Learn, Grow, Share
VSTE is all about learning this summer! From face to face events throughout the state to a virtual book group and online conversations, you can learn, share, and grow with VSTE.
Thanks to the following sponsors for their support of our summer events:
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VSTE Maker Party!
July 18, 2013, 5 - 8 PM
Loudoun County Administration Building, 21000 Education Court, Ashburn, Virginia
We’re joining Mozilla for their summer long Maker Party. We’ll be focusing on web-based maker tools including Scratch, Popcorn, and Thimble. Bring a laptop and an idea and we’ll help you make it real! This event is free thanks to the support of Loudoun County Public Schools. Please let us know you are coming by completing the registration form.
Bridging the Gap: Differentiating with Digital Technology
Come enjoy a fun-filled day of learning with the focus on using technology to reach all students. From a great keynote by Chris Bugaj and Mark Nichols to breakouts that will let youtry out an XBox, make a podcast or ebook, learn more about tools like Google apps, QR Codes and more, and find ways to make your planning more effective, this day truly offers something for everyone!
Shenandoah University Northern Virginia Campus, Leesburg, Virginia
July 19, 2013
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Mobile, Personal, Digital: The Future of Learning
Smackdowns, iPads, Social Media…be sure to check the schedule for this exciting day of learning. Daniel Smith from Virginia Beach City Public Schools will kick off the day with an engaging keynote and breakout session will explore all sorts of technologies with ideas for using them in your own classroom.
Phoebus High School, Hampton, Virginia
July 23, 2013
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These two one-day events feature a keynote, breakout sessions, and an opportunity to network with other educators. They include beverages, lunch, snacks, and all the M&Ms you can eat. Cost will be $50. Click the links to learn more and register.
VSTE Day in Franklin County
This summer, VSTE is partnering with Franklin County Public Schools to provide a day of learning as part of the annual Regional Professional Development Institute for Technology (RPDIT). This four-day event will be held July 8 - 11, 2013. VSTE Day will be Wednesday, July 10. Lunch will be provided. Due to the generosity of Franklin County, this event will be free.
Virtual Book Group
This summer, we will be reading Leading 21st-Century Schools: Harnessing Technology for Engagement and Achievement by Lynne Schrum and Barbara Levin.
Meetings will take place in Second Life on Monday, July 8, July 22, August 5, and August 19, from 8 to 9 PM. The book study is free and open to all. Learn more.