EduTECH Virtual Asia
K-12 Conference Agenda

 

 

K-12 Conference, Tuesday 23 June 2020

08:20

EduTECH Virtual Asia 2020 K-12 Conference Opening Remarks

K-12 Leaders

Aaron Lennon
K-12 Conference
08:30

Moving to a synchronous online learning environment and back again: Lessons learned in China

  • Seamless transfer of teaching and learning from campus to virtual campus due to Covid-19 enforced campus closure.
  • What worked well and what didn’t in a synchronous learning environment?
  • Reopening of school campus, what happens to the virtual environment and what did we learn as educators?
Larry Nelson
K-12 Conference
09:00

Empower Remote Learning for Education

Panel discussion
K-12 Conference
09:30

Live Panel: Creating and implementing an effective emergency preparedness and crisis response plan

Emergencies can happen at any time, and when they happen at school, everyone should be prepared to handle them safely and effectively. How can administrators, teachers, staff, parents and students work together to promote and maintain school-wide safety and minimise the effects of emergencies and other dangerous situations.
Swati Popat
K-12 Conference
10:30

Developmentally appropriate coding and robotics in early years

  • Understand the foundation of coding to life skills
  • Explore the connection of coding to Piaget's Schemas and Froebel's gifts
  • Learn how this connects to early years activities as a foundation of coding and robotics
  • Provide with a strong foundation of technology literacy, from early years.
Vicki Courtenay
K-12 Conference
11:00

Leading from the Library: A visual framework for inquiry learning

  • Understand the Research Wheel – a holistic framework to guide researching from a user perspective
  • How can research be taught to students as a lifelong skill
  • Plan co-teaching opportunities and align appropriate academic scholarship skills to the learning context
  • Investigate & modify Inquiry Learning opportunities for cross-curricular units
Panel discussion

Remote Learning

Kevin Crouch
K-12 Conference
12:30

Optimising your communications time - Asynchronous vs. Synchronous

  • How can we re-think time and space for online learning?
  • When should synchronous face-to-face time be utilised?
  • What are the benefits of asynchronous time and how can we leverage that?
Panel discussion
K-12 Conference
13:00

Live Panel: Opportunities and challenges of remote learning – How will this shape the future?

COVID-19 has come with a set of unprecedented challenges schools and all its stakeholders — teachers, students and staff. Everyone needs to adapt to changes in terms of delivery of instruction and learning. Emergency remote teaching may be just a coping mechanism, but how is it a valuable exercisefor schools in developing a coherent online education strategy for the future?
Chris Timms
K-12 Conference
14:00

Remote Leadership

  • How do we adapt as leaders to changing environments so that we maximise effectiveness?
  • What are the biggest challenges of remote leadership and how do we overcome them?
  • How do can we still achieve our vision and objectives through remote leadership?
  • How can we develop our leadership through this process?
Sean Thompson
K-12 Conference
14:30

Remote Learning for younger learners

  • Thinking beyond academics
  • Maintaining community
  • Checking up on wellness
  • Easy accessibility (one stop shopping)
Tanya LeClair
K-12 Conference
15:00

Design Principles to deliver effective visual presentations for remote learning (Pre-recorded)

  • Learn design principles and how they relate to presentations
  • Common presentation mistakes and how to fix them
  • Explore free design resources
  • Make presentations best suited to virtual learning environments
Panel discussion
K-12 Conference
15:30

Live Panel: Authentic assessments to map student’s progress in online learning

Online learning has broadened the possibilities of assessment even further, because it gives educators a wide variety of tools that they can use to help students learn & interact in new and exciting ways. What are some of the strategies for thinking more creatively about authentic assessments in your school?

Live Roundtables

K-12 Conference
16:30

RT 1: What does quality home learning look like in the early years

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16:30

RT 2: Integrating our learnings from virtual school into the physical school building

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RT 3: Instructional design in a virtual classroom

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16:30

RT 6: Parents as partners in home based learning

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16:30

RT4: Ensuring continuous PD and capacity building for educators

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RT: 7: Tips to regain students attention in a virtual class

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RT: 8: How to effectively manage remote teams during online learning

End of Day 1

last published: 19/Jun/20 02:16

 

K-12 Conference, Wednesday 24 June 2020

SMART Schools

Sharon Singh
K-12 Conference
08:30

Coming up with an effective ed-tech strategy for your school

  • What kind of changes did the school implement?
  • Why did they implement these changes?
  • What was the learnings from the experience?
  • What are the plans for the future?
Kieran Nolan
K-12 Conference
09:00

A school on the blockchain

  • Understanding Augmented Reality
  • Running your school on Blockchain
  • Explore Web 3.0
  • Learn Minecraft, IPFS, LBRYproject, RocketShoes
Panel discussion
K-12 Conference
09:30

Live Panel: Enhancing learning outcomes in the Modern Classroom

One of these effects of the recent pandemic is rethinking of the idea of teaching and learning, opening up the walls of the traditional classroom, to remote learning. Over the past years, a numbers of studies have shown benefits from the use of technology in education. The role of technology in education is vital and the question is no longer if technology enhances learning, but rather how do we improve our use of technology to enhance learning in the new normal?
Afzal Shariff
K-12 Conference
10:30

Futureproofing schools in the age of digital disruption

  • Define and explain the disruptors?
  • Why disruptive innovation matters to education
  • Learn vital skills for the age of disruption
  • How can you Future-proof against disruptor
  • Lessons from A B Paterson College
Panel discussion
K-12 Conference
11:00

Live Panel: Building an effective technology ecosystem for your institution

There are many important considerations for effective ed-tech use and, when educators get access to the right technology and use it with fidelity, it can support teaching and learning in powerful ways. With the current situation, what do school leaders need to keep in mind to ensure the best use of the available ed-tech tools, and when do you acquire new tech?
Vjaceslavs Matvejevs
K-12 Conference
12:00

Choosing the right strategy to lead your schools digital transformation

  • How do you get buy-in before you start building your digital transformation framework?
  • Assess your current state
  • Identify your goals and desired outcomes
  • Create a digital transformation roadmap

STEAM

Jesse Lubinsky
K-12 Conference
12:30

Distance learning re-imagined through Virtual Reality

  • Discuss why VR is quickly becoming the go-to learning technology in the workforce
  • Explore an innovative and accessible VR framework for teaching and learning
  • Share how educators can leverage these technologies to enhance learning opportunities for all students
  • Showcase various VR platforms that can be used in any classroom and at any grade level to improve teaching and learning outcomes
Hayden Brown
K-12 Conference
13:00

Interdisciplinary approach in STEAM education

  • WHY STEAM - The Humanities and ARTS as a key to unlock school wide STEM learning.
  • Learn the 4 pillars/strands of my STEAM Program
  • Explore Virtual Reality creations
  • Understand and implement the SAMR - Gradual immersion Model
Panel discussion
K-12 Conference
13:30

Live Panel: Integrating technology in a STEAM classroom

Today’s educators face a tall order in helping students develop the skills to thrive within STEAM. And, thanks to a wider range of technology available, immersive classrooms are offering students amazing STEAM-focused experiences and supporting the coaching, exploration, and learning needed to make their efforts a success. How does it all look like in the physical, virtual and more recently a hybrid classroom setup?
Ryan Yue
K-12 Conference
14:30

STEAM education using the design-based approach

  • Understand what is the design-based approach of STEAM learning
  • How to implement STEAM learning at school
  • Why STEAM is important for the next generation
  • Learnings from various examples
Paul Roland Alfonso-Maiquez
K-12 Conference
15:00

Learning virtual robotics

  • "WHY" Robotics
  • What and how of Robotics
  • Engaging in Virtual Robotics
  • Future direction of Robotics for Schools
Panel discussion
K-12 Conference
15:30

Live Panel: Sustaining a robust STEAM program during and after school closures – the challenges and way forward

Due to COVID-19, it has become harder for students to get access to opportunities and technologies that could help expand their knowledge in their STEM-related interests, especially as the school year comes to a close. How can educators continue to deliver interactive STEAM experiences for students in a hybrid learning environment, and what are some of the learnings and challenges?

LIVE Roundtables

K-12 Conference
16:30

RT 1: Managing social and emotional well-being of students

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16:30

RT 2: Project based learning in STEAM education

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RT 3: Integrating STEAM into an early years classroom

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RT 4: Using educational analytics to guide all areas of schooling to create a SMART School

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RT 6: Building digital capabilities and collaboration for educators

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RT: 7: Becoming an independent digital educator

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RT:8: Extending learning and connecting beyond the classrooms

End of Day 2

last published: 19/Jun/20 02:16

 

 

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