Future of EdTech Educator

Educator presentations address how classrooms are using the technologies available to expand their learning environment beyond the classroom and engage all learners. Presentations will share engaging pedagogical methods, practical strategies to plan, integrate curriculum and manage technology in classrooms, including utilization of mobile devices, game-based learning, maker and digital tools to deliver curriculum and content fostering creative and critical thinking. Best practices shared will highlight effective teacher technology integration and just-in-time technology solutions that provide digital content, as well as instructional technologies and customizable learning materials. Presentations will address how online, flipped, blended, personalized and hybrid learning environments are used to promote high academic performance. This track will feature ways to improve interactive communication, digital and media literacy, assessment, feedback, support, and content delivery whether it is synchronous or asynchronous. Educators will be introduced to transformative technologies including augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, coding, robotics, applications and devices that prepare students for the future world of work.