Jul 132016
 
Thank you so much for joining me for one (or more) of my sessions at the 2016 URSA Conference. All of the presentation information, links and resources for my sessions are linked from this page (and from the URSA tab above). If you have any questions or comments during or after the conference, you can connect with me @sedcclint on Twitter or on my Facebook Page. Use the #ursa16 hashtag on Twitter to join the Conference conversation.

Wednesday, July 13
Thursday, July 14
  • 10:10 am-12:20 pm (2-hour session): Google Classroom and Docs – In Depth, Education Building, Room 104
  • 3:00 pm: Literally Explain Everything (apps & tutorials here), 20-minute Over The Shoulder Demo, Education Building, Room 202
Friday, July 15

 

Mar 152016
 

Welcome to UCET 2016! Below are the links to all of my presentation resources – just click on the session you have attended (or wish you could have made it to), and you’ll be able to access my presentations directly, see all of the session notes and links to the apps and resources that I have presented. You can also find all of my session information on Sched!

If you’d like to be informed when I post new resources and information, you can follow me on Twitter @sedcclint, or on my Facebook Page. Thanks for your attendance and interest!

Thursday, March 17

Friday, March 18

Apr 022015
 

Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference

Welcome to UCET 2015! Below are the links to all of my presentation resources – just click on the session you have attended, and you’ll be able to access my presentations, see all of the session notes and links to the apps and resources that I have presented. You can also find all of my session information on Sched.

If you’d like to be informed when I post new resources and information, you can follow me on Twitter @sedcclint, or on my Facebook Page.

Thanks for your attendance and interest!

Thursday, April 2

Friday, April 4

Apr 012015
 

Welcome to UCET 2015! Below are the links to all of my presentation resources – just click on the session you have attended, and you’ll be able to access my presentations directly, see all of the session notes and links to the apps and resources that I have presented. You can also find all of my session information on Sched!

If you’d like to be informed when I post new resources and information, you can follow me on Twitter @sedcclint, or on my Facebook Page. Thanks for your attendance and interest!

Thursday, April 2

Friday, April 4

Sep 262014
 
UEN Professional Development offers an amazing 6-week online course on Project Based Learning. You can learn more about this course here. Below are some good foundational & informational articles and resources from this course to help you get started with PBL in your classroom:

 

The Power of Project LearningScholastic Administrator
This article highlights how project-based learning helps to prepare students for their future in the workforce by allowing them to focus on real world issues while working collaboratively and using available technology to generate answers and solutions while still addressing curricular goals.

Start With the Pyramid: Real World Issues Motivate StudentsEdutopia
This article illustrates the benefits of engaging students by using hands-on, real-world problems to achieve learning goals. Watch the video, “Project Learning: An Overview” embedded in the article which shows examples of some authentic projects that students are working on around the country.

What is PBLBuck Institute for Education

Why is Project-Based Learning ImportantEdutopia

Videos that show project-based learning in action in Elementary and Middle Schools:

How Does Project-Based Learning Work?Edutopia
This reading will walk you through the steps required to implement meaningful, project-based learning experiences.

Characteristics of Well-Designed Project-Based UnitsIntel

What Makes a Good Project?Gary Stager
In this article, the author highlights eight characteristics of a good project and then gives you questions to ask yourself as you begin to formulate your ideas to ensure a meaningful project design.

Design Principles for Effective Project-Based LearningPBL Online

Getting A Grip On Project-Based Learning: Theory, Cases And RecommendationsMichael M. Grant

 

Aug 152014
 

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Welcome to Beaver County School District! I don’t have a set agenda for today, so we’ll let your questions guide where we go and what we do. Below are links to other posts and presentations from my site that will help after and go beyond what we cover today:

Aug 102014
 

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This is an exciting time in Beaver County. It will be amazing to see just what you, your teachers and students can accomplish with 24/7 access to Chromebooks, Google Drive, the Internet, and the World. We have a LOT to cover today – here’s our ambitious agenda. All of the information and resources we will cover today are accessible from the presentation below:

Jul 082014
 
Thank you so much for joining me for one (or more) of my sessions at the 2014 URSA Conference. All of the presentation information, links and resources for my sessions are linked from this page (and from the URSA tab above). If you have any questions or comments during or after the conference, you can connect with me @sedcclint on Twitter or on my Facebook Page. Use the #ursa14 hashtag on Twitter to join the Conference conversation – take a look at what’s going on now below!
Wednesday
Thursday


Apr 032014
 

Welcome to UCET 2014! Below are the links to all of my presentation resources – just click on the session you have attended, and you’ll be able to download PDF’s of my presentations (or access them directly), see all of the session notes and links to the apps and resources that I have presented. You can also find all of my session information on Sched!

If you’d like to be informed when I post new resources and information, you can follow me on Twitter @sedcclint, or on my Facebook Page. Thanks for your attendance and interest!

Thursday, April 3

Friday, April 4

Mar 042014
 

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Instead of just talking about Project Based Learning and many great apps that can help out, today we are going to experience PBL first hand. Today, your task is: Create a brief project, using a creative app of your choosing, to explain how Project Based Learning works. Alternatively, your project can highlight 8 elements that make a good PBL project. Then, present your project, demonstrating & evaluating your selected app.

Resources:

App Evaluation (Download this checklist (thanks to LearningHand.com)):

  • What are 2 strengths of this app for PBL? 2 weaknesses?
  • Check for a Yes, blank for a No on the following list for your app:
    • Use of app is relevant to the purpose and student needs
    • Help or tutorial is available in the app
    • Content is appropriate for the student
    • Information is error-free, factual, and reliable
    • Content can be exported, copied, or printed
    • App’s settings and/or content can be customized
    • Customized content can be transferred to other devices
    • History is kept of student use of the app
    • Design of app is functional and visually stimulating
    • Student can exit app at any time without losing progress
    • Works with accessibility options like VoiceOver and Speak Selection
    • App is free of charge
    • No in-app purchases are necessary for intended use of app
    • App loads quickly and does not crash
    • App contains no advertising
    • App has been updated in the last 6 months
    • App promotes creativity and imagination
    • App provides opportunities to use higher order thinking skills
    • App promotes collaboration and idea sharing
    • App provides useful feedback
  • Would you use this app with your students? Why or why not?