AoP Tech News Winter 2018

Tech News, Support, and Information for AoP Educators!

It's Here! The AoP Tech STEM Lending Library is OPEN!

AoP Tech has developed a STEM Lending Library for use PreK-12. Schools can borrow pilot sets of STEM equipment, add in the "R" and "A" from their school resources, and develop star worthy STREAM lessons. Teachers and students will have the opportunity to utilize or pilot a wide array of equipment that focuses on engineering, coding, digital storytelling, virtual reality and more!



The STEM Lending Library close the digital divide to bring access to advanced technology equipment to AOPS classrooms!


STEM Lending Library Fast Facts:


  • A school may request/borrow only one device at a time
  • A school may borrow the device for a 1 or 2 school week period, Thursday-Thursday
  • A school community should utilize the STEM Lending Library to facilitate and support a STREAM cross-curricular approach
  • The coordinating educator will meet with an AoP Tech Technology Integration Coach for personalized support in the usage of the STREAM model and integration of the technology
  • Upon return, all devices will have a one week refresh to allow the AoP Tech to ensure devices are in good working order and allow for planning meetings
  • Borrowing educators and building administrators will be required to fill out evaluation forms upon the return of the devices to continue utilizing this program



For more information about the STEM Lending Library including the device list, general availability calendar, reservation form and more, please visit the STEM Lending Library page of our website.

EdcampAoP returns February 23rd!

Join EdcampAoP for a fantastic day of learning and collaboration at Lansdale Catholic High School. This event is open to any and all educators, so bring a friend!


This is a FREE event open to any and all educators!


For full event details including the general session information and Act 48 information, please visit www.aoptech.org or www.edcampaop.weebly.com. You can also register on these sites or using the link below. New to the Edcamp model? Check out the video below to learn more!

https://youtu.be/I7DwCI7j0Bg

Introducing the EdTech Influencer Recognition Program!

https://youtu.be/foylxy4qGG8

Save the Dates!

Connected Educators Webinar Series

Wednesday, Feb. 13th, 7pm

This is an online event.

Our webinar series will continue with a look at Youtube in preparation for the Google Educator Level 1 certification! Join us!

EdcampAoP

Saturday, Feb. 23rd, 8:30am-2:30pm

700 Lansdale Avenue

Lansdale, PA

Our annual Edcamp is here! See above for details and www.aoptech.org for registration!

Connected Educators Webinar Series

Wednesday, March 13th, 7pm

This is an online event.

March's webinar will focus on Google Chrome in pursuit of Google Educator Level 1 certification!

AoP Tech Team

Bill Brannick, Director of Technology

Alissa DeVito, Associate Director of Educational Technology

Aaron Heintz, Technology Integration Coach

Annabel Dotzman, Technology Integration Coach