Some great Chicago Area Presenters already queued up for workshops with and others to announced soon!
If you can't attend this one, there are others that are great check them out: http://www.gafesummit.com/ too!
Planning is underway for the 6th annual Iowa 1:1 Institute, which will be held on April 8th at the Iowa Event Center in Des Moines. Registration is now open and the early bird rate is $50 if registered before February 28, 2015. On March 1, 2015 registration increases to $65.
The conference’s success is based on the high quality presentations. If you are interested in presenting, please submit your session by February 28, 2015. Lead presenters will receive complimentary registration.
Again this year we will host a pre-conference leadership day! Last year the event was a huge success, so if you are interested in attending please register soon, as space is limited. It will be held April 7th from 1-4pm.
We hope that you are able to join us this year to help continue to make #i11i a successful event! You can find more details and register on our conference webpage, or click on one of the links below.
Visit conference home page
Submit a presentation
Find out more about the leadership day
Become and exhibitor
Please pass this on to anyone who may be interested in this day of learning and sharing! Looking forward to seeing you in April!
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And the response by Grant Wiggins
The basic concepts of deeper learning are not new to education; indeed, they are routine educational practice for many accomplished individual teachers and educators and some high-performing schools. These successful practices are now being confirmed by increasing bodies of evidence underscoring the necessity for deeper learning as an integral part of the education process.
Deeper learning prepares students to
know and master core academic content;think critically and solve complex problems;work collaboratively;communicate effectively; and be self-directed and able to incorporate feedback.- See more at: http://deeperlearning4all.org/about-deeper-learning#sthash.7EX0BTDZ.dpuf
- Maine Township High School District 207 Park Ridge IllinoisAssistant Superintendent for Technology and Learning, 2007 - present
- SETconnectionsPresident, 2009 - 2012
- Illinois Computing EducatorsConference Committee, 2004 - 2012
- Palatine Township High School District 211Technology Coordinator/Teacher, 2005 - 2007
- Conant High SchoolTeacher, 1996 - 2005
- Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Wheaton IllinoisYouth Director, 2000 - 2001
- Roosevelt UniversityAdjunct Professor - Education, 2005 - 2011
- TowerMadness 2
I also serve as President for SETconnections
which is a nonprofit organization that seeks to to promote an overall
understanding of technology and its benefits and to then assist in
utilizing technology to improve the field of education with an emphasis
on special education.
I have completed a Doctorate from Roosevelt University, Chicago in Educational Leadership and Organizational Change, a Masters from Roosevelt in Teacher Leadership, and my undergraduate work was in Secondary Education with the ability to teach Science and Music.
I began working at Maine Township in 2007. Before coming here I was a Technology Coordinator at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, IL where I had also taught Science and Music since 1996. Other teaching experience includes working as an adjunct professor at Roosevelt University and presenting at various conferences locally and around the country. I have also worked as a Youth Director at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Wheaton, IL and as a consultant for Riverside Publishing.
I have a beautiful family at home. My wife, Annel, is a Bilingual teacher in Glendale Heights, IL and teaches a 1st/2nd grade Spanish Bilingual loop. I have 2 wonderful children Maria and Henry - who both teach me every day that there is still a lot to learn about this world and myself.
I truly believe that each of us has a special purpose and that we all have something special to offer the world that no one else has to give. Education can be one of the tools that we use to find and develop that gift. What we do with it is up to us.
If you are interested in learning more about me, or my ideas, you can find me on Twitter, Facebook, or Blogger by searching for Henry Thiele
- Education, 2011 - present
- Roosevelt UniversityEd. D. - Educational Leadership and Organizational Change, 2001 - 2004
- Roosevelt UniversityM.A. - Teacher Leadership, 1997 - 1999
- Concordia University ChicagoB.A. -Secondary Education (Science and Music), 1992 - 1996
- College of DuPage1991 - 1992
- Loyola University Chicago
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