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February was I Love to Read Month in the CTC!
Mobile Learning Day
On Wednesday, March 21st 2012, the ITDL was used to display many of the new mobile learning devices and their uses, primarily in a classroom setting. Drawings and contests were held for all students who participated to win prizes from the event. Click here to see images of the events of the day! Some of the learning stations at Mobile Learning Day included:
iPad/Android Tips, Tricks & Apps
Throughout the day, visitors had the opportunity to visit one-to-one with a
tech-specialist to get an insight on the latest and greatest Apps as well as tips
and tricks for using mobile devices in the classroom!
Hotspots from Smartphones & More presented by Dr. Richard Josephson
Seminar on how to access wifi from a secure locations, public locations and cell phone hotspots. This seminar also included a display of some of Dr. Josephson's favorite apps, including using PDF reader to store documents, design jot as an instructional development app, and grader to download and grade items from D2L's dropbox.
Use of iPads/iPods to Engage Students presented by Dr. Brad Kaffar
Ten Best iPad Apps for Work presented by Carol Thoma
Uses of iPads in a Math Classroom presented by Dr. Martin Lo
Pre K-6 Classroom Friendly Apps presented by Dr. Marcia Thompson
Teacher Friendly Apps presented by Dr. Marcia Thompson
Garmin Tresure Hunt presented by Ryan Gillen
Introduction on how to use the Garmin eTrex 10 and Geocaching. This was followed up by a Geocaching treasure hunt around the SCSU Campus. The first student who returned with the secret word from each treasure box received an 8GB flash drive for a prize.
SNS for Online Learning presented by Dr. Yun Jeong Park
presented by DeAnn Redfield
Workstation in the CTC was used to display how to reserve and checkout technology resources, such as headsets, digital cameras, the interactive whiteboard, Garmins, iPads and iPods.
Outlook Calendaring by Lora Bennett
Uses of Microsoft Outlook's calendar features were covered during this workshop. Topics included how to set up appointments and manage meetings with Outlook.
iPads & iPods by Angie Johnson
Ongoing workshops for the 2011-2012 academic year have included sessions on integrating technology into the classroom. Basic hardware and OS components of the iPad and iPod Touch were introduced while top Apps for early childhood, elementary, middle and high school levels were recommended.
SMART Boards by Angie Johnson
Tips and tricks for using a SMART Board or SMART Table in the classroom were covered during another 2011-2012 workshop series. Both workshops offered ample opportunity for hands-on exploration and inquiry.
Spring 2011 Workshop Sessions
Blogs by Dr. Jeanne Anderson
On Thursday, January 20th, 2011, Dr. Jeanne Anderson of the Information Media Department discussed the uses of Internet blogs in motivating participation from students, how to create a blog, and how to successfully implement a blog in your classroom.
Wikis by Dana Woods
On Friday March 4th, 2011 Dana Woods, CTC Graduate Assistant, and Dr. Steve Hornstein,SCSU Faculty from Teacher Development, discussed the use of wikis in the classroom with members of the College of Education community.
Fall 2010 Workshop Sessions
iPad & iPod Touch by Dr. Susan Sutton
During the months of October and November we discused the integration of the iPad and iPod touch into your teaching/classroom. The workshops including hands-on training session, one-on-one consultations, support in the classroom, and roundtable discussions.
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