Developing Guidelines for
Jakes (moderator); Dean Shareski, Carolyn Foote and Scott Floyd
Social media tools, along with
handheld technologies such as smartphones and tablets, continue to push
educational practice and how schools operate in a 24-7, always-on, connected
digital environment. Effectively positioning your school to utilize social media,
leverage student-owned technology and embrace other disruptive technologies
requires a thorough understanding of the policy, guidelines, and
recommendations that support such use. Join a panel of experienced
administrators for a lively discussion of the issues.
Searching With and Without Google
Become a "Power User"
of Google and other research tools. You will have a free pass to the inside
workings of “Hidden Google Pages,” Google's new research commands,
and numerous other little-known features of the world's largest search
engine. Then step outside the Googleverse to consider alternatives. Do
you know about "Wolfram Alpha" or sites like Quintura,
Carrot2, or MrSapo? Discover tips and tricks for classroom and
professional use of Google and its alternatives.
on the Go
Anna Adam and Helen Mowers
the power of mobile devices for learning, teaching, and leading. Discover a
multitude of apps for iPods, iPhones, and iPads and explore innovative ways to
use them both in and out of the classroom. Learn engaging ways to use QR codes
to rev up both the classroom and professional development like never before!
Heflin (moderator); Juan Orozco, Kerry Ballast and Becky Cook
Project Share expanding this year from a professional development environment
to one that can be used, for free, by students throughout the state, we invite
you to a discussion of what’s possible with this rich online platform. Come
learn about Project Share’s tools for creating online classes, ePortfolios,
collaborative learning communities and more.