Thursday 3:00 - 5:00 pm - Session Evaluation Form


3401
Linking Technology and Literacy
Learn how to take your students on a literal journey. Engage your students and their families with books that they write and publish themselves using RealeWriter software.

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Presenter: Kelly McKay (kelly.mckay@d51schools.org)
Chatfield Elementary, Mesa County Valley School District #51
Co-Presenters: Brenda Trout, Jeff Ventling, Crystal Stephenson
Technical Focus: Language Arts
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler A




3402
Design a Video Game
Learn how to make a simple video game for instructive use in the classroom. No prior programming experience is required.

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Presenter: Erik Nickerson (erik@olotolo.com)
Technical Focus: Techie, Multimedia
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



3403
Web 2.0 Student Projects: From Planning to Publication!
Learn how a librarian and a district employee connected with every grade level to produce motivational, rigorous, curriculum-aligned 21st Century student outcomes.

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Presenter: Suzanne Frachetti (Suzanne_Frachetti@dpsk12.org)
Bill Roberts K-8, Denver
Co-Presenter: Dr. Candace McGregor
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C


3404
Professional Development for the 21st Century
Cadres of teachers explore and learn about incorporating 21st Century skills through establishing classroom environments where these skills can flourish.

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Presenter: Michael Doub (michael.doub@asd20.org)
Academy School District 20
Co-Presenter: Nancy White
Technical Focus: Professional Development, 21st Century Skills
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Copper Station, West Hall



3406
The Globally Connected Classroom in the Collaborative Social Learning Age
This session provides an inspiring presentation for teachers, principals, and instructional technology directors on connecting your school or district community with safe collaborative tools that ignite local/global student learning.

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Presenter: Tim DiScipio (tdiscipio@corp.epals.com)
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Village Square, Ponderosa



3407
Digital Draftbooks: Transforming the 21st Century Writing Process
Learn how two teachers have transformed traditional pencil and paper writing projects using paperless digital tools.

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Presenter: Shannon Wentworth (scwentworth@aps.k12.co.us)
6th Avenue Elementary School, Aurora Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Gwynn Moore
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Multimedia
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole



3408
iPad: Apps Energizing Learning
See how the iPad can be used as a tool to build background knowledge, provide opportunities for creation, and facilitate communication and collaboration among students.

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Presenter: Michelle Bougeois (Bourgeois_Michelle@stvrain.k12.co.us)
St. Vrain Valley School District
Co-Presenter: Chris Coffelt
Grade Level: All levels, Educators
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Village Square, Bristlecone



3411
Online Collaboration and Connected Learning
Discuss connectivism as a learning theory, then experience connectivity and online collaboration through the use of various Web 2.0 tools.

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Presenter: Kelly Sain (Kelly.Sain@dcsdk12.org)
Ranch View Middle School, Douglas County School District
Co-Presenter: Kiffany Lychock
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Social Media, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn B



3412
Teaching History in the Digital Age
Learn how to use technology to promote student engagement and inquiry-based learning in the teaching of Social Studies. During this session, we will showcase various lessons with the help of Clickers, Smart Notebook, One True Media, Glogster, Prezi, and many other helpful devices. You will walk away with tools that are immediately applicable to the classroom.

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Presenter: Keely Contadeluci (Kcontadeluci@lps.k12.co.us)
Littleton High School, Littleton Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Kyle Simard
Technical Focus: History, Social Studies
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C1



3413
Technology in Ecological Studies
Explore the use of computer-aided modeling in the assessment of ecological parameters focusing on Watershed Biology. Classroom activities and additional technology uses of PASCO equipment also will be discussed.

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Presenter: Jon Bernhard (jonb@bvschools.org)
Chaffee County High School, Buena Vista School District R-31
Co-Presenter: Jeff Arrigotti
Technical Focus: Math, Science, Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 3:00pm–5:00pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2