ScheduleAll times shown are CST.
Tuesday, March 20
|8 a.m.||Arrival and Registration|
Fights of Discovery: Transformation in Third-Age Education
What's Love Got to Do With IT? Got to Do With IT?
Education in the Digital Age Panel Discussion
|12:45 p.m.||Buses load for site visits to Jackson Elementary School and Fossum Middle School|
Leadership & Policy Track
Digital Textbooks & Learning Materials Track
Current and Future Education Policy in Texas (and Beyond)
This panel explores the current and proposed state and national policies related to educational technology and offers attendees an opportunity to ask questions involving these policies.
Apps Discovery, Curation, & Sharing
Discovering, organizing, and telling other about new apps you find is part of the magic of using mobile devices. During this panel discussion, you will learn about some of the best websites, online communities, and more than make educational app discovery easier. Several popular websites which curate apps will be shared as well as tips and ideas for finding and sharing new apps with others.
And presentations by
An experience in introducing mobile devices into an educational enterprise environment.
MISD TLC3 Leadership Team: Idea to Implementation
Just how did McAllen ISD's TLC3 come to be? Members of the Superintendent's Cabinet, key IT and other staff members, and Board members give insight about how it evolved, efforts to gather perspective from varied points of view, review of curriculum and technology vision, review of professional development needs and implementation. Discussion will include the impact to the greater school community - the City of McAllen, the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, and the McAllen Economic Development Corporation.
TBReLearning Mobile App Educational and Workforce Resource Center: "Apps for All: Subjects, Grade Level, Usage
The Tennessee Board of Regents has created a mobile app education and workforce resource center (a bank of 40,000+ apps) to assist educators in aligning apps to according to their teaching discipline/subject area, curriculum, student needs and outcomes, as well as making it easier for identifying appropriate educational and workforce apps.
TLC3 Enhancing Differentiated Practices
Learn how iOS devices are the ideal learning tool for bilingual and special education students.
Implementing a mobile learning program involves everyone. Come find out what you can do to get “buy-in” for your mobile learning program from faculty, staff and community.
Creating Digital Textbooks: Apple iBooks Author Demonstration
iBooks Author is an amazing new app that allows anyone to create beautiful Multi-Touch textbooks - and just about any other kind of book - for iPad. Come learn how easy it can be.
TLC3 Authentic Student Assessments
Learn how to assess student collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking skills.
|4 p.m.||Concluding Session and Closing Remarks|