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FEATURED WORKSHOPS

AR & VR in EDU

Educators will spend the day learning the why, what, and how behind the integration of AR and VR in any pre-K through 12 classroom. Discover innovative ways to transform teaching and learning with pedagogical practices that consistently redefine student learning experiences. Immersive technology is taking education by storm.

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Design Thinking

Explore how a design thinking approach to curriculum can help overcome the traditional structures in classrooms and nurture a culture of innovation.

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Inspiring Creativity with Google Chrome

In this workshop, participants will develop knowledge, understanding, and proficiency in using Google and the Web to develop student-centered, creative, and community-minded learning environments. 

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Project Based Learning

In this hands-on session, we will use elements of Design Thinking to begin the process of crafting new PBL experiences. 

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Personalized Learning

In this workshop, we will explore how various tools and apps can facilitate differentiation and personalization and create rich learning experiences that meet the needs of ALL students. 

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Differentiation with Technology

Gain an abundant time to explore sites, tools, apps, and strategies that can be applied to any device – and any classroom – in order to help students develop into master learners.

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Innovative Uses of Technology in Content Areas

In this workshop, we will explore the evergreen uses of technology in specific content areas to suit the needs of the grade and level.

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The Advanced G Suite Google Classroom

In this workshop, we will explore the evergreen uses of technology in specific content areas to suit the needs of the grade and level.

FEATURED KEYNOTES

TOM DACCORD  

  • From Someday to Monday: Start Transforming Learning Environments Now
  • Not Another Paper! Alternative Projects & Social Media
  • Redefining Learning: Innovative School Leadership 

GREG KULOWIEC

  • Jet Engines, DJs & iPads: What are we doing with technology
  • Unleashing Student Creativity with Mobile Devices
  • iPads, Crayons & Legos: The power of combining Digital & Real World

SHAWN McCUSKER

  • Learning by Doing: The Power and Promise of Immersive Learning Experiences 
  • Behind the Science of Innovation: Bringing about Significant Positive Change 
  • Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy in World of Memes and Fake News

JUSTIN REICH

  • Perspectives on the Future of Learning in a Networked World
  • The History and Futures of Open Online Learning
  • Beyond Pockets of Excellence: How the Best School Leaders Empower School-wide Transformations 

“Instructors are very knowledgeable, helpful, and flexible. “

-Cheryl Cox

Adams Middle School

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SHAWN McCUSKER 

@shawnmccusker

Shawn McCusker has 25 years of experience as a middle and high school teacher in public, private and alternative schools. In 2006, he was recognized as a finalist for the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. An innovator in the creation and organization of online learning communities such as the #sschat, #1to1techat and #engsschat on Twitter, he is an expert in both iPad and Chromebook integration in the classroom.  His innovative lessons and student products have been shared nationwide and have been featured in the Journal,  Educational Leadership and the Huffington Post. In 2016 he was named a Top Trailblazing Educator on Twitter by eSchoolNews. 

 

An inspiring speaker, he has keynoted the IOWA 1:1 Conference, Innovation Summit San Diego and the Illinois School Library Media Association as well as providing local keynotes at the Goleta Schools (CA), Huntley Summer Conference (IL) and Shrewsbury Summer Institute (MA). Shawn has presented at NCSS, Ipad Summit Boston, the Leading Future Learning Summit, ICE and CASE. Shawn is an Speaker, Instructor and presenter with EdTechTeacher and is a Google Education Trainer.  Shawn holds M.A. in Educational Leadership from Concordia University Chicago and B.A. in History from Northern Illinois University

JUSTIN REICH

@bjfr

Justin Reich is an educational researcher interested in the future of learning in a networked world. He is the executive director of the PK-12 Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research scientist in the MIT Office of Digital Learning, and a lecturer in the Scheller Teacher Education Program. He is also a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, a professional learning consultancy devoted to helping teachers leverage technology to create student-centered, inquiry-based learning environments. He was previously the Richard L. Menschel HarvardX Research Fellow, where he led the initiative to study large-scale open online learning through the HarvardX Initiative, and a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He earned his doctorate from Harvard University, where he created the Distributed Collaborative Learning Communities project, a Hewlett Foundation funded initiative to examine how social media are used in K-12 classrooms. He writes the EdTechResearcher blog for Education Week, and his writings have appeared in Science, The New Yorker, The Atlantic,Educational Researcher, the Washington Post, Inside Higher Ed, the Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. His forthcoming book, Massive: The Future of Learning at Scale, is under contract with Harvard University Press. Justin started his career teaching wilderness medicine, and later taught high school world history and history electives, and coached wrestling and outdoor activities.