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Welcome to the 2019 Natick Innovation & Learning Summit (NILS2019) Schedule!


When:   December 2 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Where:  Natick High School at 15 West Street, Natick, MA 01760

Basic Schedule:

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM     - Registration and Light Breakfast Foods

8:15 AM- 9:35 AM     - Session 1 Workshops (80 minutes)

9:45 AM - 11:05 AM     - Session 2 Workshops (80 minutes)

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM     - Session 3-L1 Workshops (45 Minutes)

12:10 PM - 12:55 PM     - Session 3-L2 Workshops (45 Minutes)

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM     - Session 4 Workshops (80 Minutes)


Lunch runs from 11 AM - 1 PM. Attendees should plan for lunch during session 3-L1 or Session 3-L2. Lunch will be available from 11 AM - 1 PM in the Natick High School Cafeteria.


Deep Dive Sessions:

Deep Dive 3 hour AM - 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Deep Dive 3 hour PM - 11:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Deep Dive 6 hour 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

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Monday, December 2
 

8:00am

8:15am

Art History is not just for Art Class! RM 145 - Art RoomMichelle Parven Advanced Data Analysis with Google Sheets Made Easy RM 202 - ClassroomJim Araujo An Introductions to Seesaw RM 229 - ClassroomAllyson O'Connor GSuite Tools for Teacher Productivity RM 214 - ClassroomDylan MacAlpine AKA Guarino Online Security - The Five Things You Need to Know!!! RM 215 - ClassroomDennis Roche Turnitin Workshop RM 231 - ClassroomAnthony Cuoco What's Happening with BrainPOP? Let's Learn with Tim and Moby the Impact New Features are Making! RM 233 - ClassroomSarah Dahlheimer Just Talk About It - Adolescent Mental Health RM 228 - ClassroomJon Mattleman • Michelle Drolsbaugh Keep Calm and Carry On: Mindfulness for Teachers and School Personnel RM 343 - ClassroomLinda Price • Michelle Drolsbaugh Teen Speakers Program by Families for Depression Awareness RM 220 - ClassroomDevin Shmueli Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom with focus on HS Level Students - CLASS IS FULL RM 317 - ClassroomTara Gunduz Using Twitter to Break Down the Walls of Your Classroom RM 342 - ClassroomJordan Hoffman Co-Teaching and Building Relationships with Disadvantaged Students RM 238 - ClassroomBenjamin Maki • Nicholas DiAntonio Developing Math Fluency (K-5) RM 236 - ClassroomBarbara Rappaport Engaging Middle Schoolers in Literacy Talk & Thought: Strategies to Target Comprehension, Listening & Speaking RM 335 - ClassroomIlse O'Brien • Kim Waldron Using the Breathing Gym - Breathing and Relaxation techniques RM 152 - Band RoomScott Morrill A Conversation about Social Emotional Learning RM 230 - Lecture HallMichelle Boyle • Deanna Kanavas- Derocher • Sharon Greenholt MS Thrively Leadership Meeting RM 226 - ClassroomGrace Magley • Sandy Lemon • Nili Bartley Overview of Restorative Practices RM 225 - ClassroomErica Cole Harms Poetry in the Classroom! - Elementary and Middle RM 227 - ClassroomJamele Adams Risk and Protective Factors for Our Students (with a specific focus on the LGBTQ Population) RM 333 - ClassroomJulia Holdren SDLMI for Gen Ed Teachers; Implementing the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction with Dr. Lori Peterson, University of Northern Colorado RM 238 - ClassroomLori Peterson Small Adjustments Make a Big Impact for Learners - CLASS IS FULL RM 218 - ClassroomAshley Craig Paraprofessional Training Modules - NEW! ADDED 11/15/19 RM 350 - ClassroomTim Luff Writing PLEP A Statements - A Special Education Workshop for those who write IEPS - CLASS IS FULL RM 222 - ClassroomErin Miller Learn About Level UP Village: Pioneering Global STEAM Opportunities RM 341 - ClassroomAmy Mccooe

9:45am

Using the Assess APP for Cognitive Test Administration RM 237 - ClassroomDr. Shelby Marscher • Kristen Koch Introduction to the Electronic Purchase Requisition System in MUNIS RM 201 - Graphic Design Computer LabMelissa Martel • Peter Gray Advanced Google Classroom RM 214 - ClassroomDylan MacAlpine AKA Guarino Creating your own Youtube Channel Live Videos for Class Review RM 231 - ClassroomAnthony Cuoco Online Security - The Five Things You Need to Know!!! RM 215 - ClassroomDennis Roche Using SeeSaw in the World Language Classroom RM 229 - ClassroomAllyson O'Connor Using Diverse Books to Foster Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy - - CLASS IS FULL RM 233 - ClassroomSmitha Radhakrishnan Coping with Stress Workshop by Families for Depression Awareness - CLASS IS FULL RM 220 - ClassroomDevin Shmueli QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention RM 228 - ClassroomJon Mattleman • Michelle Drolsbaugh Yoga and Mindfulness for Educator - CLASS IS FULL RM 317 - ClassroomTara Gunduz Formative Assessment and RTI Made Easy for the General Ed Classroom RM 238 - ClassroomNicholas DiAntonio • Benjamin Maki Math Strategies for ELL Learners RM 236 - ClassroomBarbara Rappaport Using Renaissance Data to inform Special Education Small Group Instruction RM 335 - ClassroomAbigail Taylor • Michelle Mitchell • Ali Gallivan Native American Traditions, Songs and Dances of the East Coast - - CLASS IS FULL RM 152 - Band RoomHeather Moretz Using PowerSchool & Naviance - A Guidance Counselor’s Perspective RM 104Karen Dalton-Thomas A Better School Climate: Bridging SEL and Mindfulness to Support Student Mental Health and Build Resilience - - CLASS IS FULL RM 343 - ClassroomLinda Price • Michelle Drolsbaugh A Conversation about Social Emotional Learning RM 230 - Lecture HallErin Miller • Deanna Kanavas- Derocher • Sharon Greenholt • Michelle Boyle How do you Thrive Panel (Thrively)? RM 226 - ClassroomSandy Lemon • Nili Bartley Increasing Self-Esteem in Students with Academic, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges - NEW SESSION ADDED 11/18/19 RM 225 - ClassroomDave Creedon • Kristina Morrison • Michelle Mulcahy New to Social Emotional Learning - Learn to Lead SEL in Your School or Department RM 333 - ClassroomAnna Nolin Poetry in the Classroom! - High School RM 227 - ClassroomJamele Adams SDLMI for Gen Ed Teachers; Implementing the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction with Dr. Lori Peterson, University of Northern Colorado RM 238 - ClassroomLori Peterson SEL in Action ... An SEL Overview for Elementary Teachers RM 218 - ClassroomKaren Ghilani Facilitating your own Annual IEP Review Meeting RM 342 - ClassroomPeggy Holdash • Nevart Mikaelian • Hanna Cross Paraprofessional Training Modules - NEW! ADDED 11/15/19 RM 350 - ClassroomTim Luff Erosion & Weathering Can Be Fun for Gr 2 and Gr 4 Teachers! RM 111 - PK WingMelissa Hansen Learn About Level UP Village: Pioneering Global STEAM Opportunities RM 341 - ClassroomAmy Mccooe Mass STEM Hub and PLTW Information Workshop for ELEM RM 345 - ClassroomStephanie Cunningham

11:15am

11:30am

12:10pm

1:10pm

Experiential Education Tools for Social Emotional Learning - CLASS IS FULL RM 222 - ClassroomGenevieve O'Connell The Flipped Classroom RM 237 - ClassroomBryan Finney The Ta-Da! in Data: The Ah-ha! reports to inform instruction using Renaissance RM 342 - ClassroomCelina Calderon • Linda McKenna • Jen Hart Introduction to the Electronic Purchase Requisition System in MUNIS RM 201 - Graphic Design Computer LabPeter Gray Running Effective Meetings for Administrators and Teacher Leaders RM 335 - ClassroomSusan Balboni • Karen Ghilani Desmos an Online Graphing system RM 202 - ClassroomKristen Webber Google Sheets RM 238 - ClassroomNicholas DiAntonio Online Security - The Five Things You Need to Know!!! RM 215 - ClassroomDennis Roche ZOOM Workshop - Freckle Overview of Features and Reports RM 231 - ClassroomRobyn Shutt Using Diverse Books to Foster Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy - - CLASS IS FULL RM 233 - ClassroomSmitha Radhakrishnan A Space to Breathe: Meditation & Mindfulness for the Classroom & Beyond - THIS SESSION IS FULL! RM 336 - ClassroomCamille Bernstein Teen Depression Workshop by Families for Depression Awareness - CLASS IS FULL RM 220 - ClassroomDevin Shmueli Power Up Your Parent Communication RM 229 - ClassroomTeresa Carney • Andrew Zitoli Fraction Concepts and Progressions in Elementary RM 236 - ClassroomBarbara Rappaport Online Course Selection Process 2020-2021 with PowerSchool SIS RM 104Karen Dalton-Thomas Increasing Self-Esteem in Students with Academic, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges - SESSION IS FULL! RM 225 - ClassroomKristina Morrison • Michelle Mulcahy • Dave Creedon SDLMI for Gen Ed Teachers; Implementing the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction with Dr. Lori Peterson, University of Northern Colorado RM 238 - Classroom Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom: What are you already doing to infuse SEL into your lessons and classroom? RM 230 - Lecture HallDeanna Kanavas- Derocher • Sharon Greenholt • Michelle Boyle • Erin Miller Starfish International's Approach to Social Emotional Learning - Moving Forward through Hardship RM 219 - ClassroomBrian Harrigan Thrively Exploration Session - Play in the Sandbox RM 226 - ClassroomSandy Lemon • Nili Bartley Voices Against Violence Workshop RM 227 - ClassroomJessica Holman • Rachel Matos What is a Double D Behavior? An Overview of Open Circle RM 228 - ClassroomBen Gatto • Tara Kiritsy Paraprofessional Training Modules - NEW! ADDED 11/15/19 RM 350 - ClassroomTim Luff Learn About Level UP Village: Pioneering Global STEAM Opportunities RM 341 - ClassroomAmy Mccooe Mass STEM Hub and PLTW Information Workshop for MS RM 345 - Classroom Keeping the Wonder for Secondary ELA Educators RM 218 - ClassroomEmma Bryant