Participants will see examples of imaginative ways to use emerging technologies.
Presenter Maureen Yoder will highlight ten technologies and Internet resources . Gapminder and the “Wayback Machine” will be included, along with several other useful gadgets and Internet resources.
Some of the suggestions will be tested and proven, while others are on the horizon but are innovative and promising. Web 3.0, cloud computing applications, and virtual reality will be addressed.
There will be suggestions for developing thought provoking questions and intriguing scenarios to encourage students to go beyond information gathering and demonstrate their knowledge. This will be a fast moving, lively presentation! Participants will receive a URL with detailed information about all of the topics discussed. No experience is necessary, just an open mind and a sense of adventure!