Breakout Sessions

Monday Evaluation

Tuesday Evaluation

I Get It! Visualization Solutions that Support K-12 Standards

Joel Halvorson

12/10/12 and 12/11/12, 8:00 AM-8:50 AM
Greenway Promenade

Mastery of many academic standards can be enhanced through a creative use of interactive visualization tools. In this session, teachers who use these tools in school planetariums will share examples that have made a difference and have helped students master difficult concepts. Examples will include free tools and techniques you can adapt for use in your classroom. Topics include Earth & Space Science, Life Science, Engineering, and Geography.

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I Get It! Visualization Solutions that Support Secondary 9-12 Standards

David Burgess

12/10/12 and 12/11/12, 10:55 AM-11:45 AM
Greenway Promenade

Mastery of many Secondary School standards can be enhanced through a creative use of interactive visualization tools. In this session, teachers who use these tools in school planetariums will share examples that have made a difference and have helped students master difficult concepts. Examples will include free tools and techniques you can adapt for use in your classroom. Topics include Earth & Space Science, Life Science, Engineering, and Geography.

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I Get It! Visualization Solutions that Support Elementary (E-5) Standards?

John Iverson

12/10/12 and 12/11/12, 12:15 PM-1:05 PM
Greenway Promenade

Mastery of many Elementary standards can be enhanced through a creative use of interactive visualization tools. In this session, teachers who use these tools in school planetariums will share examples that have made a difference and have helped students master difficult concepts. Examples will include free tools and techniques you can adapt for use in your classroom. Topics include Earth & Space Science, Life Science, Engineering, and Geography.

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I Get It! Visualization Solutions that Support Middle School (6-8) Standards

DeLaura McLellan

12/10/12 and 12/11/12, 1:20 PM-2:10 PM
Greenway Promenade

Mastery of many Middle School standards can be enhanced through a creative use of interactive visualization tools. In this session, teachers who use these tools in school planetariums will share examples that have made a difference and have helped students master difficult concepts. Examples will include free tools and techniques you can adapt for use in your classroom. Topics include Earth & Space Science, Life Science, Engineering, and Geography.

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What Does It Take to Run a School Viz Lab?

Joel Halvorson

12/10/12 and 12/11/12, 2:25 PM-3:15 PM
Greenway Promenade

What does it take to install an immersive visualization lab in your school? What are the cost, skills, and justification for making this investment? This session will focus on "all things technical" and is a chance to learn what is involved in running a school based "Viz Lab”.

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