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#METC17 Preconference Workshops Are Filling FAST!

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Preconference workshops are offered for those who want more in-depth instruction on specific subjects. #METC17 preconference workshops are Monday, February 13- with full day or half day workshops available… and they are filling fast!

(Workshops listed in bold italic are nearing capacity -12 or fewer seats remain).

If you’re interested in registering for a preconference workshop, we strongly recommend that you do NOT delay your registration.

Register soon, so that you don’t miss out!

Below is the current list of available preconference workshops at #METC17.

Click the headings to read more information about each workshop.

Full Day Workshops

P01- Code Studio- K-5 Computer Science Fundamental Curriculum

P02- Robotics in the Classroom

P03- METC Digital Learning Leadership Summit

Half Day Workshops (AM)

P04- Automating Your Workflow with Google

P05- BreakoutEDU- Fostering Creative Problem Solvers in your Classroom through Gamification of Content 

P06- Cyber Aware School Audit: Are You Ready?

P07- Google and SAMR

P08- Google Certified Education GAFEcamp

P09- If They Can Design It, They Can 3D Print It

P10- I Wish Google Could…

P11- Podcasting 101

P12- STEAM-Y Force & Motion

P13- WeDo 2.0 Workshop: Make Science Come to Life

Half Day Workshops (PM)

P14- Basic to Advanced Google Tools: Drawings, Forms and Slides

P15- BreakoutEDU 2.0 Building Breakouts: Creating Customized Breakouts for Your Classroom and Content

P16- Building Capacity: Survive, Adapt & Thrive!

P17- Crack the Code: Teaching Kids to Code

P18- #FutureReady Librarians: Unleash the Leadership!

P19- Getting Started with Google and ISTE Standards for Primary Students

P20- High Tech & Low Tech Solutions to Closing the Feedback Loop

P21- If They Can Design It, They Can 3D Print It, part II

P22- Produce Videos with a Chromebook? Absolutely!

P23- Teaching Science and Math Through Robotics

P24- Virtual Reality in the Classroom: Create Your Own Expedition

 

 

METC Conference Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow- 12/7/16!

Be sure to take advantage of the Early Bird pricing by registering before December 7!

Registration Fee Table


Group Registration Discount: Save 10% by sending 5 or more educators. Those using the group discount must register all group members at the same time. Presenters are not eligible to be registered with the group discount code.

Use the discount code: 5PLUS

Upcoming Can’t Miss #METCpd

Our METC has some great professional development we are offering in the next week or two, with deadlines fast approaching. Don’t delay, register today!


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Wednesday, November 30  at Ladue School District = DE Day of Learning – free professional development offered by Discovery Education – The 4 C’s and DE (critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication through STEAM)

Learn more and register here.



googlemania_dec2016Friday and Saturday, December 2-3 at Warren County School District = Google Mania: Two Day Mini Boot Camp– fast paced, popular and fun two days of learning and sharing about GAFE/G Suite.

Register and learn more

 



 

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Friday, Dec 9 at St. Louis Community College  NEW location– EducationPlus Craig Road = Educating Digital Citizens Today – $65 early bird extended to Friday, November 25 – national and regional experts share about digital citizenship, media literacy, cyberbullying and more. Authors, teachers, parents, students and professors will share their knowledge and experiences.

#EdPlus #DigCit Day

Learn more and register today!



 

February 13-15, 2017 = 34th Annual METC Conference –  A draft session schedule has been posted and early bird rates end December 7. #METC17

Register here

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METC Conference Registration is OPEN!

REGISTER HERE! 


Be sure to take advantage of the Early Bird pricing by registering before December 7, 2016!

Registration Fee Table
Group Registration Discount: Save 10% by sending 5 or more educators. Those using the group discount must register all group members at the same time. Presenters are not eligible to be registered with the group discount code.

Use the discount code: 5PLUS

BECOME A METC MEMBER TODAY!

Take advantage of METC Member Pricing by becoming a member, it’s easy!

Types of METC Membership:

• EducationPlus Member Districts – staff employed by an EducationPlus Member District automatically receive member rates and are FREE to join METC, just complete the online registration form. If you are a Missouri public school district who is interested in becoming a member of EducationPlus, contact Interim Executive Director, Matt Goodman at mgoodman@edplus.org.

 Learning Value Pack– specially designed for Missouri nonpublic/parochial schools, staff who’s school subscribes to the EdPlus Learning Value Pack can join METC through purchasing this annual subscription and receive additional benefits on learning opportunities.

• METC School Member – schools not affiliated with EducationPlus Member Schools or Learning Value Pack Schools can join METC for an annual fee of $250 per school.

• METC Individual Member – individuals not affiliated with EducationPlus Member Schools, Learning Value Pack Schools, or a METC School Membership, can join for an annual fee of $40 per person.

Adventures in STEM: Learn To Code!

Come experience an introduction to computer coding and programming that will leave you thirsty for more! In this STEM-related workshop, coding is presenting using drag and drop programming in a hands-on, game-like constructivist atmosphere. You will have the opportunity to explore the basics of programming by completing a series of engaging tasks and puzzles that will develop skills needed to create interactive art, stories or simulations, your own game or perhaps an app! Read more & register here!

NO prior knowledge of coding required! 

Don’t miss our other #METCpd this summer!

Register before May 9 with promo code METC50 and save 50%! Throughout the month of May, use promo code METCpd and save 25%!

Google Mania:  Mini Boot Camp 6/6 – 6/7

Flipping Your Classroom & PD

Using Mobile Devices in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship: It’s Common Sense

Google Extensions, Add-Ons & More

Google Mania: Mini Boot Camp 7/6 – 7/7

METC Maker Summer Institute: Empowering Creative Minds

Cool Tools and Free Resources for Teachers


 


 

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