April 30, 2014
Experience firsthand how technology accelerates learning. Choose three school tours (Pre-K - 12). Explore technology in language immersion, early childhood, special education, and the arts. At the secondary level, focus on Minnetonka’s digital learning cycle for a 1:1 iPad program (recognized as a 2013 Apple Distinguished Program). Classroom visits and mini- sessions will provide direct interaction with teachers and students. For more information, or to register: http://www.nsba.org/tlnsitevisits/
May 4, 2014
See how technology supports personalized learning to prepare every student, every day and in every class for a world yet to be imagined. Visit district classrooms, talk with teachers and students, and discuss policy with school administrators and board members through mini-briefings. For more information, or to register: http://www.nsba.org/tlnsitevisits/
May 13, 2014
Be our guest at a live, face-to-face workshop on One-to-One Computing, Common Core Standards and Personalized Learning.
Designed specifically for K-12 superintendents and curriculum leaders, this event will provide you with the information necessary to create and implement a successful one-to-one computing strategy. There is no charge to attend the workshop, and lunch will be provided.
Dr. Michael Gielniak, chief operating officer for the One-to-One Institute, will lead this six-hour workshop. The One-to-One Institute is a nonprofit organization that emerged from the Michigan Freedom to Learn (FTL) program and now assists schools, districts, states, and countries in successfully implementing one-to-one programs.
Topics to be covered in the workshop include:
• Keys to a Successful One-to-One Implementation
• BYOD Best Practices
• Strategic Implementation Components
• Financial Planning
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Professional Development
• Evaluation and Assessment
Space is limited, so register now to reserve your place for this informative workshop.
July 13, 2014
2014 Lausanne Learning Institute.
If you hadn’t heard, Registration is OPEN (http://www.lausannelearning.com/regfee/lausanne-learning-institute/)! You will not want to miss this year’s 12th annual conference. You will receive three full days of learning and networking with other educators from all over the world.
A new feature of the Lausanne Learning Institute this year will be full day and half day workshops on Sunday, July 13th which are included in the registration fee. You may choose to register for a 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. workshop, attend a half day workshop 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., go to two half day workshops, or not to attend a Sunday workshop at all. We will have enough spots for everyone to attend a workshop on Sunday but it is first come, first serve with which workshop you will be able to attend. Please make sure to register in advance to lock in your spot!
I’d like to remind everyone about our two awe-inspiring keynote speakers. Kim Cofino is an Apple Distinguished Educator who currently teaches at Yokohama International School in Japan. Ms. Cofino will kick off the event Sunday night before dinner in the Peabody Hotel’s grand ballroom. We will also welcome Travis Allen, Founder and CEO of iSchool Initiative, to the stage on Monday morning at Lausanne Collegiate School.