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Welcome to the Wiki for the Region 4 / TCEA Area 4 K-12 Technology Applications Conference. This conference, held October 27, 2011, is designed to showcase teachers who are implementing the Technology Applications TEKS in their classrooms.



9:25 10:10

Wiki Wiki Wow! Creating a Classroom Wiki
Melissa Johnston
Barbers Hill ISD

Screen Plays and Film Production in the English Language Arts
Munira Bangee, Denise Billings
Alief ISD

Nurturing Novice Teachers with Project Share™
Thurman Nassoiy
Region 4

OneNote® 2010 Can Change Your Life!
Sharon Kemnitz
St. Agnes Academy

Acrobat Professional
Scott Trudeau
Adobe®, Inc.

Using eInstruction Systems and Other Tools to Support Effective Classroom Instruction
Donna Gregurek
Sweeny ISD

Using the SMART Board™ to Build Exciting Review Games, Intervention Games, and More!
Megan Evans
Katy ISD

50 Ways to Integrate Discovery™ Education streaming
Joe Diaz
Discovery™ Educator Network


9:25 11:05


Easy Blogging for the Rest of Us
John Maklary
St. Laurence Catholic School

Math Turned On
Kimberly Benien
Columbia-Brazoria ISD


10:20 11:05


Technology Application TEKS—Implementing the NEW K8 Standards
Karen North

Teaching Technology to Junior High Students (AKA: There is more to a computer than just Facebook®!)
Diane Huff, Michael McNeil
Hardin ISD

Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom
Danica Marble
Second Baptist School

Reaching Parents and the world from Your Classroom Through Podcasting
Jim Becka
New Caney ISD

Adobe® Certifications: How to Prepare for Photoshop®, Dreamweaver®, Flash® Professional, and Premiere® Pro Certification at Your District
Scott Trudeau
Adobe®, Inc.

Don’t Squish Their Ish
Kelli Erwin
Pasadena ISD

That Sounds Great! Using Discovery™ Education Audio in the Classroom
Lindsay Hopkins
Discovery™ Educator Network




10:20 12:00


Teaching Science to ELLs through Digital Photography: There’s an App for That!
Alex Jones
Region 4

Geek Speak
Adriana Guzmán de Myers, Marty Daniel
Houston ISD


11:15 12:00


iMove a lot, Do you? Using Your iPad® to Access Your PC
Diana Bidulescu
Galveston ISD

Popcorn Words
Amanda Peterson
Lamar CISD

Hunting & Pecking Stops Here
Loren Gable
Keyboarding Online

Technology Tools for All Classrooms
Vania Willms
Houston ISD

Leadership and Learning: Using Web 2.0 Tools to Create Electronic Portfolios
Diane Mason, Cindy Cummings
Lamar University

From Yearbook to eBook: Delivering Content Beyond Mobile Devices
Scott Trudeau
Adobe®, Inc.

Google Docs Overview- See All You Can Do!
Linsey Stutts
Spring Branch ISD

A 21st-century Lesson—Media Integration in Context
Lindsay Hopkins
Discovery™ Educator Network

Discover the Magic of Paint.NET
Sharon Kemnitz
St. Agnes Academy



12:45 1:30


BYO Smartphone
Robyn Hrivnatz
Katy ISD

Get Moving with MOBI™
Kristen Rush
Engaging Solutions

MimioStudio™ Tips and Tricks
Jesus Cital
Mimio®

The Library Is Not Just for Reading Books
Jacqueline Mamou
Stafford MSD

Today’s Technology Roadmap: Technology Integration That Engages & Instructs!
Dr. Allegra McGrew, Dana Fish
Fort Bend ISD

Preparing Kids for the Future
Adalia Davis
Katy ISD

Acrobat® Professional
Scott Trudeau
Adobe®, Inc.

Tech Lingo
Marty Daniel
Houston ISD

50 Ways to Integrate Discovery™ Education streaming
Joe Diaz
Discovery™ Educator Network

Are You Nspiring Your students?
Sarah Bauguss
Katy ISD



12:45 2:25


Passport to the World: Skype for Educators
Rachel Gibson
Galveston ISD



1:40 2:25

Thinking about the Online Instructor: Developing and Enhancing Communities of Learning

Caroline M. Crawford, Richard A. Smith
University of Houston-Clear Lake

Pencasting
Holly Berndt
Clear Creek ISD

QRazy QR Codes in Your Classroom
Diane Edgar
Region 4

Game On! Game Development and Design
Sylvia Wood
Klein ISD

Sailing down the Backchannel
Chad Jones
Lamar CISD

Video Editing & Production with Adobe® Premiere® Elements: Action!
Scott Trudeau
Adobe®, Inc.

Online Uprising: Trends for Today’s Teens and What to Do about It
Greg Garner
Tyler ISD

Coast to Coast Collaboration with Discovery™ Education
Joe Diaz
Discovery™ Educator Network




1:40 3:20


21st-Century Learning in a Low-Tech Classroom
Stephanie Sandifer
Online Instructor

K-2 Can Blog . . . Can You?
Kristine Rebstock, Kelli Green-Erwin
Pasadena ISD


2:35 3:20

Screen Capture Videos and Videoconferencing at No Cost
Richard Smith, Caroline Crawford
University of Houston-Clear Lake
10 Reasons You Should be Podcasting
Rachelle Wooten
Fort Bend ISD

Technology in Math Classroom
Afroze Jahan
Houston ISD

SMART™ Uses of a SMART™ Board in the Secondary Classroom
Jeff Peterson
Lamar CISD

Oh, The Things They Can Do
Cindy Coker
Dickinson ISD

Adobe® Licensing: Best Practices for Purchasing Adobe® Software
Tom Dent
Adobe®, Inc.

Video Is the Vernacular of Today’s Generation . . . So Use It!
Greg Garner
Tyler ISD

Google Docs™ for the Secondary Classroom
Kimberly Meraz, Anne Mueller
Brazosport ISD

I Can Do That with PowerPoint®?
Lindsay Hopkins
Discovery™ Educator Network





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