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

August 9: Day Two - AM Block*
10:05 - 11:35‚Äč
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

  

Making a Story
Awesome

Adam Gidwitz
All Audiences

Description

  

Raising Reading
Comprehension

Mira Canion

See description for details

Description

RI Children's
Book Award

R. Perron, C. Garth
ELA, 3-5

Description

Mindfulness in
Education

CJ Meehan, BS, MAT
See description for details

Description

eBooks: Students, Slides,
and Screencastify!

K. Ramos, S. Warburton
Technology/Computer Science K-12 

Description

Increasing Student Engagement
Using Buncee

Karen Festa

Science, K-8
Description

  

Social Studies
Fast & Furious

Quinn Rollins

Social Studies, K-12

Description

The Growth Mindset
in Math

Tracey Whitehead

Math, K-12

Description

Mind Games: Thinking,
Learning, Fun!

Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph.D.
See description for details

Description

Using HyperDocs to
Transform Lessons

Darshell Silva

All Audiences
Description

All About
the Books

Lisa Girard

ELA, Library, 5-12
Description

Setting Goals to
Personalize Learning

Joe Pirraglia

All Audiences
Description

  

Google Classroom
Tips &
Questions
Alice Keeler

All Audiences

Description

Diagnosing Math
Deficiencies

Group RIDE/RIMTA Presentation
Math, K-8

Description

Using Location
Technology in STEM

Peter Stetson
Technology/Computer Science, 3-12

Description

Hyper Drive
with HyperDocs

A. Belanger, T. Enos

Technology/Computer Science, 3-12
Description

STEM - Spotlight on
Free Apps

Edward J. Davis

See description for details
Description

  

Being a Leader Is
Not
Enough

Marc Lamson
See description for details
 
Description

Mental Illness in
Teen Novels

Anne Hird, Ph.D.
See description for details

Description

Rhode Island
Autism Update

S. Sheinkopf,  G. Righi
See description for details

Description

Effective Questioning/
Delivery/Discussion Techniques

K. Torregrossa, C. Long
All Audiences

Description

Librarian As 
Tech Coach

Darshell Silva

Library, K-12
Description