Archive for the ‘2011-Story Time’ Category

What If the Story Changed?

Presenter: David Jakes Location: Naperville, Illinois, USA @djakes Presentation Title: What If the Story Changed? Presentation Description: This presentation is about changing the story of what we do, the challenges behind that, and examples of what that change might look like. The presentation is based in a very simple idea I’ve been exploring lately, and […]

Tech Enabled Leadership

Presenter: Zoe Branigan-Pipe, Dr. Camille Rutherford, Kyle TuckLocation: Hamilton, Ontario@zbpipe@crutherford Presentation Title: Growing Tech Enabled Leaders Presentation Description: Our story is about growing leaders in the Ed Tech Cohort at Brock University in Hamilton, Ontario. This story begins with planting the seeds of tech leadership by providing intensive hands-on educational technology training. Their growth was […]

Are You For Real?

Presenter: Rodd LucierLocation: Komoka, Ontario, Canada@thecleversheep Presentation Title: Are You For Real? Presentation Description: Are you in search of opportunities to make authentic connections with students and teachers? Why not surround yourself with prompts to remind you of compelling stories? Learn how aptly chosen artifacts, deliberately placed, can promote story-telling and relationship-building. Play along and […]

Sharing Stories, Becoming Storytellers

Presenter: Sean McGaugheyLocation: Midland, Ontario, Canada@Sean_McGaughey Presentation Title: Sharing Stories, Becoming Storytellers Presentation Description: Each year, Bayview Public School ( participates in Canada’s National Family Literacy Day, which is held annually on January 27. Two years ago, the parent council president asked me if we could set up a computer at the school to have […]

Tradigital History: Bringing the Past Alive

Presenter: Dr. James Beeghley Location: Mechanicsburg, Pa USA @fifer1863   Presentation Title: Tradigital History: Bringing the Past Alive Presentation Description: Many teachers would indicate that there is insufficient time and they lack available resources to fully and properly cover the topic so they instead focus on famous people, famous dates in history and other major […]

Computer Based Math

Presenter: David WeesLocation: Vancouver, BC, Canada@davidwees Presentation Title: Computer Based Math Presentation Description: Computers in math education are typically seen as a tool for delivering content, assessing student understanding, or in some few cases, as a vehicle for exploration of mathematical ideas. Conrad Wolfram has suggested that computers could be used to replace the computation […]

The Black Line Mystery – a story about the most complicated chinese character known to mankind and its community

Presenter: Jess McCulloch Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia @jessmcculloch   Presentation Title: The Black Line Mystery — a story about the most complicated Chinese character known to mankind and its community. Presentation Description: Agent 42, Charles the Basset Hound and The Council of Chiefs have recruited many secret agents to help them save the community from […]

How Do I Know I Made A Difference? (an audio story)

Presenter: Ben Hazzard Location: Port Lambton, Ontario, Canada @benhazzard   Presentation Title: How Do I Know I Made A Difference? (an audio story) Presentation Description: From the teacher’s perspective change can be scary, exciting, and full of learning. What does trying something new look like from a student’s perspective? Take a moment to consider a […]

When Learning Becomes An Event

Presenter: Andy McKielLocation: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada@amckiel Presentation Title: When Learning Becomes An Event Presentation Description: As an educator, how do you make learning sticky for your students? This session will explore the concept of making ordinary lessons and projects extraordinary by celebrating even the little things that occur within our classrooms and schools on a […]

The World’s Craziest Educational Videos Featuring ds106

Presenter: Jim Groom and Tom Woodward Location: Fredericksburg, VA USA @jimgroom & @twoodwar Presentation Title: The World’s Craziest Educational Videos Featuring ds106 Presentation Description: In this episode of the World’s Craziest Educational Videos you host detective Kim Droom takes you inside the Massive Open Online Course ds106. An online storytelling community that started as a class but […]