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Future Ready Sewanhaka Deeper Learning Summit


We are excited to announce the Future Ready Sewanhaka Deeper Learning Summit by EdTechTeam.  The event will take place on August 2nd and 3rd, 2017 at New Hyde Park Memorial High School in New Hyde Park, New York.


Register your group (one per district please) now by filling out this form, and a PO/invoice will be generated for your district.  

Enjoy two days of inspiring keynote speakers, empowering hands-on breakout sessions, and fun activities including a high-energy demo slam.  Both days of this event include a catered breakfast and lunch.

Choose from compelling sessions about all the Apps in the G Suite for Education (Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, YouTube, Classroom, Maps and more) as well as sessions that go beyond the tools that feature cutting edge best practices in educational technology and great teaching!  This event will also feature sessions focused on iOS devices in the classroom.

Connect with world class presentations by our passionate and FUN Spotlight and General speakers all Apple Distinguished Educators and Google Certified Trainers.  They’ll share their passion and expertise on topics like Project Based Learning (PBL), Digital Literacy, STEM, Math, Digital Citizenship, Assistive Technology and more! Best of all, you’ll add each of these speakers to your Personal Learning Network and connect with them throughout and after your Summit experience.

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Wednesday, August 2
 

10:00am EDT

Gamify School: Turn Your Class Into an Epic Adventure!
Description: Come learn how to transform your class into an adventure! Using Classcraft as a launching point we will delve into how to use game-based learning tools for to you invigorate your classroom/school. Have your students level up for being good learners, unlock real-life benefits as they progress, and work in teams to overcome common obstacles. See how driving student engagement, fostering meaningful collaboration, and managing your classroom in a fun and creative way can be a total game changer. On top of that ... it is fully integrated with Google Classroom! Check it out! www.classcraft.com/google 

Resources

Speakers
avatar for Sean Arnold

Sean Arnold

STEM Coach, NYC Department of Education
I am a special educator and STEM Coach who has taught in New York City’s District 75 citywide special needs program since 2005. I AM COMMITTED TO REACHING ALL STUDENTS THROUGH INNOVATING TECHNOLOGY AND PRACTICES. I want to share my experience and expertise at making learning accessible... Read More →


Wednesday August 2, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm EDT
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1:00pm EDT

Gamify School: Turn Your Class Into an Epic Adventure! (Repeat)
Description: Come learn how to transform your class into an adventure! Using Classcraft as a launching point we will delve into how to use game-based learning tools for to you invigorate your classroom/school. Have your students level up for being good learners, unlock real-life benefits as they progress, and work in teams to overcome common obstacles. See how driving student engagement, fostering meaningful collaboration, and managing your classroom in a fun and creative way can be a total game changer. On top of that ... it is fully integrated with Google Classroom! Check it out! www.classcraft.com/google 

Resources

Speakers
avatar for Sean Arnold

Sean Arnold

STEM Coach, NYC Department of Education
I am a special educator and STEM Coach who has taught in New York City’s District 75 citywide special needs program since 2005. I AM COMMITTED TO REACHING ALL STUDENTS THROUGH INNOVATING TECHNOLOGY AND PRACTICES. I want to share my experience and expertise at making learning accessible... Read More →


Wednesday August 2, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
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Thursday, August 3
 

8:15am EDT

Dive into Inquiry Part 1
With the abundance of information and knowledge at our student's fingertips, the inquiry-based learning teaching model is making a resurgence amongst educators around the world. Mr. MacKenzie will walk you through several inquiry models beginning with a teacher directed framework and moving towards a student directed process. Helping students brainstorm topics and discuss issues, formulating driving questions, planning and assessing a unit, and creating authentic work will be presented. Many student examples will be shared throughout the workshop as well as resources for teacher use. During this workshop, we will focus on the using Google Drive to save, share, edit and collaborate on inquiry projects.


Resources

Speakers
avatar for Trevor MacKenzie

Trevor MacKenzie

Teacher & Author - Instructional Coach, Oak Bay High School, Greater Victoria School District
I am a passionate educator and author of Dive into Inquiry, a resource for educators to empower students and change the learning landscape in their classroom. I believe in enhancing my teaching through mindful tech adoption, connecting my learners to the world around them through... Read More →


Thursday August 3, 2017 8:15am - 10:15am EDT
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8:15am EDT

DIY Pokemon GO: Augmented Reality in EDU
Participants will explore the world of Augmented Reality (AR). AR is the integration of digital information with the user’s environment in real time. Unlike virtual reality, which creates a totally artificial environment, AR uses the existing environment and overlays new information on top of it. In this session we will investigate AR’s relevance and significance in the context of K-12 experience.

Resources

Speakers
avatar for Micah Shippee

Micah Shippee

Google Certified Innovator, Trainer, and Teacher, Google Earth Education Expert
Micah Shippee, PhD is a social studies teacher and educational technology trainer with two decades of experience. Micah is listed by EdTech Digest as one of 100 top influencers in EdTech for 2019-2020. He works to bridge the gap between research and practice in the educational sector... Read More →


Thursday August 3, 2017 8:15am - 10:15am EDT
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10:30am EDT

Dive into Inquiry Part 2
Building off his first session Mr. MacKenzie will walk you through the Four Pillars of Inquiry, his framework for harnessing student passions and curiosities that will guide curriculum and shape learning. Many student examples will be shared throughout the workshop as well as resources for teacher to do the same in your own classroom. During this workshop, we will focus on the using Google Drive to save, share, edit and collaborate on inquiry projects.


Resources

Speakers
avatar for Trevor MacKenzie

Trevor MacKenzie

Teacher & Author - Instructional Coach, Oak Bay High School, Greater Victoria School District
I am a passionate educator and author of Dive into Inquiry, a resource for educators to empower students and change the learning landscape in their classroom. I believe in enhancing my teaching through mindful tech adoption, connecting my learners to the world around them through... Read More →


Thursday August 3, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm EDT
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1:30pm EDT

GeoCraft: VR Fieldtrips & Geo Tools
This session explores the exciting world of Google's Geo Tools. Using 360-degree images from all over the world we can bring a place, nearly any place, to your students! Participants will explore visual content curated through Google Street View and viewable as 360 pics and/or Google Cardboard. With hands-on experience, attendees will learn to access this information and create their own! This session will also explore Google Expeditions with group and individual capabilities. My Maps as an instructional, building tool that can be integrated into Google Earth. These tools also allow users to share places visited and relate course-specific content. Participants will also learn geeky steps in bringing Geo Tools together for powerful classroom applications.

Resources

Speakers
avatar for Micah Shippee

Micah Shippee

Google Certified Innovator, Trainer, and Teacher, Google Earth Education Expert
Micah Shippee, PhD is a social studies teacher and educational technology trainer with two decades of experience. Micah is listed by EdTech Digest as one of 100 top influencers in EdTech for 2019-2020. He works to bridge the gap between research and practice in the educational sector... Read More →


Thursday August 3, 2017 1:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
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