Five, three-hour workshops will be offered during this year’s eLearning Strategies Symposium. Thursday workshops include Using iBooks Author to Create Interactive Resources, presented by Burt Lo; and Tables in the Classroom (iPad or Android), presented by Kyle Brumbaugh. Thursday workshops, which run from 1pm to 4pm are just $75.
The three Saturday workshops include Teach the Common Core with Blended Instruction, taught by Catlin Tucker; Flipped Classroom – Hands on Getting Started, presented by Lisa Highfill; and Google Forms: May the Forms be With You, by Will Kimbly. Saturday workshop registration is just $75 and includes Jon Bergmann’s closing keynote at 11:30.
Using iBooks Author to Create Interactive Resources
iBooks author can be used by administrators, teachers and students to create dynamic and interactive resources for school or classroom management and for student learning. Participants must have a Mac device with iBooks author installed.
Tablets in the Classroom (iPad or Android)
Workshop focuses on strategies for instruction with a tablet. Bring your tablet to look at instructional practices, classroom management, SAMR model, blended learning classroom
Flipped Classroom – Hands on Getting Started
There are many myths of what the flipped classroom is and isn’t. Bring your laptop to have a hands on approach to creating elements for designing an instructional environment in the flipped classroom style.
This workshop is not compatible with tablets, a Mac or PC is required.
Google Forms: May the Forms be With You
Learn how to create Google Forms to use for quizzes, surveys, rubrics, and assignment Dropboxes. Create quizzes in Google Forms, and then use Flubaroo to auto-grade and provide student feedback. Take control of student Docs sharing nightmares and tracking assignments. Create self-grading rubrics and much, much more. Google Forms can now be created with images – come learn how.
Teach the Common Core with Blended Instruction
Are you overwhelmed by the idea of transitioning to a new set of standards? Don’t be! Learn how you can use Web 2.0 tools to effectively engage students and teach the Common Core State Standards. Teach technology and media literacy while providing students more opportunities to develop their reading, writing, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills (and eliminate piles of paperwork!). More effectively prepare your students for life beyond high school!