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NEF/RILINK Summer Conference 2017: Day One - AM Block

August 8: Day One - AM Block*
10:05 - 11:35
Review the available choices on this page. You may choose one 90-minute session or two 40-minute sessions for this block.
When you are done reviewing the sessions for this block, move on to the next block.

View session descriptions here.
View the conference schedule overview here.

Feel free to take notes--registration will be a separate process at the end.

In some cases, target audiences have been identified, but all sessions are open to everyone.
Early registration available through June 30  Registration closes July 17

*Session presenters, offerings, locations, and/or schedule are subject to change
 

Keynote
Presenter
Featured 
Presenter
90-minute
Session
40-minute
Session
Repeat
Session

 

Educational Makerspaces – Why, How, and Wow!
Sylvia Martinez
All Audiences

Description

  

Beyond Simple Questions
and Personalization

Mira Canion
See description for details

Description

Introduction to
Conscious Discipline

C. Cotter, C. Johansen
See description for details

Description

Tech Coach
ShareFest

Group Presentation
See description for details

Description

Resource Gems in
Your Library!

Dorothy Frechette
All Audiences

Description

Deep Dive into
EBSCO with AskRI

B. Pulliam, J. Bent
All Audiences

Description

Get Students Excited
About Reading

Melanie Roy
ELA, Library, K-8

Description

  

Play Like a
Pirate

Quinn Rollins

All Audiences

Description

Data-based Decision
Making SEL

Melanie DuBard, Ph.D.
See description for details 

Description

Integrate Coding into
Student Experiences

Group Presentation
See description for details

Description

  

Upgrade Your
Worksheet

Alice Keeler

Google Sheets, K-12

Description

The Brain and 
Music

Dr. Audrey Cardany
See description for details 

Description

The Fake News 
Invasion

Heidi Blais
Information Literacy, 5-12 

Description

  

Stand Up for Your
Greatness

Ed Gerety
See description for details

Description

High Performing Schools
Support Math

Timothy Marum
Math, K-12

Description

Think Like a
Historian

G. Ducady, S. Carr
Social Studies, 5-12

Description

Increasing Student
Engagement

Dianne Mohler
Tech/Computer Science, K-8

Description

RI's Growing
Writing Community

Steven Porter

ELA, 5-12

Description

Science Starters:
Engagement and NGSS

Jim
Kaczynski

Science, 5-8 

Description

Must Have Apps 
for Teachers!

Susanne Suprock
See description for details 

Description

  

Being a Leader Is
Not Enough

Marc Lamson
See description for details
 
Description

Nonfiction Categories, Styles,
& Structures

Melissa Stewart
ELA, K-12

Description

Design
Thinking

Dr. Nicole L'Etoile
See description for details

Description

Portfolio Assessments
with Google Sites

Ed 
Davis
All
Audiences 
Description

  

Interactive Discussion
Using Google Slides

Alice Keeler

See description for details

Description

Wild About Education 
with RI DEM

Group Presentation
See description for details 

Description