February 16: Technology Integration Group (TIG) meeeting



Welcome to our 3rd TIG meeting this year!


Introductions and Reflection: VoiceThread
Please use this VoiceThread to record your thoughts about how participation in TIG this year has helped you grow professionally. How has it changed or influenced your teaching practice?
TIPS:
  • To comment, you'll need to create a voice thread account.
  • Please connect a photo of yourself to your account to help us know who you are, and please open your comments with your name, school and grade level or content area you teach.
  • Ask your neighbor for help!

Future TIG dates/Housekeeping:
  • Thursday-Friday, April 28-29, NETA conference at Embassy Suites LaVista - Register TODAY
  • If you have missed one or less TIG meetings, ESU 6 will pay for your NETA registration and sub. If you missed 2 meetings, ESU 6 will pay for your NETA registration fee and the district must pick up sub costs.
  • Prepare for NETA conference via NETA web site

Report On Next Steps Progress From Last Meeting
Next steps:
  • Which social networking/ PLN tools have you used since our last meeting?

Visioning
2011 Horizon Report

What's new?
QR Codes at a Glance
QR Codes: What are they and why should I care?
38+ interesting ways to use QR codes in the classroom

Discussion/Theory
Flipped Classrooms

Practice
Twitter

Diigo social bookmarking tool

Smories - How could you make smories in your classroom?

Little Bird Tales - Create multimedia stories with your own images and text.

Dustin Frank and Dan Reid from Engaging Technologies will highlight mimios, mobi tablets, clickers and Livescribe pens. (11:15-noon and 12:45-1:30).

Google Forms

Free digital textbooks through CK 12

Khan Academy expands resources

Next steps:
How will you pre-plan for the NETA conference? How will you share information you learn at NETA back with your colleagues?
Agree on a sharing tool.

**Meeting Feedback**






December 1: TIG meeting

Introductions/Housekeeping

Today is Pay It Forward Day!

Future TIG dates:
  • Wednesday, February 16, 9-3 pm at ESU 6
  • Thursday-Friday, April 28-29, NETA conference at Embassy Suites LaVista

2010-12 TIG cohort information

NETA conference proposals due TODAY

Report On Next Steps Progress From Last Meeting
Next steps:
  • Find a copy of your school district's technology plan and internet acceptable use policy. Please bring a printed copy or web link with you to our next TIG meeting.
  • Talk to the previous TIG folks from your school/district about how they let folks know about TIG resources. Develop a strategy to share tools with your colleagues.
  • Use one of the Publish It! tools above with your students prior to the next meeting so you can report back to us in December.
  • If you are on Facebook, "like" Edutopia, Free Technology for Teachers and Educational Service Unit 6.

Google Form Feedback
Feedback Results

What's new?
We looked at the ipevo2 $69 document camera
and the Bamboo Pen and Tablet.

Discussion/Theory
What is a PLN? Why should you care and get involved in one?

Practice
Tagging
Wikispaces - Create a wikispace account and join the TIG wiki
Google Forms
Doodle
Twitter

Visioning
Honda Video - Failure: The Secret to Sucess

Next steps:
Which sessions do you plan to attend at the NETA conference? How will you share what you learn with your colleagues?



October 18: TIG meeting

Introductions/Housekeeping
Registration Demo
Future TIG dates:
  • Wednesday, December 1, 9-3 pm at ESU 6
  • Wednesday, February 16, 9-3 pm at ESU 6
  • Thursday-Friday, April 28-29, NETA conference at Embassy Suites LaVista

2010-12 TIG cohort information

Policy
What sites are schools required by the federal government to filter or block via the Children's Internet Protection Act?
Discussion/Theory
Engage Me or Enrage Me article by Mark Prensky
Practice
Voicethread - Online posting of images and shared conversation
Prezi - Create poster presentations
Kerpoof: Digital storytelling tool
Storybird Create your own online storybooks with words and images
Glogster "Posterize" yourself
8 Voice Recording Tools
Digital Media Resources - Outstanding Collection of free tools
Online tool to create printed storyboard sheets (PDF)

Clickers/Mobi Tablets with Dustin Frank
ipod touches with Lynne Herr

Visioning
TED talk about self-teaching

Next steps:
  • Find a copy of your school district's technology plan and internet acceptable use policy. Please bring a printed copy or web link with you to our next TIG meeting.
  • Talk to the previous TIG folks from your school/district about how they let folks know about TIG resources. Develop a strategy to share tools with your colleagues.
  • Use one of the Publish It! tools above with your students prior to the next meeting so you can report back to us in December.
  • If you are on Facebook, "like" Edutopia, Free Technology for Teachers and Educational Service Unit 6.
Google Form Feedback

September 29
Understanding and Preventing Online Cruelty Seminar
in Partnership with the Anti-defamation League