1. Ben Nicholson
Applications of the iPad within the School Environment
A brief overview of applications and uses of the Apple iPad within the School Setting.
2. Cindy Lane
Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts, Oh My
These tools can be utilized in your classroom for authentic learning! Writing is an integral piece in blogs and wikis and with these tools in place, your students can collaborate easily!
3. Carly McDuffie
Breaking News! Improve Reading and Writing Skills
Reading and writing skills will improve when students become news anchors. That´s right! With the use of NEWSMaker Software and a web cam, students will improve reading and writing skills as they create, perfect copy and report the news.
4. Monica Sprinkle
Detel Computer Solutions
Click Away! Are your students burnt out with test-taking? Are you tired of grading tests? Well, come to this session to learn how to use the SMART Response "clickers." Learn how to put excitement and ease into testing and reviewing. Get great tips on using released test items from Louisiana standardized tests in Response assessments.
5. Josh Vick
eInstruction and ALL In Learning
From classroom to Cloud
Technology at its peak. Combining 3 key areas of technology: a mobile teacher, an engaged student, and a cloud based approach.
6. Kelli White
From Introduction to Assessment: Engaging Learners with Technology
Students are no longer content to hear a lecture and do a worksheet. In a few easy steps, technology can be integrated in every step of instruction, from introduction to assessment. Through clicker and Dance Mat reviews and project-based learning with Flip cameras, every classroom can be modernized.
7. Sharon Trisler
With Google Calendar, it's easy to keep track of life's important events all in one place. Never forget another event! Customizable reminders help you stay on schedule. You can choose to be notified by email or get a text message sent right to your mobile phone. And it is free with a Google account.
8. Jackie Myers
Take your classes to any place on our planet via Google Earth. Participants will learn Google Earth basics and get ideas of how to use Google Earth in their classes. Google Lit trips will also be demonstrated. Door prize will be given.
9. Rodney Ray
Keys to Successful Movie Editing
Discussion and demonstration of basic movie editing techniques.
10. James Wall
Maximize your technology dollars with the Magic of Mimio.
Come and see how you can fill an entire classroom with increbible, interactive technology at a fraction of the cost typically associated with such a project.
11. Charlotte Breard
Monroe City Schools
Podcasting in the Library - So Simple a Child Can ......
My students love preparing and presenting a podcast as well as listening to podcasts presented by their classmates. This high interest activity is so simple once you learn the basics. You will leave this session ready to broadcast.
12. Melonie Monteilh
Presto-Change-o: Fit your Teaching and Materials to Your Promethean Board"?
Are you unsure of how to incorporate the Promethean Board into your classroom? Come discover how you can take your existing materials and turn them into interactive activities that your children will enjoy. Quick and easy ideas to get you started!
13. Monica Sprinkle
| Detel Computer Solutions|
Rich Media in SMART Notebook
This session will focus on 3 SMART interactive whiteboard Notebook tools: Page Recorder, SMART Recorder, and the SMART Video Player. Come see how to incorporate these rich media tools into your classroom.
14. Rebekah Baker
Monroe City Schools
Teaching the SMART way
This session will be on using the Smartboard effectively in the classroom. Tips and tricks will be shared along with lessons and activities created by fellow educators.
15. Jan McGee +
Region 8 Spotlight
|Bring your favorite website or web app to the NLTF Technology Smackdown! What's a Smackdown? It's a technology share session with a moderator and an open microphone. Everybody is welcome to share their best tips, sites, and educational applications' as long as you can do it in THREE minutes. When the timer goes off, the next person in line gets the floor. Come to demonstrate or just come to learn about the newest and best apps on the web!|
16. Kathy S. O'Neal
Using a digital voice recorder, students record various mediums such as stories, think alouds, reflections, and other levels of Bloom's taxonomy that are later used to write or discuss. Information may be downloaded and shared via school websites. Excellent tool for creating Young Author stories.
17. William Fletcher
This session will look at technology gadgets that could be used in your classroom. This could include equipment to software and anything in between.
18. Debbie Pender and William Fletcher
Lincoln / Tensas
This Apps for You
In this concurrent session, the IPAD will be discussed as to how it can be used in your classroom with some of the 350,000 apps that are available for use in education.
19. Ryan Parks
TI NSpire Navigator in the High School Math Class
The capabilities of the TI-NSpire calculator with Navigator system will be demonstrated. Special emphasis will be on bellringer applications and use of the Texas Instruments activities exchange as well as the Connect to class capabilities of the system.
20. Deborah Evans and Suzanne Rogers
Using the Promethean Board for Instruction and Assessment in the Math Classroom
Promethean Board users will enjoy learning how to use this wonderful tool in pre-assessment, instruction and assessment. Publishing with Promethean will also be discussed.
21. Cindy Lane
Welcome to Web 2.0 in your Classroom
This session is centered around three tools that are free and safe to use in your classroom with your students for higher learning and collaboration!
22. Andy Snelling
World Book Web Science Power and More
Learn about the new World Book Web Science Power and classroom online products and new updates and features.