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UEN @ UCET 2014
April 3rd & 4th
Murray High School

 

Rob Bentley
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Thursday, April 3

10:40 am - 11:30 am
Embeddable Tools for Your Teacher Webpage
The Internet is full of wonderful tools, gadgets, learning objects, and widgets that teachers can import onto their own teacher webpages. Come see some of the better examples of this embeddable content, and customize your own teacher website while you watch!

Word Doc   Embeddable Tools - Handout

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Using FREE LucidChart Software Graphic Organizers, Diagrams and Interactives
Come get a sneak peak at LucidChart software, a professional-level tool for creating flowcharts, diagrams, mind maps, graphic organizer, and more. Lucid Software, a Utah company, has made LucidChart available to Utah teachers and students free of charge!

Word Doc   LucidChart - Handout

Friday, April 4

11:10 am - 11:25 am
LucidChart for Diagramming, Mind Maps, and Graphic Organizers (Over the Shoulder)
Come get a sneak peak at LucidChart software, a professional-level tool for creating flowcharts, diagrams, mind maps, graphic organizer, and more. Lucid Software, a Utah company, has made LucidChart available to Utah teachers and students free of charge!

Word Doc   LucidChart - Handout

1:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Make Your Own (Very Basic) iPad Apps, Games, and Interactives (2 Hour Workshop)
Mobile devices and apps have exploded in popularity in the last few years. During the first hour of this workshop, come learn how to use a free online tool to make your own simple classroom app. In the second hour we'll focus on creating (non-profit) games and other interactives for the iPad.

PowerPoint   Creating Your Own Very Basic App - Handout

Justin Brooksby
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Thursday, April 3

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Noodle Tools (Over the Shoulder)
Learn about a web-based research tool that helps students to manage the writing of a research paper. This tool provides both the student and teacher to manage the following research components: research question, thesis statement, outline, notecards, and bibliography. It allows for a teacher to provide feedback and for students to collaborate with one another.

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
UEN Professional Development - Opportunities for Any Schedule! (Over the Shoulder)
Learn about the variety of technology-related professional development courses available. Discover new offerings including Intel Mobile Learning and Blended Learning . Also, discover details about the UEN-USOE partnership for subject-based professional development which now includes English Language Arts, Financial Literacy, Fine Arts, Science and Social Studies.

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
NetSafe Utah: Helping Students, Teachers, & Parents Be Safer
Learn how the NetSafe Utah project is helping K-12 schools statewide to create a safer environment for the Internet at home, school, and community. Take away online resources (e.g., videos, hand-outs, presentations) that you can use anywhere free!

Friday, April 4

12:00 pm - 12:50 am
UEN Professional Development - Opportunities for Any Schedule!
Learn about the variety of technology-related professional development courses available. Discover new offerings including Intel Mobile Learning and Blended Learning . Also, discover details about the UEN-USOE partnership for subject-based professional development which now includes English Language Arts, Financial Literacy, Fine Arts, Science and Social Studies.

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
What's New With Pioneer: Utah's Online Library
Come learn about what's new with Pioneer Library including a brief overview of NoodleTools, a web-based research tool for any age student doing research, Digital Science Online and the videos, images, animations, and worksheets available, and eMedia, a digital video repository that has almost 400 video titles such as Bill Nye the science guy. If we have time, other new features will be covered as well.

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Lisa Cohne
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Thursday, April 3

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Technology and Toddlers: Examine the Research
Many Early Childhood professionals feel that the enormous changes brought on by technology into the classroom in recent years has far outpaced their comfort levels about how these changes are affecting learning and growing during the preschool years. While there is a great deal of research that must done to understand the impact of so much technology on young children, the family, and the classroom there are some developmental frameworks, position statements, and literature reviews that explore preschool children engaging with digital media and the impacts on early childhood pedagogy. Learn how we can embrace media and the digital world to best engage and educate today's early learner.

PDF   Technology and Toddlers - Handout

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
UEN Cheese Science Goes Geeky and Cross Curriculum
UEN Cheese Science has taken a fun food loved by all and created a STEM connection, gathered loads of fantastic resources and made them available for teachers. Geography, Engineering, Education, Careers and Science stands for GEECS. Join UEN Cheese Science GEECS and learn more about adding this fun resource to your classroom.

Jared Covili
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Conference Materials

Thursday, April 3

10:40 am - 11:30 am
Going Google
Google has tools that can help students create/collaborate and help teachers manage their classroom and communicate with parents. This presentation will cover 9 ideas that will get teachers started.

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Mapping your World (Over the Shoulder)
The world is changing and digital mapping can help your students find their way. In this session, learn how you and your students can use ArcGIS Online in your classroom to enhance and engage spatial thinking, problem solving, and analytical skills through a software subscription that is already available to Utah teachers through UEN.

Friday, April 4

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Tech in Fitness (Over the Shoulder)
In this session come see some of the latest apps and gadgets to help you and your students improve your fitness levels. Learn about different tools to track your progress, improve your skills, and test your ability.

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Hidden Features of Google Drive (Over the Shoulder)
Come and learn some of the hidden features of Google Drive. Learn how to turn spreadsheets into interactive forms. Discover some great ways to organize and share files. Explore scripts to expand the power of your Drive. All this and more in only 20 minutes.

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Creative Cloud: Photoshop (Over the Shoulder)
Adobe's suite of creative tools has moved to the cloud - the Creative Cloud. With many districts getting licenses to use the Adobe Creative Cloud learn some of the great features and find out how to maximize these tools. Discover resources for learning new tips and tricks.

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Katie Garrett
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Thursday, April 3

10:40 am - 10:55 am
Using Multimedia in Math Instruction
UEN has partnered with organizations to bring you multimedia resources that engage a variety of learning styles and help close proficiency gaps. We'll offer hands-on training to help you discover these resources and implement them in your LMS. In this session we'll focus on secondary math resources from NROC Math and PBS Learning Media resources.

PowerPoint   Using Multimedia in Math Instruction - Slides

Link   UEN HippoCampus

PowerPoint   UEN Math Shorts Videos

PowerPoint   PBS LearningMedia Math at the Core: Middle School

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Five Things You Didn't Know About eMedia
Think you know everything you need to about eMedia? Many already know that eMedia offers a large collection of educational videos free for Utah's educators, students and citizen learners. However, in this session you'll learn five things you didn't know about eMedia that will help you create engaging media-rich lessons and courses. Bring your device for a hands-on learning experience.

PowerPoint   Five Things You Didn’t Know About eMedia – Slides

PDF   eMedia Scavenger Hunt Document

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Using Multimedia in Math Instruction
UEN has partnered with organizations to bring you multimedia resources that engage a variety of learning styles and help close proficiency gaps. We'll offer hands-on training to help you discover these resources and implement them in your LMS. In this session we'll focus on secondary math resources from NROC Math and PBS Learning Media resources.

PowerPoint   Using Multimedia in Math Instruction - Slides

Friday, April 4

10:40 am - 11:30 am
Five Things You Didn't Know About eMedia
Think you know everything you need to about eMedia? Many already know that eMedia offers a large collection of educational videos free for Utah's educators, students and citizen learners. However, in this session you'll learn five things you didn't know about eMedia that will help you create engaging media-rich lessons and courses. Bring your device for a hands-on learning experience.

PowerPoint   Five Things You Didn’t Know About eMedia – Slides

PDF   eMedia Scavenger Hunt Document

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Using Multimedia in Math Instruction
UEN has partnered with organizations to bring you multimedia resources that engage a variety of learning styles and help close proficiency gaps. We'll offer hands-on training to help you discover these resources and implement them in your LMS. In this session we'll focus on secondary math resources from NROC Math and PBS Learning Media resources.

PowerPoint   Using Multimedia in Math Instruction - Slides

Mindy Hintze
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Thursday, April 3

10:40 am - 11:30 am
iPad Fundamentals
This presentation will introduce participants to the iPad. Learn setup, settings, gestures, and app management. This presentation will give participants the base level knowledge needed to start using the iPad effectively.

PowerPoint   iPad Fundamentals

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
3 Student iPad Projects
These three projects will get your students excited about learning! Explore how to assess your students’ understanding while watching a video from eMedia in real time using Socrative, create a dynamic timeline with ReadWriteThink’s Timeline, and bridge the physical and virtual world with QR Codes.

PowerPoint   3 Student iPad Projects

Friday, April 4

10:40 am - 11:30 am
Flip your class with Canvas
Leverage multimedia content, built in assessment and online assignment submission tools to flip your class using Canvas. In this session, participants will see how to make a short video lecture to upload to Canvas, how to build an assessment to hold students accountable for the content and create an assignment to take learning to the next level in class. Participants should check with their school administration to see if Canvas has been licensed for use in their school.

PowerPoint   Flip your Class with Canvas

1:30 pm -1:45 pm
ReadWriteThink: Timeline App
See how to use the awesome ReadWriteThink Timeline app to have your students create amazing timelines on the iPad.

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Tim Stack
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Thursday, April 3

1:00 pm - 2:50 pm
3 Student Projects in iMovie
iMovie a fun, easy and powerful movie making and multimedia tool. Learn three "do-able” projects for students and teachers. In this session we will create a movie trailer, music video, and a narrated slide show. In addition see how all the new features can help best tell your story.

PowerPoint   Music Video - Handout

PowerPoint   Slideshow - Handout

PowerPoint   Trailer - Handout

Friday, April 4

10:40 am - 11:30 am
Using Adobe Connect in the Classroom
Adobe Connect is a great webinar/web conferencing tool. In this session learn about best practices for conducting a webinar. Connect can also be a great tool for bringing guest speakers into the classroom or even sharing student presentations with parents or other classes.

12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Teaching Channel
Teaching Channel is a video showcase -- on the Internet and TV -- of innovative and effective teaching practices in America's schools. In this session learn how to set up your account, save videos, follow other educators and share the resources you find.

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
iMovie: Trailers on the iPad (Over the Shoulder)
Stop by and learn how students can create movie trailer video projects with the iMovie app on the iPad.

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