March 12 | 1:30-2:20 PM
Dana Anderson ǀ Superintendent ǀ Capital Region Educational Service District 113
Developing visual literacy is a key skill for student success with Common Core State Standards. In this interactive session, you will learn strategies that increase visual literacy and foster communication. Tools for organizing and integrating data visualization into lessons will be provided.
Justin Mckaughan ǀ Teacher-Librarian ǀ Greenwood Elementary, Clover Park School District
Greenwood Elementary Library's Website
This 50 minute presentation is a reflective showcase of the variety of technologies that have come and gone since I was in Kindergarten in 1982. Videos, commercials, and gadgets will be showcased, as well as future trends we can expect to see in the next 10 years.
At the session, there will be giveaways of technology relics. Come see what we use to spend a lot of time and money using that sits in the vaults of a surplus warehouse or a college basement.
Andrea Miles ǀ Technology Specialist ǀ Everett Public Schools
Does it make you nervous to allow your students to use a cell phone in the classroom? Are you tired of your students texting in their pocket, under the desk, or in the restroom? Come and see how to encourage acceptable ways to use cell phones in the classroom.
Justin Mckaughan ǀ NBCT-Teacher-Librarian ǀ Greenwood Elementary, Clover Park School District
This presentation covers various software and apps that support creating music and recording audio. Strategies on how to integrate music through technology into the classroom will be discussed, as well as ways to compose music using open source software such as MuseScore.
The 50 minute session will include a demonstration of MuseScore and how to use it for Classroom Based Assessments in Music as well as for scoring compositions for whole group band. Before attending the session, feel free to download the software below in order to try it out during the session on your own device.
F100 **ǀ** Gizmos, Gadgets, and High Tech Toys **ǀ** Alan Walker
F102 **ǀ** Evaluating OER Quality **ǀ** Barbara Soots
F103 **ǀ** Teach Your Students to Build Their Own Mobile Apps & Ignite the Love of Coding Early on in Life **ǀ** Ken Cavallo
F104 **ǀ** School Tech, Online Assessment & the CCSS **ǀ** Dennis Small
F106 **ǀ** Your Homework Tonight: Minecraft **ǀ** Dave Guymon
Code to Lear, Don't Learn
Friday, March 14 | 11:00 AM-11:50 AM
Stone ǀ Crescerance
Alefiya Bhatia ǀ CEO ǀ Crescerance
Come learn how to teach children as young as age 6 to create (and launch) their very own mobile applications by enabling them to develop and apply skills of entrepreneurialism, organization, development, and design via the MAD-Learn platform.