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									Session   Room          Primary Presenter    Last Name   Primary title     work info




                                                                         Lyme Central
                        Lisa                Blank        Teacher
                                                                         School District




A         Aqueduct AB




                                                                         SUNY
                        Michael             Jabot        Professor
                                                                         Fredonia




          Aqueduct
A         CD




                                                                        Williamsville
                                                         Social Studies
                        Amy                 Kantz                       Central
                                                         Teacher
                                                                        Schools




A         Aqueduct EF
                                       Lead
                                       Technology    Orange-
                  Art     Schouten
                                       Integration   Ulster BOCES
                                       Specialist


    Cascade AB
    - SMART
A   Room




                                                     Farnsworth
                                       Teacher-
                  Donna   Abbruzzese                 Middle
                                       Science
                                                     School, GCSD



    Cascade CD
    - SMART
A   Room




                                       Technology
                                                     New Hartford
                  Mike    Amante       Integration
                                                     Central School
                                       Specialist




A   Highland AB
                                                        Rochester
                                           Technology
                 Kathy          Tarello                 School for
                                           Teacher
                                                        the Deaf




A   Highland C




                                           elearning
                 Kelli          Eckdahl                 EduTech
                                           Director




A   Highland D




                         Joel       Ryan                  TROXELL




A   Highland E
                                        Technology
                   Valentina   Ess                     Erie 1 BOCES
                                        Coordinator




    Highland F -
A   MS room




                                        Teacher,
                                                       Tyler ISD,
                   Greg        Garner   Technology
                                                       Tyler, TX
                                        Applications




    Highland G -
A   BYOL




                                                       Jordan
                                                       Elbridge
                   Katie       Regan    Teacher
                                                       Central
                                                       Schools



    Highland H -
A   BYOL
                                                         Generation
                  Sylvia        Martinez   President     YES - on
                                                         vendor list




A   Highland JK




                                           Assistant     Buffalo State
                  Barbara Ann   Sherman
                                           Professor     College




A   Hyatt




                                           e-Learning
                                                         CapRegion
                  Colin         Strainge   Program
                                                         BOCES/NERIC
                                           Coordinator




A   Hyatt - DL
                                     Technology
                  Abby     DeMarco                Naples CSD
                                     Teacher




    Staff Dev -
A   Hyatt




                                     North
                                                  Atomic
                                     Atlantic
                  Laurie   Lynch                  Learning- on
                                     Territory
                                                  vendor list
                                     Manager




B   Aqueduct AB




                  Adam     Bellow    President    eduTecher




    Aqueduct
B   CD
                                   Education     Learning
                  Benson   Loo     Technology    Services - on
                                   Consultant    vendor list




B   Aqueduct EF




                                                Mexico
                                   HS Vocal and Academy and
                  Hope     Greco
                                   Music Theory Central
                                                Schools


    Cascade AB
    - SMART
B   Room




                                   Math &
                                   Science
                                                 Lyme Central
                  Lisa     Blank   Teacher/
                                                 School District
                                   Technology
                                   Coordinator


    Cascade CD
    - SMART
B   Room
                                              Founder /       Rod Serling
                  Lawrence      Kassan
                                              Director        Video Festival




B   Highland AB




                                              Instructional   Nanuet
                  Chris         Kersting      Technology      Union Free
                                              Teacher         School District




B   Highland C




                  Christopher   Cappelletti   Teacher         CRCS




B   Highland D
                        Joel       Ryan                     TROXELL




B   Highland E




                                                          Mohawk
                                          Instructional
                                                          Regional
                   Heather     Shaffer    Computing
                                                          Information
                                          Specialist
                                                          Center



    Highland F -
B   MS room




                                          Instructional
                                                        The Digigogy
                   Michael     Fisher     Coach and Ed
                                                        Collaborative
                                          Consultant




    Highland G -
B   BYOL
                                                         New York
                                         Instructional
                                                         City
                   Michael   Swirsky     Technology
                                                         Department
                                         Specialist
                                                         of Education



    Highland H -
B   BYOL




                                                         National
                                         Director of     Center for
                   Pam       Weaver      Community       Missing &
                                         Education       Exploited
                                                         Children/NY




B   Highland JK




                                                         NYIT School
                   Sarah     McPherson
                                                         of Education




B   Hyatt
                                       Distance        Monroe 2
                  Donna      Farren    Learning        Orleans
                                       Specialist      BOCES




B   Hyatt - DL




                                                       NYS Reading
                                       Instructional
                  Debbie     DePalma                   Resource
                                       Specialist
                                                       Center




    Staff Dev -
B   Hyatt




                  Darlynda   Miktuk    Coordinator     Erie 1 BOCES




C   Aqueduct AB
                                         Assistant       PS 143 Louis
                  Sal       Paingankar
                                         Principal       Armstrong




    Aqueduct
C   CD




                                                         Mohawk
                                         Instructional
                                                         Regional
                  Allison   Blackwell    Computing
                                                         Information
                                         Specialist
                                                         Center




C   Aqueduct EF




                                                         Charter
                                         Director of     School for
                  Bob       Shannon
                                         Technology      Applied
                                                         Technologies


    Cascade AB
    - SMART
C   Room
                                                       City of
                                       Science
                  Rachel    Wagner                     Tonawada
                                       Teacher
                                                       School District



    Cascade CD
    - SMART
C   Room




                                                       General
                                       Instructional
                                                       Brown
                  Christy   Williams   Technology
                                                       Central
                                       Specialist
                                                       School District




C   Highland AB




                                                       Webster
                  Brenda    Roof       Data Analyst    Central
                                                       School District




C   Highland D
                         Joel       Ryan                  TROXELL




C   Highland E




                                                          Erie 1
                                           Coordinator/S
                   Jim          Dailey                    BOCES/WNYR
                                           taff Developer
                                                          IC




    Highland F -
C   MS room




                                                        Nazareth
                   Stephen      Ransom     Dr.          College of
                                                        Rochester




    Highland G -
C   BYOL
                                                         Ossining
                                           Director of
                   Jeremy        Luft                    Union Free
                                           Technology
                                                         School District




    Highland H -
C   BYOL




                                           Google
                                           Certified
                                           Teacher,
                                           Apple         Niskayuna
                   Carol         LaRow
                                           Distinguished CSD
                                           Educator,
                                           Smithsonian
                                           Laureate


C   Highland JK




                                           Assistant     Buffalo State
                   Barbara Ann   Sherman
                                           Professor     College




C   Hyatt
                                        Director,
                                        Polycom
                                                     Polycom - on
                  Elizabeth   Holden    Grant
                                                     vendor list
                                        Assistance
                                        Program




C   Hyatt - DL




    Staff Dev -
C   Hyatt         Caroline    Kick




                                        Regional
                                                     Lightspeed
                  Dennis      Delaney   Sales
                                                     Systems
                                        Manager




C   Highland C
  Co-Presenter   Co-Presenter      Co title      Presider   presider_lname     Title




                                                                         ENO Education
Stasse           Perkins        Teacher       Margaret      Brennen
                                                                         in the Classroom




                                                                         A Practice-Based
Lawrence         Maheady        Professor                                Evidence Data
                                                                         System




                                                                         Using Podcasts
                                Social Studies                           in the Social
Michael          Harnick                       Peter        Ciarelli
                                Teacher                                  Studies
                                                                         Classroom
                    Technology
         Salomon-                                Google Apps in a
Jaclyn              Integration
         Ellefsen                                Wired World
                    Specialist




                                                 Science Inquiry
                                                 and Computer
                                  Abby   Dogum
                                                 Based
                                                 Manipulatives




                                                 iPads in
                                                 Education: Ideas,
                                                 Best Practices, &
                                                 More
Wikis and Blogs
as School-wide
Tools




Online Learning:
Balancing Time
and Learning




    TROXELL
             Elementary,Li
             brary,Coordin   FLIPPING Out in
Latest and
             ators,Home      the Elementary
greatest
             School,Staff    Classroom
             Developer




                             Will it Blend?




                             Photo Story
                                            If Games are the
                                            Answer, What's
                                            the Question?




                                            Modifying the
                                            Pre-CIS
                                Barbara A   Freshmen
                                            Cohort
                                            Experience




                  e-Lerning                 Making Sense of
Mike   Sylofski   Managing                  Distance and
                  Coordinator               Online Learning
                                   Integrated
                   Computer        Technology
Deb   Wordingham
                   Lab Assistant   Projects, Grades
                                   3-6




                                   Becoming 21st
                                   Century-Ready




                                   Webtools to
                                   Make Learning
                                   Rock!
                     Reading Fuently
                     and Expressively
                     with Moo-O




                     Technology In
                     The Arts:
Michael   Phillips
                     Smartboards
                     iPods & Beyond




                     If They Build It,
Stasse    Perkins    They Will Be
                     Empowered
                              Rod Serling
                              Video Festival




                Director of   Online Learning:
Dana   Koch     Global        Policy, Cost &
                Services      Quality Factors




                Technology    Student Run
Jay    Morris   Integration   Video
                Specialist    Announcements
                               TROXELL




                           One-to-One:
             Technology
Jim   Hill                 Effective
             Coordinator
                           Implementation




                           The Digigogical
                           Matrix
                   Instructional                       Wild, Wacky and
Ellen   Phillips   Technology      Kelly   Gallagher   Worthy: Web 2.0
                   Specialist                          Tools for Schools




                                                       Keeping Children
                                                       Safe In a
                                                       Changing Online
                                                       World




                                                       STEM and Global
                                   Sarah   McPherson   Connections
                                                       with Taiwan
                         Distance        Videoconferencin
Tami       Fancher       Learning        g and 21st
                         Coordinator     Century Skills




                         Director, NYS
                                         New York State
                         Reading
Michelle   Fitzsimmons                   Reading
                         Resource
                                         Resource Center
                         Center




                                         Great Idea?
                                         Need Money?
                                         Find Grant Tips
                                         Here
                                                     1:1 Computing:
                                                     Creating 21st
                               Catherine   Page
                                                     Century
                                                     Classrooms




                  Kindergarten                       15 Minutes of
Janet   Bunce                  Barbra      Caraher
                  Teacher                            Fame




                                                     Free Curriculum
                                                     Mappping
Eon     Verrall   VP
                                                     Resource for NYS
                                                     Schools
                                    Catch of the Day:
                    Instructional   Creating 21st
Jenny     Conklin
                    Coach           Century
                                    Classrooms




                                    Teachers,
                    Library Media
Janelle   Briggs                    Technology, and
                    Specialist
                                    Trailers




                                    Utilizing
                                    Scanning
                                    Software to
                                    Analyze
                                    Assessment
                                      TROXELL




                                  Tech Field Trips:
                 Coordinator/S
Dave   Mileham                    From Sketch to
                 taff Developer
                                  Reality




                                  Transform
                                  Learning by
                                  Connecting: A
                                  Conversation
                      Assistant
                                    Professional
Jennifer   Forsberg   Director of
                                    Development 2.0
                      Technology




                                    Teacher and
                                    Student Projects
                                    Using Google
                                    Tools




                                    2-yr vs 4-yr
                                    college
Mark       Marino     Instructor
                                    computer
                                    curriculums
                        Grant
                        Manager,     7 Steps to
                        Polycom      Technology
Stephanie   Donaldson
                        Grant        Grants for
                        Assistance   Education
                        Program




                                     TBD




                                     Balancing
                                     Learning and
                                     Security in a
                                     Web 2.0 World
      Program Description            Tech Needs   speakers   Bring My Own



This presentation will illustrate
how to incorporate new uses of
technology in a 21st century
learning environment that
                                  Speakers                   Laptop
allows students to be actively
engaged in the learning process
and become self-directed
learners.




As the impact of teacher
effectiveness garners greater
attention, it is important that
new initiatives be introduced to
integrate data in a systematic
way. This session will share data
                                                             Laptop
concerning the implementation
of an integrated data approach
including measures of fidelity of
implementation and the use of
developmental assessment to
guide instruction.



Using both video and audio
podcasts from various sources,
two high school social studies
teachers will present lesson
plans and ideas they have used
                                    Speakers
which incorporated podcasts
into the 9-12 social studies
curriculum. Handouts and
sample lesson information will
be provided.
We will take a look at what
society, both professionally and
recreationally, are doing in the
cloud. We will discuss the
advantages of paperless work
environments that utilize Google
Apps to operate without the
overhead of tech support,
equipment, or paper. We will
also take a look at how this
could change learning
environments and what impact
this can have on all those
involved.
In this digital age teachers must
have the skills and techniques to
bring the power of computers
into the science and math
classroom. With the aid of
ExploreLearning Gizmos, the
participant/student will          Speakers
formulate questions and make
observations leading to a
hypothesis; participants will
then test their hypothesis,
revise and refine their thinking,
and apply their new-found
knowledge.
With the potential to
revolutionize education, the
iPad offers up a whole new class
of software for leverage mobile
technologies, expanding ebook
reading abilities, creating
                                             Laptop
interactive publications, and
much, much more. During this
session, you will learn to begin
implementing these devices to
leverage mobile computing for
their students and teachers.
Wikis and blogs provide
opportunities for students and
staff to collaborate, create and
share written text, photos and
video. This workshop will
demonstrate several uses of
wikis and blogs in the classroom    Laptop
and across the school. Lesson
ideas will be shared along with
examples, guidelines, and
suggestions for free or low cost
resources to help you get
started using wikis and blogs in
your school.
Is your organization or job
looking at and evaluating online
learning? If so, are these the
kinds of questions that are
floating through your
organization? What is online
learning? What is considered a      Laptop
quality course? What kind of
learning takes place in an online
course? What are the
rewards/obstacles often
encountered in online learning?
In this session AccelerateU will
present on online learning.
Teachers are discovering how
exciting the use of a FLIP camera
can be in enhancing everyday
classroom instruction. Come
and see how teachers have used
FLIP cameras for recording
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anecdotal records, mini lessons,
closure activities, book
recommendations, and
summaries of learning. We will
also showcase how easy it is to
use the camera and store video.


Students are digital, but is
our teaching? Blended
learning is a great way to
bridge the digital divide,
connect with students in a
new medium, and provide a
differentiated experience for
all students. Whether you
have 1 to 1, mobile devices,
or just sporadic access to a
lab, learn how blended
learning can work for you.
Bring your own laptop to
this session.
Learn how use Photo Story to
assess students in a variety of
ways. Students can create digital
stories, portfolios, slideshows,
and more! It is very quick and
easy to learn. You can apply the
learning to virtually any subject Speakers
area. In the end, you will have a
finished movie project. Photo
Story 3 is available for free
download from
www.microsoft.com.
Participants need
mic/headphones,pictures, and a
You hear it everywhere. Games
are the “future” of education.
After all, kids love games, so if
we could just sneak some
education into them kids would
                                                    Laptop
magically learn! Right? Or is it
more complicated than that?
Let’s explore this together and
find out where hype, hope, and
reality meet.


This presentation discusses the
changes made in the freshman
first semester experience at
Buffalo State College in the
Computer Information Systems
Department. The goals are to
better prepare students for their                   Laptop
first programming course and to
provide a common freshmen
experience to facilitate both
academic and social transitions
for incoming freshmen pre-CIS
majors.


This presentation will explore
the growing use of distance and
online learning as a model for
helping students access course
                                    Speakers,Vide
content. We will examine and
                                    oconferencing
discuss the spectrum of                             Laptop
                                    /Distance
distance/online learning models
                                    Learning
(synchronous and
asynchronous) and some of the
applications of those models for
students.
This session will showcase
technology lessons that
integrate into the 3-6
curriculum. The software used  Speakers
for these projects include:
PowerPoint, Excel, MovieMaker,
and Photoshop Elements.




It is impossible to miss the link
between 21st century skills and
student success. Educators
know these skills are important,
but struggle to successfully
integrate them into the existing Speakers   Laptop
curriculum. This session will
discuss what 21st century skills
are and examine strategies for
addressing integration through
21st century teacher training.



With 100's of Web Tools being
introduced at an increasingly
quickening pace, come to a
workshop that will not only
share some of the best web
                               Speakers     Laptop
tools around (that are FREE!)
but also demonstrates how they
can help make learning in the
classroom more engaging and
exciting.
With the help of a webcam, a
microphone and the Moo-O
software, an award winning
software, students (the story
reader) are instantly
transformed into the characters
of the story that they are      Speakers      Laptop
reading. The visual feedback in
the software helps the students
understand and appreciate the
need to read fluently and
expressively. A sample video is
displayed at www.Moo-O.com.

Participants will be presented
with successful ways to
incorporate technology into
their classrooms with a focus on
a music rehearsal. Various forms
of technology will be
                                 Speakers     Laptop
demonstrated to enhance the
students learning process as
well as help to make the
classroom a more interactive
learning environment for the
students.

Students at Lyme Central School
learn technology skills while
serving their school as leaders in
the area of technology. They
are involved in the setup, use of,
and exploration of new
technologies. Through the          Speakers   Laptop
generosity of NYSCATE, these
students built personal
computers from barebones kits.
Come learn more about these
student leaders and their
experiences.
The Rod Serling Video Festival, a
K-12 student video festival
started in 1995 to promote the
creative use of video technology
in both the home and
classroom, has been steadily      DVD
gaining in popularity among       player,Speake
students, educators, and          rs
parents throughout the state of
New York. Whether it is a
comedy, drama, or animated
work one thing you can be sure
of… you will be both inspired
and amazed at the quality.
A growing number of schools
offer online courses for
students. Whether core content,
electives or AP,successful
implementation of online
learning programs requires clear
planning, policy and active                       Laptop
promotion. The focus of this
session will be to inform
administrators of best practices
in online program
implementation, policy, cost and
quality considerations.

Cuba-Rushford Central School
has given the reigns to the kids.
They create, manage, produce
and edit the daily video
announcements called the Rebel
Express Show. These are 3 - 5                     Laptop,Projec
minutes announcements that air                    tor
to their peers and the staff.
They are also posted on the web
for their family and friends. The
equipment, process and benefits
to students will be presented.
Jim Hill, Technology Coordinator
at the Richfield Springs Central
School District, will discuss the
history of their school’s one-to-
one laptop program from
inception of the concept to the
final deployment. Topics include Speakers   Laptop
security concerns, imaging
process, user management,
professional development,
parent education, cases,
charging, and various other
components which need
consideration.

This workshop overview will be
a metacognitive opportunity to
analyze what technology
districts are already using and
how they can push the
                                            Laptop
boundaries of student
engagement and achievement
from lower level thinking skills
to higher level ones. Bring your
own laptop to this session.
Take a whirlwind tour of free
Web 2.0 tools that will engage
your students and empower
them to become creators of
content. We will share a Baker's
Dozen of our favorites and then
turn the floor over to our        Speakers
audience for their contributions.
 Build your own resource bank
of great tools with a price tag
that won't dent your shrinking
budgets. Bring your own laptop
to this session.
The world of technology is
growing daily. Everyday, as
children and teens interact in
Cyberspace, they are at risk
from sexual predators, the
exchange of child
pornography,exploitation and       Speakers   Laptop
abduction. Participants will learn
about online dangers, social
networking, cyber bullying,
sexting & cell phone safety.
They will learn how to download
resources to protect youth from
www.netsmartz.org
This session will describe a
Global Connections project in
graduate courses between NYIT
and a university in Taipei. The
instructors from each country
collaborated to design a project
for using Model Maker Software                Laptop
in instructional activities for
their instructional technology
graduate students. Google docs,
video, and a ning were used for
sharing the projects and
instructional strategies.
Are your students prepared for
the future? This workshop will
prepare you to become a virtual
global traveler. Use
videoconferencing to overcome
the physical limitations of the
classroom. Create authentic                  Laptop
learning opportunities for your
students. You will see examples
of videoconferences directly
connected to 21st Century
Learning Skills. Leave the
workshop with a passport to
global awareness. Reading
The New York State
Academy, provided through
NYSRRC, is a free service which
offer teachers, reading
specialists, literacy coaches and
administrators information
about evidence-based literacy     Speakers   Laptop
instruction. The NYS Reading
Academy offers free on-line
professional development in the
area of reading, ranging from a
60 hour course to multiple video
clips featuring national
presenters.
As the economy goes through
uncertain times, the number of
available grants is on the
decrease. Thus grant seekers
need tips about grant writing to
ensure they write the best grant
proposal possible for submission             Laptop
to grant funders. The workshop
does not promise any attendee
a grant award, but the workshop
will provide attendees with
grant writing success tips and
resources.
How can schools seamlessly
blend digital teaching and
learning with traditional
methods to deeply engage 21st
century learners, differentiate
instruction, and promote higher
order thinking skills? Learn how Speakers
Public School 143 is
transforming classroom
instruction with a one-to-one
computing model, interactive
curriculum, and digital teaching
platform.

Do you want a quick and easy
way to make your students feel
as if they were a movie star?
Do you want your students to
take home a lifetime of
memories from your classroom?
                                 Speakers   Laptop
 You will learn how to
accomplish this in “15 Minutes
of Fame.” This presentation will
show you how to use iPhoto,
iMovie and iDVD to create
amazing videos and slideshows.


We will present a newly
available FREE curriculum
mapping resource available as
part of a NYS dissemination
grant. Attendees will learn how
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to gain access and use this
                                            tor
resource. They will also learn
how the curriculum mapping
tool integrates with eDoctrina
assessment management
software, alos free of charge.
The Fishbowl discussion strategy
will be utilzed to demonstrate
dialoguing between a
technology coach and classroom
teacher in an authentic planning
session. The program is          Speakers     Laptop
designed for those who seek to
incorporate 21st century skills
and proficiencies into school
curricula within the context of
academic standards.


Amidst our technology rich
world, book trailers are rising in
popularity as a new tool to
motivate student reading. The
workshop will provide tips and
techniques to use when making
                                   Speakers   Laptop
a book trailer. By the end of the
workshop attendees will have
experienced step-by-step
procedures for making a book
trailer and will have observed a
number of examples.

This workshop will present an
inexpensive and viable way to
look at testing information and
inform instruction immediately
in the classroom. Our district
has been using scanning
software to assess survey and                 Laptop
inform our teachers, staff and
administrators for a variety of
instructional
purposes.Professional Learning
Communities use this
information to help guide their
collaborative work toward
Tour one of N.Y.'s historical
treasures and create an inspiring
student field trip. Challenge and
excite your students with higher
order thinking skills and provide
opportunities for student
creation as you “augment” the Speakers      Laptop
trip for future visitors. This
workshop will provide you with
a firsthand example of just how
exciting field trips can be by
using citing edge augmented
reality.
The session will start with a brief
time of sharing collaborative
tools & learning opportunities
that allow classrooms, teachers,
& students to meaningfully
connect & learn. Following this,
time will be devoted to having a Speakers   Laptop
conversation around these
tools/opportunities. Attendees
will brainstorm how to
transform ONE topic that they
teach and share it back with the
session and virtual community.
Bring your own laptop to this
For 5 weeks we successfully
combined online with face-to-
face learning to provide
professional development for
teachers. The course,
Integrating Web 2.0 with
Curriculum and Instruction was Speakers       Laptop
hosted online which provided
teachers 24/7 access to
materials and collaboration.
During the workshop we will
present the course outline,
tools, articles, projects and
feedback. Bring your own laptop
Need lesson ideas for using
Google tools? See teacher
lessons and student projects you
can replicate for your classroom,
presented by a Google Certified
Teacher. Sample topics:
historical events, history of your Speakers
community, explorers, math
volume/area lessons, teaching
literature, and science projects
using Earth and Maps. Tools
Shown: Docs, Presentation,
Earth, Maps, Forms, Book Lists,
and more.
A comparison of computer
curriculums at a community
college versus a four year
undergraduate program will be
presented. Career options for
associate degree versus a                     Laptop
bachelors degree, as well as
planning for transferring from a
community college to a four
year institution will be
addressed.
Distance learning depends on
innovative technology and
ongoing funding. Many grant
programs have been created to
support distance learning.          Speakers,Vide
Experts from the Polycom Grant      oconferencing
                                                    Laptop
Assistance Program will discuss     /Distance
the current state of technology     Learning
funding in state and national
programs, and suggest a 7-Step
Process to help you capture
available funds.




TBD
From online resources to
communication and
participatory learning, Web 2.0
offers valuable educational
benefits. But with those benefits
come content and security risks.
Discover how smarter filtering                      Laptop
and innovative solutions can
help you give users the
advantages of Web 2.0 learning
while maintaining network
security, user safety, and CIPA
compliance.
Session   Room          Primary Presenter    Last Name   Primary title     work info




                                                         Data
                                                                         Union
                        Gary                Burns        Processing
                                                                         Endicott CSD
                                                         Manager




D         Aqueduct AB




                                                                         SchoolKiT Inc
                        Pat                 Salstrand    Consultant      - on vendor
                                                                         list



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D         CD




                                                         Manager,
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                        Laura               Argusti      District
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D         Aqueduct EF
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                  Rob        Miller
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                                         Technical      Rochester
                  Mitchel    Hansinger   Training       City School
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    Cascade CD
    - SMART
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                                                        State
                  Lawrence   Paska       Technology
                                                        Education
                                         Policy
                                                        Department




D   Highland AB
                                    Dot         FableVision
                 Bill     Norris
                                    Connector   Learning




D   Highland C




                                    K-12 Program
                 Larry    Gallery                NYSERNet
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D   Highland D




                                                Clarkstown
                 George   Engel     Teacher     Central
                                                Schools




D   Highland E
                                                     Monroe 2-
                                     Instructional   Orleans
                   Lori    Burch     Technology      BOCES &
                                     Specialist      Hilton Central
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    Highland F -
D   MS room




                                                     Onondaga
                   Harry   Tuttle    Instructor      Community
                                                     College



    Highland G -
D   BYOL




                                                     Digital
                   Howie   DiBlasi   CEO
                                                     Journey




    Highland H -
D   BYOL
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                  Steven    Anderson
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D   Highland JK




                                       Associate       Hofstra
                  Elfreda   Blue
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                                                       Oneida-
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                  Deborah   Bauder     Education
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                                                        New York
                                                        City Dept. of
                                        Instructional
                                                        Education,
                  Frances   Newsom-Lang Technology
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                                                     Discovery
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                  Whitney   Mihoulides
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                                         Media          Greater
                  Rich      Preston      Services       Southern Tier
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                  Nancy         Sturm        Development
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                                             Educator /    Springville-
                  Benjamin J.   Higgins      Technology    Griffith
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    Cascade AB
    - SMART
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                  Denise        MacDevette                 g Inc. - on the
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                                                           vendor list


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                                    Coordinator     District 225
                                    of              Glenbrook
                  David   Jakes
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E   Highland AB




                  Carol   Clark




E   Highland C                                      Linstar




                                    VP Product
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                  Paul    Shuster   Development
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E   Highland D
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E   Highland E     Meghan                             School World




                                                      Mohawk
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                                                      Regional
                   Sheri     Perry    Computing
                                                      Information
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    Highland F -
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                                                      Chenango
                   Douglas   Green
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    Highland G -
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                   Susan    Palmer      Teacher
                                                        School




    Highland H -
E   BYOL




                                        Educator / C-   Springville-
                                        SPAN            Griffith
                   Joseph   Karb
                                        Teacher         Institute / C-
                                        Fellow          SPAN




E   Highland JK




                                                        NYIT School
                   Sarah    McPherson
                                                        of Education




E   Hyatt
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                  Barbara     Tordella    Mathematics
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                                        Manager,
                  Mark     Villinski    Field         Kaspersky Lab
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                                                     North
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                  Amy      Stephenson   Math Teacher
                                                     Central
                                                     School District


    Cascade AB
    - SMART
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                                           Technology
                                                         New Hartford
                  Mike       Amante        Integration
                                                         Central School
                                           Specialist


    Cascade CD
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F   Room




                                           Senior
                                                         Western
                  Penny      Notarnicola   Account
                                                         Suffolk BOCES
                                           Manager




F   Highland AB




                                           Library        Buckley
                  Patricia   Russac        Director/Histo Country Day
                                           ry Teacher     School




F   Highland C
                                                    Infinite
                   Laura    Barcelo
                                                    Campus




F   Highland D




                   Alison   Cronin                  Skills Tutor




F   Highland E




                                      Educational
                   Mark     Carls     Tech          CA BOCES
                                      Integrator



    Highland F -
F   MS room
                                                 Williamsville
                                    Technology
                   Nancy   Cook                  Central
                                    Integrator
                                                 Schools



    Highland G -
F   BYOL




                   Adam    Bellow   President    eduTecher




    Highland H -
F   BYOL




                   David   Jakes




F   Highland JK
                                       Chair
                                       Instructional   NYIT School
                  Sarah    McPherson
                                       Technology      of Education
                                       NYIT




F   Hyatt




                                       Director
                                       Business
                  Monica   Cougan                     CILC
                                       Development
                                       /K-12 Services




F   Hyatt - DL




    Staff Dev -
F   Hyatt         Katie    Huber
   Co-Presenter   Co-Presenter      Co title     Presider   presider_lname       Title




                                                                             Union
                                 Regional                                    Endicott,
Anil              Rao            Sales         Deborah      Pichette         Stoneware -
                                 Manager                                     Private Cloud
                                                                             Benefits




                                                                             Can 1+1= >2?
                                                                             The Power of
                                                                             Project Based
                                                                             Technology




                                                                             Digital
                                                                             Content for
                                                                             the Desktop
                                                                             and Beyond
                             Model          iPod Touch
                 Mileham,    Schools/Rese   Integration: A
Dave, Michelle
                 Okal        arch &         Practical
                             Development    Overview




                                            The Power of
                                            Clickers




                             Regional &     New York's
                             Distance       State of
Sarah            Martabano
                             Education      Online
                             Coordinator    Learning
                                  Using 21st
                  Mission Sales   Century Tools
Ryan   Galloway
                  Specialist      to Promote
                                  Creativity




                                  Teaching and
                  Content         Learning
Tim    Boundy
                  Coordinator     Across the
                                  Pond




                                  Using Mobile
                                  Tech to
                                  Empower
                                  Student
                                  Learning
Elementary
Kids, Social
Media, &
Content
Creation




Live Group
Creation of
a Web 2.0
Resources
Wiki




Creativity-
Innovative
Tech Projects-
K-12
Classroom
                                                            3
                                                            Perspectives
                      Adjunct
Tom       Whitby                      Eric      Sheninger   On Social
                      Professor
                                                            Media In
                                                            Education




                                                            Literacy
                      Chair,                                Instruction,
Sarah     McPherson   Instructional   Sarah     McPherson   Interactive
                      Technology                            Technology &
                                                            UDL




                                                            Teaching
                      LOTE
                                      NYSDLC                Chinese via
Lucille   Matt        Department
                                      members               Interactive
                      Chair
                                                            Video
                         Instructional                            Designing
Dr. Kathleen   Roberts   Technology      Phyllis   Berkowitz      Online PD
                         Specialist                               that Works




                                                                  50 Ways to
                                                                  Use
                                                                  Discovery
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Streaming




                         Coordinator
                         for the                                  The New
Diana          Wendell   Center of       Lisa      DiBello Wolski York State
                         Instructional                            EMTA
                         Support
                                   Turmoil in
                                   Tampa: Using
                                   Technology
                                   to Engage
                                   Kids




                   Director of     Survival Skills
                   Technology,     that Motivate
JoAnn   DePue
                   Data and        the Net
                   Assessment      Generation




                                   21st Century
                   Instructional
                                   Learning and
Ellen   Phillips   Technology
                                   Student-Led
                   Specialist
                                   Projects
Implications
of Web 2.0 in
Education:
2010 Update




TBD




Lessons in
Your Pocket -
with an iPod
Touch/iPad
                                                 Maximizing
                                                 The
                                                 Effectiveness
                                                 Of Your
                                                 Teacher and
                                                 Classroom
chool World                                      Website




                                                 How Can You
                                                 Incorporate
              Pam   Culbertson   Data Analysis
                                                 Technology
                                                 Into RTI?




                                                 To Tweet or
                                                 Not to Tweet?
                                                         The Hybrid
                                                         Classroom-
                                     Deby    Eppolito
                                                         Methods and
                                                         Minefields!




                        Educator /                       Using C-SPAN
Benjamin J.   Higgins   Technology                       Resources in
                        Specialist                       the Classroom




                        Associate                        Literacy Goes
Elfreda       Blue                   Sarah   McPherson
                        Professor                        Digital
                                              Team
                   6th Grade                  Teaching/Pee
Loren   Smith      Mathematics Mike   Bayba   r Coaching w/
                   Teacher                    Video
                                              Conferencing




                                              Using the
                                              Commons to
                                              Encourage
                                              Content
                                              Creation




                                              Novanet: An
                                              On-line
Mary    Dischner   Teacher                    Alternate for
                                              At-Risk
                                              Students
                                                     Study Island:
                                                     The
                                                     Complete
                                                     Educator's
                                                     Toolkit




                                                     Protecting
                                                     Against
                                                     Cyber-
                                                     Threats to
                                                     Education




                                                     SMARTboard
Mary   Gilmour   Math Teacher Christopher   Nelson
                                                     Interactive
                               Beyond the
                               Basics with
                               Apple Mobile
                               Devices




                Coordinator    Privacy and
                of             Facebook:
Renee   Allen
                Professional   Are They
                Development    Incompatible?




                               Question It:
                               Media Savvy
                               Producers
TBD




TBD




Creative
Ideas and
Brainstorming
Easy
Screencasting




The Tech
Commandme
nts




5 Things to
Rethink
                                            Global
                                            Connections
                                            with New
                                            Zealand for
                                            Literacy




                                            Videoconfere
               Education                    ncing & You:
Doug   Meyer               Liesl   Toates
               Cosultant                    Accessing
                                            Resources
        Program Description           Tech Needs   speakers   Bring My Own
UE tested several methods to
centralize applications and quickly
found that multiple delivery
solutions would be required in an
effort to speed the old machines
up. Stoneware's Private Cloud
                                                              Laptop
allows secure browser access that
also enabled better security, SSO,
access to multiple delivery
mechanisms simultanelously, 7x24,
and more. Extreme Educational
Value is avail along with ROI. See
for yourself!
Impact ALL students’ academic
achievement by integrating
technology into the core
curriculum. Bring together learning
standards, learning skills and
learning technologies in a project-
                                    Speakers                  Laptop
based approach. Differentiate your
instruction to provide Rigor,
Relevance and Relationships
focused on 21st Century
outcomes. Learn how performance-
based assessments will allow you to
monitor students’ progress.
This session will examine digital
content from two perspectives --
web 2.0 and mobile learning.
BrainPOP’s FREE Featured Movie
resource is cross-curricular, and
accessible at school or home.
                                    Speakers                  Laptop
Available through a widget
download for your classroom site
or blog, directly from the BrainPOP
homepage, and also on your iPad,
iPhone, or iPod Touch. Explore how
to weave this resource into
teaching.
Come and see what kinds of
projects were developed for use in
various classrooms (grades 2-12).
Participants will leave with ideas of
how to integrate iPod Touches into
their classrooms. What apps can
you use? How to you plan for this
implementation? Come and find
out.



Interactive Response Systems
(Clickers) are transforming the
classroom. Not only do they keep
students focused and engaged,
they also provide immediate
feedback for both students and the Speakers
teacher. Learn about the SMART
Response System in this fun,
interactive, hands-on session where
you will get to use clickers and
experience the benefits for yourself.

New York State is working to adopt
online learning as an effective
learning solution for K-12 students.
Participants in this session will learn
the results of a statewide survey
distributed in the Spring of 2010 as
                                        Speakers
a collaboration between the NYSED
and BOCES. Implementation
strategies, key success factors, and
NYSED's current initiatives to
support online learning will be
discussed.
Take your students on a learning
journey to solve the problems of
the world and along the way learn
about storytelling and animation.
Experience the world's easiest
animation software program,          Speakers            Laptop
designed to have users animating
their drawings in minutes. The
program's simple-to-use tools,
engaging design, and multiple levels
offer a fun, rewarding experience.

NYSERNet and its European
partner, JANET, are looking to
enable regular interactive sessions
using Internet2 between NYS
schools and schools in the United        Speakers,Vide
Kingdom, and eventually France           oconferencing
and Germany. Across all grades,          /Distance
subjects/classes planned include         Learning
Politics/Geo-politics, Social Science,
Literature, Foreign Languages,
Natural/Physical Sciences and with
enough interest other subjects are
possible.
Using Mobile Technology to
Empower Student Centered
Learning: The purpose of this
session is to demonstrate how to
develop a successful research-
based pilot program, using student
                                                         Laptop
owned cell phones. The presenter
will address the benefits and pitfalls
of this program and discuss how to
use the program to foster digital
literacy and a student centered
learning environment.
Can elementary students use social
media and content creation sites to
enhance teaching and learning?
Examples of lessons will be shared
to illustrate the value social media
and content creation has in the         Laptop
elementary classroom to focus
instruction and to propel learning
beyond the classroom walls. Tips
for using these tools safely and
responsibly will also be shared.




Bring your netbook as we co-create
a wiki of Web 2.0 tools, resources,
good-bad-and-interesting, and best      Laptop
practices during this session. Be co-
creators of wisdom!




Discover ideas, concepts and
projects about creativity, problem
solving and critical thinking.
Projects for K-12 will be examined
in the area of innovation, critical
thinking, problem solving and
creative thinking skills. Explore
original lessons using the Creative
Process and how educators can
learn to structure creative problem
solving lessons on a daily and yearly
basis. Bring your own laptop to this
session.
In this panel discussion participants
will have the opportunity to hear
from and ask questions of 3 leaders
in the area of social media
integration in education. One an        Speakers,Vide
instructional technologist, one a       oconferencing
                                                        Laptop
principal and one an educator of        /Distance
pre-service teachers. Each will offer   Learning
their perspective of the current
state of social media in education
and how to harness its potential for
learning.
With the advent of 21st Century
literacies, all school-aged learners
can be afforded the opportunity to
develop technological know-how
and demonstrate effective
communication, social, and
                                                        Laptop
problem solving skills. During this
session, presenters will share how
classroom teachers can incorporate
21st century literacies into literacy
instruction based on principles of
universal design for learning.
Are your students ready to
compete in a global economy? Are
you thinking about bringing your
district’s World Languages program
into the twenty first century? This
                                    Videoconfere
presentation will show ways to
                                    ncing/Distanc
develop a distance learning
                                    e Learning
program in Chinese, other world
languages or subject areas and the
pitfalls you may encounter in the
process. We will connect with a
Chinese class in progress.
Designing online pd to impact
student learning? Differentiating
online instruction to meet teachers’
multiple learning styles? What does
current online research indicate?
What assessments should be
                                      Speakers    Laptop
included? Join us as we address
these questions and listen to two
NYC public teachers who have
experienced the online Title IID
Digital Destinations in History grant
program, give us their reflections
Finding and playing video segments
is one of the many ways you can
use the Discovery Education
streaming, but did you know that
your DE streaming resources
includes a built-in Interactive Atlas,
                                       Speakers   Laptop
Calendar, hundreds of Writing
Prompts,and a whole lot more?
During this session you’ll learn how
to integrate the DE streaming tools
in new and exciting ways to reach
your 21st century student.


The EMTA supports educators who
integrate media and technology
into their instruction to enhance
learning. In this presentation, three
EMTA projects that support student Speakers       Laptop
learning will be highlighted.
Participants will learn more about
VITAL, LEARN 360 and the EMTA's
Media Literacy project grant.
This session is a student-centered,
team based, interactive educational
experience that uses scientifically
accurate data teamed with
emerging technology tools from
AVerMedia to teach critical math
                                               Laptop
and science skills. This simulation is
designed to provide students with
real-life situations where they have
to solve weather problems to avoid
disasters and save lives. Join us for
a engaged session.
Tony Wagner’s latest book the
Global Achievement Gap has
changed the philosophy of how the
Springville-Griffith Institute CSD
utilizes technology in the
classroom. This presentation
                                    Speakers   Laptop
highlights some of the amazing
ways we are teaching critical
thinking, creativity, and effective
communication skills that will open
the doors for our students to adapt
to the jobs of the future.

Technology is an essential learning
tool, but one that needs to be in
student hands. If we want to
embrace 21st century learning, we
need to embrace the technology
tools our digital age students have            Laptop
come to expect. Come explore
lessons, strategies, and student-
created technology projects that
promote a deeper understanding of
content.
What does instant communication
and global collaboration associated
with Web 2.0 mean for education?
How can schools approach Web 2.0
without fear, hype or hyperbole?
What does it mean to be an
                                    Speakers   Laptop
educated person in 2010 and
beyond, and how can our schools
approach this challenge? We'll
extend our conversation from last
year, and challenge you to think
about the power of connective
technologies.




Leave your computer at home, and
just load your lessons on an iPod or
iPad. This presentation discusses
connecting these devices to a
projector in the classroom to create
and deliver engaging digital lessons,
                                               Laptop
and how to move Powerpoint,
Keynote, videos, maps, web pages
and YouTube content to your iPod
or iPad. You will also see how to
use these devices to assess
students and their behavior.
Learn how to increase student
participation inside and outside of
the classroom by understanding
how to best utilize 21st-century
teacher website tools in your day-to-
day learning environment.
Understand the real-world use
cases for website applications such
as blogs, homework calendars,
discussion boards, and more.
NYS is requiring districts to have a
RTI (Response to Intervention) Plan
in place by July 1, 2012 for K-4 in
the area of Reading. How can
technology help students who are
identified as Tier II or III?
                                                Laptop
Attendees will learn how
technology can be a powerful tool
in tracking student data and
providing intervention to students
who have been identified as Tier II
or III.
There is no dearth of twitter about
Twitter. Evangelists in education
abound and present this
technology as the be all and end all
of professional development. Dr.
Doug Green has 30+ years of
                                     Speakers   Laptop
experience as an administrator,
technology user and author. He has
attended Twitter conferences and
studied how this resource has been
used for better or worse. Profit
from his analysis about this
resource. Bring your own laptop to
Can you imagine teaching a core
course or elective in a hybrid
format? Thise workshop will discuss
the current status of online learning
and teaching with a focus on its
application to the middle and high
                                      Speakers          flash drive
school program. We will discuss
methods and tips for incorporating
online teaching in core and elective
courses along with some issues and
hurdles along the way. Bring your
own laptop to this session.
C-SPAN is an outstanding resource
for teaching civics. This
presentation will highlight various
ways of using C-SPAN in the
classroom including the                 Speakers,Vide
StudentCam contest, C-SPAN              oconferencing
                                                        Laptop
Classroom Website, C-SPAN video         /Distance
library, debate activities, and         Learning
simulations. A representative from
the Washington C-SPAN office will
join the presentation through live
video conferencing.
Comics, digital stories, virtual
literature circles, and web 2.0 tools
can make literacy fun, relevant, and
hands-on for struggling readers and
ELL students. This session will
address literacy standards for
                                                        Laptop
reading, writing, and
communicating using instructional
strategies that engage students and
provide the motivation to learn.
Resources and activities for
teachers will be demonstrated.
Learn how two middle level
teachers made improvements to
student results using interactive
videoconferencing. They created a
paired teaching model that took
                                    Videoconfere
advantage of each others’ strengths
                                    ncing/Distanc   VC Equipment
as determined by a review of 4
                                    e Learning
years worth of student assessment
data. Teachers will demonstrate
the model (pending scheduling)
with students via videoconference
and discuss its impact on their
classrooms. use the Creative
Learn how to
Commons licensing options to
engage students as content
creators and to share their work
easily with other people all over the
world - by making it Some Rights
                                      Speakers      Laptop
Reserved" instead of "All Rights
Reserved". Encourage the use of
creative works that can be remixed
and reused under Creative
Commons licenses legally, without
the fear of infringing others
copyright.
Online learning assists students
struggling due to failing grades, low
motivation, or attendance.
Novanet is a virtual world to
complete classes, receive
recovery/accrual credit and
                                      Speakers
graduate. Learn to help students
work independently in core
subjects/electives. Participants will
learn about pre-inventory
assessments, self-pacing, teacher 1-
on-1 tutoring and how a student
“Masters” content.
Study Island is a Kindergarten-
Regents online learning program
built from the NYS Standards. It is
rooted in foundational and
statistical research and is a Learning
Magazine’s Teacher’s Choice Award
Winner and District
Administration’s Readers Choice
Top 100 products. Teachers can
customize instruction and
assessments while allowing
students to study in a variety of
fun, engaging modes.
It’s not news that threats are
growing across the IT security
landscape. Today’s malware
imposes significant risks due to the
highly organized nature of attacks
                                            Laptop
to schools of any size. You will learn
what this means for school
administrators and what
Technology Directors need to look
for to stay on top of these threats.


Through this workshop participants
will learn new techniques to use
with an interactive whiteboard.
These include Internet sites such as
Prezi and xtranormal. We will
demonstrate how to integrate the Speakers
use of interactive whiteboard
technology and digital resources
into every aspect of the learning
environment from teaching, to
learning to assessment.
This innovative session will offer
some of the best and latest ways to
integrate Apple Mobile Devices into
the classroom. Whether its iPod
touches, iPhones, or iPads, come
learn about some of the newest                  Laptop,Docu
apps, proven best practices for                 ment Camera
classroom management, and much,
much more. If you have already
started using Apple mobile
technologies or are thinking about
it, you won't want to miss this!

This workshop will teach
participants to manage account and
privacy settings to fully experience
Facebook social networking
without the fear of jeopardizing
                                     Speakers
personal information. Topics to be
covered will include password
management, creating lists to
customize postings, search options
and user applications.

Plan and simple, students need to
have media literacy threaded
throughout all areas of the
curriculum to teach them to
deconstruct messages from
television to online media. By
                                     Speakers   Laptop
looking at different industries,
people, and lingo, they discover the
techniques used to target
audiences and the art of
persuasion. As smart consumers
they become media savvy
producers.
When you get smart people
together you can brainstorm smart
things! This session will be a
sharing of ideas 'without
judgement'. Piggybacking off of Dr.
Roger Firestein's NYSCATE Riding
                                    Speakers   Laptop
the Digital Wave" keynote in
March. Using ideas from the group,
what can we do to help improve
our schools? What are ways to
keep the momentum from this
conference? Bring your
laptops/SMARTphones/brains.
Screencasts can be used by
teachers to provide students with
recordings of lessons available just-
in-time--great for students who
were absent or who need extra
review. Have students create
                                       Speakers   Laptop
screencasts to demonstrate their
understanding of concepts and
procedures. This workshop will
demonstrate how to create
screencasts. Bring your own laptop
to this session.
This presentation explores ten
ideas that will help to revitalize the
thinking of modern educational
technology. Covering ideas ranging
from how to ensure quality
professional development to how
                                       Speakers   Laptop
to stay up to date on all the latest
webtools. The presentation is
based on an article that I wrote that
can be found here...
http://www.scribd.com/doc/19590
152/The-Tech-Commandments.
Bring your own laptop to this
This session explores five critical
elements of leadership in the 21st
Century. Join two veteran
administrators as they challenge
you to rethink your perceptions of
teaching and learning, learning
spaces, professional development,
policy development, and how to
lead an organization through the
changes required to develop a 21st
Century learning institution.
This session will describe my study
tour of New Zealand schools
sponsored by ISTE SIGTE. New
Zealand education is committed to
improving literacy through inquiry
learning with web 2.0, blogs, video,
                                                   Laptop
and podcasts. A literacy cycle
guides the curriculum; key
competencies guide self-regulated
learning. We can learn from the
New Zealand approach for
empowering students through
technology. will highlight the
This session
numerous content providers,
educators and professional
development resources available to
you through videoconferencing.
                                   Videoconfere
Learn how distance learning
                                   ncing/Distanc   Laptop
collaborations and content
                                   e Learning
opportunities will enhance and
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Session   Room          Primary Presenter    Last Name     Primary title     work info     Co-Presenter




                                                                           Williamsville
                                                                           Central
                                                           Science
                        Susan               Merlino                        Schools,
                                                           Teacher
                                                                           Heim Middle
                                                                           School




G         Aqueduct AB




                                                                           Hamilton-
                                                           Technology
                                                                           Fulton-
                        Rachel              Gregg          Integration                Cindy
                                                                           Montgomery
                                                           Specialist
                                                                           BOCES




          Aqueduct
G         CD




                                                           Spanish         Miller Place
                        Karole              Kalin-Holmes                                   Erika
                                                           Teacher         School District




G         Aqueduct EF
                                                   Veronica E.
                  Mary      Howard   Teacher       Connor        Jillian
                                                   Middle School



    Cascade AB
    - SMART
G   Room




                                     School        Horace Mann
                                     Librarian /   Elem. Schl.,
                  MaryAnn   Karre                               Beth
                                     Technology    Binghamton
                                     Teacher       CSD



    Cascade CD
    - SMART
G   Room




                                     Apple
                                     Distinguished
                                     Educator,
                                     Smithsonian Niskayuna
                  Carol     LaRow
                                     Laureate,     CSD
                                     Google
                                     Certified
                                     Teacher


G   Highland AB
                                                   Naples
                 Anneke   Radin-Snaith   Teacher   Central   Mary
                                                   Schools




G   Highland C




                 Erin     Glarner                  CISCO




G   Highland D




                 Kara     Chase                    Annese




G   Highland E
                                       Administrativ Eastern
                   Darlene   Roces
                                       e Coordinator Suffolk BOCES




    Highland F -
G   MS room




                                                     City School
                                       Grade 4
                   Laurie    Ellis                   District of     Brandon
                                       Instructor
                                                     Albany




    Highland G -
G   BYOL




                                                     Digital
                   Howie     DiBlasi   CEO
                                                     Journey




    Highland H -
G   BYOL
                                         Instructional
                                                         Monroe #1
                  Brian C.   Smith       Technology                    David
                                                         BOCES
                                         Specialist




G   Highland JK




                                                         Lower
                                         Regional &
                                                         Hudson
                                         Distance
                  Sarah      Martabano                   Regional      Betsy
                                         Education
                                                         Information
                                         Coordinator
                                                         Center




G   Hyatt - DL




                                                         Highland
                                         Director of     Falls-Fort
                  Andrea     Tejedor
                                         Technology      Montgomery
                                                         CSD




    Staff Dev -
G   Hyatt
                                     coordinator
                  Staci   kemp       of              edutech
                                     datamentor




H   Aqueduct AB




                                                     NYC DOE
                                     Instructional   Queens
                                                                     SLercher and
                  Ellen   Phillips   Technology      Office of
                                                                     MKemler
                                     Specialist      Educational
                                                     Technology



    Aqueduct
H   CD




                                                     PLATO
                                     Account
                  Garry   Haraveth                   Learning - on
                                     Manager
                                                     vendor list




H   Aqueduct EF
                                                      Holland
                                                      Patent
                                      4th Grade       Elementary/H
                  Krista   Dicesare                                 Nedra
                                      Teacher         olland Patent
                                                      Central
                                                      Schools

    Cascade AB
    - SMART
H   Room




                                                      Monroe High
                  Larisa   Useda      teacher                      Liza
                                                      School, RCSD




    Cascade CD
    - SMART
H   Room




                                      Instructional   Grand Island
                  Jamie    Mancuso    Technology      Central
                                      Teacher         School District




H   Highland AB
                                                  Fayetteville
                                    Technology
                 Laurel   Chiesa                  Manlius         Amy
                                    Coordinator
                                                  School District




H   Highland C




                                    Product       SunGard
                 Marc     Bozik     Consultant    Public Sector -
                                    Manager       on vendor list




H   Highland D




                 Val      Gardner                 Alcatel-Lucent




H   Highland E
                                         Instructional
                                                         CNYRIC/Onon
                                         Technology
                   Nancy    Schmidt                      daga Central
                                         Integration
                                                         Schools
                                         Specialist




    Highland F -
H   MS room




                                         Literacy
                                         Specialist/Ele Oswego City
                   Cheryl   Beck                                        Kelly
                                         mentary        School District
                                         Teacher




    Highland G -
H   BYOL




                                         Technology      Amherst
                   Rob      Zdrojewski   Teacher &       Central
                                         Trainer         School District




H   Highland JK
                                                               leading a 1-
                                                               hour
                                                               session,
                                      Director of              Sunday,
                                      Communicat               Monday or
H   Hyatt - DL     Dawn    Colavita   ions        CILC         Tuesday




                                                   Onondaga
                   Harry   Tuttle     Instructor   Community
                                                   College




    Staff Dev -
H   Hyatt




                                                   Jordan
                                                   Elbridge
                   Katie   Regan      Teacher
                                                   Central
                                                   Schools




    Highland H -
H   BYOL
                                    School Media I.S. 230-
                  Martin   Gonser
                                    Specialist   Queens




I   Aqueduct AB




                                                   Systems
                                    Sr.            Management/
                  Rob      Noble    Virtualization Planning    Todd
                                    Architect      (SMP) - on
                                                   vendor list



    Aqueduct
I   CD




                                    Educational   Texas
                  Dana     Morse    Technology    Instruments -
                                    Consultant    on vendor list




I   Aqueduct EF
                                    Director of   Hornell City
                  Pete    Baccile
                                    Technology    School District




    Cascade AB
    - SMART
I   Room




                                    K-12          PASCO
                  Dot     Brown     Education     scientific - on
                                    Consultant    vendor list



    Cascade CD
    - SMART
I   Room




                  David   Jakes




I   Highland AB
                                                            3rd Learning -
                   Michael   Horning, Jr.   President
                                                            on vendor list




I   Highland C




                                            Instructional
                                                            Model
                   Carl      Manganaro      Computing                        Lauri
                                                            Schools
                                            Specialist




    Highland F -
I   MS room




                                            Educational
                   Cara      Rager          Training        WXXI             Marion
                                            Coordinator




    Highland G -
I   BYOL
                                         Virtual
                               Norton-
                   Catherine             Worlds        GST BOCES
                               Barker
                                         Coordinator




    Highland H -
I   BYOL




                                                       New York
                                                       State Ubuntu
                   Charles     Profitt
                                                       Loco / Fedora
                                                       Ambassador




I   Highland JK




                                                       Virtual
                                         Consultant,
                   Margaret    Corbit                  Worlds in       Christopher
                                         MD Corbit LLC
                                                       Education




I   Hyatt - DL
                                                       Niskayuna
                                       Educational
                  Michael   Greene                     Central       David
                                       Technologist
                                                       Schools




    Staff Dev -
I   Hyatt




                                                       Mohawk
                                       Instructional
                                                       Regional
                  Derek     LaLonde    Computing                     Charity
                                                       Information
                                       Specialist
                                                       Center




I   Highland D




                                       Staff
                                                   Oswego
                  Liane     Benedict   Development                   Peri
                                                   BOCES
                                       Coordinator




I   Highland E
Co-Presenter      Co title     Presider   presider_lname   Title




                                                       Student
                                                       Centered
                             Michael      Russo
                                                       Videos and
                                                       Wiki Pages




             NYSSTL                                    Student Tech
             Advisor,                                  Literacy – a
Sengenberger                 Megan        Coker
             Science                                   Project-Based
             Teacher                                   Approach




                                                       Bridging the
               Spanish and
                                                       Gap: Connect
Della Rosa     Italian       Marsha       Spampinato
                                                       Beyond LOTE
               Teacher
                                                       Classroom
                         Incorporating
                         Web 2.0
Schneider   Teacher
                         Tools into the
                         Classroom




            4th Grade    Smart
            Teacher /    Students -
Sullivan
            Technology   SMART
            Mentor       Portfolios




                         iPhoto –
                         Special
                         Features and
                         Classroom
                         Projects
           Technology   Integrating
Phillips   Staff        Multiple
           Developer    Technologies




                        TBD




                        TBD
                                              IT
                                              Ambassadors:
                                               Flex Those
                                              Capacity
                                              Muscles!




             Student
             Technical                        21st Century
             Support                          Learning
Milonovich   Specialist,   Alice   Florance   Through
             Information                      Scratch
             Technology                       Programming
             Services




                                              Cool Web 2
                                              Tools:
                                              Integrating
                                              Math-Science
        Coordinator
        of              Really Cool
Jakes
        Instructional   Tool Duel
        Technology




                        Online
        Staff
                        Learning for
        Specialist /
Hardy                   NY Students -
        Distance
                        A Panel
        Learning
                        Discussion




                        Copyright
                        and
                        Academic
                        Culture in
                        Digital World
                                           DataMentor




                                           Students Give
                                           Voice to
Lercher and
              Teachers   Richard   Gross   History:
Kemler
                                           TitleIID In
                                           Action




                                           Maximizing
                                           you
                         Mandy     Braun   Investment in
                                           Online
                                           Learning
           Elementary
                        How SMART
Isenberg   Technology
                        is a DBQ?
           Teacher




                        Teaching
                        Vocabulary
                        Can be Fun
Steffen    teacher
                        with a
                        SMART
                        Board!




                        Digital
                        Citizenship: A
                        K-12
                        Approach
                     GPS Devices:
          Computer   Curriculum
Fiorito
          Resource   Integration
                     Ideas




                     Computing
                     Anytime/Any
                     where with
                     your Apple
                     iPad




                     TBD
                     Rob   Leo
                                 Bring the
                                 World to Your
                                 Classroom
                                 with NBC
                                 News
                                 Archives on
                                 Demand




                                 Using Flip
         Elemetary
Moxley                           Cameras in
         Teacher
                                 the Classroom




                                 Using
                                 SchoolTube.c
                                 om
                                      What if the
                                      dollars
                                      spent on
                                      IVC content
                                      provider
                                      programs
                                      could
                                      increase
                                      student
                                      learning
PC Lab                                and           Squeezing
needed for                            motivation,   All the
Hands-On                              open doors    Value From
Workshop                              for career    a IVC
Sat or                                options for   Content
Sunday       Presentation eLearning   students      Program




                                                    Develop 21st
                                                    Century
                                                    Critical
                                                    Thinking Skills




                                                    Moodle: The
                                                    Virtual
                                                    Classroom
                                           Are you
                                           iNquiry-
                                           based, iNter-
                                           gen’l and
                                           involved 2?




         Director of                       Virtualization
Crooks   Professional   Grace   Muszocki   …So What's
         Services                          Next?




                                           The
                                           Interactive
                                           Mathematics
                                           Classroom
Expending
QZAB funds
effectively
for
equipment
and




SPARKscience
:Platform for
Discovery-
Based
Learning




Yah But!
Meeting the
Challenges of
Disruptive
Technologies
                                          Bridging the
                                          Gap through
                                          a Standards-
                                          Based System




         Instructional                    Cell Phones
Yager    Computing                        in the
         Specialist                       Classrooom




                                          Exploring
         Assistant V.P.
                                          Public
         Education &
French                  Marion   French   Media's Role
         Interactive
                                          in Today's
         Services
                                          Classroom
                                              Introducing
                                              EDUni-NY:
                                              Virtual
                                              Worlds for
                                              Education




                                              Free and
                                              Open in
                                              Education:
                                              ISTE and
                                              NETP2010




           senior                             Building
           manager of                         InWorld
Lawrence                Suzanne   Kolodziej
           digital                            Museum
           learning                           Communities
                                                 Professional
           Administrator
                                                 Development-
            for
Crandall                                         Getting
           Information
                                                 Teachers On
           & Technology
                                                 Board




                                                Taking a Bite
           English
Smykla                     Angie   Schermerhorn Out of the Big
           Teacher
                                                Apple




                                                 Inspiring
           Technology                            Teachers to
Nelson     Integration                           Integrate
           Specialist                            Tech (Title
                                                 IID)
       Program Description           Tech Needs   speakers   Bring My Own
How can we get middle school
students excited about Newton's
Laws, genetics or photosynthesis?
Have them do an experiment in
front of a camera! See how
students created iMovies & wiki
pages to represent their             Speakers
knowledge of science concepts
and experiments in linguistic and
nonlinguistic ways. These projects
improved student understanding
of difficult concepts and reinforced
higher level thinking.




All New York districts are being
asked to report the percentage of
students who are technology
literate. This session will present a
model of using authentic projects Speakers
to build a technology literacy
program in any school, even if
there is no technology class for all
students.




Looking for new and innovative
lesson plans using the latest
technology? This one hour
seminar will be a demonstration of
how to utilize high tech tools to
connect your students to
counterparts across the globe to   Speakers                  Laptop
promote cross cultural awareness,
fluency and oral mastery.
Technology will include Skype,
Podcasting, Webinars, Tannenberg
sessions, Voice Streaming as well
as other useful resources.
This presentation will allow
attendees to see how technology
can seamlessly (and painlessly) be
integrated into the curriculum to
reach students. Those in
attendance will not simply be
                                    Speakers
exposed to the available tools, but
will see actual ways in which those
tools were used in a Middle School
classroom, and the products
produced by students as a result of
using those tools.


Come see how a librarian, a
teacher and one class of fourth
grade students have learned to
design learning goals and use
SMART Notebook SE to create
SMART digital portfolios that
showcase student learning. See  Speakers       Laptop
how the students were then able
to teach engaging Notebook
lessons to younger students!
BONUS!!! Ten SMART SE bracelets
will be given away at the
workshop!

Use iPhoto for dynamic classroom
lessons and student projects. See
sample classroom projects. Learn
iPhoto’s beyond-basic features
that show field trip locations, with
photos and pins on interactive
Google maps. Create travel books
with custom maps for historical
events, explorers, novels’ events.
Publish to iTunes; transfer to
iPods/iPads. Upload to MobileMe,
Flickr for students to
view/download.
See how National Geographic
Interactive Website, Google Earth,
Inspiration, A TeacherSite website,
-A Virtual Fieldtrip/ Online
Adventure , and Glogster, are
incorporated into instruction and              Laptop,SMAR
                                    Speakers
learning in a single unit of study.            Tboard
The use of the software
applications shown can be easily
transferred to other grade levels
and subject areas: the example
pertains to 7th grade SS.
 Learn about the Eastern Suffolk
BOCES Instructional Technology
Ambassador Programs highlighting
a win-win strategy to support
teaching, learning, and the
ubiquitous use of instructional
technology. Two main programs Speakers                Laptop
will be discussed: In partnership
with NYSCATE, the Verizon
Ambassador Program and the NYS
Learning Technology Grant:
Growing Up Green – Digital
Activism.
Through collaboration, research,
and interactive design, weekly
Scratch lessons were developed
that were rich in cross- curricular
content. Fourth and fifth-grade
students were able to create
                                      DVD
interactive programs, animations
                                      player,Speake   Laptop
and games through storyboarding.
                                      rs
Group discussion, peer teaching
and problem-solving were all
developed and fostered in the
once-a-week, 90-minute after-
school sessions. Bring your own
laptop to this session with scratch
The interactive session/workshop
will explore a host of Web 2.0
tools in specific content areas.
Learn to use teaching and learning
strategies, Thematic unit lesson
plans that will focus on a specific
Web 2.0 tools in the content area
                                      Speakers
of Math, Science, Language Arts,
and Social Studies. Discover over
100 resources you can use in 4
content areas. Learn about new
skills for 21st Century Classroom.
Bring your own laptop to this
session.
Web technologies are ever
changing and you deserve to know
the best tools to build learning
experiences for students. Join
                                  Speakers      Laptop
David Jakes and Brian C. Smith as
they duel to see who deals the
best tools for teaching and
learning today.




A panel of educators from SED,
BOCES, and NY School districts will
share ways that online learning
helped students meet unique
needs by providing courses for
                                                Microphones
graduation, tight schedules, as well Speakers
                                                for panel
as electives and AP courses. The
panel will share key factors and
plans moving forward as well as
answer questions from session
participants.




What is fair use? Review the role it
plays in enabling access to certain
types of digital materials.
Introduction to basic copyright law
and the Digital Millennium
Copyright Act, including "fair use" Speakers    Laptop
and "public domain" issues;
methods for assessing copyright
status of materials; print/analog
materials vs. digital materials; risk
tolerance and management.
Come check out this online
instructional tool that helps you
use data to guide your
instructional practices.




What do you get when you mix
two enthusiastic teachers with a
Title IID grant? You get classrooms
full of students empowered as
content creators using 21st
Century skills! Scott Lercher and
Matthew Kemler share student-       Speakers
created podcasts, graphic novels,
digital documentaries and Google
maps as well as their experiences
in transforming their classrooms
into places where history comes
alive.


Understand how to implement
online learning into your
curriculum. How to use data to
drive classroom decisions and fully
differentiate instruction. Learn
how districts throughout New York Speakers     Laptop
State are properly implementing
online learning into their programs
and the returns they are
measuring to determine student
and financial success.
A 4th grade teacher will share how
she integrates her SmartBoard into
her lessons on teaching DBQ's
(Document Based Questions). She
introduces the basic language of
the DBQ and the 5th grade teacher
                                   Speakers    Laptop
builds on that lesson. The lesson
includes resources from the NYS
5th grade social studies
assessment, Smart Notebook, Web
2.0 sites as well as sites with
primary resources.


OK, now you’ve got your SMART
Board. How can you use it to
teach academic vocabulary in the
most engaging and effective way?
Let’s unlock the full potential of
SMART Notebook software. Join
us for a demonstration and          Speakers   Laptop
discussion of real classroom
vocabulary activities based on
Robert Marazano’s research and
six-step process for teaching new
terms. Teachers of all subjects are
welcome.


Learn how Grand Island, a public
school district in WNY, is taking
Digital Citizenship to the next
level. We have updated our
program for full implementation K-
12 and this presentation will share Speakers
what we are teaching, when and
with what resources. Information
and ideas for reaching teachers,
parents and community members
will also be explored.
The use of handheld GPS units
allows students to become more
familiar with a technology that is
quickly becoming prevalent in
today’s society. Explore
applications for handheld GPS
                                      Speakers   Laptop
units within the different scientific
disciplines, social studies and
physical education. Activities
include topographical maps,
synchronization with Google
Earth,and orienteering.


SunGard Public Sector's PLUS 360
is a district-wide solution for K12
school districts. Our modules are
used by administrators, office
staff, teachers, parents and
students for managing financial
                                    Speakers     Laptop
information, special education,
student information, assessment
and curriculum. This session will
focus on how you can use the new
Apple iPad, to access your
information anywhere.
NBC News is a unique collection of
video and primary resources,
images, and historic footage that
fit in nicely with Science, Social
Studies, English, and even Math.
At Onondaga Central Schools,
                                     Speakers   Laptop
grades 4 through 12, we are not
only enriching lesson plans with
historic footage, but are also using
it to create assessments. Come
see how to integrate this resource
to improve student learning.


Video projects can incorporate
multiple subjects at once while
encouraging students to think
creatively and also having fun. It
can be used for simple things such
as recording a presentation to
more complex things like making a Speakers      Laptop
trailer for a book, documenting a
field trip, doing a demonstration,
or performing a skit. The workshop
will give participants expanded
digital literacy learning. Bring your
own laptop to this session.


Schooltube is the only moderated
website intended for student and
teacher produced online video.
Learn how to use SchoolTube to
host your morning newscasts,
class multimedia projects and       Speakers    Laptop
more. SchoolTube is endorsed by
educational organizations such as
NAESP and NASSP. View our
schooltube channel at
AmherstTechTV.org for examples.
Attendees will make the most
content provider programs to
promote student learning,
explore career options for
students, and expand
classroom instructional
strategies through the use of
content provider student
programs offered via
videoconferencing--saving
dollars in the process.


Learn many ways of developing
your students' 21st Century
critical thinking for their present
and their future. We'll do a brief
overview of critical thinking, select
a few areas of critical thinking and    Laptop
give many specific ways in which
technology can help develop these
skills. You can easily duplicate
these techniques in your
classroom.


Students are naturally engaged in
social networking online and
Moodle is a safe way to encourage
academic networking as well as
social in your classroom. The
virtual classroom in Moodle can be
used in so many ways, small or
                                        Laptop
extensive. Examples are not
limited to: wikis, forums, chats,
paperless assignments, online
lessons, and glossaries. I will share
some other side projects too!
Bring your own laptop to this
session.
The conference attendees will
expand their insight on using both
familiar and new tools for
appropriate pedagogical purposes.
They , will become peer-to-peer                Laptop,Projec
leaders and visionaries, making an             tor,interactive
impact on the future of learning                devices
and instruction, through modeling
and , sharing of responsibility for
tomorrow’s leadership within their
smaller learning communities.



Most IT organizations have
recognized the savings and value
from server virtualization. So
what’s next? In this interactive
session, we will discuss how
Virtualization technologies can
                                               Laptop
improve business continuity within
the datacenter and throughtout
your organization, how off site
Disaster Recovery is enabled, and
how does all of this tie into “the
vCloud”.


See the Mathematics classroom
that engages all students and
allows for instant feedback for the
teacher to assess understanding.
Wirelessly communicate with all
students and enable them to
                                    Speakers   Laptop
present their discoveries to the
entire class. Send, recieve, and
analyze State Exams to develop a
greater understanding of the
Mathematics in the NYS Standards
in grades 7-12.
1.Does your district have at least
35% of students eligible for
free/reduced cost lunch? 2.Is your
district located in an
Empowerment Zone/Enterprise
Community? If you answered yes
                                   Speakers   Laptop
to these questions, find out how
to receive funds to invest in
equipment and up-to-date
technology, develop challenging
curriculum, and train quality
teachers.


Attendees will be given the most
modern and most effective tools
for science education. PASCO
scientific will provide this with
SPARKscience, an authentic,
research-based learning                       Laptop,Projec
environment that combines                     tor
cutting edge data collection,
interactive visualization, analysis
tools that encourage exploration
and collaboration and discovery-
based interactive lab activities.

You've had an opportunity to
explore many new and exciting
technologies at NYSCATE. As you
return to your school, what do you
envision will be the roadblocks
that prevent the adoption and
application of those technologies
to teaching and learning? Bring
your questions, and join two
veteran school administrators as
they help you build solutions that
address the potential "yah buts"
and roadbocks that you might
encounter.
The NYLearns standards-based
system bridges a gap for educators
by identifying what must be taught
and, more importantly, by
empowering educators with the
resources, content and 21st
century tools needed for achieving Speakers
success. Standards-based systems
are essential for all educators as
they work to help all students
achieve the success we all know is
possible within their educational
experience.


You gave them a what? This is the
response of most people when
you use the word cellphone in
schools. In a community with a
wide range of income, a cell phone
is a great benefit. When you watch
                                   Speakers         Laptop
students using their phone in the
classroom, they own the
assignment. They lead their own
learning and engage in complex
thinking. Teachers can manage
student assignments and grades.

WXXI will provide information
regarding awareness and
instructional use of on-demand
resources available for educators
from public media outlets.
Resources and hands-on activities
                                    DVD
will highlight PBS provided content                 Laptop,Projec
                                    player,Speake
and professional development                        tor
                                    rs
resources, freely available video-
on demand libraries, lesson plan
databases, public
broadcasting/PBS developed
online games and more. Bring your
own laptop to this session.
Imagine learning about Ancient
Civilizations by becoming a virtual
Egyptian. Or consider how much
more would you learn by building
a virtual Science exhibit for others
to visit? 3D-Virtual worlds enhance
the curriculum by engaging           Speakers         Laptop
students’ imaginations and
creativity. Join us for a tour of
EDUni-NY, a universe hosted by
GST BOCES for the benefit of
educators statewide. Bring your
own laptop to this session.




This workshop will expose
attendees to free and open
alternatives available to educators
and learners. It will show how                        Laptop
these resources can be used to
achieve the goals laid out in ISTE
21st century skills and NETP 2010.




Youth can be empowered to learn
about STEM and IT by joining
museum communities. Teams of
youth and staff at the New York
Hall of Science (nysci) have been
                                      Videoconfere
creating the Virtual Hall of Science.
                                      ncing/Distanc   Laptop
Such projects empower the
                                      e Learning
participants to become creatively
involved in a virtual community
centered at an informal education
institution that can reach directly
into K-12 and college classrooms.
Getting teachers trained and on
board with new technologies can
be a challenge. This is especially
true when new capabilities are
implemented district-wide. Hear
about some strategies that
Niskayuna used when recently       Speakers    Laptop
installing new classroom
technology (e.g. interactive
whiteboards). Input from
attendees will be encouraged
concerning how they have
successfully worked with teachers"


This presentation will focus on two
different curriculum areas. First
how the iPod touch is utilized in a
middle and high school english
classroom as an everyday tool for
learning. Second how a high school
                                    Speakers   Laptop
science classroom takes advantage
of the district snow leopard server
to create, manage, and collaborate
material using the built in
classroom tools in conjunction
with podcast producer.

Oswego BOCES has a Title IID grant
that includes integrating
technology and formative
assessment in rural high school
classrooms. The staff would like to
show our model of facilitating the
grant cohort and our teachers
would like to showcase what they
have done with their classes. Our
hope is to inspire other teachers to
use various technologies with their
classes as well.
Day      Primary Presenter    Last Name   Primary title     work info       Co-Presenter Co-Presenter




                                          Information
                                                          Suffern High
         Rob                 Lyons        Literacy
                                                          School
                                          Coordinator




Sunday




                                          Technology      Amherst
         Rob                 Zdrojewski   Teacher &       Central
                                          Trainer         School District




Sunday




                                          Technology
                                                        Franklinville
         Donald              Watkins      Director/Tech                Steven           O'Connor
                                                        Central School
                                          Integrator




Sunday
                                            Wells Central
         Stephen   O'Connor   Teacher
                                            School




Sunday




                                            Bellevue
                              Library Media Elementary/S
         Monica    Minion
                              Specialist    yracuse City
                                            School District




Sunday




                                            Media Flex
         Harry     Chan       Presdident
                                            Inc.




Sunday
                               Instructional
                                               CNYRIC/Onon
                               Technology
         Nancy     Schmidt                     daga Central Jennifer   James
                               Integration
                                               Schools
                               Specialist




Sunday




                                             Wayne Finger
                               Administrator
                                             Lakes
         Michele   Messenger    of Online
                                             BOCES/Edutec
                               Instruction
                                             h




Sunday




                               Instructional
                                               Mohawk
                               Computing/Te
                                               Regional
         Laurie    Yager       chnology                      Heather   Shaffer
                                               Information
                               Integration
                                               Center
                               Specialist




Sunday
                               VP Product   Media-X
          Paul      Shuster    Development Systems Inc. -
                               and Training on vendor list




Sunday




                                             Clarkstown
          George    Engel      Teacher       Central
                                             Schools




Tuesday




                                             Wells Central
          Stephen   O'Connor   Teacher
                                             School




Tuesday
                           District        Renaissance
          Anu    Jokinen   Account         Learning - on
                           Executive       vendor list




Tuesday




                                           Monroe 2-
                           Instructional   Orleans
          Lori   Burch     Technology      BOCES &
                           Specialist      Hilton Central
                                           Schools




Tuesday




                           Retired
                                           Rochester
          Joan   Matzner   Integration
                                           City Schools
                           Trainer




Tuesday
                              Fourth Grade Frewsburg
          Lorrie    Carlson                               Amy       Caldwell
                              Teacher      Central School




Tuesday




                              Instructional
                                              Monticello
          Yesenia   Kreeger   Technology                   Denise   MacDevette
                                              CSD
                              Specialist




Tuesday




          Rob       Miller




Tuesday
                                           Highland Falls
                             Director of   - Fort
          Andrea   Tejedor
                             Technology    Montgomery
                                           CSD




Tuesday




                                          Charter
                             Assistant
                                          School for
          Eon      Verrall   Superintende
                                          Applied
                             nt
                                          Technologies




Tuesday
   Co title       Title            Program Description          Tech Needs   speakers   Bring My Own
                             Inquiry based learning is
                             complex and messy. It is
                             human nature to be inquisitive,
                             constantly gathering data
                             through our five senses, and it
              Tidy Tools for is a resource that is vastly
                             untapped in our kids. Explore                              Laptop,Projec
              Messy
                             the convergence of mind                                    tor
              Learning
                             mapping techniques with the
                             power of Google Draw. Create
                             visuals that display a range of
                             cognitive patterns of thinking
                             thus enabling richer self-
                             reflection in learning.

                             Learn how to create
                             professional looking school TV
                             newscasts and more using
                             greenscreen technology.
              Greenscreen
                             Adobe Visual Communicator
              School TV
                             includes templates, graphics,     Speakers                 Laptop
              Newscasts &
                             music, and even a
              Class Projects
                             teleprompter to make live
                             newscasts possible. See
                             examples at
                             AmherstTechTV.org




                           A presentation on open source
                           alternative content
Teacher/Tech               management and social         DVD
             The Future is
nology                     networking on both public and player,Speake                  Laptop
             Open
integrator                 private hosts. Featured       rs
                           software will be Elgg,
                           Buddypress, and Drupal.
               Open Educational Resources
               provide a wealth of materials
               we can use in the classroom
               and for professional
               development. This session will
Open           explore and evaluate
Educational    repositories of OER and new    Speakers   Laptop
Resources      options for locating openly
               licensed materials. It will
               examine nuances of Creative
               Commons and other licensing.
               There will be an emphasis on
               how to share one’s own
               content as an OER.

              Intimidated by the thought of
              creating your own wiki? It's
              really quite simple. We'll take
              you step-by-step through the
Wikis - A
              creation process. Real life
Collaborative
              applications will be shown.                Laptop
Approach to
              Ways to incorporate
Learning
              collaboration into the wiki
              between groups, or even
              classes in different schools, will
              be discussed.

            21 New York State School
            Library Systems and their
            related BOCES have pioneered
            an open source
            implementation and support
Open Source model that enables schools to
Software -  provide sustainable 21st      Speakers       Laptop
NYS Success century technology to manage
Models      & insinuate library learning
            resources wherever students
            and teachers have access to
            the Internet. Learn how
            districts have moved ahead
            AND reduced library, asset,
                             Diigo is two services in one -- it
                             is a research and collaborative
                             research tool on the one hand,
                             and a knowledge-sharing
Foreign
              Can You        community and social content
Language                                                        Speakers   Laptop
              Diigo?         site on the other. Teachers,
Teacher
                             using an educator account, can
                             create secured classes and use
                             this tool for research and 21st
                             Century Skills.


                            What do we as educators need
                            to do for students to prepare
                            them to impact the future?
                            Online learning has grown
              Student       exponentially during the last
              Learning      five years. This workshop will
              Online...Impa focus on elearning, particularly
              cting Their   through AccelerateU. Learn
              Future        how your district can embrace
                            online learning as a tool for
                            student success through this
                            BOCES service that is full-
                            service", providing NYS
                            teachers and curriculum."
                            As online learning gains
                            impetus within our schools, a
                            hybrid model of face-to-face
                            and Internet-based
Instructional               coursework is emerging as the
Computing/Te Online         most popular form of
chnology      Learning in a instruction. Join us for a        Speakers     Laptop
Integration   Hybrid World  discussion of how
Specialist                  administrators can support
                            online learning in their schools,
                            and how teachers can facilitate
                            online learning experiences
                            utilizing the Angel Learning
                            Management System.
              If we actually believe in 21st
              Century Learning Skills, and in
              a world where kids need to
              create/produce and
              publish/share and
Controlling a collaborate/communicate - we
Classroom of need to invest our limited
                                                          Laptop
iPods/iPads/N budgets there. This session
etbooks       demonstrates how lessons rich
              in multimedia can be delivered
              to a classroom of studnts who
              have iPodTouchs/iPads or
              netbooks which are completely
              under the control of the
              The 4G classroom uses mobile
              and web based tools for
              student centered instruction.
              Participants will understand
The 4G
              the connections between cell
Classroom:
              phones and web 2.0 tools in
Fourth                                                    Laptop
              learning. Additionally,
Generation
              Participants in this workshop
Learning
              will actively construct
              knowledge about the tools of
              the 4G classroom by
              presentation and discussion.

              This session will explore many
              facets of converting traditional
              classroom instruction to
              multimedia learning.
              Participants will learn about
Creating      issues ranging from
Multimedia multimedia design theory to
                                               Speakers   Laptop
Classroom     copyright issues to nuts and
Presentations bolts of creating rich effective
              instructional
              presentations.They will learn
              to avoid common pitfalls.
              Tools, including alternatives to
              traditional slideware, will also
              The computer adaptive
              assessments of STAR Early
              Literacy, STAR Reading, and
              STAR Math provide excellent
              screening information for
Be a STAR!    designing effective
Save Time     interventions at Tiers I-III and              Laptop
with Reliable for ongoing progress
Assessments monitoring. STAR has been
              favorably reviewed by such
              esteemed organizations as the
              National Center on Response
              to Intervention (NCRTI) and
              the National Center ononline
              Combining interactive Student
                tools with SMART technologies
                and the interactive whiteboard
                can provide engaging and
                powerful learning experiences
Interactivity   in the elementary classroom.
in the          How-tos will be shared as well              Laptop
Elementary      as other resources so that
Classroom       participants will leave the
                session with an interactive
                toolkit of their own to enable
                them to implement what they
                have seen back in their own
                classrooms."know where
                How can we
                students need our help as
                readers without expensive and
                time consuming testing?
                Rochester uses a technology
Assessment      based reading program that
without         gives students practice in their Speakers   Laptop,Projec
Testing™ in     basic reading skills and                    tor
Reading         assesses where teachers need
                to give students more support
                without breaking stride for
                testing. Assessments are based
                on national & local
                benchmarks. See how to make
                               In addition to promoting
                               student engagement and
                               encouraging classroom
                               participation, come see how
              Student          one district is using the 2Know
              Responders:      student response systems to
Sixth Grade
              Respond -        better prepare students for         Laptop
Teacher
              Report -         local, benchmark, and state
              Review           assessments. You will see how
                               easy it is to collect and analyze
                               the data allowing teachers to
                               modify their instruction for
                               optimal learning.
                              Monticello CSD has integrated
                              Pixie into the curriculum to
                              support their literacy and
                              technology programs. Come
                              and learn how you and your
              Building Early students can build similar
NE Regional
              Literacy Skills projects that range from skill-      Laptop
Manager                       building activities to open-
              with Pixie
                              ended multimedia cross-
                              curricular projects such as
                              slideshows, videos and web
                              pages that require creativity,
                              communication, and higher-
                              order thinking skills.




              Quest Atlantis




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               Savvy teachers have always
               incorporated differentiated
               practices into their teaching
               repertoires. If good teachers
               believe in and strive to
Differentiatin increase the amount and kind
g Content for of differentiation that is
                                               Speakers   Laptop
Teacher        evident in their classrooms,
Learning       then staff developers must do
               no less. Learn how we can we
               leverage web 2.0 technologies
               like slideshare and glogster to
               differentiate learning
               opportunities for teachers!
               Using FREE web-based
               eDoctrina software, the
               Charter School for Applied
               Technologies has made
Free Web-
               consistent improvement in
Tools for
               student achievement across all
Increasing                                     Speakers   Laptop
               grade levels and subject areas
Student
               for the past several years.
Achievement
               Learn about how they use this
               tool within a professional
               learning community to support
               student learning.

								
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