Crushing Classroom Walls: Global Collaboration
40 Minutes, Teachers/Adminstrators
Connecting with people outside of your classroom isn't a suggestion: it is a must! Skype is on flek! Are you interested in fostering global collaborations or needing some ideas on how it can be the game changer for you? Classrooms and libraries have Skyped or video conferenced with Holocaust survivors, authors, scientists, inventors, environmentalists, residential school survivors, people living in conflict and poverty, and even animals! Learn countless ideas on how Skype can engage your students and bring authentic, real-world learning opportunities into your class'room'. We are no longer bound by four walls and no longer stuffed into rooms! Let's crush some walls!
40 Shades of Tech
40 minutes, Teachers/Adminstrators
40 Shades of Tech is a fast-paced, share-out of current technologies that can be integrated into classrooms, no matter grade level (shades) or content area. The ultimate goal of this session is to allow you to walk away with technologies that can be incorporated into the classroom the very next day. This session will be a favorite so plan on being there. Laters..