Archive for the ‘2011-Sandbox Play’ Category

Screencasting 101

Presenter: Lorna Costantini Location: St. Catharines Ontario Canada @lornacost Presentation Title: Screencasting 101 Presentation Description: This presentation is suited to those new to screencasting. Viewers will learn how to use screencasting to become a “Teacher on Demand.” This session will guide viewers through the use of screencasts to deliver engaging content for online learning as […]

Playing with the 4C’s in an Elementary Classroom

Presenter: Paula Naugle and Jan Wells Location: Metairie, LA, U.S.A. Meriden, KS, U.S.A. @plnaugle and @janwells Presentation Title: Playing with the 4C’s in an Elementary Classroom Presentation Description: Paula and Jan are going to outline the steps they took to become innovative teachers. They will explain how their classes use the 4C’s (creativity, critical thinking, […]

Everything Apps for the K12 Educator

Presenter: Naomi Harm Location: Brownsville, MN @nharm Presentation Title: Everything Apps for the K12 Educator Presentation Description: Everywhere you look, people are talking about mobile learning devices. How can we use them and their apps to assist educators with their day to day instruction and immediate and mobile assessments? How can we harness the power […]

Tools to Create, Produce and Publish

Presenter: Valerie R. Burton Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA @MsBisOnline Presentation Title: Tools to Create, Produce and Publish Presentation Description: This presentation demonstrates how to use a variety of tools for teachers to help engage students and for the students to produce creative work. We examine the uses of: 1. Google Docs for collaboration, Google […]


Presenter: Teri Gragg Location: Brigantine, New Jersey, USA @TeriGragg Presentation Title: ArtiTech Presentation Description: ArtiTech is a virtual art and technology class for elementary age students created at the Brigantine Elementary School in Brigantine, New Jersey, USA. ArtiTech utilizes art and technology in a virtual classroom supporting 21st Century Learning Skills. iPod video – mp3 […]

The Power of Projects

Presenter: Jennifer Wagner Location: Murrieta, CA USA @jenwagner Presentation Title: The Power of Projects Presentation Description: There is POWER in online projects. Come join the conversation as several projects are shared that demonstrate the “POWER” available in online projects. Plus, the conversation will continue on at the resource page where you can share memories of […]

Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks

Presenter: Betsye Sargent & Barbara McFall Location: Salem, MA USA @phoenixschool Presentation Title: Old Dogs Must Learn New Tricks Presentation Description: Two teachers with 90 years of combined experience share the journey they took with their students, using a simulation in the classroom to answer an authentic question to prepare students to use technology to […]

Sandpit QR Code Presentation

Presenter: Allanah King Location: Nelson, New Zealand @Allanahk Presentation Title: Sandpit QR Code Presentation Presentation Description: In this presentation Allanah King describes how she has used QR codes with her class of Year Four children. She also shares a number of other uses of QR Codes that may be useful in teaching and communicating with the wider community. The ideas in […]

Scratching Kids Brains

Presenter: Geoffrey Derry Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu, China @gderry Presentation Title: Scratching Kids Brains Presentation Description: Scratch is a Programming language designed to be very powerful yet easy to use. It is the perfect way to introduce programming and programming concepts to school students of any age. It is easy to get started with but powerful enough to […]

A Teacher’s Journey

Presenter: Dr. Christopher Craft Location: Columbia, SC, USA @crafty184 Presentation Title: Sandbox Play Keynote: A Teacher’s Journey Presentation Description: Take a look inside the classroom of Dr. Christopher Craft and explore what sandbox play practically looks like. Chris teaches kids in a variety of courses such as World Languages, Media Technologies, and Broadcast Journalism. Presentation: […]