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Thursday, April 2


How to Use iPads in the Classroom with Apple Configurator
Limited Capacity seats available

Incorporating iPads in the classroom has been shown to enhance individual student engagement resulting in increased learning and creativity. Learning to effectively deploy and manage iPads in the classroom directly effects the ability of educators to customize the learning experience and to meet the needs of their individual students across the curriculum. This workshop will expand educators abilities to utilize emerging technologies every day. https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-carts/id589579238?mt=11

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David Johansen

Instructional Support Tech, Jordan School District
David Johansen is an Instructional Support Tech with he Jordan School district in West Jordan Utah. He has spent the last 3 years helping to implement a 1 to 1 program with iPads to 6 elementary schools in the District. He has worked with Apple products for the past 9 years band currently... Read More →

Thursday April 2, 2015 10:15am - 12:15pm
Room 2119 - 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096


Make Data Beautiful: Introduction to Tableau Public
Limited Capacity seats available

Tableau Public is free data visualization software with an easy-to-learn interface. Come learn how to create elegant, interactive infographics. Visit the Tableau Public gallery to see the possibilities: http://www.tableau.com/public/gallery.

Data visualization is sadly underutilized in public ed, and using tools like Tableau can help administrators and specialists convey crucial information in a powerful, accessible way. Best of all, the process of visualization allows you to makes discoveries within your data.

Since Tableau Public can only be used with public data, a public Utah education dataset will be provided from the presenter's website. Tableau also offers a paid version to use with secure, non-public data. www.edubrooke.com/tableau

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Brooke Anderson

Instructor, University of Utah
Brooke Anderson, a classroom teacher for thirteen years, is currently Masters student in Information Systems at the U with a special focus on applied Data Science. Her focus is on how student data is collected, stored, retrieved, and analyzed. She is currently working on improving... Read More →

Thursday April 2, 2015 10:15am - 12:15pm
Room 2026 Writing Lab 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096


Make It Anything but Common: Make Learning Meaningful with Pixie
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to use Pixie software to engage students in reading and writing activities that boost achievement, build 21st century communication skills, and support effective assessment. Get an introduction to the basic features of Pixie as you explore and create a range of activities that build and assess specific Common Core standards.

Walk away with new ideas for engaging students in deep thinking and resources to help you implement high-level technology projects.

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Carolyn Daly

Carolyn Daly has been working for an educational technology company in San Diego, called Tech4Learning for over 20 years. She has conducted hundreds of presentations at local and state-wide conferences and writes articles for the online Creative Educator magazine. Before working for... Read More →

Thursday April 2, 2015 10:15am - 12:15pm
Room 2604 WL Lab 11917 South 6000 West, Herriman, Utah 84096