ISACS 2010 Annual Conference

I was invited to present at the 2010 Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) conference. Below are the supplemental resources for the presentations.

Repurposing Technology for Your Classroom
November 4, 2010 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
November 5, 2010 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

How can “outside” technologies like iPods, Audacity, and Excel be repurposed for the classroom? This session will explore “outside the box” examples of technology use, such as employing Audacity to measure distance to the moon. This session is for educators in all subjects at all levels. Slidedeck (pdf)

The Power of Play: Infusing Fun into Professional Development
November 4, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM
November 5, 2010 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Fostering play in technology workshops is an effective way to allow people to interact with new technologies. This session will focus on the link between play and learning as well as specific strategies to foster a spirit of play in a professional development setting.

Andrea Zellner has a reflection on this presentation – we originally presented this material at the MACUL 2010 conference.