Christine Weiser (moderator),
Harry Tuttle, Pat Kimmerling and Vivian
This breakout focuses on the use of technology-based tools to
support formative assessment and differentiated learning. Many technology tools
– from handheld responders to Google apps to subscription-based services – can
be used to check for understanding, provide feedback, and document student
success.Learn how to use the technology
already at your disposal to monitor student progress, inform instruction and
actively engage students in the assessment process.
- Harry Tuttle: Presentation (hyperlink) or scan the code to access
Web Tools that Rock the Classroom!
Adam Bellow and Lisa Thumann
Looking for the latest and greatest
Web 2.0 tools for use in the classroom? Eager to share examples of what's
working in your own schools? We'll be demonstrating tools for creating,
collaborating and communicating and asking you to share your favorites as well.
You’ll leave this session with an array of awesome new tools and ideas on how
to use them to engage and captivate users of all ages.
Running an Effective Technology Program in Tough
Crisci and Rob Mancabelli
As schools weather the financial crisis, technology programs will
not survive unless ed tech leaders can convince community members and other
stakeholders about the importance of technology funding – and the ways in which
technology-based savings can offset investments. This session will cover
effective PR strategies for promoting your 21st century initiatives
as well as technology resources and uses that can actually save your district money.
Keys to Effective Online Learning
Ellen Ullman (moderator),
Narciso, Cathy Swan and Michelle Luhtala
What constitutes a quality online course for students or teachers? How
does an instructor transfer the instructional skills from the traditional
classroom setting to a hybrid or fully online course? What technology tools and
instructional design elements are key to effective online learning and
community building? This session, by experienced practitioners from two
districts, will address these questions and more, with examples drawn from
online professional development courses and K-12 classes.