WORKSHOPS

8 October 2018 | *Available for Three-Day Premium Conference Pass Holders

***PLEASE DO BRING ALONG A FULLY CHARGED LAPTOP/ DEVICE FOR THE WORKSHOPS.***

***PLEASE COLLECT YOUR BADGE AT LEVEL 4, HALL 401 OF SUNTEC CONVENTION CENTRE FROM 08:00AM ON 8 OCTOBER. ***
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ENTER THE ROOMS WITHOUT YOUR BADGE. 

EduTECH Asia 2018 - Pre-Day Workshop

08:00

Registration

09:45

Workshop Session (10AM - 12PM) – Choose 1 of the following workshops

Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Creating authentic learning experiences for students and teachers [SOLD OUT] - Room 302 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop, participants will work through a series of hand-on design challenges, with variety of cross-learning opportunities and explore practical applications of these activities in their classrooms. They will be using design thinking and design process to enable students to solve real world problems. By the end of the workshop participants will have a clear understanding of project-based learning, the benefits of this approach and how it can be integrated effectively into their classrooms.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

AR/VR in the classroom: The new normal? [SOLD OUT] - Room 300 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop, explore the great potential of deeply immersive experiences to engage students and create compelling learning opportunities. This workshop is designed for educational leaders and teachers in K-12, Higher Ed and Vocational who want to understand the VR / AR landscape, identify devices and platforms, understand content examples, costs and pedagogical underpinnings to develop a strategic plan to implement AR/ VR in their classrooms.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Change management in higher education - Vanda 4 (Marina Mandarin, Level 5)

In this two hour workshop attendees will learn how to go about managing major change within their respective institutions. With technology increasing the pace of change across the education sector, there is more than ever a need for leaders able to guide their institutions along the often challenging road to transformation. This workshop will cover a range of hard and soft skills that budding change managers can use to effectively guide a transformation project from start to finish.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Moving your institution into the cloud - Room 310 (Suntec, Level 3)

Moving the school’s infrastructure and software to the cloud can help save significant costs across the school, save time and enhance classroom impact. In this two hour workshop participants will identify ways modern cloud-based solutions can transform education delivery in their institutions. You will learn how to achieve this transformational change whilst future-proofing your infrastructure and respecting timeless values of security, privacy and sustainability.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Setting up your parent communication system - Vanda 5 (Marina Mandarin, Level 5)

Through this two hour hands-on workshop discover how innovative all-in-one smartphone Apps use powerful digital tools to make it easier than ever before to keep parents, teachers, admin and students in the loop. Participants will receive useful tips to help their school begin using these Apps to better engage parents and proactively build positive school cultures. Bring your own device.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Getting started with meaningful ed-tech tools - Room 309 (Suntec, Level 3)

This two hour workshop is designed for educators who are at the beginning of their journey in the use of technology to support teaching and learning. The integration of foundational technologies such as G Suite and Microsoft Office 365, as well as some new and emerging Web 2.0 tools, will be explored. Participants will engage with the tools through hands-on tasks, discovering how they can adapt them to suit their contexts and student needs and identifywhich tools are the right ones for their learning environments and classroom use. This workshop requires attendees to bring a laptop or tablet.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Personalised learning [SOLD OUT] - Room 323 (Suntec, Level 3)

This two-hour workshop learn about the empowering capabilities of modeling and teaching the design thinking process and mindsets to your students. Unleash their creativity and confidence to tackle real world problems and improve real world experiences. Design thinking (DT) is an iterative process and a way of thinking that focuses on human-centered design. This solution-thinking method is ideal for project-based learning and STEM projects because it equips students with the toolkit to generate innovative solutions. Additionally, it provides an inquiry scaffold that can be paced to learning needs, tailored to learning preferences, and adapted to specific interests.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Digital storytelling [SOLD OUT] - Room 304 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will explore how the latest ubiquitous technologies have enabled a transformation of storytelling from text to multimedia. Over the course of this workshop participants will in groups create stories using a selection of free to use mobile applications, which they will then share back with the group. The session will also explore how these digital storytelling approaches can be used across subjects in education.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Robotics in Education [SOLD OUT] - Room 320 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will learn how robotics can be implemented within a classroom environment. Focused on STEM subjects, the workshop will look at some of the core benefits of robotics in the classroom or lab including sensory learning, hands-on innovation and cross-subject learning. The workshop will also address some practical considerations including cost and technical expertise requirements.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Implementing a LMS into your school - Room 305 (Suntec, Level 3)

This two hour session is suitable for any teacher, IT directors and technology coaches interested in using Learning Management Systems or LMS to create a secure digital learning environment for students. LMSs are essential tools for blended learning and it may seem like a hassle to implement and master but they are worth the time investment. This workshop will guide participants through the important phases of implementing an LMS starting from evaluating some of the popular LMS available for K-12. Participants will also have the opportunity to try different features of popular LMS’s such as Google Classroom and Moodle to understand how these systems help manage assignments, foster collaboration, and engage home-school communication. By the end of the workshop, each participant should have a rough roadmap to successfully implement an LMS.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Gamification for higher education - Room 308 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will participate in a gamified workshop that in turn will help them develop an essential understanding of the value of practical application of gamification in a tertiary classroom setting. Over the course of the interactive workshop attendees will learn about game mechanics and core elements, as well as how educational games can motivate students to learn and perform better.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Designing learning spaces [SOLD OUT] - Room 303 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop participants will learn about opportunities for faculty, student, and administrative input for redesigning learning spaces. Participants will get an understanding of some of the things they need to understand and do before any space is designed including better understanding what they believe about learning and teaching, how that aligns to contemporary thinking and how that will affect their decisions going forward into space design. Participants will also learn how to create, manage and evaluate physical learning spaces and its transformation. They can walk away with specific ideas to increase effectiveness, develop ways of evaluating spaces and assessing the activities that occur in those spaces, use of technology that faculty and students can use right away, develop a testable plan and envision further iterations
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Blended Learning: What you need to know? [SOLD OUT] - Room 301 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will be given the opportunity to get to grips with the basic tenants of blended learning. Key benefits will include developing a fundamental understanding of the advantages of a blended approach to students, the best platforms and other technology options to consider, an optimal strategy for selecting and sharing supplementary online resources, in-class pedagogies in support of blended learning and more.
12:00

Lunch

Workshop Session (1.15PM - 3.30PM) – Choose 1 of the following workshops

Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

K-12 gamification strategies [SOLD OUT] - Room 308 (Suntec, Level 3)

Understand the value of practical application of gamification in a classroom setting.You’ll learn about game mechanics and core elements, as well as how understandingmotivations can help retain concentration through play.
Malcolm Sharman, Head of Product Development, Literacy Planet
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Co-teaching – A model for student and teachers [SOLD OUT] - Room 302 (Suntec, Level 3)

Time, trust, and training are challenges General Ed and Learning Support Teachers face as they work together to create inclusive classrooms. We’ve identified 6 models of classroom collaboration between Learning Support and General Education to provide a structure for working together, maximizing time, and building trust. These models are Teacher Note-Taker, Lead and Support, Station Teaching, Feedback Driven, Differentiated group, and Team Teaching. This workshop includes short instructional videos on each of the 6 models of collaboration. The videos have descriptions and examples how to to implement each mode in the classroom. Participants will also receive conversation guides, sample rubrics, and other resources to use and share. Participants will be equipped to not only start implementing effective co-teaching in their own classrooms, but also have the skills and resources to bring this training back to their colleagues. Because the training is available digitally, teachers can watch it on their own time and slowly incorporate one model at a time. Conversation guides and define roles help establish trust
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Advanced ed-tech tools for your classroom [SOLD OUT] - Room 300 (Suntec, Level 3)

This two-hour workshop has been created to build upon skills that may already exist as part of the educator’s tool box or have been learned in the beginner’s workshop on the use of technology to support teaching and learning. Participants will see how tools such as Adobe Spark with its three platforms, post, page and video, provides a powerful foundation to leverage other learning tools such as Edpuzzle, Flipgrid and Tour Builder, and this will form the basis of the workshop. Participants will also be introduced to an online global writing community Write the World, which opens opportunities for student writers to engage in authentic writing activities, hearing directly from authors, editors, bloggers, publishers and other young writers from around the world. This workshop requires attendees to bring a laptop or tablet.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Google apps & tools for your classroom [SOLD OUT] - Room 303 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop participants will explore examples of how to amplify student voice in their classroom/school using a range G Suite for Education Apps. Time will be dedicated to hands on experiences relevant to each participant’s individual needs. This program is run to promote and practise learner agency with guidance for basic and advanced abilities in Google Apps. Creation of useful takeaways to increase student voice and self-paced learning is the focus of this session.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Implementing tech in your ECE institution - Room 304 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will study some of the key early childhood education applications of developmentally appropriate technology and assess how they could be implemented within their own institutions. Ideal for early childhood educators, this workshop will assess some key education technology categories from reading and writing tools to personalised development assessment platforms, digital portfolios as well as covering the broader question of the efficacy of technology in early years learning.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Cyber Security - Vanda 4 (Marina Mandarin, Level 5)

In this two hour workshop attendees will take a closer look at some of the key cyber security challenges facing today’s educational institutions, and the key steps that IT professionals need to take to minimise risks. From students bringing their own devices to increasingly pervasive WiFi networks on campus, the threat of cyber-attacks on educational institutions are growing each year. This session will be a useful opportunity for IT leaders, system administrators and other back office professionals to discuss key cyber security strategies from policy to software.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

SEN technology - Room 305 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will study some of the key special educational needs applications of technology and assess how they could be implemented within their own institutions. Ideal for special needs educators, this workshop will assess some key education technology categories relevant for SEN institutions, as well as covering key challenges around adoption and relevancy.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Marketing & branding your institution - Room 309 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will discuss and design best practice strategies for marketing their institutions. With parents and students faced with a greater array of choice than ever before when it comes school and university applications, there is more than ever a need for talented marketers to help build brands and execute end-to-end marketing programmes that can increase institutional prestige, admissions and industry partnerships. This session will identify key marketing strategies that institutions can be put in to play right away.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Smart buildings & education: Making your building work for you - Room 310 (Suntec, Level 3)

With increased security concerns, rising operations cost, ageing buildings and shrinking budgets, its challenging to build and maintain a sustainable effective learning environment. This workshop will help you develop a clear path to creating a secure, safe and energy-efficient school environment for enhanced student success and learning outcomes.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Creating student think tanks - Vanda 5 (Marina Mandarin, Level 5)

Research shows that learning is more likely and lasting when students challenge themselves. But how do we help them do that? Our workshop addresses this important question through successful coaching strategies from the International School of Ho Chi Minh City’s (ISHCMC). These strategies help educators to strengthen their own practice, personalize learning, and guide students to motivate themselves. In the end, you will leave with a more developed understanding of why students challenge themselves and how you can apply it to your own school.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Flipped Classrooms - How to make them work and how to avoid failure [SOLD OUT] - Room 320 (Suntec, Level 3)

In this two hour workshop attendees will explore how educators can implement a truly flipped classroom approach to their teaching. Through the session participants will develop an end to end approach to building a successful flipped classroom plan, from prioritising learning objectives to best-practice activities and testing to ensure understanding of pre-class learning through digital materials.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Successful STEAM [SOLD OUT] - Room 323 (Suntec, Level 3)

Bring out the natural explorer in your students. STEAM provides science, technology, engineering, art, and math instruction in a fun, relaxed environment that focuses on hands-on, problem based activities. Learn how students can gain confidence in STEAM subjects and develop real world skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, creativity, and teamwork.
Pre-Day Workshops [For 3 day premium conference delegates only]

Bringing wellness & mindfulness into the classroom - Room 301 (Suntec, Level 3)

This two hours workshop is designed to provide students and teachers with strategies for managing stress to increase happiness, decrease anxiety, and allow the “Smart Part” of the brain to get to work on attention, memory, forward thinking, empathy and more.
15:30

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last published: 09/Oct/18 11:08 GMT

 

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