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Saturday, December 14


Creating Interactive Content in iBooks Author
Learn tips and tricks to enhance your e-books created with iBooks Author. Participants will explore several interactive book ideas, including how to create Choose Your Own Adventure, Scavenger Hunts and I Spy Books, along with content that brings the curriculum alive. Participants should have experience creating books using iBooks Author.

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Kari Gerhart

Education Technology Consultant, TIES
Kari is an Education Technology Consultant at TIES. She is passionate about working with teachers to integrate technology in their classroom. Check out her preconference workshop on using YouTube in the Classroom!

Saturday December 14, 2013 8:30am - 3:30pm


Creating Content for All Learners with iTunes U
iTunes U can be used to extend learning to anytime and any where. We will discuss how using iTunes U courses can benefit both students and teachers, along with the steps for creating a course, including the framework and content. Participants will leave with the beginnings of a course and an understanding of how to finish building it.

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Ryan Cox

Director of Instructional Technology, Becker Public Schools
I am currently the Director of Instructional Technology for Becker Public Schools. We are involved in an expanding iPad 1:1 initiative in Grades K-12. Our High School and Middle School have been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program. I believe very strongly in leveraging resources... Read More →

Saturday December 14, 2013 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Lake Superior A
Sunday, December 15


Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Language Arts
Come see how educators can use Mac, iPad apps, iBooks Author and iTunes U to personalize learning and strengthen reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Explore apps, Multi-Touch books, iBooks Author and free education resources in iTunes U that deliver an amazing array of language arts content. May contain commercial content.


Sunday December 15, 2013 8:30am - 11:30am
Greenway A


Enhancing Teaching and Learning in STEM
See how educators can use the Mac and iPad to create and deliver engaging STEM content. You’ll learn how digital content can personalize learning and help students of all learning styles grasp challenging concepts. You'll explore a range of engaging STEM apps, Multi-Touch textbooks and learning materials available for the iPad, as well as the iTunes U catalog. May contain commercial content.


Sunday December 15, 2013 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Greenway A