Proposals

//Proposals

SPARCC Conference: August 3, 2018

2018-08-02T20:48:13+00:00

Why and What? Abre is an open-platform that hosts education apps. Abre helps teachers stay focused on teaching, students on learning, and parents on understanding what is going on the classroom. Technology should make life easier. Abre does. Abre works really well with the Google ecosystem. Indeed, it's critical to support the 1:1 Chromebook initiative at Hamilton City School District. Abre is free and opensource. We're educators and believe in the power of exploration and tinkering. Outline of the Presentation Subjects All subject areas. Grades: Pk-12 Audience: Teachers, Principals, Supers Skill [...]

SPARCC Conference: August 3, 20182018-08-02T20:48:13+00:00

Student Created Apps for Education (2018 OSBA Proposal)

2018-03-09T12:45:16+00:00

Why?Abre is an open-platform that hosts education apps. Technology should make life easier. Abre does.Abre works really well with the Google and Microsoft ecosystems. Indeed, it's critical to support the 1:1 Chromebook initiative in numerous districts. Abre is free and opensource. Created by educators and edTechs who believe in the power of exploration and tinkering.Because Abre is open-source, students can download the platform and build apps that serve their schools. This presentation covers how Appathons are hosted, run, and produced. By the end of the session, attendees will learn how they could host an Appathon in their district and leverage [...]

Student Created Apps for Education (2018 OSBA Proposal)2018-03-09T12:45:16+00:00

Brainstorm EdTech Conference: Abre Proposal

2018-05-08T08:17:05+00:00

Why and What? The Hamilton City School District faced a large growth in devices used by students and staff. The complexity of managing various software packages increased. Moreover, many school applications were dated or completely lacking in function. Data frequently was siloed and difficult access and understand. Also, software was expensive. Developed by school techs, we decided to use modern web standards to create an open-source platform districts could use to host and create their own apps. The Abre platform runs on a web server and integrates with the most common educational ecosystems like Google, Microsoft, LMSs, and SISs. [...]

Brainstorm EdTech Conference: Abre Proposal2018-05-08T08:17:05+00:00

Cincinnati Summit Proposal: Guided Learning

2017-11-19T14:24:07+00:00

Outline of the Presentation Subjects All subject areas. Grades: Pk-12 Audience: Teachers, Principals, Supers Skill Level: Beginner Objectives Participants will learn how they can deploy and use Guided Learning in the schools and/or districts. Defining the Challenge: With the large scale rollout of 1:1 devices at Hamilton City Schools, we immediately observed the challenge of distractibility and lack of focus. Students frequently self-reported this as the number one problem with classroom technology. Developing a Solution: Hamilton approached the solution from two angles: 1) Design a platform that would host educator created apps and; 2) Create [...]

Cincinnati Summit Proposal: Guided Learning2017-11-19T14:24:07+00:00

Cincinnati Summit: Abre Proposal

2017-11-18T11:59:23+00:00

Why and What? Abre is an open-platform that hosts education apps. Abre helps teachers stay focused on teaching, students on learning, and parents on understanding what is going on the classroom. Technology should make life easier. Abre does. Abre works really well with the Google ecosystem. Indeed, it's critical to support the 1:1 Chromebook initiative at Hamilton City School District. Abre is free and opensource. We're educators and believe in the power of exploration and tinkering. Outline of the Presentation Subjects All subject areas. Grades: Pk-12 Audience: Teachers, Principals, Supers Skill [...]

Cincinnati Summit: Abre Proposal2017-11-18T11:59:23+00:00