NOVEMBER 2012 MEETING MINUTES

11:00-11:15
HIES Welcome - Gene Bratek, Head of School
Overview of technology @ HIES - Steve Vettesse, Dir of Technology

11:15-12:00
Main Speaker - Connie White
Using Technology & Brain-Based Research to Reach the iGeneration

12:00-1:00
Lunch/AATE Business

1:00
Breakout Sessions

EBOOKS IN THE MEDIA CENTER
(Leadership / Future of Ed)
Alumni Hall Terrace Room
(Amy Marler, Bonnie Baker, Marcia Kochel)
Three media specialists will share their implementation of ebooks

DISASTER RECOVERY
(Tech/Operations)
(Raj Jose, Julie Sway, Michael Canup, Michael Rhodes, Jeff Morrison)
Middle School Commons
Disaster Recovery planning is a "must" in today's world. If a pipe breaks and your server room is flooded, are you prepared to restore all your files? Are you sure everything will restore? Will you have access to enough
loaner servers until new ones can be purchased and delivered? Come to this round table discussion and find out how others plan and prioritize for disasters, and more importantly, test the restore and recovery.

PERSONALIZED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
(Professional Development)
(Julia Osteen)
Just as educators are working to bring Personal Learning Environments (as laid out in the Horizon Report) to students, professional development must bring Personal Learning Environments to teachers.
Come join the discussion on how this can be achieved effectively in our schools.

HIES TEACHERS PRESENT CLASSROOM APPLICATIONS
Classroom Application (HIES teachers)
Malcolm Library
Upper School - Yarsawich (English/Religion)
Collaborative Mythology project with another high school using Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate), Prezi, Facebook, Google Docs and other technologies of choice.

Lower School - Third Grade Teachers
3rd grade teachers share highlights of a Multiplication Array Hunt using iPads

Middle School - Daniel Forrester
Flip over Math! See how a Middle School math teacher has flipped his curriculum to include student's receiving math instruction via technology and then doing math problems,
projects, fun activities in class during theclassroom time period. Hear how this has changed the student's perspectives on math and it's place in the real world.