November 6-8, 2019 * Gillette, Wyoming

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Thursday, November 7

8:00am MST

Open Educational Resources (OER) Workshop
Learn how to support student success using educational content that is free, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and accessible. Learn helpful tips on how to find high quality OER's and incorporate them into your classroom. Receive hands on guidance to curate, create, revise, and remix a lesson plan of your choosing. Bring one of your own or adopt one from OER Commons.

1. Understand what OER is.
2. Find quality OERs and adapt them to their classroom.
3. Create customized materials for their classroom.


Alisa Cook

Personalized Learning Consultant, Wyoming Department of Education
Alisa Cook is the Personalized Learning Consultant with the Wyoming Department of Education. Alisa is passionate about meeting the needs of every student in the classroom. She provides support to districts, schools and teachers through Open Educational Resources, Digital Learning... Read More →

Thursday November 7, 2019 8:00am - 8:45am MST
Devils Tower

10:00am MST

Canvas Adoption Consulting Roundtable
Attendees will hear from a number of admins at various stages of Canvas implementation from around Wyoming. Our panel will present their Canvas experiences with particular focus on structures and decisions that led to both successes and struggles during the implementation process. We will also focus on and discuss the future direction of Canvas in Wyoming. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions for the panelists. Schools and districts with all levels of Canvas usage are encouraged to attend, even those who have not yet chosen Canvas as their Learning Management System.

After this session attendees will:
1) Be able to make connections with other schools and districts, fostering collaboration to help increase Canvas usage.
2) Generate ideas to help deepen adoption of Canvas within their schools/districts.
3) Hear about the current plans for Canvas within Wyoming.


David Stokowski

David’s entire 20-year career has been in academia--either seeking to create new knowledge as a research scientist, or in direct education of students and teachers. His educational background has been focused in the sciences with a B.S. in Chemistry from the Colorado School of Mines... Read More →

Thursday November 7, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am MST
Fossil Butte

2:30pm MST

How to teach even when you are not there: Using Screencast-O-Matic to make the most of your absences
Attendees will explore the implementation of Screencast-O-Matic within a classroom to help increase student learning on dates where the teacher or student might be out of the classroom and even on dates where a changeup is needed.

Upon completion of this session attendees will be able to:
1. Create a screencast to help increase student learning.
2. Utilize screencasts as an opportunity for students to show what they know.
3. Embed or place a screencast in Canvas LMS for student use.


Bart Jernigan

A current ELA and PE teacher as well as coach at Kemmerer Jr/Sr High School, I have been in education or coaching in public schools for the past 15 years. I began implementing EdTech into my classroom early in my teaching experiences. My favorite EdTech includes the Canvas LMS, Screencast-O-Matic... Read More →

Thursday November 7, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm MST

3:30pm MST

The I. M. Learning System of Success
Attendees will be provided an I. M. Learning system that will enable them to address the needs of their advanced, proficient, and students needing interventions. This system is student-based and individual-interest centered with a thinking-learning hierarchy (Bloom's Taxonomy) structure. Hands on and teacher monitored, this I. M. Learning system can help educators form an individual learning program for each student in their class.

Upon completion k-12 attendees will have an I. M. Learning system to help address individual student learning needs and ways to implement it in their classroom. Attendees will have a plan for use, how to monitor learning, and ways to evaluate that learning.

avatar for Kathy K. Orr

Kathy K. Orr

I am a retired elementary teacher. I taught for 40 years and had always been looking for innovative ways to teach our children. I taught K, 2-8 and Gifted and Talented, with 36 student classes to 5 student classes. Wanting to keep the children engaged in learning, but needing to address... Read More →

Thursday November 7, 2019 3:30pm - 4:15pm MST
Boars Tusk