School of Podcasting and Digital Video
Thursday, October 29, 9:00 AM - Noon
Class with NO hardware included (FLIP, DVR, or Mic) $290
Class WITH Flip 2GB video camera, DVR & accessories included $529
Each attendee receives a Flip Video 2GB Camera, Olympus WS series Digital Voice Recorder ideal for daily classroom or field trip recording, Olympus Noise Reduction Microphone, Simple Guide to Podcasting book, Tool Factory Podcasting software, Tool Factory Movie Maker software, and a Clip Art Station subscription account. Join us to explore Flip video technology, podcasting, and simple video editing to engage students and enliven any subject. Learn to create podcasts and use all the necessary equipment to get your students jumping out their chairs for more! The Tool Factory trainer will give the basics of how to podcast using Tool Factory's podcasting software, and you will create your very own podcasts in minutes! More detailed training will include instructional use of the microphone and digital voice recorder. We'll also use podcasting multi-track recording to produce easy, sophisticated soundtracks to layer over a video production. Create fun videos using Flip technology, and learn student-friendly video editing on Tool Factory Movie Maker that makes video production a snap!
PH1 Beginners School of Photography
Wednesday, October 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Class with NO camera included $290
Class WITH 8.0MP camera & accessories included $490
Designed to help districts standardize their digital camera program and help teachers acquire cameras using training budgets. The Olympus trained photographers will teach you every step in the digital photography process. You'll shoot pictures, touch them up, print photos, and build curriculum by the end of the seminar. Experience firsthand, a course designed to get teachers taking quality photos for yearbooks, newspapers, flyers, lab reports, worksheets, presentations, bulletin boards, and much more!
Note: We have a limited supply of loaner cameras for use if you can not supply your own.
21st Century Classroom and BeyondStep inside and become a student! See what it really means to be a student in a technology-rich learning environment from science to social studies. If you would rather just observe the lesson, that's an option too. The classroom will offer sessions throughout the conference across all grade and discipline levels.
Open Source Lab
This hands-on lab will introduce educators to the world of open source resources. Some sessions will explain the pros and cons of switching to open source operating solutions while others will highlight district's that have saved thousands of dollars. Experience Moodle and other free online tools. Come explore with the experts.