PA Student INVENTION CONVENTION (Grades 5-12)
A celebration of invention, innovation, authentic learning, and 21st Century Skills
Who: Students in grades 5 -12 from public schools, non-public schools, charter schools, and home schools.
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2018
Registration & Rules: www.PA-InventionConvention.org
Join us on Twitter September 24 through October 18th . Each Monday at 5:00 pm a new prompt will be posed to the group. You have until the following week to complete the prompt provided. Please respond and join in on the conversation using #EduMagic.
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Join us for BYI: Bring Your Ideas Shareout, a virtual evening of sharing ideas!
All who attend and stay the duration will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. Visit https://tinyurl.com/PAECTBYI to register.
Mark your calendar for August 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Join Sara Heintzelman via Zoom for a interactive webinar on how to use Flipgrid in the higher education setting to promote higher-order thinking. While this session is geared towards higher-ed, all members are welcome. All who attend and stay for the duration of this webinar will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card.
Not familiar with Flipgrid? Visit their website to learn more. https://flipgrid.com/
Register for the webinar: https://tinyurl.com/paectflipgrid2018
Hope you can participate!
ISTE will be back in Pennsylvania in 2019! They will need presenters.
One of those presenters CAN BE YOU!
Join Ben Smith and the PAECT community on July 10th at 3:00 pm. Ben will share tips and tricks to writing a sound conference proposal.
This webinar will last approximately 30 - 45 minutes, and will be hosted via Zoom.
Please register here to attend the webinar.
Hope to see you in Philadelphia for ISTE!
Starting April 3rd, we will hold weekly discussions on student empowerment. PAECT Members, contact @coachjoncraig to join. New to Voxer? Check out bit.ly/VoxerHOWTO
PAECT is proud to announce the 27th Annual PAECT Student Technology Showcase.The showcase, located in the East Rotunda of the Capitol Building in Harrisburg, is held annually to present legislators and the public with the opportunity to learn how teachers and students are integrating technology into K-12 classrooms across the Commonwealth.
Students and teachers from Kindergarten through grade twelve from all parts of the Commonwealth will converge on the Capitol for this exciting event. The participating students will demonstrate engaging projects that utilize 3D printers, video, graphic design, robotics, animation and so much more. Legislators attend the event to see first-hand the importance of technology in education today and to interact with students and advisors.
You are invited to participate in the annual Student Technology Showcase which will be held on Monday, April 30, 2018 from 9:30am to 2pm. Students will be permitted to set up between 8:30-9:30 and opening remarks will begin at 9:30am.
If you or your school district is utilizing technology in an innovative way, this is a great opportunity to share your knowledge. Submit your application by Thursday, March 29, 2018. Applications can be submitted online at https://goo.gl/forms/lL2Zi3SFtK39dmjs2 or you can visit our website (www.paect.org/Student-Showcase) for a paper copy.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Stephanie Moon at email@example.com. We hope that you will consider participating in this year’s showcase!
Register now to attend TERS 2018!
Plan to attend the upcoming Technology Education Research Symposium -TERS 2018 by PAECT which will be held on April 14th, 2018 on the campus of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania!
Examples of presentations at TERS 2018 include:
Role of the Humanities in the 21st Century College Curriculum
The Best of Both: Integrating two learning management systems in an Intermediate Algebra course
Student Study Skills: Perception vs Reality
Feedback, Reflection, and Revising: Using Google Docs as a Platform for 21st Century Learning
Pre-service Teachers' Perceptions of Classroom Management and Self-Efficacy in an Urban Practicum Experience determined with ePortfolios and Surveys
4 Apps for a More Efficient Classroom
The potential benefits of using video discussion boards in middle schools as meaningful formative assessments to promote engagement and social learning: A Review
Click here for additional information and to register to attend:
Teacher of the Year: Sara Heintzelman
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Award: Paul Sanfrancesco
Mary C. Renner/Ronald G. Bennett Award: Diahann Snisky
Outstanding Technical Support Person Award: Shannon Decorrevont
Pioneer Award: Matt Dancho
Paul W. Weliver: Nathaniel R. Turcotte
PAECT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology
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