Transforming Our State of Classrooms

Tech Fair

When: Saturday, November 9, 2013
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • 7:45 – 8:20: Registration
  • 8:30 – 8:45: Welcome
  • 8:45 – 9:30: Keynote Speaker
  • 9:40 – 11:55 Morning Learning Tracks
  • 12:00 – 1:30: Lunch*
  • 12:30 – 1:30: Tech Fair
  • 1:40 – 2:50: Afternoon Learning Tracks
  • 3:00 – 3:30: Staying Connected, All Participant Discussion
  • 3:30 – 4:00: Closing Remarks
  • 4:00 – 4:30: Social

*Administrator and Innovative Leader Learning Tracks will have lunch starting at 11:30.

Cost: FREE

Where: Carl Traeger Elementary and Middle School, Oshkosh WI

Driving Directions

Hotel Accommodations

For our out-of-town guests, WTI has a hold on 20 rooms at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Oshkosh (approximately 1.9 miles from Carl Traeger School). This block is held for Friday, November 8th. To reserve your room, please call (920) 233-8504 and ask for the WTI Conference room rate.

Fairfield Inn by Marriott
1800 S. Koeller Street
Oshkosh, WI
233-8504
Driving Directions

Tech Expo will be set up in the commons area. Vendors on hand: Apple, Learn Pads, SMART, Promethean, Safari Montage, Cisco (Meraki focus).

1 Grad Credit available

Through UW-Parkside at a cost of $240. Interested participants can sign up the morning of the conference to receive the syllabus and make a payment by check or credit card. Full day attendance and approximately 5 hours of independent online participation is required. Please email bclarke@sdb.k12.wi.us if you have any questions about this 1 credit course.

Our lunch hour will be expanded over a period of an hour and a half and include a Tech Fair display. On hand will be two areas for participants to browse and learn from.

Area 1: Vendor Showcase

Various technology partners will be on hand to show the latest devices, applications, and other components that help make up a successful technology experience.

Vendors on hand:

  • InfoCor
  • Learn Pads
  • Apple
  • SMART
  • Tierney

Area 2: Teacher-to-Teacher Showcase

Peers from various districts will be available to demonstrate and discuss focused usage of advanced technology in the classroom.

Showcase topics include:

  • Social Media: Pinterest, Edmodo, QR Codes, and more
  • iPad Apps
  • SMART for Beginners
  • Special Education and Technology
  • edCanvas
  • Podcasting/Vodcasting
  • Response Project
  • Genius Hours
  • Chromebook in the Classroom
  • Safari in the Classroom

*After our Tech Fair, Session 3 will include an option to further discuss topics on display during the Teacher-to-Teacher Showcase. One-on-one time with Tech Fair demonstrators will also be available to help get you started with using the new technology in your classroom.