- Monday PreConference Workshops
- 50 Minute Concurrent
- BYOD Hands-on Workshops
- Teacher Showcase (AM)
- Student STEAM Showcase (PM)
- EdTech Playgrounds (AM & PM)
- EdCamp & RoundTable Sessions
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Intensive hands-on sessions comprise the PreConference Workshops offered on Monday prior to the beginning of the conference, during both the day and evening. Workshops offered during the day provide 6 hours of instruction with an additional hour lunch break. Evening workshops provide 3 hours of instruction. All of these workshops are offered as a “Master It & Take It” (MITI) and/ or BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) session, meaning participants will receive a device or bring their own device. Workshop topics should be platform neutral, webbased, and/or device specific. Necessary software must be available via the web or provided as part of the workshop.
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Tuesday and Wednesday concurrent sessions are now 50 minutes long, during four time blocks, two before and two following the the keynote luncheon. You are invited to submit a proposal for an interactive demonstration or panel discussion session that promotes the conference themes. These sessions are scheduled in rooms with seating capacity ranging from 20 to 50 attendees and are assigned based upon the topic and target audience.
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BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Hands-on Workshops range from 60 to 120 minutes. These workshops are intended to be a hands-on, interactive experience. With the concurrent sessions now 50 minutes long, this is the format for engaging your participants in discussion, experimentation, and in-depth discovery. BYOD workshops are scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday during the day as well as Tuesday evening. Capacity is limited to 25 participants per session, first-come, first-served. Any software necessary for participating in the workshop will need to be available via the web.
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The Teacher Showcase, newly located in the Armory on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, highlights the use of instructional technology tools and resources that engage and empower students to enhance learning. Examples include: demonstrating technologyenhanced projects that use online interactive tools, social networking, video libraries, Google tools, or other digital resources to get students excited about and involved in their learning. For 90 minutes, conference attendees explore and interact with Teacher Showcase presenters. Each showcase is provided with a 10’ x 10’ booth and 6’ long skirted table for displaying their materials and demonstrating their activities. The process is informal, relaxed, and engaging. Each Showcase receives one comp 1-day conference registration for one presenter and a 50% discount 1-day registration for a co-presenter.
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The Student STEAM Showcase, newly located in the Armory on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, highlights programs across the state engaging students in a variety of STEAM activities in grades K-12. The student showcase takes place from 1:00 to 3:15 (1:00-1:30 setup, 1:30-3:00 showcase, 3:00-3:15 breakdown). Each student team is provided with a 10’ x 10’ booth and 6’ long skirted table for displaying their materials and demonstrating their activities. We welcome up to two adults with a maximum of five students per team. Each team receives one comp 1-day conference registration for one adult and a 50% discount 1-day registration for a second adult.
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EdTech Playgrounds bring together educators to provide attendees with hands-on fun and engagement in the Armory morning and afternoon. Potential topics include: Digital Age Library, MakerSpaces, Assistive Technology, Technology & the Early Learner, Coding & Robotics, GAFE, Augmented/ Virtual Reality, and Video Production. Playground space includes a 10’ x 10’ booth, 6’ long skirted table, and chairs for demonstrating their activities and engaging attendees. Teacher playgrounds run for either 90 minutes or 2 hours, respectively.
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NEW for 2019 ~ offer to facilitate an EdCamp session or RoundTable discussion at tables in the Armory. Signups for these ad hoc sessions will happen in the fall, no need to submit a formal proposal. Anyone registered for CMTC19 may signup in November and onsite if spaces are available.