Infant Toddler Institute

August 10, 2011 - 1:30-4:45
Lexington, KY

Agenda Overview:

  1. Welcome & Intros - That went well.
  2. The World Has Changed
  3. The Wow Factor Activity
  4. Get to Know Some Tech
  5. Break
  6. Creative Design
  7. Design Time Challenge & Reporting
  8. But, Wait ...
  9. Wrap Up

Detailed Agenda:

1:30 - 1:40: Hellos


1:40 - 2:10: The World Has Changed


2:10 - 2:30: Shock & Awe or "The Wow Factor"


2:30 - 3:00: Get to Know Some Tech


3:00 - 3:15: Break


3:15 - 3:30: Creative Design Thinking

  • If you could design a toy ...
  • Break out the Play-Doh and DO IT!

3:30 - 4:00: Design Time

  • As a team, design a technology or technology implementation plan for your practice
    • Conditions:
      • Must be technically feasible with existing free or low-cost tools
      • Must be possible to implement immediately
    • Task
      • Using Any/All Tools Provided, Build a Technology Plan for an Early Childhood Setting
      • Then, give a 2 min. elevator pitch to the rest of the group.
    • Evaluation
      • We all vote for the best plan
      • You Cannot Vote for Your Own Group!
    • Prize
      • TBA
  • But Wait ... Notes

4:00 - 4:30: But Wait

  • Top Topics from You!
  • Consider

4:30 - 4:45: Stoplight Summary



Tech We Talked About
  • Dropbox & Sugarsync