Schedule

Monday, March 26th

  • 9:15 AM-12:15 PM

    Mon 9:15AM - FREE National Air & Space Museum Tour
  • 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Mon 12PM - Natural History Museum Private Tour
  • 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

    W1: 'Make To Learn' Invention Kit: Make To Learn: Invention Kit
    Participants will learn how to incorporate engineering principles into their science methods courses by completing the construction of invention kits. These kits will be free of charge and participants can keep them following the workshop.
  • 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

    W2: Breakout EDU: Try Something Different
    Breakout EDU is an immersive learning game platform that can be used to facilitate content-area classroom challenges, much like an escape room concept. These challenges promote inquiry, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity. Learn how to use and create these game-based learning experiences to support le arning and teaching throughout a teacher preparation program. In this workshop, participants will experience a breakout and will learn how to design their own breakout games. Examples on how to integrate Breakout EDU into a teacher education program will be explored and numerous resources will be shared. Come and explore the possibilities of trying something different that is motivating and engaging!
  • 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

    W3: Engaging Digital Natives in an Educational Setting
    One of the biggest problems facing education today is the Digital Immigrant teaching the Digital Native. According to research, students of today are not being adequately instructed because a majority of their teachers are not utilizing 21st century learning techniques. The current generation of students were born into this digital age; their lives consist of computers, video games, digital music players, smartphones, and other technologies. Unless Digital Immigrants are aware of the differences and consciously work to overcome them, the differences in communication can be a hindrance to learning in the classroom. Immediate and effective educational reform is required if school systems hope to adequately teach Digital Natives. Using various free and widely available technologies, educators can transform their learning environments from stagnant places of rote memory that do not engage Digital Natives to dynamic spaces that engross, support, and challenge learners. Digital Natives are used to instant and unfettered access to information, multitasking, dynamic graphics, and nonlinear learning. Digital Immigrants will explore and apply digital resources to create innovative and meaningful learning environments to accommodate the needs of diverse Digital Natives.
  • 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

    W4: Leading the Way: Preparing Teacher Candidates for Blended Learning
    Jayme Linton & David Schouweiler
    This hands-on, minds-on design workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to discuss, explore, critique, and reflect on methods and resources for preparing teacher candidates for success in blended learning environments The goal of this session is building capacity in teacher educators to prepare teacher candidates for innovative K-12 settings Participants will discuss what blended learning is and is not, view examples from K-12 blended classrooms, and explore methods and resources for preparing teacher candidates to design and facilitate instruction in blended settings
  • 1:30 PM-5:00 PM

    W5: Expanding the Walls of the Classroom: Creating a Digital Learning Portfolio Using Google Sites
    Expand the walls of your classroom with digital learning portfolios! Students and teachers of all levels can create digital learning portfolios to share their work for fun with family and friends, or professionally with future leaders for various interviews and applications. The possibilities are endless! In this session, participants will build an online learning portfolio using Google Sites. This workshop is appropriate for all levels of technology learners. Participants have the option to create a digital learning portfolio from a student-developed (grades 6-12+) or a teacher-developed (K-5) perspective. Because each portfolio is entirely customizable, it is a one-stop-shop for everyone! You can add videos, documents, charts, links, and more all with just a few quick clicks. Step-by-step instructions guide participants through each step of the process, as well as a resource site with additional assistive videos and tutorials. By the end of this session, participants will be able to walk away with a model site and the tools needed to implement a digital learning portfolio within their own classrooms. With Google Sites, students have the opportunity to share the fruits of their labor and individual creativity with whom they chose, anywhere in the world. From elementary, middle, secondary, to higher education, learn to equip your students with a technology portfolio to highlight the fantastic products they are producing every day!
  • 1:30 PM-4:00 PM

    Mon 1:30PM - FREE National Air & Space Museum Tour

Tuesday, March 27th

  • 7:30 AM-5:15 PM

    Registration
  • 8:00-8:30 AM
    Good Morning Beverage

  • 8:30 AM-9:45 AM

    Welcome, Opening General Session, & Keynote: Jaime Casap: Iteration and Innovation in Education
    As the world gets more connected, it also gets more complex. We now operate on a global scale and our job in education is to help learners develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities they will need to thrive in this new environment. We are preparing them to solve global problems we haven’t defined yet, using technology that hasn’t been invented, in roles that do not exist. To thrive in this new era, learners need to know how to learn, problem solve, iterate, create, collaborate, communicate, and to think critically. What we need more than anything in education is a culture of innovation and iteration in order to build new learning models supported and enabled by technology to foster student focused learning.
  • 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

  • 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

    Experience BreakoutEDU – Game on!
  • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

  • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

    Experience BreakoutEDU – Game on!
  • 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
    Lunch Break

  • 12:30 PM-1:45 PM

    Consultative Council Meeting
  • 12:45 PM-1:45 PM

    Meetings

    • Computational Thinking (ITC) SIG Add
    • Digital Games & Simulations (ITC) SIG Add
    • Digital Storytelling/Video (ITC) SIG Add
    • Distance/Flexible Education (ITC) SIG Add
    • Equity & Social Justice (ITC) SIG Add
    • Faculty Development (ITC) SIG Add
    • International Education (ITC) SIG Add
    • K–12 Online Learning (ITC) SIG Add
    • Mobile Learning SIG (ITC) Add
    • New Possibilities with Information Technologies (ITC) SIG Add
    • Research & Evaluation (ITC) SIG Add
    • Technology Leadership (ITC) SIG Add
    • Wearable Technologies (ITC) SIG Add
    • Workforce Education (ITC) SIG Add
  • 1:45 PM-2:45 PM

  • 2:45 PM-3:00 PM
    Beverage Break

  • 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

    Experience BreakoutEDU – Game on!
  • 4:15 PM-5:15 PM

  • 4:15 PM-5:15 PM

    Experience BreakoutEDU – Game on!
  • 4:45 PM-6:15 PM

    SITE Executive Board Meeting - Invitation Only

Wednesday, March 28th

  • 7:30 AM-5:15 PM

    Registration
  • 8:00-8:30 AM
    Good Morning Beverage

  • 8:30 AM-9:45 AM

    General Session, Paper Awards, & Keynote: Karen Cator: Research and the Principles of Powerful Learning
    Over the past several decades, the student population in the United States has grown increasingly more diverse. More recently, research from the learning sciences has advanced our understanding of learner variability and the importance of grounding educational practice in the individual, rather than the fiction of an average student. Additionally, technological innovation has moved closer to realizing the promise of evidence-based personalization. A deep belief in the urgent need to address learning equity gaps drives us to ask: How might we improve the quality and precision of personalization in order to support the full diversity of learners in the new world of technology supported teaching and learning? And, how might we increase research use in the design, development, and improvement of education programs, products, and practices?
  • 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

  • 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

    Experience BreakoutEDU – Game on!
  • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

  • 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
    Lunch Break

  • 12:30 PM-1:45 PM

    Information Technology Council Meeting
  • 12:45 PM-1:45 PM

    Meetings

    • African Perspective (TEC) SIG Add
    • Assessment/eFolios (TEC) SIG Add
    • Assistive Technologies (TEC) SIG Add
    • Creativity (TEC) SIG Add
    • Early Childhood Education (TEC) SIG Add
    • English Education (TEC) SIG Add
    • Geospatial Education (TEC) Add
    • Information Literacy Education (Library Sci.) (TEC) SIG Add
    • Maker (TEC) SIG Add
    • Mathematics Education (TEC) SIG Add
    • Science Education (TEC) SIG Add
    • Social Media SIG Add
    • Social Studies Education (TEC) SIG Add
    • Special Education SIG Add
    • Teaching and Learning with Emerging Technologies (TEC) SIG Add
    • Universal Design for Learning SIG (TEC) Add
  • 1:30 PM-4:30 PM

    Wed 1:30 PM - FREE National Air & Space Museum Tour
  • 1:45 PM-2:45 PM

  • 2:45 PM-3:00 PM
    Beverage Break

  • 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • 4:15 PM-5:15 PM

  • 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

    Technological, Pedagogical & Content Knowledge (TPACK) (TE) SIG
  • 5:45 PM-7:00 PM

Thursday, March 29th

  • 8:00 AM-5:15 PM

    Registration
  • 8:00-8:30 AM
    Good Morning Beverage

  • 8:30 AM-9:45 AM

    General Session, Poster Awards & Keynote: Richard Culatta
  • 9:45 AM-10:15 AM

    New SIG Chair Orientation
  • 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

  • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

  • 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
    Lunch Break

  • 12:30 PM-1:45 PM

    Teacher Education Council Meeting
  • 1:30 PM-4:00 PM

    Natural History Museum Private Tour
  • 1:45 PM-3:00 PM

    CITE Journal Editors Meeting (Invitation Only)
  • 1:45 PM-2:45 PM

  • 2:45 PM-3:00 PM
    Beverage Break

  • 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • 4:15 PM-5:15 PM

  • 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

    SITE Leadership Reception (Invited)

Friday, March 30th

  • 8:30 AM-12:30 PM

    Registration
  • 8:30 AM-9:45 AM

    General Session & Closing Keynote: Hall Davidson: Bold New K-12 Alphabet: AR, AI, VR, MR, QR
    The world where our students will live and prosper has changed again. AI (artificial intelligence) is becoming a fact of life. It will impact jobs, learning, and life. AR (augmented reality), VR (virtual reality), and Mixed Reality (MR) are now in traditional industries from design to manufacture. They are real. Time to get these technologies into classrooms where they can integrate into traditional subject matter. The goals and mission of education will be well served by this alphabet of the future. Find see ways to bring these to student learning and see how they are being integrated in classrooms around the world today. Being a digital citizen has taken a dramatic turn. Make sure teachers can make students ready for their world
  • 9:45 AM-10:15 AM
    Good Morning Beverage

  • 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

  • 11:15 AM-2:15 PM

    Fri 11:15AM - FREE National Air & Space Museum Tour
  • 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Virtual Papers