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Digital Wave 2016 Conference at Erie 1 BOCES

The annual NYSCATE Digital Wave Conference will be held at Erie 1 BOCES in West Seneca, NY on Monday, May 9th 2016.  I'll be presenting 3 of the 27 technology presentations that are scheduled to take place.  Join us for an exciting day learning about the latest Educational Technology trends and tools!

Using Socrative and Kahoot to Engage/Gamify/Quiz Your Students!
Session 1: 10:00am - 11:15am  Lab 2
Create a gameshow style environment in your classroom! Learn how tools like Socrative and Kahoot run on ANY device with a web browser, perfect for 1:1 or BYOD scenarios. See how you can use tablets, smartphones, Chromebooks or laptops as “clickers” instead of investing in the more traditional one-purpose only hardware devices on the market. Please BYOD (bring your own device) and join us for some fun demonstrations of Socrative and Kahoot!

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Intro to iOS Digital Storytelling: Mobile News Reporting Using Videolicious
Session 2:  12:00pm - 1:15pm  Room A-3
Digital storytelling at it’s finest! Learn how to create simple 60-second “newscaster style” videos using the free Videolicious app available on all iOS devices. Create videos in 3 easy steps: choose media, tell your story, and choose your music. Videolicious then does the editing for you! Perfect for any curricular area where integrating student-produced video is desired. Learn more at

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The Art of Screencasting: “Teacher-On-Demand” is now possible!
Session 3:  1:30pm - 2:45pm  Room B2A
The concept of the “flipped classroom” wouldn’t be possible without screencasting.  Learn how to create a “digital YOU” by creating screencasts on iPads, Chromebooks, Windows or Mac using leading software packages such as TechSmith Snagit, Telestream ScreenFlow and Explain Everything.  Give your students anytime, anywhere access to YOUR instruction.  When combined with an online learning platform like Edmodo, teachers now have the ability to create a 24/7 personalized learning environment!

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