When: July 6-7, 8:00am-3:00pmWhere: Tech Valley High School
Who: Are you an administrator, educator or librarian focused on creating opportunities for students to learn more deeply? Want to learn innovative ideas that have been successful in other schools? We invite you to attend and learn best practices at the institute.
What: Presentation Strands and Initial Topics...More to Come!
Thursday, July 6
Project-Based Learning (Intro & 2.0: Next Steps)--Task Definition Strategies that can be used in a project or non-project setting--PBL and the NYSSLS (NGSS) --Critical Friends to improve classroom practice--Content Integration and Co-teaching: Secrets to a Happy Marriage
How the 'Maker' Movement can Transform Your Classroom--Ozobots - Small Robots with Big Potential--Spark Engagement with Adobe Spark--GoFormative, PollEverywhere, Wizer.me (Formative Assessment Tools) for Touchscreen Chromebooks and Windows Devices
Friday, July 7
Content Area Deep Dive--Accountable Book Clubs in the ELA classroom--Power of Podcasts--Citizen Science for your classroom
Innovative Practices for Administrators--"Distributed Leadership" in the real world--Modeling Critical Friends with Faculty
For more information, contact Tech Valley High School Outreach Coordinator, Sarah Fiess at email@example.com or 862-4958.