Archive for the ‘2006- Week In The Classroom’ Category

Getting Started
“Free Tools for Universal Design for Learning in Literacy”

This presentation will describe ways that you can support literacy using free tools found on the internet. Types of technology supports for literacy will be discussed as well as the some of the free tools that are available on the Internet today. The last part of the session will deal with what Universal Design for Learning calls for and how the types of tools discussed can assist educators in achieving Universal Design for Learning in your classroom.

Week in the Classroom
“Globally Literate”

Clarence Fisher Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada Blog: http://remoteaccess.typepad.com/ Presentation Title “Globally Literate” Bio Clarence has been a classroom teacher from grades 1 – 8 for the past 13 years. He has been involved with the creation of technology curriculum documents and wrote his master’s thesis regarding the evaluation of these documents. Clarence has won several […]

Week in the classroom
“Hardy’s Wessex:
video editing and learning online”

Kevin Burden Hull, UK Blog: http://digitalalchemy.typepad.co.uk/digital_alchemy/ Presentation Title “Hardy’s Wessex: video editing and learning online” Bio Kevin Burden is a lecturer and researcher in educational technology based at the University of Hull. He is the director of a unit called Cascade which specialises in the professional development of teachers and educationalists in the use of […]

Week in the Classroom
“Listening to the voices: student empowerment
through collaborative learning projects beyond the school walls”

Sharon Peters Montreal, QC, Canada Blog: http://www.mtl-peters.net/blog Presentation Title “Listening to the voices: student empowerment through collaborative learning projects beyond the school walls” Bio Sharon Peters is a secondary English teacher and an educational technology consultant. She recently completed an M.A. in educational technology while working full-time at Lower Canada College in Montreal. Her thesis […]

Week in the Classroom
“iPods- iSpeak- iSing- iListen- iLearn”

Silvia Tolisano Jacksonville, Florida, USA Blog: http://www.langwitches.org/ Presentation Title “iPods- iSpeak- iSing- iListen- iLearn” Bio Born in Germany, raised in Argentina and living in the USA, Silvia graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and a Master’s in Instructional Technology. Currently in her 5th year of teaching at a private elementary school, she serves as […]

Week in the Classroom
“Two-Way Teaching: An Overview of
the Read/Write Web in Education”

Mark Wagner Irvine, CA, USA Blog: http://www.edtechlife.com/ Presentation Title “Two-Way Teaching: An Overview of the Read/Write Web in Education” Bio A former high school English teacher, Mark has since served as an educational technology coordinator at Estancia High School, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, and the Orange County Department of Education. He now serves as […]

Week in the Classroom
“Second Nature-
Extending dialogue in the blogosphere”

Lani Ritter Hall Chardon, Ohio, USA Blog: http://possibilitiesabound.blogspot.com/ Presentation Title “Second Nature-Extending dialogue in the blogosphere” Bio Lani currently contracts as an instructional designer for online professional development for Ohio teachers with eTech Ohio. She is a National Board Certified Teacher who served in many capacities during her 35 years as a classroom and resource […]

Week in the Classroom
“Who’s Teaching Who?: Are We Ready”

Chris Kaminski Fairview Park, Ohio, USA Blog: http://nlcommunities.com/communities/ckaminski/default.aspx    Presentation Title “Who’s Teaching Who?: Are We Ready”  Bio Chris is in his tenth year of teaching and finishing up his Masters in Educational Administration. He currently teaches High School Graphic Arts, Photography, and Web Design at Fairview High School in Fairview Park, OH. Chris is also the district webmaster. He currently uses […]

Week in the Classroom
“Using Web 2.0 Tools in a Grade One Classroom”

Kathy Cassidy Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada Blog: http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=1337 Presentation Title “Using Web 2.0 Tools in a Grade One Classroom“ Bio Kathy is a grade one teacher who is very interested in the ways in which technology can support student learning. She began building her website several years ago and was able to do some unique […]

WEEK IN THE CLASSROOM KEYNOTE
“Journey through the Week as I Journey Up (or Down) the Road”

Bud Hunt Fort Collins, Colorado, USA Blog: http://budtheteacher.com Twitter: @budtheteacher Presentation Title “Journey through the Week as I Journey Up (or Down) the Road” Bio Bud Hunt teaches high school language arts and journalism at Olde Columbine High School in Longmont, Colorado. (Since this presentation is audio-only, a YouTube version is not available) Presentation http://k12online.wm.edu/a_journey.mp3 […]