The annual Workshop conference, taking place Oct. 25-27 at the Atlantic City Convention Center, will feature training, presentations and information to help schools with their school technology initiatives.
NJSBA TEC The “NJSBA TEC” area, a destination on the exhibit floor, is designed to provide training and information on school technology adoption plans and how to build a culture that will thrive in the 21st century. This will be a great opportunity for members of district teams, including IT staff, to obtain answers to important questions regarding how mobile learning can enhance the classroom experience, technology and teaching, and how IT departments can prepare for a widespread outage. The NJSBA TEC area will be open during exhibit hours on Tuesday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Oct. 26.
21st Century Classroom Public school classrooms today are designed to place a premium on interaction, collaboration and engagement, and provide educational opportunities that were never possible before. The 21st Century Classroom at Workshop 2016 will demonstrate how technologies and techniques come together to provide maximum educational value to students. The classroom is designed to facilitate initiatives such as bring your own device (BYOD), SmartBoards, distance and integrated video learning, and enhanced collaboration. This working model 21st Century Classroom will demonstrate how technology can integrate with pedagogy to strengthen and reinforce curriculum, enhancing the student’s learning experience. The 21st Century Classroom will be open during exhibit hours on Tuesday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Oct. 26.
Digital Learning Revolution Bus The Workshop exhibit floor will feature the Digital Learning Revolution bus. Step inside the 38-foot classroom-on-wheels and experience a complete mobile solution for schools. Along with inspiring presentations, the Digital Learning Revolution Tour demonstrates solutions for mobile technology integration and brings the full experience to schools. The Digital Learning Revolution Mobile Classroom will be open during exhibit hours on Tuesday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Oct. 26.
In addition, Workshop will feature a complete line-up of technology focused sessions, the launch of the Future Ready Schools – New Jersey program, and keynote speaker, Fredi Lajvardi, a nationally-recognized STEM educator.
Workshop Registration and Cost The cost of Workshop group registration for boards of education and member charter schools is $1,400. Individual registration is $275. The group registration covers up to 14 team members, and may include school board members, the business administrator, superintendent, facilities manager, curriculum coordinator and technology director. School business administrators may start the registration process online at any time.
More Information School officials should ask their school business administrator to register their districts for Workshop 2016 as soon as possible. Information on registration, housing, event schedules and more can be found on the Workshop website.