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Sunday, September 20

9:30am PDT

Deeper Learning Authentic Audiences
Limited Capacity seats available

Dealing with content explosion using the 'Audience - Motivation' loop.

In this session we look at making learning meaningful by developing an authentic audience for the learner. We will explore a number of techniques for using the iPad to increase learners motivation by providing a real audience for them to engage with.

Through this process we are also able to explore different methods to reduce the risk of 'Content Explosion' which can happen as iPads are rolled out on a 1 to 1 basis. Looking at deeper learning experiences and more reflective learning.

Audience: Class teachers, tech integrators

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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 →

Sunday September 20, 2015 9:30am - 10:25am PDT

9:30am 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 →

Sunday September 20, 2015 9:30am - 10:25am PDT

9:30am PDT

Leveraging iPads with Learning Needs
Limited Capacity seats available

International schools have seen an increase in children with extra learning needs. These extra needs often manifest themselves in some combination of difficulty with articulation, writing, reading, math and behaviors.

Join us as I/we breakdown learning issues into different domains and severity. From there we will leverage my knowledge as a parent to a child with special needs and your brilliant skills as educators to come up with a significant and useful list of iOS apps to assist your extra needs learners.

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Michael Boll

Technology Facilitator/Coach/Coordinator, 21st Century Learning
Michael Boll is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Educator, Podcaster and ES Technology and Learning Coach at the International School, Bangkok (Starting Fall 2015). Recently, Michael joined the 21st Century Learning team as the Director of Professional Development... Read More →

Sunday September 20, 2015 9:30am - 10:25am PDT

9:30am PDT

Redefining the Learning Experience
Limited Capacity seats available

Leveraging available technology effectively to improve student learning has been the buzz for many years among educators.  With recent advances in personal devices such as iPad the opportunities for educators has increased immensely!  What are the newest opportunities that don’t just enhance a class, rather transform our classes and provide opportunities unique to past learning experiences?  Lets take iPad and our classrooms into an experience that redefines the way our students learn.  In this workshop we will go through digital pedagogical goals and the iPad tools that support them.

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Wesley Przybylski

Math Teacher, Thai-Chinese International School
Wesley Przybylski is currently the Learning Technology Director and Mathematics Department head at the Thai-Chinese International School in Bangkok Thailand. As an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher, and Enthusiastic Educator Wesley inspires and promotes innovative... Read More →

Sunday September 20, 2015 9:30am - 10:25am PDT
Grade 4 Common Area

9:30am PDT

Video Green Screen Oral Presentations
Limited Capacity seats available

This session shall engage participants in creating a a video presentation for a reading/language class. The context of this class would be an oral performance task.

Intended Audience: reading and language teachers; other teachers who would like to incorporate recorded video presentations into their lessons

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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 →

Sunday September 20, 2015 9:30am - 10:25am PDT