Get ready for an immersive and inspiring experience that will revolutionize your approach to teaching and empower you with innovative educational technology tools all based around Student Engagement.
Our central theme revolves around student engagement. We firmly believe that engaged students are motivated, curious, and eager to learn. We aim to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to create an engaging and interactive learning environment that will captivate your students and enhance their educational journey.
Highlights of CUECamp:
Interactive Workshops and Presentations:
Our Corporate Partners will join educators in sharing insights, strategies, and best practices for fostering student engagement. Discover tools and techniques that will transform your classroom into a hub of excitement and active learning.
Participate in collaborative challenges specifically designed to ignite creativity and problem-solving skills. Engage with your fellow educators, share ideas, and collaborate to develop innovative approaches that promote student engagement. Unleash your creativity, and be prepared for a memorable and rewarding experience.
Gain access to a wide range of ready-to-implement lesson plans, projects, and resources that have been carefully crafted to promote student engagement. These valuable materials will save you time and effort while ensuring that your lessons are interactive, dynamic, and aligned with curriculum objectives.
|Audience||Classroom Educators, Instructional Coaches/Specialists, Administrators|
Friday, August 11, 2023
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Complimentary Lunch provided.
|Location||Collaborative for Educational Services, 97 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01060|
|MassCUE Member Cost||$50|
|8:30am - 9:00am||Arrival/Registration and Coffee|
|9:00am - 9:20am||Welcome, Introductions, Housekeeping|
|9:30am - 10:20am||Interactive Learning Session I|
|10:30am - 11:20am||Interactive Learning Session II|
|11:30am - 12:15pm||Lunch (Complimentary Lunch Provided) & Networking|
|12:15pm-1:00pm||Collaborative Share-Out, Idea Slam|
|1:00pm-1:30pm||Closing and Popsicles (provided by our Sponsors Custom Computer Specialists and ReachMy Teach) from Crooked Stick Pops!|
Thank you to our sponsor, Collaborative for Educational Services, for providing the facility for this event:
Thank you to our sponsors, Custom Computer Specialists and ReachMyTeach, for providing lunch and popsicles:
2.1: Learner: Educators continually improve their practice by learning from and with others and exploring proven and promising practices that leverage technology to improve student learning. Educators:
2.1.a) Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
2.2: Leader: Educators seek out opportunities for leadership to support student empowerment and success and to improve teaching and learning. Educators:
2.2.a) Shape, advance and accelerate a shared vision for empowered learning with technology by engaging with education stakeholders.
2.2.b) Advocate for equitable access to educational technology, digital content and learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of all students.
2.2.c) Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.
2.3: Citizen: Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world. Educators:
2.3.b) Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency.
2.3.c) Mentor students in safe, legal and ethical practices with digital tools and the protection of intellectual rights and property.
2.3.d) Model and promote management of personal data and digital identity and protect student data privacy.
2.4: Collaborator: Educators dedicate time to collaborate with both colleagues and students to improve practice, discover and share resources and ideas, and solve problems. Educators:
2.4a) Dedicate planning time to collaborate with colleagues to create authentic learning experiences that leverage technology.
2.4.c) Use collaborative tools to expand students' authentic, real-world learning experiences by engaging virtually with experts, teams and students, locally and globally.
2.4.d) Demonstrate cultural competency when communicating with students, parents and colleagues and interact with them as co-collaborators in student learning.
2.5: Designer: Educators design authentic, learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability. Educators:
2.5.a) Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
2.5.b) Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
2.5.c) Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
2.6: Facilitator: Educators facilitate learning with technology to support student achievement of the ISTE Standards for Students. Educators:
2.6.a) Foster a culture where students take ownership of their learning goals and outcomes in both independent and group settings.
2.6.b) Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
2.6.c) Create learning opportunities that challenge students to use a design process and computational thinking to innovate and solve problems.
2.6.d) Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
SPONSORS SESSIONS and COMPANY INFO
Custom Computer Specialists Session: Guiding our Students to be Cyber Smart
The Digital World is an amazing place. It is a place to teach, learn, collaborate, and interact; however, it requires being mindful and cautious when connected. Join us for an informative educational session on the fundamentals of cybersecurity and how we can better equip our students to make smart cyber decisions. We'll focus on the specific vulnerabilities that students encounter online and explore effective teaching techniques to involve them in cybersecurity education through age-appropriate and interactive approaches.
Our session will also delve into various cybersecurity tools and resources to aid in safeguarding online experiences. As a bonus, attendees will receive a copy of Ellen Sabin’s empowering and informative book, "The Super Smart Cyber Guide for Kids”, which instills intelligent habits for navigating the digital world. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of cybersecurity and ensure a safer online environment for all.
About Custom Computer Specialists: Custom Computer Specialists is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for both public and private schools throughout the Northeast. While Custom offers Technology Solutions and Services for Cybersecurity, Physical Security, Cloud, Networking, Collaboration, Managed Services, IT Consulting and Implementation, their goal is simple: to support the goals of educators with unparalleled responsiveness and exemplary customer satisfaction.
ReachMyTeach Session: Delve into language translation and cultural nuances. Have you ever considered how the word "seniors" may be interpreted differently in other languages, causing unnecessary confusion? This session will highlight language access barriers and the language we use to engage students and families from the perspective of a teacher and a multilingual parent. It will go deeper into how to mitigate potential issues and boost inclusivity in the classroom. Come away with actionable tools that support student and parent engagement!
About ReachMyTeach: Created in Maine by a student-teacher team, ReachMyTeach's mission is to support student success by empowering communication between school and home. With email, text, WhatsApp, and a special focus on integrated multilingual communication, including instant translation in 130+ languages and on-demand interpretation, ReachMyTeach makes it easy for families and educators to connect in the ways and languages that work for them! From daily communication, district-wide alerts and attendance management, ReachMyTeach has you covered!
CES Session: TBD
About Collaborative for Educational Services: Everyone is a Learner: We are a non-profit educational service agency, committed to reaching and educating learners of all ages, and experienced in working with educators to help students learn and succeed.
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