Flipping and Organizing Your Classes Using LiveBinders – David Prindle
In this workshop you will learn about LiveBinders and how to create one of your own. LiveBinders is a web based application that works on Mac or PC. You will have time to create a LiveBinder.
Using Web 2.0 Tools and Apps for Creativity in the Classroom – Angela Clark-Pohlod & Kimberly Powell
Participants will explore, create and share with a variety of Web 2.0 tools for creativity that can be integrated into the TPACK model for use in their content areas. The primary focus will be for K-8 instruction using both computers and iPads.
Student Growth in 5 Easy Steps – Mitch Fowler – THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL
Wondering how to make sense of this “data stuff”? This hands on, practical workshop will take participants through an easy to understand five step model: identifying student outcomes, creating assessments, collecting data, analyzing data, and acting on data in order to be prepared to discuss student data with administrators, students, and colleagues. Leave with free data analysis tools, data conferencing templates, and video resources in order to become confident that the next time you’re ready to collect data, you’ve got all of your bases covered. This workshop is perfect for pre-service teachers, current classroom teachers, and administrators!
Innovative Web-based Technology Tools – A’Kena LongBenton
This workshop is designed for open-minded novice or technological apprehensive teachers who would like to incorporate web-based technology tools into their classrooms. Simplistic technology tools for audio visual recordings and screencasts, blogging, cartoon and video creation, challenge-based learning, classroom websites, fundraiser payment acceptance, online assessment, and self-publishing. Web-based tools include: Animoto, Edublog, Edmodo, Camtasia, Lulu, Paypal, Poll Everywhere, QuestGarden, QuizRevolution, Square Card Reader, SurveyMonkey, Toondoo, Voki, and Weebly.
Creating Learning Modules with Screencasting using Jing & Camtasia Studio – Gerad Cook & Caitlin Hamilton
Ever want to squeeze just a little more step-by-step learning processes into into the hands of your students but you don’t have the time or resources to create yet another worksheet? Screencasting can help you demonstrate and explain a new math concept, literacy idea, or foreign language phonics to your students after they go home for the day. This workshop will introduce you to two tools to record and narrate your computer screen, mouse movements, and voice to create online learning modules.
Smart Boards in the K-12 Classroom – Katy Sandison & Alecia Hinston
Do you have a Smartboard in your classroom, but are uncomfortable with using it or have trouble with where to start and harness the power of using a Smartboard? In this workshop, you will learn the basics of the tools that Smartboards offer and get hands-on time with a Smartboard to explore all the features, create a lesson plan, customize existing shared lesson plans and save your work to take back to your school. Please bring a USB thumbdrive to save your .notebook files.
Getting Social with Edmodo – Eric Janshego & Robyn Hubbard
Edmodo is a free, secure social networking service for teachers to use in the classroom or as part of their personal learning network. It can be used to communicate with parents, annotate assignments, deliver quizes, grading, student badges, and much, much more. In this workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to set up their own Edmodo account and explore the many features for their classroom or personal learning network.
Google Apps in the K-12 Classroom – Kathryn Oleszkowicz & Sarah Schumacher
Come and see all the amazing ways the use of free Google apps can support your teaching and the learning of your students. This hands-on session will include an overview of four essential Google apps for your classroom including, Docs, Custom Search, Books, and Forms.
Mobile Video: Recording Best Practices and Sharing with the World! (or just your students) – Terri Gustafson
Do you have an iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android phone, FlipVideo camera, or other pocket digital video device and would like to use it for classroom videos? Confused on what to do with the video after-the-fact, how to get it from your device to your computer, or post videos online? This workshop will cover best practices of using mobile devices to record video, how to export and edit the video, and explore some great sites, besides YouTube, for sharing your finished project online.