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September 17, 2010

posted Sep 15, 2010, 11:31 AM by Tom Borer   [ updated Sep 22, 2010, 10:52 AM ]

The iRead Kickoff meeting Friday, September 17, 

3:30-7:30, Board Room, CGEC
Since our meeting goes so late, we will be having having a few snacks.  If you require something more substantial, feel free to bring it.

Please bring:
  • Everyone - a laptop, if you have one 
  • Vets - an iPod Touch, Microphone and USB Syncing cable (earbuds optional)


Agenda:

Introduction (3:30-4:30)
      • Introductions 10 min
      • Intro by Jennifer - 20 min
      • Expectations
        • testing, attendance, focus on Reading Comprehension, use "treatments" regularly, development and use of routines, completion of 3 projects (vets 2)
      • Edmodo setup - Intro
        • EUSD iRead
        • EUSD Digital Teachers
      • Volume licensing intro
        • At this point forward ---> Cart accounts not personal 

    Veterans
    Leave for Pine Room (4:30 - 6:15)

    Newbies

    Learning Theory (4:30- 5:15)

    iPod Overview (5:30-6:15)

      • Basic overview
      • Recording Audio w/ Voice Memos
        • Overview
        • Examples
        • Recording Activity

    Groups Convene

    divide into grade level groups (4-5, w/ 1 or 2 vets) (6:15-7:00)

      • introducing w/ 1 iPod
      • brainstorm of possible 1 iPod use starting Monday morning  (Edmodo / post per grade level)

    Homework (7:10-7:20)

      • Identify a computer to use for syncing; make sure iTunes is updated to 9.2.x (latest)
      • track down Reading CDs (Spoken Word)
      • check classroom computers and some in lab for Keynote recorder; tickets

    Closure (7:20-7:30)

      • Signing contracts
      • Timeline
      • projects
      • resources
      • next meeting

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