iKids: Learning & Discovery in a Technological World EC Conference
Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
iKids: Learning & Discovery in a Technological World
A conference for early childhood professionals
Hosted by Wisconsin Public Television
November 2, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
Menominee Casino & Resort, Keshena, WI
The conference will feature a keynote address by Michael Robb, Ph.D., Director of Education and Research for the Fred Rogers Center Early Learning Environment (Ele). Dr. Robb has been involved in issues surrounding media and children for over a decade. He has published research on the impact of electronic media on young children's language development, early literacy outcomes, and problem solving abilities.
A round-robin experience offering three 30-minute presentations will focus on various aspects of kids and technology: Introduction to Technology, PBS Kids Lab, and Limiting Screen Time. Attendees will progress through all three sessions, moving to a new session every thirty minutes.
Lunch and an "Appy Hour" will help you go beyond Angry Birds! Gather with fellow educators to learn about the many exciting educational mobile apps available for kids. Share your favorites and learn about apps offered by PBS Kids. Lunch is included with conference registration.
Afternoon sessions will include: Integrating iPad into PreK Math, Nibbled to Death by Ducks, The Challenge of Childhood Obesity, Bringing Books to Life, Taking Classes in Your PJs, and Project Learning Tree.
Registry credit certificates will be mailed to you after the conference. Registration for afternoon sessions will begin at 8:30 am (prior to the keynote address) and will be on a first come first serve basis. Some sessions have limited enrollment.
Check out our website at wpt.org/kids for more information, breakout sessions, and site details.
*Project Learning Tree session will run until 5:15 p.m.
When & Where
Holli Kirchner, Early Learning Services Manager
Wisconsin Public Television