Preview of Oct 10th Professional Development for elementary staff

Oct 10th, 2011 is a professional development day for West Des Moines Schools.  During the afternoon, 1pm to 4pm, staff from most of our elementary schools will have the opportunity to participate in a mini-conference called TechnologEEI.

Download a printable version of the schedule

Why is the event called TechnologEEI?
The mini-conference is focused on technologies that related to best instructional practices or EEI (Essentials of Effective Instruction). Each presentation is no longer than 40 minutes and teachers get to self-select which sessions they attend.

 

Handouts / References for Elementary Sessions…..

Edmodo, presented by Ted Van Deventer
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/edmodo-teacher-training-presentation.pdf

Dragon Dictation, presented by Brian Abeling
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/dragon-dictation.pdf

Flat Classroom Project, presented by Carrie Jacobs
Document:  https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/flat-classroom-handout.pdf

Lumens Document Camera, presented by Jackie Neuberger
Document:   https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/lumens-document-camera-dc260-advanced-features.pdf

Creating a Classroom Blog, presented by Carrie Jacobs
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/blogger_session.pdf

Kidblog.org, presented by Keith Wise
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/kidblog1.pdf

Creating and Using Wikipages, presented by Jeff VerHelst
Document:https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/wikispaces-in-the-classroom-handout.pdf

TweenTribune, presented by Rachel Aherns
Presentation: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/using-tween-tribune-in-your-classroom
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/using-tween-tribune-in-your-classroom

Infinite Campus Messenger, presented by Julie Martinez
Presentation: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/infinite-campus-messenger.pdf
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/teacher-messenger.pdf

What’s new in HEART?, presented by Mariann Culver
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/heart-notes-for-oct-10-wdm.pdf

Symbaloo & Answer Garden, presented by Ann Reynolds
https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/smybaloo_answergarden.pdf

Animoto, presented by Lydna Niffenegger
Document: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/animoto.pdf

Using PowerPoints for simulations, presented by Lynda Niffenegger
Using Powerpoint for simulations – outline: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/using-powerpoint-for-simulations-outline-version.pdf
Using Powerpoint for simulations: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/using-powerpoint-for-simulations.pdf

K-2 iPads Applications, presented by Brooke Dey and Michelle Dodd
Presentation: https://wdmtech.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/ipad-apps-in-the-k-2-classroom.pdf

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