Conference 2017

Communities Networking Fair

Sunday, June 25, 3:00-5:00PM
Location: HBGCC Tower View Lobby

The Communities Networking Fair is a great event for ISTE attendees to connect with each other and learn about everything ISTE does year-round.

Inclusive Learning Network Social

Monday, June 26, 5:30-7:30PM
Location: Escape the Room San Antonio (315 E Commerce St Suite 100, San Antonio, TX 78205)

Food and soda/water provided, and you can socialize and play an escape room challenge, if you want!


Project-Based Learning for Diverse Learners

Monday, June 26, 10:00–11:00AM
Location: HBGCC 301A

Presenters: Dr. Kevin Anderson, Dr. Cindy Anderson, Julie Crowe, Helen DeWaard, Jennifer Edge-Savage, Kendra Grant, Dr. Susie Gronseth, Rhianon Gutierrez, Mindy Johnson, Luis Perez, Christine Southard-Lorenzo

Get a deep dive into the importance of accessibility in project-based learning as experts share research-based and practical strategies and tools you can use to promote STEAM learning for diverse learners. We’ll cover strategies for including learners with disabilities, gifted and talented students and learners with language differences.



Diverse Learners in STEAM Projects

Tuesday, June 27, 2:00-5:30PM
Location: HBGCC Park View Lobby

Visit our hands-on stations to immerse yourself in the intersection where UDL, Design Thinking, STEAM, PBL, and Accessibility meet. Discover the power of intentionally designing lessons for diverse learners. Experience options for flexibility in the physical learning environment, explore accessible creation tools, and ensure accessibility of the finished product.


Poster Session

Global Collaboration through Professional Learning: UH Learning, Design, and Technology MOOC Project

Sunday, June 25, 7:00–8:30PM
Location: HBGCC Tower View Lobby, Table 23

Presenters: Dr. Susie Gronseth, Sara McNeil, Dr. Bernard Robin

Come learn about our experiences in developing and teaching Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in learning, design, and technology that have reached a global audience of educators in K-12, higher education, health sciences, and corporate education settings.

Separating Fact from Fiction: Online Resources about Native Americans and Early Colonists

Wednesday, June 28, 8:00–10:00AM
Location: HBGCC Tower View Lobby, Table 41

Presenters: Dr. Cindy Anderson and Dr. Kevin Anderson

November means teaching of Native American and Pilgrim culture and how they interact. Resources often embellish the truth. This poster session uses online technology resources and the augmented reality tool Blippar to provide tools for teachers to present the culture of Native Americans and Pilgrims as they really were.


Personalize Learning by Building a Personal Learning Backpack with Your Learners (B408)

Wednesday, June 28, 9:00–10:00AM
Location: HBGCC 008AB

Presenters: Kathleen McClaskey and Luis Perez

Learn how to begin to personalize learning by helping each learner build their personal learning backpack so they can develop independent learning skills with tools and apps to support their learning.

Listen & Learn: ISTE 1-3 Sessions – Round 2: Making with Purpose

Wednesday, June 28, 10:00–11:00AM
Location: HBGCC Stars Ballroom 1 & 2

Presenter: Rhianon Gutierrez


Inclusive Learning Around the World

Tuesday, June 27, 12:00-1:00PM
Location: HBGCC PLN Lounge (Level 3)

Presenters: Dr. Cindy Anderson, Dr. Susie Gronseth