MCS Convocation
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Welcome to the August 21, 2019 gathering of McDowell County educators.

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Wednesday, August 21




A New Angle for Math: Innovative teaching strategies to improve your math class and support differentiation for EC learners and all learners TBALIMITEDPaige Brown Getting High Growth with High Achievers in Middle School ELALIMITEDMary Shomaker Writing across the curriculum for all students in grades 5-8 TBALIMITEDSusan Yergler CTE-Skills USA TBALIMITEDRod Lykins Multi-faceted assessments in Canvas TBALIMITEDMiranda Ferguson • Jennifer Gant Understanding by Design meets UDL TBALIMITEDAndrea Hardy • Tracey Widmann Understanding the Hispanic Culture to Understand Hispanic Students. MHS ClassroomsLIMITEDLaura Salas You CAN Grow High Flyers TBALIMITEDLeigh Morris Differentiated Small Groups TBALIMITEDMia Johnson I've got the Big Ideas in Reading, but what are the Big Ideas in Math? TBALIMITEDMelissa Street Model Drawing for Solving Word Problems TBALIMITEDTiffany Hall Behavior Interventions that Work TBALIMITEDErica Howard • Melora Bennett • Natalee Lee Desmos, Not Just a Calculator TBALIMITEDSarah Rice Edlio For Teachers TBALIMITEDSandi McCraw Engage Students With Nearpod TBALIMITEDAdam Wiseman • Vickie Blankenship Family/Community Engagement TBALIMITED Games/Activities from the National PE institute TBALIMITEDStephanie Faw Go Open NC! Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) MHS ClassroomsLIMITEDStacy Lovdahl Inform Your Instruction with Schoolnet TBALIMITEDJeremy Gardin Neurology and learning TBALIMITEDDr. Paul Boone Planning for Retirement TBALIMITEDSuzanne Rampey The science behind Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and how it impacts function in the classroom TBALIMITEDChris Thomas Twitter for Teachers TBALIMITEDMelanie Shaver Wellness Wednesday TBALIMITEDSilvia Campo • Stephanie Branch Let the Children take the Wheel TBALIMITEDLaura Mykel Fun in the Arctic TBALIMITEDRenata Crawley • Tammy Dayton Math Mode for Young Learners TBALIMITEDStephanie Roland • Rodney Wheeler • Ashley Bagwell Understanding by Design meets UDL TBALIMITED



Personalized Learning in North Carolina MHS ClassroomsLIMITEDStacy Lovdahl Word Mapping to Support Vocabulary Acquisition TBALIMITEDAnnMarie Florence Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas in 6th grade math TBALIMITEDAlicia Burnette GEMS - Girls Excelling in Math and Science Training TBALIMITEDEmily Elkins • Leigh Neal Aligning the Civics & Economics Strand in 6-12 Social Studies TBALIMITEDJessica Sutton CRA Instruction and Why It Works for Math TBALIMITEDMary Basney • Amber Lawing Using Desmos as a Tool for Learning in the Math Classroom TBALIMITEDLisa Atkinson • Kori Elliott High School, The NEW 4th Math TBALIMITEDLeigh Morris M^3- Mastering Math Mindsets! TBALIMITEDJennifer Carroll • Amy Deyton Google Calendar and Google Keep TBALIMITEDAlyssa Kanipe Chat Room TBALIMITEDStella Brewer • Dr. Morgan Pittman Creating Interactive Tours with Google Tour Creator TBALIMITEDAdam Wiseman • Vickie Blankenship Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools TBALIMITEDNatalie Gouge • Michelle Baker • Deeana Ray • Susan Westall Dinner with Democracy TBALIMITEDMissy Redmon • Brent Rowe Don't Flip out...Flipgrid! TBALIMITEDAmber Houk National Board Renewal Boot Camp TBALIMITEDJennifer Gant • Miranda Ferguson Neurology and TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) TBALIMITEDDr. Paul Boone Planning for Retirement TBALIMITEDSuzanne Rampey Stop the Bleed--CTE or PE Teachers Only TBALIMITEDCharles Autrey • Barry McPeters • Jill Crater The Goosechase Is On: Motivating Students Through Scavenger Hunts TBALIMITEDAnnie McEntyre • Rachel Pedler Understanding WIDA & Strategies for English Learners TBALIMITEDJessica Dover • Bernardita Alarcon Academic Vocabulary TBALIMITEDGenny Patton • Mary Schuman Blended Math and You TBALIMITEDJohn Beck • Kim Gundle Mathematical Mindset-What Does Brain Research Tell Us? TBALIMITEDChristie Dietrich • Melanie Hamilton North Carolina Children's Book Award 2019-2020 TBALIMITEDAshley Greene Seesaw Fun - using digital portfolios for K-8 TBALIMITEDCarrie Franklin • Megan Golden




Anchors Away - Charting our Course TBALIMITEDStella Brewer • Ruth Pershing Caring for Kids TBALIMITEDLeslie Smith • Melanie Hamilton Edgefactor TBALIMITEDMary Finley et al Safe Space Training: Making Our Schools A Safer Place for LGBTQ+ Youth TBALIMITEDKarah Wilson • Erin Leatherman Before It's Too Late TBALIMITEDMark Garrett • Natalie Gouge Brain science TBALIMITED Citizen Science TBALIMITEDJoele Weaver • Luanne Graham Edlio For WebMasters TBALIMITEDSandi McCraw ELevating Academic Levels Making SIOP Language Objectives TBALIMITEDDonetta Pedroza • Laura Hill Getting the "Gist" with Content Area Literacy (Jamboard and Rocketbook) TBALIMITEDAdam Wiseman • Melora Bennett How To Have a Trauma Sensitive Classroom TBALIMITEDSally Cocklin • Betty Ross Music Master Class TBALIMITEDTBD National Geographic Certified Educator Informational Session TBALIMITEDEmily Elkins NBPTS Initial Certification TBALIMITEDLynn Carter PBS LearningMedia - A free resource for multimedia, interactive assignments, and simplified storyboards TBALIMITEDWendy Washburn Stop the Bleed TBALIMITEDCharles Autrey • Barry McPeters Student Voice using FlipGrid and NCWiseOWL K-12 TBALIMITEDVickie Blankenship • Nikki Holland • Stephanie Gilliam Tap Student Creativity with Merge Cubes MHS ClassroomsLIMITEDStacy Lovdahl TeacherFit: Fitness for Educators TBALIMITEDBill Taylor The NCCAT Leadership Experience TBALIMITEDCaitlin Robinson • Felicia Stamey • Ashley Bagwell What Really Happens in Middle School TBALIMITEDAllison Styles • Jennifer Blake • Katie Carter • Donna Pyatt Growing Our Late Bloomers TBALIMITEDAshley Thornton • Rebekah Autrey • Heather Tilley K-2 Number Talks TBALIMITEDLeesha White • Rhonda Tipper Connecting the Dots: The MTSS/IEP Process TBALIMITEDGlenda Starr Social Studies in the K-2 Classroom TBALIMITEDHolly Sills • Erin Rayfield Math TBALIMITEDDr. Valerie Faulkner


Brain reset TBALIMITED LEGO Robotics Basics TBALIMITEDHank Hunt Google Round Table Discussion TBALIMITEDAlyssa Kanipe Building a College Going Culture TBALIMITEDConnie Carson • Billy Cline Creating Dynamic Engagement Tools for Text Analysis TBALIMITEDJessica Gardner Getting Started with Reciprocal TeachingLIMITEDLaura Davis Lighting The Way To Successful Transition for Middle and High School EC Students TBALIMITEDAmelia Hall • Kim Lewis What's RISE? Intervention that Works! TBALIMITEDChristie Dietrich • Julie McKinney • Iris Lawing Becoming a Media CoordinatorLIMITEDJessica Mace • Caitlin Proffitt Edpuzzle TBALIMITEDStephanie Faw • Shawna Lytle Finding Balance in the Chaos TBALIMITEDKayla Fortenberry Got the Tickets for Your Lit Trip? TBALIMITEDJeremy Gardin Growing in Teacher Leadership TBALIMITEDMichelle Baker • Susan Westall How Do I Impact the MCS Graduation Rate? TBALIMITEDMark Garrett Neuroscience for Teachers book study TBALIMITEDMelanie Shaver Slides, Docs, and Drive, Oh My! TBALIMITEDAshley Greene Social Media & Its Effects on Children & Adolescents TBALIMITEDChristina Wooten • Nicole Bolick Speech/Language Development and Disorders for Classroom Teachers TBALIMITEDMarie Mock • Cindy Newton Stop the Bleed--CTE or PE Teachers Only TBALIMITEDCharles Autrey • Barry McPeters • Jill Crater Travelling Abroad-Anecdotes from an Education Exchange in Mexico 2019. TBALIMITEDDonetta Pedroza mClass & Phonological Awareness: Understanding FSF and PSF TBALIMITEDJane Harris • Melissa Street Quality of Feedback: The How and Why TBALIMITEDKarey Dulaney Engage Parents and the Community with Ready RosieLIMITED Anchor Charts: Making Learning Visible TBALIMITEDKim Mostiller • Crystal Hamby