Featured Speakers


Tuesday
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Keynote: Phil Chalmers
Author of Inside the Mind of a Teenage Killer, The Encyclopedia of Teen Killers, and Shock and Awe

8:00-9:00
Keynote: Phil Chalmers--Inside the Mind of a Teenage Killer
9:15-10:45
Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer 1
11:00-12:30
Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer 2
1:30-3:00
Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer 3
3:30-5:00
Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer 4

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Featured Speaker: Dr. Shane Templeton
Author of Vocabulary Their Way, Words Their Way,Teaching the Integrated Language Arts, Children's Literacy: Contexts for Meaningful Learning, Word Study with Struggling Adolescent Readers, and more!

9:15-10:45
Revolutionizing Vocabulary and Spelling Instruction: Teaching Words and Teaching About Words
11:00-12:30
Generative Vocabulary Instruction, Grades 4-12: Morphology, Cognates, and Classical Roots

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Featured Speaker: Dr. Craig Howe
Director of the Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies

9:15-12:30
Collaborating to Create a Tribally Specific Curriculum: A Lakota Example (Dr. Craig Howe, Janet Fleming-Martin, Ann Stanage Robertson)
1:30-3:00
Teaching Tribal Architectures
3:30-5:00
Rocking the Keelboat: The Untold Story of Lewis & Clark in Teton Territory

Wednesday
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Keynote: Nancy Frey
Author of Productive Group Work, Enhancing RtI,Language Learners in the English Classroom,Strategies for Success, Background Knowledge, In a Reading State of Mind, and more!

8:00-9:00
Keynote: Nancy Frey--Seeing is Believing: Visual Literacy in the Classroom
9:15-10:45
Getting to Academic English: Instructional Practices for Secondary English Language Learners
11:00-12:30
Getting to Academic English: Instructional Practices for Secondary English Language Learners
1:30-3:00
RtI Squared: Response to Intervention AND Instruction

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Featured Speaker: Joe Schillaci
From A&E's Miami City's Vice
9:15-10:45 Solving Homicides and Interviewing Suspects 1 11:00-12:30 Solving Homicides and Interviewing Suspects 2 1:30-3:00 Anti-Bullying 3:30-5:00 Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress

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Featured Speaker: Dean Butler
Actor & Producer, Little House on the Prairie

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9:15-10:45
The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder
1:30-3:00
The Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Featured Speaker: Dr. Lesa Covington Clarkson
11:00-12:30
Grids, Graphs and Great Mathematics!
Thursday 9:15-10:45
Grids, Graphs and Great Mathematics!
Thursday 11:00-12:30
Grids, Graphs and Great Mathematics!
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Featured Speaker: Paula Filler
Full Bloom Strategic Learning


3:30-5:00
Engaging Your Students Through the Use of Multiple Teaching Resources
Thursday
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Keynote: Danny Brassell
Author of Differentiating Instruction to Benefit Students’ Comprehension 75+ Reading Strategies, News Flash!, Comprehension That Works, A Baker's Dozen of Lessons Learning from the Teaching Trenches, Readers for Life, Dare to Differentiate, and more!!

8:00-9:00
Keynote: Danny Brassell--A Bakers Dozen of Lessons Learned from the Selling Trenches!
9:15-10:45
90 Reading Strategies in 90 Minutes
11:00-12:30
Comprehension That Works
1:30-3:00
Dare to Differentiate

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Featured Speaker: Randy Thompson
Author of Fire Up! for Learning, Get Fit!,Differentiated Leadership, Middle School Matters,Active Learning, and more!

9:15-12:30
Fire Up! for Learning
1:30-3:00
Curriculum Development with the Brain in Mind
3:30-5:00
Brain Compatible Schools

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Featured Speaker: Elizabeth Skelton
Author of Putting it Together and Handbook for Teachers

9:15-12:30
Sheltering Strategies for Elementary ELLs
1:30-5:00
Sheltering Strategies for Secondary ELLs

Friday
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Keynote: Randy Thompson
Author of Fire Up! for Learning, Get Fit!,Differentiated Leadership, Middle School Matters,Active Learning, and more!

8:00-9:00
Keynote: Randy Thompsen--Impact Players
9:15-12:30
Go Team!
1:30-3:00
Differentiate This!

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Featured Speaker: Elizabeth Skelton
Author of Putting it Together and Handbook for Teachers

9:15-12:30
What’s Different about Teaching Reading to ELLs
1:30-3:00
Building Academic Vocabulary
3:30-5:00
Planning Instruction with ELLs in Mind