LITT Meeting - April 15, 2009




RBUSD Lead Instructional Technology Teachers Meeting
April 15, 2009
8:00AM to 3:30PM




Welcome Activity





Review: RSS for Professional Development using Google Reader (Time Permitting)




Activity: Subscribe, Read, and Share with Notes (Time Permitting)


Post a link to your shared items page below:


Discussion (Impromptu): Twitter





Presentation: Elective Based on Interest

  • Creating a Permeable Classroom with Ustream (and/or Skype): See the We All Scream for Ustream wiki for details.
  • Video Games in Education: See the Power Up wiki for details.
  • Review an additional topic of the group's choice - or choose one from these Workshop Topics.

Activity: Elective Based on Presentation

  • Create a Ustream (and/or Skype) account and practice both broadcasting and viewing - using the chat feature in both cases.
  • Play Food Force and reflect on the experience. How could you use this (or other games) with your students?
  • Create a proof-of-concept project for the reviewed (or new) topic.





LUNCH - 11:30 to 12:30




Discussion: Top Ten LITT Priorities for 2009-2010





Contribution Project (Part 1)

  • Guidelines
  • You have the rest of the afternoon to work on your Contribution Project.
  • You will have until May 27 to conduct additional work on your project.
  • You will have most of the afternoon on May 27th to complete (and share) your contribution.

Reflection Activity





logocolor150.jpgThis wiki was originally developed by:
Mark Wagner, Ph.D.
President, Educational Technology and Life Corporation