August 2018 PD Events

August is quickly approaching, and and with it comes more professional development events to inspire you before the 2018-19 school year starts!

July 31 - August 3, 2018
Gillete, WY
2018 Roadmap to STE(A)M Conference: Exploring Makerspaces

This conference provides practical information to P-16 educators, administrators, curriculum coordinators, afterschool providers and others about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) program implementation. Conference attendees will engage in active, hands-on experiences that will prepare them to incorporate STE(A)M principles, lessons, activities and ideas into their learning environments.

August 1 - 3, 2018
Cambridge, MA

Connected Learning Summit

 Join educators, researchers and developers at the Connected Learning Summit in Cambridge, MA on August 1-3

The mission of the Connected Learning Summit is to fuel a growing movement of innovators harnessing emerging technology to expand access to participatory, playful, and creative learning.

The Connected Learning Summit represents a merger between three community events with this shared vision and values: the Digital Media and Learning Conference, the Games+Learning+Society Conference, and Sandbox Summit. With a unique focus on cross-sector connections and progressive and catalytic innovation, this event brings together leading researchers, educators and developers.

Our program includes a mix of engaging presentation and workshop formats ranging from speculative design, to game walkthroughs, sharing work in progress, and research panels.

August 7 - 8, 2018
Worldwide, online
Edmodocon 2018

EdmodoCon is the leading virtual PD conference, bringing together educators from all over the globe for two inspiring days of stories and strategies from the best in the education community.

EdmodoCon will help you collaborate with other teachers, discover valuable new resources, and harness the power of edtech in your classroom. Over a dozen educators giving presentations in both English and Spanish will share how they are using technology to improve learning outcomes showing you how to communicate and collaborate more effectively. And four luminaries in education will challenge all of us to reimagine how we can support breakthroughs in learning together.

Featured organizations and tools include: Edmodo, Quizlet, Newsela, Common Sense Media, and Let It Ripple.

 Leap InnovatED Summit will take place on August 28 in Chicago, IL

August 28, 2018
Chicago, IL
Leap InnovatED Summit

  • Learn about the most promising practices based on real-world experiences - and actionable data.
  • Find the guidance and support teachers need to integrate innovation successfully into their teaching practice.
  • Share challenges and seek advice in one-on-one discussions, in small groups or over a meal.
  • Connect with others from across the country - or right next door - for an ongoing dialogue about creating and sustaining personalized learning environments that truly meet the needs of all learners.

Edcamps

 Upcoming Edcamps in August 2018

August 5, 2018
Concord, CA

Edcamp East Bay

August 10, 2018
San Antonio, TX
Back to School Edcamp SA

The focus of this Edcamp is to collaborate, share and problem-solve relevant back to school topics to help ensure a smooth start to the school year.

August 18, 2018
San Diego, CA
Edcamp Chula Vista 2018

Find more upcoming professional development opportunities on our events page.