July 12, 2016 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing
Michigan K-12 educators who know about blended learning but would like an opportunity to learn more.
Presenter information and resources are available online at bit.ly/camppresenters
- Develop a common understanding of blended learning and what impact it can have on teaching and learning
- Examine what blended learning could look like in an individual classroom, a building and a district
- Discuss coaching and supports needed for teachers working to blend their classroom
- Understand the power of accessing and sharing content in an open educational resource environment
- Network with teachers, instructional coaches and leaders throughout the state
- 8:30 – 9:00 — Registration
- 9:00 – 9:30 — Welcome and Introduction
- 9:30 – 10:30 — Lightning Bug Talks: People, Passion and Personalized Learning
- 10:45 – 12:00 — The Trailhead: Starting With Open Educational Resources
- 12:00 – 2:00 — Picnic Chat: Share your Blended Story
- 2:00 – 3:00 — Learning From Our Trek: Teacher Panel Discussions
- 3:00 – 3:30 — Get in the Canoe! Taking the Leap Into Blended Learning
Descriptions of Sessions:
Lightning Bug Talks: People, Passion and Personalized Learning
Educators across Michigan are implementing quality blended learning opportunities for their students. Six Michigan educators will share insights based upon their blended learning experiences.
The Trailhead: Starting With Open Educational Resources
Hear from Megan Simmons, Assistant Director of Education Programs at ISKME, about finding, adapting, creating and sharing classroom resources through Michigan’s #goopen campaign.
Picnic Chat: Share your Blended Story
During lunch you will have an opportunity to share your blended learning story. Have you tried blended learning in your classroom? What was the outcome? Do you want to try blended learning but still have questions or concerns?
Learning From Our Trek: Teacher Panel Discussions
Teacher facilitators share classroom visuals, lessons and ideas, then facilitate a discussion of best blended learning practices based on the specific needs of their grade levels.
Get in the Canoe! Taking the Leap Into Blended Learning
Think about: What are your next steps? What are your goals for the upcoming school year and beyond?