The Art of Digital Teaching

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Conference Host, Odysseyware presents, “The Art of Digital Teaching” at BET-C 2016, in Phoenix, Arizona. The 5th annual Behavior, Education, Technology Conference is the ‘can’t miss’ event of the year for educators, community leaders, school administrators, school counselors and those looking to gain BCBA and professional development CEU’s.

Join Shawn Jensen, Professional Learning Specialist, at Odysseyware as he brings his expertise to BET-C attendees and illustrates, “The Art of Digital Teaching.” 

Based on and built around iNACOL’s National Standards for Quality Online Teaching, this hands-on session will introduce key concepts, skills, and strategies for incorporating digital elements in teaching. Learn how to model digital citizenship, how to identify appropriate web-based content, and how to use it to engage with learners, all of which will make you a more effective digital teacher.

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For over 15 years and in multiple industries, Shawn has been a trainer, teacher, professional development coach, and instructional designer. His passion is creating experiences where anyone can engage and learn. He loves hiking, watching movies, infrequently playing guitar, and building Lego sets with his kids. He is also a published illustrator of several children’s books.

Register for BET-C 2016 before October 14th and save $30.00!

*Mr. Jensen will present this session at 12:45 pm and 2:15 pm

Fredi Lajvardi Presents at BET-C

We are thrilled to have Coach Fredi Lajvardi as a BET-C 2016 presenter!

Hear the story of student success from our very own local educational hero who is an award winning Robotics coach, mentor and inspirational teacher at Carl Hayden High School.

Improbable to Unstoppable

Faridodin “Fredi” Lajvardi, Falcon Robotics, Carl Hayden High School

For more thFredi_Twitter1.001an two decades, high school science teacher, Fredi Lajvardi has engaged, motivated and challenged students by making science fun and introducing them to the field of robotics. With countless hours spent after school, mentoring and investing in the underserved students at Carl Hayden Community High School, Lajvardi drew national attention in 2004, when he entered his diverse high school team in a university level national underwater robotics competition, where they not only proved their skills and ability to compete at that level, but they placed first, defeating leading universities, including MIT.

In this session, Fredi will share his experiences as a young teacher going into a disadvantaged school and how he had to learn how to connect to the students and get them to do things they did not think they could do, including the story of how four boys from the barrios of South Phoenix broke through the barrier and showed the others behind them that they too can do great things!