The National School Boards Association released the following schedule for the T+L² district workshops scheduled for Oct. 27-29, 2004, in Denver.

District workshops cover the following areas:

  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Leadership and Vision
  • Learning and Teaching
  • Productivity and Professional Practice
  • Social, Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Support, Management and Operations

All workshops are located in the Colorado Convention Center. Times, topics and room numbers are listed below:

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27
All workshops located in Colorado Convention Center 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Title Room 21st Century Skills for the 21st Century Student 702 Action Oriented Accountability: Creating An Interface from Federal, State, and Local Requirements 601 After School Technology-based Learning: Academic Success from Technology-fused Learning 705
707 Leveraging 1-to-1 Computing to Increase Student Achievement with Web-based Machining and Mathematics Software 703 Mission Possible: Making Technology Available to EVERY Student 111
113 New to T+L2? 201
203 Using Inform to Optimize Student Progress and Staff Development 107
109 Video Production: Enhance Schoolwide Communication and Participation 103 11 a.m.-Noon Title Room A New Yardstick: The Development of an Elementary School Web-based Report Card and Data Warehouse System 703 Building Communities of Practice to Integrate Technology into the K-12 Curriculum 702 Butler Tech Online: An Asynchronous Platform for Online Secondary Education 107
109 Go Digital With Board Packs 105 Implementing a Web-based System to Improve Special Education Management and Program Effectiveness 111
113 Interactive School Web Sites in the 21st Century: A Web-based Solution to Improve Home-School Communication and Student Achievement 705
707 Learning by Making: Using Legos to Build Excitement and Knowledge in Your K-12 Curriculum 210
212 Online Learning: Colorado Springs School District Eleven and Connected University 601 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Title Room Building Sustainable Funding Models for Online Learning 705
707 From Data to Results: Technology Security Supporting Decision Makers 601 Leading the Way by Learning Online 711 Learning with Technology: The Elementary Classroom of the Future 111
113 Standing In the Gap: A School Board and Community Forge New Forms of Partnership to Close the Achievement Gap 709 Technology Infusion: The New Art of Curriculum Development 703 Use Your Noodle — Learn Moodle: A Free Alternative to Blackboard 107
109 Using Data to Bring about Positive Results in School Improvement Efforts 204 Using the ASU-ISTE Video Cases for Professional Development 702 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Title Room Animate Your World: Shaping Character 202 Channel to Success: How to Engage Students in the Curriculum with an Interactive Whiteboard 702 Effective Classrooms: British Solutions 201
203 Equity and Access for English Language Learners: The California Project 703 No Teacher Left Behind 704 Spread the Word: Empowering Educators with Technology 103 Tablet PCs and the Transformation of the Classroom 107
109 The Only Way to Win: How to Connect Your Community to Education Technology 204 Working Wonders in a Wireless Environment 705
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The National School Boards Association released the following schedule for the T+L² district workshops scheduled for Oct. 27-29, 2004, in Denver.

District workshops cover the following areas:

  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Leadership and Vision
  • Learning and Teaching
  • Productivity and Professional Practice
  • Social, Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Support, Management and Operations

All workshops are located in the Colorado Convention Center. Times, topics and room numbers are listed below:

THURSDAY, OCT. 28
All workshops located in Colorado Convention Center 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Title Room Aligning Your Professional Development Program to the NETS 702 Digital Citizenship: Essential Skills for the 21st Century 703 Is it Magic? Using Handheld Computers and Real Time Assessments to Improve Instruction 107
109 NCLB: Online Resources for School Leaders 111
113 School-Wide Handheld Computers: A Field Report from the Front Lines 103 Technology Access for All Students: Just in Time Wireless Technology 705
707 The VHS Online Advanced Placement Academy: Creating Collaboration Opportunities for Students and Teachers 202 Using SchoolCenter to Improve Student Achievement and Parent and Student Communication 601 11 a.m.-Noon Title Room Digital Storytelling: A Strategy for Building Community Involvement and Improving Student Participation and Achievement through the Use of Multimedia 601 Docu-munity: Building a Community Atlas with ArcView 3.0 111
113 Expanding Collaboration and Learning Opportunities Using a Hybrid Distance Learning Environment 703 Facility Design Concerns for the Ubiquitous and Effective Use of Technology 202 From Data to Results: A Comprehensive Approach to Designing, Developing, and Delivering a Decision Support System 705
707 Phase III: Engaging the Community through the Use of Technology 107
109 Taking Stock: A Former ITTE Site Visit Host Rethinks Technology Integration 103 The Digital School: Creating a New Model to Help Students Recover Credits and Graduate 702 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Title Room A Celebration of Animation 105 Authentic Uses of GPS to Build Community Partnerships and Increase Student Achievement 111
113 Closing the Achievement Gap in Mathematics with Online Professional Development 601 From Video Tapes to Rich Media: How Public TV Changes the Way Teachers Teach and Students Learn 703 High Stakes Testing: Using Data to Drive Instructional Change 705/707 Leadership Excellence through Entitutional Decision Making 204 Technology Leadership Network Blackboard Developers Information Session 702 Using Digital Technologies to Support Continuous Improvement of Practice 709 Using Think.com for Student Collaboration 107
109 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Title Room A Working Vision For Change: The Challenge and Rewards of Increased Student Achievement in Small Urban High Schools 601 Blending Student Information and Progress Reporting to Improve Decision Making 202 NCLB: Can You Afford NOT to Have a Data Warehouse? 705
707 No Teacher Left Behind: Staff Development for Teacher Efficacy 111
113 Online Writing Portfolios for K-12: Give Students an Audience to Improve Their Writing 703 Pocket PC’s in Science Classrooms 210
212 Staff Development Survivor Style 103 Touched by Technology: Partnerships among Schools, Universities, Businesses, and the Community 204 Uniting the Community, the State, and the School District for Student Success: The Cisco Academy Program 702

FRIDAY, OCT. 29
All workshops located in Colorado Convention Center 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Title Room Automated Special Education Pupil Transportation Routing, Scheduling, and Monitoring System 111
113 Designing Teachers: UCLA’s IMMEX with a Kentucky Twist 703 Keeping It All Operational 601 Online Learning: Have it Your Way 204 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. Title Room Building Capacity: Innovative Uses of Online Learning 107
109 Establishing and Sustaining Content-focused Technology Professional Development at Your School 103 Everyone WYNNs: A Collaborative Project to Improve Literacy Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities in Public High Schools 705
707 Technology Immersion and Submersion: Lessons Learned in Technology Integration 105 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Title Room Collegiate Level Training for Staff Development 711 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Title Room Using GIS as an Administrative Decision Support Tool 210
212 Web Solutions to Increase Effective Electronic Communication 107
109 What to Do When the “BIG ONE” (Network Crash) Hits 204
707 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Title Room Changing Classroom Practice through Instructional Dialogue 103 Online Professional Development: Extending the Value of What’s Taking Place Face-to-Face 702 Riverside County Achievement Teams: An Award Winning Process for Improving Struggling Schools 705
707 The Cyber-Savvy Teacher: Utilizing the Internet in the K-12 Classroom to Improve Student Achievement 105

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