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Equip • Engage • Empower

Every day, learning is taking place across barriers once thought to be insurmountable. For the 15th anniversary of OETC, join more than 6,000 attendees to explore the endless possibilities that distance learning and alternative learning models provide. Attendees will come together to teach and learn about new ways to equip, engage, and empower learners and educators across the state and beyond!

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Monday, February 11 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
iPads: Staff Development, Classroom and Media Center

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Can tablet devices enhance learning, reading and professional development? This session will trace the first 3 years of the integration of iPads into a career technical classroom and Media Center/School Library setting. Presenters will discuss the iPad Teacher Pilot Project at Polaris Career Center and the teacher-driven professional development program. Specific resources, including a list of apps, hardware and accessories for a successful implementation of iPads will also be shared.


Ron Goodwin

Teaching Professions Instructor, Polaris Career Center
Ron Goodwin is currently a Satellite Teaching Professions instructor at Polaris Career Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. He has been in the field of education for 23 years, teaching adults and high school students in the areas of English, mathematics and technology. He also served as a Technology Integration Specialist for eight years. Ron holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from the The University of Akron and a Master's Degree in Educational... Read More →
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Sarah Lynix

Media Specialist, Polaris Career Center
Sarah Lynix has been in the field of education for 10 years with positions in Special Education, Job Training, and Media Services. She graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College with a Bachelor's Degree in Education and from Kent State University with a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. She is currently the Media Specialist at Polaris Career Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. Recently, the Media Center has gone entirely electronic... Read More →

Monday February 11, 2013 1:15pm - 2:00pm
E172 400 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43215 USA