NCCE 2016

Resources and Links

Meet a Tech Savvy Teacher: Aaron Maurer



Speedgeeking With Coffeechug

Thursday, February 25 | 4:00 PM – 4:50 PM | Room: Tahoma 3

This will be rapid fire session of technology tips, tricks and productivity tools that I use in my classroom and school to help make life easier for both myself as a teacher and for students. I will share out things I use with classrooms as well as staff during Teaching Tinker Time and PD. These ideas will give you time to enjoy that cup of coffee and have fun at the same time! The key here is simplicity and productivity.

Making Global Connections With Skype In The Classroom

Friday, February 26 | 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM | Room: Yakima 1

Want to connect your classroom with the world and promote global citizenship? Using Skype, you can connect students across town, around the world, bring in industry experts, or take virtual field trips. Learn how you can connect with other educators, get lesson plans, start a project and more from Skype in the Classroom.

Aaron will also be leading a workshop:

Makerspace Workshop: How To Transform Your Classroom To A Makerspace

Session: HP63 | BYOD Workshop | THUR, February 25 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM | Room: 3A

This session is designed to help educators and anyone involved in the field of education understand what this makerspace movement is all about and how to find a way to make it work in the school setting. Through a variety of hands on learning, lively discussions, activities, and planning, participants will walk away with a sense of how to implement the ideas back at their school and classroom. Key ideas to be discussed will be learning spaces, PBL integration, how to manage the makerspace, easy activities to start, and how to blueprint change for your current space.

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