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Saturday, September 19

11:20am PDT

Creating digital portfolios with Book Creator
Limited Capacity seats available

Book creator is a great app to use for collating student work on the iPad. I will share examples of successful practice at SAS, and talk about some of the logistical adjustments we made to make the workflow smooth.

Participants will go away with the beginnings of a digital portfolio of their own. Audience for this session would be teachers of K-5 students.

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Shaun Kirkwood

Fun Cultivator, Educational Consultant
Shaun is an EdTech Consultant, having most recently worked at Singapore American School. He works with grade level teams to integrate the use of iPads and Google Docs into existing curriculum. He was a Civil Engineer in a past life, loves geeking out with a spreadsheet, and is an... Read More →

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:20am - 12:15pm PDT

11:20am PDT

Integrating iWorks with Google Apps
Limited Capacity seats available

Now that iWorks is free on the iPad, many teachers are looking for ways to integrate it into existing Google Apps workflows. We will explore suggestions of how to get the best of both with examples that integrate iWorks, Google Classroom, Drive, iCloud, and Apple TV.
Audience: Anyone who loves the beauty of iWorks but relies on Google Apps for workflow.

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Brady Cline

Learning Innovation Coordinator, GEMS World Academy Singapore
Brady has introduced 1:1 iPad programs in Bangkok and Singapore where he currently works as the Learning Innovation and ICT Coordinator. He has been integrating technology into elementary classrooms since he left the high-tech industry. He taught fourth and fifth grade for 7 years... Read More →

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:20am - 12:15pm PDT

11:20am PDT

iPad Early Years Integration
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants gain insight into integrating iPads into main curriculum areas. They will see these skills in action and learn how to apply them to their own classroom:
• Experience a few ways apps can be used in teaching and learning
• Look at situations when iPads are used as a tool for learning
• Look at ways students use iPads to gain subject understanding, express their understanding and share their learning with a wider audience
Intended Audience: Grades 1-2

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Analu Kewelar

Teacher, Singapore American School
Analu Kewelar currently teaches grade 1 at the Singapore American School. She has spent all her career teaching at international schools, starting in Brazil where she is originally from, then Japan and the last nine years in Singapore. It is the iPad use in education that has most... Read More →

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:20am - 12:15pm PDT

11:20am PDT

NearPod: Directed Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will give the participants an experience of being in an iPad reading class. This shall also include an activity on creating a reading lesson using Nearpod. Participants are expected to bring a copy of their favorite children's short story.

Intended Audience: grade school reading teachers; other teachers who incorporate reading into their class

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Reagan Austria

Technology Facilitator/Coach/Coordinator, Senco Link Technologies, Makati City, Philippines
I am Reagan Austria, a Filipino educational technology specialist. I currently work for Senco Link Technologies as their resident Apple Education Trainer. I am a licensed teacher and a registered librarian as well. I used to teach grade school Filipino language and literature in Xavier... Read More →

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:20am - 12:15pm PDT

11:20am PDT

Student Choice
Limited Capacity seats available

Student Technology Choice= Differentiation + Engagement

In this workshop, we look at student choice in determining how to proceed with assignments, and in determining their own choice in presentation apps. Some areas that will be discussed are note-taking, choice boards, scaffolding, and presentation apps-

good for all teachers

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Meg Parry

Teacher/Librarian, International School Manila
Having the fortunate life of being an international educator for over 20 years, I have seen many things change in educational policy, practice and design. With a background in classroom teaching, and as a teacher/librarian, I have been part of a design journey as our school has totally... Read More →

Saturday September 19, 2015 11:20am - 12:15pm PDT