In an effort to provide parents with an understanding of how technology is being used in today's classroom the Foxborough School District is hosting its second annual Parent Technology Night on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Foxborough High School from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The event will begin with a brief overview presentation of technology and will be followed by a series of breakout sessions, which will focus on how innovative technology tools are being used to enrich instruction across all disciplines and create dynamic learning environments. Participants may choose three breakout sessions.
- Art Graphic Design
- Edmodo and Turnitin.com
- Digital resources in the math classroom
- Geometer's sketchpad
- iPad spotlight in special education
- Using assistive technology to read, write, study and teach
- The flipped classroom
- Magic squares
- Digital literacy
- 21st Century elementary classroom
- Computer-aided drafting and design
- The daily 2
- Web 2.0 tools and 21st Century Learners
- Wikis, podcasts and screencasts
- Music technology
The goal of the event is to give parents a general understanding of how current technologies are being used by teachers and students within the classroom and at home.
Online registration for the event is underway. Visit the Foxborough Public Schools' website (http://foxborough.k12.ma.us/parent-tech-night/) to register. If you are unable to register online, call Debbie Marcelonis at (508) 543-1675.