January 27 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Puget Sound ESD, 800 Oakesdale Ave SW, Renton (MAP)
Individual Fee: $15.00 (fee includes lunch)
Join us for a day-long event dedicated to exploring online and personalized learning technologies for teaching, assessment, and professional development. A variety of products will be on display and district practitioners will be there to share their experiences and strategies for implementation. This event will help you in making informed decisions in this rapidly-changing use of instructional technology. Bring a team!
Audience: Curriculum directors, special education/gifted directors, technology directors, counselors, teachers, principals.
BRING A TEAM so your building doesn’t miss any of the informative sessions!
Prerequisites: Though not required, you may want to bring a FULLY-CHARGED laptop computer or some other mobile device to gain the most from this showcase.
4.5 clock hours will be available for $10.
|8:00 to 8:30||Registration/Corporate Sponsor Exhibits|
|8:30 – 9:00||Welcome and Keynote by Conn McQuinn
“Why Personalized Learning”
|9:05 – 9:50||Breakout Session 1|
|10:00 – 10:45||Breakout Session 2|
|10:45 – 11:15||Vendor Showcase|
|11:15 – 12:00||Breakout Session 3|
|12:00 – 12:45||Lunch|
|12:45 – 1:15||Afternoon Discussion|
|1:20 – 2:05||Breakout Session 4|
|2:10 – 2:55||Breakout Session 5|
|2:55-3:00||Closing, Evaluations, Clock Hours, and Prize Drawing|
Breakout Session Descriptions
Breakout Session 1 (9:05-9:50)
Breakout Session 2 (10:00-10:45)
Compass LearningPresented by Betsy Kromer and Mike Heins (St. Paul School)
|Go Quest, Hybridge, Pathblazer, CL High School
Learning acceleration software for blended classrooms, hybrid and alternative programs, and competency-based education. Compass Learning K-12 solutions are flexible and modular, standards-based, and can be assessment or lesson-driven. Our high quality content is based on research about how students learn best. Compass Learning’s platforms all have robust reporting tools for teachers, administrators, and students. Programs can be linked to a student’s Renaissance Learning STAR, NWEA MAP, or Scantron Performance Series assessments, to deliver additional instruction that is tailored to students’ formative assessment data. Start with one student or a whole classroom to experience the power of a digital toolbox like Compass Learning.
Presented by Wendy DeWeirdt (DreamBox)
|Dreambox Learning Math K-8
DreamBox Learning® provides a deeply personalized PreK-Gr8 math learning experience with over 2000 lessons that differentiate content, pace, and sequence for the highest levels of student achievement in English or Spanish. Powered by Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ technology, students benefit from a rigorous, aligned elementary math curriculum that supports Common Core and other standards, an engaging, game-like environment, and real-time feedback. Teachers are supported with real time data, while students at every learning level are motivated and guided to persist, progress, and achieve math proficiency.
Presented by Jeff Soltez (Federal Way) and Kristen Bennett (Whizz)
Whizz Education works with teachers, principals and district administrators to raise standards in math for grades K-8. This is done through adaptive tutoring that simulates a human tutor, whole class training tools, and application of best practices. Math-Whizz is highly adaptive and targets areas of need, which closes the achievement gap quickly for each student. Robust reporting allows educators to pinpoint areas students need additional work in. Covering the Common Core Standards, the real time reporting is an ongoing formative assessment. Our Client Success Managers work very closely with each account to ensure success.
Breakout Session 3 (11:15-12:00)
Breakout Session 4 (1:20-2:05)
Breakout Session 5 (2:10-2:55)
Contact Janet Hinrichs with any questions or if you would like to be added to our Techworkshop email list and be among the first to hear about new tech trainings being offered.