Teaching in the 21st Century Events

This semester, ISU’s College of Education is holding their annual T21 Speaker Series and Teaching in the 21st Century Conference. These are excellent resources on educational technologies for all future teachers at ISU. Gapples should consider attending these professional development programs.

T21 Speaker Series

Each semester, the T21 Speaker Series brings new guest speakers into Studio TEaCH (DeGarmo 307) to present on topics relating to technology and how it can be used to enhance classroom learning. At each presentation, a different topic will be presented. Previous topics include technology for the visually impaired, how to use social media to build your professional profile, and how to integrate iPads into an early childhood classroom.

For more information and to sign up for a presentation, click here.

Teaching in the 21st Century Conference 2014

T21Con is a hands-on, engaging learning opportunity designed for current and aspiring educators to gain an edge in using technology in the classroom. The effective integration of educational technologies has become increasingly important for today’s learners. T21Con connects attendees with resources, strategies, and a network of experts to support their careers in education.

The Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21Con) is Thursday, November 6, 2014 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Bone Student Center, (free to attend). Click here for more information and to register.

For more information like this, visit our Events page regularly.

Professional Online Presence Seminar: Building Your Presence

The Technology Committee invites you to our second Professional Online Presence Seminar (POPS!) Join us in DeGarmo Hall, Room 209, on Thursday, April 24th at 7:00pm, just a half hour early before the GAISU meeting. We will explore how you can build a professional presence on the internet with various tools and websites. There will be snacks, raffle prizes, and GA points earned. Most importantly, you will gain a valuable new outlook on teaching in the 21st century!

Please try to bring a laptop or tablet. For questions or comments, please contact Jennifer Seger.

Professional Online Presence Seminar: POPS

Technology Chair Jennifer Seger and her committee invite you to attend the new Professional Online Presence Seminars. These will cover topics of maintaining a professional presence on the internet, an increasingly important concept for teaching in the 21st century. Those who attend will be given activities and strategies to keep in mind as they enter their teaching career.

POPS are planned to take place at 7:00pm on the same day as the meeting each month, with the first event covering methods for evaluating your current and past presence. Simply come a half hour early to the meeting for a chance for professional development!

Welcome to The New Site!

Golden Apple ISU is pleased to unveil our new and improved website here at GoldenAppleISU.com. Here, you can find news, events, photo galleries, and other information regarding Golden Apple ISU, Illinois State University’s RSO for Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois.

All previous news can still be found at GoldenAppleISU.webs.com.

Take a look around the new site, and feel free to let us know what you think!