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Thursday, November 6

12:50pm EST

Video Game Programming and Common Core

Want to take computer applications to another level? Looking for a course outline that also includes common core activities? In this session, Bob and Marc will share the process Lamoille Union has undergone to incorporate video game programming into their computer applications curriculum including common core activities.


Robert Fredette

Teacher, Lamoille Union High School
I have been in education for 9 years and prior to teaching, I managed health clubs. My current course schedule offers me the opportunity to work with all our sophomore students in learning Financial skills and topics. In addition to teaching, I enjoy sports and have coached both baseball... Read More →

Session Type

Thursday November 6, 2014 12:50pm - 1:15pm EST
Escapade II

12:50pm EST

Wifi-Free Scavenger Hunts
Get your students moving, outside and away from wifi -- with iPads! We’ll show how we built a scavenger hunt at the Flume Gorge in New Hampshire using QR codes, Touchcast and iMovie. See how students ran wild back in the classroom, reflecting and building on the content they captured. iPads are about increasing engagement -- not broadband, and you can use them to take real-world gameplay to the next level.



Michael Crocker

Teacher, Cabot School

Session Type

Thursday November 6, 2014 12:50pm - 1:45pm EST

1:30pm EST

Students Are Stakeholders Too
As faculty embarked on a 1:1 initiative, the most important participants, the students, were not involved. This is the story of how one teacher consulted & partnered with one class to change school culture by amplifying student voice. Students influenced school-wide decision making by implementing learning analytics, the cloud, and employed digital tools to present their findings to faculty. Students proposed a long-term solution to increase student voice in their school.


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Jeff Badillo

Educational Technology Specialist, Shelburne Community School

Session Type

Thursday November 6, 2014 1:30pm - 1:55pm EST
Escapade II