Here we can Define the different Topics and Forms for the conference


Timothy Wade and Marguerite Wolf met and identified potentially 12 -14 staff members who could present in groups.

Topics identified were:
Use of Clickers
Use of Document Cameras
Smartboards and Math Instruction
Smartboards and Social Studies Instruction
Preparing Science lessons
Co workshop Learning Center and Marguerite Wolf on the use of Kurzweil and disabled students



Learning Communities : On-line student learning communities


SUMMER FOLLOW UP
Walking Tour of various Rondout classroom set-ups and hands on training session


FALL FOLLOW UP
October 2 tentative
2nd meeting to recap and review, do training



TARGET AUDIENCE
1. Explorers, not much Tech experience
2. Intermediate, willing to try
3. Early Adopters, very comfortable with using new tools



FORMAT
Morning sessions*: various presentations to choose
Round table lunch: Department oriented or Birds of a feather
Afternoon sessions: Hands on workshops


  • Videotape / audiotape sessions


STRATEGY TO INVOLVE FACULTY
Invite faculty to present
Make people Rondout Ulster Fellows
Invite people through “My Learning Plan” and all staff email
Survey: a. Will you come? B. What would you like to do?
Poster:
Ulster website and Portal




TOPICS
1. Applications / Activities / Tools : livescribe. podcasts, vodcasts, clickers, google earth, digital blue, newyorklearns.org
2. Ideas/ Theory/ Pedagogy: Learning Communities, Globalization 101, using a CMS,
3. Department / Content oriented


SPECIFIC TOPICS and descriptions

VIDEO
using video with teams and individuals in the classroom..homemade or otherwise:

moderator:

potential presenters:

Deanne Schreiber: Ulster Pyschology, uses youtube within ANGEL to review role playing client conversations
Tommy D'Ammanicio: Ulster Criminal Justice, uses video for Team use


Description:


GOOGLE DOCS
moderator:
potential presenters:

Frank Boyer: Ulster Art History, group making presentations together..we could have a hands on part of the event
Nicoline Kiwiet: Ulster Chemistry, group working on Lab reports
Sean Nixon: Ulster Art History, publishing tool to share with classmates in discussion boards

description:
using Google docs as a team tool for sharing or a presentation tool



Using a CMS Beginner, Any Level, Pandemic Training
Moderator
Presenters
Description

Globalization 101 Beginner, Any Level
Moderator: R.Cattabiani, James Sullivan (Spanish Prof, Rondout High School)
Presenters:
Description

Learning Communities Beginner Any Level
Moderator: Dean Ganio
Presenters
Description

Using Social Media and Media Literacy Upper level
Moderator:
Presenters
Description

Interactive Textbook use Any Level Upper level
Moderator
Presenters
Description

USING TOOLS IN THE CLASSROOM Upper level
Moderator
Presenters

Description
Graphing Calculators
Clickers
Live Scribe

Document Cameras


Timothy Wade and Marguerite Wolf met and identified potentially 12 -14 staff members who could present in groups.

Topics identified were:
Captivate
Google docs
Use of Clickers
Use of Document Cameras
Smartboards and Math Instruction
Smartboards and Social Studies Instruction
Preparing Science lessons
Co workshop Learning Center and Marguerite Wolf on the use of Kurzweil and disabled students