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Welcome to Karen Bosch's Presentation Resource Page.

My blogs are Elementary APPtitude and The Middle Pages! Please visit them for a view of my technology classes in action!

Upcoming and Recent Presentations (information and resources):

Mercy Tech Talk - Mercy High School, February 27, 2015

I will be presenting the Opening Keynote on "The Power of TLC: Technology + Learning + Creativity"

Here is the link to the presentation: The Power of TLC

Links to many of the projects shared in the presentation are located in the sidebar on the left under "iPad Project Examples."


MACUL Conference - March 2014

2:30-3:30 Thursday:   Empowering Student Authors: eBook Creation and Publication
Teachers will be surprised how easy it is to create eBooks with rich multimedia content simply by using an iPad. This session will share quality apps that allow students of all ages to create and publish eBooks for an authentic audience. We will look at examples of individual and collaborative student books and share hints for managing projects and publishing via iTunes. Resources from the Apple Distinguished Educator One Best Thing collection will be highlighted.

Friday: Digital Sketchnotes 101: Visual Notetaking using an iPad
Sketchnotes are visual notes that incorporate words, lines, shapes, color, and simple drawings. You do not need to be an artist to sketchnote! This session will share the why and how to get started with creating digital sketchnotes using an iPad, along with the presenter’s personal journey with taking visual notes.  An overview of the basic elements, techniques, apps, and styluses will be given, along with examples/lessons from the presenter and students. 


Best of MACUL - Oakland Schools, August 8, 2014
       

Creating and Publishing eBooks on the iPad - Teachers will be surprised how easy it is to create and publish eBooks with rich multimedia content simply by using an iPad. This session will share apps that can create eBooks with and without audio. We will look at examples of individual and collaborative student books and share hints for managing and publishing projects via Dropbox and iTunes.

Here is the link to the Presentation - Creating eBooks on the iPads


MAEA Summer Professional Institute - August 7, 2014

Creative APP-titude - iPad Activities for the Art Classroom

There are many amazing apps for drawing on the iPad, but that is only the start of the creative ways that the iPad can be used in the art classroom.  Discover apps that allow you to simulate 3D projects and replicate artistic styles.  Learn about apps that can be used for creating artist statements or producing QR codes to make an artwork listening gallery.  Find out how you and your students can use the camera tools to document the artistic process.  Finally, see amazing digital storytelling apps that can be used to create talking artwork, puppet stories with art work backgrounds, and art story ebooks.  Whether you have one iPad or a full classroom set, you will find innovative and practical ideas for using iPads in your class.

Here is the link to the presentation - Creative APP-titude - iPad Activities for the Art Classroom

Boyne Tech Conference - June 20, 2014

Easy Creative iPad Projects for Elementary Students 

Looking for ways to use iPads as a part of your curriculum? This session will share real examples of creative student projects using photo, video, drawing, audio, and digital storytelling apps. Ideas will be given for language arts, math, science, social studies, and art that can be done in the one iPad classroom as well as with small groups and one-to-one iPads.

Here is the link to the presentation. The Slideshare will have "bonus features" that will not be included in the presentation!   :-) 
Easy Creative iPad Projects for Elementary Students


Our Lady of Sorrows School, June 10, 2014

Easy Creative iPad Projects for Early Learners

Yes, even early learners can create using the easy but powerful tools on the iPad! This session will share real examples of creative student projects using photo, video, drawing, audio, and digital storytelling apps. Ideas will be given for activities in all areas of the curriculum that can be done in the one iPad classroom as well as with small groups and one-to-one iPads.

Here is the link to presentation on Slideshare:


Looking for a previous presentation?  - Please click on the left under "Where I've Presented" and "Presentations" for more information about my previous presentations.






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More information on recent presentations is listed to the left under Additional Resources/Where I've Presented.