Our top tips for FETC 2023

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We can't believe FETC 2023 is already around the corner! Will you be joining us in-person this year?

We couldn't be more excited to be back in New Orleans for FETC. It all kicks off Monday January 23 - Thursday January 26 and we'd love to see you there too!

Not registered for FETC yet? There's still time to register here (you can also get a FREE Expo Only pass too.)

Visit the Book Creator booth #2431 👋

The Book Creator team will be there in full force and as it is our first time exhibiting at FETC, the excitement is through the roof! Come join us at booth #2431 in the Expo Hall during these hours:

  • Tuesday January 24: 12.00–5.30pm.
  • Wednesday January 25: 9.30am–5.00pm.
  • Thursday January 26: 9.30am–12.30pm.

There will be a Book Creator playground so you can come try out Book Creator and explore all the possibilities of what you and your students can create. The team will be on hand ready answer all your questions and as well as that, you can enter our special giveaway to win VIP swag. But wait...there's more!

Booth sessions 🎤

Our Teacher Success Managers, Jon Smith and Catherine Cappiello, will be running booth sessions throughout the 3 days and we are grateful to be joined by some of our amazing Ambassadors and fabulous educators as well! They will be running short presentations throughout Tuesday-Thursday and giving away FREE 6-MONTH UPGRADES to anyone who attends. 🎉


Jon Smith & Catherine Cappiello - Intro to Book Creator - Engaging Reluctant Learners


Matt Miller - Learn Like a YouTuber with Book Creator


Tisha Richmond & Elisabeth Bostwick - Supercharge Your Digital Storytelling with Canva & Book Creator


Jennifer Williams - Level Up SAMR with Book Creator


Jon Smith & Catherine Cappiello - Take Book Creator to the Next Level!


Jake Miller - Book Creator: The EduDuctTape Super Tool


Jon Smith & Catherine Cappiello - Implementing Book Creator in your Class, School & District


Misty Smith - Sparking Creation in Secondary Spaces


Monica Burns - Must-Try Tips for Giving Feedback to Students


Jon Smith - The World is My Audience

Our tips for which sessions to attend

The FETC schedule is jam-packed this year so to help we have pulled together some recommendations (✨ be sure to add them to your favorites). These presenters will also be giving out free 6-month upgrades to Book Creator as well!

15 Creative Ways to Use eBooks with Students
Monica Burns
Wednesday, January 25, 1.00–1.45pm

Monica is a long standing Book Creator Ambassador and has wrote multiple books for us over the years. She has a fountain of knowledge and in this interactive session you will explore the power of ebooks to creatively capture student learning -  a true Book Creator fit!

Book Creator: Digital Bookmaking for All Grades and Subject Areas!
Julie Sessions
Monday, January 23, 11.00am–1.00pm

Julie Sessions Julie Sessions is the Director of Academic Technology at Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, SC. She is passionate about making learning personalized and meaningful and is a big Book Creator fan. This hands-on workshop dives into the powerful features in Book Creator as well as tips for successful implementation.

Write on Time: Interactive Tools for Supporting Cross Content Writing
Rosalyn Washington
Wednesday, January 25, 2.00–4.00pm

Rosalyn is a Book Creator Ambassador and a veteran educator of 24 years. This session explores interactive tools which support students through the entire writing process as well as challenge them. Walk away with a new toolkit in mind!

Empower Student Voice and Choice in Your Classroom!
Ben Sondgeroth
Tuesday, January 24, 8.00-10.00am

Ben Sondgeroth is a national presenter and currently the Lead Regional EdTech Coordinator for Learning Technology Center of Illinois. He authored 'Ignite Creativity in your Classroom' and in this session he'll walk you through various methods to empower your students in ways that best fit their learning styles.

Rethinking Creating Content on Chromebooks
Holly Clark
Monday, January 23, 1.30-3.30pm

Holly ClarkIf you're looking for someone who is authentic and presents with energy and wisdom, look no further than Holly. In this session, you'll go beyond the standard Chomebook practices and learn how to use them for creation and assessment purposes too.

Let’s Create Interactive Professional Learning
Laurie Guyon
Monday, January 23, 8.30–10.30am

Laurie Guyon
Laurie is the Coordinator for Model Schools at WSWHE BOCES and was named CoSN’s NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders in 2020. She was part of the NYSED authoring committee for the CS and DF standards and in this session you'll learn how to create inclusive and engaging training opportunities.

Creativity with a Dash of AR/VR
Deann Poleon & Aimee Bloom
Thursday, January 26, 11.00– 11.45am

Christine MckeeDeann and Aimee are highly experienced educators from New York and bring a whole new energy to their sessions. Watch these ladies cook up a storm as they showcase fun AR/VR creation tools which enhance students creativity taking them a step above consumption.

Want Math Engagement? You Gotta Put a Ring on It!
Heather Brown
Thursday, January 26, 10.00–10.45am

Heather BrownHeather Brown is a K-5 Math Interventionist and STEAM teacher from Northern IL. This session is guaranteed to be jam-packed with fun ideas to spice up your math classroom and tips to really engage your students.

Tech Life Hacks: Smackdown Edition
Trish Hinchman, Kim Crouch & Christine Maniscalo
Thursday, January 26, 11.00– 11.45am

Trish HinchmanThese ladies from West Islip Schools are bringing all the top hacks to save you time, keep you organized and make life a bit easier - what more could you want?! Join them for a fun filled session and take away lots of new tips and tricks that you can implement immediately.

We hope to see you there! 🌈


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