Morning Breakout Sessions
Geared especially to administrators, IT leaders, mentor teachers and other ed tech visionaries, these concurrent sessions feature widely-acclaimed and respected speakers covering the hottest topics.
Kevin Hogan (moderator), Connie White, Julia Osteen, and Max Monroe
Got Google Apps for Education?
Google Tools? Having trouble keeping up with what’s new and how to use the many
free options available to you? Three Google-using educators will share their
favorite apps and tools, along with student project ideas, teacher and
administrator productivity tips, and thoughts about adopting Google Apps
school- or district-wide.
Pros, Cons and Logistics
Wilcox, Frances Bradburn, Jeff White and Jaclyn Aurisch, and Scott Floyd
your own" technology programs are taking the nation by storm. Presenters
from two districts that have implemented BYOT initiatives will describe how and
why they've moved in this direction and what they've learned from the process.
You'll also hear arguments about the advantages and dangers of BYO and have the
chance to pose questions or offer your opinion during a lively Q&A session.
Politis (moderator); Arvin Ross and William Mansfield from the iSchool
Initiative plus students from Fulton County Schools
We’ve invited several students, ranging in age
from middle school to college, to share their perspective on the role of
technology in their lives and in their education – and to push our thinking
about what’s possible if we offer students access to powerful digital tools and
encourage them to take the lead.
Funding the 21st Century Classroom
Young, Angela Bacon, Marisa Greenlee
In these cash-strapped times, how can districts
afford to invest in technology implementations? Administrators from three
Georgia districts will share stories about the ways in which they are managing
to keep student learning, supported by powerful 21st century tools, at the
forefront in spite of limited human and financial resources.