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Room 1 (312)


Buzz the Tower - Using Failure & Risk-taking to Open Up Pathways to Creativity

- Carl Hooker -

Twitter- @MrHooker


Risk-taking and celebrating failure can be great ways to stimulate creativity in the classroom. During this very interactive session based on the best selling book Ready, Set, FAIL!, attendees will engage in several activities designed to help students activate the creative side of their brain. Come prepared to move, think, and leave your inhibitions at the door. It’s not how you fall down, it’s how you get back up!

Room 2 (500)


Session Resources

Turn & Burn with Student Engagement

- Brianna Hodges, Kristen Brooks -

Twitter- @KristenBrooks77 @bhodgesEDU

Two Pilots are Always Better Than Just One! Learners of all ages love to create and show what they know. In this dual presentation, you will gain insight and ideas from two of our featured speakers on implementing interactive lessons into every classroom with peer collaboration, app smashing, movement, and creativity. You don't want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime presenter collaboration exclusively created for Confluence!

Room 3 (301)


Session Resources

Teach Better, Work Less

- Cathy Sharp -

Twitter- @MrsSharpAtNorth

Lubbock-Cooper ISD

Let's learn about EduProtocols which are “student centered lesson frames for infinite learning possibilities”

Room 4 (302)


Session Resources


- Ashley Holland, Abby Gonzales -

Twitter- @Ash_Holland15

Lubbock-Cooper ISD

Uses for desmos in upper elementary math classrooms 

Room 5 (303)


Don't Sleep on Google Forms!! 

- Taylor Holbert-

Twitter- @Taylor_Holbert

Lubbock-Cooper ISD

All in one! Google Forms lets you build relationships, conduct polls and surveys by also allowing for student voice & choice. Efficient documentation for parent phone calls, student accommodations, behavior concerns all in one place, and more! 

Room 6 (309)


Session Resources

Authentic Spanish Literacy & Culture: Taught As They Teach It in The Spanish Speaking World 

- Clayton Renfroe, Doug Rawlins -

Twitter- @ClayRTIprovider

iMagine Learning

Imagine Español was authentically created to address the foundational needs supporting Spanish language, literacy, and culture to support the development of bilingual, biliterate, and culturally aware learners. This is based on the Three Pillars of Dual Language Education. pre-K-5th grade 

Room 7 (316)


- Apps To Download -  Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iMovie, Clips, GarageBand 

Apple Education Resources - Apple Teacher & Apple Portfolio Edition! 

- Kasey Powers, Dina McMearn  -

Twitter- @AppleEDU @gigemkp


Come and learn more about the new content in the Apple Teacher Learning Center! Earn badges and build skills for either iPad or Mac. With Apple Teacher Portfolio, you’ll curate and showcase your body of work as you design—or redesign—your own customized lessons to engage students and get the most out of Apple technology. 

Attendees will need their Apple ID and password for this session! 

Room 8 (Theater)


"What's on the Menu?"

- Meagan Williams, Amy Basham-

Lubbock-Cooper ISD

This session will cover an idea to allow students to self pace and have some choice in their learning.

Room 9 (Library)


Book Tasting

- Shay Troutman, Sarah Henderson, Brenda Cunningham, Terri Vaughn, Morgan Hisey, Dawn Cox-

Lubbock-Cooper ISD

Join us in the library for an opportunity to "taste" some great books you may want to add to your plate this summer.  Select from the menu which includes books for all levels and contents that you may offer your students next year.  You can also try out some delectable reads for pleasure. 

There will be prizes, snacks, and games!  Come join the fun!