Wednesday 1:45 - 2:45 pm


2301
Designing Student-Centered Classrooms with Promethean
Grab your students’ attention by using Promethean’s ActivInspire. The interactive lesson development software allows any teacher to create lessons that invite student participation.

Session Website
Presenter: Shannon Wentworth (scwentworth@aps.k12.co.us)
6th Avenue Elementary School, Aurora Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Gwynn Moore
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, Techie, Multimedia, Professional Development, Technology Integration, Thematic Learning
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler A


2302
Wired for Success
Learn to implement a NETS-S-aligned, project-based curriculum using digital tools to teach information and computer literacy, digital citizenship, and publishing skills.

Session Website
Presenter: Myra Giersdorf (giersdorf_myra@stvrain.k12.co.us)
Skyline High School, St. Vrain Valley School District
Co-Presenter: Jill Cope
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Multimedia, Wikis, Blogs, Information, Digital Literacy
Grade Level: High School
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



2303
Wikify Your Language Arts Classroom
Learn how we use wikispaces as a platform to enhance 21st Century Language Arts instruction, student growth, collaboration, research, and reflection.

Session Website
Presenter: Lauri Hamill (lhamill@lps.k12.co.us)
Powell Middle School, Littleton Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Tammy Falcone
Technical Focus: Language Arts
Grade Level: Middle School
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C


2304
Take Your Google Usage Up a Notch
These 30 tips and tricks will blow even the most voracious Googlers away! Bring your laptop and mouse to delve deeply into Google Sites, Docs, Groups, Search, Calendar, and more.

Session Website
Presenter: Michael Wacker (mwacker10@gmail.com)
Online Professional Development, Denver Public Schools
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Google Apps
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Copper Station, West Hall


2306
Learning.com DREAM Project

Session Website not available at this time
Presenter: Chuck Creamer (ccreamer@learning.com)
Learning.com
Technical Focus: Digital Curriculum
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Village Square, Ponderosa


2307
21st Century Learning: Assessing Your Progress
Discover the tools and processes you can use to assess the progress your school/district is making toward 21st Century learning.

Session Website
Presenter: Dixie Griffin Good (dgg@C21L.org)
School of Innovation, Council on 21st Century Learning
Co-Presenters: Stevan Kalmon, Josh Allen
Technical Focus: Professional Development, 21st Century Skills, Education Technology, Information Literacy (ETIL) Planning
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole


2308
Collaborative Curriculum Design
This session describes the process used to develop work teams, build learning activities, and distribute lesson plan activities to 200+ educators in 48 classrooms across a large suburban school district.

Session Website
Presenter: Celeste Hodges (celeste.hodges@dcsdk12.org)
Sand Creek Elementary School, Douglas County School District
Co-Presenter: Martha Colbert
Technical Focus: Google Apps, Leadership, Professional Development
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Village Square, Bristlecone


2310
Adobe Digital School Collection — Integrate Technology Across the Curriculum
Increase student engagement and ensure technology literacy with the Adobe Digital School Collection.
ADSC is a special combination of software tools and teaching resources for digital imaging, video and sound editing in education. Students, regardless of grade level, can use the software to produce professional quality photos, video, audio, and interactive multimedia projects that are easy to share on interactive whiteboards, DVD, the web and mobile devices. Additionally, resources such as lessons plans,tutorials, and tips& tricks will be provided to help educators quickly enhance the teaching and learning process. Finally, learn how to use the ePortfolio capabilities in Acrobat X Pro to enable students and faculty to package up their photo and video assets into a media-rich PDF ePortfolio.

Session Website not available at this time
Presenter: Richard John Jenkins
Solutions Consultant, Education Adobe Systems, Inc.
Technical Focus: Adobe Photoshop® Elements 9, Adobe Premiere® Elements 9, Adobe Acrobat X
Grade Level: All Grade
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Mountain Plaza, Union Peak


2313
Get Dirty Virtually!
Take the distance out of distance learning to close the gap between educating and experiencing! Bring science experts directly into your classroom to make learning personally relevant for younger students.

Virtual Classes
http://www.dmns.org/teachers/at-your-school/virtual-classes
Scientists in Action
http://www.dmns.org/teachers/at-your-school/scientists-in-action

Presenter: Gianna Sullivan (gianna.sullivan@dmns.org)
Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver
Co-Presenter: Mark Widdified
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Professional Development
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2



2314
Why We Gave In and Paid the Ransom
When Ning went from a free service to being subscription-based, Douglas County School District’s library media center tried to continue without—but found they couldn’t. Learn how their new Ning incorporates a multitude of useful Web 2.0 applications.

Session Website
Presenter: Pete Vincelette (peter.vincelette@dcsdk12.org)
District Library Media Center, Douglas County School District
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools, Social Media, Leadership, Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan A



2315
Collaborate and Educate Through Adobe Connect

The Adobe Connect platform offers powerful tools for online collaboration and e-learning. Learn how Adobe Connect 8 can provide an engaging learning experience for Faculty, Students, Administrators and professional development communities. With limited time and financial resources, educators are in search of new ways to interact and share information on a more frequent basis. Adobe provides a complete learning environment with easy-to-use content authoring tools and live (or on-demand) tracking.


Session Website not available at this time
Presenter: Jackie Specht (jspecht@meetingone.com)
Education and eLearning Manager, MeetingOne
Technical Focus: Collaboration
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School, Post Secondary
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan B



2316
New Session! Listen Up…Developing a Comprehensive Achievement Program for Students with Learning Differences and Visual Impairments

Comprehensive discussion on how to easily and effectively accommodate children k-post grad with specific learning disabilities. Specifically, this session will show how districts and states can customize programs with accessible content and assistive technology tools meeting the needs of their students with visual and learning disabilities


Session Website not available at this time
Presenter: Suzanne Jonsen (sjonsen@learningally.org)
Regional Director Programs and Services, Learning Ally
Technical Focus: Assistive Technologies
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School, Post Secondary
Session: Wednesday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Conference Center, Ptarmigan B