Workshops at Member Schools
WORKSHOPS AT MEMBER SCHOOLS
Join us for a day of learning, growth and collaboration on Virtual & Augmented Reality in your classroom, Design Thinking and ways to approach Professional Development for your teachers in these fields. Dr Kevin Merges, Director of the Innovation Center at Rutgers Preparatory School, Mary Cantwell, creator & designer of DEEP design thinking methodology, and Sandra LaGrange, Curriculum and Technology Integration expert at St. Thomas More Catholic High School, will be our main speakers with a number of local designers and educators helping facilitate breakout sessions that will allow you to explore these topics and ask questions about classroom usage and implementation. There will be a number of devices to play with including VR implementations from Cardboard to Magic Leap glasses; AR classroom systems, robotics, arduinos and the latest Fujitsu technology for you to put your hands on. There will be giveaways (including a Fujitsu laptop), lunch, great company and no registration fee.
March 22, 2019 -- 9:30am - 3:00pm
The Cushman School - High School Campus
4700 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33137
FREE EVENT! --> Register HERE!
Event Title: Leading the Shift to Inquiry and Agency: Building a Culture of Modern Learning in Schools
Date: April 1 & 2, 2019 (8:00 am-3:30pm)
Location: NSU University School - 3375 SW 75 Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Description: How do we create experiences and cultures in our schools that build on our students' increasing agency over learning through powerful questions and personal inquiry?
In this Modern Learners Lab, you’ll build your capacity to lead change in your school community, learning to help students take more ownership over their learning in important ways that will allow them to thrive in today's complex learning environments.
This two-day lab will reset your focus and your priorities, and introduce you to a framework for relevant, sustainable change for your teachers and students.
The Sixth Annual Innovation Institute, Transforming Education with Creativity and Coding, is scheduled for Monday, April 8, and Tuesday, April 9, 2019. This year’s Institute will feature James Robinson from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. James will lead a Pi Jam pre-conference workshop on Sunday, April 7, 2019 that focuses on using physical computing with the Raspberry Pi and an opening keynote that will highlight creativity in computer science. In addition, Pine Crest administrators as well as innovation, computer science, and technology specialists will share the strategies they are using to creatively develop the school of the future.
Pre-Conference Workshop: April 7, 2019
Title: Creativity with Code - Agency Through Ownership
Price: $200 per attendee
Conference: April 8-9, 2019
Price: $450 per attendee
Location: 2700 St. Andrews Boulevard, Boca Raton, Florida 33434
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K-12 Thinking Maps Training of Trainers
Location: The University School
3375 SW 75th Ave. Davie, FL 33314
Dates: July 30-Aug. 1
& Oct. 7-8
About: Thinking Maps Training of Trainers aligns with 21st Century professional development that takes place within communities committed to continuous improvement, collective responsibility and goal alignment. Skilled educators at the school and district level will focus on a week-by-week Plan of Action as they lead the implementation of Thinking Maps for critical and creative thinking in all content areas and grade levels. These teacher leaders will learn how to embed continuous learning sessions about
relevant Thinking Maps applications into regularly scheduled planning sessions and/or Professional Learning Communities.
ShiftinEdu is a biennial summit for forward thinkers hosted by St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School in Miami. We gather thought leaders and educators from all over the world and empower them to be influencers in their own communities. The focus of the summit is to drive innovation in education through leveraging new methodologies and technologies in learning. Call for Proposals open through April 30.
Keynote Speakers: Kim Bearden and Hamish Brewer.
Featured speakers: Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Carl Hooker, Tiffony Jacobs, Valerie Camille Jones, AJ Juliani, Brett Salakas, Ken Shelton, Tony Vincent.
When: October 23-25, 2019
Where: St. Stephen's Episcopal Day School
3439 Main Hwy
Miami, FL 33157