Teaching Mindfully: The Role the Brain Plays in Learning Conference
What’s really going on inside our head? How do we learn? This conference intends to use current brain research to inform practice in the classroom. We will begin the day with a full group session with Dr. John Medina. Then we will break into three 70 minute break-out sessions.
Date: Saturday, September 28, from 8:30 am until 2:30 pm
Location: Jesuit High School – 9000 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Portland, OR 97225
Cost: $100 conference fee per person. Registration is online via the link. Optional graduate level credit available through the University of Portland for an additional $25.
Breakout Sessions: Local educational and industry experts will look at how we can inform and redesign our practices to maximize results for our students.
2013 Oregon Technology and Education Network Annual Conference
“Classrooms Without Boundaries: Teaching and Learning in the Postmodal World”
Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 am-4:30 pm, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, FREE
The OTEN annual conference brings together teachers, scholars, and technology leaders involved in both K-12 and higher education, making this an unparalleled opportunity for conversation and community building across the P-20 spectrum.
2013 Oregon Google Apps Summit
Friday, Oct. 11, 8am-3:30 pm, FREE (lunch provided)
Westview HS, 4200 NW 185th Avenue, Portland 97229
The Oregon Google Apps Summit is an annual conference hosted by the ORVSD Training Team.
Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL) Conference
Conference Theme: Branching Out
Friday & Saturday, Oct. 11 & 12, 2013
Jesuit High School, 9000 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225
The Oregon Academic technology Society (OAtS) will be hosting the third annual Teaching, Learning and Technology Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at OHSU, School of Nursing. The theme for the conference will be “Teachers Without Borders: Navigating Digital Pedagogy.” Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Cost: $80 for participants from OAtS member institutions (PPS is a member institution). $100 for non-members. See OAtS member schools and organizations here.
Credit: Both graduate credit and PDU’s are available from the University of Portland. Both options will be offered to conference participants at no cost. Participants may earn a .5 semester hour (.75 quarter hour) 700-level Technology in Education transcript course credit from the University of Portland, School of Education. Register at http://oats.ohsu.edu/.