Empowering student learning with mobile technology K-12
This two-day event is designed to equip K-12 educators with inspirational and innovative strategies and approaches for using mobile devices such as iPads, laptops and mobile phones to enhance learning. Whether you’re an experienced user of mobile technology in the classroom or a newbie, you’ll find sessions that challenge, motivate and provoke new ways of thinking about the capacity for mobile technology for instruction, assessment and documentation of student thinking and learning.
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Who is it for?
Classroom teachers, school administrators and ICT support teachers and technicians who are already implementing mobile technology in their schools or those who are interested in seeing how various mobile technologies work.
Follow one of the conference strands or mix and match to suit your own interests!
- Strand 1 Mobile Me: productivity tools, teacher tips, using your mobile as a digital assistant
- Strand 2 Photography: Mobile = visual; learning in the visual age
- Strand 3 Computational Thinking: coding and beyond
- Strand 4 Mobile Learning: learning on the go, iPads and laptops in the classroom, GPS, geocaching, google maps for learning
Visits to classrooms to see mobile learning in action
Speed geeking and App cafes
IT Station demos and discussions
Call for presentations
Share your expertise and experiences by presenting a session at the conference. If you’re interested in presenting a one-hour session on mobile devices for learning (see strands above), send a description of your session to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting an abstract is September 10, 2016.