Technovation is a conference centered around innovative practices and the intentional placement of technology in the classroom. Technovation iis open to anyone interested in integrating technology and education. It is an all day event beginning at 7:30 and ending by 4:00. Some of the highlights of this year’s event are:
Denis Sheeran is an engaging, fun, highly requested nationwide speaker, who delivers keynotes, full day workshops, and small group professional development courses to teachers and administrators. He is a Google Certified Educator and has a master’s degree in educational leadership and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics education with a minor in music. Before becoming the Director of Student Achievement for the Weehawken Township School District in Weehawken, NJ, Denis taught high school math, from Algebra to Advanced Placement, for thirteen years at Lake Forest High School in Lake Forest, Illinois and supervised the mathematics programs in Sparta, Edison, and Chatham NJ. Denis is also the author of the book "Instant Relevance".
This year we have sessions from educators across the state as well as education partners showing off the latest developments with popular school technology. Some of this year’s sessions highlight STEM in the classroom, student engagement, the whole student, and hardware and software guides for Apple, Google, Canvas, Hapara, Edmentum, and more. Participating session leaders come from many different districts
See the full list of available breakout sessions on our sched.com page here
Other Technovation Highlights
Innovation Station: Stop by during your extended lunch break to experience some exciting EdTech! Try out a green screen, virtual reality, digital breakouts, and 3D printing pens. Special visitors include South Bend Code School!
Virtual Reality room: The Virtual Reality room shows off the latest in educating through Virtual Reality using VR headsets and software. You really need to come try it to understand what all the VR fuss is about! Walk in anytime, or attend the session led by Andrew Warner “Virtual Reality in the Classroom”
BBQ style lunch provided by DC Meats. Coffee and donuts provided in the morning during meet and greet.
Excellent door prizes provided by our partners at the end of the day. The more you participate during the day, the better your chances to win!
We hope to have you join us in July!