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Monday, August 10, 2009

Blog / Photo tag: "cr20slc09"

Wireless Access: Use the "canyons" network. It is open, no password necessary.


If you are interested in facilitating a session, please don't hesitate to add your name to one or two of the sessions listed below:

Welcome and Introductions
  • How a collaborative conference works, the "rule of two feet," etc.
  • Introductions: "One Thing in My Bag" and "One Thing I Want to Learn"- 30 seconds
(Combined Session)
9:30 - 10:30am
Introduction to Web 2.0:
Facilitators: Steve Hargadon and others
Steve: "School 2.0" Brainstorm. Not quite sure what Web 2.0 is, or how it relates to education? In this discussion we'll talk about the collaborative technologies of the web, how they are being used by educators in and out of the classroom, and give you a framework for the rest of the workshop. In this session, we'll also discuss the politics and policies associated with Web 2.0 in schools.
(Combined Session)
10:30 - 10:45am
Break and Breakout
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
10:45 - 11:30 am
Blogs, and RSS
Facilitators: Katie Blunt/Camille Cole
What are blogs, why are they important, and how do you keep track of them? An introduction to blogging in the classroom and for personal and professional development.
Jordan School District's Student Personal Information Release Form
Facilitated Discussion B: Advanced RSS
Facilitators: Steve Hargadon
Advanced RSS Page
11:30 - 11:40 am
Group Photo for Day 1

11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Lunch on your own. Bring a bag lunch if you want to be part of the optional Skype-in session.
Lunchtime Skype-in Session: "Meet the Mentors"
We'll troll the Twitter/Blogosphere and have live video conversations with educators all over the world. While this is going on, we'll give some tutorials and share ideas for using Skype to connect students, teachers, and classrooms together. We'll also explain Twitter!
1:00 - 1:40pm
Facilitated Discussion A: Social Bookmarking
Facilitators: Cory could cover this if no one else wants to.
In this discussion we'll look at the features of the most popular social bookmarking sites and discuss why this is one of the great Web 2.0 technologies to use in education.
Facilitators: Kelly Dumont
Besides the how-to's, I would really like to focus discussion on Podcasting in general. Has the craze passed? Is there a place for it in our schools? How can we make it easier for teachers?
1:40 - 2:00pm
Break and Breakout
(Combined Session)
2:00 - 2:40pm
"5 Minute Lightning/Speed Demos"
Additional 5-minute demonstrations of technologies or topics people are excited about.

2:00pm Google Quick Search Box - Jethro Jones
Google Docs Backup:
Google Custom Search Engine:
2:07pm VirtualBox and DropBox - Lorrie Cook
2:14pm Destiny -Susan Huff/Diane Miller
2:21pm Voki-PJ Giles
2:28pm Weebly / Download Helper - Steve Hargadon
2:35pm Twitter Backchannel - Kelly Dumont
(Combined Session)
2:40 - 3:00pm
"Break and Breakout"
(Combined Session)
3:00 - 3:45pm
A Beginners Guide to Wikis
Facilitators: Sallie Warnecke and Colleen Bliss
Learn how to start using wikis, and a discussion of basic ways to bring them into the classroom.

Wikispaces ad-free link:
Advanced Wiki Use
Facilitators: Cory Little & and all in attendance!
Drilling down on the wide variety of ways that wikis can be used in education. Bring your own examples to share. Or share one you use regularly!
3:45 - 4:00pm
Wrap-up & Best Things Learned
(Combined Session)

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Blog / Photo tag: "cr20slc09"

Second Day Welcome
(Combined Session)
9:30 - 10:15am
A Beginners Guide to Social Networking
Facilitators: Jethro Jones
A quick journey through the elements of social networking, and then show how easy it is to set up your own social network.
Social Networking and Professional Development
Facilitators: Steve Hargadon
How to use social networking to create and maintain professional development communities. We'll look at Classroom 2.0 and other social networks for examples you can use.
10:15 - 10:30am
"Break and Breakout"
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
10:30 - 11:15 am
Moodle and other Learning Management Systems
Facilitators: Pam Turley and Bonnie Anderson
What are the advantages of using an LMS rather than other tools out there?
Web Conferencing
Facilitators: Steve Hargadon
Learn Central
11:15 - 11:20 am
Group Photo!
(Combined Session)
11:50 am - 12:50 pm
Lunch on your own.

1:00 - 1:45 pm
A Survey of Great Google Tools
Facilitators: Ross Rogers, PJ Giles
An overview of the many Google tools that can be used in education.
Google Apps Education Handout
Educators Home Page for Google
Google Docs for Teachers
Google Presentations for Teachers
Google Spreadsheets for Teachers
Web 2.0 Survey
Mobile Technologies in the Classroom
Facilitators: Brad Caldwell
1:45 - 1:50 pm
"Break and Breakout"
(Combined Session)
1:50 - 2:35 pm
Beginning Photo and Video
Facilitator: Rachel Murphy
Advanced Photo and Video in Web 2.0
Facilitators: Kelly Dumont
Cool Tools
2:40 - 3:20 pm
Web 2.0 Smackdown!
Facilitators: Glen Westbroek
(Combined Session)
3:20 - 3:30 pm
Wrap-up & Best Things Learned
(Combined Session)