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Session: Infusing Technology Academy - Fairmont

Description:

The Infusing Technology Academy (IT) professional development is an extraordinary opportunity for schools/teachers to move beyond using mobile technology only for entertainment purposes. The IT Academy will focus on resources that are accessible across all types of devices. The West Virginia Center for Professional Development helps educators transform the use of these devices into powerful tools for instruction and student engagement. Participants will gain the knowledge and expertise to integrate a high level of technology to increase students’ critical thinking, reasoning, creativity, collaboration, and problem solving skills. Participants will model effective classroom instruction using technology to construct safe and supportive learning environments for all students that will maximize their learning experiences.

Program Details

  • BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - WVCPD supports BYOD technology integration and access so you may bring a laptop or other tablet device, but you will be responsible for knowing your device management, troubleshooting, and any application downloads necessary.
  • Four days of concentrated professional development. Three days in the summer Infusing Technology Academy and a one day Infusing Technology Showcase is in the spring of 2018.
  • Breakout sessions based on technology integration, student centered learning, collaboration, instructional strategies, and project-based learning.
  • Online learning community supported by expert mentors throughout the year.
  • Optional graduate credit at a reduced rate requires a one-year commitment and provides participants with resources and online expert mentoring to implement best-practice techniques for transformational uses of technology in the school and classroom.
  • Your space will not be guaranteed until payment for the session is received.

Cost:
Registration fee of $100 (per person) includes lodging for those who qualify and four days of technology integration professional development. The four days of concentrated professional development include three days in the summer Infusing Technology Academy and a one day Infusing Technology Showcase in the spring of 2018. Please note: Your space will not be guaranteed until payment for the Academy is received. For a full refund, registration cancellation must be made two weeks prior to the start of the session.

Date/Time
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • Tuesday, July 25 , Registration 9:00 am to 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, July 25, Instruction 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, one hour lunch break
  • Wednesday, July 26, Instruction 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, one hour lunch break
  • Thursday, July 27, Instruction 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, one hour lunch break

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Location/Lodging

Falcon Center Conference Center

Fairmont State University

1201 Locust Ave.

Fairmont, WV 26554

Please note that lodging will be at the Bridgeport Wingate Hotel. It is approximately a 12 minute drive from the hotel to the Falcon Center.



 

Lodging for this session will be at the Bridgeport Wingate Hotel.  It is approximately a 12 minute drive from the hotel to the Falcon Center. 

Lodging Eligiblity Requirements:

  • You are eligible to request lodging if you live more 80 miles or 90 minutes from the session location.
  • If you do not meet the mileage requirements for lodging and would like to stay, you can book your room at our group rate of $88/night. 

Please note: To receive a full refund, you must cancel two weeks prior to the session.  

A confirmation email will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the session containing lodging details. Please be prepared to present a credit card for incidental expenses when you register at the hotel.


Requirements:
BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - WVCPD supports BYOD technology integration and access so you may bring a laptop or other tablet device, but you will be responsible for knowing your device management, troubleshooting, and any application downloads necessary.

Audience:
Educators interested in enhancing classroom instruction by using technology to maximize learning experiences for students.

Last Day to Register: 7/21/2017

  
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