Thursday, April 25, 2013

Explain Your Thinking: Creating Comics, Manipulatives and Animations on iPads

Presented at NCTM 2013

Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:30 AM-10:30 AM   
203 (Convention Center)

Lead Speaker:  Leslee Francis Pelton
Co-Speaker:  Timothy W. Pelton

See how students can quickly and efficiently create comics, videos, and animations on their iPads to show what they know and how they know it. We will share examples from number sense, ratio and proportion, geometry, and measurement.
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Friday, April 19, 2013

Apps That Work in Math Class

Presented at NCTM 2013

Friday, April 19, 2013  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
Mile High 2 C

Lead Speaker: Timothy W. Pelton 
Co-Speaker: Leslee Francis Pelton 

Many educational apps exist for the iPad, but finding apps that go beyond drill and practice is difficult. We will share apps that offer opportunities for students to explore, reason, discuss, and understand mathematical concepts and that support consolidation and practice. We will also share strategies for classroom use of iPads.
Presentation Format: 3-5 Session
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8, 3 to 5

Thursday, April 11, 2013

50th Anniversary Deans' Lecture Series
Spring 2013 Legacy Art Gallery Lecture: What's New in Education?
Wednesday, April 10: 7 to 8:30 pm, Legacy Gallery, 630 Yates Street
Tablets, ebooks and apps—what are they bringing to the classroom that isn't already there? How will these new tools help children learn? How can teachers, parents and others use them to support 21st century learning?
Speakers: Tim Pelton, PhD and Leslee Francis-Pelton, PhD and Chair, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, UVic.