ECOO and OASBO-ICT Bring IT Together 2014
Compass for Success Theme Session November 6, 2014 – 4:00
When: November 5-7, 2014
Where: Scotiabank Convention Centre, 6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls
The Annual ECOO Conference is the only computer conference reaching out to all educators in the province of Ontario.
Make participation and attendance at #bit14 a priority for the upcoming school year.
School Planning Workshop – One-Day Workshop Featuring Dr. Steven Katz
When: August 27, 2014 – 9:30-3:30
Where: 3600 Steeles Ave., Toronto, ON
Keynote – The workshop will kick-off with Dr. Steven Katz, professor at OISE and the author of many books relating to the use of data, building professional learning teams and the work to make the pedagogical “intervention” less likely to fail on implementation.
Sharing Event – Bill McKenzie, MISA Leader from the Upper Grand District School Board will share their implementation story of the Teacher and Admin Portal. Hear what their teachers and administrators think about this innovative solution that is transforming their use of data. An open dialogue will follow to discuss strategies for implementation.
The Unveiling – Is it possible to reduce the effort in the report card cycle by 30%? Is it possible to create innovative solutions to make the Board and School Improvement Planning Process easier and more effective? Is it possible to deliver real-time information to teachers and principals to save them time and provide more insight into their schools and students? We think so and we want to show you what is now possible. This session will provide an overview of the new solutions now available.
Building Capacity and Sharing Understanding – Become part of our collaborative network and Shared Services Model. Learn how you can participate in collaborative forums to drive new development, training events, access researchers and expertise as well as participate in user groups to target your needs.
Partnerships See how our partnerships with IBM, Microsoft, LearnStyle, Ministry of Education and ESRI create a powerful, scalable, dynamic and versatile solution now and into the future.
Compass for Success Annual Conference
April 2015 – More information coming soon!
Board and Classroom Solutions – News
Assessment Tool for Teachers – Version 3.5 just released
• Board and Classroom Assessment collection and analysis
• Electronic Data Wall
• Integrated security
• Group students for instruction and learning needs
• Identify and track specific strategies for students
Data Warehouse News
Access and analyze your graduation data quickly – view by cohort or students enrolled and easily view trends, when students left and why as well as the ability to drill-down to the individual student level. Other new developments include: Suspension dashboards, attendance dashboards and tracking students at-risk report – please contact us for a demo.
We are proud to announce our Compass conference within a conference partnership with Connect 2014. Connect 2014 is a two day conference that brings together Educators and technology to further enhance and support teaching and learning.
Where: Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls
When: May 8-9, 2014
Highlights of the conference include:
• Key Note Speakers Michael Fullan and other
• Compass for Success sessions on a variety of interesting and relevant topics. Click here to search for our sessions.
• Research, poster and spotlight presentations
You are also able to take part in a special wine tasting and stay and play event. Those interested can email Diane Findlay for an invitation. We are looking forward to seeing you at the conference.