AUSTIN, TEXAS February 3-7
Fuel your inspiration for innovative teaching with more than 400 expert and peer-led sessions. Discover the latest products and resources to support your teaching and leadership efforts in the 900+ booth exhibit hall. This five-day convention brings together campus and district-level educators for a networking and learning experience that inspires innovative teaching and learning for classroom, campus, and district-wide success.
- GROOVY GRAPHICS IN THE ICLASSROOM (workshop): How will you use graphic novels and comic creation apps in your iClassroom to support your curricular and project-based needs? This hands-on workshop will guide learners through a spectrum of comic creation apps from limited to full customization and showcase multiple student-created examples. Preferred device: iPad (Monday, 2/3/2014, 8:00am-11:00am)
- INSTANT PD WITH ITUNES U (iPad Academy session): Discover the power and potential of using iTunes U to deliver Professional Development to your staff. From actual ready-made PD courses to tips for setting up the flow of courses, content and examples to be included, and ideas for engaging projects, this session will showcase best practices that will meet the diverse needs of your K-12 staff.
School Level: All Level | Skill Level: Introductory (Tuesday, 2/4/ 2014, 10:00am – 10:50am)
- 1:1 IMPLEMENTATION TOOLKIT (iPad Academy session): Build a toolkit of resources to support the transition into a 1:1 iPad environment from all perspectives. Detailed ideas for orientations and professional development topics, workflow, organization, assessment, and managing distractions and off-task behavior will all be included as we address all facets of parent, teacher, and student implementation needs.
School Level: All Level | Skill Level: All Levels (Tuesday, 2/4/ 2014, 11:00am – 11:50am)
- SASSY SAMR (workshop): Add a little flare to your knowledge and “app-lication” of SAMR. Learners will sink their teeth into each level of SAMR to redefine iPad integration in their iClassroom. A SAMR toolkit will be provided with multiple ideas and resources teachers can utilize immediately in their iClassroom. Preferred device: iPad (Tuesday, 2/4/ 2014, 1:30pm – 3:00pm)