Launch into the MMS Mission...


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Thursday, December 4, 2014


8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

# 38 Using iPads to Create Innovative Scientists

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
Whether you have one device or a classroom set, you will leave with ideas on how to leverage these tools for finding information, collecting and analyzing data, and communicating their learning.


10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

# 40 Science 2.0 - Putting Web 2.0 into the Science Classroom

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
Web 2.0 tools allows for students to create products online, all while focusing upon collaboration and creativity. Grouping and associating these products through "tagging", allows the students to join the conversation with students with similar interests and ideas. Come learn how to use the best free tools on the web.


1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

# 46 The Digital Lab Experience

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA

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Science journals are a fundamental of experimental work. Come learn how to have your students leverage technology to keep track of their work.


3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

# 45 iBook

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
iBooks are easy to create. Come take a look at how to write your own media rich textbook. Creation is done on the Mac OS.


4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

# 39 The World of Google in Science

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
Just when you thought you knew everything about Google. Come and learn the hidden gems that are found using Google to improve science education.



Friday, December 5, 2014


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

# 43 Going Beyond Data Collection: Sharing in a Science Classroom

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
This model lesson will demonstrate how students can collect and share data and produce a digital report. Bring your own device to participate as a student or come and observe all the action.


10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

44 Google Me This: How to Make Collaboration Work in a Wiki World

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
Come and take a behind the scenes look at how to create a collaborative work environment in your science classroom using web-based tools


12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

# 42 Digitizing the Learning Experience and Taking IT Mobile

Room: 105 - Presentation File
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
We will explore how to use iPads and other mobile devices in your science classroom. Come learn how to put your content on their devices
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2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

# 41 sTem: You've Never Seen Student Technology Work Like This

Room: 105 - Presentation file
Strand: Connections Online and In Class
Presenter(s): Ben Smith, PA
Come see how to tap into your students' creative side. We will demonstrate, including student examples, how to enhance your classroom with technology.