Every year, there are dozens of educational conferences and expos in the US that bring educators together to discuss best practices, test new tools, and make connections with fellow educators. One look at a calendar of all of the year’s upcoming conferences might just seem like a jumble of strange acronyms. With so many different conferences to choose from, it can be hard to decide which conferences you should attend.
Loma Linda University hosted about 40 educational administrators and university professors from around the country for a three-day conference for its Excellence in STEM Experiential Education (EXSEED), an innovative and collaborative program established to enhance integrated Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in K-12 Adventist schools.
As more and more Seventh-day Adventist schools look to deploy and manage iPads, having a basic understanding of the management options is helpful to relieve concerns and fears and to know that the classroom teachers can remain in control of the devices without much effort.
While a tremendous number of options exist for school security, wireless networking and content filtering, there are very few that seem to be well-suited for a Seventh-day Adventist Small School environment.
TechSoup offers a range of services to help your nonprofit better implement and manage your technology.
On-demand technology webinars
The market offers several great options for providing wireless streaming to your classroom display device, whether it be a projector or large LCD panel.
iPads and MacBooks at discounted pricing for schools.
Google Home – an inexpensive way to create a wireless all school intercom.
Rocket Notebooks (getrocketbook.com) allows you to write, scan, send, and reuse content you create with your own hand using the camera on your phone.