Wixie by Tech4Learning

ISTE 2014 Conference Sessions & Workshops

Friday

2-6pm 
Mobile Mega Share
Join us for a MEGA opportunity to multiply mobile learning knowledge. Share, learn and collaborate! Danielle Abernethy will be showing off Wixie!
ISTE SIG Mobile Learning
GWCC A411

Saturday

7 - 8:30pm
Ready, set, connect! Oodles of resources for the primary classroom 
Discover some great resources to use with your primary students! Connect and learn fun ways to inspire and engage your students next year!
Jeanie Warrick & Marsha Austin, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, IN
GWCC Murphy Ballroom Galleria, Table 31

Sunday

8-10am
Ancient Greeks mingle with Haiku, VoiceThread, Wixie, and NoodleTools!
Sixth grade history, art, literature, and library "tech up" the ancient Greeks with Haiku, VoiceThread, Wixie, NoodleTools, R.A.F.T.s, and graphic organizers!
Penny Bower & Liz Davis, St. Mary's Episcopal, Memphis, TN
GWCC Murphy Ballroom Galleria, Table 34

8-10am
Exploring history through animation: Blending informational writing into social studies!
Viewing and creating animations is a great way to get today’s media-savvy students engaged in the curriculum. Animation is exciting, challenging and fun!
Cheryl Phillips, Pennington School, Manassas, VA
GWCC Murphy Ballroom Galleria, Table 39

8-10am 
Digital race around the world
Using Google Earth and multimedia resources, students race around the world to learn more about science and social studies in this Common Core-based project.
John Giles, Audoban Park Elementary, Olrando, FL
GWCC Murphy Ballroom Galleria, Table 14

8-11:30am 
Digital Storytelling Playground: Wonderment and awe through digital creativity
Experience tools and techniques, student examples and numerous activities that will help bring digital storytelling to your classrooms.
ISTE SIG Digital Storytelling
GWCC Building B, Level 2 (near Room B206)

2:30-3:30pm 
Creating ePubs: Students as readers, authors, and designers!*
Give student writing a purpose through the creation of ePubs. Explore Common Core-focused writing projects in grades K-5 and create your own ePub. *You must register online for this BYOD!
Melinda Kolk, Creative Educator
GWCC A305

Monday

9:30am-1:00pm
Build Your World - Mobile Makerspace at the Mobile Learning Playground
Build, play, and learn using mobile devices. Join ISTE's SIGML for a mobile makerspace including augmented reality, app creation, mobile games, robotics, and MinecraftEDU. Melinda Kolk will be showing off Wixie at 10am in the theater!
ISTE SIG Mobile Learning
GWCC Building B, Level 3 (near Room B313)

1:15-3:15pm
A Tale of Two Classrooms
The tools you choose aren't as important as how you use them. Learn how two media/technology teachers create engaging, insightful lessons for their students.
Gwynn Moore & Shannon Wentworth, Aurora PS, Aurora, CO
GWCC Murphy Ballroom Galleria, Table 14

2:30-4pm 
Digital race around the world*
Using Google Earth and multimedia resources, students race around the world to learn more about science and social studies in this Common Core-based project. *You must register online for this workshop.
John Giles, Audoban Park Elementary, Olrando, FL
GWCC A307

4-4:30pm
Wild about Wixie
Meeting Common Core with creativity while in the cloud with Wixie. Explore features of this cross-platform tool from Tech4Learning.
Heather Temske, Sweet Apple Elementary, Roswell, GA
GWCC B314

Tuesday

11am-1pm
Using STEM to "go green" and defeat global warming
Learn how our young engineers use problem-based learning and STEM to successfully complete an engineering design challenge on renewable energy. Find out more.
Suzanne Massey & Becky Smaldone, Rockingham County PS, Reidsville, NC
GWCC Murphy Ballroom Galleria, Table 39