AdvancED Wyoming Conference

September 29-30, 2014

Monday


11:25 AM – 12:35PM
Symbaloo – Your Personal Internet Desktop
Presenter: Marcia Torgrude
Sinclair Room, Capacity: 60
Interest Level: All
Symbaloo is a unique, visual bookmarking site that uses tiles instead of text to help you organize your favorite online links including google docs, video, rss feeds, websites and much more. The visual format is simple to organize, user friendly, free to use, shareable and is accessible from any browser.

1:35PM – 2:45PM
Engaging Elementary Students in Science Performances
Presenter: Marcia Torgrude
Grand Ballroom B, Capacity: 400
Interest Level: All
Join this presenter to experience a 3-D science performance. Learn science as a student and see what is new in the science framework as we are using the three dimensions. The teacher’s role is to set up a situation where students will ask questions, where students will engage with the performance and develop a deep understanding of the core ideas of science through the new science practices.

3:00PM – 4:10PM
Higher Order Thinking Skills to Improve Student Achievement
Presenter: Marcia Torgrude
Grand Ballroom B, Capacity: 400
Interest Level: All
Join me to build an understanding of higher order thinking, what it looks like in the classroom and the strategies you can use to implement HOT skills with your students. You will experience a higher order thinking skill as students would in the classroom. At the same time you will gain instructional strategies that will lead to the higher order thinking by the students.


Tuesday


8:00 AM – 9:10AM
Shifting to Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice: What Does This Look Like?
Presenter: Marcia Torgrude
Grand Ballroom B, Capacity: 400
Interest Level: All
It is hard to implement the Standards for Mathematical Practice(SMP) if we aren't sure what they really mean. Join me for an interactive mathematics session to understand how teaching and learning will change in the mathematics classroom by embedding the SMP. Activities and videos in this session will model the SMP and will be made available for your access in your classroom.

9:25AM – 10:35AM
Higher Order Thinking Skills to Improve Student Achievement
Presenter: Marcia Torgrude
Grand Ballroom B, Capacity: 400
Interest Level: All
Join me to build an understanding of higher order thinking, what it looks like in the classroom and the strategies you can use to implement HOT skills with your students. You will experience a higher order thinking skill as students would in the classroom. At the same time you will gain instructional strategies that will lead to the higher order thinking by the students.

10:50 AM – 12:00PM
Symbaloo – Your Personal Internet Desktop
Presenter: Marcia Torgrude
Grand Ballroom B, Capacity: 400
Interest Level: All
Symbaloo is a unique, visual bookmarking site that uses tiles instead of text to help you organize your favorite online links including google docs, video, rss feeds, websites and much more. The visual format is simple to organize, user friendly, free to use, shareable and is accessible from any browser.