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 • 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Empowerment: Helping Students Build a Personal Learning Environment

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Technology helps many learners take an active role in creating and cultivating a personal learning environment. Digital PLEs are places where learners take an active role in choosing learning objectives, developing competencies, sharing learning transparently with networks. We will unpack ISTE-S 1 in an effort to better understand ways in which we can empower our learners.

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Robert Schuetz

Technology Coordinator, Township HS District 211
Robert, a National Board Certified Teacher, is the Technology Department Chair at Palatine High School. An Apple Teacher and Schoology Ambassador, Bob was named Schoology Educator of the Year in 2015. His ruminations on teaching and learning can be found on his blog, "Nocking the... Read More →


Thursday November 16, 2017 1:25pm - 2:15pm
Plaza B Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

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