All NNPS staff members are eligible to attend the annual iNNovate Technology Conference. This summer offering has fun, hands-on sessions to teach skills and strategies that can be used immediately to impact instruction and student achievement. Teachers are shown how to INTEGRATE lessons more effectively and INSPIRE students with lessons that meet their interests and abilities. Visit the iNNovate Technology Conference website.
VSTE Conference - The annual Technology in Education conference in Roanoke strives to bring cutting edge technology and subject area integration sessions to its attendees. The conference features 3 days of presentations, hands-on sessions, and networking opportunities. In addition to sessions, you can gather information on state of the art opportunities for education along with fun "swag" in the exhibit hall.
Edcamp Foundation - Free, organic, participant-driven, un-conferences that empower educators to maximize professional learning experiences and peer networks.
Digital Learning Day - Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student's learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instruction and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessment, opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere, and individualized instruction to ensure all students reach their full potential to succeed in college and a career. #NNPSDLDay
UEd Opportunities - Teachers join us for another awesome session of professional development offered by many talent people UEd classes are a great way to stay up to day on the latest technologies for instruction. You can even take online classes if you prefer to learn at home. All sessions offer recertification points and new this year you will be earning digital badges.
The Hour of Code is a global movement by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming.
Stay Safe Online - Each and every one of us needs to do our part to make sure that our online lives are kept safe and secure. That's what National Cyber Security Awareness Month—observed in October —is all about!