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


3101
Global Understanding Through Online Collaboration
Learn about strategies to increase your student’s global understanding by using tools that allow communication and collaboration with classes around the globe!

Session Website
Presenter: Nancy White (nancy.white@asd20.org)
Academy School District 20
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Web 2.0 Tools, Social Media
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 8:00am­–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler A




3112
Partnering with Parents Through Technology
This session presents wikis and explains how to use them to communicate with parents and family members in order to hold students accountable. Wikis are also a way to learn, both with the teacher and among each other, through the use of global technology.

Session Website
Presenter: Ashley Cook (ashley.cook@blair.edisonlearning.com; ascook1@hotmail.com)
Omar D. Blair Charter School, Denver Public Schools
Technical Focus: Professional Development, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Conference Center, Bighorn C1



3103
Beyond Blogging: Student Voice
This session is designed for educators who are (or would like to be) using web tools as a pathway to improved student achievement.

Session Website
Presenter: Chris Moore (cmoor4@gmail.com)
East Elementary School, Littleton Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Nicolette Vander Velde
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Science, Web 2.0 Tools, Multimedia, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C



3104
e-Portfolios for 21st Century Skills
Are you considering the use of e-portfolios for students to document 21st Century skills? This session provides the insight and necessary tools to get started.

Session Website
Presenter: Lori Hartman (lori.hartman@asd20.org)
ITES Department, Academy School District 20
Co-Presenter: Linda Conway
Technical Focus: Assessing 21st-Century Skills
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, West Hall



3106
Teen Reading 2.0
Learn tips and techniques for utilizing various web-based tools including Google Docs, websites, blogs, Twitter, and book-related social networking sites (e.g., Goodreads) to facilitate, enhance, and promote the book club experience.

Session Website
Presenter: Diana Tixier Herald (di.herald@me.com)
Library Media Office, Mesa County Valley School District
Co-Presenters: Pam Middlemas, Barb Kidder
Technical Focus: Language Arts, The Arts, Social Media
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School, Post Secondary
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Village Square, Ponderosa



3107
Online Professional Development
Imagine being able to design your own professional growth plan from a menu of options.“Just in Time" resources furnish context and opportunities for collaboration far more powerful than text-heavy “lecturettes” and 90-minute webinars.

Session Website
Presenter: Michael Wacker (mwacker10@gmail.com)
Online Professional Development, Denver Public Schools
Technical Focus: Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole



3108
Web Applications: Prezi and Animoto
This session introduces Prezi, a zooming presentation editor, and Animoto video slideshow software to beginners and teaches them to create a simple project using each application.

Session Website
Presenter: Terri Reh (treh@flagstaffacademy.org)
Flagstaff Academy Charter School, St. Vrain Valley School District
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Village Square, Bristlecone



3111
FEATURED SPEAKER:Elizabeth Hubbell
How Is Technology Funding Impacting Your Instruction?
McREL’s technology audit goes far beyond counting computers in the classroom. It reports how technology is being integrated into instruction in your school or district.

Session Website
Presenter: Elizabeth Ross Hubbell (ehubbell@mcrel.org)
Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
Technical Focus: Leadership, Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn B



3102
Google Lit Trips: Take Your Students Around the World
This session presents an overview of what Google Lit Trips are, how they can be used in the classroom, where to find existing Trips and—most importantly—how to create your own journeys.

Session Website
Presenter: Lindsay Brennan (Lindsay.Brennan@dcsdk12.org)
Legend High School, Douglas County School District
Co-Presenter: Tim Florian
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Social Studies, Google Apps, Techie, Multimedia, Professional Development, Google Earth
Grade Levels: Middle School, High School, Post Secondary
Session: Thursday 8:00am–10:00am
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



3113
Get Them Thinking!
Today’s students are bombarded with media all day, every day! In this session learn how to integrate media literacy into all subject areas, as well as prepare students for the CSAP tests—and for life.

Session Website
Presenter: Sue Lockwood Summers (Sue@MediaAlert.org)
Director, Media Alert, Jefferson County Public Schools (Retired)
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Techie, Multimedia, Social Media, Leadership, Professional Development
Grade Levels: All Grades, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 8:00am­–10:00am
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2