We’ve scheduled three great workshops, each only $25 to attend. Come Thursday afternoon for Rob Darrow’s Planning, Implementing, and Sustaining a Blended Learning Program or Burt Lo’s Using iBooks Author to Create Interactive Resources. Saturday morning, before the closing keynote, blended learning expert, Catlin Tucker presents Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Blended Learning. Again, each of these workshops is just $25 to attend.
Thursday Afternoon: 1PM – 4PM
Planning, Implementing and Sustaining a Blended Learning Program
This workshop will benefit teacher and administrative educational leaders. Learn about tools, metrics and measures that will help you build, improve or extend a successful and student-centric blended learning program. This session focuses on best practices of planning and implementing a blended learning program and based on iNACOL’s roadmap for blended learning implementation which includes the six key elements of leadership, professional development, teachers, policy, technology, content. Learn how these can be applied in your school or district.
Using iBooks Author to Create Interactive Resources
iBooks author can be used by administrators, teachers and students to create dynamic and interactive resources for school or classroom management and for student learning. Participants must have a Mac device with iBooks author installed.
Saturday Morning: 8:15AM – 11:15AM
Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Blended Learning
Play with technology and explore new ways to engage students in active learning to meet the Common Core. This session will focus o n concrete strategies and tools you can use to teach reading, vocabulary, research and writing. Use technology to scaffold work, foster collaboration and drive higher-order thinking. Explore how you can blend technology and tradition to create a student-centered classroom that encourages students to be active participants in the learning process. Walk away with lesson ideas and fun tech tools you can use with students today!
Early Bird Symposium registration is now open until October 10th. Just $179, registration includes Friday and Saturday sessions, a keynote/lunch on Friday and a closing keynote on Saturday. Groups of two or more who are from the same school, district, or organization may register for $165. Hilton rooms for the symposium are just $139 per night.
The 3nd annual eLearning Strategies Symposium is being held on December 12-13, 2014 at the San Mateo Marriott, a free shuttle ride away from SFO, with workshops scheduled on December 11th and 13th. More information can be found at www.elearns.org.