"In the Know" at ISTE

It’s that time of year again and we are so excited to be heading back to ISTE! We are so ready to reunite with friends—and make new ones—this year in the historic city of Philadelphia! Now, there is much to do ahead of time as you prepare for the crazy days ahead, but one of our favorite things to do in preparation is scope out all the amazing sessions. With over 3,252 presenters and 1,400 sessions to choose from, here are just some of the ones we are excited about.


  • @MicrosoftEDU Tools that Make Learning Accessible (MIE ISTE Playground) from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Playground B, Level 2, Grand Hall

  • DigCitKids: Digital Citizenship for Kids by Kids #bethatKINDofkid from 7:00-8:30 PM in the Posters


  • Early Learning Playground: Explore, Discuss, and Play! Monday , June 24th from 8-11:30 AM at Playground C

  • How OneNote Class Notebook Can Personalize Learning in the Classroom from 8:00-8:50 AM in Room

  • Rethinking the Chromebook as a Creation Device - Monday, June 24, 9:00–10:00 am in Room 116

  • Websites, Apps and More! from 9:00-10:00 AM in the Level 4 Terrace Ballroom.

  • Digital Citizenship and SEL with Minecraft: Education Edition-Monday from 10:30-10:50 room 2900.

  • The Fake News Challenge: an Interactive Digital Literacy Game from 10:30-11:30 AM in Room 107AB.

  • Going Rogue with Microsoft-Complete with Tips and Tricks- Monday from 11:00-11:50 in Room 203AB.

  • Everyone Can Sketchnote: Panel Discussion of Entry-Points, Ah-hah’s and Next Steps from 11:30-12:30 PM in the Nutter Theater, Level 1

  • Office365 Apps to Fill the Gaps: Going Mobile on iPhone & iPad (Registration required!)- Monday from 11:30-12:30 Room 115A

  • #StopMotionSlides (Registration required!)- Monday, June 24, 12:00–1:00 pm Room 116

  • A Journey Through the World With OneNote from 2:00-4:00 PM at the Level 4 poster presentations.

  • How Microsoft Teams is Transforming Learning at the District Level from 5:00–5:50 pm, room 203B


  • Amplifying Each Studen't’s Voice Within Teams from 10:00-10:20 AM in Room 2900.

  • The Learning Mixologist-Shaken and Infused Never Stirred from 10:!5-11:!5 AM in Ballroom B Level 3.

  • Ditch That Panel: Different, Innovative, Tech-Laden, Creative, Hands-On Teaching from 10:45-11:45 AM in the Terrace Ballroom II/III Level 4.

  • Empowering Student Centered Learning with Microsoft Surface from 11:00 - 11:50 AM in room 203A

  • App Smash with Teams: Maximizing Your EdTech Tools Inside Teams from 12:00-12:50 PM in Room 203AB.

  • Don’t Ditch that Tech! Using Technology to Upgrade to a Differentiated Classroom from 12:15-1:15 PM in Room 122A.

  • Choose Your Own Flipventure! Interactive Digital Storytelling With Flipgrid & More! from 11:45-12:45 in Room 122B.

  • Visual Storytelling, Creativity and Design from 12:45-2:15 PM Marriott.

  • Flip, Tweet and Share: Fostering Authentic Social Learning (Registration Required) from 1:15-2:15 PM in Room 115C.

  • The Chromebook Infused Classroom from 3:15-4:15 PM in room 116.

  • The App Smackdown 2: Apps For All Devices from 3:15-4:15 PM in the Terrace Ballroom II/III Level 4.

  • Closely Reading ThingLink from 4:45-5:45 Marriott, Franklin 8-9


  • Practical and Innovative Ways to Infuse ISTE Standards in the Classroom from 9:00-10:00 AM Terrace Ballroom II/III, Level 4

  • IKEA Hacks for Your Makerspace from 9:00-10:00 AM, room 105AB

  • Wild STEM Games with from 10:00-11:00 AM, room 115C

  • Nearpod and Office 365 Integration from 12:00–1:00 pm, room 118A

  • Stop! Gadget Time! from June 26, 1:30–2:30 pm, Terrace Ballroom II/III, Level 4

We’d love to connect with you in person at our own sessions! Find us below!

If you’re interested in checking out any of the sessions listed above, simply open the ISTE2019 app and search for the titles listed.

The Merrills