Be a Maker: Join our ISTE 2018 Booth Sessions

Post in News by Marja Vitti on 5th June 2018


Be a maker!

It’s makerspace central at our ISTE 2018 booth! Join the Teq Online PD team at booth #2652 and get knee-deep in all things maker education. We’re delivering non-stop sessions full of ideas and inspiration that you can bring straight back to your classroom. Check out the list below and mark your calendars!

Identifying Effective Technology in the Classroom with SAMR
What makes a great technology-infused lesson?  Join Teq’s Chief Learning Officer and former District Superintendent, Robert-Wayne Harris, as he unpacks the SAMR model and reviews a variety of classroom scenarios to help participants better integrate their classroom technologies.

Session Times:
Monday 6/25 at 10:00AM-10:20AM
Tuesday 6/26 at 12:20PM-12:40PM

You Got a 3D Printer! Now What?
Let’s talk about what you need to know when implementing 3D printing in your classroom!  This session will give you suggestions for successful workflow design, preparing your classroom space, making curricular connections, and more!

Session Times:
Monday 6/25 at 10:50AM-11:10PM
Tuesday 6/26 at 1:50PM-2:10PM
Wednesday 6/27 at 1:00PM-1:20PM

SMART Learning Suite – The Fusion of Technology and Learning
Experience a hands-on demonstration of SMART iQ and the SMART Learning Suite Online! See how the SMART Learning Suite can focus student engagement, differentiate instruction, and collect data in real time. Great for interacting with students, sharing content, and giving all students a voice in the classroom.

Session Times:
Monday 6/25 at 11:40AM-12:00PM
Wednesday 6/27 at 11:40AM-12:00PM

Running a Smooth Classroom with G Suite
Join NYCDOE Teacher, Tech Coordinator, and Google Certified Educator, Christina Basias, as she highlights her favorite G Suite tools for education. Christina will highlight the essential resources and tools that help her students succeed and her school run smoothly. See what Christina implements in her classroom to effectively manage their laptop checkout system, apply a digital skills curriculum, and help her students “be Internet awesome.”

Session Times:
Monday 6/25 at 1:00PM-1:20PM
Tuesday 6/26 at 10:00AM-10:20PM
Wednesday 6/27 at 10:50AM-11:10AM

Hack Hack Revolution
Are your old gaming systems collecting dust? Join us as we show you how to repurpose them! In this session, we will detail the process of hacking a Dance Dance Revolution mat with an Arduino to reinvent a popular game. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes!

Session Times:
Monday 6/25 at 12:20PM-12:40PM
Tuesday 6/26 at 2:50PM-3:10PM

Circuitry with Breadboards
Do you build circuits with your students to teach them about electronics? Are you looking for a better way to do it? Join us as we introduce you to the world of breadboards. Build solderless circuits with these easy-to-use (and inexpensive) tools. Reinvent the way you teach students about electron flow, voltage, current, resistance, circuit functions, and more!

Session Times:
Monday 6/25 at 2:50PM-3:10PM
Tuesday 6/26 at 1:00PM-1:20PM
Wednesday 6/27 at 10:00AM-10:20AM

Dash and Dot – CS for Early Learners
Can you imagine a small robot asking for a hug or bringing you to the fiction section of the library by request? With Dash and Dot, that’s all possible. Learn how this perfect addition to your computer science curriculum can teach students how to code using a block-based coding app.

Session Times:
Monday 6/25 at 3:40-4:00PM
Tuesday 6/26 at 11:40-12:00PM

Learning to Code with Ozobot
Learn code with colors and Ozobots! See Ozobot’s Evo and Bit robots in action and learn strategies for introducing coding and robotics to your students.

Session times:
Tuesday 6/26 at 3:40PM-4:00PM

SMART SEE Presentation: Increase Student Outcomes Through Gamification
Special guest presenter: Julie Kuzma, SMART Instructional Facilitator of Technology
Join Julie as she discusses how to use gamification and technology to create collaborative environments where students flourish. Learn how to improve assessment results by changing how students think critically, communicate, collaborate and come up with creative solutions.

Session Times:
Monday, 1:50PM – 2:10PM

SMART SEE Presentation: Engaging Students in STEM through Technology
Special guest presenter: Danielle McGee, SMART Technology Integration Specialist
Join ­­­­­­­­­­­Danielle as she  shares her experiences creating collaborative and fun learning environments that leverage technology to drive student engagement. She will show you tips and tricks that she uses to improve STEM assessment results by changing how students think critically, communicate, collaborate and come up with creative solutions.

Session Times:
Tuesday, 10:50AM – 11:10AM

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