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Monday, September 28, 2020

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Monday, September 28
 

8:00am CDT

Add Coding to Your Business Education Students' Resume
Are you a beginner or advanced teacher who wants to teach problem solving and logic in your business education classroom but you need some tools to help you? Look no further. Experience why so many educators are turning to Python to introduce students to coding. No business student should walk away from school without a little coding skills. The need for websites, social media, and now phone apps to compete and thrive in the market place drives business owners to find talent never before asked of our young business students. Come to this workshop to learn basic coding skills that you can immediately use in your business classes. These activities are aimed at the novice teacher who wants the tools and practice to feel confident in teaching coding. All activities and software are free to you and your students. By the end of this session attendees will be able to: Implement coding activities in your own classroom; Develop basic coding skills; and Demonstrate coding for your business classes

Speakers
avatar for Rod Hames

Rod Hames

Educator, Crews Middle School
Rod is a 29 year veteran teacher holding two graduate degrees in the area of Business and Computer Science Education. He has a deep passion to serve above and beyond with a style of leading with relational teaching. He currently teaches over 200 students a day in three courses: Financial... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2020 8:00am - 8:50am CDT

8:00am CDT

Business is Microsoft's Business - Teams Classroom
Business with Microsoft Teams for Education - unique permissions and features for teachers and students provides an excellent fit for your virtual classroom. Teachers assign work, share class content, start meetings, and control who can post in the team. Each class team is also linked to its own OneNote Class Notebook - see a course at college level - find out about Microsoft's support with training and PD courses for you.

Speakers
avatar for Pam Uhlenkamp

Pam Uhlenkamp

Educator, Iowa Central Community College
Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Training, and Management before nearly 20 years in education both 9-12 and postsecondary; doesn't give away all the information about my age - just how long I've had to work! As a Business instructor, I'll be completing my 20th year with Iowa Central... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2020 8:00am - 8:50am CDT

8:00am CDT

Implementing Work-Based Learning through Internships and Career Shadows
Work-based learning allows students to see their ideal career choice first-hand before committing to a specific career path. With more focus on individual plans of study and Perkins V language to support all learners, work-based learning helps all students make important college and career choices. The presenter shares how to effectively implement and facilitate a work-based learning program through one-day career exploration shadows and longer, on-site internships. Attendees will receive editable documents to customize to their school for both programs, including Student Conduct Rules, Parent Release forms, Student Employee Evaluations, checklists and more. Curriculum and lesson plan resources for career planning and exploration will be provided. Ideas will be shared on how to enroll students in the program, ways to build community/business connections and measures to hold students accountable during the experience.

Speakers
avatar for Melinda Rangel

Melinda Rangel

Associate Professor of Business, Tabor College
My name is Melinda Rangel and I serve as an Associate Professor of Business at Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS. This is my second year at Tabor. Prior to this, I was a high school business teacher for 22 years and then moved into administration for five years serving as our district... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2020 8:00am - 8:50am CDT

9:00am CDT

Creating a Value Added Culture Using Agile Scrum
Agile Scrum is a game changing project management mindset and framework that allows educators to navigate multiple projects and includes tools and processes that help students take control of their own learning. This framework naturally allows for students to develop 21st Century skills while still adhering to course objectives and learning targets. Participants will receive a playbook with ready to go activities and processes to incorporate directly into their classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Williams

Laura Williams

21st Century Learning Specialist and WBL Coordinator, AEA Learning Online
Laura serves local school districts across the state as a 21st Century Learning Specialist and WBL Coordinator for the Iowa AEAs. She’s passionate about helping teachers to up the ante for students by embedding authentic and community based learning experiences as curriculum into... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2020 9:00am - 9:50am CDT

9:00am CDT

Now Your Digital Work?? LMS Canvas & MBA Research Learning Center
Remote/Virtual/Full-Contact -- Canvas with MBA Research has you ready to go quickly and has everything to offer from Discussions, Virtual Meetings, Attendance, to the curriculum needed to move from classroom to virtual and back! You can get an overview or ask for specific topics of concern and interest as the group might like. Examples and how to find the information you need to make it work for all your needs.

Speakers
avatar for Pam Uhlenkamp

Pam Uhlenkamp

Educator, Iowa Central Community College
Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Training, and Management before nearly 20 years in education both 9-12 and postsecondary; doesn't give away all the information about my age - just how long I've had to work! As a Business instructor, I'll be completing my 20th year with Iowa Central... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2020 9:00am - 9:50am CDT

10:00am CDT

Social Media Marketing Business Panel
Join us for a business panel discussion on social media marketing from experts in the field. John Deere's Social Media Marketing/PR Manager, Transamerica's Social Media Manager and Informatics, Inc Digital Marketer will discuss positions they hire, degrees, skills needed, programs and platforms used, and best practices for teachers to focus on in the classroom.

Moderators
avatar for Jessi (Steward) McQuerrey

Jessi (Steward) McQuerrey

Director of Programs, Iowa Association of Business and Industry

Speakers
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Cathy Lee Fredrikson

Director, Social Media, Transamerica
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Holly McAvoy

Social Media Marketing/PR Manager, John Deere
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Amanda Hoffman

Digital Marketer, Informatics, Inc


Monday September 28, 2020 10:00am - 10:50am CDT

1:00pm CDT

8 Techy Ways to Make Class UNFORGETTABLE
If class is forgettable, how do we expect students to learn? In Matt Miller's book, Tech Like a Pirate, he shares 8 ways to make class a memorable learning experience with tech. You'll leave with concrete ideas to use right away -- and a process for coming up with your own. Engage your students. Supercharge learning. And enjoy the process!

Speakers
avatar for Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Head Textbook Ditcher, Ditch That Textbook LLC
Matt Miller is an educator, blogger and presenter from West Central Indiana. He has infused technology and innovative teaching methods in his classes for more than 10 years. He is the author of the four books, including Ditch That Textbook: Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm CDT

2:00pm CDT

Digital Instruction: To Infinity and Beyond!
Tired of the glazed over eyes? The slumped posture? Gather ideas to students actively engaged with new content. Create self-paced lessons where students are their own guides in learning. These steps will move your class from teacher-centered toward student-centered learning right away!

Speakers
avatar for Matt Miller

Matt Miller

Head Textbook Ditcher, Ditch That Textbook LLC
Matt Miller is an educator, blogger and presenter from West Central Indiana. He has infused technology and innovative teaching methods in his classes for more than 10 years. He is the author of the four books, including Ditch That Textbook: Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your... Read More →


Monday September 28, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm CDT