Going 1:1 – Saving Money; Preparing Your Team - Description
Going 1:1 - Choosing Devices, Preparing the Team, and Pursuing Excellence
- In this workshop, participants will explore the variety of instructional issues related to moving to a 1:1 environment. Initially participants will look at strengths and weaknesses of various devices, including issues related to implementing a BYOD program. Note that the focus is on instruction, and not infrastructure.
The second phase will cover how to get an instructional team prepared, focusing on how teachers can embrace the exploratory opportunities, from both personal and professional perspectives, of working in a technology-rich environment.
The final segment of the workshop will look at how teachers in successful 1:1 schools use time in the classroom to develop higher-order thinking activities for students at all levels. A particular focus of this segment will be on the opportunities provided by the Google Apps for Education and assoicated services. (6 CPDU credits)
(Limit of 3 teachers and/or administrators per district please)
Continental Breakfast & Lunch included
No cost to teachers and/or administrators from Suburban Cook County schools/districts.
Rushton Hurley has been a Japanese language teacher, principal of an online high school, teacher trainer, and speaker. He is the executive director of NextVista.org (a free educational video library by and for students and teachers) and ran the MERIT teacher professional development program at the Krause Center for Innovation (tinyurl.com/KCI-MERIT). Rushton trains teachers at schools, and keynotes at conferences around the world on affordable technology, the power of multimedia, and the professional perspectives and experiences of teachers at all levels.
When & Where
ICE Chip and LTC1
ICE Chip - South Suburban Chapter of ICE
Suburban Cook Intermediate Service Centers: North Cook ISC, West 40 ISC, South Cook ISC and Learning Technology Center 1 Central (LTC1C).