So You Think You're Smarter than an EDtech Nerd?
Listen and learn : Lecture
Sunday, November 29, 7:45–8:30 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Steve Dembo Carl Hooker
You'll be part of an Edtech Trivia Game featuring a plethora Edtech tools, tips and tricks, along with guests form around the EdTech World! Increase your knowledge of the industry and community while you have a good time!
|Audience:||Teachers, Professional developers, Library media specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Games for learning & gamification|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Professional Development and Program Evaluation
We want to have fun while sharing some of the great tools and people that provide practical and useful connections for all educators. Using trivia style format, we'll leave participants with a template to use for staff development.
-A quick exploration of a variety of quizzing and trivia apps and tools (10 minutes)
-Game: 20-30 questions that allow for quick collaboration. (Googling will be made futile) Each question will have a brief follow-up with added context and classroom application. (45 minutes)
-Winners declared and celebrated (5 minutes)
What If Professional Learning was Like Playing a Game?
Gaming as Professional Development Option
It's Time to Make Learning Fun Again.
Carl Hooker has been a part of a strong educational shift with technology integration during his 21 years in education. As Director of Innovation & Digital Learning at Eanes ISD, he has helped spearhead the program which put one-to-one iPads in the hands of all K-12 students in his 8000-student district. 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. He’s also a keynote speaker and a consultant for multiple school districts across the country.