oetc2017

OETC 2017

Join ITSCO at the OETC 2017 Conference!

All materials and resources presented during the session will be linked to this page prior to the event.  

Visit ITSCO at booth 737!

 


 LA to Tokyo with Google Geo Tools

Presenter: Jennifer Furey
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Short North Ballroom B-1

Traveling across the globe has never been easier! Using Google Maps, My Maps, and Google Tour Builder, your students can take part in virtual field trips, interactive lessons, and so much more!  This session will look at the various ways Google Geo Tools can be integrated into your classrooms.  When you leave this session, you will have an understanding of how to use both of these tools, how to create a field trip/tour, and integration ideas for your classroom.

Resources: La To Tokyo Materials 

 


Go Full Throttle with Active Learning

Presenter: Jennifer Furey
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Short North Ballroom B-1

How do you meet the needs of the diverse learners in your classroom?  Using differentiated instruction and personalized learning strategies, we’ll explore when and where to use these different strategies, ways to create and manage these complex practices, and web tools to support effective and efficient lessons.

Resources: Active Learning Materials

  


Level Up Student Discussions with G Suites

Presenter: Bill Mooney
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Short North Ballroom B-1

A great way to integrate the Chromebook and Google Apps  into your classroom is to use these tools to enhance classroom discussion. In this session, we will look at examples of Google tools (Docs, Drawings, Slides, Forms) used to enhance all types of class dialogue: whole class, peer-to-peer, and reflective.

Resources: Level Up Materials


Empowering Students with Tech to Grow Coping and Resiliency Skills 

Presenter: Ellen Cahill
Thursday, February 16, 2017
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Short North Ballroom B-2

More students are entering school each day with the weight of the world on their shoulders. Finding, discovering, and  helping students cope with trauma is challenging for any educator. Integrating ed tech apps to support students in recognizing feelings and emotions to develop coping skills for greater executive function will be explored in this session. 

Resources: Empowering Students to Grow Coping and Resiliency Skills Materials


Gadget Slam

Presenters: Amy Palermo, Jennifer Furey, Bill Mooney, Ellen Cahill
Thursday, February 16, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Short North Ballroom B-1

There's a showdown coming to OETC! Interested in seeing some exciting gadgets that are making heads turn throughout your district? In this fast paced session you will learn the name of a number of gadgets, get to play, and learn how to integrate these tools into the curriculum.

Resources: Gadget Slam


Pursuit of Deeper Learning Through Activators and Summarizers

Presenter: Ellen Cahill
Thursday, February 16, 2017
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Short North Ballroom B-1

Determining what students know prior to classroom teaching with an activation strategy and helping them synthesize and retain what they have learned via a summarizer strategy is an important component of informing instruction. Come learn about useful strategies that use common activators and summarizers via apps and online tools.

Resources: Deeper Learning through Activators and Summarizers Materials

 


Student Book Blogs with Google

Presenter: Bill Mooney
Thursday, February 16, 2017
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Short North Ballroom B-1

Book Blogs are a great way to promote independent reading and scaffold the language arts curriculum!  Student created book blogs can also be a great way to monitor and evaluate student reading/writing progress. G Suites provides fabulous tools and options for creating student blogs in which teachers can control who can view, comment, and edit the work that students produce.

Resources: Student Book Blogs