NERIC Model Schools "Unconference"

Innovation in Education Unconference - Connected Classrooms

Monday, Aug. 25th, 9am to Tuesday, Aug. 26th, 3pm

NERIC, 900 Watervliet Shaker Road, Albany, NY

Join us for this exciting TWO-day summer professional development event! We have shortened the event to two action-packed days to make it more accessible to busy schedules!


Monday is Google/O365 Day with an flexible, participant-driven schedule. There are some planned sessions too - please see agenda below. Tuesday is Flipped/Blended/Innovation Day with a planned schedule, but we encourage interaction in all sessions! There will be opportunities to learn from peers, explore new ideas, and make valuable connections at this exciting summer event!

Tshirts, bags, pens and more! Plus exciting raffles!

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AGENDA

Day 1 - Google and Office 365 Unconference Day

9:00-9:30 Introduction and Day Planning - Participants Decide!
9:30-10:15 Session 1
10:30-11:15 Session 2
11:30-12:00 Google Glass Demo
12:00-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:30 Session 3
1:45-2:30 Session 4
2:30-3:00 App Slam and Wrap Up

Some fixed sessions will be:
Flipping Your Classroom with Google
Things to Consider when Going Google
Google Glass Demo
Office 365 and MS Office for iPads

Also, CDWG will be here displaying a wide range of Google Chromebooks and tablets!

Teq will be on hand to show some exciting technologies including a hovercraft for use with math lessons!

We will have a raffle for a pair of Nikon #T01 Aculon Binoculars, courtesy of Ray's Supply! Plus lots of other goodies! Lunch provided!

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Day 2 - Flipped, Blended and Innovation Day

9:00-9:15 Introduction
9:15-10:45 Flipped Learning
11:00-11:45 Makerspaces
11:45-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:15 Social Media Lightning Round
1:30-2:15 Gaming in Education
2:30-3:00 Mighty Meeting

Day also features "Ask the Experts" and robots in action!

Also, CDWG will be here displaying a wide range of Google Chromebooks and tablets!

Steelcase will be here so you can try out their exciting Node chair!

We will have a raffle for an Acer Chromebook, courtesy of CDWG, to wrap up the event! Plus lots of other goodies! Lunch provided!