Technology Learning Experience

Big Horn School District #1 -- August 18th


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8:30 - 10:00 am (90 min)
Maximizing the Impact of Technology (informational session for all staff)
Presented by: Dr. Julie Mathiesen, TIE Director

10:00-10:15 (15 min) -Break/transition to small groups
10:15 - 11:15(60 min) - Breakout Session 1 (hands-on learning)
11:15-11:30 (15 min) - Break/transition
11:30-12:30 (60 min) - Breakout Session 2 (hands-on learning)

During each of the two Breakout Sessions, three topics will be offered:


1. Creation Tools for Student - Explore a handful of tools that
allow students to create projects online. Tools may include Glogster,
Animoto, Livebinder, bubbl.us and Vokis.
TIE Presenter - Jackie Jessop Rising
Find resources here
http://jrising.tie.wikispaces.net/Cowley
CADD Room (room 208)

2. Thinkfinity for 21st Century Learning – Thinkfinity
http://www.thinkfinity.org/ is a free portal that allows teachers to
find standards-based, technology-rich lesson. We will help orient you to
this incredible resource.
TIE Presenter - Matt Wiebe
Find resources here
http://mwiebe.tie.wikispaces.net/Thinkfinity+2011
Business Room (room 105)

3. Google: It's much more than a search engine! - Learn to use
advanced search tools that maximize the value of Google as a research
tool for students. Learn to build your own google search tool that is
customized for student use.
TIE Presenter - Lennie Symes
Find resources here
http://lsymes.tie.wikispaces.net/AdvSearch
HS Language Arts room (room 308)