Thursday, July 1

Schedule


8-8:45 a.m. | Kaleidoscope Sessions | Hancock Ballroom

Blended Instructional Design
Topic:  Teaching
Presenter:  Irma Brasseur-Hock, Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


Differentiated Visual Tools for Math Concepts
Topic:  Learning
Presenter:  Monica Harris, 
Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University - Grand Rapids, MI | Teri Clement​, Project Manager E3 Alliance / RAISEupTexas - Austin, TX


The Evolution of Xtreme Reading
Topic:  Learning
Presenter:  Pam Leitzell


Learning Strategies in Google Classroom
Topic:  Learning
Presenter:  Zenovia DeCuir,
SIM Instructional Coach, Round Rock ISD - Austin, TX


Results of Using Multimedia for Teaching Paragraph and Theme Writing
Topic:  Teaching
Presenter:  Jean Schumaker, Professor Emeritus, KU, Edge Enterprises Inc. - Lawrence, KS


The Struggle is Real
Topic:  Teaching
Presenter:  Elise Heger, Elementary Principal, Doctoral Candidate, Educational Researcher, USD 210 Hugoton Public Schools - Hugoton, KS


What if?...the Story Behind Differentiated Visual Tools
Topic:  Teaching
Presenter: Ed Ellis,
Professor Emeritis, The University of Alabama - Lilian, AL


Speaking with Power
Topic: Teaching

Presenter: Sue Vernon, Educational Consultant - Lawrence, KS


8:50-9:50  a.m. | Concurrent Sessions

 

FUSION Evolution at Central Academy Middle School 
521 Ballroom
Topic:  Leading

Presenters:  Susan Trumbo, Independent Consultant/SIM PD-LS/SLP, Central Academy Middle School - Fincastle, Virginia | Tim McClung, Principal, Central Academy Middle School, Fincastle, VA


Cue-Do-Review...It's Not Just For Devices!
Hancock Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching
 
Presenters:  Cindy Medici, 
Project Manager, Florida State Personnel Development Grant SIM Project - Largo, FL | Janice Creneti, Project Coordinator, Florida State Personnel Development Grant SIM Project - Largo, FL


Improving Instruction:  RAISEup Texas Instructional Change Cycle
Griffith Ballrom
Topic: Leading

Presenters:  Matt Pope, Senior Program Director, E3 Alliance - Austin, TX  | Teri Clement, Project Manager E3 Alliance / RAISEupTexas - Austin, TX


Information Gathering Session on Adaptations to Content Enhancement Graphics and Reading Programs 
521 Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching

Presenters:  Janis Bulgren, 
Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS | Michael Hock, Director, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS

 


Using Knight's 3-step Coaching Cycle for Micro-credentialing
Gathering Room 2
Topic:  Learning
 
Presenters:  
Patricia Graner
Director of Professional Development, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS | Diane Gillam, Research Project Manager, KU Center for Research on Learning - Manakin Sabot, VA


Improving Vocabulary Instruction Using a Multimedia Professional Development Process 
Gathering Room 3
Topic:  Teaching

Presenter:  Michael Kennedy,
Associate Professor, University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia


Differentiated Visual Tools and SIM 
Media Room
Topic:  Learning
 
Presenter:  Ed Ellis,
Professor Emeritis, The University of Alabama - Lilian, AL


10-11 a.m. | Concurrent Sessions

 

Some Assembly Required:  Putting the Pieces Together for School Improvement  
521 Ballroom
Topic:  Leading

Presenters:  Scott Schwartz, 
Principal, West Lincoln Elementary, Lincoln Public Schools - Lincoln, NE | Lynn Fuller, Assistant Principal,  Lincoln Elementary, Lincoln Public Schools - Lincoln, NE | Sara Rose, Instructional Coordinator, West Lincoln Elementary, Lincoln Public Schools - Lincoln, NE


SMARTER - The Instructional Cycle the Energizes Collaboration 
Hancock Ballroom
Topic: Teaching

Presenters:
  Diane Gillam, Research Project Manager, KU Center for Research on Learning - Manakin Sabot, VA |  Patricia GranerDirector of Professional Development, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


​Learning Strategies 2.0 
Griffith Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching

Presenter:  Amy Havard,
RAISEup Texas Project Manager, E3 Alliance  - Austin, TX


Introducing the Classroom Teaching Scan:  A Flexible Classroom Observation Tool
Gathering Room 1
Topic:  Learning

Presenter:  Michael Kennedy,
Associate Professor, University of Virginia - Charlottesville, Virginia


Leadership Teams:  Harnessing Positive Energy to Create School Change
Gathering Room 2
Topic:  Leading

Presenter:  Pam Leitzell, SIM Professional Developer, Learning Curve Consultants – Florence, AL


Next Gen Learning Needs:  Strategies 2.2017

Gathering Room 3
Topic:  Teaching


Presenters:  Lori Peterson, 
Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO | Dara Kipp, Special Education Graduate Student, University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO | Laura Anderson, Special Education Graduate Student, University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO    

 


Got a DVT for That! (Differentiated Visual Tools for Core ELA Standards) 
Media Room
Topic:  Learning

Presenter: 
Vicki Ricketts,
Professional Developer, Striving Readers/Midwest CLC - Springfield, MO


11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Lunch (on your own)


12-1:30 p.m. | Keynote:  John Hattie


1:45-3:15 p.m. | Panel & Concurrent Sessions

Explicit ELA Routines:  Using What We Know To Do Even More! 
521 Ballroom
Topic:  Learning
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenters:  Susan WoodruffSIM Professional Development Leader - Muskegon, Michigan | Nanette Fritschmann, Associate Professor, Special Education, National University - San Diego, CA


Iterative Development Research Insights from an Investing in Innovation Grant  
Hancock Ballroom
Topic:  Leading
Session Type:  Panel

Presenters:  Ellen Schiller  | Jose Blackorby, 
Principal Scientist, SRI Center for Learning and Development - Menlo Park, CA |  Janis Bulgren, Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS | Cathy Spriggs, SIM Professional Development Leader - Clovis, CA


Student Engagement and Learning Through a Blended Learning Model 
Griffith Ballroom
Topic: Learning
Session Type: Concurrent

Presenters: Irma Brasseur-Hock, Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS | Paula Barr, 
Elementary Blended Learning Teacher, Quail Run Elementary School, USD 497 - Lawrence, KS  | Kaitlin Lugo, Elementary Blended Learning Teacher, Quail Run Elementary School USD 497, Lawrence Public Schools – Lawrence, KS


Implementing the Strategies for Regrouping to Address Mathematics Standards  
Gathering Room 1
Topic:  Teaching
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenters: Bradley Kaffar, Professor, St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN |  Margaret FloresProfessor, Auburn University - Auburn, AL  |  Margaret Vanderwarn, Instructor, St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN


The Strategic Instruction Model within a Tiered Support System 
Gathering Room 2
Topic:  Teaching
Session Type:  Concurrent


Presenter:  Patricia Graner
Director of Professional Development, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


Developing Students and Teachers as Visible Learners 
Gathering
Room 3
Topic: Learning
Session Type:  Concurrent


Presenter:  Craig Wisniewski,
Instructional Coach - Glastonbury, CT


Teaching Persuasive and Argumentative Theme Writing  
Media Room
Topic:  Teaching
Session Type:  Concurrent

Presenter:  Jean Schumaker,
Professor Emeritus, KU, Edge Enterprises Inc. - Lawrence, KS


3:30-4:30 p.m. | Concurrent Sessions

Never Give Up! Urban Teachers Accelerate Literacy Gains Using Fusion  
521 Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching

Presenters:  Christy Palmquist, 
Special Education Literacy Coach, St. Paul Public Schools ISD 625 - St. Paul, MN | Barb Vallejo, FUSION Reading Coach - St. Paul, MN | Jesse Kwankenat, Special Education Teacher: EBD, St. Paul Public Schools - St. Paul, MN


Leveraging the Power of Scientific Argumentation Across Content Areas  
Hancock Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching

Presenters:  April Maitner, ESE Teacher, Pinellas County Schools - Largo, FL | Janice Creneti, Project Coordinator, Florida State Personnel Development Grant SIM Project - Largo, FL


Sustaining SIM with the online SIM™ Implementation Toolbox  
Griffith Ballroom
Topic:  Teaching

Presenters:  Gina Alligood,
Program Manager of the Strategic Instruction Team, Region 13 Education Service Center - Austin, TX | Mary Black, Program Manager of the Strategic Instruction Team, Region 13 Education Service Center - Austin, TX


​Making it Count:  Harnessing Pivotal Moments in Teaching

Gathering Room 1

Topic:  Teaching
 

Presenter:  Nanette Fritschmann, Associate Professor, Special Education, National University - San Diego, CA


 Introduction to a New Intervention for Teaching Multiplication with Regrouping

Gathering Room 2
Topic:  Teaching


Presenters:  Margaret Flores,
Professor, Auburn University - Auburn, AL  | Bradley Kaffar, Professor, St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud, MN


Addressing Executive Functioning Challenges in Helping Students Become Skilled Learners  
Gathering Room 3
Topic:  Learning

Presenter:  Richard Goldhammer,
Learning Specialist, Lexington and Harvard Medical School - Lexington, MA


Addressing Adolescent Literacy:  One State's Story  
Media Room
Topic:  Leading

Presenters:  Paula Crawford, 
Section Chief, NC Dept. of Public Instruction, Exceptional Children Division, Program Improvement and Professional Development - Raleigh, NC | Elizabeth Gibbs, Consultant & SIM Professional Developer, Learning Curve Consultants - Marion, NC | Pam Leitzell, SIM Professional Developer, Learning Curve Consultants – Florence, AL | Laura Marsden, Literacy Consultant, NC Department of Public Instruction, Exceptional Children Division, Program Improvement and Professional Development - Asheville, NC


4:30-5:30 p.m. | Poster Session

Capacity Building Through Choice 

Presenters:  Catherine Pace, 
SIM Professional Developer, Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA - Richmond, VA | Erinn Green, Program Specialist & SIM Professional Developer, Virginia Department of Education (T/TAC) - Richmond, VA


Developing Communities of Practice among International Students in U.S. Academia

Presenter: Junfu Gao,
Graduate Teaching Assistant,  University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS


Harnessing the Impact of Micro-credentialing! 

Presenter: Helen Barrier,
Coordinator of Inclusive Practices, VDOE T/TAC at Virginia Tech University - Richmond, VA     


Micro-credentialing Made Easy for SIM™ Learning Strategies  

Presenter:  Dana McCaleb,
Project Coordinator, Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA


Xtreme Reading

Presenters:  
Patricia Graner
Director of Professional Development, KU Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS | Pam Leitzell, SIM Professional Developer, Learning Curve Consultants – Florence, AL


Blended Instructional Design

Presenter:  Irma Brasseur-Hock, Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


FUSION Reading

Presenter:   Irma Brasseur-Hock, Research Professor, University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning - Lawrence, KS


The Socially Wise Program

Presenter: Sue Vernon, Educational Consultant - Lawrence, KS


Serving Students with Disabilities Online: What State Leaders Need to Know

Presenters: Kelsey R. Ortiz, Research Project Coordinator, KUCRL, Lawrence, KS, and Mary Rice, Assistant Professor of Literacy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM


Understanding Educator Perceptions of Writing Intervention Implementation for Students with Learning Differences.

Presenter: Samantha Bos, Lower School Teacher, The Winston School, San Antonio, TX


Leading the Way: Encouraging and Developing Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) Leadership
Results of the 2017 SIM Network Survey

Presenters: Mike Hock, Patty Graner, Barb Vallejo


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