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Start with short, funny video.  This draws attention to the front and is a considerate way to pause participant's conversations.
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brief introduction of myself and my experience with the topic
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Grouping/Sharing using Standup-Handup-Pairup strategy.  Participants stand up with a hand in the air, find another with hand up, pair up with that person in order to have two brief conversations (timer on the screen to facilitate this). Conversation 1 is to connect prior knowledge: what level of exposure do they have to online CMS like Moodle? Conversation 2 is to raise the energy in the room: what new skills are they most excited to take home from this conference?
Participants do this twice, changing partners in between.
Participants thank their partners and return to seats.
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Start IGNITE-style slideshow.  I have arranged 20 slides that identify key aspects of cloud computing.  These slides auto-advance every 15 seconds, and the show is embedded on my training website for participants to reference.
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Brief Q/A about the 20-slide presentation.  The presentation is about tools but also about foundational concepts of good digital citizenship in the cloud, and I want to get some questions out of the way before we turn toward a pedagogy conversation (that uses the cloud-based tools that are the topic of conversation).
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Individual exploration time begins now and will be interspersed with group reflections, show-and-tells, and application-back-home brainstorms.
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Group up (StickyNote Triad strategy) to share out together on the tool they chose to work with and collectively brainstorm professional and classroom uses.  The brainstorm ideas will be collected via a shared Google Presentation (each group gets a slide).
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Other activities include reading what Bill Gates has to say about Cloud Computing, creating a single-use, collaborative website with GSites, individual exploration, and whole-group sharin


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