"Yes. We Usually have all the Adobe software on the machines provided by the conference, and we have ArtRage folks bringing their stuff. I'll also have iPads with ArtRage and several other drawing/painting apps with the brushes and styluses to…"
"Can I present on Animation at 10am? And I think I might be able to get an educator for an art focus for an afternoon presentation. Can we take a 2pm slot and if she can't do it, we will find someone awesome! :)"
"Awesome! I do need to start creating our schedule for formal presentations. I think I emailed Danielle about this. We have times every hour between 9-4. So let me know the time and topics you would like. I'll follow up with…"
"Tech4Learning would be happy to share Pixie here. I may even be able to convince a California computer teacher to share some student work and ideas! check out these flowers her students created in Pixie in her Middle School Computer Graphics…"
"We'll also have the play prompts and a QR code or something for them to take with how to download the free trials of our software.
This will be my first visit and time spent in the Digital Arts Studio Playground. What about anything with…"
Dr. Savilla Banister is a teacher, dreamer, musician, geek and grandmother. She has spent her life engaging students in learning, focusing on hands-on learning activities, arts connections, and digital technology integration. As a K-12 educator, she received the Hanley Teaching Excellence Award for her district in 2001. During this same year she graduated from Indiana University with a PhD in Curriculum and Multimedia Technologies and moved to Bowling Green, Ohio. Dr. Banister has been a faculty member at Bowling Green State University since that time, and has proven to be an enthusiastic and challenging professor for her undergraduate and graduate students. She currently coordinates the Graduate Programs in Classroom Technologies, teaching in online and face-to-face venues. Savilla also spends considerable time in local public schools, assisting teachers in integrating innovative technologies for teaching and learning. Dr. Banister serves the International Society for Technology in Education as their Visual and Performing Arts specialist for the flagship publication, Learning & Leading with Technology. In addition, she maintains an active academic writing life, securing grant funding and publishing numerous research articles. Savilla approaches life and teaching as an adventure and is fond of saying, “It’s all about the learning!”
Area(s) of interest within educational technology
digital divide, multimedia, Web 2.0 tools for the classroom, mobile technologies, ubiquitous computing