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Exposition Sponsor Activities

Microsoft

Adobe Youth Voices         Cisco         Intel         Lego Education         Mobile Beacon


Equipment Provider

SMART



TIER 1

Mirosoft

Ballroom 20A


Monday, June 25
8:00 am–6:00 pm Microsoft Experience Center
Microsoft, K-12 Educators
Learn how Microsoft’s technology, education programs and free tools fuel innovative teaching, learning and 21st century skills. Visit our Experience Center for hands-on experiences, free learning sessions, see Kinect in action and enter our sweepstakes and raffles!
8:30–9:30 am It's Easy in the Cloud - Introducing Office 365 for Education
Eric Herzog
Everyone is talking about it, but what is the Cloud? How can it be used for education and increase instructional reach and connect teachers, students, and parents? Discover Cloud tools including the new Office 365 for Education can accelerate learning and how you can start using them today.
1:00–2:00 pm Windows in the Classroom
Robyn Hrivnatz
Experience the magic of learning with technology. Backed by global research, the Windows in the Classroom seminar for school leaders will help you discover how the latest devices and software are working together to unleash 21st century learning.
2:00–2:30 pm Sneak Preview:  Windows 8 is Windows Reimagined.
Wole Moses
Come join us to get a sneak peek of Windows 8 – Windows Reimagined. During this session we’ll show how the new user interface, new devices running Windows 8, and built in cloud synchronization will help teachers and educators advance the learning process.
3:00–3:30 pm It's Easy in the Cloud - Introducing Office 365 for Education
Eric Herzog
Everyone is talking about it, but what is the Cloud? How can it be used for education and increase instructional reach and connect teachers, students, and parents? Discover Cloud tools including the new Office 365 for Education can accelerate learning and how you can start using them today.

Tuesday, June 26
8:00 am–6:00 pm Microsoft Experience Center
Microsoft, K-12 Educators
Learn how Microsoft’s technology, education programs and free tools fuel innovative teaching, learning and 21st century skills. Visit our Experience Center for hands-on experiences, free learning sessions, see Kinect in action and enter our sweepstakes and raffles!
8:00–9:00 am Tips, Tricks and Free Tools for Educators
Robyn Hrivnatz
Engage your learners, energize a lesson plan, and save time using free tools for teachers provided by Microsoft that you can download today. In this session, free tools and technologies along with time saving tips and tricks with Windows and Microsoft Office will be featured to help teachers motivate and inspire learners and engage with multimedia. These tools will assist with productivity and collaboration between teachers, parents, and learners. Free tools such as AutoCollage, WorldWide Telescope, Mouse Mischief, Songsmith, Photosynth, etc… will be featured in this session. The participants will leave the session with information of how to acquire the free tools and ideas for how they can be integrated into their classrooms.
9:30–10:00 am Accessibility - Learning for All
Give all students have the same access to great technology through simple steps to customize your Microsoft Windows and Office environment. This will include using the Accessibility features of Microsoft Windows, free add-ins for Microsoft Office, and online tools in Internet Explorer.
1:00–2:00 pm Windows in the Classroom
Robyn Hrivnatz
Experience the magic of learning with technology. Backed by global research, the Windows in the Classroom seminar for school leaders will help you discover how the latest devices and software are working together to unleash 21st century learning.
2:00–2:30 pm Sneak Preview:  Windows 8 is Windows Reimagined.
Wole Moses
Come join us to get a sneak peek of Windows 8 – Windows Reimagined. During this session we’ll show how the new user interface, new devices running Windows 8, and built in cloud synchronization will help teachers and educators advance the learning process.
3:00–3:15 pm Smartboard Technology Demo
Microsoft, K-12 Educators
See how a SMART board interactive whiteboards from SMART Technologies can
3:30–4:00 pm It's Easy in the Cloud - Introducing Office 365 for Education
Eric Herzog
Everyone is talking about it, but what is the Cloud? How can it be used for education and increase instructional reach and connect teachers, students, and parents? Discover Cloud tools including the new Office 365 for Education can accelerate learning and how you can start using them today.

Wednesday, June 27
8:00 am–6:00 pm Microsoft Experience Center
Microsoft, K-12 Educators
Learn how Microsoft’s technology, education programs and free tools fuel innovative teaching, learning and 21st century skills. Visit our Experience Center for hands-on experiences, free learning sessions, see Kinect in action and enter our sweepstakes and raffles!
8:00–9:00 am Tips, Tricks and Free Tools for Educators
Robyn Hrivnatz
Engage your learners, energize a lesson plan, and save time using free tools for teachers provided by Microsoft that you can download today. In this session, free tools and technologies along with time saving tips and tricks with Windows and Microsoft Office will be featured to help teachers motivate and inspire learners and engage with multimedia. These tools will assist with productivity and collaboration between teachers, parents, and learners. Free tools such as AutoCollage, WorldWide Telescope, Mouse Mischief, Songsmith, Photosynth, etc… will be featured in this session. The participants will leave the session with information of how to acquire the free tools and ideas for how they can be integrated into their classrooms.
1:30–1:45 pm Smartboard Technology Demo
Microsoft, K-12 Educators

Corporate Spotlight Sessions

It’s Easy in the Cloud - Communicate and Learn Together with Office 365
Tuesday, June 26, 10:30–11:30 am, SDCC 6C
Anthony Salcito
Teach and learn from virtually anywhere. Work together and share. Keep informed and on track. Reduce costs and save time. Give students, staff and educators the tools they need to communicate and work together – anytime, across devices. Microsoft Office 365 delivers the industry's most recognized set of productivity and collaboration tools - in the cloud! With Office 365, you get secure, anywhere access to email, shared calendars, IM, video conferencing, and document collaboration. Join us and learn how the most popular cloud suite in education can help you power teaching and learning!

Sneak Preview: Windows 8 – Windows Reimagined
Wednesday, June 27, 10:45–11:45 am, SDCC 6C
Anthony Salcito
A new generation of devices and applications is bringing incredible innovation to teaching and learning. Windows 8 is Microsoft Windows reimagined. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows for new devices. It’s cloud connected. It’s loaded with familiar, new and popular apps. It’s safe and secure. It’s easy to manage. It’s a great education desktop experience – wherever, whenever. Join us for a sneak preview and experience the new possibilities Windows 8 brings to education.




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Adobe

Room 24A


Sunday, June 24
2:00–3:00 pm Adobe Youth Voices Essentials in Action
Kate Goddard
Join an online community of thousands of educators globally who are inspiring youth media making in the classroom. Learn to use our database of creative media making activities and curricula that are engaging young people around the world.
Monday, June 25
8:30–10:30 am Graphic Design for Positive Change
Jeff Larson
Teach young people design principles by creating projects on topics they are passionate about. Help build creativity and collaboration and using simple graphic tools.
11:00 am–12:00 pm Adobe Youth Voices Essentials in Action
Kate Goddard
Join an online community of thousands of educators globally who are inspiring youth media making in the classroom. Learn to use our database of creative media making activities and curricula that are engaging young people around the world.
1:00–2:30 pm Documentary Storytelling in the Classroom
Gregg Witkin
Learn how to facilitate authentic and inspiring storytelling from your students and bring those stories to life in a short compelling video. Based on the best practices of documentary filmmakers, learn how to guide students to create professional style media projects using simple tools. Educators will be use Premiere Elements for video editing. Laptops and software provided for workshop.
4:15–5:15 pm Social Media and Exhibiting Student
Amber Bucholz
Teach digital citizenry by helping young people use media making and social networks for positive social change. Learn from examples of student projects from around the world that are having a positive impact, and engage in hands-on activities that will bring student projects out of the classroom and in dialogue with the world.
Tuesday, June 26
8:30–10:30 am Graphic Design for Positive Change
Jeff Larson
Teach young people design principles by creating projects on topics they are passionate about. Help build creativity and collaboration and using simple graphic tools.
11:00 am–12:00 pm Adobe Youth Voices Essentials in Action
Kate Goddard
Join an online community of thousands of educators globally who are inspiring youth media making in the classroom. Learn to use our database of creative media making activities and curricula that are engaging young people around the world.
2:00–3:30 pm Documentary Storytelling in the Classroom
Gregg Witkin
Learn how to facilitate authentic and inspiring storytelling from your students and bring those stories to life in a short compelling video. Based on the best practices of documentary filmmakers, learn how to guide students to create professional style media projects using simple tools. Educators will be use Premiere Elements for video editing. Laptops and software provided for workshop.
4:15–5:15 pm Social Media and Exhibiting Student
Amber Bucholz
Teach digital citizenry by helping young people use media making and social networks for positive social change. Learn from examples of student projects from around the world that are having a positive impact, and engage in hands-on activities that will bring student projects out of the classroom and in dialogue with the world.
Wednesday, June 27
8:30–10:30 am Graphic Design for Positive Change
Jeff Larson
Teach young people design principles by creating projects on topics they are passionate about. Help build creativity and collaboration and using simple graphic tools.
11:00 am–12:00 pm Adobe Youth Voices Essentials in Action
Kate Goddard
Join an online community of thousands of educators globally who are inspiring youth media making in the classroom. Learn to use our database of creative media making activities and curricula that are engaging young people around the world.
1:00–2:30 pm Documentary Storytelling in the Classroom
Gregg Witkin
Learn how to facilitate authentic and inspiring storytelling from your students and bring those stories to life in a short compelling video. Based on the best practices of documentary filmmakers, learn how to guide students to create professional style media projects using simple tools. Educators will be use Premiere Elements for video editing. Laptops and software provided for workshop.
4:15–5:15 pm Social Media and Exhibiting Student
Amber Bucholz
Teach digital citizenry by helping young people use media making and social networks for positive social change. Learn from examples of student projects from around the world that are having a positive impact, and engage in hands-on activities that will bring student projects out of the classroom and in dialogue with the world.

Corporate Spotlight

Adobe Youth Voices Screening/Q&A: Watch Youth-Produced Media; Learn from Educators and Young Filmmakers; Eat Popcorn!
Tuesday, June 26, 1:00–2:00 pm, SDCC 6C
Miguel Salinas, The Adobe Foundation
Celebrate student voice and creativity by watching high quality media projects. Learn from educators and youth about how student-driven youth media creation has helped build 21st century skills and engagement.

Educators will highlight teaching techniques to improve the content and quality of media creation and help students develop professional media making skills as well as team collaboration and follow-through.

Young people will share their perspective about how creating purposeful media helped them re-connect with their education and ignite a passion for learning.

Award-winning, youth-produced work will be screened and the session will end with an open Q&A for the audience.

Learn about free resources and a community of educators through youthvoices.adobe.com/essentials and receive a DVD of international youth-produced media from around the world.




Cisco

Visit the Cisco Connected Classroom at ISTE, room 24C on the Upper Level, to learn how schools like yours are leveraging technology to engage today’s students, improve academic performance, and enhance administrative efficiency.

Participate in professional development sessions covering a range of education topics, including:

  • How to Flip Your Classroom
  • Leveraging Video for Virtual Field Trips
  • Lecture Capture
  • Mobile Collaboration
  • Managing BYOD

Attend a session and receive a copy of the new book “Flip Your Classroom”, courtesy of ISTE (while supplies last).

Cisco Connected Classroom at ISTE
Room 24C


Monday, June 25
8:30–9:30 am A Day in the Life in a Cisco Connected Classroom
Steve Tuohy
Experience “A Day in the Life” in a Cisco Connected Classroom, a live interactive demonstration of solutions that can enable you to improve student outcomes, increase efficiency, and enhance safety and security.
9:45–10:45 am Virtual Field Trip: Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology
Tonia Carriger
Join the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration as they explore interactive videoconferencing resources and visit the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta, Canada, which offers unique and dynamic classroom curricular support for learners of all ages.
11:00 am–12:00 pm Flipped Classroom 101
Jon Bergmann
Join Jon Bergmann, lead technology facilitator, the Joseph Sears (K-8) School, Kenilworth, IL and Aaron Sams, classroom science teacher, Woodland Park High School, Woodland Park, CO in an informal discussion of the techniques of the Flipped Classroom and the structure of a flipped lesson – from the technical to the teaching.
12:00–12:30 pm Flipped Applications
Lance Ford
In this session, interested participants will be given the opportunity to set up their iOS devices to create content as a part of an ISTE quest. Teach us about things you’ve found of interest while at ISTE. We’re looking for 5-7 clips of your favorite learning experiences from the conference that will provide information that students of the conference will glean.
12:45–1:45 pm Video in Education: A Look at the Research
Jan Zanetis
Join us for a discussion of the new Wainhouse Research whitepaper, "Impact of Broadcast and Streaming Video in Education", which describes in detail the impact of these technologies in improving high-quality education, learning outcomes, and the development of 21st Century skills.
1:45–2:30 pm Virtual Field Trip: Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum
Tonia Carriger
Join the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) as they showcase educator videoconferencing resources and travel virtually to the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, the official interpretive center for the gorge, to explore historical and cultural programs from Lewis and Clark to the Oregon Trail to the American Western Exploration to the raptors of the river gorge! Engaging for learners of all ages!
3:30–4:15 pm A Day in the Life in a Cisco Connected Classroom
Steve Tuohy
Experience “A Day in the Life” in a Cisco Connected Classroom, a live interactive demonstration of solutions that can enable you to improve student outcomes, increase efficiency, and enhance safety and security.

Tuesday, June 26
9:30–10:30 am Virtual Field Trip: InterLingo Spanish
Tonia Carriger
Join the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) in an exploration of interactive videoconferencing resources and take a trip rich in cultural experiences!
10:30–11:30 am A Day in the Life in a Cisco Connected Classroom
Steve Tuohy
Experience “A Day in the Life” in a Cisco Connected Classroom, a live interactive demonstration of solutions that can enable you to improve student outcomes, increase efficiency, and enhance safety and security.
11:30 am–12:15 pm Virtual Field Trip: Minnesota Historical Society
Tonia Carriger
Explore curricular support resources with the G34 in an interactive videoconferencing connection with the Minnesota Historical Society as they share some of the fun, engaging activities from their interactive historical virtual field trip connections.
12:15–1:15 pm Video in Education: A Look at the Research
Jan Zanetis
Join us for a discussion of the new Wainhouse Research whitepaper, "Impact of Broadcast and Streaming Video in Education", which describes in detail the impact of these technologies in improving high-quality education, learning outcomes, and the development of 21st Century skills.
1:15–2:00 pm Many Faces of the Flipped Classroom: The Conversation Continues
We know there isn’t enough time to fully explore Flipped Learning in only an hour so after the interactive panel which started at 12:15pm in SDCC room 6F, walk with the group and keep the discussion going in the Cisco Connected Classroom on the Upper Level, room 24C!
2:00–3:00 pm Flipped Applications
Lance Ford
How do the Cisco tools help facilitate the video content associated with the flipped model? In this session, interested participants will be given the opportunity to set up their iOS devices to create content as a part of an ISTE quest. Teach us about things you’ve found of interest while at ISTE 2012.
3:00–3:45 pm A Day in the Life in a Cisco Connected Classroom
Steve Tuohy
Experience “A Day in the Life” in a Cisco Connected Classroom, a live interactive demonstration of solutions that can enable you to improve student outcomes, increase efficiency, and enhance safety and security.
3:45–4:45 pm Building Cultural Bridges - Connecting Students to Students using Video Conferencing
Jan Zanetis SDCC 23AB
This session will cover our journey to introducing video conferencing, current initiatives used for building global awareness through virtual cultural exchanges and project based learning.  We will share best practices and lessons learnt for successful video conference experience for teachers and students.

Wednesday, June 27
8:30–9:30 am Flipped-Mastery Learning Model
Jon Bergmann
Sit down with Jon Bergmann, lead technology facilitator, the Joseph Sears (K-8) School, Kenilworth, IL and Aaron Sams, classroom science teacher, Woodland Park High School, Woodland Park, CO and talk about their transformation from classroom lecturers to Flipped-Mastery Learning pioneers.
9:30–10:15 am Flipped Applications
Lance Ford
How do the Cisco tools help facilitate the video content associated with the flipped model? In this session, interested participants will be given the opportunity to set up their iOS devices to create content as a part of an ISTE quest. Teach us about things you’ve found of interest while at ISTE 2012.
10:15–11:15 am Transforming the Learning Experience with Collaboration Technologies
Jeff Billings
Jeff Billings, CIO of Paradise Valley Unified School District (Arizona’s fourth largest school district), discusses the use of collaboration technologies to improve operations, bring value to classroom learning experiences, and connect with the rest of the world.
11:15–11:45 am A Day in the Life in a Cisco Connected Classroom
Steve Tuohy
Experience “A Day in the Life” in a Cisco Connected Classroom, a live interactive demonstration of solutions that can enable you to improve student outcomes, increase efficiency, and enhance safety and security.
12:45–1:15 pm Virtual Field Trip: Space Center Houston
Tonia Carriger
The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) takes off into space exploration with interactive videoconferencing resources and a connection with the Space Center Houston!
2:15–2:45 pm Virtual Field Trip: Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Tonia Carriger
Join the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) in a quick introduction to website resources for interactive videoconferencing and then a trip to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Corporate Spotlight

Mooresville Graded School District's Digital Conversion Program
Tuesday, June 26, 3:30–4:30 pm, SDCC 6C
Mark Edwards
Join Dr. Mark Edwards, superintendent of the award-winning Mooresville Graded School District, to learn how student achievement at MGSD has skyrocketed since 2008, thanks to their Digital Conversion program, a technology integration initiative that has revolutionized teaching and learning in Mooresville.




Intel

Room 23C


Monday, June 25
11:00 am–12:00 pm Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
2:30–3:30 pm Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
4:15–5:15 pm Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
Tuesday, June 26
10:30–11:30 am Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
12:15–1:15 pm Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
2:00–3:00 pm Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
3:45–4:45 pm Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
Wednesday, June 27
8:30–9:30 am Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology
10:15–11:15 am Sneak Peek at the Future of Education Technology

Corporate Spotlight

Turning Research into Results: Transforming Education through Technology
Monday, June 25, 1:30–2:30 pm, SDCC 6C
Paige Johnson, Intel Corporation with Steve Clemons, Thomas Greaves, Manuel Isquierdo and Debbie Rice
Intel will discuss findings from Project RED, the only national study that is focused on academic results and the financial implications of education technology. Our goal is for educators to understand how education technology can help to gain educational results from their investments, and that Intel can help them to achieve their goals.




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Lego Education

Booth #4028


Monday, June 25
9:30 am–5:30 pm LEGO® Education Booth
Visit the LEGO® Education Booth to learn more about our hands-on approach to learning. Products for all grade levels will be represented.
9:30–10:00 am In-booth LabVIEW Demonstration
Ray Hsu
1:00–1:30 pm In-booth LabVIEW Demonstration
Ray Hsu
Tuesday, June 26
9:30 am–5:00 pm LEGO® Education Booth
Visit the LEGO® Education Booth to learn more about our hands-on approach to learning. Products for all grade levels will be represented.
9:30–10:00 am In-booth LabVIEW Demonstration
Ray Hsu
1:00–1:30 pm In-booth LabVIEW Demonstration
Ray Hsu
Wednesday, June 27
9:30 am–2:30 pm LEGO® Education Booth
Visit the LEGO® Education Booth to learn more about our hands-on approach to learning. Products for all grade levels will be represented.

Room 14A


Monday, June 25
8:00–10:00 am MINDSTORMS® Robotics in the Middle School Classroom – Getting Started
Liberty Naud
For educators just getting started with LEGO® MINDSTORMS Education or considering how to incorporate MINDSTORMS into the classroom, this session is designed for you. Participants will complete an activity using LEGO® MINDSTORMS Education along with the innovative and exciting Green City Challenge.
10:30 am–12:00 pm MINDSTORMS® Robotics in the Middle School Classroom – Advancing Your Program To New Heights!
Liberty Naud
Are you already using LEGO MINDSTORMS Education in your classroom and looking for ways to expand its use to further engage students and cover even more curriculum concepts? If so, this session is designed for you. Participants will see new books and other resources available for LEGO MINDSTORMS Education, and complete activities using the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education Resource Set and the Renewable Energy Add-On Set.
1:00–2:30 pm Enhancing the Elementary Classroom Through Robotics
Breigh Rhodes
Learn how your students can explore science and math concepts with LEGO Education WeDo Robotics by building moving models out of LEGO® bricks and programming the models using a graphical programming platform developed specifically for elementary students. Attendees will discover key science, math, engineering, and literacy concepts by completing an actual classroom activity from the LEGO® Education WeDo Robotics Set and Activity Pack, and will also explore how to integrate the free MIT-developed Scatch software into WeDo lessons.
3:00–5:00 pm Hands-On Introduction to LabVIEW™ for LEGO® MINDSTORMS®
Ray Hsu
In this session, gain hands-on programming experience with LabVIEW™ for LEGO MINDSTORMS, the industry-standard graphical system design platform created by National Instruments. Put your programming skills to the test by completing a real classroom activity from the Engineering with LabVIEW Activity Pack with a pre-built LEGO MINDSTORMS Education robot.
Tuesday, June 26
8:00–10:00 am MINDSTORMS® Robotics in the Middle School Classroom – Getting Started
Liberty Naud
For educators just getting started with LEGO® MINDSTORMS Education or considering how to incorporate MINDSTORMS into the classroom, this session is designed for you. Participants will complete an activity using LEGO MINDSTORMS Education along with the innovative and exciting Green City Challenge.
10:30 am–12:00 pm MINDSTORMS® Robotics in the Middle School Classroom – Advancing Your Program To New Heights!
Liberty Naud
Are you already using LEGO MINDSTORMS Education in your classroom and looking for ways to expand its use to further engage students and cover even more curriculum concepts? If so, this session is designed for you. Participants will see new books and other resources available for LEGO MINDSTORMS Education, and complete activities using the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education Resource Set and the Renewable Energy Add-On Set.
1:00–2:30 pm Enhancing the Elementary Classroom Through Robotics
Breigh Rhodes
Learn how your students can explore science and math concepts with LEGO Education WeDo Robotics by building moving models out of LEGO® bricks and programming the models using a graphical programming platform developed specifically for elementary students. Attendees will discover key science, math, engineering, and literacy concepts by completing an actual classroom activity from the LEGO® Education WeDo Robotics Set and Activity Pack, and will also explore how to integrate the free MIT-developed Scatch software into WeDo lessons.
3:00–5:00 pm Hands-On Introduction to LabVIEW™ for LEGO® MINDSTORMS®
Ray Hsu
In this session, gain hands-on programming experience with LabVIEW™ for LEGO MINDSTORMS, the industry-standard graphical system design platform created by National Instruments. Put your programming skills to the test by completing a real classroom activity from the Engineering with LabVIEW Activity Pack with a pre-built LEGO MINDSTORMS Education robot.
Wednesday, June 27
8:00–10:00 am MINDSTORMS® Robotics in the Middle School Classroom – Getting Started
Liberty Naud
For educators just getting started with LEGO® MINDSTORMS Education or considering how to incorporate MINDSTORMS into the classroom, this session is designed for you. Participants will complete an activity using LEGO MINDSTORMS Education along with the innovative and exciting Green City Challenge.
10:30 am–12:00 pm MINDSTORMS® Robotics in the Middle School Classroom – Advancing Your Program To New Heights!
Liberty Naud
Are you already using LEGO MINDSTORMS Education in your classroom and looking for ways to expand its use to further engage students and cover even more curriculum concepts? If so, this session is designed for you. Participants will see new books and other resources available for LEGO MINDSTORMS Education, and complete activities using the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education Resource Set and the Renewable Energy Add-On Set.
1:00–2:30 pm Enhancing the Elementary Classroom Through Robotics
Breigh Rhodes
Learn how your students can explore science and math concepts with LEGO Education WeDo Robotics by building moving models out of LEGO® bricks and programming the models using a graphical programming platform developed specifically for elementary students. Attendees will discover key science, math, engineering, and literacy concepts by completing an actual classroom activity from the LEGO® Education WeDo Robotics Set and Activity Pack, and will also explore how to integrate the free MIT-developed Scatch software into WeDo lessons.




Mobile Beacon

Booth #3221


Monday, June 25
11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, and 5:30 pm Daily Raffle Drawings
We're giving away a 4G Mobile Hotspot with FREE SERVICE for one year to qualified educational institutions in our coverage area every two hours during the Expo. Stop by Booth 3221 to register early for more chances to win! Click here to see the winners.
2:00–3:00 pm Solving Broadband Integration Challenges
Meet our network integration specialist to learn how you can deploy an enterprise implementation of 4G broadband technologies and solve integration challenges such as content filtering with remote access.
3:45 pm
(15 minutes)
Mobile Tech Info Session
Karrie Anne Vitti of Train My Teacher will give examples of how our 4G mobile service can engage students through QR scavenger hunts, blogging, and more!
Tuesday, June 26
11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, and 5:30 pm Daily Raffle Drawings
We're giving away a 4G Mobile Hotspot with FREE SERVICE for one year to qualified educational institutions in our coverage area every two hours during the Expo. Stop by Booth 3221 to register early for more chances to win! Click here to see the winners.
2:00–3:00 pm Solving Broadband Integration Challenges
Meet our network integration specialist to learn how you can deploy an enterprise implementation of 4G broadband technologies and solve integration challenges such as content filtering with remote access.
12:00 pm and 3:45 pm
(15 minutes each)
Mobile Tech Info Session
Karrie Anne Vitti of Train My Teacher will give examples of how our 4G mobile service can engage students through QR scavenger hunts, blogging, and more!
5:00–7:00 pm 4G Connection Reception
Room 15 A
Open to administrators, faculty, and technology coordinators in our 4G zones—one of the coverage areas where our technology assistance grants are available. Enjoy light refreshments, network with your peers, and discover how you can add more technology to your classroom, school, or district for less.
Wednesday, June 27
11:30 am and 1:30 pm Daily Raffle Drawings
We're giving away a 4G Mobile Hotspot with FREE SERVICE for one year to qualified educational institutions in our coverage area every two hours during the Expo. Stop by Booth 3221 to register early for more chances to win! Click here to see the winners.
10:00–11:00 am Solving Broadband Integration Challenges
Meet our network integration specialist to learn how you can deploy an enterprise implementation of 4G broadband technologies and solve integration challenges such as content filtering with remote access.




Equipment Provider


SmartBrief

Booth #3313


Monday, June 25
10:00am Live Technology Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live technology class using SMART products.
10:30am Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
11:00am Multiple Displays and Small Group Collaboration
David Effron
SMART Exemplary Educator, David Effrom presents on real life classroom examples of multiple displays and small group collaboration.
12:00pm Spotlight on PCI Education with SMART products
Using differentiation and Response to Intervention (RTI) to improve literacy in your classroom.
1:00pm Live Math Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live math class using SMART products.
1:30pm Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
2:00pm Distance Learning and iPads
Joey Savoy
SMART Exemplary Educator, Joey Savoy presents on real life classroom examples of distance learning using SMART products and ipads.
4:00pm Live Science Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live science class using SMART products.
4:30pm Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
Tuesday, June 26
10:00am Live Technology Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live technology class using SMART products.
10:30am Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
11:00am The Flipped Classroom and Student Centered Learning
Dan Bohn
SMART Exemplary Educator, Dan Bohn presents on real life examples of the flipped classroom and student centered learning.
12:00pm Spotlight on Herff-Jones Nystrom with SMART products
Impact your learners by increasing their global and cultural awareness.
1:00pm Live Math Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live math class using SMART products.
1:30pm Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
2:00pm Technology in Early Education
Heather Sloan
SMART Exemplary Educator, Heather Sloan presents on real life classroom examples to make the most of technology in early education.
3:00pm The Classroom of the Future - Microsoft and SMART Collaborate Live
Ballroom 20A and SMART booth #3313
What does the classroom of the future look like, and how are students and teachers empowered by the technology they use?
4:00pm Live Science Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live science class using SMART products.
4:30pm Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
Wednesday, June 27
10:00am Live Technology Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live technology class using SMART products.
10:30am Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
11:00am Assessment, ELA and ELL
Sarah Lorntson
SMART Exemplary Educator, Sarah Lorntson presents on real life examples of assessment, ELA and ELL.
11:30am Prize Draw
Must be present to win SMART products.
1:00pm Live Math Class
Allen Brooks
Teacher and students collaborate in a live math class using SMART products.
1:30pm The Classroom of the Future - Microsoft and SMART Collaborate Live
Ballroom 20A and SMART booth #3313
What does the classroom of the future look like, and how are students and teachers empowered by the technology they use?