam Babcock

Technology Integration Specialist, Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg District Seven
A Technology Integration Specialist in South Carolina and former high school teacher, Adam is an Apple Learning Specialist, Microsoft Innovative Educator (yeah, you can be both!) and one of one-hundred 2014 PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators.


Tuesday July 10, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
207

3:00pm

Explore the World of Immersive Learning with VR & More
Virtual Reality, 3-D Models, Polling and Presentation Tools all come together to create connections between content and the real world. Combine these tools with Experiential Learning and you have an experience that will immerse you in engagement while taking you on a personalized learning journey.
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Tuesday July 10, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Wednesday, July 11
 

8:30am

Promethean Escape Room
Come experience the excitement of an escape room, Promethean style! This 3D puzzle adventure is for anyone who is an existing Promethean customer or those who may be interested in creating a truly immersive classroom experience with Promethean.
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Wednesday July 11, 2018 8:30am - 9:30am
201

9:45am

Promethean Escape Room
Come experience the excitement of an escape room, Promethean style! This 3D puzzle adventure is for anyone who is an existing Promethean customer or those who may be interested in creating a truly immersive classroom experience with Promethean.
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Wednesday July 11, 2018 9:45am - 10:45am
201

11:00am

Promethean Escape Room
Come experience the excitement of an escape room, Promethean style! This 3D puzzle adventure is for anyone who is an existing Promethean customer or those who may be interested in creating a truly immersive classroom experience with Promethean.
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Wednesday July 11, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
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12:30pm

What is ClassFlow and Why You Need It
Come take a look at Promethean's award winning cloud based software, ClassFlow! This session will show you why you need Promethean's next great thing in your classroom!
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Wednesday July 11, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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1:45pm

What is ClassFlow and Why You Need It
Come take a look at Promethean's award winning cloud based software, ClassFlow! This session will show you why you need Promethean's next great thing in your classroom!
Twitter: @mattbarfield00
Instagram: @mattbarfield00

Speakers
avatar for Matt Barfield

Matt Barfield

Head of Regional Professional Development - East, Promethean
Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work... Read More →


Wednesday July 11, 2018 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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