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.
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!
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.
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.”
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 10:50AM – 11:10AM
Hungry for more ISTE?
- Schedule a time to meet with Teq at our ISTE booth (2652)
- Need some basic info? For general information about ISTE, the epicenter of edtech, visit the ISTE Conference 2018 website.
- Looking for Teq at ISTE? Here’s a helpful floorplan of the Expo space – we’re at Booth #2652 (just search “teq” and it will highlight on the map)!
- What’s happening at our booth? It’s all about maker education! Stop Teq booth for #2652 for amazing STEM sessions on 3D printing, how to hack your DDR, “be internet awesome” with Google for Education, and to learn the basics of circuitry with a giant 50-pound breadboard.
- Attend our interactive lecture! Our very own Curriculum Specialist, Jessica Wenke, will be presenting Creating a STEAM Makerspace Program: Ideas and Considerations on Sunday, June 24 from 10-11AM.
- Join us at the SMART booth! Our Director of eLearning, Joseph Sanfilippo, will be at the SMART booth (#1203) running a lesson with some lucky volunteer students. Learn how technology is changing the face of lesson delivery and classroom interaction.