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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Blog / Photo tag: "cr20slc08"
Wireless Access:
UStream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/theeducationalmac

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:

9am
Welcome and Introductions
  • How a collaborative conference works, the "rule of two feet," etc.
  • Introductions: "One Thing in My Bag" - 30 seconds
  • Steve "Why Web 2.0 Is the Future of Education"
(Combined Session)
9:30 - 10:15
am
Introduction to Web 2.0:
Facilitators: Kelly Dumont
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. IntroWeb2.0 Notes
Web 2.0 Pro
Facilitators: Kevin Hansen
Delving into the tools for the advanced Web 2.0 educator.
Session Notes
10:15 - 10:45am
Break and Breakout
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
10:45 - 11:30 am
Facilitated Discussion A: "Blogs, Podcasting, and RSS"
Facilitators: Kelly Dumont, Kent Thompson
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 developoment. Session Notes
(Combined Session)
11:30 - 11:40 am
Group Photo for Day 1

11:30 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: "Creating a Blog / Social Bookmarking"
Facilitators:
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.
(Combined Session)
1:40 - 2:00pm
Break and Breakout
(Combined Session)
2:00 - 2:40pm
"5 Minute Lightning/Speed Demos"
More 5-minute demonstrations of technologies or topics people are excited about.
2:00pm Wordle - Shauna Jensen
2:07pm Digital Seating Charts and Name Memorization for Real People, Kent Thompson
2:14pm To Tweet or Plurk, or Both, Kelly Dumont
2:21pm Good Reads - Social Network, Celia Powell & Cindy Moyle
2:28pm Jott - Teresa Bruin
2:35pm Text2Mindmap - Stephanie Seely

(Combined Session)
2:40 - 3:00pm
"Break and Breakout"
(Combined Session)
3:00 - 3:45pm
Facilitated Discussion A: "A Beginners Guide to Wikis"
Facilitators: Kevin Hansen
Session Notes
Learn how to start using wikis, and a discussion of basic ways to bring them into the classroom.
Wikispaces ad-free link: http://www.wikispaces.com/t/x/teachers100k
Facilitated Discussion B: "Advanced Wiki Use"
Facilitators: Darren Draper, Seth Gurell
Drilling down on the wide variety of ways that wikis can be used in education. Bring your own examples to share. We'll use this wiki as a starting point for discussion.
3:45 - 4:00pm
Wrap-up & Best Things Learned
What are your questions?
(Combined Session)

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Blog / Photo tag: "cr20slc08"
Wireless Access:
UStream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/theeducationalmac

9am
Second Day Welcome
(Combined Session)
9:30 - 10:15am
The Politics of Web 2.0 in Education
Facilitators: Mitchell Jorgensen
Whole group discussion on the response and reaction to Web 2.0 tools in educational environments, and how we can help facilitate use and understanding. How to talk to tech people, principals, superintendents, and parents!

Web2.0_Politics
(Combined Session)
10:15 - 10:45am
"Break and Breakout"
Find people you want to talk to or learn from.
(Combined Session)
10:45 - 11:15 am
Facilitated Discussion A: "A Beginners Guide to Social Networking"
Facilitators: Steve Hargadon
A quick journey through the elements of social networking, and then show how easy it is to set up your own social network.
Facilitated Discussion B: "Social Networking and Professional Development"
Facilitators: Darren Draper
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.
11:15 - 11:20 am
Group Photo!
(Combined Session)
11:50 am - 12:50 pm
Lunch on your own.

1:00 - 1:45 pm
Facilitated Discussion A: "A Survey of Great Google Tools"
Facilitators: Keith Smedberg
An overview of the many Google tools that can be used in education.
Facilitated Discussion B: Interactive Stories with Scratch
Facilitators: Bonnie Anderson
sensor board
scratch home page
Scratch Conference
Integrating Scratch in the Curriculum
Scratch 2.0 Community

Discussion
1:45 - 1:50 pm
"Break and Breakout"
(Combined Session)
1:50 - 2:35 pm
"Web 2.0 Smackdown!" Click here for the sites that were shared.
(Combined Session)
2:35 - 2:40 pm
"Break and Breakout"
(Combined Session)
2:40 - 3:20 pm
Facilitated Discussion A: "VoiceThread", Slideshare, Jing & Others
Facilitators: Rachel Murphy, Jenny Hogle, Jayanne Unander
Strategies to use the power of VoiceThread (& others) to make threads truly interactive and engaging and not just online presentations.

SLC-VoiceThread
Faciltated Discussion B: Advanced Photo and Video in Web 2.0
Facilitators: Dale Webb, Sheila Walton, Brent Woffinden
3:20 - 3:30 pm
Wrap-up & Best Things Learned
(Combined Session)