Thursday 1:45 - 2:45 pm - Session Evaluation Form


3302
Digital Documentary: Collaborative Instruction

Participants will learn how collaborative instruction between a Teacher Librarian and classroom teachers resulted in a variety of Digital documentaries. Explore and get inspired as you see how students used Windows Movie Maker, VoiceThread, Wikispaces, and Google Blogger to produce and display digital stories in a variety of content areas.


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Presenter: Susie Lackey (slackey@jeffco.k12.co.us)
Arvada West High School, Jefferson County Public Schools
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, Multimedia, Wikis, Blogs
Grade Level: Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler B



3303
Google Lit Trips: A Differentiated Approach
Learn how to seamlessly integrate differentiation strategies to meet the educational needs of all learners in these exciting Google Lit trips!

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Presenter: Becky Russell (russell_b@cde.state.co.us)
School Library Senior Consultant, Colorado Department of Education
Co-Presenter: Lisa Sobieniak
Technical Focus: Language Arts, Social Studies, Web 2.0 Tools, Leadership, Collaboration, School Libraries
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Copper Station, Wheeler C



3304
3D Comes to School
You’ve seen 3D movies like “Avatar” and 3D sports on television. What’s going to happen next in education? Learn about the coming explosion of 3D content for teaching and learning through a briefing on a national pilot plan comprised of five school districts.

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Presenter: Kristin Donley (kristin.donley@bvsd.org)
Monarch High School, Boulder Valley School District
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Copper Station, West Hall



3307
Digital Learning Collaborative: Blended Professional Development
Learn how a replicable, blended-learning PLC program using Collaborative Inquiry + Digital Tools + Action Research produces powerful district-wide results toward Improved student learning.

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Presenter: Stevan Kalmon (skalmon@C21L.org)
St. Vrain Valley School District
Technical Focus: Web 2.0 Tools, Google Apps, Social Media, Leadership, Professional Development, Wikis, Blogs, Classroom Integration of EDTECH
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Village Square, Lodgepole



3308
MathScore
We have found MathScore, developed by MIT graduates, to be a particularly effective supplement to our math curriculum. We would like to share our learning experiences along with similar stories from nearby schools.

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Presenter: Bill Witt (bill.witt@coloradoacademy.org)
Colorado Academy, Private Denver School
Co-Presenter: Christina Valastro
Technical Focus: Math, Web 2.0 Tools
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Village Square, Bristlecone



3309
Smarter Wi-Fi for Education
The session examines new techniques in adaptive beamforming, wireless meshing, video streaming, and interference mitigation. For a real-world view of wireless technology, a Colorado school district will share their experiences as they implement Wi-Fi in the classroom.

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Presenter: Joe McBreen (troy.schaetzle@ruckuswireless.com)
Ruckus Wireless
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: The Village at Copper, Jacques Peak


3311
New Session! Out of Box Thinking with your Learner Response Devices (Clickers)
Engage all students using simple techniques that can easily be replicated for any lesson with no prep! Get your students to crave the material you're teach using research based strategies and your student response devices.

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Presenter: Dave Kootman (dave.kootman@prometheanworld.com)
Teaching and Learning Consultant, Promethean Inc.
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Bighorn B, Copper Conference Center


3312
Now I Get It! Student-Created Projects with ActivInspire
ActivClassrooms can now take academic work a step further. Let your students design flipcharts and engage their peers with any content area that showcases their learning.

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Presenter: Gwynn Moore (gmmoore@aps.k12.co.us)
Paris Elementary School, Aurora Public Schools
Co-Presenter: Shannon Wentworth
Grade Levels: Pre-K–Elementary, Middle School, High School
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C-1



3313
Everyday Podcasting with Elementary Students
Teachers can be confident in teaching 21st Century skills through podcasting. This session details the step-by-step process of making effective podcasts that will engage your young students.

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Presenter: Brad Flickinger (cflickin@psdschools.org)
Bethke Elementary School, Poudre School District
Technical Focus: Multimedia
Grade Level: Pre-K–Elementary
Session: Thursday 1:45pm–2:45pm
Location: Conference Center, Bighorn C2