Register for the Learning on the Lakeshore Conference on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, and the Learning on the Lakeshore Preconference workshops on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Both events will be held at Mona Shores High School. To register, please visit http://tinyurl.com/maisdconf Cost is $30 per day, lunch included. The Conference offers 76 different one hour breakout sessions with something for everyone. Help plan what you'll attend by viewing the conference schedule.
Each of the four session times at the Learning on the Lakeshore 2017 conference, attendees can choose from 19 different sessions or visit a hands-on help room - for a total of 80 choices! Attend a breakout session for just what you want to learn - whether you're an elementary teacher, secondary teacher, or administrator. Conference presenters include local teachers and administrators sharing their experiences, as well as tech experts coming in to present from across the the state and region. Click the image below to open the .pdf Breakout Session Grid - helping you plan what you will attend - prints two sided legal size. Subject to updates.
There will be number of door prizes awarded at the LOTL Conference during lunch. The REMC SAVE Bid is donating a new Lenovo N23 Yoga Chromebook as a door prize. This popular Chromebook is available on the Save Bid's Device Purchasing site. Inacomp TSG, a REMC Device Purchase vendor, is donating a new HP 11" G5 EE "rugged" Chromebook as a door prize. Attendees and presenters are both eligible to win door prizes like these two Chromebooks.
The Learning on the Lakeshore Conference offers more than 70 different sixty minute breakout sessions with something for every learner. There are breakout sessions for elementary teachers, science teachers, administrators, Google Classroom and Schoology users, and more. Whether you are a newbie or a tech using veteran, a Chromebook or iPad users, you'll find breakout sessions to meet your needs. Many of the breakout sessions include time to practice what you learn - so be sure to bring a device if possible. Note: some loaner Chromebooks will be available at registration. View the complete list of breakout sessions (14 pages) Subject to change.
Who is presenting? Over 50 different presenters from multiple states will be presenting. View the spreadsheet of presenters and breakout session titles.
Lists of Suggested Breakout Sessions by Subject and Grade Level
Registration is open for the Learning on the Lakeshore Preconference Workshops on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Mona Shores High School. Select from five morning workshops and five afternoon workshops. Morning workshops are 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM, and afternoon workshop are 12:30 PM - 3:45 PM. Registration is $30 for the full day or $20 for either the morning or afternoon session. All options include lunch. 3-6 SCECHs available, pending approval. View workshop descriptions at http://bit.ly/lotl17precon. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/maisdconf.
With a goal to allow everyone to attend the LOTL Conference, childcare will be available during the August 16 conference and August 15 preconference workshops as a service of the Mona Shores Early Childhood Center at Ross Park Elementary. Check the box when you register to be emailed more information from the Center. Cost $30; $25 for each additional child with payment made directly to the Center.
We are happy to announce that Michigan teacher, Nicholas Provenzano, author of the Nerdy Teacher blog, will be the opening keynote presenter for the 2017 Learning on the Lakeshore Conference. His presentation is sponsored by Sehi Computers.
Looking at the title and description below - it sounds like a great presentation.
Fear, Failure, and Fun in Education
The ever changing world of educations is filled with fear and failure. As educators, we are tasked with helping our students navigate these "F" words, but what about us? We need to face these "F" words with our own: Fun! Let's talk about adding Fun back into the classroom and fighting Fear and embracing Failure.
Muskegon's famous Shoreline Inn is offering a special LOTL group rate of $119/night (plus taxes and fees) for August 15 and/or August 16. To receive this rate, reservations must made by July 25th. The Inn is family friendly with complimentary wifi, hot breakfast, and a pool. The Inn has kayaks, paddle boats, bikes and a pontoon boat available for rental. The Lakehouse restaurant is only a few steps away. For hotel reservations contact the Shoreline Inn at 231-727-8483. The block is listed under "Learning on the Lakeshore" or "LOTL" and available until July 25th.
Sehi Computers, is the corporate sponsor of the Learning on the Lakeshore Conference - sponsoring the conference keynote presenter. Sehi Computers has a long history of supporting education, with many items awarded through the TRIG SPOT big and the REMC SAVE Bid. Contact Nicki Meller firstname.lastname@example.org 800-233-7344 x. 215 for your technology purchases from Sehi Computers.
Welcome to the Learning on the Lakeshore site. This site hosts information about the annual Learning on the Lakeshore Conference and professional development resources to support West Michigan educators using technology resources to improve teaching and learning.