Learning With Technology

 Learning With Technology: Parents and Teachers Working Together Conference

Saturday May 25, 2013

Fieldcrest Elementary School, Bradford

The Bradford Family of Schools is holding a full day conference, entitled: Learning with
Technology: Parents and Teachers Working Together. This event will take place on Saturday
May 25, from 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM at Fieldcrest Elementary School, Bradford. This conference is made possible through a Ministry of Education Parent Reaching Out Regional Grant to support parent involvement in their students’ education.

Please join us as we explore how technology is used in today’s classrooms. Learn about Internet
Safety, blogging, digital citizenship, mobile devices in the classroom and assistive technology.
This event is free for all parents of school aged children in Simcoe County District School

Door Prizes include an iPad Mini and Flip Cam

Click here to view the event poster.

To Register for the conference, click here.

The day includes a Keynote Session, featuring Michael Fuydyk, co-founder of Taking It Global.
Taking It Global (TIG) is a charitable organization that promotes awareness among youth on
global issues. Michael will speak on the topic of engaging students using technologies.
Following the Keynote, there will be a panel discussion/question and answer with Michael
Furdyk, David Brownlee (principal of Fieldcrest Elementary) and Robert Martellacci (publisher
of Mindshare Learning) focusing on preparing students to be 21st Century learners.

Workshop Sessions:
Registrants may choose three workshops from the following selections. Please click on the title
for a brief description of each workshop.
Workshop A: Cyber Safety- Being Safe in an On-Line World
Workshop B: Learning With Technology: Engaging Students in Curriculum.
Workshop C: Bring Your Own Devices: Using Mobile Technologies in the Classroom
Workshop D: Assistive Technology: Creating Success for All Students                                             Workshop E: Learning With the World: Global Collaborative Projects


Digital Playground:

Explore some of the technologies students use in their classrooms during this hands on session.

Document Cameras                              Prezi
iPad and iPhone Apps                          Green Screen
Digital Storytelling Tools                        Global Projects
Skype in the Classroom                        Edmodo
Voicethreads                                         Podcasting
On-Line Polls

Light lunch will be provided for parents and guardians
Free childcare provided (Ages 5 – 12 , pre-registration is required). Bring a lunch and
snacks for your child(ren)
For more information, please contact: conference@fieldcrestes.ca

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