Wednesday 8:00 - 10:00 am - Session Evaluation Form


2101
Got Game?
Find out how students can be highly motivated and thoroughlyengaged when they create games involving your content area.

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Presenter: Ben Johnson (benj@psdschools.org)
Poudre School District
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Web 2.0 Tools, Techie, Multimedia, Social Media, Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler A



2102
Googlific Website Instruction
Focus on the inherent power of Google sites and examine real examples of both teacher and student sites. Also learn how they have been used to facilitate both the teaching and learning experience.

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Presenter: Andrea Pless (aradclif@jeffco.k12.co.us)
North Arvada Middle School, Jefferson County Public Schools
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools, Google Applications, Multimedia, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



2103
Digital Storytelling K-6
Digital storytelling is an emerging art form of personal, heartfelt expression that enables individuals and communities to reclaim their personal cultures while exploring their artistic creativity.

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Presenter: Robin Cranson (rcranson@jeffco.k12.co.us)
Mitchell Elementary & Witt Elementary Schools, Jefferson County Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Dodie Sale
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Multimedia
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C



2104
Game-Informed Learning for 21st Century
Discover a strategy to help students learn richly, practice 21st Century skills of collaboration, engage in critical thinking, and have fun doing it!

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Presenter: Richard White (RWhite1354@peoplepc.com)
Co-Presenter: Nancy White
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, West Hall



2106
Easy Integration of Technology in the Classroom
Learn to use the free web tool Glogster EDU to integrate technology into your lessons with ease.

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Presenter: Denise Blevins (blevinsred@gmail.com)
Pete Mirich Elementary School, Weld County School District
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Village Square, Ponderosa



2108
Become a Savvy Web Researcher
This session will examine some very useful and FUN sites (with handouts) to help students get valid and useful information from the web.

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Presenter: Darci Lindgren (dlindgren@esu7.org)
Lindsay Holy Family School, Nebraska
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Social Studies
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole



2111
Featured Speaker: John Kuglin
Using the Cloud to Build Innovative Learning Environments
Join John Kuglin as he navigates through eNetColorado and leading cloud-based applications to discover new collaboration tools, distribution techniques, and innovative classroom methodologies. This presentation provides a face-to-face environment for the participants and sets an example for how blended learning experiences can be created in the future. Information is conveyed in the traditional presentation mode for the attending group, but a simultaneous live interaction will be conducted online, allowing connected participants to send immediate feedback and reaction on the information being presented. Those online will also have the ability to engage in a dialogue with other participants in attendance. Slides, movies, links, and other presentation assets will be available online for those wishing to follow the discussion live through their connection. All documents, video clips, links, and reports will be made available to those wishing to explore the presented content more deeply. The attending audience will have online access to other related materials not presented during the session as a follow-up to their experience.

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Presenter: John Kuglin (john@kuglin.com)
eNetColorado
Co-Presenter: Dan Morris
Grade Levels: All Grades, Educators
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn B



2112
Accessibility and Apple
Learn about the dozens of assistive technologies built into the Apple Macintosh and how they can be applied in all learning environments.

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Presenter: Frank Vretos (vretos@apple.com)
Apple, Inc.
Co-Presenter: Patrick Benko
Technical Focus: Leadership
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C1



2113
Clickers in the Classroom
This session examines Turning Technologies products (Clickers, Turning Point software, Question Point) and demonstrates how these products can be used in the classroom in a variety of effective ways.

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Presenter: Katherine Settle (ksettle@lps.k12.co.us)
Damon Runyon Elementary School, Littleton Public Schools
Technical Focus: Multimedia, Student Response Devices
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2



2114
CITW: Apps That Work
Learn how apps from the iTunes store can be used on an iPad to facilitate the integration of research-based instructional strategies.

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Presenter: Elizabeth Ross Hubbell (ehubbell@mcrel.org)
Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan A



2115
Promising Practitioners of 21st Century Teaching and Learning
Leading teachers from the Promising Practices in 21st Century Learning Project will present five-minute videos on their work to support students’ acquisition of CDE-identified 21st Century skills. They will discuss their instructional approaches with session attendees.

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Presenter: Stevan Kalmon (skalmon@C21L.org)
School of Innovation, Denver Public Schools
Co-Presenters: Dixie Griffin Good, Bud Hunt, Michelle Bourgeois
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Information Literacy, World Languages
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan B



2116
SMART Technologies in the Classroom
Using SMART products in classroom instruction to improve and enhance delivery, assessment, collaboration, review, presentation, communication, and achievement. Examples of classroom use for a variety of products including SMART Board, Notebook software, SMART Response System, SMART Document Camera, SMART Slate and more.

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Presenter: Amy Vorwaller (avorwaller@ccscolorado.com)
Technical Focus: Interactive Whiteboard
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan C