Featured Distinguished Presenter from Discovery Education and Director of Social Media and Online Presence, Steve Dembo explored The Power of Glass Schools leading with Marc Prensky‘s term, digital natives. Defining them as multi-taskers preferring graphics before text, nonlinear learners functioning best when networked, preferring games to serious work, Steve asked what does a tribe of
Bright, learning device, technology leverager, iApps savvy. Think I’m describing the new iPad? Rethink–and meet Steve Dembo, Discovery Education‘s Director of Social Media and Online Community, Mr. iPad Mavin and today’s (1 – 2:30 PM Terrace Ballroom B) Featured Distinguished Presenter. Steve began his presentation with a confession: his initial bias against the iPad. But
Jannita Demian, one of my BFF from CA, was 10 minutes into her presentation when I arrived to blog, but considering the 4 city-block walk from Hall Davidson’s presentation, you would understand the late arrival. Using DiscoveringSreaming videos for English Language Learners, Jannita reminded us that we can reuse the same video for scaffolding multiple
Hall Davidson, Distinguished Lecturer and an amazing tech guru began his presentation by defining terms because they define us. Early “stuff” existed in itself, like floppy disks, CD Roms, flashdrives, a wired network but then progress. Now we can deliver that same information because we have more devices that move around, wirelessly. Wi-Fi and mobile
If you have ever felt overwhelmed as a classroom teacher, then this presentation will be exciting, dynamic, interactive–but best of all for you–a huge game changer. Jason Altman, DEN Account Manager and Assessment Specialist and Brad Weir, Discovery Assessment Manager will give you efficient and effective ways to develop time-saving differentiated instruction to benefit all
Shanika Hope and Susanne Meixsell opened with a guided imagery task: visualie a highly effective teacher, then ask yourself what you see, hear, what are the kids doing, and what is the teacher doing? Post to your stick notes and then report out. Some answers: students voices, conversations, student engagement, problem solving, kids are doing.