517 Ed Tech - The Cure for the Common PLN


#517EdTech Winter Gathering - Mason High School - January 30th, 2020

Here's the particulars:

#517EdTech Winter Gathering

Date and time: Thursday January 30th, 2020 - 4:30-6:30 pm

Location: Library at Mason High School, 1001 S. Barnes St, Mason

Cost: $0 and there will be some food there, too.

Opportunities: In addition to learning and networking, we are looking for folks to share #2Min Tech Tips and student inspiration stories as well.

Will we see you there? Go ahead and RSVP. Email back if you have any questions.


BREAKING: A second round of Universal STEAM is coming up on February 5th, 2020!

STEAM and maker learning experience have value in all classes for all students and for all different types of content. Come learn about REMC 13 Classroom Maker Resources and how they facilitate engagement, enhance curriculum, and can be seamlessly integrated as universal technology to unlock learning for all of our students!

Universal STEAM - February 5, 2020 - Grand Ledge Board Room

Universal STEAM: A Maker Movement for All Students

Date and time: Wednesday February 5th 2020 - 9:00-3:00 pm

Location: Board Room @ Grand Ledge Administration Building

Cost: $0 and there will be some food there, too.

Ready to register for Universal STEAM on February 5th?

A quick look at our first Universal STEAM Event.

Universal STEAM attendee explores a Makey-Makey hooked up to bananas

A hand-crafted representation of the moon landing

Learners explore our STEAM Story-Telling kits

Calendar of upcoming #517EdTech and REMC Events

January 22 - Promoting STEM Through Literature - Jackson ISD

January 28 - Promoting STEM Through Literature -Macomb ISD

January 29 - PLAYDATE - Lenawee ISD - Special Focus: New Teachers

January 30 - #517EdTech Winter Gathering - Mason, MI (scroll up for info)

February 5 - Universal STEAM - Grand Ledge, MI (scroll up for info)

February 12 - PLAYDATE - Wayne RESA

March 25 - Maker-STEM Summit - The Henry Ford - Dearborn, MI

May 4 - PLAYDATE - Kent ISD

May 6 - Promoting STEM Through Literature - Winding Brook

June 18 - 3rd Annual Capital Area Educators Summit - Lansing, MI

August 6 - #TeamJXN's EdTech Kickoff

August 11 - 3rd Annual TI4E Conference - St. Johns, MI

What is a PLAYDATE? 


Classroom Makers Trainings are open to everyone!

Click below to Register 

for a Promoting STEM through Literature Training


#517EdTech was launched in 2014 with goal of connecting educators in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties in Mid-Michigan.  Our professional learning network includes educators from over 20 public, private, and post-secondary educational communities. 

Follow us @517EdTech and #517EdTech on Twitter. 

Questions about how to get involved? Ask ChristyAndrew or Allison for more information.

#517EdTech is coordinated by

Allison Rogers from C C RESA

Allison Rogers

Instructional Tech Specialist 

Clinton County RESA

Christy Lobdell 

Assistive and Instructional Technology

Eaton RESA

Andrew Shauver from Ingham I S D

Andrew Shauver

Instruction and Technology Coach

Ingham Intermediate School District

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