Register for #HackTheClassroom: 4pm-6pm September 24th
In less than two weeks thousands of members of the global educator community will be coming together once again for our #HackTheClassroom online event. As well as having the opportunity to hear and share ideas, virtual attendees will get to take part in a number of activities and sessions during the two hours.
Many members of the #MIEExpert programme and members of the Microsoft team will shape the agenda, as well as thought leaders from the industry. The theme for the event is “Small steps to big impact: Teaching in the 21st Century Classroom”, and further details on some of the topics covered in the agenda can be found below:
Interactive Maker Space
Education thought leader, Jordan Shapiro, will take us on a tour of the live maker space. Participate yourself by downloading the curriculum that we will have available during the event.
Thought Leader Keynote
Hear inspirational ideas from John Kao, on how to build a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship for students.
Glimpse into a Classroom using OneNote
See how Lauren Pittman, MIE Expert and elementary special education teacher, is harnessing the power of the Learning Tools in OneNote, helping her students to dramatically increase their reading and writing abilities.
Virtual Field Trip with Skype
Learn how Dyane Smokorowski, MIE Expert and Skype Master Teacher has used Skype to open the walls of her classroom, enabling global connections for her students. Experience this yourself as Dyane takes us on a very special virtual field trip. Curious about where we will go? Tune in to find out!
Glimpse into a Classroom using Minecraft
Follow the journey Patricia Romero, MIE Expert from Mexico, took from being a teacher watching her students play Minecraft to working with the teachers in her school and in schools across Latin America to create collaborative learning experiences using Minecraft.
Maker Space Panel
Listen as teachers and students from the Maker Space share what it was like ‘making’ for the first time and how they see it connecting to their content and curriculum.
By attending Hack the Classroom online event, you will:
- Hear from inspiring speakers and thought leading educators
- Learn from teachers by taking a glimpse into their classrooms to see how small changes, result in huge student impact
- Engage, interact, and pose questions with speakers and other educators
- Gain access to professional development resources and tools to get started
Register today to reserve your spot.