The Midwest Education Technology Conference 2012 Keynote on Wednesday, February 15th is Adam Bellow on A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future.
Mr. Bellow is the founder of eduTecher, a free web resource for teachers, students, and parents that finds and explains how to use free web tools in the classroom. He currently works as the Director of Educational Technology for The College Board Schools and has previous experience as Technology Integration Specialist as well as a High School English Teacher. Recently named Outstanding Young Educator of the Year by ISTE, Mr. Bellow has presented at conferences across the country and all around the world speaking about how to reform education with the successful infusion of technology as well as the merit of free web based tools. You can check out Mr. Bellow’s site at eduTecher.net or download the free mobile applications.
Besides his keynote address on the 15th, Mr. Bellow also presents the following sessions during METC:
Web Tools That Will Make Your Classroom Rock!
There are literally thousands of free web tools out there- but which ones are right for you? Come to a fun session that explores some of the best tools for students and teachers to use. You’ll learn and laugh as you discover new tools that will enhance your classroom experience for both of you and your students. Tech Level: Beginner, Intermediate
There’s an App for That! The Best iOS Apps for Education
Come and explore some excellent iOS apps for all aspects of school life. You’re sure to learn some great new apps as well as explore some of the excellent ones you might have missed. This session is fun and fast paced as we explore many of the App Store’s finest educational offerings. The session will end with those in the audience invited to get up and share some of their own favorites. Tech Level: Beginner, Intermediate
METC is a program of the Virtual Learning Center of Cooperating School Districts of Greater St. Louis.