An EdCamp Style Professional Learning Day for ACS Teachers!

Power Circuit Session Board


Wednesday, Aug. 5th, 8am

Athens Intermediate School

1916 Hwy. 72 W.

Athens, AL 35611

Ready, Set, Collaborate!

ACS Teachers,

We are excited to announce the first ever ACS POWER CIRCUIT! This Professional Learning Day will be all about YOU! The event will run in an "EdCamp" style, which means you will have the opportunity to learn how to integrate technology from EACH OTHER. What do you want to learn? On this day, you will have complete choice about which sessions to attend.

Check out the video below to learn more about what's in store:


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Check out these AWESOME ACS Facilitators!


What might you share at the ACS Power Circuit?

  • What worked GREAT in your classroom this year? Is it something you would be willing to share?
  • What about FAILURES? Are there mistakes you learned from this year that would help others as they try new ideas?

ACS Teachers--We'd love to add your name and photo here! Email any PowerUp team member to have your session added or simply come ready to share on August 5th!

Check the Power Circuit App for Links & Additional Details!

Connor Higgins (AIS Student News Director)

News Production

Alycia Townsend (AHS)







Carla Lawrence (AMS)

Time Management with Genius Scan & Google Drive


Technology Troubleshooting Tips

Beth McKinney

Reflector App

Jeanne Ward (BES)


Ryan Nix (AHS)

Add-Ons for Google Forms

Kerri Beth Owens (BES)


Brittany Wiseheart & Michelle Mask (AES)

ScootPad app Q & A

Robin Holland (JNES)

iMovie Projects & Teleprompter App

Chancey Parsons (AIS)

Back Channels

Lorraine Duncan (BES)

Pinterest for Teachers

Sherry Kilgore (AMS)

Kahoot! (Advanced)

Nicole Collins (JNES)

Plickers (Formative Assessment Tool for All Ages)

Pat Lann (JNES)

Using iMovie for classroom projects

Laura Leigh Terry & Jennifer Williams (JNES)

Using Keynote in the Classroom

Jennifer Kennedy (& Students)


April Jones (AMS)

Creating Stop-Motion Videos with Students

Thomas Jones (AMS)

Google Forms for Quizzing & Grading with Flubaroo

Pam Morgan (AIS)


Leanne Hudleston (BES)


An interactive IPad tool that engages students with fun and interactive content, collects and shares student responses instantly and tracks students comprehension in real time

Jennifer Sallee (AIS)

Managing Classroom Data with Excel

Kristie Murphree (BES)

Green Screen App (iPad)

Learn how to create videos using the VeeScope Live app:

Susan Killen & Hannah Cain (CES)

Cool things little kids ones can do with an iPad

Jennifer McCain (AHS)

AVL for Secondary Teachers

DayLee Green (AMS)

Twitter for Teachers

Michelle Smith (AIS)


Amy Lewis (AES)

Enhancing Teacher Productivity Using the iPad

Angela Wagner (AHS)

Utilizing Exit Ticket in the classroom and managing resources with Appolearning

Ashley Brown (CES)

Thinglink (Early Elementary)

Mary Beth Young (BES)

Integrating Technology in Small Group Instruction

ACS Elementary Media Specialists

Learn about how the Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) can enhance student learning

Paige Hicks (AHS)

Learning Centers in the Secondary Classroom

Kate Armstrong (AES)

Class Dojo- Using Technology for Classroom Management

Teachers, If You have your class list, you can actually set up Class Dojo as we go. I would also suggest bringing classroom rules they may have to help set up behavior system.

Lori Hobbs (JNES) & Sara Welcher (BES)

Preparing for 1:1 iPad Implementation in Kindergarten

Dana Pressnell (AIS)

Prezi for iPad

Mike Young (AHS)

Leading On-line Discussions

Emilee Daws (AMS)

Doceri / Show Me

De'Onna Goodloe & Lindsay Sims (JNES)

Making Student Writing Public: Apps for Student Publishing / Being a Writer Integration

Teresa McDougle, Veronica Breakfield, & Leah Hunt (AES)

Getting Creative with Educreations

Cassandra Beaty (CES)

Project Based Learning Using the iPad

Using Tiny PDF App (Close Reading & Student Annotations)

Tentative POWER CIRCUIT Agenda

8:00 a.m. - Kickoff

8:30-11:00- Choices of 25 or 55 minute session offerings

11:00-12:15- Lunch (on your own)

12:15-12:40- Technology SmackDown

12:45-2:40- choices of 25 or 55 minute session offerings

2:40-3:00- Feedback, Reflection, and DOOR PRIZES

For More Information, Contact Your ACS Power Up Team:

Chris Hamilton

Beth McKinney

Alyson Carpenter

Ana Rosales

DayLee Green

Amanda Tedford