March 7, 2014

Host: Davis School District
Organizer: Carol Nef and Jon Hyatt
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Attend Via Adobe Connect

Date: March 7, 2014

NEW LOCATION: (Updated Mar 3, 2014) 45 East State; Farmington, UT 84025
1st Floor Auditorium -- SE Corner of the Building

8:30 - 9:00

9:00 - 9:15
Welcome and Introductions

9:15 - 10:30
District Highlights: Davis, Ogden, Cache*, Logan*, Weber*
10:30 - 10:45

10:45 -11:30
Gadgets and Apps

11:30 - 12:00
Klikaklu tour

12:00 -12:45
Leslie- Lucid Press app share

1:00 - 1:30
SAGE Update - Julie Quinn

1:30 - 2:00
Teaching Channel Tch Recorder

2:00 - 2:10

2:10 - 2:30
Planning next year's meetings - Theme or focus?

2:30 - 3:00


District Highlights


Rebecca Reeder: K-6 Online School, Davis Connect,, 3 years
Michele HInojosa: Tour of new Technology Building via PPT, Departments housed there- Communication System Support, Computer Technology Support, Information Systems, Printing Services, Technology Support & Integration- Davis Technology Conference #6 in August, Utility Services- 2 year process of making all schools and classrooms wireless
Carol Nef: 1:1 in Davis, SAMR-, Google Survey
MaryEllen Carlson: Online Professional Development- PDPro
Jon Hyatt: Principal Observation app for iPads, Microsoft Office 365- OneDrive (SkyDrive), Sites for now for Department or teacher collaboration

Dave Anderson:

Jared Ward: Flippin' Utah (see in Info to Pass Along)

Adam McMickell: Google Apps and Chromebooks initiative, online professional development, work-at-your-own-pace modules found at - inlcudes a badge page from, connected with a person in New Jersey also doing badges with Credly who was helpful with implementation.


Flip'In Utah Call for Presenters: March 7th-May 1. Conference will be August 12-13 at Jordan High School. More Info on
Adobe Connect is now available to all public K-12 educators through my.uen. Quickstart Guide & more info from UEN website


See Discussion on this Wiki for gadgets and apps from the collective, discussionicon.jpg on top right of this page when you are signed in
Adobe Connect app for Android and iOS -- Jon Hyatt
LucidPress publication -- Leslie Lewis


Julie Quinn
Recording (Sorry I missed the first 5 min)
Updates pushed back for SAGE, Early April for next release of in Formative assessment that includes assignment creation, school level sharing, Summer (early June) updates will be UTIPS pull in.
Talking with AIR on reports, hopefully better info by Fall.
Question- Is it past time to be able to mark UTIPS questions by standard for the import into SAGE Formative? Plan is to put a tool into UTIPS Core that will export, requirements to be accepted by SAGE formative is what Julie's group is working on right now, it will export as a qti file, in SAGE Formative the qti file can be imported, goes to sandbox or can be published on the resources area of SAGE Formative, Teachers can choose what to export/import.
Old UTIPS webservers will be turned off at the end of this school year. Databases will be open until fall to pull items into UTIPS Core.
Every Friday at 1 pm Julie's staff will be available in Adobe Connect for Q&A. Julie will send the address for the Adobe Connect meeting to the CForum list.

Adobe Connect
Scott Allen
Login to your UEN account on your personal page.
Adobe Connect is under the UEN resources.
This is for 13 and older for use.
Each person has their own permanent web address for this (*) **is your UEN page ID.
Recorded meeting URLs will be in your Adobe Connect account, by default are not public.
You will have the ability to do break out rooms.


We need volunteers for the UCET Conference April 3-4 at Murray High School. Please volunteer yourself and pass along the link to this form to people in your districts. Contact with questions. Pretty please and thank you.

UCET Volunteer Form

USOE Updates:
STEM Action Center Vendor Fairs:
The STEM Action Center and USOE will be hosting a series of Vendor Fairs to get information about the Math Digital Learning Technologies available. Please communicate this to your Principals, Technology Coordinators, Curriculum Coordinators or whomever else may be involved in making decisions about which technology (if any) to implement. There are $8.5M available for these technologies.
stem flyer.jpg
2014-02-21 STEM Action Center Flyer.pdf

Teaching Channel
Justin Brooksby
App for iPad Tch Recorder-
Join CForum For Real group
Do the group activity- record a how to video and upload.
Watch these videos on the CForum For Real wall.

Rick Gaisford
HB131- version 4 probably released Monday, State Board of Education is supporting this bill, 1- opportunity is now, 2- new funds can go to this but still maintain WPU funding, Professional Learning component to go along with this of 40 hours, how much funding and if it will pass is still up in the air, this bill redirects funding from another bill, consultant will need to be in place by August, we will wait and see what happens.
House Bill -
E-Rate Funding
1 Move funds from landlines to broadband
2 Target schools who need broadband connectivity
Connect Ed
Broadband for schools and e-rate, $7 million private sector commitments to education (Adobe $300 million in software, Prezi $100 million of pro licenses for education, etc.) More details to come.
Film festival for Education- Whitehouse-

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