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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Friday, November 17 • 11:20am - 12:10pm
Vivacious Vocabulary

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Put “vivacious” back into your vocabulary lessons! Students immerse themselves in vocabulary experiences by creating videos and Google Slides. Collaboration is key as students work together to produce storyboards and sets. Imaginations are challenged as students design slides to illustrate vocabulary words. We will walk you through each process, providing plenty of student created examples for you to enjoy! Watch your students’ grades soar with these fun, interactive lessons!


Amy Hughes

Hello! I'm the 5th grade teacher at St. Mary School in Taylorville. My students and I are always ready for a new technology adventure. Currently, we use Google slides and videos to enhance vocabulary retention. The students are 100% involved and loving creating and watching their... Read More →
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Cathy Schaeffer

6th Grade Teacher, St. Mary School
I love finding new ways to get my students excited about learning! We use Vocabulary Videos and Google Slides to help us learn and remember challenging vocabulary words. One parent has told me she has heard her daughter using these words in her daily vocabulary! Music to a teacher's... Read More →

Friday November 17, 2017 11:20am - 12:10pm
Capital II Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

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