North Alabama Technology Conference

April 2015

Oh The Places You'll Go With Technology!

GENERAL INFORMATION
REGISTRATION FEE-- Includes lunch

Both days--- $40
1 Day---------$25
LOCATION:
HAZEL GREEN HIGH SCHOOL

Keynote Speaker: Travis Allen

Embark upon a journey through the dawn of the information age with college student, Travis Allen. Experience the life of a true digital native who boldly refused to accept the status quo in the classroom.

Workshops & Concurrent Sessions

WORKSHOPS ARE 2 HOURS

CONCURRENT SESSIONS ARE 1 HOUR


This is a tentative list of workshops and sessions. A finalized schedule of workshops and concurrent sessions will be sent out at a later date.

Canvas / Data Collection

WORKSHOPS
  • Canvas Basics
  • Canvas: The LMS That Wil Make Your Liffe Easier and Your Students More Productive
  • Moving on Up with Canvas

Data Collection

  • LiveBinders 101


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Chalkable: An LMS with INOW Integration
  • Moving on up with Canvas
  • Increasing Student Engagement and Motivation using Classcraft: Learn to Glamify your Classroom

BYOT

WORKSHOPS
  • Remember that Life's a Balancing Act: BYOT Integration


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • BYOT: How It Changed My Classroom Forever
  • QR Codes in the BYOT Classroom

Formative Assessment / Student Response Systems

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  • Will You Succeed? With Formative Assessment--Indeed!
  • Give a Hoot about Kahoot! Engage, Gamify, and Quiz Your Students
  • Who's got Kahoots? I've got Kahoots!
  • Soaring into Success with Active Engagement

Project Based Learning

WORKSHOPS
  • Student Engagement: Motivating the Unmotivated Through PBL


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Oh the Places We Can Go with PBL

Technology Integration/Differentiation/CCRS

WORKSHOPS
  • Oh the Places We Will Go: Using Cool Tools 4 School
  • Oh the Places We Can go with PBL


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Technology in the 21st Century Collaborative Classroom--Strategies for Collaborating Among Special and General Education Classroom
  • I Think I Can...Integrate Texting
  • Tips and Resources for Successful K-2 Tech Integration
  • Integrating Tech Projects into the CCS
  • SAMR Model
  • Hop On the Alabama Insight Tool: Great Tool for CCRS Success
  • Not Your Couch Potato's Technology

Social Media / Bookmarking

WORKSHOPS
  • You Can Move Mountains with Social Media


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Stakeholder Communication Utilizing Social Media
  • Developing Personal Learning Networks through Twitter
  • Pinning Pins from Pinterest
  • Symbaloo: What Can it Do for You?

Flipped Classroom

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  • Flipping the Classroom: A Beginner's Journey
  • Flipping: It's Not Just for Cheerleaders Anymore
  • Flipping Your Classroom: Going Beyond the Videos

iPad, iTunes U, iBooks Author

WORKSHOPS
  • Apple Configurator
  • iBooks Author


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • iTunes U
  • Evaluating Apps
  • Accessibility Features

Communication Tools

WORKSHOPS
  • Weebly Basics: Build and Blend


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Get More with Smore!
  • Using Your School Website for Communication
  • Outlook, Excel, and Publisher

Web 2.0 Tools

WORKSHOPS
  • Oh, The Tech Tools You'll Use (and Love!)


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • The Hottest Web Tools for Teachers
  • Top 30 Tech Tools for Instruction
  • Math Tech Tools from Low Tech to High Tech
  • Tidal Wave of Technology

Makerspace / Robotics

WORKSHOPS
  • 9 Cool Makerspace Gadgets Plus Grant Writing Tips to Bring them into Your Classroom or Library
  • Going Places with FIRST Robotics


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Going Places with FIRST Robotics

Coding

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  • Coding for Kids = Fun 4 Them + Fun 4 Me

1:1 Learning

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  • Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices for New 1:1 Teachers

Digital Pictures/Graphics

WORKSHOPS
  • Where Would You Rather Be? Digital Art Projects for Classrooms- Using Free Online Software Applications

Professional Development

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
  • PD Made Easy Through the Use of Technology

Sources

North Alabama Technology Conference Webpage: http://natc2015.weebly.com/