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Kim Estes

I am an educator. a risk taker. creative. innovative. passionate. collaborative. a Starbucks addict. ready to get to work.

Conferences

Texas Social Media Conference

On April 17th I attended the Texas Social Media Conference with members of our LT Team. This was the first time we’d attended this conference and it was an interesting mix of K-12, Post-Secondary, and business presenters.  Our very own Rebekah Hinkle, AP at the STEAM Academy at Stribling presented […]

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TCEA 2018

Since my team got to attend FETC, we couldn’t go to TCEA this year – but we did get down to Austin for one day with a Vendor Hall pass. We’ll be right back at TCEA next year! Can’t wait!  

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FETC

The Learning Technologies Department was able to attend the Future of Educational Technology Conference in Orlando, Florida in January. My teammates Teresa Sumrall and Heather Sanders presented at the event. Lindsay Foster presented at an evening event for Discovery Education as well! We got to hear amazing keynote speakers and […]

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2017 Area 10 & 11 TCEA Conference – IDEA

The Learning Technologies Department and Burleson ISD hosted the 2017 Area 10 & 11 TCEA Conference. Great presenters, Steve Dembo as our Keynote, and terrific door prizes! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] I love that my friend Carabeth won the stuffed unicorn in my presentation!

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ISTE 2017

Our team got selected to present a poster session at ISTE 2017. We presented “You See Me Rollin’” – the story of the BISD Chromebook Rollout. It was PACKED with over 21,000 participants and vendors in attendance! We had a great time and learned a TON! Here are some photos […]

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TxGoo 2017

Most of the Learning Technologies team headed to Kleb Intermediate School in Klien, TX to present and participate in TxGoo 2017. It was a great day of sharing and learning about Google tools!  Our own Lindsay Foster won a grant to secure GooseChase for us to use for the whole […]

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TCEA 2017 – Day 3

Wednesday hit me like a ton of bricks! LOL…or was that the vendor hall? Walked a couple of miles today…spent over an hour with the GoGuardian guys discussing our demo of their program (the margaritas at your booth were a nice touch – talk about crowded!). 

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TCEA 2017 – We have arrived.

Made it in to Austin Sunday afternoon and headed right over to the convention center to get our registrations. Then it was dinner at Uncle Julio’s and back to the hotel to get prepped for the Google Academy on Monday! Super fun!

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Presenting for Google at TCEA – Day 5

Thursday at TCEA brought my chance to present in the Google Theater. I finally scored the Google shirt I’ve always wanted! Woot! I volunteered in Google space answering people’s questions for an hour and then gave my Google Forms: Automated Awesomeness presentation. I got some great reviews and the room […]

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TxGoo 2015 in New Caney

I presented two sessions at the TxGoo 2015 Summit in New Caney, Texas. Authentic Literacy with Google and a session on our Chromebook Pilot. My hubby had never been to a technology conference before, so he came along. It was really fun!

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Dare I Say It? Change the World!

So, apparently one of the perks of being an award finalist/winner at TCEA is that you get to sit up front for the Keynote! That’s right…within mere feet of Bill Nye the Science Guy! It was an interesting and lively keynote…my biggest take-away, I think (I’m still processing), was his comment […]

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Woo hoo! It’s TCEA time, baby!

So excited to be all checked in to my room in Austin! TCEA starts tomorrow. I’m good to go…got my nifty TCEA backpack, the app, and a plan! Watch out world…here I come! Excited about the awards on Tuesday night, too! So exciting to be a finalist for Instructional Technologist […]

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2014 Area 10 & 11 TCEA Conference

The folks at CFBISD did a fantastic job of hosting the 2014 Area 10 & 11 TCEA Conference this weekend! It was a great day of learning with Babe’s Chicken for lunch. Who could ask for more? Here are some of the things I got out of my day:

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