North Dakota Association of Technology Leaders
The NDATL Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Fall F2F conference.
October 13 – 14, 2014
Grand Hotel Minot
1505 N Broadway
Minot, ND 58703
This Fall, we plan to ignITe our passion and drive for education through carefully integrated and purposefully planned educational technology.
We are thrilled that we will begin our morning with Barry Streigel, Director of the North Dakota Youth Entrepreneurship Education Program. If you missed his session with TED, you will love “Lessons from a Pasture Classroom.” The conference will be filled with hands-on exposure to technological tools and best practices. Find sessions dedicated to IT essentials, classroom curriculum, Smarter Balance, vendor highlights, or Google apps for Education. Our day will conclude with ignITe! An energy filled session that is spearheaded and presented by North Dakota technology leaders!
EduTech’s NDSU Graduate Credit for NDATL Face2Face
For the second year, NDATL and EduTech have partnered to offer graduate credit eligibility for the fall and spring Face2Face conferences. These hours may be used toward EduTech’s NDSU graduate credit “Classroom Applications of Technology” when at least 15 hours have been accumulated. This can be from the fall and spring Face2Face conferences or in conjunction with any of EduTech’s eligible training which includes onsite, online, and certain PowerSchool workshops.
There will be an additional charge for the graduate credit to be paid to NDSU at the time of registration (currently $75). Hours will expire in two years if not used for graduate credit during that time.EduTech will automatically add 7.5 hours to your training dashboard a couple weeks after the conference for each NDATL Face2Face attended if you. . . 1) Complete the entire day of professional development through the wrap-up 2) Have a valid EduTech account Need an EduTech account? Go to www.edutech.nodak.edu/services/enroll. If you have any questions or problems enrolling for an EduTech account, please contact Gerry Berg. EduTech Help Desk email@example.com 800.774.1091 (ND toll free) or 701.451.7400
Be sure to sign up and attend this high energy conference that is dedicated to the future of teaching and learning in North Dakota!
Monday afternoon, October 13, NDATL members have an opportunity to learn from Microsoft or Apple.11:00 – 4:00 Microsoft Innovative Educator Program The Ultimate Collaboration Tool: Introduction to One Note
1:00 – 4:00 Personalized Learning and the Apple Ecosystem With SAMR as the focus, you will explore personalized learning and how it can empower your students to be creative, collaborative, critical thinkers.
Both of these sessions are free to NDATL members and will take place at the Grand Hotel in Minot. Registration for both learning events is located on the NDATL Registration link. Of course, vendors will begin showing off the latest and greatest tools beginning at 6:00 pm. Be sure to chat, nibble on appetizers and tweet your favorite photos of the NDATL vendors and members in action!
Call for Presentations: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/f2fbreakoutproposals
Vendor Registration: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/f2fvendors
Please consider presenting at the Fall F2F. We need you to share your best practices and technological tools.
- Have you been involved with a 1:1 implementation or BYOD experience? We would like to hear from you.
- Are you involved in the daily exploration of bringing the best pedagogy to your students? We would like to hear from you.
- Do you determine your teaching goal and then use technology for the creation of new tasks? We would like to hear from you.
- If you have a simple strategy that works really well for you and you would like to share that strategy. We would like to hear from you.
Tentative Schedule: (Just a reminder we are trying to save paper and hope to go all electronic for Spring F2F)
Make plans now to attend the Spring F2F in Fargo on April 9 – 10!
We are thrilled to announce that Dave Burgess will be our keynote speaker during the conference.
Make your reservations today:
Hilton Garden Inn – Fargo | 4351 17th Ave S. Fargo, ND 58103
Home2 Suites by Hilton | 1652 44th St. S. Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701) 499-6004 | Fax: (701) 499-6002
Thanks to everyone for attending, presenting, and sponsoring the Spring Technology Rocks, Part 2 Face2Face Conference in Bismarck!
Complete the evaluation survey for the conference at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/F2Fsatisfaction
Links to Presentations:
Shannay Witte – Scribbler Robots
Jodi Dodson – Newsela
Kelly Rexine – Augmented Reality
Colar Mix – http://colarapp.com
AR Flashcards – http://arflashcards.com
Daqri Elements 4D – http://daqri.com/elements4D-mobile/
Jeremy Holkup – Tweetdeck
Online website – https://tweetdeck.twitter.com/
Craig Nansen – IFTTT
Mike Mchugh – Google + helpouts
Sarah McFadden – Thinglink
Mike Defoe – Class Dojo
Lenora Stevenson and Charity Nix – Socrative
John Gieser and Paul Jensen – O365
Bob Bauman and Ross Roemich – PowerSchool
Ryan Larson – Lego Mindstorm
Scott Conrad – Flubaroo
Lucas Steier – Scoot Pad
|Trivs to Engage||https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1YJUWu7DzYAmEDjdmNXkWXnduKBoN3lc7zWk_tYq1Gvg/edit#slide=id.p|
|50 tips in 50 minutes||https://sites.google.com/site/50tipstricks/|
|Augmented Reality in Education…Really?)||http://goo.gl/PESpW1|
|Augmented Reality or QR Codes on Steroids?||http://goo.gl/gHZkwj|
|21st Century Course||presentain.com/6113|
|Add onto your Feedback
Efficiency with Google
|Add onto your Feedback Efficiency with Google Add-ons|
|Apps in the Elementary Classroom||https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1G1Vet22Afd6ch4LAJLBs1oQLKCHW6F-H2hPWx9RxYFU/edit#slide=id.p|
|25 Tools in 50 Minutes||http://bit.ly/1n0K3Xm|
Mark your calendars for the NDATL Fall Face2Face in Minot on October 13-14!
Attention! Nominations are now open!
Submit your nomination for Technology Leader of the Year for Large Schools, Technology Leader of the Year for Small Schools, and Techie Teacher of the Year.
You are encouraged to submit your nominations directly at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/techaward. Nominations will close on March 14, 2014.
Awards will be presented to the winners at the April 11 Face-2-Face meeting in Bismarck.
Criteria for Technology Leader of the year for Large Schools and Small Schools is:
- Implementation of commendable district-wide technology improvements or initiatives.
- Leadership skills used to improve technology skill and/or access of community members.
- Active involvement in professional organizations.
Criteria for Teacher Techie
- Commendable efforts to implement the use of technology to enhance student learning.
- Leadership in implementing a new program, course offering, or instructional change. Describe the program/course in detail.
- Active involvement in professional organizations.
Feel free to submit a nomination for one or all three categories.
If you have any questions about these awards, please contact me (Jeremy.Lund@midwayschools.com) or any of the NDATL board members at http://www.ndatl.k12.nd.us/about/.
Spring F2F Conference
“Technology Rocks, Part 2”
April 10 – 11, 2014
1:00 – 3:30
Apple Learning and Leading Event
At the Bismarck Ramada
6:00 – 9:00
Meet your NDATL Vendors
Socialize and eat with your colleagues
Great sessions and the first ever
The deadline for registration is April 3!
Onsite registration will be available but will have a $10 late fee.
Please consider presenting. We are looking for innovative and creative ways to connect ISTE standards to the Common Core, manage 1:1 devices, use cool Google tools in the classroom, make authentic learning come alive and great resources that make Technology Rock your world and your student’s world!
You don’t want to miss this opportunity!!
See you in Bismarck on April 10 – 11.