Pre-Conference Workshops

Beat the crowd, start summer early, and get exclusive info in these workshops open just to pre-conference attendees. And they’re relevant to educators in any PreK-5 role.

These hands-on sessions are scheduled for Sunday, June 12 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Add one during the registration process for only $49. What a steal, right?

But the clock is ticking and seats are filling up fast. Snag yours before they shell out…errr…sell out!

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2022 Pre-Conference Workshops:

Full STEAM Ahead (Grades K-2)
Dr. Bruce Ellis, TCEA

Join us to explore a variety of STEAM-related activities targeted for kindergarten through second grade students that you can replicate in your classroom. You will leave with plenty of ideas and resources to reinforce STEAM concepts. Bring your device(s) fully charged to document and create digital artifacts of your learning!

Learning Success with the Jigsaw Method (Grades 2-5)
Lori Gracey, TCEA

Learn how to include this research-proven, powerful, and simple cooperative learning strategy in your teaching for greater engagement and retention of critical content.

Fun and Engaging Activities to Liven Up Your Classroom (Grades 3-5)
Jeannine Freeman, TCEA

This action-packed session will give you engaging experiences and activities to make your classroom a place where students’ curiosity and love of learning come alive!

Choice Menus with a Twist (Grades K-5)
Jeni Long and Sallee Clark

Choice menus help increase student motivation and engagement as well as empower students through a variety of learning options. Join us in this hands-on session to explore the hyperdoc process. You’ll also design learning menus to implement and remix all year long.