2020 iCamp: Building Irresistible Tra-Digital Learning
Friday, June 12, 2020
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Zoom into the future with Kevin Honeycutt, global speaker and thought leader on educational innovation. Three hours to change the way you teach in a rapidly changing world. Join us for a mini-conference like no other! Learn how you can easily design and make your own apps. Who would have thought that we would all be teaching online in K-12 with less than a week notice in 2020. Kevin will give you ideas and show you first hand how to do this all remotely. It is a challenge, but you can learn, have fun, and engage your students.
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60 minutes: an inspirational keynote packed with ideas and resources to extend your reach and empower your ability to motivate learners and learning, ending with a hands-on learning challenge you'll work on during the breakout session.
45 minutes: Hands-on breakout session where you'll build something with your virtual colleagues whether with found materials from your house or online resources. Afterward you'll share your creations with the group.
15 minutes: We'll review and debrief and let you share your ideas and insights about the combination of virtual and hands-on learning.
30 minutes: Kevin will share even more ideas and resources for supporting learners both online and in the room.
15 minutes: We'll send you on a Learning Safari where you'll have time to explore the many resources, websites and curated collections of materials we've shared with you.
15 minutes: Wrap up and learning challenge.
Breakout Session Supplies
You'll build a Martian colony during your breakout session. Supplies needed include scissors, tape, glue, foil, toothpicks, disposable cups, markers, egg cartons, toilet paper tubes, and empty plastic bottles. You can also build your colony using online tools, especially those that will allow you to collaborate with your peers in the breakout session!
Themes will include:
- Designing virtual hands-on projects
- Creative ways to reach and teach kids at home
- Building and maintaining relationships over distance
- Building tools and resources that will continue to empower learning
About the Presenter – Kevin Honeycutt
Kevin Honeycutt grew up in poverty and attended school in many places, including Kansas. As he witnessed education around the country he collected powerful experiences that still influence his conversations and his work with educators. He spent 13 years teaching art in K-12 Kansas public schools, served as a school board member, and for 17 years spent summers leading creative adventure camps for kids of all ages.
In 1991 he received the Making IT Happen Award, an internationally recognized awards program for educators and leaders in the field of educational technology integration, commitment and innovation in K–12 schools. The program identifies and rewards educational technology.
During iCamp we will explore the idea of teachers as explorers and the idea of taming technology tools so we can use them in education along with traditional materials to build and construct.
A presenter with worldwide reach, Kevin presents to over 100,000 educators, students and business people every year. He has been an Apple Distinguished Educator since 2011 and has over 65,000 followers on Twitter and 2 million+ views on his YouTube channel.
Kevin will be leveraging technology as well as traditional learning in this hands-on collaborative workshop. You will leave with new skills and new ideas to implement into your classroom. Come prepared to have an amazing day of learning and collaboration.