#Edtech opportunities this summer

Online and in the area during June

June Events

June 2

Why Should You Flip Your Classroom? An Introduction Presented by Monica Burns

When: June 2, 2016, 12:00 - 12:30 PM EDT

Cost: FREE

Location: Online

About the event: You've likely heard the buzz about the Flipped Classroom, but do you know what flipping your classroom really means? Here's your chance to learn all about this exciting movement in education, and how you can use it gain more hands-on time in class. Join Monica Burns as she discusses the Flipped Classroom concept, how it works, why teachers are trying it, and where you can get started. Come decide if it's right for you!

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Using Virtual Field Trips in Your Flipped or Blended Classroom Presented by Jayme Linton

When: June 2, 2016, 1:00 - 1:30 PM EDT

Cost: Free

Location: Online

About the event: We all know that field trips can be incredible educational experiences for students, particularly those students with limited backgrounds. However, because of cost and logistics, field trips aren't always feasible. Virtual field trips can provide these valuable learning experiences without the expense, and have the added bonus of working well in flipped and blended classrooms. Join Jayme Linton as she explains how to create a virtual field trip experience for your students. She will explore a variety of resources for designing virtual field trips that will engage students and encourage exploration. Jayme will also share a number of ideas for virtual field trips for a variety of disciplines and discuss how you can use them in either a flipped or blended classroom. No permission forms or bag lunches required!

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June 6-8

Western Pennsylvania EdTech Team Summit with Google for Education

When: June 6-8

Cost: $329

Location: 225 Clever Road McKees Rocks, PA 15136

About the event: EdTechTeam Summits Featuring Google for Education are high intensity two-day events that focus on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers, local rockstars, practicing administrators, solution providers, Google engineers, and representatives from the Google education teams.

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June 13-24

South Fayette STEAM Summer Institute

When: June 13–24

Cost: $100 – $200

Location: South Fayette Township Intermediate School Old Oakdale Road McDonald, PA 15057

About the event: The South Fayette Township School District STEAM Innovation Summer Institute provides professional development opportunities to assist learning institutions in transforming education through innovation and to provide experiences for educators and educational service providers in Western Pennsylvania to be a springboard to a greater vision.

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June 22

Riverview Intermediate Unit: STEAM 2016 Leadership Conference

When: June 22

Cost: $75 for college students

Location: Clarion University of Pennsylvania

About the event: In its second consecutive year, the RIU6 Education Leadership Conference (ELC) is a 1-day conference that includes a keynote address, breakout sessions and a vendor area for participants to explore a variety of educational technology products and services.

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