Teacher technology training offered at Bismarck conference
Posted on 5/10/2012
The annual statewide Teaching and Technology Conference is scheduled June 5-6 at the Best Western Doublewood Inn, Bismarck. This event is open to educators and the public.
The conference offers ways to learn about new applications and innovative teaching techniques from other educational professionals. It will offer one-hour workshops in more than 25 topic areas, including, "Pinterest: A Treasure Chest of Inspiration," "The Developing Brain and Destructive Behavior," "Skype in the Classroom," and "Tips for Teaching Elementary Computer Skills."
In addition, there are eight hands-on sessions available. Hands-on training includes two-hour sessions on istation, learning in the Cloud, GoogleDocs, learning on the iPad, PowerPoint presentations and Bloom's digital taxonomy.
Keynote presentations will explore Web 2.0 tools for educators and ways to help students make healthy decisions. The Tuesday afternoon general session is an entertaining personality assessment that will help participants become better communicators, assist in conflict management, leadership, team-building, and understanding why people behave as they do.
BSC's Continuing Education, Training and Innovation coordinates the conference. Early bird registration by May 11 is $165. After May 11 the cost is $190. Registration includes lunch both days. Two-day attendance is required to earn one graduate credit.
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