Innovations in Learning Sessions Announced



The Wyoming Innovations in Learning Conference is an opportunity for educators to share and explore innovative teaching and learning practices for classrooms and distance learning environments, from kindergarten through higher education. This year’s event will be held online on November 5-6. Individual registration is $25.

The conference session schedule has been announced, and it includes great offerings such as:

  • Bringing the World to Your Classroom by Carol Garber
  • ISTE Standards: An Introduction by LeeAnn Lindsey
  • repl.it – A Versatile (and free!) Platform for Coding Projects by Anne Gunn
  • Ten Tips for Effective Virtual Classrooms by Joe Heywood
  • Creating Accessible Documents in the Age of Digital Learning by Shelby Kappler
  • How to Promote Active Learning with Assessment by Stacey Dickson and Cathy McGeowan.

You’ll find many more topics of interest on the full schedule.

Have an innovation in your school you’d like to share? Submit your proposal for the Wyoming Innovations Showcase. This part of the online conference will be held from 3-4 p.m. on November 5. The Showcase is an opportunity for districts, educators, and students to share education innovations they have implemented with colleagues from across the state. There are 10 Showcase spots available, with five offered at a time. All Showcase sessions will be recorded. Deadline to submit proposals is September 30, 2020.

This conference is hosted by the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium (WyDEC), the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming community colleges, the Wyoming State Library, and school libraries.

For more for information, contact Robin Grandpre at (307) 777-5315 or robin.grandpre1@wyo.gov.

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