Posts Tagged ‘twitter’

Transforming your Classroom from the Outside In

Presenter: Janine Campbell Location: Dorr, MI @campbellartsoup Presentation Description: This presentation explores the following three ways to broaden the horizon of learning outside of the classroom walls: 1. Connecting and Collaborating, 2. Field Trips, 3. Guests. Through examples of each method, teachers will walk away with a variety of steps they can take to look […]

5 Themes of Geography: Local to Global

Presenter: Leslie Pralle Keehn Location: Blairsburg, Iowa, USA @lprallekeehn   Presentation Description: In a year-long focus on the 5 themes, students first developed local, personal videos that put them out in the community. We shared this project with other districts, publishing their videos and viewing videos of other classrooms as well. Later, they Skyped with […]

Connecting Classrooms Globally

Presenter: Todd Nesloney Location: Waller, TX, USA @TechNinjaTodd Presentation Title: Connecting Classrooms Globally Presentation Description: Kids today live in a world where they can connect with anyone at any time. As teachers we need to be utilizing the tools we have at our disposal to connect our students with other classrooms, companies, and people from […]

Crowdsourcing Your Professional Development

Presenter: Tanya Avrith, Holly Clark Location: Montreal, Canada and San Diego, California @edtechschools, @HollyEdTechDiva Presentation Title: Crowdsourcing Your Professional Development Presentation Description: Tanya Avrith and Holly Clark co-hosts of the eduslam.me vodcast show discuss how they are using their networks to crowdsource for best practices and professional development using some of the most innovative educators […]

Leveraging the Power of Social Media in the Classroom

Presenter: Elaine Plybon Location: Bedford, Texas USA Twitter: @eplybon Presentation Description: Teenagers spend 80% of their time on the internet involved in social networking websites. This presentation explores the ways educators can utilize their understanding of these venues to create engaging lessons that will help students gain content knowledge, assist teachers in assessing student progress, […]

Leveraging Social Media to Flatten Your Classroom Walls

Presenters: Paula Naugle and Jan Wells Location: New Orleans, Louisiana USA & Meriden, Kansas USA Twitter: @plnaugle¬† &¬†@janwells Presentation Description: Most teachers would love to communicate and collaborate with other classes but are unsure just how to begin this process. How do you go about finding other classes to connect with? Where do you find […]

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 […]

The Classroom Social Network: It’s not just Fun, It’s Fundamental to Modern Learning

Presenter: Adrianne Stone Location: Houston, TX, USA Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: The Classroom Social Network: It’s not just Fun, It’s Fundamental to Modern Learning Presentation Description: Social Networking has been around for the past 7 years give or take, but until recently hasn’t had a large presence in the classroom. […]