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Tuesday, October 23
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Discovery Education, in partnership with EducationPlus, invites you to join us for an interactive day of professional development. Register for the Discovery Education Experience – Makerspaces & More session on October 23. Come play with us in our Makerspace! What is a Makerspace, you ask? Well there are many answers to that question. In this session we will explore several “variations on the theme”, discuss ways to gather materials and equipment, showcase examples and experience some activities. Learn more & register HERE.
Wednesday, October 24
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
You’re invited to find out how the latest Apple products can support learning and teaching in your school or district. At this event designed for instructional leaders and technology directors, you’ll discover what’s new at Apple, meet your Apple team, ask questions and explore the latest products and solutions Apple offer for Education. Register here!
Wednesday, October 24
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Join us to learn about Everyone Can Create, a new program from Apple designed to help unleash the creative potential in every student. Everyone Can Create includes a collection of free project guides that teach students how to develop and communicate ideas through video, photography, music and drawing. And it give teachers fun and meaningful ways to bring these skills into any lesson, topic or assignment. RSVP here!
In this two day workshop, we will explore the nine elements of Digital Citizenship: Access, Commerce, Communication, Literacy, Etiquette, Law, Rights & Responsibilities, Healthy & Wellness and Security, based on the book, Digital Citizenship in Schools. You’ll walk away with lesson based on the ISTE Standards that you can you immediately. Read more & register here!
Do your students need you to help them in small groups or individually?
Do you wish you could clone yourself when teaching?
The Flipped Classroom is one in which teacher presentations are videotaped, and students have a chance to watch on their own time. Then during class, the students practice what they have learned under the guidance of the teacher. This workshop will explore various online resources for flipping your class and will explore how to use digital tools to create your own flipped class. Read more & register here!
The results of the 2015 Board of Directors election are in, and ISTE is pleased to welcome new board member, Bill Bass, as well as two returning members, Dr. Mila Thomas Fuller and Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach. They will start their three-year terms Jan. 1.
Bill is the innovation coordinator for instructional technology and library media at Parkway School District in Chesterfield, Missouri. He’s also an adjunct professor of education at Missouri Baptist University.
Mila Thomas Fuller, Ed.D, Dr. Mila Fuller, deputy executive director of the National Council of Teachers of English, will be representing ISTE at METC 2016. She will also be presenting two sessions: Supporting Student Writers through the Use of Digital Organizers and Evaluating Digital Tools for Use in the Classroom.
Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach is CEO of Powerful Learning Practice in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She has worked as a classroom teacher, technology coach, charter school principal, district administrator, university instructor and digital learning consultant.
Learn how two media specialists transformed libraries at their district into Learning Commons spaces starting with developing a five year plan. They will also help participants brainstorm ideas for their own libraries and how to transform them and how to promote them in new and innovative ways.