Common Core digital literacy requirements across all instructional content areas are changing the way teachers design learning. The 2014 ideastream Technology + Learning Conference will feature Northeast Ohio’s very own teachers sharing their professional thought‑provoking observations, examples of their work, and integration of technology with strategies which positively impact student achievement.
Cost: $89 (Includes Keynote, breakout sessions, professional networking and lunch. BYOD!)
Leading Up: A Grassroots Idea for a Top-Down System
WVIZ/PBS ideastream is excited to showcase the newest Education consultant, Sean Wheeler, as the Keynote Speaker. His presentation will explore how digitally connected educators - at all levels - have new and exciting pathways to empowerment, growth and meaningful change for our students and communities.
Additional Conference Features
• Choice of 21 breakout sessions including Google, Apps, Blended Learning, Digital Resources, Gamification, Digital Literacy, Flipping, 1:1, Best of the Web, Problem-Based Learning and more!
• Chance to win a Chromebook!
• Post-conference conversation at theciviccommons.org
• One graduate credit available from Ashland University: $160
WVIZ/PBS ideastream Education, in partnership with INFOhio, is offering an online graduate credit opportunity for Ohio’s K-12 educators. 21st Century Tech Skills for the Common Core allows an educator to earn one to four graduate credits by completing up to four online modules grouped from the Learning Commons. Completing the modules will enhance the ability to integrate informational text and project-based assignments with differentiated instruction.
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