Agenda

Introduction and opening activity - Julia
Update and planning - What is needed for tech support of teachers? - Julia
Alasdair – Technology Plan for 2009

Julia – The best kept secret - "Inspiration"
Inspiration

Technology Partners Program - Julia, Kevin, Susan

10:30- 12 noon New Technologies

Power and Potential by Jaimie Ashton from SmartTechnologies
This presentation will introduce educators to the power & potential of the SMART classroom solution. SMART offers a robust set of resources and a full ecosystem of support to help you bring a new level of interactivity to lessons. We will explore the place of technology in the classroom and offer a variety of suggestions for creating a dynamic classroom to meet the needs our 21st century students.
Smartboard/ Smart Table http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_FRmYXtneQ
CBC interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hy4c5uSMMA0&feature=related

Integration projects

Jennifer Rossi – Podcasting in French
Shelagh Lim - Using First Class, Tips and Tricks
Susan Hellman – Voice Threads
John Mohr – Research paper: Issues with Online Testing in the K to 12
Sian Osborne – Scratch

Next training date:

Feb 21st with Jason Ohler - keynote address at SFU Surrey Theatre at 10am. Hands-on workshop to follow in the afternoon. Please register through Julia or Kevin.