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SessionRoomSession TitlePresenter(s)DescriptionGrade LevelContent AreaTarget AudienceCharacteristics of Effective Instruction
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VendorHS CommonsVendor AreaVendor booths and tables
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RegistrationHS CommonsRegistration
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WelcomeHS GymWelcomeJustin WagnerSuperintendent, Harlan Community Schools
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WelcomeHS GymWelcome and IntroductionsDavid Van HornAssociate Administrator, Green Hills AEA
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KeynoteHS GymChallenges and Opportunities for Today's Learning MindKevin Honeycutt - Technology Integration Specialist, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KansasDelve into the multi-tasking, quick researching, opportunity seeking mind and seek to help participants imagine ways we can empower students to become skillful in using the tools of today to become better learners, headed toward brighter futures.AllAllAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30350Apple Platform Management with Casper SuiteMatt Schmitz, Heartland Technology SolutionsChange the way you manage your client devices with Casper Suite. Casper Suite allows you to image, install, inventory, and set user policies for users and hardware in your district. Learn tricks to efficiently use all these functions of the Casper Suite and tips to leverage the software database to keep track of user data, create your own software store, and advanced scripting tools to take control of your Macs and iOS devices.AllPrincipals, Superintendents, Technology Coordinators, Technology Integration/InstructorsAdvanced
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30110"appy" hourGinger Bechtold, AtlanticThis session will be a sharing session of ipad and iphone apps.AllAllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:301161:1 Learning, a Tale of Two Cass County CitiesTJ Dunphy, Griswold
Dominic Giegerich, CAM
A compare and contrast of two similar high schools in two similar communities at different stages of implementation of a "1 to 1 Initiative". This session is for those who are interested in how things are going at a district that has been doing it awhile and a district that has been doing it a short time. A time for questions will be provided.9 to 12Administrators, TeachersAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:303611:1 with ChromebooksDave Fringer, Council BluffsCouncil Bluffs Community Schools has gone One-To-One with Google Chromebooks. Learn about the device, professional development, infrastructure, management, and deployment of 4300 Google Chromebooks. AllAllAllRigorous and Relevant Curriculum Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30AuditoriumBefore They ClickKevin Honeycutt - Technology Integration Specialist, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, Kansas In this presentation I delve into the difference between firewalls and teaching kids positive behaviors with digital tools and in virtual places. I talk about cyber-bullying and offer suggestions for guiding kids away from behaviors that are damaging to victims as well as bullies. I share resources and sites that are helpful for mentors of “digital” kids. This is a balanced conversation that illuminates many positive digital tools that educators can use to bring out the best in kids.AllAllAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30Middle School Media CenterCoaching and TechnologyMitch Osborn, Harlan
Josh Rasmussen, Atlantic
Chad Swanson, Harlan
Dave Wiebers, Denison
Activities Directors and Coaches - this one is for you!!! This panel of activities directors and coaches will discussion the use of social media (Twitter, Facebook), HUDL (film exchange for coaches and players), iPad apps for stats plus other topics of interest.AllAthletic Directors, CoachesAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30375Collaborative Lessons Incorporating Technology and the Iowa CoreDeb Brix, Liz Hall, Toshia Kasperbauer, Sandy Leinen, Joan Musich, Mary Renkly and Kim Zaconne, HarlanSeventh grade teachers at HCMS will explain how they work together to create lesson plans to incorporate CEI and the Iowa Core. The teachers will demonstrate how they use Project-Based Learning and free technology applications such as Storybird, TenMarks, and Time Toast to achieve student learning. Student projects will be shown. Teachers will explain how they use a learning management system to organize, communicate, and make resources accessible for students.6 to 8History/Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, Science, Technology Integration/InstructorsBeginnerTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30373Collaborating, Convenience: The Why of Social BookmarkingMaryann Angeroth, Green Hills AEA Build educator's and student's personal learning networks with social-bookmarking tools. Come prepared to embrace the convenience of social-bookmarking then take the leap of participating in a community of learners as you add a new tool to your personal learning network. This session will showcase; Diigo and Symbaloo. These allow access to bookmarks anywhere plus collaboration opportunities. Participants will create accounts and explore using these with students.AllAllAllAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30Middle School GymCraz-E World of ebooks
(repeated in Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45)
David Stiles, Mackin Educational ResourcesDive into the hottest (and most confusing) topic in the education world today—ebooks. Yes they’re here to stay, so let’s figure out how you can find the best ones for your school.
The world of education is moving at lightning speed with interactive ebooks and interactive databases. This presentation will teach librarians how to find and incorporate these materials into their school libraries and classrooms.
We have the answers to your questions, so join us as we explore the Craz-E world of ebooks!
AllPrincipals, Teacher Librarians, Technology Coordinators, Technology Integration/InstructorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30363Create, Connect and Collaborate in the Everyday ClassroomKim Curry, Mt. AyrMoving students from passive to active in the everyday classroom and teaching kids to Create, Connect and Collaborate instead of just Read, Receive, and Research. Showing Blooms 2.0 Taxonomy to help demonstrate the things teachers should be using in the classroom to help enhance instruction. Reinforcing differentiated instruction through Student-Centered, Project-Based Learning. AllAllAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30High School Vocal RoomDynamic Digital Learning for Elementary EducatorsRebecca Sterbick, Red OakI will be using digital learning resources that inspire new levels of learning for elementary students in a variety of ways. Example: Scholastic News (Grade 2) Interactive Magazine which provides Common Core Standards based digital resources. Text read aloud features differentiated reading instruction and fluency practice and modelling. I will include quality videos which inspire and enhance and deepen understanding of the topic. I will focus on non-fiction and fiction text structures, explicit vocabulary instruction, learning games that focus on practicing synonyms, antonyms, sight words, vocabulary, contractions, compound words, etc. Reading Comprehension questions, math graph activities, and map skills practice will be included in the session. 2 to 3History/Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, ScienceBeginnerTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30383Implementing AAC Who What When and HowJanette Bereuter, DynaVoxWe will cover some basic Alternative and Augmentative Communication concerns including the following:
Which students might benefit from AAC?
Which AAC systems (low tech to high tech) might be appropriate for students?
When should teams consider AAC?
How should teams differentiate between systems and options?
This will be a presentation geared towards AAC in general and will include the full range of AAC options available to teams.
AllGuidance/counseling, Principals, Special Education/Assistive Technology, Technology CoordinatorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30123Interactive Whiteboard LearningSandy Donner, East UnionLearn how to provide hands on training on an interactive whiteboard and to integrate the technology into the curriculum. There will be hands-on lessons so you can see how easy it is to move the object to provide a stimulating learning experience.AllLanguage Arts, Math, Science, Special Education/Assistive TechnologyBeginner
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30371It's an Avatar WorldPaulette Madson, AHSTTo meet the requirements for 21st Century Skills inclusion into our school curriculum we created a semester class with Avatar Families. Students draw for their family with number of children, number of adults and family income. Then, they decide careers (based on income), ages of children, interests, where they live, housing, transportation, taxes, insurance, plus unexpected costs and unexpected landfalls. They produce a presentation to share with the rest of the class about decisions they had to make for their families and what they learned. To bring the assignment home, they complete the next step in their I Have a Plan Iowa, examine leadership skills and goal setting and create a plan for their own future. 8 to 12FCS or AllAllStudent Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30372Livescribe Smartpen - Technology for the 21st CenturyDustin Frank, Engaging TechnologiesSee how the Livescribe Pulse pen can be used in numerous ways as both a teacher and student tool. Check out how you can upload digital content, make student learning guides or even let students use the pen to create dynamic interactive projects. Check out this amazing tool at an affordable cost for daily use in classrooms everywhere.AllAllAllAssessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30Middle School CafeModel Classroom - Language ArtsAllison Berryhill and Liz Huggins, AtlanticUse Google Forms and Google Docs to deliver instruction that is differentiated, engaging, and rigorous. English teachers Allison Berryhill and Liz Huggins will demonstrate how to use Web 2.0 tools to self-identify need for instruction and interact with higher-order thinking in the high school English setting. Be prepared for high engagement! 6 to 12Language ArtsAllTeaching for Understanding, Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30352Possibilities in the Art ClassroomAlexa Hoffman, Orient-MacksburgThis session will be an overview of technology possibilities in the art classroom. It will cover both teacher and student use of Blogspot, Pinterest, Facebook and document cameras.K-12Art TeachersAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30105Professional Development in the 21st CenturyJeff Moser, Sarah Fink, HarlanThis session will share examples of planning and delivering professional development in the 21st Century. Examples will include the integration of technology into the classroom as well as use of technology to deliver the professional development session. Participants will have the opportunity to experience some the actions that were used in teacher learning sessions. Technology integration into other learning strategies will be the main focus. PreK-12AllAllAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30115Students as Tech SupportJohn Stile, Council BluffsThis session would focus on students supporting/addressing technology needs. It would also guide district how to utilize students to provide tech support for 1:1 initiatives.9 to 12Superintendents, Technology Coordinators9 to 12Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30High School Media CenterTakingITGlobalKate Gatto, TakingITGlobal (virtually)
Facilitated by David VanHorn
Launched in 2000, TakingITGlobal (www.tigweb.org) hosts an online multilingual community of youth from around the world who use social networking to create positive global change. Young leaders logging into TIG inspire each other to make a difference, learn about issues that matter and find opportunities to constructively channel their energy and ideas into action.AllAllAll
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30384Talk To Me Technologies: Providing A+ Alternative Communication Solutions and Support
(repeated in Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45)
Megan Farrell, Talk to Me TechnologiesThis session is a demonstration and discussion of Talk To Me Technologies' superior support, service and products for students with augmentative and alternative communication needs. Attendees will learn about Talk To Me's "A-to-Z" practices, including the pre-screening process, evaluation support, trial procedures, funding services, training and expert consultation that is available for educational support teams and families. In addition Talk To Me Technologies has recently announced the upcoming release of a Pogo Boards App? Pogo Boards is an amazing, full-featured, robust, web-based solution for creating communication boards and learning materials. Participants will get a snapshot of how easy it is to design and edit your boards online via PogoBoards.com.....and then use your boards on the iPad/iPod! www.pogoboards.com www.wegotalk.comAllSpecial Education/Assistive TechnologyAllTeaching for Understanding
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30107Twitter Basic 101Jessica Fincel, AtlanticDo you have a Twitter account? Why not? Let's get you signed up!!AllAllBeginnerAssessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Teaching for Learner Differences
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Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30340Using iPads and Computers to Enhance Your Music InstructionCindy Nichols, Mike Amano - CAMIn this session we will discuss experiences with iPads and computers in the music classroom with an emphasis on Moodle and Comprehensive Musicianship.7 to 12Instrumental and Vocal MusicAll
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LunchPrimary/Intermediate BuildingLunch
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45109"appy" hourGinger Bechtold, AtlanticThis session will be a sharing session of ipad and iphone apps.AllAllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45362Benefits of Classroom AudioLisa Buerrero, Lightspeed TechnologiesCome and learn about the benefits of classroom audio.AllAllAllAll
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45High School Vocal Music RoomCoug Crew - Student Technology Assistance TeamCindy Nichols, Dominic Giegerich, Chelsey Lee - CAM The uses and development of a student-led technology team to assist students and teachers in the application of technology tools for improved learning. What's working really well and what we really need to improve.AllAdministrators, Teachers, Technology CoordinatorsAllStudent Centered Learning
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45Middle School GymCraz-E World of ebooks
(also offered in Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30)
David Stiles, Mackin Educational ResourcesDive into the hottest (and most confusing) topic in the education world today—ebooks. Yes they’re here to stay, so let’s figure out how you can find the best ones for your school.
The world of education is moving at lightning speed with interactive ebooks and interactive databases. This presentation will teach librarians how to find and incorporate these materials into their school libraries and classrooms.
We have the answers to your questions, so join us as we explore the Craz-E world of ebooks!
AllPrincipals, Teacher Librarians, Technology Coordinators, Technology Integration/InstructorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45106Edmodo - Improving Communication in the ClassroomHeather Lundquist, AtlanticThis presentation will show how edmodo can be used as an effective communication tool between teacher, students, and parents. It will also show how edmodo can be used to assign and turn in work, resource library, and so much more!AllAllAllStudent Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45105Educreations - Turn Your iPad into a Recordable WhiteboardAngie Hance, Green Hills AEAEducreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a math formula... Create an animated lesson... Add commentary to your photos... Diagram a sports play... With voice recording, realistic digital ink, photos and text, and simple sharing through email, Facebook or Twitter, now you can broadcast your ideas from anywhere.AllAllAll
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45116Gearing Up for the 21st Century - Go Big or Go HomeKim Antisdel, Brandon Eighmy and Dana Lillis, ClarkeClarke Community School District promotes an environment which leverages technology to provide a superior education system and prepares its students to succeed in a global society. Join the Clarke administrative team as they share their journey for their much anticipated 1:1 iPad rollout in January. We will share our journey from the planning to implementation. AllAllAll
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45383Implementing AAC in Daily ActivitiesJanette Bereuter, DynaVoxWe will cover a variety of implementation strategies and resources which will empower teams to more effectively implement a full range of AAC systems into daily routines and activities. AllGuidance/counseling, Principals, Special Education/Assistive Technology, Superintendents, Technology Coordinators, Technology Integration/InstructorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45374IT or Educators -- Who's Driving the Bus?
(repeated in Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55)
Mary Schlegelmilch, Business Development Manager for Education, CiscoWho holds the vision for technology in your institution? Stakeholder alignment is critical to creating and implementing a technology vision with today's economic challenges. Technology empowers and engages teaching and learning and expands the time, space, boundaries and relationships of education. Anywhere, anytime, any device andy content teaching and learning enables educational institutions to extend the walls of the traditional classroom. Development of a vision enables your institution to travel safely and reach your destinations. AllSuperintendents, Technology Coordinators, Technology Integration/InstructorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45Middle School Media CenterIPTV Secondary ResourcesCameron McCoy, Iowa Public TelevisionJoin Iowa Public Television to learn about the variety of multimedia educational resources that are available to Iowa teachers at no charge: videos, interactives, lesson plans, documents and more. Learn how to find engaging media resources and how to effectively use them in your classroom.6 to 12AllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45340Kurzweil 3000
(repeated in Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55)
Shelley Constant, Cambium Learning TechnologiesThe Kurzweil family of research-based assistive technology provides individuals, schools and districts with access to text and curriculum. The software aligns to both to state and national standards and the solutions are comprehensive, easily deployed and can be customized to meet the individual needs of all those who struggle with literacy.

For struggling readers, English Language Learners, as well as students with physical challenges, Kurzweil 3000 provides critical features for active and independent learning, participation in the integrated classroom, and more importantly, for keeping up with peers.

AllSpecial Education/Assistive TechnologyAll
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45372Mimeo Studio's New Activity Wizard - The New Alternative to IWBDustin Frank, Engaging TechnologiesCome explore Mimio Studio’s new Activity Wizard. The new, affordable alternative to Interactive Whiteboards (IWB). See how quick and easy you can build activities for daily use. We’ll also explore how Mimio’s new software can automatically use other IWB lessons such as SMART and Promethean. Turn your dry erase board into a full IWB at a fraction of the cost.AllAllAllTeaching for Understanding, Teaching for Learner Differences
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45Middle School CafeModel ClassroomJane Chaillie and Gail Maxwell, GriswoldUsing student created WWII webpages, the model "students" will be examining content using Google forms. After completing the form, they will collaborate to analyze and evaluate the site's content and make suggestions for improvement to the site so it is a better resource for others.5 to 8AllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45360Moodle: Tips and TricksEvan Abbey, Rob Brookhart, Deborah Humpal and Peggy Steinbronn, AEA PD OnlineThis session will give you an overview of the Moodle platform and how to use it to create content. We will also provide resources for working with Moodle in your classroom.AllAllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45363My Big CampusAndy Vanfossan, UnderwoodThe My Big Campus presentation will be a general overview of how MBC works. My Big Campus is a lot like Edmodo except there are more things that are accessible to teachers and students that will allow both to access information from one central location. My Big Campus has to be used in schools that use the Lightspeed Filter System. AllSocial Studies/HistoryAllAssessment for Learning (Formative Assessment)
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45361Penpals in the 21st CenturyCarla Christensen, Missouri ValleyDemonstrating how we enhance our penpal experience by using skype, powerpoint, digital cameras, flip camera (video) and google docs.2 to 5History/Social Studies, Language Arts, MathBeginnerRigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45High School Media CenterPaperless Board MeetingsCurt Barclay, East Mills
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45115Server Management with VMware with a SANJohn Stile, Council BluffsProvide server management in a VMware environment. Will also tie storage to a SAN sever using SAS connection.AllTechnology CoordinatorsAllStudent Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45384Talk To Me Technologies: Providing A+ Alternative Communication Solutions and Support
(also offered in Session 1 - 10:30 - 11:30)
Megan Farrell, Talk to Me TechnologiesThis session is a demonstration and discussion of Talk To Me Technologies' superior support, service and products for students with augmentative and alternative communication needs. Attendees will learn about Talk To Me's "A-to-Z" practices, including the pre-screening process, evaluation support, trial procedures, funding services, training and expert consultation that is available for educational support teams and families. In addition Talk To Me Technologies has recently announced the upcoming release of a Pogo Boards App? Pogo Boards is an amazing, full-featured, robust, web-based solution for creating communication boards and learning materials. Participants will get a snapshot of how easy it is to design and edit your boards online via PogoBoards.com.....and then use your boards on the iPad/iPod! www.pogoboards.com www.wegotalk.comAllSpecial Education/Assistive TechnologyAllTeaching for Understanding
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45350The Tech Director's ToolboxMatt Schmitz, Heartland Technology SolutionsFrom open source software to paperless classrooms, 10 valuable tools that every technology director can utilize to make students and teachers in their district happy and manage their workflow more efficiently.AllTechnology CoordinatorsAdvancedTeaching for Understanding
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45110This isn't the App for That! Choosing Apps and the Safe Use of Technology in the Hands of Children and AdolescentsCheryl Case, Green Hills AEATechnology is an integral part of our lives. We are connected and using devices often daily. How does the use of technology affect our bodies and what ways can we stay safe and healthy and how can we teach kids to use devices appropriately. Also, how do we choose apps for kids and where do we go to find them.PreK-3Special Education/Assistive TechnologyAllTeaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45373Transformational Technology and the 21st Century Classroom: Iowa Core and Authentic Intellectual WorkMaryann Angeroth and Tina Wahlert, Green Hills AEAParticipants would be introduced to the transformation technology website. The site will assist educators in select appropriate technology tools to enhance rigor in the classroom and meet the standards set by Iowa Core and Authentic Intellectual Work. Interactive - instructional videos will be used for teachers to practice choosing the appropriate technology to increase the level of higher order thinking in their classrooms. https://sites.google.com/a/ghaea.org/aiw-iowacore-techintegration/ AllAllAll
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45371Trimble SketchUp 8Mike Brown, Missouri Valley and Cindy Unger, Green Hills AEAThis session will demonstrate the use of Trimble SketchUp 8 (formerly Google SketchUp). This session will help teachers decide if they would like students to use SketchUp 8 to explore, explain and present their understanding of Iowa Core standards and benchmarks using 2D and 3D models. The course will show opportunities and lesson ideas that will help educators implement Iowa Core Content and Standard of Mathematical Practices by engaging their students in hands on activities that will help build a deeper understanding of the content. Using technology such as SketchUp, helps support the Iowa Core Characteristics of Instruction by allowing the teacher to teach for understanding and make the lesson more student centered.8 to 12Industrial Technology, MathBeginnerTeaching for Understanding, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45382Using Movie Maker and Atomic LearningScott Rucker, TreynorLearn how to implement Windows Movie Maker into any presentation project (with little or no knowledge of WMM). Specifically, you will see how WMM and Atoming Learning have been used in a Physical Science project that is inquiry-based and almost entirely student-driven.9 to 12Science or AllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45AuditoriumVisionary LeadershipKevin Honeycutt - Technology Integration Specialist, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KansasThis presentation is designed for educational leaders. Kevin shares many tools and ideas for seeing the future and adapting to it in time to lead schools in positive, new directions.AllSuperintendents and PrincipalsAll
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45123Web-based Autism Resources & Successful LearnersEd Kowieski, Monarch Teaching Technologies/VizZleOverview of the evidence-based web resources created at the Monarch Center for Autism in OH for use in schools for children ages 3 - 21+ with autism. Demonstration of the types of pre-made lessons available for special education and other staff and parents targeting both academic and social/behavioral skills needed to become independent.AllPrincipals, Special Education/Assistive Technology, Superintendents, Technology Coordinators, Technology Integration/Instructors, Autism/Special EducatorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45107ZooburstJessica Fincel, AtlanticZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books Zooburst is a great way for assessment and creativity.

AllAllBeginnerAssessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Teaching for Learner Differences
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:551151:1 Cloud Management Using StonewareJohn Stile and Jon McGreevy, Council BluffsSee how Council Bluffs Schools utilize stoneware to provide a single sign on to district apps (local and web hosted).AllAllAllStudent Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55360Blended Learning in Your ClassroomEvan Abbey, Rob Brookhart, Deborah Humpal and Peggy Steinbronn, AEA PD OnlineThis session gives you an understanding of what "blended" means, what it looks like and how to get started in your own classroom.AllAllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55High School Media CenterBookshare: Helping Students with Disabilites Access Print in the ClassroomAndy Ruff and Ron Russell, Green Hills AEADue to funding by OSEP, qualifying Iowa students with vision disabilities, physical disabilities or severe reading disabilities can have free access to Bookshare collections. Students can have access to the full text of books in digital format, for multi-modal reading with both visual and audio (through synthetic text to speech). An inexpensive Ipad app is also available, allowing qualifying students to access their Bookshare texts. Consideration of alternate formats of instructional materials/texts is a required consideration in the IEP process (consideration of NIMAS eligibility). For students with the need for alternate reading materials, Bookshare is an excellent, free, option for schools to consider (https://www.bookshare.org).AllSpecial Education Teachers, Coordinators, AdministratorsAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55371Casper SuiteLori Paup, East UnionCasper Suite is a device management software that allows for a more streamlined management of computers, iOS devices and servers. Very beneficial software for 1:1 schools to assist the technology director/coordinator in re-imaging, data recording, and management of district hardware and software. AllTechnology CoordinatorsAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55373Classmaker and SchoologyGeorgiann Andersen, Tri-CenterSee how Classmarker makes testing easy. These resources will certainly save you time and make online test taking easier on your students. Classmarker can be used to create short tests to assess the development of content knowledge and to save the time correcting. Safeguards against cheating with the ability to randomize questions and answers. Best of all --- it's free. Expose your students to the benefits of online classes and social networking with Schoology. Schoology is a web 2.0 tool to do just that. It also allows you to go electronic with assignments, resources and even testing. It uses a "facebook" type format which allows students to adapt quickly and easily. There is both a free and a paid version.9 to 12Business TeachersAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55Middle School CafeEngaging Elementary ProjectsGail Maxwell, GriswoldI will show a variety of elementary technology projects done by students to show understanding of essential skills and concepts. The projects will be done with free Web 2.0 applications that are cross-platform.K-5Cross Curricular, History/Social Studies, Language Arts, ScienceAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55361Foreign Language Learning in the 1:1 ClassroomJoni Ehm, CAM and Susie Knott, UnderwoodTwo Spanish teachers discuss the use of multimedia projects, internet resources and web 2.0 applications in their foreign language classrooms.AllForeign LanguageAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55AuditoriumFrom In-Trouble to In-BusinessKevin Honeycutt - Technology Integration Specialist, ESSDACK, Hutchinson, KansasEducators challenged with working with at-risk learners often find themselves overwhelmed and burned out. In this presentation or training I show them how to incorporate new, powerful tools to challenge kids to become entrepreneurs using online business models and free software.AllAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55Middle School GymGoogle Innovation EngineDavid Moore, Google Data Center ManagerCome hear about the latest from Google --- hangout, experiments such as project glass, autonomous vehicles and much more.AllAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55106GoogleDocs in the Language Arts ClassroomHeather Lundquist, AtlanticWays to use google docs including forms, docs, presentations, sites within a language arts classroom. Also can be modified for any curricular area.5 to 12Language Arts AllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55109iPads and Whiteboards in Early Childhood ClassroomsPam Elwood and Ami Leath, Green Hills AEA and Libby Weber, SidneyThis session will feature a collaborative professional learning community that includes several Pre-K and K teachers and two GHAEA early childhood consultants. Recommendations for virtual PLC's will be included in this session. The embedded technology will be demonstrated (specifically the use of ipads and interactive whiteboard applications) that supports Pre-K and Kindergarten children across content areas through both instruction and formative assessment.PreK-KLanguage Arts, Math, ScienceBeginner
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55Middle School Media CenterIPTV Elementary ResourcesCameron McCoy, Iowa Public TelevisionJoin Iowa Public Television to learn about the variety of multimedia educational resources that are available to Iowa teachers at no charge: videos, interactives, lesson plans, documents and more. Learn how to find engaging media resources and how to effectively use them in your classroom.PreK-5AllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55374IT or Educators -- Who's Driving the Bus?
(also offered in Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45)
Mary Schlegelmilch, Business Development Manager for Education, CiscoWho holds the vision for technology in your institution? Stakeholder alignment is critical to creating and implementing a technology vision with today's economic challenges. Technology empowers and engages teaching and learning and expands the time, space, boundaries and relationships of education. Anywhere, anytime, any device andy content teaching and learning enables educational institutions to extend the walls of the traditional classroom. Development of a vision enables your institution to travel safely and reach your destinations. AllSuperintendents, Technology Coordinators, Technology Integration/InstructorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55363Infusing Google into the ClassroomKim Curry, Mt. AyrInfusing Google into the classroom goes beyond docs, mail and calendar. It explores using Maps, Voice and Earth, along with Forms in the classroom. AllAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55350Investigating Iowa AEA Online Resources for Secondary Science ClassroomsDeanna Etherington, Green Hills AEAIowa AEA Online has a wealth of high quality, web-based resources that are easy for both teachers and students to use. Bring your laptops to this hands-on, interactive session for an introduction to Iowa AEA Online resources for secondary science instructors.7 to 12Science TeachersAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55 340Kurzweil 3000
(also offered in Session 2 - 12:45 - 1:45)
Shelley Constant, Cambium Learning TechnologiesThe Kurzweil family of research-based assistive technology provides individuals, schools and districts with access to text and curriculum. The software aligns to both to state and national standards and the solutions are comprehensive, easily deployed and can be customized to meet the individual needs of all those who struggle with literacy.

For struggling readers, English Language Learners, as well as students with physical challenges, Kurzweil 3000 provides critical features for active and independent learning, participation in the integrated classroom, and more importantly, for keeping up with peers.

AllSpecial Education/Assistive TechnologyAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55High School Band RoomSave Your Best App til Last - Technology SmackdownAngie Hance, Green Hills AEA
David VanHorn, Green Hills AEA
Brandon Eighmy, Clarke
The technology "smackdown" is a way for educators to showcase different technologies that they use in their classrooms! Participants are asked to share a web 2.0 tool or iPad application that they have found effective in using with students. Each participant gets about a minute to share, so be prepared to volunteer! A computer will be available for you to use to showcase websites/web 2.0 tools. You can also hook your iPad up through "Reflection" to share your iPad screen with the audience to showcase an app or two!AllAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55110So You Can Tweet, Now What? - A Twitter Developed Professional Learning NetworkDominic Giegerich, CAMHow to utilize Twitter to individualize your own professional growth and network.AllAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55384Teach TownElyse Sorensen, Harlan
Julie Stessman, Mary Carstens, Green Hills AEA
Provide an overview of the use of Teach Town with students ages 2-7. Demonstrate lessons on-computer, off-computer, social skills, and connection to core curriculum. Will also describe the data collection feature of the program and its use in instructional decision making. We will also include how Teach Town can be used at home.PreK-3Special Education/Assistive Technology, Autism, Social SkillBeginnerAssessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Teaching for Learner Differences
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55High School Vocal Music RoomThe 21st Century Classroom - Paperless, Student Centered and Available 24/7Chad Bruns, HarlanThis presentation will focus on how teachers can create a classroom environment that is student centered and allows for student choice in how they learn. This presentation will also discuss how to eliminate paper assignments and tests as well as how the classroom no longer has to end when the bell rings.AllAllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55350
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55123Using iPads/iPhones in Physical EducationLiz Graves and Linda Wax, RiversideHow to use ipads and iphones in your physical education classes. Also using other technologies that can add more to your physical education classes.5 to 12Physical Education, Principals, Technology Integration/InstructorsAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Rigorous and Relevant Curriculum, Teaching for Learner Differences
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55372Using Technology to Help Plan and Organize Instruction (weebly.com and planbook.com)Robin Borrall, East UnionLearn how to create and manage your own teacher webpage that will allow you to share information with parents/students. It is easy to use, looks very professional and very inexpensive. There are many possibilities of things to put on your teacher webpage. Students can use your webpage to find information, use it for your lesson plans. weebly.com and planbook.com allow you to plan your daily lessons and note which of the common Core Standards you will be covering in that lesson. You can also share part or all of your lesson plans with parents/students. AllAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55383Using Various Assistive Technology Programs to Modify Classroom MaterialsJen Fogelsong, Carissa Otto and Denise Young, Green Hills AEAThe focus will be on helping teachers to use software programs to modify materials to help with accessing the core curriculum (instruction and assessment). We will be showing how to make high tech and low tech materials with programs such as: Boardmaker, Boardmaker Plus, Clicker 6, Powerpoint, Judy Lynn Software, Kurzweil, Read & Write Gold, Classroom Suite.AllAllAll
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Session 3 - 1:55 - 2:55382What Can You Do In Your Classroom Today that Will have an Immediate Positive Impact?Dale McRitchie, Turning TechnologiesWhat Can You Do In Your Classroom Today That Will Have An Immediate Positive Impact?

Use Turning Technologies' student response systems for formative assessment and frequent progress monitoring in order to promote data driven differentiated instruction and to meet the learning needs of each of your students. Our technology is the ideal tool to implement educational and pedagogical best practices effectively. Research proves that student response can result in 15 point gains in student achievement.
AllAllAllTeaching for Understanding, Assessment for Learning (Formative Assessment), Teaching for Learner Differences, Student Centered Classrooms
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