Friday 8:30 - 10:30 am - Session Evaluation Form


4101
Audio Editing with Audacity
If you’re working with video software like Moviemaker, Photo Story, or PowerPoint, this audio editing program will give you the control and creativity over your project that you’ve been seeking. Load and explore this free recording and sound editing software.

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Presenter: Judith Broyles (broyles.judith@bennett.k12.co.us)
Bennett High School, Bennett School District 29J
Technical Focus: Multimedia
Grade Level: High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler A



4102
New Ideas About Assistive Technology
This session presents information about different kinds of tools that can be used to assist students in accessing lesson content, processing and learning information, and showing their mastery of information and concepts.

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Presenter: Elizabeth Santersero (kat1800@hotmail.com)
Fulton Heights Educational Program, Pueblo City Schools
Technical Focus: Diffferentiation Technology
Grade Level: Middle School, High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



4103
Building Rigor With ELA Students
Are Web 2.0 tools effective when teaching English and Language Arts students? This presentation explores that question and provides time to practice using tools that are relevant to ELA students.

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Presenter: Lynn Gershman (lynn_gershman@dpsk12.org)
Abraham Lincoln High School, Denver Public Schools
Technical Focus: Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, Social Media, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C



4104
Kindles for Kids
This session highlights the use of e-readers with an emphasis on their impact on reading engagement and motivation.

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Presenter: Tammy Anderson (tammy.anderson@adams12.org)
Glacier Peak Elementary, Adams 12 Five Star Schools
Technical Focus: Language Arts
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Copper Station, West Hall



4106
Reaching the NETS-S through Google Apps
Are you interested in learning more about Google Apps and the collaborative avenues they opens to you and to your students? Join us to examine and discuss Google App projects that align to each of the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards for Students.

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Presenter: Liz Walhof (Elizabeth.Walhof@dcsdk12.org)
Chaparral High School, Douglas County School District
Co-Presenter: Kiffany Lychock
Technical Focus: Google Apps
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Village Square, Ponderosa




4107
Creating More Effective Flipcharts for Whiteboards
This presentation focuses on building flipcharts using the appropriate elements necessary to address the different learning styles within the classroom.

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Presenter: Bonnie Grover (groverschool@msn.com)
Avery Parsons Elementary, Buena Vista School District
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools, Techie, Professional Development, Interactive Whiteboards
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole


4108
Teaching Computational Thinking With Scalable Game Design
Scalable game design is a means to teach computational thinking. An introduction to CT and building a game using AgentSheets software will help you discover a great way to increase your engagement with your students. Session attendees should download the software before attending this sessions and Mark will have an activation key available at the session or you can download the PDF file below..

http://www.agentsheets.com/products/trial/index.html



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Presenter: Mark Shouldice (mgshouldice@aps.k12.co.us)
Mrachek Middle School, Aurora Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Dr. Alexander Repenning
Technical Focus: STEM, Computer Science
Grade Level: Middle School, High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Village Square, Bristlecone


4111
Personal Learning Network: TIE 2011 & Beyond
How do you take what you have learned and continue to connect, communicate, and collaborate with others? Creating a Personal Learning Network aligned to four simple goals builds on what you have learned to keep you focused on learning all year long.

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Presenter: Kim McMonagle (kmcmonagle@tiecolorado.org)
Douglas County School District
Technical Focus: Professional Development
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn B



4112
Google Apps Workshop (Intermediate)
You know Google Docs and you know Google Sites, but you want more! We will explore these Google apps in detail and learn what is capable in a safe, district-supported environment, as well as how to maximize organization and workflow.

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Presenter: Michael Wacker (mwacker10@gmail.com)
Online Professional Development, Denver Public Schools
Technical Focus: Google Apps
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C1



4113
Growing a Community of Readers
Bring your library/media center into the 21st Century by giving your website added functionality and interactivity. Stimulate online book discussions among your students and faculty using free web tools.

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Presenter: Rebecca Moore (rmoore@lps.k12.co.us)
Euclid Middle & Sandburg Elementary Schools, Littleton Public Schools
Co-Presenters: Carolyn Mast, Sally Tejan
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Google Apps, Social Media
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2



4114
Fifty Ways to Use Discovery Streaming in the Classroom
This fast-paced, energizing session will open your eyes to the vast possibilities of integrating digital media by streaming Discovery Education in the classroom.

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Presenter: Jennifer Jensen (scuba.jennifer@gmail.com)
Clear Sky Elementary School, Douglas County School District
Co-Presenter: Lindsay Hopkins
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Multimedia, Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan A



4115
Using Sensors with Wikis in the Science Classroom
Participants will learn to use a wiki site, a great tool for data collection and sharing. Wiki technology allows your students to effectively use Web 2.0 tools in a science laboratory setting.

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Presenter: Mark Little (mark.little@bvsd.org)
Broomfield High School, Boulder Valley School District
Technical Focus: Science
Grade Level: Middle School, High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan B



4116
21st Century Teaching and the New Media
Visual strategies are culled into eight significant ideas for instructing in the 21st Century through the use of video and streaming resources. Learn practical and readily usable strategies, best practices, and research-based approaches to teaching with a variety of media—DVDs, streaming media, YouTube, and cable TV.

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Presenter: Len Scrogan (len.scrogan@bvsd.org)
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Friday 8:30am–10:30am
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan C