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Friday, March 2
 

10:45am

Online Teaching Tips
Top do's and a few don't's for those interested in teaching online. If you have been unexpectedly assigned more online responsibilities, or would like to explore online teaching as an option, we will offer some suggestions of what to expect and how to meet the needs of online learners.

Speakers
avatar for Victoria Rasmussen

Victoria Rasmussen

technology professional development, UEN,


Friday March 2, 2012 10:45am - 11:45am
1536

10:45am

Presenting and Teaching with the iPad
Take the mystery out of presenting from the iPad. Learn all the options for connecting the iPad to a projector. See the best whiteboard, presentation and interactive apps. Even learn how to use the iPad as a remote control for your laptop. Also why you may want to take another look at Apple TV.

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 10:45am - 11:45am
1041

10:45am

Security Trends and Tactics: Personal Security Online
Personal security online is something everyone should be conscious of whether at school or home. Come and learn about today's latest and greatest information security trends and tactics. This session will explore common miscreant tactics and how to help protect yourself with your information and being aware of what's out there. Join Utah Education Network's security expert for an enlightening and timely discussion.

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 10:45am - 11:45am
J211

10:45am

What's NEW in eMedia
Videos can be powerful teaching resources -- come learn how! We will discuss strategies for integrating digital media with core objectives, as well as provide an in-depth tour of the latest in eMedia and help you setup your own eMedia account to save your favorite videos and searches. eMedia allows Utah educators to search, preview and download educational videos, PDF's, music, podcasts (and more!) for FREE! We will give you the tools and training you need to fully utilize this incredible resource!

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 10:45am - 11:45am
1023D (Lab B)

12:00pm

Android Powered Projects

Useful projects and activities to do with mobile devices. Sometimes it doesn’t matter whether you have a BlackBerry, iOS device or an Android, you can still get the job done even if there isn’t an App for that. This session will explore 3 ways to create projects in the classroom with almost any of the current generation of mobile devices. Projects include Picasa Web Albums, Quick Interview and GPS enabled scavenger hunts.


Speakers
avatar for Mitchell Jorgensen

Mitchell Jorgensen

Education Specialist, Utah State Office of Education
Mitchell is currently a Science Teacher at Willowcreek Middleschool. Mitchell is a 15 year veteran of Science, Engineering and Technology education and has presented on similar topics at UCET, UACTE, ISTE and UMLA. Mitchell is a longtime advocate of doing good things with technology... Read More →


Friday March 2, 2012 12:00pm - 12:20pm
Gym

12:00pm

Create Online Media with Pioneer
Pioneer Library is full of wonderful resources and tools for students and teachers. Come learn about Pioneer Library tools such as EBSCO, Soundzabound, and eMedia. Then see how you and your students can use those Pioneer resources and tools to build your own online media on websites like SuperTeacherTools, Zooburst, Voki, and more.
http://my.uen.org/myuen/64050

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
1023B (Lab A)

12:00pm

Engaging At-Risk Students with Multimedia Projects
Learn from a teacher experienced with this special population some important do’s and don’ts for multimedia projects in your curriculum and get tips for finding the best materials from Utah Education Network.

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
I-208

12:00pm

iPad and Nook in the classroom – UCET grant Panel

Participants attending this session will be able to see how Ucet’s 2011 grant winners implemented their grant winning proposals: 1) Our Library Nook – The Future of the Book, 2) If iHad an iPad, 3) Flipping Presentations, and 4) Quest for 21st Century Learning.



Friday March 2, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
I-207

12:00pm

Pioneer, Utah's Online Library (and much more!)
If you haven't seen Pioneer lately, you haven't seen it! Explore the newest information resources such as Learning Express eBooks and test prep, more web-based activities, multimedia and movies, resources that perfectly support the new CCSS language arts core and more.

Speakers
avatar for Victoria Rasmussen

Victoria Rasmussen

technology professional development, UEN,


Friday March 2, 2012 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Media Center

1:15pm

Budget Cut Your Field Trips?
Involving students in Video Field Trips via Interactive Videoconferencing (IVC) is a great way to bring the world to your classroom, but how do you get started? What kinds of opportunities are available? Where do you get the equipment and how do you pay for it? This session will answer all the questions about IVC Video Field Trips and provide information on grant opportunities. Come armed with your questions to ask the experts!

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm
J211

1:15pm

Presenting with Prezi
Prezi is a great online alternative to PowerPoint, and the recent update has made it even better. Create dynamic presentations that break away from the rigid mold of slide-based presenting. Come learn how to use Prezi to build presentations that zoom! You can even feature your Prezis on your my.uen page. Prezi offers free education licenses that offer bonus features. Come watch a demonstration of what Prezi can do, or sign up for a Prezi Education account before the session, bring your laptop, and build your first Prezi during the session: http://prezi.com/profile/signup/edu/
http://my.uen.org/myuen/64050

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm
1536

1:15pm

Publishing a Classroom Website with my.uen
Learn how you have direct access to Utah Education Network Tools and Services to create a customized web page. Design your own classroom website during this session.

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Media Center

2:30pm

eMedia Activities

Utah Education Network and the Utah Instructional Media Consortium provide a wide variety of really amazing resources for use in the classroom. Come learn how to download, sync and stream eMedia onto iOS, Android and other handheld devices. Also participate in a hands-on strategy for getting more out of the resources in eMedia. BYOD if you have one.


Speakers
avatar for Mitchell Jorgensen

Mitchell Jorgensen

Education Specialist, Utah State Office of Education
Mitchell is currently a Science Teacher at Willowcreek Middleschool. Mitchell is a 15 year veteran of Science, Engineering and Technology education and has presented on similar topics at UCET, UACTE, ISTE and UMLA. Mitchell is a longtime advocate of doing good things with technology... Read More →


Friday March 2, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm
1023D (Lab B)

2:30pm

Excel: Full Color Data Management
Learn to use sort, filter, conditional formatting, charts and a couple basic functions that will make managing your data more colorful and fun. Get tips for working with dates and flagging problems or highlighting highs to draw attention to the places you need it focused in a big sheet of raw information.

Speakers
avatar for Victoria Rasmussen

Victoria Rasmussen

technology professional development, UEN,


Friday March 2, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm
G104

2:30pm

Foreign Language Resources from Utah Education Network
Come see some of the best world language resources available on the Internet. We'll look at great Utah Education Network services like eMedia and CultureGrams, as well as other tools including Quizlet digital flashcards, Voki digital avatars, and more. You'll also see a sneak preview of Duolingo, an exciting new project that will make language learning fun and free. You'll walk away from this session with practical tools that you and your students can use immediately.
http://my.uen.org/myuen/64050

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm
1536

2:30pm

Language Arts Resources from Utah Education Network
Learn about the resources available from Utah Education Network that can enrich your classroom! See where to find videos, interactives, content units and lesson plans to support your curriculum!

Speakers

Friday March 2, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm
1539
 
Saturday, March 3
 

8:00am

Preschool Pioneer Library: Utah Education Network's fantastic resource for Kids, Parents and K-2 Teachers
Where can you find: Activity Calendars, Local Events, Parent Resources, Professional Development Resources, Letter Interactives, Number Interactives, Science, Tech, Engineering and Math Interactives, Spanish Resources, Downloadable Media for Preschoolers, AND Utah State Library’s new Literacy site with even more great resources at the click of a button? On Utah Education Network's Preschool Pioneer Library - come find out all about this great site where kids go to click, learn and grow!

Speakers

Saturday March 3, 2012 8:00am - 9:00am
1023B (Lab A)

8:00am

(Room Change) iMovie Projects (Location Change)
THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY

iMovie a fun, easy and powerful movie making and multimedia tool. Learn three "do-able” projects for students and teachers.
In this session we will create a movie trailer, music video, and a narrated slide show. In addition see how all the new features can help best tell your story.


Speakers

Saturday March 3, 2012 8:00am - 11:30am
1541

8:00am

Getting (Rm Change) More out of (and into) your eReader with Utah Education Network's Pioneer Library (Location Change)
THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY

Are you thinking about getting an eReader. Come learn about the features of some of the most popular new devices. Also learn how to get more out of and put more into the different devices. Public Pioneer provides books through your local library system and K-12 Pioneer has great resources for use on many eReaders. We will also discuss tools for converting PDF's to ePub and how to create ePub books with online and desktop tools. Come get your book on!


Speakers
avatar for Mitchell Jorgensen

Mitchell Jorgensen

Education Specialist, Utah State Office of Education
Mitchell is currently a Science Teacher at Willowcreek Middleschool. Mitchell is a 15 year veteran of Science, Engineering and Technology education and has presented on similar topics at UCET, UACTE, ISTE and UMLA. Mitchell is a longtime advocate of doing good things with technology... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2012 8:00am - 11:30am
F118

8:40am

5 Things You Didn't Know about Google (and a few you did)
Download Presentation Materials

Learn some new tricks for using Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Search and more. We'll look at classroom management strategies, fun activities, and productivity tools.


Speakers
avatar for Jared Covili

Jared Covili

Board Member, UCET
Jared Covili has been a trainer at Utah Education Network (UEN) for 13 years. He specializes in teaching strategies for classroom integration of technology such as Google Apps for Education, geospatial learning, social media strategies, and digital devices. Previously, Jared was a... Read More →


Saturday March 3, 2012 8:40am - 9:00am
Gym

10:30am

5 Ways to Maximize School PR with Technology
This session will reveal how technology-enhanced public relations can support personal, classroom and school goals. It will provide high leverage strategies to achieve maximum communication impact. Participants will learn fundamental aspects of 21st century public relations, explore targeted communication techniques and examine the role of stories and relationships. They will return to their schools with ways to identify priority publics and build collaborative relationships in person and via social media. They will also learn community engagement techniques and sources of personal, social and organizational influence.

Speakers

Saturday March 3, 2012 10:30am - 11:30am
J211

10:30am

Creative Tools on the Web
SPOTLIGHT-7th Session-With the Web 2.0 revolution, the Web has become the home of hundreds of creative tools that students and teachers can use to build their own exciting projects and media. Learn about tools like Go Animate, which makes it fun and easy to create animated cartoons online, and Creaza, which has a suite of creative tools including a great mind mapping tool. These creative tools, as well as others we'll discuss, empower your students' imagination and learning!
http://my.uen.org/myuen/64050

Speakers

Saturday March 3, 2012 10:30am - 11:30am
1051

10:30am

Teaching With Canvas
If your school or district has licensed Canvas, join me to see how this innovative course management tool can be used to deliver online courses, or support a regular face-to-face classroom, with rich content and student interactivity, as well as help students gain skills needed for success with online learning.

Speakers

Saturday March 3, 2012 10:30am - 11:30am
I-208

10:30am

The Two Faces of Technology (NetSafe Utah)
This session addresses the two faces of Technology: one side displays what is good while the other shows the dark side. This includes social networks, photo sharing, web blogs, and the variety of ways people communicate with friends, family, and sometimes online predators. Come find out how to drive safely on the Internet highway. Walk away with resources that can help you as educators and parents deal more safely with today’s technologies.

Speakers

Saturday March 3, 2012 10:30am - 11:30am
J222