Join us at FETC 2018 with breakout sessions, training and hands-on experiences

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    We’re excited to once again be a Gold Sponsor of the FETC Annual Conference. FETC offers a variety of session structures designed to foster hands-on and collaborative learning that focus on K-12’s most pressing challenges and technological implementations. Microsoft’s conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging activities and informative breakout sessions.

    Read on to learn more about Microsoft at FETC, running January 27 to January 30 in Orlando, Florida.

     

    Teacher/Trainer Academies

     

    Prior to the conference, Microsoft will host several teacher/trainer academies on Sunday, January 27 and Monday, January 28. Details with links to register are included below:

     

    Microsoft Innovative Educator 2-Day Trainer Academy

    January 27 and Monday, January 28

    Conference Hall – North 220C

     

    MIE Teacher Academy

    Sunday, January 27

    Conference Hall – North 220AB

     

    MIE Minecraft Academy

    Monday, January 28

    Conference Hall – North 220AB

     

    Microsoft Conference Breakout Sessions: Room S230E

     

    During the conference, Microsoft will deliver several sessions focused on the some of the biggest trends in EdTech.

     

    Monday, January 28

    Time
    Session Name

    9:00 AM–9:50 AM
    Won’t you be my neighbor? Skype, Microsoft Teams, and Office Online build communities around the world

    10:00 AM–10:50 AM
    Build it, make it, know it! Design thinking with Minecraft: Education Edition and other tools

    11:00 AM–11:50 AM
    Innovation Spotlight: Reimagine STEM with Microsoft Education

    12:00 PM–12:50 PM
    Let’s Team Up! Getting started with Microsoft Teams

    1:00 PM–1:50 PM
    One Notebook to rule them all: How OneNote Class Notebook changes the scope of learning around the world

    2:00 PM–2:50 PM
    Innovation Spotlight: Join My Team! Learn How Transformation Empowers Student Success through Microsoft Teams

     

    Tuesday, January 29

    Time
    Session Name

    10:00 AM–10:50 AM
    Bring computational thinking into any classroom using Microsoft MakeCode and Hacking STEM

    11:00 AM–11:50 AM
    Innovation Spotlight: Drive Modern Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Education Edition

    12:00 PM–12:50 PM
    One Notebook to rule them all: How OneNote Class Notebook changes the scope of learning around the world

    1:00 PM–1:50 PM
    7 steps to make learning more accessible

    2:00 PM–2:50 PM
    Build it, make it, know it! Design thinking with Minecraft: Education Edition and other tools

    3:00 PM–3:50 PM
    Innovation Spotlight: Drive Modern Teaching and Learning with Minecraft: Education Edition

    4:00 PM–4:50 PM
    Let’s Team Up! Getting started with Microsoft Teams

     

    Wednesday, January 30

    Time
    Session Name

    10:00 AM–10:50 AM
    20 in 50: Twenty ways AI is built into Office 365 to revolutionize your productivity

    11:00 AM–11:50 AM
    Build it, make it, know it! Design thinking with Minecraft: Education Edition and other tools

    12:00 PM–12:50 PM
    World changers unite! Level the playing field with Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Translator

    1:00 PM–1:50 PM
    Innovation Spotlight: Join My Team! Learn How Transformation Empowers Student Success through Microsoft Teams

    2:00 PM–2:50 PM
    7 steps to Make Learning More Accessible

    3:00 PM–3:50 PM
    S’way cool: Elevate student voice across the curriculum

     

    Microsoft Booth 1431

     

    Be sure to stop by the Microsoft booth to discover the latest in classroom technology. Experience solutions focused on achieving better learning outcomes, transforming classroom time and affordable, easy-to-manage devices.

    We will also offer 20-minute sessions in our booth on Minecraft, Teams, OneNote, Office 365 Online, Accessibility and more. Details below with session times:

    Tuesday, January 29

    Time
    Session Name

    10:00 AM–10:20 AM
    Let’s Team Up! 6 Steps for building collaborative classrooms with Microsoft Teams

    10:30 AM–10:50 AM
    Get to Know Minecraft: Education Edition with Code Builder

    11:00 AM–11:20 AM
    Personalizing Learning with the OneNote Class Notebook

    11:30 AM–11:50 PM
    7 Steps to Make Learning More Accessible

    12:30 PM–12:50 PM
    10 things you can do with Office 365 Online that you never knew

    1:00 PM–1:20 PM
    Microsoft Imagine Academy & Value of Certification

    1:30 PM–1:50 PM
    Let’s Team Up! 6 Steps for building collaborative classrooms with Microsoft Teams

    2:30 PM–2:50 PM
    Personalizing Learning with the OneNote Class Notebook

    3:00 PM–3:20 PM
    Want to build an inclusive classroom? Learning Tools is your superpower

    3:30 PM–3:50 PM
    10 things you can do with Office 365 Online that you never knew

    4:00 PM–4:20 PM
    Learning has no borders with Skype in the Classroom

     

    Wednesday, January 30

    Time
    Session Name

    10:00 AM–10:20 AM
    Get to Know Minecraft: Education Edition with Code Builder

    11:00 AM–11:20 AM
    Personalizing Learning with the OneNote Class Notebook

    11:30 AM–11:50 PM
    7 Steps to Make Learning More Accessible

    12:00 PM–12:20 PM
    Reboot parent communication with Microsoft Sway

    12:30 PM–12:50 PM
    10 things you can do with Office 365 Online that you never knew

    1:30 PM–1:50 PM
    Let’s Team Up! 6 Steps for building collaborative classrooms with Microsoft Teams

    2:00 PM–2:20 PM
    Saving Time and Assessing better with Microsoft Forms

    2:30 PM–2:50 PM
    Personalizing Learning with the OneNote Class Notebook

    3:00 PM–3:20 PM
    Want to build an inclusive classroom? Learning Tools is your superpower

    4:00 PM–4:20 PM
    10 things you can do with Office 365 Online that you never knew

    4:30 PM–4:50 PM
    Learning has no borders with Skype in the Classroom

     

    Hear from your peers and attend additional sessions found here:

     

    Sunday, January 27

    Time
    Session Name

    10:30 AM–12:30 PM
    Design Thinking and Disney Innovation

     

    Monday, January 28

    Time
    Session Name

    10:30 AM–12:30 PM
    STEM, Culture, and Business Skills Through Experiential Learning at Disney

    5:00 PM–6:00 PM
    Creating Early Childhood Tech Workshops: Empowering Students to Teach & Lead

     

    Tuesday, January 29

    Time
    Session Name

    10:00 AM–11:00 AM
    Maximizing Your Microsoft Office Tools

    10:30 AM–12:30 PM
    Data Mashup #1: Leveraging Cloud Analytics for Outcomes and Impact

    12:00 PM–12:40 PM
    Creative Coding with Minecraft

    1:00 PM–1:40 PM
    40 in 40: Microsoft Tools, Tips, and Treasures

    2:00 PM–2:40 PM
    Organize Your Leadership Team With Microsoft Tools

    2:30 PM–3:30 PM
    Turn Your Classes Into Teams

    3:00 PM–3:40 PM
    Around the World in 180 Days: Beginning Your Global Journey

    4:00 PM–4:40 PM
    Project-Based Learning With Microsoft for Education

    4:00 PM–6:00 PM
    Accessibility O365: Addressing the Needs of All Students with Microsoft

     

    Wednesday, January 30

    Time
    Session Name

    8:00 AM–10:00 AM
    Legalize Cloud: Discover How Cloud Computing Changes Everything

    10:30 AM–12:30 PM
    Artificial Intelligence: Will AI Really Automate School IT?

    1:30 PM–3:30 PM
    Azure Power: Discover the “Click-to-Deploy” Cloud

    1:45 PM–2:15 PM
    Innovative Mathematics: Real World Application Meets Creativity and Online/Free Tools

    3:00 PM–3:40 PM
    Increase Productivity With Microsoft TEAMS!

     

    Schedule subject to change.

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