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TeachMeet 2014 (TakeAways)

October 4th, 2014 No Comments

TeachMeet is an unconference that focuses on technology in education. The sessions are fast paced (about 20mins) and are decided upon by the participants. Best of all… it is FREE! This conference was held on October the second at Western Kentucky University.

If you are looking for a smack down of new apps and web 2.0 tools from the conference, look no further! Here is a breakdown of the tools teachers shared:

  • If a This, Then That–ifttt.com: Create “Actions” that trigger a set of events: Example:
    ittt

  • Notepad.cc: Dude, just type it into your URL… MindBLOWN! Instant white board

  • Touch Retouch app: You don’t want that in your picture, that’s okay! This app will remove it!

  • Drive By Help–created icon of a google form used to record help needed by teachers

  • Edpuzzle.com: edpuzzle

  • Create.kahoot.it–assessment tool that is like a GAME! (See my blog on it from this summer)

    getkahoot.it

    getkahoot.it

  • Mozilla–Webmaker.org–teach coding

  • Thimble.webmaker.org

  • Popcorn.webmaker.org

  • 123D Creature/Design/Sculpt app: Don’t have a 3D printer? That’s okay! Try out this app with students! OR if you have a 3D printer, plan using this app!

  • Rico Theta 360 degree camera MUST HAVE!

    @principaltreece smacking down! #tmky14 #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA

     

  • Lmgtfy.com–Let me google that for you… Get ready to laugh until you cry! http://lmgtfy.com/?q=how+to+use+a+google+document

  • My maps–create polygons around a country and then drag on top of another country to compare

  • Smore.com–electronic flyer maker

  • Wordsift.com:

  • Piktochart.com: Infographic image creator. Checkout my INFOGRAPHICs blog for more information =)

  • kaizena.com: Google app for creating tags

  • Post-it Plus app: Post-it Plus app

  • Voxer app: IT LETS YOU TURN YOUR PHONE INTO A WALKIE-TALKIE… ‘NOUGH SAID!

  • Rewordify.com:

  • Rubistar.4teachers.org: THIS SITE HELPS YOU TO CREATE A RUBRIC =)

  • Instagrok.com–research tool

  • Voice Dream reader app: Read more words faster/ Increase words per minute speed

  • Google Docs research tool–cites in footnotes for you

 

Now, if you are looking for more information on the AWESOME presentations that were presented there, take a look through these resources shared by TMKY.wikispaces.com:

 

Presentations by Name:

60 Apps and Tools For The Classroom

Using GradeCam to Simplify Classroom Assessment

EverFi – Free Online Resources to Teach Critical Life Skills

Dipity: DigitalTimeline

An Introduction to OneNote in the Classroom: The Powerful App You’ve Ignored for Years

Excel Tips to Amaze Your Friends

Become a Graphic Designer in 20 Minutes with Canva

bContext: Video Powerpoints on the iPad

How to: Digital TPGES Evidence Portfolio

Plicking and Grinning!

Writing Better Tweets and Headlines (72 Tweet Templates)

270STLP (Student News & Help Desk Start-up)  #270STLP   Blended Learning 101 #blend101

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B4j-ofhKeVcnM3BIa3BHZ25Tb0E&usp=sharing

Personalizing Learning using Flipped Learning

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1LmVNQZX6CQwLIBGbIZCGROcR4rlYzFxJAuMcYRdVBXU/edit?usp=sharing

Grading that Matters:  Standards Based Grading

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1iLpDwcJC9McCS9eY9R71mkzKuoS8jxZsxTV-enqVfLE/edit?usp=sharing

Practical uses for Google Apps in Education throughout the school: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13Fu65cIouQOFNNbigW3BirQvAR9ON6fl2MKmgUcwpwo/edit?usp=sharing

Minecraft Pocket Edition

https://www.dropbox.com/s/9jyrtlw060gfkua/minecraft%20no%20media.pdf?dl=0

http://prezi.com/b3kb6ctkrst6/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Innovative places/3d printer

Connect to the World with Google Geo

Cool Google Stuff You Probably Don’t Know About  

Spice up your Browser with Chrome Extensions

Snapshot – Edmodo

https://support.edmodo.com/home#entries/23677185-create-a-snapshot

Voxer

20 apps in 20 minutes

Digital Guidelines. Setting up for Success http://bit.ly/DigiGuide

I want to do _____, what tool?

TONS of resources for teachers!
A special thanks to the presenters:

 

Allen Martin @allenraymartin
Annette Sapp @sappy704
Mike Oliver @Mike_OliverKY
Neil Hayden @nhayden21
Jeremy Tucker @IceManTuck
Micki Clark @mickisclark
Mike Paul @mikepaul
Betsy Allen
Aaron Yeiser @mryeiser
Katrina Florea @katrinaflorea
Mike Paul @mikepaul
Jennifer Emberton @MrsEmberton
Jennifer Gonzalez @cultofpedagogy
Natalie McCutchen @NMcCutchen
Patty Stinson @swhslibrary
Tim Carey @tcarey98
Ryan Williams @superryan123
Donnie Piercey @mrPiercey
Allison Hahn @allihahn
Shelee Clark @scigal2
Michael HeflingLaura Raganas @MichaelHefling@lraganas
Regional TRT’s @allenraymartin
Also, to my STLP kids that came for the experience: Logan Ford, Danyelle Like, Cameron Pedigo and Kinsley Link (I know you really loved that Google technology. It has inspired me to go get it and bring it to you at FSMS!)
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