2014 Westside Technology Showcase

On April 3rd, teachers from across the district gathered at Westside Middle School to share their expertise and spotlight student learning through technology integration. Presenters shared ideas ranging from using wiki’s and blogs to social media to creating eBooks. Check out the links below to see the presenters handouts and links to resources.


Lynn Spady, Jenny Henningsen, Patty Lusero, Katie Sindt, Joan Skaggs

Excellence in Youth- Elementary

Communication and Extended Learning Opportunities – Blog


Area 66 Declassified Episode on Wikis, Google Docs, and Blogs

Link to our blog: ey.westside66.org



Maria Olvera

Westside High School – Spanish

Be able to differentiate when to use each set of words that can be confusing in Spanish – Twitter and Vine


Twitter account with Vines


Paul Lindgren

Director of Technology

Simple and Easy Creation of Digital Books Using Pages •Creating digital books to publish for student use AND to empower students to create digital books to distribute to others – Pages and iBooks on both OS 10.9 and iOS (laptop and iPad)



Dustin Carlson

Rockbrook Elementary – Kindergarten

Haiku Deck (app), Sock Puppets (app) – iPad



Crystal Bolamperti and Ginger Starks

Westside Middle School

Staff Development – Literacy with Blackboard and discussion boards