Preconference Workshops: E-Learning
Preconference Workshops by Strand
HALF DAY (PM) P06 TECH LEVEL: ALL GRADE LEVEL: ALL
Flip Teaching: Jump the First Hurdle with Blazing Speed
Renato Cataldo, CEO & Ed Mass, COO, Crazy for Education, Missouri
Become engaged with every student, every day by flipping your classroom. See the results in student learning comprehension, retention, and engagement from five teachers. Participants will learn how to quickly, and very easily, create their own video lessons, as well as receive formative assessment feedback from their students, even before they walk into their classrooms. They will feel connected to their students in ways that are not possible in the traditional classroom lecture format. BYOL: Laptop with browser, wifi capability and external webcam.
HALF DAY (PM) P12 TECH LEVEL: ALL GRADE LEVEL: PreK-8
Connect Students with Kidblog
William Chamberlain, Teacher, McDonald County Schools, Missouri; Andrea Blanco, District Educational Technology Specialist, Francis Howell School District, Missouri
The transformational power of student work being shared globally changes students' views of themselves and the world. In this session we will explore why blogging is transformational and will walk you through setting up your own free class blog using Kidblog.org. Special attention will be paid to privacy and safety online. BYOL: Laptop with browser and wifi capability.
HALF DAY (AM) P25 TECH LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE GRADE LEVEL: K-12
Moodle, Google and YouTube: 20 Simple Ways to Build a Student-Friendly Course
Diana Dell, Google Certified Teacher, Sqooltech’s, Inc.
What do you get when you combine the power of Moodle, Google and YouTube? You get amazing and engaging learning for students plus efficiency for teachers, of course. The blending of Moodle, Google and YouTube allows for rich course designs that provide for multi-modal learning for diverse student populations. This hands-on session will teach you to incorporate a wide variety of Google tools into your Moodle courses. Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Dell’s book entitled "Moodle, Google and YouTube: 20 Simple Ways to Build Student-Friendly Courses." BYOL: Laptop with browser and wifi capability. A basic knowledge of Moodle and Google Docs is needed.