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Digital Connections Boot Camp


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Digital Connections Boot Camp

  1. 1. Digital Connections Boot Camp July 25-26, 2012 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Western Nebraska Community College John N. Harms Advanced Technology Center 2620 College Park • Scottsbluff, NEWho should attend this boot camp? Any teacher, K-16, who is looking for ways to integrate technology intotheir professional lives and classrooms. Participants will be grouped by content area and grade level in order tocreate a more customized experience. Presenters will focus on the International Society for Technology inEducation Standards for Teachers (ISTE NETS•T) which include: Learn how to integrate Google Apps into your Facilitating and Inspiring Student Learning and Creativity daily routine to save time and energy. Explore how Designing and Developing Digital-Age Learning Experiences to help students unleash their creative potential and Assessments using digital story telling tools such as Modeling Digital-Age Work and Learning VoiceThread and Animoto. Experience the power Promoting and Modeling Digital Citizenship and of connecting with teachers from around the world Responsibility using Twitter. This boot camp will give you the Engaging in Professional Growth and Leadership confidence you need in order to take the plunge into the world of educational technology. Registration Fee: $70 Fee covers all sessions, breakfast, lunch, and snacks on both days of the boot camp. Computers will be available as well, but you are welcome to bring your own. Registration is due by May 25. Participation will be limited to 125. Register early to secure your slot. *Working with CSC to get this event approved for credit. Check the website late in the spring for an update.
  2. 2. Tentative Schedule… Wednesday - July 25 Thursday – July 268:00-9:00 Welcome breakfast and panel discussion in the Plex 8:00-9:00 Breakfast and networking in the Plex9:00-11:15 Session 1 9:00-11:15 Session 311:15-12:10 Lunch in the Plex 11:15-12:10 Lunch in the Plex12:10-2:25 Session 2 12:10-2:40 Session 4 (Fill out conference survey )2:25-2:40 Break and snack 2:40-3:00 Break and snack2:40-3:40 Breakout Discussions 3:00-4:00 Breakout Discussions3:40-4:30 Web 2.0 Smackdown 4:00-4:30 Closing: Next Steps---Where to Go From Here Suggestions to prepare for the boot camp: Add your information to the “Who’s Attending” page Set up a Twitter account and get familiar with it. on the web site. Follow the presenters and let them know you are Find out how to access your school Gmail account. attending the boot camp. (All teachers within the ESU13 region have one. Visit the boot camp website frequently to connect Contact conference organizer if you need more with other educators and stay on top of updates. information.) Digital Connections Boot Camp – Registration Registration deadline is May 25, 2012 To register by phone and to pay via major credit card, call the Harms Advanced Technology Center at 308.635.6700Firm registration deadline is May 25. $70 fee is due to confirm registration. To register by mail send fee and this form to HATC 2620 College Park, WNCC, Scottsbluff, NE 69361.Name _________________________________________________________ DOB_______________________________________ Male ______ Female District ___________________________________________________________Grade Level(s) _________________________ Subject Area(s)____________________________________________Home/Cell Phone Number ___________________________ Addl. Phone Number ___________________________Street Address ____________________________________________________________________________________Town ________________________________________ State __________________ Zip ________________________Email (that you check during summer)______________________________________________________Signature ____________________________________________________________________________Ethnic Origin Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic Black/African American White/Caucasian Native American/Alaska Native Other Prefer Not to Respond For questions regarding the boot camp, contact Beth Still, event organizer, at 308.225.4421.