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The Edtech Lip Sync Battle

Location: W196c

Participate and share

Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Tuesday, June 26, 2:45–3:45 pm
Location: W196c

Brianna Hodges   Carl Hooker  
Come watch this showdown of edtech gurus battle it out on stage! The challenge - successfully “lip sync” a series of edtech tools and strategies with a mix of musical genres in a winner-take-all match!

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials:
Explain Everything
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Instructional design and delivery
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
Additional detail: ISTE author presentation, Session recorded for video-on-demand, Session will be simulcast live

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

This session will introduce 4 different tools/apps for teachers to use to engage student creativity and collaboration. They will be introduced in song format to review some best-use-case examples after which participants will be asked to interact and then judge which Lip Sync'r presented the information best.


Intros & explanation of how the Lip Sync battle will be judged (5 min)
Lip Sync Battle 1 - (5 min)
5 min audience interaction
Lip Sync Battle 1 - (5 min)
5 min audience interaction
Lip Sync Battle 1 - (5 min)
5 min audience interaction
Lip Sync Battle 1 - (5 min)
5 min audience interaction
Final Showdown and audience participation (10 min)

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Brianna Hodges, Eanes Innovative School District
Carl Hooker, Eanes ISD

Carl Hooker has been a part of a strong educational shift with technology integration since becoming an educator. As Director of Innovation & Digital Learning at Eanes ISD, he has helped spearhead the LEAP program, which put one-to-one iPads in the hands of all K-12 students in his 8000-student district. He is the founder of “iPadpalooza”- a three-day “learning festival” held in Austin annually. He's also the author of the six-book series titled Mobile Learning Mindset, a guide for teachers, administrators, parents and others to support and embrace mobile learning in our schools.

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