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Saturday, September 19
 

10:20am

Coding in the Early Years
Limited Capacity seats available

Coding in the Early Years Pt 1- Hands On
Let's do some coding! This will be an in-depth look at, hands-on approach to several apps used to teach coding to young students. We will look at Scratch Jr, Hopscotch, and ALEX as tools to get kids engaged with coding. Strategies will be discussed on how to then implement these skills/products into other areas of the curriculum.
Audience: elementary school teachers, tech facilitators

Speakers
avatar for Max Wright

Max Wright

Tech Integration Specialist, ISKL, Malaysia
Max Wright is an Elementary Tech Integration Specialist at ISKL Melawati. He has championed the use of iPads in schools since they first came out. He sees the iPad as a great tool to help teachers take their tech integration to higher levels as well as a way to spark student interest... Read More →


Saturday September 19, 2015 10:20am - 11:15am
Computer Lab

10:20am

Effective 1:1 Programs
Limited Capacity seats available

Copresenters: Ben Summerton & Art Schultz
This session is intended to provide insight on the qualities of an effective 1:1 program by describing the strategies, struggles and successes of the 1:1 iPad program, known as One to World at Korea International School between 2012 and 2015. The session tracks the progression from proposal through to launch, detailing keys aspects of the partnerships formed between teachers, administration and parents - and how this in turn created a platform for classroom change. Finally, we will also share some of the technical aspects of the program that helped to make One to World a success. Presented by members of the team who proposed, developed and supported One to World. Audience: Teachers, coaches, and administrators working in or starting a 1:1 program

Speakers
avatar for Steve Katz

Steve Katz

Tech Czar, International School of Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
avatar for Art Schultz

Art Schultz

EdTech Specialist, Korea International School
South Korea
avatar for Ben Summerton

Ben Summerton

ES Technology Coordinator, Singapore American School
I am a Technology Coordinator and Coach at Singapore American School. I have a passion and interest in collaborating with educators both in and outside the classroom to promote learning opportunities that will enrich the lives of students.


Saturday September 19, 2015 10:20am - 11:15am
226

10:20am

Google Apps on the iPad
Limited Capacity seats available

The power of Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Sites and Discussions can all be unlocked using an iPad. With recent app improvements for the iPad, Google Apps are now more powerful than ever. Google Apps traditionally thought only powerful on a laptop or desktop can be used to great advantage on an iPad. Classroom management, sharing of resources, collaboration, communication and discussions are accessible through these apps on the iPad.

Session activities will include:

• Folders - helping students with organisation and sharing of resources
• Docs - supporting literacy development
• Sheets - inputting data for collaboration
• Sites - discussions
• Sites - as a Learning Journal (ePortfolio)


Intended Audience: Primary School Teachers Grades 2-5

Speakers
avatar for Claire O'Farrell

Claire O'Farrell

Grade 2 Teacher, UWCSEA, Singapore
G2 Classroom Teacher - G2 Curriculum Coordinator UWCSEA



Saturday September 19, 2015 10:20am - 11:15am
220

10:20am

iMovie app smashing; From basic to breathtaking
Limited Capacity seats available

iMovie for the iPad allows you to create content in seconds, but the real magic begins when you look to use a combination of apps to create inspiring content quickly and effortlessly. Apps showcased will include; Yakit, Effects Guru, Explain Everything, Keynote, Green Screen, Telligami, Video Star, Lego Movie maker...
The session will include time for all participants to create something to share and take away.

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Kennedy

Patrick Kennedy

Learning Technology Teacher, Alice Smith School
I work at The Alice Smith School, Kuala Lumpur where I teach Year 5 and support and lead learning technology integration. Previously, I worked at Nexus International School, Putrajaya. I became an ADE in 2013 and have recently attended the Singapore institute. I am interested in... Read More →



Saturday September 19, 2015 10:20am - 11:15am
205

10:20am

Preparing People-1:1 iPads
Limited Capacity seats available

Prepare your People'
A look at how to prepare your school community for introducing the use of iPads. administrators, tech leads and teachers.
1. Winning over parents and allaying their fears.
2. Building capacity in your teachers to exploit the opportunities iPads offer.
3. Easily growing sustainable and independent learning through the use of peer support networks.

For each area we will explore the normal barriers encountered and demonstrate creative and practical examples of how these can be overcome.

Audience: administrators, tech leads and teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Kieron Eaglestone

Kieron Eaglestone

Learning Technology Coach, Digital Citizenship Lead, British School Jakarta
Kieron is a Whole School Learning Technology Coach at the British School Jakarta. He is passionate about exploiting advances in technology that open new resources and opportunities to adapt learning practices. As the lead for Digital Citizenship he has guided the school in developing... Read More →



Saturday September 19, 2015 10:20am - 11:15am
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