The Docent Toolbox—Using Technology for Change (2013 SF)

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado

This is a story of a year of change, collaboration, and technology integration at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Members of the Technology Education Resource Committee will tell their successful story, share some of their collaborative strategies, and discuss the technology tools that they used. The resources Portaportal and Phanfare allowed docents to plan their tours from the comfort of their own homes. Presenters will also discuss the Box, OurVolts, BrainPOP Jr., SurveyMonkey, Twitter, Inspiration, and other software that helped pave the way.

Presenters: Suzanne Matonek, docent (two years; Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and in Technology Education Instruction from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia); Jacqueline Lee Barr, docent and member of the Technology Education Resource Committee