Join us live on December 4, 2021 for a learning experience like no other!

Hybrid & Blended Learning Classroom Wins

What is an event like?

More than ever, educators everywhere are using technology to engage students both at home and in school. What are the successes teachers can replicate no matter the class environment? Learn from educators sharing their own Hybrid & Blended Learning Classroom wins!

Inspire events are about bringing educators together to share and learn from one another. Hear from educators in all different types of learning environments as they showcase their successes in integrating digital tools.

Hear about:

  • Social-emotional learning (SEL) strategies
  • Digital citizenship
  • Appsmashing favorites
  • Easy integrations
  • Creating an interactive class
  • And more

You won’t want to miss it!


Saturday December 4, 2021

  • Each session provides opportunities to hear from colleagues and interact with presenters
  • Recordings are available to all who register

Learn from seasoned educators in the comfort of your own space!


Session Schedule

TimeTopicPresenter(s)
9:00 AMDigital Citizenship in Action: Using Tech for Good Michael Drezek
9:45 AMBeedle – A Microsoft Teams teacher companionAaron Sweet
10:30 AMTop 10 blended tips for the interactive classThe Merrills Edu
11:15 AMUnderstanding SEL for your classroomRachelle Dene Poth
12:00 PMCanva for steam-powered learning experiencesAmanda Fox
12:45 PMUsing Flipgrid to Foster Peer-to-Peer Learning & Student Expression!Stacey Roshan

Presenters

INSPIRE presenters are all educators with years of experience in implementing educational technology of various forms in classes and as coaches. Learn from these amazing educators in our all-day event and come back throughout the school year to re-watch sessions and access resources from Hybrid & Blended Learning Classroom Wins.

Rachelle Dené Poth is an edtech consultant, presenter, attorney, author, and teacher. Rachelle teaches Spanish and STEAM: Emerging Technology. Rachelle has a Master’s in Instructional Technology. She is an ISTE Certified Educator, past-president of ISTE Teacher Education Network and ISTE Community Leader. She received the Making IT Happen Award in 2019 and was named one of 30 K-12 IT Influencers in 2021. Rachelle is the author of six books focused on education and edtech.

Watch the session promo video now! Rachelle Dene Poth i2e Inspire promo video – YouTube

Stacey Roshan is Director of Innovation & Educational Technology at Bullis School and author of Tech with Heart. She is passionate about bringing innovative tools into the classroom to create a safe learning environment for all students to find their voice and build confidence. Her work has been featured in multiple publications. In addition to teaching high school students to love and understand math, Stacey works closely with faculty to design tech-infused lessons aimed at providing the optimal learning environment for all students.

Watch the session promo video now! Stacey Roshan i2e Inspire Promo – YouTube

Kristin and Joe Merrill share one common goal when planning for their classrooms: learning needs to be interACTIVE. This mindset drove them to write the books: The InterACTIVE Class and Flipgrid in the InterACTIVE Class (Elevate Books EDU), putting a new spin on traditional strategies to help implement technology that meets the needs of all students.

Watch the session promo video now! TheMerrillsEdu i2e Inspire promo video – YouTube

Michael Drezek is the District Technology Integrator for Lake Shore Central Schools in Angola, New York. He is a Google Certified Innovator and Certified Trainer, Microsoft Innovative Educator and Trainer, and former NYSCATE Teacher of the Year. He currently volunteers as a member of Global Maker Day and #GlobalEdSsChat organizing teams. Michael is passionate about advancing learning in the areas of global collaboration, digital citizenship, and immersive technologies. 

Watch the session promo video now! Michael Drezek i2e Inspire promo video – YouTube

Aaron Sweet is a Technology Integration Coach, a Regional Educational Specialist with Beedle, and an MIE Expert and Fellow. He’s dedicated 13 years in education with a focus on implementing innovative teaching strategies for educators around the world. Aaron resides in upstate New York with his wife and daughter where they enjoy the Finger Lakes and the snow. 

Watch the session promo video now! Aaron Sweet i2e Inspire Beedle Promo Video – YouTube

Amanda Fox is the Director of Education at QuiverVision, the founder of MetaInk publishing, and author of Teachingland, Zom-be A Design Thinker, and Markertown. Recipient of the 2016 ISTE Emerging Leader Award, recognized as a PBS Digital innovator for her initiatives in enhancing student learning with technology, Fox has also served as President of the Young Educator Network for ISTE, and received the President’s Volunteer Award. She has an affinity for coffee mugs, nerdy t-shirts, and can always be found in heels.

What is an event?

  • Visionary leadership from educators who are fluent in emerging trends and integration
  • A dynamic community of learners working together to pursue best practices with digital tools
  • Modeled use of technology to inspire instructional innovation to improve student learning

INSPIRE events are the best place to receive quality professional development to stimulate effective practice in the infusion of digital tools across the curriculum, for students of all ages. These events are delivered virtually for a worldwide audience.

All sessions are delivered by i2e’s professional learning specialists, educators from around the United States who are experts in their field.

If you attend live, you’ll be able to view session recordings later, be sure to register so you don’t miss out!


CEU Offer

Earn Graduate Credit Hours with Professional Development Workshops

i2e has partnered with MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) to provide participants with graduate college hours for trainings attended. MNU is an affordable way for educators to earn credits.

Once a workshop is completed, participants will receive an email with all the information needed to enroll and complete the process of earning MNU credit.

  • For every six-hour training opportunity, there is the option to earn 0.5 college graduate hours.
  • Each 1/2 credit costs $45. All classwork and payment is completed online through MNU.
  • All classwork is due seven days after the initial training and will be sent directly to MNU.

See more Professional Learning from i2e.


FAQs

What if I can’t make it to every session?

The sessions will be recorded and available for up to one year in the Microsoft Team that all attendees will be a member of. You can come back over and over to review the amazing ideas shared for Hybrid & Blended Learning Classroom Wins!

Are there clock hours offered?

Yes, through MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) you can apply for .5 hour of continuing education unit.

Will there be anything to walk away with?

Yes, every presenter will have materials for you to walk away and use immediately that go with something they are sharing in their session.

My district wants to send a group of teachers. Is there a discount?

Yes, contact us at [email protected] for volume pricing.

How will I access the live event?

You will be added to a Microsoft Team and a video with written instructions will be sent to you the week prior to the first live event so that you can be sure you have access and understand how to find all the valuable resources throughout the event.

Is this interactive or just a webinar to listen to?

These are all interactive sessions with the presenter and participants being invited to use the chat as well as interact before and after in the event Microsoft Team. You will also have access to the Microsoft Team for the next year for this event with an opportunity to chat with other participants, join small group calls, and join us for future resources and sessions as well!