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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A hands-on presentation about using technology with minimal resistance. Topics include hands-on activities to increase retention, supported with suggested reasons why selected tools support students' academic and future success.
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.
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.
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.