The 2015 MIFlip Conference Schedule

At The Steelcase University Learning Center

Keynote Speaker

The 2015 Michigan Flip Teaching Conference will kick off at 9:00 AM this Saturday January 10. We will have a welcome message from the MIFlip team followed by Sean Corcorran General Manager of Steelcase Education.

Our Keynote Speaker this year is Mr. David Tebo, Superintendent of Hamilton Community Schools. He will be discussing: The Changing Face of Education.


We would like to thank Steelcase Education for hosting our event today. They are graciously lending us the use of The Steelcase University Learning Center. Please feel free to explore the Learning Center and ask questions of our hosts.

Session One: 10:10-11:00

Our First Session will feature a variety of sessions related to whole school, subject area, teaching & learning spaces. Presenters include:

Classroom #1: Cheryl Prindle-East Kentwood High School-Using Web 2.0 tools in the ELA & ELL Classroom

Classroom 2: David Prindle-Byron Center High School & Doug Ragan-Hudsonville High School-Science

Classroom 3: David Fouch-Forest Hills Northern High School-Social Studies

Classroom 4: Matthew Roberts-GVSU-Innovation for the 20th Century

Classroom 5: Delia Bush-Kenowa Hills Public Schools-Elementary

Classroom 6: Greg Green-Clintondale High School-Making the Impossible Actually Possible: Flipped School (Subject To Change Due To Weather)

Classroom 7: Steve Kelly-St. Louis (MI) Public Schools-Math

Classroom 8 & 9: Brad Wehner-Steelcase-A Case for Space: Tech Enabled Learning Environments


Session Two: 11:10-12:00

Classroom 1: Tara Becker-Utess-Ingham ISD-Standard Based Grading

Classroom 2: Tracey Morris & Jenn Prince-Byron Center High School-Blending The Alternative Education Learning Environment

Classroom 3: David Fouch-Forest Hills Northern High School-AP in the Flipped Environment

Classroom 4: Matt Becker-Forest Hills Central Woodlands 5-6 School-All Things Google

Classroom 5: Anthony DiLauria-Zeeland Public Schools-Flipping With iBooks

Classroom 6: Nathan Bierma-Calvin College-50 Ideas for Flipped Learning Activities

Classroom 7: Anne Thorp-Ottawa Area ISD-Blended Learning

Classroom 8 & 9: Greg Brooks, Ph.D.-Steelcase Education Consultant-Space as the Third Teacher: Developing Active Learning Environments.


Lunch and Networking: 12:00-1:00

We would like to thank you major sponsor Steelcase Education for providing the lunch today. Please use this time to explore the Learning Center, network and of course eat lunch.

Open Work Time & Other Cool Stuff 1:00-1:50

During this time you can find a presenter and work one on one with them or attend a specialize session. These sessions include:

Classroom 1: EdPuzzle-David Prindle

Classroom 2: Class Kick-Doug Ragan

Classroom 3: Ben Rimes-Mattewan Public Schools-Iron Screecasting

Classroom 4: Visit The Media-scape Learning Lab

Classroom 5: Building A PLN

Classroom 6: Dan Spencer-Jackson ISD-Screencasting Tools

Classrooms 7, 8, & 9 Open for Edcamp Sessions


Open Work Time & Other Cool Stuff 2:00-2:50

This is an edcamp style session. If you want to learn more about something you have heard today find the presenter or get a group together.

Classrooms 1- 3, 5, 7-9 Open for Edcamp Sessions

Classroom 4: Visit The Media-scape Learning Lab

Classroom 6: Dan Spencer will also be discussing Technology Considerations in the Classroom