2017 brings our 15th Annual Teaching With Technology Summer Workshops, and we have built an incredible program on a diverse set of topics. This year, we are returning to Boston, Chicago, and Menlo Park for a number of exciting NEW topics to compliment many of our favorites from previous summers AND we are headed to a new city: Orlando.
What participants say...
"Very knowledgeable instructors. It is nice that they were teachers before so they feel empathy for us. They understand our needs."
"I learned so much. I can't wait to take this back to my school and use it with my students and teachers. "
From recording reading fluency, to developing storytelling skills, to demonstrating problem solving, iPads can be used in a myriad of ways in the elementary classroom. This workshop will focus specifically on iPad innovation at the K-5 level.
We will take a hands-on approach to understanding Design Thinking and how we can use its principles to create a learning environment that engages students, fosters curiosity, and encourages a collaborative approach to solving problems.
Elementary and Advanced GSuite Google Classroom
Whether utilizing G Suite for Education on a Chromebook or on a computer, participants will begin to gain an understanding of the core suite of programs and also ways to leverage other web applications and Google Chrome extensions to augment teaching and learning.
Virtual Reality in the Classroom
From the Virtual Reality Bus to Google Cardboard and everything in between, this workshop will explore the potential of virtual reality in the classroom.
Develop creative and purposeful activities that not only extend the entire academic year, but also help generate a culture of innovation.
Inquiry & Project Based Learning
Learn the essential design elements of PBL, meaningful ways to integrate technology as an integral component in student engagement and motivation, and instructional strategies to support student learning.