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.
As technology continues to evolve, educators must adapt and integrate cutting-edge tools to engage the modern learner effectively. Unlock the potential of artificial intelligence to revolutionize your teaching approach and captivate your students!
There’s a better way to work! This workshop for Google Workspace users will help you develop a workflow to improve efficiency, cut down on the clutter, and help you get stuff done.
Join us for an open discussion on current educational technology topics and trends. This networking meeting is open to all educational technology positions including technology directors, instructional technology coaches, teachers, and any other positions interested in discussing the current state of technology in our schools. While a short presentation may lead off our time together, the majority of the meeting will be open for participants to share their experiences and challenges with the group.
Join instructional technology coaches from across Illinois during our monthly virtual meetings to connect with other coaches, brainstorm, and share resources.
Google has made some exciting updates to the apps you use every day. This workshop will explore new features in Google Workspace Apps over the last several months, with a sneak preview of upcoming changes.
Are you an educator interested in incorporating practical maker applications into your classroom teaching? This session will provide hands-on experience and guidance on how to bring maker activities to the classroom, giving teachers the tools they need to help students develop their critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation skills.
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?
Join us as we explore the powerful world of MagicSchool and Curipod – revolutionary apps that leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to revolutionize lesson planning and content creation. These AI tools streamline the creation of lessons, allowing teachers to focus on fostering student engagement and critical thinking rather than spending valuable time designing and assembling materials.
As schools transition to the new normal of blended learning, save time and your sanity by packaging your online assignments! This workshop will explore the concept of digitally packaging all of your online content using Google Sites. Save yourself valuable instructional time and streamline your classroom workflow by packaging your assignments so that students have EVERYTHING they need in one place. This will save you so much time answering questions. It is also very handy for absent work and demanding parents. Come see how you can use Google Sites to create a digital content library for your class!
Have you noticed the beautiful graphics educators are using in the classroom these days? It isn't magic; they're just using a pair of digital tools that make it simple and easy to make all your teaching materials visually appealing, starting with just one click.
SecurED Schools 2024 has come and gone, and if you're anything like us, you're still buzzing from everything you learned over the course of this 2-day virtual summit.
Whether you made it to every session or weren't able to attend, tune into this week's Be Connected to hear about our biggest takeaways from SecurED Schools 2024. We'll also highlight a few data privacy resources shared by this year's presenters and discuss if what we learned changed our outlook on cybersecurity in 2024 (and beyond).