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ISTE 2015 recorded sessions

As an attendee of ISTE 2015 or ISTE Live, you will have exclusive access to nearly 40 recorded sessions. Catch the sessions you missed, review your favorites and share the highlights with colleagues in your school or district.

ISTE 2015 keynote sessions


Opening Keynote


Presenter(s): Soledad O'Brien


Award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer Soledad O?Brien will share her story about how she pushed the limits as a woman and immigrant in America. At the forefront of the biggest breaking news stories of the past two decades, O?Brien will talk about how she has helped others break through challenges, including educational access, that present roadblocks to success.


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Tuesday Keynote


Presenter(s): Jack Gallagher


Jack Gallagher, former elementary educator, comedian and parent of an autistic child will inspire with heartfelt humor in the second ISTE 2015 keynote, ?Insight into Autism: A Father?s Perspective.? Gallagher and his wife, Jean Dunn-Gallagher, also an educator, have two sons, Declan, a 23-year-old college student, and Liam, a 19-year-old with autism. In his address, Gallagher will present a moving portrayal of a parent struggling to understand a child who he comes to realize is truly amazing. Drawn from his personal experience and training as an educator, he illustrates that sometimes when pushed to the limit, we learn new lessons and discover new ways of approaching complex situations. His inspiring story will underscore how parents and educators, when working in unison, can build understanding, perspective and celebration.


 

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Closing Keynote

 

Presenter(s): Josh Stumpenhorst

 

Closing keynote speaker Josh Stumpenhorst, an award-winning teacher, coach, blogger and author, will challenge attendees to throw out the old rule book. He will challenge ISTE 2015 participants to think outside the box and push themselves to revolutionize learning.

 

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ISTE 2015 recorded sessions

Sunday, June 28


ISTE Ignite Sessions -- Round 1


Presenter(s): Ben Gallagher, Bill Bass, Brittany Banister, Chris Turnbull, Christy Fennewald, Doug Timm, Hannah Weitzer, Jonathan Spike, Karen Lirenman, Marilyn Carr, Michael Luetjen, Pernille Ripp, Rafranz Davis, Robert Dillon, Shirley Campbell


Kick off your ISTE 2015 experience by attending an ISTE Ignite session. Fourteen presenters will have just five minutes and 20 slides each to share their passions in a continuous rapid-fire presentation!


Opening Keynote


Presenter(s): Soledad O'Brien


Award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer Soledad O?Brien will share her story about how she pushed the limits as a woman and immigrant in America. At the forefront of the biggest breaking news stories of the past two decades, O?Brien will talk about how she has helped others break through challenges, including educational access, that present roadblocks to success.


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Monday, June 29


ISTE Ignite Sessions -- Round 2


Presenter(s): Bobby Dodd, Christine Gregory, Christopher Wasko, David Robb, Diana Bidulescu, Henry Thiele, Janice Mak, Kasey Bell, Kim Kern, Kristina Holzweiss, Laurie Roberts, Shirley Campbell, Stacci Barganz, Susan Oxnevad, Todd LaVogue, Vinnie Vrotny


Attend the second round in the series of ISTE Ignite sessions. Ten presenters will have just five minutes and 20 slides each to share their passions in a continuous rapid-fire presentation.


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Snapshot 1 of 2: Curating the Conference: Tools & Tips to Maximize your ISTE 2015 Experience


Presenter(s): Allison White


Overwhelmed yet? If you are new to the ISTE conference and are dealing with information overload, you need a plan! This snapshot session will show you how to implement effective conference habits that will transform your day-to-day practice once you return to your teaching and learning environment.




Snapshot 2 of 2: Cool Curation Tools: Extending Learning Outside the School Walls


Presenter(s): Tatanisha Love


Expand learning opportunities outside the classroom and using various curation tools, such as Livebinders, Scoop.it and more.  Participants will learn how they can house information (online resources, videos and documents) in order to make learning fun for the entire school community.




The Way of the SAMRai: Become a SAMR Advanced Instructor


Presenter(s): Darryl Adams, Edward Simoneau, Israel Oliveros, Michelle Murphy


A SAMR advanced instructor can effectively navigate all levels of SAMR to effectively integrate technology that enhances learning for students. Becoming a SAMRai requires courage and commitment. Are you ready to begin the journey?




ISTE 1-in-3 Sessions -- Round 1


Presenter(s): Angela Gadtke, Christy Fennewald, Holly Clark, Julianne Ross-Kleinmann, Kevin Amboe, Leslie Pralle Keehn, Lisa Wenzel, Melinda Kolk, Michael Amante, Patrick Larkin, Rachelle Poth, Rachelle Wooten, Reshan Richards, Scott McLeod, Sherry Long, Vicki Treadway


Don't miss this new presentation format featuring 18-20 presenters, each with just three minutes to share their best technology integration moment.




Raised by Siri: A Course in Digital Parenting


Presenter(s): Carl Hooker


With the deluge of technology entering our schools, either via BYOD or 1:1, one of the most important factors to success of integration is the parent community. In this interactive session, we'll look at ways to get more community support while also increasing parent education.

 

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Rigorous, Relevant and Technology-Enhanced PBL to Master the Common Core


Presenter(s): Dayna Laur and David Ross


Love it, hate it or confused by it? Join us for a thought-provoking session on how project-based learning supports the fundamentals of the Common Core and other standards. We'll offer extensive examples from all content areas and grade levels!




Minds on Minecraft: Teaching and Learning with Play


Presenter(s): Zoe Branigan-Pipe


This project received the 2013 Microsoft Innovative Award by engaging students in civic and social action through game-based learning and inquiry methods that reflect their lives and experiences. We'll demonstrate how Minecraft promotes collaboration, creativity, design and engineering.




Our School Turns 10: Reflections on a Decade of 1:1 Learning


Presenter(s): Tim Best, Marcie Hull, Matthew Kay, and Chris Lehmann (moderator)


Join students, teachers and administrators from the Science Leadership Academy as we discuss the lessons learned over the first decade of a school cited by many as one of the most innovative learning environments in the United States.


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Developing the Innovator's Mindset


Presenter(s): George Couros


When we develop the "innovator's mindset," it leads to new and better opportunities for students. Innovation is not about stuff but a way that we can look at teaching.


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EdTekTalks


Presenter(s): Adam Braun, Amy O'Toole, Annie Griffiths, Hadi Partovi, Sergei Lupashin


Join us for this provocative series of five mini-keynotes from thought leaders beyond the world of ed tech. From futurists to designers to social entrepreneurs, this session will inspire and intrigue.




Snapshot 1 of 2: Genius Hour Project-Based Activities for Middle Schoolers


Presenter(s): Kristina Holzweiss


Genius Hour is an opportunity for students to create their own knowledge from exploring topics of personal interest. But how can we assess what they have learned without essays and bubble tests? Explore project-based activities where your students can become "master builders" of their own learning.




Snapshot 2 of 2: Genius Hour: Introducing Genius Hour to Your Students


Presenter(s): Gallit Zvi


Have you heard about Genius Hour? It is when students develop their own inquiry question about whatever it is they want to explore. It is passion- and inquiry-based learning all rolled up into one! Come learn how to introduce Genius Hour to your students.




Cracking the < /Code > on Learning


Presenter(s): John Beeck, Kathleen Bottaro, Jessica Faulk, Jeffrey Gacke, Layne Henn, Polly Meissner, Neil Schroeder, Jody Vanderloo, and Tamara Voegeli


WHHAAATTT!?! I've heard of kids learning to code, but not kids learning to read by learning to code! At Loess Hills Elementary, we are integrating coding into our language arts and math instruction. Learn how you can make your curriculum "codelicious" for kids.




Snapshot 1 of 2: Storytelling with the Apple Watch: A Dream for Wearable Technology


Presenter(s): Monica Burns


The Apple Watch is an intriguing new technology tool that has potential for use in the classroom. Join Monica Burns as she shares ideas for using this wearable tech as a storytelling tool.



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Snapshot 2 of 2: Watch Out! Wearable Technology in Education


Presenter(s): Kurt Klynen and Christian Penny


Wearable technology, such as the Apple Watch has sparked a mix of curiosity and skepticism in education. Learn how Apple Distinguished Educators are using wearable technology in the classroom.


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Tuesday, June 30


Tuesday Keynote


Presenter(s): Jack Gallagher


Jack Gallagher, former elementary educator, comedian and parent of an autistic child will inspire with heartfelt humor in the second ISTE 2015 keynote, ?Insight into Autism: A Father?s Perspective.? Gallagher and his wife, Jean Dunn-Gallagher, also an educator, have two sons, Declan, a 23-year-old college student, and Liam, a 19-year-old with autism. In his address, Gallagher will present a moving portrayal of a parent struggling to understand a child who he comes to realize is truly amazing. Drawn from his personal experience and training as an educator, he illustrates that sometimes when pushed to the limit, we learn new lessons and discover new ways of approaching complex situations. His inspiring story will underscore how parents and educators, when working in unison, can build understanding, perspective and celebration.


 

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Don?t Just Watch, Learn!


Presenter(s): Chris Walsh


Just watching video doesn?t necessarily lead to learning. Join in the fun as we demo five killer ways to use online video to engage students and deepen learning.


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ISTE Ignite Sessions -- Round 3


Presenter(s): Cameron Paterson, Christina Hansen, Cynthia Vavasseur, David Navis, Ellen Fishman-Johnson, Jenn Scheffer, Julianne Ross-Kleinmann, Kevin Miklasz, Kimberly Moore, Lisa Parisi, Michelle Zimmerman, Ph.D., Nancy Betler, Scott McLeod, Shirley Campbell, Tara Linney


Attend the third round in the series of ISTE Ignite sessions! Ten presenters will have just five minutes and 20 slides each to share their passions in one continuous rapid-fire presentation.




Set Their Voices Free: How Students Can Share Their Stories


Presenter(s): Colby Sharp, Erin Klein, and Pernille Ripp


We use technology tools to enhance curriculum, and now we need to use these tools to enable our students to share their stories with the world. Join us as we share ideas and methods for giving students a global platform and help them make a difference.




Snapshot 1 of 2: Is there a Secret to Coding? Teaching Coding to Elementary Students


Presenter(s): Vanessa Jones and Diane Sidoroff


Explore, engage and experience how Code Studio from Code.org allows elementary students as young as 4 to create computer programs that will help them learn to collaborate and communicate with others, develop problem-solving skills as well as custom design creative and innovative games and stories.



 

Snapshot 2 of 2: Teaching Coding and Computational Thinking in First Grade

 

Presenter(s): Jake Lee

 

Coding and programming is the language of the future and early childhood students should be first in line to learn it. Computational thinking promotes deep and rich learning experiences that teach our early learners to be great thinkers and problem solvers. Come join me on an early childhood coding adventure.


Transitioning Our Library to Host the Next Generation of Globally Minded Makers


Presenter(s): Shayla Grijalva, Pamela Moran, Kristie Obrecht, Amy Shaffer (moderator), and Sue Yocum

 

According to the American Library Association, about one in six libraries now dedicates some of its space to maker tools and activities. This panel discusses the latest methods in how we can turn our school?s libraries into preparing the next generation of globally connected makers and creators.



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Connected Teacher Educators #cte15

 

Presenter(s): Marialice B.F.X. Curran and Meg Monaghan

 

Inspired by the Connected Educators initiative (#ce14), Connected Teacher Educators Week (#cte15) will launch in October. This event will be an opportunity to create a powerful network of teacher educators and bring them into the connected educator revolution!

 

Flip This, Flip That: Flipped Learning across the Grades and Subject Areas

 

Presenter(s): Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams

 

Join Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams, ISTE authors and flipped learning pioneers, for an interactive look at what flipped learning looks like as it is implemented in various subject areas and grade levels. Learn where flipped learning overlaps with other teaching and learning strategies like inquiry, PBL, UDL and mastery.

 

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Point-Counterpoint Debate: Coding in the Curriculum

 

Presenter(s): Charlotte Chauvin, Hadi Partovi, James Ewing

 

Leading industrial countries like the UK have made coding and computer science part of the curriculum. Job forecasts for 2024 and beyond show that computer science is one of the fastest growing fields. Should teaching coding and computer science become a mandatory part of the United States curriculum as well? Immediately following the debate will be an interactive audience discussion activity.

 

The Many Faces of Digital Storytelling -- Personal Narratives, Book Trailers and PSAs

 

Presenter(s): Julie Jaeger

 

Critical thinking, problem solving and decision making are essential when writing and creating digital book trailers, public service announcements and personal narratives. Learn to lead students through the process of writing, directing and producing at the highest level of Bloom's Taxonomy to convince and persuade a specific audience.

 

What School Leaders Need to Know about Google Apps for Education


Presenter(s): Ken Shelton


Google is not just for searching anymore. It is now a very powerful set of applications that can transform teaching and impact student learning. Come learn why Google has become all the rage in schools from around the globe and see how it is transforming education.


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Wednesday, July 1

 

Point-Counterpoint Debate: Student Privacy

 

Presenter(s): Carl Hooker, Tessa Jolls, Molly McCloskey, Miriam Sachs, Michael Searson, and Ira Sockowitz

 

As the use of apps, websites, and games for learning and instruction grows, how do we protect student privacy? Be part of the debate about how we currently address student privacy, use student data, and determine appropriate uses. Immediately following the debate will be an interactive audience discussion activity.

 

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Snapshot 1 of 2: Using iPads To Engage Diverse Learners through Screencasting

 

Presenter(s): Olha Ketsman

 

Digital age learning demands that students be active producers of knowledge and create  their own learning. Screencasting with an iPad is an excellent way to engage students in co-constructing their own learning by creating multimedia presentations, digital stories and in-depth video discussions.

 

 

Snapshot 2 of 2: Creating and Sharing with Sock Puppets and Screen Chomp

 

Presenter(s): Eva Harvell

 

Stop giving your students worksheet after worksheet and start giving them the opportunity to create a digital story with their knowledge! Join me as we learn how to use and incorporate Sock Puppets and Screen Chomp in the classroom.

 

Going Global: A Year in the Life of a Global Teacher

 

Presenter(s): Lisa Parisi

 

Follow the year of a global classroom teacher. See how the year begins with simple, safe projects that lead to long-term collaborations. Hear why she knocks down the walls of her classroom and find out which tools help her the most.

 

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Powerful, Connected, Collaborative, Global STEM Learning Projects

 

Presenter(s): Brian Crosby

 

See how the power of STEM inquiry projects is leveraged when students are connected and collaborate globally using free online tools. We'll share real projects from actual classrooms.

 

Snapshot 1 of 2: From QR Codes to Augmented Reality

 

Presenter(s): Jean-Pierre Trudeau

 

Discover the many uses of QR Codes and Augmented Reality using (Aurasma) in your classes and on a whole-school level. We have used these techniques to deliver content quickly and add a wow factor to presentations.

 

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Snapshot 2 of 2: International Student Teams Collaborate Building Mobile Augmented Reality K-12 Science Games

 

Presenter(s): Scott Garrigan

 

Lehigh University and Israel’s Technion Institute collaborated to design mobile augmented reality science games. Each team of two Technion and two Lehigh students used the four-step MIT game design toolkit and Aurasma to create a K-12 science game. See how your class can participate at no cost.

 

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Why We Chose iPad and How We're Redefining Learning for All

 

Presenter(s): Caroline Haebig

 

This session provides professional learning resources for supporting teachers during iPad implementation, includes cross disciplinary instructional strategies and 1:1 management solutions for guiding authentic content creation.

 

Aligning Personalization with Project-Based Learning

 

Presenter(s): Andrew Miller

 

PBL can ensure the often missed aspect of personalization: passion and student voice.  Learn how to implement truly personalized PBL where technology allows students to proceed on their own paths, answer their own driving questions and learn content and digital age skills.


ISTE 1-in-3 Sessions -- Round 2


Presenter(s): Alissa DeVito, Ben Gallagher, Ben Smith, Billy Krakower, Bobby Dodd, Christine DiPaulo, Claudine Aziz, Hadley Ferguson, Jordan Garrett, Karen Lirenman, Kimberly Moore, Michael Amante, Michelle Zimmerman, Ph.D., Sarah-Jane Thomas, Shirley LeClerc, Susan Oxnevad, Tara Linney


Don't miss this new presentation format featuring 18-20 presenters, each with just three minutes to share their best technology integration moment.

 

Snapshot 1 of 2: Creating a Makerspace for Our Inner City School

 

Presenter(s): Iram Khan and Margaret Westaway

 

James Ardiel Elementary is an inner city school in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Join us to learn about the steps we went through to create a makerspace for our students and the difference it made in their learning.

 

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Snapshot 2 of 2: Smash, Mash and Hack Your Way to Your Own Dynamic Makerspace

 

Presenter(s): John Parker

 

This fun, exciting presentation will illustrate how to leverage commonly found resources and technology into exciting new activities designed to ignite student learning and create a community of collaboration. Join the excitement and learn how to create your new space today. It can be student-ready before you know it!

 

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Closing Keynote

 

Presenter(s): Josh Stumpenhorst

 

Closing keynote speaker Josh Stumpenhorst, an award-winning teacher, coach, blogger and author, will challenge attendees to throw out the old rule book. He will challenge ISTE 2015 participants to think outside the box and push themselves to revolutionize learning.

 

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