Immersive Education Initiative K12 Summit, October 24-26 – Hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder

Posted by on October 21, 2013 in Events, Professional Development | Comments Off on Immersive Education Initiative K12 Summit, October 24-26 – Hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder will host the first annual Immersive Education K12 Summit from October 24-26, 2013.

Organized specifically for K12 educators and researchers, and businesses specializing in K12 education, the iED K12 Summit will provide attendees with: an in-depth overview of immersive teaching and learning technologies; an exploration of the range of student learning activities using virtual worlds, learning games, augmented reality and other immersive technologies; teacher professional development (PD) and learning; hands-on collaboration and co-creation using immersive platforms; an understanding of the potential for Immersive Education to transform educational opportunities and learning outcomes.

Building on the success of the previous seven years of Immersive Education conferences, the three-day event is organized and sponsored by the MidAmerica Chapter of Immersive Education (iED MidAmerica), iED K12 Technology Working Group (K12.TWG) and iED Scratch Technology Working Group (SCR.TWG).

The iED K12 Summit is open to the global academic and business communities, and experts in immersion, learning games, simulation, virtual reality, augmented reality, creative computing and 3D printing.  For more information and registration, please go to  http://summit.immersiveeducation.org/K12/.

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