March 6, 2015 - Alpine District

Alpine District Administration Bldg.
Professional Development Center (PDC)
RM# 316 - bldg, south side of parking lot
575 North 100 East
American Fork, Utah 84003
Link to Google Doc Agenda

Adobe Connect
Interactive Graphic Novel - Anomaly -
8:30 - Continental Breakfast

8:55 - 9:00 Welcome: Above & Beyond

Cody Spendlove, Rachel Thompson, Georgia Omer
9:25 - 9:45 - PI Grant:(Sec), Davie Faries - Willow Creek Middle School music - iPads & Smart Music app - He has 40 iPads. The also use Tenuto app and Tonal Energy. "Band is the original 'Bring your own device.'" 801.367.6618
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David Faires

9:00 - 9:20 - PI Grant: (Elem) Brandon Engles - Shelly Elementary 6th Grade - Mars Curiosity/SS documentaries & Theater rental - Digital Storytelling - He attended the Shift Training.
1. Project 1 - Digital Storytelling about WWII. Weeks of research, writing, rewriting, Brandon had two guest speakers -producer Rob Smith, and a WWII Vet. The research took much more time than the actual filming.
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Brandon Engles

His students' film was shown at the Tower Theatre is SLC and the Towne Theater in American Fork.
2. Project 2 - Create a question about the geology of Mars. He went to the Mars Symposium at ASU in Arizona. He connected his students with ASU. His students generated and wrote a research question, "What creates hills on Mars?" The students did the research and came up with a determination. They sent that information to ASU, scientists looked at it and then the classroom and the scientists had a Skype session about the research.

Twitter -

Augmented Reality
AR Apps - Two Guys and Some iPads -
Daqri - Ideas for -
Pythagorean Theorem on the wall to remind students who don't know - book trailers inside library books or on library walls.
Crayola coloring app -
9:50 - 10:15 - Adobe Voice - Ely Greenfield, Sr. Principle Scientist for Adobe Voice - Entrepreneur Article - CNet Article -
The goal with Adobe Voice = Be The StoryTeller - Communication is the Goal - Students and teachers have Limited Time but lots of Pride in their Product.
He told us a little about the new Project X. It is for teaching effective communication. Demonstration for using Adobe Voice.
All the content is creative content license. You have to be connected to the internet to access the pictures, except those stored on the device.
Code Name - Project Luca coming out in a few months. Focus on telling the story, the app will turn it into something beautiful. It will look beautiful on a phone, laptop, iPad - it adapts itself automatically. Katie asked how do you attribute the images. Ely says they automatically get added AND when you get to publishing, you can add more or edit the ones there.
Twitter - Ely Greenfield -
Essential Questions: What are the most important ways we need to change K-12 education to prepare students for the global, digital, information age in which they will live?
When K-12 fully embraces digital learning:
What will be different for students?
What will be different for teachers?
10:20 - 11:20 Tom Murray report -- Project 24 (De-peep groups - how? ) Thomas Murray came to Alpine School District and worked with them.

11:15 - 12:00 UEN: Pat Lambrose will present EdReady Utah

12:00 - 12:40 Lunch prepared by the culinary arts class at Mountainland Applied Technical College
12:40 - 1:00 Travel to the Museum of Natural Curiosity, at Thanksgiving Point 3605 Garden Drive Lehi, UT 84043
1:00 - 3:00 Museum of Natural Curiosity -- Brief overview and then play.

What IS 21st Century Education

“Brain Share” -- Collaboration Small Groups (Kagan) 6-7 tables


__Future Ready Initiative__

__Tom Murray’s Statements on Student Data Privacy__

__Leading the Digital Transition MOOC__

Recommended Books:

__Corwin’s Connected Educator Series__ (15 books)

__Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation & Taking 20% Time to the Next Level__

__Inquiry & Innovation in the Classroom: Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success__ -- __A.J. Juliani__

__Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age__ - __Suzie Boss__ and Jane Krauss, 2nd ed


__Co-Creating Digital Learning Experiences__ w/Thomas C. Murray, Steven W. Anderson, Angela Watson, Joe Sanfelippo, Erin Klein, and Joe Mazza.

__Project 24’s Archived Webinars 2015__


Utah State Board of Education - USBE     Utah Education Network - UEN  Utah Coalition for Educational Technology - UCET

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