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Equip • Engage • Empower

Every day, learning is taking place across barriers once thought to be insurmountable. For the 15th anniversary of OETC, join more than 6,000 attendees to explore the endless possibilities that distance learning and alternative learning models provide. Attendees will come together to teach and learn about new ways to equip, engage, and empower learners and educators across the state and beyond!

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Tuesday, February 12 • 8:00am - 8:45am
More than Angry Birds and Facebook: Teaching and Learning in an iPad Classroom

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What are some of the barriers to success in implementing an iPad program? How can teachers leverage cloud-based technologies to improve the learning and creative processes in school? Session objectives for attendees: Define ways that the iPads can help review and reinforce learning. Discover new and existing apps and related cloud-based solutions that will take learning beyond the wall of the classroom. Assess emerging pedagogies such as the flipped classroom, cloud collaboration and more.


Marcus Twyford

Chair, Computer Science & Technology, Mother of Mercy High School
Marcus Twyford has returned to teaching after forays into retail and healthcare IT fields; developing training and curriculum materials for Computer Based Training for over 1.5 million employees, supporting large scale enterprise networks, and developing systems integration software for healthcare interface engines in HL7. It is Mr. Twyford's prior years in teaching in Connecticut, Tennessee, and Arkansas, as well as his experience in industry... Read More →

Tuesday February 12, 2013 8:00am - 8:45am