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Tuesday, October 25
 

10:00am EDT

Classflow: Welcome to the Modern Classroom
ClassFlow is an all-in-one software teaching platform for synchronizing classroom devices and orchestrating lessons across a connected learning environment. The software enables educators to measure student learning, and differentiate instruction with an award-winning application that gives educators endless ways to engage, motivate and inspire students. Learn more about this award-winning platform.

Speakers
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Hetal Amin

Teacher, Woodbrook School - Edison
AB

Amanda Bowler

Classroom Teacher, Woodbrook School, Edison Public Schools

Sponsors
avatar for Promethean

Promethean

Silver Sponsor, Promethean
Leading provider of interactive boards, panels, walls and tables. Award winning software to get the nost from our products, design ffor your realize your educaitonal vision.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Atlantic Tomorrows Office Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Economical and Exceptional Services for Students with Hearing Loss
Many districts are sending students with hearing loss to out-of-district placements because they cannot effectively support students with cochlear implants. While the Lake Drive School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing maintains a campus in Mountain Lakes, the program also provides educational support and professional development services in districts throughout New Jersey. Learn how Lake Drive can design successful programs that will include your students with hearing loss in your district's general education classes.

Speakers
Sponsors
avatar for Lake Drive School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Lake Drive School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Bronze Sponsor, Lake Drive School
Lake Drive Program serves students with hearing loss in their home districts and accepts placements in their comprehensive inclusive program in Mountain Lakes.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
Maschio's Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

STEAM with a 3D Twist
Experience the full power of STEAM -- science, technology, engineering, the arts and math -- by integrating 3D printing technology in relevant, problem-based learning scenarios that encourage student collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving. Explore the 3DP Engineering process to prepare students for STEM careers as they design 3D create, and test their own solutions for real problems using 3D printing technology.

Speakers
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Dee Kerr

Cirriculum Trainer, 3D Systems


Tuesday October 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Atlantic Tomorrows Office Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

2:00pm EDT

Is the Deck Stacked Against Your Students?
This session covers the benefits of an evidence-based program, dealing with gambling addiction, that has proven effective in changing youth gambling behaviors. The projected outcome is to teach students facts about gambling and associated risks, while seeking to help prevent young people from becoming problem gamblers.

Speakers
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Daniel J Trolaro MS

Assistant Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey


Tuesday October 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Atlantic Tomorrows Office Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401
 
Wednesday, October 26
 

10:00am EDT

Exciting STEM Tools to Invigorate Teachers and Students
There is intense interest in STEM education today, but what does it look like on a practical level? What are some of the tools and ideas that can have an impact in your classrooms? This session will explore various hands-on tools that can drive dynamic learning environments and create vibrant learning experiences for students.

Speakers
avatar for Dan Burger

Dan Burger

Director of Customer Engagement, Promeda, a New Era Technology Company
Having spent 15 years assisting non profit organizations and school districts in using technology to educate and influence, Dan Burger is passionate about providing tools for educators to facilitate collaborative learning. Dan has worked with School Districts throughout the state... Read More →


Wednesday October 26, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

12:00pm EDT

Transforming Curricula and Facilities to Accommodate Tomorrow’s Initiatives
Explore how Middlesex County Vocational Technical School has initiated and grown two new programs focusing on pre-engineering and manufacturing technology, and green construction. Participants will discover how students are being engaged through these programs, which acknowledge how technology is changing manufacturing, construction, and ultimately the global economy. Presenters will discuss the multiple challenges and opportunities involved with making these transformations, from integrating the new concepts into established curricula, to generating staff and student interest, as well as the physical modifications required to convert 40-year-old rooms to support these new initiatives.

Speakers
BJ

Brian J Loughlin

Superintendent of Schools, Middlesex County Vocational & Technical Schools

Sponsors
avatar for SSP Architectural Group

SSP Architectural Group

Silver Sponsor, SSP Architectural Group
Architectural planning and design; specialized in energy planning and sustainable design Celebrating 125 years of service!


Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
ePlus Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401

1:00pm EDT

Master the Ed-Tech Multiplier Effect to Boost Student Learning
Can you name all the educational technology systems in use by your staff? No? Then you may be astonished to learn how much time and money is being diverted away from student achievement and sunk into ineffectual software tools. Learn how three school districts are creating a better educational experience using the “ed-tech multiplier effect,” a method to get maximum value and efficacy out of school software purchases.

Speakers
Sponsors
avatar for OnCourse Systems for Education

OnCourse Systems for Education

Silver Sponsor, OnCourse Systems for Education
Supports extraordinary achievement across NJ with intuitive, award-winning software for SIS, LMS, and Staff Evaluation.


Wednesday October 26, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Florio Perrucci Learning Lab One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401