Breakout Session

Monday Evaluation

Teaching in the 21st Century

Tom Deris

12/10/12, 2:25 PM-3:15 PM
Cedar Lake

Join a Google Certified Teacher in exploring teaching in the 21st century through rethinking classroom design and using Blogger as a key parent and student communication tool, YouTube with curriculum, interactive web sites for homework, digital storytelling in Writer's Workshop and alternative presentation tools.

Teaching In the 21st Century Classroom:

Teaching In the 21st Century - TIES 2012 Monday, December 10 2:25pm
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Mr. Deris' 21st Century Classroom Model 2012-13

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Google Teacher Academy 2012 (London) Submission Video


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Dual Perspectives: iPads and Special Education - TIES 2012 Monday, December 10 8:00am

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iPads In the Elementary Classroom (Half Day Professional Development Training Model)

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iPad Student Contract (PDF)

iPad Student Contract (Notebook)

Classroom iPad Rules (Primary)


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Pinterest 101: Tips and Tricks


Wonderpage 101:

Youtube Playlist:

Youtube 101: How to Create a Youtube Playlist


Blogger 101: Basic to Advanced
Please note these handouts were created for the old interface but many of the basic features remain the same


Teacher Technology Survey

Contact Info:

Tom Deris
2nd Grade Teacher
Glendale Elementary
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
Classroom: 952.226.0220
Email: or
Twitter: @tomderis or @MrDerisClass


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