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The CAIS Commission on Technology is pleased to present the CAIS Innovation Playground. This new professional development experience is designed to showcase innovative teaching and learning practices for all disciplines and divisions.

Participants will be invited to circulate between three interactive playgrounds where they will hear from presenters, discuss innovative ideas and make connections with colleagues from other schools.

  • Check-in, appetizers, drinks & conversation 5:00-5:15

  • Opening Remarks 5:15-5:25

  • First Playground rotation 5:30-6:00

  • Second Playground rotation 6:05-6:35

  • Dinner 6:40-7:15

  • 3rd rotation 7:15-7:45

  • Closing remarks 7:45

Tools You can Use Tomorrow
Google Sites as a Formative Assessment - Christine Monahan, Cheshire Academy
Hyperdocs: Using Google Apps to design digital lessons  - Kiki Carozza, Sacred Heart Greenwich
Nearpod - Lisa Lamont, Hopkins School
Flipgrid for Fluency - Sharon Plante & Tiffany Behn, The Southport School

Coding and Making, Games and Simulations

Digital Breakout Boxes - Casey LaMonaca, Notre Dame HS

Meet the Microbit - Your coding / making genie -  Rush Hambleton, Pine Point School

Gamestar Mechanic - Andy Greenspan, Carmel Academy


Best Practices for Teaching in a Digital Classroom

Flipping AP Physics (and Math) - Ben Taylor, Hopkins School

Helping students learn from their mistakes: the wonders of audio and video feedback- Mikel Berrier, Brunswick School

Mirroring: Being the Guide on the Side - Mark de Kanter, Westminster School

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