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2021 Curriculum Extravaganza

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Join Region 7 ESC for the annual Curriculum Extravaganza 2021 featuring nationally recognized speaker and author Andi McNair and ESC 7 content Specialists as they present workshops on how to motivate and engage students in meaningful learning that leads to improved academic success. The conference is being offered for both in-person and virtual learning. All participants should register for the keynote session, "A Meaningful Mess" and two afternoon break-out sessions. Additional information about the conference may be accessed at the conference website: https://bit.ly/r7ce2021.

$100.00

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CPE

Conferences
Instructional Strategies

Teachers

Kinder
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th

TTESS 1.4 Activities
TTESS 2.1 Achieving Expectations

*Region 7 Districts /Charters ($100)
*Employees of Region 7 ESC (FREE)
*Region 7 Private/Parochial Schools ($100)
Academic Content Coop (FREE)
TPCP (FREE)

Workshop Materials

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Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time
Administration
Lobby
6/22/2021 8:15 AM 12:30 PM

Workshop Presenter(s)

Name
Rhonda McCallie

Workshop Contacts

Name Type Department E-Mail Phone
Wendy Marshall
Contact wmarshall@esc7.net (903) 988-6806

Workshop Liaison(s)

Name Email
Rhonda McCallie
rmccallie@esc7.net

Sessions

Tuesday June 22, 2021
188085 Curriculum Extravaganza Keynote-Andi Mc Nair-A Meaningful Mess
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Oak Room
This is a mess, but it's our job to make it meaningful. As educators, it’s important that we see the remote learning obstacle as an opportunity to learn and grow. In this learning experience, I will share why it's important right now that we look beyond our current circumstances and find innovative solutions. Regardless of what happens moving forward, it is very clear that we will need to design experiences that are meaningful regardless of where and when the learning takes place. Educators will walk away from this learning experience with the tools and the mindset needed to make this a reality in both a manageable and meaningful way.
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180532 Student Engagement with the TEKS RS Performance Assessments
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Cedar B/Cedar C
We all know the saying, “Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.” This understanding of the importance of application drives many of our instructional planning and delivery decisions, particularly when it comes to the TEKS RS System Performance Assessments. But shouldn’t we have FUN, too??? Come and join us as we explore ways to incorporate student engagement into the delivery of the Performance Assessments and the use of Gradual Release model to create student success within the work. Participants will walk away with adaptable instructional strategies that can be plugged into any Performance Assessment to increase student engagement while learning!
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180521 How Can I Make Collaboration and Communication Meaningful
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Cedar Room A
Our students love to talk! How do we get them communicating and collaborating with the content? Let’s work together to learn about genuine collaboration and meaningful communication in the classroom.
5/66
Tuesday June 22, 2021
180501 Empowering Experiential Engagement While Encouraging Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking and Cogitation
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Dogwood Room
Yup! The title caught your attention! So, who’s doing most of the thinking in your classroom? Who’s doing most of the work in your classroom? If the answer is, “Me” to both of these questions, then join us as we make the answer, “Them” through meaningful hands-on messes! This G-rated workshop is suitable for audiences of all grade levels and content areas. You’ll be glad you did!
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180506 Tell me what you're thinking...Tech Tools for Students to Explain Their Thinking
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Innovate
Have you ever said to a student "Tell me what you're thinking"? Wouldn't it be nice to be able to do that with ANY assignment you give to students? Well, it can be done. In this workshop, you will be shown several tech tools that even the youngest students can use to tell you what they are thinking.
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180490 The 6 P's of Genius Hour
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Oak Room
Every student deserves an opportunity to pursue his or her passion during the school day. In this learning experience, I will explain how Genius Hour can be used to encourage today's learners to be innovative and think differently. By sharing the 6 P's - Passion, Pitch, Plan, Project, Product, and Presentation, I will explain how the Genius Hour process can be manageable for educators and meaningful for students. Educators will leave this experience with technology tools for each of the 6 P's and practical ideas regarding outside experts and weaving the standards into each project. This is the one training every educator that is considering implementing Genius Hour MUST have!
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180485 Cooperative Learning Strategies
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Pine Room
Would you like a gain as high as 28 percentiles in measured student achievement? Well, join us in exploring cooperative learning. Why? It promotes student learning and academic achievement, enhances student satisfaction with their learning experience, helps students develop skills in oral communication, develops social skills and promotes students’ self-esteem!
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180530 Reflective Practices: How Students Who Master the Grade Level Think
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Sycamore Room
Students who master the grade level think critically and apply the assessed knowledge and skills in varied contexts, both familiar and unfamiliar. John Dewey said, "We don't learn from an experience; we learn from reflecting on an experience." This workshop will help you incorporate reflective practices more frequently and with greater accuracy and specificity to improve student thinking.
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180536 Early Childhood & Multisensory Learning
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Cedar B/Cedar C
Our young students enter our classroom with many different experiences and backgrounds. We also know that young brains are still developing cross-hemisphere connections, executive functioning, and self-regulation skills. Developmentally, active, multi-sensory instructional strategies are “best practices” to promote student engagement and learning. These strategies are critical for the success and well-being of students who have experienced trauma, chronic stress, or who are right-brain thinkers. Join us for a quick introduction to the why and how of implementing multi-sensory instructional strategies in our early childhood classrooms.
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180520 Problem Solving Boost with Children’s Literature
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Cedar Room A
Let’s explore the power of stories to help student’s with problem-solving! Since children are naturally drawn to stories to make sense of their world, we will see how to use some of the books already in your classroom library to bring problem-solving alive!
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180505 Empowering Experiential Engagement While Encouraging Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking and Cogitation
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Dogwood Room
Yup! The title caught your attention! So, who’s doing most of the thinking in your classroom? Who’s doing most of the work in your classroom? If the answer is, “Me” to both of these questions, then join us as we make the answer, “Them” through meaningful hands-on messes! This G-rated workshop is suitable for audiences of all grade levels and content areas. You’ll be glad you did!
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180535 Make Learning Meaningful with Pear Deck
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Innovate
Creative interactive slide presentations with the Pear Deck add-on for Google Slides. You can use existing slide presentations or create new ones with the template library from Pear Deck. The presentations can be synchronous or you can turn on the self-paced feature at any time. Pear Deck allows you to create slide presentations sure to engage all your participants.
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180499 The Possibility of the Unexplored
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Oak Room
80% of the world's oceans are unexplored. We have no idea what exists, what's possible, and what might be beneath the surface of the unexplored waters. Because of the difficulty, risk, and cost associated with exploration, we are unaware of the potential that lies beneath. What if the same is true for student learning? What if we have only scratched the surface of our learners' potential because of our unwillingness to be uncomfortable, fear of taking risks, and inability to see what's possible? In this presentation, I will acknowledge the difference between surface level learning and deep understanding as well as share practical ideas that can be used to shift mindsets and inspire educators to see the possibilities.
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180500 Teaching Small for Big Impact
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Pine Room
“Teaching Small for Big Impact”, we will dive into high-quality practices for creating short, to-the-point experiences for students that build student competency as thinkers and learners. We will discuss how to approach complex skills and how to maintain laser focus to maximize time and productivity. Join us as we explore the use of these concepts through an interactive format, including a modeled lesson, a review of the minilesson process, and application to your own content. You may attend this session in person or via distance learning.
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Tuesday June 22, 2021
180497 Student-Centered Data-Focused Challenge Activities
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Sycamore Room
Data analysis is king on the Math and Science STAAR tests. However, most students don't understand how to analyze data. We must first engage them in the process of collecting data but do it in a fun and engaging way in which they "own" their data, making it more applicable to understand. All the materials we will use can be found around the classroom or home. You and your students will certainly have a blast collecting data!
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Special Accommodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten (10) business days prior to the workshop date.