Participants will be walked through nearly 50 cool digital imaging techniques for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Workshop participants will be given a folder of files to work with.
Have you wondered what mobile devices such as iPod Touches can do for a classroom teacher? In this hand-on session, participants will receive an iPod Touch, learn to sync to a computer, download apps for classroom use, and create a simple digital story. NOTE: Equipment subject to change and may not be most current version if updated within 2 months of conference.
Find free tutorials, videos, and other learning materials in major Open Educational Resource (OER) repositories faster by using proven search strategies tailored to each site’s unique searching and browsing tools.
See why districts allow and students love learning through social networking using Edmodo. More than just the classroom content is learned when combined with the resources of Common Sense Media.
There's no need anymore for purchasing editing software to enhance photos. See how you can create those "1000 word images" using the online tools Rollip, BeFunky, FotoFlexer, Aviary, and Pixlr.
Join us as we explore digital photography, visual literacy, and digital storytelling. Our session will take you from capturing to creating amazing digital stories.
Participants will learn how to download digital pictures and organize files to enhance the curriculum. Ideas for picture taking and use with a variety of devices will be shared.
Revolutionize any assignment with a few simple free tools. Infuse media into the same old assignments and put student achievement in the driver's seat.
How has the world changed? How have students changed? How have schools changed, or not changed? These questions and more will be addressed in this active workshop for site, district, and teacher leaders. By combining video, relevant anecdotes, discussion and expert resources from Intel's Teach Elements, participants will begin to explore new visions for leadership, teaching, and learning.
Learn how to create digital learning environments in Moodle that will engage students and provide them multiple ways to access, learn and express what they know.
Learn the fundamentals of classroom blogging! Award-winning teacher shares her techniques for teaching quality commenting and encouraging parent participation in an authentic online learning community.
Engage EL students and move them to higher proficiency levels on the CELDT by using iOS mobil devices that boost listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
Discover how student-created movie trailers maximize content knowledge while minimizing technical issues with iMovie. Student producers “direct” their way to upper-level Bloom’s.
Screencasted grammar lessons become at-home lectures allowing for differentiated instruction in the classroom. See how one middle school teacher linked screencasting with differentiation for her eighth grade language arts students.
Discover fabulous, free, open source programs and Web 2.0 tools no teacher or classroom should be without. In an era of decreased funding, we’ll share innovative tools to help your students connect to the curriculum in new ways and create an authentic audience for their work. We’ll demonstrate personal favorites, such as Universal Subtitles, Tagxedo, Wunderlist, and QR codes, as well as recent discoveries from CLRN’s web link reviews. We’ll also provide prizes for audience feedback.
Learn how San Diego Unified School District introduced staff K-12 to a suite of technology utilizing backwards design and web 2.0 in their professional development.
The objective of the presentation will be to introduce participants to educational Apps for young children with disabilities. Participants are encouraged to bring their iPads/iPods to this session.
Easy, amazing and engaging ways to use YouTube in your classroom, even if it's blocked! Tools, workflows and ideas you can use tomorrow!
Educators and administrators are discovering the power of iPads in education, especially with students who need access the traditional textbook cannot offer. Come explore how iPads are increasing student access.
Our youngest students are digital natives and need digital literacy education. Come see why students and teachers alike love using the free cyber hero program. (Hint: It’s fun and easy!)
Fresno Pacific University is working with K-12 teachers, both locally and throughout the nation, to learn the skills necessary to teach effectively online. During this session, participants will get a chance to hear about this unique program that is developing a professional learning network (PLN) for teachers entering this brave new world. FPU is also partnering with Madera Unified School District to provide a customized, hybrid program to assist in the development of their online teachers.
Worksheets are basic, boring and get recycled after they are returned. Why not use Google Sites to turn paper worksheets into a lasting interactive, interesting, and web-based study guide?
These ARE the Droids you’re looking for! In this fast-paced workshop, we will explore apps, websites, and sample mobile learning activities using Android devices. Attendees will participate in individual and small group mobile learning activities that can be implemented immediately in the classroom using existing student devices. Lastly, we will explore Android App Inventor and its application in the classroom. Participants must bring their own Android device with version 2.2 OS or greater.
Never buy another piece of software again! Attendees will learn how to create all sorts of projects and store them in the 'cloud' to be accessed from any internet device.
Arts and Creativity are not disconnected from technology.
Ideas to spark artsy multimedia projects.
iPads have evolved into an educational tool that teachers, students, and classes can utilize to organize, create, explore, and learn throughout the curriculum. Hear the specifics, see it in action.
Do you have your head in the clouds? Do your students? Learning in the cloud allows students to access tools, documents, and resources with a click. Collaborating in the cloud allows students to connect and communicate with people outside the classroom walls. Come and learn some of the latest new cloud technologies and how students can use them to engage in learning.
BYOL - Interact with online selected software or software the iQUEST project invented, that supports middle school science. Comprehensive handout/reference, activities for immediate implementation!
New & Creative Ways to Add Wow-Factor to Your Lessons
Learn how to use online discussions to open up a world of creative possibilities. Explore real-world, proven methods to get your students to take a position and defend it.
15 online resources to invigorate your ESL instruction
iLife is a fantastic suite of multimedia creation tools for the K-12 classroom. Bring your digital images, video clips, and digital camera and create engaging media projects to share with your students.
"Extending the Learning Day" is the current buzzword in education, and the funding is certainly there to make it happen. But there are big questions when trying to make this model work. MyQuest is the answer!
A lightning tour of the innovative ways educators use Google's free applications. Go beyond advanced searching and engage, create, collaborate, share and Google+! Templates and ideas for use Monday.
Staff from Encinitas USD present their experience deploying a one to one program with iPads from inception to implementation.
Discover how to create media-rich, interactive, science-based maps using free tools from Google (with nothing to download!). Enhance student learning by incorporating this engaging, online, place-based technology into your curriculum.
It’s important to “be prepared” & schools need to have the correct tools. When blazing a new trail in technology, one constant must remain; safety. This session will focus on different ways that digital citizenship can be integrated into lessons seamlessly. After this session, participants will have a simple toolkit to utilize in their districts.
Cloud applications and services are the future, and they are exploding in use. Learn about and see the best, “must use” tools available for teachers, students, classes, and schools.