ISTE’S 2013-14 Mobile Learning Webinar Pass
The Mobile Learning Webinar Pass includes access to eight live events presented Oct. 2013 through Jan. 2014. Beginning Oct. 16, the live events will air at 4 p.m. PST/7 p.m. EST. After each event, you will receive a link to the archive, which you can access anytime by visiting My Virtual Products.
Planning Your Mobile
Oct. 16, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“Planning Your Mobile Learning
Landscape” presented by Brandon Olszewski, ISTE Research Associate, and Melissa Stern, ISTE Senior Project Manager, Ore.
Implementing a mobile learning initiative is a big job that involves many decisions and stakeholders at both the school and district levels. In this webinar, ISTE associates Melissa Stern and Brandon Olszewski will walk you through the crucial first steps of mobile learning program planning, implementation and evaluation for administrators and tech staff.
How to Choose: iPads,
Androids, Chromebooks or Laptops?
Oct. 30, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“How to Choose: iPads,
Androids, Chromebooks or Laptops?” presented by Rushton Hurley, Founder, Next Vista for Learning, Calif.
If you’re considering a 1:1 program for your classroom or school, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is the type of device your students will use. In this webinar, the presenter will run through the strengths and weaknesses of many of the most popular tools on the market, from iPads and Android tablets to laptops and Chromebooks. Then he’ll cut through the hype to reveal the perfect device for your students. He’ll also address some of the issues involved in bring-your-own-device (BYOD) implementation, including whether it adequately balances educational opportunity with economic equity, and how BYOD schools can help families choose appropriate devices for their children.
Beyond the Apps: A
Pedagogical Approach to the iPad
Nov. 6, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“Beyond the Apps: A
Pedagogical Approach to the iPad” presented byAaron Svoboda,Instructional Coach, Kearney Public Schools, Neb.
Teachers often use iPads for just one activity or portion of a lesson, but there’s no need to limit yourself. Learn how to use web tools such as Wikispaces, Google Apps, Wall Wisher, Socrative and Mentimeter with the iPad to increase student learning and engagement during every part of your lessons, from start to finish.
Bridging the Gap
between School and Home with Mobile Devices
Nov. 13, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“Bridging the Gap
between School and Home with Mobile Devices” presented by Monica Burton, Principal, Healy Middle School, N.J. and moderated by Karen Richardson
We all want our students to succeed, but research shows that schools can’t do it alone. Students spend 80% of their time outside of school, so it’s more important than ever to make their families and communities partners in the effort to prepare them for college and career readiness. In this webinar, you will learn how to put mobile devices to work 24/7 to engage parents and students during nonschool hours.
Nov. 20, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“H.O.T.S. for Bloom’s” presented by Kathy Schrock, Educational Technologist, Mass.
Bloom’s Taxonomy provides a research-based model to organize the cognitive skill set we all use to learn and master new content. Mobile devices, with their access to thousands of creation apps, are perfect for helping students move through the lower-order thinking skills of remembering and understanding to showcase their content mastery and creativity using the higher-order thinking skills (HOTS) of applying, analyzing, evaluating and creating. This webinar will give you ideas and activities for using both the iOS and Android operating systems to target these important H.O.T.S!
All Students with Mobile Guided Access Capabilities
Dec. 4, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“Differentiating for All Students with Mobile Guided Access
Capabilities” presented by Jennifer Courduff, Assistant Professor, Azusa Pacific University, Calif.
The challenges of meeting the Common Core State Standards and achieving high academic performance benchmarks require educators to personalize, support and enhance instruction to meet every student where he or she is. In this webinar, you will explore the guided access capabilities of mobile devices and discover how they can complement other instructional technology in flexible, engaging learning environments that support improved outcomes for all.
Technologies: Make Authentic Learning Come Alive!
Dec. 18, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“Harnessing Mobile Technologies: Make Authentic Learning
Come Alive!” presented by Karen Richardson, Educational Technologist and Executive Director, VSTE, Va.
Discover how educators can engage and support all learners by designing accessible, authentic, inquiry-based learning opportunities fueled by mobile technologies. This webinar will cover effective technology integration using the ISTE Standards and the TPACK framework, what they look like in action, and how you can assess progress.
Cool Google Tools for
the BYOD Classroom
Jan. 8, 4 p.m. PT | 7 p.m. ET
“Cool Google Tools for the BYOD
Classroom” presented by Tammy Worcester, Instructional Technology Specialist, ESSDACK, N.H.
Google offers a variety of applications that allow students to create and collaborate. In this fun, interactive webinar, you’ll find out how to use Google tools to orchestrate some quick, easy and cool collaborative activities for your students that require creativity and higher-level thinking. Bring your laptop, cell phone or tablet so you can take part in the interactive demos!