Social Media Mini-Conference Sessions
Use Pinterest to connect and collaborate with other educators as you learn new ideas that are relevant to your classroom. Create resource boards for topics or units, have students pin work and ideas, and make group projects visual. Explore ways to use Pinterest in Education!
Can Facebook be Educational? Learn how to create a fictional social media profiles and incorporated them into your content area.
We will create a Twitter account, customize our avatar and twitter feed, and review privacy settings.
Explore ways to use Twitter as an education tool for gathering information, communicating with family and community members, and collaborating globally with other educators.
Join the conversation. Take your classroom around the corner or around the world with Skype. Collaborate, call, message, and share whatever, whenever, you want.
Keeping Up with Gen Z
Are you going totes cray cray trying to understand your students? Want to avoid an epic fail in the classroom? No probs! Join us to understand the lingo of today’s generation. Find out the newest and most popular social apps your students are using and learn the best practices for protecting those ‘selfies' on the Internet.
Use Google Hangouts to streamline your videoconferencing and keep everyone in the loop. These quick, easy, and convenient digital meeting environments help you handle all your VC needs in creative, innovative, and exciting ways.
A picture is worth a 1000 words. Learn how to create and incorporate Memes into content areas.
Making the online world a better place can begin with you! Join us to explore what being a good digital citizen really means, and learn some classroom techniques to share with your students.
Design for Social Media
Get creative with newsletters! Send visual announcements to students or parents. Learn how to design stunning graphics to use in your classroom, for professional meetings, and to share with parents.
10 Seconds to Show What You Know
Your attention please! The average attention span of a teenager is 8 seconds - even shorter for younger students. See what students can do with ten seconds of video to show what they know on any given topic. From science experiments to Shakespeare the possibilities are endless!