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Thursday, February 22
 

10:30

Welcome to the Google
We will dive into the whole Google Suite for Education and how we have been using each of the Apps within our teaching practice. Applications for this presentation include Long & Short term planning, classroom instruction, assessment and student engagement. Topics to be included in the presentation will be Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Classroom. This will be a hands on presentation so those who attend will need an iPad or Laptop.

Speakers
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Brad Davis

Brad Davis teaches Mathmatics 7, Drama, Art and Physical Education.
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Tyler Runquist

Tyler Runquist is the Vice-Principal at Raymond Junior High School and teaches Social Studies, Computer Studies, and Physical Education.


Thursday February 22, 2018 10:30 - 12:00
AH 147 Anderson Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4

12:30

Creating a Technology Infused Classroom
Many teachers struggle to successfully integrate technology in a meaningful way. This workshop provides opportunities to gain confidence, knowledge and best practices to move forward in planning for the classroom. Integrating technology not only addresses 21st-century skills, but also meets the Teacher Quality Standards of Alberta and the eight cross-curricular competencies. This workshop is designed to share the Substitution Augmentation, Modification and Redefinition (SAMR) model with teachers to facilitate technology implementation in their classrooms.

Speakers

Thursday February 22, 2018 12:30 - 14:00
AH 176 Anderson Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4

14:30

Make Me a Maker: Fostering a Maker Mentality in Your School
There has been a shift in education toward inquiry and hands-on, exploratory learning. The makerspace movement lends itself to many of these ideals. This workshop provides background information about makerspaces and the maker movement, and encourages teachers to get involved and bring it into their classrooms. Students will benefit from the challenges of hands-on inquiry that challenges the traditional classroom setup. Makerspaces provide an opportunity for all students to be successful and for parents and the greater school community to become involved in the classroom.

Speakers

Thursday February 22, 2018 14:30 - 16:00
AH 176 Anderson Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4

14:30

Digital Citizenship in the Information Age
This workshop aims to create critical awareness of the implications of the consumption and production of information as related to living in a society that uses technology daily. The goal of this workshop is to create critical awareness of the implications of the consumption and production of information as related to living in a society that has changed on a technical and social front wherein there is now a convergence of technology. Traditionally, we were socialized by school, family and religion but now media significantly influences the formation of society and knowledge construction, production and consumption. Through this workshop, we aim to engage students in a discussion on current and future implications of living in an information society and our growing dependency on connectedness.

Speakers
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Michelle Hawks

Michelle Hawks is a doctoral student in Educational Policy Studies at the University of Alberta, and the Global Education Team (GET) Coordinator for the Centre for Global Citizenship Education and Research (CGCER).


Thursday February 22, 2018 14:30 - 16:00
M 1030 Markin Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4
 
Friday, February 23
 

10:30

Beginners Start Here: Getting Going with Google
Are you new to Google and GSuite? Join me for an introductory walk-thru of Google Drive, Docs and the entire GSuite of tools. We will explore some great tips and tricks for getting started, leaving you with exciting new ways to add technology and collaboration into your practice.

Speakers
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Michelle Armstrong

A self professed Google Geek, Michelle is experiencing first-hand how Google for Education and collaboration are changing the face of education. Enamoured by the power of Google, she became a Google Education Trainer in March 2013 and a Google Certified Teacher in July 2014.


Friday February 23, 2018 10:30 - 12:00
AH 147 Anderson Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4

10:30

Social Citizens - Navigating Social Media
How to Navigate the Changing Digital Landscape and Raise Responsible and Safe Kids! There is no shortage of negative news headlines and discussions about how social media is impacting our kids and our own lives. Social Citizens' goal is to empower adults with information on how they can use social media positively and have better conversations with their kids on how to use it responsibly and safely. This session is filled with practical and relevant information that will equip teachers and parents with information on how social media can be used positively.

Speakers
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Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith loves to help people understand social media. As an early adopter and avid social media user, it has been a natural transition for her to apply knowledge from her marketing career to at instructor at University and now helping adults with their kids use of social medi... Read More →


Friday February 23, 2018 10:30 - 12:00
PE 020 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport & Wellness (PE Building), University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4

12:30

Teacher's Claymation Toolkit
Learn the basics of stop-motion animation and claymation. Bring a Plasticine creation to life using your iPad, iPhone or Android device and a free app. Claymation fosters teamwork and allows students of all strengths and talents to shine. As a cross-curricular, project-based assignment, the skills developed here cover outcomes in several subject areas. You will leave this session ready to teach Claymation to your class using our free online resources.

Speakers
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Andy Davies

Andy Davies (BFA-Sculpture / B.Ed) is an active substitute teacher and past high school art teacher in Lethbridge.
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Jeff Milner

Jeff Milner (BFA-New Media / B.Ed) teaches new media at W.R. Myers High School.


Friday February 23, 2018 12:30 - 14:00
L 1170G University Library, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4

12:30

Web Based and WOW!
Got Chromebooks? Or just want to learn about some awesome web-based tools you can start using in your classrooms right now? Do you currently use tools like MS Publisher, iMovie, Photoshop and Garage Band? I'll show you web-based alternatives, and so much more. Come to this session to explore the power of the web!

Speakers
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Michelle Armstrong

A self professed Google Geek, Michelle is experiencing first-hand how Google for Education and collaboration are changing the face of education. Enamoured by the power of Google, she became a Google Education Trainer in March 2013 and a Google Certified Teacher in July 2014.


Friday February 23, 2018 12:30 - 14:00
AH 147 Anderson Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4