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Mobile Apps, Curriculum Integration and Best Practices

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Mobile Apps, Curriculum Integration and Best Practices

Members of this group are interested in providing information, resources and ideas for helping leaders in education design and foster 21st Century mobile learning environments.

Location: Lawrence, KS
Members: 132
Latest Activity: Jan 8, 2013

Welcome!

It's back-to-school time!  Fill your backpacks with mobile learning apps, resources and integration ideas by attending the Mobile Learning Mini-Conference at the University of Kansas!  Join us for a day of professional learning, networking and conversations with the K-12 community in sharing “what works” for Mobile Learning in the Classroom.

Transforming Learning:  Mobile Apps, Curriculum Integration and Best Practices
July 30th, 2013
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
at Joseph R. Pearson Hall at the University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence KS 66045

$100 registration includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
Register online at:  http://delivr.com/2bkxp

Breakout sessions include:

  • 20 Ways to Make Your Life Better Now!
  • A Picture is Worth...
  • Becoming a Connected Educator Through Social Media Tools
  • CETE Development for Mobile Devices - KITE iPad Preview
  • Coding:  The 5th 'C"
  • Designing Lessons around the Common Core
  • Easy Video Creation with the iMovie App
  • Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Language Arts
  • Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
  • Get Smart! Integrate Technology Like a Secret Agent
  • Google Does That?
  • Have you ever Wondered? Discover Wonderopolis for the Classroom
  • How to Find Project Partners for Global Collaboration
  • Infographics Rock
  • iPad Applications to Teach your Students to Code
  • KSDE Tech Talk
  • Logisitics of the Flipped Classroom
  • Taking risks, Forging Change - Leading the Way with Teacherpreneurs!
  • TEAMS Thinking
  • Weebly, Tumblr, and Symbaloo, Oh My! Organizing Online Content For Students & Making It Engaging
  • What's In Your App-Pack?


For more information:  See http://pd.altec.org
or contact:  Jana Craig-Hare, ALTEC  jana@altec.org
Sponsored by ALTEC, in partnership with KSDE.

Directions to the KU Lawrence Campus (JRP Building): This link provides information about JRP: http://soe.ku.edu/contact/   This is a separate link that allows you to customize driving directions: http://g.co/maps/frs93

Instructions for Parking:  Parking is available in the YELLOW lots surrounding JRP. Please be sure that you do not park in any other lot than YELLOW!

Discussion Forum

Our Learning Spaces: Practical Strategies for iPad Implementation - Fort Leavenworth CYBER-TEAMS Leaders

Two years ago, when members of the Fort Leavenworth Unified School District were conceptualizing iPad deployment, they knew that simply handing students and teachers iPads would not automatically enhance teaching and learning, and neither would a…Continue

Tags: deployment, integration, apps, Dec2012ML

Started by Amber Rowland Dec 10, 2012.

Creating Digital Course Content (2 hour session) - Cyndi Danner-Kuhn

So what do you do, PDF vs ePub vs ibook? Best apps for Creating & Annotating PDF's & ePubs and then once you have it, how do you distribute it to your students. And what about Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Issuu, Scribd, and of course. the…Continue

Tags: scribd, annotating, epubs, ibook, drive

Started by Amber Rowland Dec 10, 2012.

APPealing Instruction - Kevin Hansford 1 Reply

Students today demand an educational experience that allows them to think, connect, and share. This session will give a brief overview of iPad apps that help students create, collaborate, and engage.Continue

Tags: 21stcenturyskills, integration, apps, Dec2012ML

Started by Amber Rowland. Last reply by Kevin W. Hansford Jan 8, 2013.

Google Apps to Provide Common Core Supplemental Activities - Robert Moody & Suzanne Becking

Exploration of apps through Google Apps for Education to offer students new skill sets, and reflect on learning on a global scale and in a mobile world. We seek to model by being Google App Certified and propose to impart skills and allow students…Continue

Tags: Google, commoncore, integration, apps, Dec2012ML

Started by Amber Rowland Dec 10, 2012.

Comment Wall

Comment by Melinda Stanley on December 16, 2011 at 11:09am
The introductory Barry slides are available at www.snipurl.com/barrys
Comment by Jana Craig Hare on December 20, 2011 at 6:43pm

Free Webinar: Leadership for Mobile Learning

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 4pm Eastern Time  

...More Info...

Comment by Melinda Stanley on August 3, 2012 at 8:54am
Comment by Melinda Stanley on August 3, 2012 at 9:18am
Cyndi's website: www.theedtechplace.info
Comment by Melinda Stanley on August 3, 2012 at 9:41am
Google Sketchup Pro: Kansas participates in a free statewide licensing program for education. Info at www.ksde.org/take
Comment by Jana Craig Hare on August 3, 2012 at 10:15am
Who's tweeting with me? #mlearnku
Comment by Melanie Farmer on August 3, 2012 at 1:25pm

Great Scratch resource, thanks to Rich White: http://scratched.media.mit.edu

Comment by Melinda Stanley on August 3, 2012 at 2:44pm
Comment by Melanie Farmer on August 3, 2012 at 2:45pm

App creator: http://www.buzztouch.com/ thanks to Fred Hollingshead

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