Special Interest Groups
Ben Rimes
Mattawan Consolidated School
SIG Web Director
269 6683361  
Matt Schwartz
Huron High School
SIG Web Asst. Director
(734) 782-1436 x252 
Kelly Kermode
Forest Hills Public Schools
SIG Web Communications Officer
616-493-8830  
Mark Smith

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SIG WEB is the Special Interest Group for Webmasters. We are a group of people interested in and enthusiastic about all things web related. Our group is made up of teachers, administrators, technology directors, etc.

OUR GOAL:
The goal of SIG WEB is to help educators understand new tools and techniques that make publishing to the web democratic, and connect end-users and developers making development for the web more intuitive, and leveraging technology to make a web designer out of everyone.


Annual Meeting

Lunch @  Big O's Cafe 

Thursday, March 13th 2014 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM • 
Make sure to sign up for SIGWEB membership and the SIGWEB Annual Meeting when registering for the 2014 conference. Lunch will be provided by the SIG, all you need to bring is your appetite.

80 Ottawa Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 451-1887
bigospizzas.com

 

2014 Pre-Conference Sessions

All sessions will be held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 in Grand Rapids, MI

 


Building Your Own Learning Management with Google Apps

Wednesday, March 12th 2014 1:00 – 4:30 PM
Led by Michigan 2013 Teacher of the Year, Gary Abud Jr. 

Been using Google Apps for a while? Feel like you know the ropes pretty well? Wonder how you could take this suite of apps and integrate them into something more? Take your solid Google Apps skills to the next level by integrating them to create an artisan Learning Management System that's accessible and interactive to students from multiple devices. Hands - on lab: Windows computer provided

Snacks will be provided.

Register for the MACUL 2014 Conference here and look for SIGWEB in Workshops

This workshop is sponsored in part by Saga Educators

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MEETING COMMON CORE STUDENT WEB PUBLISHING REQUIREMENTS

Wednesday, March 12th 2014 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Led by Mattawan High School Writing Center Director, Kyle Krol

This session focuses on implementing the Common Core student web publishing requirements through various methods and web mediums. Attendees will learn about student blogging, iTunes U, Youtube, and website creation that meets Common Core requirements. Attendees will also have the opportunity to create assignments and projects, applying the information gained in the workshop directly to their own classroom needs. BYOD

Snacks will be provided.

Register for the MACUL 2014 Conference here and look for SIGWEB in Workshops 



animations and the common core

Wednesday, March 12th 2014 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Led by Adobe Education Leader, Kelly Kermode

Come and CREATE fantastic animations that demonstrate a change, process, or concept in your classroom. Bring ideas of what you want to create and learn how to put those ideas in action. We will cover animation, as well as how to make it interactive for the user. Bonus: Learn to export as an interactive widget to go into an iBook. BYOD

Snacks will be provided.

Register for the MACUL 2014 Conference here and look for SIGWEB in Workshops

 


game on! creating a gamified classroom environment

Wednesday, March 12th 2014 1:00 – 4:30 PM
Led by Adobe Education Leader, Kelly Kermode

Gamify your classroom through an interactive online environment! Bring life to class objectives by transforming them into quests and challenges. Learn how to create an online presence to enhance classroom activities wherein students earn gold and Xp points by completing quests. Customize the game to fit your classroom needs. Put your game face on and bring it to the kids! BYOD

Snacks will be provided.

Register for the MACUL 2014 Conference here and look for SIGWEB in Workshops