Spring 2015 Face2Face

Avast ye mateys!

It is time to walk the plank and ignITe!!

Join us as we gather for the spring F2F NDATL conference in Fargo on April 9 – 10.  We will be gathering at the Fargo Hilton Garden Inn for a day of great learning and connecting.  Our featured speaker this spring will be Dave Burgess.  If you have read “Teach Like a Pirate” or “P is for Pirate” then you will love to hear more from the author and teacher himself.

Join New York Times Best-Selling author Dave Burgess for a high-energy, entertaining, and inspirational keynote that will transform the way you look at your role as an educator. Learn how to dramatically increase student engagement, design wildly creative lessons, and build a course that is a life-changing experience for your students.

Dave is an award-winning teacher from San Diego, highly sought after professional development speaker, and the author of Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform  Your Life as an Educator. He has been voted a faculty standout for 17 consecutive years in categories such as Most Entertaining, Most Energetic, and Most Dramatic. At a ceremony in Washington D.C., he was recently awarded the BAMMY for Secondary School Teacher of the Year, by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences.

Using a unique combination of magic and humor, he will reignite your passion for the profession and show you exactly how to make school an amazing place that has students wanting to knock down the walls to get in.

Teach Like a PIRATE has sparked a full-scale revolution in the educational world and has inspired teachers from all over the globe to achieve new levels of excellence in their schools and classrooms. This program is your chance to experience the one-of-a-kind presentational style of unbelievable intensity and outrageous energy that has transfixed audiences at packed venues across the nation.

Here is a tentative schedule for the Spring F2F ignITe II

April 9, 2015

TBA                        Sessions from Apple, Microsoft or a tour of a Fargo High School

6:00                       Meet the Vendors

 

April 10, 2015

7:30-8:15               Breakfast/Welcome

8:15-9:45               Dave Burgess – Teach Like A Pirate

9:55-10:35            Session I

10:45 – 11:25          Session II

11:30-12:15            Lunch & Vendor Gifts

12:20 – 1:00           Session III

1:10 – 1:50              Session IV

2:00-3:30              Dave Burgess – Teaching Outside the Box wrap-up/ door prizes

Start thinking about those colleagues that go above and beyond who deserve a Technology Teacher of the year award or a Technology Leader of the year award.  All vendor, registration, presentation submission links and teacher award nominations will be available on this website on Monday, February 2.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Monte Gaukler at monte.gaukler@gfschools.org.

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