Academy for Exceptional Teachers

Thursday, February 16 – Friday, February 17, 2012


Hotel Allegro

Walnut Room

171 West Randolph

Chicago, IL


9:30                    Registration Opens

10:00                   Introduction/Welcome, ISACS Staff


10:15-12:00        A New Learning Landscape: Information is being created at an

amazing pace. How do we use this in the classroom?  What changes are needed in the ways teachers deliver information as well as the way students consume it?

Links for the presentation

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Links and Resources from Presentation
Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation
The Next Tech Generations
Cell Phone Activations Hit 5 Billion Worldwide
Who’s That Texting Your Kids in Class 66% of the Time? Parents
Free Mosquito Ringtones
Bloom’s Revised HOTS for Technology
The Networked Teacher
Six Spaces of Social Media
New Words Added to Oxford Dictionary
Google Education Posters
What Google and Facebook are hiding
Country Domain Extensions
Technology as a skill not a tool

Reach – Jeff Utecht – FREE Book!

12:00-1:00    Lunch and Conversations

1:00-2:15            Content Overload vs. Filter Failure:
What are the skills needed by students to be successful in a fast-paced, changing world?

Google A Day
Google Search Posters
Sweet Search
Google Reader
Google News
15 Minute Activity

2:15-2:30            Break

2:30-3:30 Digital Tools for Digital Educators: Based on the morning’s activities, we take the discussion to the tools and ideas that educators can take back to their classrooms for immediate implementation.

Google Forms (Flubaroo)
Google Apps