BYO: Goals, Policies, and Logistics
Frances Bradburn (moderator); Debbie Childress, Curt Cearley, Jeff White
Whether you call it BYOT, BYOD, or
student-owned technology, allowing young people to bring their own laptops and
mobile devices to school with them is gaining popularity at a rapid rate. We’ve
asked three different districts to talk about their BYO programs, explaining
how and why they’ve chosen this course and responding to a series of questions
concerning equity, policy-setting and technical challenges.
Changing the Learning Model Through Blended and
David Jakes (moderator); Kecia Ray, Dan Gagnon, Kate Matthews
Flipped and blended learning
are major buzzwords in education today. You know about them; you might even be
implementing them; but why are you doing
it?The panelists for this session
will take us on a “guided tour “of classrooms where new, technology-supported
learning models are transforming the role of students and teachers and
extending the classroom in ways never before possible.
and Improving your Technology Initiatives
Come learn about a simple and doable framework
for evaluating the effectiveness of existing projects; shaping the goals and
outcomes of a planned project; or improving your professional development and
outcomes. This workshop, which features paired and small group discussion,
applies to those thoughtful technology leaders interested in maximizing the
effectiveness of their existing or planned initiatives.
App-tivities Across the Curriculum
Lisa Johnson, Amy Pruitt, William
Join us for a look at great educational apps and learning activities
for mobile devices in the classroom. Our presenters will share exciting
iLessons that engage elementary, middle and high school students and inspire
them to succeed.