Hello Everyone – We’re live from TCEA 2012 in Austin, TX. We’ll have sessions running throughout the conference in Room M10 of the Austin Convention Center (Mezzanine level). Session topics are listed below. For the complete schedule and session times go here (PDF). You can also find us in Software Express booth in the exhibit hall (Booth #235).
Teaching Tech…Intern Style! – Would you let a team of interns do the legwork of integrating technology into your classrooms? That’s exactly what Dr. Roland Rios, Technology Director at Fort Sam Houston ISD, recently did. Come hear about Fort Sam Houston’s unique story and hear how this empowered group of students began training teachers and modeling for fellow students, and how TechSmith software helped make it happen.
How the Flipped Classroom Gives All Students a Chance to Succeed – Clintondale High School faced several major issues. From extremely high failure rates to behavioral issues in class, and bored disengaged students, they faced what many schools face every day.
But they’ve turned a lot of that around in less than 2 years by flipping their entire schools instructional model. Come hear how they did it from one of the teachers involved from the start.
Their results speak for themselves!
Camtasia Studio Overview – The use of video and screencasting in Education is on the rise. But how do you start creating videos without being an expert in technology?
Come to our overview session where we will highlight some of the simple techniques you can use to engage and leave an impression on your audience, including how Camtasia Studio works, how to record your screen and use some of the features to wow your viewers, and how to produce and share your final video.
Mobile Minds: Welcome to TechSmith Labs – Mobile in Education is the definitely a hot topic these days. And we would love to share with you TechSmith Labs, a place where we shine the spotlight on some of our promising prototypes. Come and learn more about mobile apps like ScreenChomp and how teachers are empowering students to teach their own lessons.
Educator Showcase – Want to be inspired with creative and effective ways educators are using technology? Join Dave McCollom, TechSmith’s Education Evangelist as he highlights some of TechSmith’s 20 Educators to Watch chalkstars. Learn how they are using technology in different ways to achieve education goals, staff training, district wide communication and even global collaboration.
How to Make More Engaging Screencasts – Ever wondered how to make your video a bit more fancy with music, effects and transitions? It’s much easier than you think! In this session, we will introduce techniques that you can easily apply to your video to make it more engaging and likely to be viewed.