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


3201
Wow ‘Em with Wixie
Help your students learn whenever and wherever they want with Wixie! Show them how to combine images, artwork, voice, and text to explore curriculum, communicate ideas, and express their creativity.

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Presenter: Angie Wulff (awulff@jeffco.k12.co.us)
Bergen Valley School, Jefferson County Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Kim Levine
Session Focus: Language Arts, Social Studies, Multimedia
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler A



3202
Microsoft Photo Story 3
Learn to create effective slideshows from digital photos using Microsoft’s Photo Story software. With a single click, users can touch-up, crop, or rotate pictures then add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and custom voice narration to their visual stories.

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Presenter: Bobby Sorden (bobby.sorden@asd20.org)
Challenger Middle School, Academy School District 20
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, The Arts, Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Techie, Multimedia, Social Media, Leadership, Professional Development, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



3203
Beyond Google Apps: Student Voice
This session is designed for educators who are (or would like to be) using web tools as a pathway for improved student achievement.

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Presenter: Nicolette Vander Velde (nvandervelde@lps.k12.co.us)
East Elementary School, Littleton Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Chris Moore
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Science, Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Multimedia
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C



3204
Using Interactive Technologies to Enrich K-5 Math Instruction
This session addresses effective technology integration and instructional strategies for use in K-5 math classrooms. We will explore digital resources, websites, the use of a clicker, and interactive whiteboard techniques to assess understanding.

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Presenter: Shelly DuBose (sdubose@graland.org)
Graland Country Day School, Association of Colorado Independent Schools
Technical Focus: Math
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Copper Station, West Hall



3206
Hola, Hello: Bringing Academic Learning to All Students
Web 2.0 technology tools make classroom learning and academic language come alive. Experience how integrating these helpful resources can make your instruction intelligible for all students.

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Presenter: Gwynn Moore (gmmoore@aps.k12.co.us)
Paris Elementary School, Aurora Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Shannon Wentworth
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Techie, Multimedia, Social Media, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Village Square, Ponderosa



3207
Expand your PD: Twitter for Teachers
Why Twitter? Because you can communicate with teachers who teach what you teach, find resources, solve problems, and have great discussions with those around the world with similar interests.

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Presenter: Leslie Raffelson (raffelsonl@peetzschool.org)
Peetz School, Plateau School District
Co-Presenter: Sandi Roelle
Technical Focus: Social Media, Professional Development
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole



3208
WordPress for Fun
Want to know more about setting up a WordPress site for your blog or teacher web page? Learn the ins and outs of using WordPress in this hands-on workshop.

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Presenter: Matt Woolums (Matthew_Woolums@dpsk12.org)
Denver Public Schools
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Village Square, Bristlecone



3211
From Textbooks to iPads!
This session describes how we moved textbook adoption into a year where we implemented iPads into every 6th and 7th grade Social Studies classroom.

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Presenter: Val Downing (downingv@thompson.k12.co.us)
Thompson School District R2-J
Co-Presenters: Diane Lauer, Patrick Benko
Technical Focus: Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, Leadership
Grade Level: Middle School
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn B



3212
Mobile Devices for Reading and Math
See how school districts are using the iPod touch as a reading fluency and literacy tool. We will also review the data showing how its use in this mode is “recapturing minutes” towards math achievements.

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Presenter: Dr. Dan McCormack (mccormack.d@apple.com)
Development Executive, Apple Inc.
Co-Presenter: Patrick Benko
Technical Focus: Math, Language Arts, Leadership
Grade Level: All Grades
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C-1




3213
Preserving Veterans’ Oral Histories
Learn how your students can participate in the Veterans Oral History Project being archived by the Library of Congress.

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Presenter: Dan Marcus (dmarcus@lewispalmer.org)
Lewis Palmer Middle School, Lewis Palmer District 38
Co-Presenter: Lorena Wilder
Technical Focus: Social Studies, Multimedia, Social Media
Grade Level: Middle School, High School, Post Secondary
Session: Thursday 10:15am–12:15pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2