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2015 UEA Convention & Education Exposition

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Convention LogoFriday, Oct. 16 - Schedule of Activities

Including New Educators' Workshop


Time Location  Event Presenter(s) Description Content for:
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. North Foyer Registration   Attendees must register. Non UEA member admission $10. UEA members will be given free tickets to share. All Attendees
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Rooms 400, 300, 200 New Educators' Workshop   A full-day professional workshop designed especially for education students or those in their early years of teaching. All Grades
8-9:15 a.m. Room 400 Classroom Management for Elementary Educators (Repeated) (1¼ pts.)*  Kris Miller     Handouts Keep the magic and excitement in your classroom all year with a three-tier management plan that includes engagement strategies, classroom organization and tips and techniques for handling tough behavior. Elementary/Classroom Management
8-9:15 a.m. Room 300 C&D Prime Time Design: Using Brain Research to Maximize Student Learning (1¼ pts.)* Suzanne Cottrell     Handouts This session uses recent brain research to show how to help students move information and skills from short-term memory to working memory and, ultimately, to long-term memory. A few changes to how we plan, facilitate and assess learning will reap long-term benefits for all students.
All Grades/
Quality Teaching
8-9:15 a.m. Room 300 A&B Making PRAXIS a Picnic: Strategies for Preparing to Pass the PRAXIS
(1¼ pts.)*
Bryan McClellan    Handouts    StudyGuide This session will cover the “Principles of Learning and Teaching” (PLT) exam. Come prepared to learn some helpful information to make passing the PRAXIS PLT a picnic.
All Grades/
Educator Resources
8-9:15 a.m. Room 200 C&D Teaching and Learning with iPads (1¼ pts.)* Michael Hakkarinen In this session you will learn how to make the most of the iPads in your classroom by exploring dozens of free apps and web resources. All Grades/Technology
8-9:15 a.m. Room 200 A&B Supporting Students With Autism in the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Modifying the Educational Environment for Success (1¼ pts.)* Jessica Bowman In this workshop, we will cover practical environmental and instructional strategies educators can use to give students with autism the tools they need to succeed academically, as well as help to decrease challenging behaviors.
All Grades/
Special Education
9:30-11 a.m. Main Stage Keynote Session – Teaching: The Best Job in America (1½ pts.)* Dr. Jenny Severson Learn critical strategies to achieve an effective classroom and understand the key elements of instruction and management that will align learners and learning and create a powerful cohesive community.  All Attendees
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Vendor Exhibits and Presentation Stages See vendor list (p.27) Featuring over 100 vendor booths, hourly education-related workshops, entertainment and activities, pampering station, kids learning area and more. All Attendees
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Pampering Station   Relax and enjoy a massage, haircut or manicure (Free for UEA members with ticket).
• Sponsored by Francois D. College of Hair, Skin & Nails; Tobey Webb and Friends
All Attendees
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bus in front of Expo Hall Doors (west parking lot) American Red Cross Blood Drive American Red Cross Visit the American Red Cross mobile blood donation bus to donate blood. All Adults
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Exhibit Hall KUED Kids Exploration Corner  KUED and sponsors Families and educators, join KUED Kids in the Exploration Corner for hands-on educational experiences! Educators grades K-12 will take home curriculum guides and classroom lesson plan ideas from community organizations. Families will explore STEAM and Literacy activities and meet their favorite PBS Kids characters!
Sponsored by KUED Kids, Bountiful Davis Arts Center, Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, Mad Science of Great Salt Lake, Mike Hamilton's: The Magic in Learning, Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake County Library Services, Spy Hop, Utah Education Network and Utah Society of Environmental Education (USEE)
All Attendees/Kids
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 400 Classroom Management for Elementary Educators (Repeated) (1¼ pts.)*   Kris Miller     Handouts Keep the magic and excitement in your classroom all year with a three-tier management plan that includes engagement strategies, classroom organization and tips and techniques for handling tough behavior. All Grades/Classroom Management
 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 300 C&D I Can Do It: Classroom Management for Secondary Educators (1¼ pts.)* Suzanne Cottrell     Handouts Discover communication styles and how they relate to students, teachers and parents. Construct interventions for selected difficult behaviors and hints to creating a smoothly flowing classroom. Secondary/Classroom
Management
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 300 A&B Principles of Powerful Communication (1¼ pts.)* Dr. Jenny Severson This session will look at behavior around language and how to interact with students, staff and parents. Walk away with 10 new ideas and exact "scripts" to use with students, parents and colleagues tomorrow!
All Grades/Quality Teaching
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 200 C&D Project Based Learning: Using Genius Hour in Secondary Classrooms (1¼ pts.)* Dani Sloan Genius Hour is a strategy to give students time each day or week to study a topic of their choice, understanding that allowing students to study and research their interests is the basis of personalized learning. This session will discuss strategies to use project based learning and Genius Hour in the secondary setting.
Secondary/Educator Resources
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Room 200 A&B Professionalism 101: Skills to Succeed and Pitfalls to Avoid (1¼ pts.)* Matt Ogle What you don't know can hurt you. This session covers how to avoid mistakes that could put your career in jeopardy and grow your professionalism instead.
All Grades/Educator Resources
Noon-12:45 p.m. Main Stage The Magic in Learning™ Mike Hamilton Join educational presenter and professional magician Mike Hamilton as he stretches the realms of your imagination as you experience for yourself his award winning show The Magic in Learning™.
All Attendees/Kids
Noon-12:45 p.m. Equity Real Estate Classroom Yikes! How Education Policy Affects Your Bottom Line  Laura Arnold Come learn how policymaking on Capitol Hill correlates directly with your paycheck, class size and teaching conditions and how you can have a positive impact on policy affecting your students, classroom and profession. You may have more influence than you realize.
All Grades/ 
Political Action
1-1:45 p.m. Main Stage  URS Tier 2 Retirement System & Savings Plan Presentation
 Valerie Busico This presentation will help URS members hired after 7/1/2011 fully understand how the Tier 2 Retirement System works. It explains your two choices, URS savings plans and Target Date Funds, and the Free Retirement Planning Program that is now available will also be discussed.  All Grades/Educator Resources
1-1:45 p.m.
Equity Real Estate Classroom See & Play! Preschool to Third Grade  (¾ pts.)  Lisa Cohne Preschool Pioneer Library grows every year – just like its audience. Come see some of the new and exciting developments UEN has made to the Preschool Pioneer Library. Dive deep into the many resources available to teachers, students and families.   Grades K-3/ Technology
1-3 p.m. Room 400 UEA-Retired Members Annual Meeting  David Van Langeveld Join the UEA-Retired for their annual business meeting and informative presentations.   Retired UEA Members
1:15-2:45 p.m. Room 300  C&D Special Event: Building Professional Networks to Survive Your Provisional Years (1½ pts.)*
Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh, Panelists: Michele Jones, James Maughan, Jan Pace and Frank Schofield
The first few years of teaching can be daunting. As you transition from student teacher to provisional teacher to veteran teacher, professional networks can help you succeed. This interactive panel discussion will share best practices to help you make the transition from surviving to thriving. Education Students and Early Career Teachers
1:15-2:30 p.m. Room 300 A&B What the Brain Tells us About Stress (1¼ pts.)* Dr. Jenny Severson This session will examine what the brain tells us about stress and anxiety and how you can combat it.  What does it mean to make teaching decisions and how do you wait and reflect in the busy nature of your day? What are the decisions you make on a daily basis that affect your highest levels of professionalism?
All Grades/Quality Teaching
1:15-2:30 p.m. Room 200 C&D FOSStering the Fourth- thru Sixth-Grade Utah Core Through Science  (1¼ pts.)* Maggie Ostler This workshop is designed to provide direct experience in science investigations while building literacy skills in speaking, listening, expository writing with science notebooks and reading with informational texts.
Grades 4-6/Science
1:15-2:30 p.m. Room 200 A&B The 2016 Elections and How Educators Can Be Major Political Players 
Chase Clyde We need more allies on Capitol Hill to fight for public education. Learn about Senate Bill 54 (Count My Vote Compromise) and how it will give mainstream voters a bigger voice. It’s time to start organizing and change the political dynamics in Utah.  
All Grades/ 
Political Action
2-3:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Book-A-Basket The Cat in the Hat Shoot and make a hoop – win a book! 
• Sponsored by the Utah Jazz, Horace Mann, Utah Idaho Supply/Map World, KUED and Barnes & Noble
All Attendees/Kids
2-2:45 p.m. Main Stage Beehive Book Awards Introduction (¾ pts.) Kara Pearson, Laura Berube and Angie Wager Discover The Children's Literature Association of Utah  and the Beehive Book Awards for the state of Utah. Learn about how you can incorporate these books into your classes in fun and interesting ways. Book prizes and giveaways at the end.
All Grades/Reading
2-2:45 p.m. Equity Real Estate Classroom Oh the Math That They'll Know! (¾ pts.)* Allison Riddle     Handouts This workshop focuses on the latest card, dice and domino games to help young learners increase basic fact fluency.  Participants will engage in games that build flexibility in place value and operations while encouraging students to communicate their reasoning with partners. 
Grades 1-4/Math (incorrect in program)
3-3:45 p.m. Main Stage Spin, Pop, Boom! Mad Science of Greater Salt Lake The audience will be amazed when the Mad Scientist is able to defy gravity in this energetic and spectacular special event. Didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands and steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to a world of exciting chemistry.
All Attendees/Kids
3-3:45 p.m. Equity Real Estate Classroom

CANCELLED!


Navigating Through OnTrack (¾ pts.)*

CANCELLED!

Mindy Kalakis


CANCELLED!

 

All Grades/Educator Resources
4-4:45 p.m. Equity Real Estate Classroom

CANCELLED!

 

Diversified Learners, Grades K-3 (¾ pts.)*

CANCELLED!

 
 
Beverly Miner
 

CANCELLED!

 

Grades K-3/ Technology
*One hour of professional development activities is equal to one re-licensure point. License Renewal Credit Form (PDF)