Welcome to the Illinois Education & Technology Conference (IETC 2017) guide!
  • Wed., Nov. 15 Pre-Conference Workshops:  Eight pre-conference, full-day and half-day workshops are offered. Registration closed Nov. 8.  Pre-registration was required. On-site registration is unavailable.
  • Thurs., Nov. 16 & Fri., Nov. 17 General Conference:  More than 150+ 1-hour and 2-hour General Conference sessions, an exhibit hall, poster sessions, and luncheon keynote presentations are scheduled.  All general conference sessions are first come, first served seating.  (Online registration closed Nov. 8 but on-site registration will be available for the Thursday and Friday General Conference days.)

Use this resource to plan your days at the conference.  View session titles, descriptions, targeted audiences, strands, locations and times.  Note: Adding sessions to your Sched account will not register you for the conference, nor will it reserve a spot in the session. Please review registration details on the IETC 2017 conference website:  http://www.il-edtech.org
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Thursday, November 16 • 8:30am - 9:20am
Crack the Code! Spheros in the Math Classroom

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Introduce your students to coding through everyday Geometry! Presenters will show participants how to incorporate Sphero robots into a math classroom through various lessons in a Geometry class.  Presenters will show how a Geometry teacher can incorporate Spheros and basic coding into their curriculum and the process to make the lessons seamless. Participants will learn two Geometry lessons with the Sphero in a polygon and area unit.

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Janet Meyers

teacher, olchs
Janet Meyers has been a business/technology teacher at Oak Lawn High School for 21 years. A graduate of Eastern Illinois University Business School, Mrs. Meyers obtained her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction and a master’s degree in school leadership from Olivet N... Read More →
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Sara Strelow

Math teacher, Oak Lawn Community High School
Sara Strelow has been a math teacher at Oak Lawn High School for 13 years. A graduate of St. Xavier University, Mrs. Strelow obtained her master’s degree in school leadership from Olivet Nazarene University. She has been the Geometry Team Leader for the last six years while imp... Read More →

Thursday November 16, 2017 8:30am - 9:20am
Sangamon Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

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