April 23 Workshop Day


Presenter Info:
Katie Morrow
mrsmorrow.com
twitter.com/katiemorrow
delicious.com/kmorrow

Getting Started with Socrative: http://socrative.com 
    Room # 74775
Back Channel for the day:http://todaysmeet.com/wakefieldipadpd


Outline:
10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Keynote presentation for K-12 staff by Katie
“Choice, Challenge, and Community:  Critical Components for Classrooms Today”

Prepare to be inspired to make our classrooms of today better places for our students’ futures.  Focusing on three critical components you will see how to transform the learning environment with simple steps towards progress.  Whether a classroom teacher, technology integrationist, or school leader, this session will offer motivation and practical advice towards making learning more relevant, meaningful, and applicable for all.


Links:

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Afternoon sessions for 7-12 staff only

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
iPad Tips and tricks: http://osxdaily.com/2012/03/20/14-ipad-tips-tricks/
Digital Content: Consumption and Creation
http://www.apple.com/education/ibooks-textbooks/

The iPad has the ability to transform educational content as we know it-- both in how we consume AND create it.  Learn ways that teachers and students alike can take advantage of this exciting new educational platform and all the opportunities it offers.

  • iBooks
  • Pages with ePub export
  • iBooks Author
  • iTunes U Courses
  • iTunes U Course Manager
  • Student-Created Content
    • Educreations
    • Reflection App + Quicktime ScreenRecorder
    • Sock Puppets

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Apps and Activities (“Apptivities”) Rotations

Rotate through 6 different sessions with your small group and get hands-on time with 6 different apps. 
(3 groups with 3 facilitators each doing 2 different sessions = 6 x 10 mins each)

3:00 - 3:30
Apps “Smackdown”

This showcase of apps will highlight additional possibilities for apps and projects to do with them.  Feel free to being your favorites and share them with the group in this informal, fast-paced sharing session.

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