Creating and Implementing a Real-time Formative Assessment for Online Teaching Thursday, 5/28, 2:00pm-3:00pm CDT | Fee: Free
This session will introduce an engaging real-time formative assessment tool that is powerful, useful, and easy to use called GoFormative. This session will provide an overview of how to effectively and efficiently create and implement the tool in an online learning environment.
This session will showcase a tool called EdPuzzle which can help instructors easily create video based instruction off from some of the video repository sites and add assessment questions to the instruction.
Introducing the TekEffect: Protecting Kids from the Side Effects of Technology Thursday, 5/28, 3:00pm-4:00pm CDT | Fee: Free
In this presentation, research into the side effects of our dominant technologies (television, computers, videogames and smart phones) will be explored. We’ll end with some recommended ways for addressing these problems.
The TekEffect Workshop: Protecting Kids from the Side Effects of Technology and Ensuring that Screen Time is Time Well Spent. Thursday, 6/18, 2:00pm-5:00pm CDT | Fee: $50
This workshop will review the highlights from the free introductory presentation and then dig deeper into each of these issues. We will look at two big questions: 1) How to protect kids from the side effects of technology and 2) How to ensure that our digital time is TWS (Time Well Spent). For the first question, we’ll explore Stanford’s Behavioral Design Lab where Instagram was first developed.
Implementing Best Practices in an Online Environment to Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities Wednesday, 6/17, 9:00am-12:00pm CDT | Fee: $50
This session will provide best practice strategies and tips for adapting lessons to an online format to meet Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals. The presenter will share specific reading and math interventions and progress monitoring tools to implement with students with disabilities in the online environment. Please click to learn more.
Technology Tools Teachers Can Use To Engage Students in the Online Classroom Tuesday, 6/16, 9:00am-12:00pm CDT | Fee: $50
This session explores the use of technology integration to engage students and enliven your lessons. A variety of tools will be presented that can be used to complete assignments and create projects that show a deep understanding of content.
This session will introduce and compare various formative assessment tools that can be integrated in online and face-to-face teaching to make classes more interactive and engaging. The presenter will show how to integrate those tools and give examples. The participants will have a chance to use the tools and create various formative assessments for their classrooms.
Creating Video Instructions and Integrating Assessment into Video-based Instruction Tuesday, 6/16, 2:00pm-5:00pm CDT | Fee: $50
This session introduces ways to create a video-based instruction and explore a tool, EdPuzzle, for integrating assessment into video- based instruction and for tracking students' learning and progress.