EdTech14: Come and Tech It! Session Schedule
OPENING SESSION | 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM | Room: LBJ 3.14
Welcome & Overview, Shaunna Smith
Keynote: Getting Out of the Way, Jon Samuelson
-Let students take charge of their learning with technology. ________________________________________________________________________________
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Don’t Lose, Use Donors Choose | Corinne Robbins | Room: LBJ 3.14
-Learn how to maximize your donations from Donors Choose! Experienced help with tips and tricks to get your project funded.
All Levels, Core Content, Web 2.0, Teacher Centered Tools
We Got the Write Stuff, Baby | Bianca Becker, Chelsea Schauer, Robyn Shields | Room: LBJ 3.11
-A panel presentation and discussion on using technology for collaborative writing in elementary, middle and high school.
All Levels, Core Content, Open Source, Multi-media, Web 2.0, Student Centered Tools
I Pick, You Pick, We all PicCollage | Caitlin Fedderke | Room: LBJ 3.10
-Elementary school teachers learn how to use the Web 2.0 app PicCollage, specifically in science lessons.
Elementary, Core, Science, BYOD, Student Centered Tools
App Smashing: Google Earth Collides with Explain Everything | Sandy Crump | Room: LBJ 3.9
-Google Earth + Explain Everything to create and describe landforms.
Elementary, Core, Social Studies, BYOD, Student Centered Tools
WYSIWYG | Ronald Becker | Room: LBJ 3.5
-What you see is what you get web development tools for elementary.
Elementary, Humanities/Fine Arts, Web 2.0, Teacher Centered Tools
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Mashup Tools for Blended Learning | Dr. David C. Byrum | Room: LBJ 3.14
-A showcase of Web 2.0 tools that help teachers combine different types of content for 21st century teaching and learning.
All Levels, Multidisciplinary, Web 2.0 Tools, Teacher Centered Tools
Giving Creativity Some STEAM with 3-D Printing | Dr. Shaunna Smith | Room: LBJ 3.11
-Explore how 3-D printing can be effectively integrated into K-12 classrooms to support creativity and multidisciplinary learning.
All Levels, Multidisciplinary, STEM/STEAM, 3-D Printing, Student Centered Tools
Do You Symbaloo? | Amy Petri | Room: LBJ 3.10
-Explore how to create a Symbaloo Webmix with various instructional websites and incorporate them into the classroom.
All Levels, Multidisciplinary, BYOD, Teacher Centered Tools
Web 2.0 for ELLs | Vanessa Valdez | Room: LBJ 3.9
-Learn to navigate two free apps: Phrasal Verbs and Duolingo to assist English Language Learners
All Levels, Special Education, ELL, Web 2.0, Student Centered Tools
Don’t Muddle – Know Your Edmodo | Judith Garcia-Bigger | Room: LBJ 3.5
-Learn how to bring Edmodo alive in your classroom.
All Levels, Multidisciplinary, BYOD, Open Source, Teacher Centered Tools
12:00 PM – 12:50 PM | LUNCH | LBJ 3.13
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS
¡Si Se Puede! 10 Ways to Teach STEM Using Lego® Robotics | Dr. Araceli Martinez Ortiz | Room: LBJ 3.14
-Design, construct and program with Lego® Mindstorms® robotics to make your creations come to life.
All Levels, Pre-Service Teachers, In-Service Teachers, STEM/STEAM, BYOD, Student Centered Tools
Actively Engage Students with Web 2.0 Apps | Dr. Rubén Garza | Room: LBJ 3.11
-Brain-based, constructivist, experiential, and social Web 2.0 with PollEverywhere, Flavorsme, TodaysMeet, and Fotobabble
Secondary, Post-Secondary, Professional, BYOD (required), Student Centered Tools
You Can Teach Your “π” and Have Fun Too! | Dr. Beth Bos | Room: LBJ 3.10
-Confidently integrate Geogebra, Minecraft, and other math tools into your classroom. BYOD to engage in activities.
All Levels, Core, Web 2.0, BYOD, Student Centered Tools
Seduction of the Reluctant Learner: The Use of Educational Comics | Dr. Doug Holschuh | Room: LBJ 3.9
-An Interactive discussion of educational comics from Eisner to the present
All Levels, Arts and Humanities, Student Centered Tools
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM BREAKOUT POSTER SESSIONS & PORTFOLIO PRESENTATIONS | Main Hallway
“STEAM UP” Your Classroom: Open-Source | Rhonda V. Church
-Integrating open-source mobile computing devices and 3D digital fabrication technology into K-12 classrooms.
All Levels, 3D Digital Fabrication, Open-Source Technology, K-12 Classrooms, Student-centered tech tools
New Tech City vs. House Bill 5 (HB 5): An Unlikely Love | Haydee Fuselier
-Examining mandates of HB 5; specifically those that impact district technology purchases or approaches
All Levels, HB 5, Digital Innovations, 21st Century Technology, Leadership, Teacher-centered tools
Make (Almost) Anything | Dr. Shaunna Smith
-Exploring various makerspace technologies in multidisciplinary content learning in K-12 classrooms.
All Levels, DIY Technology, Art Education, 3D Printing, 2D Printing, Makerspaces, Student-Centered Tools, Web 2.0
Educational Technology M. Ed. Program | EdTech Faculty
-Innovative information on the Educational Technology M.Ed. Program
Post Secondary, Professional, EdTech Program, Instructional Technology, 21st Century Technology, Leadership
Graduate Portfolio Presentations | Educational Technology Masters Students
CLOSING SESSION | 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM | LBJ 3.14
Wrap Up, Raffle, Farewells
Catering and Food Orders
Panera Bread will be catering for our event. There is a Signature Boxed Lunch offered for $10. Choose a Signature sandwich; served with potato chips, pickle spear & cookie. Pre-orders for lunch will be taken by the event crew via the form located below. Payment for your order will be due on the day of the conference and there is a cash only policy. More information is located in our Food Page.