We Have the Devices: Now What? (Future Ready Gear: Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment)
Whether your schools are BYOD or 1:1, you have most likely moved past the “which hardware” conversation. Now what? In this session, hear how both sides of the device divide--instruction and tech--came together to provide the meaningful content, training, and buy-in needed to sustain a successful mobile device program. PRESENTERS: R.J. Gravel, Director of Technology Services, Glenbrook High School District 225, Glenview, IL; Rico D'Amore, Director of Educational Technology, Warren Township High School District #121, Gurnee, IL; Phil Hintz, Director of Technology, Gurnee School District 56; Kim Knigge, Coordinator of Instructional Technology, Joliet Public School District 86, Joliet, IL
We Have the Devices: Now What? Presentation
Next-Gen PD (Future Ready Gear: Personalized Professional Learning)
Empower every teacher in your district through personalized PD. The session will cover a variety of successful PD models connected to: Blended Learning, the 4 Cs of PD (collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking), Google Apps for Education, Personalized Learning, and Differentiated Learning. Session will include time dedicated for participants to the explore a variety of different learner-centered professional development resources. PRESENTERS: Jarod Bormann, Technology Integration Specialist, Keystone AEA, Elkader, Iowa and
Steve Wick, Technology Coordinator/Science Teacher, Neuqua Valley High School/IPSD 204, Naperville, IL
Next-Gen PD Agenda
Next-Gen PD Interactive
Next-Gen PD Presentation
Rethinking Academic Coaches (Future Ready Gear: Personalized Professional Learning)
Many schools have added academic “coaching” models that dedicate staff members to train teachers on the effective implementation of tech & learning. This session provides examples of these successful instructional coaching models and offers tips and guidelines you can use to replicate these best practices in your schools.
NOTE: This will be divided into two sessions: one for K-8 schools; one for 9-12 schools.
COACHES SESSION ONE: K-8 (Presenters from Madison Metropolitan School District, Winnetka Public Schools, & Park Ridge Niles School District)
COACHES SESSION TWO: 9-12 (Presenters from Leyden High School District & Maine ISD)
Rethinking Academic Coaches Presentation