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Wednesday, October 24
 

10:15am

Keynote Follow Up
Learn how the inclusion of mobile devices can be a tool for increased student engagement as well as a catalyst for changing teacher practice and the classroom learning paradigm.  In this workshop, we will share new research from both Speak Up and a variety of mobile learning evaluation projects.

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Wednesday October 24, 2012 10:15am - 11:10am
Theater A West Side West Side
 
Thursday, October 25
 

10:15am

Reading with the iPad

Nothing has revolutionized reading more than the presence of tablets and smart phones. This workshop dives into the fundamentals of reading and phonics while focusing on the fun and engaging tools available on such devices. You will learn the basics for reading on an iPad as well as various applications that allow you to customize the curriculum for each student.


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avatar for Travis Allen

Travis Allen

President and Founder, iSchool Initiative
Travis Allen is a young visionary promoting digital learning in the classroom. Before graduating from high school, Travis created a viral YouTube video on revolutionizing America’s education through the use of mobile technology. Today, he is a senior at Kennesaw State University... Read More →


Thursday October 25, 2012 10:15am - 11:10am
Theater A West Side West Side
  • Academic Strand All
  • Audience All
  • Room Capacity 110

11:30am

Science/Math with SWAG and Reading with the iPad

This workshop is designed to get you familiar and proficient with math and science applications along with their classroom uses in order to maximize your classroom efficiency and teaching style. We will be discussing various subjects in science and mathematics and their application in the digital realm. Topics include chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy, and anatomy. Moving to mathematics, we discuss the beginnings of a major overhaul of the cut and dry. When the workshop is over you will have a better understanding of how this technology applies not only to your life but most importantly your classroom.


Speakers
avatar for Travis Allen

Travis Allen

President and Founder, iSchool Initiative
Travis Allen is a young visionary promoting digital learning in the classroom. Before graduating from high school, Travis created a viral YouTube video on revolutionizing America’s education through the use of mobile technology. Today, he is a senior at Kennesaw State University... Read More →


Thursday October 25, 2012 11:30am - 12:25pm
Theater A West Side West Side
  • Academic Strand All
  • Audience All
  • Room Capacity 110