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Tiger TECH Conference

Friday, October 8, 2010 from 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM (CDT)

Tiger TECH Conference

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Session 1--Animoto (Room 158)
Amanda Graves
27 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Audacity (Room 157)
Clark Giboney
27 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Delicious (Room 207)
Anna Maschmeyer
26 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Discovery Education (Room 212)
Cami Jennings
20 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Flip Video (Room 206)
Steven Prewitt
28 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Glogster (Room 105)
Jennifer Wessley
16 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Google Docs (Room 107)
Amber Hainline
15 Tickets Ended Free  
Sesson 1--Insight (Room 210)
D. VanStavern and M. Schnakenberg
23 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Moodle (Room 257)
Tony Sharpsteen and Lynn Crandall
18 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Photostory (Room 208)
Donna Fishel
11 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Podcasting (Room 161)
David Smashey
18 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--SMART Response (Room 218)
Lindsay Paulsell
23 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Web 2.0 Tools (Theater 305)
Leslie Fisher
23 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Word (Lab A, 201)
Kristina Loveland
28 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 1--Wordle (Lab B, 251)
Tracy Mauschbaugh
23 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 2--Developing Your Personal Learning Network (Theater 305)
Leslie Fisher
363 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Animoto (Room 104)
Cindy Brown
16 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Digital Storytelling (Lab B, 251)
Stacy Gray and Laura Pyles
19 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Dropbox (Lab A, 201)
Rhonda Bishop
28 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--eBooks (Room 207)
Emily Gehring and Candace Starkey
5 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Google Apps for Students (Room 158)
Andrea Schlager
19 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--iPads (Room 157)
Trudy Puckett
3 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Movie Maker (Room 105)
Sarah Sims
9 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Recording for Fluency (Room 212)
Kendall Bennett
10 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Skype (Room 166)
Scarlett Weis
14 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--SMART Board Basics (Room 210)
Jaime Roweton
18 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--SMART Response (Room 218)
Renee Rasco
14 Tickets Ended Free  
Session 3--Web 2.0 Tools (Theater 305)
Leslie Fisher
13 Tickets Ended Free  

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Tiger TECH Conference

Willard High School

October 8, 2010

Session 1; 12:15-1:00pm

  • High School and Middle School Staff

Session 2; 1:15-2:15pm

  • All District Staff

Session 3; 2:30-3:15pm

  • Intermediate School and Elementary School Staff

Workshop Descriptions:


Amanda Graves (Sessions 1) and Cindy Brown (Session 3)

Take your images, video clips and pictures to the next level by generating a custom, professional looking slideshow put to music. Explore creative ways to use Animoto.



Clark Giboney (Session 1)

Audacity is a free, easy-to-use and multilingual audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio; Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs; Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files; Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together; Change the speed or pitch of a recording.  (Description from


Anna Maschmeyer (Session 1)

Delicious is a social bookmarking website, a free tool for storing your bookmarks online. This allows you to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere. You can easily share (or keep private) these bookmarks. You can see what other users are tagging.  (Description from:  Fusioin, J. Garton)

Digital Storytelling:

Stacy Gray and Laura Pyles (Session 3)

Digital Storytelling is the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories. Teachers will see the variety of tools used to create digital stories and see some student examples.


Discovery Education:

Cami Jennings (Session 1)

Are you in need of resources to enhance your lessons?  Discovery Education provides a wide variety of audio, video, and print resources that you can download.  You will see how teachers search for these resources and integrate them into their lessons.



Rhonda Bishop (Session 3)

Dropbox allows you to sync and share your files online and across your computers automatically.  Users will have 2GB of online storage for free. (Description from



Emily Gehring and Candace Starkey (Session 3)

An electronic book is a text- and image-based publication in digital form produced on, published by, and readable on computers or other digital devices.  Sometimes the equivalent of a conventional printed book, e-books can also be born digital.  Learn how to access eBooks from the public library and other resources. (Description from:


Flip Video

Steven Prewitt (Session 1)  

Flip Video Cameras are pocket sized digital video cameras.  They are approximately the same size as digital cameras, so they travel easily.  Flip Video Cameras are also very simple to use, as they only have a few buttons.  Flips also have a pop out USB connection for the computer, which eliminates any need for cables.



Jennifer Wessley (Session 1)

Glog is a kind of poster - fully designed by yourself! Glog is a fancy creation from text, images, music and video. Your Glog will stand out. It gives you a perfect tool to express yourself.  (Description from


Google Apps for Students

Andrea Schlager (Session 3)

Google Apps is a service from Google providing independently customizable versions of several Google products under a custom domain name. It features several Web applications with similar functionality to traditional office suites, including: Gmail, Google Groups, Google Wave, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites. (Description from

Google Docs

Amber Hainline (Session 1)

Google Docs is a free, on-line set of productivity tools (word processor, spreadsheet, slideshow, online forms, drawing tool), which provides collaboration and publication options. (



D. VanStavern and M. Schnakenberg (Session 1)



Trudy Puckett (Session 3)

Integrate this hot new technolgy into your reading instruction!  Focus will be given to primary elementary grades (K-2).  We will explore apps that help with letter recognition, letter formation, phonics, word families, sight words, and spelling. We will look at book apps for listening and as well as apps for fluency practice.  (Many of the apps will work on an iPod touch as well). 


Tony Sharpsteen and Lynn Crandall (Session 1)

Moodle is a free learning management system that enable you to create powerful, flexible, and engaging online experience.  Moodle is designed to support a style of learning called social constructionism. This style of learning is interactive. The social constructionism philosophy believes that people learn best when they interact with the learning materials, construct new material from others, and interact with other students about the materials.  (Description from:  Fusioin, J. Garton)


Movie Maker

Sarah Sims (Session 3)

Windows Movie Maker is a video creating/editing software, included in Microsoft Windows Me, XP, Vista, and Windows 7. It contains features such as effects, transitions, titles/credits, audio track, timeline narration, and Auto Movie.


Donna Fishel (Session 1)

Microsoft Photo Story is a free application that allows users to create a show and tell presentation from their digital photos.  The software allows adding narration, effects, transitions and background music to create a Windows Media Video movie file with pan and zoom effects. Once a photo story has been made it can be played on Windows Media Player or burned to a DVD or CD. (



David Smashey (Session 1)
Podcasts enable students to share their knowledge and expertise with others through a creative outlet.  Podcasts tap into a mode of media input that is commonplace for digital natives.  Podcasts empower students to form relationships with the content and each other in relevant ways.  Podcasts engage students in thinking critically about their speaking fluency and communication skills.  The opportunity to create a podcast about what students would like to discuss and share with others is extremely motivating. (Description from:  Fusion, J. Garton)

Recording for Fluency

Kendall Bennett (Session 3)

Telling your students that they need to become fluent readers is an abstract concept that will help neither you nor your students. You can give them examples of what fluent readers do, model reading in a fluent way; but they will not truly understand the idea until they experience it themselves. 



Scarlett Weis (Session 3)

Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free.   Skype has also become popular for its additional features which include instant messaging, file transfer, and video conferencing. (Description from

SMART Board Basics

Jamie Roweton (Session 3)

The SMART Board is an interactive, electronic whiteboard which can enhance instruction and learning.  Attend this session to practice using a SMART Board.


SMART Response Clickers

Lindsay Paulsell (Session 1) and Renee Rasco (Session 3)

SMART Response includes wireless remotes (or clickers) that can deliver assessments using a variety of question types.  You can easily create quizzes and deliver lessons from within SMART Notebook software.


Web 2.0 Tools

Leslie Fisher (Session 1 & 3)

Sure you know about blogs and you might have facebooked with the best of them but Web 2.0 brought the ability to have dynamic interactive web sites.  This presentation will introduce you to some of the newest and coolest Web 2.0 sites. Sites for you, sites for your students and just plain ole fun sites. We will even dig into some of the more popular sites to make sure you are using them to your best advantage.



Kristina Loveland (Session 1)

Microsoft Word 2007 has introduced some significant changes with the user interface, the ribbon, quick access and mini toolbars, and the new Office button that replaces the File menu. We will navigate through these changes and demonstrate some of the new features like inserting Smart Art and the References menu.



Tracy Mauschbaugh (Session 1)

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends. (Description from

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515 E. Jackson
Willard, 65781

Friday, October 8, 2010 from 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM (CDT)

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