HPEDSB to host second Google summit for educators
May 2017—HPEDSB is once again hosting the Eastern Ontario Google Apps for Education Summit.
Educators from local school boards and across the province are invited to attend this two-day high-intensity event about deploying, integrating and using Google Apps for Education (and other Google tools) to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education.
DATE: Tuesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 23, 2017
TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day
LOCATION: Bayside Secondary School, 1247 Old Highway 2, Belleville
COST: $399 before June 22; $449 after June 22, 2017
This professional learning opportunity is suited for all elementary and secondary educators. At HPEDSB, system-wide access to Google Apps for Education has been available since 2014. The summit will support the continued integration and use of Google Apps for Education by educators and students across the system.
Find out more at http://bit.ly/HPE_GoogleSummit
The conference will include keynotes and breakout sessions about the following:
- Technology integration
- 21st century learning skills
- Student motivation, engagement and agency
- Student-focused differentiation and personalization
- Design thinking and rapid prototyping
- Inquiry, problem-based learning, Genius Hour and 20% Time
All presenters are Google for Education Certified Innovators, Google for Education Certified Trainers, Google Employees, or teachers with local success stories.
ABOUT THE EdTechTEAM SUMMIT FEATURING GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has partnered with EdTech, a professional development company that hosts summits across the world, to host this event. During the two-day conference, K-12 educators will gather to enhance their professional skills and knowledge to advance student learning in the classroom.
Participants can expect to learn practical and effective strategies for enhancing and differentiating their instructional practices, while addressing immediate issues impacting instruction, such as using technology to enhance instruction, aligning standards, and engaging all learners.
The conference offers both practical and effective strategies for enhancing and differentiating classroom instruction, including effective technology integration and engaging learners.
For more information, contact
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]