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Session: Creativity and Content for 21st Century success


Time: 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Facilitator/s: Matt Keillor, Tech4Learning Regional Manager mkeillor@tech4learning.com

Tech level: beginner - moderate skills - advanced techie

Application level - K-8 All Teacher Tool

Learner should bring: laptop, if you have one.

Session Description: Come learn how tools like Pixie, Wixie and Share help develop the intellectual curiosity, as well as creativity, thinking, and communication skills necessary for students to succeed in the 21st century. See how your students can use paint tools, text options, clip art, and voice recording to develop online storybooks, podcasts, Flash animations and websites, building 21st century skills.


ISTE NETS for Session:
Students:
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Communication and Collaboration

Teachers:
  • Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
  • Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments



Curriculum Connections/ Instructional Impact:

Session Objectives / Goal: Participants will walk away with new tips/tricks for integrating Tech4Learning software tools that you can use in your classroom next week!


Proposed progression for every session
2 Hour: (reduce by half for a 1 hour session)

  • 5 Intro
  • 5 Overview of newest software from Tech4Learning
  • 5 Classroom examples/curricular uses of Pixie
  • 15 Instruction - Tips/tricks for Pixie
  • 20 Guided practice on personal curricular projects
  • 10 Sharing of projects to gain ideas and deeper understanding of tool uses


To engage our learners, we need to embrace the technology tools digital age students have come to expect. Learn how tools like Pixie, Frames, and Share help develop the intellectual curiosity, as well as creativity, thinking, and communication skills necessary for students to succeed in the 21st century.
" mkeillor@tech4learning.com Elementary "NETS

Students
1. Creativity and Innovation
2. Communication and Collaboration

Teachers
1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
" no. one-hour session. no, but definitely open to anyone who would like to share their T4L successes in the classroom. Nothing, Bring their laptop