Welcome to SLOCUE Connects 2012. Opening remarks by SLOCUE and CUE Board members.
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Using an iPad, Apple TV, and Doceri Application, teachers can use an iPad as a mobile or stationary document camera, control their computer "mobily", mirror applications from an iPad or iPhone, and annotate student work or teacher examples.
"You will create Google Forms to use for quizzes, surveys, rubrics, and assignment dropboxes in this intermediate-advanced session.
Create quizzes in Google Forms, then use Flubaroo to autograde and provide student feedback.
Take control of student Docs sharing nightmares and tracking assignments with Forms dropboxes.
Create self-grading rubrics with Google Forms."
In the classroom of tomorrow each individual will have their own device to interact with content, create, publish, and collaborate with others. Explore features offered by the Kuno tablet and Curriculum Loft digital management solution. Easy to use student devices paired with tools that allow for customized content to be stored and shared in a web-based platform. troxell.com
Educators have been using games to support classroom curriculum for years, so why not take those games online and truly engage your students? Customized online games, based on your curriculum, are perfect for chapter review, test preparation, and content mastery. Several game options will be explored during this session, and all participants will receive a free subscription to the Teacher Gaming Network (TGN), the largest gaming network for K-12 educators throughout the education community.
"Videos are a great way to teach and learn and with YouTube, videos are easy and convenient to collect and find. If you can't find what you want, you can make your own! You can even edit your videos right in YouTube. Then you'll see how to set up a YouTube account. We'll also look at how you can take your videos and add them to websites or other Internet pages."
You do inquiry based lessons, but do they learn anything? IBL is fun & engaging, but are students mastering concepts or simply playing. Use Google Forms and Sites to create formative assessments to diagnose student thinking and progress.
Participate in an interactive classroom. This workshop will showcase ways to utilize existing technologies to create engaging learning environments. Utilize interactive devices, response systems, document cameras, etc. Participants will be exposed to strategies for modifying and creating engaging 21st Century lesson activities while taking advantage of existing resources and technologies. Tips and resources will be shared. troxell.com
A look at a bunch of great applications that can be used as teaching tool and for students (kindergarten to college). A great way to get your feet wet with your new technology. Apps include eclicker (great formative assessment tool), timer apps, seating charts and fair sticks, science apps, social studies apps, YourTeacher a great math app, video apps (such as using the green screen in the classroom), split screen (splits your internet browser in half for 2 people to use one ipad) and much more. I will also show you how to search for apps that relate to your personalized curriculum.
Learn about the built-in accessibility features of the iPad and how you might use these in a classroom setting and for yourself. Also, Apps for differentiating instruction will be introduced and demonstrated during the session.
An overview of My Big Campus features. See how this educational tool is used as a collaborative tool with colleagues, as well as in the classroom, with students.
Learn how to use blogging to motivate students across the curriculum to read, write, and connect with a global audience. I'll demonstrate free and low cost online tools to get your classroom and your students online. You'll leave with ideas and prompts for blog posts targeting classroom blogs and student blogs grades 2-12.
Learn how to compose, create and publish music using only your iPad. No musical talent required! This session will cover all the features and functions of Apple's Garage Band App for the iPad. Record with virtual or live instruments as well as vocals and mix them into a finished product. iPad 2 or new iPad suggested for those wishing to follow along.
One iPad app that will transform the way you teach and the way students learn (kindergarten to college). I will be talking about how you can use PDF Expert as a student and teacher organizing tool (supports AVID). This app can be used as a whiteboard, a template for pre-exsisting or self made modeling tools, graphic organizers, virtual visual displays, publishing student work on the fly, student presentations, mind maps, ebooks, and much more!
"Most educators are aware of the Khan Academy's vast list of instructional videos. But the Khan Academy has an entire program that can be used to help students and teachers monitor and master the full math curriculum. This session will introduce participants to the Khan Academy's powerful programs and will discuss how, along with Google Sites and Forms, educators can flip their classrooms and help students self-direct their math education."
Find out about CK-12 where you can customize and download FREE textbooks. Check out CK-12 Flexbooks!
Let your students share their understanding and enthusiasm for a great novel by creating a book trailer video. Participants will receive instructions, student handouts, rubrics, and ideas for sharing videos.
Developing interactive, multimedia math lessons with FREE web based resources such as: ThatQuiz, NLVM, Math OpenRef, Real Math, GeoGebra, Thinkfinity, Spy Guys, Wolfram Demonstrations...and many more
Learn to use an iPad in the classroom as an engagement tool for your students. Use your iPad as an Interactive Whiteboard, a Document Camera and a student management device! These features and many more will be demonstrated during this session. Suggested audience is intermediate iPad users and beyond.