Posts Tagged ‘k12online’

Digital Tools for Challenged Learners- Leveling the Playing Field!

Presenter: Cheryl Oakes Location: Wells, Maine, USA @cheryloakes50 Presentation Description: This presentation encompasses Cheryl’s passion for leveling the playing field for challenged learners by using digital tools to access their learning. Tried and true apps and extensions will be shared, student comments and student examples will be available as well. Link to presentation’s supporting documents: […]

Gamification: It’s not all fun and games!

Presenter: Avi Spector Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada @a_spector Presentation Description: Gamification can be defined as taking a closer look at the engaging and motivating aspects of video games and then applying these elements to a learning environment. Gamification incorporates positive reinforcement, collaboration, and recognition of achievements; it is not about bringing video games into a […]

We Are All Connected

Presenter: Tim Holt Location: United States @timholt2007 Presentation Description: What do West Texas Highways, abandoned buildings, London Based English translators, Cancer Research, and a man dressed in a pink flamingo outfit have to do with connecting our students? In “We are all Connected” Tim Holt takes the viewers through a personal journey of self discovery […]

My Journey With Technology

Presenter: Cassidy Hall Location: Moscow, ID Cassidy Hall on LinkedIn   Presentation Description: In my presentation, I share my perspective on technology integration in the k-12 environment through lessons learned throughout my sixteen-year transformation from tech savvy classroom teacher to technology integration specialist. My roles as English teacher, library media specialist, technology coach, and instructional […]

Augmenting Interest in Reading with Augmented Reality

Presenter: Kyle Dunbar Location: Alexandria, VA USA @edtechdunny Presentation Description: Through screencasts, presentation tools and videos of interviews with teachers and students, I will share examples of students creating videos about books they are reading that are linked through the Augmented Reality app Aurasma. Viewers will hear about students drafting their videos, recording their videos, […]

#Gamifi_ED Networked Intergenerational Learning

Presenter: Verena Roberts Location: CALGARY Link to presenter’s Twitter page(s) or other profile page if not using Twitter Presentation Description: It all started with an idea put out on twitter – “It’s Ironic that my tweets about creating hunger games online learning opportunity- is the way I feel about learning.” Lee Graham saw the tweet […]

Digital Story Telling Through App Smashing

Presenter: Caroline Doughty Location: Alexandria, Virginia @msdoughty2 Presentation Description: Classrooms across America use digital story telling apps to enhance students’ understanding and learning. Why stop at one app? App Smashing is a technology integration technique where students use two or more apps to create an original work. When app smashing, students process and share information […]

Creating an Edventure in Your Classroom

Presenter: Harrison McCoy Location: Arlington, Texas, USA @hmccoy0615   Presentation Title: Creating an Edventure in Your Classroom Presentation Description: Gamification is one of the hottest topics in education today. This presentation explores how to gamify the entire classroom by creating a gaming culture in which assignments are embedded in quests that earn participants points, badges, […]

A Tale of Three Classrooms: How and Why We Read, Write, and Think for Each Other

Presenter: Jared Colley and Joel Garza Location: Arlington, TX and Addison, TX @jcolley8 Presentation Description: This presentation demonstrates how a good idea was born out of a collaboration involving three teachers who first set out to do something very traditional with their English classes. Growing from a shared interest to try something different, teachers experimented […]

The iPad’s Killer App

Presenter: Ben Rimes Location: Mattawan, Michigan, United States @techsavvyed   Presentation Description: For the hundreds of thousands of apps on the iPad, there is one often neglected app that already comes pre-installed; the Camera App! Exploration of the world around us using video and images allows students to capture elements of curiosity and real world […]