Creating Your 'Tech Sandwich'

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Tricia Louis  

Building a delicious sandwich is an art — we all have our favorite ingredients. Explore how to create your own “tech sandwich” — what apps are “gotta-have,” adding/changing up how you use those apps and how to be brave to add new apps as well.

Audience: Coaches, Professional developers, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, PC, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: No pre-requisites of accounts/software are needed for this session.
Topic: Coaching & mentoring
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will be given tools to identify their basic and supplemental apps in the classroom and their level of learning and understanding of them.
Participants will be given ideas on how to scaffold their own learning of educational technology apps and also how to help their students to do so.
Participants will be encouraged to share ideas about learning apps with other educators so that everyone becomes more comfortable with expanding their edtech repertoire.


Speaker introduction (2 min)
Overview of session (3 min)
Think & share basic apps in your environment (5 min)
Think & share additional apps you currently use (5 min)
Think & share additional apps you would like to learn (3 min)
Building your “tech sandwich” - interactive activity online (7 min)
Questions/closing (5 min)

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Tricia Louis, Richland School District

Tricia Louis is an #edtech advocate. In her position as the Technology Integration Professional at the Richland School District, she brings individual & group training to the 200+ staff employed there. Tricia is proud to be a part of the Google For Education Certified Trainer Program and is an Apple Teacher. Tricia shares her passion for edtech at conferences and EdCamps in many different locations. In her personal life, Tricia is a musician in several local groups and she also enjoys travel and photography as her hobbies.