Join us to how to get your students started in Minecraft EDU using in-game tutorials, as well plan lessons, develop authentic assessments, and even integrate block or Python coding, 3D printing, and other STEM concepts directly in the game.
Discover the power of AI in education and learn how teachers can effectively use it to support students and streamline tasks. This workshop covers AI basics, its benefits and limitations, and practical classroom applications.
Artificial intelligence is here, and unlike what you’ve seen in the movies, AI isn’t coming to destroy humans – it’s coming to disrupt our classrooms. Should educators be afraid, excited, or both? Can educators embrace AI’s potential while ensuring their students still learn the value of creating original work?
Districts that have success with technology integration have done so through planning and alignment to district goals. To ensure consistency and equity throughout classrooms, it is important to implement a technology framework that aligns with district goals and allows teachers to integrate technology at the stage they are most comfortable at.
Area technology coordinators, directors, building admins, and coaches will discuss shared experiences, questions, and ideas. Their contributions and concerns will drive the conversation.
This week on Be Connected, we're recapping anything and everything IT from last week's Illinois Education and Technology Conference (IETC).
Join us to share new strategies, resources, and connections you made during this year's conference, including at the annual Tech Leader Summit. Even if you weren't able to attend, tune in to get up to speed on all the expert-led learning you missed.
Join your fellow school Ed Tech professionals from West 40 schools to discuss coaching, teaching, technology, and more! We will meet in person to facilitate discussion and sharing of resources. Bring your ideas, questions, concerns, strategies, and anything else you'd like to share or discuss.
Whether you're new to edtech or a seasoned expert, you have a voice at this table. Join us each month and walk away better prepared to support technology in your district.
Join us as we cut through the AI buzz and examine the implications of artificial intelligence in an education setting. In particular, we’ll focus on how recently released and forthcoming AI tools could impact how students learn and create going forward, as well as how educators can stay ahead of the curve with ready-to-use AI resources.
Google has made some exciting updates to the apps you use every day. Join us to explore new Google Workspace features released over the last several months for Google Meet, Slides, Docs, Sheets, and more. Afterward, you'll also get a sneak preview of upcoming changes educators like you can look forward to.
Searching for more meaningful ways to integrate 3D printing in the classroom? Join us to explore the limitless potential of 3D printing and how it can be harnessed to address real-world issues and foster positive change within our schools, neighborhoods, and beyond.
Ready to get a makerspace or STEM lab going at your school, but not quite sure where to start? Maybe you have a space already, but it’s due for a makeover. There are so many options out there, and technology is constantly changing. Where should your district start?