Technology Interventions for Learning Coaches
|Date:||August 21, 2012|
|Time:||9:00 am – 3:30 pm|
(includes lunch & workshop materials)
Edmonton (Fantasyland Hotel)
17700 - 87 Avenue
Who should attend
Learning Coaches, Instructional Coaches, Special Education/Inclusive Education Leaders, School Administrators, and District Leaders
About this learning opportunity
To provide a foundation for this session, it is highly recommended that you have attended Practical Strategies and Technology Tools for Supporting Diverse Learners in All Classrooms
The purpose of this workshop is to provide you, as an actively working Leader/Learning Coach, with the opportunity to advance your understanding of technology interventions for diverse learners. Specifically, the goal is to identify common barriers to learning encountered by diverse learners and explore ways to problem solve interventions that can be implemented using universal design for learning, response to intervention service delivery models. You will be introduced to tools and strategies to promote building level professional development (e.g., co-teaching, collegial study groups, problem solving teams, and self-directed learning) regarding the use of technologies that support academic performance in inclusive classrooms. You will receive a resource kit of interventions for use in your work. The workshop will be conducted in a participatory demonstration, exploration, and discussion format. Short periods of leader-guided large-group presentation will be followed by small group activities.
Please bring a fully charged laptop to this session if available.
A special rate has been arranged with the Fantasyland Hotel and Conference Centre for our out of town attendees. Upon your registration, the booking information will be sent to you as part of your confirmation receipt.
This learning opportunity is being provided through a grant from Alberta Education.
About the facilitator(s)
Dave L. Edyburn, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Exceptional Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Edyburn’s teaching and research interests focus on the use of technology to enhance teaching, learning, and performance. He has authored over 150 articles and book chapters on the use of technology in special education. He is an Advisor for the National Center for Universal Design for Learning. He is the Past President of the Special Education Technology Special Interest Group (SETSIG) in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) as well as a past president of the Technology and Media (TAM) Division of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). He is a frequent conference presenter and national workshop leader.
(Additional information may be found at: http://people.uwm.edu/edyburn/)