TCAPSLoop Weekly Episode 80: Summer Conference
TCAPSLoop Weekly Episode 80...Summer Conferences
Self care also means investing in your career, and time away from your regular routine can be the perfect opportunity to learn something new.
There are SO many opportunities to connect with your teaching tribe in the upcoming months!
Spring & Summer Conferences
- Conference is May 7 - site visits are May 6, May 8th
- Includes site visits to Kenowa Hills and Kent Innovation High School
- Focus on innovation, student led learning, personalized learning
- Focus on supporting Michigan classroom teachers who have integrated making into their teaching practice or who are interested in integrating the Maker Movement into their classroom. The day will allow attendees to explore maker-centered tools and trends, gain valuable resources, and connect with maker-minded educators.
- Staying true to the spirit of REMC Classroom Makers the day will offer plenty of hands-on opportunities, a collaborative environment, and chances to flex your maker skills!
- Call for Presenters - due May 6
- Call for Speakers - due April 26
- Over 1,400 sessions
- Run by Colby Sharp
- Authors, illustrators
- Day 1 is much like a traditional education conference. We have scheduled speakers to get you all fired up about teaching reading and writing in the classroom.
- Day 2 of nErDcamp is designed differently than your typical conference. It's an (un)conference with a focus on literacy in learning. That's literacy in every and all areas -- science and math, we're talking to you too!
- Nerd Camp JR - registration opens May 1
July 22 - Coloma, MI
- Run by Daniel Mares
- Focused strands of literacy, STEM, assessment
- AMAZING conference
- Call for Presenters - due this Friday!
- Liz Kolb - keynote - focus on learning first, technology second
- NEWS: Adding in a second keynote - Colby Sharp - literacy!
- Focus on ISTE Standards and AASL Standards
Transcripts are still in the works...getting there. Enjoy the show!
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