Teachers interested in igniting innovation and learning for students can get ideas and inspiration at an upcoming summit organized by the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE).
The Learning and Innovation Summit will feature workshops on a wide variety of topics, including:
- Technology for young children
- Content standards
- Google for Education
- Assistive technology
- Creative ways to use technology
- Physical education
"This summit will help teachers bring theory and pedagogy to life utilizing technology in fun and engaging ways for students," said Dr. Michanne Hoctor-Thompson, educational technology coordinator with SDCOE. "Participants will have the chance to learn from experts hailing from across all of Southern California."
There will be a keynote speech from Jeffery Heil, a well-known speaker and consultant specializing in technology integration in support of educational equity. Heil is a technology integration teacher with SDCOE's Juvenile Court and Community Schools and received the 2015 Innovative Educator of the Year award from the Classroom of the Future Foundation.
The summit will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at SDCOE's main campus, 6401 Linda Vista Road in San Diego. The cost is $75, which includes lunch.
Registration is open now.