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Summer Technology Camp for Teachers

August 1, 2014

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The School of Education at the University of Kansas welcomes area teachers to campus August 1st, 2014 for a day of exploration, collaboration, and learning about the hottest topics in technology integration for teaching and learning. Educators will share practical hands-on sessions focused on pedagogy, classroom management, and the resources necessary to successfully facilitate student learning with technology. Topics will include mobile devices, gaming, video, BYOD, flipped instruction, interactive whiteboards, STEM/STEAM, social media, Google Apps for Education, web-based tools, digital citizenship, and more!

Audience: Educational technology leaders who are interested in gathering with a group of likeminded individuals to give and get resources, ideas, and support for designing innovative learning opportunities for teachers and students. (Teachers, District Leaders, Building Administrators, Technology Directors, Instructional Coaches/Facilitators, etc.)

Registration Fee: $100 (includes a continental breakfast and lunch)

Contact Jana Craig-Hare with questions!
janach@ku.edu / 785-864-0555

 Download the PROGRAM here!

Schedule Overview:

  Room 147 Room 150 Room 245 Room 247
8:30 - 9:00 Registration / Breakfast Snacks Available (1st Floor)
Session 1: 9:00-10:15 am   Connect, Engage, Measure & Personalize with Edmodo
(Julie Friesen)
iWrite: The Writing Process from Start to Finish on iPads
(Gennifer Birk)
Infographics: Using and Presenting Data in the 21st Century
(Elizabeth Ault)
Session 2: 10:30-11:30 am TechTalk: STEM Computer Science Engineering Program (PLTW)
(R J Dake)
A Digital Lesson and then some…
(Dan Brown)
Flipping the Classroom: Tools & Tricks
(Travis True)
Free Mobile Device Management (MDM) from Meraki
(Alan Landever)
11:30 - 12:15 pm Lunch (1st Floor)
Session 3: 12:15-1:15 pm TechTalk: Games in the Classroom
(Marilyn Ault)
What’s new in iTunes U?
(Apple, Inc.)
GAFE as an LMS
(Travis True)
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Considerations for STEM and STEAM Education
(Jamie Basham)
Session 4: 1:30-2:30 pm TechTalk: Social Media in Education
(Amber Rowland)
Google Apps for Education
(Elodie Jones)
Online Student Response Systems
(James Perry)
App Smashing with your iPad
(Gail Ramirez)
Session 5: 2:45-3:45 pm TechTalk: Google Technology Techniques for the Coming Year
(Laura Leis)
Do you speak my language? Technology, Conversations, and ELLs
(Elizabeth Ault)
What's APPening?
(Stephanie Affield)
Closing/Door Prizes 3:50 - 4:00 Door Prizes (Room 150)


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