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TIES 2013 CONFERENCE
TRANSFORMING PEDAGOGY WITH TECHNOLOGY


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Breakout Session [clear filter]
Monday, December 16
 

11:00am

Digital Storytelling: Bridging Generational Gaps
Digital storytelling helps students explore the meaning of shared experiences. This session will provide an overview of digital storytelling curriculum, cross-curricular possibilities, examples of student work and stories from both teacher and student perspectives.

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Richards Bullen

Rebecca Richards Bullen

Studio Arts Department Chair and Instructor, Perpich Center for Arts Education
Rebecca Bullen has worked with the Perpich Center for Arts Education since 2009. Her position has included media arts instructor and education specialist. During the 2013/14 school year she worked with Crosswinds Arts and Science School to develop its visual and media arts program. Bullen... Read More →


Monday December 16, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Greenway H/I

11:00am

How to Host a Student-Led Technology Conference
Discover a great way to show your community how students are using technology in your school. We will discuss conference logistics, equipment organization and preparing students for a student-led technology conference. Students will give a short presentation on their experiences.

Speakers
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Joe Melde

3rd Grade Teacher, ISD 199
3rd Grade Teacher at Inver Grove Heights Community Schools


Monday December 16, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Harriett

12:15pm

How to Host a Student-Led Technology Conference
Discover a great way to show your community how students are using technology in your school. We will discuss conference logistics, equipment organization and preparing students for a student-led technology conference. Students will give a short presentation on their experiences.

Speakers
JM

Joe Melde

3rd Grade Teacher, ISD 199
3rd Grade Teacher at Inver Grove Heights Community Schools


Monday December 16, 2013 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Harriett

12:15pm

Students Tell All : K-12 1:1 Digital Initative
The students of Spring Lake Park Schools are eager to share how the first year of the district's 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative has transformed their learning. Third- through 12th-graders will share their wide range of experiences and learning opportunities, showing learning samples and answering your questions.

Speakers
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Erin Stalsberg

Continuous Improvement and Innovation Coach


Monday December 16, 2013 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Great Lakes Ballroom A1

1:30pm

Have Fun with PicCollage
PicCollage is the best way to make cool posters using pictures from the Internet, your own pictures, text and stickers! Come make a poster and e-mail it to a friend!

Speakers
avatar for Kathryne Nguyen

Kathryne Nguyen

Digital Literacy Specialist, Christina Huddleston Elementary
Creating a Maker Space at the Christina Huddleston Elementary Library in Lakeville. Love doing our daily Student Announcements in front of our Green Screen!


Monday December 16, 2013 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Harriett

2:35pm

Make an iMovie Trailer
Making an iMovie Trailer can seem intimidating. The best way to make one is to jump right in! They are the ultimate in getting the most bang for your buck because much of the work is done for you. See how trailers can be used for almost anything!

Speakers
avatar for Kathryne Nguyen

Kathryne Nguyen

Digital Literacy Specialist, Christina Huddleston Elementary
Creating a Maker Space at the Christina Huddleston Elementary Library in Lakeville. Love doing our daily Student Announcements in front of our Green Screen!


Monday December 16, 2013 2:35pm - 3:25pm
Harriett
 
Tuesday, December 17
 

8:00am

iSolve: The Mathematics Revolution
Revolutionize how you approach mathematics by enhancing any curriculum. See how to maximize engagement and success for all by using authentic instructional, social and educational media for collaboration, and video apps to create lessons. You'll gain usable information to help you incorporate the power of technology to support all students.

Speakers
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Michael Krill

Sixth Grade Teacher, Oconomowoc (WI) Area School District


Tuesday December 17, 2013 8:00am - 8:50am
North Star Ballroom B

11:00am

Beyond Flipped: Hybrid-Online Classrooms
Explore the hybrid class, where students enjoy 24/7 access to course content, student-directed timelines, decreased behavior issues and increased quality of communication. The instructor and students will share their experiences and discuss benefits and components of a hybrid Earth science class.

Speakers
avatar for Julian Buss

Julian Buss

Science Teacher, Farmington High School
Trying to design school differently so that each student can reach their highest potential. Self-paced, student choice, competency-based, personalized learning opportunities can help make this a reality for all learners.


Tuesday December 17, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Millennium Grand South

11:00am

We Design the FAB Future and 'Make It' Happen
We are engineers of tomorrow, crafting our ideas today. Watch us demonstrate with the “make to learn” fabricator software tool, Fab@School Designer, and Makey Makey kits. Observe us programming robots through Lego WeDo. We travel far in our minds, we dream big and we like to share!

Speakers
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Joyce Teibel

Technology Coordinator, St. Paul Academy and Summit School
Technology Coordinator at St. Paul Academy and Summit School


Tuesday December 17, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Harriett

12:15pm

We Design the FAB Future and 'Make It' Happen
We are engineers of tomorrow, crafting our ideas today. Watch us demonstrate with the “make to learn” fabricator software tool, Fab@School Designer, and Makey Makey kits. Observe us programming robots through Lego WeDo. We travel far in our minds, we dream big and we like to share!

Speakers
JT

Joyce Teibel

Technology Coordinator, St. Paul Academy and Summit School
Technology Coordinator at St. Paul Academy and Summit School


Tuesday December 17, 2013 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Harriett

2:35pm

Humanizing Online Learning Can Be Free and Easy
Learn how to "humanize" your online class using free technologies. We'll show you how EyeJot, Google Hangouts and Twitter chats can engage students in an interactive and personal way. Hear from both the teacher and student perspectives, and take away technologies to use in all classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Julie Swaggert

Dr. Julie Swaggert

EdD Educational Leadership Professor and Program Coordinator, Minnesota State University - Moorhead
I am the coordinator and faculty member of the Educational Leadership Department at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Our programs are delivered online and we pride ourselves on courses that are relationship-driven and emphasize authentic learning.I am passionate about creating... Read More →


Tuesday December 17, 2013 2:35pm - 3:25pm
Lakeshore C

2:35pm

Management Ideas for a Classroom Without Walls
How do you keep students on task, motivated and producing work they are proud of while using digital devices? In this session, students will share some of their best work and the ways they were motivated and encouraged to produce high-level work.

Speakers
avatar for Sean Beaverson

Sean Beaverson

Presenter, Bloomington Public Schools


Tuesday December 17, 2013 2:35pm - 3:25pm
Nicollet A