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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):

No More Flat Stanley: Learning in 3D

    Mercy Tech Talk -  Mercy High School, February 24, 2017
    MACUL Conference - Detroit, MI, February 16, 2017, 2:30 pm

Curious about 3D printing, but not sure why/how to get started? This session will share from a beginner's perspective how 3D printing can impact learning in K - 8 classrooms. Learn about real examples of motivating lessons from our classroom, including projects that connect 3D design with creative writing. Resources, apps, and hints from our first year using a 3D printer will be shared.

Link to the presentation will be posted here after the conference.


Apple ConnectED Leadership Academy - Dallas, Texas, February 9 -12
    
    Digital Sketchnotes for Visualizing Learning

Interested in using digital sketchnotes in with your students, but don’t know how to get started? This session will share easy ideas and resources to begin using sketchnotes in your classroom. Participants will explore what a sketchnote is and why research identifies it as a powerful learning strategy to organize and document thinking, ideas, reading, and listening. They will learn about the basic components of a sketchnote and tools/apps needed/helpful to begin creating digital sketchnotes on an iPad with their students.  They will discover resources, lessons, video tutorials, and examples from the presenter and her students (including a complete sketchnote course in iTunesU) on which will equip them to launch sketchnoting in their classroom. Bring your iPad and stylus and get ready to sketch!




    Multimedia Poetry with Apps

In this hands on session, we'll explore how iPad apps can turn poetry writing lessons into highly creative and engaging activities. We will create several multimedia iPad poems. Activities from this session could be used with students of any age and could be adapted for other kinds of writing/language arts activities. We also will learn how easy it is to publish student work using various methods including to iTunes. Student examples and a multitouch book with complete instructions will be shared.

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iPads for Language Arts Creativity - Pemberton, NJ, November 29, 2016

    Please download these apps for our hands on activities:

    Link to Tony Vincent's Book Trailer Templates: http://learninginhand.com/blog/2014/8/6/plan-a-better-imovie-trailer-with-these-pdfs   


    Link to APPlied Poetry multitouch book for teachers: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/applied-poetry-creating-publishing/id844633130?mt=11
    
    Look on the side bar for links to many of the iPad project examples that I shared, including the student eBooks.
     
      Link to the presentation: iPads for Language Arts Creativity



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

Want to learn more?  - I love working with educators to help them explore how to effectively use iPads and other technology tools to leverage learning and creativity in their classroom. My consulting sessions are filled with real and practical examples from the classroom. Click here for more information on working with me.


QuickStart Digital Sketchnotes for Visualizing Learning

Apple Distinguished Educator Global Institute, Berlin, Germany - July 27, 2016, 4:00 pm
Link to Sketchnotes Resource Page

MACUL Conference - Grand Rapids, MI, March 10 and 11

Robotics and Coding: Create a SPRK - Thursday, March 10, 10:00:00 AM
    Gallery Overlook G/DeVos
    with Lori Wetzel and Cheryl Boes

    Link to presentation: Robotics and Coding

Kids as Creators: Digital Content, Curation, and Communication - Friday, March 11, 10:00 AM
    Gallery Overlook G/DeVos
    with Tony DiLaura, Erin Mastin, and Rebecca Widman

Digital Sketchnotes for Visualizing Learning - Friday, March 11, 1:00 PM
    Atrium (Amway)


Mercy Tech Talk - Mercy High School, February 26, 2016

Digital Sketchnotes for Visualizing Learning




This session will introduce how learners of all ages can use the technique of creating sketchnotes on a iPad as a way of visualizing their learning. A free iTunesU course will be shared that will guide learners through basic sketchnote equipment, elements, and techniques and will provide lessons for learning.

Simple to Sensational: Taking iPad Projects to the Next Level - with Nicole Nesbitt

This session will share practical ideas for extending simple iPad projects by combining them with a second app to deepen learning and creativity. Examples of student projects from K - 8 will be shared, along with apps and hints for managing projects.



K12 Online Conference 2015 - October 26, 2015

I am excited to have been invited to be the keynote speaker for the "Beyond the Core: Arts and More" strand of the 2015 K12 Online conference. Here is the link to my session "Let's Draw Some Attention: Digital Sketchnotes from Learning."


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

Opening Keynote on "The Power of TLC: Technology + Learning + Creativity"

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


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

Want to learn more?  - I love working with educators to help them explore how to effectively use iPads and other technology tools to leverage learning and creativity in their classroom. My consulting sessions are filled with real and practical examples from the classroom. Click here for more information on working with me.







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