Summer 2013 presented by Jennifer Wyatt at Region 3 ESC
Integrate Mobile Devices into your Classroom - June 10, 2013 8:30am-4:00pm
More and more schools are embracing student devices in the classroom. But how can teachers use these devices to help students learn? This workshop will take the usual lesson planning cycle and teach participants how to integrate personal technology (iPads, iPod Touch, mobile phones, etc.) into every step. All tools will be device neutral applications so they work on any web-enabled device your students may have.
Web 2.0 Tools for Embedded Librarianship - June 12, 2013 8:30am-4:00pm
If your patrons aren't coming to you, go to where your patrons are. Learn ways to create and embed resources for your students on the library's web site. Use tools that allow you to curate the web in a way that extends your library walls outside of your school building and hours. Share your knowledge where your students are looking for it, on the world wide web.
Create Video Projects with Animoto - June 20, 2013 8:30am-11:30am
Use the new and improved Animoto video creation tools to make amazingly professional projects to share with your classes or have students make their own. Make book trailers, visual vocabulary, media scrapbooks, and much more with this innovative free web-based tool.
Make Dynamic Presentations with Prezi - June 20, 2013 1:00pm-4;00pm
Tired of boring PowerPoints? Use Prezi to make innovative, non-linear presentations to give your students information. This cool tool can be used for delivering content in classes, meetings, or gatherings. Students can even create presentations in this web-based software for free.
Work Smarter, Not Harder! Tech Tools for Productivity - June 21, 2013 8:30am-11:30am
Educators have more things to do than there are hours in the day! Don't worry! Tech tools are available for free or low cost that will simplify your life and make you more efficient. Administrators, teachers, librarians, and other school staff should attend this workshop to learn tools that will make their professional life easier.
Teacher Technology Roundtable - June 27, 2013 8:30am-11:30am
Teachers are doing great and inventive things with technology in their classrooms. Bring your effective and engaging technology-based lessons and share them with session participants. Fill your toolbox with lessons and tech ideas that other teachers have used successively.
Librarian Roundtable - June 28, 2013 8:30am-11:30am
Bring your best activities, questions, and ideas to share with other librarians in the area. Share, collaborate, and pick the brains of your colleagues in the field.