Ed Tech Site Visits
2014 SITE VISITS
Vail School District, Vail, AZ
February 26 – 28, 2014
Description – See how technology policy and practice come together to create a 21st century learning environment through classroom observations, conversations with school leaders, and mini-briefings that share the lessons learned from Empire High School, opened in 2005 as the first one-to-one laptop, textbook-free, comprehensive public high school in the nation.
Minnetonka Public Schools, Minnetonka, MN
April 30 – May 2, 2014
Description – Experience a 21st century learning environment where student achievement and engagement have increased. Tour classrooms, talk with school leaders, and participate in mini-briefings by district educators to understand how technology has changed the way teachers teach and children learn.
Colorado Springs School District 11, Colorado Springs, CO
May 4 – 6, 2014
Description – See how technology supports personalized learning to prepare every student, every day and in every class for a world yet to be imagined. Visit district classrooms, talk with teachers and students, and discuss policy with school administrators and board members through mini-briefings.
2013 SITE VISITS
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL
March 6 – 8, 2013
Township High School District 214, Arlington Heights, IL
March 13 – 15, 2013
East Penn School District, Emmaus, PA
April 28 – 30, 2013
Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA
May 1 – 3, 2013
At last year's site visits participants were able to see innovative strategies in action as school districts highlighted effective technology solutions. They were able to see first-hand the energy and enthusiasm new practices bring to the classroom. As always, attendees returned home with new ideas and a fresh perspective on how technology can help transform their districts!
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