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
Friday, November 17 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Why I teach my students to pick locks and you should too!

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How do we teach our students to protect themselves of dangers of the world? How do students learn how to audit their own physical and data security? In this introductory session, learn about technology dangers and ways to evaluate risk. Topics covered: keylogger software, locks, wifi attacks, illegal downloading, and phishing. While these terms seem difficult, this class is open to all.

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Mike Jones

Teacher, BrainPOP
Mike Jones is a middle school science teacher for Metcalf, Illinois State University’s Lab School. He formerly taught STEM and science at Bloomington Public School District 87 in Illinois. Michael received his B.S in Middle School Education at Illinois State University. He later... Read More →
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Kristi Sutter

Instructional Facilitator, Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School
Middle School Makerspace teacher and Instructional Facilitator at Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School on the campus of Illinois State University.

Friday November 17, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
Plaza B Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

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