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Friday, June 28

Demo Slam (9:00 – 9:30) Let’s get ready to rumble!  Today’s contestants are…. Blair, Bobbi Jo, Liz, Steve, Holly, and Suzanne Willingham Book Club – Chapter 3 (9:30 – 10:55) When asking students to create a creative project, it is your role as the facilitator to encourage the use of resources that are either their […]

Thursday, June 27

Check-in (8:30 – 9:00) Two tasks for today’s check-in: 1.) Settle on Year 2 sharing at first cross share this Friday! 2.) The first of TED Thursdays   Willingham Book Club – Chapter 2 (9:00 – 10:30) In Chapter 2, Willingham discusses the importance of a strong factual information foundation… In fact – on page […]

Wednesday, June 26

Check-in and Present Demo Slam (8:30 – 9:00) http://www.demoslam.com/#/slams Each year we like to give you the student an opportunity to show off a cool tool that you like to use and that you think your classmates could benefit from using. The goal is to not just show what the tool is, but instead provide […]

Tuesday, June 25

Storify Your Course (8:30 – 9:00) http://storify.com We will be using the tool Storify to document the activities of the day. This will help provide you with a glimpse back at what we did each day in the event that you will want to apply some of these things to your own classroom. Having access […]

Monday, June 24th

Brief Introductions (8:30 – 9:00)   Technology Knowledge Survey (9:00 – 9:15) This survey will help us understand you as a user of technology.  Please answer it honestly so that we can challenge you at an appropriate level and provide appropriate support where needed.  We will also use this information to develop the groups that […]

All in a Day’s Work

Each day we will post a detailed agenda of what will be accomplished during our time together.  We will also post the homework and readings that are expected to be completed that evening.  To get a brief summary of what is coming ahead, please see the Sync so You Don’t Sink calendar.