2014 K-12 Sessions

Check out these confirmed sessions for this year's conference. Note that all sessions will have electronic handouts so you can access their information even if you choose another session. 
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iBooks: A New World of Interactive, Multitouch Digital Content - Barry Sevett, Apple Inc. - iBooks are beautiful multitouch books and learning resources for iPads and Macs. With galleries, video, interactive diagrams, 3D objects, mathematical expressions, and more, these books bring content to life in ways the printed page never could. In this session we’ll explore iBooks developed by major textbook publishers, other education content providers, educators and students.

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Optimizing Teacher Access Center - Jessica Moorman, TS - Optimizing the features of Teacher Access Center including; navigating your classes, viewing your roster, taking attendance, setting up seating charts, gradebook overview and emailing students and guardians. This is a great session for new teachers, or teachers who would just like a refresher! Please note, this session will briefly cover the gradebook basics. For more advanced training on the Teacher Access Center gradebook, please plan on attending one of the gradebook focused sessions.
 
Teacher Access Center Gradebook - Jessica Moorman, TS - Join us for this 1 hour session covering setting up categories and assignments in your gradebook. We will also focus on understanding and setting your averages to ensure proper grade reporting at semester.

Teacher Access Center Elementary Roundtable - Walt McManus, TS - Bring your questions! This session will be a 1 hour roundtable to discuss common questions in in the Teacher Access Center, and best practices. Bring your samples and examples to discuss.

Teacher Access Center Secondary Roundtable - Walt McManus, TS - Bring your questions! This session will be a 1 hour roundtable to discuss common questions in in the Teacher Access Center, and best practices. Bring your samples and examples to discuss.

Collaboration with Lync - Rob Baker, TS - Did you know? Lync can be used for instant message, video conferencing, and screen sharing within and outside the district! Join us for this one hour session where we will simulate a video conference with others, and explore the screen sharing options.
 
Teacher Access Center: Did you know? - Rob Baker, TS - Did you know that TAC has a calendar where your assignments can be posted and viewed by students and parents? TAC has a built in Rubric feature? You can attach documents to assignments that can be accessed by students and parents in Home Access Center? You can import grades into your gradebook when a student comes mid-year? You can use TAC on your iPad? Drop by to check out some of the lesser known features of TAC.