Session 8 for Cohort-B

Session #8: Finish Presentations and INTASC-Taskstream sign-offs
  • (2 min) Update electronic Attendance

  • (1 min) Willamette WISE email and other databases are being migrated in to the new Google Apps suite. 
    • Our WISE Mail Forwarding, which was working for years, did not transfer with the migration. 
    • Went unnoticed until this past week, since most people send to my regular gmail. Oops. All fixed now.

  • (3 min) Cara's 1st Skype experience  (great story on the power of social networking)

  • (20 min) Summarize OTEN conference (Class Discussion)

    • I'll be sending several of your OTEN blog post reflections to Steve Rhine and the new Dean. Job well done! 

    • Yodio glitches ... and solutions / work-arounds.
      • Meghan's work-around. Cool.  note: library virtual tour at 5:00 and UO Library App (first on the planet).

    • John --- share our virtual presentation experience.  Teamviewer and Skype to bring everyone together in one virtual classroom.

    • Eva's embedded Yodio and VoiceThread reflection.

    • Jan's (while driving home)
    • Agnes's additional recording of a session (MP3 ?)

    • Stephannie's wallwasher & go-animate

    • Ryan -> session on technology and Blooms Taxonomy (nouns to verbs)

    • Krysta -> "... just get the technology out there and see what it can do."

    • Writing grants to improve teaching & learning -> hardware and software
      • iPads, writing, grants, Kim Miller (S.Salem). Canby presenter (stats).
      • ??? school (Weddle?). Smartboards in every classroom?
      • Do you wish to become a building leader (not just in the classroom)?

  • Additional examples of the potential of technology to increase personal productivity and enhance teaching & learning

  • (10 min) BREAK

  • Smartboards in the classroom (possibly have live demo?):

    • Class demo by Andy D.
    • Discussion by those who have used or observed one in a classroom.
    • Johnny Lee's $80 solution alternative to the $2000 Smartboard
    • SmartResources (tons of teacher-proven activities)
  • (15 - 20 min)  INTASC-TaskStream Assignment (complete critical assessment final sign-off)

  • (3 min) Your Blog is your eFolio  --- congrats to all of you! 
    • Be sure to share this during your employment interviews!
  • (Final minute) Reminder: Kristen will be sending out an online-survey for instructor/course assessment. Your feedback is valued. Please take time to respond.
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