Archive for the ‘2011-Level Up’ Category

iCreate vs. iConsumption

Presenter: Scott Meech Location: Chicago Suburbs, Illinois, USA Twitter: @smeech Presentation Description: Many argue that the iPad is the premiere consumption device at this time but it isn’t very good at creating. I want to walk through some thoughts to battle that thinking. Creating on the iPad is different but it is an effective creation […]

Edmodo: Connect, Collaborate, Create!

Presenter: Martha Lackey Location: Midlothian, TX   76065 Twitter: @lackeym I will show and discuss ways for using Edmodo in a 2nd grade bilingual class. My main focus will show how using 21st century tools can prepare students globally for the 21st century! iPod video - mp3 audio Link to presentation’s supporting documents: http://21stcenturylearningwithedmodo.wikispaces.com/ Additional Information: I […]

Gaming to Learn by Learning to Game

Presenter: Dr. Leigh Zeitz Location: Cedar Falls, Iowa USA Twitter: @zeitz Presentation Title: Gaming to Learn by Learning to Game Presentation Description: Gaming has a place in education. As we explore the world of gaming, we realize that gaming is actually based upon learning theory. Gaming can be used to create authentic problem-based learning opportunities that […]

Creating a Self Correcting Quiz Using Google Forms

Presenter: Kristopher Redman / Kern Kelley Location: Newport, Maine @kernkelley Presentation Title: Creating a Self Correcting Quiz Using Google Forms Presentation Description: This presentation takes users step by step through the process of creating a self-correcting quiz using Google Forms. iPod video – mp3 audio   Link to presentation’s supporting documents: http://bit.ly/SCQk12 Additional Information: For […]

Making Learning Fun In Spite of the Technology

Presenter: Kay Tibbs Location: United States Twitter: @ktibbs353 Presentation Description: What if you could focus on your students’ learning and not worry about the technology they have, or more accurately, don’t have?What if it didn’t matter that some students have iOS devices while others have Android devices and those who don’t have a handheld device can […]

What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds?

Presenter: Julia Osteen Location: Norcross, GA, USA Twitter: @josteen Presentation Title: What Can Be Done in Just 60 Seconds? Presentation Description: What can be done in just 60 seconds? empty a trash can reply to an email wipe spots off a mirror cut a loose string off your clothing OR – empower a generation! The […]

Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips

Presenter: Jayme Linton Location: Hickory, North Carolina, USA @jaymelinton Presentation Title: Get Out of the Classroom with Virtual Field Trips Presentation Description: We all know that field trips can be incredible educational experiences for students, particularly students with limited backgrounds. However, with the current budget crunch, field trips aren’t always feasible. In this session, you’ll […]

Creating ePortfolios with WordPress

Presenter: Dana Watts Location: New Delhi, India Twitter: @teachwatts Presentation Title: Creating ePortfolios with WordPress Presentation Description: Imagine a world where students are no longer judged by a lone essay, an individual transcript, or single letter of recommendation. ePortfolios allow students the ability to showcase their life-long learning and potential for growth well beyond the confine […]

Welcome to the World: Advancing the Digital and Physical Landscape

Presenter: Connor Janzen and Benjamin Honeycutt Location: Lawrence, Kansas, USA Twitter: @OWProject Facebook page: Open World Cause Presentation Description: Our presentation is in an audience/keynote format to engage viewers with documentary footage of the Open World cause, project history and information and a resource medium for starting a similar fundraiser or initiative-based project with online tools such […]

Technology as an Ally in the IB Science class

Presenter: Antonio Amaral Cunha & Silvana Meneghini Location: São Paulo, Brazil @smenegh Presentation Title: Technology as an Ally in the IB Science class Presentation Description: The “Flipped Classroom” strategy involves using some type of technology to provide instruction to students before coming to class and using class time for more higher level thinking and interaction. […]