iLearn Collaborative's fifth annual conference will take place on February 22-23 2018, at Auraria Higher Education Center in beautiful Denver, Colorado. The event will bring education leaders nationwide. Together, they will explore hot topics in personalized and blended learning and meet with EdTech companies that provide related, adaptive technology.
Keynote: Catlin Tucker
Catlin Tucker is a Google Certified Innovator, bestselling author, international trainer, and frequent Edtech speaker, who currently teaches in Sonoma County where she was named Teacher of the Year in 2010. Catlin’s books Blended Learning in Grades 4-12 and Blended Learning In Action are both bestsellers. She has also written a book titled Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology to support teachers in thinking outside of the box as they shift to a new set of standards. Catlin is currently writing her fourth book titled Professional Learning for Blended Instruction to be published in early 2018. Catlin is working on her doctorate at Pepperdine University. She writes the “Techy Teacher” column for ASCD’s Educational Leadership. She is active on Twitter @Catlin_Tucker and writes an internationally ranked education blog at CatlinTucker.com.
Blending Technology & Tradition to Transform Learning
Education has been disrupted. Technology is radically changing the way we communicate, create, and learn. The rise in online tools, the increasing availability of mobile devices, and the limitless amounts of information at our fingertips are having a profound impact on education. Join teacher and author Catlin Tucker as she shares how she transformed her low-tech classroom to create a blended learning model that strives to personalize learning, capitalize on connectivity, encourage autonomy, spark creativity and connect students to an authentic audience. She will share creative strategies and examples of student work to highlight how she is leveraging the power of technology to place students at the center of learning.
Blending Learning: The Station Rotation Model
Explore how the Station Rotation Model can help you create more opportunities to work directly with small groups of students, individualize scaffolding and support, differentiate instruction, and allow students to self-paced their learning. During this hands-on workshop, you’ll experience a Station Rotation lesson and design one you can use with your students. Join teacher, international trainer, blended learning coach, and bestselling author, Catlin Tucker, for an exciting day of learning. Catlin will share creative strategies, technology tools, and examples of student work to highlight how she is leveraging the power of technology to place students at the center of learning.