FAQ and our Sixteen Presenters
Edtech Share Fair 2016
Edtech Share Fair FAQ
Q: What is the Edtech Share Fair?
For more information and highlights from our first district Edtech Share Fair, read Adam's blog entry.
Q: Why call it a "Share Fair" and not a "Showcase" or something else?
Q: Where and when will the Edtech Share Fair be held?
Q: What is the agenda for the day?
4:15 to 4:25: Station #1
4:25 to 4:30: Reflect and Rotate!
4:30 to 4:40: Station #2
4:40 to 4:45: Reflect and Rotate!
4:45 to 4:55: Station #3
4:55 to 5:00: Reflect and Rotate!
5:00 to 5:10: Station #4
5:10 to 5:15: Reflect and Rotate!
5:15 to 5:25: Station #5
5:25 to 5:30: Reflect and say goodbye!
Our 2016 Presenters
Erin Jump (Southside Elementary): iDoceo App
This iPad app is a favorite of Erin's for its ability to do record keeping, data tracking, seating charts and student grouping.
Maddie Shepard (Southside Elementary): Plickers
Tool website: https://www.plickers.com/
Maddie longed for fun formative assessments that could be done quickly, paperlessly, and graded automatically. With one smartphone or tablet and some free printables, Plickers meets her needs and has become one of her favorite tools.
James Ray Morgan (Heritage Elementary): EdPuzzle
Learn how James takes YouTube videos and makes them into interactive formative assessments, as well as a different way of doing groupwork.
Bindu Sunil (Central Office): Thinking Blocks iPad app
Bindu has seen the difference this tool makes in remediation and enrichment for students learning how to add, subract, multiply, and divide, as well as learn fractions and ratios. It is available as iPad apps as well as on the web via Math Playground.
Andrea Heick (WMS): Boomwriter
Andrea has found this tool invaluable in personalizing learning. Students can create writing goals and self-pace themselves; teachers can give feedback.
Amanda Hum (WMS): Formative
Amanda uses many formative assessment tools in her classroom. Formative is one of her favorite. Besides multiple choice and open response questions, you can ask students to freedraw answers, watch embedded videos, and more.
James Wampler and Bart Roettger (EMS, SCHS): Podcasting
Learn how James and Bart are using podcasting to give both teachers & students a way to share their influential voices in order to reach people inside and outside of our district.
Melinda Turner (SCHS): Quizizz
Do you like Kahoot but are looking for an alternative? Melinda will discuss how Quizzizz is a fun, engaging way to formatively assess, and gives students real-time feedback.
Christine Hamm (MLC HS): Incorporating Schoology with Chromebooks
Christine discusses how after the Chromebook deployment she is happily leaving her copier behind and becoming a more effective teacher . Thanks to Schoology, she can also personalize the learning of her students.
Jessica Ruddy (MLC HS): Assessments on Schoology
Ben Nichols (MLC HS): WeVideo & Google Drawing
Nikki Canterbury and Stephanie Barnes (MLC HS): ZipGrade
Nikki and Stephanie will discuss how ZipGrade enabled them to spend less time on grading and more time on conferring with students and analyzing answers to discover and address common learning misperceptions.