iPadpaloozaOU

CTE, EdTech, Reflections, Workshop, XP

Hacking My Presentation – Gamifying the Classroom

Fact: Graduate students are the best! ūüôā So, last night¬†I hosted a workshop about “gamifying the classroom” (and game-based learning) for the Graduate Teaching Academy hosted by OU’s Center for Teaching Excellence. I ended up experimenting with this workshop quite a bit and wanted to share some of my adventures/reflections. Storytelling – A Presentation Platform? […]

Conference, CTE, EdTech, Reflections

Two Folks That Made iPadPaloozaOU Awesome

It’s hard to believe a week has passed since¬†iPadPaloozaOU. I’ve already written about this conference, but wanted to quickly shoutout a couple people that took my experience to the next level:¬†Vanessa Perez and Terri Cullen, you made my conference experience phenomenal. Vanessa Vanessa displayed tremendous passion and was inspiration to me this year. First, she […]

Conference, CTE, EdTech, Gaming, Presentation, Reflections

iPadPaloozaOU 2017 Reflection

As another iPadPaloozaOU comes to a close, I‚Äôm struck by how lucky I am to have access to this excellent local conference. Bravo to Anne Beck for being a force of nature when it comes to organization and the effort required to bring together students (pre-service teachers), K-12 instructors, professors, educational technology folks, administrators (and […]

Conference, CTE, EdTech, Presentation, Reflections, Workshop

iPadPaloozaOU 2016 Reflections

Last week was the first iPadPaloozaOU! Thanks to my colleagues that facilitated this event, in particular Anne Beck for ensuring the conference was fun and engaging! Highlights Keynote speakers – Both Jessica Herring & Lisa Johnson gave excellent keynote addresses. Learning about Jessica’s curriculum to bring robots into her english class was fascinating. And Lisa’s […]

CTE, EdTech, Trainings, Workshop

iPadpaloozaOU Proposal

I am looking forward to¬†iPadpaloozaOU¬†this fall! iPadpaloozaOU is a local conference¬†being¬†cohosted by the Gaylord College of Journalism and the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education at the University of Oklahoma¬†and¬†is being organized by my friend and colleague, Anne Beck. What sets this conference apart for me is that it seeks to engage both pre-service teachers and […]