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Vermont’s Premier Education Technology Conference

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Friday, November 7
 

7:15am EST

Exhibitor area open
Exhibitor area open. Come visit!

Session Type

Friday November 7, 2014 7:15am - 8:00am EST
Oscar Wilde Ballroom

7:15am EST

Registration
Registration table is downstairs by the fireplace.

Session Type

Friday November 7, 2014 7:15am - 8:00am EST
Fireplace Lobby

7:15am EST

VITA-Learn Annual Meeting
Join us at this meeting to learn how your state organization is working to assist all Vermont educators. We would love to hear your ideas and suggestions on how to improve our services to Vermont educators.

Session Type

Friday November 7, 2014 7:15am - 8:00am EST
Oscar Wilde Ballroom

8:30am EST

Visit the Maker Space - Open 8:30am - 2:30pm
Visit the Maker Space - An Ad Hoc Space Assembled by VITA-Learn

See examples of Maker/FabLab space, projects and techniques that are working in Vermont schools. Chat with experienced makers who can answer your questions. Experiment with 3D printers and circuits. Work collaboratively on any projects at our open tables. Hangout and surf. Open 10am - 4pm on Thursday and 8:30am - 2:30pm on Friday

3D printer
Circuits (Arduino)
Soft circuits - E-textiles. E-Origami, Toy Hacking, Squishy Circuits, and Plastic Plankton Chandeliers,Wearable Lilly pad
Local maker and EMC
Scratch, Tynker, and misc
Resource table - Books, ebook first page prints, websites. QR codes?
Student projects Lego League, Scratch, musical instrument created from Scratch program
Video Looping video of kids and their projects,
Hands on activities - littleBits, Squishy Circuits, Snap Circuits


Session Type

Friday November 7, 2014 8:30am - 2:30pm EST
Conference Hallway

11:45am EST

Lunch and Award Ceremony
Lunch and Award Ceremony

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Friday November 7, 2014 11:45am - 12:45pm EST
Oscar Wilde Ballroom

3:40pm EST

Closing and Door Prizes
Closing and Door Prizes - Must be present to win!

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Friday November 7, 2014 3:40pm - 4:00pm EST
Oscar Wilde Ballroom

3:40pm EST

Keynote: Education in the Age of the Internet
Communication, access to information, and education itself are changing rapidly. These advances have the potential to allow Vermont’s rural schools to deliver a better education than ever before, but not without having to rethink the classroom, the expert and the skills necessary for a 21st century citizen. Matt will offer his observations as a recovering state legislator, graduate of Hartland Elementary School, and Head of Community Affairs at Google on how to how to leverage the information age to transform education in the Green Mountain State.

Presenters
avatar for Matt Dunne

Matt Dunne

Google
Matt Dunne has focused his life's work on bringing together the worlds of entrepreneurship, service and politics. Elected to the Vermont House at the age of 22, he served 7 years before joining the Clinton administration as the Director of AmeriCorps*VISTA overseeing 6000 full-time... Read More →

Company Presenters
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Friday November 7, 2014 3:40pm - 4:00pm EST
Oscar Wilde Ballroom