Save Our Earth
Feb 05, 9:30AM to Feb 10 , 5:30PM BST

About this Event

Disruptive technologies and a rapidly changing world demand reevaluating the way we educate. From kindergarten all the way up to college, educators must remain constantly alert to the latest advance in technology, lest they inadvertently become the student. 

This event will focus on technology and education, and how technology can be used to enhance education. 

Who should attend:

The program is particularly suited for:

  • Educators
  • Technology companies working in education
  • Anyone working in education

What are the benefits:

  • Understand the impact of technology on teaching and learning
  • Find new ways to use technology for the benefit of students and education as a whole
Sponsors
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Schedule
Feb 06 9:30AM–5:30PM BST · Stage
Save Our Earth
The primary stage for the event.
Feb 06 9:30AM–11:00AM BST · Session
Intro session: Technology and education
Now being used more and more in a formal educational context, VR and AR offer never-before-possible opportunities for educators.
Feb 06 12:30PM–4:00PM BST · Session
Virtual reality and augmented reality as learning aids
Now being used more and more in a formal educational context, VR and AR offer never-before-possible opportunities for educators.
Feb 07 9:30AM–12:30PM BST · Session
Microlearning—can it be used in schools?
Microlearning has proven to be an effective learning tool for on-the-job training. But can it be used successfully in a classroom?
Feb 07 12:30PM–3:30PM BST · Session
Panel discussion: Tablets, phones, computers—constantly connected
Our students are constantly connected. The typical “head in the phone” picture is one that all educators are familiar with. This panel discusses the pros and cons of this technology.
Feb 08 9:30AM–11:30AM BST · Session
Zoom lessons—the good, the bad, and the disappointing
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Zoom lessons are here to stay, at least for now. Let’s discover what works and what doesn’t.
Feb 08 12:00PM–3:30PM BST · Session
Just-in-time learning
Another excellent training tool in a retail context is JIT (Just-in-time) learning, where sales associates learn on a “need-to-know” basis, accessing information easily on their mobile devices whenever they need it. Would a similar approach work in formal schooling, perhaps with some modifications?
Feb 09 9:30AM–11:30AM BST · Session
Learning and education apps
Do learning apps actually teach anything or are they just another game in disguise, designed to make us feel better about letting our kids play on the phone for longer.
Feb 09 1:30PM–4:00PM BST · Session
Switching off—is there still room for good old-fashioned field trips and camping trips?
Field trips and camping trips with no phone whatsoever. What are the pros and cons?
Feb 10 9:30AM–1:00PM BST · Session
Panel Discussion: What will education look like in 10 years’ time?
Our panel of experts will discuss where they see education in 10 years’ time.
Feb 10 2:00PM–5:00PM BST · Session
Q&A
The floor is open to questions.
Speakers
Ben Hayek
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Cade Johns
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Clayton Nance
Environment Officer
Madison Cyr
Fisheries/Biodiversity Specialist
Phillip Martins
Geomorphology Technical Specialist
Ryan Lawless
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