There are a limited number of Premium Registrations available for those attendees that want to enhance their convention experience with exclusive access to an additional 400+ hands-on workshops and content-specific, specialized academies.
Premium Registration sells out early every year. So if this is an opportunity that interests you, make sure to plan ahead and register early.
A full list of Premium Registration workshops and academy presentations can be found in the online session listing and/or mobile app.
Premium workshops are BYOD-Bring Your Own Device, or for those showcasing specialized software, a laptop is provided. These interactive sessions are delivered in smaller, more collaborative environments to enhance your learning experience. You will have the focused presenter attention you need to get the most out of the content provided.
Monday, Feb. 5
Increase comprehension and engagement for linguistically and culturally diverse children through the use of technology and innovative content delivery methods.
Monday, Feb. 5
Transform ELA and SS lessons to extend beyond your classroom through social media, PBL, global connections, writing resources, and endless options and opportunities that engage students. Designed to reach educators of all grades, you will walk away with an array of resources to boost your lessons.
Math and Science Academy
Monday, Feb. 5
Take your math and science lessons to a new level of exploration and comprehension with fun and easy tech integration. Explore new techniques, great resources, and hands-on activities that will transform the way your students learn.
Innovative Teaching Academy
Monday, Feb. 5
From designing learning spaces to incorporating gamification, flipping and blending classrooms to creating global connections, discover new strategies that transform how teaching and learning happens today. Take a deeper dive into engaging learning opportunities that are backed by research-proven success.
Transformational Learning Academy
Monday, Feb. 5 and Tuesday, Feb. 6
Leaders must create a culture of change for all to embrace digital learning. Discover integration models, adult learning theory, and planning methods that will transform reluctant leaders and learners into digital learners. Custom-tailored for campus and district leaders, this academy focuses on visionary planning, creating a culture of change, coaching, delivering successful PD, peer-to peer-learning, badging and micro-credentialing, accountability, and evaluation.
Tuesday, Feb. 6
This academy focuses on effectively using the wide array of Google tools in education. Attendees will experience the many possibilities for integrating Google Apps, Google Tools, and Add-ons into everyday teaching moments. Whether you’re getting started using Google applications, taking Google Apps district-wide, or are ready to take your skills to the next level, there will be something for every educator.
Technology Leadership Academy
Wednesday, Feb. 7
Technology leaders are called upon today to make even more critical decisions that affect every aspect of the educational system, from infrastructure to digital curriculum, professional development to funding innovative learning. This academy is designed to equip you with the understanding of funding, state and national standards, policies, and data reporting that will empower you to have an impactful voice.
Librarian/Media Specialist Academy
Thursday, Feb. 8
Create a dynamic learning environment and productive support base for students and teachers that promotes digital literacy. In this academy, you will discover how to transform learning spaces, implement makerspace and other trending learning activities, and how to position the library as the core of all innovative learning.
Advanced registration is not required to attend Premium workshops and academy presentations. Seats are filled on a first-come, first-filled basis. Those workshops with the most popular topics and presenters may fill quickly. We will repeat these offerings as the availability allows.
New this year: Attendees may go between the academies attending an unlimited amount of sessions as your schedule permits. There is no opening (or closing) session to attend or committing yourself to just one academy.