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A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

The Innovation Summit brings together the best of iPads, Chromebooks, Google Apps, and innovative instruction to improve student learning.

EXPLORE

INNOVATIVE WORKSHOPS TO IMPROVE STUDENT LEARNING: Student Creations with Google, Advanced Creation in the Elementary iPad Classroom, Design Thinking, Project-Based Learning, and more!

EXPERIENCE

A DIFFERENT KIND OF CONFERENCE: "Dive-in" hands-on sessions, "Knowledge Sharing" collaborative presentations, 2-hour Innovation Labs, and more!

MEET

TRAILBLAZERS IN EDUCATION: National thought-leaders, iPad experts, Google for Education Certified Trainers, and talented classroom educators.

WHAT MAKES THIS DIFFERENT?

Learn from experts, gain hands-on experience, and collaborate with educators at an event designed specifically to address the challenge of how to inspire students as active learners.

NEW Session Types

  • Get inspired for an hour with keynotes. from Grant Lichtman, Dan Meyer, and Carl Hooker

    Dan Meyer will talk about "Full Stack Teaching," by anwsering and dicussing: "What separates the spectacular classes from the disasters?" and "How do we ask questions from the entire "stack" of questions and not just from a thin layer?"
    Carl Hooker, will present on the "Mobile Learning Mindset" because "it’s not about the device, it’s about the learning."
    Grant Lichtman, is an internationally recognized thought leader in the drive to transform K-12 education. He is the author of two books, #EdJourney: A Roadmap to the Future of Education, and The Falconer: What We Wish We Had Learned in School.
  • Hear from experts in the field! Collaborative sessions will tackle:

    • Creating Innovators through Design Thinking
    • Inspiring Creativity in Young Learners
    • Bringing STEM and Making into Any Curriculum
    • Leading & Learning in Innovative Schools & Districts
    • Unleashing Student Creativity & Making Thinking Visible
    • Igniting Inquiry through Project Based Learning
  • Dig deeper into Knowledge Sharing topics alongside the experts.

    • Gain hands-on experience and proven strategies from expert panelists.
    • Grab your device and put your new knowledge into practice.
    • Participants will leave these sessions with ideas and experience to take back to the classroom.
  • Get hands-on in a 2-hour mini-workshop led by our EdTechTeacher instructors!

    • App-Smashing Combinations for the K-8 iPad Classroom with Tom Daccord
    • Hacking GSuite with Greg Kulowiec
    • Creating Interactive Learning Experiences with G Suite for the K-3 Classroom with Avra Robinson
    • An Extraordinary Challenge: Bring Design Thinking into Any Classroom with Beth Holland
    • Democratize Innovation with Design Thinking with Sabba Quidwai

Conference Themes

  • Prepare students to be problem-seekers AND problem-solvers


    • PBL Gets a “Make”-Over – Prompts, Scaffolding, and Assessment for the Maker Classroom with Sylvia Martinez
    • Tech Infused Writer's Workshop with Jake Lee



  • Harness the power of technology to empower students as creators


    • Tech Infused Writer's Workshop with Jake Lee
    • Google & Screencasting with Avra Robinson
    • Design, Document, Display, & Distribute with Book Creator with Beth Holland



  • Transform your district, school, or classrooms


    • Is All This Innovation Working? Evaluating New Initiatives in Schools with Justin Reich
    • Your School is Amazing! Share Unapologetically with Felix Jacomino
    • What School Leaders need to know about Design Thinking, Making, and PBL with Sylvia Martinez



  • Going 1:1 with Chromebooks? Looking for what's next with iPads?


    • Google & Screencasting with Avra Robinson
    • Virtual Reality - Exploring & Creating Immersive Virtual Environments with Greg Kulowiec
    • Let's Get Hyper with Shaelyn Farnsworth



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LEARN WITH THESE EXPERTS

We have invited amazing keynoters and speakers from schools and organizations.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DAN MEYER

Chief Academic Officer at Desmos, Former Math Teacher, One of Tech & Learning's 30 Leaders of the Future

Math Class need a makeover? Hear Dan's TED Talk.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CARL HOOKER

Director of Innovation & Digital Learning, iPadpalooza Founder

Watch Carl's Keynote from 2015 iPadpalooza

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: GRANT LICHTMAN

Educator, author of #EdJourney, Helping educators re-imagine and realize the power of great learning

Watch his TEDxDenverTeachers talk: What 60 Schools Can Tell Us About Teaching 21st Century Skills

Sylvia Martinez

Maker Movement Pioneer, STEM Expert, Co-Author of Invent to Learn, Chicago Innovation Summit 2014 Featured Speaker

Sylvia shares how the Maker Movement brings a Global Revolution into Schools

Felix Jacomino

Director of Innovation & Technology, Founder of Miami Device, & Google Trainer

Check out Felix's Ideas on Twitter

Jake Lee

Apple Distinguished Educator and Tech Resource Teacher at Punahou School in Hawaii

Check out how Jake empowers Elementary Learners through App Smashing

Tom Daccord

Author of iPads in the Classroom

Listen to Tom talk about what great teachers do with iPads

Shaelynn Farnsworth

Google Certified Innovator & Bammy Award Nominee

Get Inspired by Shaelynn's #GTAATX video

Beth Holland

Blogger at Edutopia and EducationWeek, Johns Hopkins Doctoral Student

Watch Beth's TEDxTalk

Greg Kulowiec

Inventor of "App Smashing" & Google for Education Certified Trainer

Watch Greg's keynote from iPad Summit Atlanta

Shawn McCusker

#1to1techat Creator, #EdCampChicago organizer, Google Certified Trainer

Watch Shawn's Keynote from last year's San Diego Summit

Sabba Quidwai

Director of Innovative Learning at USC and Apple Distinguished Educator

The Power of Sharing Your Story - Sabba's showcase video from the Apple Distinguished Educators Institute

Justin Reich

Executive Director of the Teaching Systems Lab at MIT & Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society

Listen to Justin share his ideas on Design Thinking

Avra Robinson

Google Education Trainer and Director of Online Learning

Watch Avra share her insights about digital portfolios

Past Speakers

What do Guy Kawasaki, Ruben Puentedura, Tony Wagner, and Alan November have in common?

They have all been past EdTechTeacher Summit Speakers!

View the Full Lineup of Speakers

Read bios and learn more about their sessions

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Spend February 6th immersed in a full day of hands-on workshops led by the EdTechTeacher instructors.

Design39 Campus Tour and Personalized Learning Experience

Experience the Design39Campus and walk away with tangible ideas for implementing design thinking, personalized learning, flexible groupings, makerspaces, and collaboration with technology.

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Deep Dive into Project Based Learning

Discover ways to foster a culture of creativity and curiosity in the classroom by engaging students in real-world problem solving and projects.

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Design Thinking & Maker Spaces

Come take on the ultimate design challenge: learn how to incorporate design thinking and making into your curriculum!

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Unleashing Creativity, AppSmashing & Publishing with iPad

Get creative and experience iPad App-Smashing in this unique, hands-on workshop.

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Advanced Creation in the Elementary iPad Classroom

Multi-media creation, App Smashing, and collaborative projects: come explore a new world of creative possibilities.

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Launching Innovation in Schools

For all leaders of learning - principals, superintendents, IT directors, and academic leaders - come discover key strategies to create and sustain a culture of innovation.

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Student Creations with Google

Explore innovative ways to amplify student Communication, Collaboration, Critical thinking, and Creativity!

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Ready, Set, Certify! Google Certified Educator Level 1 Workshop

Learn how to master the Google “products” and “skills” specific to the Level 1 exam

LEARN MORE

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!

Conference Rates

Pre-Conference
Workshop
$295.00
per person

Hands-On

For February 6th

9 Different Workshops

ONE DAY ONLY
Register for a day
$280
per person

Price until Conference

Choose Feb. 7rd OR 8th

No sharing registrations

GROUP RATES AVAILABLE. CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE. 

 

HOTELS & TRAVEL

Located in the heart of downtown, the San Diego Convention Center is a great venue centrally located.

Omni San Diego Hotel

675 L Street
San Diego,CA 92101
Reservations

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$249.00 and Free in room internet. Wed. Jan. 3rd is last day for discounted rate, so register early!

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QUESTIONS?

All questions regarding the Innovation Summit should be directed to Val Langille, Event Coordinator.