Wednesday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm - Session Evaluation Form


2201
New Frontiers: Moodling
Moodle, an alternative to commercial online learning environments, is distributed free under open source licensing. The program’s modular design makes it easy to create new courses and add content to existing courses that will engage learners.

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Presenter: Mary Hertzog (mary.hertzog@asd20.org)
Challenger Middle School, Academy School District 20
Technical Focus: Course Management
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler A



2202
Using Blogs to Enhance Literacy
Find out how fun it is to share thoughts about reading through the use of technology. Learn how to use a simple, free program that allows students and teachers to engage in conversations about literacy.



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Presenter: Brenda Trout (kelly.mckay@d51schools.org)
Chatfield Elementary School, Mesa County Valley School District #51
Co-Presenter: Kelly McKay
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



2203
Claymation in Your Class
Using Frames from Tech4Learning, students can use simple clay animation to make multimedia projects that support content curriculum.

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Presenter: Jason Wooldridge (jwooldri@jeffco.k12.co.us)
Bergen Valley Schools, Jefferson County Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Angie Wulff
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Social Studies, The Arts, Multimedia
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C



2204
Using Technology to Engage Students With Disabilities
This presentation introduces teachers to the feeling of being a student with disabilities in a normal classroom. Teachers will see how the use of technology not only simplifies a disabled student’s life, but also enhances the education of the students around them.

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Presenter: Susan Borer (Borer25@yahoo.com)
Madison Elementary School, San Leandro Unified School District
Technical Focus: Language Arts
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, West Hall



2206
So You Have A Wiki: Advanced Wikis
Learn how to manage your navigation bar; add a custom logo, podcasts and rolling banner; embed an interactive glogster poster containing images and videos; post student projects, and much more!

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Presenter: Candy McGregor (candace_mcgregor@dpsk12.org)
Central Administration, Denver Public Schools
Technical Focus: Wikis and Blogs
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Village Square, Ponderosa



2207
Creative Podcasting & Classroom Cloud Learning Centers
Learn about creative podcasting, student backpack journalism, and how to use classroom cloud writing centers designed for iPads, Macs and PCs.

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Presenter: Bob Barboza (Suprschool@aol.com)
Super School University, Long Beach
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Web 2.0 tools, Multimedia, Social Media, Distance Learning
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole



2208
Teachers Can Use Social Networks Too
You’ve seen Facebook and Myspace—at least in scary news stories. Now see how social networks can be used to help you in your classroom!

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Presenter: Darci Lindgren (dlindgren@esu7.org)
Lindsay Holy Family School, Nebraska
Technical Focus: Social Media
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Village Square, Bristlecone



2211
The Flipped-Mastery Classroom
Join the authors to discuss flipping your classroom and never lecture again. Create instructional videos to transform your students into eager learners.

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Presenter: Jonathan Bergmann (jbergmann@wpsdk12.org)
Woodland Park High School, Woodland Park School District
Co-Presenter: Aaron Sams
Technical Focus: Flipped Classroom
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn B



2212
Enhancing Your Literacy Curriculum with GarageBand
Create engaging fluency lessons using GarageBand’s real instruments to liven the practice of reading passages. Then move on to recording students’ original stories and poems.

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Presenter: Pam Lewis (Wplewis@me.com)
Technology Department, Garfield School District RE 2
Co-Presenter: Sue Fassler
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Multimedia
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C1



2213
Make Clickers Work for You
Learn research-based approaches to increasing student engagement and learning in the sciences. We’ll focus on asking good questions and fostering effective class discussion.

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Presenter: Stephanie Chasteen (stephanie.chasteen@colorado.edu)
University of Colorado, Boulder
Technical Focus: Math, Science, Professional Development
Grade Levels: High School, Post Secondary
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2



2214
Citizenship in the Digital Age
Explore student safety on the Internet, ways to combat and avoid cyberbullying, and how to enjoin students to leave a positive digital footprint.

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Presenter: Christine Schein (christine.schein@asd20.org)
Academy School District 20
Co-Presenter: Linda Conway
Technical Focus: Multimedia, Social Media, Professional Development, Character Education
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan A



2215
Copyright Clarity
Confused over copyright laws? Get the down and dirty about how fair use applies to the three types of copyright users—those who see no evil, those who close the door, and those who hyper-comply.

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Presenter: Laura Israelsen (laura.o.israelsen@adams12.org)
Hulstrom Options K-8 School, Adams 12 Five Star Schools
Co-Presenter: Christina Espino
Technical Focus: Professional Development, Copyright
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan B



2216
Historic Maps Meet Google Earth
Explore free classroom applications available to obtain digitized historic maps from the extensive Library of Congress collections and Google Earth.

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Presenter: Sherrie Galloway (sgal@loc.gov)
Retired
Co-Presenter: Gail Petri
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Social Studies, Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan C