The EdTechTeacher Learning Futures Summit will bring together educators from around the world for three days of workshops and conference sessions dedicated to exploring the future of learning. We’ll host learning sessions, in five different strands, that can open doors to these new futures: Redefined learning with iPads, Androids, & Tablets; Student Creativity with Laptops, Chromebooks, and BYOD; Collaboration via Google and the Cloud; Maker spaces and other Agile Learning Spaces; Flipping as a Bridge to Mastery-Based and Project-Based Learning.
Behind all of these specific approaches resides a larger vision: that while new technologies can support powerful learning experience, it is only within the context of ambitious efforts to re-imagine schools as places where students own their learning rather than merely sitting passively on the receiving end of it.
As technology and globalization transform our civic and economic spheres, educators must confront the challenge of preparing students for an ever more complex and cognitively demanding world. This Spring, MassCUE and EdTechTeacher will bring together classroom educators, principals, superintendents, tech directors, curriculum designers, instructional media specialists, library-media specialists, researchers, and other education leaders for a two-day event to address these exciting and critical topics that will shape our classrooms of the future. Participants will leave the event with greater understanding of recent and emerging technologies and how they will impact education, deep insights into thoughtful technology integration, and the foundation for an effective action plan that leads change in our schools.
2014 Leading Change in Changing Times: EdTechTeacher iPad Summit San Diego
This past February 3-5, EdTechTeacher launched its inaugural West Coast event. iPad Summit San Diego brought together over 600 educators from around the world to discuss putting iPads in the service of learning. Audrey Watters, from Hacked Education, and Mimi Ito, Professor in Residence at the University of California, Irvine keynoted the event. Presenters included members of the EdTechTeacher team as well as educators from across the United States and abroad.
2013 Leading Change in Changing Times: EdTechTeacher iPad Summit Boston
November 13-15, 2013, EdTechTeacher returned to Boston, MA for the third, international iPad Summit. A SOLD OUT crowd came to discuss the challenges and benefits of putting iPads in the service of learning. Dr. Ruben Puentedura, creator of the SAMR model, and Dr. David Weinberger, Senior Researcher at the Harvard Berkman Center and Co-Director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, were our two keynote speakers. Featured presenters included members of our EdTechTeacher team as well as Kathy Schrock, Jon Bergmann, and other innovators from across the country.
Leading Change in Changing Times: EdTechTeacher iPad Summit Atlanta
The second iPad Summit was held at The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta, GA, April 10-12, 2013. The April 10th, Pre-Conference Workshop Day featured hands-on workshop sessions led by members of the EdTechTeacher team as well as other featured instructors from across the country. The two-day Conference, April 11-12, included presentation sessions and keynotes from some of the country's leading educators and thinkers, including Angela Maiers and the Chicago team of Jennie Magiera, Anita Orozco-Huffman, Autumn Laidler, and Holly Mullenix-Stack.
Leading. Learning. The Future!
March 4-5, 2013, EdTechTeacher joined forces with MassCUE, MASCD and The Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning, & Creativity to bring together classroom educators, principals, superintendents, tech directors, curriculum designers, instructional media specialists, library-media specialists, researchers, and other education leaders for a two-day event of presentations, workshops, hands-on sessions, and informal gatherings to address exciting and critical topics that will shape our classrooms of the future.
EdTechTeacher iPad Summit USA - Harvard
November 6-8, 2012, EdTechTeacher hosted the first National iPads in Education Conference at Harvard University. This event brought together over 500 educators from around the world for a one-day Pre-Conference workshop followed by two days of keynotes and concurrent sessions. Tony Wagner, author of Creating Innovators and The Global Achievement Gap, kicked off the event, and featured presenters included Megan Wilson of iPodsibilities, Richard Byrne of Free Technology for Teachers, Patrick Larkin from Burlington High School, and Lainie Rowell, in addition to the EdTechTeacher Team.
EdTechTeacher2012 - Leading Change in Changing Times
The inaugural EdTechTeacher Winter Leadership Conference brought together educators and administrators from throughout New England to discuss four essential questions: Why Change?, What does Change Look Like?, How do you Assess Change?, How do you Lead Change?
Featured speakers included Chris Lehmann from the Science Leadership Academy, Harvard's Chris Dede and Stone Wiske, members of the EdTechTeacher Team, and other invited presenters. View the event archives for more information.