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Thursday, April 11
 

10:15am

From Computers to Competency: Why We Canned the "Canned" Curriculum
Many districts look to "canned" computer curriculum to help students remediate classes, but many students fail to learn this way. Come find out how (and why!) one district moved to a competency based program and the success they have found. Attendees will walk away with resources and ideas on how to start their own program also.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Tambornino

Rachel Tambornino

Coordinator, iLEAD Charter School - Mauston
Rachel Tambornino has worked as the At-Risk Coordinator for the past ten years in Mauston, Wisconsin. Besides helping students graduate, she also works to increase literacy levels of students. She is active with NAREN-Wisconsin and works to promote the needs of at-risk students across... Read More →



Thursday April 11, 2019 10:15am - 11:00am
Glacier C/D

11:15am

Explore and Engage: The Benefits of Inquiry Based Learning
KM Global students earn credit in multiple content areas through an interdisciplinary Inquiry project. Students research a topic of interest by exploring a variety of sources, interviewing live experts, conducting surveys and experiments, and engaging in field experiences. Students defend their learning in a multimedia oral presentation. This session will provide ideas and resources to better integrate this personalized approach into your classroom, regardless of whether you teach in a traditional or non-traditional setting.

Speakers
avatar for Erica Dimka

Erica Dimka

Teacher, KM Global - Kettle Moraine
Erica Dimka is in her 10th year of teaching, including five as a traditional English teacher at the middle and high school levels, and three as the developer and facilitator of an alternative, personalized learning program for at-risk students. She is currently in her second year... Read More →
avatar for Zak Lenski

Zak Lenski

Social Studies, KM Global - Kettle Moraine School District
Zak Lenski, a second year Social Studies educator, teaches at one of Kettle Moraine High School’s three charter schools, KM Global. The model this school uses is centered around global perspective, innovation, student voice, and leadership. In his classroom, Zak has a passion for... Read More →



Thursday April 11, 2019 11:15am - 12:00pm
Glacier C/D

1:00pm

Personalized Learning in Math Grades 9-12 - Helping all students become better Mathematicians!
Models and methodologies (and supporting data) will be shared out dealing with Personalized learning through the relevant use of and leveraging of blended learning, competency-based learning, interdisciplinary curriculum, contextual assessments and gamification.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

Direrctor of Learning 9-12 Mathematics, KM Perform - Kettle Moraine School District
Eric Anderson has been a Mathematics educator for over twenty years at both secondary and post-secondary levels. He is the Mathematics Specialist for KM Perform, he also currently serves as the Director of Learning for Mathematics 9-12 on the Kettle Moraine High School Campus and... Read More →



Thursday April 11, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Glacier C/D

2:15pm

Designing Solutions for an Equitable World
Students are always asking for the relevance in their education. By asking them to discuss and design solutions to racial disparities in healthcare, institutionalized racism, community wide disparities and more takes their learning from inside the classroom and creates real impact to the world beyond. This session will discuss how to intertwine social justice into your curriculum to foster innovative thinking. Come ready to discuss and innovate your curriculum!

Speakers
avatar for Tasha O'Malley

Tasha O'Malley

Science Teacher, Sun Prairie High School
I am a life science teacher at Sun Prairie High School. I teach Genetics, Anatomy and Physiology 1 & 2 and Ecology (in some years). I have a passion for science and using science to look critically at the world to find injustices and inequities that exist. I aim to equip my students... Read More →


Thursday April 11, 2019 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Tundra A/B

2:15pm

Shaping Hearts and Minds:The AP BioPsych Bundle
Looking to infuse inquiry-based learning into your classroom? Your school can bundle classes together to enhance student learning! Learn how HUHS educators blend AP Psychology and AP Biology into a collaborative experience for both students and teachers alike. We will share ideas, resources, and activities that can apply to any classroom or combination of classes.

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Martin

Kevin Martin

Science Teacher, Hartford Union High School
Science Teacher of 17 years at Hartford Union High SchoolTeacher of Biology, Collaborative Learning Models, AP BioPsych Bundle
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Terry Wick

Hartford Union High School
Terry is in his 17th year of teaching in Hartford. He has taught Modern American History, Intro to Psychology, AP Psychology and the AP BioPsych Bundle. Terry helped develop an integrated BioPsychStats research project and combined with Kevin Martin to develop the BioPsych Bundle... Read More →



Thursday April 11, 2019 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Glacier C/D
 
Friday, April 12
 

1:30pm

Game on! A Discussion and Share-Out of Gamification in the Secondary Classroom
This session will serve as a share-out and networking for resources and methodologies for gamification and game-based instruction in the Grades 9-12 classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

Direrctor of Learning 9-12 Mathematics, KM Perform - Kettle Moraine School District
Eric Anderson has been a Mathematics educator for over twenty years at both secondary and post-secondary levels. He is the Mathematics Specialist for KM Perform, he also currently serves as the Director of Learning for Mathematics 9-12 on the Kettle Moraine High School Campus and... Read More →



Friday April 12, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Tundra E/F