|Results-Oriented Schooling: How Technology is Making the Vision a Reality|
Kim Carter (moderator); Mike Ritzius, Rebecca Rufo-Tepper and Arana Shapiro, Mickey Muldoon
Amid changing demographics and expectations, schools have a public mandate to deliver high quality learning for every student. Join our innovative panelists in exploring the ways in which technology-based tools are allowing school communities to meet – and surpass – ambitious goals and create effective learning environments based on pedagogy and purpose.Venturing into the Cloud with Google Apps
Jerry Crisci and Michael Pincus; Rob Miller, Cathy Swan and Tom Honohan
Experts from two districts will discuss the steps involved in formally implementing Google Apps districtwide, explore strategies for using such collaborative resources effectively in schools and classrooms, and address the issues to consider when deciding if Google Apps are right for you and your school(s).
Cells in the Classroom: from Banning to Embracing
Lisa Nielsen and Willyn Webb
94% of Americans under age 45 have a personal learning device known as a cell phone. In this session we'll reveal a sensible and progressive 5-step plan that will enable all stakeholders to embrace this powerful learning tool and discover how doing so can enrich student learning and strengthen the home-school connection.Web 2.0 Smackdown
Judy Salpeter (moderator); David Andrade, Adam Bellow, Howie DiBlasi and Lisa Thumann
Join four education leaders as they take you on a whirlwind tour of their favorite FREE online tools for everything from elementary education to high school research to lesson planning.