Session C Workshops
W. J. Mouat Secondary School
1:00 – 2:30
MIDDLE SCHOOL KEYNOTE
Innovation and Assessment: Myron Dueck. Sponsored by IBM
60 min. – iPad 101 (bilingual): Nelly Fargeon & 30 min. – Introduction to Pic Collage: Heather Gray
Library w/ iPads
iPad 101 is for those who are not currently iPad savvy and wish to become more familiar with basic use and apps. Time will be spent on how to make use of the iPads in French. Participants will also receive a list of recommended apps.
Pic Collage: This is a basic demonstration of how students can use Pic Collage to demonstrate their learning on a variety of topics. Learn how to add pictures and text as a way of sharing knowledge as an alternative to paper and pencil.
A Paper-less Workflow for teaching and assessment, using an iPad: Bryon Carpenter
Room 220 w/ iPads
Bryon will discuss some of his current practices, using an iPad for a paper-less workflow in a classroom environment. Paper-less, as opposed to paperless (or free of paper), refers to the reduction of the volume of paper that crosses a teacher’s desk. PDF annotation apps, PDF capture, assignment submissions and mirroring software using an iPad will be discussed.
30 min. – Thousands of Study Cards in the Palm of your Hand: Jo Szabo & 60 min. – Web Apps for Teaching and Learning: James Klassen
Room 214 – Computer Lab
Quizlet: Free Web based Study cards. Make your own set of cards or download ready made cards. Match up, Scatter Game and Multiple Choice. INT MID
A demonstration of web apps such as Google Docs, LucidChart, Mural.ly, Smore.com, and more focusing on how I use them with students. We will also explore Skitch, Haiku Deck, SpellingCity, ScreenChomp and other iPad apps. There will be time for questions and sharing of successes and challenges. INT MID SEC
Management Tools for your PC’s: Chris King
Room 212 – Computer Lab
Windows 8 and Partners In Learning: Microsoft
Working with Images in the Classroom including Tips for Year-End Slideshows: David Ennis
In this session we will explore and learn more about various software programs as well as Creative Commons images. Practical uses will be focused on including a workflow for building, creating and sharing (online and DVD) slideshows. Teachers are encouraged to bring their laptop computers.
SMARTboard – SMART Teacher: Todd Diakow
So you have a SMARTboard in your classroom. Now what? Todd will guide you through some of the features and what you can do with your board to engage student learning. Information will also be provided on where to obtain lessons that are already created. This session is directed to beginning users.