TIC Technology Integration Conference 2015 - Keystone Area Education Agency
TIC Technology Integration Conference 2015 - Keystone Area Education Agency

TIC Technology Integration Conference 2015

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NEW for 2015...Hands-on with ROBOTS and DRONES!  List of Sessions


Keynote Speakers for TIC 2015:

Jon Bergmann is a pioneer in the flipped classroom movement.  Jon is a teacher, educational coach, and writer who has had the privilege of helping educators “turn learning on its head.”

Jon spent 24 years as a middle and high school science teacher before becoming the lead technology facilitator for a school district in the Chicago suburbs.   Today Jon is dedicated to writing, speaking and otherwise promoting the flipped classroom concept. Jon is the author of Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day.  Jon helped found the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization which provides resources and research about flipped learning.

In 2002, Jon received the Presidential Award for Excellence for Math and Science Teaching; and in 2010, he was named Semi-Finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year. He serves on the advisory board for TED-Education. He was one of Tech & Learning’s 10 Most Influential of 2013.    In 2014 he, along with Aaron Sams, are nominees for the Brock International Prize for Education.

Jon Bergmann
Web: www.jonbergmann.com
Twitter: jonbergmann


Jennifer Magiera is the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership, a network of 32 neighborhood Chicago Public Schools.

As an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher, and Chicago Public School's 2012 Tech Innovator of the Year, she has been exploring ways to redefine education through effective technology use.

In 2012, she co-created PLAYDATE, a new conference concept encouraging hands-on teacher exploration. As a Golden Apple Teacher of Distinction, she also helped to co-found the GA Teachers for Tomorrow annual conferences. More recently, Jennifer was honored to be named a White House Champion of Change as a Connected Educator as well as being named #17 of 100 Top Experts in #eLearning and #EdTech.

Jennie was also named Chicago Public School Innovator of the Year in 2012, and was a finalist for the BAMMY Award Innovator of the Year in 2012 and 2014.

Jennifer Magiera
Web: www.teachinglikeits2999.com
Twitter:  MsMagiera



Featured Speakers

Dr. John Ross

Dr. John Ross has been an educator for more than 25 years and is the author of Online Professional Development, Design, Deliver, Succeed! which was adopted as book-of-the-month for July 2011 by Learning Forward and was a publisher’s bestseller in it’s first year of publication. His latest publication, a chapter about designing online courses, is forthcoming in the third edition of the highly successful Powerful Designs for Professional Learning.

He is also co-author of the first college textbook to address the new National Educational Technology Standard for Teachers (NETS-T) from ISTE, Technology Integration for Meaningful Use: A Standards-Based Approach. The text is in its second edition.

He works with states, districts, schools, and individual teachers to help use technology to promote teaching, learning, and school management.

His sessions at TIC will include:

  • Keeping it Real: Authentic Assessments in the Elementary Classroom
  • Keeping it Real: Authentic Assessments in the Secondary Classroom
  • You’re in the 21st Century. Is your classroom?

You can find out more about him on his website TeachLearnTech.com.

Ben Feight
Twitter: feightb

Ben Feight is the Iowa Technology and Education Connections' Educator of the Year Award winner for 2014. He teaches fourth grade at Harding Elementary School in Mason City. Ben is working on his Master's Degree from UNI in Instructional Technology and on becoming a Google Certified Teacher.  Some of the exciting things happening in his classroom include his 4th graders helping create Harding’s first ever online video news station, “The Harding News Channel,”  publishing an iBook for download off the iTunes Bookstore, creating new apps for the iPads, learning to code, and video blogging. Ben is also working on building his own online technology blog, “Tech in a Sec for Classrooms.”  Ben says, "I’m always excited to learn from others and to help children learn more."

Ben will be presenting two sessions on Wednesday: "Breaking Down the Walls of a Classroom to Connect via Skype, Google Hangout, and Zoom" and "Expressing Yourself Through Blogging and Vlogging."












If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Tiffany Kuhens at 800-632-5918. 

Twitter:  #TICAEA1


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